arts

Chance the Rapper announces the launch of the New Chance Arts and Literature Fund for Chicago public schools.

RICHMOND, VA. (RADIO ONE KISS): It’s a Senior Day in The Park Thursday, June 6, from 10am-2pm. The fun event happens at the Carillon in Byrd Park and features Kirby Carmichael and Ban Caribe. There will be music, food, games, and senior activities, so tell you mom and pop and grandma and grandpa to plan […]

Looking for something to do this weekend, here are my picks: The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce presents 11th annual Que Pasa? Festival, Saturday, May 4, 11am – 7pm, Richmond’s Canal Walk, www.vahcc.com. FREE admission and free shuttle buses to and from Asian American Celebration, www.quepasafestival.com. Antoinette Essa serves as Emcee after 3pm. 16th annual […]

From Mariachi bands and old doo-wop singers to the guy who annoyingly uses the bottom of buckets as drums – if you’re a New Yorker,…

Experts discuss in this video whether schools are failing to utilize technology and the arts for disadvantage students. They also suggest how best to use those tools.

  The 2nd Street Festival is back for the 24th season. The festival takes place the first full weekend in October 6-7. Nearly 40,000 people visit historic Jackson Ward to reminisce about the days when 2nd Street was the heart and soul of Richmond’s Afro-American community, and was known as the “Harlem of the South.” […]

23rd annual Duck Race, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Richmond & Tri-Cities, Saturday, August 11, 2-6pm, Rocketts Landing, 4708 East Old Main Street, next to the Boathouse Restaurant, Ducks drop at 5pm, ducks on sale $7 each, or 5 for $25, ducks sold day of race, www.bigbrobigsis.com, 804-261-4940, grand prize, a Nissan, Versa. 3rd […]

Latin Ballet of Virginia presents Fiesta del Sol, Sunday, June 10, 3pm, Maymont Children’s Farm Richmond, VA, corner of Spottswood Road and Shirley Lane, 804-358-7166, latinballet.com. 56th Festival of the Arts at Dogwood Dell, With Orquesta Tropikiimba and the Salsa Youth Orchestra, Sunday, June 10, 8pm,  Richmond’s Dogwood Dell Stage, Byrd Park at 1100 Blanton […]

RICHMOND, Va (KISS) The wait is finally over, Festival of the Arts at Dogwood Dell in Byrd Park kicks off Sunday June 10 with Orquesta nTropikimba w/The Salsa Orchestra, 8pm. Other highlights include the 4th of July Independence Day Celebration, starting at 5:30;  Plunky & Oneness July 7, 8pm and the 3rd annual Gospel Fest with […]

In this exclusive new episode of Smokey D. Fontaine‘s “COVER STORIES,” actress Paula Patton gives up the hilarious dish on: Men:  “You guys are animals…you’re…

Downtown Hopewell comes alive this weekend, September 17 & 18, for the annual Hooray for Hopewell, look for arts and crafts, music, a petting zoo and entertainment around the Appomattox Regional Library and the Hisotric Beacon Theatre. It’s a free festival and is open to the public.