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Melrose Plaza Launches Music @ Melrose With Jazz Event

July 26 event will include live music and food trucksMelrose Plaza has announced  Music @ Melrose, a free public concert event on Friday, July 26, from 6 to 9...

When Salem Sizzles: Tales of Summers Past

The Salem Museum announces its newest feature exhibit all about Salem in the Summertime. “When...

2024 Congressional Art Competition Winner Meets With Griffith

Artwork Unveiled in U.S. Capitol U.S. Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) welcomed Rishi Nair of Blacksburg High...

Southwest Virginia’s Premier Musicians Celebrate 20 Years of The Crooked Road

For 20 years, the Crooked Road has worked to preserve and promote Appalachian old time...

Downtown Roanoke /Arts Commission To Hold Busking & Theater Event 

The Roanoke Arts Commission, Downtown Roanoke, Inc.(DRI), The City Market Building, and Commissioner of the...

Major Exhibition at Hollins a First for Betty Branch

Despite the fact that she’s lived and created art in the Roanoke Valley all her life, internationally-known sculptor Betty Branch has never had a...

Taubman’s New Director Sees “Tremendous” Potential

The Taubman Museum of Art’s long search for a new executive director has ended with the appointment of David Mickenburg. He replaces the now-retired...

Jefferson Center’s Upcoming Season Promises Variety of Talent

From Sweet Honey in the Rock (Sept. 25) to the Robert Cray Band (Oct. 18), from the new Jazz Club series (beginning Nov. 13)...

Red Hat Society’s Mission is Fun, Fellowship, Service

The Red Hat Society is an international membership organization for ladies, age 60-plus.“We spend our pension on Brandy and summer gloves, satin sandals and...

Run for the Arts: Combining Exercise and Art Appreciation

On October 17 you can work up a sweat while also developing a deeper appreciation for public art in Roanoke. That’s courtesy of a...

“Synchronicity” Exhibit at The Water Heater

The Synchronicity exhibition opening for artists Bill (Billy Bob) Beamer and Pamela Rhodes was recently held at The Water Heater, nestled in the neighborhood...