Culture

Spice up wintertime with films and music

February 15, 2017

Film festivals are a great way to see many cutting-edge films in a short time from a wide variety of sources. The filmmakers are often on hand to host screenings and answer questions. Virginia, Washington, […]

Culture

Chocolate lovers unite for annual festival

February 3, 2017

Do you love chocolate? Then you won’t want to miss The Chocolate Lovers Festival this weekend in Fairafax, Va. Set for February 3 through 5, the festival was developed in 1992 as a joint effort of the […]

Culture

Museum’s Fabergé collection sparkles

January 20, 2017

The intricately crafted boxes, picture frames, bowls, flowers, jewelry, cane handles, animal figures, and religious icons, many made of gold or silver and gilded with diamonds and other gemstones, are wonders to behold. Inside a […]

Culture

Holiday happenings in the Mid-Atlantic and elsewhere

December 10, 2016

Christmas celebrations are in full swing all over the United States, as communities stage light displays, craft shows, musical concerts, theatrical productions, parades, dinners — even strolls — to mark the season. Boston’s Freedom Trail […]

Artists' Studio

On the Radio: Rappahannock represents

November 5, 2016

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: Tour the artists’ studios of Rappahannock County, Virginia today and […]

Culture

Trip to a magical world: Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre

October 22, 2016

What is a German theater doing in the middle of Wytheville’s commercial district? If you’re visiting Southwest Virginia and enjoy musicals, good food, and promising young thespians, put a visit to the handsome timber-frame Wohlfahrt […]