Posted: 3/6/14 4:33 PM
Coming up: pictures of musicians and communities off the main highways and an African American musician who collects the paraphernalia of hate groups and a freeform collective on their way to greater recognition inaugurates a music series, right here in old Richmond town, down on Broad Street.
Things start all up and down the Arts District in advance of the First Fridays event.
Tonight (Thursday) from 5 to 8 p.m at the Read full story
Fortune or Folly?
Four years after its grand opening, critics contend Richmond CenterStage has failed to deliver the cultural dividends or downtown economic boost that were projected, despite annual funding from the city. While its management searches for the winning formula, the organizationís lack of transparency makes it hard to see the full picture.
When supporters of a downtown performing arts center floated the idea more than a decade ago, Richmond Shakespeare was among the first theater groups recruited as a resident producing company. It seemed a natural fit for an arts complex that promised to showcase the region’s cultural talents.
Next month, though, theatergoers who attend the company’s production of The Taming of the Shrew
won’t be visiting the Gottwald Playhouse, a 200-seat black-box theater built as part Read full story
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