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Former U.N. ambassador named to Netflix board

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from NorthStarNewsToday.com

Personality: Joseph P. Costello

Joseph P. Costello first discovered the Pump House in Byrd Park in the summer of 2013. He was with friends when he visited the Gothic Revival structure situated just north of the James River and Kanawha Canal off Pump House ...

An array of speakers slated for 2018 commencements

It’s graduation season for colleges and universities across Virginia, a time for inspiring commencement speeches, proud parents and cheering graduates.

17th Annual ¿Qué Pasa? Festival on Saturday

Food, fun and entertainment will highlight Richmond’s 17th Annual Qué Pasa? Festival sponsored by the Virginia Hispanic Chamber.

Trumpeter Terell Stafford to perform May 8 for music educator series

Richmond will rock as the Richmond Jazz Society features Terell Stafford, one of America’s gifted and versatile trumpet players.

Richmond NAACP to observe 100th birthday with May 17 event

The Richmond Branch NAACP will mark its 100th birthday with a Freedom Fund Gala set for Thursday, May 17, at the Claude G. Perkins Living and Learning Center at Virginia Union University, it has been announced.

Kanye West sounds off on slavery, his opioid addiction and Trump

Rapper Kanye West on Tuesday described slavery as a choice, praised President Trump for doing “the impossible” by becoming president, and attributed his 2016 mental breakdown to opioid addiction.

Personality: Christopher J. Woody Sr.

Christopher J. Woody Sr. is a very happy man with an enormous giving heart.

Richmond native returns as star of film, helping others at Richmond International Film Festival

The Richmond of Tamika Lamison’s youth has evolved into a thriving artistic hub. Ms. Lamison, an actor and director who now lives and works in Los Angeles, grew up in South Side in the 1980s. “When I come home, I ...

City to host international violin competition in 2020

Richmond will host the 2020 “Olympics of the Violin” — the International Menuhin Competition, it has been announced.

Personality: Adolph White

Every spring, there is a great migration that one Bryan Park volunteer anticipates and anxiously looks forward to.

VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art embraces community with grand opening block party Saturday

For more than a year, curious eyes in Richmond and across the nation have watched an angularly shaped structure rise at the corner of Broad and Belvidere streets, the newest offering in the country’s array of contemporary art museums and ...

A Taste of Brookland Park food festival April 21

A North Side residential and commercial corridor that dates back to the 1920s will be the toast of the town this weekend with tasty experiences.

Rapper Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer for music

California rapper Kendrick Lamar won the Pulitzer Prize for music Monday for his album “DAMN.,” organizers announced. Mr. Lamar, 30, is the first rapper to win the prestigious award. The Pulitzer follows the five Grammy awards won by Mr. Lamar ...

Bey blows up at Coachella, boosts HBCU scholarships

On the back of wide praise for her two-hour performance at the Coachella music festival, Beyoncé on Monday said she was offering $100,000 in scholarship money to students at four historically black colleges and universities.