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Wednesday 16



events

Poetry and Performance Brian Henry reads his work and Tara Rebele performs at Café Gutenberg at 7 p.m. Free. 1700 E. Main St. 497-5000.

Reading Joseph Wheelan reads from and signs copies of his books on Thomas Jefferson at the Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

lectures

Douglas Southall Freeman Lectures Shula Marks discusses "A White Man's War? The South African War, 1899-1902" at the University of Richmond at 7:30 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

music

Concert Choir The Maryville College Concert Choir performs at Chester Presbyterian Church at 8 p.m. 3424 W. Hundred Road. 748-4636.

Shanghai Quartet in Concert The only Chinese quartet playing on world stages comes to the Modlin Center with eighth blackbird percussionist Matthew Duvall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

stage

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Eleone Dance Theater performs "From These Roots" and other works at 7 p.m. Through March 17. Free. 2880 Mountain Road. 649-8027.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia The museum's Funsten Science Lecture Series presents "Earth, Moon, Mars and Beyond … Exploration in the 21st Century," 7-8:30 p.m. This week, Brad Perry discusses "NASA's Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn." Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

night life

Awful Arthur's (West End) Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 672-9385.

Azzurro The Russ Hanchin/Joe Sarver Duo (jazz), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 282-1509.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free. 355-9330.

Bahama Joe's R&B Night, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Bella Arte George Melvin (keyboard), 8-11 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Bogart's Back Room Chris Grigg and Friends (funk, rock), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten Trio, weekly, 6 p.m. 379-9899.

Bottom Line Nick's karaoke, weekly. 644-5944.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 798-0941.

Breaker's South No Charge, weekly, 8 p.m. 323-8024.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Gary Gerloff Band, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café Special Ed & the Shortbus Bluegrass Band, weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Catch 22 Diva Las Vegas (drag show), weekly, 18 and older, 11:15 p.m. 343-1560.

Club 534 Berlin, '80s new-wave night, weekly. 353-9670.

Club Razzles "Havana Nights," salsa and merengue, with free dance lessons, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 330-0007.

Emilio's Southside (jam, funk, drum 'n' bass), weekly, 10 p.m., $4. 359-1224.

Empire Lounge 804noise Presents (experimental music social), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free.

Europa Ground Zero featuring DJ Sean Lowder, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-9011.

Funny Bone Open Mic Night, 8 p.m., $5. 521-8900.

Glenn's Tavern Another Level Band (R&B, funk), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 321-3444.

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. 643-2333.

Honey Whyte's Jason Duncan, 8 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Ultimate Alternative Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 254-1942.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA Latin Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Retrolution Metropolis (industrial), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Out of Bounds Faron Hamblin, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free. 355-7390.

Positive Vibe Café Charles Arthur and the Spacious Guys, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Potter's Pub and Grille Battle of the Bands featuring Chicken Grease, Katana Mantra and Atlas, 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 282-9999.

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

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

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

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (alternative folk rock), weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sin é Suas (traditional Irish music), 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

The Tobacco Company Rhythmasters, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Upper East Side Lounge Skip Gailes featuring Rudy Faulkner (jazz), 7 p.m., $5. 515-8099.

Thursday 17



events

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its 16th annual International Film Series, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays through March. This week the film is "The Return," showing tonight in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

music

Canine Café The Richmond SPCA hosts a St. Patty's Day Party with food, drink and music at the Robins-Starr Humane Center, 6-9 p.m. $10. 521-1318.

Celtic Concert Celtic fiddler Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul perform at the Modlin Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-$30. 289-8980.

St. Patrick's Day Concert The Henrico Community Band performs classical, jazz and old favorites at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen at 7:30 p.m. Free. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5115.

Third Thursdays The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents a music series featuring art tours and thematic food and drink. This month's theme is "Lucky," with Celtic music by Tinker's Dam, 6-9 p.m. Tickets are $10. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

stage

Blackwell Auditorium More than 300 Ashland residents come together for "Growing Up, Ashland Style," a musical variety show to benefit the Hanover Arts and Activities Center, at Randolph-Macon College at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10-$15. Through March 19. 798-7123.

Firehouse Theatre Project The Celtic dancers of Ireland's Altnaveigh House present "Piping Hot," a performance of traditional dance and Celtic drumming, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

galleries

ADA Gallery Jason Coates gives an artist talk on humor in art at 7 p.m. Free. 228 W. Broad St. 644-0100.

museums

University of Richmond Museums "Senior Honors Thesis Exhibition, Part One" opens with a walk-through and reception at the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, 6-7 p.m. Through April 10. 289-8276.

Virginia Aviation Museum Mary Feik talks about her life as one of the first female aviation engineers at 7 p.m. Free. 5701 Huntsman Road. 236-3622.

night life

Alley Katz In Session with Jubeus, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

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

Baja Bean Company Karaoke, weekly. 257-5445.

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

Bogart's Back Room North Forty (rock), 9 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 Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

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 Old Time Gootenanny (bluegrass and folk open mic), 8 p.m., free. 497-5000.

Canal Club 102.1 the "X" presents Local X-posure (showcase of Richmond bands), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-2582.

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

Emilio's The Joint Chiefs (jazz), 10 p.m., $3. 359-1224.

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

Fox Head Inn Jazz series featuring the Tomasini Trio (Latin jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., $3. 784-5126.

Funny Bone Danny Bevins, 8 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Fusion Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $5. This week, Modern Groove Syndicate. 249-2338.

Glenn's Tavern Katz, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 321-6487.

Honey Whyte's Ryan Hearn, DownStream, 8 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge with DJ Rayvon (old school, reggae, crunk), weekly, 10 p.m., $5-$10. 254-1942.

Lucky Lounge Ashley York and Friends (jazz), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA New Orleans Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side) Karaoke, weekly, free. 744-8686.

Nanci Raygun Forever and a Day, The Radio Scene, Waiting for Yesterday, Covet the Knife, all ages, 5 p.m., $5. Richmatic (underground hip-hop), weekly, 11 p.m., $3. This week, The Producer's Cup featuring Chadwick. 353-4263.

Out of Bounds Jason Horst, weekly, 10 p.m. 355-7390.

Poe's Pub St. Patrick's Day Party with St. Andrew's Legion Regimental Band (pipe and drum), 7 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Potter's Pub and Grille St. Patrick's Day Concert with Kevin Kelley, Zero Hour, Euforia and Loose Gravel, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $4. 282-9999.

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

Sharky's Pat O'Brien (singer-songwriter), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Shenanigans The Taters, 8 p.m. 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.

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Frank, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

The Tobacco Company Jack Diamond and Friends, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tropical Soul Chicken Grease, weekly, 7-11 p.m., $5. 771-1605.

Upper East Side Lounge Swing dancing with the Upper East Side Big Band, weekly, 8 p.m., $5. 515-8099.

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

Friday 18



events

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its 16th annual International Film Series, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays through March. This week, the film is "The Return," showing today in Adams Auditorium at 3 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

Reading Authors Ashley Warlick and Porter Shreve talk about their craft at the Fountain Bookstore at 12:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

music

Richmond Symphony The Richmond Symphony performs "Northwestern Mutual Masterworks: Music to Feed the Soul" at the Second Baptist Church at 8 p.m. Through Feb. 21. Tickets are $15-$25. 788-1212.

galleries

Crossroads Gallery "Draw It," a juried gallery show featuring James Bassfield and Kris Krull, opens with a reception, 6-9 p.m. Through April 7. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 278-8950.

Reynolds Gallery An exhibition of work in pastel and oil by Wolf Kahn opens with a reception, 7-9 p.m. Through April 30. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.

White Canvas Gallery "Impressionist Paintings in Oil" by Geoffrey Johnson opens with a reception, 5-8 p.m. Through April 20. 111 S. 14th St. 782-1776.

museums

Library of Virginia "Virginia Women Through Four Centuries: A Women's History Symposium" features panels, workshops and lectures starting at 10 a.m. Through March 19. Tickets are $35. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

Science Museum of Virginia The IMAX film "Mystery of the Nile" opens with a showing at 11 a.m. Through September. Tickets are $8.50-$16. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts An exhibition of mixed media work by local teens opens with a reception, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Through April 6. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1573.

night life

Alley Katz SuperBoot DVD release with No One's Neighbor and evenout, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Andy's in Ashland Big Boss Man. 798-9751.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Jackie Frost Trio, 8 p.m., $5. 798-1702.

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

Bogart's Back Room Oregon Hill Funk All-Stars, 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Breakers South The Tin Man, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 323-8024.

Chopstix Hip-hop DJs and electronic music, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3. 358-7027.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7 p.m., $10. Random Acts (improv), 10 p.m., $5. 266-9377.

Crossroads Restaurant The MainFrame Band (oldies, R&B, funk), 9 p.m., $5. 643-2060.

Daddio's Grille Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 754-1448.

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 270-7767.

Emilio's Mayuco (flamenco guitar), 7-9 p.m., weekly, free. Doc Branch and Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $4. 359-1224.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and DJ J.P. (broken beat and house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Danny Bevins, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Fusion Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $5. This week, The Imperial Norton Trio. 249-2338.

Glenn's Tavern Friday Night Blast (live music), weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Godfrey's Reflex Dance Night (Brit pop), 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3-$5. 648-3957.

Honey Whyte's TackleSquad, 8:30 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Virtual High 106.5 Club Night featuring Carl Thomas, weekly, 10 p.m., $10. 254-1942.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Mr. Bojangles "3rd Floor!" DJs (roots, rock, reggae and dancehall), weekly. 344-2901.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (W. Main St.) Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 353-8686.

Nanci Raygun At It Again Tour featuring Atmosphere, P.O.S. Doomtree, Greyskul, all ages, 7 p.m., $15. 353-4263.

Playing Field Karaoke with Max, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 755-7700.

Poe's Pub The Carburetors (rockabilly), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Potter's Pub and Grille Fugawis, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $3. 282-9999.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Gypsy Swing (swing jazz), 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Rock Falls Tavern Souler Coaster, 10 p.m. 272-9470.

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

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

Shenanigans The Slack Family, 9 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Shockoe Espresso and Roastery Offering (Christian rock), 7-10 p.m., free. 648-3734.

The Tobacco Company Jimmy O Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tonic Flashback Night with DJ Jéréme ('70s, '80, '90s), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 648-4300.

Upper East Side Lounge Katana Mantra (interplanetary funk), 9 p.m., $5. 515-8099.

VIP Lounge Tears and Whiskey Band, 9 p.m., free. 282-6518.

Saturday 19



events

Chocolate Festival The Virginia Chef's Association presents a festival of one of the world's favorite little sins, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the University of Richmond. Tickets are $10. 287-6897.

Film Screening Chop Suey Books presents an exploration of the representation of violence in three films made by graduate student Rachel Riley at 7:30 p.m. Free. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Grief Relief Gala A Roaring Twenties benefit gala for Comfort Zone Camp features music by The Kings of Swing, food, beverages and auctions, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Tredegar Iron Works. Tickets are $80. 377-3430.

Reading Lisa Antonelli Bacon signs copies of "Virginia: A Commonwealth Comes of Age" at Barnes & Noble Short Pump at 2 p.m. 11640 W. Broad St. 360-0103.

Former Richmonder Lee Irby reads from and signs copies of "7,000 Clams" at Book People, 3-5 p.m. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

St. Patrick's Irish Festival The 20th annual Church Hill celebration features a parade, street festival, food, drink and music by Uisce Beatha, Page Wilson, The Bart Chucker Band, Tinker's Dam and others, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in front of St. Patrick's Church. $2. Through March 20. 658-0504.

lectures

Richmond Forum Fareed Zakaria speaks on foreign policy at the Landmark Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25-$45. 6 N. Laurel St. 330-3993.

music

Bluegrass Benefit The Kiwanis Club of North Richmond presents an evening of bluegrass and gospel music featuring George Winn and the Bluegrass Partners, Amy Ladd and Friends, The Coachmen and others at Hermitage High School at 6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. $10. 752-7567.

Latin Music Concert Solazo performs a blend of contemporary and traditional Latin American music at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

Richmond Symphony The Richmond Symphony performs "Northwestern Mutual Masterworks: Music to Feed the Soul" at the First Baptist Church at 8 p.m. Through Feb. 21. Tickets are $20-$60. 788-1212.

stage

Pine Camp Arts and Community Center The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents a staged reading of "Copenhagen," about the meeting of two physicists at the beginning of the atomic age, at 7:30 p.m. Through March 21. Tickets are $8-$11. 4901 Old Brook Road. 278-8749.

galleries

Eric Schindler Gallery An art sale from a private collection of work by Andras Bality, John Curran, Terry Eise and others runs through March 30. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.

museums

Agecroft Hall Storyteller Pamela Bomboy performs "Story-Time at Agecroft Hall: Even More Adventures of the Knights of the Round Table" at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $4. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden "Adventures in Oz" features vignettes from the famous stories and a yellow brick road, plus parties March 20. The exhibit runs through May 8. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Library of Virginia "Virginia Women Through Four Centuries: A Women's History Symposium" features panels, workshops, and lectures starting at 9 a.m. Tickets are $35. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

night life

Alley Katz Saint Diablo, Cut the Architect's Hand, Eight Foot Stride, all ages, 6-9 p.m. Wrinkle Neck Mules, The Atkinsons, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $6.

643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea The Grandsons (Americana), 8 p.m., $6. 798-1702.

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

Bethany Christian Church Farewell, 8-11 a.m., $4. 691-4157.

Bogart's Back Room Pennyshaker (funk, rock), Moossa, 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Cary Street Café Jazz jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz Kids' Comedy Hour featuring Ty-Rone's World, 2 p.m., $7-$8. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

Cotton Club Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop variety show), weekly, 8 p.m., $10. 752-0179.

Crossroads Restaurant The MainFrame Band (oldies, R&B, funk), 9 p.m., $5. 643-2060.

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Austin Armadillos (country-music variety show), 7 p.m., $12-$15. 769-2207.

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 270-7767.

Emilio's Richmond Dub Collective (reggae), 10 p.m. 359-1224.

Europa DJ Omar (broken beat and Afro-jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Danny Bevins, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $14. 521-8900.

Fusion Deborah Coleman (blues), 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15-$18. 249-2338.

Glenn's Tavern Disco by Johnny "The Unknown DJ," weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m. 321-3444.

Gospel Chicken House Fortress, Church Yard Grass, 7 p.m., free. 883-6487.

Grafiti Grill Carol Covell Trio, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Honey Whyte's 9:55 Club Stand-Up Comedy Night, 10 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Funk and Groove Martini Sip, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $10. 254-1942.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Montpelier Center for Arts and Education The Jeanette Williams Band, West Hanover Boys, 7 p.m., $10-$12. 883-7378.

Nanci Raygun Centerline, Opening Day, Anna Lies, all ages, 5 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

Poe's Pub Tinker's Dam (Celtic), 9 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Potter's Pub and Grille Sin City, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $3. 282-9999.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

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

Shenanigans The Janet Martin Band, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Shockoe Espresso and Roastery Inches Apart (acoustic jazz originals), 7-10 p.m., free. 648-3734.

Sin é St. Patty's Day Party with DC Motor, Trasna, Naughty Little Monkey and Wonderground, 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m. 649-7767.

The Tobacco Company Jimmy O Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tonic Blue Bar with DJ Jéréme Rometti and weekly guests (lounge, jazz, house, '80s retro and breaks), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 648-4300.

Tropical Soul Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m. 771-1605.

Upper East Side Lounge Hotel X (avant groove), 9 p.m., $5. 515-8099.

VIP Lounge Tears and Whiskey Band, 9 p.m., free. 282-6518.

Sunday 20



events

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its 16th annual International Film Series, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays through March. This week, the film is "The Return," showing tonight in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

Patrick Henry Speech St. John's Church presents a re-enactment of Henry's famous "Liberty or Death" speech and an organ recital at 1 p.m. Free. 2401 E. Broad St. 648-5015.

St. Patrick's Irish Festival The 20th annual Church Hill celebration features a parade, street festival, food, drink and music by Uisce Beatha, Page Wilson, The Bart Chucker Band, Tinker's Dam and others, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in front of St. Patrick's Church. $2. 658-0504.

music

Choir Concert The University of Richmond Choir and Schola Cantorum perform Handel's "Messiah" at the Modlin Center at 3 p.m. Tickets are free, but required. 289-8980.

Easter Cantata The Music and Fine Arts Ministry of the Second Baptist Church presents a musical program at 4 p.m. 1400 Idlewood Ave. 353-7682.

galleries

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "Thick and Thin," an abstract painting exhibition, opens with a reception, 2-4 p.m. Through May 14. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6200.

night life

Art6 Gallery Improvisational Instrumentation featuring Shelley Burgon and Trevor Dunn and Birds in the Meadow, 4:30 p.m., $5. 343-1406.

Arthur's at the Inns of Virginia Magic Slim and the Tear Drops (blues), 6-9 p.m., $8-$12. 288-2800.

Bogart's Back Room George Melvin Jazz Quartet, 6-10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Brandermill Inn Wendy and Raye, weekly, 3-7 p.m. 739-8871.

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 798-0941.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Johnny Hott and the Piedmont Souprize, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Café Gutenberg Rumba Drum Slam (open drumming circle), 4-6 p.m., free. Sunday Film Classics, 7 p.m., free. 497-5000.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, noon, free. 353-7445.

Catch 22 Jack Diamond (Sinatra swing), weekly, 7 p.m.-midnight, $5. 343-1560.

Commercial Taphouse Brian Jones Trio (left brain jazz), 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, dance lessons 6-8 p.m., dancing 8-10 p.m., 18 and older, $5. 270-7767.

Emilio's Jubeus, 10 p.m. 359-1224.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly. 272-8309.

Funny Bone Danny Bevins, 7 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Glenn's Tavern Another Level Band (R&B, funk), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 321-3444.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with the Farmer Brothers, weekly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Grove Avenue Coffee and Tea Divided Highway (bluegrass), weekly, 9 a.m.-noon, free. 288-6211.

Hard Shell Daniel Clark-Jimmy Sullivan Duo, weekly, 11:30 a.m., free. 643-2333.

Hyperlink Café Jazz Brunch with Urban Jazz Unit, weekly, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., free. 254-1942.

Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz Presents Acoustic Jazz Trio, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Kitty O' Shea's Jazz Brunch with the Leon Leary Trio, weekly, noon-2 p.m., free. 739-0800.

Metro Grill Mark Troxell Duo, weekly, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 353-4433.

Mr. Bojangles Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop), 8 p.m., $8-$10. 344-3390.

Nanci Raygun Grotesque Fest featuring Aria, Pride Before a Fall, Through the Harlot's Eyes, The Zimmerman Note, Loss of Reason, One Bullet Short of a Massacre, We Bled Victory, The Two of You in Red, Another Broken Vehicle, My Bitter End, End of the Universe, A Common End, all ages, 1 p.m., $10-$12. 353-4263.

Positive Vibe Café Chicago Cy, weekly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Potter's Pub and Grille Battle of the Bands featuring Red Dead Eye, Heaven's Trip, November's Child and The Deaves, 7 p.m.-midnight, free. 282-9999.

Richbrau Brewery S.I.N. night, weekly. 644-3018.

Shenanigans SPAB Band, 4 p.m. 264-5010.

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

Monday 21



events

Chef Dinner Benefit Morton's, The Steakhouse presents a benefit dinner for the Sacred Heart Center at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $300 per couple. 111 Virginia St. 648-1662.

Reading Tommy Hays reads from and signs copies of "In the Family Way" and "The Pleasure Was Mine" at the Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

music

Richmond Symphony The Richmond Symphony performs "Northwestern Mutual Masterworks: Music to Feed the Soul" at St. Michael's Catholic Church at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. 788-1212.

Vocal Recital Baritone Keith Phares and pianist Michael Baitzer perform at the Modlin Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are free, but required. 289-8980.

night life

Bogart's Back Room DJ Williams Projekt (jazz, funk, reggae), 9 p.m., $6. 353-9280.

Café Diem Open-mic night with Wes Edwards, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Chopstix Information Technology drum 'n' bass DJ show, weekly. 358-7027.

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

Emilio's Cadillac Jones, 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Glenn's Tavern Carlton Ayles and Legacy (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 321-3444.

Mojo's Open mic hosted by Tyler Henderson, weekly. 644-6676.

Nanci Raygun Sacrosanct (goth, industrial), weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $3-$5. 353-4263.

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

Potter's Pub and Grille Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 282-9999.

Tuesday 22



events

Reading Lisa Courturier reads from and signs copies of her books on nature in the city at the Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

lectures

Sculpture Talk Chris Kasper talks about sculpture at the VCU School of the Arts at 2:30 p.m. 1000 W. Broad St. 828-1511.

music

Pat Metheny Group in Concert The Grammy-winning jazz fusion group plays the Landmark Theater at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22-$30. 6 N. Laurel St. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

stage

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The On-the-Air Players perform at 8 p.m. Through March 23. Free. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5115.

night life

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

Bogart's Back Room Void of Form (rock), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 798-0941.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Cary Street Café The Grove (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

ComedySportz Liz Marks Cabaret (show tunes), 7:30 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

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

Emilio's Bio Ritmo (salsa), 10 p.m., $6. 359-1224.

Europa Dinner and a movie, weekly, 8:30 p.m. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Apollo Night, weekly, 8 p.m., $10. This week, Marvin Dixon. 521-8900.

Hard Shell Terry Murphy Trio, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Honey Whyte's Movie Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Hyperlink Café True Music Series (alternative acoustic), weekly, 10 p.m., $2. 254-1942.

Kitty O'Shea's Karaoke with DJ Scuba Steve, weekly. 739-0800.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 232-3446.

Maggiano's Little Italy Charlie Kilpatrick, weekly, 6 p.m. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Plastik Wrap (Brit pop, new wave), weekly, 9 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.

Nanci Raygun Pro Noun Pro, Prabir Mehta, Annie Clark, Absentee, 18 and older, 5 p.m., $10. 353-4263.

Potter's Pub and Grille Wendi Pace and Friends, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 282-9999.

Rare Olde Times His and Hers (acoustic vocal duo), weekly, 8-10 p.m. 750-1346.

Shenanigans Keith Rogers and Friends, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sin é Dave Pollard, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Sherry, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

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

The Tobacco Company Chris Lucas, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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

Visions Dance Club Wendy and Ray, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 379-3800.
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