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Robbins wins Best in Show at Gloucester Arts Festival (6/23/2021) - Richmond artist Daniel Robbins took Best in Show honors at the Gloucester Arts Festival, which was announced at the Plein Air Art Gala held at the private estate Sussex on…
Opry to hold oldies show Saturday (6/23/2021) - Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry will kick up its heels this Saturday night to take everybody back in time to the “good ol’ days” of country and rock ‘n’ roll. Doors…
‘Summer of Color’ exhibit opens Friday (6/23/2021) - An opening reception for “The Summer of Color,” an exhibit of watercolor paintings by regional artists who are members of the Virginia Watercolor Society, will be held from 5-7 p.m.…
Arts on Main wins $100,000 challenge grant (6/23/2021) - The Mary Morton Parsons Foundation has awarded Arts on Main a $100,000 Challenge Grant to inspire new gifts for the organization’s next phase of capital and program initiatives. A private,…
Beatles cover band to perform in Deltaville (6/23/2021) - Abbey Road, a Beatles cover band, will perform Beatles favorites from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday at the Deltaville Maritime Museum, 287 Jackson Creek Road. Middlesex-based folk artist Paige Melton will…
Concerts on the Green series continues on June 30 (6/23/2021) - Gloucester County’s Concerts on the Green series, sponsored by Parks, Recreation and Tourism, is underway, with the next group, St. Juliens Creek Revival, set to perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday,…
Flat Iron Crossroads to mark Juneteenth (6/16/2021) - Flat Iron Crossroads in Gloucester will celebrate freedom and observe the Juneteenth holiday on Saturday by welcoming Womba Africa for a day of entertainment and education. Womba Africa, a group of…
Kiah to debut her new album (6/16/2021) - Singer/songwriter Amythyst Kiah will debut her new album “Wary + Strange” at 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, as part of the observation of Juneteenth at Flat Iron Crossroads in…
Painting on Main (6/16/2021) - Plein Air Artist Kirk Larsen of Hicksville, New York, chats with a passerby while painting the firehouse on Gloucester Main Street during Saturday’s Paint Main, a two-hour competition among the…
Larry Moore to give free painting demos (6/16/2021) - Artist and 2021 Gloucetser Arts Festival Plein Air Judge Larry Moore will give free live painting demonstrations for realist and abstract painters next week as part of the Gloucester Arts…
Gloucester children’s author wins award’ (6/16/2021) - Denise Ouellette of Gloucester has won a bronze Honorable Mention Kops-Fetterling International Book Award in the 8-12 year age category for her second children’s book, “Zoo at School.” In “Zoo…
Fiber artist featured at Bay School (6/16/2021) - Gloucester fiber artist Janet Griffin has been named the June Artist of the Month at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews. Griffin considers herself a hand-weaver and works…
Christian concert series to be held in Mathews (6/9/2021) - Rejoice on the River, a free Christian concert series featuring Shades of Country from Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry, will be held in June, July and August at Williams Wharf Landing…
Sidewalk artist in Gloucester on Saturday (6/9/2021) - Artist Steve Prince will join artists in brightening the downtown sidewalks of Gloucester on Saturday during the Gloucester Arts Festival’s Paint Main 2.0 event. While Plein Air festival painters compete…
Jazz concert (6/9/2021) - The Jae Sinnett Trio will perform outdoors on Sunday afternoon at Flat Iron Crossroads in Gloucester. A drummer, composer, and bandleader who has produced 15 albums, Sinnett, center, is known…
Trio on stage (6/9/2021) - The Jason Cale Trio will “rock the stage” Friday night at Flat Iron Crossroads with a blend of New Orleans funk, blues rock, jazz fusion, and R&B, said a press…
Author to speak to Bay Writers (6/9/2021) - Prize-winning author Clifford Garstang will speak at the Chesapeake Bay Writers’ Wednesday, June 16 online meeting on the topic “Becoming a Citizen of the (Literary) World.” The 11:30 a.m. Zoom…
Arts festival kicks off with statue unveiling (6/9/2021) - The fifth annual Gloucester Arts Festival kicked off its month of events with the Main Street Sculpture Unveiling and Talk by Artist Jay Lagemann last Friday night. The outdoor unveiling…
Gloucester Arts Festival returns this year (6/9/2021) - The Gloucester Arts Festival makes its return this year after having been canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year’s Plein Air Festival will feature 20 artists from…
Gloucester Arts Festival opens tonight (6/2/2021) - The Gloucester Arts Festival opens tonight with the unveiling of 10 sculptures created and placed along Main Street by New York artist Jay Lagemann. The public is invited to meet…
Two shows at ‘FIX’ this weekend (6/2/2021) - Flat Iron Crossroads ‘FIX’ has scheduled two shows for this weekend. Friday’s show will be headlined by Lost Soul Society, above, with an opening by Cultivated Mind, beginning at 6:30…
‘An Artist’s Journey’ show opens Friday at Bay School (6/2/2021) - “An Artist’s Journey,” a show focusing on the student artist, will open with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the Bay School Community Arts Center on Main Street, Mathews.…
Outdoor concert (6/2/2021) - Northern Neck Orchestra Music Director Michael Repper will perform the second movement of the Piano Sonata by pioneering African-American composer Florence Price at the orchestra’s outdoor concert on Saturday at…
Monthlong Gloucester Arts Festival packed with events (5/26/2021) - This year’s monthlong Gloucester Arts Festival promises to be a sweeping event filled with activities that appeal to the artist in everyone. From the kickoff unveiling of sculptures on Main…
Statues to be unveiled next week (5/26/2021) - The monthlong Gloucester Arts Festival kicks off next Thursday, June 3, with the unveiling of 10 statues to be placed at various sites along Main Street in celebration of the…