SPRING 2017

by | May 25, 2017

RVA Magazine continues to raise the bar with RVA #28, the first issue of 2017 due out this March featuring the most content yet in our decade-plus tenure. Everything from hiphop and comics to restaurants and art will be covered in our next issue, with each subject discerningly covered by those who experience and live Richmond’s culture first-hand, as well as some who even add to it. Hitting newsstands soon, this is the boldest RVA Magazine to date, bolstering itself up to stay perfectly in step with the ever-growing scene here in Virginia’s endearing capital.

RVA #28’s cover story is a look at the inspiring work of celebrated Norfolk artist Jason “Stuntkid” Levesque, as told by Jill Smith and our own creative director R. Anthony Harris. Elsewhere, Emilie Von Unwerth highlights the work of local business Guard N Flags and their involvement in the recent Women’s March On Washington, while Robert Soadro details the local Drink & Draw events within Richmond’s growing indie comic community. Staff writer Cody Endres shines a light on the gritty hardcore quartet Nosebleed with Laura Confer tackling the other end of the punk spectrum with a look at Cherry Pits and their latest EP. Drew Necci recounts the national impact local label Citrus City has had in their two year span, while staff writer Shannon Clearly hones in on one of the label’s rising stars, the power-jangle quartet known as Young Scum. Also in music, Mutant Academy associate Big Kahuna recounts the message behind his explosive hip-hop sound to Joe Genest, while print editor Doug Nunnally tells the story of local transplant Angelica Garcia and her rise from creative songwriter to major label signee. Finally, staff writer Davy Jones focuses on burgeoning electronic musician Dazeases, the first artist in Egghunt’s new Hatched series, and breaks downs the ideology behind her twisting and enthralling compositions.

In addition to these in-depth stories and profiles, the next issue contains our prominent and expanded coverage of craft beer, studio news, and music reviews as well as our emerging photography series showcasing the work of talented local artists and our brand-new “Good Eats RVA” spotlight on local restaurants. Due out this March, RVA #28 is your first taste of big moves and influential players all looking to make 2017 a landmark year for Richmond’s amazing scene.

Cover by Stuntkid

 

R. Anthony Harris

R. Anthony Harris

I created Richmond, Virginia’s culture publication RVA Magazine and brought the first Richmond Mural Project to town. Designed the first brand for the Richmond’s First Fridays Artwalk and promoted the citywide “RVA” brand before the city adopted it as the official moniker. I threw a bunch of parties. Printed a lot of magazines. Met so many fantastic people in the process. Professional work: www.majormajor.me




more magazines

FALL 2019

It’s out! RVA Mag’s 38th edition is a photo-forward issue that focuses on live music, street art, and delicious local food & craft beer — the building blocks on which RVA Mag was built! That’s right, we’re returning to first principles with this issue, just in...

SUMMER 2019

It’s August, it’s hot, and it’s only going to get hotter here in the River City with the arrival on the streets of RVA Magazine #37, our Summer 2019 issue! This one’s bursting all around, with plenty of art, music, news, politics, and more. From the far corners of the...

SPRING 2019

RVA #36 is our Spring 2019 issue, bringing you the first-rate coverage of central Virginia’s street-level culture that you have come to expect over RVA Mag’s 14 years of existence. Richmond’s artistic community is drawing a lot of attention this year, and in this...

WINTER 2018

  In RVA Magazine’s 35th issue, we're tapping into a variety of issues that affect us where we live, as well as delving into the untold stories from the nooks and crannies of Central Va's culture. https://issuu.com/snooka/docs/0_rva35_v2-compressed

FALL 2018

In RVA Magazine's 34th issue, we stargaze with astronauts, follow Richmonders to the street art of Johannesburg with RVA Global, check out the city's music scene, feature a popular transgender comedian with GayRVA, and catch up with locals from social movements to...

SUMMER 2018

RVA Magazine's 33rd issue hit the streets this summer. With so much to do in our own River City, it’s hard to get outside and see the rest of Virginia -- but it’s always rewarding. With that in mind, our stories in our 33rd issue take us outside of Richmond and shed a...

SPRING 2018

RVA Magazine is back with our 32nd issue, a celebration of women in arts, music, fashion, and politics. In a year dubbed the year of women, RVA Mag is bringing the national conversation to the local level and raising Richmond’s voice to a wider platform. While the...

WINTER 2017

RVA Magazine expands our coverage and reach in our 31st issue, doubling down on our winning formula of culture and politics. We bring unique perspectives and informed analyses of local and national events to the largest audience of young people in central Virginia and...

Topics:

Pin It on Pinterest