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Wednesday 11



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James River Film Festival The 14th James River Film Festival showcases different forms of cinemas in various locations around Richmond. Through April 15. For a full schedule, call 232-RMIC or visit www.rmicweb.org. Read the story in this week's Arts & Culture section for more information.

musicTuba Trio The Tony Malady Tuba Trio performs free at the Singleton Center, 3:30-5 p.m., followed by a second performance at The Camel at 8 p.m. This show is $10. 828-6776 or 353-4901.

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Cartoonist Doug Marlette VCU Libraries Lecture series presents Pulitzer Prize-winning "Kudzu" cartoonist Marlette, 7 p.m. at VCU's Student Commons. Free. 907 Floyd Ave. 827-1165.

night life

Alley Katz Rwake, Minsk, Beaten Back to Pure, Lord by Fire, Lord, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $8. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Tony Trischka's Double Banjo Bluegrass Spectacular, 8 p.m., $20. 798-1702.

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

Bandito's 10-year anniversary party with Gorgeous and Black Cash, 9 p.m., free. 354-9999.

Bogart's Back Room El Cheapo Deluxe (rock), Mike Banks (acoustic folk), 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten, Laura Ann Boyd and Michael Hawkins, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 379-9899.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Virginia Center Commons) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., 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.

Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland) Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 798-4231.

Canal Club Hump Night Comedy (open mic), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café 7 Pound Star (jam, blues), weekly, Central Garage, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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.

Easy Street Café Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 355-1198.

Empire Allen Thompson (solo acoustic), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 344-3323.

Escabar Restaurant Metro Sound Band, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 288-4885.

Europa Lounge Sessions with DJs Kean and Jereme Rometti (house, funk), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Open-mic night, 7:30 p.m., $5. 521-8900.

Ham's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 965-5520.

J&D's Café Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free. 266-2331.

LA Grill Mike Shiflett and Friends (jazz, R&B), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 266-3328.

Lucky Buddha Service Industry Night, weekly, 9 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.

Penny Lane Pub Acoustic open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 780-1682.

Poe's Pub Charlie Parr (folk blues), Black Twiggs (bluegrass), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Scattered, Smothered and Covered (Americana), 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Rare Olde Times Princess Complex, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

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

Sandy's Restaurant Open-mic night with Rize and Michelle Saud, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

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

Shenanigans Pub Amy Henderson (acoustic), weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Tobacco Company Sister Sweet, 8:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Jason Ingram, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 768-9090.

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Archaeology Talk The Archaeological Institute of America's Richmond Chapter hosts Elisa A. Friedland discussing "Bathing Imperial Style in Roman Jordan" in the Eureka Auditorium of the Science Museum of Virginia at 6 p.m. Admission is free. 2500 W. Broad St. 779-2277.

music

Jazz Recital VCU Music presents James Beard II performing his junior jazz guitar recital in the Business Building auditorium at 7 p.m. 1015 Floyd Ave. 828-6776.

galleries

Plant Zero Art Center VCU presents the closing reception for "Getting to 'Know' You," a show by the honors painting class, 6-8 p.m. 0 E. Fourth St. 828-1696.

night life

Ashland Coffee & Tea The Greencards (Americana), 8 p.m., $17. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Top 40 Dance Night, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Bandito's "Thursday Night Drama" Dance Night with DJ Rick Danger, weekly. 354-9999.

Bogart's Back Room The Whiskey Rebellion (bluegrass), 10 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.

Brio Tuscan Grille The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6-9 p.m., free. 272-2255.

Bubba's Restaurant Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

Buffalo Wild Wings (W. 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.

Café Gutenberg Pangaea Lounge with DJ Carlito (international music), 9-11:30 p.m., free. 497-5000.

Canal Club Johnny Hiland, 7 p.m., $8. 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 Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz jam), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ dance night, weekly, 8 p.m. 644-3018.

Club Z2 Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 249-9930.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud features Rize, weekly, free. 643-2060.

Curry House Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 762-4411.

Escabar Restaurant Metro Sound Band (variety/jazzy), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 288-4885.

Europa Escape with Oliver K (dark progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Adam Dodd, 7:30 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Honey Whyte's Ryan Hearn (acoustic rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-6022.

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.

Old City Bar Dave Pollard (singer-songwriter), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 644-4411.

Pearl Throwback Thursdays ('80s and '90s), weekly, 6 p.m. 545-8983.

Poe's Pub Angry Johnny and The Killbillies, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House (West End) Mike Visaggio and Kinetic Element (prog rock, art rock), 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

Rare Olde Times Uisce Beathe (Irish jam), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

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.

Tobacco Company John Fetherston Band, 8:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tonic Soul Kitchen (music and poetry), weekly, 8 p.m., $7. 304-6857.

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

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with David Allen, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 768-9090.

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events

African Violet Show The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden hosts the Richmond African Violet Society Show and Sale at the Robins Visitors Center, 1-5 p.m. Through April 15. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Arts Auction The Neighborhood School of the Arts Silent Auction and Wine Tasting takes place at Studio Gallery 6, featuring music by Anthony Curtis, from 7 to 11 p.m. Admission is a $5 suggested donation. 6 E. Broad St. www.neighborhoodschool.com.

Champions on Ice Tom Collins presents Champions on Ice 2007 Tour at the Richmond Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35-$70. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Virginia History Forum The Library of Virginia presents the Virginia Forum conference discussing aspects and time periods of Virginia history in the lecture hall and conference rooms, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through April 14. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

Work Places, Living Spaces Tour Featuring renovations at historic homes and offices, the tour opens along with a merchants' sidewalk sale and Old Towne's Art & Culture Festival, 6-9 p.m., with music by The Lost Satellites. Through April 14. Tickets are $5. 115 N. Sycamore St. in Petersburg. 732-0700.

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James River Film Festival John Porter presents "Fifty Dollars: The Super 8 Budget" at Art Works, 1-4 p.m. Registration is $25. 320 Hull St. Call 232-RMIC or visit www.rmicweb.org.

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Architecture Talk James Depasquale, church architect, discusses the notable Richmond houses of worship at the First Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Admission is $10. 2709 Monument Ave. 261-3837.

Jerry Seinfeld in Concert The comedian comes to the Landmark Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45-$70. Call 646-4213 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

music

Flute Recital VCU Music presents Anthony Smith performing his junior flute recital in the Business Building auditorium at 5 p.m. 1015 Floyd Ave. 828-6776.

NYCE in Concert The Family of Performing Arts presents NYCE in concert, performing Motown and pop music at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen at 7:30 p.m. Through April 14. Tickets are $15. 2880 Mountain Road. 321-7756.

Richmond Symphony The Richmond Symphony presents "Themes and Variations," featuring works by Brahms, Shostakovich and Elgar, at Second Baptist Church at 8 p.m. and other locations through April 16. Tickets are $20-$60. Call 788-1212 or visit www.richmondsymphony.com.

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Barksdale Theatre at Willow Lawn The drama "Intimate Apparel" opens at 8 p.m. Through May 20. Tickets are $34-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Dr. Call 262-2020 or visit www.barksdalerichmond.org.

museums

Haunts of Richmond The Haunts of Richmond opens a new season starting at 7:30 p.m. 11 N. 18th St. Call 343-3700 or visit www.hauntsofrichmond.com.

galleries

Friday for the Arts! Petersburg's monthly gallery openings feature receptions, tours and entertainment, 7-10 p.m. Also, Downtown Petersburg Incorporated hosts an open house, 5-7 p.m. For more information, call 733-2352 or see the Galleries box.

Main Street Art Walk Galleries, salons and restaurants on Main Street participate in a second-Friday art walk with music and art opening receptions, starting at 7 p.m. Check the Galleries box or call the Artemis Gallery for more information, 254-1755.

night life

Alley Katz Busted Wire, OPM, On Your Terms, The Deep End, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $5. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea SGGL (singer-songwriters), 8 p.m., $22.50. 798-1702.

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

Bella Arte Roger Carroll Trio (jazz), 8:30 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Bleu Bistro The Rachel Leyco Band, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 750-1120.

Blue Mountain Café & Coffee Bar Davy Milton (acoustic), 8 p.m., free. 355-8002.

Blues Café Jam with the Jazz Composers Alliance, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 225-7400.

Bogart's Back Room Mark Ingraham presents Bungalo 6 (funk), 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Shockoe Slip) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, $1. 648-8900.

Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland) Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 798-4231.

Café Gutenberg Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), 9-11 p.m., free. 497-5000.

Canal Club Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute), Brown Sabbath, 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 Crucial Elements (reggae), 10 p.m., $7. 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., $12-$14. Full Contact Improv (adult improv), 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.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Two Timers (alternative country), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Emilio's Doc Branch & The Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

Escabar Restaurant Quatro na Bossa (bossa nova), 9 p.m., free. 288-4885.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and Tyke (progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Earthquake, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $24. 521-8900.

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.

Ironhorse Restaurant (Ashland) Charles Arthur Trio, 8-11 p.m., free. 752-6410.

Lucky Buddha DJ Night, weekly, 11 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar New Wave 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 Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 739-0800.

Paradise Lounge DJ DNS (Top 40) & DJ King Tutt (hip-hop, R&B), weekly, 9 p.m., free before 11, $5 after. 519-0844.

Pasta Luna (Commonwealth Parkway) Ominotago, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 763-3211.

Pasta Luna (W. Broad) Live music, 9 p.m., free. 762-9029.

Pearl Restaurant & Lounge Power 92 Night with DJ Lonnie B and Danja Mowf, weekly, $5-$10. 852-0395.

Poe's Pub Billy Ray Hatley and the Show Dogs (roots rock), 9:30 p.m., $6. 648-2120.

Pour House (West End) Ladies '80s with DJ Disco Stew and DJ Jizzy Trent Dance Party, 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.

Rock Falls Tavern Government Cheese (jam), 9:30 p.m., free. 272-9470.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Brandon Campbell, weekly, 9 p.m. 330-0617.

Shenanigans Pub The Ray Pittman Project 8:30 p.m. 264-5010.

Sharky's The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Sidelines Cafe Loose Gravel (classic rock), 9 p.m., free. 748-4786.

Stratford Grill Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 320-1218.

Thai Curry House Richmond Underground presents Level II (retro electric, dance music), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 358-7027.

Tobacco Company Mo Debree, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Jason Ingram, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 768-9090.

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events

24-Hour Bookman To celebrate its fifth anniversary, Chop Suey Books hosts the 24 Hour Bookman, featuring readings, live music, comedy and more, noon-noon. Through April 15. Admission is free. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Strawberry Hill Races The 75th running of the races features music by The Cashmere Jungle Lords, horses, interesting entertainment and more, starting at 9 a.m. Passes start at $40. Call 569-3232 or visit www.strawberryhillraces.com.

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Film Screening The Vegetarian Society of Richmond hosts film the "Future of Food" and a potluck supper at the Friends Meeting House at 5 p.m. Admission is free-$20. 4500 Kensington Ave. 344-4356.

Film Tour The Virginia Film Tours presents a two-hour Richmond Movie Motorcoach tour leaving from the Richmond Visitors Center at 1 p.m. Tickets are $29. 401 N. Third St. 744-1718.

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Richmond Forum Dr. Jared Diamond, author of "Guns, Germs & Steel," speaks at the Landmark Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27-$55. Call 330-3993 or www.richmondforum.com.

Soul Café The Richmond Public Library hosts a poetry open mic, 2-4 p.m. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4740.

Storyteller Denise Bennett performs her original fairytale "The Heart's True Scale" at The Firehouse Theatre Project at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. 1609 W. Broad St. 261-2547.

music

Clarinet Recital VCU Music presents Eric Jacobs performing his senior clarinet recital in the Business Building auditorium at 6:30 p.m. 1015 Floyd Ave. 828-6776.

Dierks Bentley in Concert The Richmond Coliseum hosts Dierks Bentley with special guests Miranda Lambert and Jason Aldean at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $34.75-$39.75. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Flamenco St. Paul's Episcopal Church presents Andrew Appel and Dennis Koster playing Spanish flamenco at 7:30 p.m. Admission is a suggested $10 donation. 643-3589.

Voice Recitals VCU Music presents Aimee Bayles performing her senior voice recital at the Singleton Center at 5 p.m. Sarah Motley performs at 8 p.m. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

galleries

Chop Suey Books "Cutting Teeth," oil paintings by Amy Black, opens during the 24 Hour Bookman at 7 p.m. Through April. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Quirk Gallery "Together We Play," photographs by Abel Matthew Bayakenov Wiley, opens. There is a closing reception April 21, 5-9 p.m. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.

Spotlight Gallery The gallery at Pine Camp Arts & Community Center presents "Creative Juices," an all-media art show, with a reception, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Through June 8. 4901 Old Brook Rd. 646-3674.

The Triple Restaurant "Insights," works by local artists, opens 8-10 p.m. with music by DJ Kobayashi Maru. 2206 W. Broad St. 359-7777.

Visual Art Studio The gallery hosts a reception for "Twist and Shout," noon-6 p.m. 208 W. Broad St. 644-1368.

museumsVirginia Center for Architecture The Virginia Center for Architecture hosts a tour of the center's 27,000 square feet with Chris Novelli at 2 p.m. Admission is $5-$10. 2501 Monument Ave. 644-3041.

night life

Alley Katz Years Gone By, The Morning Light, A Suffocating Signal, Jamestown Story, The Underquotes, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $6. Separation, Strikethrew, Chaos Theory, Nekrist, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Artspace CNP Records and 804noise present Human Host, We Are the Seahorses, Suppression, SoMore and chefkirk (experimental, avant-garde), 5 p.m. 232-6464.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Stephen Bennett (guitarist), 8 p.m., $12.50. 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.

Bleu Bistro DJ BriGuy, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room The Sauce (progressive blues, soul), 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Buckhead's Steakhouse The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6-9 p.m., free. 750-2000.

Café Diem The Atkinsons (roots), 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

The Camel God's Gun, D.H.H., Villa Road, 7:30 p.m., $6. 353-4901.

Canal Club The Del McCoury Band, 8:30 p.m., $22-$25. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Cary Street Café Jazz Jam Band, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. Black Cash and The Bad Trips (Johnny Cash covers), 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, 4 p.m., $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $12-$14. Full Contact Improv (adult improv), 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.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Rob Gray & Brian C., weekly, 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

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

Funny Bone Earthquake, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $24. 521-8900.

Gospel Chicken House Music Mark Templeton & Pocket Change, Ronnie Williams & the Carter Family Sound, 7 p.m., free. 883-6487.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Poe's Pub A Good Natured Riot, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House (West End) Dierks Bentley post-party, 9:30 p.m., $2. 364-9083.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill The Shiny Stockings Trio featuring Russ Hanchin, Joe Sarver and Maria Garcia (classic swing jazz and bossa), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Shady Grove Coffeehouse The Company Store (old-time string music), 8 p.m., $10-$12. 355-2461.

Shenanigans Pub The Taters, 8:30 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

Tobacco Company Mo Debree, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Matt Rox, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 768-9090.

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events

River City Rollergirls The roller derby league presents the first interleague bout of its first season, with The Flaming Hips taking on The Tiger Beatdowns at Skateland at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10-$12. 5512 Hull St. 233-71215.

Lunafest Richmond The Richmond Marriott West in Glen Allen hosts the event promoting the awareness of women's issues at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10. 232-2450.

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Book Signing Book People presents Charlotte Hayes discussing her new guide to hosting Southern weddings, "Somebody Is Going To Die If Lilly Beth Doesn't Catch That Bouquet," 2-4 p.m. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

Orchid Talk The Virginia Orchid Society hosts its monthly meeting featuring Tom Nassar speaking about "The Angraecum Orchids" in the Robins Room at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden at 1:45 p.m. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Call 262-9887 or visit www.vaorchidsociety.org.

music

Choir Concert UR's Choir and Schola Cantorum perform at the Modlin Center at 3 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

Mountain Road Jubilee The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen hosts "Mountain Road Jubilee" featuring a country/bluegrass/gospel variety show at 4 p.m. Tickets are $12-$15. 2880 Mountain Road. 789-0443.

Shanghai Quartet The world-renowned Shanghai Quartet performs at The Mill at Fine Creek, 6-8 p.m. Tickets are $90. 2434 Robert E. Lee Road. 598-5553.

Voice Recital VCU Music presents Jarvis Wyche performing his senior voice recital in the Singleton Center at 4:30 p.m. 1015 Floyd Ave. 828-6776.

galleries

Flippo Gallery The "Artists and Writers" show features a reading showcase with five pairs of writers and artists at Randolph-Macon College, 3-5 p.m. 752-3018.

museums

Virginia Holocaust Museum The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond presents "Telling Our Stories, Teaching Our Children," featuring speakers Lois Lowry and Bud Brodecki, at 2 p.m. 2000 E. Cary St. 257-5400.

night lifeAlley Katz Saint Diablo, Stoic, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $5. 643-2816.

Bailey's Smokehouse & Tavern (W. Broad St.) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 755-6800.

Bleu Bistro Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 750-1120.

Bottom 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.

Café Diem DJ Williams open-mic night, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Café Gutenberg A Light in the Attic Sound Series with Honne Wells, J Seger and The OK Bird, 8-11 p.m., free. 497-5000.

The Camel The District (Southern rock), 8 p.m., $6. 353-4901.

Canal Club Step Out Sundays (dancehall reggae), weekly, 9 p.m., $10 after 11 p.m. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. New Riders of the Purple Sage (psychedelic rock), 9 p.m., $20-$25. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse John Ramsey, 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Michael Redman (sax), weekly, noon, free. 732-7425.

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

Funny Bone Earthquake, 7 p.m., $22. 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 night, weekly, 6:30 p.m., free. This week, Big Boss Combo. 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.

Poe's Pub Martha Bassett and Camel City (rock), 9 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café The Offering (rock), 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Sandy's Restaurant Open-mic night with Rize and Michelle Saud, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

Shenanigans Pub 100th Monkey, 6:30 p.m. 264-5010.

Stratford Grill Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 320-1218.

T.G.I. Friday's Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 360-7926.

Wonderland Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 643-9233.

Monday 16



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Lincoln Lecture American history scholar Richard Carwardine speaks about the lesser-known aspects of Abraham Lincoln's personality in the University of Richmond's Jepson Alumni Center at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

stage

Swift Creek Mill Theatre The Youth Theatre presents "Jack & the Beanstalk" at 10:15 a.m. and noon. Through May 18. Tickets are $7.75-$8.75. 17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy. 748-5203.

music

Choral Concert VCU Music presents the Commonwealth Singers, Choral Arts Society and Women's Chorus in the Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall at 8 p.m. Admission is free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Classical Concert The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart presents trumpeter Michael Davison, trumpeter Thomas Drake, cellist Marian Drake and organist-pianist Patrick Carlin at 11 a.m. Admission is free. 823 Park Ave. 359-5651.

Jazz Concert UR's Jazz Ensemble performs at the Modlin Center at 7:30 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

museums

University of Richmond Museums The Senior Honors Thesis Exhibition, featuring a lecture and awards ceremony, opens in the Harnett Museum of Art, 7-9 p.m. Through May 11. 289-8276.

night life

Bogart's Back Room Southside Future Squad (experimental jazz), 10 p.m., $3. 353-9280.

Café Diem Style Weekly's open-mic night, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. The Challengers, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café Ominotago (acoustic duo), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-7445.

City Limit Open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 282-4282.

Escabar Restaurant Casey McCue, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 288-4885.

Mars Bar Milli Vanilli Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

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

Pour House West End Movie Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 364-9083.

Richmond Music Center Dennis Chambers (drum clinic), 8:30 p.m., $8. 330-7875.

Tuesday 17



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Book Signing The Fountain Bookstore presents Gigi Amateau reading and signing her novel "Claiming Georgia Tate" at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

Storytelling The Tell Tale Hearts Storytellers Theatre hosts an open-mic night at Ashland Coffee & Tea, 6:30-8:00 p.m. Free. 100 N. Railroad Ave. 798-1702.

music

Guitar Recital VCU Music presents Robert Davezac performing his junior guitar recital at the Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at 6:30 p.m. 8 N. Laurel St. 828-6776.

Horn Recital VCU Music presents faculty member Patrick Smith's horn recital in the Singleton Center at 5:30 p.m. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Jazz Orchestra The VCU Jazz Orchestra with guest saxophonist Steve Wilson performs at the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Admission is $5. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Tuesday Verses Anniversary Tuesday Verses celebrates five years of spoken word with "Take 5" at Paradise Lounge at 8 p.m., featuring performances by Grammy-winner P.J. Morton, Jon Bibbs, Chkn Grease, Lamar Hill and others. Admission is $10. 112 N. Fifth St. 644-5777.

night life

Alley Katz Hot Buttered Rum, Special Ed and the Short Bus, 18 and older, 8 p.m.-midnight, $7-$10. 643-2816.

Bleu Bistro Open-mic jam with Wop of Government Cheese, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room Live music, 10 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.

The Camel Sufi Dancing, 7 p.m., free. 353-4901.

Cary Street Café The Grove (jam), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Cherry Lounge Salsa Night with free lessons, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 285-9061.

Corner Bar and Grill Open-mic night with J. Cornachione, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 213-3046.

Curry House Nard's Karaoke (international night), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 762-4411.

Davis & Main The RJR Duo with John Conley, Ryan Hughitt and featuring Jason Gay (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-6641.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Emilio's Bio Ritmo (salsa), weekly, dance lessons 8 p.m., music 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Funny Bone Apollo Night with Roman Murry, 8 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Hyperlink Café The Love Story, She Keeps Bees, Emily Easterly, David Shultz and The Skyline, 7 p.m., $6. 254-1942.

Las Casa Grandes Larri Branch (jazz piano), weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. 267-1684.

Legend Brewing Company C Seven, 6:30-9:30 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.

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.

Ruth's Chris Steak House Bryce McCormick (piano), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 378-0600.

Shenanigans Pub The Charles Arthur Trio with Roger Carroll, 8 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly. 379-1844.

Sticky Rice Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $3. 358-7870.

Tobacco Company John Fetherston and Kim Tiller, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Triple Restaurant DJ Paul (techno dub), weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 359-7777.

Tropical Soul Verses (spoken word, poetry, hip-hop), weekly, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 771-1605. S



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