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  • USS Monitor Conservation Lab to close from funding woes

    Conservators at The Mariners' Museum were preparing to shut down a 5,000-square-foot treatment lab and stop work on the historic gun turret of the Civil War ironclad USS Monitor Thursday following the expiration of an agreement with the National Oceanic...
  • Maritime historian Lincoln Paine to speak at Mariner's Museum on Jan. 23

    Maritime historian Lincoln Paine to speak at Mariner's Museum on Jan. 23
    Maritime historian Lincoln Paine will speak at the Mariner's Museum on Thursday to discuss "the sweeping history of mankind's relationship with the sea and his assertion that maritime history has been the real driver of world history," according to a...
  • Get outdoors and enjoy autumn colors before it's too late

    Get outdoors and enjoy autumn colors before it's too late
    The autumn color bonanza in the western part of Virginia may have passed, but it's not too late to enjoy the chromatic display here in the east. Here are tips to help you get the most from a foliage field trip. * Don't delay. Typically, the peak leaf...
  • Ticket Extras!

    Ticket Extras!
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Hampton Roads Poetry and more this week

    Hampton Roads Poetry and more this week
    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...
  • Poetry talk, Civil War, romance and more in this week's Peninsula book events

    Poetry talk, Civil War, romance and more in this week's Peninsula book events
    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,&...
  • The Union fleet fills Hampton Roads

    No one watching the Union fleet in Hampton Roads in late April 1864 could have failed to notice when it began to swell to historic proportions. Stretching out nearly 10 miles, the giant collection of warships, transports, auxiliary vessels and barges...
  • Celebrating poetry - Week of April 7

    Celebrating poetry - Week of April 7
    National Poetry Month continues with events and celebrations across the region. For a more complete and up-to-date listing, go todailypress.com/books and scroll down to the community calendar. Here are a few highlights for the week of April 7: Tuesday,...
  • Window on the Civil War

     Window on the Civil War
    The American Civil War was not the first armed conflict to become the subject of the camera. But it was the first to generate large numbers of pictures, then shape both history and the public's awareness of what happened on the battlefield through the...
  • Calling all poets (and lovers of poetry)

    Calling all poets (and lovers of poetry)
    Pfac's Art after 5, Newport News Local poet William Hardison is the featured reader this evening at Peninsula Fine Arts Center's Art After 5 monthly poetry reading. Also sharing their work will be Gloria Huthmaker and Barbara Drucker Smith. Hardison...
  • York County author shares experiences with Alzheimer's

    York County author shares experiences with Alzheimer's
    Do you have a relative or friend who has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's? If so, "Alzheimer's: Through My Mother's Eyes" by York County's Marla Brown is a must read. Brown, writing as Suzette Brown, tells the story of her loving mother, who...