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  • Bringing legend Paul Robeson back to life

    Bringing legend Paul Robeson back to life
    Anthony Brown grew up listening to the voice of Paul Robeson. Today, he does his best to keep that voice alive for new generations.
  • Historic brick landmark Bacon's Castle turns 350

     Historic brick landmark Bacon's Castle turns 350
    When Surry County planter Arthur Allen started erecting his stately brick manor house between Lawnes and Chippokes creeks in 1660, you could count the number of permanent masonry dwellings in Virginia on two hands and still have a couple of fingers to...

    Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events

     Spring welcomes the arrival of fun and helpful gardening events
    Spring returns Friday and with it more educational and entertaining gardening events. Here are three local ones I think you will like and can learn from – plein air painting or sketching, Historic Garden Week in Virginia and a new vegetable...

    Tour groups offer new bike trips for Europe, U.S.

     Tour groups offer new bike trips for Europe, U.S.
    With its wide appeal to solo travelers, couples, families and multigenerational groups, "bicycle tourism" is booming. Traveling on two wheels enables tourists to connect close up with people and places while simultaneously working off excess calories...

    Colonial Williamsburg displays George Washington in diverse portraits

    Colonial Williamsburg displays George Washington in diverse portraits
    If you ever wanted to look the most indispensable Founding Father in the eye, this might be a good time. With the recent acquisition of an iconic Gilbert Stuart portrait — plus the timely loan of a much earlier landmark likeness — Colonial...