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  • After dark, July 26-30

    Thursday Berret's: Tom Vermeern, 6-9 p.m. The Corner Pocket: Wyatt Baldwin, 7-9 p.m. Aroma's: Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. Friday Aroma's: The Medicinals, 7-9 p.m. Triangle: Groove Cats, 8-11 p.m. Water Street Grille: Hector, 8-11 p.m. Saturday Triangle: Joe's Day Off, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Aroma's: Caleb Folk, 7-9...

      • Kimball lease agreement sparks hopes, concerns

        Kimball lease agreement sparks hopes, concerns

        For a moment, the fate of the Kimball Theatre looked bleak. Then Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary reached a deal allowing the college to lease the iconic establishment. With the news come cautious optimism regarding the future of a landmark within Williamsburg's cultural...

          • Celtic rockers ready for reunion

            Another event once in limbo as a result of the Kimball Theatre's closure is moving forward. Coyote Run, a Celtic rock band from Williamsburg that disbanded in 2012, is performing one more show for hometown fans at the Crosswalk Church on Richmond Road Saturday. "Word started getting out and it...

              • Centerstage Academy prepping ambitious "Hunchback" musical

                Centerstage Academy prepping ambitious "Hunchback" musical

                "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" means different things to different people. For some, it brings back youthful memories of singing along with the '90s Disney film. For others, Victor Hugo's darker 19th century novel comes to mind. The cast and crew of Centerstage Academy, which introduces kids of...

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                  • A day to honor hometown hero

                    I think it is remarkable that a hometown newspaper like the Virginia Gazette has a columnist with such a breadth of international experiences as Frank Shatz. His columns are always insightful and thought provoking. He has also contributed much to Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary...

                      • Idyllic home the setting for scandalous story

                        Occasionally, some movies have a lasting impact on viewers, altering their thinking and even influencing choices in their lives. Some years ago a reader of my column told me that he used to be an ardent anti-Semite, although he hardly knew personally anyone of Jewish faith. "I grew up in a family...

                          • Great performance with a great message

                            Who would have thought that an award-winning musical about mental illness and a family would be so well-received by our small community? The cast, the performances, the music, the storytelling, and production were all stellar and clearly attracted people to the theatre. Thank you Williamsburg Players...

                              • Last Word on yard sales, July 26

                                Last Word on yard sales, July 26

                                Garage sales I would like to know why there are no yard sales through June and now July in greater James City County. I am an avid follower and love to go just for the hunt. I see very few in the Gazette. I checked Craig's List and Williamsburg Trash and Treasure and find nothing current. I am...

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