The 2013 Miss Black USA Pageant celebrates the rise of the Black woman

The Miss Black USA Pageant finals are scheduled for August 12th in Washington, D.C.

Virginia Zoo sales Kenyan flip-flop art

Ocean Sole collects discarded flip-flops from waterways and coastlines around Kenya and transforms them into flip-flop creations.

"The Bop" talks social issues

Malik Pridgen also known as "The Bop" is trying to "elevate the mind" through his social conscience music.

City rock 'n roll event at the Dell

It’s a teenage rock ’n roll rebellion at Dogwood Dell this weekend with the dance musical "Footloose"!

What to do if your spouse is having an affair

For many, the response to a cheating spouse is a no-brainer—kick ‘em to the curb.

Actress Valarie Pettiford joins 'True Blood'

Award-winning star of stage and screen, Valarie Pettiford, is joining the cast of HBO’s top-rated Sunday night drama, "True Blood", in a recurring role for the show's sixth season. She will appear in a two-episode arc starting in Episode 7: ...

Saturday Soul Social brings Grammy Award-winning artist to RVA

Looking for something to do in Richmond on the first Saturday of the month?

"Dark Girls" set to premier on OWN

The documentary film premier of "Dark Girls" by directors D.Channsin and Bill Duke will premier on OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network, on Sunday June 23 at 10 p.m. EST.

Official sounds of summer with RVA Grooves

RVA Grooves, “All Things Arts and Culture,” boasts that is bringing the movement live to the historic Hippodrome Theater in Jackson Ward for a second year. From this Friday, June 14, until Aug. 30, RVA Grooves will host its summer ...

Juneteenth freedom commemoration weekend planned

Richmond’s “Cultural Ambassador”, Elegba Folklore Society, has planned a series of free family events from June 14-16 to commemorate and celebrate Juneteenth, an annual day also known as Juneteenth National Freedom Day that remembers the impact of the slave trade ...

"Killing Kennedy" seeks film extras

Are you an aspiring actor or actress or would just like to, perhaps, rub elbows with Hollywood types without too much extra effort or time away from home, while earning some spending money? If your answer is yes, then you ...

Dr. Bobby Jones to host the Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration in Newport News

Dr. Bobby Jones is coming to Newport News.

Calling choirs to join the Soul Train Cruise

The Soul Train Cruise will take place Oct. 5-12 and is inviting choirs to lift their voices in song.

"A Day Like No Other: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington"

The Library of Congress will present an exhibition "A Day Like No Other: Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington" that will be on display from August 28 to February 28, 2014.

Richmond’s largest R & B music and food festival moves to RIR

The 9th Annual Stone Soul Music and Food Festival is set for Saturday, June 1, at Richmond International Raceway Complex on Laburnum Avenue from noon. Hosted by Radio One dubbed "The Urban Media Specialist", the festival is undoubtedly Richmond’s premiere ...