Pine Camp theater program enhances students’ confidence, world view

A program at Richmond’s Pine Camp Cultural Arts and Community Center is helping students learn job readiness skills by using theater as a backdrop to encourage creativity and self

James Solomon Russell Day celebrated with new documentary

Twenty-three years after the end of the Civil War, the Rev. James Solomon Russell founded Saint Paul Normal and Industrial School in Lawrenceville. He did so knowing how much the town and surrounding areas longed to educate its residents who ...

People to see, places to go!

Looking for something to do or new experiences in the weeks ahead? Here are just a few of the upcoming fun events and adventures:

Bubba’s Block Party returns

NASCAR driver William D. “Bubba” Wallace will again host a block party for the Richmond community as part of the return of racing to the track in Henrico County, it has been announced.

Researchers uncover their tangled roots

Virginia lawyer and retired public official Viola Baskerville has been intrigued by her family’s roots for more than 35 years.

Jason Rivera Torres has ‘Swagger’ on and off the court

When it comes to Jason Rivera Torres, he’s all about a full court press.

‘Art in the Atrium’

The Richmond Chapter, The Links hosted its 11th Biennial Auction “Art in the Atrium” on March 18 at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The Links is a national volunteer service organization whose members are “concerned, committed, talented and professional” ...

Dorothy Height birthday celebration

The 11lth birthday of civil rights great Dorothy Irene Height will be celebrated at a public ceremony at 10:45 a.m. Friday, March 24, at the Hull Street Branch Library, 1400 Hull St.

Richmond gets Sassy

When Sassy Jones opened a flagship location in Short Pump Town Center last October, it gave the brand’s loyal online community a home they could come to and enjoy shopping the products they loved in a new way — in ...

Cicilia Koisenke visits Richmond to nurture her Maasai home

Nearly 14 years ago, Richmonder Suzanne Hall traveled to Southern Sudan as part of a St. James’s Episcopal Church medical mission to administer meningitis vaccinations to children in that region.

Richmond jazz legend has new release

Richmond-based jazz legend and civil rights leader William F. “Bill” McGee is releasing his latest CD, “Tree of Life,” Friday, March 17, through music streaming services and the website he owns and operates, 804jazz.com.

The Links present ‘Art in the Atrium’

The Richmond Chapter of The Links will host its 11th Biennial Auction “Art in the Atrium” on Saturday, March 18, from 5 to 10 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Honorary co-chairs are Dr. Pamela K. Royall and ...

‘The Black Love Blue Print’ is film showcase feature

A documentary focused on the nature and complexity of black love will be the latest film showcased by the Elegba Folklore Society during its monthly film series, 3rd Saturday Documentaries.

Ruth E. Carter becomes 1st Black woman to win 2 Oscars

Ruth E. Carter made history: The costume designer behind the “Black Panther” films became the first Black woman to win two Oscars.

When and where she enters

The joy, camaraderie and pride expressed by Virginians and thousands of others throughout the United States to Rep. Jennifer L. McClellan becoming the first Black woman elected to represent Virginia in the U.S. Congress continued to pour in the day ...