BALLET: Sabino’s Swansong

BALLET: Sabino’s Swansong

(Cavalier with Sugar Plum Fairy: Maggie Small and Fernando Sabino in The Nutcracker by Stoner Winslett. Richmond Ballet. All Rights Reserved. Photo by Sarah Ferguson.) Brazilian Dancer Prepares For His Last Curtain Call In Norfolk By Jim Roberts Fernando Sabino...
Best Documentaries of 2019

Best Documentaries of 2019

  By Tench Phillips, Naro Cinema When we first initiated the Naro series ‘New Non-Fiction Film’ in the early 2000s, documentaries were still considered to be the red headed stepchild of arthouse programming. The bulk of the screen content being foreign films,...
Cirque Launches OVO from Norfolk

Cirque Launches OVO from Norfolk

By Michael Curry Here’s yet another artistic coup for Norfolk — the superbly crafted and breathtakingly executed OVO — a Cirque du Soleil production which opens its national tour right here with five performances at Scope. Who has not heard of the legendary...
PREVIEW: The Band’s Visit

PREVIEW: The Band’s Visit

(Chilina Kennedy & Sasson Gabay. Photo by Matthew Murphy) Israeli film star leads “different kind of musical” into Norfolk By Jim Roberts “Hamilton” is the “talk of the town” for Broadway In Norfolk’s 2019-2020 season, but “The Band’s Visit” was almost as...