Richmond

Much has been written about the decades when America’s baby boomers came of age.  Now, as children raised in the 80’s step into leadership roles, some are looking back on that decade, and the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond is hosting a new show.  

GWAR: Richmond's Home-Grown Metal Rock Band

Oct 27, 2017
Brad Kutner

Blood, guts, and space alien monsters bent on destroying earth. That’s what the metal band GWAR is known for internationally. It’s certainly not everyone’s cup of tea. But for those in Richmond, where the band calls home, it's much, much more than noise.

Richmond Preps for 13th Annual Folk Festival

Oct 12, 2017
Courtesy of Venture Richmond

 

 

Upwards of 200,000 people are expected to descend on Richmond this weekend for the 13th annual Folk Festival -- three days of continuous music, dance, and food.  

Brad Kutner

If you’ve ever walked along the James River, you might have spotted a weird, oblong green or brown fruit hanging from a tree or rotting on the ground. But, the only thing weirder than the taste of this mysterious fruit is its story.

Richmond Launches Social Media Push to Tackle Gun Violence

Sep 27, 2017

This year, more than 50 people have been shot to death in Richmond. While gun violence is still far lower than it was in the 90’s, the city has seen an uptick in recent years. Wednesday, Virginia’s Attorney General, along with Richmond’s mayor, unveiled a new public awareness campaign aimed at reducing violence.

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