| Apr 14, 2012
| 7:35 PM
At first glance, Hampton reggae singer EVER-G doesn't look like a man devoted to upholding the musical traditions of Jamaican legends Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.
No dreadlocks dangle down his back. He's not surrounded by a cloud of intoxicating smoke....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:49 AM
Art and food join forces at the opening reception of “50 Great American Artists” on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center. The gala celebrates the center’s 50th anniversary.
The evening includes tours, various...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 2:00 PM
A lot of art exhibits get their impact from various individual works strung out on the walls like islands.
But in "50 Great American Artists," which opened at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center last week, the walls themselves beg to be heard. And that's...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:58 AM
From the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum to the Wise Memorial Gallery, art abounds in Hampton Roads.
1. Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum. Nationally-acclaimed collection of American folk art features paintings, sculpture,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 10:29 AM
Peninsula Fine Arts Center will present another blast of live music Sept. 20 when Art After 5 returns with a "Fall Music Extravaganza" featuring Uglyography, Broken Mouth Annie and Shakespeare's Ghozt & The HMC.
Broken Mouth Annie -- a rootsy,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:20 AM
The Third Annual Southern BBQ and Art Auction takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News.
This casual fun event starts off with great food, including pulled pork barbecue from Smoke and barbecued...
| Oct 14, 2012
| 4:11 AM
— Visionary folk artist Anderson Johnson spent just 5 years covering his East End mission inside and out with the paintings that made it famous.
But finding a home for the celebrated portraits, landscapes and murals that an impassioned band of...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Billed as "swanky and sophisticated," the ARTini Soiree takes place Saturday, July 28, on the grounds of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News.Hampton Road’s mixologists will be serving up their best creations for the guests to judge. Circa...
| Aug 4, 2012
Start with the mischievous humor found inDr. Seuss' children's books.
Then blend in the edginess of Grimms' fairy tales and the darkness of illustrator Edward Gorey.
Toss in the subterranean craziness of "Alice in Wonderland" and you might start to...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Last night at Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News, local reggae singer EVER-G entertained a crowd gathered at a monthly event called "Art After 5."
Pfac supporters nibbled on jerk chicken, sipped on a cold beverage and listened to the Hampton-...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Williamsburg singer-songwriter Nicole Belanus will play a free show at Peninsula Fine Arts Center Thursday, March 21. Her performance is part of Pfac's Art After 5 series which presents art-and-music powered after-work parties.
Art After 5 events last...
| Feb 10, 2013
When Frenchman Jules Cheret perfected the printing process that produced the first modern full-color poster in the late 1800s, he quickly combined with such talents as Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec to turn the streets of Paris into an art museum.