Kooza is Cirque Du Soleil at its Core

Kooza is Cirque Du Soleil at its Core

By Jeff Maisey   With Kooza, which sets up under the big tent for a full month in Virginia Beach, Cirque Du Soleil returns to its roots: acrobatics and clowning. I recently caught up with Colin Heath to learn more from a clown’s perspective.   Acrobatics and...
CD REVIEW: Karl Werne

CD REVIEW: Karl Werne

Karl Werne “This Little Notebook” (Self-Release) Talk about a great 50th birthday: Karl Werne releases an outstanding collection of introspective songs and headlines at the American Theatre. You could say it is a coming of age of sorts. Like a fine red blend of French...
Guide to Spring & Summer Festivals

Guide to Spring & Summer Festivals

The Hampton Roads region is in full bloom during the spring and summer with an array of colorful festivals ranging from the two-day Virginia Beer Festival to the wacky Hermit Crab Challenge, kite festivals in Portsmouth and at the Oceanfront to music fests featuring...
Home Republic is Beer at its Freshest

Home Republic is Beer at its Freshest

By Elizabeth Erschens It has taken years since the closing of Hilltop Brewing Company and Alt Platz Brewing Company, but Hampton Roads again has a locally owned brew pub.  Joe Curtis, owner of Home Republic Restaurant and Brewpub in Virginia Beach, has his system up...