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Chippendales show cancelled - Roanoke.com
The Chippendales show scheduled for Sept. 18 at 202 Market in downtown Roanoke has been cancelled "due to circumstances beyond our control," said the restaurant's events and promotions director, Jo Jo Soprano. Soprano declined to specify the reason for the cancellation, saying only that he and the rest of the staff are extremely disappointed.
From Google, the Toughest Challenger to the iPad
Tired of watching in frustration as its popular Android mobile operating system failed to make much of a dent in the tablet market, Google is stepping in next week with an Android tablet it helped design. It's the Nexus 7, a $199 model with a 7-inch screen.
1776 returns to Virginia Museum of Transporation this Saturday | Arts & Extras - roanoke.com
"Party Like It's 1776" Saturday, July 7: 10 am to 5 pm The Virginia Museum of Transportation announces the return of the Norfolk & Western SD-45 Bicentennial 1776 Locomotive with a patriotic one-day event that celebrates the country's independence and Roanoke's rail history. "Party Like It's 1776" will feature Revolutionary War historical interpreters and re-enactors.
Rare voices: Pittsburgh women in politics | PublicSource
Women's voices are uncommon on the Pennsylvania political scene. In fact, the state ranks 47th in the nation in terms of female representation and participation in politics. That's one reason photographer Martha Rial took a closer look at the political lives of three women of different generations in the region.
Taubman president details museum's financial straits - Roanoke.com
Tonight's public meeting at the Taubman Museum of Art produced the direst description yet of the struggling museum's financial predicament. Taubman President and CEO David Mickenberg said the museum's long-term survival depends on creating a $20 million to $30 million endowment to cover one-third of its operating costs.
RSO launches new concert membership program | Arts & Extras - roanoke.com
RSO Introduces Low-Cost Concert Memberships The Roanoke Symphony Orchestra announces the introduction of a revolutionary way to attend concerts. When subscriptions go on sale July 16, the RSO will begin offering Concert Memberships starting at $9 per month. Four membership packages will be offered, including the all-inclusive, "as much as you like" RSOMax membership (from $9/month), as well as "partial" membership packages.
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Roanoke Children's Theatre announces 2012-13 season | Arts & Extras - roanoke.com
The Roanoke Children's Theatre, which performs at the Taubman Theater inside the Taubman Museum of Art, has announced which plays will be in its 2012-13 season. Oct. 18-28: "Pinkalicious" by Elizabeth Kahn, Victoria Kahn and John Gregor, a musical adaptation of the children's book about a girl who loves pink so much she turns pink herself.
My 4 big takeaways from Poynter's Twitter credibility webinar
My top 4 takeaways from The Twitter Beat: Tweet Credibility of Government Agencies with Suki Dardarian, managing editor at The Seattle Times. http://www.newsu.org/tweet-news-credibility 1. TWEETS ARE JOURNALISM. Are you verifying your Twitter sources before you retweet? You should be. Are you correcting your inaccurate tweets by sending a follow-up tweet?