Tamela Mann

Singer/actress Tamela Mann is shown during the BET Celebration of Gospel earlier this month in Los Angeles. She headlines a gospel show at the Hampton Coliseum on Saturday, March 22, 2014. (Jason Kempin / Getty Images / March 15, 2014)

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 listing and links to additional events across Hampton Roads that you’ll find only at Daily Press/entertainment.

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“Transformation” An Art Exhibit for Lent. March 21 – April 21. Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church hosts an art exhibit that reflects on the transformation that is at the heart of the celebration of Easter. Artists have been invited to present a variety of art forms, including sculpture, painting, ceramics, photography, graphic design, and mixed & visual media. The public is invited to an opening night artist’s reception at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 21 in the Celebration Center at Warwick Memorial United Methodist Church, 38 Hoopes Road, Newport News. Light refreshments will be served.


Raheem DeVaughn and Bobby V at Willett Hall in Portsmouth, Saturday, March 22. Tickets: $36.50 and $40.50. 8 p.m.


Southern Women’s Show in Richmond. March 21-23. Food, fashion, shopping, prizes, celebrity guests, including Jessica Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" and more are in store for the show at the Richmond Raceway Complex. A full year subscription to one of four magazines is included with online tickets purchased in advance. Advance tickets: $9, adults; $8 each, groups of 10 or more; $5, youth, 5-12. Tickets: $10 at the door. Hours: Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m-7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


Hampton Gun Show. Saturday-Sunday, March 22-23. Founded in 1982 by “Doc” Mendelson, SGK Shows carry on the uniquely American tradition of gun shows. Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. $10.00 Adults, $7.00 Ages 13-17, Free admission for children 12 and under who are accompanied by an adult 21 years or older. 757-315-1610.

The Hermitage Museum & Gardens in Norfolk will be officially introduced as a Smithsonian Affiliations site on Thursday, March 27 at 4:30 p.m. Following the announcement, Jane Milosch, Director of Provenance Research Initiative Office of the Undersecretary for History, Art and Culture Smithsonian Institution, will give a lecture on World War II-Era Provenance Research Projects at the Smithsonian at 5 p.m.


Celtic Nights presents “Journey of Hope.” Tuesday-Wednesday, March 25-26. 7:30 p.m. The troupe performs Irish music, dance, and storytelling in two shows Tickets: $30 and $35. The American Theatre, 125 East Mellen St., Hampton. www.hamptonarts.net.

Virginia Opera presents Bizet’s “Carmen.” Performances of the fiery opera are on 8 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 23, and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at Harrison Opera House, 160 Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk; and Virginia Beach performances, 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, and 2:30 Saturday, March 29, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Town Center, 201 Market St. Tickets: $19-$99. 757-877-2550.

We Are One Gospel Celebration. Saturday, March 22, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tamela Mann, seven-time Stellar Award winner performs along with Isaac Carree, J Moss, “Sunday’s Best” winner Y'Anna Crawley, and Hampton Roads’ own Earl Bynum and The Mount Unity Choir. Proceeds benefit breast cancer awareness and support. Tickets: $20-$40, plus fees. Hampton Coliseum, 1000 Coliseum Drive. 757-838-4203.

Concerts by the Bay with John Berry. 3 p.m. Sunday, March 23. Berry is a moving and inspiring performer who uses his tenor voice as a spiritual tool, according to Concerts at the Bay. Mathews High School, 9889 New Point Comfort Highway (Route 198), Mathews. 

“Tapped at the Ted,” beer tasting and food trucks. THIS EVENT SCHEDULED FOR Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 22 HAS BEEN CANCELED.