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  • Newport News Public Library series to feature Jae Sinnett, TRADOC band, clogging team

    Newport News Public Library series to feature Jae Sinnett, TRADOC band, clogging team
    The highways and byways of American music will be explored in the months ahead at the Newport News Public Library. A set of local performers including jazz man Jae Sinnett and a local Baptist church choir will add to the fun.
  • Reel Critics: This 'Playing' is no keeper

    Reel Critics: This 'Playing' is no keeper
    "Playing for Keeps" employs every cliché in the PG-13 romantic comedy playbook. But the comedy is in short supply as the laughs prove to be few and far between. The end result is a big, steaming bowl of romantic mush with little connection to the...

    Aren't the Supremes ready for their close-up?

    Aren't the Supremes ready for their close-up?
    Unless you waited in line for five days to get one of the coveted audience seats at the Supreme Court, you probably experienced this week's oral arguments on same-sex marriage as something of a Ken Burns film. Websites and TV broadcasters played audio of...

    Newport News library to present free music film series in 2013

    Newport News library to present free music film series in 2013
    Leaping ahead to 2013, we see that the Newport News Main Street Library will present a six-week movie series focusing on American music. “America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” is the...

    Ken Burns Visits The Avon Theatre For a Screening of His New Documentary, 'The Central Park Five'

    Ken Burns Visits The Avon Theatre For a Screening of His New Documentary, 'The Central Park Five'
    Ken Burns is a documentary making machine. His created series like Baseball, The Civil War and Jazz, all of which were immensely popular with the PBS crowd. He'll be at the Avon Theatre Sunday night for a screening of his film The Central Park Five...