Arts: School pulling into former trolley station
With construction wrapping up on the first half of a nearly $7 million facility, the VCU School of the Arts is pulling into a former West Broad Street trolley station. The building at 814 W. Broad St. once housed an electric railway system linking Richmond and Ashland. Most recently, it was home to the Richmond Glass Shop. VCU has dubbed it The Depot. Read more.
Arts: Online on the rise
Two years ago, Andy Kennedy-Derkay had serious doubts about his screenwriting class. The course, which was part of the Cinema program in the VCU School of the Arts, would be held in a workshop format with students critiquing each other’s screenplays in an open discussion. There also would be assigned academic readings on storytelling and screenwriting and requirements for written feedback on peers’ work. All of that sounded fine. Read more.
Nationwide: Alumni benefit update
Your auto insurance is supposed to guard you every mile you drive… every day of the year. But what if you’re paying too much for protection that stops short if you’re in a crash? Read more.
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