At least two days a week The Virginia Flaggers can be seen in front of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts parading Confederate flags while they are ignored by passerbys. The Virginia Flaggers have been attempting to preserve Confederate history by “flagging” locations which they believe have “attacked (their) flags, heritage, and ancestors.” The most frequently protested place by this group is the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts because it took down Confederate flags from the Confederate memorial chapel that is on its property.
South African jazz musicians will perform side-by-side with VCU students Sept. 24 as part of a cultural exchange program with the university’s sister school KwaZulu-Natal University in Durban, South Africa.
Ed Peeples, Ph.D., a former professor who has stayed involved with almost every aspect of the VCU community, recently published his memoir, “Scalawag,” which details the past five decades of his life.
The last mainstage play of the spring semester, “Arabian Nights,” tells the story of Queen Shahrazad, who tries to use her gift of storytelling to avoid being executed by King Shahrayar, like many brides before her.