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VBR TWENTY24 Jennifer Valente Officially Named to the Paris 2024 USA Olympic Team

Virginia's Blue Ridge has announced that Jennifer Valente has officially been named to the 2024 US Olympic team! Jennifer has been an integral member of the VBR team for...

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...

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...

Local Author Introduces Second Book, “Gray Baby”

Teenaged Clifton Carlson lives between two worlds as a bi-racial child. Years earlier he witnessed his African-American father being brutalized and killed by two...

Roanoke’s Bike Culture to be Focus at New CarLess Brit Museum

River Laker has turned selling his old Volvo station wagon into the “CarLess Brit” franchise over the past six months – all because...

51st Sidewalk Art Show Draws Thousands

Downtown Roanoke’s 51st Annual Sidewalk Art Show drew thousands of visitors to the streets surrounding the Market building last weekend, with 160 artists...

RSO’s Rock Symphony Cirque Serves Up Extraordinary Evening

Admittedly, I was not well-rested for last weekend’s Roanoke Symphony Orchestra performance. After mowing and planting and weeding and mulching and chopping and...

Brand Inspires Participation with “If Not Me, Then Who?”

E. Cabell Brand has been called many things: Chairman of the Cabell Brand Center, international development consultant and social activist, creator of TAP...