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Wednesday 21



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Annual Juried Art Exhibition The Tuckahoe Woman's Club hold its 58th annual exhibition including fine art of all media, photography, needlework and more at its clubhouse on Dover Road in Windsor Farms. The show runs through March 23. Admission is free. 288-3335.

Fashion on Parade The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary will host a fashion show and luncheon to benefit the Salvation Army's Music Education Programs in the Renaissance Conference Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tickets are $40. 225-7474.

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Religion and Science Talk Jack D. Spiro will begin the four-lecture series discussing religion and science with "Never the Twain Shall Meet?" at The Woman's Club, noon-1 p.m. Tickets are $36 for the entire series. 211 E. Franklin St. 643-2847, ext. 10.

Sustainable Design for Interiors Eco Supply Center hosts an educational and networking event discussing green alternatives for residential building systems, 6-8 p.m. 403 Stockton St. 232-8416.

War Lecture James T. Johnson, professor of Religion and Political Science at Rutgers University, gives a talk about war theory and its applications to the war in Iraq, 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Commons Theatre of the Student Commons. Admission is free.

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VCU Student Commons The Richmond Peace Education Center presents "Eyes Wide Open," an exhibit of combat boots and information on the human cost of war, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. The exhibit will move to the Wal-Mart parking lot on Sheila Lane March 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 907 Floyd Ave. 232-1002.

night life

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

Blue Fox Café Mozely Rose (country, Southern rock), 7 p.m., free. 355-8804.

Bogart's Back Room Anti-Matter Machine (alt-rock), 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.

Café Diem Allen Thompson, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

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

Cary Street Café 7 Pound Star (jam), weekly, 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.

Cous Cous Fight the Big Bull (jazz), 10 p.m., free. 358-0868.

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.

Emilio's Shore Leave (jazz), 10 p.m., $3. 359-1224.

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 Guy Torry, 7:30 p.m., $15. 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.

Positive Vibe Café Scattered, Smothered, & Covered (acoustic roots band), 7:30 p.m. free. 560-9622.

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

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.

Thai Curry House Flickerflame, Bloody Crackdown, Boots & Bracelets, 10 p.m., $5. 358-7027.

Tobacco Company Chicago Cy Band, 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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Book Signing Karen Wormald, author of "How to Work Like a CAT: Walking With Confidence Through a Dog-Eat-Dog World," will be signing her book at the Barnes & Noble at Libbie Place at 7 p.m. 5501 W. Broad St. 282-0781.

History of the Novel Cathy Davidson, author of "Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America," will speak as part of the lecture series at the University of Richmond in Weinstein Hall at 7:30 p.m. 289-8332.

Leadership and the Mind Howard Gardner, multiple-intelligence theorist, launches a symposium with a speech at 7 p.m. at the Jepson Alumni Center at the University of Richmond. Admission is free, but registration is required. 289-8980.

Monkeys, Genesis and Jews Jack D. Spiro will present a lecture based on the combination of science and religion at the Singleton Center at 7:30 p.m. Admission in free. 827-1165.

music

Ashland Musical Variety Show The Hanover Arts and Activities Center is sponsoring "Ashland: Our Magic Kingdom" in the Randolph-Macon College's Blackwell Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. The show runs through March 24. Tickets are $10-$15. 798-7123.

VCU Jazz VCU Jazz presents Orchestra II in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall in the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Admission is free. 827-0699.

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Chamberlayne Actors Theatre The theater group's newest production, "Enchanted April," about two women who rent a villa in Italy for a holiday, opens at 8 p.m. The show runs through April 7. Tickets cost $10-$13. 319 N. Wilkinson Road. 262-9760.

night life

Acappella Pub Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), 10 p.m., free. 377-1963.

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 Copper Sails (indie rock), 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.

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.

Canal Club Reverend Horton Heat, Murder by Death, The Tossers, 8:30 p.m., $17.50-$20. 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 Special Ed & The Shortbus (newgrass), 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.

Emilio's Members of The Grove (acoustic), 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

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 Guy Torry, 7:30 p.m., $15. 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 Greg Thuman (blues rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

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

Rocks DJ L-Roy, weekly, 7 p.m., $5. 648-ROCK.

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.

Shenanigans Supergrit Cowboy Band, 8 p.m., free. 264-5010

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 Jubeus, 8 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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Carnaval The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents "Carnaval," based on the cultures and traditions of Brazil and Trinidad, at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Through March 25. Tickets are $15-$20. 2880 Mountain Road. 267-2787.

film

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 3 and 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, "Three Times." 287-6699.

stage

Grace Street Theater Dim Sum Dance presents the evening-length show "Warehouse She Seep," through March 24 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$15. 934 W. Grace St. 828-2020.

Landmark Theater The Virginia Opera presents "Cavalleria Rusticana" and "I Pagliacci," with performances by Virginia Opera artists, audience participation in an InSight Quiz game and dancers from To the Nines Productions at 8 p.m. and March 25 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$85. 6 N. Laurel St. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Swift Creek Mill Theatre The theater presents "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at 8 p.m. and Thursdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m. with some matinees. Tickets are $31.50-$44.50. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.

galleries

1212 Gallery Carole Boggemann Peirdon's "Recent Oil Paintings," Demarquis Johnson's "African American Folk Paintings" and Marti Fann's "Recent Works" open with a reception at 7 p.m. Through April 22. E. 12th St. 233-9957.

Artspace Lee Saloutos' "Western Interiors," Martin McFadden's "Within These Walls" and Lynda Ray's "Meltdown" open with a reception 7-10 p.m. Through April 22. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.

Art Works Five shows open with a reception with music, 7-10 p.m.: "Go Fish: Fins in Motion" by Nicole Sandberg, "Living in Reverse" by Wayne Potrafka, "Watercolors Near and Far" by Christopher Wynn, Alice Baird's recent photography and the March All Media Show. Through April 22. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.

Crossroads Art Center The March All Media Show features work by Mary Ann Lynch, Diane Clement, Anne Marie Vaughn's students and John Hawk, opening with a reception, 6-9:30 p.m. Through April 12. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.

Solvent Space Polly Apfelbaum gives an artist lecture in conjunction with the opening of her exhibit "Lovekraft" at 4 p.m. The exhibit runs through June 30. 0 E. Fourth St. in Plant Zero. 827-0984.

White Canvas Gallery "Chromatic Harmonies," abstract works by Ken Wright, opens with a reception, 5:30-8 p.m. with music by Super64. Through April 25. 111 S. 14th St. 782-1776.

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The Museum of the Confederacy Membership Appreciation Weekend kicks off with the opening of a new exhibit, "Virginia and the Confederacy: A Quadricentennial Perspective," featuring the object, photograph and library collections of the museum, 6-8 p.m. For information on other events during the weekend, visit www.moc.org. 1201 E. Clay St. 649-1861.

University of Richmond Museums Lara Call Gastinger, featured artist of Native Plants of Virginia, gives a gallery talk and drawing workshop on botanical art, 2-4 p.m. in the Lora Robins Gallery of Design From Nature. Free. 287-6324.

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Alley Katz United Blood Festival with Brace War, Blacklisted, Have Heart, Government Warning, Shipwreck, Bitter End, Set to Explode, Pulling Teeth, World's End, all ages, 3-9 p.m., $15. Roots of Creation, Crucial Elements, Bludshot, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $8. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea The Kennedys (folk, pop), 8 p.m., $15. 798-1702.

Babes of Carytown Drag King Show (male impersonators), 9-11 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

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 Johnnie and the Lowdowns (blues), 10 p.m., free. 750-1120.

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

Bogart's Back Room Pennyshaker (funk/rock), 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.

Canal Club Duchess of York, Conshafter, Honor by August, The Upwelling, The Rulers, 8 p.m., $6. 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 Jackass Flats (bluegrass), 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. Random Acts (adult improv), 10 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

County Rib & Ale House Bill Roberts, weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 675-4447.

Curry House Moogly Blues Band, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 762-4411.

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 Classical Spanish Guitar, 7-9 p.m. Doc Branch & The Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

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

Funny Bone Guy Torry, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $17. 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.

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge dance night, 9 p.m. 254-1942.

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.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Plunky & Oneness, 9:30 p.m., $8. 254-4904.

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 Ominotago, 9 p.m., free. 763-3211.

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

Poe's Pub Loose Gravel (classic rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 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.

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

Shenanigans Pub Brad Spivey & The Honky Tonk Experience, 8:30 p.m. 264-5010.

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

Sin é Live music, 9:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

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 Janet Martin Band, 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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Annual Scholarship Dinner Dance The Richmond Chapter of the Virginia State University Alumni Association hosts a dance at the Holiday Inn Central, 7 p.m.-midnight. Admission by $40 donation. 262-4653.

Eggstravaganza Experience an adult black-tie Easter egg hunt at The Children's Museum of Richmond at 7 p.m. Tickets are $100. 2626 W. Broad St. 287-1007.

Irish Festival The 22nd Annual St. Patrick's Irish Festival in Church Hill features live music, dancing and a parade, with proceeds benefiting the preservation of St. Patrick's Church, at St. Patrick's Church at 10 a.m. and March 25, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is a $2 donation. 365-1093.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Gala The seventh annual gala, themed "On a Course to the Cure: A Destination in Sight," features a silent auction, cocktails and a live auction at the Omni Richmond Hotel at 6 p.m. Tickets are $150. 254-8014.

Wings 'n' Rails Explore a small world filled with miniature villages, lifelike cities and scale model railroads at the Virginia Aviation Museum, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., and March 25, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Tickets are $4-$6. 5701 Huntsman Road. 236-3622.

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Green Festival Sycamore Rouge presents "An Inconvenient Truth" at 8 p.m. and March 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5-$25. 21 W. Old St., Old Towne Petersburg. 957-5707.

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Does Birth Order Matter? The First Born Girls Social Club sponsors Dr. Kevin Leman, author of "The Birth Order Book," to discuss birth order and "Why You Are the Way You Are" at the University of Richmond at 9 a.m. Tickets are $20-$25. 402-7005.

Fractured Tales The Tell Tale Hearts Storytellers Theater presents "Fractured Tales," based on familiar tales with humorous twists, at 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Admission is $6-$10. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.

Spin Me a Tale: Folktales From the British Isles Listen to Pamela Bomboy as she tells tales for the whole family and enjoy a craft activity at Agecroft Hall & Gardens at 10:30 a.m. Admission is $4. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

Virginia Arts & Letters Live Barry Corbin guest-hosts as Virginia actors perform short stories by Virginia writers at the Barksdale Theatre at Willow Lawn at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$25. 1601 Willow Lawn Dr. 282-2620.

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Jim Connor The writer of John Denver's hit "Grandma's Feather Bed" will perform new songs using his banjo, guitar and harmonica at Goochland High School at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5-$10. 457-3991.

Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys The Kiwanis Club of North Richmond sponsors Dr. Ralph Stanley and his bluegrass music, with all proceeds going to the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls, at Hermitage High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25-$30. 822-1855.

Richmond Blues Festival The Blues Is Alright Tour features Clarence Carter, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Floyd Taylor and others at the Richmond Coliseum at 7 p.m. Tickets are $43.50-$50.50. Visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 262-8100.

The Unfolding of Music Cellist David Finckel and Pianist Wu Han perform pieces by Bach, Beethoven, Schumann, Debussy and Britten at the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$25. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

galleries

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden "Cultivated Grounds," nature photography by Aimee Koch, Charles Gustina and Amanda Sauer, runs through March 31. There is a reception, 2-5 p.m. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

museums

Meadow Farm Museum "Blacksmithing: Too Many Irons in the Fire" teaches all about blacksmiths and what they do, noon-3:30 p.m. Admission is free. 501-5149.

night life

Alley Katz United Blood Festival with Down to Nothing, Cold World, Rise and Fall, Iron Age, War Hungry, Mind Eraser, Crime in Stereo, Cruel Hand, Living Hell, Permanent, Reign Supreme, James R. Hogan, Swamp Thing, all ages, 1-9 p.m., $20. Farm Vegas CD release with The Sauce, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Last Train Home CD Release (alt-country), 8 p.m., $15. 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.

Bella Arte Just Desserts (jazz), 8 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Blue Mountain Cafe Beloved Binge, The Wigg Report, Huggabroomstick, 9 p.m., free. 355-8002.

Bogart's Back Room Sambaiosis (Brazilian jazz fusion), 9:30 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Café Diem The Belly Achers, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

The Camel Prabir and the Substitutes, Appalachian Sisters, Hoots and Hellmouth, 6 p.m., $6. 353-4901.

Cary Street Café Cary Street Café Jazz Jam Band, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. Midnight Spaghetti & the Chocolate G-Strings (jam band), 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 (high school students), 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.

Crossroads Art Center 12 Fl. Oz. Barndance with Janis Martin (rockabilly), Hamburger James and Buttercup, 7 p.m., $12-$15. 278-8950.

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

Emilio's 11th House (jam band), 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

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

Funny Bone Guy Torry, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $17. 521-8900.

Hyperlink Café Bacci with DJ Rob Flow, 9-11 p.m. 254-1942.

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

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

Nuccio's Trattoria The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 594-0040.

Poe's Pub The Atkinsons, Ex-Patriots, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

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.

Shenanigan's Mo DeBree, 8:30 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

Sin é Harrison Deane Band (rock), 9:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Sports Page Casey McCue (acoustic), 9 p.m., free. 379-1844.

Tropical Soul Soul Fa Real, 9:45 p.m., free. 271-1605.

Tobacco Company Janet Martin, 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

Harlem Globetrotters The Harlem Globetrotters will play at the Richmond Coliseum at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15.50-$85. Visit www.ticketmaster.com or call 262-8100.

film

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, "Three Times." 287-6699.

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Poetry Open Mic The Shockoe Poets present Open Mike Readings at the Shockoe Espresso & Roastery, 2-4 p.m. 104 Shockoe Slip. 335-9403.

stage

St. John's Episcopal Church Local actors portray the events leading up to the Second Virginia Convention in "Liberty or Death" at 1:30 p.m. Free. 2401 E. Broad St. 649-0623.

music

Charles Staples Piano Recital A preview of Charles Staples' New York Recital at Carnegie Hall at the Trinity United Methodist Church at 8 p.m. Admission by donation. Also March 26, 8 p.m., at the Singleton Center. 288-6056.

Faculty/Alumni Guitar Concert The VCU Guitar Series presents classical, jazz and flamenco musicians at the Singleton Center at 4 p.m. Admission is free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

River Road Church Concert series The fifth program of this series features Michelle Harman-Gulick and Christopher Lindbloom performing works by Purcell, Schumann, Barber, Mozart and others at River Road Church at 5 p.m. 8000 River Rd. 288-1131.

night life

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.

The Camel By the End of Tonight, Souvenir's Young America, Aughra, 6 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. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse Two Timers (alt-country), 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.

Emilio's Divine Profitz, Swerve 360, Elevation Clic, DJ Midgett, DJ Billy, 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Funny Bone Guy Torry, 7 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with Rusty Farmer and Mike Ess, weekly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Hyperlink Café Rush International Dance Party (house music), 9 p.m. 254-1942.

Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz, weekly, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Legend Brewing Company Squalor Hollow Boyz (Texas swing, folk, country), 6 p.m., free. 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 Special Ed and the Shortbus, 9 p.m. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Chicago Cy Band, 11 a.m., free. The Huge Guitars, 6:30 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.

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 26



word

Book Reading Christopher Phillips, author of "Socrates in Love," will discuss and sign his final book from the philosophical trilogy at 7 p.m. at Café Gutenberg. 1700 E. Main St. 497-5000.

Book Signing Bob Morris, author of Zack Chasteen mystery series, will sign books at Creatures 'n' Crooks Bookshoppe at 7:30 p.m. 3156 W. Cary St. 355-2001.

Book Reading Robert Goolrick reads from his novel "The End of the World As We Know It: Scenes From a Life" at the Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

Joyce Carol Oates The novelist reads at UR's Jepson Alumni Center at 7 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

Poetry Slam The Just Poetry Slam will take place at the Firehouse Theatre at 8 p.m. Free. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

music

William Ferguson and Kenneth Merrill The Modlin Center presents William Ferguson, tenor, and Kenneth Merrill, piano, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-$30. 289-8980.

night life

Alley Katz Planes Mistaken for Stars, Mouthbreather, Time of Cholera, Searching for Timothy, all ages, 7-11 p.m., $6-$8. 643-2816.

Bogart's Back Room Clown Church (funk, jazz), 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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.

Tuesday 27



stage

Richmond Ballet The ballet's Studio 2 presents "Carmina Burana" March 27-31 and April 3 and 5 at 6:30 p.m., March 30-31 at 8:30 p.m., and April 1 at 2 and 4 p.m. Through April 5. Tickets are $15-$28. 407 E. Canal St. Call 262-8003 or visit www.richmondballet.com.

night life

Alley Katz And Then There Was You, Albuquerque, Fallbrook, Waiting for Yesterday, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $7-$8. 643-2816.

Bailey's Irish Pub It Takes 2 presents Spring Singles Event, 6-8 p.m. 967-9911.

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

Bogart's Back Room Tony Brown and Friends (acoustic rock), 10 p.m., $5. 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.

Cary Street Café The Grove (jam band), 10 p.m., $6. 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.

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

Legend Brewing Company Robin Cairns, 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 The Taters, 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, weekly, 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.

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