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Arts and entertainment events in Richmond.

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Wednesday 27



film

"The Supreme Uneasiness" Luis Ospina's film is presented by the Latin American Film/Latin America at the University of Richmond at 7 p.m. Free. 287-6699.

word

Terror Talk The Richmond Peace Education Center and Amnesty International USA present a public forum on the use of torture in the war on terror in the VCU Commons Theater at 7 p.m. Free. 232-1002.

music

Ensemble East featuring James Nyoraku Schlefer A mix of traditional and modern music with Japanese instruments in the Washington Room of Washington-Franklin Hall at Randolph-Macon College starts at 7 p.m. Free. 752-7200.

Shanghai Quartet University of Richmond's Modlin Center's 11th season continues with Shanghai Quartet with Anthony McGill at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. 289-8980.

museums

University of Richmond Museums "Lasting Impressions: Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of the Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center" runs through Dec. 8. 287-6424.

Science Museum of Virginia Lunch Break Science explores a different scientific theme weekly, noon-1 p.m. This week, Richard H. Armstrong talks about "Optical Illusions: Trivial or Profound?" Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

night life

Alley Katz Pensive, The Half Jeffersons, A Suffocating Signal, all ages, 6-11 p.m., $6. 643-2816.

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

Bogart's Back Room One Love (R&B, jazz, funk), 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.

Café Diem Moossa, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

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

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.

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 Ominotago (acoustic rock), 8:30 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café John Leedes and Tina Haney, 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.

Rosie Connelly's Pub Live Irish jam, 7:30 p.m., free. 343-1063.

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

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

Thursday 28



events

State Fair of Virginia The celebration of music, pigs and crops kicks off the season with food, games and rides at the Richmond Raceway Complex, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Through Oct. 8. Tickets are $15.99-$21.99. 569-3232.

film

Attack of the 50-Ft. Reels VII A night of in-camera edited films shot on one roll of Super 8, presented by the Richmond Moving Image Co-Op at Plant Zero Art Center. Tickets are $3. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-7642.

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, as part of the China-America Festival of Film and Culture, "The Good Earth." 287-6699.

word

Elizabeth Roller Bottimore Lecture: "Confederate Emancipation" Author Bruce Levine speaks about his new book at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Richmond, Keller Hall. Free admission, reservations required. 649-1861, ext. 28.

First Environment: Women's Bodies and Toxic Trespass Lecture from scholar and author Sandra Steingraber opens the 2006-2007 WILL/WGSS speaker series at the University of Richmond in the Brown-Alley Room of Weinstein Hall at 7 p.m. Free. 289-8578.

Ninth Annual Levis Reading Prize Ron Slate, poet and recipient of the Reading Prize, presents a public reading of his work at the VCU Student Commons, 8-10 p.m. Free. 828-6500.

music

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, Antonio Garcia, pianist Skip Gailes and bassist Jon Cannon perform. Admission to the park is $6-$10. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Hot Sounds, Cool Nights Presents Greg Johnson 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, Eddie From Ohio performs. Tickets are $10-$45. 2500 W. Broad St. Call 864-1400 or visit www.swinginonthetracks.com.

stage

Singleton Center VCU presents Larry Shue's "The Nerd" at 7:30 p.m. Through Oct. 8. $5-$15. 922 Park Ave. 828-6026.

night life
Alley Katz DJ Krames Dance Dance Evolution, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Benefit for Equality Virginia with SONiA and Disappear Fear, 8 p.m., $25. 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.

Bogart's Back Room Hot Day at the Zoo, 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 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 Against Grace, Antimatter Machine, and Lennex, 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 Jackass Flats (bluegrass), 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.

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 Kevin Nealon, 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 Duane Jarvis and Joan Brannon, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Johnny and the Lowdowns, 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 Lydia Carter and Inner Peace Band, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

VCU Student Commons Pennyshaker (funk, rock), noon, free. 828-6500.

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

Friday 29



events

Fourth Annual Pajama Jam VCU Fashion Design and Merchandising students present their pajama designs in a benefit to support the homeless, 7:30 p.m.-midnight at Plant Zero Art Center. Tickets are $35. 0 E. Fourth St. 788-6825 ext. 201.

McDonald's X-Country Festival The Richmond Sports Backers present a festival of several different races, including a 5K, 8K and half-marathon, with music provided by live bands at Maymont Park, starting at 4:30 p.m. Through Sept. 30. 285-9495.

TNA Wrestling Total Nonstop Action Wrestling comes to the Siegel Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. 828-7267.

film

"Hitiro: The Peasant" Local film company Yellow House screens its samurai film at 8 p.m. at Sycamore Rouge in Petersburg. Tickets are $5. 21 W. Old St. 957-5707.



Eyes on Richmond Forum This weekly lunch forum focuses on a different aspect of the city's issues, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. This week, "Business diversity is 'no small change' for Richmond." Admission is $6. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

music

Groovin' in the Garden Martin Sexton and Darrell Scott perform for the weekly concert series at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. 262-9887.

Innsbrook After Hours The FasMart Pavilion concert series continues with Fighting Gravity and Pat McGee at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10-$15. 794-6700.

The Richmond Symphony The symphony performs Copland and Beethoven for the Northwestern Mutual Masterworks series at the Second Baptist Church at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 2. Tickets are $10-$60. 788-1822.

Tonic Sol-Fa The vocal quartet plays the Modlin Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8-$30. 289-8980.

galleries

Bon Air Artists Association A show of paintings hangs at Westminster Canterbury through Oct. 26. 1600 Westbrook Ave. 359-8893.

Lazare Gallery "Northern Light: An Exhibition of Russian Realism" opens with a reception, 6:30-9 p.m. Through Nov. 11. 4641 Kimages Wharf Road, Charles City. 829-5001.

night life

Alley Katz Virginia Coalition, Backyard Tire Fire, Elevator to Space, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $10-$12. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Stacy Earle and Mark Stuart, 8 p.m., $15. 798-1702.

Babes of Carytown Kristen, 8 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

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

Bella Arte Matt Balustino, 8 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Bogart's Back Room Pennyshaker (funk, rock), The Former Champions, 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.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Chicago Cy Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Canal Club Zoso, 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 Larry Keel & Natural Bridge (bluegrass), 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 (adult comedy), 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.

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 Kevin Nealon, 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.

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

Hyperlink Café Rock Lotto. 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 Mike Gales & The Warriors, 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.

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 (CD recording), 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 The Janet Martin Band, 8:30 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

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

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

Saturday 30



events

12th Annual Autumn Pilgrimage House Tour Westover Parish Church hosts a house tour, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Charles City. Free. 6401 John Tyler Memorial Highway. 829-2488.

Bizarre Market Local artisans exhibit their talents and offer a percentage of sales to the local nonprofit organization, Curated Culture, hosted by Chop Suey Books, noon-4 p.m. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Community Day Richmond Community Action Program, Inc. celebrates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with free food, games and health screenings. 1103 Oliver Hill Way. 788-0220.

Gay Pride Virginia Festival The Virginia Gay Pride Festival comes to the 17th Street Farmers' Market, 4-8 p.m. 646-0477.

KidsFest St. Joseph's Villa hosts a children's festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with pony rides, face painting, a rock wall and more. 553-3200.

The Massey Alliance Swinetangle Barbeque Barbecue, beer and bluegrass at Rock Bottom Island, 2-7 p.m. Tickets are $40-$60. 828-0883.

Tavernfest Historic Hanover Tavern features local beer brewers and Southern cooking from Michelle's Restaurant. Tickets are $10-$12. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. 537-5050.

Viva! Italia, Richmond's Original Italian Street Festival is celebrating with food, folk dancing, wine tasting and live music, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. at 25th and Broad streets. Free. 938-1121.

Warren's HOPE A nonprofit dedicated to helping children with special needs presents the band Casper (oldies music) and a silent auction, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Koger Center. Tickets are $35. 379-4700.

film

The China-America Festival of Film and Culture The Byrd Theatre hosts a day of Chinese film screenings, starting at 11 a.m. For a complete listing of events, call 289-8980 or visit www.therosegroup.org.

music

Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series VCU presents "Opus One" at 8 p.m. in the Singleton Center. Tickets are $10-$25. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Scintillating Strings: Music of the Pipa & the Harp Min Xiao-Fen and The American Youth Harp Ensemble perform at the Modlin Center, 7-8:10 p.m. 289-8980.

museums

Children's Museum of Richmond The museum hosts an Animal Extravaganza with barnyard and exotic animals, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission is $7. 2626 W. Broad St. 474-2667.

Science Museum of Virginia Animal Grossology, a visiting exhibition with author and science teacher Sylvia Branzei, brings to life the gritty and gross facts on some of nature's most disgusting creatures through Jan. 1. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

night life

Alley Katz Q94 presents Saving Jane, The Season, all ages, 7-11 p.m., $13-$15. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea The Taters, 8 p.m., $6. 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 Shoot the Guitar (jazz, funk), 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

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

Canal Club "Best of Both Worlds," featuring Governor (neo-soul), L!ssen Band (go-go) and New Dimension Band (go-go, R&B, hip-hop), 9 p.m., $15. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Intense City (jam band), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz High School League, 4 p.m., weekly, $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. Full Contact Improv (mature 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.

Daddio's Grill Big Boss Man, 9 p.m., free. 754-1448.

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

Funny Bone Kevin Nealon, 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.

Hollywood Grill Buttercup, 3rd Wave (surf instrumentals), 9 p.m., free. 819-1988.

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 One Love, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 254-4904.

Poe's Pub The Near Misses, Emily Easterly and Dean Fields, 8 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Grinding Stone (blues, rock, funk), 10 p.m., free. 3438 Pump Road. 364-9083.

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.

Rock Falls Tavern Government Cheese, 9 p.m., free. 272-9470.

Shenanigans Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon, 9 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

Sin é Chicago Cy Band, 9:45 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Sycamore Rouge (Petersburg) The Taters (rock, pop, country), 8 p.m., $10. 957-5707.

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

Sunday 01



film

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 4 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, as part of the China-America Festival of Film and Culture, "The World." 287-6699.

stage

Firehouse Theatre Project "Leftover Stories to Tell: A Tribute to Spalding Gray" features works from the late author and actor at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $10-$20. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

Sycamore Rouge Komic Sutra presents "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 11. Tickets are $15. 21 W. Old St., Petersburg. 957-5707.

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The museum hosts walking tours every Sunday at 2 p.m. This week the tour explores Shockoe Bottom. 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. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse Plum St. Ramblers, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 359-6544.

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

Funny Bone Kevin Nealon, 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, Cook County Bluegrass. 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.

Monday 02



word

SlamRichmond SlamRichmond: Season Too brings spoken words artists and poets to ComedySportz at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. 7115 Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.

music

The Greater Richmond Chorus Vegas Send-Off St. Augustine's Church hosts a performance by the chorus before the group goes off to Sin City for an international convention, at 8 p.m. 4400 Beulah Road. 282-7464.



galleries

Chasen Galleries "Thoughts of Autumn," works by Natalie Levine, Nasco Pell, Gerhard Arnold and Leon Roulette runs through Oct. 19. 3554 W. Cary St. 204-1048.

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.

Funny Bone Pauly Shore, 7 and 10:30 p.m., $25. 521-8900.

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, 9:30 p.m., free. 254-4904.

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

Tuesday 03



stage

Richmond Ballet Studio 1 presents George Balanchine's "Allegro Brillante" and John Butler's "After Eden" at the Studio Theatre at 6:30 p.m. Through Oct. 8. Tickets $15-$28. 407 E. Canal St. 262-8003.

word

David Sedaris The Modlin Center's 11th season continues with humorist and author David Sedaris, 7:30 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $28-$36. 289-8980.

night life

Alley Katz Copper Sails, ISM, Four Stories, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $6. 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 Klaxton Brown (jazz, soul, funk & R&B), 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 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.





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