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When the photo above was taken back in March, 12-year-old Williamsburg resident Logan Layman already knew she was heading to north to play the Chicago Blues Festival on June 6 as part of a youth all-star band. Turns out, she's going to Chicago twice...
A Sunday story from my colleague David Nicholson included a nugget of exciting information. Nellie McKay, a piano-playing songwriter known for witty, irreverent tunes, will play The American Theatre in Hampton Nov. 1. Nicholson's story about the 2013-14...
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NEW YORK -- The Tony nominations announcement Tuesday morning brought good news to Christopher Durang’s dysfunctional-family tale "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" and the late Nora Ephron's period journalism weepie "Lucky Guy" with the two...
NEW YORK -- Can Tom Hanks add a Tony Award to his crowded mantle? That’s one of many questions that emerged after the Tony committee announced its acting nominations Tuesday morning, with Hanks' name on the shortlist for best actor in a play for...
Jackie Scott, a Norfolk blues singer who has been involved with youth Blues Camps in Chicago in recent years, said that the concept will come to Hampton this summer. "My trip to Chicago was a success!" she wrote in a Facebook post on Friday. "Just got...
Branford Marsalis, a Grammy-award winning saxophonist, doesn't like to be fenced in. He's played with jazzy rock bands, the New York Philharmonic and his own experimental funk ensemble, Buckshot LeFonque. Although he's not a staunch traditionalist like...
Back to the '70s: Arts center seasons to include Emmylou Harris, Todd Rundgren, Jackson Browne and Dr. JohnSummer is when the area's performing arts centers announce their fall schedules. The Peninsula's two main centers -- The Ferguson Center for the Arts and The American Theatre in Hampton -- have plenty of interesting shows heading our way. As my colleague...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES ( KTLA) -- The family of a 15-year-old girl who died of an ecstasy overdose at the Electric Daisy Carnival rave has received a settlement of nearly $200,000 as a result of a lawsuit against the organizers and the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum....
My reporting last week on the Veer Local Music Awards missed a few choice categories, ones that were included in the print edition of the Feb. 15 edition of the alternative paper. Most significant was the Ferguson Center's victory in the Best Performing...
Bay Days organizers announced the full entertainment schedule for the giant outdoor festival happening Sept. 9-11 in downtown Hampton. The array of local musical talent playing the event looks strong. Funk revivalists House and Sinnett, country-rockin'...
Daily PressNOVEMBER Virginia Symphony Orchestra — Tchaikovsky's "Capriccio Italien." 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Ferguson Center for the Arts, 1 University Place, Newport News. Tickets start at $20. Coliseum Central Holiday Parade Presented by Peninsula Town...
Pop & HissTo the rest of the world, Wednesday night was just a chance to catch a breath before the end of the work week. But for vigilant TiŽsto fans with tight clothes and loose cash, the title of his song “Work......
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