Actor Michael Kennedy interprets filming of ‘Lincoln’ in Richmond
If filming in Richmond doesn’t bring Steven Spielberg’s movie “Lincoln” close enough to home, another connection certainly will. Irvington resident Michael Kennedy will appear in the film as Iowa congressman Hiram Price. Kennedy, who has worked as a freelance actor in major films and television shows for some 40 years, landed the role after receiving a call from a Virginia casting director.
‘Great Decisons’ starts January 27
The series of eight meetings on issues of foreign policy that goes by the name “Great Decisions” will start Friday, January 27, at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited. The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) has chosen eight subjects for local groups to consider this year: the Middle East, exiting Iraq and Afghanistan, cybersecurity, promoting democracy, Mexico, the global politics of energy, Indonesia, and the Oceans.
Works of local artist, craftsman on display
During the month of January, The Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews Court House will exhibit extensive works from local artist Wade Brooks. Brooks is an artist and craftsman in every sense. He is a master blacksmith, an accomplished wood carver, an electrical engineer and a glass artist.
Master Gardeners announce winter programs
Mark your calendar! The Middlesex Master Gardeners will sponsor two programs to help us through the winter months and prepare for the coming gardening season. All programs will be held in the Cooks Corner Office Complex, 2911 General Puller Highway (Route 33), three miles east of Saluda.
Public invited to hear ‘Imani Winds’ on January 12
Imani Winds is more than North America's premier wind quintet; Imani Winds has established itself as one of the most successful chamber music ensembles in the United States. Since 1997, the Grammy-nominated quintet has taken a unique path, carving out a distinct presence in the classical music world.