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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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9stwktUCxo 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...

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

After Cy Twombly: Bamboo Hot Dogs with Monsieur Zohore 

The light is always perfect at the VMFA. Never really noticed until right now, as I walk into the glassy atrium. But yeah, first observation of the day. Just struck me. Thought I’d share.   I’m with Monsieur Zohore, prolific artist and educator at VCU. He is so often traveling between his gallery residencies in LA, NYC, Paris and...

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After Cy Twombly: Bamboo Hot Dogs with Sandy Zohore by Christian Detres, Illustration by R. Anthony Harris 2023

Cy Twombly Comes Home To The VMFA

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) is currently hosting a groundbreaking exhibition that sheds light on the early pilgrimage of one of the most influential American artists of the 20th century, Cy Twombly. Born in Lexington, Virginia, Twombly's work has left an indelible mark on the art world, and this exhibition, titled Cy Twombly,...

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Untitled (Cy, North Africa), Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925–2008), 1952, gelatin silver print, © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York

First Fridays November Will Be Lit Up with INLIGHT 2023

As autumn leaves crunch beneath footfalls on Broad Street, Richmond's Arts District readies itself for a vibrant night of cultural convergence. On November 3rd, the storied heart of downtown Richmond pulsates with an irresistible artistic energy during First Fridays. From 5 to 11 PM, galleries will fling open their doors, shopkeepers will...

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First Fridays Richmond, InLight 2023 on RVA Magazine

Artist Morgan Bassichis Talks About Their Little Ditties

As of September 1, the Institute of Contemporary Art has been hosting More Little Ditties, a video installation by Morgan Bassichis. It remains until January 4, 2024. Christian Detres sat down with the artist to discuss their collection and how it relates to everything from the collective trauma of COVID-19, to the ongoing conflict in...

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Morgan Bassichis x ICA 2023

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