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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jan 10

Shop Whole Foods Thursday to Support Public Art Foundation

Posted on January 10, 2018 at 10:12 AM by Communications Department

You can support the Newport News Public Art Foundation just by shopping at Whole Foods on Thursday, January 11! Do your weekly shopping and enjoy a specially created Sicilian wine flight and cheese pairing for $5 in the pub to celebrate the fall 2018 sculpture installation, Man and Crocodile, created in Pietrasanta, Italy by Sicilian sculptor Girolamo Ciulla.
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Whole Foods periodically holds 5% Days to give back to their local communities. On Thursday, the Public Art Foundation will receive 5% of the day’s net sales to support the installation of this new sculpture in Newport News Park. Man and Crocodile draws on Egyptian mythology, in which crocodiles had a major presence. Crocodile benches on a plaza will invite visitors to get up close and touch the sculpture while appreciating a sense of antiquity and mystery.

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