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Virginia Film Festival brings Oscar contenders to Charlottesville

Don’t worry if you missed the Middleburg Film Festival and Washington West Film Festival. The Virginia Film Festival returns to Charlottesville this Wednesday through Sunday. “We’ll be screening over 85 films in that five-day period on the downtown mall in Charlottesville and on the grounds of the University of Virginia,”...
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The Science Museum of Western Virginia hosts Market @ The Museum

When you think of Chemistry you might not think of the kitchen. Shannon Allen and Danielle Murray from the Science Museum of Western Virginia show Living Local Host Kianna Price the ins and outs of kitchen chemistry. It’s all part of the Market @ The Museum which teaches kids how their food travels from farm to dinner table.
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Obama hits campaign trail as Virginia's gubernatorial race tightens

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins dies after prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin fires live round. A trailblazing cinematographer working on the film "Rust" is dead and the director was hospitalized after an accident on set involving star Alec Baldwin and a misfiring prop gun, authorities said Thursday. Baldwin fired the prop...

Get an inside look at the Virginia Museum of Natural History

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – There’s a place where dinosaurs roam and prehistoric birds soar — and you don’t even have to leave Virginia. No time machine required, we promise. We’re bringing you inside the Virginia Museum of Natural History, which we’re featuring along with other Martinsville landmarks as a part of our In Your Town series this week.

Virginia Music Artist/ Producer/Touring DJ/ Artist Manager is on the Rise, Meet DJ Standout!

DJ Standout, originally from Virginia, was interested in music from an early age and didn’t hesitate to practice it. He started playing piano lessons at seven years old, and by his 2nd year in college, the touring DJ, Music producer, artist manager, and label exec. was already making music. His profession is mostly from self-learning, but early in his career, he took instrumental classes to play the piano. DJ Standout found his style due to his hard work and passion, and this led him to experiment until he was sure of his path. His culture also plays an integral part in his sound. He listens to various musicians, including Timbaland and Pharrell, from where he draws his inspiration from. This act has made him sound different, with distinctive energy in each track he produces. The multi-talented producer has also maintained his authentic self to share his good perspectives with the audience.

Dave Matthews to Perform Acoustic Set for “Get Out The Vote” Rally in Virginia, Announces Dumpstaphunk will Open Madison Square Garden Shows

Dave Matthews announced through social media that he’ll be performing an acoustic set on Sunday, Oct. 24 in Charlottesville, Va. for Headcount’s Get Out The Vote rally. The performance is completely free and will also welcome voting rights activists Stacey Abrams, Chairperson of the Democratic National Committee Harrison Jaime and former Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe.

Boardwalk Art Show kicking off Friday at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Art made of wood, ceramics, canvas, even cowhide leather, against the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean — the 2021 Boardwalk Art Show opens Friday. The festival runs through Sunday, spanning 23rd Street to 32nd on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The event, now in its 65th year, draws over 200,000 people annually, according to organizers from the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Nearly 160 ...

‘Pipeline’ at Virginia Repertory Theatre

When most parents see their children to the school bus on that memorable first day of school, they envision 12-plus years of learning that will prepare their children for further education and, ultimately, a successful career. Unfortunately, many of America’s children find themselves on a path not to success, but to prison. Many of these children have learning disabilities or histories of poverty, abuse, or neglect – they need counseling services or enriched education. But instead, they are isolated, punished, and pushed out. They are pushed into what’s called the “school-to-prison pipeline.”