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‘Mamma Mia!’ bids farewell to Richmond with one last night of fun, laughter, and ABBA hits

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

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RICHMOND SYMPHONY TO PERFORM ‘HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE IN CONCERT’ AT ALTRIA THEATER 2/10

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

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VMFA FELLOW ELIZABETH FLOOD AND THE OBSERVATIONAL WORLD OF THE PAINTERS PENCIL

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

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VIRGINIA COMICON: FROM POWER RANGERS TO GWAR AND EVERYTHING IN-BETWEEN

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

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Comedy troupe, Discount Tuna partners with Coalition Theater for two events

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.

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Richmond-based photographer pays tribute to Holocaust survivor

  This article originally appeared in the Rotunda on 4/16/17. An archive is here. Photos by Ann Polek, Photo Editor. LCVA began exhibiting work on Thursday. It has now been 72 years since the Auschwitz death camp was liberated by Allied forces, and Richmond-based photographer Dean Whitbeck is helping to tell the stories of some of the… Continue reading Richmond-based photographer pays tribute to Holocaust survivor