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Pottery and Sculpture Classes

February 10
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Daily until February 29, 2016

Orzo Studio in Portsmouth, VA offers a variety of pottery and sculpture classes for all skill levels. Make unique art starting from clay to finished glazed work. Sign up online at anytime, or call (757)967-9333. Classes run in 6 week sessions, but single classes are available. New session begins February 29th, sign up today!


2016 Regional Economic Forecast Presentation

February 10 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

FPA of Hampton Roads takes great pleasure in welcoming Dr. Vinod Agarwal, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Director of the ODU Economic Forecasting Project to our February meeting. Dr. Agarwal will present the 2016 Regional Economic Forecast and then answer questions. Many area businesses use this economic forecast to make their sales and budget projections for the year. This is a great opportunity to be able to get answers directly from the Director of the Economic Forecasting Project! The Board…


African-Americans in the Coast Guard

February 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:59 pm
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Daily until February 28, 2016

A pictorial exhibit honoring the history of the lives and service of African-Americans in the United States Coast Guard and its predecessor organizations.


Norwood Viviano, Cities: Departure and Deviation.

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until July 31, 2016

Using minimalist blown-glass forms, Norwood Viviano explores how the rise and decline of industry helps tells the story of urban America.

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New Light on Land: Photographs from the Chrysler Collection.

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until May 15, 2016

In a companion exhibition to Edward Burtynsky: Water, the Chrysler presents a wide-ranging collection of photographs related to the other 29 percent of the Earth’s surface.

William Trost Richards Seascapes, Press Image.

Tower on the Cornish Coast
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William Trost Richards, American, 1833-1905 
Oil on canvas
Gift of George Klauber

Seascapes by William Trost Richards

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until May 1, 2016

This insightful look at the work of an American master includes his tools, his preparatory sketches and many of his finest works.

Announcing: Celebrated Animals in Art Show Helps Create a Better World for Animals

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until February 28, 2016

For many people nothing beats the companionship of a loving pet by their side. Nearly half of all households in the United States enjoy having a cat or dog, or both. Over 160 million dogs and cats live the good life with their humans in their own home. But not all animals are as fortunate. An estimated 7.5 million companion animals enter our animal shelters nationwide every year, and they need help feeding, sheltering and caring for them until they…


Make a Valentine’s Day Heart

February 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Daily until February 14, 2016
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What’s Your Frequency, Wallops?: Amateur Radio on the Shore

February 11 @ 5:00 am - 6:00 pm

  Come learn about the science of amateur radio and its use in the Wallops area. The NASA Wallops Amateur Radio Club (WARC) will give a presentation about what they do, followed by a live demonstration of amateur radio in action. WARC is a group of individuals made up of NASA employees, contractors, and retirees with a general interest in amateur radio, radio communications and public service. They meet monthly to discuss events, club issues, and group operations, and also…


February 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free - live hiring event.  Meet face to face with employers.  Career seekers should come professionally dressed and bring multiple copies of their resumes.  Career seekers are invited to pre-register to attend at

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Saint Leo University Black History Month Celebration

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Noted Sociologist to Speak at Saint Leo University Black History Month Celebration, February 11   NEWPORT NEWS ­­- Saint Leo University’s School of Arts and Sciences is welcoming guest speaker Dr. Antonia Randolph to the university’s Black History Month celebration from 5 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, February 11, at the Newport News (VA) Education Center.   The celebration can also be accessed via Video Teaching and Teleconferencing (VTT), at the South Hampton Roads Education Center in Virginia Beach as well…

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8th Annual HR Youth Poetry Festival – Preliminary Slam & Power Tour Performance

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The 2016 HRYP Slam Festival is guaranteed to be more powerful than ever before. The Olympic style poetry slam competition showcasing the creative genius of young artists, poets, and emerging world changers from around Hampton Roads ages 13-19. Young writers, emcees, spoken word artists and performers from the Hampton Roads area take the stage to tell their stories.  This festival helps youth to find, develop, apply and publicly present their voices as agents of social change.  Those competing at the…

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Jazz at The Kroc

February 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The VSO Jazz Orchestra is comprised of 17 of the finest jazz and contemporary musicians in the region. In the tradition of the great jazz orchestras of the world, they perform music of the “Great American Songbook” arranged by the greatest arrangers of our time and times past to include Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Bob Florence, Bob Mintzer, Gordon Goodwin and Hampton Roads’ own Tommy Newsome. The VSO Jazz has delighted thousands of concert goers over the years…


Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest, continuously running jazz festival in the world (b. 1958). It is world-renowned for its artistic excellence, sophisticated informality and longstanding mission to create and support year-round jazz education and performance programs. This year’s lineup reflects Monterey’s “traditional-untraditionalist” attitude and jazz-with-a-purpose exuberance. Featuring leading critically acclaimed, Grammy-winning jazz artists, the band consists of saxophonist, bandleader and composer Ravi Coltrane, Nicholas Payton on trumpet and Raul Midon on guitar. Anchoring the tour is a remarkable…


Comedy at the Cafe

February 11 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Weekly on the same day

On Thursday nights, Comedy at the Cafe hosts a comedy workshop featuring local and regional talent.  Each of the 12-14 comedians performs for 3-5 minutes, and the show is finished with 15 minutes of improvisational comedy (similar to Whose Line is it Anyway?). Comedy at the Cafe is FREE every Thursday night at 9pm at the Cinema Cafe Pembroke Meadows.  Come out and laugh with local talent, and enjoy Cinema Cafe’s full food and drink menu. Seating begins at 8:45pm,…

Thurbia U. Parker, Sr., Visualizing Jim Crow: A Journey from the slave ship to the Civil Rights Movement

February 12
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Daily until February 13, 2016

What: Thurbia U. Parker, Sr., Visualizing Jim Crow: A Journey from the slave ship to the Civil Rights Movement Where: Portsmouth Community Colored Library Museum When: 10 am & 1 pm Thurbia U. Parker, Sr., will guest curate this traveling exhibition that includes memorabilia, images, and other artifacts that show how corporate America fueled racism through stereotypic depiction of blacks. Parker will be on location throughout the two-day exhibition to discuss his collection. FREE and open to the public.


SweetArt Family Night

February 12 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 pm

MOCA members: Children ages 3 and up $7 Nonmember children $10 Children under 3 and parents FREE please rsvp for head count. Additional adult guests $5 All Ages Welcome! Bring all of your sweethearts to MOCA for a Valentine’s fun-filled Family Night.Enjoy a mix of hands-on art activities, cookie decorating, dancing and a special musical performance by the C. Shells. Enjoy savory and sweet good eats and a cash bar for grown-ups.


Coastal Virginia Home & Garden Show

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Daily until February 14, 2016

February is the perfect time of year to start thinking about spring, home improvements, gardening and do-it-yourself projects. The Coastal Virginia Home & Garden Show, hosted by the Peninsula Housing & Builders Association, puts all of this and more under one roof for a three-day event you and your family won't want to miss. Fall in love at every turn with creative ideas, shopping, all types of home services, garden displays, food, spirits, demonstrations, workshops and more. You can also…

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Edward Burtynsky: Water

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Daily until May 15, 2016

A photographer travels the world to capture stunning aerial shots of our planet’s most precious resource and man’s relationship to it.


Valentine’s Day Carriage Rides at PTC

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Daily until February 14, 2016

Love is in the air at Peninsula Town Center. Enjoy free romantic carriage rides through the beautifully lit streets on Valentine’s Day Weekend and get your pictures taken at the Virginia LOVE sign in Town Square.


American Impressionism Opening Party at the Hermitage

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Be the first to see the Hermitage’s special spring exhibition at our Opening Party on Friday, February 12th! Members are invited to join us for an exclusive preview and cocktail hour from 5:30-6:30 pm. The main event begins at 6:30pm and features hors d'oeuvres by Montero's Restaurant and Catering, a selection of organic hot teas from Borjo Coffeehouse accompanied by tasty desserts in the cozy setting of the Hermitage, a full bar, and live music on the Hermitage's Steinway baby…

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The Art of Love Pre-Valentine Day Event

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

This package includes entry for 2, access to the Happy Hour, Couples painting, two hour Latin dance instruction and a special gift for your significant other.


AMF Western Branch Grand Re-Opening

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

AMF Western Branch is celebrating the newest family-friendly offerings at their Chesapeake location, debuting the center’s adrenaline-pumping laser tag arena and state-of-the art arcade. The brand is inviting the local Chesapeake community to join them for a night full of fun, offering specials on a first come, first serve basis including: One free game of bowling and shoe rentals One free round of laser tag An arcade game card with $5 worth of credits



February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

OTHER SHOW TIMES: Saturday, February 13 at 2 p.m. | Saturday, February 13 at 7 p.m. | Sunday, February 14 at 1 p.m. | Sunday, February 14 at 6:30 p.m. Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the smash hit Broadway musical, is returning to Hampton Roads! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes,…


Norfolk Admirals vs. Reading Royals

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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