Apr 22, 2024 - News

🌊 The Current: An arrest at a comedy show

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🚔 Police arrested one of multiple pro-Palestine protesters who interrupted Chelsea Handler's comedy show at the Altria Theater on Friday. (The Wrap)

🗣️ The Richmond Forum's 2024-2025 season will feature talks by Martha Stewart, Mike Krzyzewski aka "Coach K," writer and comedian Baratunde Thurston, NASA astrophysicist Amber Straughn and author and researcher Richard Reeves. (Style Weekly)

  • The season starts in November, and tickets to watch online (in-person has been sold out for years) are on sale now for $130.

🚍 Free GRTC fares will continue through 2025 with new state funding. Free fares started in 2020 and were set to expire at the end of June. (Times-Dispatch)

🥁 The National Association of Music Merchants Foundation named Henrico County schools one of the best districts in the country for music education. (Henrico Citizen)

  • It is one of only two divisions in the U.S. to receive the honor for 25 consecutive years.
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