Archives: A&E


River City Reading: Satire, Vietnamese history, Monopoly, and being an outlier

February’s new books will take you to Vietnam, into American culture and behind the scenes of a beloved board game.


Black History Month: The Little Colonel

Finish up Black History Month with a free screening of a groundbreaking movie from 1933, starring Richmond’s own Bill “Bojangles” Robinson.


March Festivals

March is like the preview for Festival Season—spring things starting to pop up and St. Patrick’s Day rolling through our lives. This March will come in like a lion and go out like a really tired lion.


The 2015 Mozart Festival: This is what you’re doing on Sunday

Classical music can—and WILL, dang it—be cool again. For the second year running, Classical Revolution is taking over Carytown to bring you the magic of Mozart. And it’s free!

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4th Friday Art Shows and Reception at ArtWorks

Great event in Manchester.


Black History Month: James Brown’s cultural pride

A great way to celebrate a distinctive culture and an inspired musician, Say It Loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud is all things James Brown in one lively event.


Heather Waters and the Richmond International Film Festival

Let’s see, we’ve pretty much got dining in the bag, and we’ve long been a musical and visual arts powerhouse…but what about film? Does RIFF’s massive growth over four years indicate that we’re on the movie map?


This week’s theater openings

Charlie Brown and The Whale, that’s not one play but two (unfortunately).

RVANews Live #002: Your Favorite Things

The in-person version of your favorite site (assuming that your favorite site is this one) returns on Wednesday, March 4th to discuss food, music, and movies. Here’s who’s involved and some gentle encouragement to buy tix!


Byrd Park’s temperance fountain: A wet monument to a dry cause

Prohibition wasn’t long for this world when the temperance fountain was erected in 1927 in Byrd Park, but its tribute has stood the test of time.