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  1. "A Saturday in Ocean View" photographs by Glen McClure

    March 15 - April 26 @ Offsite Gallery, World Trade Center

    Glen McClure’s photographs forge a connection between the subject and the viewer. For this exhibition, Glen and a team of four created portraits of random people encountered in parking lots, on sidewalks and at the beach entrance to the Chesapeake Bay during a September 29, 2018 visit to the Ocean View neighborhood. With over 60 solo exhibitions since 1997, Glen’s work can be found in collections at the Chrysler Museum of Art, the Mariners’ Museum, the Taubman Museum of Art and in numerous private collections.

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  2. NORFOLK SOCIETY FOR CEMETERY CONSERVATION (NSCC) VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS

    April 1 - November 30 @ Elmwood Cemetery

    NORFOLK SOCIETY FOR CEMETERY CONSERVATION (NSCC) VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS: Tasks include landscape maintenance, beautification projects, and monument restoration and cleaning. Check calendar for more info: http://www.norfolksocietyforcemeteryconservation.org/

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  3. Virginia Zoo April Membership Swap - Military Aviation Museum

    April 1 - April 30

    The Virginia Zoo and the Military Aviation Museum are swapping members for the month of April. Please visit our website for more details.

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  4. Nauticus Presents: ALBESILA

    April 12 - April 21 @ Nauticus & Battleship Wisconsin

    In celebration of its 25th birthday, Nauticus is bringing ALBESILA Luminarium by Architects of Air to Downtown Norfolk. This massive labyrinth will immerse you in vibrant color as you walk through its 27 egg-shaped domes with interconnected, winding tunnels. ALBESILA will be located on the MacArthur Center Green at the corner of Freemason Street and Monticello Avenue. Tickets are available on-site for $6. A limited number of $10 Advance Booking tickets that give priority access at a specified time (reducing wait time) are available online only.

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  5. Dance Theatre of Harlem Exhibit

    April 15 - May 7 @ Slover Library

    Slover Library Foundation and Virginia Arts Festival are pleased to present: Dance Theatre of Harlem From Black and White to Living Color, on view from April 15 to May 7, 2019 at Slover Library in Norfolk. This exhibition chronicles the first fifty-years of Dance Theatre of Harlem, the legendary ballet company and school based in Harlem, New York. Curated by former Dance Theatre of Harlem dancer Judy Tyrus, Dance Theatre of Harlem From Black and White to Living Color displays sixty-three photographs from the company’s archive, some never seen before, in black and white and in color.

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  6. Spring Break Safari Camp

    April 15, All Day @ Virginia Zoological Park

    Spring Break Safari is for students who are currently enrolled in 1st-5th grade in spring 2019. Do you have a future in time travel? Join the Time Voyagers on their adventures through the Virginia Zoo to discover animals throughout time. Journeying from the beginning of life on Earth to the distant future, time travelers will explore animal adaptations, Earth patterns and change, and the depths of their imaginations. Through up-close animal encounters and hands-on learning activities, campers will become experts on animals throughout the ages. It’s going to be epoch! Time: 9 am to 4 pm daily. Monday April 15: So You Want to be a Time Traveler Tuesday, April 16: Life Finds a Way Wednesday, April 17: Stuck in the Middle with You Thursday, April 18: Back to the ZOOture Friday, April 19: Race Against Time

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  7. Jason Vieaux, guitar

    April 15, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Robin Hixon Theater, Clay & Jay Barr Education Center

    "One of America's premier guitarists…his notes shone with different weights and hues; melodies were alive and recalled the nuanced beauty of light reflecting off a string of pearls...Vieaux's performance spun magic…" (Fort-Worth Star-Telegram). Reviews like this one follow Jason Vieaux wherever he plays; an audience favorite who is eagerly welcomed at festivals and in concert halls, he has performed with acclaimed chamber ensembles and more than 100 orchestras. Vieaux is one of the few classical guitarists who has ever won a Grammy Award, and was the first classical musician to be featured on NPR’s “Tiny Desk” series. Enjoy an intimate evening of stellar music-making with this acclaimed artist!

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