JMI, VSU summit dips into global issues

Bakari Sellers’ 2020 memoir “My Vanishing Country,” is filled with delicious morsels that stay with readers long after they’ve been digested.

Richmond Symphony celebrates MLK weekend with three concerts

Dr. Henry Panion III, a Grammy-award winning arranger, composer, conductor, educator and producer, has worked with artists across the musical spectrum.

Coco Jones talks earning Grammy nods, overcoming obstacles after Disney fame, Hollywood’s pay equity

Coco Jones was so obsessed with fine tuning her skills as a singer that she tried to mimic Beyoncé’s Olympic-style training of singing while running on a treadmill.

‘Matunda ya kwanza’

Cheick Hamala Diabate (above) performs with the Elegba Folklore Drummers on Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center where thousands attended the 33rd Annual Capital City Kwanzaa Festival presented by The Elegba Folklore Society.

3 Richmond Symphony concerts highlight MLK

The Richmond Symphony has scheduled three concerts leading up to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, which is Jan. 15.

Kwanzaa celebration

The seven-day Kwanzaa holiday is in full swing, with the largest community event in Virginia set to take place from 1 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 30, at the Greater Richmond Conven- tion Center in Downtown.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority presents 2023 debutantes

“A Royal Holiday Affair” was the theme for this year’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Debutante Presentation and Ball on Dec. 16 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Seventeen young women participated in this year’s ball sponsored by the AKA’s Upsilon ...

Capital City Kwanzaa Festival is Dec. 30

The Elegba Folklore Society is bringing Black-centered holiday cheer, with the return of the annual Capital City Kwanzaa Festival on Saturday, Dec. 30, in Exhibit Hall B of the Greater Richmond Convention Center from 1 to 7 p.m.

Cherished Holiday Memories

Holiday memories are created by family — whether it is the family in which we are born or the family we create through church, work or social interactions. May these reflections of cherished holiday memories, shared by four Richmond residents, ...

Holiday events calendar

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Good tidings

Various civic and social organizations continue the holiday spirit by sharing both tangible and intangible gifts throughout the community.

Henrico to accept Christmas trees for recycling Dec. 26 through Jan. 9

Henrico County will accept Christmas trees for recycling into mulch from Tuesday, Dec. 26, through Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights voted best in the nation

The Richmond region is now home to the country’s best “Botanical Garden Holiday Lights.” This year, voters helped Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden secure the number one spot in the USA Today 10 Best contest. ...

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Library of Virginia’s ‘Indigenous Perspectives,’ highlights state’s tribal citizens

A new multimedia exhibition at the Library of Virginia explores voices and experiences of Virginia’s tribal communities and how they remain a vital part of Virginia’s culture today.