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SUPPORTING MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION IN VIRGINIA

This article originally appeared in RVA Magazine on 8/1/17. An archive is here. One of the ever-present issues in 2017 is the debate surrounding marijuana decriminalization and legalization. As support for marijuana increases nationally, legislators have been forced to respond by modernizing their positions. Republicans used to be united in their opposition to drug legalization, but it has become… Continue reading SUPPORTING MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION IN VIRGINIA

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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

Politics · published · school · work

Equality Virginia endorses incumbent House candidates

This article was origianlly published in GayRVA on 7/13/17. Archives are here, here, here and here. Equality Virginia’s Political Action Committee (EVPAC) recently announced its endorsement of 17 incumbent candidates (all Democrats) for the House of Delegates in the 2017 election. These endorsements are based on the candidates’ answers in a survey from EVPAC. The candidates claimed in the survey that, if… Continue reading Equality Virginia endorses incumbent House candidates

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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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RESTAURATEUR RUNS FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES AS LIBERTARIAN

This article originally appeared in RVA Magazine on 7/17/17. Archives are here, here and here. Jake Crocker has been a small business owner in Richmond for years, and currently owns three restaurants (Uptown Market & Deli, F.W. Sullivan’s and Lady N’awlins) in the city. Now, however, he is venturing out to try something new: he is running as a Libertarian candidate for… Continue reading RESTAURATEUR RUNS FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATES AS LIBERTARIAN