Renowned author and career educator, Ruby Payne, Ph.D., will be the principle speaker at “What Everyone in Metro Richmond Needs to Know About Poverty.”
Dr. Payne will be joined by her colleague Gary Eagleton, an army combat veteran who has dedicated his life to “creating a climate for change” within communities. This program will feature a “Community Conversation” about building effective programs and relationships of mutual respect, along with community collaboration models.
The Little Lion By Irene Ziegler February 1 – 26, 2016 Shows: 10:15 AM Theatre Tickets $12.50 Add $2.00 for lunch Grades 4 – 12 This world-premiere drama by playwright Irene Ziegler is based upon the book by Nancy Wright Beasley, who is also the author of the highly-acclaimed Izzy’s Fire: Finding Humanity in the Holocaust. Set in and around the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania during World War II, this powerful story chronicles the struggle of a Jewish family to survive the Holocaust and the heroism of Laibale Gillman, a teenaged boy, known as the little lion, who never stopped fighting for freedom. (Question & Answer session with your students follows each performance. Telephone 804-748-5203
Inspired by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts upcoming exhibit, Rodin: Evolution of a Genius, Gallery Flux hopes to capitalize on the enthusiasm that this exciting show will bring to the surrounding area. Eleven artists were selected to participate, interpreting the human figure in a unique way, whether representational or impressionistic, using a wide variety of mediums including bronze, limestone, steel, plaster, paintings, and drawings. The vision for this show is to highlight how, After Rodin, artists have found inspiration in the beauty of his pieces and the splendor of the human figure.
Benefit for the Ashland Youth Soccer League
Discover the power of live music with our Altria Masterworks series. Featuring orchestral classics and contemporary composers, this series will inspire you. Join us an hour before this concert for a free pre-concert talk with guest conductor, Victor Yampolsky. These talks often feature guest artists and conductors and provide you with insights for the concert you are about to hear.