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RVAJazzfest Update

This heinous snow storm has taken its toll. Ray Anderson’s flight has been canceled, and Adam Larrabee is stuck in Charlottesville. We’ve promised that the show will go on regardless of weather, and that it will.

The show will go on!

RVAJazzfest will happen! Yes, the weather is treacherous and schools and businesses around the area are all closing. However, after much deliberation, we’ve decided that the show will go on regardless of Saturday’s weather.

Curated Culture & First Fridays Art Walk

The First Fridays Art Walk is a celebrated occasion in Richmond. Once a month, tons of downtown galleries open their doors and visitors flock to take part in the energy that encapsulates the city. When people call Richmond an “arts-friendly” town, it’s largely thanks to the efforts of Curated Culture, which oversees First Fridays Art Walks.

Trio of Justice: Without hesitation

The other day, I ambushed Trio of Justice (formerly R2DToo), a relatively new band comprised of Reggie Pace, Reginald Chapman, and Devonne Harris, after one of their rehearsals. In an exclusive video interview, they all speak with the same humor, spontaneity and sophistication that inspire their music.

VCU Music showcases two trumpeters

Each semester, VCU Music’s concert schedule is unique, but it just so happens that this semester, two trumpeters — Rex Richardson and Dave Douglas — are the highlights and the performers of absolute must-see concerts.

Adam Larrabee Trio: Modern brew

With the Adam Larrabee Trio, guitarist Larrabee has formed a group whose reverence for the classics is tempered by a propulsive modern musicality.

A taste of Ray Anderson

With the news of our new RVAJazzfest featured performer yesterday, you may be wondering who this Ray Anderson guy is (unless, of course, you’re already aware of his prolific career). Well, we scour YouTube so you don’t have to.

Tim Berne cancels due to emergency, Ray Anderson now set to headline RVAJazzfest

Tim Berne has canceled his performance at RVAJazzfest due to a death in the family that will see him flying to England during that time. Trombonist Ray Anderson is now set to perform with Ombak as the event’s featured performer.

Richmond Jazz Society celebrates women in jazz

Richmond Jazz Society is a participating organization in Minds Wide Open: Virginia Celebrates Women in the Arts and will be recognizing and presenting women performers at their monthly Guest Educators Series held at Capital Ale House Downtown Music Hall.

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

Located only a quick drive away from downtown Richmond, The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen provides opportunities to enjoy a vast array of performing arts.