Norfolk-based artist Matt Harrison is new to the Arts for Learning roster this year, teaching a popular workshop called “Make Comics Now.” Matt comes from a teaching family—his parents are retired elementary school teachers and his wife is a middle school English teacher, and he says conversations about classroom theory and its practical applications have […]
As a young percussionist, Gary Garlic came to Hampton Roads in 1988 as a music education major at Norfolk State University. After leaving college to pursue a career in music, he has had the privilege of performing for a living since 1994 when he was hired as a drummer at Busch Gardens Williamsburg.
From there, Gary played cruise ships, and toured. He has shared the stage with some very good company, including the Temptations, Chris Vadala (from Chuck Mangione), Najee, gospel legend Albertina Walker, James Brown, Ricky Smiley, Danny Glover, Jasmine Guy, Russell Simons, Earth, Wind & Fire, Tim Reid, and Donna Summer.