| Jan 10, 2014
Irish dancing and rock music are the key components in a new musical revue onstage this weekend at the Ferguson Center.
"Rockin' Road to Dublin" is the creation of drummer Chris Smith and Irish dancer Scott Doherty, young artists who met while...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Students in Christopher Newport University's Luter School of Business will prepare and e-file tax returns free of charge this year, a university press release says.
The service is geared toward low-to-moderate income taxpayers, and returns will be...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The Athletic Hall of Fame of the Lower Virginia Peninsula will grow by six at its induction ceremony on May 4.
That's when Joe Buggs, Carol Frenck, Charlie Hovis, Dennis Kozlowski, Charlie Nuttycombe and C.J. Woollum will be inducted, raising the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:12 AM
John Legend, the nine-time Grammy winner and piano-playing pal of Kanye West, will perform at The Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News on June 7, concert promoters announced today. Tickets go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 3....
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Are you feeling sluggish after the holidays and looking to jump start your muses? You might be interested in an upcoming creativity workshop moderated by York County’s Greg Lilly. Lilly, publisher at Cherokee McGhee Publishing and author of “...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
We predict that holiday fun and reindeer games will blanket the region in weeks ahead. So, here's a road map to help you navigate through the blizzard of mirth and the avalanche of good cheer.
May your bells forever jingle and your sleigh never get...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:23 PM
The Ferguson Center has been red hot when it comes to oldies shows recently. ZZ Top, Smokey Robinson, Darlene Love and Joan Jett have all played the Newport News theater in 2013. With today's announcement that Crosby, Stills & Nash are coming in March, it...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:13 PM
HERNDON, Va. – Democrats took the governor’s office in Virginia late Tuesday, as longtime party insider Terry McAuliffe outpaced his socially conservative rival in an election that raged with national arguments about the federal government...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Award-winning Newport News poet Ann Falcone Shalaski was born in Connecticut and “nurtured by a warm, loving, and at times loud Italian family,” according to her website. Her second and newest book of poems, “Without Pretense,” is...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The Ferguson Center for the Arts at Christopher Newport University is sponsoring its fifth annual “Spotlight on Hunger’ Food Drive in conjunction with the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula.
The drive began Friday, Nov. 1, and continues...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:50 AM
A bartenders’ challenge is the centerpiece of the Peninsula Fine Arts Center’s 3rd Annual Artini evening on Friday, Nov. 15.
Bartenders will compete in an “Iron Chef”-inspired challenge, going head to head in pairs. Each pair...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:01 AM
As part of our coverage of the 2013 Gloucester County Board of Supervisors election, we asked all seven candidates four questions via email.
We are printing their answers in their entirety online here in the Gloucester Blog prior to the Nov. 5 election....