| Aug 25, 2013
Just how long curator Michael Preble has been thinking about water can be seen in the impressive scale and diversity of the works collected for his latest series of exhibits at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center.
Sparked by Hampton Roads' defining links...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:10 AM
In 1885, American Naval officer Lt. Emory Taunt was ordered to explore Africa's Congo River, looking for opportunities for Americans. His journey formed the basis of author Andrew Jampoler's "Congo: The Miserable Expeditions and Dreadful Death of Lt....
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:53 PM
You may have heard the whispers in taverns, jails, shipyards and on wharfs across the region. A major pirate rendezvous is set for Sept. 21 at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News.
Intended as a publicity stunt on a grand scale, Pirates Pack the Park is...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:36 PM
Hare and Tortoise 8K:
Steven Brewer of Newport News and Kathleen Lautzenheiser of Midlothian took the overall championshpis in the Hare and Tortoise 8K at New Quarter Park in Williamsburg.
Brewer ran 8 kilometers in 29 minutes, 18 seconds,...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Food fit for a band of gourmet pirates and other unusual items are in store at this fundraising event that begins at 7:30 p.m. at The Mariners’ Museum.
The museum reports it will be “chucking out the maggots, saving the rum, and upgrading...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Sarah Osborn, 14, of Hampton put on another shooting exhibition at the 4H VA State Match on Saturday, breaking two national records.
The records she bettered came in the three-position air rifle division at Holiday Lake in Appomattox. She came close...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Fall officially begins this weekend, so why not embrace the change? You'll find plenty of festive fun across the region this weekend. Here are some highlights. As always, you'll find all the details at HrTicket.com.
BUCC-ING THE SYSTEM. All hands on...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton will host a food tasting and book launch for his latest cookbook, “Dishing Up Virginia,” from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News.
Evans-Hylton will be on hand to sign...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Thursday, November 21
Author reading - Man-Booker prize winner Lydia Davis
Thursday - two presentations
12:30 p.m., Tucker Theatre - craft talk
7 p.m., Andrews Auditorium - author talk
Award-winning author Lydia Davis will be at William & Mary on...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Wednesday, Dec. 11
Local poets Bill Glose and Ann Shalaski will present “Owning Ourselves, Telling Our Truths: What poets write about,” on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Poquoson Public Library. Glose, author of “Half a Man,&...
| Apr 19, 2013
Southside author Tracey L. Moore describes herself on her website as “The Purposeful Poet” whose goal is to “encourage, uplift and inspire people to be the best they can be for Christ.” Moore’s first book, “Oasis for my...