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Two Virginia Students Earn Top Honors in International Aviation Art Contest

The Commonwealth’s art students are some of the finest in the world. That is not just the opinion of the Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV), but also that of...

Ferrum Bluegrass Jam Performance to Be Broadcast on PBS

On Monday night during the weekly Bluegrass Jam at the Leo Scott Pavilion, Public Broadcasting...

Celebrate History and Culture Day at a Virginia State Park This Weekend

Virginia State Parks will celebrate History and Culture Day on June 15, 2024, and each...

Roanoke History & O. Winston Link Museums’ Announce Artists-In-Residency

Radford artists L.S. King and Ken Smith will be the Roanoke History & O. Winston...

250th Anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s Purchase of Natural Bridge To Be Celebrated

July 5 marks 250 years since Thomas Jefferson purchased the Natural Bridge, an act that...

New Exhibit at Hollins Presents “Things That Are Not”

The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum on the Hollins University campus is presenting an exhibit of art that will be dismantled after August 22 –...

Film Project to Focus on Smith Mountain Lake

A walk down by the shore of Smith Mountain Lake turned on a light bulb inside Sara Elizabeth Timmons’ head. Now the young producer/actress...

Barcelona Institute of Gospel to Perform at Virginia Tech’s Kentland Farm

The Barcelona Institute of Gospel will perform at Virginia Tech's Kentland Farm on Wednesday, July 15 from 4 to 8 p.m.This is the first...

Roanoke College Alumni Release Books

Two Roanoke College alumni have recently released books while another Roanoke alumni is in the process of publishing a memoir. Corbin M. Wright, a...

Sinking Creek Releases First CD

Several Roanoke area musicians have teamed up to form Sinking Creek, recently releasing their first CD, “Fast Asleep.”  Songwriter-acoustic guitarist Lance Smith, bassist Jake...

2009 Kendig Awards

The latest Perry F. Kendig Award ceremony “Bravos and Brushstrokes,” was held at the Taubman Museum of Art last Wednesday. Nine individuals or businesses...