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A Guide to The Perfect Goth Date in Richmond

For those who dare to embrace the darker side of love, writer Lauren Vincelli unveils an array of gothic date spots across the city in time for Valentine's Day. From eerie matinees at Dracula ballets to sultry nights filled with sugar baby shopping sprees and...

Artist Morgan Bassichis Talks About Their Little Ditties

As of September 1, the Institute of Contemporary Art has been hosting More Little Ditties, a video installation by Morgan Bassichis. It remains until January 4, 2024. Christian Detres sat down with the artist to discuss their collection and how it relates to everything from the collective trauma of COVID-19, to the ongoing conflict in...

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Morgan Bassichis x ICA 2023

Morgan Carey Brings “Good For Her” Films to Starr Hill

Morgan Carey, local candlemaker community organizer has been putting together a fundraising event at Starr Bill Brewery. On the second Tuesday of every month Carey has organized Good For Her, a monthly event that screens a film featuring a woman overcoming societal brutality and disadvantages. To learn more about what goes on at Starr Hill,...

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Emmie Webb Art Carrie Piece

Grimalkin Records and The Richmond Trans & Queer Community

We delve into the world of Grimalkin Records, a Richmond, Virginia-based collective with a mission that goes beyond music. In this interview, you'll meet Eli Owens and Grim, the driving forces behind this nonprofit endeavor, and explore their inspiring journey from humble beginnings to a certified 501(c)(3) organization. They're amplifying...

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Grimakin Festival 2023 interview

Goad Gatsby’s Dystopian Update For September 2023

Tracking the far-right extremists of Virginia. Explore his latest reporting HERE. Family behind proposed “Sage’s Law” files lawsuit. Earlier this year, Delegate Dave LaRock carried the bill that passed the House of Delegates by a partisan 52-48 vote but later died in a Senate Committee controlled by Democrats. This bill would...

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Goad Gatsby Dystopian Update September 2023

In the Heat of the Night Vol. 12: Neon Love Letter

Raise a Bingo Lager! to the electric pulse of our nightlife -- a frenetic dance fueled by the characters that make our scene a hotbed of unadulterated fun. Meet our photographer, Jody Adams, a fellow who's been pounding the pavement after-hours for months, with his camera capturing all the nocturnal magic our town has to offer. There is a...

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In The Heat Of The Night Vol. 12 by Jody Adams