On the cover: A collaborative space in McKesson’s new state-of-the-art regional headquarters (Photo by Ansel Olson)
66 / Still on the Field
Shaped by the Syracuse Eight football boycott, Clarence “Bucky” McGill always plays the game his way. By Danita Rountree Green
70 / The Women Behind the Curtain
Meet the female playwrights, directors and designers bringing deep wells of passion and experience to Richmond’s theater community. By Harry Kollatz Jr. and Vanessa Del Fabbro
76 / Great Places to Work
Fifteen businesses in the Richmond region where the workers are valued and the benefits are sublime
14 / From the Editor
22 / Boiling Point What’s getting us steamed these days
30 / My Take Why diversity makes media more trustworthy. By Tressie McMillan Cottom
34 / News Chesterfield’s unusual Waterford Park proposal
38 / Flashback John O’Grady’s parade brought a menagerie to Richmond streets. By Harry Kollatz Jr.
184 / Flip to the Back A few of WTVR-CBS 6 meteorologist Nikki-Dee Ray’s favorite things
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
43 / Datebook The French Film Festival’s 25th anniversary, Japanese drummers, the latest from Grammy-winning classical performers Eighth Blackbird and more
46 / Spotlight A debut release from rock band Opin on EggHunt Records
48 / Q&A Richmond filmmakers expose the brutal reality of lynching in America.
50 / Profile Behind the beauty: sacred art in Richmond houses of worship
53 / Style Metallics are a thing this spring.
56 / Shop Talk A VCU business professor turns entrepreneur, opening House of Floralie.
58 / Health GoBabyGo gets children with movement restrictions rolling.
62 / Family Yoga and pregnancy
64 / Picture This UnmaskingRVA and Diamonds ’N Dice
173 / Review Spoonbread Bistro
175 / Quick Take Stoplight Gelato Café
176 / Neighborhood A Vietnamese food haven on Horsepen Road
179 / Ingredient Superfood of the sea
180 / Behind the Scenes Brewers harness the power of fermentation.
182 / Food Stuffs A look at VSU’s hops program By Stephanie Breijo
GUIDES TO GO
103 / What’s new south of the James
108 / Sports tourism in Chesterfield
118 / Welcome to Bon Air.
154 / Career camps offer insight into professions.
160 / Counselor Care: How qualified are the people overseeing campers?
165 / Directory to summer and day camps