August 2008

Autumn Air Cools, Bringing New Hair Rules

by Jevata Herman
With fall swiftly approaching, school bells ring as a new semester begins, leaving summer hair care concerns. The most frequently asked question: “What will I do with my hair?”
After the pool has closed, autumn air cools and there are new hair care rules. A “mane ingredient” that we so appreciate during our hottest [...]

From Richmond With One Love: Antero

Photographed by Kimberly Frost. Wylie Jones, Guitar, 31; Sam Krivanec, Bass, 33; Mike Sheroshick, Drums, 26; Jake Larson (The Mayor), Percussion, 32; Tim Reardon, Vocals/Keys; Gordon; Joshua Dowell
Richmond band Antero will open for Culture at Toad’s Place, at the “Reggae Party,” Sep. 6. Although Wylie Jones is the only Richmond-native in the band, there’s no [...]

With Memory of Joseph Hill, Culture is Alive Again

On Sep. 6, Culture, Jamaica’s legendary traditional reggae band, will perform at Toad’s Place. The tour is an exciting if poignant milestone in Culture’s thirty-plus year career. Founding member, Joseph Hill, died in 2006 while the band was on tour in Germany. Saturday’s performance will introduce Richmond to his son, Kenyatta, who stepped forward [...]

“Going Old School”

Histories of Greatness, Futures of Distinction at Regional HBCU’s
by Cesca Janece Waterfield

Virginia Union University
1500 N. Lombardy St., Richmond 257-5600
At the end of the Civil War, many individuals, organizations, churches, and former slaves, eager to provide education for thousands of freedmen, set about establishing schools, even before the war’s end. The American Baptist Home Mission [...]

Vive la Bride!

Shafonne Myers, Wedding Revolutionary

Shafonne Myers of Making Your Event Special, L.L.C. is the live wire organizer every bride and groom want working for them. She’s charming, meticulous, and enjoys a wide network of professionals who excel at putting polish on every facet of a gala event. In touch with trends and our times, Shafonne considers [...]

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