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TUESDAY 15

nightlife

Bandito's 2905 Patterson Ave., 354-9999: the Chiggers, 9 p.m., free.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: DJ Williams Projekt, 9:30 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Brian Jones Jazz, 8 p.m.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: Bury Your Dead, Seraph, Since 1913, Dream Atlantic, We Found Ourselves, 6 p.m., $13-$15.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445: Barnun, 10 p.m., $5.

Richmond Coliseum 601 E. Leigh St., 780-4970: Journey, Night Ranger, 7:30 p.m., $20-$70.

WEDNESDAY 16

events

Super Scoops Which Dollar sponsors an evening fundraiser at Cold Stone Creamery from 6:30-8:30 p.m. to help raise money for cancer patients. 409 Libbie Ave. For information call 276-0640.

music

"Spam" The Modlin Center for the Arts presents a musical performance by Grammy Award-winning ensemble eighth blackbird at 7:30 p.m., exploring the influence of rock music on classical composition. $10-$20. 289-8980.

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Photography Lecture The University of Richmond welcomes Andrea Stillman, an editor for the Ansel Adams Trust, as she presents a special discussion on "Ansel Adams: An Intimate Look at the Photographer Behind the Lens," from 7-9 p.m. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8276.

Poetic Principles The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the New Virginia Review present a reading by award-winning poet Betty Adcock in the Pauley Center at 6 p.m. $5-$8. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.

Science Lecture The Science Museum of Virginia welcomes Dr. Roald Hoffmann, Nobel laureate in chemistry, as he presents "Indigo, a Story of Craft, Religion, History, Science, and Culture," from noon-1 p.m. Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

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Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: Naysayer, Rotting Out, Heathens, Creatures, Junkyard Dogs, 6-11 p.m., $7.

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 798-1702: the Sweetback Sisters (honky-tonk and country), 8 p.m., $12-$17.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: Dot Dot Curve, Breathe Electric, Count Your Blessings, Kids Kids Kids, 6 p.m., $10-$12.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445: LarJar Band, 10 p.m., $5.

Sharky's Bar and Billiards 4032 Cox Road, 273-1888: the Wrest, 9:30 p.m., free.

Shenanigans 4017 MacArthur Ave., 264-5010: Amy Henderson, 7:30 p.m.

The Triple 3306 W. Broad St., 359-7777: Experimental Dental School, 10 p.m.

THURSDAY 17

events

Armenian Food Festival St. James Armenian Church presents several days of Armenian food and culture from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. through Sept. 20 and from noon-7 p.m. on Sunday. 834 Pepper Ave. 282-3818.

Girl's Night Out The Colony Club hosts an evening of food, drinks, entertainment, and prizes from 6-9 p.m. to help raise awareness and funds for Autism Speaks. $15-$18. 10 E. Franklin St., Room No. 100. 775-2323.

Third Thursdays The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts holds its monthly gathering of music, cocktails and art from 6-9 p.m., featuring Latin themed food and dancing. $5-$10. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

Uniting Friends for UNOS The United Network for Organ Sharing presents a relaxed evening at BlackFinn restaurant where organ donors and recipients can get together and share their stories from 5-7:30 p.m. 1001 Haxall Point. 782-4630.

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University of Richmond Museums "Ansel Adams: The Man Who Captured the Earth's Beauty," featuring more than 20 black-and-white photographs. On display through Dec. 6. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8276.

Watch Me Work Like Water Studio invites visitors for its monthly opportunity to watch local artists as they paint from 7-9:30 p.m.. Art will be available for purchase. 312 Brook Road. 477-6271.

stage

"The Mystery of Irma Vep" Swift Creek Mill Theatre opens its 2009-2010 season with Charles Ludlam's gothic satire featuring vampires, werewolves and mummies (all played by two actors) at 8 p.m. and continuing production through Oct. 31. $35. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway in Colonial Heights. 748-5203.

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Book Lecture Dr. Edward Lengel speaks on his book "To Conquer Hell: The Meuse-Argonne, 1918" at the Virginia Historical Society at noon. $3-$5. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

Book Signing Author Charles Bice signs copies of his book "The Vagabond's Legacy" as well as prereleases of his young-adult novel "What Lies Beneath" from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Quirk Gallery. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.

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Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: Hello Conductor, Battleghost, Satellites on Parade, I Saw a Ghost, And We Found Ourselves, Kindness of Strangers, 6-11 p.m., $10-$12.

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 798-1702: Jon Dee Graham (singer and songwriter), 8 p.m., $15-$20.

Aurora 401 E. Grace St., 644-5380: Sol CafAc, 8 p.m., free.

Bogart's 1903 W. Cary St., 353-9280: Roger Carroll and Chez Roue, 9 p.m., free.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: the Recliners, 8 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Junior League Band, 8 p.m., Fact Party, 10 p.m.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: At Arms Length, 52 Foreign, Dumpsters, Licensed to Smack!, Cumou, Riverside Drive, Card Catalog, 5:30 p.m., $10-$12.

Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224: Tele-Phonic, 7-9 p.m., $5.

Funny Bone 11800 W. Broad St., 521-8900: John Morgan, 7:30 p.m., $15. DS Sanders, 10 p.m., $12.

Globehopper Coffeehouse and Lounge 2100 E. Main St. 523-8083: Jason Jenkins, 8 p.m., free.

The Hat Factory 140 Virginia St., 788-4281: Cowboy Mouth, 8 p.m., $13-$15.

Sharky's Bar and Billiards 4032 Cox Road, 273-1888: Pat O'Brien, 9:30 p.m., free.

Weezies Kitchen 3123 W. Cary St., 726-1270: River City Band, 9 p.m., free.

FRIDAY 18

events

Virginia Numismatic Association Coin Show The Greater Richmond Convention Center is the setting for a gathering of coin collectors and enthusiasts at 10 a.m. and continuing through Sept. 20. Free. 403 N. Third St. For information visit www.vnaonline.org.

Ground Xero Wrestling Hopewell Community Center and Blackwell Community play host to an evening of body slams and headlocks at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. respectively. $4-$5. 300 E. 16th St. and 100 City Point Road. 356-0583.

Oktoberfest St. Benedict Church holds its 5th annual celebration of German cuisine, beverages and entertainment from 5-10 p.m., continuing from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. on Sept. 19. 300 N. Sheppard St. 254-8810.

POW/MIA Recognition Day The Virginia War Memorial holds a special ceremony honoring the sacrifices of the American soldier and his allies at 10 a.m., featuring Phillip O'Brien, the Defense Department's senior forensics analyst. Free. 621 S. Belvidere St. 786-2062.

galleries

Crossroads Art Center "View Along the Mattaponi," featuring art by Linda Hollett-Bazouzi. "Dance to the Music," featuring artwork by James Bassfield. "Surfaces" and "Virginia to Mexico," featuring art by Judy Anderson. "All Media Media Show." On display through Nov. 9. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.

Gay Community Center of Richmond Gallery "Inked Pride: the Tattoos of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People, and the Stories Behind Them." Opening at 6 p.m. and on display through Nov. 1. 1407 Sherwood Ave. 622-4646.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts "Dominion Derby Girls," featuring portrait photography of Roller Derby Girls by Glen McClure. On display through Oct. 13 in the Pauley Center. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.

music

Kings of Swing Hanover Tavern presents an open-air concert by this local ensemble specializing in beach music, Motown, and hits from the '70s, '80s and '90s at 6 p.m. $50. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. 537-5050.

Musiq Soulchild The Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage presents a musical performance by this Grammy Award-winning soul artist with special guest Ledisi at 8 p.m. $32-$42. 600 E. Grace St. 800-745-3000.

VCU Guitar Concert The Singleton Center for the Performing Arts hosts a special performance of classical and flamenco guitar by the recipients of the Jesus Silva scholarship for guitar at 7 p.m. free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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"Boleros for the Disenchanted" Barksdale Theatre launches its 2009-2010 season and Hispanic Theatre Project with a play by Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Jose Rivera ("The Motorcycle Diaries"), following the story of a Puerto Rican couple pursuing the elusive American Dream. Featuring choreography by the Latin Ballet, the play continues production through Oct. 25. $35-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

"Take a Chance on Love" The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen welcomes the Henrico Theatre Company as it presents this situation comedy about a newspaper editor and his attempt to convince his shareholding ex-wives to sell the publication. The play continues production through Oct. 4. $8-$10. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5859.

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Eyes on Richmond St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Capitol Square presents its 2009 lunchtime forum series, continuing with a discussion with Bill Street, executive director of the James River Association. His topic will be "Protecting and Promoting America's Founding River" at 12:30 p.m. $8. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

Message from the Mayan Elders Aquarian Bookshop welcomes Don Carlos Barrios as he discusses and signs copies of his book "Book of Destiny: Unlocking the Secrets of the Ancient Mayans and the Prophecy of 2012" from 5-7 p.m. Registration required. $35-$45. 3519 Ellwood Ave. 353-5575.

nightlife

Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: To Kill A Hero, 5-9 p.m., $7.

Andy's Restaurant 412 England St., Ashland, 752-2900: Union Pacific Band, 9 p.m.

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 798-1702: Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun (honky-tonk), 8 p.m., $20-$25.

Blues Place 1702 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, 520-8088: Nat King Kong, 8:30 p.m.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: the Hot Poker Dots, 8 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Oregon Hill Funk All Stars, 8 p.m.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: Conditions, Go Crash Audio, Moshe Dayan, the Half Jeffersons, Audible View, Jim Ivins Band, 6 p.m., $10-$12.

Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St., 780-2537: Oktoberfest, 5 p.m., free.

City Dogs 1316 E. Cary St., 343-3647: Scottzilla and Acoustikat, 10 p.m., free.

Dixie Diner 250 N. Sycamore St. in Petersburg, 732-7425: What Price Victory, Dirty Appomattox, 9 p.m., free.

Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224: Scoven, Beard and Cruse, 7-9:30 p.m., free.

Funny Bone 11800 W. Broad St., 521-8900: John Morgan, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15.

Gallery5 200 W. Marshall St., 644-0005: Jonathan Vassar and the Speckled Bird, Vandaveer, the Low Branches, Nick Coward, Paul Watson, 7:30 p.m., $6.

Gibson's Grill 700 E. Broad St., 644-2637: MoDebree, 9 p.m., $5.

Grandpa Eddie's Alabama Ribs and BBQ 11129 Three Chopt Road, 270-7427: Some Assembly Required (bluegrass and folk), 8:30 p.m., free.

Home Team Grill 1630 W. Main St., 254-7360: Jangling Reinharts, 9:30 p.m., free.

The National 708 E. Broad St., 612-1900: Battle of the Band to open for Gwar, 6 p.m., $10-$13.

Poe's Pub 2706 E. Main St., 648-2120: Broken Monday, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Savannah Joe's 55 Irvington Road, 435-6000: Ray Pittman Project, 6:30 p.m.

Sharky's Bar and Billiards 4032 Cox Road, 273-1888: the Wrest, 9:30 p.m., free.

Shenanigans 4017 MacArthur Ave., 264-5010: the Charles Arthur Trio with Roger Carroll, 8:30 p.m.

SinAc 1327 E. Cary St. 649-7767: Jubeus, 9 p.m.

Stratford Grill 2805 Hathaway Drive, 320-5023: John Barnes Band, 9 p.m., free.

Tobacco Company 1201 E. Cary St., 782-9555: Steve Carter Connextion, 9:30 p.m., free.

Wabi Sabi 29 Bollingbrook St, Petersburg, 862-1365: Cashmere Jungle Lords, 9 p.m., free.

SATURDAY 19

events

43rd Street Festival of the Arts 43rd Street and Forest Hill Avenue welcome the region's respected artists and craftsmen from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., featuring food, children's activities and music by the Huge Guitars, Blue Line Highway, Rachel Leyco. Bluz Catz and Susan Greenbaum. Proceeds benefit Freedom House, a local homeless provider. 1412 W. 43rd St. 233-1758.

BBQ Blast St. John's Catholic Church in Highland Springs hosts an afternoon of bluegrass and barbecue from noon-6 p.m., featuring musical performances by Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon, Church Yard Grass, Slack Family Bluegrass Band and Highway 249. $25. 813 W. Nine Mile Road. 737-7397.

Bullnanza Rocky Oak Farm in Powhatan holds an evening of rodeo bull riding, barrel racing and mutton busting at 7:30 p.m. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Massey Cancer Center. $5. 2963 Rocky Oak Road in Powhatan. For information call 828-1451.

Richmond Home Show The Richmond Raceway Complex presents two days of exterior and interior design items and homeowner exhibits from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sept. 20 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $7. 600 E. Laburnum Ave. For information visit www.richmondhomeshow.com or call 425-6556.

Women's Self Defense Class The Richmond Athletic Club welcomes the Commonwealth Tang Soo Do as it holds a free seminar for women at 7:30 p.m. on basic safety tips, strategies and beginner-level self-defense techniques, integrating practical use into the martial arts. Ages 13 and older are welcome. 4700 Thalbro St. For information call 912-0411

 music

Oak Ridge Boys The Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage presents a musical performance by this veteran country vocal group with openers O'Shea at 8 p.m. $32-$40. 600 E. Grace St. 800-745-3000.

stage

"Yes, Virginia—Dance" Grace Street Theater presents its 11th annual contemporary dance invitational at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., featuring the choreographed work of artists from New York, Washington, Williamsburg and Richmond. $10-$15. 934 W. Grace St. 828-2020.

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Book Signing Fountain Bookstore welcomes mystery writer Emyl Jenkins, author of the Sterling Glass series of books from 10-11 a.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

nightlife

Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: Reason to Breathe, Battle Ghost, Centuries in the Sky, Tress Above Mandalay, Say Your Prayers, As Morning Sets, Sleeping at the End of the World, 4-11p.m., $7-$8.

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 798-1702: the Atkinsons (alternative country), 8 p.m., $8.

Bogart's 1903 W. Cary St., 353-9280: John Winn Quartet (jazz), 7:30 p.m.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: Kurt Crandall, 9 p.m., free.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: MJ Project with Jason and the State, 8 p.m.

Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St., 780-2537: Oktoberfest, 5 p.m., free.Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445: jam with Pierre, 2-5 p.m., free. King Solomon's Marbles (Grateful Dead covers), 10 p.m., $7.

Dixie Diner 250 N. Sycamore St. in Petersburg, 732-7425: Wild Debbie, 9 p.m., free.

Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224: Tele-Phonic Quartet, 7-9:30 p.m., free.

Funny Bone 11800 W. Broad St., 521-8900: John Morgan, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15.

Grandpa Eddie's Alabama Ribs and BBQ 11129 Three Chopt Road, 270-7427: Velvet Marias, 8:30 p.m., free.

The National 708 E. Broad St., 612-1900: Margaret Cho, John Roberts, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., $25.

Plaza Bowl 521 E. Southside Plaza, 233-8799: Low Red Land, Appomattox, 8 p.m.

Poe's Pub 2706 E. Main St., 648-2120: Moe's Garage, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Richbrau Taphouse and Grill 1214 E. Cary St., 644-3018: Russ Hanchin-Joe Sarver Duo, 8 p.m.

Shenanigans 4017 MacArthur Ave., 264-5010: the English Channel, 8:30 p.m.

SinAc 1327 E. Cary St. 649-7767: Halfway to St. Pat's Party: Nick Panasevich, 4 p.m. Broken Monday, 7 p.m., the Collins Brothers, 10 p.m.

Tobacco Company 1201 E. Cary St., 782-9555: Kevin Reynolds Band, 9:30 p.m., free.

The Triple 3306 W. Broad St., 359-7777: the Intelligence, Bermuda Triangles, Order, 8 p.m.

Tropical Soul CafAc 314 N. Second St. 771-1605: Soulgasm: DJ Sayeed (hip-hop and soul), 9 p.m.2 a.m., $5.

SUNDAY 20

events

Aesop's Fables Puppet Show Agecroft Hall welcomes puppeteer and storyteller Christopher Hudert as he brings the moralistic stories of Aesop to life from 2-3 p.m., featuring tales of the "The Ant and the Grasshopper," "The Country Mouse" and "The Tortoise and the Hare." $6. Geared for children ages 3-8. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241. Reservations recommended.

Bizarre Market The Visual Arts Center presents an afternoon of handmade art and crafts sold by local vendors from 1-4 p.m. 1812 W. Main St. 353-0094.

Classics on the James The Central Virginia British Car Club presents its 25th annual car show from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Brown's Island, featuring a variety of antique and classic car and motorcycles on display. $5. For information visit www.calssicsonthejames.com or call 909-5751.

Shockoe Hill Cemetery Richmond's oldest city-owned cemetery holds a tour of its grounds from noon-4 p.m., featuring a focus on the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, Edgar Allen Poe's lovers and friends, and other notable residents. Rain date, Sept. 27. Fourth and Hospital streets. 339-6007.

music

VCU Guitar and Other Strings Series The Singleton Center for the Performing Arts presents a concert by the Potomac Guitar Quartet at 4 p.m. $10. 922 Park Ave. 828-6766.

Richmond Concert Band Performing a free family-friendly evening of music, the Richmond Concert Band plays its last summer show on the lawn at Agecroft Hall at 5:30 p.m. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 737-3767.

nightlife

Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: In the Winter, Team Extreme, Cast Upon Blind Eyes, Seraph, Nautilus, Threat of Scarlet, Cast the First Stone, Vallon, A Stain Glass Romance, 3-10 p.m., $8-$10.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Matt Butcher, Momentary Prophets, Robbie Snell, 8 p.m.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: Letterbox Tragedy, Phone Calls from Home, the Venetia Fair Adrienne, Cursed to Black, 5 p.m., $10.

Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St., 780-2537: Paul Rishell and Annie Raines, 2 p.m., $10. Musicians Jam, 7 p.m., free.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445: Tripp and Jenny Johnson jam session, 2-5 p.m., free.

Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224: Roger Carroll and Anthony Dowd Duo, 7 p.m.

Funny Bone 11800 W. Broad St., 521-8900: John Morgan, 7 p.m., $15.

Positive Vibe CafAc 2825 Hathaway Road, 560-9622: Carol Covell and Adam Stratton Duo (jazz), 6 p.m., free.

MONDAY 21

events

Benefit Golf Tournament Positive Vibe CafAc sponsors a day of fairways and greens at the Dominion Club in Glen Allen at 11 a.m. to help raise money to train and employ people with disabilities in food service. $125-$500. 6600 Dominion Club Drive. 787-0783.

nightlife

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Song Writers Night, 7 p.m., $5.

Fallout 117 N. 18th St., 343-3688: Slick Idiot, Synthetic Nightmare, XuberX, Low on Sanity, 9 p.m., $8-$10.

TUESDAY 22

nightlife

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: DJ Williams Projekt (jazz, soul and hip-hop), 9:30 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Whisker Music, Shelley Short, Alexis Gideon, 8 p.m., $5.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445: Barnun, 10 p.m., $5.

words

University of Richmond Writers Series The University of Richmond begins its 2009-2010 English Department Writers Series with readings by Colson Whitehead, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award and recipient of a MacArthur genius award at 7 p.m. Free. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8287.

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