One of the women being honored by the Library of Virginia this month is a founding member of the seminal all female group, Saffire: The Uppity Blues Women. This “Virginia Woman In History” is also a longtime educator and activist. WCVE’s John Porter has more in this edition of Virginia Currents.
Articles by John Porter
Almost every theatre finds a guiding spirit for their season. This year, the Firehouse Theatre Project seems to have chosen the power of opera as its guide. Aside from staging an actual opera, they have explored other theatrical musical events and have found a way to use each to reach different notes within our shared emotional experiences.
Certainly one of the best things about Richmond’s annual Acts Of Faith Festival is the great conversation that follows just about each and every production that one is lucky enough to see. While the quality of each performance may vary, the thought provoking material is almost always top notch.
We hope you will join us this Saturday night (9/24/16) at 11 for this week’s pulse pounding episode of Time for the Blues. Henry and I are bringing in some great music to celebrate the first Saturday of Fall and feel free to crank up the volume loud enough to knock the leaves off the trees!
We hope you will join us on Time for Blues this Saturday (9/17/16) night at 11 as Henry and I have put together a great little show just for you. Great music, little jokes, but somehow we think it will all come together nicely.
We hope you will join us this Saturday night (9/10/16) at 11 on Time for the Blues as Henry and I have put together an auditory feast for you this week with some of the tastiest blues around! I don’t want to start writing overly purple prose here, but this is going to be one delicious dish and we can’t wait to share it with you.
We hope you will join us this Saturday night (9/3/16) at 11:00 on Time for the Blues, as Henry and I are planning to have some fun with some great music and it will be even more fun if you come along!
We hope you will join us for all the festivities this Saturday night (8/6/16) at 11:00 as Henry and I dust off our party hats and noisemakers and celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Time for the Blues!
Can you believe it? We’ve been coming into your life for a full decade now bringing you hundreds of amazing songs and at least three good jokes. Maybe two good jokes, one was kind of iffy, but we’re counting it anyway.
We hope you will join us on Time for the Blues this Saturday night (7/23/16) at 11:00 as Henry and I plan to bring you a great show filled with amazing blues! We’ve got a lot of brand new, hot off the press music mixed with just enough classics to satisfy your musical cravings.