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Posted on: January 13, 2023

“Teetotalers and Moonshiners, and Hampton’s Prohibition Story” opens February 4!

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The exhibit combines content from the Virginia Library’s 2017 exhibit “Teetotalers and Moonshiners: Virginia’s Prohibition Experiment&r...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

“Goodbye Booze”: The Music of Prohibition - Monday, February 6, 7 pm

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Gospel songwriters, Tin Pan Alley tunesmiths, and even moonshiners and bootleggers produced a torrent of commentary on alcohol in song. The mass marketing of sound recordings corresponded closely with the rise of the Prohibition movement, leaving us with ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Akeylah Simone - Wednesday, February 15, 6-8 pm

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Akeylah Simone, from Hampton Roads, VA is just getting her feet wet as a singer, songwriter, and now recording artist. In just her first two years of releasing original music, she’s landed 4 songs on the Grammy Ballot and voted Encore’...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Essential African Threads - Saturday, February 18, 11 am

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From “Anansi the Spider” to “Brer Rabbit,” traditional stories from enslaved Africans contain hidden meanings and serve to document and celebrate early African American history. Storyteller Dylan Pritchett brings to...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Mosaic Festival - New City Festival Coming April 22, 2023!

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Hampton Mosaic Festival coming Saturday, April 22, 2023!Mill Point Park, 100 Eaton St, Hampton, Downtown Hampton

The City’s first festival of the season in 2023 will be the new “Hampton Mosaic Festival: A Celebration of Culture...

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