What’s Happening: Events Calendar

September 19, 2018

See something Sunday, Sept. 23, 1:30 p.m., The Byrd (2908 W. Cary St.) L’Avventura presented by VCUarts Cinematheque As part of VCUarts Cinema Michelangelo Antonioni’s showcase, Cinematheque will present the 1960 Italian classic “L’Avventura.” The film will be projected on 35mm. Free admission. Do something Thursday, Sept. 20, 5-10 p.m., Read More

Virginia PrideFest empowers LGBTQIA community

September 19, 2018

Brown’s Island will soon be the site of celebration when Virginia PrideFest 2018 rolls into town Sept 22. The free, family-friendly festival focuses on the empowerment of the LGBTQIA community in Richmond and throughout Virginia. Attended by more than 30,000 people last year, it is the Commonwealth’s largest LGBTQIA celebration. Read More

Shane Black’s “The Predator” preys on your nostalgia

September 19, 2018

Reviving ‘80s action hero classics seems to be the new norm in Hollywood. Many of these revivals, however, fail to garner the same admiration the originals earned. When Shane Black, screenplay writer for 1987 sci-fi thriller “Predator,” was set to helm 2018’s soft reboot “The Predator,” many expected a return Read More

Coming Up: Events Calendar

September 15, 2018

Learn something Saturday, Sept. 15 Foam Rolling Workshop — 10-11 a.m. —Richmond Wellness — $10 — Join Richmond Wellness and Muscle + Bone to discover the benefits of foam rolling and learn how to properly do so in order to decrease your risk of injury and replenish your muscles. Sunday, Read More

Richmond immigrants face higher levels of exclusion, panel says

September 15, 2018

Georgia Geen Managing Editor Unlike cities with historic immigrant populations like New York and Boston, immigrants in Richmond are often less accepted into the city’s society, according to a Sept. 6 panel. The Broad — a women’s gathering and workspace —hosted “Immigration as a Womxn’s Issue,” whose panelists touched on Read More

Bluegrass Festival beats rain, marks start of Fall

September 15, 2018

Andrew Ringle Contributing Writer Beer flowed and banjos sang as guests of all ages streamed into Hardywood Park Craft Brewery for their sixth annual Richmond Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, Sept. 8. In defiance of the usual gloominess that comes with an overcast day, the atmosphere at Hardywood was vitalized with Read More

“Peppermint” is devoid of sweet thrills

September 15, 2018

Samuel Goodrich Staff Writer The past few years have seen many great action films met with audience and critical acclaim. The “John Wick” films, “The Raid” series and both “Equalizer” films are just a few of the movies that have set the standard for upcoming action flicks. But there are Read More

Shy Lennox delivers unforgettable “Audition”

September 15, 2018

Quentin Rice Contributing Writer Donning a rain coat and shorts adorned with green sequins, Shy Lennox, backed up by his frequent producer captain pizza, opened his EP release show at Flora with “Afterblunts,” the single that put him on the map with almost 300,000 streams on Spotify. The crowd swayed Read More

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