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TUESDAY 9

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"The Maltese Falcon" The On-the-Air Radio Players perform a radio adaptation of the famous detective story at 7:30 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen with an encore show June 10, featuring costumed performers, sound effect artists and live music. Free. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6150.

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Book Signing Author Victoria Christopher Murray autographs copies of her latest novel, "Lady Jasmine," beginning at 7 p.m. at the Commonwealth Parkway Barnes and Noble. 4600 Commonwealth Parkway. 744-5483.

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Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: Florence Terrace, Goot, the In Crowd, Bexley, Faith in Failure, Nick Coward, 6 p.m.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: DJ Williams Projekt, 9:30 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Black Star Casino, Due Panic, Nowhere Else on Earth, 8 p.m.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, Titus Andonicus, Prabir and the Substitutes, 8 p.m., $13-$15.

Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St., 780-2537: Nat Reeves, 6 p.m., $15-$20.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445: Co-Pilot (funk), 10 p.m., $5.

The Grapevine II 11055 Three Chopt Road. 440-9100: Big Pop and the Doo-Wops, 7 p.m., free.

The National 708 E. Broad St., 612-1900: Steve Earle, Joe Pug, 7 p.m., $19.

WEDNESDAY 10

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History Lecture Petersburg's Union Train Station welcomes historian and curator Jimmy Blankenship at 7 p.m. as he discusses U.S. military railroad operations during the Siege of Petersburg. Free. 103 River St. 732-2096.

nightlife

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 798-1702: the Taters, 7 p.m., $5.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: the Astronomers, Madrone, Fled North From Fear, Twilight Gunfight, Armored in Grace, 7 p.m., $5.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445: LarJar Band (jam band) 10 p.m., $5.

Innsbrook Pavilion 4901 Lake Brook Drive, Glen Allen, 794-6700: Blues Traveler, Eddie from Ohio, 6 p.m., $13-$30.

Nara Sushi 1309 W. Main St., 353-1315: Worn in Red, the Blue Letter, In Circles, 9 p.m., $5.

The National 708 E. Broad St., 612-1900: TV On the Radio, 7 p.m., $20.

Richbrau Brewing Company and Taphouse Grill 1212 E. Cary St., 644-3018: Chris Ryan, 8 p.m., free.

Shenanigans 4017 MacArthur Ave., 264-5010: Amy Henderson, 7:30 p.m., free.

Six Burner Restaurant 1627 W. Main St., 353-4060: Carol Covell and Lee Covington (jazz), 6:30 p.m., free.

The Triple 3306 W. Broad St., 359-7777: Speed Square, Ada Doom, No Dice, 9 p.m.

THURSDAY 11

events

Croquet Soiree The James River Writers holds an evening of art, auction and croquet at the Country Club of Virginia from 6:30-10 p.m. to raise money for the organization's literary programs. $75. 6031 St. Andrews Lane. 288-2891.

GayRVA.com Launch Party The New York Deli hosts a celebratory start to Richmond's new city blog for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Free. 2920 W. Cary St. 358-3354.

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Groovin' In the Garden Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden continues its summer concert series with a musical performance by the Indigo Girls at 6 p.m. $15-$25. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

On Track For the Cure With proceeds benefiting the Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center, the Science Museum of Virginia holds a performance by Sam Bush Band and the Waybacks at 7 p.m. $20-$25. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at www.ticketstobuy.com. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

Rompy's Summer Concert Series Benefiting the Central Food Bank and medical treatment for Charlotte Reynolds, the Romp n' Roll-Virginia Center holds a special performance by the Taters with Clay Mottley at 5:30 p.m. in the Chick-fil-A parking lot. Free. 10108 Brook Road. 249-1001.

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"Henry V" Richmond Shakespeare presents the Bard's chronicled history of the English army as it faces France in the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War. At Agecroft Hall, performances continue Thursdays through Sundays at 8 p.m. through June 28. $11-$19. 4305 Sulgrave Road. For tickets and information visit www.richmondshakespeare.com or call 1-866-BARD-TIX.

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Book Talk Fountain Bookstore welcomes author Warren St. John, a reporter for The New York Times and a contributor to The New Yorker, Wired and Slate, as he discusses his latest literary work, "Outcasts United," following the story of a youth soccer team made up of refugee boys. The talk begins at 6 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

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Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: MC Battle: Devine Profitz, Crunk Squad, 16 MC's Battle for a Cash Prize, 9 p.m., $7-$8.

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 798-1702: Blue Dogs, Lawrence Gray, 8 p.m., $12-$17.

Aurora 401 E. Grace St. 644-5380: SoL CafAc, 8 p.m., free.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: Roger Carroll and Chez Roue, 9 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: the Thirds, 8 p.m., $5.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: Bill Callahan (Smog), Lights, Cannery Row, 8 p.m., $12-$14.

Curry House 4032 Cox Road, 762-4411: Dave Pillsbury Toot Sweet Jazz Ensemble with Carol Covell, 7 p.m.

Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224: Tele-Phonic, 7-9 p.m., $5.

Globehopper Coffeehouse and Lounge 2100 E. Main St. 523-8083: Jason Jenkins, 8-10 p.m., free.

Richbrau Brewing Company and Taphouse Grill 1212 E. Cary St., 644-3018: the Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver Jazz Duo, 8 p.m., free.

FRIDAY 12

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$1 Family Night The Children's Museum of Richmond invites parents and kids for an evening of activities including face-painting, story time and a moon bounce from 5-7 p.m. $1. 2626 W. Broad St. 474-7000.

Moonlight Magic James River Cellars welcomes guests for the Massey Cancer Center Alliance's annual fundraiser from 6:30-10 p.m. The event, featuring plenty of wine, beer, gourmet food, raffles and silent auction items, benefits the cancer center at Virginia Commonwealth University. $30-$40. Rain or shine. 11008 Washington Highway, Glen Allen. 550-7516.

galleries

Eric Schindler Gallery "Recent Work," featuring art by Thomas Van Auken. Opening at 7 p.m. and on display through July 31. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.

Gallery 5800 "Summer Magic," featuring art by Suzanne Morris. Opening at 5:30 p.m. and on display through July 9. 5800 Grove Ave. 285-0774.

Glave Kocen Gallery "The Road Taken," featuring new work by Eldridge Bagley. Opening at 6 p.m. and on display through July 18. 1620 W. Main St. 358-1990.

Petersburg Area Art League "A Retrospective," featuring oil paintings and hand-crafted furniture by Oliver A. Pollard. Opening at 6 p.m. and on display through July 3. 7 E. Old St. 861-4611.

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Friday Cheers 2009 Richmond continues the 25th season of its free summer concert series at Brown's Island with a performance by Old School Freight Train with the No BS! Brass Band at 6 p.m. Free. At Fifth and Tredegar streets. For information call 788-6466 or visit www.venturerichmond.com.

Fridays at Sunset Virginia's international music festival returns to downtown Richmond featuring numerous artists in jazz, R&B, soul, hip-hop and go-go, continuing with a performance by Day 26 at 6 p.m. in Kanawha Plaza, at Eighth and Canal streets. $25-$50. For information visit www.fridaysatsunset.com.

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Book Signing The Siege Museum welcomes local author James T. Fleming as he gives a brief talk and signing on his debut novel, "Southern Dreams: Broken and Fulfilled" at 6:15 p.m. 15 W. Bank St. in Petersburg. 733-2402.

nightlife

Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: Dragonship, Chalkline Beauty, Sleepless Empire, Before the Machine, Hello Conductor, 5 p.m., $6-$8. 360 Boys, DJ Reg, V Bois, Suicide Squad, 10 p.m., $6-$7.

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 798-1702: Sara Arthur and the Insta Band, 8 p.m., $10-$15.

Buffalo Wild Wings 1090 Virginia Center Parkway, Glen Allen, 553-9998: Nat King Kong, 6 p.m.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: the Recliners, 9 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Jackass Flats, Exebelle, Animal Beat, 7 p.m., $7

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: Leftover Crack, the Casualties, Trash Talk, Social Dropouts, 7:30 p.m., $13-$15.

Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St., 780-2537: Chicago Cy, 5 p.m., free. Seth Walker, Rylo, 10 p.m., $10.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St., 353-7445: Blue Line Highway, Sister Sweet, 9:30 p.m.

City Dogs 1316 E. Cary St., 343-3647: Scottzilla and Acoustikat, 10 p.m., free.

Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224: coven, Beard and Cruse, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. Doc and the Keynotes, 10 p.m., free

Funny Bone 11800 W. Broad St., 521-8900: John Pinette, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $20.

Grandpa Eddie's Alabama Ribs and BBQ 11129 Three Chopt Road, 270-7427: Some Assembly Required (Americana/bluegrass), 8:30 p.m., free.

Home Team Grill 1630 W. Main St., 254-7360: Velvet Maria, 9:30 p.m., free.

Iron Horse 100 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland, 752-6410: Thomas Wakefield (gypsy jazz), 9 p.m., free.

Legend Brewing Company 321 W. Seventh St., 232-3446: Haze and the Transients, the Free Rangers, 8 p.m.

The National 708 E. Broad St., 612-1900: Culdera, the Sex, With Haste, Elisium, Full Moon Circle, 6 p.m., $10-$13.

O'Banks 10392 Leadbetter Road, Ashland, 550-3888: Triad, Dave Pollard, 8 p.m.

Poe's Pub 2706 E. Main St., 648-2120: Moe's Garage, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Que Pasa 623 N. 25th St., 402-7502: Jim O'Ferrell, 8 p.m., $5.

Savannah 55 Irvington Road, 435-6000: Fidgety Brown, 6:30 p.m.

Shenanigans 4017 MacArthur Ave., 264-5010: the Steve Bassett Blues Band, 8:30 p.m.

Tobacco Company 1201 E. Cary St., 782-9555: Mo Debree, 9:30 p.m., free.

Wabi Sabi 29 Bollingbrook St. in Petersburg, 862-1365: Cashmere Jungle Lords, 9 p.m.

SATURDAY 13

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Ben and Jerry's Arts and Crafts The Carytown Ben and Jerry's holds a day for artists to display and sell their work from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. in the ice cream parlor's parking lot. Space allotted first come, first served. $10. 2901 W. Cary St. 359-1101.

Historic Van Tour Richmond City Van Tours invites guests for a mobile historic overview of the city from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. beginning at the Richmond Convention Visitors Center. $70. 401 N. Third St. Registration required. 744-1718.

Monument Avenue Tour The Valentine Richmond History Center presents a special Segway tour from noon-2 p.m. of a historic stretch of road, the first street in the Unit4d States designated as a landmark by the National Park Service. Reservations are required. Call Segway of Richmond at 343-1850 for meeting point. $5-$10.

Psychic Festival The Aquarian Bookshop in Carytown hosts a day of psychics, readers, astrologers and healers from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. with proceeds benefiting a school building project in Kenya. 3519 Ellwood Ave. 353-5575.

Seafood Festival The Acca Shrine Center welcomes guests for an all-you-can-eat afternoon of shrimp, oysters, fish, chowder and clams from 1-4 p.m. $30-35. 1712 Bellevue Ave. 264-0509.

St. Joseph Italian Festival St. Joseph's Catholic Church hosts its annual celebration of Italian food, entertainment and tradition from 11 a.m.-8 p.m., with events continuing on June 14. Free. 828 Buford Road. 320-4932.

XTERRA Atlantic Cup Brown's Island is the scene of more than a dozen different dirt-and-river themed races from 7:30 a.m.-3 p.m., continuing June 14 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Each features a bizarre combination of natural and man-made obstacles for spectators and participants to enjoy. For information visit www.xterraplanet.com/races or call 285-9495.

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1964, the Tribute The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen presents this acclaimed Beatles tribute act for two performances at 5 and 8 p.m., featuring the mannerisms, instruments, clothes and hair of the Fab Four during the pre-Sgt. Pepper era. $33-$35. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.

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Indian Classical Dance Concert The Hindu Center of Virginia presents a special performance by visiting artists Madhavapeddi Murthy and Shoba Natarajan beginning at 4:30 p.m. $10. 6051 Springfield Road, Glen Allen. 608-1757.

Richmond Varietease The Canal Club presents its new monthly burlesque theater show, featuring the antics of Lady Borgia, Lady Boo Boo Darlin' and Dolli Holiday, as well as vaudevillian performances by tap-dancer Ms. Greta Von Tapp, contortionist Raven Twist, and unicycling juggler Jonathan Austin. The variety begins at 9 p.m. $10 (21 and older). 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582.

nightlife

Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816: Threat of Scarlet, Plagues of a Human Race, Blood of the Martyrs, Cast Upon Blind Eyes, Serial Crusher Theory, 4-9 p.m., $6-$7. Third Stream Giants, the Funk You Thunk Was Gone, Howie Do It, 10 p.m., $8 (ladies free).

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 798-1702: Sisters Morales, 8 p.m., $15-$20.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: the Atkinsons, 9 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Memorial, Restoration, Everyone Everywhere, 8 p.m., $5.

Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St. 780-2537: Jubeus, Justin Trawick, 10 p.m., $5-$7.

Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224: ele-Phonic, 7-9:30 p.m., free.

Grandpa Eddie's Alabama Ribs and BBQ 11129 Three Chopt Road, 270-7427: the Great Unknowns (soul, rock and blues), 8:30 p.m., free.

Iron Horse 100 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland, 752-6410: Robbin Steele Blues Band, 9 p.m., free.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar 1911 W. Main St., 254-4904: Plunky and Oneness, 9:30 p.m., $10.

The National 708 E. Broad St., 612-1900: Jars of Clay, Sea Bird, 6:30 p.m., $20-$23.

Plaza Bowl 521 E. Southside Plaza, 233-8799: Clues, the Color Kittens, 8 p.m.

Poe's Pub 2706 E. Main St., 648-2120: Stone Lucy, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Pour House 3438 Pump Road, 364-9083: Boss Kean's Ditch, 9:30 p.m., $3.

Richbrau Brewing Company and Taphouse Grill 1212 E. Cary St., 644-3018: the Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver Jazz Duo, 8 p.m., free.

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern 5406 Lakeside Ave., 264-3288: Union Pacific Band, 8 p.m., $3.

Shenanigans 4017 MacArthur Ave., 264-5010: Hamburger James (rockabilly), 8:30 p.m., $5.

Tobacco Company 1201 E. Cary St., 782-9555: Mo Debree, 9:30 p.m., free.

Tropical Soul CafAc 314 N. Second St. 771-1605: Soulgasm: DJ Sayeed (hip-hop and soul), 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5.

Wonderland 1727 E. Main St., 643-9233: Push Button Reaction, Spirit Fingers, 10 p.m., $5.

SUNDAY 14

events

Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery The Valentine Richmond History Center invites guests for a tour of Richmond's historical burial ground, featuring looks at the cemetery's history, landscape, architecture and famed residents from 2-4 p.m. The walkthrough begins at the cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets. $10. For information call 649-0711.

Rockin' with Renew Crew The children's garden of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden welcomes families for an afternoon of food, activities and music from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. benefiting ElderHomes, an agency committed to improving the housing and living conditions of Richmond's elderly, disabled and low-income residents. 1800 Lakeside Ave. For information visit www.therenewcrew.org or call 233-2827.

music

Celtic Woman The Landmark Theater presents a special musical performance by these internationally recognized Irish vocalists at 7:30 p.m. $60. 6 N. Laurel St. For tickets call 1-800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

nightlife

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Anthony Curtis (jazz), 7 p.m., $6-$10.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582: 4 Miles Away, Sounds Like Dinosaurs, Karleigh, 5:15 p.m., $10-$12.

Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St. 780-2537: fifth annual Blues Challenge, 1-6 p.m., $10.

Commercial Taphouse 111 Robinson St., 359-6544: Wade Reynolds (folk), 9:30 p.m., free.

The Czar 929 W. Grace St., 353-4263: Eula, Ten Elevenths, 8 p.m.

Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224: Scoven, Beard and Cruse, 7-9:30 p.m., free.

Que Pasa 623 N. 25th St., 402-7502: Tapas and Jazz, 4-9 p.m.

Shenanigans 4017 MacArthur Ave., 264-5010: Hazy Dave and the Missin Band, 6:30 p.m.

MONDAY 15

galleries

Richmond International Airport Gallery "My Italy," featuring photography by Glen McClure. On display through Oct. 13. 1 Richard E. Byrd Terminal Drive. 226-3000.

nightlife

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Pelican Johnny, Lydia Ooghe, 7 p.m.

Stronghill Dining Company 1200 N. Boulevard, 359-0202: Chicago Cy, 10 p.m.

TUESDAY 16

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Freedom in Creation Concert Gallery5 presents a special night of music and art at 7:30 p.m. benefiting the humanitarian efforts of Freedom in Creation in north Uganda. Featuring performances by Alex Mejias and Tim Be Told, as well as an exhibit of art by children participating in Freedom In Creation's weekly art program, the money raised will provide additional art education and water development in the suffering nation. $10. 200 Marshall St. 644-0005.

nightlife

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500: DJ Williams Projekt, 9:30 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901: Hand to Hand, Thru the Rear View, Varcella, Crisis in Hollywood, 8 p.m., $5.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St. 353-7445: Co-Pilot (funk), 10 p.m., $5.

The Grapevine II 11055 Three Chopt Road. 440-9100: Big Pop and the Doo-Wops, 7 p.m., free.

Shenanigans 4017 MacArthur Ave., 264-5010: the Taters, 8 p.m.

 

 

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