| Apr 22, 2011
| 6:10 PM
No matter how many times you walk around one of Richard Hunt's sculptures, chances are you'll find yourself wanting to go back and take another look.
Carried along by his rhythmic, constantly shifting passages of bronze or stainless steel, you probably...
| 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
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 10:00 PM
If you could gather all the artists who have been infatuated by the rugged New England coast over the years, you'd have a pretty good American art museum.
Thomas Cole — the founder of the Hudson River School — was among the first when he...
| 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...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 7:01 AM
To help mark its 50th birthday, the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News will host a creative collision of art and music.
Starting Thursday, Jan. 19, the center's monthly Art After 5 gatherings will feature musicians chosen specifically for their...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Reporters, as a rule, avoid partnerships. For good reason, too. They muddy the journalistic waters and make getting the news out, at the very least, more complicated. Here's an exception, a case where we decided wading in was worth it.
To help the...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 5:55 AM
The Peninsula’s first “Empty Bowls” event to raise money for the hungry will take place Feb. 10 at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center.
Sponsored by Metro Productions in partnership with the center, the fundraising evening offers soups...
| 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 —...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 8:13 AM
For years now, Pfac has been a great place to hear local musicians in a casual, art-enriched environment. The series called Art After 5 serves a triple purpose. It's an after-work social opportunity as well as a chance to check out some of the area's most...
| Aug 13, 2011
Look closely at one of Maruta Racenis' charcoal drawings of a Virginia landscape and you could be surprised by its depth and muscle.
Grabbing your eye with her ambitious scale, the Richmond artist pulls you into the intimate space formed by an...