For A Decade, She Dressed The Prizery

SOUTH BOSTON , VA- For a decade, Ginny Bogart dressed the cast of the Prizery theater company and was affectionately known as the “Costume Mistress.” John Fulton, former president of the Board of the Prizery reflected on working with her, saying, “I know that Ginny was very passionate about her work. As a design professional …

B&H Market : Some Places Just Speak for Themselves

  DANVILLE, VA- In the study of literature, there is something called “a sense of place,” referring to emotional bonds and attachments people develop or experience in particular locations. In recent times, this idea has expanded into the fields of geography, health, and other areas of science. Now, much attention is given to ideas such …

Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History

TO ENRICH THE LIVES OF ALL THROUGH THE ARTS AND HISTORYDanville Museum of Fine Arts and History – Mission According to the modern definition, a museum is a place which collects, interprets, and displays objects of artistic, cultural, or scientific significance for the study and education of the public. In a good museum we can …

What the Peddler Brings To Halifax

HALIFAX , VA- In the early days, peddlers brought more than wares to people in the sparsely settled lands of our country. Folks living on the frontier looked forward to seeing the peddler’s wagon cresting the hill and hearing pots and other goods clanging together announcing his arrival. Not only could they get pots, cloth, …

Welcome to Saritaville

By Norwood Walker With apologies to Jimmy Buffett, but Saritaville — like Margaritaville — just inspires song. Eatin’ on pancakes Watchin’ the lake bake Round me all of those flowers covered with blooms Firin’ up the fire pit after dark, see those weenies Beginning to burn Lazing away again in Saritaville Wanting for nothing at …