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  • Mariners' Museum marks the sinking of Titanic with April 14 dinner

    Mariners' Museum marks the sinking of Titanic with April 14 dinner
    The Mariners’ Museum will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic with a evening of two “Last Dinners” on Saturday, April 14. The event will feature First-Class and Third-Class dinners with different price...
  • Pfac cranks the volume on local creativity with new Art After 5 music series

    Pfac cranks the volume on local creativity with new Art After 5 music series
    To help mark its 50th birthday, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News will host a creative collision of art and music. Starting Thursday, Jan. 19, the center's monthly Art After 5 gatherings will feature musicians chosen specifically for their...
  • Civil War-era chefs battle at The Mariners' Museum

    Civil War-era chefs battle at The Mariners' Museum
    The Battle of the Ironclad Chefs returns March 10 to The Mariners’ Museum. The unique event offers a competition between two markedly different Civil War-era cooks — a plantation slave and a Union cook on the deck of the USS Monitor —...
  • "Jaws" screenwriter Carl Gottlieb to speak at Mariners' Museum

    Carl Gottlieb, a writer for the iconic movie "Jaws," will speak with visitors at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News Tuesday, Oct. 11. The lecture, titled "The Shark Had No Dialogue: Notes on Hollywood and the Filming of JAWS," will begin at 7 p.m....
  • Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia

     Rare map collector explores evolving idea of Virginia
    The first time William C. Wooldridge held an antique map of Virginia, he was a young Army officer taking a meandering, homesick stroll through the streets of Heidelberg, Germany. Catching his eye from an old print shop window, the early 1600s map...
  • Virginia Health Services president oversees new facility, expansion

    Virginia Health Services president oversees new facility, expansion
    Jeffrey L. Mendelsohn, president of Virginia Health Services, is currently overseeing several facility additions and expansions. Virginia Health Services, a locally owned operator of convalescent, rehabilitation and retirement centers, has broken ground...
  • A man and his ship ... and a museum

    The Mariners' Museum's blog, Port of Call, called me out a little (and I'm glad they did) in regards to a short (and shorter than I had hoped) writeup of Steven Ujifusa's new book chronicling the life of William Francis Gibbs, designer of the record-...
  • Living Here: History museums and sites

    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • This Week in The Dish

    This Week in The Dish
    Chef Kenny Sloane and his Fin Restaurant crew take top award at the 2012 Signature Chef Auction presented Nov. 4 by the March of Dimes in Williamsburg...Battle of the Brews coming up Nov. 9 at the Mariners' Museum...For information and daily updates on...
  • Ironclad chefs clash Saturday, March 10, at The Mariners' Museum

    Ironclad chefs clash Saturday, March 10, at The Mariners' Museum
    Join me for the Battle of the Ironclad Chefs this Saturday, March 10, at The Mariners' Museum. In the unique contest, two Civil War-era cooks — a plantation slave and a Union cook aboard the USS Monitor — square off with meals that they would...
  • Hampton's EVER-G spreads word of love and unity through pure reggae music

    Hampton's EVER-G spreads word of love and unity through pure reggae music
    At first glance, Hampton reggae singer EVER-G doesn't look like a man devoted to upholding the musical traditions of Jamaican legends Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. No dreadlocks dangle down his back. He's not surrounded by a cloud of intoxicating smoke....