The Nigerian Connection

The Nigerian Connection

      By Jerome Langston   While a fellow at the Newark Museum of Art back in 2015, curator Kimberli Gant, PhD, discovered a significant connection between African-American painter Jacob Lawrence, regarded by some as the most celebrated black...
PREVIEW: Mummenschanz 

PREVIEW: Mummenschanz 

(The avant-garde mime troupe has a distant connection to Norfolk) By Jim Roberts Mummenschanz, the avant-garde mime troupe celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, has a distant but meaningful connection to Norfolk: Floriana Frassetto, one of the group’s founders,...
Bruce Hornsby Preview: My Fecund Years

Bruce Hornsby Preview: My Fecund Years

(Bruce Hornsby Photo by Sarah Walor) By Jim Roberts Bruce Hornsby, the Grammy Award-winning musician from Williamsburg, is in the midst of the most prolific phase of his career, releasing three solo albums over the last four years. While he still tours with his band,...
Local Music Reviews

Local Music Reviews

Jae Sinnett’s Zero to 60 Quartet With Symphonicity “Live at the Sandler Center (Self-Release) Back in April, Jae Sinnett’s Zero to 60 Quartet performed live at Sandler Center with the backing of Symphonicity, Virginia’s official orchestra conducted by Daniel Boothe....