a bright new marble: the ‘rva creativity roundup’!

Good evening ladies and gents! I am delighted to share a new fun find from our increasingly creative Richmond collaborators from RVA Creates! If you haven’t checked out the story behind this growing group – you can give it a read here at “About RVA Creates”

I’ve posted a snapshot of the events listed in today’s roundup below! Check them out, get involved, keep the ideas and connections coming! *For the original site and links, please visit RVA Creativity Roundup: 5/31

RVA Creativity Roundup: 5/31
By RVA Creates | Published: May 31, 2011

Each week here on the RVA Creates blog, we’ll bring you a roundup of creative happenings in and around Richmond. If you have something to submit, send it to rvacreates@gmail.com, leave it in the comments or post it to our Facebook wall.

That is RVA—The Chamber’s ‘i.e.’ initiative, which kicks off on June 23rd with a TED-style all-day conference, has a schmancy new website at ie-rva.org.

Broad Appetit—Broad Appetit is this weekend, and Richmond.com has the full rundown of participating restaurants.

Food Revolution?—Jamie Oliver’s TV series is based on the lack of quality, healthful food in our schools, but one area start-up is doing something innovative about it. Read about Green Monkey in the RT-D’s Metro-Business section.

Fostering Entrepreneurs—RichmondBizSense reports on New Visions New Ventures, a group that helps potential new business owners.

Top School—Washington Post High School Challenge 2011 recently highlighted Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School for Government and International Studies as one of the 24 top-performing public schools in the nation.

New Edition—Our friends at RVA Magazine recently rolled out their new edition. Read about it here, and look for it around town.

Thanks to everyone who has sent in their suggestions, and keep checking here and on Facebook for more examples of creativity and innovation in RVA.

To interact even more, you can connect with RVA Creates on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/RVACreates and follow them on Twitter at @rvacreates.




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