Calendar 

Arts and entertainment events in Richmond.

Wednesday 13



events

A.C.O.R.N. Awards The Alliance to Conserve Old Richmond Neighborhoods holds an awards banquet for historic preservation at the Virginia Holocaust Museum, 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $55. 2000 E. Cary St. 422-2148.

Lecture Thomas Inge talks about "The Comic Arts," the history of comic books and strips, at noon at the Library of Virginia. Admission is free. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

Virginia Screenwriters' Forum The VSF invites interested screenwriters to bring their work to Art Works, 7-9 p.m. Admission is free. Space is limited. 320 Hull St. 744-1718.

music

One Ring Zero The avant-garde art band returns to Richmond to promote its literary CD, "As Smart As We Are," at Chop Suey Books, 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia The museum hosts "Lunch Break Science," an ongoing lecture series, noon-1 p.m. This week, Michael Fenster discusses "Here Today, Here Tomorrow? The Impact of Storms on Beaches and Implications for Coastal Management." Admission is free. Bring a lunch. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

clubs

Alley Katz Stereo 360, 18 and older, 6-10 p.m.

Awful Arthur's (West End) Dave Terry (acoustic), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Azzurro's The Russ Hanchin / Joe Sarver Duo (jazz), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bajama Joe's R & B Night, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Anthony Dowd Trio (jazz), weekly, 9 p.m., $6.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten Trio, weekly, 6 p.m.

Bottom Line Nick's karaoke, weekly.

Breaker's South No Charge, weekly, 8 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro C.C. and Company, weekly, 8:30-11 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Café Diem Scot Jeffries Band, 9 p.m., free.

Canal Club Jazz Jam with Stone's Stew, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Cary Street Café Special Ed & the Shortbus Bluegrass Band, weekly, 10 p.m., $5.

Club 534 Berlin, '80s new-wave night, weekly.

Club Razzles "Havana Nights," salsa and merengue, with free dance lessons, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Europa Ground Zero featuring DJ Sean Louder, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Basile, 8 p.m., $12.

Glenn's Tavern Katz Band, weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., $5.

Halo Atmosphere, weekly dance night of house, breaks, techno and drum 'n' bass, 11:30 p.m.

Hard Shell RPF Music (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Hyperlink Café Reggae Night, weekly.

Maggiano's Little Italy The Jazz Men featuring Rudy Faulkner, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Mars Bar Retrolution Metropolis (industrial), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Out Of Bounds Faron Hamblin, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free.

Poe's Pub The Atkinsons, Sin City Revival, Schnitzel (Americana), 9 p.m., $5.

Potter's Pub and Grille Rashem Morton (Motown), weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free.

Rare Olde Times Princess Complex, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9 p.m.

Sharky's The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Shenanigans Amy Henderson, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sin é Michael James, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

Theresa's Italian Villa Karaoke with host Doug Price, weekly, 8 p.m.

The Tobacco Company Why Colorado, 8 p.m., free.

Upper East Side Lounge Steve Kessler featuring Taylor Barnett (jazz piano), 8-11 p.m., $5.

Thursday 14



events

International Film Series The University of Richmond hosts a film series in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. This week, the film is "Lawless Heart" from the United Kingdom. Admission is free. Through Sunday. 289-8980.

Lectures

John W. Hayden discusses "Botanical Illustration and the Origins of Botany" at the University of Richmond, noon-1 p.m. 289-8980.

Jodi Magness talks about "Archeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls" at 6 p.m. at the Science Museum. Admission is free. 2500 W. Broad St. 779-2277.

Reading Liz Canfield and Gretchen Comba read from their work at Chop Suey Books at 7:30 p.m. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

music

Garden Music Series The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen hosts a fall music series, 7 p.m. This week, Old School Freight Train performs. Tickets are $5. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6200.

Music on the Market The 17th Street Farmers' Market features a fall music series, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. This week, Clarence Goodman performs. Admission is free. 17th and East Main St. 646-5826.

clubs

Baja Bean Co. A Lo Hecho Pecho, weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

Bajama Joe's Top 40 Dance Night, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room The New Quartet (jazz), 9 p.m., $5.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman, weekly, 6 p.m.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Café Diem Roger Carroll and Chez Roué Orchette, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Canal Club Magna-Fi, 8 p.m., $7.

Capital Ale House Therapeutic Thursdays, weekly, 5 p.m.

Cary Street Café Walnut Grove (jam), 10 p.m., $5.

Chopstix Wax Museum (hip-hop), weekly, 10 p.m.

Comedy Alley Comedy Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., $5.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud features Rize, weekly, free.

Europa Escape featuring DJ Jeff McGrath (progressive house), weekly.

Fox Head Inn Summer jazz series featuring the Tomasini Trio (Latin jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., $3.

Funny Bone Basile, 8 p.m., $12.

Glenn's Tavern Katz Band, weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., $5.

Hyperlink Café TGI Thursdays, weekly, 8 p.m.

Lightfoots Johnny Houston and the Legends, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Maggiano's Little Italy The Bruce Sullivan Trio (jazz), weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub Open-mic night, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Mojo's Heath Haynes and the Cryin' Shames, The Rachel Nevadas, 10 p.m., free.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side) Karaoke, weekly, free.

Nanci Raygun Richmatic (underground hip-hop), weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $4.

NV Infiltrate (house, down-tempo, drum 'n' bass), weekly.

O'Brienstein's Michael St. James, weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Out of Bounds Jason Horst, weekly, 10 p.m.

Poe's Pub Glen Fortinberry (blues), 9 p.m., $4.

Potter's Pub and Grille Wes "Keith" Schultz, 9:30 p.m.-1.30 a.m., $2.

Rare Olde Times Uisce Beatha (Irish), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Seasons Caucasion Brown, weekly, 7-11 p.m.

Sharky's Pat O'Brien (singer-songwriter), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Shenanigans Barnburner, 8 p.m., free

Shockoe Espresso 804noise presents a DJ open mic night (experimental music), weekly, 7-11 p.m., free.

Sideline Café Karaoke hosted by Bill Campbell, weekly, 8:30 p.m.

Sin é Karaoke Night, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Frank, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Skateland of Richmond Kulture's fifth anniversary party with DJ Foot, 21 and older, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $10 (includes skates).

Theresa's Italian Villa Karaoke with host Doug Price, weekly, 8 p.m.

The Tobacco Company Red Country, 8 p.m., free.

Tropical Soul Chicken Grease, weekly, 7-11 p.m., $5.

Upper East Side Lounge Swing dancing with the Upper East Side Big Band, weekly, 8-11 p.m., $5.

Visions Dance Club Karaoke, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Friday 15



events

Book Signing Clara Silverstein signs copies of her book "White People" at Book People, 4-6 p.m. Admission is free. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

International Film Series The University of Richmond hosts a film series in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. This week, the film is "Lawless Heart" from the United Kingdom. Admission is free. Through Sunday. 289-8980.

Lectures Kathryn Fuller-Seeley discusses "Theater in Richmond" at noon at the Library of Virginia. Free. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

James Bassfield gives a lecture on "Trends in Art Mediums" at noon at the Crossroads Art Center. Admission is free. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 272-1976.

Lindon Eaves lectures on "Behavioral Genetics: Towards a Science of What Really Matters" as part of the "What It Means to be Human" conference at Union Theological Seminary at 2 p.m. Free. 3401 Brook Road. 278-4275.

Craig Kielburger talks about "Global Action Across Boundaries" at VCU's Commons Theater at 3 p.m. Admission is free. 907 Floyd Ave. 827-3402.

Jesse Rabinowitz lectures on "Shadow, Religion and Spirituality: Voyages into the Heart of Darkness," 7-9 p.m. at Westminster Canterbury. $20-$25. An accompanying workshop is held Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $45-$60. 1600 Westbrook Ave. 359-0384.

Friday for the Arts! Petersburg's monthly art event features galleries, shops and the "Arts Bus." The event runs from 7-10 p.m. in Petersburg's historic downtown. For more information, call 733-2352.

music

Flamenco Concert The VCU Guitar Series presents Ricardo performing flamenco at 8 p.m. at the W.E. Singleton Center. $10. 828-6776.

Organ Concert Violinist Robert Murray and organist Ardyth Lohuis perform baroque and contemporary music at the Modlin Center at 8 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

Richmond Symphony Mark Russell Smith conducts "Music to Cheer the Heart" at the Second Baptist Church at 8 p.m. $15-$25. 9614 River Road. 788-1212.

stage

Comedy Alley Scott Foard presents "The Witching Hour," three scary vignettes in honor of Halloween, at 10 p.m. Various dates through Oct. 30. $10. 7115-A Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.

Empire Theatre The Living Word Stage Company partners with Theatre IV and Barksdale Theatre to present "Daughters of Zion," through Oct. 31. $15-$18. 114 W. Broad St. 344-8040.

VCU Dance Center Student works-in-progress are performed in "Salon" at 2 p.m. Free. 828-1711.

galleries

Brazier Fine Art Gallery An exhibition of paintings by Hungarian artist Toth Gabor opens with a reception featuring the artist, 5-8 p.m. The show hangs through Oct. 26. 3401 W. Cary St. 359-2787.

Petersburg Regional Art Center The October All Media Show and Open House open with an awards ceremony and reception, 7-10 p.m. Through October. 132 N. Sycamore St. 733-8200.

White Canvas Gallery "Remembering Summer," paintings by Nan Covert, opens with a reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Through Nov. 18. 114 S. 14th St. 782-1776.

museums

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts "Albrecht Duerer: A Renaissance Journey in Print" opens, featuring 83 of his prints. Through Jan. 9. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.

clubs

Alley Katz Graham Colton, Driftwood, Ten Mile Tide, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $6-$8.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Charles Arthur and the Spacious Guys, 8 p.m., $5.

Bajama Joe's Live country music, weekly, $5.

Bandito's "Friday Night Fever" with DJ Rick Danger, weekly.

Bella Artes Cafe The Russ Hanchin Trio (jazz), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free.

Bogart's Back Room Joe Scott Band (jazz), 9 p.m., $6.

Breakers South The Tin Man, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Marna Bales Band, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

Canal Club Cosmic Charlie (Dead covers), 8:30 p.m., $8-$10.

Cary Street Café Jahvaquarium, 10 p.m., $5.

Chopstix Hip hop DJs and electronic music, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Comedy Alley ComedySportz (improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $10.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m.

Daddio's Grille Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5.

Emilio's Dock and the Keynotes (live jazz), weekly.

Enzo's Tavern Mark Merritt and Kent Alley, 7:30-11 p.m., $2.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and DJ J.P., weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Basile, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $14.

Godfrey's Reflex Dance Night (Brit pop), 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3-$5.

Grant's Jazz Bar Big Pat and Legion Band, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Hyperlink Café Strictly jazz with the Urban Jazz Unit, weekly, 6-11 p.m.

Kitty O'Shea's Karaoke with Good Tymes, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.

Maggiano's Little Italy Mark Lomanno Presents with featured soloist, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedy, weekly, 8 and 10:30 p.m. $9.75.

Mr. Bojangles "3rd Floor!" DJs (roots, rock, reggae and dancehall), weekly.

Nanci Raygun King Cobra, Des-Ark, The Smartest Girl Ever, Robo Sapien (indie), 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5.

The Playing Field Karaoke with Max, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.

Poe's Pub Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon (American mongrel music), 9:30 p.m., $6.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Richbrau's Taphouse Grill Gypsy Roots (jazz and swing strings), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Brandon Campbell, weekly, 9 p.m.

Sharky's The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Shenanigans The Slack Family, 9 p.m., $5.

Sin é Scott Jeffries Band, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

The Tobacco Company Russ Wilson and the Mighty Mighty Men, 9:30 p.m., free.

Tonic DJ Jéréme Rometti (lounge, jazz, house and breaks), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Tropical Soul Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $5.

Upper East Side Lounge Country Night (DJ, dance), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.

Saturday 16



events

Arts on the Lawn The Bon Air Artists' Association hosts a fine-arts show and a sale, featuring 120 artists, at Johnston-Willis Hospital, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through Oct. 17. 1401 Johnston-Willis Dr. 590-9583.

Bon Air Village Fair The Bon Air Elementary School PTA hosts a fair and silent auction, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the school. 272-5955.

Book Signing Melvin Patrick Ely signs copies of "Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s Through the Civil War" at Book People, 4-6 p.m. Admission is free. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

Carytown Books Signing Bazaar Local and regional authors including Thomas Cannon and Sandra Waugaman, Caroline Kettlewell, Mile Lambert-G¢cs, Allen Parker and Tom Pine come to Caytown Books to sing and discuss their works, 2-5 p.m. 2930 W. Cary St. 359-4831.

Comfort Zone Camp Fall Bash Food, drink and the music of Souler Coaster are featured at this benefit in Manakin-Sabot for the nonprofit camp dedicated to children who have lost loved ones. Tickets are $35. For information, call 377-3430.

Diamonds Are Forever The Montpelier Center for Arts and Education holds its 75th anniversary gala, featuring music by the Gypsy Swing Quartet and the Midnight Movers, 7:30 p.m.-midnight. $100. 17205 Mountain Road. 883-7378.

Lecture Author Sheri Reynolds talks about "Following Our Promises" as part of the "What It Means to be Human" conference at Union Theological Seminary at 9 a.m. Free. 3401 Brook Road. Information and registration at 278-4275 or visit www.union-psce.edu.

Library of Virginia Literary Awards Writers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry are honored at a gala dinner at the Library of Virginia, 7-9:30 p.m. Author David Baldacci hosts. $75. 800 E. Broad St. 371-4795.

Midlothian Village Day Festival Parade The South of the James Jaycees presents a parade of locally made floats, starting at 10 a.m. at the Village Marketplace Shopping Center. 13100 Midlothian Turnpike. 640-7375.

SMAasquerade Gala A Brazilian-themed gala supporting the fight against Spinal Muscular Atrophy takes place at the Science Museum at 7:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 515-0080 or visit www.fightsma.com.

Strut Your Mutt The Richmond Animal League hosts this meet-and-greet of pets and their people at the Boulders Office Complex, noon-4 p.m. 240-1891.

VCU Grace Street Festival International cultures are celebrated along the 900 block of Grace St., noon-5 p.m., featuring cuisine, art, performances, musicians and a film festival. Free. 827-3402.

music

Bruce Hornsby Concert The Grammy-winning Williamsburg native comes to the Carpenter Center with his band in support of his new album "Halcyon Days" at 7 p.m. Tickets are $31-$47. 600 E. Grace St. 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Gospel Chicken House Series The Montpelier music series continues with Buddy Hubbard, Sonrise and the Pope Brothers, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 14709 Greenwood Church Road. 883-6487.

Guitar Concert Stephen Bennett gives a solo fingerpicking performance at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. 2880 Mountain Road. 231-2547.

Music on the Market The 17th Street Farmers' Market features a fall music series, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. This week, Tripp n' Jenny performs. Admission is free. 17th and E. Main streets. 646-5826.

Piano Recital Doris Wylee-Becker performs a program of Bach and Schumann at the Modlin Center at 3 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8277.

Richmond Symphony Mark Russell Smith conducts "Music to Cheer the Heart" at the First Baptist Church at 8 p.m. $20-$60. Monument Ave and Boulevard. 788-1212.

Wilderness Troubadour Walkin' Jim Stoltz presents a multimedia show of songs and slides from his wilderness travels at the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m. $6-$12. 1627 Monument Ave. 329-0812.

stage

Modlin Center The Capitol Steps, a satirical musical review of the workings of Congress, shows at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at the Alice Jepson Theatre. $5-$30. Through Oct. 17. 289-8980.

museums

Virginia Historical Society "American Visions of Liberty and Freedom" explores the evolving shape of these ideas throughout America's history. Through May 30. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

clubs

Alley Katz Spiral (art, performance, spoken word, dance and painting), 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $7-$10.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Susan Greenbaum, 8 p.m., $8.

Bajama Joe's Party Radio with Q94, weekly, $5.

Bogart's Back Room Swiss Swank Account (big band), 9 p.m., $6.

Cabo's Corner Bistro First Impressions, weekly, 9:45 p.m.-midnight, free.

Canal Club Concrete Blond, 8:30 p.m., $18-$20.

Cary Street Café Jazz Jam Session, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz and funk), 10 p.m., $5.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Comedy Alley Puppets in the Alley present "African Trickster Tales," 11 a.m., $6-$7.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m.

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5.

Enzo's Tavern Mark Merritt and Kent Alley, 7:30-11 p.m., $2.

Europa DJ Omar Faison, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Basile, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $16.

Glenn's Tavern Disco by Johnny "The Unknown DJ," weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Grafiti Grille The Farmer Brothers (jazz brunch), weekly, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Maggiano's Little Italy Mark Lomanno Trio (jazz), weekly, 7-11 p.m., free.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedy, weekly, 8 and 10:30 p.m., $9.75.

McCormack's Irish Pub Icon of Coil with DJ Kangal.

Nanci Raygun Painted Red Battle of the Bands with Unhinge, Lo-Fat, Chalkline Beauty, Halcyon Days (metal), all ages, 5 p.m., $5-$6.

Poe's Pub George Winn and the Bluegrass Partners, 9 p.m., $6.

Potter's Pub Silverback Blues Burner, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $3.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Paul Walton and Tommy Clark (traditional jazz), weekly, 6:30 p.m., free.

Sharky's Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Shenanigans Big Boss Combo, 8:30 p.m., $5.

Sin é Phifer Marshall Band, 9 p.m.-midnight, free

Taste Fahari Sound (reggae), weekly, 21 and older, $5.

The Tobacco Company Russ Wilson and the Mighty Mighty Men, 9:30 p.m., free.

Tonic Blue Bar with DJ Kris Neilson and guest DJ Jéréme Rometti (electronic dance music and '70s & '80s mix), weekly, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m., free.

Tropical Soul Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Upper East Side Lounge Rudy Faulkner and F.R.E.N.S. (R & B and funk), 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.

Sunday 17



events

Arts on the Lawn The Bon Air Artists' Association hosts a fine-arts show and sale, featuring 120 artists, at Johnston-Willis Hospital, noon-5 p.m. 1401 Johnston-Willis Drive. 590-9583.

International Film Series The University of Richmond hosts a film series in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. This week, the film is "Lawless Heart" from the United Kingdom. Admission is free. Through Sunday. 289-8980.

Lecture Sylvia Evans talks about the life of portrait artist St. Memin in "'Turn Sideways, Please:' St. Memin and His 19th Century Neoclassical Profile Portraits," a presentation at the John Marshall House at 2 p.m. $2-$4. 818 E. Marshall St. 648-7998.

music

Brazilian Music Concert Bossa nova band Quatro na Bossa performs Brazilian samba with Kevin Harding on guitar at the Modlin Center at 3 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

Jazz Piano Concert Series Hod O'Brien (piano), Victor Dvoskin (bass) and Aaron Binder (drums) perform at the W.E. Singleton Center at 4 p.m., followed by a free workshop. $5-$25. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

stage

Modlin Center The Capitol Steps, a satirical musical review of the workings of Congress, shows at 3 p.m. at the Alice Jepson Theatre. $5-$30. 289-8980.

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The center offers guided walking tours every Sunday. This week, the tour highlights the Unique Heritage of Oregon Hill. The tours start at 2 p.m. and cost $6-$7. For more information and tour starting points, call 649-0711.

clubs

Alley Katz Bleeding Through, Walls of Jericho, Martyr A.D., It Dies Today, Skylines (metal), all ages, 6-9 p.m., $10.

Brandermill Inn Wendy and Raye, weekly, 3-7 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Café Diem Johnny Hott and the Piedmont Souprize, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free.

Cary Street Café McLaw's Drive (jam and funk), 9 p.m., $3.

Catch 22 Jack Diamond (Sinatra swing), weekly, 7 p.m.-midnight, $5.

Commercial Taphouse Hy-Dukin Quartet (funky jazz), free.

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, dance lessons 6-8 p.m., dancing 8-10 p.m., 18 and older, $5.

Emilio's Live drum and bass with Body Karate, weekly.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

Funny Bone Basile, 7 p.m., $12. Komic Sutra (improv), 9:30 p.m., $10.

Glenn's Tavern Another Level Band (jazz and funk), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with the Farmer Brothers, weekly, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Grove Avenue Coffee and Tea Divided Highway (bluegrass), weekly, 9 a.m.-noon, free.

Hard Shell Daniel Clark-Jimmy Sullivan Duo, weekly, 11:30 a.m., free.

Havana '59 Sunday Brunch with Havana Son (salsa), weekly, noon-2 p.m., free.

Hyperlink Café Club Anastasia featuring Lonnie B, weekly, $10.

Kitty O' Shea's Jazz Brunch with the Leon Leary Trio, weekly, noon-2 p.m., free.

Metro Grill Mark Troxell Duo, weekly, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free.

Mulligan's Sports Bar (Main Street) Dave Pillsbury's Toot Sweet Jazz Ensemble, weekly, 7-10:15 p.m.

Nanci Raygun Project 86, Haste the Day, all ages, 5 p.m., $8.

Richbrau Brewery S.I.N. night, weekly.

Shenanigans Mark Abernathy, weekly, 7 p.m., free.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly.

Monday 18



events

Lecture Phillipa Glanville discusses "Queen Elizabeth I at Dinner" at 7:30 p.m. at Agecroft Hall. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

music

Richmond Symphony Mark Russell Smith conducts "Music to Cheer the Heart" at St. Michael's Catholic Church at 8 p.m. $25. 4491 Springfield Road. 788-1212.

stage

Modlin Center Performance artist Laurie Anderson uses music, poetry and technology to convey themes of spirituality in her work "The End of the Moon" at 7:30 p.m. at the Alice Jepson Theatre. Tickets are $5-$30. Through Oct. 19. 289-8980.

clubs

Bogart's Back Room Devil's Workshop (big band), weekly, 9 p.m., $6.

Café Diem Open-mic night with Wes Edwards, weekly, free.

Cary Street Café Harrison Deane Band (rock), 8 p.m., free.

Chopstix Information Technology drum 'n' bass DJ show, weekly.

Easy Street 9:55 Club Comedy Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Emilio's Open Mic spoken word and poetry with DJ Wommack, weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

Glenn's Tavern Carlton Ayles (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free.

Harrison Street Coffee House Laco$te (rap), Gemini (dance), Yarnicoff Singer, 7 p.m., free.

Legend Brewery RPG, Amplified Heat, Dixie Witch (rock), 11 p.m.

Mojo's Open mic hosted by Tyler Henderson, weekly.

Nanci Raygun The Lindsay Diaries, As Tall as Lions, Spill Canvas, Atkins Lane (indie), all ages, 5 p.m., $7. Sacrosanct (Goth), 18 and older, 10 p.m., $3-$5.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

Potter's Pub and Grille Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free.

Tuesday 19



events

Lectures Matt Cushman discusses the contradictions of "Free Black Barbers in Antebellum Richmond: A Cut Above the Rest" at noon at the Library of Virginia. Admission is free. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

"The Future of LGBT Richmond" is the subject of a Speaker Series called "Faith, Justice and Community: Dialogues for Change" at the Metropolitan Community Church of Richmond, 7-8:30 p.m. Free. 2501 Park Ave. 353-9477.

Foreign Policy Symposium Stephen Buck gives the keynote address for a symposium on U.S. policy in Iraq, featuring lectures focusing on international business relations and the future of Middle Eastern business development, at the University of Richmond, 3-6 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8813.

music

Organ Concert Sietze de Vries performs organ pieces by Bach and Scheidemann at Bethlehem Lutheran Church at 7:30 p.m. Donations requested. 1100 W. Grace St. 643-3589, ext. 316.

Tuesdays with Virginia Opera Jazz, food and martinis start this informal evening exploring Puccini's "Turandot," followed by discussion with cast members and sample performances, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. Admission is free. 6 N. Laurel St. 644-8468, ext. 3391.

stage

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The On-the-Air Radio Players present "Tales of the Unknown," a radio show featuring live music and old commercials from the heyday of radio at 8 p.m., free. Through Oct. 20. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5859.

Modlin Center Performance artist Laurie Anderson uses music, poetry and technology to convey themes of spirituality in her work "The End of the Moon" at 7:30 p.m. at the Alice Jepson Theatre. Tickets are $5-$30. 289-8980.

clubs

Alley Katz Bleach, Gorch Fock, all ages, 6-10 p.m.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Joe Ely, Charles Arthur, 8 p.m., $22.50.

Bajama Joe's Karaoke with Smitty, weekly, free.

Bogart's Brad Litwin (jazz), 9 p.m., $5.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 7 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Café Diem DJ Williams (jazz), weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Cary Street Café The Grove (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Apollo Night (Def comedy), 8 p.m., $10-$12.

Hard Shell Terry Murphy Trio, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Hyperlink Café Karaoke Night, weekly, 7 p.m.-midnight, free.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Maggiano's Charlie Kilpatrick, weekly, 6 p.m.

Mars Bar Plastik Wrap (Brit pop, new wave), weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

O'Brienstein's Michael St. James, weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Poe's Pub Chris Chandler and Jo Smith, Stephan Smith, Sandman (troubadours), 8:30 p.m., $5.

Potter's Pub and Grille Wendi Pace and Friends, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free.

Shenanigans Keith Rogers and Friends, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sin é Dave Pollard, 9 p.m., free.

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Sherry, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly.

Visions Dance Club Wendy and Ray, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Wildcats Karaoke with Big Jim, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

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