He's called "the poet of the violin"—and he's been named "One of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by People Magazine. A Joshua Bell performance is "as close to perfection as anything on Earth. Bell's tone is a thing of rare beauty" (Seattle Times). In this unforgettable evening, Bell performs the Lalo Symphonie espagnole, and in...

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Producing great music at the pipe organ requires not just extraordinary skill, but strength, instinct, and restraint—driving and coaxing the air through the massive pipes in the service of some of the greatest composers of sacred and classical music. Among the world’s masters of this unique and demanding art is organist and educator Janette Fishell, who has performed to...

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She’s got a voice like honey with lemon, richly sweet with an edge—and a style that mines the hidden heart of every song she sings. This jazz diva has played to dignitaries at the White House and standing ovations at the Grammy Awards; now you can hear one of today’s great queens of jazz live.“Nnenna Freelon is hot…a rare blend of estimable qualities...

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Ledheads, unite! If you've "gotta whole lotta love" for the music of the legendary metal band, this spectacular show is for you: a fully staged rock concert with light show, backed by a superb symphony orchestra, recreating Zeppelin hits like "Stairway to Heaven," "Whole Lotta Love," "Immigrant Song," and more — including vocalist Randy Jackson's eerily accurate note-for-note...

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This event occurs yearly, the second Saturday of May.

CROSS COUNTRY 5K Run or walk one of the only 5K Cross Country courses in Hampton Roads that winds through the wooded trails and around the property of EQUI-KIDS Therapeutic Riding Program’s 92-acre facility. Awards will be given to the top three overall and top three by age category. RUN WITH THE HOUNDS! Keep pace with your favorite four-legged canine in our signature...

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The 8th Annual Yorktown Market Days season kicks off with more than 35 local farmers and producers. Over 20 local artists and vendors participate throughout the season with a variety of local favorites. Fresh produce, meat and seafood, baked goods, coffee, specialty cut flowers, quality art, live musical entertainment and much more await you at the Saturday morning Market Days. The 4th...

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Stand Up Paddleboard Race, Flotilla and Beach Walk   Show your support by Standup Paddleboarding around the Bay with friends and family in the Flotilla fundraiser. Beginner and Advanced paddlers are all welcome, as well as any type of paddle vessel you can bring to the beach. There will also be a Race class for the competitive types (4-mile adult race/ 1/2-mile kids race) and a Beach...

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Free sky observing begins at sunset at the Virginia Living Museum. Take a tour of the night sky in the planetarium program "Virgina Skies," at 7:30 p.m. Then stay for an evening of music in the planetarium joined with a state-of-the-art laser light show: "Laser Beatles" (family) at 8:30 p.m., "Laser Queen" (hard rock) at 10, and "The Vision Bell" at 11:30. Each planetarium show $6, or $10 for...

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Get ready for a night of classic Motown with two of the most legendary bands to step out of 1960s Detroit — The Temptations and The Four Tops! Infectious blends of pure vocal power and sweet harmonies are the unique legacy of these two powerhouses. Who can forget classics such as “My Girl,” “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch),” “Just My Imagination” and “Reach Out...

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NPR's From The Top

May 13, 2014

Week after week, miracles are revealed on NPR’s From the Top, as extraordinary young musicians share their gifts in performance—and their often funny, moving stories. The show presents these young artists. Be a part of the studio audience when From the Top is recorded live at Attucks Theatre! Co-presented with Sevenvenues and WHRO.

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