BETTER KNOW A BOARD

Professional wrestler Ric Flair in 2010. (Wikimedia/Creative Commons)

Meet the state regulators who keep the blood out of pro wrestling

BY: - October 4, 2018

Better Know a Board is an occasional series exploring some of Virginia’s more obscure state boards and commissions. Name: Boxing, Martial Arts and Professional Wrestling Advisory Board. Purpose: To provide guidance on the regulations of fighting sports, both real and scripted. Meeting location: An office park in Henrico County. Regulating boxing and martial arts make […]

BETTER KNOW A BOARD: Wigs, barbering theory and the Koch brothers

BY: - August 20, 2018

This is the first in an occasional series exploring some of Virginia’s more obscure state boards and commissions. Name: Board for Barbers and Cosmetology. Purpose: To regulate the practice of cosmetology and related professions in the state of Virginia. Meeting location: An office park in Henrico County. Stephen Kirschner has some bad news for the […]