Arts for Learning Virginia
FREE! Celebrate #BlackHistoryMonth by watching Valerie Davis’powerful portrayal of Coretta Scott King. “Coretta: A Legacy of Love”. These programs are underwritten by the Virginia African American Cultural Center.
🔸 February 1st, 5:30pm
Chesapeake Public Library, Indian River Branch
🔸 February 3rd, 11am
Portsmouth Public Library Main Branch
🔸 February 4th, 11:30am
Abram Frink Jr. Community Center in Williamsburg
Little Theatre of Norfolk
🔸 February 3rd – February 26th – Performances every Friday & Saturday at 8PM and Sunday performances at 2:30PM
Iola’s Letter:The Memphis Crusade of Ida B. Wells
Iola’s Letter is a regional premiere that follows the journey of Ida B. Wells, a single woman and former school teacher as she launches the Free Speech newspaper in Memphis, Tennessee in 1892. This production explores the ideas and issues of her time, through journalism she uses her pen as a sword to fight for basic civil rights. The first staged reading of Iola’s Letter was produced in 1999 at Howard University under the direction of Vera J. Katz.
Advanced Tickets: $18
Ticket at the Door: $20
*Group Rates Available
Groups of 15-25 individuals: $14 per ticket
Groups of 26-50 individuals: $13 per ticket
Groups of 51+ individuals: $12 per ticket
Purchase online at link above or call the Box Office at 757-627-8557 to purchase your ticket today!
🔸 February 4th in Va. Beach & February 5th in Norfolk, VA:
Lift Every Voice
The Chorale kicks off their 39th season with a salute to Black History Month and Women’s History Month with Margaret Bonds’ Credo and music of Ysaÿe M. Barnwell and Rosephanye Powell. The Virginia Chorale’s flagship educational program for high-schoolers, Young Singers Project, will join the Chorale on this concert for the Credo and other select pieces. Artistic Director Charles Woodward will conduct. In addition, Dr. Bianca Jackson will join the Chorale as a guest soloist and will also give a pre-concert lecture. Dr. Jackson, music educator and classically trained soprano, is an Assistant Professor of Music at Norfolk State University, where she teaches applied voice, diction, vocal pedagogy, and African American music. We are thrilled to welcome her onto this concert.
Virginia Chorale Bass Larry Giddens will also be featured as a soloist. In addition, we welcome back pianist Dr. Stephen Coxe for this concert series.
Tickets- Single: $28/Group of 10 or more: $15 each/Military: $15/Students (at the door): $10
Tidewater African Cultural Alliance
🔸 February 11, 2-4:30pmA
Afro MANIA: Ethiopia!
In collaboration with Tidewater Community College – VA Beach Campus; and working with members of the Ethiopian community; ODU’s Students of East African Descent; and local high school students, TACA757 brings you an afternoon of music, dance, a fashion show, and keynote speaker Beserat Debebe of Etan Comics, who will be giving signed copies of his comics to the first 75 entrants! Space is limited; sign up today!
TCC-Va. Beach Joint Use Library, 1700 College Crescent Virginia Beach, VA 23453
Black Girl Magic
🔸 February 17 – 19
An original show celebrating the history and accomplishments of African American women told through story and song. The Hurrah Players are proud to be presenting this one of a kind show. While not inappropriate, there may be content that younger children may not grasp. Ages 3 and up.
Tickets – Adult: $25 Child (3-18) $20
Other February events:
PrimePlus Senior Centers
🔸 February 7, 12pm-2pm
🔸 February 14, 12pm-2pm
Valentine’s Partner Game Day
Call:757.625.5857 X103 to RegisterDiscover Additional PrimPlus February Events to include Dance, Yoga & more.
Tidewater Classical Guitar
🔸 February 17, 7:30PM
Susan S. Goode Fine and Performing Arts Center – VA Wesleyan University
General admission is $30 for a single concert. Discounted tickets for Seniors/Military/Educators for the season and $25 for a single concert. Student tickets are $10 per concert.
LIVESTREAM PASS Free
🔸 February 19, 2:30-3:30PM
Enjoy the romantic antics of Cupid Swings with guest jazz vocalist Annamarie Smith-Butz all the way from Florida for this special concert at FXX Theatre in Virginia Beach.
FFX Theatre 206 16th St., Virginia Beach, VA, 23451
Tickets: Adult $20 / Seniors $18 / VIP Child/Teen (17 and under) $16
🔸 February 2, 5:30-7pm
Valentine Card Crafting
❤️ Create a fun card for someone sweet in your life with artist Deanna Strother. This session includes assorted materials for unique cardmaking plus guidance throughout the project. Ages 8 to adults.
🔸 February 18, 11am-4pm
Art In Motion
Free and open to the public, visit the d’Art Center on the 3rd Saturday of each month anytime from 11am – 4pm and enjoy art demonstrations in a variety of mediums from Resident and Associate Artists!
🔸 February 25, 6-11PM
🎂Norfolk Arts grantee, the d’Art Center in the NEON District in downtown Norfolk, VA is celebrating their 37th Birthday 02/25 with a Birthday Bash & Dance Party.
🎟️20% ticket discount promo through 02/22/23:
$60 for the Bday Bash + $25 for the After party
Use code: 37DARTBASH