Remembering a historic screen duo, Shirley Temple and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson Read full story
Posted: 4/8/14 5:32 PM
Career actor Will Geer
became known to many television viewers for the first time in his role as paterfamilias for the Walton
clan, but decades earlier he played yet another authority figure. He was a sheriff in the 1954 drama Salt of the Earth
, written by Michael Wilson at the height of the McCarthy-era blacklist. The film was almost entirely made by actors and technicians shut out of Hollywood due to Read full story
Hollywood Limelight Shines on VMI
Feature film Field of Lost Shoes focuses on Virginia Military Institute's role in the Civil War
Virginia Military Institute has arguably one of the most loyal alumni groups in the country, and many graduates call Richmond home. So it's only fitting that the first Field of Lost Shoes
screening will be at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage this Sunday, preceded by a parade of VMI cadets.
The VMI community’s devotion to its members — and to its roots — mirrors the Battle of New Market in 1864, when VMI cadets Read full story
How Richmond can conquer television, one episode at a time
Yes, Richmond’s film and television production credits are stacking up. We’ve been on a nice run lately, with the Oscar-winning Lincoln and cable projects like Killing Kennedy and Turn, the new Revolutionary War series on AMC. But let’s forget about the big screen. All the smart money these days goes into long-form, dramatic television. That’s why we need to get busy creating Richmond versions of “bingeworthy” series. We don’t need to reinvent the wheel. Read full story
Painting the Town
During the past two years, Richmond has seen a plethora of new public art in the form of colorful, creative murals from local as well as international artists cover the city because of two main projects: the Richmond Mural Project, headed up by Maryland-based gallery Art Whino; and the RVA Street Art Festival, organized by City Council member Jon Baliles and Richmond artist Ed Trask. The second year of the RVA Street Art Festival saw Read full story
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