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Fedoras, flappers and fun at the Greenwood Library – Farmville

NOTNestled amidst the vast archives and special collections of the Greenwood Library is a rare gem: a first edition of acclaimed American author F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel The Beautiful and Damned, which includes the writer’s signature. Archival scholar Jamie Krogh described the book’s journey to Longwood: “The Greenwood Library Special Collections Edition of The Beautiful […]

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Girl Scouts Presents Idea for Reuse of Blacksburg Police Station | Local News

BLACKSBURG — The police department will move to a new home this year, an approximately 38,000 square foot facility that is being finished at the Old Town College site in downtown. And that begs the question: what will become of the current station building at 200 Clay Street? Blacksburg officials say no plan is set […]

Postmodernism

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

New Chainsaw Massacre – so close (in name only) to the 1974s The Texas Chainsaw Massacre that it feels like a taunt rather than a respectful nod – opens with a pulpy TV documentary detailing the events of the first film. Of course, superficially it matches the opening roll of the original, which presented the […]

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Teens With a Purpose transforms experiences as people of color into performance art in Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — As we continue to honor Black History Month, some students are taking their experiences as teenagers of color in America and turning them into performance art. Teens With a Purpose will perform song, dance and poetry on Saturday at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk. They’ve got the lights, they’ve got the […]

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FSVAA is looking for student artists for High School Art Show – The Vacaville Reporter

Whether taking introductory or advanced art courses, high school students have likely created at least one piece of which they are very proud. Again, they will have a place to showcase their work. The Fairfield-Suisun City Visual Arts Association (FSVAA) invites all Solano County high school students to submit their work to the Downtown Solano […]

Postmodernism

Eternally confused and hungry for love, it’s about navigating through the complexities of love

Finding love is not always easy. And it certainly doesn’t get any easier when your “love guru” is a witch doll. Ray, a confused young adult, tries to navigate the complexities of love and the daunting world of romance in a postmodern world in the trailer for Eternally confused and hungry for love. Vihaan Samat, […]