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Gilbert Klingel documentary wins film festival award (5/6/2020) - “The Legacy of Gilbert Klingel: Man of Steel,” a 2018 documentary film directed by Dave Miller, has won the platinum Remi award for Short Subject Films—Documentary in the Houston International…
Bay School launches ‘Color Our County’ project (4/29/2020) - The Bay School in Mathews has launched an effort to “Color Our County” with positive thoughts and pictures by participating in the nationwide “Chalk your Walk” movement. Communities and neighborhoods…
Arts on Main announces winners of 2020 show (4/22/2020) - Jordan Flower of Henrico won first place in Arts on Main’s 2020 Juried Art Show, according to a release from the Gloucester Court House gallery. Juror Carrie Spencer, curator at…
Rosewell postpones April opening (4/22/2020) - The Rosewell Foundation has postponed the usual April opening at the site of the historic ruins in Gloucester County due to the coronavirus, said Marilyn Iglesias, foundation secretary. “While we…
Deltaville Maritime Museum’s concert series opening delayed (4/22/2020) - The Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park’s opening day concert, Elana Lisa and the Hot Mess, has been postponed. Originally scheduled for May 2, the concert will be…
Bay School offers Art-to-Go kits (4/15/2020) - The doors might be closed at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews, but its creativity is wide open and available to the public. The school is reaching out…
Second edition of ‘Woods of Wicomico’ to be released (4/15/2020) - Brandylane Publishers, Inc. of Richmond, has announced the upcoming release of a second edition of “The Woods of Wicomico,” a children’s book written by Gloucester resident Nuala C. Galbari and…
Concerts by the Bay postpones May 3 concert (4/15/2020) - In response to the ongoing virus pandemic, Concerts by the Bay has postponed ”Sail On,” a Beach Boys tribute concert, originally scheduled for May 3 at Mathews High School. Currently,…
Flat Iron Crossroads embraces new technologies to reach fans (4/15/2020) - PHOTO COURTESY CHUCK HUDSONThe duo Cole & MaryAnn, consisting of MaryAnn Toboz and Cole Prior Stevens, from left, performed at Flat Iron Crossroad in February. Flat Iron Crossroads, the new…
Belle Isle Plantation history presented in new book (4/15/2020) - Dr. Lonnie H. Lee, a member of the Lancaster Virginia Historical Society (LVHS), recently announced the release of his new book, “A Brief History of Belle Isle Plantation, Lancaster County,…
Sculpture and Garden exhibit on display at Bay School (4/2/2020) - The exhibit Sculpture and Garden Art is on display the Bay School Community Arts Center and Art Speaks Gallery in Mathews. It will run through April 21. The show features…
Mommy and Me (4/2/2020) -
Planned choral concert at Abingdon postponed (4/2/2020) - “A Red, Red Rose,” a concert by the Cantori Choral Ensemble that was scheduled for Saturday, May 16 at Abingdon Episcopal Church, has been postponed and will be rescheduled at…
Arts on Main finds ways to continue its mission virtually (4/2/2020) - Arts on Main in Gloucester has found a number of ways to share art with the community while people are hunkered down in their homes during the coronavirus pandemic. A…
Ballast Band to give virtual performance Sunday (3/25/2020) - The Ballast Band will give a virtual performance from the Flat Iron Crossroads stage in Gloucester at 3 p.m. Sunday. The performance will be aired on Facebook. The venue itself…
Arts on Main closed until April 15 (3/25/2020) - Arts on Main in Gloucester has suspended its gallery hours and will remain closed until April 15. However, activity will continue as the After School Enrichment Program creates online classes,…
Art scholarship (3/25/2020) - Arts-oriented seniors in Gloucester County who would like to continue their art studies at the college level are invited to apply for scholarship support through the Phoenix Art Group, a…
Bay School exhibit postponed until July (3/25/2020) - The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews has postponed its annual juried exhibition until late July, with an opening reception and awards ceremony planned for July 25. The time…
Learning crafts (3/18/2020) - Sandra Ward and Maria Hatch, from left, learned to make colorful beaded toggle bracelets during a recent class at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews.
Basketweaving (3/18/2020) - Students learned to weave a functional basket during a recent class taught by Nancy Kockli, left, at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews. By the end of the…
Student art winners (3/18/2020) - Winners have been announced in the recent Gloucester County Art Student Show, sponsored by the Phoenix Art Group and held at the Gloucester Library. There were more than 80 pieces…
Art events cancelled, postponed (3/18/2020) - A number of arts events that were planned for the coming weeks have been cancelled or postponed. They include Book Author Luncheon The York River Circle of The King’s Daughters…
RiverJam, Gloucester Arts Festival added to cancellations (3/19/2020) - Two arts-related events in Gloucester County—one planned for April and the other originally scheduled for June—have now been cancelled, adding to the growing list of cancellations in response to the…
GHS theater students compete at state in one-act competition (3/18/2020) - The Gloucester High School theater group, led by theater teacher Clint Alexander, competed in the VHSL one-act competition at the state level on March 7. The cast performed a dramatic…
Abingdon church to hold choral concert (3/18/2020) - Cantori Choral Ensemble will present “A Red, Red Rose,” a choral concert celebrating the rose, the symbol of love, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at Abingdon Episcopal Church, White…