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In his six-hour series, Africa’s Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a look at the history of Africa, from...
Virginia educators gathered in Richmond for the first “Teachers of Color” summit. Organized by the Virginia Education...
A collaboration in Richmond examines how dance can be used to create community and foster dialogue. The partnership between VCU,...

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University of Virginia researchers have discovered two asthma and allergy drugs that may offer a way to prevent a form of pneumonia that is extremely dangerous and sometimes fatal.

Influenza normally does not spread into the air sacs deep within the lungs, but when it does, it can cause a form of pneumonia that can kill.

German City Council Wants Meat At Vegetarian Festival

An environmental group is holding a vegetarian...

GOP Rep. Jim Jordan Of Ohio On Obamacare Repeal Plans

Some constituents have protested Republican...

What's Next For The Affordable Care Act? Your Questions Answered

No matter where you stand on the political...

Local Music

Langston Hughes published the 800-line poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” in 1961. One of his most ambitious works, the poem touches on so many different things that it’s very hard to describe in a few sentences. In large part, it’s a meditation on the struggle for freedom in the U.S.

Virginia Opera Presents Weber's Der Freischutz

Carl Maria von Weber is known as the “founder...

More Newness & Goodness

Coming up on this week’s World Music...

Local Arts

The Art Assignment explores the great city of Richmond, Virginia, and thinks about its history as well as its present.

Art Trip: Washington D.C.

From PBS Digital Studios –...

Discover University Or College Art Museums And Galleries

Large contemporary art museums are great...

What To Watch

Finding Your Roots

Uncover family mysteries about two legends of hip hop, Sean Combs and LL Cool J, through the use of DNA technology that reveals information that shakes their very foundations.

Africa's Great Civilizations: Origins/The Cross and the Crescent

Journey with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr....

Victoria: The Engine of Change

With a child on the way, Victoria must choose...

New York City Ballet Symphony In C

Enjoy two classic ballets by George Balanchine...

Science Matters

The closest place away from Earth that we could visit is our moon. The 1950′s through the 1970′s we saw a large interest in lunar exploration, but in 1972 we stopped.

Question Your World: What Causes Kids to Become Near Sighted?

Vision is a pretty important aspect of life...

Question Your World: Can We Create A New Way To Help Power Our World?

The global energy dialogue is easily one of...

Formed Underground or in a Lab: Diamonds Still Sparkle

Thinking about a diamond for your valentine?...