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Lucy Bonino Brings The Jokes at Happy Hour

Gabriel and Lucy Bonino caught up after a hot minute, chatting about everything from Argentina's epic World Cup win to the hilarious fallout of Messi fan tattoos gone wrong. Their convo drifted to the comedy scene, highlighting Lucy's gig at Buskey Cider, where the...

A Guide to The Perfect Goth Date in Richmond

For those who dare to embrace the darker side of love, writer Lauren Vincelli unveils an array of gothic date spots across the city in time for Valentine's Day. From eerie matinees at Dracula ballets to sultry nights filled with sugar baby shopping sprees and...

Direct Artist Funding! Virginia Creatives Want House Bill 642

Virginia has, in recent years, begun supporting a variety of incentive programs and tax breaks for creative individuals and endeavors inside the Commonwealth. Notably, up to this point, are the film incentives with guidelines established by The Virginia Department of...

Richmond Comedian Patrick Logan Will Make You Laugh

Hello readers! In today's edition, we're diving back into the world of Richmond comedy and chatting with Patrick Logan, the host of "Another Round of Comedy" at Another Round Bar and Grill in Richmond, Virginia. Patrick is a rising star in the local comedy scene, and...

To Live In, or Reinvent the World. That is the Question.

Richmond Shakespeare’s Born With Teeth Richmond Shakespeare took on Liz Duffy Adams’ Born With Teeth and won. Holy shit it’s good. In this two-man show, Avery Michael Johnson and James Murphy (Christopher “Kit” Marlowe and...

From Open Mic to Headliner! Nick Deez Conquers Funny Bone

Hello readers! In today's edition, we're talking with the city's latest comedy hero, Nick Deez. Nick is headlining the Richmond Funny Bone on January 21st, and he’s here to spill the tea, the coffee, and maybe get a few laughs with us in this interview. Gabriel Santamaria: Alright, what's up, Nick?...

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Nick Deez headlines Funny Bone 2024

‘Cube Farm’, A Richmond Short Story

My god, I thought, this place will kill me one day… The door squeaked shut behind me; there was no turning back.  The second floor of the office was as wide as a football field, with a maddening yellow tent and the stench of stale coffee and bleached paper. There was an unnerving clattering of phones, fax machines, and keyboards filling...

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Cube Farm by Cameron Ritter 2024

Confederate Statue at Arlington Cemetery Ignites Cultural Warriors

Virginia Senators Attempt to Blackball Contractors An open letter to Governor Glenn Youngkin asked for the names of the Virginia contractors and to remove them from the list of eligible businesses to contract with Virginia. The letter was penned by Virginia Senators-elect John McGuire and Glen Sturtevant and outgoing Virginia Senator Frank...

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Confederate Statue at Arlington Cemetery Ignites Cultural Warriors by Goad Gatsby 2023

Drag Queen Slays in Church while Protesters Annoy

Grace Baptist Church in Richmond’s quiet Windsor Farms neighborhood is proud to hold progressive events. On Saturday, the Church teamed up with Diversity Richmond and hosted Christian Drag Queen performer Flamy Grant styled after 90’s Christian rock star Amy Grant but with a way more flamboyant style. Leading up to the concert, Todd...

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Drag Queen Slays in Church while Protesters Annoy by Goad Gatsby 2023


In all of my years studying historical costume and working in Fashion, interestingly enough, I have just realized that great designers are not just creators of clothes—they are creators of movements! They inspire movement in our latent potential of being, and movement in our collective progression towards higher levels of showing up in the...

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Light Gets In by Robert Stuart Illuminates Reynolds Gallery

Robert Stuart - Light Gets InReynolds Gallery Richmond November 10 to December 22  "The problem of a painting is physical and metaphysical, the same as I think life is physical and  metaphysical."1 – Barnett Newman  On the crisp evening of November 10, I ventured toward a personal favorite haunt, Reynolds  Gallery in...

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RVA Mag Reynolds Gallery Robert Stuart 2023

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