2016 Holidays Theater & Dance

2016 Holidays Theater & Dance

“Searching for Santa: A Holiday Musical” November 19 6-10 PM, Free Virginia Beach Town Center Fountain Plaza www.beachstreetusa.com A free evening of musical theater for the holidays.   Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker November 25 Sandler Center...
2016 Holidays Concert Schedule

2016 Holidays Concert Schedule

“The Snowman & Gift of the Magi” Virginia Symphony Orchestra November 27 Sandler Center www.virginiasymphony.org The charming, animated film follows the story of a young boy and his magical friendship with a snowman, while the VSO performs Howard Blake’s...
2016 Holiday Lights, Ice Skating & Parades

2016 Holiday Lights, Ice Skating & Parades

Million Bulb Walk November 11-23 Norfolk Botanical Garden www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.org   Walk Through the Lights November 18, 5-8 PM 2nd Street on Boardwalk. Stroll through the holiday lights at the Beach. www.beachstreetusa.com   Holiday Lights at The...
Trumpism: Triumph of the Shills

Trumpism: Triumph of the Shills

By Al Markowitz Of all the things that bothered me about the recent electoral season, I found the ugly rise and empowerment of hate-groups and the neo-fascist right the most disturbing. Beyond partisan politics, it is obvious that we as a nation have a serious...
Life Out of Balance

Life Out of Balance

By Tom Robotham One night a few weeks ago, while I was scrolling through Facebook, a meme on a friend’s page caught my eye. At the top, printed over a photograph of a forest, were the words, “This is an antidepressant.” At the bottom, over a photo of some...
OPINION: Donald The Dangerous

OPINION: Donald The Dangerous

By Michael Hamar At the risk of giving away my age, I have voted in every presidential election since 1972 and during the intervening years have also never missed voting in a state or local election.  In addition, for eight of those years I was a voting member of the...