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  • Weekend writing events in Hampton Roads

    Weekend writing events in Hampton Roads
    This weekend is a busy one. All of the following events take place Saturday, Nov. 1: - Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Virginia's poet laureate from 2006-08, will be at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center on Saturday to read from "The Embrace: Diego Rivera and...
  • Three to be inducted into Virginia Peninsula bowling hall of fame | Community notebook

    Bill Glazier, Rich Brewer and Judy Golightly will be inducted into the Virginia Peninsula USBC Hall of Fame at Saturday night's awards banquet at the Magnuson Hotel and Convention Center in Newport News. Glazier and Brewer will be honored for their...
  • Alli Awards honor individuals and businesses in the arts

    Alli Awards honor individuals and businesses in the arts
    The 2014 Alli Awards will be handed out Sunday, Nov. 9, in downtown Norfolk. Sponsored by the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads, the awards honor individuals and businesses that have made a significant contribution to the region's arts and...
  • Fall beer and oyster festivals crowd the calendar

    Fall beer and oyster festivals crowd the calendar
    For the cool weekends ahead, what could be better than a frosty mug of beer and a platter of roasted oysters. Several events in the coming weeks will satisfy your outdoor festival cravings. It's a great opportunity to get together with friends and enjoy...
  • Social Scene: Strides made for breast cancer raises more than $164K

    Social Scene: Strides made for breast cancer raises more than $164K
    This year's Peninsula Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk was held on Oct. 11 at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News. Despite the rain before the walk that morning, an estimated 3,000 people turned out to help raise awareness and show support for...
  • Museum exhibit challenges viewers to find the fake in a sea of treasures

    Say the name "James E. Buttersworth" around anyone who knows even a little about the history of maritime art and you're likely to see them stop, smile and look back with a keen expression of interest. For nearly 50 years, this supremely talented English...
  • Newport News likely to accept historic home donation, passes road renaming narrowly

    Newport News likely to accept historic home donation, passes road renaming narrowly
    NEWPORT NEWS — The city will likely accept the donation of a historic home on Huntington Avenue, although what will become of the house is yet to be determined. If the city acquires the three-story brick house at the corner of Huntington Avenue...
  • Newport News could expand area where food vending allowed

     Newport News could expand area where food vending allowed
    The Newport News City Council will soon consider whether to alter its mobile food vendor ordinance, after hearing from vendors at every council meeting since its rollout Sept. 1, many claiming the new rules have hurt their businesses. The ordinance...
  • Support for cancer survivors, dementia care, and the bereaved available on Peninsula

    What a week — the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died in a Texas hospital; EnterovirusD68, a respiratory virus that has hospitalized thousands of children across the country, was confirmed in Hampton Roads; and local health...
  • Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13

    Upcoming Book Events for week of Oct 7-13
    THURSDAY, OCT. 9 - 6 to 9 p.m. Sofia Starnes, Virginia's poet laurate from 2012-14, will read from "The Nearest Poem Anthology" at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Joining her will be several local contributors to the collection. An open-mic reading of...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport high school roundup: Hooks, Rams run to wins in cross country

    Cross country: **Lafayette’s Adriana Hooks took first place among girls Wednesday as the Rams’ boys and girls won a race that also included Tabb and Jamestown. Hooks finished the 3.1-mile Eastern State Hospital course in 19 minutes, 33...