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Wreaths Across America Event Inspires Virginia Author To Document Stories of Richmond National Cemetery

This Saturday (12/16), volunteers across the country will come together to honor and remember veterans. On today’s Virginia Currents, 88.9 WCVE’s Phil Liles has more on the local Wreaths Across America event and efforts to document the lives of fallen soldiers.

Virginia Nonprofits Bring Theater To Life For Visually Impaired

In Central Virginia, a new partnership is providing increased access to the performing arts for people with vision impairments and blindness. The non-profit Virginia Voice and the Virginia Repertory Theater are now offering performances with Live Audio Description. On this edition of WCVE’s Virginia Currents Radio, Catherine Komp brings you to a recent Mary Poppins show, where guests went on a pre-show tactile tour and enjoyed a live play-by-play of the visual elements of the perfomance. 

Nuestras Historias Exhibit Documents and Celebrates Richmond’s Latino Residents

The Valentine museum's exhibit, Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond, highlights the diverse identities, cultures and contributions of immigrants in the city. The project includes photographs, personal objects and audio recordings of dozens of residents about their journeys, their passions and their experiences in the Richmond. WCVE’s Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.