Chiara image smallChiara String Quartet to perform in Williamsburg on February 6th, 2018 ... On Monday, February 5, 2018 at 7:30pm in Norfolk, and Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 8pm in Williamsburg, the Chiara String Quartet (Rebecca Fischer and Hyeyung Julie Yoon, violins; Jonah Sirota, viola; Gregory Beaver, cello) will be presented by the Feldman Chamber Music Society at Chrysler Museum of Art's Kaufman Theater (1 Memorial Place) and the Chamber Music Society of Williamsburg at the Williamsburg Library Theatre (515 Scotland Street). On both programs, the Chiara Quartet will perform Mendelssohn's String Quartet No. 2 in A minor, Op. 13, Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8 in C minor, Op. 110, and Beethoven's String Quartet No. 15 in A minor, Op. 132 – all performed without printed music, or "by heart." (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
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Lennox imageWho’s the Valley’s Favorite Candidate? It’s Debatable ... Now that Sarah Hyden-Smith and Iris Long had carved out a platform for Juliet’s last-minute mayoral campaign, it was time to talk strategy. There was no budget for an expensive ad campaign. After all, Juliet’s most menacing opponent owned the town’s only radio station, and being the ethical journalist she was, Iris couldn’t just give Juliet free space in the newspaper. (See Page 2, December 14, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Dominion Energy’s Project Plant It! Now Open for Enrollment ... Online enrollment for Project Plant It!, the free environmental education program created by Dominion Energy to teach children about the important role of trees in the ecosystem, is now open across regions served by the company. The program is available for children of all ages and grade levels, including those in schools, scout troops, civic and church groups, environmental clubs and other entities that work with youth. (See Page 2, December 14, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
JJams imageAbingdon January Jams Selected As Top Event By STS ... Abingdon's January Jams concert series has been named by the Southeast Tourism Society (STS) as one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for January 2018. This year's January Jams program runs on weekends at the historic Barter Theatre in Abingdon throughout the month of January. A diverse music line-up is on tap this year for the series which is hosted by the Town of Abingdon and presented by Blue Ridge Beverage. (See Page 3, December 14, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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HMenu imageWhen Planning This Year’s Holiday Menu, Consider Cooking a Versatile Main Course ... When planning this year’s holiday menu, consider building meals around a versatile main course that you can dress up or down and then integrate into easy leftover dishes. A ham is a perfect solution because it works equally well as the centerpiece of an elegant meal or as savory sliders to serve with chutney or hot mustard. Beyond versatile ingredients, a winning holiday menu relies on proper preparation, and that’s why quality cookware is essential. (See Page 7, December 14, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
64Wide imageI-64 Widening Project Segment I Completed ... Friday, December 1, marked the on-time and on-budget completion of the $122 million I-64 Widening Segment I construction project, spanning approximately 5.6 miles, from west of Jefferson Avenue to just east of Yorktown Road in Newport News. After breaking ground on Segment I in September 2015, crews worked tirelessly around the clock to construct an additional 12-foot travel lane and 12-foot shoulder in each direction on I-64. (See Page 12, December 14, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Earring imageKeep a Close Eye Out! Lost Earring in Poquoson ... We all know that frustrating feeling of losing a personal item of value. Casey Mehlhoff posted the following two photos at 8:59 a.m. on Friday, December 8th on Facebook. The earring is an anniversary gift from her husband. Casey lost it somewhere in the vicinity between Poquoson Elementary School and Food Lion. Maybe someone will find the earring in time for Christmas! (See Page 12, December 14, 2017 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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