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Blowing the Roof Off the Big Top: Cirque Du Soleil's Kooza

Written by Skye Zentz.

Cirque Du Soleil: Kooza is a visual spectacle, a gravity bending, breathtaking, laugh out loud silly, world class circus production--and you need to see it this summer. Between the 7-hula-hoop-twirling lady with brilliant purple hair, the spine tingling dare devil Wheel of Death and the gorgeous costumes throughout two splendid acts, this show packs a huge punch of "if you blink you might miss something cool" moments.

Dancing in the Streets: The Magic and Music of Motown

Written by Penny Neef.

I am from the Motor City. I may have mentioned it once or twice. The music of Motown is the soundtrack of my teens. I danced in the streets, in my girlfriend’s rec room and at junior high sock hops with Martha Reeves and the Vandellas. We tried to copy the tight choreography and pretend we were as cool as the Vandellas or as chic as the Supremes.

Reasons to Leave Your House: Mid Summer Fantasy Edition

Written by Stephanie Harris.


5:30-9pm: Don’t miss the final Sunset on the River at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens with Major and the Monbacks!

6pm: Join the adventure with the Virginia Aquarium Family Great Adventure Series on the beach. After the family fun, stay to watch Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets at 8:30pm.

6pm: Waffletina @ The Birch's 43 Hours of B. United International! Some of the bestest things, together.

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6-9pm: If you want to catch some music by water and you find yourself on the Peninsula, head to The Mariners’ Museum & Park for Thursdays by the Lake featuring Snack Bar Jones.

Norfolk Wins Grant to Commission Environmental Public Art in the NEON

Written by City of Norfolk.

The Norfolk Public Art Program is proud to announce that the City of Norfolk partnering with the Downtown Norfolk Council will receive$75,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts “Our Town” Awards. The project, “Art and Rising Tides,” will commission a public artist to work with urban planners, architects and community partners to create environmental art in the Norfolk Arts District (NEON).