The Richmond Food Truck Court, a cooperative hatched by local food truck operators, has come skidding to rest in the parking lot behind the Virginia Historical Society. Organized by Boka Truck’s Patrick Harris, the concept marks the first of its kind to hit RVA. Food courts traditionally bring to mind groupings of fast food restaurants […]
Children dance across the stage in a variety of vibrant t-shirts; Samson Trinh jumps and ducks with the beat as he conducts the Upper East Side Big Band; colors splatter across the backdrop with each rise and fall of a child’s hand. All of these elements came together to create LIVE ART. Presented by the School of Performing Arts in the Richmond Community, this production featured 125 students from the LIVE ART program alongside nationally recognized musicians.
University of Richmond student, Manyang Reath, has been nominated as a semi-finalist in the 2012 “Do Something” awards for his non-profit organization, Humanity Helping Sudan Project. Reath got the idea for HHSP four years ago, when he was looking for a way to give back.“I had the idea in my heart this it was something […]
In 1986, Slow Food started as a protest against the opening of a McDonald’s restaurant at the foot of Rome’s historic Spanish Step. While born out of a reaction to fast food, this movement was also an attempt to preserve local food traditions and people’s interest in the food they eat, where it comes from, […]
As the City of Richmond moves closer to its goal of becoming a Tier One City, Mayor Dwight Jones has lined up a team of experts to knock out poverty. “If we are to effectively address poverty in our city, we have to do so with a united front,” explains Richmond’s mayor.
RVA is getting down to business. Tomorrow the Venture Forum, a Richmond based organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship in central Virginia, will host a highly anticipated 2012 Virginia Entrepreneur Summit.
Whenever I’m asked about Snagajob’s culture, I think the one thing people have the biggest misperception about is that it’s only a culture of “fun.” And, while it is extremely fun, and we will work incredibly hard to keep it that way, it is only fun as long as we work extremely hard. We’re big believers that hard work and having fun while doing it are not mutually exclusive.
Social Media Club Richmond (SMCRVA) founder Doug Meacham grabs his iPad and heads for the front of the room. For the first time, he’ll address the group he originally sought to form more than three years ago. For this program, he’ll perform the role of the warm-up act, prepping the audience for a high level of discourse on the ubiquity and potential for mobile technology.
“For today’s activity, everyone has to make a stencil and add a drawing to the poster.” Assuming you’re not an elementary school teacher, it’s unlikely that this sentence has ever been spoken in your office. If your response is to cast an awkward glance at the 5-foot dynamo making the suggestion, you’ve clearly never been […]