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JewFro restaurant was robbed. Help them bounce back.

We were made aware of this post from the restaurant and wanted to lend our support. If you have any details that could assist, please step forward and notify the authorities. Additionally, there's a GoFundMe campaign established to aid their recovery, which you can...

Need Space to Paint? 17th Street Studios is a Painter’s Paradise

Down in Shockoe Bottom, a small project is merging the worlds of art and community in a way that speaks to the city's evolving needs. Sarah Salo, a Richmond-born artist now navigating the bustling fashion industry of New York, finds herself at the intersection of this...

What Makes The Richmond Animation Festival a Can’t-Miss Event?

Dive into the vibrant world of animation at the 2nd Annual Richmond Animation Festival, set to captivate audiences at The Byrd Theater on April 28th. This year's festival promises an eclectic mix of short films, showcasing talents from around the globe, including a...

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...

Virginia Icon Pharrell Williams is Coming To Town

A musical based on Pharrell Williams' childhood is set to be filmed in Richmond. It's a coming-of-age story set in 1977 Virginia Beach, drawing from Williams' upbringing in the Atlantis Apartments. Williams will produce, and Michel Gondry, known for Eternal Sunshine...

RVA 5×5 DEEP DIVE | Bottom of the Ninth

NOTE: This is the first of a multi-part series over the next few weeks about the baseball stadium issue in Richmond.News came out this week about the new baseball stadium designs in the Diamond District, which is a sign of progress, but also a sign of trouble....

Are Richmond Beards Still a Thing? 

“He that hath no beard is less than a man.” William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing  Are beards still popular in RVA?  Historically, facial hair goes in and out of fashion and some say we reached peak beard several years ago. Its death has been announced many times since.  Celebrities are mostly clean-shaven these days, hipsters came...

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Are Richmond Beards Still a Thing? by Terry Hurley, photo by Jay Wennington

‘Let’s Talk’ Feeling Confident During Sex

Relationships in the city can be complicated and if you are young, dating and navigating it all on your own can be a real challenge. So we want to help and are introducing a column called 'Let's Talk' with queer writer Cosmy Pellis, a twenty something living in the city with relatable empathy on love, sex and relationships. If you have a...

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Let's Talk Feeling Confident During Sex

Lurid Lanzetta – RVA Mag’s new relationship advice column

Sammi Lanzetta is the front woman of Venus Guytrap, a radical feminist and generally a RVA rabble rouser who deserves your attention - so we gave her a platform here at RVA Mag to dispense advice on love and everything else you need help with. Sammi Lanzetta is the front woman of Venus Guytrap, a radical feminist and generally a RVA rabble...

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