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Orchestra seeks new members (3/8/2017) - The Courthouse Community Orchestra is seeking new members. Organized to promote music appreciation in the community, the orchestra is “having a great time making music together,” said a press release,…
Waterfowl Show (3/8/2017) - The 38th annual Rappahannock River Waterfowl Show will be held on March 18 and 19 at the White Stone Firehouse. A wide variety of wildfowl art including original paintings, prints,…
Artisan trail forming on Middle Peninsula (3/1/2017) - A coalition of local community members, art groups, and tourism and economic development entities is working with the Artisans Center of Virginia to develop Virginia’s newest artisan trail. A public…
Student art show on display (3/1/2017) - The Gloucester County Art Student Show is open throughout March at Arts on Main in Gloucester. Featuring the work of young artists in Gloucester’s public, private and home schools, the…
Dudley’s paintings on display in Gloucester (3/1/2017) - An exhibition of paintings by Gloucester artist Carolyn Thompson Dudley will be on display throughout March at Arts on Main in Gloucester. An opening night reception will be held from…
Bay School receives $15,000 grant from Dominion (2/22/2017) - The Dominion Foundation has awarded a $15,000 grant for outreach support to the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews. Cynthia Balderson, manager of corporate philanthropy and community partnerships at…
Middlesex native will be part of ‘Hidden Figures’ panel discussion (2/22/2017) - Middlesex County native Pearl Estelle Amy Smith will be one of two black female mathematicians interviewed during a program titled “Hidden No More: Pioneering African American Women Mathematicians Tell Their…
April Fools comedy show to benefit WMCL (2/22/2017) - The West Mathews Community League will present a comedy show on Saturday, April 1 at the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School, starting at 7 p.m. Headlining the…
Play tickets go on sale Saturday (2/22/2017) - Tickets for the Court House Players’ dinner theater production of “The Day They Kidnapped the Pope” will be available for purchase in all CHP outlets this Saturday, Feb. 25. In…
Mayan art expert to speak at Arts on Main (2/15/2017) - Dr. Lee Anne Chesterfield of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts will speak at Arts on Main’s quarterly membership meeting, which will be held from 6-8 p.m. next Thursday, Feb.…
New Bay School exhibit opens Feb. 24 (2/15/2017) - The exhibit “OpenArts, Through Special Eyes” will open at 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 24, with a reception at the Bay School Community Arts Center’s Art Speaks Gallery, Main Street,…
Virginia Opera to present ‘The Marian Anderson Journey’ (2/8/2017) - “Deep River: The Marian Anderson Journey” will be performed by the Virginia Opera at 7 p.m. next Thursday, Feb. 16, at Essex High School, Tappahannock. Doors will open at 6…
Students invited to submit entries for Phoenix Art Group show (2/8/2017) - Young Gloucester artists are invited to enter their artwork in the upcoming art show sponsored by the Phoenix Art Group at Arts on Main in Gloucester.  The show is for…
‘Cherish the Ladies’ to perform at WPHS (2/8/2017) - “Cherish the Ladies—Celebrating 30 Years” will be performed at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, in the civic auditorium at West Point High School. An Irish-American group, Cherish the Ladies…
Country singer/songwriter to perform in Mathews (2/7/2017) - Award-winning singer/songwriter Victoria Banks will perform in concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19 at Mathews High School auditorium. Banks’s list of accolades as an artist is long, with her…