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Its here! The RVAMAG & GayRVA Reader’s Poll 2022

We have never been the sort of publications to bombard you with polls year after year... but let's face it, every now and then a heat check is in order. After a global pandemic --- Richmond's entire culture has undergone a big change and with this reader's poll, we...

The Last Richmond Fall 2022 Photo Set Of The Year!

To be totally honest, there are only so many photos of the city skyline or James River we can look at. We get a ton of people sending us this stuff everyday. That's totally cool (and we support this happening) but at some point we gotta call it and let our audience...

Goodbye Halloweek 2022! The Richmond Halloween Parade Photos!

Every community needs a few traditions that are homegrown and represent the overall vibe of the people in it. Dominion Energy Riverrock is a great event. The Sport Backer Marathon races are a pain to drive around but hell yeah, let's get people healthy! But think...

Virginia Patients Impacted By Adderall Shortage, Doctors Say

The Food and Drug Administration added Adderall to its drug shortage website last month, and doctors say Virginia patients being treated for ADHD are feeling the impact. The leading reasons for the shortage, which primarily affects immediate-release Adderall and...

The HALLOWEEK 2022 Photo Dump!

The weather was amazing this weekend and people were out celebrating the best holiday of the year, Halloween! A great mix of creativity, some creepy-ness, friends and parties -- Halloweek brings out all the fun freaks downtown and here is the proof. Hot dogging it at...

The Richmond Zombie Walk 2022 Photos!

The 17th Annual Richmond Zombie Walk rambled, groaned and dragged its way through Carytown this past weekend. Photographer Dave Parrish was on hand to document the entire thing.  

Basic City Comedy: An Open Mic Night For The Audience

Hello reader! Comedy has been in full swing in Richmond, and I love to see it. It’s at a point where a comedian can find a spot on an open mic any night of the week. One of open mics that has been making waves is the Basic City Comedy mic every Wednesday at 7:30 at Basic City Brewing. This week I got to talk to Monty Giles and Tyler Bower --...

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I Just Met A Girl Named Maria (Bamford)

Comic Maria Bamford loves you so much, and she is performing at The National  this Friday, August 12.  Not familiar with that name? That’s okay. You’re probably more familiar with that voice. You may know her as the voice of Tito the Anxiety Mosquito on Big Mouth and Human Resources. Unfortunately, we can all relate to Tito, and it’s no...

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Brown Frown The Clown Is Rock Hard

Rejected from the Richmond International Film Festival, Brown Frown The Clown is putting on his own competing film and comedy event, the Rock Hard Film Festival featuring his short film Rock Hard With The Clown, at New York Deli tonight. RVA's R. Anthony Harris spoke to Brown Frown's alter ego, Mike Shea, to figure out what the heck is...

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Latinos In Therapy: An Interview With Gina Brillon

Hello reader! I’m back this week with one of my favorite comedians, Gina Brillon. The Bronx comic had a huge year, becoming a mom, becoming a finalist on America’s Got Talent, and hitting the road hard in support of her success on the hit NBC show. This Boricua is no stranger to success, having previously had two hit specials on Amazon Prime...

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City Of Comedy: Catching Up With Jack Parker and Will Minor

Comedy has been alive and thriving over the past year, with more open mics, more showcases, and more people trying to be involved than ever. I see this happening everywhere from national acts to the local level. Sandman Comedy Club has opened the door for more curious minds around Richmond to check out live standup comedy. Over the past year,...

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Warn Your Relatives: Hari Kondabolu Makes His Richmond Debut

Hari Kondabolu is a standup comedian, podcaster, and the director of documentary The Problem With Apu. This weekend, he brings his fearless, politically informed comedy to the Sandman Comedy Club for five shows in three nights. RVA Mag's Ash Griffith spoke to him about politics, the pandemic, and being a new father, among other things. If...

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Comedy Isn’t PR: An Interview With Kurt Metzger

Hello reader! This interview marks one year for me covering comedy in Richmond, and one year that Sandman Comedy Club has been open. I’ve gotten to talk to some of my favorite comedians and gotten to know some new ones. While it’s been fun chatting with the touring comics coming through Sandman (couldn’t have done this without you), it has...

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