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With photos of Harriet Tubman being few and far between, when a rare new photo of her surfaced it was a huge deal. While most photos depict Tubman as an elderly woman, a newly unearthed picture shows a much younger Tubman and was quickly acquired by the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History […]

Prince's Minneapolis home and studio, Paisley Park, will be open to the public as a museum come October.

Don’t forget about these events happening on Memorial Day: The New Morning Fitness Association presents “Never Forget Memorial Run, 1.4 Mile Silent Run”, Monday, May 27, around noon, through the heart of VCU to the Virginia War Memorial, assembly and sign in between 11:00 -11:45 am, info 804-828-1196 or email agadt@vcu.edu. Richmond National Battlefield Park, […]

Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia Modified operations, beginning April 8, the museum will no longer accept patrons as walk-ins nor accepting appointments for tours. The Black History Museum plans to renovate and relocate to the Leigh Street Armory,  the new location slated to open in 2014. You can support the project by […]

RICHMOND, VA (RADIO-ONE KISS) Richmond Civil War & Emancipation Day, Saturday, April 6th, 9:30am, more than 25 participating museums, sites and activity centers offer free admission to walking tours & presentations, highlights include: 3:30pm – Museum of the Confederacy “Union Spies in Richmond” & 6:30pm, the Elegba Folklore Society, torch-lit guided tour of the Richmond […]

RICHMOND, VA, (RADIO ONE): Miracle Of Christmas, Live At The Metro Richmond Zoo is a live rendition of the birth of Christ. The 15 minute pageant features live animals from the Zoo, musical performances from local groups. December 21-23 at 7pm, 7:45 and 8:30pm with a special Spanish Program Sunday, December 23 at 9pm at […]

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 […]

4th annual Anthem Moonlight Ride, untimed, family-friendly bike ride under the moon, Saturday, August 4, vendor village, walk up registration and packet pick up 6pm, Anthem Moonlight Ride 8pm post party 9pm, all riders are required to have a helmet & front and rear light, entry fee adults $35, children 8-14 $15, online registration closes […]

32nd National Veterans Wheelchair Games, June 25-30, Great Richmond Convention Center and venues around Richmond, Hanover, Chesterfield and Charles City and in neighborhoods, over 600 Athletes participating, games are free, Kids Day, Wednesday, June 27, 9am, Sportsbackers Stadium, 100 Avenue of Champions #300, Richmond,  CLICK HERE. Vegetarian Festival, Bryan Park, Hermitage Road & Lakeside Avenue, […]

The King Holiday may be over but the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will honor Martin Luther King Day with a themed tea, “Coretta Scott King” Tea on Wednesday, February 1st, 1pm at Historic Magnolia Grange Plantation House Museum, 10201 Iron Bridge Road. Reservations are required, tickets $25. Call 804-796-1479 for details or visit www.chesterfieldhistory.com.

Monday, January 16, 9:30am-5pm, Martin Luther King Jr. Day at The Children’s Museum of Richmond Central,  www.ChildrensMuseumOfRichmond.org or 804-474-7000. Monday, January 16, 6pm, Boaz & Ruth King celebration, at Fifth Baptist Church, 2800 Third Avenue, ceremony followed by a candlelight walk, dinner 7pm 3030 Meadowbridge Road, 804-329-4900.