Center Season at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen to present Celtibillies
March 15 2014 - Traditional Celtic music, Appalachian Old-Time music and song, and dancing, 7 p.m., $25
The Center Season at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd., will present Celtibillies at 7 p.m. The performance includes a wide range of traditional Celtic music and Appalachian Old-Time music and song, as well as some of their original music. There will also be dancers from the Blue Ridge Irish Music School. Tickets are $25. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com
Richmond Men’s Chorus to present ‘At the Rivah’ at CACGA
March 16 2014 - , 4 p.m., $10 to $15
The Richmond Men’s Chorus will present “At the Rivah” at 4 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. Tickets are $10 to $15. For details, call 241-0446 or visit http://www.monumentcitymusic.org
Modlin Center for the Arts at UR to present eighth blackbird’s ‘Still in Motion’
March 19 2014 - A post-show Q&A with members of eighth blackbird will follow, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $20
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present eighth blackbird’s “Still in Motion” at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. A post-show Q&A with members of eighth blackbird will follow. Tickets are $10 to $20. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
The 20 public gardens nominated are:
• Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
• Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York
• Buthcart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
• Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. > Read more.
The National Society Daughters of American Colonists is a women’s genealogical and patriotic society whose members are descended from a man or woman who rendered civil or military service in any of the American colonies prior to July 4, 1776. > Read more.
The 387-gram “Manna Pack Rice” packs were shipped to the FMSC warehouse to be distributed to countries where children are malnourished or simply do not have enough food to survive. > Read more.
The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks has several events to offer residents this weekend! Do you have what it takes to be a volunteer at Meadow Farm Museum? Learn more about the African Americans who served in the Union Army during the Civil War at Dabbs House Museum, or check out the Henrico County Adventure Series. The Division of Fire will dedicate the new Fire Station #7 this weekend as well. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
You might have seen something called Khumba while clicking through a Redbox recently (or perhaps it was nestled in some hidden corner of a DVD sale shelf). And chances are, you passed it by without much of a thought. Makes sense; that goggle-eyed cartoon zebra on the cover (a zebra that’s dangerously close to becoming Madagascar copyright infringement) doesn’t inspire much confidence.
But when Khumba starts up, it looks nothing like you’d expect. The camera gazes across the savannah and the soundtrack swells with triumphant South African vocals. > Read more.