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Wednesday 22



events

Jepson Leadership Forum Frank Newport, Gallup Poll editor in chief, begins the leadership forum with a lecture at 7:30 p.m. at the Modlin Center. Tickets are free. 289-8980. www.richmond.edu/jepson.

Poetic Principles Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Philip Levine reads from his work and discusses the art of poetry at 6 p.m. at the Virginia Museum. Tickets are $5. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

music

Innsbrook After Hours The music series at the Innsbrook Pavilion continues with the Original Drifters and Chairmen of the Board at 6 p.m. Tickets are $7-$10. Charge by phone, 794-6700.

Midweek Mojo The Canal Turning Basin music series continues with Kyle Davis, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, call 788-6466 or visit www.citycelebrations.org.

stage

Fieldens Cabaret Theater The Richmond Triangle Players present "The First Step," a comedy about sex addiction, at 8 p.m. Various dates through Oct. 16. For tickets and information, call 346-8113 or visit www.richmondtriangleplayers.com.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia The museum hosts "Lunch Break Science," an ongoing lecture series, noon-1 p.m. This week, Annette Guiseppi-Elie discusses "Protecting the Environment for All: How do We Do It?" Admission is free. Bring a lunch. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

clubs

Alley Katz Dave Albo Fund-raiser, all ages, 5-8 p.m.

Awful Arthur's (West End) Dave Terry (acoustic), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Azzurro's The Russ Hanchin / Joe Sarver Duo (jazz), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bajama Joe's R & B Night, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Anthony Dowd Trio (jazz), weekly, 9 p.m., $6.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten Trio, weekly, 6 p.m.

Bottom Line Nick's karaoke, weekly.

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

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro C.C. and Company, weekly, 8:30-11 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Canal Club Jazz Jam with Stone's Stew, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

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

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

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

Europa Oasis (DJ and house music), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Last Comedian Standing, 8 p.m., $5.

Glenn's Tavern Katz Band, weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., $5.

Halo Atmosphere, weekly dance night of house, breaks, techno and drum 'n' bass, 11:30 p.m.

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

Hyperlink Café Reggae Night, weekly.

Maggiano's Little Italy The Jazz Men featuring Rudy Faulkner, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Market Café The Porch Dogs.

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

McCormack's Irish Pub The Midnight Creeps, Bloody Crackdown and Flickerflame, 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5.

Out Of Bounds Faron Hamblin, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free.

Poe's Pub Jerry Harmon (singer-songwriter), 8:30 p.m., free.

Potter's Pub and Grille Idol Search Challenge, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free.

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

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

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

Shenanigans Amy Henderson, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sin é Michael James, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

Theresa's Italian Villa Karaoke with host Doug Price, weekly, 8 p.m.

The Tobacco Company The Jangling Reinhardts, 8 p.m., free.

Tropical Soul DJ Night (Latin and reggae), 10 p.m., $5.

Upper East Side Lounge Brian Jones and Boots of Leather (jazz), 9:30-11:30 p.m., $5.

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events

Advertising as Art The Richmond Ad Club hosts a reception featuring advertising displays and food and drink at Plant Zero Project Space, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. 0 E. Fourth St. 521-4431.

International Film Series The University of Richmond hosts a film series in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. This week, the film is "Osama" from Afganistan. Admission is free. Through Sunday. 289-8980.

Lectures Heide Fasnacht discusses "Strange Attractors," her retrospective show, at VCU's Grace Street Theater, 4-6 p.m. Admission is free. 934 W. Grace St. 828-1522.

Kenneth Ruscio discusses "Presidents and the Presidency: The Challenges of Leadership Today" at 7 p.m. at the Jepson School as part of the Jepson Leadership Forum. Admission is free. 289-8980.

James I. "Bud" Robertson, Jr. offers "Reflections on the Civil War Centennial," an exploration of how the Civil War has changed Americans' perceptions of themselves on the eve of the 150th anniversary of the war, at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Richmond. Admission is free, reservations are required. 649-1861, ext. 10.

Poetry Reading Sommer Browning and Rachel Hilton read from their work at Chop Suey Books at 7:30 p.m. as part of the von Gribley Reading Series. Admission is free. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.



state fair

State Fair of Virginia Demolition derbies, giant pumpkins, corn dogs, animals, pig races, lawnmower races, rodeos and rattlesnakes: The Fair is back in town, Sept. 23-Oct. 3, with musical performances on select nights. The Fair kicks off with Heart, followed by performances by Ruben Studdard and the Kings of Swing and ending with Rascal Flatts on Oct. 3. Tickets to the concerts are separate from Fair admission. Doors are at 10 a.m. everyday. Tickets are $9.99-$17.99, with season passes available. For more information, call 569-3219 or visit www.statefair.com.

music

Swingin' on the Tracks The Science Museum of Virginia continues its music series with The Robbin Thompson Band with opener Marna Bales Band, 6-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1540. www.swinginonthetracks.com.

clubs

Alley Katz Love is Red, A Perfect Murder, Down to Nothing, Instilled, Murder Weapon, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $8.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Hit and Run (bluegrass), 8 p.m., $8.

Baja Bean Co. A Lo Hecho Pecho, weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

Bajama Joe's Top 40 Dance Night, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Chris Vasi Project (jazz and Latin), 9 p.m., $5.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman, weekly, 6 p.m.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Café Diem Roger Carroll and Chez Roue Orchette, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Capital Ale House Therapeutic Thursdays, weekly, 5 p.m.

Cary Street Café Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz and funk), 10 p.m., $5.

Chopstix Wax Museum (hip-hop), weekly, 10 p.m.

Comedy Alley Comedy Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., $5.

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

Emilio's The Grove, 10 p.m.

Europa Escape featuring DJ Jeff McGrath (progressive house), weekly.

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

Funny Bone Kevin Pollak, 8 p.m., $20.

Glenn's Tavern Katz Band, weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., $5.

Hyperlink Café TGI Thursdays, weekly, 8 p.m.

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

Maggiano's Little Italy The Bruce Sullivan Trio (jazz), weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Market Café The Kyle Davis Band.

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

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

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

Nanci Raygun Veda, all ages, 5 p.m., $5. Richmatic (underground hip-hop), weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $4. This week, Wordsworth and Trew featuring Inner Circle.

NV Infiltrate (house, down-tempo, drum 'n' bass), weekly.

O'Brienstein's Michael St. James, weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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

Poe's Pub Randy Whitt and the Grits (country), 9 p.m., $3.

Potter's Pub and Grille NE3, 9:30 p.m.-1.30 a.m., $2.

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

Seasons Caucasion Brown, weekly, 7-11 p.m.

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

Shenanigans D & K featuring Kelli Moss, 8 p.m., free

Shockoe Espresso 804noise presents a DJ open mic night (experimental music), weekly, 7-11 p.m., free.

Sideline Café Karaoke hosted by Bill Campbell, weekly, 8:30 p.m.

Sin é Karaoke Night, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

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

Theresa's Italian Villa Karaoke with host Doug Price, weekly, 8 p.m.

The Tobacco Company The Jangling Reinhardts, 8 p.m., free.

Tropical Soul Chicken Grease, weekly, 7-11 p.m., $5.

Upper East Side Lounge Swing dancing with the Upper East Side Big Band, weekly, 8-11 p.m., $5.

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

Friday 24



events

Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show Dealers from around the nation bring their jewelry, minerals and beads to the Columbian Center, noon-7 p.m. Admission is $3. Through Sept. 26. 2324 Pump Road. 746-7663.

International Film Series The University of Richmond hosts a film series in Jepson Hall at 3 p.m. This week, the film is "Osama" from Afganistan. Admission is free. Through Sunday. 289-8980.

State Fair The State Fair of Virginia returns to Richmond through Oct. 3. See Thursday listing for details or visit www.statefair.com.

music

Friday Cheers The Brown's Island concert series continues with the FREDDS Reunion, 6-9:30 p.m. Admission is free. 788-6466.

Groovin' in the Garden Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden continues a special fall edition of its music series. This week, The Del McCoury Band. Doors at 6 p.m. Tickets are $8-$12. 1800 Lakeside Ave. For tickets and information, call 794-6700.

Short Pump Town Center Concert Series The shopping Mecca concludes its free music series with the Marna Bales Band, 7-9 p.m. on the main plaza. For more information, call 364-9500.

galleries

Anderson Gallery "Heide Fasnacht: Strange Attractors," a midcareer retrospective, opens with a reception, 7-9 p.m. The show runs through Dec. 5. 907 1/2 W. Franklin St. 828-1522.

Art Works The Season opens with three shows: photography by Martin McFadden, the All Media Show and the Skylight Gallery. There is a reception, 7-10 p.m. The shows hang through Oct. 14. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.

Reynolds Gallery "Encounters with Hofmann," works by the late Theresa Pollak and Nell Blaine, plus works by Ron Johnson, Cindy Neuschwander and Gregg Carbo, opens with a reception, 7-9 p.m. Through Oct. 30. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.

stage

The Concert Ballet of Virginia Fall Repertory Gala opens its 29th season of classical dance in Virginia with two performances: tonight at 8 and Sunday, Sept. 26, at 2:30 p.m. in The Woman's Club Auditorium, 211 E. Franklin St. Friday evening performance features cabaret seating with refreshments. A Ballet Luncheon at 1:30 p.m. precedes the Sunday afternoon matinee performance. $18. Sunday luncheon $10. Reservations required. 798-0945.

clubs

Ashland Coffee and Tea Jackie Frost Trio, 8 p.m., $5.

Bajama Joe's Live country music, weekly, $5.

Bandito's "Friday Night Fever" with DJ Rick Danger, weekly.

Bella Arte The Russ Hanchin Trio (jazz), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free.

Bogart's Back Room Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon (acoustic country and bluegrass), 9 p.m., $6.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Marna Bales Band, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

Cary Street Café G-13 (Dead covers, jam), 10 p.m., $5.

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

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

Comedy Alley ComedySportz (improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $10. Paul Beverly (folk), 10 p.m., $10.

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

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

Emilio's Dock and the Keynotes (live jazz), weekly.

Enzo's Tavern Power Trio, 7:30-11 p.m., $2.

Europa DJ Kjell, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Kevin Pollak, 8 and 10:30 p.m., $22

Glenn's Tavern Choice, Gridlock, Smooth Sensation, In the Pocket, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Grafiti Grille Carol Covell Trio, 8-10:30 p.m., free.

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

Hyperlink Café Strictly jazz with the Urban Jazz Unit, weekly, 6-11 p.m.

John Marshall Hotel and Bubble Bar Quatro na Bossa, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5.

Kitty O'Shea's Karaoke with Good Tymes, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.

Maggiano's Little Italy Mark Lomanno Presents with featured soloist, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free.

Market Café Driftwood.

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

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedy, weekly, 8 and 10:30 p.m. $9.75. On the music stage, Jason and Matt.

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

Nanci Raygun The Laylons, the Social Dropouts, Group 36, Dementia, 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5.

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

Poe's Pub Reverb Rockets (surfabilly), 9:30 p.m., $5.

Potter's Pub and Grille Raging James, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $3.

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

Richbrau's Taphouse Grill Gypsy Roots (jazz and swing strings), weekly, 7-10 p.m.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Brandon Campbell, weekly, 9 p.m.

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

Shenanigans Billy Ray Hatley and the Showdogs, 8:30 p.m., $5.

Sin é Special Edition, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

The Tobacco Company The Jangling Reinhardts, 9:30 p.m., free.

Tonic DJ Jéréme Rometti (lounge, jazz, house and breaks), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Tropical Soul Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $5.

Upper East Side Lounge Country Night (DJ and dancing), 9 p.m.-midnight, $5.

Saturday 25



events

Autumn Pilgrimage House Tour Westover Church hosts a tour of the Charles City plantations, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $26 in advance. For more information, call 458-5650 or visit www.westoverparish.org.

Dressed for Success MOTIV8S, Inc., an organization that works with at-risk young people, hosts a fashion show at the Landmark Theater, 6-10 p.m., featuring youth and teen models who are involved in the program to help self-esteem and promote growth. Admission is free. 6 N. Laurel St. For more information, visit www.motiv8s.org.

Fall Festival and Pow-Wow Native Americans from along the East Coast converge on the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds in Charles City County, Sept. 25-26, for a celebration of heritage and culture. Grounds open 10 a.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Free and open to all. For more information, call 966-2448 or visit www.chickahominytribe.org.

Fashion Show Independent Models Modeling Agency Hosts a fashion show at the Virginia Aviation Museum at 7 p.m. A portion of the proceeds benefits AIDS research. Tickets are $20 in advance. 5701 Huntsman Road. 254-0148.

Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show Dealers from around the nation bring their jewelry, minerals and beads to the Columbian Center, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $3. Through Sept. 26. 2324 Pump Road. 746-7663.

Lecture Holly Alford explores fashion history "From the Corset to the Power Suit: A Revealing Look at How Women's Fashion Has Shaped Her Destiny" at the Library of Virginia at 3 p.m. Admission is free, but reservations are required. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3591.

Pig Pickin' The 17th annual barbecue benefiting the Virginia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation features lots of food and music by Fat Ammon, Steve Basset and the Mystic Soul Bubbas, 2 p.m.-8 p.m. at Campbell's Cottage in King William County. Admission is $25 in advance, $35 at the gate. (800) 456-4687.

Plantation Day The Chesterfield County Historical Society hosts an event at Castlewood featuring interpreters, crafts and other activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $3-$5. 777-9663.

Rainbow of Arts Festival The arts and crafts festival hosted by the Chesterfield Jaycees and Parks and Recreation takes place at Rockwood Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. 497-4600.

Richmond Pride Festival The Pride '04 Festival takes place downtown at Festival Park, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.richmondpride.com.

River City Beer and Seafood Festival Experience the two secret ingredients to a good time at this Brown's Island festival, noon-9 p.m., featuring performances by the Soul Providers, the VooDudes, Groovespot and others. Admission is free. For more information, call 788-6466 or visit www.citycelebrations.org.

Rose Show The gloves come off and the thorns come out when rose growers from five states come together at the Holiday Inn at the Koger Center South to display their creations, 1-5 p.m. 1021 Koger Center Boulevard. For more information, visit www.richmondrosesociety.com.

State Fair The State Fair of Virginia returns to Richmond through Oct. 3. See Thursday listing for details or visit www.statefair.com.

music

Bubba Johnson Concert Gospel singer and recording artist Bubba Johnson performs at the 5th Baptist Church on Cary St. at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 347-0190 or visit www.bubbajohnsonomega.com.

Gospel Chicken House Series The Montpelier music series continues with Servant's Heart and From the Heart, starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 14709 Greenwood Church Road. 883-6487.

Guitar Series The VCU Guitar Series continues with classical guitarist Andrew Winn at 8 p.m. in Vlahcevic Concert Hall. Admission is $10. He offers a free guitar class at 11 a.m. 828-6776.

Russian Folk Concert Lyra, a vocal ensemble from Russia, performs folk songs at Christ Church Episcopal at 7 p.m. Free will offerings accepted. 5000 Pouncey Tract Road. 364-0394.

museums

John Marshall House John Marshall has a party for his 249th birthday, featuring a game of quoits, dancing and food, 2-4 p.m. Admission, $4-$6. 818 E. Marshall St. 648-7998.

clubs

Ashland Coffee and Tea Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon, 8 p.m., $8.

Bajama Joe's Party Radio with Q94, weekly, $5.

Bogart's Back Room Rob Russell and the Sore Losers (alt country and rock), 9 p.m., $6.

Breakers (W. Broad Street) Chicago Cy.

Cabo's Corner Bistro First Impressions, weekly, 9:45 p.m.-midnight, free.

Canal Club Fighting Gravity, 8:30 p.m., $10.

Cary Street Café Jazz Jam Session, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. Engine 143 (Carter family tribute) and the Carpenter Ants, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Chopstix Polish Revolver, The Gepetto File (rock

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

Comedy Alley Puppets in the Alley presents "Galapagos George," 11 a.m., $5-$6. ComedySportz (improv), weekly, 4 and 7:30 p.m.

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

Enzo's Tavern Soul Providers, 7:30-11 p.m., $2.

Europa DJ Will Saturday, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Kevin Pollak, 8 and 10:30 p.m., $24.

Glenn's Tavern Disco by Johnny "The Unknown DJ," weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Hyperlink Café VCU Step Show After Party, $10.

Maggiano's Little Italy Mark Lomanno Trio (jazz), weekly, 7-11 p.m., free.

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

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedy, weekly, 8 and 10:30 p.m., $9.75. On the music stage, Why Colorado.

Nanci Raygun Engine Down, These Arms Are Snakes, The Wow owls!, 18 and older, 7 p.m., $6.

Out of Bounds The Big Guys, UGuysRGirls, Superguys, 10 p.m.

Pilates, Dance and More Studio Jessie's Girl (improv), 9 p.m., $5.

Poe's Pub Angry Johnny and the Killbillies (rockabilly), 10 p.m., $5.

Potter's Pub and Grille The Other White Meat, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $3.

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

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Paul Walton and Tommy Clark (traditional jazz), weekly, 6:30 p.m., free.

Rock Falls Tavern Phifer Marshall, 10 p.m., $4.

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

Sin é Michael James, 9 p.m.-midnight, free

Taste Fahari Sound (reggae), weekly, 21 and older, $5.

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

Tonic Blue Bar with DJ Kris Neilson & guest DJ Jéréme Rometti (electronic dance music and '70s & '80s mix), weekly, 10 p.m. - 2 a.m., free.

Tropical Soul Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Upper East Side Lounge Rudy Faulkner and F.R.E.N.S. (jazz and funk), 9 p.m.-midnight, $7.

Sunday 26



events

Book Signing John Fanning Burgwyn discusses and signs copies of "Kinchen: A Southern Novel Based on a True Family Story" at Book People, 2-4 p.m. Free. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

Fall Festival and Pow-Wow Native Americans from along the East Coast converge on the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds in Charles City County, Sept. 25-26, for a celebration of heritage and culture. Grounds open 10 a.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday. Free and open to all. For more information, call 966-2448 or visit www.chickahominytribe.org.

Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show Dealers from around the nation bring their jewelry, minerals and beads to the Columbian Center, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $3. 2324 Pump Road. 746-7663.

International Film Series The University of Richmond hosts a film series in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. This week, the film is "Osama" from Afghanistan. Admission is free. 289-8980.

State Fair The State Fair of Virginia returns to Richmond through Oct. 3. See Thursday listing for details or visit www.statefair.com.

music

Bobby Olive Memorial Blues Bash Terry Garland and Li'l Ronnie, the Melanie Mason Band and Big Joe and the Dynaflows open for Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers at the Boulders Amphitheater, starting at 1 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance. For more information, call 644-2510 or visit www.wegotblues.com.

Family Concert The Richmond Concert Band performs at Agecroft Hall at 2 p.m. Free. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 737-3767.

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

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The center offers guided walking tours every Sunday. This week, the tour highlights Canal Boats and Cobblestones. The tours start at 2 p.m. and cost $6-$7. For more information and tour starting points, call 649-0711.

clubs

Bandito's The Fontanas, Rachel Leyco Band, 10 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.

Café Diem Johnny Hott and the Piedmont Souprize, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free.

Cary Street Café McLaw's Drive (jam and funk), 9 p.m., $3.

Catch 22 Jack Diamond (Sinatra swing), weekly, 7 p.m.-midnight, $5.

Commercial Taphouse Standards and Practices (jazz), 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free.

Emilio's Live drum and bass with Body Karate, weekly.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

Funny Bone Kevin Pollak, 7 p.m., $20.

Glenn's Tavern Another Level Band (jazz and funk), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with the Farmer Brothers, weekly, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

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

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

Havana '59 Sunday Brunch with Havana Son (salsa), weekly, noon-2 p.m., free.

Hyperlink Café Club Anastasia featuring Lonnie B, weekly, $10.

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

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

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

Mulligan's Sports Bar (Main Street) Dave Pillsbury's Toot Sweet Jazz Ensemble, weekly, 7-10:15 p.m.

Nanci Raygun Fashion Show by Kaia, featuring Dan Sartain, all ages, 7 p.m., $5.

Potter's Pub and Grille Randy Wayne Roe (Elvis tribute), 8:30-11:30 p.m.

Richbrau Brewery S.I.N. night, weekly.

Shenanigans Mark Abernathy, weekly, 7 p.m., free.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly.

Star-lite Squalor Hollow Boys (folk and bluegrass), 9-11 p.m., free.

Monday 27



events

State Fair The State Fair of Virginia returns to Richmond through Oct. 3. See Thursday listing for details or visit www.statefair.com.

clubs

Alley Katz Converge, Cave In, Between the Buried and Me, End of the Universe, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $12.

Bogart's Back Room Devil's Workshop (big band), weekly, 9 p.m., $6.

Café Diem Open-mic night with Wes Edwards, weekly, free.

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

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

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

Emilio's Analog Flow Entertainment presents spoken word and poetry open mic, weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

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

Market Café Susan Greenbaum.

Mojo's Open mic hosted by Tyler Henderson, weekly.

Nanci Raygun Scatter the Ashes, Liar's Academy, Big Collapse, Opening Day, Downtown Singapore, all ages, 5 p.m., $7. Sacrosanct, 18 and older, 10 p.m. $3-$5.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

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

Tuesday 28



events

Genealogy Lecture John Ruston Pagan discusses "Anne Orthwood's Bastard: Sex and Law in Early Virginia" at a Genealogical Research Institute meeting at the Bon Air Presbyterian Church at 7:45 p.m. Admission is free. 9201 W. Huguenot Road. 526-7866.

Lecture Jennifer Hain Tepper discusses "A History of Botanical Illustrative Processes: Their Identification and Care" at the Modlin Center, followed by a reception and preview of "Exotica: Plant Portraits from Around the World," 7-9 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

State Fair The State Fair of Virginia returns to Richmond through Oct. 3. See Thursday listing for details or visit www.statefair.com.

clubs

Alley Katz An Evening with the Jazz Mandolin Project, all ages, 7-11 p.m., $15.

Bajama Joe's Karaoke with Smitty, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Glen Fortinberry (blues), 9 p.m., $5.

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.

Café Diem DJ Williams (jazz), weekly, 9 p.m., free.

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

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

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

Hyperlink Café Karaoke Night, weekly, 7 p.m.-midnight, free.

Maggiano's Charlie Kilpatrick, weekly, 6 p.m.

Market Café Dave Tinney.

Mars Bar Plastik Wrap (Brit pop, new wave), weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Nanci Raygun The Narrator, The End of the World (acoustic), 18 and older, 10 p.m., $5.

O'Brienstein's Michael St. James, weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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

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

Sin é Dave Pollard, 9 p.m., free.

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

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly.

The Tobacco Company Chris Lucas, 8 p.m., free.

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

Wildcats Karaoke with Big Jim, weekly, 8 p.m., free.
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