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(X)po visionary looks to the future

Conference founder Ed Walker passes gauntlet to new leadership

Ed Walker, (X)po Founder
Ed Walker, (X)po Founder

by Brother Love and S. Hale

This year’s CityWorks Xpo held Oct. 1–3 at Charter Hall in the City Market Building drew strong attendance as in the past due to its exciting agenda that traditionally involves an extremely innovative approach to community building with additional focus on developing cross-cultural relationships.

The conference draws a virtual who’s who of intellectuals who gather to immerse themselves in a lineup of presenters that offer engaging dialogue guaranteed to raise personal consciousness on many levels. Continue reading (X)po visionary looks to the future

‘The Subtle One’ celebrates the human experience

Choreographer Ronald K. Brown and jazz pianist Jason Moran bring present collaborative project to VaTech

BLACKSBURG, VA, Oct. 6, 2015 – A fusion of African dance and contemporary choreography meets the musical energy of a live jazz trio performance when Ronald K. Brown’s Evidence, A Dance Company is joined onstage with Jason Moran and the Bandwagon at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 23.

The performance is presented by the Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech and will be held in the Anne and Ellen Fife Theatre, located within the Moss Arts Center’s Street and Davis Performance Hall at 190 Alumni Mall. Continue reading ‘The Subtle One’ celebrates the human experience

Hollins University presents Helena Brown in concert

Helena Brown
Helena Brown

You are encouraged to come on Thursday, Oct. 15, 7:30 p.m. to Talmadge Recital Hall at Hollins University for a concert presented by mezzo soprano, Helena Brown. In a program titled “Land and Sea: Traversing Song with Southern Women Writers,” Brown unifies songs of Eastern Europe with southern women writers on the commonality of land and sea. Continue reading Hollins University presents Helena Brown in concert

Continental Angels Club participates in “Steps Challenge”

The first meeting of the Roanoke Chapter Continental Societies, Inc. was held with Continental Angels Club members on Saturday, Sept. 26, at the Gainsboro Library from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  This is a group of girls (ages 7-18) mentored by the Continentals every fourth Saturday to incorporate various components of the organization’s HEER (Health, Education, Employment, Recreation) and Arts & Humanities  program. Continue reading Continental Angels Club participates in “Steps Challenge”

Apple Ridge Farm’s Yokohama Tire Golf Classic

On Wednesday, Oct.14, Apple Ridge Farm will be presenting its major fundraiser, the Yokohama Tire Golf Classic! More golfers are needed, so please come and play. If you’re not a golfer, you can still help out by joining in at 6 p.m. at the Roanoke Country Club, for Dub at the Club featuring the Lazy Man Dub Band. It’s a reggae party with loads of fun and a party atmosphere like no other! Continue reading Apple Ridge Farm’s Yokohama Tire Golf Classic

Blue Ridge Potters Guild 16th Show and Sale

The largest all-pottery show in Virginia will be held Oct. 16-18, featuring functional and decorative works created by over 70 area potters.

The Show is open to the public at Patrick Henry High School and begins with a sale and reception on Friday evening 6:00-9:00 p.m. Sale and demonstrations continue Saturday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Sunday noon-5:00 p.m. Continue reading Blue Ridge Potters Guild 16th Show and Sale