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Virginia Currents visits the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind. For 175 years this residential school in Staunton has helped students rise to their potential in an environment that’s understanding, nurturing and challenging. Also, witness the one-of-a-kind music by the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra. Their music comes from instruments grown and hand-made.
Founded in 1963, the Royal National Theatre has provided lucky London residents and visitors with some the most thrilling productions in contemporary theater and served as an influential wellspring of talent and creativity, breathing new life into theater classics as well as launching new plays, playwrights, directors and stars on an international stage.
We revisit five talented players who had a short but sweet ride as a progressive band called Cadillac Sky. Organized in 2002 in the Dallas/Fort Worth area by lead vocalist/songwriter Bryan Simpson, applying a Texas state of mind to the bluegrass framework, the band turned intriguing tunes and solid musicianship, into a meteoric career.
From Intelligence Squared U.S.: – According to a 2009 poll, around 1% of American adults reported eating no animal products. In 2011 that number rose to 2.5%--more than double, but still dwarfed by the 48% who reported eating meat, fish or poultry at all of their meals. In this country, most of us are blessed with an abundance of food and food choices. So taking into account our health, the environment and ethical concerns, which diet is best? Are we or aren’t we meant to be carnivores?
Following a brief warm spell in mid-February it’s not uncommon to see tender shoots of your crocus and daffodil bulbs popping up from under the mulch. Don’t be concerned; the leaves on these bulbs are quite hardy and will not be damaged by the cold temperatures that are still to come.
Be sure to read Richard’s weekly Garden Q & A in the Saturday Home Section of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.