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The Only Richmond Juneteenth Bash You Need to Be At

This June 19, 2024, in observation of Juneteenth 2024, Cassidy Snider brings together and curates her third annual celebration concert. Sharing the stage with a wide range of Richmond music artists of color each bringing diverse musical styles from Songwriters, MC’s,...

RVA 5×5 | Bonding With (Or Against) The People?

There has been a lot of activity across the region recently about bond ratings and localities issuing bonds. It is a timely comparison of priorities of local leaders, a glimpse of a possible future, and what happens if you have people in charge who worry more about...

RVA 5×5 | Substantial Doubt of Competency, More Meals Tax Issues

While the Mayor and friends were busy celebrating the AAA bond rating upgrade atop City Hall, inside the lower levels the city continues to fall apart. Most notably, the meals tax fiasco that we were told was being handled and improved is showing more and different...

‘VASK8R’ | Starting Over at the Local Roller Rink

The rules are simple: don't get in anyone’s way and try to look good while doing it. The warehouse off Williamsburg Blvd mimics many of the same buildings near the Richmond International Airport. But on Wednesday night, when many of the local businesses have locked...

Join the Mission: Becoming a Foster Parent in Richmond

Last month was Foster Care Awareness Month, so we reached out to Alexa Reitz, the Program Director of the Richmond Regional Center at UMFS (United Methodist Family Services) to get some insight into how this all works. The conversation shed light on the critical role...

The Sun, the Moon, and Virginia! A Rare Solar Eclipse Encounter

This Monday April 8th, Virginia's going to be treated to a solar eclipse. Now, while we're not exactly in the prime spot to see the sun completely hidden (that's called the path of totality), we're still in for a pretty good view. Here in Richmond, we're talking about 83% of the sun being covered by the moon at the peak of the eclipse. That's...

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Solar Eclipse Richmond Virginia_photo by Kevin Crosby_RVA Magazine 2024

New Amphitheater Threatens Riverfront’s Environment

Original post made on July 17, 2022 by Scott Burger of Oregon Hill News and reposted here with permission. For updated information on the Richmond Riverfront Amphitheater, we wrote about it HERE and HERE When I moved to Richmond in the early nineties, it was a much different place. My parents begged me to live outside of the national murder...

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repost New Amphitheater Proposal Threatens Riverfront’s Environment by Scott Burger 2022

Photographing Incanto: Capturing the Burn at Lewis Ginter

Burns are a cradle of creativity, acting as a metaphor for life's experiences. Life starts and ends sooner than you'd prefer. You'll find both old friends and strangers here. Life is born, life evolves, and then it's time to pack and return to the so-called 'default world.' Creating art at a Burn is an enormous task. It involves planning,...

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Incanto Exhibition by Todd Raviotta

How Does This Guy Have A Job Fundraising Right Now?

In light of a recent CBS6 report, more questions have been raised about the employment of John Sydnor, former Executive Director of the Enrichmond Foundation, in his new role as Fundraising and Communications Program Officer at LISC Virginia. This development comes despite the unresolved controversy surrounding his involvement in the collapse...

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How does former EnRichmond Foundation Executive Director John Syndor have a job 'fundraising' right now?