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Sandler Center Turns 10

Sandler Center Turns 10

By Jeff Maisey A decade ago Sandler Center for the Performing Arts debuted with a memorable concert by world renown cellist Itzhak Perlman. The gorgeous interior design, comfortable seating, sightlines, and sound quality of the new venue in Virginia Beach Town Center was pleasing to everyone in the sold-out concert hall, including the very impressed

Wayne White’s Experimental Monitorium is Fall Visual Art Highlight

By Betsy DiJulio Recently, I was treated to a preview of Wayne’s World.  No, not that Wayne’s World.  Not even close. No, this is the world that Wayne White, of Pee Wee’s Playhouse fame, has created for MOCA based on the two-day  Battle of Hampton Roads when, in 1862, the ironclads known as the Monitor

The Z Breaks Ground, Plan B Resident Comedy

By Jim Roberts The Zeiders American Dream Theater opened a temporary performance space in Virginia Beach Town Center in 2015 and has quietly been building its reputation in the shadow of the 10-year-old Sandler Center, which is literally steps away. The musical “Love, Always” made its world premiere at “the Z” in July before moving