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    Canned Goods: Candemonium comes to Chelsea as Smartmouth makes canny move

    By Diane Catanzaro and Chris Jones The first canned beer sold in the USA was sold in Richmond, Virginia, way back in 1935. The Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company, a New Jersey-based brewery, test marketed canned Krueger’s Cream Ale and Krueger’s Finest Beer in Richmond instead of the Garden State just ...

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    Stewart Copeland’s Colossal Ben-Hur

    By Jeff Maisey The rarely seen 1925 epic silent film “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ” has been resurrected in an unimaginable way. Pop star drummer Stewart Copeland of The Police, known for tunes such as “Message in a Bottle” and “Roxanne,” has over the past two decades dedicated himself to ...

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    Chick Corea: Return to Solo Piano

    By Jim Newsom Chick Corea is one of the most highly decorated musicians of the last fifty years. He has been awarded numerous honors, including twenty Grammy statuettes; with sixty one nominations, he is the fourth most nominated artist of all time. A continuous musical adventurer, he has been an important ...

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    A Beowulf That Roars and Sings

    By Montague Gammon III The Virginia Arts Festival presentation of Benjamin Bagby’s one man Beowulf performance happens to represent a sort of ancestral homecoming for the American-in-Paris expat singer, instrumentalist, teacher, and scholar of early music and literature. It’s a piece of what would be called today Performance Art, harkening back a ...

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    Raisin’ Cane features Harlem Renaissance TV Star

    By Montague Gammon III A modern day Renaissance Lady brings the Harlem Renaissance to Norfolk’s Crispus Attucks Cultural Center April 11. Television's multi-talented Jasmine Guy channels the great artists and thinkers and entertainers of a uniquely Golden Age at the theatre once known as The Apollo of the South. Raisin’ Cane: ...

A Beowulf That Roars and Sings

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By Montague Gammon III The Virginia Arts Festival presentation of Benjamin Bagby’s one man Beowulf performance happens to represent a sort of ancestral homecoming for the ...

Frankie & Johnny Are Lovers

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Lena Kaminsky By Jerome Langston Sex has become a great way for people to get to know each other,” casually asserts Chris Hanna, Artistic Director of ...
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