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  1. Low on Funds and Staff, Trump Campaign Tries to Ramp Up in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    At the Richmond Coliseum, strobe lights flashed and music thumped. While several thousand supporters cheered, Donald J. Trump finally appeared at the podium.

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  2. Richmond Indie Musician Lucy Dacus Signs Deal With Matador RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    It's fair to say that Richmond musician Lucy Dacus is having a good year. Rolling Stone magazine named her one of the 10 Artists You Need to Know.

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  3. Quill Theatre's Managing Director to Step DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Jacquie O'Connor, who was instrumental in helping merge Henley Street and Richmond Shakespeare to form Quill, will step down June 30. The company announced the change earlier this evening, saying that it will merge the position into the role of artistic director, held by Jan Powell. Her new title will be that of producing artistic director.

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  4. Live Review: Jason Isbell at Altria Theatre on June 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Jason Isbell's Alabama, dirt-rusted vocals poured into Richmond's Altria Theatre Tuesday night, with lyrics ranging from buried lovers to sins committed, atrocities best kept to song over sonnet, stage over reality. The opening song, an uplifting, optimistic "If It Takes A Lifetime," ironically underscored his rapid ascension to the goals professed therein: hard work, overcoming technology's negativity, and accepting the influence of his greatly talented violinist and wife, Amanda Shire.

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  5. VCU's Pep Band Director Ryan Kopacsi Speaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    He's led VCU's wildly popular pep band, the Peppas, for 18 years. Now Ryan Kopacsi and the university are parting ways -- at least, that's how things seem for now.

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  6. It's True: Ikea Is Coming to Hampton RoadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    The long-rumored news finally became official early today with an announcement from the Swedish retailer known for huge stores selling build-it-yourself furniture. Fair warning, though: Given the construction schedule, you won't be buying your Ektorps and Lacks in the 757 until mid-2018, according to the Ikea announcement.

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  7. Event Pick: Ardent Craft Ales Anniversary Block PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    It's gotten to the point that I assume every new place I see opening is a craft brewery. Given the ever-growing abundance of artisan alcoholic beverage companies that have set up shop in our abode, who can blame me? On Saturday, June 25, Ardent Craft Ales celebrates two years of beer-making in Richmond with a block party at its location in Scott's Addition.

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  8. Steel Romance: Richmond's Long Love Affair With TrainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Richmond has a long and generally fruitful attachment to the railroad industry. It dates back to the 1830s when Tom Thumb locomotives rolled through town - essentially exposed boilers on wagons with four wheels.

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  9. Punch Drunk: Cutting the Metaphorical GrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    There's been a lot of talk lately about Richmond's faulty bookkeeping and monetary discrepancies. To hear it from any of the 89 mayoral hopefuls or City Council candidates, the city is more corrupt than Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall.

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  10. How Assault Weapons Are Handled in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    At Cabela's sporting goods store in Short Pump, 30-round magazines for assault-style weapons hang on displays like sacks of socks. They go for $19.95.

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  11. Event Pick: The Richmond Vegetarian Festival at Bryan ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    I've lived long enough to remember when no one was a vegetarian. The idea that someone would forsake meat in their diet was not only preposterous, it was downright unpatriotic.

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  12. The HR DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Style Weekly's mission is to provide smart, witty and tenacious coverage of Richmond. Our editorial team strives to reveal Richmond's true identity through unflinching journalism, incisive writing, thoughtful criticism, arresting photography and sophisticated presentation.

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  13. Event Pick: Broncho, Winter and Big No at Strange MatterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Broncho moves at plodding pop paces. Largely a midtempo affair, the group's new album, "Double Vanity," is an indie T. Rex take on all of tomorrow's parties.

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  14. What to Do in Richmond This Week: June 20-26Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Golfing, dating and four days of theater. Here are seven days worth of Richmond activities from our 2016 Summer Guide .

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  15. FootlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Back in 2014, actress Grey Garrett sounded eerily like the late, great Judy Garland from her legendary 1961 performance at Carnegie Hall. One might assume -- I know I did -- that for an actor, playing a character onstage is something like putting on an outfit, it's something to easily slip into whether that character's been hanging in the closet for a day or more than a year.

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  16. Acclaimed Pit Bull Author May Draw Protests at Chop SueyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Chop Suey Books will be featuring Durham editor and author Bronwen Dickey reading from her new book "Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon" on Thursday, June 23, from 6 to 7 p.m. The New York Times called the book "a thoroughly comprehensible tour of genetics and behavioral science," explaining "why breeding never guarantees an individual dog's personality, and shouldn't be used to condemn it." Dickey is a contributing editor at the Oxford American, as well as the daughter of James Dickey, who wrote the novel "Deliverance" and won a National Book Award for his poetry.

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  17. 5 Dishes to Eat When It's Hot in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Technically this isn't a dish, although it comes in a dish and that counts, right? You probably think this recommendation seems too easy - pffft, you say, ice cream is a no-brainer. Tell me something I don't know.

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  18. Off the Hookah Will Close in JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Off the Hookah's general manager, Roland West, says the popular nightclub will close in late July after nearly six years. Richmond's biggest and brashest nightclub won't make it through the summer, a victim in part of a Canal Walk building's creeping transition from entertainment venue to CarMax office space.

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  19. a Vcu Grad Student Just Made The School's Oldest Books More ValuableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Julian Neuhauser, a VCU English graduate student, made it his mission over the last year to catalog VCU Libraries' collection of pre-1800 printed books. A Virginia Commonwealth University English graduate student has just greatly increased the value of the school library's Special Collections and Archives, featuring books published before 1800.

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  20. Fiery Houston 10-Piece The Suffers Are Poised to Blow Up on Their Own TermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Last time the Suffers played Richmond a few months ago opening for Lake Street Dive, they had the sold-out National crowd ecstatic by the time soulful lead singer Kam Franklin appeared during the headliner's set. They never planned on being much more than a local reggae band when they formed in 2011, but the Suffers have evolved into such a genre-busting juggernaut that're taking up residency on nearly every artists-you-must-know list this year, including Billboard's and Buzzfeed's.

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