Once Upon A Time Founder, Ryan Heatchcok, Powhatan County District 5 Supervisor, Carson Tucker, Executive Director FrancisEmma Inc., Sister Maureen Carroll, District School Board Representative, John Rothert, Executive Director, Powhatan Chamber of Commerce Angie Cabell, and other community advocates join together to highlight the importance of keeping and preserving our history while looking to the future with hope and optimism. Free event 2/24/16 1pm at Cartersville Road, Powhatan, VirginiaRead More
Historia Media International is set to revolutionize our view of history. Its unique digital archive of over 14,000 original maps depicting worldwide historic events will be made available for the first time online at Maporia.com. Each map tells a graphic story that would take thousands of words to explain.Read More
Remembering the significance of alternative education for African-Americans in a time when Virginia law prohibited black and white children from attending the same schools and the US Supreme Court overturned the Civil Rights Act of 1875. Remembering the importance of St Francis/St Emma and of documenting our Oral History so that it will never be forgotten or lost this Monday, February 1, 2016 at 5004 Cartersville Road, Powhatan, Virginia 23139 at 6pm. Free EventRead More
Today, Russia's Press Day, it was announced that the classic work of Russian journalism, Moscow and Muscovites, by journalist Vladimir Gilyarovsky (translated by Brendan Kiernan), received the prestigious 2015 AATSEEL Award for Best Scholarly Translation into English.Read More
Smugglers aid an Iraqi museum in recovering neo-Babylonian tablets recounting The Epic of Gilgamesh. The tablets describe a forest and its ruler, which bears a striking resemblance to the one encountered by Gilgamesh's friends in the new novel, Distant Origins. The novel tells the story of Gilgamesh and his gods in the near future, inhabiting a different world, which modern man colonizes.
On December 9, International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime, New York based writer, actress and filmmaker Nora Armani released Sojourn at Ararat on CD and DVD. Written by Nora Armani and Gerald Papasian in the mid 1980s, this two-actor stage play spans 2,000 years of history. Presented as a simple love story, it evokes the identity, homeland, and culture of the Armenian people through poetry, literature and legends.Read More