Arts / Events Etc.

Opera Roanoke Presents “The Marriage of Figaro”

Opera Roanoke proudly brings one of the greatest of all operatic treasures to life, with a gorgeous and witty fully-staged production of The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart’s timeless and irrepressible masterpiece that...

Jefferson Center Celebrates One Hundred Years of Enriching Lives

The Jefferson Center has announced the launch of a year-long celebration to honor the Jefferson...

James Madison Middle School Student Honored as State Winner of Peace Poster Contest

Mae Todd, a 7th grade student at James Madison Middle School, has been named as...

Art Show Brings Appalachia to Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

The newest art exhibit at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine celebrates the diversity of artists...

Virginians Invited to Participate in The Great Backyard Bird Count

Identify the birds around you while contributing to science in the annual Great Backyard Bird...

“Floyd Fest 8 – Revival” Returns to Refresh, Renew and Recreate

Floyd Fest 8 – Revival, returns next weekend with four days of music, music, music, just off milepost 170.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. ...

New Book Illustrates the Parallels Between Society and the Silver Screen

Melvin Matthews Jr. loves old movies. The Roanoker has written two non-fiction works that painstakingly detail the intersection of film and society. First, there...

New Exhibit at Hollins Presents “Things That Are Not”

The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum on the Hollins University campus is presenting an exhibit of art that will be dismantled after August 22 –...

Film Project to Focus on Smith Mountain Lake

A walk down by the shore of Smith Mountain Lake turned on a light bulb inside Sara Elizabeth Timmons’ head. Now the young producer/actress...

Barcelona Institute of Gospel to Perform at Virginia Tech’s Kentland Farm

The Barcelona Institute of Gospel will perform at Virginia Tech's Kentland Farm on Wednesday, July 15 from 4 to 8 p.m.This is the first...

Roanoke College Alumni Release Books

Two Roanoke College alumni have recently released books while another Roanoke alumni is in the process of publishing a memoir. Corbin M. Wright, a...