21st Century Ironclad

21st Century Ironclad

By Jim Roberts Owen and Kara King delivered the first 60 cases of Ironclad Distillery Co.’s small-batch bourbon to Virginia’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control in October. “As we unloaded it and took it in to their big warehouse, we’re both getting misty-eyed,”...
Best Non-Fiction Films of 2016

Best Non-Fiction Films of 2016

By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema The number of documentaries submitted to the Academy Awards this year that were eligible for Oscar consideration was an imposing 145 titles. A number way too large for any one person to view. The total was then whittled down by the...
The Civic-Minded Mayor

The Civic-Minded Mayor

By Jeff Maisey There’s one thing you should know about Kenny Alexander: he intends to make Norfolk a more livable city for all of its citizens. Alexander also plans to meet with each of the 130-plus civic leagues. Call him the Civic-Minded Mayor. In May, Kenny...
Faculty Shine in TCC Exhibition

Faculty Shine in TCC Exhibition

By Betsy DiJulio This year, in response to the annual TCC VAC Art Faculty Exhibition, I decided that, rather than reviewing it, a fresher approach would be to solicit perspectives from a couple of longtime faculty members.  Based on their answers provided via...