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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...

Roanoker Pens a “Revolutionary” Ghost Story

Roanoker Walt Mayes, a retired counselor for the Virginia Department of Corrections, recently released his first novel, “Hungate’s Ghost,” set in the 1770’s. Peter...

It’s No Bull… Local Production is Going Overseas

Local puppeteer Philip Hatter of Thistledown Puppets and local teacher/author Alex Lucas are making waves in the Mediterranean this summer with their recently produced...

Emerging Artists Features the Music of Argentina

Ada Lis Jimena, mezzo soprano, and Kerry Morgiewicz, pianist, showcased a variety of musical styles and composers Monday night at the latest edition of...

Southwest Virginia Ballet Summer Notes

Southwest Virginia Ballet (SVB) partnered with the American Cancer Society (ACS) during the April performance of Reecuenctro.  The idea behind the partnership was...

Newly Relocated Music Lab Builds Momentum and Community

“Developing the educational component has really allowed the Music Lab to move to the next level” said, Chris Stup, Executive Director.  “The combination of...

Americana in the Round

Jonathan Byrd, Doug and Telisha Williams and Danny Schmidt give Roanoke their best during their Americana in the Round performance at the Main...