This article originally appeared in the Rotunda on 10/22/17. An archives is here. After four years, Longwood University continues to host the Virginia Children’s Book Festival. The three-day event took place this past weekend, from Thursday to Saturday. Farmville native Juanita Giles is the founder and executive director of the festival. After growing up in this area,… Continue reading Virginia Children’s Book Festival returned to Longwood for the fourth year
This article originally apppeared in GayRVA on 7/27/17. Archives are here, here, here and here. Mamma Mia! is one of the most successful touring musicals, grossing over $2 million in box office royalties. Last night was one of the last performances on the Richmond stop of the Boadway hit jukebox musical’s national farewell tour, after 18 years of shows. The plot… Continue reading ‘Mamma Mia!’ bids farewell to Richmond with one last night of fun, laughter, and ABBA hits
This article originall appeared in RVA Magazine on 7/25/17. Archives are here, here and here. The beloved story about the Boy Who Lived is coming to the Altria Theater in the near future. The soundtrack from the movie adaptation of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be played by the Richmond Symphony Orchestra on February 10, as part of the Harry Potter Film Concert Series. The movie itself… Continue reading RICHMOND SYMPHONY TO PERFORM ‘HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE IN CONCERT’ AT ALTRIA THEATER 2/10
This aritcle originally appeared in RVA Magazine on 7/18/17. Archives are here and here. It’s no secret that paying for graduate school takes a lot of money, which is why Elizabeth Flood applied to be a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) fellow. Flood, an artist from Charlottesville, was accepted as one of four artists to receive the prestigious award for painting in… Continue reading VMFA FELLOW ELIZABETH FLOOD AND THE OBSERVATIONAL WORLD OF THE PAINTERS PENCIL
This article originally appeared in RVA Magazine on 7/10/17. An archive can be found here. Virginia Comicon held its annual convention at the VCU Commons this past weekend, which hosted a crowd of over 640 attendees. Celebrity guests included Austin St. John and Walter Jones (the Red and Black Rangers from Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers), Richmond institution GWAR, and… Continue reading VIRGINIA COMICON: FROM POWER RANGERS TO GWAR AND EVERYTHING IN-BETWEEN
The new sketch comedy group “Discount Tuna” has been on the scene for just under a year, but their work is already being recognized for their hilarious efforts. On Tuesday, June 27 and Wednesday, June 28, the comedy troupe will partner with Richmond’s Coalition Theater for two special performances. And just to spice things up these original shows will not only involve audience participation, but also feature explicit content.
This is a presentation that I gave at Longwood’s 2017 Student Presentation for Undergraduate Research, as part of COMM 345: Media Globalization.