The Demise of Common Culture

The Demise of Common Culture

  By Tom Robotham Recently in a public speaking class I teach at Old Dominion University, I decided to show my students a YouTube video of a commencement address that Peter Dinklage gave to the 2012 class of Bennington College in Vermont. I’d had the good fortune...
ADVICE: Basics of Parenting

ADVICE: Basics of Parenting

  BY JOHN L HORTON “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your...
NEON Festival Turns 5

NEON Festival Turns 5

(Artists descend upon the Chrysler Museum during NEON Festival) By Jim Roberts The third weekend in October—which includes the Town Point Wine Festival and the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival—is widely considered one of the best weekends of the year in Norfolk—if not...