Reconstruction Radio

Reconstruction Radio

A new podcast explores what the post-Confederacy South could learn from post-Nazi Germany.

The Good Times Roll

Stuff to do on New Year’s Eve while staying as safe as possible.

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Shining a Light

Recontextualizing Richmond’s projections are casting the Confederacy in a new light.

Screen Shots

The American Civil War Museum opens its new Robins Theater with "A People's Contest."

Juneteenth Events

A look at some of the freedom celebrations happening this year.

What Dreams May Come

Gideon Appah’s “Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes” at the ICA looks at death, myth and reality impacted by the pandemic.

Marriage Story

Virginia Opera and Richmond Symphony plan a 'Loving' opera.

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A Resonant Revelation

“Revelators,” the immersive instrumental LP from Richmond bassist Cameron Ralston and Hiss Golden Messenger leader M.C. Taylor, was released last week.

A Night on Boogie Island

Shormey brings her kaleidoscopic pop to Brown’s Island for this week’s Friday Cheers.

Bang a Gong

Gamelan Raga Kusuma readies for a performance at the Firehouse Theatre.


For 17 years, Mike Rutz has proudly highlighted local concerts on his WRIR show “Activate!” which airs its final episode this week.

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Ethan Hawke stars as a serial killer in the mostly forgettable “The Black Phone,” while zombie flick, “The Sadness,” smashes taboos with glee.

States of Mind

Two new films, “Benediction” and “Watcher,” take different approaches to conveying tortured inner worlds.

CNN Films, HBO Max Arthur Ashe Doc Premiering at VMFA

Two screenings of "Citizen Ashe" will take place June 25.

Local Lens

With regional themes and creators, Richmond International Film Festival brings it home.

Skinemax Slide

The inventor of body horror continues into melodrama with the organ-grinding “Crimes of the Future.”

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PICK: Raymond Thompson and Riley Goodman at Candela Gallery

Both exhibitions open on Friday, May 6, from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Quoit Riot

Historic Richmond’s Quoit Club, a mashup of a happy hour and a field trip, returns.

Breaking Away

A new documentary film tells the story of Richmond Cycling Corps and its outreach programs for the East End.

Mothers & Houses

This year’s Mother’s Day House and Garden Tour features eight houses in the Museum District.

From Parking Lots to Living Plots

The Chamberbrook area on Richmond’s Northside is rapidly adding residents.

Second Chance

Second Baptist Church gets “temporary reprieve” from demolition.

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Three Women

Midlothian writer explores her Ukrainian family roots in wonderful debut novel, “The Baba Yaga Mask.”

Blood Lessons

A new book by the CEO of VCU Health System explores medical advances discovered on the battlefields of American wars.

The Free South

Author of "Beyond Slavery's Shadow" to speak at Library of Virginia.

The Mercy Seat

Author Dale M. Brumfield’s new book chronicles the abolishment of Virginia’s death penalty.

A Changing Virginia

The new book, “Bellwether,’ by a former mayor of Charlottesville recounts Virginia’s recent political transformation.

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Follow the Leader

Oliver Wood brings a sense of renewal to The Wood Brothers’ June show at Maymont.

Rounding Up

For her 18th choreographer’s showcase, Starr Foster is bringing the audience in close to celebrate Pride month.

Ode to a Special Teacher

Arnott Mader (1928-2022) was a beloved dancer and teacher who gave everything to his students.

Dancing with Ukrainians

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Richmond provides a home for Ukrainian dance instructors to follow their dreams.

A Dance World Shakeup

Dogtown Dance’s building is up for sale as their executive director heads to Greenville.

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Shark Summer

A jaw-dropping new exhibition at the Science Museum looks to correct misconceptions about an apex predator of the seas.

History Repeating

Behold the new and improved Virginia Museum of History & Culture.

Black History Month

February events and activities to celebrate Black history and achievement.

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Standing Out

Punchline Pride serves up a night of standup for the LGBTQ+ community.

Rant and Roll Over

Irascible comic Lewis Black on the pandemic, the bogeyman of critical race theory, and who he wishes would slap him ahead of his Richmond tour stop.

Technicolor Troll Doll

Sweet Pickles’ drag is turning early 2000s toys and cartoons into camp.

Homeward Bound

Richmond Habitat for Humanity hosts a stand-up fundraiser for its Women Build program.

Emigrant Song

Broadway in Richmond’s timely tour of “Fiddler on the Roof” takes the stage at the Altria Theater.

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JC Talk

The national Broadway tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar” comes to the Altria.

Thirst Quencher

Director Chelsea Burke centers radically honest gender identities in RTP's “Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties.”

Days of Our Wives

Richmond Shakespeare Festival’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” needs an overhaul.

Mortality Combat

Cadence Theatre Company takes an existential look at life with “Everybody.”

Dancing All Night

An updated “My Fair Lady” comes to the Altria Theatre.

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Studio Blog

  • PICKS: It’s Jazz Week in RVA

    PICKS: It’s Jazz Week in RVA

    Highlights include Charles Owens Trio and Grammy-winning pianist Dave Kikoski at Black Iris and Allegories Quartet at Orbital.
    • Jun 13, 2022
  • PICK: Fred Armisen and Def Rain at the National, Friday, June 10

    PICK: Fred Armisen and Def Rain at the National, Friday, June 10

    "SNL" veteran bringing his "Comedy for Musicians but Everyone is Welcome" tour.
    • Jun 9, 2022
  • Guided by Art

    Guided by Art

    Two Milk River Arts artists featured in Highpoint exhibition.
    • Jun 7, 2022
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