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Richmond Ballet at the Carpenter Center

Fall Big Book Sale is this weekend

The Friends of the Richmond Public Library Fall Big Book Sale is this weekend at the Main Library.

Poe documentary at Main Library

Lots of activity this Friday at Main Library. Art, book sale, and an Edgar Allan Poe documentary.

Valentine Richmond History Center Walking Tours

Carver Walking Tour

Join the Valentine Richmond History Center on October 27 for a walking tour through the Carver neighborhood. This tour begins at 2:00 p.m. Meet near the flagpole at Maggie Walker Governor’s School, 1000 N. Lombardy Street at West Leigh Street.

TEDxRVA TalkWalk Flyer

TEDxRVA TalkWalk

On Thursday, October 17 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., visit the Broad Street Arts District for the first TEDxRVA TalkWalk.

Book Drive

Saturday Drive Thru Book Drive at the Downtown Library

It’s time for another book drive at the Main Public Library. Throw your dusty books in the car and use the drive thru at the back of the library on Main Street.


New ICA Director

Here’s a little about Lisa from RVANews: She began her career at the Institute for Contemporary Art in Boston after she graduated from Oberlin College with a degree in art history. “I knew I wanted to be a curator,” Freiman said.


CultureWorks announces Micro Grants for the West Broad Arts District

The City of Richmond and CultureWorks are pleased to announce the launch of a new Arts and Cultural District Micro Grant Program.  The Micro Grant Program is one of several recent city initiatives targeted to the Broad Street Arts and Cultural District.

Black Book Day coming to Elegba Folklore Cultural Center

via Facebook: Visit Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center, downtown at 1st & Broad in the RVA Arts District for the Claude McKay Black Book Expo happening September 14-15. Browse and buy books for adults and children from every possible genre of writing.

Valentine Richmond History Center Walking Tours

Capital Square Walking Tour

Join the Valentine Richmond History Center on September 1 for “Capital Square: Jefferson, Washington and Spielberg Walking Tour.” This tour begins at 2:00 p.m. at Capital Square’s 9th and Grace Street gate.

From a Richmond Streetcar by Kitty Snow

From a Richmond Streetcar

Learn about photography and the Richmond streetcar system on Tuesday, July 16 at the Library of Virginia. At Noon, Kitty Snow will discuss her book From a Richmond Streetcar: Life Through the Lens of Harris Stilson.

Retro Movie Day for Teens at Main Library

Retro Movies for Teens at Main Library

Beat the heat this summer and visit the Main Library for Retro Movie Day for Teens! On Wednesday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. the library will show retro movies from the 80s and 90s.

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