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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....

Patriot Front’s Lawyer Comes to Richmond

In October 2021, the mural of Arthur Ashe in Richmond’s Battery Park was vandalized with advertisements for the white supremacist group Patriot Front. The graffiti was removed after the park was temporarily closed but some community members of the Battery Park...

800 Horsepower: Behind the Scenes, Under the Lights

Most people don't realize that the history of NASCAR is the history of bootlegging and blockade-running during the era of alcohol prohibition in the US, between 1920 and 1933. The outlaw origins of the sport started with drivers in Appalachia, including Virginia. These bootleggers would modify their cars for speed and handling in order to...

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Kickers end Rochester game in 1-1 draw

ROCHESTER, NY – (Sunday, May 21, 2017) – The Richmond Kickers (2-5-3) came away with a 1-1 draw in their first of a three-match road trip at the Rochester Rhinos (2-1-3) Sunday night. Kenardo Forbes opened the scoring in the 32nd minute for the Rhinos. Raul Gonzalez would score both his first goal for Richmond and his first professional goal...

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Kickers host Christos FC Wednesday

RICHMOND, Virginia – (Tuesday, May 16, 2017) – The Richmond Kickers open up their quest for the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Wednesday, as they host Christos FC (Md.) in the Second Round of the tournament. This marks the first-ever meeting between the two clubs. The match will be streamed live on RichmondKickers.com and USSoccer.com. Fans who...

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Kickers tie 0-0 against Harrisburg City Islanders

In front of a crowd of over 3,900 at City Stadium, the Richmond Kickers (2-4-2) played to a scoreless draw against the Harrisburg City Islanders (2-3-2) Saturday evening, despite a number of scoring chances by the Kickers’ offense throughout the match’s 90 minutes of play. Harrisburg worked early to get on the scoreboard with a pair of chances...

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