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Chesapeake, VA 23320
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nTelos Wireless Pavilion at Harbor Center is a beautiful arena that hosts all the major events in music, art, dance, theater and performing arts. The venue has a huge canopy with a large stage jutting out amongst the vast lush green lawn. You can watch your favorite stars live on stage while grooving to their music. The cool breeze of the harbor makes any event here serene and enjoyable. Many popular bands and artists have performed here, so make sure you check the website for a schedule of events.
Art lovers should visit Selden Arcade while in Norfolk, especially since Selden has recently become Norfolk's Cultural Arts Center. The Selden also has two galleries where you can admire contemporary art which often feature local artists. The center also often hosts performing artists and local events.
d'ART Center in Norfolk is synonymous with creativity. A haven for art lovers and connoisseurs alike, this art space is home to a bevy of assorted artists who showcase the best of their creative talent at its premises. Lay eyes on some of the most exotic art exhibitions: watercolors, oils and other mediums that are sure to delight your inner artist. Special art sessions, workshops and classes are there for you to take advantage of and explore. Know more about lending the finishing touches to a pot or a sculpture, or make a piece of jewelry to gift your loved ones. Regular art camps make the process of learning exciting even as you drown in a sea of colors. Entry is free. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
Located in Downtown Norfolk, on the waterfront, Town Point Park host scores of events throughout the year. Events include the Friday-after-work concert series, Harborfest, Town Point Jazz and Blues Festival, and the ever popular Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival. The park is situated adjacent to the Waterside Festival Marketplace.
This historic theater is named for its original proprietor, the "Father of Vaudeville," Jake Wells. Today, the Wells is home to the Virginia Stage Company and regularly hosts productions. The Wells and the VSC in the past have put on such productions as My Fair Lady and A Christmas Carol.
Originally built in the 1920s and heavily renovated in 1998, the NorVa is a local music venue that can accommodate up to 1500 people. This petite structure has two full bars that also serve food, two mini bars, a lounge and a balcony. The state-of-the-art music system and cool ambiance draws large variety of bands. Seating is first-come, first-served, but don't worry if you get there late - standing room is perfect for dancing!
Located in the former Loew's State Theater, Roper Performing Arts Center hosts a wide range of events, including films, theater productions and dance. The building is from the 1926 and is a restored movie and Vaudeville theater. The center is elegant with glass chandeliers and architectural details. The center seats 900 people and has been equipped with modern technology.
The elegant 2500-seat Chrysler Hall hosts a variety of theatrical performances and concerts, including the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, the award-winning "Movin' Out," and the Virginia Arts Festival. Opened in 1972, this 2500 seat venue is home to the Virginia Symphony, Norfolk Forum and Broadway at Chrysler Hall. The Hall's beautiful main lobby and two-level grand hall are ideal for special events and receptions.
Granby Theater is a live music venue inside a renovated 1915 movie and vaudeville theater. You can catch local bands and unforgettable performances. There is a dress code, so dress to impress and don't wear sneakers. The Granby Theater is one of Norfolk's best venues for live music and dancing.
If variety is what you admire, The Norfolk Scope sure will impress you with its commendable multi-purpose arena. Scope, as the name suggests, serves as a venue for sports events including hockey and basketball; as also it serves as a popular venue for concerts. Whatever the entertainment of the moment may be, you are bound to enjoy every slice of fun that comes with this 12,600-seat venue.
The Attucks Theatre is an honored cultural center that has been around since 1919. Since then, the theater has been providing entertainment and culture to the Norfolk community. The Attucks Theatre hosts many shows and events including music recitals, poetry reading, writing competitions, plays and concerts throughout the year.
The Virginia Ballet Theatre has been performing and wowing audiences for more than four decades. The VBT is well known locally, nationally and internationally. The VBT has an impressive repertoire which includes perennial favorite The Nutcracker. See website for more information about upcoming shows.