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Parrish backs out of River District

“I had lots of ideas for the building,” says hay farmer and Stonewall-Hawthorne county supervisor Chris Parrish, speaking of the River District Arts building which three weeks ago he’d offered to buy for $1.1 million. “Problem was, my ideas were…
The Rapp for June 23

Fourth (Estate) Friday, The Inn at Little Washington's new weekly farmer's market, Middle Street Gallery's national parks-inspired show at Haley Fine Art and more in this week's The Rapp.
The Rapp for June 16

Amissville's carnival next week; neighbors visit free this weekend at SNP; a Meredith Gorfein memorial program; choirs at Castleton; berries, bunnies and more in this week's The Rapp.
News with your coffee

With more than 20 engaged readers present, including several county and town office holders and a half-dozen artists, the discussion at the News’ monthly Fourth (Estate) Friday gathering last week at Sperryville’s Before & After cafe centered on the imminent…
It’s the street for artists of RDA and Middle Street

The artists of River District Arts — some 18 potters, printmakers, painters and photographers who rent studio and gallery space from RDA itself, plus the 22 members of the decades-old nonprofit Middle Street Gallery artists’ cooperative — are about to…
The Rapp for May 19

Devin Day's Tony-nominated adventures in NYC; Joe Whited's other Washington will have to wait; Culpeper Medical's 'A' for safety; RAAC sees 'RED'; and more in this week's The Rapp.
The Rapp for May 12

RDA's artists and other tenants await word on the sale of their Sperryville home base; piano prodigy Bolai Cao performs at Castleton; Middle Street mounts "Same Horse/Different Saddle."
The Rapp for April 7

Races to Ben Venue • Olivia Maxwell in “Macbeth Unhinged” • Heile and Wiberg at Middle Street • And next week: Castleton's “A Time to Break Silence”