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Gospel group releases first new music in nearly 50 years

She made a single gospel soul record in the 1970s with her brothers, when they were all teenagers. Then Annie Brown Caldwell moved on with her life. Decades later, she was running a clothing store in a tiny Mississippi town …

Celebration of Freedom continues

Throughout June, a variety of public events will commemorate the fourth national Juneteenth holiday. These events aim to recognize and celebrate this important occasion in different ways.

Juneteenth events highlight freedom, heritage

In recognition of the fourth official Juneteenth celebration Wednesday, June 19, the following events are being held throughout the month to recognize and celebrate the holiday in a variety of ways.

Moore named executive director of The Latin Ballet of Virginia

The Latin Ballet of Virginia recently appointed Arianna Moore as its new executive director. Moore, a College of Charleston graduate with a bachelor’s in arts management, has a long history with the dance company. “I’m excited to return to The …

Movies in the Outfield series returns to the Diamond

The Richmond Flying Squirrels’ Movies in the Outfield series returns with four movie nights at the ballpark this year, the team announced Monday.

Sour note: Four Tops member sues hospital for restraining him, discrimination

The lead singer of the Four Tops said a Detroit-area hospital restrained him and ordered a psychological exam after refusing to believe that he was part of the Motown music group.

Richmond Symphony hires Anderson as marketing/sales VP

The Richmond Symphony recently named Christopher Anderson as its new vice president of marketing and sales, effective June 17.

Juneteenth events highlight freedom, heritage

In recognition of the fourth official Juneteenth celebration on Wednesday, June 19, the following events are being held throughout the month to recognize and celebrate the holiday in a variety of ways.

Jubilation in June returns with music, fireworks

The city of Richmond will host the 3rd Annual Jubilation in June Weekend, a series of free public events featuring live music performances and community resources.

Virginia War Memorial opens new exhibit on D-Day Landings

A new Virginia War Memorial exhibit, “D+80: Virginians in the Normandy Invasion,” opens on June 6 the 80th anniversary of D-Day when American and Allied forces landed on the beaches of Normandy in France in 1944 during World War II.

‘Dine Out for Pride’ Returns to Support LGBTQ Groups

For the second year, restaurants across the Richmond region are participating in “Dine Out for Pride” to raise funds for local LGBTQ organizations during the first week of June’s Pride Month celebrations.

Gardeners’ plant sale and festival in Henrico

The Henrico Master Gardener Association holds its annual Spring Plant Sale and Pollinator Festival from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 8. The free event will be held at the Recreation Center at Deep Run Park, at 9900 Ridgefield …

Artist talk to explore African-American ceramics, collaboration

The Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia will host an artist talk titled “Re(CLAY)mation of Collaboration Intersections” 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8.

Victory Church of God in Christ to offer free summer meals for children

Victory Church of God in Christ is participating in the Summer Food Service Program, providing free meals to children throughout the summer. The initiative aims to ensure that no child goes hungry during the school break.

Richmond tunes up for summer concert season

As summer approaches, outdoor concert series are gearing up at two of the more picturesque venues around the city.

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