Fueled by more than 20 consumed kegs of beer, one bathroom, cops with guns and an abruptly shortened headline act, the Iggy Pop Halloween concert held Oct. 31, 1981 in the Mosque (now Altria Theater) basement could be considered a true VCU riot.
VCU Department of Dance and Choreography will hold a dance film screening Thursday, Sept. 25, displaying a hybrid art form which brings choreographers and filmmakers together for one visual product.
Natasha Trethewey, former poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winner, recited a selection of her poetry and answered questions about her work on Wednesday in the Commonwealth Ballroom.
It seems preposterous to call the era that gave us “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,” “Keeping up with the Kardashians” and a dozen different “Real Housewives” a golden age. While in many ways, the term “idiot box” seems more suitable than ever, there is no denying there has been a notable shift in tone and content in television. Multicam sitcoms and police procedurals, long-time cable channel staples, are decreasing in number in favor of increasingly inventive serial dramas, the most successful of which, like Breaking Bad or Game of Thrones, become genuine pop culture phenomenons.
Amaranth Arts returns from an international tour to present a diverse selection of new and old emotionally-arching works entitled “Falling Back to Grace” Sept. 11-13 at Grace Street Theater.