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  • Free admission for military at museums around the country all summer

    Free admission for military at museums around the country all summer
    Active duty military, members of the Reserves and the National Guard and their families will receive free admission to a number of local museums from Monday through Labor Day. Here is the complete list of local museums: - Hampton History Museum - The...
  • A deep look at Picasso, an artistic legend

    A deep look at Picasso, an artistic legend
    Before Pablo Picasso became a celebrity — then a world-renowned icon of Modern Art — he was a young, often desperately poor unknown struggling to find his identity as an artist. Schooled by his father from the age of 7, he learned to...
  • Military discounts abound in Hampton Roads

    Military discounts abound in Hampton Roads
    As flags wave and the red, white and blue is celebrated, it's a good time to highlight the bargain perks that are included as a part of military service. Local businesses, national chains and leisure attractions in our multi-branch town know the value...
  • Pfac stages competitive show with Biennial 2010 selections

    Pfac stages competitive show with Biennial 2010 selections
    A lot of juried exhibitions have an unpredictable bent, with out-of-town jurors choosing artist after artist whose name is unfamiliar or unexpected among the host venue's regular patrons. But "Biennial 2010" — which runs at the Peninsula Fine...
  • Fresh, tuneful rock from Broken Mouth Annie takes stage at PFAC tonight

    Fresh, tuneful rock from Broken Mouth Annie takes stage at PFAC tonight
    Tonight, Peninsula Fine Arts Center gives fresh, original rock music a chance shine as Broken Mouth Annie, an alternative, mostly acoustic band from Suffolk, performs as part of the Art After 5 series. One of the things that makes Broken Mouth Annie...
  • Exhibit showcases artists who teach

     Exhibit showcases artists who teach
    In a world where slick bumper sticker maxims are often mistaken for profound thinking, it can be hard to get past the time-worn cliche about teachers. Playwright George Bernard Shaw said it first. But satirist H.L. Mencken said it better. And since...
  • Hampton's EVER-G spreads word of love and unity through pure reggae music

    Hampton's EVER-G spreads word of love and unity through pure reggae music
    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....
  • Free Music Friday! Groove with reggae man EVER-G's "Bonafide Lover"

    Free Music Friday! Groove with reggae man EVER-G's "Bonafide Lover"
    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-...
  • Designer crafts from a Newport News home

    Designer crafts from a Newport News home
    Most people furnish their homes with comfort and utility in mind and give only a passing nod to matters of style and design. Though some may pay close attention to color, material and shape, they seldom press much beyond these elementary concerns —...
  • PFAC presents June 23 Southern Barbecue and Art Auction

    PFAC presents June 23 Southern Barbecue and Art Auction
    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...
  • Tonight's "Art After Five" at Pfac will feature rock from Annie Johnson Band

    Tonight's "Art After Five" at Pfac will feature rock from Annie Johnson Band
    "Art After 5" at Peninsula Fine Arts Center returns tonight, Nov. 17, with a performance by the Annie Johnson Band. Johnson, a veteran local band leader, released an album, "Tie Dye Army," earlier this year. It features smart, fierce lyrics and hard-...
  • Skip Friel set to play original Christmas music at PFAC's free "Art After 5"

    Skip Friel set to play original Christmas music at PFAC's free "Art After 5"
    Virginia Beach guitarist and singer Skip Friel is the musical guest at Peninsula Fine Arts Center's "Art After 5" event tonight, Thursday, Dec. 15. The free party runs 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friel has been a steadfast player on the local music scene since...