February 1, 5-6pm
The Muse Writer’s Center 1st Tuesday’s Zoom Meet-up
Join The Muse on the first Tuesday of each month for their monthly Writers Zoom Meet-Up, an informal get-together where writers from anywhere in the world enjoy conversation, camaraderie, and discussion about what they’re working on. Breakout rooms by genre will be available. Get together and build connections with other writers and learn more about our craft from one another.
Free.

Virginia Chorales presents: From a Persian Garden
February 5 & 6 NOTE: (Postponed to JUNE 2022. See website for info.)
Join the Chorale for this “back to the future” concert as they perform contemporary music set to the medieval poetry of Hafez, Rumi and Omar Khayyam. Featured selections include Adolphus Hailstork’s Seven Songs of the Rubaiyat, Abbie Betinis’s From Behind the Caravan, and Eric Whitacre’s This Marriage.
Tickets: $28 / Military $15 / Students $10
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center
Virginia Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Sunday, February 6, 2022
Royster Memorial Presbyterian Church
6901 Newport Ave., Norfolk, VA 23505

February 6, 3pm:
Norfolk Chamber Consort presents Pianist Andrew Willis at the ODU Diehn and Performing Arts Center
F. Ludwig Diehn Series in cooperation with the Norfolk Chamber Consort
Chandler Recital Hall – Diehn Center for Performing Arts at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
Mozart’s Piano Concerto in Eb, K 271, plus Beethoven’s Sonata in A, Op. 101, and more.
A Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Willis teaches piano, fortepiano, and harpsichord performance and leads courses on keyboard literature and performance practice. As Director of the biennial UNCG Focus on Piano Literature from 2003 to 2014, he gathered musicians, scholars, students, and listeners to engage in intensive celebrations of chosen aspects of the repertoire.
Free parking is available in Garage E, 49th Street and Bluestone Avenue, or in the circular lot between the F. Ludwig Diehn Center for the Performing Arts.
Note: Free master class on Feb. 5 at 2:00 p.m.
+Free lecture on Feb. 7 at 2 p.m.: “Recording Beethoven Sonatas on Historical Pianos”

February 13, 6:30-9:30pm:
Tidewater Winds “Little Big Band” Cupid Swings
FXX Theatre, 16th St., Virginia Beach, VA
Featuring the Tidewater Winds “The Little Big Band”, along with a fun couples-only game show, for a unique and romantic night of fun with that special someone. Enjoy a special catered Italian dinner and show full of laughs, music, and more to make this a Valentine’s Day to remember. Over 18 only event for couples at the FXX indoor theater in the heart of the beautiful Virginia Beach oceanfront. Proceeds from the event to benefit both the Tidewater Winds and FFX Theatre nonprofit organizations.
Event ticket includes:
Catered Italian Dinner
Drink Ticket
Swing Concert
Valentine’s-themed Live Game Show
Prizes and surprises
Couch seating available for couples
And more!
$55.00 / Single Admission $100.00 / Couple’s Ticket

February 11-13
Todd Rosenleib Dance and the Virginia Ballet Theatre
VBT’s 60th Anniversary Concert
The University Theatre at Old Dominion University
4700 Hampton Blvd.
Norfolk, VA 23508
Come experience the magic of dance with Virginia Ballet Theatre, Hampton Roads premiere professional Ballet Company; Friday & Saturday, February 11- 12, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.
General Admission: $25

February 11-13
Hurrah Player’s Presents: Black Girl Magic
Black Girl Magic is back in 2022 at the Copeland Center in the NEON. You don’t want to miss this original show celebrating the history and accomplishments of African American women told through story and song. Conceived and written by Sharon Cook, the Hurrah Players are proud to be presenting this one of a kind performance for the third year. Note: While not inappropriate, there may be content that younger children may not grasp.
$20 / $15 Children

February 18, 7:30pm:
Tidewater Classical Guitar Showcase Concert featuring the Tidewater Guitar Orchestra
Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center
Virginia Wesleyan University
5817 Wesleyan Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Discounted tickets for Seniors/Military/Educators are $110 for the season and $25 for a single concert. General admission is $130 for the season and $30 for a single concert.
Livestream passes are $15 per concert.
Season subscriptions include in-person admission and livestream passes for each concert.

February 19, 1-3pm
The Muse Writer’s Center 20/30 Young Adult Zoom Meet-Up
20/30 Writers Club meets every Saturday until 12/17
The 20/30 Writers Group is a writing group for young adults sponsored by The Muse Writers Center in Ghent, Norfolk. Each meeting, they spend time chatting about writing, craft, current projects and more, along with some timed writing sprints.
Please note: This class or event will be held online (using Zoom or a similar live platform). To participate, students or attendees should have a stable internet connection. Class participants: you should have a computer or device with a webcam and microphone; and your Zoom link will be automatically sent to you after you register. Check your spam box if you don’t see it.
Free

February 26
d’Art Center Back to the Future Relaunch
Celebrate 30 years of d’Art under NEON lights with 80’s music in their 80’s lounge + their new Scene exhibition & more.
$50

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