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The Arts

York Seeking Artist Applications For “Art At The River”

YORK-Artist applications are due Tuesday, February 1 for the annual juried art show “Art at the River,” which will be held this year on Sunday, May 8. Original artwork in a variety of media are being accepted. This includes painting,...

Citizens Invited To Apply For Grants Through York County Arts Commission

YORK-The York County Arts Commission is inviting residents and organizations to apply for arts grants that will benefit the county. Individuals and groups who submit a grant application for a project must abide by the following criteria in order to...

Virginia Arts Festival Appoints Jon C. Martin as Director of Williamsburg Live

WILLIAMSBURG-Virginia Arts Festival Executive Director and Perry Artistic Director Robert W. Cross has named Jon C. Martin to the position of director of Williamsburg Live. In past years, the annual outdoor music event has featured artists such as Norah...

TNCC Performing Arts Department Hosts Long-awaited Winter Concert

HAMPTON-The Performing Arts Department at Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) is holding its first in-person performance since pandemic precautions ceased large gatherings in 2019. The free winter concert, "Sing For Joy," will be held at 7pm, Tuesday, Dec. 7,...

Williamsburg Players Presents A Christmas Carol December 8-18

YORK-Williamsburg Players will present the holiday classic A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens this holiday season. The show is scheduled to run December 8-18. Performances will be held on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 8pm and Saturdays at 2pm and...

Barrel-Art European Wine Barrel Creations Offers Functional Art With Local Flair

HAMPTON-Local artisan Mike Prieto said the concept for Barrel-Art European Wine Barrel Creations was originally born out of necessity. Soon after he and his wife, Kambra Prieto, were married 11 years ago, they moved to Germany due to her...

The Ferguson Center Celebrates The Holidays With Dazzling Performances

NEWPORT NEWS—Christopher Newport University’s Ferguson Center for the Arts is getting area residents into the holiday spirit with a variety of performances to engage and entertain. CNU Holiday Happening, December 6 The CNU Holiday Happening scheduled for Sunday, December 6 is...

Two December Concerts Planned At WRL As Part of Dewey Decibel Concert Series

WILLIAMSBURG-On Saturday, December 4, Ronn McFarlane and Carolyn Surrick will perform a holiday concert at the Williamsburg Regional Library in downtown Williamsburg. The concert is part of the popular Dewey Decibel Concert Series, which is back after a hiatus...