VUU homecoming promises football, fun next week

“Panthers: Wild with Pride” is the theme for Virginia Union University’s 2017 homecoming festivities that begin Wednesday, Oct. 25. The five-day event promises something for everyone, including a Motown costume party, Chicago-style step dancing and a salute to the university’s ...

13th Annual Imagine Festival kicks off Saturday

Music, food and soccer will highlight Richmond’s 13th Annual Imagine Festival this weekend, it has been announced. Free and open to the public, the family-friendly event will be from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Broad Rock ...

Fall into Wellness this Sunday

The Richmond Behavioral Health Authority’s Fall into Wellness Community Festival takes place Sunday, Oct. 22, at New Market Corporation, 330 South Fourth St., at the corner of 2nd and Byrd streets.

Trio blends Bach, Brubeck and Kanye

The Richmond Symphony continues its 60th anniversary celebration with music by Time for Three in an 8 p.m. concert Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Dominion Arts Center’s Carpenter Theatre.

Trainers wanted

It’s time to get moving by signing up for Fitness Warriors, a program that trains Richmond residents to become fitness instructors for local communities with high rates of obesity. Sponsored by Sports Backers and the Richmond City Health District, Fitness ...

Chadwick Boseman in ‘Marshall’ is bulletproof

Thurgood Marshall, a titan of 20th century law and a civil rights pioneer, has until now largely eluded Hollywood’s notice. Despite its title, “Marshall,’’ too, is wary of taking on the Supreme Court justice in full, sticking to a minor ...

Opening for ICA next year

April 21 is now the opening date for the new $41 million modern art center at Virginia Commonwealth University, it was announced Tuesday.

Personality: Timika Cousins

Personal tragedy led Timika Cousins to become an advocate against domestic violence after her beloved cousin was murdered by an abusive husband in 2014.

Folk Festival to ‘feed your soul’ this weekend

Music and culture from around the globe will highlight the 13th Annual Richmond Folk Festival. The three-day event, from Friday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Oct. 15, has the theme “Feed Your Soul.” Served up will be 36 performers for every ...

Valentine Museum welcomes jazz visionary

Mercedes Ellington, the legendary dancer, choreographer, author and heir to jazz royalty, will discuss her book, “Duke Ellington: An American Composer and Icon,” Sunday, Oct. 15, at the Valentine Museum.

Petersburg art league’s new exhibit

Mixed media featuring artists Josue Fred and John A. Rooney headlines the Petersburg Area Arts League’s Friday for the Arts exhibit opening Friday, Oct. 13, at 7 E. Old St. in Petersburg.

Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

Eminem unleashed a profane lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump — saying he “came to stump” and taking aim at the president’s Twitter habits, policy, appearance and supporters.

Winners of BET’s Hip Hop Awards

Best Hip-Hop Video Cardi B - “Bodak Yellow”

Personality: Amy Black

When Amy Black began working as a tattoo artist in 2000 at Pink Ink in Richmond, she was among just a handful of women in the field.

29th Annual 2nd Street Festival this weekend in Jackson Ward

Richmond’s favorite fall Jackson Ward festival is back this weekend. The 29th Annual 2nd Street Festival, featuring live music and performers on four stages, opens 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, and again 1 p.m. Sunday Oct. 8.