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Ever since Marty McFly announced to Doc Brown that he was "here from the future," Back to the Future has become one of our cinematic icons. It proved to be a pivotal achievement for many careers, including one composer's.
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New mural in NEON art's district by Rickard Nickel

Art is everywhere in Hampton Roads. Peek around an alleyway in the downtown arts district of Norfolk to find murals depicting the city’s underground history, drive towards the oceanfront of Virginia Beach to see wildly creative public art or cross a bridge and tunnel to discover some of the areas hidden gems on the Peninsula. What do the seven cities of Hampton Roads all have in common? A burgeoning art scene that is showing no signs of slowing.


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JoAnn Falletta begins the concert with Bax’s lush Tintagel, a symphonic poem which the VSO released on the Seascapes CD in 2000.

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New Order has come back to claim the mantle of originators of the style they single handedly created. In the ten years since their last album the electronic dance music genre has taken most of the elements of their classic recordings brought them into the future.

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Lucinda Williams played an NPR Tiny Desk Concert last year at the National Public Radio’s Washington D.C. office and you can catch her this weekend here in Norfolk at the Norva.

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In 1924, an audience in Aeolian Hall in New York heard an-ear opening, sensual glissando on clarinet introduce a new work by the young songwriter George Gershwin. 

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As one of rock and roll’s founding fathers, 71 year old Keith Richards has nothing to prove, and that lack of pressure is what makes "Crosseyed Heart," his first solo album in 23 years so endearing

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Wednesday, September 9th, Raymond Jones will begin his 55th year in broadcasting.  That number is not a typographical error. 

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