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Free UR Family Weekend Concert

University of Richmond will hold a free Family Weekend Concert on Friday at 7:30 p.m. in the Booker Hall of Music Camp Concert Hall The Department of Music’s annual Family Weekend Concert showcases the outstanding talents of University of Richmond students. Enjoy performances by the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Women’s Chorale, and Schola […]

Lora Robins Gallery review

Over on Richmond Bargains today, I posted information about and photos from a visit to University of Richmond’s Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature. It’s a free Near West End attraction that a lot of people don’t know about, and worth a trip!

University of Richmond Museums Announce Fall Program Schedule

One of the great things about living in the Near West End is that we are so close to the University of Richmond‘s rich cultural & educational events.  Mark your calender for these dates — all events are free  and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Of particular interest for families is the free Family Arts […]

Play Disc Golf in the Near West End

There’s a new disc golf course in the Near West End on the University of Richmond campus.   The Weinstein Center also has a great selection of discs for sale at the membership/info desk in the rec center. Disc Golf Course The 18-hole HB Clark signature designed Disc Golf Course at the University of Richmond […]

Free Events Coming up this Week at the University of Richmond

There are some wonderful free music events coming up this week at the University of Richmond. On Wed., Apr. 6 see the UR Symphony Orchestra  at 7:30 p.m.  Fri., Apr. 8, also at 7:30 p.m. see the UR Schola Cantorum and Women’s Chorale with eighth blackbird (tickets are free, but required) And finally, on Sunday, April 10, Global Sounds […]

University of Richmond Launches Energy-saving Program

Thanks to our friends over at Tricycle Gardens for reporting on the University of Richmond’s new energy-saving program. This is really cool: U of R has just launched this new website which allows students and others to compare per capita energy usage in the dorms at U of R in real-time. They can also use […]

UR Receives $6 Million Gift

The University of Richmond’s business school is getting a $6 million donation today from two graduates. The gift comes from Paul and Anne-Marie Queally of New Canaan, Conn. The Queallys are both 1986 graduates of UR. Paul Queally has a bachelor’s degree in economics and is an investment banker. The Queallys’ gift will be targeted […]