Category: Arts & Culture

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2016 Newport News Ambassador Pass allows free admission to eight area attractions

The city of Newport News has announced its 2016 Ambassador Pass program, which started January 2nd and runs through the 29th of this month.  Now in its 17th year, the program provides free passes to area attractions for Newport News residents and city employees. The one-time free admission is good for the following more »

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Paragon City Center 12 to Participate in Global Film Festival

Calling all film buffs and movie lovers! Paragon City Center 12 will participate in the 18th Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival on September 27 and October 1 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. Join audiences in over 250 cities and six continents in discovering a new crop of cinematic talent. Become a critic more »

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Get To Know: Erman Baradi

While the name Erman Baradi may not be a household name at the moment, it’s only a matter of time. The Virginia Beach native has worked with local and national talent in a variety of entertainment fields to help catapult their careers to another level, more »

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[Interview] Rapper Young Haven Talks Music and Freestyles

Local rapper John Pearson, moniker Young Haven, spoke on camera with 757 Lifestyle during an exclusive tell-all interview. The Kempsville rapper discusses his love for music, the industry and romance. Young Haven has made waves, catching the ears and eyes of music lovers everywhere since more »

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Virginia Opera’s 2013-2014 Season To Open With ‘Falstaff’

Friday night, Virginia Opera’s 2013-2014 season will open with Giuseppe Verdi’s Falstaff, at the Harrison Opera House in Norfolk. According to a press releaseFalstaff will feature the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and is described as, “the story of the rotund, old, lecherous and broke Falstaff, who is one of the most endearing characters more »

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Virginia Arts Festival Spring 2013

The Virginia Arts Festival returns with another exciting season of celebrating the arts with an impressive lineup of music, theatre and dance in Hampton Roads. Along with festival favorite Virginia International Tattoo, we see the return of the Virginia  more »

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Arias and Duets Spring Concert Series, March 6 and 10, 2013

Virginia Opera is offering free recitals in conjunction with its Arias and Duets series.

“The recitals, hailed as “delightful” by The Washington Times, will feature Virginia Opera Mainstage and Emerging Artists in arias, duets, and ensembles from audience-favorite operas, operettas and musicals, including selections from the Company’s more »

Continue the celebration of Black History Month with Cox Communications

Although February is drawing to a close, Black History month is far from over. Cox Communications continues to celebrate African-American heritage through a variety of programming as well as events held throughout the region. In addition to presenting a scholarship to a deserving student of the Jefferson Center Music Lab Jazz more »

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Celebrate 75 years of Norfolk Botanical Garden with ‘An Evening with Dr. Maya Angelou’

Norfolk Botanical Garden will celebrate its 75th anniversary with the incomparable Dr. Maya Angelou on Friday, June 21 at Chrysler Hall. Tickets are more »

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Virginia Opera’s 2012-2013 Season opens Saturday night with ‘The Pearl Fishers’

This Saturday night, Virginia Opera’s 2012-2013 Season will open with Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers, at the Harrison Opera House in Norfolk. According to a press release, The Pearl Fishers will feature more »