DeAngelo Hall | REDSKIN for Life

DeAngelo Hall | REDSKIN for Life

Pro Bowl cornerback and 757 native, DeAngelo Hall, has re-signed with the WASHINGTON REDSKINS. Hall and the team both utilized social media to announce the contract signing, valued at $20 million over 4 years. The move  will likely allow the former Deep Creek Hornet, Virginia Tech Hokie, and life long Redskins fan the opportunity to finish his career in Washington. #HTTR

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Pharrell | G I R L | 3.3.14

“When Columbia Records presented me with the opportunity to make an album, three things came to mind. One was the sense of overwhelming honor that I felt when I realized that they were interested in partnering with me on the album that I had always dreamt of making. Two, it would have to feel festive and urgent. And three, I instantly knew it would be called G  I  R  L. I hope you like it.”
~Pharrell
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Imagine Dragons | 5 Things You Need To Know

Imagine Dragons | 5 Things You Need To Know

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Electronic rock band, Imagine Dragons (lead: Dan Reynolds, guitar: Wanye “Wing” Sermon, bass: Ben McKee, drums: Daniel Platzman) will play The Ted on Febuary 28th. The band comes armed with tunes tailor made to induce hypnotic, fist pump accentuated, arena wide sing-alongs, that would make Freddie Mercury jealous.

Though already enjoying the trifecta of critical acclaim, popularity, and album sales, The Las Vegas quartet recently mashed itself into the consciousness of whatever unlucky souls were yet to be transfixed by one of their many hits. After a combustible Grammy performance with Compton, CA rapper Kendrick Lamar, followed by a well received Saturday Night Live encore, their apocalyptic megahit, Radioactive, can now be heard blasting from Smart Car, Minivan, Cadillac, or F-150, and nary an eyebrow would be raised.

Lucky for the 757, Imagine Dragons will be flying in at the peak of their newfound Rock Icon status. Before you’re lost in the Tony Robbins speech in song , gem, that is “It’s Time”, painfully relate to Dan’s “Demons“, or risk simultaneous whiplash and rotator cuff injury rocking out to the aforementioned “Radioactive,” here are 5 things you need to know about Imagine Dragons.

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The Show 2014 Exhibit | d’ART Center

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The Show 2014 art exhibit is sponsored by Norfolk’s Trinity Presbyterian Church. The work will be on display at d’ART Center through February 27th. All of the pieces were done by local artists and the majority of them are for sale. Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to appreciate and own some amazing artwork by some of the 757′s most talented visual artists. d’ART Center is located in downtown Norfolk, at 208 E. Main St in the Selden Arcade, between d’egg Diner and Starbucks.

For more info contact: artshow14@trinitynorfolk.com

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Photos of some of our favorite pieces after the jump (click to enlarge)

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Virginia’s controversial gay marriage ban goes before Federal court

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Attorney General Herring enters the Federal Building.

A Federal Judge will hear arguments on whether to strike down or uphold Virginia’s gay marriage ban. Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring created a fire storm when he changed his position on the issue from one of opposition to firmly supporting Virginia’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) communities marriage rights. 

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The Katt Williams comeback trail is coming through Norfolk

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On Febuary 21, 2014, at 8pm, controversial comedian Katt William’s “Growth Spurt” tour stops at ODU’s Ted Constant Center. Following the success of his recent “Katt is Back” tour, Williams is poised to deliver an excellent show featuring his keen insight and animated delivery. The tour continues Williams’ professional comeback after struggling through some turbulent times.

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The Gabby Douglas Story | Lifetime

 

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Virginia Beach native and Olympic gold medal winning gymnast, Gabriel Douglas vaulted into the hearts of America during the 2012 Summer Olympic games. Douglas became the first woman of color, of any nationality, to win the Individual All-around Gold Medal. Douglas also took home the Team All-Around Gold Medal, making Gabby the first woman to ever win the Individual and All-around Gold medals during the same Olympic games.

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