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Artist Samuel P. McCormick Creates Joy from Earthly Remains

By Kiesha Preston   |   July 20, 2020

Small Businesses on the Fashion Scene Need Your Support to Survive

By Kiesha Preston   |   July 17, 2020

BT’S Restaurant in Radford: Food, Drinks, Fun and a Friendly Atmosphere

By Tim Blassingame   |   July 10, 2020

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Artist Samuel P. McCormick Creates Joy from Earthly Remains

Samuel P. McCormick is a natural medium artist, born and raised in Roanoke. He is best known for his work...

By Kiesha Preston / July 20, 2020

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Small Businesses on the Fashion Scene Need Your Support to Survive

Fashionista Roanoke is a multicultural, multi-ethnic organization created in 2008 by Garland Gravely....

By Kiesha Preston / July 17, 2020

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BT’S Restaurant in Radford: Food, Drinks, Fun and a Friendly Atmosphere

BT's Restaurant in Radford, VA | Photographed by Wasena Creative BT’S restaurant in Radford opened...

By Tim Blassingame / July 10, 2020


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Police Chief Sam Roman Happy to be Back Home in Roanoke

Picture this…  A summer afternoon in Brooklyn. It’s the 80’s and a group of black kids...

By Ryan Bell / June 26, 2020

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Abby Verdillo Hamilton Leading the Way at United Way

Abby Verdillo Hamilton has worked as the president and CEO of the United Way of Roanoke Valley since...

By Sherese Gore / May 13, 2020

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After 30 Years of Memories, Roanoke's Premier Multicultural Program Aims to Move Forward

The Local Colors Festival has taken place for the past 29 years in Roanoke, and if event organizers...

By Shawn Nowlin / May 11, 2020


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Design New Ways to Eat, Play, and Stay While Confined to Home

In the midst of a worldwide pandemic and calls for social distancing, artists, business owners and members...

By Kiesha Preston / May 8, 2020

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Angela Scott: Entrepreneur & Small Business Owner

A Profile: Honoring Family Traditions by Fulfilling Her Dream What’s more American than apple...

By Betty Jean Wolfe / May 3, 2020

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Morning Brew Coffee Offers Tasty Convenience in Downtown Roanoke

Morning Brew Coffee Company is an independent coffee shop and café conveniently located in the heart...

By Kiesha Preston / April 13, 2020


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Living Your Truth

Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade have become the measurement of success for young black creatives and athletes...

By Sabrina Tolbert / April 8, 2020

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Gender Neutral Pronouns: How to Use Them

From the beginning of our socialization process, or the process in which we are made to become who and what...

By Sabrina Tolbert / March 18, 2020

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Roanoke’s House of Expression Set to Provide Room for the Drag Scene

Racial tension plagued the United States the 1960’s and the New York City ballroom scene was no exception....

By Kiesha Preston / March 10, 2020


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Virginia's FarmBurguesa is Dishing Out Trendy and Tasty

The face of the food industry is changing. It is more than just what is on the menu that is taking a turn....

By Jeremy Angione / March 3, 2020

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Q&A: Just who is musician Dylan Dent?

In 2019, Roanoke, Virginia has seen an emergence of new artists in its live music scene. One of those...

By Kiesha Preston / January 20, 2020

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Soul Sessions: Roanoke's Blended Community Of Poets And Artists

There are just five rules that artists must follow: No longer than 5 minutes on the mic. Original...

By Kiesha Preston / November 3, 2019


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Where’s the Diversity in Performing Arts in Our Part of Virginia?

I threw myself headfirst into Virginia’s performing arts community when I auditioned and was cast in my very...

By Kiesha Preston / October 1, 2019

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Desire of the Soul: A Recital of African-American Art Song

It is a performance that has never been seen by any audience at Opera Roanoke. And it is a performance...

By Charmayne Brown / October 1, 2019

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A Band of Many Faces: The Sounds of Soulacoustix

You can find JoJo Stockton, lead guitarist of the Soulacoustix with his trademark fedora, jamming to a mashup...

By Obinna Morton / September 7, 2019


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