Calendar 

Arts and entertainment events in Richmond.

Wednesday 04



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Innsbrook After Hours The Innsbrook music series continues with a performance by Nickel Creek. Doors at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. Call 794-6700 or visit www.innsbrookafterhours.com.

night life

Awful Arthur's (West End) Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 672-9385.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free. 355-9330.

Bahama Joe's R&B Night, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Bogart's Back Room Chris Grigg and Friends (funk, rock, country), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Bottom Line Nick's karaoke, weekly. 644-5944.

Breaker's South No Charge, weekly, 8 p.m. 323-8024.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Drop (jazz), 8-11 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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

Café Diem Freddy's Gang, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500

Cary Street Café Special Ed & the Shortbus Bluegrass Band, weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Catch 22 Ladies Night, weekly, 18 and older, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. 343-1560.

Club 534 Berlin, '80s new-wave night, weekly. 353-9670.

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

Commercial Taphouse Irish jam, 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Emilio's Southside (jam, funk, drum 'n' bass), weekly, 10 p.m., $4. 359-1224.

Empire Lounge 804noise Presents (experimental music social), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free.

Europa Ground Zero DJs (house, down tempo, dub), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Dan Cummins, 8 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Glenn's Tavern Another Level Band (R&B, funk), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 321-3444.

Hard Shell RPF Music (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Hyperlink Café Ultimate Alternative Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 254-1942.

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

Market Café Marna Bales Band, 5:30-8:30 p.m. 934-0144.

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

Milepost 5 Dave Pollard and John Leedes (acoustic rock), 7-9 p.m., free. 794-9344.

Nanci Raygun Go Jimmy Go, Deal's Gone Bad, all ages, 7 p.m., $7. 353-4263.

Out of Bounds Faron Hamblin, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free. 355-7390.

Positive Vibe Café Charles Arthur and His Spacious Guys (eclectic), 7:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

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

Reflections Fahari Sound (reggae), weekly, $5 for men. 519-5324.

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

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

Sin é John Small, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

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

Upper East Side Lounge Lawrence Olds Quartet (jazz vocals), 7 p.m., $5. 515-8099.

Thursday 05



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Book and Author Dinner The Junior League of Richmond honors authors Tayari Jones, Jim Lehrer, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Steven Roberts and Jeanette Walls at the 60th annual dinner event at the Greater Richmond Convention Center ballroom at 7 p.m. Tickets are $60-$125. Call 643-8446 or visit www.jlrichmond.org.

Trailer Park Theater Chop Suey Books presents a selection of the finest and funniest film trailers and commercials, some in 3-D, at 9 p.m. Free. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

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Artist Talk Daniel Buren gives a talk on conceptual art at Grace Street Theater at 5 p.m. 827-1557.

Book Signing Stacy Hawkins Adams reads and signs copies of her novel "Speak to My Heart" at Book People at 6 p.m. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

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Cold Harbor Sundowns The bluegrass and country music series at Cold Harbor Ruritan Park starts at 6 p.m. This week, performances by George Winn and the Bluegrass Partners and The Will Gravatt Band. Tickets are $5. Call 788-4603 or visit www.coldharborsundowns.com.

Gallery Concert The Choir and Choral Society of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and the Richmond Symphony perform pieces by Telemann and Bach at the church at 7:30 p.m. Donations requested. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589, ext. 316.

Groovin' in the Garden The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden concert series kicks off with a performance by the Bela Fleck Acoustic Trio featuring Bryan Sutton and Casey Driessen. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $18-$20. Call 794-6700 or visit www.richmondconcerts.net.

galleries

Henry Street Gallery Mar Makay and others read poetry and short stories, 8-9:30 p.m. 422 W. Broad St. 247-1491.

museums

Maymont Park The Maymont Foundation and the VCU life sciences department host a series of talks on the life sciences at Maymont's Robins Nature Center at 7 p.m. This week, Bonnie Brown talks about "Sustainable Aquaculture." Free. 358-7166, ext. 325.

Virginia Holocaust Museum The museum observes Holocaust and Heroes Remembrance Day with speakers Sonia Brodecki, Roger Loria and Carol Shapiro at 6:30 p.m. 2000 E. Cary St. 257-5400.

night life

Alley Katz Mat Kearny, Mute Math with Stacy Koviak, Fourth Element, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $6-$8. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Tim O'Brien, 8 p.m., $19.50. 798-1702.

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.

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.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Marna Bales Band, 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.

Cary Street Café The Atkinsons, The Unknown Favorites (folk, rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Catch 22 College Night, weekly, 6 p.m.-2 a.m., $5-$10. 343-1560.

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

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

Fox Head Inn Jazz series featuring the Tomasini Trio (Latin jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., $3. 784-5126.

Funny Bone John Witherspoon, 8 p.m., $22. 521-8900.

Fusion Live jazz, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $5. This week, Joshua Walker Trio. 249-2338.

Glenn's Tavern Hot City, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 321-6487.

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

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge with DJ Rayvon (old school, reggae, crunk), weekly, 10 p.m., $5-$10. 254-1942.

La Familia Restaurant Shanniece James Project (jazz open mic), weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 261-5400.

LaPrade Library Bill Parish (country), 10:30 a.m.-noon., free. 751-4135.

Lucky Lounge Ashley York and the Lucky Strikes (jazz), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 648-5100.

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

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

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

Out of Bounds Jason Horst, weekly, 10 p.m. 355-7390.

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

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

Shenanigans Billy Ray Hatley and the Showdogs, 8 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

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.

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Frank, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

The Tobacco Company Jack Diamond and Friends, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Upper East Side Lounge Swing dancing with the Upper East Side Big Band, weekly, 8 p.m., $5. 515-8099.

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

Friday 06



events

DocTails Spring Reception The Children's Miracle Network Richmond presents a social fund-raising event featuring jazz, martinis and an auction, 7-11 p.m. at Main Street Station. Tickets are $25. 228-5929.

Dooley Noted Cocktail Classic The Maymont Park Dooley Noted Society presents a social event featuring music by Chez Roue Orchette, food and drink, at the Robins Nature and Visitor Center, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$18. 358-7166, ext. 341.

Dixie Days Confederate history comes alive with three days of re-enactments and military demonstrations at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville starting at 9 a.m. Call 512-7210 or visit www.coldharborguards.com.

Fashion Show The VCU Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising holds its Spring Fashion Show, "Elements," at the VCU Student Commons at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25-$35. 907 Floyd Ave. 828-1699.

First Fridays Art Walk The monthly gallery opening receptions on Broad St. run 7-10 p.m. See Galleries box for more information. 304-1554.

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World Affairs Talk David and Catherine Manning give a lecture on U.S. and U.K. interactions, "The Special Relationship," at the Omni Hotel Richmond at 12:30 p.m. Admission is $8-$15. Call 339-8048 or visit www.wacrichmond.com.

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Bluegrass Hoe Down St. Joseph's Villa presents its 11th annual Hoe Down, featuring The Lonesome River Band, 7-11 p.m. at St. Joseph's Villa. Tickets are $75. 8000 Brook Road. 261-6142.

Dave Brubeck in Concert The jazz legend's quartet performs with the St. Edward Church choir and members of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra at St. Edward Church at 7:30 p.m. Through May 7. Tickets are $19-$49. 2700 Dolfield Drive. For information, call 272-2948, ext. 218 or visit www.stemmweb.org.

Friday Cheers The Brown's Island concert series starts with a performance by Carbon Leaf, 6-10 p.m. Free. For more information, call 788-6466 or visit www.citycelebrations.org.

Fridays at Sunset The Kanawha Plaza music series kicks off with a performance by GAP Band. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. 8th and Canal streets. For more information, call (888) 301-4102 or visit www.fridaysatsunset.com.

Richmond Festival of Music James Wilson leads a concert of music by Beethoven, Turina and Crumb, 8 p.m. at Second Presbyterian Church. Tickets are $8-$22. Through May 7. 5 N. Fifth St. Call 873-5984 or visit www.richmondfestivalofmusic.org.

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Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Henrico Theatre Company presents the Gershwin western musical "Crazy for You" at 8 p.m. Through May 22. Tickets are $6-$8. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5859.

Pine Camp Center for Arts and Education Indigenous-American Culture team presents "The First Ramadan," a coming-of-age story set in the Muslim community, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12-$15. Through May 8. 4801 Old Brook Road. 458-1986.

night life

Alley Katz SlowEducation.com (art show, dance party), 18 and older, 9 p.m.-4 a.m., $3. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Freebo and Jim Photoglo, 8 p.m., $10. 798-1702.

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

Barnes & Noble (Midlothian) Richmond Symphony (wind quintet), 7 p.m., free. 744-5483.

Bogart's Back Room Richmond Roots Revival presents Summerhaven, Dean Fields, Chris Adams, 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

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

Café Gutenberg Karma Farmers (acoustic Americana), 7 p.m., free. 497-5000.

Canal Club Mosquitos (bossa nova, pop), 8:30 p.m., $7. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Sons of Thunder (reggae), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Catch 22 Flow Night, weekly, 6 p.m.-2 a.m., $5-$10. 343-1560.

Chopstix Hip-hop DJs and electronic music, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3. 358-7027.

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

Comedy Club at Mulligan's Sports Grille Coleman Green, Laurence Mullaney, 8:30 p.m. 730-8686.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

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

Emilio's Mayuco (flamenco guitar), 7-9 p.m., weekly, free. Doc Branch and the Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $4. 359-1224.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and DJ J.P. (broken beat and house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone John Witherspoon, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $25. 521-8900.

Fusion Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $5. This week, Terry Garland. 249-2338.

Glenn's Tavern Friday Night Blast with The Main Frame Band, weekly, 9 p.m. 321-3444.

Godfrey's Reflex Dance Night (Brit pop), 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3-$5. 648-3957.

Honey Whyte's Downstream (bluegrass), 10 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Virtual High 106.5 Club Night featuring Carl Thomas, weekly, 10 p.m., $10. 254-1942.

Jesse's Place Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 550-0804.

La Familia Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve (Latin dance music), weekly, free lessons 9-10 p.m., music 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 261-5400.

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

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Montpelier Center for Arts and Education Heritage Music Bluegrass Night, 7:30 p.m. 883-7378.

Mr. Bojangles "3rd Floor!" DJs (roots, rock, reggae and dancehall), weekly. 344-2901.

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

Nanci Raygun Hit Play presents Bella Lea (ex-Denali), The Silent Type, Liza Kate, 8 p.m., $6. 353-4263.

Playing Field Karaoke with Max, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 755-7700.

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

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 The Slack Family, 9 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é Live music, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Sundays Dave Pollard and John Leedes (acoustic rock), 7-9 p.m., free. 744-2545.

The Tobacco Company Marna Bales Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tonic Flashback Night with DJ Jéréme ('70s, '80, '90s), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 648-4300.

Upper East Side Lounge Night Vision (jazz, Motown), 7 p.m., $5. 515-8099.

VIP Lounge Ebony and Ivory Band, 9 p.m., free. 282-6518.

Saturday 07



events

Asian American Celebration The Asian American Society of Central Virginia presents a festival at the Greater Richmond Convention Center featuring exotic food, performances and a bazaar, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Free. 272-5758.

Cinco de Mayo Chili Cook-Off The Huguenot Republican Women's Club hosts a Political Celebrity Chili Cook-Off at 5 p.m. Cost is $15. 2343 Wren's Nest Road. 320-2719.

Diva Bag Auction Spa Travelers hosts a fashion event featuring a fashion show, auctions and entertainment, 3-7 p.m. at St. Paul's Baptist Church. 4247 Creighton Road. 852-4385.

Kentucky Derby Day Party The Richmond Ballet presents a fund-raising gala and dinner featuring a silent auction, games and music by Daddy-Oh, 4-10 p.m. at Rock Bottom Island. Tickets are $75. 344-0906.

Strawberry Street Festival Fox Elementary School hosts a spring street festival at the school, noon-4 p.m. Free. 2300 Hanover Ave. 353-1317.

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Friends of the Library 35th Aniversary Chesterfield County Public Library features guest speakers Sandra Waugaman and Thomas Cannon, co-authors of "Poor Man's Philanthropist: The Thomas Cannon Story," and Nancy Wright Beasley, author of "Izzy's Fire: Finding Humanity in the Holocaust," 6:30 p.m at the Central Library. Free. 9501 Lori Road. 748-1603.

Soul Café Master Mine Ink and the Richmond Public Library present an open forum for art, poetry, dance and music, 2 p.m. at the Hull Street Library. Free. 1400 Hull St. 646-8699.

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Gospel Celebration Concert The Great Hope Baptist Church Golden Youth Choir, Shiloh Baptist Church Voices of Praise, K&K Mime and others perform at the Greater Richmond Convention Center at 5 p.m. 262-3577.

Kentucky Derby Party Gary Gerloff and members of Pure and Simple and The Bopcats play a rock and R&B show at Rolling Run Farm to benefit Comfort Zone Camp, 4-9 p.m. Tickets are $35. 1200 Millers Lane. 377-3430.

Richmond Concert Chorale The chorale presents its Spring Concert, "Psalms and Partsongs," 7:30 p.m. at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church. Donations requested. 643-3589, ext. 316.

Richmond Festival of Music James Wilson leads the festival's final concert with music by Handel, Mozart and Enesco, 8 p.m. at Second Presbyterian Church. Tickets are $8-$22. 5 N. Fifth St. Call 873-5984 or visit www.richmondfestivalofmusic.org.

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Art6 Gallery The Starr Foster Dance Project presents "Camera Works," a night of film and dance featuring the film "Seven Sisters" and stage performances of "Experiment in Bag" and "Heroin(e)," starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. 6 E. Broad St. 343-0250.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia Virginia middle school students race solar cars they've built for the Junior Solar Sprint, starting at 11:45 a.m. Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

night life

Alley Katz Dia Records Showcase featuring HR, Eric "Monty" Morris, Dubb Squad, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $12-$15. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Lucy Kaplansky, 8 p.m., $15. 798-1702.

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

Bogart's Back Room In the Pocket (jazz, funk, groove), 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Canal Club The Hackensaw Boys, Heath Haynes and the Crying Shames, 8:30 p.m., $10. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Jazz jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. Sun-Dried Opossum (Southern jam), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Catch 22 Sex and the City Ladies Night, weekly, 6 p.m.-2 a.m., $5-$10, ladies free until 11 p.m. 343-1560.

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

Comedy Club at Mulligan's Sports Grille Coleman Green, Laurence Mullaney, 8:30 p.m. 730-8686.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

Cotton Club Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop variety show), weekly, 8 p.m., $10. 752-0179.

Easy Street Café Drop (hip-hop, jazz, funk), 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. 355-1198.

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

Funny Bone John Witherspoon, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $25. 521-8900.

Fusion Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $6. This week, Quatro na Bossa. 249-2338.

Glenn's Tavern The Main Frame Band, 9 p.m. 321-3444.

Honey Whyte's 9:55 Club Stand-Up Comedy Night, 10 p.m., free. 643-6022.

La Familia Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve (Latin dance music), weekly, free lessons 9-10 p.m., music 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 261-5400.

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

Maggiano's Little Italy The Mark Lomanno Trio, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Nanci Raygun Centerline, Templeton, Breakaway, I Live with Zombies, all ages, 5 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

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

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

Shenanigans Blue Line Highway, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Shockoe Espresso and Roastery Mike Banks (acoustic folk, blues), 7-10 p.m., free. 648-3734.

Shooter's Too Missing Mason (rock, blues), 9 p.m.-1 a.m. 275-3544.

Sin é Bryan Rice, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

The Tobacco Company Marna Bales Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tonic Blue Bar with DJ Jéréme Rometti and weekly guests (lounge, jazz, house, '80s retro and breaks), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 648-4300.

Tropical Soul Soultry Saturdays DJ Night (funk, reggae, hip-hop, afrobeat), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 771-1605.

Upper East Side Lounge Five Second Rule, 7 p.m., $5. Sambaiosis (samba, jazz), 11 p.m., $5. 515-8099.

VIP Lounge Ebony and Ivory Band, 9 p.m., free. 282-6518.

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Mother's Day Cruise Eagle Cruises presents a dinner cruise, 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $50. 222-0223.

Mother's Day House and Garden Tour Homes and gardens in the Museum District and Boulevard area are featured in a Mother's Day tour, 1-6 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. Call 257-9622, ext. 2, or visit www.museumdistrict.org.

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An Evening with Madame F The Virginia Holocaust Museum presents a one-woman show of music and drama by Claudia Stevens at 4:30 p.m. 2000 E. Cary St. 257-5400.

Mother's Day Jazz The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden presents a Mother's Day brunch and concert with the Tommy Witten Trio featuring Laura Ann Boyd, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $8-$9. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Richmond Concert Band The Richmond Concert Band plays "Music on the Lawn," a Mother's Day concert at Agecroft Hall at 6:30 p.m. Free. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 737-3767.

Richmond Symphony The Richmond Symphony performs "Kicked Back Classics" at the Science Museum of Virginia at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5-$15. 2500 W. Broad St. 788-1212.

Second Sunday South of the James Concert Series Bruce Miller leads an afternoon of musical theater at Bon Air Presbyterian Church at 4 p.m. 9201 W. Huguenot Road. 272-7514.

Voices of Spring Concert The Richmond Philharmonic performs with soprano soloist Amy Cope, starting with a conductor's talk at 3 p.m. and the concert at 4 p.m. at the VCU Center for the Performing Arts. Admission by donation. 740-2890.

galleries

Hand Workshop Art Center The center presents the Mother's Day Open House 1-4 p.m. Free. 1812 W. Cary St. 353-0094, ext. 14.

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The museum leads a weekly Sunday walking tour of various Richmond locations, starting at 2 p.m. This week, the tour explores Hollywood Cemetery. Tickets are $6-$7. 649-0711.

night life

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.

Café Gutenberg Sunday Film Classics featuring "An American in Paris," 8 p.m., free. 497-5000.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, noon, free. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse Twang Daddy, 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Deep Run Park Spring Concert Series, 3-4 p.m. Free. This week, Good Kneivel. 501-5138.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly. 272-8309.

Funny Bone John Witherspoon, 7 p.m., $22. 521-8900.

Glenn's Tavern Another Level Band (R&B, funk), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 321-3444.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with the Farmer Brothers, weekly, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. Mother's Day Dinner with the Russ Hanchin Duo, 6-9 p.m. 288-0633.

Grove Avenue Coffee and Tea Divided Highway (bluegrass), weekly, 9 a.m.-noon, free. 288-6211.

Hard Shell Daniel Clark-Jimmy Sullivan Duo, weekly, 11:30 a.m., free. 643-2333.

Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz Presents the Carol Covell Band, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Kitty O' Shea's Jazz Brunch with the Leon Leary Trio, weekly, noon-2 p.m., free. 739-0800.

Metro Grill Mark Troxell Duo, weekly, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 353-4433.

Mr. Bojangles Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop), 8 p.m., $8-$10. 344-2901.

Richbrau Brewery S.I.N. night, weekly. 644-3018.

Shockoe Espresso and Roastery Poetry open mic, 2-4 p.m., free. 648-3734.

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

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Book Release Party Susann Cokal reads and signs copies of her new book "Breath and Bones" at The Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

night life

Bogart's Back Room BROWN (big band, funk), 9 p.m., $6. 353-9280.

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

Cary Street Café Tripp 'n' Jenny (bluegrass), 8 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Chopstix Information Technology drum 'n' bass DJ show, weekly. 358-7027.

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

Glenn's Tavern Carlton Ayles and Legacy (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 321-3444.

Nanci Raygun Gina Young, Bibis Ellison, all ages, 6 p.m., $5. Sacrosanct (goth, industrial), weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $3-$5. 353-4263.

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

Potter's Pub and Grille Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 282-9999.

Tuesday 10



word

Book Signing Stephen and David Martin sign copies of "The Color of Demons" at Barnes & Noble Libbie Place at 7 p.m. 5501 W. Broad St. 358-2629.

music

Tuesday Tunes The Main Street Centre music series rocks the downtown business district, 12:15-1:15 p.m. This week, Copper Sails performs. Free. 600 E. Main St. 775-0960.

Style Weekly Music Issue Launch Party The 2005 Style Music Issue is unveiled at Bandito's Burrito Lounge, with performances by Flesh Mountain Boys, The Gaskets and The Rising Sons, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Free. 2905 Patterson Ave. 354-9999.

night life

Alley Katz Saint Diablo, Trigger Point, Covet the Knife, Unhinge, Chalkline Beauty, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $5-$7. 643-2816.

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

Bogart's Back Room Moossa (reggae, blues, jazz), 9 p.m., $2. 353-9280.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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

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

Café Gutenberg Shann Palmer (poetry), 7:30 p.m., free. 497-5000.

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

ComedySportz An evening with Katherine DeLoyht (opera, musical theater), 8 p.m., $12. 278-8749.

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

Europa Dinner and a movie, weekly, 8:30 p.m. 643-0911.

Hard Shell Terry Murphy Trio, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Honey Whyte's Movie Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 643-6022

Hyperlink Café True Music Series (alternative acoustic), weekly, 10 p.m., $2. 254-1942.

Kitty O'Shea's Karaoke with DJ Scuba Steve, weekly. 739-0800.

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

Maggiano's Little Italy Charlie Kilpatrick, weekly, 6 p.m. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Plastik Wrap (Brit pop, new wave), weekly, 9 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.

Nanci Raygun "Afro Punk" (film), 6 p.m. 353-4263.

Plan 9 Music Old School Freight Train CD release, 7 p.m., free. 353-9996.

Potter's Pub and Grille Wendi Pace and Friends, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 282-9999.

Rare Olde Times His and Hers (acoustic vocal duo), weekly, 8-10 p.m. 750-1346.

Shenanigans Keith Rogers and Friends, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sin é Dave Pollard, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Sherry, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

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

The Tobacco Company Live music, 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.

Visions Dance Club Wendy and Ray, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 379-3800.

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