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This week in Mal’s World, the Virginia Arts Festival Fringe hosts an enchanting show with world-acclaimed illusionist Scott Silven.

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Recently, Virginia Arts Festival produced a Mozart Celebration at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. This concert paid homage to his piano concertos, and featured masterful pianist, André-Michel Schub.

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Last week, the acapella trio ModernMedieval sang at the Robin Hixon Theater as part of Virginia Arts Festival. 

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On Ry Cooder’s new album “The Prodigal Son” he’s recorded eight covers of old blues and gospel songs and three new originals, illustrating his view of himself as a caretaker of American roots music

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From retro music, to gardening, to programming that makes you feel good -- check out 89.5 WHRV's Summer Lineup for Eastern Virginia! Schedule changes begin June 1.

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Actress/singer Brooke Shields will perform at the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach this weekend as part of the Virginia Arts Festival’s Bernstein 100 Celebration. Mal spoke to her about her upcoming visit.

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Birds of Chicago is a duo of married musicians whose fourth album "Love in Wartime" is a genre-defying collection of songs with roots in folk, rock, jazz and soul.

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Virginia Arts Festival hosted a lovely, varied program of chamber music recently at the Robin Hixon Theater. Arts Reporter Rebecca Evans shares her thoughts on the night of performances.

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