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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Civil War: Huge Union fleet filled Hampton Roads for May 1864 strike up the James

    Civil War: Huge Union fleet filled Hampton Roads for May 1864 strike up the James
    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 transports, auxiliary vessels, barges and warships...
  • Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary
    One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...