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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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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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Bandfest, Spring Weekend performances: 10/10, would listen again

This article originally appeared in the Rotunda on 4/9/17. An archive is here. Photos by Eva Wittkoski. Each year, Longwood University hosts Spring Weekend and Bandfest, two events that mostly focus on music. It also allows student organizations to promote themselves. Bandfest took place this past Friday and Spring Weekend was held on Saturday. Bandfest is… Continue reading Bandfest, Spring Weekend performances: 10/10, would listen again

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Come see the instruments, but do not feed

This article originally appeared in the Rotunda on 3/26/17. An archive is here. In correspondence with “Music in your Schools” month, Longwood University’s Gamma Kappa chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota has promoted the Prince Edward County school system’s music programs, working to raise money to support them. In their latest fundraiser, students could be introduced to clean… Continue reading Come see the instruments, but do not feed

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Lip Sync brings back the 90’s

Do you ever dance to throwback songs with friends for fun? Well, some dance to them for friendly competition. The annual Lip Sync hosted by Longwood University’s Greek life organizations was held on Nov. 9 in Jarman Auditorium. Lip Sync is a talent show where Longwood’s fraternities and sororities dance to a montage of different songs while mouthing the lyrics of each song.

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The Farmville Regional Airport gets lit

This article originally appeared in The Rotunda (archived). Photos by Miriam Loya, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor. Town of Farmville hosts “End of the Summer Labor Day Fireworks Event” With the school year now in full swing, Farmville has tried something new and enjoyable for people of all ages: an end of summer celebration. The “Labor Day… Continue reading The Farmville Regional Airport gets lit