| May 25, 2011
| 9:02 AM
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
| Feb 25, 2011
| 6:54 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2011
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...
| Oct 24, 2010
| 8:01 AM
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...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:57 AM
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...
| Mar 31, 2012
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...
| 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....
| 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-...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 5:29 PM
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 —...
| 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...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 8:23 AM
"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-...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 6:38 AM
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...