Posted on: January 12, 2018

The Multicultural Roots of Rock and Rap - Wednesday, February 21, noon-1 pm

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Multi-instrumentalist and roots musician Curtis Blues takes you on a world-wide musical journey demonstrate how today’s music came to be.  American popular music has roots in many different cultures. The American banjo comes from Mali, ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Brackish Water Jamboree - Wednesday, February 21, 6-8 pm

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Known for an eclectic mix of foot-stomping bluegrass, old-time folk and classic Americana featuring original songs (and a few staple standards) that echo classic country, upbeat Appalachian fiddle tunes, ragtime blues, the Bakersfield sound, and more, thi...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Jamestown: A Spectacular Failure - Monday, March 5, 7-8 pm

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Join Dr. Thomas Hall, Associate Director of the Public History Center at Christopher Newport University, for “Jamestown: A Spectacular Failure” as he explores the 1607 Virginia Company of London, what went wrong and what went right, fo...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Living Black Wax Museum - Saturday, March 10, 1-4 pm

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In partnership with the Hampton History Museum, the Hampton Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Incorporated, presents "The Living Black Wax Museum," interactive presentations of notable figures in African American history portrayed by children...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

Poisoned Dwarf - Wednesday, March 21, 6-8 pm

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Keep the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day going with the region’s best traditional Irish and Celtic band!

Poisoned Dwarf plays driving traditional Celtic music, and for them, the tunes matter most.  Focusing primarily on Irish tradi...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Give Me Liberty: Fugitive Slaves and the Long Revolution Against Slavery

Give Me Liberty

Continues through April 8, 2018

This groundbreaking exhibition explores the lives of over 30 fugitive slaves from Hampton who made journeys to freedom or took up arms against their enslavers during periods of war. This exhibit shines an inspirational light...

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