Mural to Honor the Richmond 34 Sit-In

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) is proud to unveil a new mural commissioned to honor the Richmond 34. The mural, painted by Hamilton Glass and Virginia Union alumna, Germany Ray, sits within the lobby of RPAA’s Genworth BrightLights Education Center located in Dominion Energy Center. The Center stands in the location of the former Thalhimers […]

The Richmond Arts Community Now Has an App

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) has launched a new app that is changing the way that individuals engage with local arts and cultural organizations. The RPAA app features a program called #ArtsHuntRVA – a unique and interactive experience that invites users to embark on a virtual scavenger hunt of participating locations throughout the greater Richmond […]

Dominion Energy Center Renames Venue to Honor Bob Mooney

Dominion Energy Center, home to the historic Carpenter Theatre, holds a number of venues including a multi-purpose space, often used for jazz, cabaret, rehearsals, pre-performance lectures, and private events, on the first floor that features a Showcase Gallery overlooking Seventh Street. This venue was named Rhythm Hall when Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) launched the […]

RPAA’s Party for the Arts To Support the Performing Arts Sector

Mark your calendars for Richmond Performing Arts Alliance’s biggest fundraiser of the year!Leave your tux and ballgown at home and put on your favorite party attire for RPAA’s Party forthe Arts – a fully curated entertainment experience taking place on November 3, 2023 at 6:00pm in Dominion Energy Center. New this year, partygoers will enjoy […]

Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series Announced

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) is excited to announce that the Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series is back and “On the Road” again this season! This series offers youth ages 3-18 the opportunity to partake in workshops and experience performances by local arts groups in community centers and schools across the region. Workshops are free […]

RPAA To Sponsor FREE Broadway In Richmond Tickets This Upcoming Season

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) is excited to announce its partnership with Broadway In Richmond – A Nederlander Presentation for the upcoming 23/24 season with the launch of RPAA Night on Broadway. RPAA will sponsor a limited number of tickets available to individuals from designated communities for free to select Wednesday evening performances that will […]

2023-24 Legends on Grace Lineup

RPAA’s Legends on Grace To Feature an Array of Local Artists Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) is excited to present the 2023-24 Legends on Grace – Nightcaps & Stories season. This five part series features up-close and personal conversations and traditional cabaret style performances designed to showcase the amazing talent budding and thriving in the […]

Parking Lot Party Artists Announced

Richmond Performing Arts Alliance’s 4th Annual Parking Lot Party is taking place in the parking lot behind Dominion Energy Center on May 6 from 2-6 pm. Enjoy an afternoon and evening of bands, brews, and bites—this year with a twist! In addition to the standard line up, this event will also feature the season finale […]

4th Annual Parking Lot Party

Save the date for Richmond Performing Arts Alliance’s 4th Annual Parking Lot Party—an afternoon and evening of bands, brews, and bites—this year with a twist! In addition to the standard line up, this event will also feature the season finale of the Genworth Lights Up! Youth Series with three performing arts workshops for youth ages […]

Women Take the Stage 2023

Save the date for RPAA’s Women Take the Stage event 2023 featuring special guest speaker comedian, writer, author and Maggie Walker Governor’s School alum Sara Schaefer 4pm March 27th at the Carpenter Theater. A dynamic lineup of panelists to be announced soon. Proceeds benefit RPAA’s BrightLights Education Initiatives.

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