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Comedian Rufat Agaye was a Christian Rapper, and It’s Hilarious

Hello reader! Today we are interviewing Rufat Agayev and he is a funny dude. As he gears up for the Comedy Spore show at Cobra Cabana tonight, alongside comedians Weston Suggs, Amber Hendrix, and Mary Jane French, Rufat opened up about how his roots in Christian hip...

Sound Check: Fighting Gravity, DIIV, Oddisee, and Upchuck

It is a fantastic week to get lost in music. The docket for this week is looking like nothing but refreshing and fulfilling tunes, absolutely what I need to combat the mood this ungodly and violent heat has presented to our pacifist city. With this lineup there is a...

Chandler, Los Malcriados, & Flight Club: Sound Check

Hello RVA! This weekend the city is going to be popped and packing with some big bills with bigger acts. It is prime time to see the incredibly diverse talent the city is currently providing, along with some exciting out of town acts thrown into the mix. My name is...

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 last Friday of each month turns into a comedy haven in Richmond. Lucy's at the...

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Lucy Bonino, Richmond comedian, interview by Gabriel Santamaria 2024

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 we go in on a bunch of stuff — so, grab a seat and join us as we explore the...

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Richmond comedian Patrick Logan Interview by Gabriel Santamaria 2024

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

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

Hannah Land Decodes The Taylor Swift Gaylore

The only good conspiracy is a fun conspiracy. What if you were a globally famous entertainer with an army of fans from every single country - across all ages, economic strata, gender, and sexual orientation? What if every corner of that fandom wants to connect with you on their own special axis of identity? What if a stand up comedian decided...

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Hannah Land, Gay Taylor Swift at Ardent Brewery, RVA Magazine 2023