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  • Atlanta History Center exhibit looks at 'Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello'

    Atlanta History Center exhibit looks at 'Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello'
    ATLANTA - With all of the talk these days of liberty and citizenship, of who is a patriot and who is not, the new exhibit at the Atlanta History Center is something to consider. "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: How the Word Is Passed Down" opens...
  • Learn from a Chesapeake Bay waterman

    Learn from a Chesapeake Bay waterman
    Hardly a month goes by that The Sun does not further document how Chesapeake Bay pollution is eroding the livelihoods of our watermen. In a cynical moment, I once wrote in my book, "Bay Country," of a day when "we will memorialize the vanished...
  • Keyboards enriched colonial lifestyle

     Keyboards enriched colonial lifestyle
    Even before they opened Colonial Williamsburg's first exhibition buildings, the pioneering stewards of the Historic Area recognized the importance of music in recreating the look, sound and feel of 18th-century life in an Anglo-American setting. Two...
  • Painting exhibit: Southern beauties on display in Williamsburg

    Painting exhibit: Southern beauties on display in Williamsburg
    A landmark show of more than 80 early Southern paintings will open Saturday at the art museums of Colonial Williamsburg. Curated by CW scholar Carolyn J. Weekly after years of painstaking research, "Painters and Paintings in the Early American South" is...
  • Colonial Williamsburg offers Virginia residents annual pass discount

    Colonial Williamsburg offers Virginia residents annual pass discount
    Colonial Williamsburg is offering Virginia residents a discount on annual passes. Through May 31, Virginia residents can pay the price of a single-day admission ticket and return for the rest of the year free. The "Salute to Virginia" offer represents...
  • Toll students go to Washington, D.C.

    Toll students go to Washington, D.C.
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) met on March 20 in Washington D.C. with a group of 70 seventh- and eighth-grade students and their chaperons from Glendale's Toll Middle School. The students were visiting during their spring break, and Schiff took time to...
  • Early Southern painting explored in landmark Colonial Williamsburg exhibit

     Early Southern painting explored in landmark Colonial Williamsburg exhibit
    For as long as art historians have been writing about painting in the early South, it's been common to think of the region's artists as relatively independent and even isolated figures. Many show up in the records as episodic visitors from Europe or...
  • Head out for the holidays

    Head out for the holidays
    The holidays are here before you know it and often gone before you've had a chance to sample any of the wonderful seasonal offerings. Taking a day trip to any of these destinations will provide a quick cup of cheer. New Market Shadrack's Christmas Light...
  • Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny, to sing in Williamsburg

    Rosanne Cash, daughter of Johnny, to sing in Williamsburg
    Exciting news from Williamsburg arrived today. Rosanne Cash will play a show at the Williamsburg Lodge in February. A fine singer-songwriter, Cash hasn't played Hampton Roads often in recent decades. Her show here promises to be special. Ruth Moody of...
  • Decorating for Christmas with nature's gifts

    Decorating for Christmas with nature's gifts
    When Bob Zealor was growing up in Overlea, he would go into the woods near his home and collect greens to make a wreath for his mother. You can imagine his delight when he discovered Colonial Williamsburg, where all the holiday decorations come from...
  • GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts

    GUIDE: Veterans Day freebies and discounts
    Dozens of local and national retailers and restaurants are offering discounts and freebies to veteran and active duty military members for Veterans Day. Here is a look at some of them. Active duty military, reservists, retirees, veterans and their...