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Modlin Center Multiplatinum Israeli artist Chava Alberstein will perform songs in Hebrew, English and Yiddish at 7:30 p.m. in the Camp Concert Hall. Tickets are $5-$26. University of Richmond. 289-8980.

The Age of Aquarius Revisit the '60s when local musicians perform songs from the rock musical "Hair" during The Firehouse Theatre Project's annual fund-raiser. Doors open at 7 p.m. for food, drink, raffle and silent auction. Performance begins at 8 p.m. Dessert and dancing will follow the show. Tickets are $50 and are available by calling 355-2001. 1609 W. Broad St.

clubs

930 Club Hot Water Music (punk, hardcore), Thrice, Coheed &Cambria and The Start, 7:30 p.m., $10.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Ground Zero (jungle, deep house, drum 'n' bass), weekly, 10 p.m. $3.

Boulevard Deli Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Road Runners, 7 p.m., $7.

Breakers (South) No Charge, 8 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar Karaoke with Amanda, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Lawrence Olds Trio (jazz/swing), weekly, 9 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Chugger's The 9:55 Club comedy show, weekly, free.

Europa Omar Faison, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

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

Joey's Open mic night, weekly, 8 p.m.

Medley's Dwayne Cabaniss and Ed Maset (acoustic blues), weekly.

Nation Lyricist Lounge featuring Redman (rap), 7 p.m., $23.

Out Of Bounds Dirty Ol' Soul, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free.

Paysanne Janet Martin, weekly, 9 p.m.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Special Ed and the Short Bus Bluegrass Band, weekly.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, 9:30 p.m.

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (alternative folk rock), weekly, 7:30 p.m.

Sideline Café Open mic with Kirk of the Guitar Brothers, weekly, free.

Surfish Station Hayes Elverston Band (acoustic pop), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Tiki Bob's The Hayes Elverston Band (acoustic pop), 9 p.m.

The Tobacco Company Mercy Creek, 8 p.m.

Thursday 10

events

Bolling Haxall House presents its fall lecture series. Weekly lectures are presented by UR professor Daniel M. Roberts Thursdays in October. This week's lecture is titled "The Year of the Comet." Lecture begins at noon. The Women's Club. 211 E. Franklin St. Call 643-2847 for more information.

music

Seagram's Gin Live Hip-hop artists Jaheim, Truth Hurts and Biz Markie will rock Brave Nu World at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available through www.ticketweb.com. 21 and older. 119 N. 18th St.

Willow Lawn Concert Series The Food Court will be rocking, Thursday nights at The Shops at Willow Lawn. Listen to a new artist each week. This week's performance is by rockabilly artists the Bopcats. Show starts at 6 p.m. Through October. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-7710.

art

Marsh Art Gallery "The Brotherhood of Free Culture: Recent Art from St. Petersburg, Russia" features nonconformist paintings by seven contemporary Russian artists. Reception and preview of the exhibit begins at 6:30 p.m. Russian rock group Yury Shevchuk and DDT will perform. University of Richmond. 289-8276.

stage

"A Table Before Me" is the story of an Austrian family during the Nazi era based on letters from the Gestapo. In this one-woman show, Claudia Stevens uses drama and music to paint a picture of her family's brutalized life. Free. 7:30 p.m. Randolph-Macon College. Cobb Theatre. 205 Henry St., Ashland. 752-3600.

Living Word Stage Company opens its season with "Tell The Stories," an original production piece that proves there is a higher power. Through Nov. 3. 103 E. Broad St. 648-7536.

Theatre IV opens its season with two performances of "Rumplestiltskin," the classic tale of a boasting father who claims his daughter can spin straw into gold. 9:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Through Oct. 20. Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 2880 Mountain Road. Contact the Theatre IV Box Office for more information, 344-8040.

clubs

18th and Main Café Poet Heads open mic, weekly, 8 p.m., $3.

930 Club Dashboard Confessional (emo), 7:30 p.m. (sold out)

Ashland Coffee & Tea Caroline Herring, 8 p.m., $10.

Awful Arthur's (West End) Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Artist Showcase/Soul Party: an open-mic soul/hip-hop showcase, weekly, 9 p.m., $5.

Bottoms Up Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Boulevard Deli Salsa Night with DJ Steve Greene, weekly.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Break Time Sports Bar Dynamite DJs, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Steve Bassett and the Jimmy Black trio, weekly, 9-11 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Canal Club 2 Skinnee J's, 8 p.m., $12.50-$15.

Cary St. Café The Motet, 10 p.m., $7.

Chopstix Wax Museum with DJ Thread, weekly, 10 p.m., $2.

Comedy Alley Kids with Lawnmowers, an experimental improvisational group, weekly, $3.

Commercial Taphouse 10 year anniversary featuring The Big Guys, James Talley and Ames Arnold.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud featuring Rize, weekly, free.

Easy Street No Charge, 10 p.m.

The Hard Shell Keith Willingham Trio (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Lightfoots Johnny Houston & the Legends, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Main Street Beer Co. Rachel Leyco Band, 9 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Open-mic night, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Medley's Restaurant & Blues Bar Smokin' Section's open jam, weekly, free.

Mi Hacienda Latin Night with DJ Fernando, weekly, 9 p.m.

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

Nation The Damned ('70s punk legends) with Tiger Army, 7 p.m., $15.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Today is the Day (metal), early; The Crüxshadows (goth), late.

Out Of Bounds Jason Horst, weekly, 10 p.m.

Poe's Pub The Slack Family (bluegrass), 9 p.m., $5.

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

Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.

Rock Falls Tavern Nick's karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.

Sauce at the Pizza Place Frequency party, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $3-$5.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9 p.m.

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

The Tobacco Company Mercy Creek, 8 p.m.

TUM Performing Space Mummy café featuring guests artists, 8 p.m., all ages.

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

Friday 11

events

Domestic Violence Fund-raiser The second annual Carolyn H. Miller Silent Auction and Fund-raiser will take place at the Shockoe Bottom Arts Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. 2001 E. Grace St. 323-0722.

Richmond Walk "The Ghost Walk," which offers a lighthearted approach to ghost stories of downtown Richmond, departs at 6:30 p.m. from Ninth and Bank streets. $5-$8. Reservations required. 673-9255.

Virginians Against Domestic Violence will march from the YWCA of Richmond to the old Bell Tower at the Capitol at 1:30 p.m. to promote their new public awareness campaign called Silent Witness Virginia: A Visual Memorial. For more information visit www.vadv.org/october.html or call 757-221-0990.

art

Brazier Fine Art Virginia artist Maggie Siner's "Recent Paintings: RED" opens with a reception at 5 p.m. Through Oct. 30. 3401 W. Cary St. 359-2787.

stage

VCU Dance Alumni Concert will feature new work by alumni members who have continued choreographing and performing since graduation. Through Oct. 12. 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for general public, free to students with ID. Grace Street Theatre. 934 W. Grace St. 828-2020.

clubs

930 Club Guided By Voices (indie-rock), 9 p.m., $17.50.

Alley Katz Saint Diablo, 420 Monks, 9 p.m.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Used Carlotta, 8 p.m., $5-$8.

Bella Italia Latin Night with DJ Ritmo, weekly, 9 p.m.

Bottoms Up Acoustic night, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Boulevard Deli No One's Neighbor and 59H2O.

Break Time Sports Bar Dynamite DJs, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Janet Martin (acoustic), weekly, 9 p.m.

Captain's Grill Live jazz, weekly, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $7.

Cary St. Café Deadfish, 10 p.m.

Comedy Alley ComedySportz, (improv shows), weekly, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m.

Enzo's Tavern and Courtyard Joe Scott Trio, 7:30 p.m., free.

Frequency DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly, 10 p.m.

Grant's Jazz Bar Big Pat and Legion Band, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedians, weekly, 9 p.m. Live music by Color Project.

McGoos Satisfaction (classic rock, oldies), 9:30 p.m.

Poe's Pub Jackass Flats, 10 p.m., $5.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Jazz jam session with Doc, weekly, $3.

Rock Falls Tavern DJ Steve "Mr. Beach" Leonard spins your favorite beach and funk music, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Sam Miller's Live jazz, weekly, 9 p.m.

Sauce Friday night house music, Frequency with DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly.

Season's Jennifer Lauren, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m.

Shenanigans Reverb Rockets (surf-a-billy).

Sin é Patchwork, 9 p.m., free.

Tobacco Company Tony-O (Live from Florida).

Saturday 12

events

Adventure Island Festival for Kids Bring the kids to Brown's Island for a day of fun beginning at 10 a.m. More than 100 inflatables, scavenger hunts, a miracle maze, magicians and more! Admission is $10 per child; adults are free if accompanied by a child. A portion of the proceeds benefit Richmond's Children's Miracle Network. Rain or Shine.

Fall Plant Fair If the drought has taken its toll on your plants, now's the time to buy new ones at the Hanover Master Gardener Association's annual plant fair. Choose from annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees and more. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hanover Human Services Complex, Ashland. 12308 Washington Highway. 749-4572.

Talent Showcase If you can prove you have talent, you might win $200. The Blaq Psyircle Entertainment talent showcase begins at 8 p.m. at The Goal Post. An after-party will begin at 10:30 p.m. 2400 North Ave. 683-9908. (This is a rescheduled event that ran in last week's Night & Day.)

music

Floating Folk Festival will celebrate its fifth anniversary and CD release with performances by more than 30 artists during this 12-hour jubilee. Performances will be taped for upcoming FolkTV appearances. Show begins at 1 p.m. at the Canal Club. Tickets are $3. 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582.

Spirituals, Folk Songs and Classics Bass-baritone and instrument-maker Joshua Allen along with Marianne Kessler will perform in the Gellman Room at the Richmond Public Library at 2 p.m. Free. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4740.

clubs

930 Club Karl Denson's Tiny Universe (jazz funk) with Topaz, 9 p.m., $20.

After 6 Latin night, weekly, 9 p.m.

Alley Katz Two Shows! Ki:Theory with Five Flew Over, 7 p.m., all ages. Ki:Theory, 10 p.m., 18 and older.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Peter Case with Louis Ledford, 8 p.m., $15.

Boulevard Deli Crucial Elements and The Almighty.

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.

Canal Club Floating Folk Festival CD release party, 1 p.m., $3.

Cary St. Café Jaski with Mr. One, 9:30 p.m.

Comedy Alley ComedySportz (improv shows), weekly, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m.

Daddio's London Bridge.

Enzo's Tavern and Courtyard Joe Scott Trio, 7:30 p.m., free.

Grant's Jazz Bar Big Pat and Legion Band, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Live music by Kurt Stemhagen.

McGoos Satisfaction (classic rock, oldies), 9:30 p.m.

Nation Stone Sour (ex-Slipnot), 7 p.m., $16.

Poe's Pub Julie Johnson and her Patsy Cline Band, 9 p.m., $5.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Rotating DJs, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Rock Falls Tavern Cat Daddy, $3.

Season's Jennifer Lauren, 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9 p.m.

Sin é First Impressions, 9 p.m., free.

Southern Culture Reverb Rockets (surf-a-billy).

Tobacco Company Tony-O (Live from Florida).

Tropical Soul Live salsa, weekly, 8-11 p.m.

Sunday 13

event

Flat Track Racing Head out to the Amelia Motor Raceway for one of the biggest local Flat Track racing events of the year, 2 p.m. $10. Children 7-12, $4. Directions at www.ameliamotorraceway.com.

Floodwall Tour Join a guide from the Old Dominion Railway Museum every second Sunday of the month for a floodwall tour at 2 p.m. Tour begins at 102 Hull St. Donations requested. 233-6237.

music

Holiday Inn Select The Coastline Band performs in the Grand Ballroom at 7 p.m. $10. 1021 Koger Center Blvd. 379-3800.

Second Sunday Concert Series The Doctors of Jazz, also known as the Academy of Saint Boatwright by the Lake, will kick off the series at the Bon Air Presbyterian Church at 4 p.m. 9201 W. Huguenot Road. 272-7514.

clubs

930 Club Chick Corea Elektric Band (electric jazz rock), 7:30 p.m., $25.

Black Cat Legendary Pink Dots, 8:30 p.m., $12.

Bottoms Up Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

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

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Commercial Taphouse John Moosa Band.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

Grafiti Grille Live jazz, weekly.

Legend Brewing Company Bluegrass jam, weekly, 6 p.m.

Rock Falls Tavern Acoustic night with Kirk Farmer of The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 6:30-9 p.m. Stick around and get plugged-in with Jamie Florin at 9:30 p.m., free.

Shenanigans Beach party with Steve "Mr. Beach" Leonard, weekly, 7 p.m.

Southern Culture Johnny Hott's Piedmont Souprize, weekly, free.

Visions Dance Club Shag and oldies party, weekly, 5:30 p.m., free.

Monday 14

clubs

930 Club Wilco, 7:30 p.m. (sold out)

Bogart's Back Room The Devil's Workshop (jazz), last show, 10 p.m., $3.

Break Time Sports Bar Karaoke with Amanda, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Cary St. Café Coleman's Coaster, 10 p.m., free.

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

Fox & Hounds Kyle Davis, Rick Schaffer and Buster Bohannon, weekly, free.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Victory at Sea.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Karaoke with Matt and Richie, weekly, free.

Shenanigans Karaoke with Len Archer (DJLA), weekly.

Surfish Station David Carter, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.

Tuesday 15

events

Artist Talk The VCU Painting and Printmaking Department Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents Dona Nelson at 3 p.m. VCU Business Building Auditorium. 827-0984.

Movie Night Enjoy a different movie every Tuesday night at Legend Brewery Company. This week see "The Lost Boys." Movie starts at 8:30 p.m. 321 W. Seventh St. 232-3446.

stage

Firehouse Theatre Project will present a staged reading of Romulus Linney's "A Lesson Before Dying," a story about convicted murderer's struggle to become a man and understand heroism before being executed. Performance starts at 7:30 p.m. as part of the Richmond Go Read campaign. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

clubs

18th and Main Café Latin Night, weekly, 10 p.m. Free salsa, merengue and bachata lessons from 8-9 p.m., weekly.

930 Club Wilco, 7:30 p.m. (sold out)

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

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

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary St. Café Modern Groove Syndicate, weekly, 10 p.m.

Damon's Wendy Pace (acoustic), weekly, free.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m.

Main Street Beer Co. Tuesday Night Jazz Series, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

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

Razzles Richmond Shag Club's intermediate shag dance lessons (free for members) and dance, weekly, 7 p.m.

Shenanigans Open mic with Tom "Teapot" Hailey, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sin é Steve Keith, 8:30 p.m., free.

Tobacco Company John Fetherston.

Tropical Soul Café Verses, weekly, 8 p.m.

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

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