Even in a region steeped in history, Hanover County can seem particularly fertile ground for those eager to engage with the past. Art Taylor, a member of the Hanover County Historical Society moved to Hanover in the 1970s though his family’s ... more

Jul 15, 2016 11:35 AM ENTERTAINMENT

Coping with the loss of a loved one and dealing with grief is universal. The way we cope is unique to each one of us. Many have expressed a desire to hold on to something tangible, something that keeps that loved one continually in their thoughts ... more

Jul 12, 2016 8:00 AM Family

Edgar Allan Poe was a weird guy. I’m just going to say it, okay? He was odd. I like him, sure, but his writing was unusual, and his tendencies were abnormal. But, most likely, it’s his idiosyncrasies that earned him so much recognition during his ... more

Mar 10, 2016 4:23 PM ENTERTAINMENT

We know we love “the Rivah” here in Richmond. Now you can stir up those nautical memories with beautiful artistic maps of Virginia’s eastern coastline, showcasing the beauty and history of the Chesapeake Bay. more

Jan 14, 2016 8:10 PM My Town


Doug Orleski's first mural located on the side of Modern Artifacts in Carytown. Photo by Doug Orleski

When Robert Kennedy famously quoted playwright George Bernard Shaw – “There are those that look at things the way they are, and ask why? I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” – the young senator was talking about the same visionary... more

May 1, 2015 11:47 AM ENTERTAINMENT


Rembrandt's Coffehouse in the Bluff View Art District. Photo: Chattanooga CVB

I felt like Chattanooga should be home, though I’d never been there. I suppose that the “Chattanooga Choo-Choo” song, indelibly etching in my mind the image of the town as a train hub, gives me that feeling. After all, both of my grandfathers were... more

Mar 10, 2015 3:20 PM TRAVEL


Doug Fisher and Trang Nyuyen discussing The Art of The Flower exhibition design. Courtesy of the VMFA

As you stroll through the special exhibits at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA), you get a mental massage, as the displays gently knead your aesthetic and intellectual sensibilities. You move slowly from room to room, piece to piece... more

Mar 4, 2015 2:00 PM FEATURES


​'​Urano in Cool Greys​'​, Acrylic on Canvas, 40​"​ x 30​"​

Lots of little girls love horses. When that childhood fascination is mixed with family artistic tradition and those majestic creatures become players in recurring dreams, the result seems inevitable. For Marilyn Borglum, the legacy was nurtured by... more

Nov 10, 2014 1:47 PM My Town


‘Bridge of Signs’: Beyond the Screen? InLight, 2013, Medeology Collective

Science tells us that light is merely electromagnetic radiation of a certain wavelength. Art tells us more: Light is a celebration, a mental lift, a metaphor, and the medium for a unique artistic event, InLight Richmond. Since 2008, InLight has... more

Nov 10, 2014 1:47 PM ENTERTAINMENT


Photo by Joey Wharton

Photos from the media preview of the Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing exhibit running from October 18, 2014 – January 11, 2015 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. more

Oct 15, 2014 1:56 PM Photos

Downtown Petersburg is about to get more artsy, mixing contemporary with historic, with the scheduled October 2014 opening of The Ward Center for Contemporary Art. The 26,000-square-foot art center will be housed in the historic... more

Sep 16, 2014 3:57 PM My Town

The human story behind Cabell Gorman’s pet portraits more

May 19, 2014 12:00 AM My Town

2013 Richmond Mural Project

Courtesy of Art Whino

You can sate your food cravings almost anywhere in the Richmond area, but when it’s time to feed your soul with art, downtown is the best restaurant. more

Mar 11, 2014 2:24 PM Featured Articles

Funny Girl

1968. ©Columbia/The Kobal Collection.

From the iconic gingham pinafore dress that Dorothy Gale wore in “The Wizard of Oz” to the flamboyant and stunning bonnets that Scarlett O’Hara wore in “Gone With The Wind,” notable costuming has played a pivotal role in so many memorable movies. more

Nov 6, 2013 10:34 AM ENTERTAINMENT

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