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Electric Football: This convention’s gonna be a ball

It’s not the kind of thing you’d expect, but it’s the kind of thing you want. Believe us, electric football is an all-ages, all-creeds, all-are-welcome-because-it’s-so-dang-compelling hobby.


ADHERE: Helping art and science stick together

In his exhibition currently on display at the Science Museum of Virginia, VCU grad Nickolai Walko shows the intricate workings of the human body using…tape.


Partner with your child and make some art: The latest 10 x 10 in action

Artist and elementary art educator Sarah Fought takes her two-year-old to Angela M. D. Allen’s new hands-on project/exhibit at 1708 Gallery.


NBC12 report cites complaints about ‘pornographic’ and ‘demonic’ Carytown mural

An overreaction by a local news station meant to stir the pot or a legitimate concern?


Victory Farms concerned about plans for Dominion Virginia Power substation

There is an open house community meeting on this subject scheduled for TOMORROW NIGHT Wednesday, July 29th from 7 – 8:30pm at the Antioch Baptist Church, 1384 New Market Road, Varina.


Live music in Richmond this August: Brandon Flowers, GWAR-B-Q, WRIR’s Commonwealth of Notions, Chris Stapleton, and more

Spotify, Rdio, they’re all well and good, but did you know that bands are composed of real live people who sometimes allow you to witness the in-person making of their music? We’re as surprised as you!


Enjoy your Friday morning mocha with music

Friday morning at Crossroads (3600 Forest Hill Avenue) is the place to be unless you don’t like fun.


August Festivals

You might think it’s too hot for festivals, but, as happens to all of us from time to time, you’re wrong. There are SO MANY festivals, from Dragon Boats to watermelons to beer, because Richmonders do not squander a summer.


Comic Con: Why to go, what to do, who to see

If you are, out of excitement, unable to sleep this week and have taken to staring at the ceiling, opting to recite the plots of each Star Trek movie in a low monotone instead of counting sheep, this post is for you.


10 x 10 Week 9: My Kid Could Make That (with Angela M.D. Allen and Marita Allen)

Art with your kids. Like, actually WITH your kids. Thanks to Angela M.D. Allen and her daughter, Marita.