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Richmond’s Homegrown Christmas Album

More than 50 musicians and eight years of work went into The Christmas Project, a new recording from Samson Trinh and the Upper East Side Big Band. Virginia Currents Producer Catherine Komp has more on the collaborative effort to create new holiday classics.

Listen to the broadcast version of this story on 88.9 WCVE on Thursday, December 25th at 8:44 a.m. and 5:44 p.m.

Reimagining Parking Lots

Students at the University of Richmond are participating in a unique project that’s taken them out of the classroom and into a parking lot. Blending art, archeology, land use and sustainability, the course is provoking dialogue about the built environment and public spaces. For Virginia Currents, Catherine Komp has more.

New Model for Green Building Opens in Virginia Beach

More than a decade ago, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation constructed the Merrill Center, one of the world’s most energy efficient buildings. Now the group is setting an even higher standard with its new Brock Environmental Center. From Virginia Beach, Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.

Learn More: Find more details about the Brock Environmental Center and the Living Building Challenge.


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