The Peninsula’s entertainment scene will be hitting on all cylinders this weekend. Having thrown off post-holiday sluggishess, the fun forecast includes a visit from a famous comedian, music from an “American Idol” and an art exhibit that’s full of lively color. Here’s an overview. Get details at HrTicket.com.
WHOOPI IT UP. Famous jokester Whoopi Goldberg comes to town for a stand-up comedy gig at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News Saturday night.
NASHVILLE CHILL. A blizzard of country music arrives at Hampton Coliseum on Saturday with Winterblast, a festival of up-and-coming Nashville sounds. “American Idol” Scotty McCreery headlines.
ROCK IT RIGHT. Fans of rockin’ blues music should know that the Tedeschi Trucks Band will storm the Sandler Center in Virginia Beach on Friday night.
GOOD IMPRESSIONS. Art lovers may want to check out “Masterpieces of American Impressionism,” a show including works by Frank Weston Benson, Mary Cassatt
Article source: http://www.dailypress.com/entertainment/dp-whoopi-goldberg-scotty-mccreery-impressionist-art-fun-things-to-do-20140123,0,410103.story