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Comedian Kade Wonders and The Gayest Show on Earth

Hello reader! Today we chat with the fabulous Kade Wonders, who’s about to dazzle Richmond with "The Gayest Show On Earth" on July 18th at Hardywood Craft Brewery. From navigating the jitters of open mics to hosting big names at the Funny Bone, Kade spills the tea on...

The First Rule of KavaClub

We are entering a brand new world in America. Post-Prohibition for weed, mushrooms, and so many other herbal medicinals, has opened a lot of doors for entrepreneurs. Beyond the 80,000 vape stores that opened on my block in the last two years, Richmond has integrated a...

Scenes from ‘The Garage’ Open House

The energy from The Garage open house, held a few weeks ago. Nestled on the edge of Scott's Addition, this community hub thrives as a creative space for performance and production. Captured moments by Mike Avey showcase the dynamic atmosphere and artistic spirit.

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...

Comedian Kade Wonders and The Gayest Show on Earth

Hello reader! Today we chat with the fabulous Kade Wonders, who’s about to dazzle Richmond with "The Gayest Show On Earth" on July 18th at Hardywood Craft Brewery. From navigating the jitters of open mics to hosting big names at the Funny Bone, Kade spills the tea on their comedy journey, the art of bombing gracefully, and the thrill of...

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Comedian-Kade-Wonders-and-The-Gayest-Show-on-Earth-by-Gabriel-Santamaria_photo-by-Alex-Burruss_RVA-Magazine-2024

Scenes from ‘The Garage’ Open House

The energy from The Garage open house, held a few weeks ago. Nestled on the edge of Scott's Addition, this community hub thrives as a creative space for performance and production. Captured moments by Mike Avey showcase the dynamic atmosphere and artistic...

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Scenes-from-The-Garage-by-Mike-Avey_RVA-Magazine-2024

‘Summer of Swayze’ at the Byrd Theatre: A Fundraiser

"If you want the ultimate, you’ve got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It’s not tragic to die doing what you love.” — Bodhi, Point Break. Since the dawn of mankind, disparate religions have contemplated the nature of heaven, the afterlife, and the ethereal beings who have guided humanity (for better or worse) — some cultures refer...

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Summer of Swayze at The Byrd Theatre_RVA Magazine 2024

Chappell Roan Show: Less Concert, More Pink-Powered Pride Party

Driving down the business district toward Brown's Island on Thursday evening, there was nothing but a sea of pink—pink dresses, pink overalls, pink cowboy hats, pink glitter, pink rhinestones, pink everything. Anyone who didn't know better might have quietly wondered if they had accidentally time-traveled to July 2023, when the dress code was...

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Chappell Roan Brown's Island Show write up by Ash Griffith_RVA Magazine 2024

From Band Life to Big Dreams: Wes Parker’s Solo Journey

The name Wes Parker had been appearing on my radar for many weeks, and he seemed like the new kid on the block to talk to. Parker in 2024 alone had released two new singles, the second one by the name “Annie Moore” with a video to accompany it, and then with another track not far behind, this guitar playing stranger seemed to be making a name...

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Wes Parker Interview by Andrew Bonieskie_RVA Magazine 2024