| Nov 2, 2013
Step into the newest exhibit at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center and it won't be long before you realize you've ventured into something different.
More than 400 works hang from the walls of this relatively modest gallery, yet instead of...
| Nov 17, 2013
One makes paintings and prints that jolt the eyes, transforming the rocky streams and tree-covered hillsides of the Blue Ridge in ways that supercharge the impact of color and light — and sometimes jump the gap between reality and abstraction.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Thursday, November 21
Author reading - Man-Booker prize winner Lydia Davis
Thursday - two presentations
12:30 p.m., Tucker Theatre - craft talk
7 p.m., Andrews Auditorium - author talk
Award-winning author Lydia Davis will be at William & Mary on...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Earlier this year, Norfolk-based songwriter Luke Hartman took the top prize in a singer-songwriter contest organized by Tidewater Arts Outreach. Now, he's coming to Newport News to show off his tuneful talents.
Hartman will play the Peninsula Fine...
| Sep 13, 2013
Whether you're looking to meet a favorite author or sharpen your writing skills, you'll find something that fits your bill this weekend. Hampton Roads will host multiple events for readers and writers between September 19 and 21.
Take a look at what's...
| Sep 22, 2013
With the Chrysler Museum closed for the construction of a $24 million dollar addition and renovation project until next spring, Hampton Roads has lost one of its most biggest and most reliable contributors to the fall visual arts season.
| Jul 15, 2013
As we've written in the past, the main goal of Writers' Block is to bring local authors to the attention of our readers. This week, however, we're turning the tables. We want to know what books made your reading lists this summer.
I'll start. I'm...
| Aug 10, 2013
So many good artworks have cropped up at Hampton's Charles H. Taylor Arts Center since the Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition started there in 2007 that it's hard to think of another Hampton Roads art competition that's had a more successful run.
| Aug 14, 2013
The third Thursday of each month, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center (PFAC) hosts "Art after 5," a poetry reading/movie night. This month's reading will feature special guest Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda, Virginia's poet laureate from 2006 to 2008. Kreither-...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:47 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — The Daily Press has received the memorandum of understanding for the transfer of assets of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center to Christopher Newport University.
The 18-page document outlines details about plans for the center's core...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:42 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Cheers could be heard from outside the Peninsula Fine Arts Center Monday evening after members gave the green light to merge with Christopher Newport University.
"It's very important for the future of the community and the two...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:09 PM
NEWPORT NEWS — Angela Herring, a member of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, said she's concerned about what the future holds for PFAC after its members approved a merger with Christopher Newport University Monday evening.
Herring was one of just...