Music

Bach to blues to . . . Bill Harris 

The fifth video in the Artists of Rappahannock series is different from the rest — for one, it’s a profile of a musician rather than visual artist: renowned jazz pianist Bill Harris, who shares a historic home in Flint Hill with his wife, Stella Liong, Rappahannock’s only resident dentist. […]

Music

Washington column for Sept. 7

As he does each birthday, the Louisiana-born Bourgeois, who resides in Tiger Valley, hosted an outdoor luncheon last Thursday featuring genuine Cajun food — which he himself spends days preparing — for dozens of his Rappahannock friends. […]

Art

The Rapp for March 30

“Photographs of Italy” opens this Saturday at Middle St. Gallery; and the play “Galileo’s Torch,” originally performed at Stonehill Farm, will have a concert performance this evening (March 30) in Washington, D.C. at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre. […]

Agriculture

The Rapp for March 23

The News hosts its monthly Fourth Estate Friday discussion at Sperryville Trading Cafe & Market Friday morning, Kid Pan Alley is featured in Julie Andrew’s new Netflix series and more in this week’s The Rapp. […]

Environment/Conservation

The Rapp for March 9

PEC’s resources for farmland seekers and landowners; the Artisan Trail’s doors are open this Saturday; this Friday at the Library, a former NASA scientist speaks on “How to Age Better and Other Space Stories.” […]

Fundraising

Washington column for Feb. 2

The Lions Club has some new members and an update on the 2017 Bland Music Contest, Ballard’s shop offers ornate Valentine’s Day flower arrangements, and the Thrift Shop has some tempting winter pricing. […]

Awards and Honors

The Rapp for Dec. 22

Need a break after Christmas? There’s at live bluegrass and beer for Boxing Day at Pen Druid. Still need New Year’s plans? First Night in Warrenton features 40 family-friendly live indoor performances in and around their downtown. […]

Business

The Rapp for Dec. 15

It’s an early Fourth (Estate) Friday; La Liste, a new exclusive French guide, names the Inn D.C.’s top restaurant; “Celtic Christmas Concert” returns to Castleton; RCHS play is postponed… […]

Music

The Rapp for Dec. 8

Acclaimed guitarist Frank Vignola and his trio return to the Little Washington Theatre this Saturday and The Barnes and Hampton Celtic Consort perform their “Celtic Christmas Concert” Dec. 17 at Castleton. […]

By Kathy Krometis
Entertainment

The Rapp for Dec. 1

It’s Christmas in Little Washington this Sunday; after the parade, Rappahannock Quilt Club are selling raffle tickets; this Saturday, RAAC Theatre’s “12 Days of Christmas” is followed by a Q&A with the playwright. […]

Music

The Rapp for Nov. 24

No Fourth (Estate) Friday this day after Thanksgiving; Elizabethan chamber music at the Theatre; a Kid Pan Alley musical in the works; a new program to match volunteers with opportunities; and more in this week’s The Rapp. […]