Hard economic times sometimes give rise to remarkable products, and here in Virginia one of them is making a comeback.
The cigar box guitar was especially popular during the Great Depression, and these days you’ll find YouTube videos showing how to make your own.
We talked with a retired plumber who’s devoting his life to the instrument.
Steve Armstrong has been many things in his life – a Marine who served in Vietnam, a biker with heavy tattoos, a plumber who supported a wife and kids, and a musician who was well-known in Richmond, Virginia.
What happens when a reporter and her assistant set off on a story...and what if that story is told in a way that really brings it alive? No, it’s not Public Radio. It’s a Stage Play/Graphic Novel. It’s called “ The Intergalactic Nemesis” and it’s playing tonight and tomorrow night at the Moss Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech.
A showing of the space adventure movie, Guardians of the Galaxy in Blacksburg will be “Autism Friendly.”
Lights in the Lyric Theater in Blacksburg will be low but not off and so will the sound. There’ll be no trailers before the show starts and patrons are allowed to bring their own food. Standing up or moving around the theater while the movie is on will also be allowed; A comfortable atmosphere not only for people with Autism.