Performing Arts

After 30 years of supporting local dance, Miki Liszt’s efforts now focus on preparing for the future with her educational youth dance company. Rammelkamp Foto

Miki Liszt’s graceful work in local dance carries on

For many budding dancers in the annual Community Children’s Dance Festival on Saturday, it will be their first time on stage, facing bright spotlights and a hushed audience. But amidst the backstage buzz lies another milestone that might escape the eyes of proud parents. Miki Liszt will quietly celebrate her dance company’s 30th anniversary during […]

Deanna Danger and friends make spring pop with some good old fashioned bump and grind at the Jefferson. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Burlesque in Bloom

Dust off your derbies and gather your garters, ladies and gents, because spring has sprung and it’s time to celebrate. What better way to kick off the most frisky of all seasons than an evening of vaudevillian delights presented and hosted by Richmond’s most titillating leading ladies? Burlesque in Bloom is a classic variety showcase […]

The Albemarle Players take on Rodgers and Hammerstein’s timeless classic The Sound of Music. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: The Sound of Music

The Albemarle High School auditorium comes alive with The Sound of Music as dozens of teenage thespians bring the beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical to the stage for four performances. If last year’s live, television production of the show was one of your favorite things, you already know the play centers around Maria, a singing nun-in-training-turned-governess, who […]