Red Shoe Gala raises funds for CASA for Kids, Inc.


When Dorothy wanted to leave Oz and return home, all she had to do was click together her ruby red slippers. Unfortunately for many children in the real world, going home is not always that easy. Yearly, nearly 700,000 children are abused or neglected and more than 400,000 are in foster ...

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Local improv group celebrates fifth anniversary


What do a rutabaga, 36th President Lyndon B. Johnson and a day-old tuna melt have in common? You might be able to see local actors connect the dots between this disjointed group and other oddball pairings at two live performances this month. Local improv troupe Blue Plate Special will celebrate its ...

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Hogslop can be beautiful, too


Saturday, February 9th, 2019, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of old time music by the Hogslop String Band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. The Hogslop String Band is a ...

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All the glitter and glam: Drag bursts into the mainstream, but New Beginnings remains a hub in our region


A typical night at New Beginnings goes like this: Dance music beats over the speakers while the dance floor crowds with the patrons of the night. The floor and catwalk clear out twice a night for drag queen performances — a showcase of glam, glitter and sometimes comedy or camp. More or ...

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