Tag Archives: Norfolk Arts District

NEON through a Kaleidoscopic Lens

NEON through a Kaleidoscopic Lens

Words & Photos by Jim Morrison It’s 7 p.m. on an April Saturday in NEON, the New Energy of Norfolk arts district, and the lights may be on, but few people are home. Six skateboarders practice their wheeled acrobatics at The Plot, the park along Granby Street, the district’s main artery. A handful of others

Epicenter of the Arts District: Attorney, philanthropist and collector Brother Rutter talks art

By Jeff Maisey   Brother Rutter has searched the world over – the art world that is – and found his true love in Norfolk. Rutter, as you may know, is C. Arthur “Brother” Rutter of Rutter Mills Injury Law in downtown Norfolk. What you may not know is that Brother grew up in Virginia

Selden Arcade Will Not Reopen to Artists

By Jeff Maisey   Looks like Selden Arcade will not reopen to house the visual artists of d’Art Center or the second floor base of operations for the city of Norfolk’s Cultural Affairs department. “We have learned that we will not be returning to our offices,” said Karen Rudd, manager of Norfolk’s Cultural Affairs. “We

GOOD VIBRATIONS: Drew Ungvarsky on Vibrant Spaces, Downtown Norfolk and more

By Jeff Maisey   Drew Ungvarsky is a bright guy and he has an illuminating idea for Downtown Norfolk. The plan, known as Vibrant Spaces, is simply this: provide street-level, storefront space currently not being used at a discounted rent with an injection of cash to entrepreneurial-minded people with a unique yet functional idea that