Tag: History

African Dance, Music, and the Oral Tradition

No matter your age or background, the spirit and the openness of the Elegba Folklore Society will enchant you, closing the gap between performer and audience.  In this performance, dancers, drummers, singers, spoken word artists and masquerades focus primarily on West Africa to interactively spur an evolving understanding of the cultural and historical underpinnings of […] Continue reading African Dance, Music, and the Oral Tradition

Real to Reel: War Horse

Ever wonder how historically accurate our favorite films really are? Come and enjoy the movie, War Horse (PG-13) and a discussion by Clay Mountcastle. Mountcastle, historian and director of the Virginia War Memorial, will explore the experiences of World War I soldiers and animals and compare them with Hollywood’s interpretation of this pivotal time period. […] Continue reading Real to Reel: War Horse

Time Travelers Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of time travel at Richmond’s historic homes and museums September 23 and 24. The sites listed below will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, which is available for download. This is your chance to experience 400 years of Virginia history! Admission is free. Henrico County Sites, open 12-4pm […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Weekend

Enjoy a weekend of time travel at Richmond’s historic homes and museums September 23 and 24. The sites listed below will offer free admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport, which is available for download. This is your chance to experience 400 years of Virginia history! Admission is free. Henrico County Sites, open 12-4pm […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend