Henrico County entertainment
By Sarah Story, Citizen Events Editor 04/24/2015 Weekend Top 10
It’s that time of year – charity races are popping up everywhere! On Saturday, St. Joseph’s Villa will be the site of the sixth annual CASA Superhero Run and the fifth annual Richmond Free to Breathe Run/Walk will be held in Innsbrook. Also in Innsbrook, the 2015 Richmond Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis will take place on Sunday. If you’re more into relaxation than exercise, check out Wine for Cure’s Dogwood Wine Festival or the Troubadours Community Theatre Group’s production of “West Side Story” at the Henrico Theatre. For all our top picks this weekend, click here!
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By Sarah Story, Citizen Events Editor 02/18/2015 Weekend Top 10
The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks has some great activities planned this weekend. The Eastern Henrico Recreation Center will host “Generation Z – Let it Snow;” an Introduction to Fencing workshop; and “Art Sparks in the Park.” On Sunday, the Henrico Hiking Club – designed to offer a beginner hiking experience for participants with little to no previous experience at different local parks – will meet at Crump Park. The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen is also busy this weekend – hosting Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys tonight and the 6th annual Bluegrass Marathon Jam tomorrow. For all our top picks this weekend, click here!}
Quick: disregard every moment of Paddington you’ve seen in any trailers or commercial spots. All gone? Good.
The marketing for Paddington has been monstrously off-message, portraying the classic children’s book bear as an earwax-licking, bathtub surfing, ursine Bart Simpson. The kind of Paddington bear who soils the good name of classic English kid’s literature; the bane of parents everywhere, dragged to a movie that offers nothing but groans of disgust and bear-fart humor.
Paddington is nothing like that. It’s wonderful and wonderfully inventive, peppered with dry British wit, intellectual depth and the kind of cuteness most animated films can only dream of. Really makes you wonder why they put so much bear-earwax in the commercials, doesn’t it?}
By Sarah Story, Citizen Events Editor 02/12/2015 Weekend Top 10
Henrico has so much love to offer this weekend! Southern Season’s weekly program “Fridays Uncorked” will feature Valentine’s Delights. Bon Air Baptist at the Village will host a Night to Shine party for those with special needs. Shady Grove Coffeehouse will present a special Valentine’s Day concert featuring the award-winning folk musicians Sparky and Rhonda Rucker. The ACCA Shriners Klown Unit will host a Valentine’s Dance at the ACCA Temple. Another date night could be at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen where you can watch the Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks’ 29th annual One-Act Showcase. For all our top picks this weekend, click here!}
Director Melissa Rayford has selected the cast for CAT Theatre’s Now Then Again, the theater’s submission to the Acts of Faith “Fringe” Festival. The performance will run March 20 through April 5 at the theater, located at 319 North Wilkinson Road in Henrico.
The cast includes Matt Hackman as Henry Rainer; Rebecca A.K. Turner as Ginny Aiden; Chandler Hubbard as Chris Hale; Elliot Eisenberg as Felix; Craig M. Smith as Dr. Armand Trousant; and Kathy Northrop Parker as the minister/musician.}
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