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Jefferson: Architect of Many Things

Jefferson: Architect of Many Things

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go to link By Betsy DiJulio Many narratives could be and have been crafted about Virginia-born Thomas Jefferson. The Chrysler Museum has chosen to view this remarkable—and contradictory—Founding Father through the lens of architecture in an in house-curated exhibition with the...

Up Close & Personal with Jane Monheit

Up Close & Personal with Jane Monheit

Nov 23, 2019 | Concert Previews, Music, Music News

  By Jim Morrison Jane Monheit grew up in the jazz scene, breaking in during the late 1990s right out of the Manhattan School of Music. These days, she's benefiting from the experience of making her own way in the music business and balancing touring and family....

Latin Rock at its Best: Los Lobos

Latin Rock at its Best: Los Lobos

  By Jim Morrison Steve Berlin was the Los Lobos member working closely with the team producing “La Bamba” in 1986. He wasn’t confident about the film’s prospects. The movie had a first-time director and "a bunch of actors nobody had ever heard of." The script...

Charged is Electrifying

Charged is Electrifying

  By Betsy DiJulio Whether you need a little exuberance, pathos, quiet contemplation, or sly humor in your life, you will find it in MOCA’s current exhibition, Charged. Curated by Heather Hakimzadeh after a long incubation period, the show is her multi-layered answer...

Coelacanth to Close in Norfolk

Coelacanth to Close in Norfolk

STAFF REPORT Days before its fourth anniversary celebration (December 14), Norfolk independent craft brewery Coelacanth announced on Facebook it will close its doors at year's end. "It’s been an amazing, crazy, fun, hard, interesting, fulfilling and stressful 4 years....

Catch the Vibe at Vibrant Shore Brewing Company 

Catch the Vibe at Vibrant Shore Brewing Company 

(Exterior of Vibrant Shore Brewing Company in Virginia Beach) By Diane Catanzaro and Chris Jones Let’s go back, back into time, back to 1995. “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio was number 1 on the Top 100 songs of the year, and somehow Van Halen was number 100 with, we...

Sly Clyde Hosts CoVA Cider Fest

Sly Clyde Hosts CoVA Cider Fest

(Cider will flow in many varieties during the Coastal VA CiderFest. Photo by Michael Williams) By Jeff Maisey How ‘bout them apples? In the last five year demand for what was once referred to as British pub cider, or hard cider, has dramatically increased across the...

Bold Mariner Anchors in Ocean View

Bold Mariner Anchors in Ocean View

(Behind the scenes in the brewhouse: Michael Stacks and John O’Reilly) By Jeff Maisey There’s a famous proverb that proclaims “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.”  It can be said this was true for Michael Stacks, founder and president of The Bold Mariner...

The Garage Brewery, Tradition & Big Ugly Win Gold

The Garage Brewery, Tradition & Big Ugly Win Gold

(Beach Ambassadors and the medalists in the People's Choice category. Photograph by Sean Chagnon/Eye of the Storm Photography) STAFF REPORT Beach Ambassadors presented its 7th Annual 757 Battle of the Beers competition in a festival setting on the grounds of Camp...

DINING: Say 350 Grace

DINING: Say 350 Grace

(Michelle and Willie Moats offer the community a delicious gluten-free dining experience with 350 Grace in Ghent) By Marisa Marsey “When I made the commitment to go 100 percent gluten-free with this restaurant, everyone laughed,” recalls Willie Moats. “I felt like...

757 Battle of the Beers

757 Battle of the Beers

(757 Brewers and Beach Ambassadors group photo by Sean Chagnon/Eye of the Storm Photography) STAFF REPORT Heard of a food fight?  How about a beer fight instead?  Well, sorta.  On Saturday, October 12 — yes, mark your calendar and plan to attend — the Beach...

Virginia Wines Rising

Virginia Wines Rising

(Significant investments in new equipment and vineyard expansion at leading wineries such as Early Mountain are helping put Virginia on the map of great wine regions. Photo courtesy of Early Mountain) By Marisa Marsey  Have you seen the bumper sticker proclaiming:...