To celebrate the 35th anniversary of VCU’s Department of Dance and Choreography, the 2015-16 season will feature everything from an alumni show to a guest artist presentation in collaboration with the Modlin Center for the Arts.
Once a year in April, we take a day to show the planet some love.
In early April 1990, viewers tuned in to the pilot episode of David Lynch’s mysterious TV show “Twin Peaks.” Now, 25 years later, on the weekend of April 16-19, Movie Club Richmond, the Video Fan and Makeout Creek Books are bringing “The Great Southern,” a “Twin Peaks”-themed festival, to Richmond.
Most people who frequent First Friday, the monthly Richmond art crawl, know about Gallery 5 at 200 W. Marshall St. The gallery has become popular for its quirky art exhibits, music shows, burlesque and other sideshow acts. This April, the gallery turns 10 years old, and they are not celebrating quietly.
When looking at old photos from the Civil War, how do historians tell the difference between Union and Confederate soldiers? Sure, usually the uniform is a dead giveaway, but another tell-tale sign is what kind of facial hair they sported.