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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Pfac's free live music series returns Aug. 18 with the Two Dollar Bill Band

    Pfac's free live music series returns Aug. 18 with the Two Dollar Bill Band
    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...
  • Peninsula Fine Arts Center exhibit explores the Virginia landscape on paper

    Peninsula Fine Arts Center exhibit explores the Virginia landscape on paper
    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...
  • 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 —...
  • New England landscapes build on tradition

     New England landscapes build on tradition
    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...
  • 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...
  • Pfac cranks the volume on local creativity with new Art After 5 music series

    Pfac cranks the volume on local creativity with new Art After 5 music series
    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...
  • Pfac's new Art After 5 series to feature original acts Bison, Fuzz Band, EVER-G

    Pfac's new Art After 5 series to feature original acts Bison, Fuzz Band, EVER-G
    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...