Black Watch Scotland's regiment of Pipes, Drums and Highland Dancers performs Celtic dances and music along with The Band of the Welsh Guard, 7:30 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $32. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
Science Museum of Virginia The museum's Lunch Break Science series runs weekly through February, noon-1 p.m. This week, Joseph C. Mitchell talks about "Venomous or Not? Natural History of Snakes in the Mid-Atlantic Region." Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.
Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free. 355-9330.
Bella Arte The KStraw Quartet (jazz), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 515-9099.
Bogart's Back Room Clown Church (experimental jazz), 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.
Bubba's Restaurant Oldies Music Night, weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 236-1600.
Sin é Kyle Davis Duo, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.
Tobacco Company Rhythmasters, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.
Book Signing Jane Turner Rylands reads and signs copies of her book of short stories, "Across the Bridge of Sighs," 5-7 p.m. at Book People. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.
History Talk VCU professor Sascha Auerbach gives a lecture on "The Godly Throne: Church and State in Tudor-Stuart England," 7:30 p.m. at Agecroft Hall and Gardens. Admission is $8-$12. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.
Art After Hours The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hosts a night of music, poetry and art weekly through February, 6-9 p.m. This week, music by The Joe Scott Band and poetry by Leigh Hadaway. Tickets are $10. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.
Bela Fleck and the Flecktones The Grammy-winning "blu-bop" outfit performs its species of jazz at the Modlin Center at 7:30 p.m. Through Jan. 20. Tickets are $32. Both shows are sold out. 289-8980.
Arthur's at Inns of Virginia Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 288-2800.
Ashland Coffee and Tea Stringdusters, 8 p.m., $8. 798-1702.
Azzurro Restaurant Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen, 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.
Bogart's Back Room Special Ed and the Shortbus Bluegrass Band, 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.
Visions Dance Club Karaoke, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 379-3800.
Yellow Tavern (Virginia Crossings) Kari Smith (singer-songwriter, piano), 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 727-1400.
Author Talk Colleen Curran talks about her first novel, "Whores on the Hill," for the January meeting of the National League of American Pen Women, 11:30 a.m. at the Westwood Club. 6200 W. Club Lane. 272-1976.
Cabaret Grand Opening Petersburg's Sycamore Rouge performance space celebrates its grand opening with a cabaret concert featuring Liz Nance at 8 p.m. Through Jan. 21. Tickets are $10. 21 W. Olde St. 957-5707.
Gospel Concert Grammy-winning gospel artist Yolanda Adams performs with J. Moss and hip-hop violinists Nuttin But Stringz, 7 p.m. at Saint Paul's Baptist Church. Tickets are $20-$25. 4247 Creighton Road. 643-4000.
Richmond Symphony The symphony celebrates the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth with "Homage to a Genius" as part of the Northwestern Mutual Masterworks series, 8 p.m. at Second Baptist Church. Through Jan. 23 at various locations. Tickets are $10-$30. River and Gaskins Road. 788-1212.
Empire Theatre Living Word Stage Company presents James Weldon Johnson's musical drama "God's Trombones" at 8 p.m. Through Feb. 14. Tickets are $18-$25. 114 W. Broad St. 355-2187.
Swift Creek Mill Theatre The theater presents "The Miracle Worker," the story of the relationship between Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, at 8 p.m. Through March 4. Tickets are $28.50-$41.25. 17201 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.
1708 Gallery "To Be Determined," photography by Jon-Philip Sheridan and video installations by A. Jacob Galle, opens with a reception, 8-10 p.m. Through Feb. 21. There is another reception Feb. 3, 8-10 p.m. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.
Crossroads Art Center "All of Me," a photography exhibition by Susan Reed, opens with a reception, 6-9 p.m. Through January. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.
Pine Camp Arts and Community Center Martha Jones-Carter curates "Remembering Our Ancestors' Spirit," a Black History Month exhibition featuring photography, paintings, and other works by 20 local artists, opening with a reception, 7-9 p.m. Through March 17. 4901 Old Brook Road. 646-3674.
Alley Katz Vega, Supercomp, Elevator to Space, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $6. 643-2816.
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 Janet Martin Band, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.
Sin é Kevin "The Kid" Selfe and the Tornados, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.
Thai Curry House Robot Rok Night with DJ MikelPanda (house, electronic), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 358-7027.
Tobacco Company Jimmy O Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.
Virginia State Yo-Yo Championship Just in time for the Olympics, yo-yo masters descend on The Shops at Willow Lawn for a day of competition and crazy tricks, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Free. 513-6650.
Book Lecture The Hanover County Historical Society presents author luncheon and lecture with Carl Lounsbury talking about his book "Early Courthouses of Virginia: An Architectural History," 1 p.m. at Hanover Tavern. Tickets are $15-$35. 537-5050.
Book Signing J.B. Stanley signs copies of her first book, "A Killer Collection: A Collectible Mystery," 2 p.m. at Barnes and Noble Short Pump. 11640 W. Broad St. 360-0103.
One-Man Show Slash Coleman performs his one-man musical comedy, "The Neon Man and Me," at the Richmond Public Library at 2 p.m. Free. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4256.
Richmond Forum The forum presents Sherry Lansing, former chairman of Paramount Pictures, at 8 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $25-$45. 6 N. Laurel St. 330-3993.
MLK Edu-Concert The Richmond Youth Peace Project hosts a concert commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. featuring Drums No Guns, jazz/funk fusion group Think! and spoken word by Iman Shabazz and poets from Tuesday Verses, Soul Café and Lyric Ave, 7 p.m. at the Berryman Center. Free. 400 W. 32nd St. 232-1002.
Tom Rush in Concert The Music Connections Series at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen presents singer-songwriter legend Tom Rush at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25-$30. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6200.
Stretchin' at Stir Crazy A monthly music series at Stir Crazy Coffee Shop starts at 8 p.m. This month, BJ Kocen and Paul Curreri perform. Tickets are $5. 4015 MacArthur Drive. 305-5720.
Modlin Center The Starr Foster Dance Project performs eight works, including two premieres, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$15. 289-8980.
Alley Katz Calf Mountain Jam, Dangus Khan and the Tornados, Vaped Toast, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $7-$10. 643-2816.
Art Works 804noise presents M Ax Noi Mach, Caleb, 8 p.m., $3. 291-1400.
Ashland Coffee and Tea Darrell Scott (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., $19.50. 798-1702.
Bandito's "Saturday Night Nature" Dance Night with DJ Rick Danger, weekly. 354-9999.
Bogart's Back Room Sambaiosis (Brazilian jazz), 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.
Canal Club Culdera, 8:30 p.m., $5. 643-2582.
Cary Street Café Sun-Dried Opossum (Southern jam), 10 p.m., $7. 353-7445.
Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 644-3018.
ComedySportz ComedySportz High School League (improv), 4 p.m., $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $16-$22. 266-9377.
Cotton Club Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop variety show), weekly, 8 p.m., $10. 752-0179.
Emilio's Doors Wide Open (jazz). 359-1224.
Europa DJ Omar (deep house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.
Funny Bone Mo'Nique, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $40. 521-8900.
Fusion Greg Howard, 10 p.m., $7. 249-2338.
Gallery5 Wood and Steel Showcase featuring David Schultz, Jessica Fenton, Josh Small, Heath Haynes, Homemade Knives, Prabir, Hoots and Hellmouth, 7 p.m., $5. 644-0005.
Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.
Richbrau's TapHouse Grill The Tommy Clarke Trio with Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver (classic jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free. 644-3018.
Sharky's Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.
Shenanigans Terry Garland and Mark Wenner, 8 p.m., $5. 264-5010.
Sin é The Fifteens, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.
Tobacco Company Jimmy O Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.
Tropical Soul Soultry Saturdays DJ Night (funk, reggae, hip-hop, afrobeat), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 771-1605.
Classical Concert Soprano Jennifer Cable and harpsichordist Kenneth Merrill perform 18th-century works by English composers, 3 p.m. at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.
Poe Museum The museum celebrates the writer's 197th birthday with an open house featuring Haunts of Richmond's performance of "The Cask of Amontillado," a walking tour of haunted sites, and screenings of films based on the Poe's works, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission by donation. 1914 E. Main St. 648-5523.
Babe's of Carytown Sunday Karaoke, weekly, 3-7 p.m., free. 355-9330.
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.
Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. The Lucky Stiffs (rock), 9:30 p.m., $3. 353-7445.
Commercial Taphouse When Harry Met Buzzy, 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.
Fusion Jam with Mike Hawkins, weekly, 4-7 p.m. 249-2338.
Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with the Rusty Farmer and Mike Ess, weekly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 288-0633.
Grove Avenue Coffee and Tea Divided Highway (bluegrass), weekly, 9 a.m.-noon, free. 288-6211.
Hard Shell Daniel Clarke-Jimmy Sullivan Duo, weekly, 11:30 a.m., free. 643-2333.
Hyperlink Café Jazz Brunch, weekly, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 254-1942.
Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz presents the String Jazz Trio, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.
Mars Bar Throwback Dance Night ('80s and eclectic), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.
Metro Grill Heath Haynes, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-4453.
Minimum Wage Recording Studios Joe Lally, Don Zientara, Josh Small, 6 p.m., $5.
Nanci Raygun The Audio Clash featuring Audio Ammo, Widows, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $5. 353-4263.
Modlin Center L.A. Theatre Works presents "The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial," adapted from the Scopes Monkey Trial transcripts and starring Ed Asner, James Cromwell and Sharon Gless, at 7:30 p.m. Through Jan. 25. Tickets are $32. This show is sold out. 289-8980.
Bogart's Back Room Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz), 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 (psychedelic rock), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-7445.
Easy Street 9:55 Club Comedy Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 355-1198.
Emilio's Lounge Night with DJ Ratan, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.
Hyperlink Café Hoodrich Promotions presents Konkrete Jungle VA (guest DJs, jungle, drum 'n' bass), weekly, doors open at 9 p.m., $5. 254-1942.
Mars Bar Milli Vanilli Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.
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