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Samantha Willis

Take a trip to the Center of the Universe — it’s closer than you think. more

Sep 8, 2016 10:55 AM R•HOME

In Church Hill, a new art education center and gallery will fuel a diverse community’s creative expression and prepare Richmond’s next generation of visual artists. more

May 7, 2017 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Richmond magazine staffers took a hard-hat tour of the in-progress Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU; here are our early thoughts. more

Apr 26, 2017 3:05 PM , , Galleries

Richmond musician, DJ and author Michael “Mikemetic” Williams releases his first volume of thought-provoking, community-conscious poetry, "Hood Haiku." more

Apr 20, 2017 2:54 PM Arts

The director of a new statewide program based in Richmond seeks to empower our community’s most vulnerable. more

Apr 16, 2017 6:30 AM Sunday Story 1 Comments

April 11, VCU's Department of African-American Studies will host three former Black Panthers at a forum about the Black Panther Party's 50-year legacy more

Apr 7, 2017 12:23 PM NEWS & FEATURES

Duron Chavis leads Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s efforts to promote local urban greening and fight food insecurity. more

Apr 4, 2017 1:40 PM R•HOME

With a vibrant new exhibition featuring the works of four African-American contemporary artists, Petersburg's Walton Gallery marks a milestone. more

Mar 21, 2017 2:55 PM Galleries

In a new book, the granddaughter of “The Gospel Queen of Richmond” reveals Maggie Ingram as a multifaceted woman and savvy professional artist. more

Mar 19, 2017 6:30 AM Sunday Story

The husband-and-wife team behind the Richmond-based documentary production company discuss their work, including their latest project, “An Outrage,” an exploration of lynching in America. more

Feb 23, 2017 10:20 AM Stage & Screen

Sam Reed’s debut solo album soothes, instructs and inspires. more

Feb 20, 2017 9:18 AM Music

A Henrico teen takes the lead, empowers her diverse peers and shows the city a way forward. more

Feb 19, 2017 6:30 AM Sunday Story 1 Comments

The last installation of our series featured workshops that laid bare Richmond's transgenerational racial trauma, offered steps toward healing and taught us the meaning of true diversity. more

Feb 10, 2017 2:40 PM NEWS & FEATURES

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(Photo by Samantha Willis)

The artwork of internationally renowned artist/educator Murry DePillars is on exhibit at the Black History Museum & Cultural Center of Virginia through June 3. more

Feb 7, 2017 10:11 AM Galleries

An anchor West End business fuses the beauty of local art with the practicality of car care. more

Jan 22, 2017 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Some of Richmond's most brilliant minds converged at the second portion of the Unmasking series and examined how race filters into many aspects of the city's past and present. more

Jan 13, 2017 4:32 PM NEWS & FEATURES

The Capital City Kwanzaa Festival returns to the Altria Theater Dec. 30. more

Dec 27, 2016 12:08 PM Datebook

On Dec. 7, nearly 200 Richmonders came together for one purpose: to listen, learn and grow through honest dialogue about race. more

Dec 8, 2016 4:13 PM NEWS & FEATURES

An old house helps tell Jackson Ward’s new story. more

Dec 5, 2016 8:30 AM Features

A church retains its relevance through its service to the Jackson Ward community. more

Dec 5, 2016 8:30 AM Features

The work of Lucy Goode Brooks lives on in Jackson Ward and Church Hill. more

Dec 5, 2016 8:30 AM Features

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