Black history program to feature ‘Henry Box Brown’
Henry Brown escaped from slavery by shipping himself in a box from Richmond to Philadelphia. This bold feat was only the first act of a remarkable career. “Resurrected” from the box as Henry Box Brown, he appeared at antislavery meetings as a singer and speaker.
Valentine concert will offer Borodin quartet along with French songs
The Callinectes Musical Consort on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14, will join Capitol Opera Richmond in a program of romantic music. The concert, to benefit the Northern Neck Orchestra, will begin at 4 p.m.
‘For the Love of Music’ concert tickets on sale
The Middlesex Woman’s Club will host its annual “For the Love of Music” concert at its clubhouse on Virginia Street in Urbanna. The concert will feature two of the areas most talented musicians—Clayton Neal and Paige Melton.
Local award-winning author signs book deal with Dutton
Critically acclaimed local author Brad Parks has signed a two-book contract with Dutton, a boutique imprint within Penguin Random House, the largest English-language publisher in the world. The deal was announced in Publishers Marketplace last week.
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