| Mar 24, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Nauticus and Virginia Stage Company are teaming up to present "Swingtime Salute, An On-Deck Revue," this summer.
Performances of the World War II-era song and dance show will take place May 31 through July 8 on the deck of the Battleship Wisconsin in...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Virginia's first football game in Hampton Roads was in 1900 against North Carolina. The Cavaliers defeated the Tar Heels 17-0 in Norfolk.
Virginia's most recent contest in these parts was in 1976 against VMI, also in Norfolk. The Cavaliers lost 13-7.
| Aug 26, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Hurricane Irene hasn't made landfall yet and it's already wreaking havoc on air travel along the East Coast. Many airlines have already begun cutting flights planned for the weekend. Almost all of the major carriers are also offering to waive fees for...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 2:10 PM
As Penn State's football empire crumbles under most vile circumstances, Matt Kelchner watches sadly from afar and wonders if a man he's revered for more than 40 years is a fraud.
Kelchner, Christopher Newport University's head coach, grew up in...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:32 PM
Stan Sexton called just before 3:30 p.m., the most difficult part of his days these last five weeks.
"I have to be honest," he said. "Every afternoon about this time, depression sets in."
Phoebus High was 47-2 in Sexton's three-plus seasons as head...
| Jul 5, 2012
The Rev. Phil Lucas and his wife, Darlene, recently became a little lighter in their bank accounts, but they were happy for the experience because they know they are motivating academic achievement among youths at Greater Bethlehem Christian Academy in...
| Jun 2, 2013
The Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at Christopher Newport University has announced three standout artists for its premier season in July.
The lineup includes operatic tenor Ben Heppner, Broadway performer Brian Stokes Mitchell and jazz troupe The...
| May 19, 2013
The rejections stung, sure. They always do. But Ronald Curry had overcome far more, and a few job interviews that didn't pan out weren't about to discourage him.
"Everything happens for a reason," he said Friday afternoon. "That's how I've always...
| Feb 17, 2013
Two chamber music events — one this month, the other in April — are worth marking on your calendar.
Music of Beethoven
A brass quintet of Virginia Symphony players will give a free performance of the music of Beethoven.
The concert is...
| Mar 24, 2013
Hampton painter Christi Harris is nothing if not an artist who knows how to get the most out of unpromising subject matter.
Driven by her interest in domestic artifacts and her diabetic family's inexplicable appetite for seductively decorated pastry,...
| Apr 28, 2013
The Williamsburg Symphonia has five concerts scheduled for its 2013-2014 season. Subscriptions are now on sale.
The orchestra will present five sets of performances on Mondays and Tuesdays in the Kimball Theatre on Merchants Square, and patrons can...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 1:25 PM
An annual summer vocal institute for high school and college students will begin at Christopher Newport University in July 2013.
The university announced the creation of the Torggler Summer Vocal Institute at its holiday music concert on Saturday night....