We’ve got art! We’ve got music! We’ve got back-to-school spirit! Check out all of these fine, family-friendly events (and more) happening in Richmond over the next few days.
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The pre-party for the RVA Street Art Festival is underway now at the old GRTC trolley barns on Cary Street until 7:30 with live painting, beer, food trucks, and a booming system.
Although graffiti is an urban art, El Kamino’s love of the great outdoors is apparent in his paintings. You’ve probably seen his work that features Blue Herons and catfish on Broad Street, in Carver, or down by the Canal Walk.
After being laid off from his architecture firm in 2009, Ham’s wife encouraged him to seize the sudden opportunity to exercise his thirst for art away from the drafting table. Now he’s one of RVA’s most prolific, and sometimes controversial, muralists.
Street art has gone all-city in the City of Richmond! If you attended the G40 First Fridays or the RVA Street Art Fest (RVASAF), you saw it, you felt it, and you were probably moved by it. The best part? It’s all still there. Head downtown and take it in again or for the first time.
According to the RVA Street Art Festival Facebook page, one of the “human darts” on display at their canal site was destroyed “by one of the drunk, human dolts from a nearby club last weekend…”
If you missed this weekend’s RVA Street Art Festival, here’s an incredibly comprehensive look at the art and activity.