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Jack Hartin

Riverdance Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in Roanoke

Riverdance will perform in Roanoke for one night only at the Berglund Center on January 31, 2018. Read our interview with the Associate Director, Padraic Moyles. more

Jan 16, 2018 10:55 AM Behind The Page

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Adam Miller

A Human Problem, Not a Dog Problem

In our 16th post of the Dog Training series blog, Adam Miller shares an insightful article about how humans must be more in tune with their dogs. more

Jan 8, 2018 11:38 AM Behind The Page


Julianne Rainone

The view from the Mill Mountain Star has changed a little since its humble beginnings, but the architecture, both new and old, continue to enhance the iconic cityscape. more

Jan 2, 2018 4:09 PM Departments


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A post-flu weigh-in led to a friendly father-son weight loss competition, but who won? more

Jan 2, 2018 3:57 PM Features

Music education is more than just music–it’s creating young leaders who plan for successful careers in the music industry. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:30 PM Departments

Find their coffee in two new additional spaces. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:27 PM Departments

Liza Mundy’s newest book reads like a well-written local history. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:25 PM Departments

Interstate 581 turns 50 this year, with many of those years overcoming controversy and hurdles to connect different areas of the region. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:22 PM Departments


Anne Sampson

Don’t miss this hidden gem, complete with an ideal lunch spot and vintage shopping. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:20 PM Departments

Plus a fresh new look in our design and departments. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:16 PM Departments


Liz Long

City Manager Bob Cowell has big ideas for Roanoke’s future and hopes for a positive impact on citizens’ lives. more

Jan 2, 2018 3:12 PM Departments

Donate to the 5 Points Music Foundation

With your support, we hope to donate two life-changing devices to the 5 Points Music Foundation. more

Dec 19, 2017 10:39 AM Behind The Page


Julianne Rainone

Earth Fare Opens in Roanoke

Earth Fare celebrates its grand opening in Roanoke. more

Nov 9, 2017 8:20 AM Behind The Page 1 Comments

‘FloydFest 18~Wild’ announced for 2018

FloydFest 18~Wild, the latest annual offering of the Southeast’s premier summer outdoor music festival, taking place Wednesday to Sunday, July 25 to 29, 2018, at Milepost 170.5 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Floyd, Va more

Nov 1, 2017 9:40 AM Behind The Page


Julianne Rainone/The Virginia Room, Roanoke Public Libraries

The 56-year-old strip center, unique in the valley when it opened in 1961, has remained a strong location for local, regional and national retail. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:21 PM Departments 1 Comments


Chuck Almarez

The venerable showplace has come back from near-oblivion to become a destination. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:19 PM Features 1 Comments

What does "best friends" really mean? These pairs embody the answer. more

Oct 30, 2017 3:14 PM Features

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