Out of the Box Concert Series

Out of the Box Emerging Artist Concert Series

Thursdays, January 11 - March 7, 7 p.m.
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
Virginia Beach

Join us on Thursday nights from January 11 through March 7 for a FREE concert by one of Hampton Roads' best local bands, hosted live by WHRO's Paul Shugrue!
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Indie Lens Screening

2024 Season of Indie Lens Pop-Up Screenings

Starting January 25, 6:30 p.m. | The Slover
Once again our Emerging Leaders Board will be hosting premiere screenings of documentaries from Independent Lens followed by conversations with local residents, leaders and organizations. Check out the exciting lineup for 2023 and 2024.
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Paul Shugrue 20th Anniversary Celebration

Celebrate Paul Shugrue's 20th Anniversary With Us

March 7, 7:00 p.m. | The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Virginia Beach
On the last night of the annual Emerging Artists free concert series, we are partying with Paul Shugrue! Please join us!
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Indie Lens Screening

Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening: Matter of Mind: My Parkinson's

April 4, 6:30 p.m. | The Slover, Norfolk
Nearly 1 million Americans currently live with Parkinson’s disease, and Matter of Mind: My Parkinson’s highlights the commitment of doctors, scientists, and caretakers working tirelessly to find breakthrough treatments and ultimately cures for these illnesses.
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Play Your Heart Music Showcase

Audition for the Play Your Heart Out Third Annual Music Showcase

Submission Deadline: April 27, 2024
The third annual The Play Your Heart Out Music Showcase is coming up in June. Want to be a part of the show? Submit your audition materials today.
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Indie Lens Screening

Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening: The Tuba Thieves

May 16, 6:30 p.m. | The Slover, Norfolk
Music isn’t necessarily about listening, and hearing is not always an auditory experience. The Tuba Thieves is a holistic exploration of musicality and the expansion of sound.
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