Tag Archives: Virginia Beach

Kooza is Cirque Du Soleil at its Core

Kooza is Cirque Du Soleil at its Core

By Jeff Maisey   With Kooza, which sets up under the big tent for a full month in Virginia Beach, Cirque Du Soleil returns to its roots: acrobatics and clowning. I recently caught up with Colin Heath to learn more from a clown’s perspective.   Acrobatics and clowning are core ingredients of Cirque Du Soleil.

Guide to Spring & Summer Festivals

The Hampton Roads region is in full bloom during the spring and summer with an array of colorful festivals ranging from the two-day Virginia Beer Festival to the wacky Hermit Crab Challenge, kite festivals in Portsmouth and at the Oceanfront to music fests featuring everything from jazz, funk, country, pop, and rock. We are truly

Get Ready to Savor the Sour at Beach Brewing

By Elizabeth Erschens & Diane Catanzaro   Pucker up people. Sour power will transform your mind as it tantalizes your tongue, as Beach Brewing enters the third dimension of brewing. While most people think of beers as one-dimensional (that dimension being bitter), and stout lovers recognize the second dimension (roasted flavors), Beach Brewing is exploring

Holiday Happenings 2014

Holiday Lights, Ice Skating & Parades   Million Bulb Walk November 21-26, 5:30-8:30 pm Norfolk Botanical Garden www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org   Holiday Lights at The Beach November 21 through January 3 2nd Street to 33rd Street at the Oceanfront Cruise in your car through holidays lights on the Boardwalk. www.beachstreetusa.com   30th Anniversary Grand Illumination Parade November

Supernova Ray Lamontagne come to Sandler Center

By Jim Morrison   Having experienced and generous friends comes in handy. When Ray Lamontage was unsatisfied with the batch of songs he’d written as the follow-up to his chart-topping, Grammy Winning “God Willin’ & the Creek Don’t Rise,” he shot an email to a pal named Elvis Costello that helped get him on a

Westminster Canterbury Hosts Top Chef Fabio Viviani

By Steve Marsey Combine a celebrity chef with an audience of 150 appreciative attendees for dinner at the upscale LifeCare retirement community Westminster Canterbury abutting the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia Beach (event open to the public and benefitting the Westminster-Canterbury Foundation, tickets starting at $100), and the result is a recipe for eatertainment. On September

Dance Star Travis Wall to Make Hometown Performance

By Jeff Maisey   Emmy Award-nominated choreographer Travis Wall returns to his hometown for a rare performance with his dynamic Shaping Sound dance company featuring contemporary performers from “Dancing with the Stars” and “So You Think You Can Dance.” The October 30 performance at Ferguson Center is one of 36 cities across America for the