Faulconer releases ‘Lips Locked’ single
At 12, Nick Faulconer was “busking,” playing music on the street for tips. At 21, he used tips and gig money to build his own recording studio, where he produced his new single, “Lips Locked.” Inspired by artists Lauv and Charlie Puth, Faulconer wrote every line, played every instrument,... Read more
Cinema Cafe on the way
A Cinema Cafe is under construction at Bermuda Crossroads Marketplace on Jefferson Davis Highway, just north of Route 10. A construction company spokesman said site work will take two months, followed by construction of the movie theater over a nine-month period. That would result in a tentative June 2020... 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
Festival de Musica
Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring the first-ever Festival de Musica from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 13, at Bensley Park, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road. This free, Latin cultural event features musical entertainment from Kadencia Orchestra and DJ Peluche, demonstrations of bomba dancing and drumming by Semilla... Read more
Swift Creek Mill Theatre Cabaret hosting ‘Suggestions Welcome’
Audra Honaker, the dynamic ray of sunshine that has graced stages all over Central Virginia, will entertain audiences through song Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20, at Swift Creek Mill Theatre, with musical direction by Shellie Johnson. Doors open at 7 p.m. with performance at 8 p.m. Cabaret... Read more
Fireworks, music and more coming
Chesterfield County’s annual Fourth of July Celebration, presented by Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation and the Virginia Credit Union, will be held Thursday, July 4, at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Gates open at 5 p.m. and fireworks will begin at dark. This free, family-friendly event features... Read more
Arts center on the way
“What a beautiful day!” With those words, Chesterfield County supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle may have summed up the feelings and thoughts of those who attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts on Monday morning. The light at the end of the tunnel was evident on... Read more
The Richmond Brass and Percussion Consort will present its annual “Concert in Honor of America” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Chester Presbyterian Church, 3424 W. Hundred Road. The Richmond Brass and Percussion Consort is a large brass ensemble made up of trumpets, French horns, trombones, euphoniums, and... 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