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  • Kimball concert celebrates '70s favorites

    Kimball concert celebrates '70s favorites

    From Led Zeppelin to Stevie Wonder, the 1970s offered a revolutionary and eclectic array of music unlike anything before or since. A tribute concert, CultureFix’s What’s Goin’ On, pays homage to that era at the Kimball Theatre Saturday night, featuring the Michael Clark Band, Jonny Waters and Co.,...

      • Opera in Williamsburg looking for laughs with "Barber of Seville"

        Opera in Williamsburg looking for laughs with "Barber of Seville"

        It’s an experience intrinsic to humanity. Sitting in a communal space, taking in art as part of an audience filled with people of different backgrounds, different ideas and different dreams. These days, that experience is often reserved for concerts or the latest blockbuster film. But Opera in...

          • After dark, Oct. 18-22

            Thursday Berret’s: Tom Vinick, 6-9 p.m. Aroma’s: Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. Friday Berret’s: Nathan Lienard, 6-9 p.m. Aroma’s: Kate Stedelbauer, 7-9 p.m. Water Street Grille: Alana and the Hot Mess, 7-10 p.m. Cogan’s: Michael Clark Band, 8-11 p.m. Saturday Berret’s: Billy Joe Trio, 6-9 p.m. Aroma’s:...

              • Limelight, Oct. 18-22

                Real People, Real Stories: This month, the Williamsburg Library’s nonfiction book group focuses on “Savage Harvest,” an investigation into the mysterious 1961 disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in the jungles of New Guinea. Copies are available at both libraries. 2 p.m. Thursday at the Stryker...


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                  • Kelly understands the fullness of education

                    Having worked with James Kelly during the past five years, I fully endorse him for re-election to the W-JCC School Board. Two years ago, several sports teams advanced to “states” in Lynchburg on graduation weekend. Jim arranged to conduct a ceremony for seniors who would miss their own. On Friday...

                      • Icenhour will help manage growth responsibly

                        Four years ago, I had a meltdown over a Republican postcard that showed up in my mailbox. It asserted that Jim Icenhour had voted for a “ boondoggle,” Bldg. D, an overpriced county facility they called a “Taj Mahal.” Bldg. D was the old W-JCC school administration building that was reconfigured...

                          • Articles don't reflect current CW spending

                            In a recent story on Colonial Williamsburg, The Virginia Gazette shed light on important issues about the Foundation’s financial challenges, but in a few cases, presented misleading or out-of-date information. While it’s easy to sensationalize executive pay and benefits, especially during challenging...

                              • Online checkbook high on list for Swanenberg

                                We need Joe Swanenburg for Powhatan supervisor, a strong advocate for transparency and low taxes. Good government requires transparency. Transparency requires fidelity and fiduciary responsibility. Transparency can easily be achieved with an online checkbook, which would itemize where taxpayers’...

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