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The Pigeon Comes To Portsmouth: A Mo Willems EXHIBIT

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

The Pigeon Comes to Portsmouth: A Mo Willems exhibit is inspired by the art and characters of the beloved children’s book author and illustrator, Mo Willems. Visitors are invited into the imagination, whimsy, and humor of Mo Willems. Many familiar characters will be featured, including best friend duo Elephant and Piggie, faithful companion Knuffle Bunny, and […]


Blow Up II – Inflatable Contemporary Art

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

BLOW UPII: Inflatable Contemporary Artexplores the medium of inflatable art with figurative, conceptual,and abstractimagery. Theselarge-scaleinflatable sculptures, conceived by nine artistsand art collectives,connote fun and whimsy,are familiar yet strange,and challenge the definition of art. Here, in an unusual feat, artists use air as an active tool in their work to subvert our perspectiveand surprise us. Inflatables […]


Black History Now – Art Is Revolutionary

Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum 904 Elm Avenue, Portsmouth, VA

In 2024 the arts take center stage, as Black History Now! showcases some of the area’s most successful Black artists, filmmakers, musicians, and changemakers. Meet the artists who made history in Portsmouth through this historic collection of memories and artifacts, highlighting the impact of Hampton Roads' and Portsmouth’s artists. Visit our Art is Revolutionary exhibit, […]


The Life and Legacy of the Marquis De Lafayette Traveling Exhibit

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum 2 High Street, Portsmouth

Don’t miss your chance to see this enlightening exhibit about an essential American hero, the Marquis de Lafayette. You’ll find it at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum throughout the month of April, before it continues on to other locations across the country. Instrumental in America’s fight for independence, Lafayette was only 19 when he defied […]


70th Annual Portsmouth Invitational Tournament (P.I.T.)

Churchland Auditorium 4301 Cedar Ln, Portsmouth, VA

APRIL 17-20, 2024 Get ready college basketball fans, it’s time for the 2024 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament! 64 elite college seniors will compete in a 4-day tournament with NBA scouts & execs watching every move, pass and slam dunk. What started in 1953 as a city basketball league has now become an annual national sensation. Every […]


Jazz Night at Admiral’s

Portsmouth, VA

Admiral's Steak and Seafood, inside the Rivers Casino, offers jazz on Thursday nights.  Come in for a delicion dinner, quality cocktails, and the best in local jazz.  15% off on select appetizers, delicious sushi and more. Mar 21 - Tobias Cortez Mar 28 - Seamless Duo April 4 - Skip Hancock Duo April 11 - […]

Acoustic Carnival Presents Cody Christian and Cari Lacey

Coffee Shoppe 300 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Acoustic Carnival is a monthly music series hosted by Portsmouth's favorite Allen Hudson. Each month, he features the music of a different local artist. Doors open at 6. Music at 7. Coffee or booze and food for purchase. Your choice.  Music is free, no cover.


Civil War at the Commodore Theatre (2024)

Portsmouth, VA

From filmmaker Alex Garland comes a journey across a dystopian future America, following a team of military-embedded journalists as they race against time to reach DC before rebel factions descend upon the White House. Content collapsed. Rating: R Genre: Action, Drama Original Language: English Director: Alex Garland Producer: Andrew Macdonald, Allon Reich, Gregory Goodman Writer: Alex Garland Run Time: 1:49


Art Workshop: Paint Your Pet

That Art Store 510 Middle Street, Portsmouth, VA

Paint your fur baby for lasting memories.  Learn the basics and take it from there.


Portsmouth Community Concerts presents Key of G Live

I.C. Norcom High School Auditorium 1801 London Blvd, Portsmouth, VA

Presented as part of the 85th Season of the Portsmouth Community Concerts. AJ Bisto, born and raised in Minnesota, has been singing since he could talk. His first gig was at age 5 when he sang at his cousin’s wedding. By age 8, he was filling in on lead vocals for the house band at […]