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Portrait as Narrative Opening at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Friday, June 3, 2016 5 pm to 8 pm Celebrate with local artists at the opening of a new exhibit, Portrait as Narrative including work by individuals who have contributed to the arts in this region. Visitors can meet and talk with the artists about their creations. Enjoy refreshments and a live performance by Lewis McGehee. Mr. McGehee launched...

Concerts in the Courtyard featuring Lewis McGehee, 5 pm to 8 pm

Friday, June 3, 2016  5 pm to 8 pm  Enjoy refreshments and a live performance by Lewis McGehee. Mr. McGehee launched his musical career playing guitar and singing with the likes of Ry Cooder, John Prine, The Talking Heads, and Bruce Hornsby. His performances have become an annual springtime courtyard concert event at the Portsmouth Arts & Cultural  Center....

132nd Annual Memorial Day Parade

May 30th, 2016 Along High Street starting at Effingham Street, Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA. Parade starts at 10:00 am A Portsmouth tradition since 1884. Annually, the Memorial Day Parade salutes the service and sacrifices of the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and celebrates Portsmouth’s proud military heritage.  This year’s parade will include floats, marching band...

PORTSMOUTH SQUARE(D) Inaugural Installation of Olde Towne Cornerstones

Portsmouth, VA – The Portsmouth Heritage Initiative will lay the inaugural stone in the Portsmouth Squared project on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:30AM.  The ceremony will be held at Golden Square – 200 High Street, at the intersection of High & Crawford Streets. Portsmouth, the first city in Hampton Roads, was well planned from its inception in 1752....

Marine Sculptures by Virginia Artist Larry Bage

Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Gallery presents the collection of marine bronze and mixed media art sculptures by Norfolk, Virginia artist Larry Bage. The collection features marine life in various forms from sculptures to vases of swirling fish, even a metal and driftwood sea monster. The collection varies in size and scope including the large metal sculpture of a...

Portsmouth to get L-O-V-E statue in June

By Johanna Somers,  The Virginian Pilot The city is scheduled to get its very own L-O-V-E statue in June, thanks to the community organization Support Portsmouth Public Art. The L-O-V-E art, seen in many forms throughout Virginia, is designed to show that “love is at the heart of every Virginia vacation,” according to the state’s tourism website.   “Hopefully,...

Great Finds of All Kinds- The Olde Towne Antiques to Flea Market

Located at 441 Middle Street inside the Middle Street Parking Garage The popular “Antiques to Flea Market’ is held the first Saturday of each month, in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia. Browse through an eclectic collection of unique and antique wares. With over 60 dealers and vendors exhibiting, bargain hunters and serious collectors will discover a great selection of...

Portsmouth Restaurants That Will Blow The Taste Buds Out Of Your Mouth

A recent food blog written by Spencer McKee for Motovo titled “15 Portsmouth Restaurants That Will Blow The Taste Buds Out Of Your Mouth,” has chosen some of Portsmouth’s BEST dining establishments definitely worth a visit. Spencer also writes that there’s no excuse to eat a bad meal with these restaurants around.” Well there’s no argument on my behalf...
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