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Upstart Promoters Bring Life to Local Music Scene

Upstart Promoters Bring Life to Local Music Scene

By Jeff Maisey Norfolk’s local underground music scene has a long history of young, upstart guys who take it upon themselves to seek-out a potential venue and book a mix of homegrown talent as well as lure the occasional nationally touring independent band on an off-night between gigs in major markets like Washington, DC and

Hampton Arts Celebrates 30 Years

By Jeff Maisey For its 30th anniversary, Hampton Arts glances back at some of its most popular programming while clearly looking forward. Hampton Arts programs performing arts and film at the historic American Theatre in the Phoebus section of the city and visual art exhibitions and classes at the Charles H. Taylor Art Center. The

Alewerks to Open Satellite Brewery at Outlet Mall

Alewerks Brewing Company proudly announces its newest venture, a satellite tasting room in the Williamsburg Premium Outlets. An open-concept retail store and micro-brewing facility at the new location will offer outlet visitors a completely new experience. Shoppers may sample the many beers Alewerks has to offer, as well as learn more about the eleven-year-old brewery’s

Decriminalizing Cannabis in Virginia

By Al Markowitz Legalization of marijuana, or cannabis, around the country continues to spread. Medical marijuana is available in Washington D.C. Maryland has decriminalized possession of small quantities. I’ve read about progress in our state. I was fortunate in meeting Jenn Michelle Pedini, the Executive Director of Virginia NORML recently and felt an interview would