Paradise by the Dashboard Light

Paradise by the Dashboard Light

Firehouse Theatre’s “The Barber of Moville” is one of the season’s best.

The Good Times Roll

Stuff to do on New Year’s Eve while staying as safe as possible.

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Reconstruction Radio

A new podcast explores what the post-Confederacy South could learn from post-Nazi Germany.

Shining a Light

Recontextualizing Richmond’s projections are casting the Confederacy in a new light.

Screen Shots

The American Civil War Museum opens its new Robins Theater with "A People's Contest."

Juneteenth Events

A look at some of the freedom celebrations happening this year.

What Dreams May Come

Gideon Appah’s “Forgotten, Nudes, Landscapes” at the ICA looks at death, myth and reality impacted by the pandemic.

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Making Something Together

Andy Jenkins and James Wallace discuss their new collaborative EP, Nothing No. 1.

Rare Grooves

A reissue of Ndikho Xaba and the Natives adds a spiritual jazz masterwork to the resurgence of James “Plunky” Branch.

REVIEW: “Legacies” by Deau Eyes

Richmond singer-songwriter Ali Thibodeau bridges the present and future on her second full-length album.

A New Freedom

Guitarist DJ Williams returns to Richmond to play his long-running benefit for education in war-torn Liberia.

A Resonant Revelation

“Revelators,” the immersive instrumental LP from Richmond bassist Cameron Ralston and Hiss Golden Messenger leader M.C. Taylor, was released last week.

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Ethan Hawke stars as a serial killer in the mostly forgettable “The Black Phone,” while zombie flick, “The Sadness,” smashes taboos with glee.

States of Mind

Two new films, “Benediction” and “Watcher,” take different approaches to conveying tortured inner worlds.

CNN Films, HBO Max Arthur Ashe Doc Premiering at VMFA

Two screenings of "Citizen Ashe" will take place June 25.

Local Lens

With regional themes and creators, Richmond International Film Festival brings it home.

Skinemax Slide

The inventor of body horror continues into melodrama with the organ-grinding “Crimes of the Future.”

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PICK: Raymond Thompson and Riley Goodman at Candela Gallery

Both exhibitions open on Friday, May 6, from 5 to 8 p.m.

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Quoit Riot

Historic Richmond’s Quoit Club, a mashup of a happy hour and a field trip, returns.

Breaking Away

A new documentary film tells the story of Richmond Cycling Corps and its outreach programs for the East End.

Mothers & Houses

This year’s Mother’s Day House and Garden Tour features eight houses in the Museum District.

From Parking Lots to Living Plots

The Chamberbrook area on Richmond’s Northside is rapidly adding residents.

Second Chance

Second Baptist Church gets “temporary reprieve” from demolition.

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Small Town Views

Does a conservative federal judge's new romance novel, "Love at Deep Dusk," signal a change of heart?

Three Women

Midlothian writer explores her Ukrainian family roots in wonderful debut novel, “The Baba Yaga Mask.”

Blood Lessons

A new book by the CEO of VCU Health System explores medical advances discovered on the battlefields of American wars.

The Free South

Author of "Beyond Slavery's Shadow" to speak at Library of Virginia.

The Mercy Seat

Author Dale M. Brumfield’s new book chronicles the abolishment of Virginia’s death penalty.

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Follow the Leader

Oliver Wood brings a sense of renewal to The Wood Brothers’ June show at Maymont.

Rounding Up

For her 18th choreographer’s showcase, Starr Foster is bringing the audience in close to celebrate Pride month.

Ode to a Special Teacher

Arnott Mader (1928-2022) was a beloved dancer and teacher who gave everything to his students.

Dancing with Ukrainians

Fred Astaire Dance Studios Richmond provides a home for Ukrainian dance instructors to follow their dreams.

A Dance World Shakeup

Dogtown Dance’s building is up for sale as their executive director heads to Greenville.

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Shark Summer

A jaw-dropping new exhibition at the Science Museum looks to correct misconceptions about an apex predator of the seas.

History Repeating

Behold the new and improved Virginia Museum of History & Culture.

Black History Month

February events and activities to celebrate Black history and achievement.

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Southern-Fried Superhero

Whip-smart comedian Trae Crowder gives advice on being a liberal redneck.

It’s Morbin’ Time

Firehouse Theatre’s live show and podcast “MAN” humorously shows what happens when superheroes lose their powers.

Standing Out

Punchline Pride serves up a night of standup for the LGBTQ+ community.

Rant and Roll Over

Irascible comic Lewis Black on the pandemic, the bogeyman of critical race theory, and who he wishes would slap him ahead of his Richmond tour stop.

Technicolor Troll Doll

Sweet Pickles’ drag is turning early 2000s toys and cartoons into camp.

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Recovered Memories

An HBO docuseries explores the fallout from a 1985 murder in Beatrice, Nebraska that still haunts a small community.

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Thank You for The Music

Take a chance on Virginia Rep’s “Mamma Mia!”

JC Talk

The national Broadway tour of “Jesus Christ Superstar” comes to the Altria.

Thirst Quencher

Director Chelsea Burke centers radically honest gender identities in RTP's “Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties.”

Days of Our Wives

Richmond Shakespeare Festival’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” needs an overhaul.

Mortality Combat

Cadence Theatre Company takes an existential look at life with “Everybody.”

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Studio Blog

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