The Art that Saves Our Lives

Written by Jesse Scaccia on .

Somewhere around the fault line between elementary school and middle school there is a monumentally sad shift in the way adults treat children. What had been a dynamic focused on bringing out smiles, inspiring awe at this wondrous world, and protecting innocence--physical and emotional--hardens into something more practical, almost cynical.

New Ticket Partnership among Norfolk Arts Organizations

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The City’s leading arts organizations partner up in a new and exciting way for arts lovers. Virginia Stage Company (VSC), Virginia Opera and The Virginia Symphony Orchestra have developed a partnership in their upcoming seasons to offer tickets to all three organizations when you become a member to just one.

Cultural Leaders of Hampton Roads Recognized

Written by Joan L. Rhodes-Copeland on .

The annual Alli Awards provide an opportunity for the residents of Hampton Roads to pay tribute to the artists, businesses, volunteers, and arts organizations who support the arts. 

South African Grandmothers Fighting the Ravages of AIDS Pandemic to Visit ODU

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As an HIV/AIDS pandemic ravages lives in South Africa, a group of women - now tasked with becoming parents to their orphaned grandchildren - has organized to hold their communities together in the face of an enormous care deficit. Their stories will be told in their own words in October, when five South African visitors bring "The Nevergiveups" photo exhibition and book launch to Old Dominion University.