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The Arthur Ashe Boulevard Celebrations kicks off tonight at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts on North Boulevard in Richmond, Virginia. Don’t Miss The Latest In Entertainment, News, and More! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Watch two short films about Arthur Ashe and his legacy for social justice, the RVA premiere of Ashe ’68 (VR […]

  Richmond and the world get ready for the Arthur Ashe Boulevard Celebration Week! Richmond native Arthur Ashe was a professional tennis player who won three Grand Slam titles. He was the first black player selected for the United States Davis Cup team, and Ashe remains the only black man to win the singles title […]

America turns 239 years old on July 4, 2015, Happy Birthday America! Virginia is celebrating America’s Independence and the soldiers who fought, won and lost the battle to keep our country protected. Virginia is for lovers, family, fun and the best place for summer beaches, festivals, amusment parks and parades. For a directory of vacation spaces, activities and Independence […]

  Juneteenth 2015, A Freedom Celebration… The Juneteenth celebration came about when the slaves down in Gavelston, Texas was freed due to the orders of President Abraham Lincoln. Although the president gave permission for all slaves to be freed 2 years prior, the slaves down in Gavelston didn’t receive their freedom papers until June 19, […]

Alicia Augello Cook born January 25, 1981, known professionally as Alicia Keys is a 5 time Grammy award winner for the CD Songs In A Minor becoming only the second American recording artist to win five Grammy’s in one night.  Keys has made guest appearances on several television series, beginning with The Cosby Show. She made her film […]

“One Hundred Years in Richmond” A Centennial Celebration 1914 to 2014 – Brookland Park Boulevard, experience the transformation Saturday, July 26, from noon – 4pm, Fendall Avenue to North Avenue. A family fun day of learning about the History of the Neighborhood. Performances by City Dance Theatre, Nikki Thompson, Young Prince Charles, Emma Davis and […]

RVA Fireworks on the James, Patriotic Family Fun, rescheduled for Saturday, July 5th, fireworks around 9:15.  Event is Free, things allowed: lawn chairs, blankets, food, unopened, sealed, plastic water/beverage bottles only, not allowed: pets, tents, alcohol, glass of any kind, metal containers. Details http://www.fireworksonthejames.com/. The public is also invited to enjoy RVA Fireworks on the […]

RICHMOND, VA. (RADIO-ONE KISS): If you’re looking for something to do for the July 4th Holiday check out these events. 57th Annual Festival of Arts at Dogwood Dell, Thursday, July 4th Independence Day Celebration with live music, canons and fireworks, kicks off at 5:45, fireworks at dusk, details www.richmondgov.com/parks or 804-646-DELL (3355).   Chesterfield County: […]

RICHMOND, VA. RADIO ONE KISS: Elegba Folklore Society’s annual Juneteenth, A Freedom Celebration: Today, June 15 from 4 -11pm, join in the Annual Juneteenth Reflective Celebration at the Manchester Dock & Trail of Enslaved Africans, the program features speakers, African Dance & Music, exhibitions, food, children’s crafts, and a torch lit night walk along the […]

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 […]