New documentary commemorates James Solomon Russell

The James Solomon Russell – Saint Paul’s College Museum and Archive will host a dinner and documentary premiere from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Gateway Event Center at Virginia State University.

A box office KO: ‘Creed III’ debuts to $58.7M

“Creed III” punched above its weight at the domestic box office in its first weekend in theaters.

Year after the slap, Chris Rock punches back in Netflix special

A year after Will Smith smacked him on the Academy Awards stage, Chris Rock finally gave his rebuttal in a forceful stand-up special, streamed live on Netflix, in which the comedian bragged that he “took that hit like Pacquiao.”

Art 180 opens residency applications

Young Richmond-area artists who want to polish their portfolios while in high school have a new opportunity to do so, courtesy of ART 180 and its Atlas Artist Residency. Applications for the nextAtlas Artists are now open for students in ...

Personality: Scottessa A. Hurte

Scottessa A. Hurte has been a source of aid and guidance for Virginia’s small, women and minority-owned businesses during years of struggle.

Art meets dance in Carpenter Theatre ballet

Expect to see art in a whole new way when the James River Valley Chapter of The Links brings Columbia City Ballet’s “Off the Wall and Onto the Stage: Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green” to Richmond’s Carpenter Theatre at ...

Angela Bassett, ‘Wakanda Forever’ top NAACP Image Awards

Angela Bassett won entertainer of the year at Saturday’s NAACP Image Awards on a night that also saw her take home an acting trophy for the television series “9-1-1.”

UPAL hosts dinner and gala

United Parents Against Lead will host a “Black Excellence Dinner and Gala” at its Peters- burg Community Resiliency Hub on March 4, from 5 to 9 p.m., 464 Byrne St.

Environmental Film Festival multiple showings, venues

The RVA Environmental Festival will feature 21 feature films during its upcoming two-week run, with all films free and open to the public.

UR’s Philip S. ‘Sam’ Deloria to discuss indigenous views of institutional racism

Sam Deloria, a 2022-23 Jepson Leader-in-Residence at the University of Richmond, is a Yankton Dakota descendant, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe of Fort Yates, N.D., and a lifetime advocate for Native American peoples and politics.

Personality: Zenobia Cardwell

Zenobia Cardwell says she always has been active and involved in the community, so much so that she won the School Spirit Award her senior year as a student in the International Baccalaureate Program at Thomas Jefferson High School.

Arts funding to support opera about Loving court case

The Virginia Commission for the Arts has announced a special recognition grant of $15,000 per year for three consecutive years that will support Virginia Opera and Richmond Symphony’s newly commissioned opera, “Loving v. Virginia.”

YWCA’s 2023 Outstanding Women Awards

Since 1980, YWCA Richmond has honored more than 300 women leaders for their achievements and contributions in the Greater Richmond area.

‘We’ve got to show up every year’

More than a dozen Black men gathered at TruFades Haircuts & Beards, 2010 E. Main St. in Shockoe Bottom on Feb. 18 to discuss to civic participation, voting, education and other issues crucial to them and their communities.

Personality: Teresa Cole

As a child growing up in the 1980s, Teresa Cole was a “latchkey kid” who played outside a lot.