Richmond Newswire (Page 9)

Richmond Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Richmond, VA. (Page 9)

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  1. Event Pick: Mozart Festival 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Style Weekly

    For centuries, classical music was the people's music -- and some are trying to ensure that it still is. Classical Revolution RVA, the Richmond performance and advocacy group founded by violinist Ellen Cockerham Riccio in 2012, has been taking the music back to to streets.

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  2. Event Pick: Spring Bada-bing at Hardywood Park Craft BreweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Style Weekly

    To immerse yourself in the local creative class, there's one place to be Saturday, April 16: Hardywood Park Craft Brewery. The Richmond party palace is host to Spring Bada-bing from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The Richmond Craft Mafia will hold its juried, independent craft show, featuring a variety of handmade works by more than 40 capital city artisans.

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  3. Opinion: How Redskins Football Pushed Richmond's Schools to the Breaking PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Style Weekly

    To understand why our city has so many potholes, and more significantly why our parents and teachers must beg City Council to fully fund our schools and students are walking out of class to protest poor conditions, you need to know how we got here. This is a sad and shameful tale about a steal of a deal made in 2012 by Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones, the Washington Redskins, Bon Secours Health System and the city's so-called Economic Development Authority, and how they helped create the colossal cluster muck that is the city's finances today.

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  4. Local Design-Lovers Launch DesignMonth RVARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Richmond needs to look no further than the Tudor-Jacobean revival Branch House on Monument Avenue and the midcentury modern Rice House on the James River. They're proof that disparate styles can hold up as classic designs.

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  5. Southern Season to CloseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Style Weekly

    According to Richmond BizSense , Southern Season is closing its Richmond store. It opened with much brouhaha less than two years ago, with events, a cooking school and an attached restaurant, the Southerly, which garnered middling reviews.

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  6. Broadway in Richmond Lineup Announced for '16-'17Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Style Weekly

    The modern-day Christmas film classic "Elf" should be a hot ticket when its musical version hits the stage next December. "For our eighth season of Broadway In Richmond, we're excited to premiere four new musicals direct from Broadway including the Tony Award winners 'KINKY BOOTS' and 'BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROL KING MUSICAL' and bring back the record-breaking 'THE BOOK OF MORMON.'

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  7. 12 Telling Moments From Richmond's First Mayoral ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Led by former governor and Richmond mayor L. Douglas Wilder, 12 city mayoral candidates hashed it out in a spirited forum Wednesday night at the Allix B. James Chapel in Coburn Hall at Virginia Union University. Most candidates roundly trashed outgoing Mayor Dwight C. Jones, decried the sorry state of the city's underfunded schools, pushed the idea of a strong executive as mayor who knows about finance and budgets and scolded about a lack of transparency and cronyism at City Hall.

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  8. Former Chief of Massey Energy Sentenced to One Year in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Donald L. Blankenship, the former chief executive of Massey Energy Co., has been sentenced to one year in prison, a $250,000 fine and a year of supervised release for his role in a 2010 mine blast that killed 29 people. The sentence, handed down today, was the toughest possible for Blankenship.

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  9. Punk Rock Bernie Sanders Mural Goes Up on Broad StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Richmond has joined the list of cities nationwide that are "feeling the Bern" -- at least through a huge mural devoted to the progressive Democratic presidential candidate. Veteran local artist Mickael Broth spent today painting a towering image of Bernie Sanders moshing next to the phrase "Feel the Bern."

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  10. Interview: Grammy Winner Christopher King brings Primitive Greek Folk To Steady Sounds This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Lifelong record collector Christopher King returns to Richmond this Sunday -- which means it's time to party like a remote village in 1920s Greece. The increasingly well-known Faber, Va.

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  11. Virginia House Panel Unanimously Kills Police Secrecy BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Virginian-Pilot reporter Gary Harki speaks before the Virginia House FOIA subcommittee regarding his opposition to SB552 sponsored by Sen. John Cosgrove, right, of Chesapeake, in Hall C of the General Assembly building in Richmond, Va. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.

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  12. Eastern Garter Snake Beats Back Rattlesnake to Become Official Virginia ReptileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    The Virginia Senate voted Thursday to make the Eastern garter snake the official state reptile after one lawmaker made a spirited push for the timber rattlesnake. When it comes to a state symbol, said Sen. Dick Black, R-Loudoun County, Virginia needed something symbolic of power and aggression, like an eagle.

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  13. Bill Clinton Stumps for Wife at Hippodrome in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Rain downpours, lightning strikes and tornado sirens weren't enough to dampen chants of "I believe that she will win" last night, with Hillary Clinton supporters lining up outside the Hippodrome Theater in Jackson Ward. "You need to have some experience and experiences, and she has all of the above," Jessie Jefferson said while waiting for the chance to see former president Bill Clinton speak about his wife's campaign.

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  14. Brew Blossoms: 5 Don't-Miss Spring Events for Richmond Beer LoversRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Blue Bee Cider plays host to Coffee with Strangers RVA's Kelli Lemon and historian Emmanuel Dabney on a panel moderated by Liquor Lady's Melissa Davis. In conjunction with Black History Month, the discussion will center on Richmond, the history of its alcohol industry and the role of black people in it.

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  15. Richmond Chosen For New 'Joys of Snail Mail' Ad CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Don't be surprised if a film crew rolls up to your favorite spot this week. The United States Postal Service has selected Richmond as its location for a series of commercials about the joys of snail mail.

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  16. Metzger's Bar & Butchery and Kuba Kuba Hit the National PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Sometimes the whole of Richmond dining scene gets praise, as it did in National Geographic, Bon Appetit, and the Local Palate, to name a few. Other times publications drill down, as Southern Living did when it named L'Opossum one of the best restaurant's in the South .

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  17. National Film Series Featuring Queer Women of Color Has a Chapter in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Drill down further and one group even more conspicuously absent from the moviemaking table is queer women of color. Their invisibility in film was the impetus for creating Sistah Sinemah, a multistate arts group seeking to change that by screening films by and about queer women of color.

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  18. Event Pick: Dumb Waiter, Wandcraver and Get in the Car at Gallery5Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    Dumb Waiter makes distinctively Richmond music. A mixture of avant jazz and progressive rock held together by a punk esthetic, the quartet is the latest in the city's decades-long history of producing angular instrumental riff peddlers .

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  19. Food Review: Belle & James Opens the Possibilities For Downtown RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    East Main Street is a desolate stretch of road, at least as far as restaurants are concerned. While office buildings and their enormous parking garages dominate the landscape, the downtown core of Richmond has remained bereft of full-service restaurants that stay open past the crush of lunch-hour queues.

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  20. Event Pick: "Robbin Thompson's Real Fine Day: a Tribute ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Style Weekly

    I can think of no Richmond musician more beloved or admired than Robbin Thompson. The songwriting guitarist's death in October after a long battle with cancer was marked by an outpouring of affection.

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