| Feb 4, 2013
| 7:04 AM
Rosanne Cash has earned a reputation for serious -- even weighty -- songwriting. In Williamsburg on Saturday night, the daughter of Johnny Cash performed a set that was loose and joyful -- not pretentious or downcast.
A crowd of about 800 packed the...
| Jan 27, 2013
Few things say more about the potential of home-grown artistic talent than the eye-popping procession of richly carved and layered "tramp art" that cropped up in America between the Civil War and the Great Depression.
Sparked by a post-war boom in cigar...
| Jun 9, 2013
NAGASAKI, Japan — On my first trip to Nagasaki, just out of college, I knew what most of the world knows: An atomic bomb fell here on Aug. 9, 1945, bringing World War II to a close. It wasn't until my second visit, more than 20 years later on a...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:42 AM
WILLIAMSBURG — The third annual Run for the Dream 8K on Saturday drew nearly 2,500 participants — and many more lined the course through Colonial Williamsburg and the campus on William and Mary to cheer on competitors.
Tracy Lokken was at...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:09 PM
Last month I had an opportunity to see a master craftsman in action — a master in the writing world, that is. Jon Meacham, Pulitzer prize-winning author of "American Lion, Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power," presented "Jefferson in Williamsburg" in...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a 52 percent discount on single-day admission tickets through the daily deal website Groupon.com.
Through the deal website, adults can purchase single-day tickets for $20 (regularly $41.95) and youth tickets for $10...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Colonial Williamsburg is offering a discount on single-day admission tickets through the daily deal website Groupon.com.
Through the deal website, adults can purchase single-day tickets for $20 (regularly $41.95) and youth tickets for $10 (regularly 20....
| May 28, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Colonial Williamsburg’s popular Wine, Wit and Wisdom series continue this summer with tastings of wines paired with products from local farmers and purveyors.
Colonial Williamsburg Executive Chef Rhys Lewis and his colleagues explore the wines...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:51 AM
Few archaeological finds have been as sensational as the first physical evidence of cannibalism unearthed at Historic Jamestowne in 2012 and announced in a riveting press conference at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History on...
| May 25, 2013
When English colonists began settling on the south bank of the York River in the 1630s, enslaved black labor was the exception rather than the rule.
African field hands and house servants were not only prohibitively expensive but notoriously hard to...
| May 25, 2013
| 11:23 AM
3D Sports/Ozzie Smith Sports Academy. A.I.M. baseball hitters camps: 9 a.m.-noon July 8-13, Spratley Middle School, Hampton, and July 15-19, Hines Middle School, Newport News. For ages 8-14; cost $119. Info: 3dsportsinc.info.