Itís Totally Elemental
Artist Tom Chenoweth's work featured in the Science Musuem of Virginia's “Iron: Element 26” exhibition through May 11. Read full story
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Yesterday my partner-in-art, Amie Oliver, and I joined the massive lawn party that is the Monument Avenue Easter Parade that started in 1973 (see a history of the event, and slide show, here). 

An exquisite Richmond afternoon brought out all the lovely spring fashions, big bonnets and dogs wearing bunny ears. The enjoyment is the conviviality and meeting and greeting as one meanders. In this way, we welcome renewal and new 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

Bingeworthy Blockbusters
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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