Pollak Prizes

The author of a best-selling book, a veteran singer-songwriter and the founders of a remarkable theater company are among the honorees in our 19th annual arts awards. more

Oct 17, 2016 8:30 AM Features

A fond farewell to an art maker, teacher, builder. more

May 18, 2016 2:47 PM NEWS & FEATURES 1 Comments

Three Richmond novelists in the past months have published books dealing with characters who are pretty fly. more

Nov 25, 2015 10:00 AM Arts

Now out on Seattle’s Ladies Choice Records, the Richmond-based world music and jazz collective's "X Years" release is "music for the mind, booty and spirit!" says founding member Tim Harding. more

Nov 19, 2015 10:39 AM Music

The musical is called Gypsy, but the real star is Rose, the archetypal stage mother bent on achieving stardom for her daughters (one of whom gains fame as burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee). more

Nov 18, 2015 12:00 PM Datebook

This year's Pollak Prizes reception was held at Dogtown Dance Theatre on Oct. 26, with awards given for applied arts, dance, film, photography, emerging artist and lifetime achievement. more

Oct 27, 2015 12:03 PM Arts

The winners of the 18th annual Theresa Pollak Prizes for Excellence in the Arts, as selected by our panelists more

Oct 12, 2015 12:37 PM Arts

Richmond magazine's annual Theresa Pollak Prizes for Excellence in the Arts recognize the region's makers and creators through reader nominations and panel selection. This year, we'll award winners in six categories. more

Jul 1, 2015 7:06 PM Arts


Photo by Sarah Walor

Percussionist and, in this case, ringleader Brian Jones and Chop Suey Books take up avant garde composer John Cage's suggestion of jamming a place full of musicians and performers for a limited time only. more

Jun 15, 2015 4:29 PM Arts

The current flap over the former Spokane, Washington, NAACP chapter president who turns out probably not to be African-American isn't anything new. The full glare of media and social commentary, however, is something else again. more

Jun 15, 2015 4:00 PM Arts

Five years after Rob Petres Ground Zero Dance co-founder completed the renovation of the old Bainbridge School as a preeminent regional dance space, the space is getting its first full-time director. more

May 21, 2015 4:29 PM Arts


Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

The VCUArts Anderson Gallery, conceived in 1931 as the city's first real exhibition space, by 1970 introduced work and complementary programming by students and regional and international artists to the wider community. more

May 15, 2015 2:15 PM Arts

Michele Young-Stone's first novel took an unlikely occurrence through the tumult of family rifts, love denied, and inexplicable events. In her new book, "Above Us Only Sky," the absolute worst of humanity is juxtaposed against the best. more

Feb 26, 2015 3:01 PM Arts

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