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Wednesday 22

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Radio Ga Ga Jay Gaidmore, private papers archivist at the Library of Virginia, discusses the WRVA radio collection at noon. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

art

The Marsh Art Gallery "Wrapped Words: Handmade Books from Cuba's Ediciones Vigia," opens today. Through Feb. 23. University of Richmond. 289-8276.

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Theater X "The Meeting," a hypothetical meeting between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X, starts at 7 p.m. in the Singleton Center at VCU. Repeat performance Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in Tyler Haynes Commons at the University of Richmond. 828-8824.

clubs

Ashland Coffee & Tea Songwriter Night (features select songwriters), 8 p.m., free.

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

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bogart's Backroom Ground Zero weekly, 10 p.m., $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.

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

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

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

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

The Holy Chow R.P.G., All Night.

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

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

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Disco Night (weekly) with DJ Mark Dooky Doo, 10 p.m.

The NorVa Shaolin "Wheel of Life"(theatre meets martial arts), 8 p.m., $25-$35.

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

Paysanne Janet Martin, weekly, 9 p.m.

Poe's Pub Lee Harris and Country Sunshine, 10 p.m., $4.

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 Dale Traylor, 8:30 p.m., free.

The Tobacco Company Backscratchers, 9 p.m., free.

Thursday 23

events


House Tour Tour the Scott-Bocock House with VCU Professor and Quoit Club tour guide Dr. Charles Brownell at 6 p.m. $5 for nonmembers. 909 W. Franklin St. 643-7407.

International Film Series The University of Richmond International Film Series continues with a showing of the romantic comedy "Va Savoir," from acclaimed French director Jacques Rivette. Showings are Thursdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall room 118, Fridays at 3 p.m. in the Adams Auditorium. Free. University of Richmond. 287-6699.

Library of Virginia Dianne Swann-Wright, author of "A Way Out of No Way: Claiming Family and Freedom in the New South," discusses her book at noon. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

Reading Series Chop Suey Books hosts the 10th installment in the von Gribley reading series with Josh Poteat and Nathan Long, 8:30 p.m., free. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Virginia Historical Society The Banner Lecture Series continues with "The American Revolution from the British Perspective" by Jeremy Black, History Professor at the University of Exeter, noon. $5. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts The fifth annual Art After Hours series continues with live music, art tours, poetry readings, beer and wine tastings, and more in the museum's Marble Hall. This week, contemporary jazz with the Sha-nneice James Project, poetry by Michael Keller. Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. $10. Through Feb. 27. 2800 Grove Ave. 204-2700.

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The Firehouse Theatre "Su-Real World," an evening of short mocumentaries and documentaries done by board members and artistic committee members of Yellow House Productions, begins at 8 p.m. Repeat performances Jan. 24 and 25. $10. 1609 W. Broad St. 254-2610.

clubs

18th and Main Café Poet Heads open mic, weekly, 8 p.m., $3.

Alley Katz Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra with D.J. Jeremy, 9 p.m., $10.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Caroline Herring, 8 p.m., $10.

Bogart's Backroom Shiloh, 10 p.m., $5.

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

Boulevard Deli Loosely Bound, John Moossa Band, 7 p.m.

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.

The Canal Club Wonderground, Travis Allison, 8 p.m.

Cary St. Café Scrappy Hamilton, 10 p.m., $3.

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 featuring Rize, weekly, free.

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

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

The Holy Chow Mad Happy(rock/hip-hop).

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.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Revelation weekly, D.J. Rick Danger, 10 p.m., free.

O'Brienstein's 39 Fingers, 9 p.m.

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

Poe's Pub Two Cow Garage (country rock), 9:30 p.m., $3.

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.

Sin é Michael James, 8:30 p.m., free.

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

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

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

Zin's Fred Ostrow and Carol Covell (jazz), weekly, 8 p.m.

Friday 24

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Book Signing Chris Sorensen, author of "The Greatest Discovery," will sign copies of his book from 7-9 p.m. at Barnes and Noble. 4600 Commonwealth Center Parkway. 744-5483.

Screenwriting Workshop A story dynamics workshop for screenwriters will be presented by Empire Screenwriting Resource over the weekend starting tonight at the Byrd Theater with a presentation of the the ilm assigned for the workshop and a conversation following. The workshops are Saturday and Sunday (Jan. 25 and 26). Tuition, $75 for the Saturday session and $50 for the Sunday session. Information, empirecontact@yahoo.com.

art

Ink Tattoo & Art "Trois Biscuits," an eclectic collection of colorful illustrations, paintings and sculptures by local tattoo artists Greg Aigner and Darin Leleux, and VCU grad Steve McAllister, opens with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Through Feb. 1. 1825 A W. Main St. 359-4755.

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The Modlin Center Tango Buenos Aires, an illustration of the evolution of tango through dance and music, performs "The Golden Age of Tango," 7:30 p.m. in Alice Jepson Theatre. Repeat performance Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. Tickets $28. University of Richmond. 289-8980.

clubs

Alley Katz Dark Little Rooms, Cigarbox Planetarium, DJ Marty Violence, 10 p.m.

Andy's Cat Daddy.

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

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

Bella Italia Restaurant 7 p.m., Don Victorio's Night Lounge presents Latin Flava, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free.

Bogart's Backroom Skip Barkley, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Boulevard Deli Southern Funk Orchestra, Uncle Sue, Biscuits Theory, 7 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar 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 Leon Milmore, 8:30 p.m., $10.

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

Cary St. Café The Ordinary Way, 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.

Enzos Tavern Mark Merritt, Kent Alley, 8 p.m., free.

Frequency DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly, 10 p.m.

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 A New Dawn Fades, Times Ten Forget Cassers.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedians, weekly, 9 p.m. Kirk, 9 p.m.

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.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Broken Hips, Koester, 10 p.m., $6.

The NorVa Authority Zero, Gob, 8:30 p.m.

Poe's Pub Dixie Power Trio, 10p.m., $5.

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.

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

Sin é Scott Jeffry's Band, 9 p.m., free.

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

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

Saturday 25

event


Book Business Hear advice on how to find editors and publishers at the, "How to Get Published Panel Discussion," 1-4 p.m. at Barnes and Noble. 9850 Brook Road. 264-6850.

Book Signing Chris Sorensen, author of "The Greatest Discovery," will sign copies of his book from noon-2 p.m. at B. Dalton Bookstore. Chesterfield Towne Center. 794-7241.

Dance Festival Dance troupes throughout Virginia join together for the "Virginia Dance Festival: Dancing to Help Children," to benefit the Children's Hospital of Richmond. Performance begins at 3 p.m. with a repeat performance at 7 p.m. at James River High School in Midlothian. Tickets $10. 739-7600.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts The museum presents a children's workshop, "Chinoiserie," focusing on the Chinese-inspired style of painting and decoration from 9:30-11 a.m. for ages 5-7 and from 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. for ages 8-12. $11. 2800 Grove Ave. 340-1405.

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The Carpenter Center The Richmond Symphony's Masterworks Concert Series continues with "The Exotic East," Jan. 25 and 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets $13. 600 E. Grace St. 282-8003.

clubs

Alley Katz Luna, Calla, 10 p.m.

Ashland Coffee & Tea The Taters, 8 p.m., $7.

Baja Bean Company (Mechanicsville) Altar-Q, 10 p.m., free.

Bella Italia Restaurant Don Victorio's Night Lounge presents Remarkable Phenomenon, 10:30 p.m., free.

Bogart's Backroom Oregon Hill Funk All Stars, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Boulevard Deli Another Pretty Face, Girlish Figure, Nancy, Pierced, 8 p.m., $15.

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 Col. Hampton and the Code Talkers, 8 p.m., $10.

Cary St. Café Crucial Elements, 10 p.m., $5.

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

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

Easy Street. No Charge, 10 p.m., free.

Enzos Tavern Shifflett, Scott and Harmon, 8 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.

The Holy Chow The McGuffin.

Lightfoots Cat Daddy.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Stand-up comedians, weekly, Kurt Stemhagen, 9 p.m.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café The Dragstrip Syndicate, The Weather, The Dynamite Brothers.

Poe's Pub Terry Garland and Mark Wenner, 10 p.m., $10.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Rotating DJs, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Shady Grove Coffeehouse Kate McDonnell, Karen Trump, 8 p.m., $12.

Sin é Wonderground, 9 p.m., free.

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

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

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

Sunday 26

events


Book Signing Chris Sorensen, author of "The Greatest Discovery," will sign copies of his book from 3-5 p.m. at Tower Bookstore. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 744-5483.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Dr. Daryl Cumber Dance, author of "From My People: 400 Years of African American Folklore," discusses her book at 3 p.m. to launch a series of lectures celebrating the museum's 25th year of collecting African art. $5. 2800 Grove Ave. 340-1405.

clubs

Bogart's Backroom The Switch

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.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

Graffiti Grille Live jazz, weekly.

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

Legend Brewing Company Bluegrass jam, weekly, 6 p.m.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Superbowl Party.

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.

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

Monday 27

events


Nobel Prize Speaker Vernon Smith, who shared the 2002 Nobel Prize for Economics, delivers the annual Thomas S. Berry Lecture in Economic History, 7:30 p.m. at the Jepson Alumni Center. University of Richmond. 1-800-700-1662.

music

The Modlin Center In the first of three spring concerts celebrating the rededication of the Beckerath organ in Cannon Memorial Chapel, Bruce Stevens performs a concert entirely of works by Bach, 7:30 p.m. Call 289-8980 for tickets.

clubs

Bogart's Backroom Skip Gailes, 10 p.m., $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.

The Holy Chow C. Gibbs (from Modern English).

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café The Beautiful Mistake, Glasseater.

The NorVa Trapt, 8 p.m., $5.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

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

Shenanigans Karaoke with Len Archer (DJLA), weekly.

Surfish Station David Carter, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.

Tuesday 28

stage


The Carpenter Center "Twyla Tharp Dance," modern dance group, 7:30 p.m. 600 E. Grace St. Call 289-8980 for tickets.

clubs

Bogart's Backroom Harding-Thomas Band, 9:30 p.m. $5.

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

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

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary St. Café Modern Groove Syndicate, 10 p.m.

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.

Holy Chow Stop-Motion Skeletons, Meredith Bragg, 11 p.m.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies weekly, "Lawrence of Arabia," 8:30 p.m., free.

Poe's Pub Alive and Well, 9 p.m., $3.

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

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

Sin é Michael James, 8:30 p.m., free.

The Tobacco Company Chris Lucas, 9 p.m.

Tropical Soul Café Verses, weekly, 8 p.m.

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