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Wave That Flag! Richmond’s Pride 2024 Events Are Here to Slay

We are a little late on this but Virginia Pride has unveiled the schedule for its annual "Endless Summer of Pride" campaign, a celebration of the Richmond region's LGBTQ community. The campaign kicked off on May 31 with a pride flag-raising ceremony at City Hall,...

Chappell Roan Show: Less Concert, More Pink-Powered Pride Party

Driving down the business district toward Brown's Island on Thursday evening, there was nothing but a sea of pink—pink dresses, pink overalls, pink cowboy hats, pink glitter, pink rhinestones, pink everything. Anyone who didn't know better might have quietly wondered...

Spotlight on Luxxienne: A New Wave of Photography in Richmond

Say hello to Lucienne Nghiem, known in the digital world as luxxienne, a Richmond-based photographer, whose artistry is painting the town in shades of dream-pop and disco. Lucienne has transformed her passion into a full-time endeavor, infusing her work with a...

Chappell Roan, RVA Music Night, Shinyribs & Paint On It: Sound Check

This Friday Cheers unfurls once more, heralding a celebration of Richmond’s dynamic music scene with RVA Music Night—a curated blend of today's most electrifying local acts alongside The Legendary Ingramettes, a storied gospel ensemble taking center stage. But that's...

Chappell Roan Show: Less Concert, More Pink-Powered Pride Party

Driving down the business district toward Brown's Island on Thursday evening, there was nothing but a sea of pink—pink dresses, pink overalls, pink cowboy hats, pink glitter, pink rhinestones, pink everything. Anyone who didn't know better might have quietly wondered if they had accidentally time-traveled to July 2023, when the dress code was...

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Chappell Roan Brown's Island Show write up by Ash Griffith_RVA Magazine 2024

Spotlight on Luxxienne: A New Wave of Photography in Richmond

Say hello to Lucienne Nghiem, known in the digital world as luxxienne, a Richmond-based photographer, whose artistry is painting the town in shades of dream-pop and disco. Lucienne has transformed her passion into a full-time endeavor, infusing her work with a distinct feminine aesthetic inspired by early 2000s chic and the vibrant pulse of...

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Interview with Lucienne Nghiem by R Anthony Harris RVA Magazine 2023

Richmond Theater Chat | VA Rep Theatre Unveils a Diverse New Season, from ‘Misery’ to ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

I have fully adopted the mantle of theater nerd since I’ve been back in Richmond. I’ve always been one, but companies like Virginia Repertory Theatre and their satellite collaborations have really reignited a passion that started the first time I put on leggings and spoke in verse onstage—I was 12. I take opportunities to talk to the artists...

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‘BLK Beauty in the Garden’ Fashion Show | EXPRESS YO’SELF RVA

As the fashion and entertainment industry buzz online about “The Garden in Time'' dress code for the First Monday in May, also better known as the MET Gala, celebrating the opening of the exhibit entitled “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York, it seemed very synchronous that...

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