Leave the planning to us!

Posted September 16, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

So, the first annual artoberVA is getting closer and closer, and we can hardly contain our excitement! We had to channel that energy into something, so we decided to go ahead and start planning out some fun-filled days of arts and culture for when the big celebration kicks off. And just because we love you, …

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Q&A with Lloyd Young of TEDxRVAWomen

Posted September 7, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

Among the hundreds of exciting events coming to the area for artoberVA, we are very excited about TEDxRVAWomen. Everyone knows about TED Talks, but this is a rare opportunity to see inspirational speakers who both represent women at the top of their field, and our unique RVA community. We spoke with organizer Lloyd Young about …

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Just One Month Away!

Posted September 2, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

Well, here we are! We’re just one month away from the first annual artoberVA, a month-long celebration of arts and culture in Richmond and the Tri Cities! Momentum is building and the excitement is growing. I can’t tell you how happy it makes us here at CultureWorks to see that artoberVA logo popping up all …

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Q&A with Todd Schall-Vess

Posted August 26, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

This week, we got to talk to Todd Schall-Vess, general manager of the Byrd Theatre. He’s excited about artoberVA, which he sees as an opportunity to promote our arts and culture scene, as well as strengthen the unity between the community’s members. 1.) Tell us about your organization, and what you do there.  The Byrd …

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Q&A with Howard Bender of Virginia Opera

Posted August 10, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

As we ramp up to the first annual artoberVA, we are going to be reaching out to some of the influencers and organizers of the arts and culture community in Richmond and the Tri-Cities. This week, we got to hear from Howard Bender of Virginia Opera. First, tell us about your organization, and what you …

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Q&A with Brett Bonda of Richmond Ballet

Posted July 28, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

In the coming weeks, we are going to be reaching out to some of the influencers and organizers of the arts and culture community in Richmond and the Tri-Cities. Brett Bonda of Richmond Ballet is fired up about the Richmond arts and culture scene; here’s what he had to say: First, tell us about your …

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Q&A with Susan Davenport of Virginia Repertory Theatre

Posted July 21, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

In the coming weeks, we are going to be reaching out to some of the influencers and organizers of the arts and culture community in Richmond and the Tri-Cities. This week, we got to hear from Susan Davenport of Virginia Repertory Theatre. First, tell us about your organization, and what you do there. Virginia Repertory Theatre is …

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Q&A with David Fisk of Richmond Symphony

Posted July 15, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

In the coming weeks, we are going to be reaching out to some of the influencers and organizers of the arts and culture community in Richmond and the Tri-Cities. This week, we caught up with David Fisk of Richmond Symphony. First, tell us about your organization, and what you do there. I’m the Executive Director …

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Get in on future artoberVA contests!

Posted June 29, 2016 by & filed under 2016.

First and foremost, congratulations to Anne Williford for winning our first Facebook sharing contest! We would also like to thank everyone who entered for helping us reach our goal of 200 likes. And of course, huge thanks to the Virginia Repertory Theatre, Studio Two-Three, Brooks Smith, and Wayne Dementi for donating the prizes! We want …

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