| 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...
| 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 5, 2014
| 1:15 PM
You don't have to be a student of drawing to like what Mary Lee Ruff can do with a pencil.
Time and time again over the past few years, this talented Charles H. Taylor Arts Center instructor has demonstrated that — when it comes making art —...
| 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...
| 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 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-...
| 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...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Long one of the state's fastest growing counties, James City County has recently seen its influx of people slow. The economic slowdown has also affected home values, which fell for a third straight year.
Commercial construction has also slowed, but a...
| May 23, 2014
| 7:28 AM
No matter what type of education you're looking for, it's available here in Hampton Roads.
Bryant & Stratton College. Hampton. Private. The facility at Peninsula Town Center opened in 2010. It offers 15 full- and part-time associate and bachelor's...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:14 AM
From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum in Williamsburg to the Chrysler Museum of Art in Norfolk, art abounds in Hampton Roads.
1. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. Nationally acclaimed American folk art collection...