Gentrification can be seen all throughout Richmond, but a VCU graduate is working to keep his neighborhood’s history alive.
As most people who took biology in high school know, the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell. According to Dr. Shilpa Iyer, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Life Science Engineering at VCU, the mitochondria is important because it’s the part of the cell that controls how much energy you have.
If you walk through the glass doors and past the galleries to the back of the Depot on Broad St., you’ll find a studio space where VCUarts students in the interdisciplinary motion capture class have been learning 3D animation techniques over the last five weeks.
Artists are giving audiences the chance to peer into their creative process, opening the floor to discussion immediately following their performance.
Originally held to honor benefactor W.E. Singleton, the annual Fall Jazz Festival will return Oct. 9 featuring performances by Jazz Orchestras I and II and VCU Jazz faculty.