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RVA First Fridays  A year-round art walk, featuring the shops, galleries, restaurants, and organizations in the Arts District of Richmond, VA.

When it comes to local art, don't forget to check out the @rva_library galleries! Free and open to the public all month.

Be there tomorrow from 4-6pm when the Black History Museum & Cultural Center unveils the statue of Tuskegee Airman Lt Col Howard L Baugh of Petersburg, VA. Free but registration required @bhmvamuseum
During WWII the Tuskegee Airmen registered one of the finest combat records in military aviation history and helped change our nation. Lt. Col. Howard L. Baugh of Petersburg, VA was a member of this elite group, amassing an impressive service record which included being one of only 72 of the 352 pilots deployed to shoot down enemy aircraft in combat. Of the 112 enemy aircraft shot down by the Tuskegee Airmen during WWII, he is credited with 1.5 of those Aerial Victories. Baugh received numerous commendations including the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Clusters, and the USAF Commendation Medal. In 2004, he was one of only four Tuskegee Airmen awarded the French Legion of Honor Award by the French Government at a ceremony in Paris. The BHMVA is honored to be the new home of the life-size statue commissioned by the Howard Baugh Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. to recognize the many contributions and accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Did you know @RVAHostel offers weekly Cooking as a Second Language Classes? Open to the public! Check out their event schedule here: http://bit.ly/RVAHostel

Eat, caffeinate and be merry! Urban Hang Suite (open from 7am-7pm all week @urbanhangsuiterva) and Soul Taco! Open 11-9 all week @soultacorva

#eatlocalrva#downtownrva #rvaallday #rvaartsdistrict #eatlocalrva

It's not too late! @baresoulyog is offering weekly classes every Wednesday at @thelivingroomrva! Tonight 7:30

Live from the #RVATrolley!

Yep, it's November. Time for First Fridays! New spaces and places to explore in the #RVAArtsDistrict on a balmy fall evening.
Hop on/off the FREE RVA Trolley 🚃 which will be doing the loop 5:30-8:30

#Repost @performingstatistics with @get_repost
Who gets to tell your story? What do you do with a story once it's told? How are stories shaping the way policies and laws are made?
📷 @camcamacho
"Lift Us Up, Don't Push Us Out" has another public reception during @rvafirstfridays on Nov. 2 at @art_180's Atlas gallery. Listen to the stories of youth in the system. Take action. Keep up the #youthjustice momentum. It's gonna take us all. ✊🏾
This exhibition coincides with the @dignityinschools National Week of Action #CounselorsNotCops and @justiceforyouth Youth Justice Action Month #YJAM #VoteYouthJustice
#performingstatistics #prisonsdontwork #schoolsnotprisons #educatedontincarcerate #programsnotprisons #endtheschooltoprisonpipeline

Downtown views pop up in unexpected places. #RVAartsdistrict #artoberva

Now that it’s below 80 degrees let’s embrace fall! It’s getting pretty Halloweenie in the #rvaartsdistrict! Get your treats & plan your night out

October First Fridays map is ready to go! Lots of fun things in store tonight. And don’t forget to hop on the trolley. Look out for the signs (going up this afternoon) for a stop.

Extend your Friday evening with our friends @manchestermanifest across the river kicking off #artober with live music and vendors
Quick reminder of how we get down in Manchester. This may be our last First Fridays of the season and we’re looking to end with a bang! We’re eyeing the weather as we know you are as well. Looks good right?? We’re apart of @artoberva again this year and we want to ensure the city an amazing time. We still have room for vendors, artists and opportunities for performers! DM/email us today. We’re excited to have you join us! 🚨

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