A few years ago, I was dining at a French restaurant. I ordered one of my favorites - a crock of French onion soup topped with a big crouton and Gruyere cheese. When it arrived, I eagerly dug in, only to find that something was extremely off about the taste. It was way too sweet!
As a child growing up in Burkeville, a small town about 20 miles from Farmville, the annual Scholastic Book Fair was the most exciting time of the year for Juanita Giles.
Nathan McGlothlin describes spending time in a local record store as having a “sense of belonging and identity.”
Lynchburg Parks and Recreation has announced the line-up for its Movies in the Park series, now in its third year.
If you've ever walked into a store and were embarrassed to tell the salesperson your real size, or entered the gym locker room and wanted to hide, you're part of the target audience for Amy Schumer's "I Feel Pretty." Whatever age or gender you happen to be.
The inspiration for dancer/comedienne Claire Porter’s latest one-woman show, a rumination on the intricacies of language called “Grammar Glamour,” began with prepositions.
Mark your calendars for these weekend events, chosen by The Burg staff.
After a successful crowd funding campaign and time spent recording at singer Brandi Carlile’s home base in Seattle, The Secret Sisters made a victorious return to the industry that had shunned them with 2017’s “You Don’t Own Me Anymore.” The record, which dropped in June on New West Records, received critical praise and earned the sisters a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album.
It’s time for theater lovers to brush out their luscious locks and let the sun shine in. “Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical” opens at Renaissance Theatre Company on Thursday.
Jasmine Mans remembers when Strivers Row poet Joshua Bennett said her poems had teeth.
This recipe for ropa vieja comes from “Latin American Paleo Cooking” (Page Street Publishing), a new book by Amanda Torres, the founder of the food and health website The Curious Coconut.
The E. Guigal 2015 Cotes du Rhone Blanc (France, $15) offers floral and stone-fruit aromas, followed by peach, apricot, citrus and mineral flavors on the palate. Rounded texture, with good balance. Widely available.
I strive to make my own meals as much as possible, rather than eating out or buying premade meals – it’s cheaper and healthier that way. But like most people, time is an issue, so I eat frozen entrees more than I wish I did, particularly for lunch at work. There aren’t as many options out there for vegetarians, of course, so I’ve been pleased recently to see some new varieties in area freezers.
Damn for real. Kendrick Lamar just won the Pulitzer Prize for music. What does it mean? So many things.