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Chesterfield comic creators prepare for Zine Fest
Pencil shavings and ink stains are just a few things that the Zazu Ziners are used to when creating their one-of-a-kind comics in preparation for the 13th annual Richmond Zine Fest. The creative group includes David, Rebecca and Lillie Patteson, brothers Jakob and Nikolas Lepe, and Henri-Lamar. The Ziners... Read more
Arts center work commences
Workers began pushing dirt Tuesdsay, Aug. 27, for the Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts outside the Chester Library. Read more
Arts center project underway
Workers were busy last week preparing a second parking lot south of the Chester Library. Work is slated to begin Sept. 1 on the site of the new Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts on the north side of the library. (Caleb M. Soptelean photo) Read more
A groundbreaking ceremony for the Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, June 24, north of the Chester Library. Read more
Frozen Jr. coming to EDMS
Elise Kopp, on left, and Branwyn McCormick are cast in ‘Frozen Jr,’ which the Chesterfield Children’s Theatre will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 22, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Elizabeth Davis Middle Auditorium, 601 Corvus Court. Frozen Jr. is based off of the award winning... Read more
Local artist’s wares on display at Petersburg art gallery
Steve Harris gets his art inspiration from dreams and current events, with almost all of his drawings and sculpture telling a story. Those stories will be on display at his show “19 Sculptures and Nine Drawings” at the Petersburg Area Art League Gallery this month. “Each piece I do... Read more
Paint Out Pollution event decorates storm sewers
They weren’t exactly painting the town red, but it was a colorful endeavor nonetheless. Chesterfield County joined with Art on Wheels and the James River Association for a “Paint Out Pollution” event last week, which involved painting storm drain covers. Kevin Orlosky, founder and program director of Art on... Read more
JTCC announces art award winners
Tabitha Buchanan’s “Stream at Mid-Lothian Mines” recently won the 2019 John Tyler Community College Foundation’s art award. While working on a freelance photography job, Buchanan visited Mid-Lothian Mines Park, and as she scouted the area and took photographs, she decided to place a crystal ball in a stream, a... Read more
Miller named executive director of arts center
The Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation recently announced that it has hired Bruce Miller as its new executive director. Miller will begin later this spring following the groundbreaking of the new Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts. The new venue, the first nonprofit performing arts center in Chesterfield, is a... Read more