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  • Unique gift books by Hampton Roads authors for readers, others

    It's official—only seven more shopping days until Christmas, eight if you count today. If you're scrambling to find last-minute gifts, consider books by local authors. We've focused in recent months on popular genres, but this week I'd like to share...
  • Newport News ambassador pass offers free admission to local attractions

    Newport News ambassador pass offers free admission to local attractions
    The city of Newport News is, once again, offering an "Ambassador Pass" allowing free admission to local attractions in January. Newport News residents and city employees are eligible to sign up for the pass, which offers free admission to two...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The Mariners' Museum offers free concerts, exhibit discounts

    The Mariners' Museum offers free concerts, exhibit discounts
    The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is offering a discount on its traveling exhibit, "Savage Ancient Seas" during its Thursday night summer concert series. The summer concert series is held on the front lawn of the museum on Thursday evenings....
  • Bronze Door wine classic returns June 21 to Mariners' Museum

    Bronze Door wine classic returns June 21 to Mariners' Museum
    The Bronze Door Society’s Wine Classic returns Saturday, June 21, to The Mariners’ Museum. This annual fundraising event is sponsored by the museum’s support group called the Bronze Door Society. The group takes its name from the large...