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Wednesday 08



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Design Talk Carol Coletta leads a panel discussion on "Cities: A Time for Design" at Grace Street Theater to introduce the "Time for Design" exhibit at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, 6-8 p.m. Free. 934 W. Grace St. 353-0094.

Poetry Festival UR's international poetry festival continues with Piotr Sommer and Marilyn Chin in Weinstein Hall at 6 p.m. and Charles Simic Nov. 9. Free. 287-6431.

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Wind Ensemble VCU Music presents its Symphonic Wind Ensemble at 8 p.m. in the Singleton Center. Tickets are $5. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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Modlin Center Paquito D'Rivera & The Assads perform "Dances From the New World" at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8-$32. 289-8980.

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Science Museum of Virginia Lunch Break Science explores a different scientific theme weekly, noon-1 p.m. This week, Ken Wilson talks about "The Transit of Mercury." Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

Virginia Historical Society Eileen Jordan leads a gallery walk of "Quilts of the Third Dominion" at noon. Free. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

night life

Alley Katz The Deviltones, New Ritual Age, Broken Teeth, 18 and older, 9 p.m. $7. 643-2816.

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

Bogart's Back Room Mike Gales and the Warriorz (funk), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Buffalo Wild Wings (Virginia Center Commons) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 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.

Café Diem Dominic Carpin (acoustic), 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Hump Night Comedy, weekly, 9-11 p.m., free. 643-2582.

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

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

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.

Double Bull Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-2855.

Easy Street Café Nard's Karaoke, weekly, free. 355-1198.

Emilio's The Southside Future Squad (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Empire Allen Thompson (solo acoustic), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 344-3323.

Europa Concice Records hip-hop night, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Gallery5 Billy's Band, Special Ed and the Shortbus, 7 p.m., $10. 644-0005.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Ham's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 965-5520.

LA Grill Mike Shiflett and Friends (jazz, R&B), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 266-3328.

Lucky Lounge S.I.N. Night, weekly, 10 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.

Old City Bar Steve Kessler Trio (jazz), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 644-4411.

Penny Lane Pub Acoustic open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 780-1682.

Positive Vibe Café Chris Hale and Curtis Mills (bluegrass), 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

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

Rocks The Sort, Stone Lucy, West, 7-11 p.m. 648-ROCK.

Rosie Connolly's Pub Irish jam, 7:30 p.m., free. 343-1063.

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

Shenanigans Amy Henderson, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Singleton Center Astral Project (jazz), 8 p.m., $5. 828-6776.

Tobacco Company Chicago Cy, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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

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Archaeology Talk The Archaeological Institute of America's Richmond Chapter presents Catherine Keesling speaking on "Gods or Goddesses: The Identity of Ancient Greek Korai" at the Science Museum at 6 p.m. Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 278-8900.

Chernobyl Talk Tom Robinson screens the HBO film "The Chernobyl Heart" and gives a talk about the situation there, 7-9 p.m. at Gallery5. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.

music

Jazz Orchestra VCU's Jazz Orchestra performs at the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Admission is $5. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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Singleton Center VCU presents Euripides' "Medea" at the Singleton Center at 7:30 p.m. Through Nov. 19. Tickets are $5-$15. 922 Park Ave. 828-6026.

museums

Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives Exhibit designer Louis Manarin gives a talk on "Answering the Call: Prayer, Patriotism, Service & Sacrifice," 5:30-7:30 p.m. 1109 W. Franklin St. 501-5682.

night life

Alley Katz Neighborhood Friendly, The Fad, I Fold, The Figureheads, all ages, 5 p.m., $6. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea John Jennings (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., $15. 798-1702.

Azzurro Restaurant Mike Ess, Jon Cannon and Laura Ann Boyd (jazz), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 282-1509.

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.

Big Daddy's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 344-5344.

Blue Mountain Café 804noise presents Harm Stryker and Happy Scrappy: Hero Pup, 8 p.m., $3. 355-8002.

Bogart's Back Room The Whiskey Rebellion (bluegrass), 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 Restaurant Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

Buffalo Wild Wings (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.

Café Gutenberg Pangaea Lounge with DJ Carlito (international music), 9-11:30 p.m., free. 497-5000.

Canal Club 102.1 the X presents Triple Threat Thursdays with Automatic and Hotspur, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 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 Jackass Flats (bluegrass), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ dance night, weekly, 8 p.m. 644-3018.

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

Double Bull Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-2855.

Europa Escape with Oliver K (dark progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Honey Whyte's Ryan Hearn (acoustic rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge (neo soul, R&B, hip-hop), weekly, 4-9 p.m., free. IP Logic presents 12" Dance Party with DJs JoAnna O & Jesse Split (electronic dance music), weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 254-1942.

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 Steve Kessler Quartet (jazz), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 644-4411.

O'Toole's Restaurant Janet Martin Band (rock, blues), 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 233-1781.

Poe's Pub Dick Butt Kiss and the Tight Ends (potty rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House (West End) Anthony Curtis, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

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

Reflections For Women Only Night (house, dance, urban), weekly, 6 p.m., 545-8983.

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.

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 Harper, 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.

Friday 10



film

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 3 p.m. in the Adams Auditorium. This week, "Iron Island." 287-6699.

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Eyes on Richmond Forum This weekly lunch forum focuses on a different aspect of the city's issues each week, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. This week, Jeff Schapiro asks "How Will the Recent Elections Change Richmond?" with food from TJ's. Admission is $6 and includes lunch. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

First Novelist Award VCU presents Karen Fisher with the Fifth Annual First Novelist Award for her book "A Sudden Country," 7 p.m. in VCU's Student Commons. 907 Floyd Ave. 852-3644.

music

Gallery Concerts St. Paul's Episcopal Church presents pianist Hope Armstrong Erb, violinist Ross Winter, violist Zsuzsanna Emodi and cellist Jason McComb, performing piano quartets by Beethoven, Howells and Brahms at 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $10. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589, ext. 5406.

Justin Roberts Performs Pop musician Roberts performs songs for kids at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10-$15. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.

VCU Music Guest Artist Series Dimtry Kouzov on cello and Dmitri Shteinberg on piano perform at 7 p.m. in the Singleton Center. Free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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Chop Suey Books "One Dimensional Me," drawings and paintings by Rita Faith Mole, opens with a reception Nov. 10, 6-8 p.m. Through Nov. 30. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Friday for the Arts! Petersburg's monthly gallery openings feature receptions, tours and entertainment, 7-10 p.m. For more information, call 733-2352 or see the Galleries box.

Main Street Art Walk Galleries, salons and restaurants on Main Street participate in a second-Friday art walk with music and art opening receptions, starting at 7 p.m. Check the Galleries box or call the Artemis Gallery for more information, 254-1755.

night life

Alley Katz Fat Benatar Reunion Show and Dance Contest, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Andy's Restaurant Big Boss Man, 9 p.m. 798-9751.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Tanglefoot (folk, blues), 8 p.m., $20. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 262-9652.

Bogart's Back Room Live music, 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Shockoe Slip) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, $1. 648-8900.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Susan Greenbaum (pop), 9:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 355-1144.

Canal Club Brothers Past, 9 p.m., $7-$10. 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 Harrison Deane Band (rock), Central Garage, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 8 p.m., $3. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. The Pushers (sketch comedy), 10 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

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

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

Emilio's The RJR Duo (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. Doc Branch and 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 J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $14. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

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 The Urban Sol Connection with Teshia and DJ Teige, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 254-1942.

James River Cellars Winery Fridays on the Patio, weekly, 6-9 p.m., $12. 550-7516.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 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 Mike Gales and the Warriorz, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $5. 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.

Piano Club The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 7-10 p.m., free. 755-7195.

Poe's Pub J.P. Hoe (acoustic folk), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Ladies '80s with DJ Disco Stew, 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.

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

Shenanigans The Taters (roots), 8:30 p.m. 264-5010.

Sin é First Impressions, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Tobacco Company Mo Debree, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Thai Curry House Richmond Underground presents Level II (retro electric, dance music), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 358-7027.

Wired Café Open-mic night (poetry and music), 5 p.m., free. 340-5560.

Wonderland Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 643-9233.

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Psychic Fair The Shops at Willow Lawn host a psychic fair with readers, vendors and more, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. 514-9657.

Schooner Open House The Pilot Schooner Virginia docks at the Intermediate Terminals on Water Street for an open house of the tall ship, noon-4 p.m. Through Nov. 12. Free. 627-7400.

SunTrust Richmond Marathon Finish Line Festival The race ends along 10th and Virginia streets with music, food and more, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 285-9495.

Wearable Art 9 La Différence hosts "Uber: Wearable Art 9: Uber," a night of fashion, art and performance, starting at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25-$45 125 S. 14th St. 643-1798.

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Book Reading J.B. Stanley reads and signs copies of her mystery novel "A Fatal Appraisal" at Barnes and Noble Short Pump at 2 p.m. 11640 W. Broad St. 360-0103.

Cookbook Signing Chop Suey Books hosts the book release party for Kendra Bailey-Morris' "White Trash Gatherings: From-Scratch Cooking for Down-Home Entertaining," 6-8 p.m. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

"Darfur Diaries" Writer and documentarian Jen Marlowe talks about her book and film "Darfur Diaries" at the new Chop Suey Tuey at 1 p.m. Marlowe screens the film at the Virginia Holocaust Museum at 4 p.m. (see below). 2913 W. Cary St. 422-8066.

Astronaut Burt Rutan The Richmond Forum presents Burt Rutan, designer of SpaceShipOne, the world's first privately funded spacecraft, at the Landmark Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27-$55. 330-3993.

Rutan also visits the Virginia Aviation Museum to talk and screen the documentary "Black Sky" noon-3 p.m. Admission is $4-$6. 5701 Huntsman Road. 864-1407.

Soul Café The Richmond Public Library hosts a poetry open mic, 2-4 p.m. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4740.

Storytelling Agecroft Hall and Gardens presents Pamela Bomboy performing "Storytime at Agecroft: Even More Legendary Heroes and Heroines of the British Isles" at 10:30 a.m. Admission is $4. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

music

Balinese Music and Dance UR hosts a performance of Indonesian musicians and dancers starting at 6 p.m. at Camp Concert Hall. Free. 287-1807.

Beatles Tribute "1964…The Tribute" covers pre-Sgt. Pepper-era Beatles songs at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen for two shows at 5 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $25-$35. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6200.

Classical Concert Lewis Davis performs Bach's Suites for Unaccompanied Cello at Church of the Good Shepherd at 8 p.m. 4206 Springhill Ave. 233-2278.

Petersburg Symphony The symphony performs light classics and pop in the auditorium of Colonial Heights at 7:30 p.m. 732-0999.

Pura Fé VMFA celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a performance by Native American blues singer and dancer Pura Fé at 7 p.m. in the Marble Hall. Tickets are $8-$10. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

Veteran's Day Remembrance Carillonneur Lawrence Robinson leads a Veteran's Day remembrance on carillon bells, followed by guest speakers, starting at 10:45 a.m. 646-1437.

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Gallery5 The Dim Sum Dance Company performs "Ignite" with music by Tulsa Drone, plus a silent auction, benefiting the dance company, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.

Nicholas Student Center John Tyler Community College hosts a Middle Eastern Dance Show with Suzanna Del Vecchio at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway. 320-4416.

galleries

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Students and Teachers Pottery Show opens with a reception, 6-9 p.m. Through Nov. 11. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The museum hosts walking tours every Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. This week, the tour explores Hollywood Cemetery. Admission is $5-$10. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711.

Virginia Center for Architecture Chris Novelli leads a tour of "Monument Avenue: Architectural Arcadia" at 2 p.m. Admission is $5-$10. 2501 Monument Ave. Call 644-3041 or visit www.virginiaarchitecture.org.

night life

Alley Katz Spiral art event (performance art, painting, spoken word), 18 and older, 7 p.m.-2 a.m. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea John Hammond (folk, blues), 8 p.m., $19.50. 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.

Bogart's Back Room KStraw (jazz, funk), 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

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

Canal Club Lee Roy Parnell, 8:30 p.m., $17.50-$20. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Homemade Bread (jam, funk), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz High School League, 4 p.m., weekly, $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. The Pushers (sketch comedy), 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.

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

Funny Bone J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $14. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Grafiti Grille The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 7-10 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Hollywood Grill Buttercup (country), 3rd Wave (classic surf), 9:30 p.m., free. 819-1988.

Hyperlink Café The Cheap Seats' Last Show, 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

Ironhorse Restaurant Blue Line Highway (acoustic rock), 8-11 p.m., free. 752-6410.

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

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

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Bent, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $5. 254-4904.

Poe's Pub Miwa Gemini, Dean Fields, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House (West End) Soul Provider, 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 Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver Jazz Duo (swing jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Shenanigans Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon, 9 p.m. 264-5010.

Sin é Jubeus, 9:45 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Tobacco Company Mo Debree, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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Doodlebops Live! The colorful performers entertain kids and kid-minded folks at the Richmond Coliseum, with shows at 2 and 5 p.m. Tickets are $15-$30. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

Fall Festival Courthouse Seventh Day Adventist Church hosts a fall festival with games, crafts, a chili cook-off and more, noon-4 p.m. Free. 530 Courthouse Road. 794-1285.

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International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 4 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, "Iron Island." 287-6699.

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Shockoe Poets The poetry group hosts an open mic at Shockoe Espresso and Roastery, 2-4 p.m. 104 Shockoe Slip. 335-9403.

music

Choir Concert The UR University Choir and Schola Cantorum perform at the Modlin Center at 3 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

galleries

Visual Arts Center of Richmond The curators of "Time for Design" give a gallery talk at 3 p.m. Free. 1812 W. Main St. 353-0094.

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The museum hosts walking tours every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. This week the tour explores Hollywood Cemetery. Admission is $5-$10. There is also a panel discussion on the immigrant exhibit "Why Richmond?" 2-5 p.m. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711.

Virginia Holocaust Museum The museum hosts a screening of the documentary "Darfur Diaries" with filmmaker Jen Marlowe, Sudanese refugee and VCU student Awer Bul and others, starting at 4 p.m. Free. 2000 E. Cary St. 257-5400.

night life

Bleu Bistro Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 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.

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.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. The Spaceheaters (psychedelic rock), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse Floating Folk Festival, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 359-6544.

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

Emilio's Clown Church (funk, jazz), 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Funny Bone J. Medicine Hat, 7 p.m., $10. J. Medicine Hat's Erotic Hypnotic, 9:30 p.m., $14. 521-8900.

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

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

Legend Brewing Company Bluegrass jam, weekly, 6 p.m., free. This week, Squalor Hollow Boyz. 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.

Positive Vibe Café Tripp n' Jenny (bluegrass), 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free. The Offering (light acoustic rock), 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

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Poetry Reading The Bottom Readers present an open-mic poetry reading at Café Gutenberg starting at 7:30 p.m. Free. 1700 E. Main St. 497-5000.

Gypsy Ensemble UR's Modlin Center season continues with Roby Lakatos Gypsy Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8-$30. 289-8980.

galleries

River City Cellars "Tiny Art: Small Paintings by Erica Vess" opens with a reception, 5-9 p.m. Through mid-December. 2931 W. Cary St. 355-1375.

night life

Bogart's Back Room Clown Church (funk, jazz), 9 p.m., $6. 353-9280.

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

Element Lounge Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 788-8001.

Mars Bar Milli Vanilli Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Yo Momma's Brass Band, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 254-4904.

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

Tuesday 14



film

Philanthropy Day Screening The Community Foundation, the Richmond Jewish Foundation and Bon Secours host a screening of the film based on the book by Jim Stovall, "The Ultimate Gift," for National Philanthropy Day, 6 p.m. at the Virginia Historical Society. 428 N. Boulevard. 262-9130.

word

Book Reading Tom De Haven reads and signs copies of his novel "It's Superman!" at Chop Suey Books at 7 p.m. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Coffee and Conversations The Barksdale Theatre presents a behind-the-scenes look at the stage design for "The Constant Wife," 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

Election Talk Ginny Dunn gives a talk on "Ballots Are Stronger Than Bullets: Election Records at the Library of Virginia" at noon at the Library of Virginia. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

music

Earth, Wind and Fire in Concert The soul legends give a benefit concert for the United Network for Organ Sharing, 7:30 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $49.50-$100. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

museums

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The garden presents Champagne 'n' Shopping, a night of music and holiday gifts, 5-8 p.m. Free. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Virginia Center for Architecture The "Preserving Richmond Architecture" lecture series kicks off with Richard Guy Wilson talking about "Monument Avenue and Other Great American Boulevards," beginning with a reception and running 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets are $20-$85. 2501 Monument Ave. 644-3041.

night life

Bahama Joe's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 262-9652.

Bleu Bistro Open-mic night, weekly, 7 p.m., free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room Los Huevos Diablos (old-time jazz), 9 p.m., $3. 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), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 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.

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 Richmond Jazz Society presents Billy Williams (jazz drummer), 7 p.m., $5-$8. 359-1224.

Hyperlink Café At the Stars, Glass Palace, Between Faith and Thought, Knifework, 7 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies, weekly, 8:30 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.

Poe's Pub Blues jam with Kevin Selfe, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 648-2120.

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.

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

Sticky Rice Nard's Karaoke, weekly, $3. 358-7870.

Tobacco Company Fetherston/Tiller, 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.

Wonderland The Tombstones, 10 p.m. 643-9233.

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