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Wednesday 16

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Lectures Well-known author, gardener and photographer Pamela Harper discusses the "Best Perennials for Virginia Gardens," 6:30-8 p.m., $22 (cost includes a dessert buffet). Book signing follows. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Frederick Hale, a professor from South Africa, leads a symposium on apartheid with University of Virginia's Christopher Colvin. Topping Room of Old Chapel, Randolph-Macon College, 110 College Ave., Ashland, 6 p.m., free. 752-3600.

Tea party Enjoy tea and sweets on the terrace at Agecroft Garden followed by a one-hour tour of the gardens, 5:30-7:00 p.m., $9 adults, $6 students. Registration required by April 14. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

music

Delbert McClinton Grammy-award-winning artist kicks off this year's Innsbrook AfterHours series, 6 p.m., $10, free for children 12 and younger, Innsbrook Pavilion, 4901 Lake Brook Drive, Glen Allen, www.innsbrookafterhours.com.

UR Concert Sitar player and vocalist Anoushka Shankar performs a solo concert dedicated to the great musical traditions of India, 7:30 p.m., $26, Camp Concert Hall, The Modlin Center of the Arts, University of Richmond. 289-8980.

clubs

Alley Katz Subhumans, The Enemies, The Eccentrics, The Goons, 6-9:30 p.m.; The After String Cheese Party with Global Funk Council , Eleventh House, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.

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

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Black Cat (Washington, D.C.) Erase Errata, Scene Creamers, Les Georges Leningrad, Mainstage, 8:30 p.m., $10.

Bogart's Backroom Rick McLemore (jazz guitar), $5.

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

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

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Café Diem Gary Gerloff & Band Diem.

Canal Club The Motet with special guest, The String Cheese Incident After the Party, 8:30 p.m., $8.

Cary St. Cafe Special Ed & The Shortbus Bluegrass Band, weekly.

Chopstix The Wax Museum presents live DJ'ed hip-hop, weekly, 10 p.m., $1.

Chugger's The 9:55 Club comedy show, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

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

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

Holy Chow Drop Science, Denetrius and Mensa Select.

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

Medley's The B-Side Players (blues), weekly.

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

Outback Lounge Hookah Brown, $10.

Penny Lane John Small.

Poe's Pub Willie Heath Neal w/ The Mules (alternative country), 9 p.m., $5.

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

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

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

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

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

Sin é Live music, free

Tobacco Company Mercy Creek, 9 p.m., free.

Thursday 17

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Book Signing WRVA talk-show host Michael Graham signs copies of his book, "Redneck Nation: How the South Really Won the War," 7:30 p.m. at Barnes & Noble, 9850 Brook Road, Glen Allen. 264-6850.

music

Carpenter Center Juan de Marcos Gonzalez of the Buena Vista Social Club leads the multi-generational big band, "Afro-Cuban All Stars," who explore Cuba's rich musical heritage, 7:30 p.m., $33.50. 600 E. Grace St., 225-9000.

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Bon Air Baptist Church The church's drama and music ministries presents a dramatic portrayal of Leonardo Da Vinci's "The Last Supper," 7:30 p.m., free, through April 18. 2531 Buford Road, two blocks from the intersection of Huguenot and Buford roads, 272-1475.

Living World Stage Company Richmond City Works presents "Trials and Tribulations on Cloud Nine," which explores drug and alcohol use seen through the eyes of our youth, 8 p.m., free (but donations suggested). Through April 27. 103 E. Broad St., 233-9600.

clubs

Alley Katz Exit 420, Rage Against Charlie Sheen.

Black Cat (Washington, D.C.) And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead, America is Waiting, 8:30 p.m., $15.

Bogart's Backroom John Winntet (jazz/pop), $5.

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

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Break Time Sports Bar Dynamite DJs, weekly, 8:30 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 SR-71 w/ Revelation Darling and Carbondale, 7:30 p.m., $10.

Cary St. Café Global Funk Council, 10 p.m., $5.

Chopstix Wax Museum hip-hop showcase with DJ Thread, weekly, 10 p.m., $2.

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

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

Europa Oregon Hill Brass Band, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

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

Holy Chow Sugar Foot, Dirty Fingers, Reagan National and The Fit.

Lightfoots Johnny Houston & the Legends, weekly, 8 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.

NorVa The Vines and The Music, 8 p.m., $18.50.

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

Outback Lounge Skyline Awake and The Emergency, free.

Penny Lane John Small.

Poe's Pub Meanflower (contemporary alternative rock), Dean Fields, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Potter's Pub and Grille Southern Funk Orchestra, 9:30-1:30 a.m., $4.

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

Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Deep House Music, weekly, 7 p.m.

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

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

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

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

Sin é Collateral Damage, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free.

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

Tobacco Company John Fetherston band, 9 p.m., free.

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

Friday 18

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Reading 1708 Gallery presents "Moveable Feast," featuring Patty Paine and Larry Williams, students of VCU's Graduate Writing Program, who read selections from their original works, 6-8 p.m., free. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.

museum

Black History Museum The photography exhibit, "Serve the People: Images of a Vision of the Black Panther Party," opens and documents one of the most controversial organizations to emerge in America during the '60s and '70s. Runs through June 29. 00 Clay St. 780-9093.

music

Cultural Arts Center Fran and Frank perform "Music For You," featuring music from the '40s and '50s, 7:30 p.m., $5. Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 261-6200.

art

Ink Tattoo & Art "4 Years 11 Months," illustrations by R. Anthony Harris opens April 18th with a reception, 8-10 p.m. Through May 18. 1825A W. Main St. 359-4755.

Shockoe Bottom Arts Center New and recent painting by artist Donnie Green, Rhoda MacCallum, Paul Lewins, Carol Freiden, Kim Hall, Amy Lancette and Jane Sandelin on display in the Tobacco Gallery through May 10. Opening reception, 7-10 p.m., free. 2001 E. Grace St. 643-7959.

clubs

Alley Katz Jackass Flats, The Kate Lawton Band.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Slaid Cleaves, $14.

Awful Arthur's (West End) The Jangling Reinharts, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Bella Italia Restaurant Don Victorio's Night Lounge presents Latin Flava, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free.

Black Cat (Washington, D.C.) Local H, Jucifer, Mainstage, 9:30 p.m., $12.

Bogart's Backroom Skip Gailes (jazz sax), $5.

Break Time Sports Bar Bill from Cat Daddy. 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.

Canal Club Modereko w/ Modern Groove syndicate, 8:30 p.m., $15.

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

Cary St. Café Old School Freight Train, 10 p.m., $5.

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

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

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

Europa DJs, weekly, (drum and bass).

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.

The Holy Chow Out Circuit, Dark Little Rooms and Ramrod.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedians, weekly, 9 p.m. Also, live music with Rockfish.

Mi Hacienda Latin Night, weekly, free salsa, meringue and bachata lessons from 9-10 p.m.; dance from 10 p.m.-2 a.m., with DJ El Duro and DJ Peligro.

NorVa The Flaming Lips with Sun, 9 p.m., $19.50.

Poe's Pub MoDebree (rhythm and blues), 10 p.m., $5.

Potter's Pub and Grille John Small, 10-1:30 a.m., $2.

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.

Sauce Friday-night house music, Frequency with DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly, 10 p.m.

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

Sin é SNS Blues & Soul, 9-12:30 a.m., free.

Taphouse Grille Steve Mabry, weekly

Tobacco Company Jimmy O Band, 9 p.m., free.

Tropical Soul One (reggae), weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight.

Saturday 19

events


24 Hour Bookman Used and rare bookseller Chop Suey Books celebrates its one-year anniversary with a 24-hour event of book specials, readings, music and art, noon today through noon Sunday. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Book Signing Anne McMillan, author of "Angel Trumpet" and "Dead March," signs copies of her newest novel, "Chickahominy Fever," noon-2 p.m., Carytown Books, 2930 W. Cary St. 359-4831.

Science Games The Science Museum of Virginia hosts a day of various hands-on activities to teach the fundamentals of physics, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Prizes for high scorers awarded from 1 p.m.-3 p.m., $5.50 for children ages 4-12, $6.50 adults. For more information, call 864-1400.

music

17th Street Farmers' Market Latin music concert with Grupo Solucion, playing Dominican-style favorites along with bachata and merengue numbers, 6:30 p.m., free. 17th and E. Main streets in Shockoe Bottom. For more information, call 646-0477.

art

Student Art Sale VCU's School of the Arts and Contemporary Craft Society host the third annual cash-and-carry student art sale. All original works for sale by student artists. VCU's Fine Arts Building, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., free. 1000 W. Broad St. 828-1755.

Crossroads Arts Center New exhibit, "Out of Africa," presents a collection of bronze, terracotta and wood sculptures from Central and West Africa. Artist reception, 4-8 p.m. The center also has an open house from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and includes African cooking demonstrations and other activities. 2016 Staple Mill Road, 278-8950.

clubs

Alley Katz Modern Groove Syndicate, Rich Robinson, Will Bernard, Motherbug, 9:30 p.m.

Artspace Tomas Ulrich, Ayman Fanous (free jazz), 8 p.m., $9.

Baja Bean Pure & Sinful, 9 p.m., free.

Black Cat (Washington, D.C.) Army of Me, Washington Social Club and Koufax, Mainstage, 9:30 p.m., $8.

Bogart's Backroom Steve Mabry (jazz quartet), $5.

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.

The Canal Club Imaginary Boys (Cure cover band) w/ Rockbot and Laferrera, 9 p.m., $8.

Cary St. Café Smile, 10 p.m., $5.

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

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

Daddio's Jennifer Lauren Niess, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $3.

Europa DJs (jungle), weekly, 10 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.

Holy Chow 25 Sauves and Kojak (rock).

Ironhourse Restaurant Emme St. James, 8-11 p.m.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedians, weekly, 9 p.m. Also, all-request night with a DJ.

NorVa North Mississippi All Stars with special guest, 9 p.m., $19.50.

Outback Lounge Global Funk Council, $6.

Poe's Pub Chris Berardo and the Desberardos, 10 p.m., $5.

Potter's Pub and Grille John Small, 10-1:30 a.m., $2.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Gayle Ritt, Josh Walker Quartet, 8 p.m.

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

Sin é Michael James & the Actual Facts, 9-12:30 a.m., free.

The Taphouse Grill Paul Walton and Tommy Clark, weekly, 6:30 p.m.

Tobacco Company Jimmy O Band, 9 p.m., free.

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

Sunday 20

events


Easter Celebrations

Families can enjoy the gardens and various holiday activities at "A Family Easter at Maymont," 1-6 p.m., free (there are fees for some activities). Maymont's Carriage House Lawn, 1700 Hampton St. For more information, call 358-7166, ext. 310.

CityCelebrations brings the annual " Easter on Parade" to Monument Avenue. Plenty of fun for families, including crafts, clowns, jugglers, rides and petting zoo, 1-5 p.m., free. The popular Easter bonnet contest begins at 4 p.m., the main stage in front of the Lee Monument, intersection of Allen and Monument avenues. For more information, visit www.citycelebrations.org.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden hosts an Easter brunch in the Robins Tea House, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For reservations, call 262-9887, ext. 399.

Tea dance Seniors are encouraged to put on their dancing shoes and enjoy the sounds of DJ Gene Carwile. Great music and light refreshments served, 2-4 p.m. Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry's Bluff Road, Chesterfield County. Registration ends April 19. Call 275-5321.

music

No River City This alternative country duo plays sad, haunting songs during an exhibit of original artwork by Josefa Mulaire, Noah Scalin and Amir Fallah, 8 p.m., 6 E. Broad St. 782-8672.

clubs

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.

Cary St. Café Circus All Stars, Jack Rose, Stop Motion Skeletons, Gepetto File, 10 p.m., $5.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

Graffiti Grille Live jazz, weekly.

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

Holy Chow Searching for Timothy and Skull for Murphy.

Legend Brewing Company Sunday night bluegrass jam, weekly, 6 p.m.

Poe's Pub Eyesores, 9 p.m., $3.

Potter's Pub and Grille Through the Wall, 8:30-12:30 a.m., free.

Rock Falls Tavern Acoustic night with Kirk Farmer of The Guitar Brothers, weekly.

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

Sin é Live music, free.

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

Monday 21

clubs


Black Cat (Washington, D.C.) Subhumans, The Enemy and Suspect Device, Mainstage, 8:30 p.m., $10.

Bogart's Backroom Devil's Workshop (big band), $6.

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

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

Fox & Hounds The Jangling Reinharts, alternating weekly with Kyle Davis Band, 10 p.m., free.

Holy Chow Darby Jones (indie rock), $3.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

Poe's Pub Mary Smith (traditional Irish ballads), 8:30 p.m., free.

Potter's Pub and Grille Karaoke, Matt Rock., weekly, 9:30 - 12:30 a.m.

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

Shenanigans Karaoke with Len Archer (DJLA), weekly.

Sin é Live music, free.

Tuesday 22

events


Seminar Dr. Samer Kaba, a world-renowned expert on multiple sclerosis, speaks on new medications and treatments for the disease, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. A buffet dinner is available. Sheraton Park South, 9901 Midlothian Turnpike. For more information, call 323-1144.

Garden Tour and Tea John Marshall House offers tours and teas through April 26. Tours run from 2-4 p.m., tea served in Museum Shop. $8 adults, $6 students (tours without tea, regular fees apply). 818 E. Marshall St. 648-7990.

clubs

Black Cat (Washington D.C.) Andrew Bird, Ben Hanna, 9 p.m., $7.

Bogart's Backroom Carl Lester & Jazz Journey (jazz), $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.

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

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

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

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

Ipanema Ting Ting Jahe, Brian Jones, 10 p.m., free.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies weekly, "Long Kiss Goodnight," 8:30 p.m., free.

NorVa Guster w/ Wheat, 8 p.m., $15.

Penny Lane Pub trivia night.

Poe's Pub Steve Mabry's " Music Music," featuring Bob Halahan, weekly, 7:30-10 p.m.

Potter's Pub and Grille Open mic hosted by John Small, free.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Havana Sons, weekly; acoustic open-mike night, weekly, hosted by Wendy Pace, 8:30-10 p.m.

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

Sin é Michael James, 8:30-midnight, free.

Tobacco Company Chris Lucas, 9 p.m., free.

Tropical Soul Café Tuesday Verses open-mic night, weekly, 8 p.m. $5.

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

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