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Share The Gift of An Experience

Share an experience that you can talk about with family and friends for days to come. Whether it is staged versions of iconic movies like Dirty Dancing and The Sound of Music or getting to see young talented artists before they perform at Carnegie Hall, there are many opportunities to create lasting memories. Check out […]

The Ohio State University Marching Band Was Worth The Wait

Thanks to everyone that made the performance by The Best Damn Band In The Land such a success. Years of work went into arranging to have them perform for us on November 2 and it was certainly worth the effort. Did you attend the performance? What did you think?

Did You Attend Gatlin Brothers Concert?

Thanks to everyone who attended the Gatlin Brothers concert on September 14.  If you were there, let us know what you thought. We are already starting to plan next season so every bit of feedback is helpful.

Brochures Are In The Mail

The 2017-2018 Season brochures are in the mail. If you haven’t received one by July 12, 2017 and would like one, please contact the Vern Riffe Center Box Office at 740-351-3600 or info@vrcfa.com

Students Chat With Pianist Alpin Hong

On April 24, third graders from Bloom-Vernon schools visited to have a chat about music with pianist Alpin Hong. While he was in town to perform a concert. Later that day, students from SSU’s BFA Musical Theatre program also had an opportunity to discuss careers in the arts with Alpin. Check out the pictures from […]

Listening Tour

Everyone is invited to join a conversation with their neighbors about creative expression in the Portsmouth community on February 7 Even if don’t think of yourself as creative or as the type that would participate in an arts event, we want you there. Three partnering organizations: Southern Ohio Performing Arts Association, Southern Ohio Museum of […]

Give The Gift of Art

There is no replacing the experience of a live performance. Whether it is the classic romance of a Cinderella Broadway musical, Bluegrass by a Grand Master fiddle champion, a charismatic trio of tenors from Texas or a masterful pianist, there is something anyone would love to see in their stockings this Christmas.  Check out the […]