Virginia Historical Society

View a collection of Thomas Jefferson's papers and other artifacts at the Virginia Historical Society through January. more

Oct 14, 2016 8:45 AM Datebook

The Virginia Historical Society’s newest exhibition traverses the evolution of the sport. “Gridiron Glory: The Best of the Pro Football Hall of Fame” runs from May 28 to Sept. 4. more

May 27, 2016 3:00 PM Datebook

A shoutout to local nonprofits — from their peers, plus an interview with a nonprofit fixer and tips on smart giving more

May 9, 2016 12:10 PM , , Features

The Virginia Historical Society on Monday showed the third season premiere of the AMC Revolutionary spy drama "Turn," which blends fact with fiction, following a compelling cast of characters. more

Apr 28, 2016 6:30 PM Stage & Screen

Works by Mozart, Wagner and Stravinksy star in a festival, opera and ballet this weekend; Thao and the Get Down Stay Down are back in town, TheatreLab's "Venus in Fur" opens, and there's Shakespeare at Henricus and "Butterflies Live" at Lewis Ginter. more

Apr 15, 2016 10:57 AM Arts

Exhibits and galleries are great places to spend a summer, but camps can take youth from observing history, art and science to interacting and creating them. more

Mar 22, 2016 10:56 AM Living

A premiere by Mexican-born choreographer Edgar Zendejas, the Latin Ballet’s interpretation Edgar Allan Poe's writing, the Church Hill Irish Festival and an EP release by Richmond indie pop trio My Darling Fury are among this weekend’s highlights. more

Mar 16, 2016 4:00 PM Arts

Two film festivals, numerous First Friday art openings, an album release party with indie rocker Lucy Dacus, the A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship and some dynamite stage productions give us plenty to choose from this weekend. more

Mar 2, 2016 2:00 PM Arts

Who's performing in RVA this month (welcome, Bonnie Raitt!), plus a list of local events to keep you entertained more

Mar 1, 2016 5:24 PM Datebook

The Virginia Historical Society's new exhibition includes 43 chairs ranging from the early 19th century to the present that were chosen for their aesthetic beauty and role in history from social, economic, political and cultural standpoints. more

Feb 19, 2016 2:13 PM Galleries

From Sourcebook 2016: Here are our staff’s top picks for things to do, see and eat in Richmond that mirror the region’s rich cultural mix more

Feb 17, 2016 1:10 PM Living

About 2,700 attendees celebrated the final season of Downton Abbey more

Jan 7, 2016 11:20 AM Datebook

Events, exhibitions, music and more in the month of October more

Oct 1, 2015 2:49 PM Datebook


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How do you feel about learning what's in store at this year's Folk Feast? What about news on that new Hardywood and Trader Joe's collaboration? Maybe you're into new restaurants, UCI parties and other great weekend events? Read on my friend, read on. more

Sep 24, 2015 1:00 PM Food News & Trends


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Good afternoon and a happy Thursday to you! How do you feel about food-packed James River cruises? Or sandwiches? (Personally, I'm for 'em.) What about new beer, new chocolate and new opportunities to try restaurants before they even open? Read on. more

Aug 20, 2015 12:30 PM Food News & Trends 1 Comments

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The Virginia Historical Society announces its newest History On Tap collaboration, featuring Black Heath Meadery's take on Colonial-era metheglin. more

Aug 18, 2015 7:06 PM Food News & Trends

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Good afternoon, good evening and goodnight, Richmond. You've made it to Friday! Congratulations. Your reward: barbecue, Colonial cider (totally drinkable, don't worry), more biscuits and perfect food- and drink-centric events to fill your weekend. more

Apr 24, 2015 2:30 PM Food News & Trends


Wendell Powell Studio

"Virginia Voices" is made up of stories from people around the state. The film incorporates crowd-sourced footage, professionally filmed pieces and segments filmed by residents who were asked to capture their surroundings. more

Mar 18, 2015 4:55 PM Arts


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Richmond's beer history is rich, flavored by centuries of war, hardship and entrepreneurial innovation. more

Dec 9, 2014 2:00 PM Food News & Trends

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