Black History Month Lecture: African-American Girl Scouts and the Pursuit of Equality in Virginia

  Viola O. Baskerville, long involved in elective politics at the city and state levels and now CEO of the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, talks about African-American involvement in Virginia Girl Scouting throughout the organization’s 100-year history, focusing on the important work of Scout leaders from Richmond, Norfolk, Fredericksburg and beyond. Doors […]

Councilman Samuels hosting North Central 2nd District meeting

WHAT:  The Honorable Charles R. Samuels, Councilman, Richmond City Council North Central 2nd Voter District, in Richmond, Virginia, will hold a district-wide meeting in the Richmond North Central 2nd Voter District. Councilman Samuels holds individual meetings in the Richmond North Central 2nd Voter District throughout the year that include information on his goals and accomplishments; […]

Talk to a scientist over a pint at The Camel

Science Pub RVA connects curious citizens and creative scientists over a sip of some sort at informal gatherings in non-academic settings. Next Tuesday they’re gathering at The Camel to talk water. Register Here.

Richmond Public Schools closed again on Friday but school on Monday

Please don’t kill the messenger. – From RPS Twitter: All schools will be closed for students on Fri, Jan. 24. All teachers and staff are to report at 10 a.m. Richmond schools will be open on Monday.

Smiling burglar caught in the act walks off with television

The RTD has the details on this incident which I’m sure was a bit terrifying at the time. An apartment resident surprised a smiling burglar late this morning in the Fan District, but the burglar did not injure the resident before running out the back door. Police said the burglary occurred at 11:53 a.m. at an […]

Open auditions for Firehouse production of Hair

Full Press Release below Firehouse Theatre announces open auditions for its upcoming production of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical with lyrics by James Rado & Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot, Saturday February 15, 2014 at Firehouse Theatre. Director Jase Smith, Music Director Leilani Giles, and Choreographer Starrene Foster seek a multicultural cast of unique and […]

Style Weekly Q&A with Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Ladysmith Black Mambazo opens at the Carpenter Theater on Jan. 26th. Tickets are $35-$50 and can be purchased online. Style Weekly sits down with group for a brief Q&A. Why do think Ladysmith Black Mambazo has lasted for so long? I think it’s a gift that our leader Joseph Shabalala has been given. The message […]

No school for your precious little snowflakes Thursday

Captain Scott’s failed Antarctic expedition but the roads of RVA are similar. From Twitter: @RPS_Schools – Schools will remain closed on Thurs., Jan. 23. All teachers and staff should report at 10 a.m.

Harvest Grocery & Supply now open

Just got word that Harvest Grocery & Supply has opened it’s doors today. Expect to find: Old Church Creamery Milk, Yogurt & Cheese, McClellan Meats Pastured Eggs, Yoder’s Hydroponic Tomatoes, Gala Apples, Butternut & Spaghetti Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Gold Potatoes, Woodson Mill Grits & Batters, Pickled Silly…and much, much, more. They’re located at 1531 W. Main Street and are open until 7PM. Their regular hours are Mon – […]

Monumental night snow

Photo by Julie Bayer-Vile

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