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Exploring Rodin: The Artist’s Creative and Technical Process

The Rodin exhibit at the VMFA offers visitors a chance to see some famous pieces, including “The Thinker” and “The Kiss.” Through objects that have never before traveled to North America, it also sheds light on the artist’s process and the techniques that made him a pioneer in modern sculpture. Virginia Currents producer Catherine Komp has more.

A New Beginning for Virginia Prison Soul Album

Collectors have long searched through dusty record bins for an obscure soul album by the group Edge of Daybreak. Newly re-issued, the LP is prized for the quality of music and how it was recorded - inside a Virginia prison. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: Hear more Edge of Daybreak at Numero Group's site and see more photos from the record release at Steady Sounds.

Mighty Pen Project: Documenting Stories of Virginia’s Veterans

Earlier this year, Richmond author David Robbins partnered with the Virginia War Memorial on an intensive writing program for veterans and active duty military. The Mighty Pen Project had a big influence on participants and has since expanded. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: Find out about the Mighty Pen and other Virginia War Memorial programs. For information on future Mighty Pen Project classes, contact Jim Triesler at jtriesler@vawarmemorial.org or 804-786-2060.

Master Food Volunteers Expand Nutrition Outreach and Education

A Virginia Cooperative Extension program is training community members to become ambassadors for a healthy lifestyle. Master Food Volunteers combine their passion for food and health with a commitment to help others. Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: Find out more about the Master Food Volunteer program with Virginia Cooperative Extension.

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