In the spirit of Black History Month, Riverdale offered a variety of workshops and activities to celebrate and explore black history this February.

A Look At The Riverdale Review's Art Section Through The Years

 In the 1930s and 40s, most of the arts-related articles focused on theater and book reviews. In February 1935, for instance, the paper reviewed “The Petrified Forest” by Robert E. Sherwood (a playwright of still-extant reputation), and the month after it reviewed the book “Condemned to Love” by Joseph Rabner. Movies and music make less prominent and regular appearances, but are given space.

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked At Me

Phil Elverum is the creative force behind the music group, “Mount Eerie.” He has been recording a mix of lo-fi hip hop and rock music for more than a decade out of his home recording studio in Anacortes, Washington. In May of 2015, Elverum’s wife, Geneviève, was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.