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Arts and Entertainment events in Richmond.

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Wednesday 20



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Book Reading Author Emilie Raymond talks about her book "From My Cold, Dead Hands: Charlton Heston and American Politics" at the Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

Poetic Principles VMFA's reading series kicks off with Elizabeth Seydel Morgan and Ron Smith at 6 p.m. Tickets are $4-$25. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

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Cobb Theatre Randolph-Macon College presents "Three Viewings" by Jeffrey Hatcher, comic monologues at 8 p.m. Through Sept. 23. Admission is $5. 752-7316.

Fieldens Cabaret Theater The Richmond Triangle Players present the comedy "Sordid Lives" at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 14. Tickets are $16-$20. 2033 W. Broad St. 346-8113.

galleries

Border Chophouse "Anxiety," a show of mixed-media works by local artists, opens with a reception at 8 p.m. with music by Duchess of York with Ashley York. 1501 W. Main St. 399-9885.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia Lunch Break Science explores a different scientific theme weekly, noon-1 p.m. This week, Bill Andrews talks about "Fire Safety: How to Survive a Fire in Your Home or Business." Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

Virginia Historical Society William Rasmussen leads a gallery tour of "Pierre Daura's Vision of Virginia" at noon. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

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Alley Katz Motion Picture Demise CD release, Fighting to Forget, Mourning for the Masses, Guns Like Girls, Oh My Josh, all ages, 6-11 p.m., $7. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Dan Bern (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., $15. 798-1702.

Babes of Carytown Karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 355-9330.

Bogart's Back Room Seven Hills (blues, jazz), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten Trio, weekly, 6 p.m. 379-9899.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Virginia Center Commons) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, free. 553-9998.

Bull and Bear Club Lounge Party Open House, weekly, 6-9 p.m., free. 649-8431.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Canal Club Hump Night Comedy, weekly, 9-11 p.m., $7.50. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Death by Ham Sandwich (vaudevillian string band), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Razzles "Havana Nights," salsa and merengue, with free dance lessons, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 330-0007.

Cotton Club Brown Sugar Wednesdays with Bam-Bamm (comedy, poetry, soul), weekly, 6 p.m., free. 721-0694.

County Rib & Ale House Rae of Sunshine Karaoke, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free. 675-4447.

Double Bull Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-2855.

Easy Street Café Nard's Karaoke, weekly, free. 355-1198.

Emilio's The Southside Future Squad (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Empire Allen Thompson (solo acoustic), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 344-3323.

Europa iPod night with Joe, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Open-mic night, 7:30 p.m., $5. 521-8900.

Gallery5 Hit Play Promotions presents Magnolia Electric Company, Catfish Haven, Homemade Knives, 7 p.m., $10. 644-0005.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Hyperlink Café We Funk Wednesdays (open-mic talent search), weekly, 9 p.m., $5-$10. 254-1942.

LA Grill Mike Shiflett and Friends (jazz, R&B), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 266-3328.

Lucky Lounge S.I.N. Night, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA Latin Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Retrolution (industrial), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar DJ Williams Projekt (soul, jazz, hip-hop), weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 254-4904.

Matrixx Room College Dance Night, weekly, 9 p.m. 225-8686.

Penny Lane Pub Acoustic open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 780-1682.

Poe's Pub Goat (singer-songwriter), 8:30 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Three Tattoo Red (roots), 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Rare Olde Times Princess Complex, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Rocks DJ Stella, weekly, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 648-ROCK.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9 p.m. 330-0617.

The Tobacco Company The Jangling Reinhardts, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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Armenian Food Festival The culture and cuisine of Armenia is celebrated at St. James Armenian Church, starting at 11 a.m. Through Sept. 24. 834 Pepper Ave. 357-3413.

Day of Peace Byrd Park hosts a peace celebration by the Interfaith Council of Greater Richmond with music at the Carillon at 11:45 a.m. 282-6512.

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International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, "Intimate Histories." 287-6699.

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Art Talk Sebastiaan Bremer gives a talk at VCU's School of Arts Building Fishbowl Room at 11 a.m. Free. 827-1557.

Book Signings Rya Bonis, Jodi Koste and Curtis Lyons discuss and sign copies of their pictorial history "Virginia Commonwealth University" at VCU's James Cabell Branch Library at noon. 901 Park Ave. 827-1165.

Mystery author J.B. Stanley discusses work and signs books at Creatures 'n Crooks Bookshoppe at 4 p.m. 3156 W. Cary St. 340-0277.

Science Talk VCU Life Sciences presents a discussion of "Science and Design" with Del Ratzsch and Michael Ruse, 7 p.m. at the Student Commons. 907 Floyd Ave. 628-1926.

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Flowers After 5 Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden extends its hours through the warm months and adds jazz every Thursday night at 6 p.m. This week, Mark Ingraham, Skip Gailes and Jon Cannon perform. Admission to the park is $6-$10. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Hot Sounds, Cool Nights Mercy Creek performs at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6213.

Swingin' on the Tracks The Science Museum of Virginia kicks off its fall concert series, 6-10 p.m. This week, The Rembrandts and Susan Greenbaum perform. Tickets are $10-$45. 2500 W. Broad St. Call 864-1400 or visit www.swinginon thetracks.com.

Third Thursdays The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents a night of music, art and food, 6-9 p.m. This month, Brad Spivey and the Honky Tonk Experience perform. Tickets are $10. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

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Alley Katz Eons, Loretta and the Larkspurs, all ages, 6-9 p.m., $6. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Steve Forbert (folk), 8 p.m., $17. 798-1702.

Azzurro Restaurant Mike Ess, Jon Cannon and Laura Ann Boyd (jazz), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 282-1509.

Bahama Joe's Top 40 Dance Night, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Baja Bean Company Karaoke, weekly. 257-5445.

Bandito's "Thursday Night Drama" Dance Night with DJ Rick Danger, weekly. 354-9999.

Big Daddy's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 344-5344.

Bleu Bistro The Rhythmasters (jazz), 8-11 p.m., free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room Plum Street Ramblers (classic country, bluegrass), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman, weekly, 6 p.m. 379-9899.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly. 739-8871.

Brio Tuscan Grille The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6-9 p.m., free. 272-2255.

Bubba's Restaurant Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Broad St.) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, free. 672-8732.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Steve Bassett, weekly, 9:30-11:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Roger Carroll and Chez Roué Orchette, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club 102.1 the X presents Triple Threat Thursdays with the No BS Brass Band, CoPilot and 6 Foot Loofah, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 643-2582.

Capitol Coffee and Desserts D'Santis Duo (jazz), weekly, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free. 204-1755.

Caribbean Mingles Talent showcase (performance, fashion), weekly, 8:30 p.m., $5. 397-4032.

Cary Street Café The Influence (jam), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ dance night, weekly, 8 p.m. 644-3018.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud features Rize, weekly, free. 643-2060.

Daddio's Grille Harrison Deane Band (rock), 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 754-1448.

Double Bull Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-2855.

Europa Escape with Oliver K (dark progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Tommy Davidson, 7:30 p.m., $20. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Honey Whyte's Ryan Hearn (acoustic rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge (neo soul, R&B, hip-hop), weekly, 4-9 p.m., free. IP Logic presents 12" Dance Party with DJs JoAnna O & Jesse Split (electronic dance music), weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 254-1942.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA New Orleans Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Pop '80s Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Reggie Righteous and The Prophets of Funk, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 254-4904.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side) Karaoke, weekly, free. 744-8686.

Poe's Pub Dick Butt Kiss & the Tightends (musical comedy), 10 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End DJ Rad Chad, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

Rare Olde Times Uisce Beathe (Irish jam), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Reflections For Women Only Night (house, dance, urban), weekly, 6 p.m., 545-8983.

Rocks DJ L-Roy, weekly, 7 p.m., $5. 648-ROCK.

Ruth's Chris Steak House Bryce McCormick (piano), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 378-0600.

Sharky's Pat O'Brien (singer-songwriter), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Sideline Café Karaoke hosted by Bill Campbell, weekly, 8:30 p.m. 748-4786.

Sin é Karaoke Night, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Tonic Soul Kitchen (music and poetry), weekly, 8 p.m., $7. 304-6857.

The Tobacco Company Joe Scott Band, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Visions Dance Club Karaoke, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 379-3800.

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Oktoberfest Enjoy polka and beer at the Capital Ale House Oktoberfest at Innsbrook at 5 p.m. with music by The Continentals. Through Sept. 23. Free. 780-2537.

film

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 3 p.m. in the Adams Auditorium. This week, "Intimate Histories." 287-6699.

VCU Arabic Film Festival The third annual festival brings together films about Iraq, Darfur, Syria and other places, starting at 6 p.m. at Grace Street Theatre. Through Sept. 23. Free. 828-0808.

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Eyes on Richmond Forum This weekly lunch forum focuses on a different aspect of the city's issues each week, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. This week, Eugene Trani talks about "How Higher Education Has Changed the Face of Richmond," with food from Comfort. Admission is $6. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

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Groovin' in the Garden The music series at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden presents Aimee Mann with David Ford at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Guitar Series The VCU Guitar Series presents Andrew Winn at 8 p.m. in the Singleton Center. Tickets are $10. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Innsbrook After Hours The Innsbrook concert series at FasMart Pavilion continues with a special performance by Trisha Yearwood. Doors at 6 p.m., music starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $17.50-$20. Call 794-6700 or visit www.innsbrookafterhours.com.

Richmond Symphony The symphony's Kicked Back Classics series comes to the Powhatan Village Building at 7:30 p.m. 3910 Buckingham Road. 598-6969.

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Barksdale Theatre The Barksdale Theatre presents W. Somerset Maugham's comedy "The Constant Wife" at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 29. Tickets are $34-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

St. John's United Church of Christ The musical "To Whom It May Concern" opens at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 8. Tickets are $8-$10. 503 Stuart Circle. 358-9291.

The Woman's Club Auditorium The Concert Ballet of Virginia performs its Fall Repertory Gala at 8 p.m. and Sept. 24 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $12-$18. 211 E. Franklin St. 798-0945.

galleries

1212 Gallery The National Juried Photography Exhibition 2006 with juror Stephen Perloff opens with a reception, 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 22. 12 E. 12th St. 233-9957.

Artspace A show of works by Charlie Ponticello, Santa Sergio De Haven, Melissa Worthington and Frances Wessells opens with a reception, 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 22. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.

Art Works Artists Jean Peacock, Judy Crumley, Michele Barnes, Martine Strohmeyer, Andi Helfant-Frye, Chris Semtner, Lorraine Hoff, Terry Lynn Smith and Kay Franz present their mixed-media works, including the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation's "The Art of Surviving," opening with a reception, 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 22. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.

Project Space "Matter of Time," a mixed-media show of work by Brad Birchett, opens with a reception, 6-9 p.m. Through Oct. 24. 0 E. Fourth St. 564-4998.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia "Wired to Win: Surviving the Tour de France" opens at the IMAX Dome, running through Jan. 1. Tickets are $8.50. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

University of Richmond Museums Evgeny Orlov gives a talk on "An Oasis in a Desert of Collapse: Pushkin 10 Continues the Struggle for Free Expression," 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Harnett Museum of Art. 289-8276.

night life

Alley Katz Day by Day DVD release with Teenagers From Uranus, VCR, 18 and older, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $6-$7. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Slaid Cleaves (alt-country), 8 p.m., $15. 798-1702.

Babes of Carytown Drag King Show, 9 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, 9:15 p.m., $5. This week, Rick Monroe. 262-9652.

Bella Arte Flying Sulsers, 8 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Bogart's Back Room Billy Ray Hatley and the Showdogs (roots rock), 8 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Shockoe Slip) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, $1. 648-8900.

Breakers (South Side) The Tin Man, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 323-8024.

Canal Club Rehab, 8:30 p.m., $10-$12. 643-2582.

Caribbean Mingles Friday After Work Party with DJ Ace and Rich Boy (hip-hop, R&B, reggae), weekly, 5-8 p.m., $5. 780-0013.

Cary Street Café Cheenon (rock, jam), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 8 p.m., $3. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. Full Contact Improv (mature improv), 10 p.m., $5. 266-9377.

County Rib & Ale House Bill Roberts, weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 675-4447.

Daddio's Grille Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 754-1448.

Emilio's The RJR Duo (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. Doc Branch and the Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and Tyke (progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Tommy Davidson, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $22. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Goals Tavern Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 746-5444.

Hard Shell Terri Murphy and the Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Hollywood Grill Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $3. 819-1988.

Hyperlink Café The Urban Sol Connection with Teshia and DJ Teige, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 254-1942.

James River Cellars Winery Fridays on the Patio, weekly, 6-9 p.m., $12. 550-7516.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Manhattans & Cotton Club Sol (Fridays at Sunset after party), weekly, 10 p.m. 644-5777.

Mars Bar New Wave Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Downtown Conspiracy, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 254-4904.

Mary's Dugout Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 266-7883.

Matrixx Room Friday Night Dance Party, weekly, 9 p.m., $5-$10. 225-8686.

Mio's Ben Beale, Curtis Mills and Allen Owen (bluegrass, soul, rock), 9:30 p.m., free. 673-2200.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (W. Main St.) Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 353-8686.

Murphy's Law II Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 739-0800.

Poe's Pub Anthony Curtis Trio (progressive rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Ladies '80s with DJ Disco Stew, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Gypsy Roots (swing jazz guitar), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Brandon Campbell, weekly, 9 p.m. 330-0617.

Sharky's The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Shenanigans Dale Watson, 8 p.m. 264-5010.

Sin é Ray Pittman Project, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Sycamore Rouge (Petersburg) Steve Kessler (piano jazz), 8 p.m., $10. 957-5707.

Thai Curry House Richmond Underground presents Level II (retro electric, dance music), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 358-7027.

The Tobacco Company Smile, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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Annual Fall Festival and Pow-Wow The Chickahominy Indian Tribe celebrates its 55th festival with dancers, music, crafts and cultural demonstrations, opening at 10 a.m. on the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds. Through Sept. 24. Free. 829-2027.

X-treme Gladiators Feet and fists fly in the ring for fights with heavyweights, really big guys and more at the Richmond Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25-$75. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

St. Benedict Oktoberfest St. Benedict Church in the Museum District presents a day of German food, music, dancing, beer and more, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at the church. Free. 254-8810.

film

Virginia Film Tours The tour company offers a two-hour circuit of spots in Richmond that have been used in films, leaving 9:30 a.m. from the Richmond Visitors Center. Tickets are $24. 401 N. Third St. 744-1718.

music

River City Rocks Brown's Island hosts a benefit for Darfur featuring the music of Sister Hazel, Blessid Union of Souls, Buddhahead, Smokin' Buddha and others, plus comedy, a rock climbing wall and more, noon-8 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call (646) 326-6054 or visit www.rivercityrocks.com.

galleries

James Center Atrium The Jack Woodson Sketch Club exhibits plein air and studio works, opening with a reception, 6-8 p.m. Through Oct. 6. 1201 E. Cary St. 282-6133.

Pine Camp Arts and Community Center The Spotlight Gallery hosts "Our Own," works by students and instructors, opening with a reception, 10 a.m.-noon. Through Oct. 27. 4901 Old Brook Road. 646-3674.

museums

Virginia Center for Architecture Christopher Novelli gives a tour of "The Science Museum of Virginia: Richmond's Broad Street Station" at 2 p.m. Admission is $5-$10. 2501 Monument Ave. Call 644-3041 or visit www.virginiaarchitecture.org.

night life

Alley Katz Strike Anywhere, Ignite, Global Threat, Modern Life Is War, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $10. Sin Sity AC/DC tribute, 18 and older, 11 p.m.-2 a.m., $6. 643-2816.

Artspace 804Noise presents Brian Jones, Birds in the Meadow, New Loft, Pink Communoids and more, 5-9 p.m. Free. 232-6464.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands, 8 p.m., $20. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, 9:15 p.m., $5. 262-9652.

Bandito's "Saturday Night Nature" Dance Night with DJ Rick Danger, weekly. 354-9999.

Bogart's Back Room George Melvin B-3 Organ Jazz Quartet, 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Bon Air Christian Church Bud Deihl and David Mucklow (bagpipes), 8 p.m., free. 272-6228.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman (acoustic guitar), weekly, 6-9 p.m., free. 379-9899.

Buckingham Tavern Loose Gravel, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 379-3838.

Canal Club Unknown Hinson, 8:30 p.m., $10-$12. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz jam), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. Full Contact Improv (mature improv), 10 p.m., $5. 266-9377.

County Rib and Ale House Q94's Pauly Madison, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 675-4447.

Europa DJ Omar (deep house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Tommy Davidson, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $22. 521-8900.

Gallery5 ThisGhost Promotions presents Dr. Dog, Prabir & The Substitutes, and David Shultz & The Subtle Neon Browns, 8 p.m., $6. 644-0005.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Grafiti Grille The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 7-10 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Yo Momma's Brass Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 254-4904.

Poe's Pub American Dumpster (Americana), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver Jazz Duo (swing jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Richmond Harley Davidson Grinding Stone (blues, rock), noon-2 p.m., free. 745-3445.

Shenanigans Billy Ray Hatley and the Showdogs (roots rock), 8:30 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

Sin é Kevin Selfe and the Tornadoes, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Sports Page Chicago Cy Band, 9 p.m., free. 379-1844.

Sycamore Rouge (Petersburg) Gypsy Roots (swing jazz), 8 p.m., $10. 957-5707.

The Tobacco Company Smile, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tropical Soul Soul Fa Real night (funk, reggae, hip-hop, soul), 9:45 p.m., free. 771-1605.

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Black Sunday Black Sunday celebrates unity and peace with entertainment and more, 1 p.m. at Chimborazo Park. 878-1706.

Family Festival Swift Creek Presbyterian Church hosts a festival with food and music, 3-6 p.m. Free. 5900 Woolridge Road. 739-1183.

film

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, "Intimate Histories." 287-6699.

music

Fourth Annual Blues Bash The Blues Bash honoring Bobby Olive features music by Tom Principato, Johnny Houston & The Legends, the Dixie Power Trio and others at Comfort Inn, 2-7 p.m. Tickets are $12-$15. 3200 W. Broad St. 304-7077.

Guitar Concert Classical guitarist Chris Anderson performs works by Bach and others at St. Paul's Episcopal Church at 3 p.m. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

Music on the Lawn Agecroft Hall and Gardens presents "Music on the Lawn" with the Richmond Concert Band at 5:30 p.m. Free. 4901 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

Park Concert Deep Run Park presents an outdoor concert with the Paul Robert's Quartet, 3-4 p.m. Free. 501-5138.

Richmond Symphony The Richmond Symphony performs Kicked Back Classics at the Science Museum of Virginia at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5-$17. 2500 W. Broad St. 788-1212.

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James River Winery The Z Mullins Dance Company premieres six new dances, including "Mangia!" and "The Wine Left on My Lips," in its first event in Richmond, 2-5 p.m. Admission is $13-$18. 110008 Washington Highway. 513-3976.

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The museum hosts walking tours every Sunday at 2 p.m. This week the tour explores Canal Turning Basin. Admission is $5-$10. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711.

night life

Blue Mountain Cafe The RJR Duo (jazz), weekly, noon-3 p.m., free. 355-8002.

Bottom's Billiards Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 643-4323.

Bottoms Up Pizza Terri Murphy and the Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 644-4400.

Brandermill Inn Wendy and Raye, weekly, 3-7 p.m. 739-8871.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Johnny Hott and the Piedmont Souprize, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Step Out Sundays, weekly, 10 p.m., $10. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. The Transmitters (reggae), 9 p.m., $3. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse Nate, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 359-6544.

Easy Street Café 9:55 Club Comedy Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Forest Hill Park Cashmere Jungle Lords, 5-7 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Tommy Davidson, 7 p.m., $20. 521-8900.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with Rusty Farmer and Mike Ess, weekly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz, weekly, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Legend Brewing Company Bluegrass jam, weekly, 6 p.m., free. This week, Steve Keith. 232-3446.

Mars Bar JayBoy and Fan Free Clinic present Take a Trip to Mars, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Positive Vibe Café Chicago Cy (jazz, blues), 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Monday 25



events

China-American Festival of Film and Culture Film screenings, lectures and other events at UR and the Byrd Theatre through Oct. 1. The festival kicks off with a screening of films about "Documenting Old China" at Jepson Hall, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. For a schedule of events, call 245-0236 or visit www.therosegroup.org.

word

Just Poetry Slam Spoken-word artists bring their ideas to the Firehouse Theatre Project at 8 p.m. Free. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

Media Panel VCU hosts a panel on new media as part of the year-long series "Creating and Consuming Culture in the Digital Age" with Xeni Jardin, Johanna Drucker and John Kinsella, 8 p.m. in the Student Commons. 907 Floyd Ave. 828-6051.

Poetry Reading Poet Asia reads his works at R-MC's Brown Campus Center at 7 p.m. 752-7200.

Science Talk Dava Sobel gives a talk on "Leaders and Leadership and the Dawn of Discovery" at UR's Modlin Center at 7 p.m. Free. 287-6627.

night life

Bogart's Back Room Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz, funk, hip-hop), weekly, 9 p.m., $6. 353-9280.

Café Diem Open-mic night with Wes Edwards, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café The Spaceheaters (rock), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Element Lounge Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 788-8001.

Mars Bar Milli Vanilli Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Yo Momma's Brass Band, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 254-4904.

Penny Lane Pub Karaoke, weekly, free. 780-1682.

Tuesday 26



word

Book Reading Rush Loving Jr. talks about his book "The Men Who Loved Trains: The Story of Men Who Battled Greed to Save an Ailing Industry" at the Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

stage

Barksdale Theatre The Starlight Cabaret Series kicks off with "The World on a String: Debra Wagoner Sings the Songs of Harold Arlen" at 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 10. Tickets are $20-$25. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

museums

University of Richmond Museums At the Harnett Museum of Art, "Lasting Impressions: Celebrating the Fifth Anniversary of the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center" opens with a lecture and reception, 7-9 p.m. Through Dec. 8. 289-8276.

night life

Alley Katz Relapse Records Contamination Tour 2006 with Jucifer, Unearthly Trance, Facedowninshit, F—k the Facts, Hex Machine, 18 and older, 6-11 p.m., $8. 643-2816.

Bahama Joe's Karaoke with Smitty, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Bleu Bistro Open-mic night with Government Cheese, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room Joe Scott Band (jazz), 9 p.m., $3. 353-9280.

Bubba's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem DJ Williams Projekt, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café The Grove (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Cherry Lounge Salsa Night with free lessons, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 285-9061.

Clock Tower Pub Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 730-8686.

Corner Bar and Grill Open-mic night with J. Cornachione, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 213-3046.

Davis & Main The RJR Duo (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-6641.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 232-3446.

Mars Bar Totally '80s Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (W. Main St.) Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 353-8686.

Murphy's Law II Karaoke with DJ Scuba Steve, weekly. 739-0800.

Poe's Pub Blues jam with Kevin Selfe, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Kamikaze Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 364-9083.

Rocks DJ Dominex, weekly, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 648-ROCK.

Rare Olde Times Gary Werner (acoustic guitar), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Ruth's Chris Steak House Bryce McCormick (piano), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 378-0600.

Shenanigans Keith Rogers and Friends, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly. 379-1844.

Sticky Rice Nard's Karaoke, weekly, $3. 358-7870.

The Tobacco Company John Fetherston/Kim Tiller, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tropical Soul Verses (spoken word, poetry, hip-hop), weekly, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 771-1605.



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