| Apr 11, 2014
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:31 AM
The Academy of American Poets offers a number of ways to celebrate poetry every day during National Poetry Month. One is to organize a poetry reading in your area.
You can read about it here. Or if you want to see how it’s done, check out a couple...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
The Hampton Roads writing community is mourning the loss of local poet and educator Hollis E. Pruitt who died on April 14.
Pruitt, a native of Mississippi but long-time Hampton Roads resident, served in the U.S. Army and earned a bachelor's degree in...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:31 PM
February is the observance of Black History Month. Many events and activities take place across the region. This listing of events, in order by locality and date, will be updated throughout the month.
17th Annual Black History Program...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:54 PM
VCU scored three runs in the seventh inning and beat Old Dominion 6-3 Saturday at Georgia Tech’s tournament, the Showdown in Midtown. Logan Kanuik earned the win by pitching one scoreless inning, and Matt Lees picked up a two-...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The tradition of a springtime unplugged blues events on the Peninsula will continue this year as the Hampton Acoustic Blues Revival returns to Thomas Nelson Community College on March 15. Doug MacLeod, a veteran blues man who has played with Big Joe...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This month we’re exploring the world of self-publishing. Regardless of how a book is published, an author’s first step to success is writing the best book possible. Today’s authors are fortunate to have a plethora of resources...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 9:41 PM
Nick Thompson belted a solo home run to left field with one out in the 13th inning to give William and Mary a 7-6 win over Radford at Plumeri Park, the Tribe’s third walk-off win of the year.
Earlier in the day, Thompson was named the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Newport News Public Schools is teaming up with Thomas Nelson Community College to present a Chili Throwdown on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Anderson’s Home & Garden Showplace in Newport News.
The event is designed for high school students interested in a...
| Oct 13, 2013
The famously freaky planet Phish revolves back into Hampton Coliseum's path next weekend, bringing with it a comet trail of fans who love improvisational rock and a sense of far-out fellowship.
Phish, the legendary improvisational rock band led by...