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Gloucester Arts Festival kicks off June 3 (4/7/2021) - The 2021 Gloucester Arts Festival will kick off on June 3 with the unveiling of sculptures on Main Street and a U.S. Navy Fleet Forces Band concert. But that will…
Folk art exhibit at Bay School gallery (4/7/2021) - The exhibit “Contemporary Folk Art” is on display through April 26 in the Art Speaks Gallery at the Bay School Community Arts Center on Main Street in Mathews. The concept…
Eli Cook (4/7/2021) - Blues soloist Eli Cook will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Flat Iron Crossroads in Gloucester. Doors open at 5 p.m., with food by the Nosh Modern Mobile Bistro and…
Paint like Georgia (4/7/2021) - Artist Mary Montague Sikes will conduct a two-day workshop, “Explore the World of Flowers through the Eyes of Georgia O’Keeffe,” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday and Friday,…
Creating art (4/1/2021) - Cameron Wilson and other students created beautiful works of art during a recent class at the Bay School Community Arts Center. They used watercolors for their images, then outlined them…
Wiatt publishes collection of poetry, prose (3/31/2021) - Roberta Wiatt of Gloucester has published her first book of poetry and prose for adults, “Ramblin’ Prose.” The 32-page paperback book includes Wiatt’s musings on a wide variety of topics,…
MCHS museums to open Saturday (3/31/2021) - Tompkins Cottage and Thomas James Store museums will open for the 2021 season on Saturday. Both historic structures celebrated their 200th birthdays very quietly last year and will be commemorated…
In concert (3/31/2021) - Singer/songwriter Kyle Davis will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Flat Iron Crossroads in Gloucester. Billboard magazine described him as “one of the best unsigned artists of 1995” and featured…
Tickets available for Flat Iron Crossroads’ Spring Festival (3/31/2021) - Tickets are available for Flat Iron Crossroads’ Spring Festival Fundraiser, to be held from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs on Flat Iron…
Music of Classical period featured on NNO program (3/31/2021) - The music of Mozart and Beethoven is featured in the latest program of the Northern Neck Orchestra’s music appreciation video series, “Music with Michael Repper.” The free talk, “The Classical…
Pottery technique (3/31/2021) - Leslie Messersmith, shown above right with student Gail Falk, recently taught a class on the cuerda seca surface technique of firing glazed pottery at the Bay School Community Arts Center…
Raku-firing fundraiser to be held at Bay School (3/24/2021) - A raku-firing fundraiser will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 10, at the Bay School Community Arts Center on Main Street in Mathews. Completed pots…
‘Bird’s Point of View’ exhibit featured during First Friday (3/24/2021) - “A Bird’s Point of View,” an exhibit of works by porcelain artist and printer Dianne Hottenstein, will open at First Friday on Friday, April 2, at Arts on Main. It…
Celeste Kellogg (3/24/2021) - Celeste Kellogg will perform from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at Flat Iron Crossroads in Gloucester. The Smithfield native was crowned Nashville Universe’s Female Vocalist of the Year in 2018. In-house tickets are…
Jae Sinnett (3/24/2021) - Drummer and composer Jae Sinnett will be Flat Iron Crossroads’ special guest during The Soul of Music, A Master Class, to be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday…
Art Briefs (3/24/2021) - ‘Paint Main Day’ to be held June 12 The Gloucester Arts Festival committee will hold a “Paint Main Day” on Saturday, June 12. Invited artists, along with other registered artists,…
Arts on Main hosts Bergamot Quartet (3/17/2021) - Arts on Main is hosting New York City-based string quartet the Bergamot Quartet in Gloucester this month as part of its Artist in Residence program. The Artist in Residence program…
Lucky 757 (3/17/2021) - Lucky 757, a rockabilly band out of Portsmouth, will perform Friday night at Flat Iron Crossroads in Gloucester. Doors open at 5 p.m., with the show running from 6:30 to…
Spring Show underway at TAG Gallery (3/17/2021) - The Tappahannock Artists Guild’s new Spring Show is underway at the gallery at 200 Prince Street. The show features artwork from TAG members and guest artists, with special decorations provided…
‘Paint Main Day’ to be held June 12 (3/17/2021) - The Gloucester Arts Festival committee will hold a “Paint Main Day” on Saturday, June 12. Invited artists, along with other registered artists, will be all along Gloucester’s Main Street painting…
‘Poisoned Dwarf’ (3/10/2021) - “Poisoned Dwarf,” a traditional Celtic band with whistles, flutes, fiddle, drums and accordion, will perform at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Flat Iron Crossroads in Gloucester. A limited number of on-site…
New Bay School exhibit thinks ‘Out of the Box’ (3/10/2021) - “Out of the Box,” the current exhibition at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews, revolves around creative thinking, not only on the part of the artist, but of…
Lecture series launches tonight (3/10/2021) - Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown will launch a new “Talking History” lecture series tonight. Diana Gates, a member of the Nottoway tribe and managing senior tribal…
NNO video series begins with music of Bach (3/10/2021) - The first program in the Northern Neck Orchestra’s four-part music appreciation video series, “Music with Michael Repper,” features a review of the Baroque period through the groundbreaking music of Johann…
King’s latest book ‘Animals’ Best Friends’ a call to action (3/3/2021) - Barbara King has always has a passion for animals. An anthropologist, the Gloucester resident taught animal behavior for nearly three decades at the College of William and Mary and traveled…