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Arts and entertainment events in Richmond.

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Wednesday 28



events

Commonwealth Catholic Community Service Awards Dinner Adriana Trigiani, author of the critically acclaimed "Big Stone Gap," speaks to honor Ashland resident Steward Reid at the Sheraton Richmond West Hotel starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $70. Call 545-5909.

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The Full Yemen: Chasing Abdullah and the Queen of Sheba Tricia Pearsall discusses her most recent adventures hiking the Maswar and Haraz mountains of Yemen, 7:30 p.m. at Monacan High School. Free. 748-1129.

music

Barrage The internationally acclaimed fiddling show combines violin, dance and fiddle to create an evening of Celtic, jazz, gypsy and other genres of music, 7 p.m. at James River High School. Tickets are $10-$20. 3700 James River Road. 378-2420.

Chick Corea & Bela Fleck This acoustic duo performs jazz and popular music in the Modlin Center, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $8-$36. 289-8980.

Faculty Jazz Trumpet Recital Rex Richardson performs "A Tribute to Michael Brecker" at the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Admission is free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

museums

University of Richmond Museums "Native Plants of Virginia: Selections From the University of Richmond Herbarium." Through June 24. 287-6324.

Virginia Historical Society Dr. William Rasmussen leads a gallery walk through an exhibition that looks at "Pocahontas: Her Life & Legend" at noon. Tickets are $3-$5. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts "Noble Silver: The Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of English Silver at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts" is on permanent display. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.

night life

Alley Katz Someday Never, Surviving the Fall, A Suffocating Signal, Go Ambulance Go, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $6. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Ryan Montbleau (funk, jazz), 8 p.m., $12. 798-1702.

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

Blue Fox Café A Good Natured Riot (alt-country), 7 p.m., free. 355-8804.

Bogart's Back Room Richmond Afrobeat Movement (funk/Afrobeat), weekly, 10 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, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 553-9998.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Tracy Laurent (singer-songwriter), 7-9 p.m., nonsmoking, 355-1144.

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

Canal Club Hump Night Comedy (open mic), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café 7 Pound Star (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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.

Easy Street Café Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 355-1198.

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

Escabar Restaurant Metro Sound Band, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 288-4885.

Europa Lounge Sessions with DJs Kean and Jereme Rometti (house, funk), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Jimmy Dore, 7:30 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Ham's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 965-5520.

J&D's Café Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free. 266-2331.

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

Lucky Buddha Service Industry Night, weekly, 9 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.

Murphy's Law II Casey McCue (acoustic), 7:30 p.m., free. 739-0800.

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

Positive Vibe Café John Leedes and Friends (acoustic rock), 7:30-9:30 p.m., no cover. 560-9622.

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

Sandy's Restaurant Open-mic night with Rize and Michelle Saud, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

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

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (acoustic), weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Tobacco Company Shore Leave, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Velocity Lounge "Latin Night," salsa and merengue, with free dance lessons, weekly, dance lessons at 8:30 p.m., music at 9:30 p.m., $5. 921-2651.

Thursday 01



events

FIRST Robotics Competition "Rack 'N' Roll" features nearly 2,000 high school students' robots that will compete testing efforts in strategy, design and fabrication, starting at 9 a.m. at the Siegel Center and running through March 3. 784-4898.

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Rain Garden Discussion The Virginia Native Plant Society presents Mike Foreman of the Virginia Department of Recreation and Conservation to speak about rain gardens in the Education Building at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 1800 Lakeside Ave.

SlamRichmond SlamRichmond: Season Too presents "Head2Head Slam" at Artspace at 8 p.m. Admission is $5. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.

music

Richmond Symphony "Meet the Masters" features Sarah Hatsuko Hicks as the conductor of Kicked-Back Classics at 7 p.m. at the Canal Club. Tickets are $10. 1545 E. Cary St. 788-1212.

museums

Library of Virginia "2007 Virginia Women in History" honors the eight women selected for the 2007 Virginia Women in History poster with a reception at 6 p.m. in the Lecture Hall. Through March 31. "Virginia Described: John Smith's Map and Its Influence" runs March 5-17. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

night life

Alley Katz Unearth, From a Second Story Window, Tony Danza Tap Dance Extravaganza, See You Next Tuesday, Nights Like These, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $14. 643-2816.

Amigo's Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 262-9652.

Arthur's Restaurant & Night Club The Pine Leaf Boys (Cajun, zydeco), 8-11 p.m., $10. 288-2800.

Ashland Coffee & Tea TheEverybodyfields (Americana), 8 p.m., $12. 798-1702.

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

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

Bogart's Back Room Jackass Flats (bluegrass),10 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 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 (W. 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 Local Xposure, weekly, 8 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.

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

Club Z2 Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 249-9930.

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

Curry House Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 762-4411.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Dixie All Stars Jam, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Empire William Elliott Whitmore (American gothic), 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $5. 344-3323.

Escabar Restaurant Metro Sound Band, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 288-4885.

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

Funny Bone Jimmy Dore, 7:30 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

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

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.

Old City Bar Dave Pollard (singer-songwriter), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 644-4411.

Pearl Throwback Thursdays ('80s and '90s), weekly, 6 p.m. 545-8983.

Poe's Pub Ruby James (rock), 9 p.m., $10. 648-2120.

Pour House (West End) Southside Future Squad, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

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

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.

Tobacco Company Rachel Leyco Band, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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

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

Friday 02



event

Richmond Home & Garden Show Home Interiors, outdoor living, building and remodeling are showcased in the 31st annual show, opening at noon and running through March 4 at the Richmond Raceway Complex. Admission is $2-$8. 425-6556.

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Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School Illustrator Molly Crabapple premieres her coloring book and facilitates a drawing session with a dancer from Nouvelle Burlesque, 6-8 p.m. at Chop Suey Books. Free. 1317 Cary St. 497-4705.

Fairy Tale: A Story Unfolding Artists Kristin Strobel, Sarah Hagen and Grace Lay perform an original fairytale accompanied by paintings, embroidery and music, 7-10 p.m. at Nonesuch Art and Apparel. Free. 918 W. Grace St. 649-4069.

music

VCU Jazz Ayman Fanous and Tomas Ulrich perform written and improvisational music at 8 p.m. in the Singleton Center. Admission is $7-$10. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

galleries

First Fridays The monthly art walk on Broad Street continues its season of gallery opening receptions with street performers and vendors, 7-10 p.m. For a listing of gallery openings, check the Galleries box. Call 344-1508 or visit www.firstfridaysrichmond.com.

parks

Maymont Park A two-hour "Full Moon Hike" through Maymont with Peggy Singlemann will make stops to discuss arboretum and horticultural facts, 7 p.m. Tickets are $8-$10. 2201 Shields Lake Drive. 358-7166.

night life

Alley Katz Seven Pound Star, Catalytic Converter, Intense City, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $5. All Is Fallen, Noisorosion, Chokechain, Sprall, Seventh Gate, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Susan Greenbaum (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., $8. 798-1702.

Babe's Restaurant Kristen (folk, rock), 8-11 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

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

Blues Café Jam with the Jazz Composers Alliance, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 225-7400.

Bogart's Back Room Vesuvius (Latin, funk, reggae, groove), 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Breakers (South Side) "Chicago" Cy Band, 8 p.m., free. 323-8024.

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

Cabo's Bistro Bart Chucker Band (rock), 9:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 355-1144.

Canal Club Brothers Past, 8:30 p.m., $8-$10. 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.

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $12-$14. Random Acts (adult improv), 10 p.m., $10. 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.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Dewey Via & Lickin' Gravy, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Dockside Restaurant (Hopewell) Casey McCue (acoustic), 9 p.m., free. 541-2600.

Emilio's Doc Branch & The Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

Escabar Quatro na Bossa (bossa nova), 8:30-11 p.m., free. 288-4885.

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

Funny Bone Jimmy Dore, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

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

Godfrey's Reflex, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3-$5. 648-3957.

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

Hyperlink Café David Shultz and The Skyline CD release, Anousheh Khalili, Prabir and Friends, and Mermaid Skeletons, 7 p.m., $3. 254-1942.

Lucky Buddha DJ Night, weekly, 11 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar New Wave 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 Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 739-0800.

Paradise Lounge DJ DNS (Top 40) & DJ King Tutt (hip-hop & R&B), weekly, 9 p.m., free before 11, $5 after. 519-0844.

Pearl Restaurant & Lounge Power 92 Night with DJ Lonnie B and Danja Mowf, weekly, $5-$10. 852-0395.

Poe's Pub Richmond Roots Revival featuring Mozely Rose, The Dirty Truth, Allen Thompson, 9 p.m., $6. 648-2120.

Pour House (West End) Ladies '80s with DJ Disco Stew and DJ Jizzy Trent Dance Party, 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.

Shenanigans Eatery & Pub Slack Family Bluegrass Band, 9 p.m., $6. 264-5010

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

Sin é Pennyshaker, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Stratford Grill Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 320-1218.

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

Tobacco Company Big City, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Wabi Sabi (Petersburg) Cashmere Jungle Lords, 9 p.m., free. 862-1365.

Saturday 03



events

Wild Baby Shower ARK hosts the fifth annual fundraising event featuring educational programs, kids' activities and a silent auction, noon-4 p.m. at Rockwood Nature Center, 3401 Courthouse Rd. 598-7615.

Arts Celebration The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen celebrates the arts with interactive activities, storytelling, live music and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through March 4. Tickets are $6-$12. 788-1212.

film

Silent Scream The Richmond Moving Image Co-Op presents four weeks of classic horror films, 10 a.m. at the Richmond Public Library. This week, "The Phantom of the Opera." Through March 10. Free. 101 E. Franklin St. 232-RMIC.

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Junior Book and Author Event The Junior League of Richmond will host the Junior Book and Author Event, 10 a.m. at the Camp Hall at University of Richmond. Tickets are $10-$35. 521-9134.

Pinkney Near Memorial Lectures in Art History In conjunction with the Leger exhibit, Matthew Affron presents "Fernand Leger: Contrast of Forms" at Art6 Gallery at 8 p.m. Admission is $7. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406.

music

'70s Soul Jam Blue Magic, the Chi-Lites, The Delfonics, The Manhattans and The Stylistics perform at the Landmark Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45.50. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Creative Strength: Back to the Roots The fifth annual celebration of Richmond's African-American talent and creativity features gospel, jazz, vocalists and other performances, including visiting artist Adiante Franszoon, 5-8:30 p.m. at the Pine Camp Cultural Arts & Community Center. Free. 4901 Old Brook Road. 646-3674.

In Living Black and White One Voice Choir, Richmond's only interracial community chorus, celebrates African-American culture at Moore Street Missionary Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Admission is a suggested donation of $10. 1408 W. Leigh St. 358-6403.

night life

Alley Katz Thru the Rear View, Enemy at the Six, Catastro-P, Dat Kuntry Boi Ridez, Dem Lakeside Boyz, all ages, 4-9 p.m., $5. Last Waltz Ensemble, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$12. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Steep Canyon Rangers (bluegrass), 8 p.m., $15. 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 Cashmere Jungle Lords (surfs, Latin, rockabilly), 9:30 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Café Diem Co-Pilot, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café Cary Street Café Jazz Jam Band, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. King Solomon's Marbles (Grateful Dead covers), 10 p.m., $8. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), 7:30 p.m., weekly, $12-$14. Full Contact Improv (improv comedy), 10 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

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

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen Meade Skelton (singer-songwriter), 1 p.m., free. 261-2787.

Curry House Belly Dance Show, 8:30 p.m., no cover. 762-4411.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Rob Gray & Brian C., weekly, 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Dockside Restaurant (Hopewell) Casey McCue (acoustic), 9 p.m., free. 541-2600.

Element Lounge Liquid Night with DJs Adam Ely, Jereme Rometti and Ryan Thompson (progressive, electro, retro), 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 788-8001.

Emilio's Son Quatro, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

Escabar Restaurant Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 8:30 p.m., free. 288-4885.

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

Funny Bone Jimmy Dore, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Ironhorse Restaurant Gospel Brunch with Bubba Johnson, 11 a.m., $25. 752-6410.

Lucky Buddha DJ Night, weekly, 11 p.m., free. 648-5100.

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

Poe's Pub Tanya K and the Red Shoes Band (hot blues), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Steve Basset (rock), 7 p.m., free. 560-9622

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

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill The Shiny Stockings Trio featuring Russ Hanchin, Joe Sarver and Maria Garcia (classic swing jazz and bossa), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

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

Tobacco Company Billy Ray Hatley and the Showdogs, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Sunday 04



music

VCU Jazz The Scholarship Concert is performed in the Sacred Heart Cathedral at 2 p.m. 823 Park Avenue. 828-6776.

Short Pump Symphonette The Short Pump Symphonette performs at the Science Museum of Virginia, 3-4 p.m. Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1407.

Stretchin' at the Barksdale Theatre The monthly music series at the Barksdale continues with performances by Paul Curreri and Devon Sproule, 8-10 p.m. Tickets are $10. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 358-5338.

galleries

The Big Art Show A traveling art show that features local musicians and artists, including mossyrock and Toof, at Gallery5 at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.

night life

Alley Katz Ghost of a Fallen Age, ENB EP release, To Walk Once More, They Found Her in Pieces, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $6. 643-2816.

Babe's Restaurant First Sunday Drag Show, Female Impersonators, 9-11 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

Bailey's Smokehouse & Tavern (W. Broad St.) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 755-6800.

Bleu Bistro Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 750-1120.

Bottom 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.

Buckhead's Restaurant Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 4-7 p.m., free. 750-2000.

Canal Club Step Out Sundays, weekly, 9 p.m., $10 after 11 p.m. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse When Harry Met Buzzy (quirky pop), 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Michael Redman (sax), weekly, noon, free. 732-7425.

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

Funny Bone Jimmy Dore, 7 p.m., $12. 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, Special Ed and the Shortbus. 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.

Millie's Diner Robert Blake and Louis Ledford (American folk music), 9 p.m., $5. 643-5512.

Positive Vibe Café Robin Payne (acoustic guitar), 11:15 a.m-1:45 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Sandy's Restaurant Open-mic night with Rize and Michelle Saud, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

Stratford Grill Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 320-1218.

T.G.I. Friday's Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 360-7926.

Monday 05



museums

Library of Virginia "Virginia Described: John Smith's Map and Its Influence" runs through March 17. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

night lifeBogart's Back Room Southside Future Squad (experimental jazz), 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Cary Street Café Ominotago (acoustic duo), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-7445.

City Limit Open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 282-4282.

Escabar Restaurant Casey McCue, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 288-4885.

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

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

Pour House West End Movie Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 364-9083.

Tuesday 06



events

Blue Man Group The Blue Man Group presents the "How to Be a Megastar Tour 2.0" at the Richmond Coliseum with Mike Relm at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $49.50-$75. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia The Universe Society and the Massey Alliance provide cocktails and hors d'oeuvres for a viewing of the IMAX film "Coral Reef Adventure" at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1541.

night life

Bahama Joe's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 262-9652.

Baja Bean Company DJ Ghost (rock, hip-hop), weekly. 257-5445.

Bleu Bistro Open-mic jam with Wop of Government Cheese, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room Los Huevos Diablos (old-time jazz), 10 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 Aquabatics (hip-hop), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

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

Curry House Nard's Karaoke (international night), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 762-4411.

Davis & Main The RJR Duo with John Conley, Ryan Hughitt and featuring Jason Gay (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-6641.

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

Emilio's Bio Ritmo (salsa), weekly through February, dance lessons 8:30-9:30, music at 10 p.m. 359-1224.

Funny Bone Apollo Night with Freto Food Stamp, 8 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Hyperlink Café The Never, The Great White Jenkins, all ages, 8 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

Las Casa Grandes Larri Branch (jazz piano), weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. 267-1684.

Legend Brewing Company C Steve, 6:30-9:30 p.m. 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.

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.

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

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

Sticky Rice Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $3. 358-7870.

Triple Restaurant DJ Paul (techno dub), weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 359-7777.

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



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