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MidSeason Arts Calendar 

Ongoing

"Recent Paintings" by Chris Norris at Flippo Gallery through Feb. 4. 752-3018.

"The Small Works Invitational" at Rentz Gallery. Through Feb. 28. 358-1650.

"The Door of No Return" art exhibition at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center through March 18. 646-3677.

"Epiphany: Inspired Revelations" art exhibition at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen through March 12. 261-6200.

The Swift Creek Mill Theatre presents "The Diary of Anne Frank" through March 5. Tickets are $29.25-$41.25. 748-5203.

"More Than a Perfect World," new work by Hiroshi Kimura, Chris Chase and Erling Sjovold, at 1708 Gallery through Feb. 22. 643-1708.

"Pivot Points" and "Penumbra" at the Anderson Gallery through March 6. 828-1522.

"Adaptation: Paintings in Contemporary Image Culture" at the Hand Workshop Art Center through March 13. 353-0094.

"Print It!" at the Crossroads Gallery through Feb. 10. 278-8950.

"The Defense of Rocks" at Curated Culture at Cornerstone Gallery through Jan. 28. 304-1554.



January

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The Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents "The Art of Dining" through Feb. 12. Tickets are $13. 262-9760.

The VMFA Poetic Principles series presents Alan Shapiro. Tickets are $3-$5. 340-1405.

Main Art Gallery presents "Strictly Drawing" through Jan. 30. 359-3499.

Jason Vieaux performs classical guitar at the Modlin Center at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

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Chop Suey Books presents the von Gribley reading series with Tara Moyle and Elizabeth Hadaway. Free. 497-4705.

The VMFA "Art After Hours" series continues with music by DC3 and poetry by Joe Cates. Tickets are $9-$10. 340-1405.

The Firehouse Theatre Project presents "The 3rd Annual Festival of New American Plays" through Jan. 30. Free. 355-2001.

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The Barksdale Theatre presents "Crowns" through March 6. Tickets are $38. 282-2620.

The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents "Winter Rumba" at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Tickets are $10. 379-2555.

An exhibition of works by Igor Filippov and Terrie Powers opens with a reception at Artspace Gallery. Through Feb. 20. 232-6464.

An exhibition of works by Linda Winkler, Terry Smith and Alessandra Ramirez, plus the All Media Show, opens at Art Works with a reception. Through Feb. 17. 291-1400.

"Teleport" video night features "My Hands Smell Like Paper Bags," works by Ryan Mulligan, at ADA Gallery. 644-0100.

VCU M.F.A. students present "A Moveable Feast," readings of poetry and prose, at 1708 Gallery. 643-1708.

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The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents "Kimberly Akimbo" at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center through Jan. 31. Tickets are $9-$10. 278-8749.

The Richmond Moving Image Co-Op and Mamma 'Zu present the Second Italian Film and Food Festival at Plant Zero Art Center. Tickets are $10-$25. 232-7642.

"Bones: An Exhibit Inside You" opens at the Science Museum of Virginia. Through May 15. Tickets are $15.50-$16. 864-1400.

The Library of Virginia hosts "Richmond's Disappearing History," a lecture and discussion program on historic preservation presented by ACORN. Tickets are $15. 692-3592.

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The Virginia Holocaust Museum film series presents "Angry Harvest" at 2 p.m. Free. 257-5400.

Shuffles Dance Company presents the 4th Annual Shuffles Dance Company Concert at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen through Jan. 31. Tickets are $12. 730-3404.

The Richmond Symphony performs "Kicked Back Classics" at the Science Museum of Virginia. Free. 788-1212.

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The Just! Poetry Slam at the Firehouse Theatre at 8 p.m. Free. 355-2001.

The dance troupe MOMIX presents "Opus Cactus," a surreal Southwestern performance, at the Modlin Center through Feb. 1. Tickets are $15-$30. 289-8980.

February

1

"Landscapes of the Mind" opens at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education. Through Feb. 28. 883-7378.

Broadway Under the Stars presents "Disney's On the Record" at the Landmark Theater. Through Feb. 6. Tickets are $36-$56. 262-8100.

2

The VMFA presents a lecture by Ana Maria Escall¢n about 20th-century Latin American artists. Free. 340-1405.

The Richmond Triangle Players present "Breathe" at Fieldens Cabaret Theatre through Feb. 26. Tickets are $10-$14. 346-8113.

The Virginia Historical Society presents a lecture on "Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790s." Tickets are $3-$5. 358-4901.

3

The VMFA "Art After Hours" series continues with music by Quatro na Bossa and poetry by Maria Espiritu. Tickets are $9-$10. 340-1405.

The Encore! Theatre Company presents "The Merchant of Venice" at the Second Presbyterian Church through Feb. 12. Tickets are $18. 232-4000.

4

Theatre IV presents "Patchwork—A Pioneer Musical Based on the Little House Quilts of Laura Ingalls Wilder" at the Barksdale Theatre through March 13. Tickets are $12. 344-8040.

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen presents "Imagination 2005." Tickets are $35-$65. 261-6214.

The First Fridays Artwalk on Broad St. runs 7-10 p.m. 304-1554.

"Orlando Furioso" opens at Art6 Gallery with a reception. Through Feb. 27. 343-1406.

"2 to 3: dimensional art for all spaces," photography by Paul Troy, opens with a reception at Visual Art Studio. Through March 12. 644-1368.

"Sugar," the works of Sandra Luckett, Nicole Cherubini and J.M. Henry, opens with a reception at ADA Gallery. Through February. 644-0100.

"Swords Into Plowshares," a traveling installation by Christopher Humes and Noah Scalin, opens with a reception at C3. Discussion forum Feb. 5. 474-3638.

An exhibition of work by "Young Photographers" opens with a reception at the Gallery at Corporate and Museum Frame. Through March 2. 643-6858.

Main Art Gallery presents "Drawing" by Diana Detamore through Feb. 28. 359-3499.

"More Than a Perfect World," new work by Hiroshi Kimura, Chris Chase and Erling Sjovold, is featured in a reception at 1708 Gallery. Through Feb. 22. 643-1708.

"Adaptation Syndrome: The Private Future," work by Ziga Kariz in conjunction with the Hand Workshop Art Center, opens with a reception at the Reynolds Gallery. Through March 12. 355-6553.

"Bonnie Prince Charles and the Royal House of Stuart, 1688-1788: Works of Art from the Drambuie Collection" opens at the University of Richmond's Marsh Art Gallery with a walk-through, lecture and "Rococo Festival Concert." Through May 7. 289-8276.

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Richie Havens performs at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Tickets are $22-$25. 261-6200.



The Samara Drama Theatre presents "The University of Laughter" at the Modlin Center. Admission is free; tickets are required. 289-8980.

Pianist Richard Becker gives a concert at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.

6

The VMFA presents a lecture by Tosha Grantham discussing "from ukiyo-e to hip-hop: the art of iona rozeal brown." Tickets are $3-$5. 340-1405.

8

The Carpenter Science Theatre Company presents "North Star Light: Pathways to Freedom" at the Science Museum of Virginia through March 11. Tickets are $7. 864-1400.

Richmond Times-Dispatch presents Operatini Tuesday with the Virginia Opera at Cabo's Corner Bistro at 5:30 p.m. Free.

"Critters on Canvas" opens at Brazier Fine Art gallery. Through Feb. 27. 359-2787.

10

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center presents the "Forgotten History" Lecture Series. 780-9093.

The VMFA "Art After Hours" series continues with music by the Michael Clark Band and poetry by Roselyn Elliot. Tickets are $9-$10. 340-1405.

The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents "Underneath the Lintel" at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center through Feb. 12. Tickets are $9-$10. 278-8749.

"Rococo to Revolution: European Prints of the 18th Century" opens at the University of Richmond's Marsh Art Gallery with a walk-through and lecture. Through May 7. 289-8276.

11

Opening reception for "I Would Have Done It Like This," work by Tyler Thomas and Adam Juresko, at Chop Suey Books. 497-4705.

Henrico Theatre Company presents "19th Annual One-Act Plays" at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen through Feb. 27. Free. 501-5859.

The Black Swan Writers read at Black Swan Books. 353-9476.

The city of Petersburg presents monthly art walk event Friday for the Arts! 733-2352.

Broadway Under the Stars presents "Porgy and Bess" at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $50-$66. 262-8100.

The Mystery Dinner Playhouse presents "Murder Came From Outer Space," a sci-fi mystery, through June 11. Tickets are $36.95. 649-2583.

The Firehouse Theatre Project presents "The Vagina Monologues" through Feb. 12. Tickets $20. 355-2001.

12

The Tell Tale Hearts Storytellers present "Fools for Love" at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Tickets are $12. 560-5567.

"Serving Richmond, Reaching the World: Greater Richmond Chapter of the American Red Cross" opens at the Valentine Richmond History Center. Through September. 649-0711.

"Gas Giants" opens at the Science Museum of Virginia. Through June 12. Tickets are $15.50-$16. 864-1400.

Broadway Under the Stars presents "Together Again: Tim Conway and Harvey Korman, with Special Guest Louise Du'Art" at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $56-$66. 262-8100.

13

"Recent Photographs" by Georgianne Stinnett at Flippo Gallery through April 1. Reception for the artist, 3-5 p.m. 752-3018.

Polygraph Lounge performs its absurd takes on classical and popular tunes at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

Broadway Under the Stars presents "An Evening With Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood" at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $36-$56. 262-8100.

15

Richmond Times-Dispatch presents Opera InSight: "Tristan & Isolde," an informal panel discussion about the opera at St. Mark's Episcopal Church at 7:30 p.m. Free. 644-8168, ext. 3395.

The Richmond Ballet presents "Windows" at the Studio Theatre through Feb. 20. Tickets are $15-$20. 344-0906.

16

The C3 Performs series presents readings by David Robbins and Clay Chapman. Free. 474-3639.

Tom Wopat and Faith Prince perform "Over the Rainbow," a tribute to Harold Arlen, at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $35-$50. 289-8980.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus comes to the Richmond Coliseum through Feb. 21. Tickets are $13-$75. 262-8100.

17

Chop Suey Books presents the von Gribley reading series with Clay Chapman and Rydell Bixby. Free. 497-4705.

The VMFA "Art After Hours" series continues with music by Neighborliness and poetry by Laura Gray Street. Tickets are $9-$10. 340-1405.

Sandra Luckett and J.M. Henry give an Artist Talk at ADA Gallery. Free. 644-0100.

The Library of Virginia Foundation presents a roundtable discussion titled "Women in Business: Leading and Inspiring" at the Library of Virginia. Free. 692-3592.

18

Philip Schwartz talks about "Slavery in John Marshall's Richmond" at the John Marshall House at noon. $4-$6. 648-7998.

"European Travels" opens at Crossroads Gallery with a reception. Through March 10. 278-8950.

The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents "Underneath the Lintel" at St. Catherine's School through Feb. 19. Tickets are $9-$10. 278-8749.

"Figurative Paintings in Oil" by Richard Garrison opens at the White Canvas Gallery. Through March 16. 782-1776.

The Virginia Opera presents Wagner's "Tristan & Isolde" at the Landmark Theater, with a second performance Feb. 20. Tickets are $40-$85. 262-8003.

Philip Schwartz gives a talk on "Slavery in John Marshall's Richmond" at the John Marshall House. Tickets are $4-$6. 648-7998.

VCU M.F.A. students present "A Moveable Feast," readings of poetry and prose, at 1708 Gallery. 643-1708.

The Concert Ballet of Virginia presents "Winter Gala" with the Concert Ballet Orchestra at the Woman's Club, with a second performance Feb. 20. Tickets are $12-$30. 798-0945.

19

The Richmond Forum presents Tim Russert at the Landmark Theater. 330-3993.

The Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series presents a performance by Andreas Haefliger at the W.E. Singleton Center. Tickets are $10-$25. 828-6776.

"Virginia's Colonial Dynasties" opens at the Virginia Historical Society. Through Nov. 27. 358-4901.

20

Agecroft Hall & Gardens presents "Travelin' Jack & Company Puppet Show." Tickets are $6. 353-4241.

The Richmond Symphony performs "Music Fit for a King" at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $20-$35. 788-1212.

23

The VMFA Poetic Principles series presents Richard Bausch. Tickets are $3-$5. 340-1405.

Classical ensemble eighth blackbird with the Blair Thomas and Company Puppet Theater perform "Folktales and Legends" at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

24

VCU Dance presents a Student/Faculty Concert at Grace Street Theater through Feb. 26. Tickets are $15. 828-2020.

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center presents the "Forgotten History" Lecture Series. 780-9093.

The VMFA "Art After Hours" series continues with music by The Christopher Dean Band and poetry by John Hoppenthaler. Tickets are $9-$10. 340-1405.

The Firehouse Theatre Project presents Clay Chapman's "Volume of Smoke" through March 19. Tickets are $20. 355-2001.

The 16th Annual Maymont Flower and Garden Show comes to the Greater Richmond Convention Center through Feb. 27. Tickets are $12-$14. 358-7166, ext. 310.

The Richmond Moving Image Co-Op presents "Flicker" at Plant Zero Art Center. $3. 232-7642.

Maren Reiner gives a talk on "Endangered Species: The Impact of 'Silent Spring'" at the Lora Robins Gallery of Design From Nature at the University of Richmond. 289-8276.

The University of Richmond Dancers present "Reflection: Then and Now" at the Modlin Center through Feb. 27. Tickets are $8-$9. 289-8980.

25

An exhibition of works by Hullihen Williams Moore, H. Jennings Sheffield and Debbie DePrano opens with a reception at Artspace Gallery. Through March 20. 232-6464.

"Teleport" video night features work from Australian filmmakers at ADA Gallery. 644-0100.

An exhibition of works by Helene Wagner and Sandeep Ahuja, plus the All Media Show, opens at Art Works with a reception. Through March 17. 291-1400.

The Richmond Symphony performs "Music on Canvas" at the Second Baptist Church. Performances continue at various locations through Feb. 28. Tickets are $10-$45. 788-1212.

26

The Virginia Opera presents the children's opera "Brundibar" at the Virginia Holocaust Museum through Feb. 27. $5-$8. 257-5400.

1708 Gallery hosts Slide Slam, a showcase of new works by art students. Free. 643-1708.

27

The Byrd Theatre Foundation presents a VMI Glee Club Concert at the Byrd Theatre. Tickets are $10. 358-9901.

28

The Just! Poetry Slam at the Firehouse Theatre at 8 p.m. Free. 355-2001.

The Shanghai Quartet with the Bartok Quartet perform at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

March

2

The VMFA Poetic Principles series presents Allison Joseph. Tickets are $3-$5. 340-1405.

Clarinetist Michael Lowenstein performs at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.

3

The Peking Acrobats perform at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $21.50-$25. 262-8100.

4

The First Fridays Artwalk on Broad St. runs 7-10 p.m. 304-1554.

An exhibition of works by Thomas Daniel and Margaret Porter-Daniel opens with a reception at Art6 Gallery. Through March 27. 343-1406.

"Astro Turf Warfare," works by Jason Coates, Steven Little and Bruce Wilhelm, opens with a reception at ADA Gallery. Through March. 644-0100.

An exhibition of work by Diane Clemen opens with a reception at the Gallery at Corporate and Museum Frame. Through March 30. 643-6858.

Main Art Gallery presents work by Steve Jones through March 28. 359-3499.

An exhibition of work by Ed Hatch opens with a reception at Brazier Fine Art gallery. Through March. 359-2787.

The Annual Art Auction at 1708 Gallery opens with a reception and viewing of the art culminating in the auction March 19. 643-1708.

The Richmond Home and Garden Show comes to the Richmond International Raceway through March 6. Tickets are $2-$7. 425-6556.

5

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen presents "Arts Celebration" through March 6. Free. Roger McGuinn performs at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22-$25. 261-6200.

The Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series presents a performance by Ensemble Amarcord at the W.E. Singleton Center. Tickets are $10-$25. 828-6776.

The Richmond Symphony performs "A Tribute to Virginian Heroes" at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $20-$55. 262-8003.

8

Elton John brings "The Peachtree Road Tour" to the Richmond Coliseum. Tickets are $35-$75. 262-8100.

Jill Scott plays the Landmark Theater. Tickets cost $35.50-$45.50. 262-8100.

10

Chop Suey Books presents the von Gribley reading series with Jan Long and Friends. Free. 497-4705.

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center presents the "Forgotten History" Lecture Series. 780-9093.

The Virginia Historical Society presents a lecture on "The Weight of Their Votes: The Effects of Women Suffrage in Virginia." $3-$5. 358-4901.

11

The city of Petersburg presents monthly art walk event Friday for the Arts! 733-2352.

The Swift Creek Mill Theatre presents "Caught in the Net" through May 28. Tickets are $29.25-$41.25. 748-5203.

Chasen Galleries presents "The Wine Enthusiast," a wine-tasting reception for the art of Klaus Strubel, Thomas Arvid, Christopher Miza and Tyka. Through April 20. 204-1048.

12

Shann Palmer presents her one-woman show, "Champagne Taste on a Beer Budget," at Art6 Gallery. 343-1406.

15

The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company gives a performance at the W.E. Singleton Center. 828-2020.

Monumental Brass performs at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 261-6200.

Maymont Park presents Barry Starke discussing "Japanese Garden Design and the Renovation at Maymont." Tickets are $10-$15. 358-7166, ext. 341.

Nathan Altice moderates a discussion about his online exhibition "hypertemporality" at the Modlin Center. 289-8276.

The Richmond Ballet presents "Destination New York" at the Studio Theatre through March 20. Tickets are $25-$30. 344-0906.

16

VCU Dance hosts the Mid-Atlantic National College Dance Festival through March 20. 828-2020.

The Eleone Dance Theater performs at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen through March 17. 649-8027.

The Shanghai Quartet and Matthew Duvall perform at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

17

Jason Coates gives an Artist Talk at ADA Gallery. 644-0100.

"Senior Honor Thesis Exhibition, Part One" opens with a walk-through and reception at the University of Richmond's Marsh Art Gallery. Through April 10. 289-8276.

Celtic musicians Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul perform at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $15-$30. 289-8980.

18

"Draw It" opens at Crossroads Gallery with a reception. Through April 7. 278-8950.

The IMAX film "Mystery of the Nile" opens at the Science Museum of Virginia. Through September. Tickets are $15.50-$16. 864-1400.

The Library of Virginia hosts "Virginia Women Through Four Centuries: A Women's History Symposium," featuring panels, workshops and lectures. Through March 19. Tickets are $35. 692-3592.

"Impressionist Paintings in Oil" by Geoffrey Johnson opens at the White Canvas Gallery. Through April 20. 782-1776.

The Richmond Symphony performs "Northwestern Mutual Masterworks" at the Second Baptist Church and other locations through Feb. 21. Tickets are $15-$25. 788-1212.

"Recent Work" by Wolf Kahn opens with a reception at the Reynolds Gallery. Through April 30. 355-6553.

19

The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents "Copenhagen" at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center through March 21. 278-8749.

Storyteller Pamela Bomboy performs "Story-Time at Agecroft Hall: Even More Adventures of the Knights of the Round Table." Tickets are $4. 353-4241.

The Richmond Forum presents Fareed Zakaria at the Landmark Theater. 330-3993.

20

"Thick and Thin," a painting exhibition, opens with a reception at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Through May 14. 261-6200.

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

21

Baritone Keith Phares and Michael Baitzer perform at the Modlin Center. Tickets are free, but required. 289-8980.

22

The On-the-Air Players perform at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen through March 23. Free. 501-5115.

The Pat Metheny Group perform jazz at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $18-$30. 262-8100.

23

"Object & Meaning: Museum Studies Seminar Exhibition" opens with a gallery talk and reception at the Lora Robins Gallery of Design From Nature. Through Nov. 13. 289-8276.

24

Dancer and comedian Claire Porter performs at the Grace Street Theater. 828-2020.

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center presents the "Forgotten History" Lecture Series. 780-9093.

The Virginia Historical Society presents a lecture on "Freedom Rising: Washington in the Civil War." $3-$5. 358-4901.

Nathan Altice gives a talk on "CTRL : The Aesthetics of Internet Art" at the University of Richmond's Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center. 289-8276.

25

The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents "Rumba Latina" at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Tickets are $10. 379-2555.

Barksdale Theatre presents "Melissa Arctic" through May 1. Tickets from $36. 282-2620.

An exhibition of works by Gary Bachers and Tom Gay opens with a reception at Artspace Gallery. Through April 17. 232-6464.

"Teleport" video night features art by George Kuchar at ADA Gallery. Free. 644-0100.

VCU M.F.A. students present A Moveable Feast, readings of poetry and prose, at 1708 Gallery. 643-1708.

An exhibition of works by Steve Hedberg and Dana Frostick, plus an all-media show and Richmond student art exhibition, opens at Art Works with a reception. Through April 14. 291-1400.

27

City Celebrations presents "Easter on Parade" on Monument Ave. Free. 788-6466.

28

The Just! Poetry Slam at the Firehouse Theatre. Free. 355-2001.

The Richmond City Public Schools History Project Display opens at the Valentine Richmond History Center. Through April 1. 649-0711.

Pianist Paul Hanson performs at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.

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The Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents "The Woman in Black" through April 16. Tickets are $13. 262-9760.

The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents "Boston Marriage" at Fieldens Cabaret Theatre through April 23. Tickets are $10-$16. 346-8113.

The University of Richmond Orchestra performs at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.

April

1

VCU French Film Festival at the Byrd Theatre through April 3. Tickets are $6 for individual shows and $25-$125 for VIP passes. For more information, call 827-3456 or visit www.frenchfilm.vcu.edu.

The First Fridays Artwalk on Broad St. runs 7-10 p.m. 304-1554.

"The Sculpture Invitational Exhibition" opens at Art6 Gallery with a reception. Through May 1. 343-1406.

"Fusion Series," photography by Jack Reilly, opens with a reception at Visual Art Studio. Through April 30. 644-1368.

"Reconfigure," works by Susan Jamison and Martin Bromirski, opens with a reception at ADA Gallery. Through April. 644-0100.

An exhibition of work by David Turner opens with a reception at the Gallery at Corporate and Museum Frame. Through May 4. 643-6858.

Main Art Gallery presents work by Martin Brief through April 29. 359-3499.

"Juried Fine Arts and Juried Student Design Exhibitions" open with a reception at Anderson Gallery. Through April 17. 828-1522.

Paintings by Cathy Yrizarry opens at Brazier Fine Art gallery. Through April. 359-2787.

An exhibition of paintings by Sara Clark and drawings by Andy Moon Wilson opens with a reception at 1708 Gallery. Through April 30. 643-1708.

Bradley Jane Wright gives a talk on "Eighteenth-Century European Drinking Glasses" at the University of Richmond's Lora Robins Gallery of Design From Nature. 289-8276.

The a cappella group The Exboyfriends performs at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

The Hand Workshop Art Center presents a Photography Exhibition through May 15. 353-0094.

2

"Asia Blooms in the Garden" at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden through April 3. Tickets are $8-$9. 262-9887.

3

The University of Richmond Choir and Schola Cantorum perform at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.

4

The Richmond Moving Image Co-Op presents The 12th James River Film Festival through April 10. 232-7642.

"What Is an Archive?" through July 2, and "Honoring the Past, Building Our Future: The Centennial of the Virginia Library Association," through July 25, opens at the Library of Virginia. 692-3592.

7

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center presents the "Forgotten History" Lecture Series. 780-9093.

The Virginia Historical Society presents a lecture on "When War Came This Way: Women's Experiences During the Civil War in Virginia." $3-$5. 358-4901.

8

"Calicoe, Cambrick, and Casimir: Clothing for Work and Fashion in John Marshall's Richmond, 1790-1835" at the John Marshall House through July 31. $4-$6. Also, Mary Doering talks about "Fashion in the Marshall Era," $20. 648-7998.

The city of Petersburg presents monthly art walk event Friday for the Arts! 733-2352.

An exhibition of work by Laetitia Bonnici opens at the Rentz Gallery. Through May 16. 358-1650.

The Rococo Festival: Looking at the Eighteenth Century features lectures, exhibitions and performances at the Modlin Center, through April 9. 289-8276.

Paul O'Dette and Stephen Stubbs perform a concert with lute and guitar at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

9

April Bonoff performs at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Tickets are $22-$25. 261-6200.

The Frost Project Benefit Workshop Readers read at Art6 Gallery. 343-1406.

The Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert Series presents a performance by Eroica Trio at the W.E. Singleton Center. Tickets are $10-$25. 828-6776.

Jordi Savall and Le Concert Des Nations perform rococo music at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $14-$28. 289-8980.

10

The Virginia Holocaust Museum film series presents "The Lost Wooden Synagogues of Europe" at 2 p.m. Free. 257-5400.

11

The University of Richmond Jazz Ensemble performs at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.

12

Richmond Times-Dispatch presents Opera InSight: "Faust," a casual panel discussion about the opera at St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Free. 644-8168, ext. 3395.

The John Scofield Trio and the Brad Mehldau Trio perform jazz guitar and piano at the Modlin Center. Tickets are $15-$30. 289-8980.

14

The VCU Department of Photography and Film presents the International Student Film Festival at Grace Street Theater. 828-1695.

Martin Bromirski and Susan Jamison give an Artist Talk at ADA Gallery. 644-0100.

"Senior Honors Thesis Exhibition, Part Two" opens with a reception and walk-though at the University of Richmond's Marsh Art Gallery. Through May 6. 289-8276.

The University of Richmond Players present "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Modlin Center through April 17. Tickets are $8-$9.

15

The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents "Lo Mejor" at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen through April 17. Tickets are $15-$20. 379-2555.

An All Media Show opens at Crossroads Gallery with a reception. Through May 12. 278-8950.

Virginia Opera presents Gounod's "Tristan & Isolde" at the Landmark Theater with a second performance April 17. Tickets are $40-$85. 262-8003.

VCU M.F.A. students present "A Moveable Feast," readings of poetry and prose, at 1708 Gallery. 643-1708.

16

VCU Dance presents a Spring Informal at Grace Street Theater at 7 p.m. Free. 828-2020.

Chop Suey Books presents "The 24-Hour Bookman" through April 17. Free. 497-4705.

The Richmond Forum presents Frank O. Gehry at the Landmark Theater. 330-3993.

"The Children's Exhibition and Art Auction" opens at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education. Through April 16. 883-7871.

18

"Virginia Collects: Art From Capitol Square" opens at the Library of Virginia. Through April 1, 2006. 692-3592.

The University of Richmond Music Ensembles perform at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.

19

The VCU Crafts Show opens at Art Works with a reception. Through May 2. 291-1400.

Historic Garden Week comes to Richmond through April 21. 262-9887.

20

The Unversity of Richmond Wind Ensemble performs at the Modlin Center. Free. 289-8980.

21

The Richmond Symphony performs at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Tickets are $6-$12. 788-1212.

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center presents the "Forgotten History" Lecture Series. 780-9093.

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Theatre IV presents "Seussical, The Musical" at the Empire Theatre through May 15. Tickets from $32. 344-8040.

An exhibition of works by James Dustin, Jane Vaught and Chris Semtner opens with a reception at Artspace Gallery. Through May 22. 232-6464.

"Teleport" video night at ADA Gallery. Free. 644-0100.

An exhibition of works by Melody Gulick and Dana Frostick, plus the All Media Show and Richmond Student Art Exhibitions, opens at Art Works with a reception. Through May 19. 291-1400.

"Oil Paintings and Sculptures" by B. Millner opens at the White Canvas Gallery. Through June 1. 782-1776.

The Hand Workshop Art Center hosts a Collectors' Night Benefit Auction. 353-0094.

"Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions Round One" opens with a reception at Anderson Gallery. Through May 1.

24

"Paintings" by Nancy Witt at Flippo Gallery through June 3. Reception for the artist, 3-5 p.m. 752-3018.

25

The Just! Poetry Slam at the Firehouse Theatre at 8 p.m. Free. 355-2001.

28

VCU Dance presents the Spring 2005 Senior Project Concert at the Grace Street Theater through April 30. Tickets are $10. 828-2020.

Ezibu Muntu dances at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen through April 29. Tickets are $6-$15. 359-3876.

The Firehouse Theatre Project presents Jason Robert Brown's "The Last Five Years" through May 21. Tickets are $20. 355-2001.

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The Richmond Symphony performs "Music That Changed the World" at the Second Baptist Church and other locations through May 2. Tickets are $15-$25. 788-1212.

The Concert Ballet of Virginia presents "Spring Gala" at The Woman's Club through May 1. 798-0945.

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The John Marshall House's "Liberty and Law Weekend," through May 1, features a keynote address by William H. Rehnquist, re-enactments, open houses, lectures and the opening of "John Marshall: The Ordinary Life of an Extraordinary Man" through Sept. 25. Free. Call 648-7998 or visit www.john-marshall.org.

The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents "Talley's Folly" at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center through May 2. 278-8749.

May

1

Alan V. Briceland gives a talk on "The Road to Revolution" at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Free. 648-5015.

3

The Collegiate Art Show opens at Art Works with a reception. Through May 16. 291-1400.

Broadway Under the Stars presents "Mamma Mia!" at the Landmark Theater through May 8. Tickets are $26-$56. 262-8100.

5

"Trailer Park Theater" at Chop Suey Books. Free. 497-4705.

6

The Henrico Theatre Company presents "Crazy for You" at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen through May 22. Tickets are $6-$8. 501-5859.

The First Fridays Artwalk on Broad St. runs 7-10 p.m. 304-1554.

An exhibition of works by Jorge Benitez and Sasha Gay Overstreet opens with a reception at Art6 Gallery. Through May 29. 343-1406.

"New Works by Jeffrey Majer" opens with a reception at Curated Culture @ Cornerstone Gallery. Through May 26. 304-1554.

"Fallen Angels" by Phillip Chan and "Facing Up" by James Williams open with a reception at Visual Art Studio. Through May 28. 644-1368.

"New American Painters," works by Chris Norris and Timothy Michael Martin, opens at ADA Gallery. Through May. 644-0100.

An exhibition of work by Amy Varner opens with a reception at the Gallery at Corporate and Museum Frame. Through June 1. 643-6858.

Main Art Gallery presents "Thumbnails" through May 30. 359-3499.

An exhibition of work by Mark Lague opens with a reception at Brazier Fine Art gallery. Through May. 359-2787.

"Ordinance and Variance," prints by Charlie Cohan, opens with a reception at 1708 Gallery. Through May 28. 643-1708.

"Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions Round Two" opens with a reception at Anderson Gallery. Through May 15.

An exhibition of work by David Freed, Deborah Ellis and Isabel Bigelow opens with a reception at the Reynolds Gallery. Through June 11. 355-6553.

Friday Cheers kicks off on Brown's Island. Free. 788-6466.

8

"Music on the Lawn," a Mother's Day Concert featuring the Richmond Concert Band, plays at Agecroft Hall. Free. 737-3767.

The Hand Workshop Art Center presents a Mother's Day Open House. Free. 353-0094.

The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden presents a Mother's Day Concert with the Tommy Witten Trio. Admission is $8-$9. 262-9887.

The Richmond Symphony performs "Kicked Back Classics" at the Science Museum of Virginia. Tickets are $15. 788-1212.

12

The Virginia Historical Society presents a lecture on "Cussin' Cousins: John Marshall and Thomas Jefferson." $3-$5. 358-4901.

Tracy Kamerer gives an "Introduction to State Art Collection" at the Library of Virginia. Free. 692-3592.

13

The city of Petersburg presents monthly art walk event Friday for the Arts! 733-2352.

"The Confederate Currency: The Color of Money" opens at the Siege Museum in Petersburg with a reception. Through July 4. 733-2352.

Friday Cheers on Brown's Island. Free. 788-6466.

The Richmond Symphony performs "Venetian Carnival" at Randolph-Macon College and other locations through May 15. Tickets are $20. 788-1212.

14

The Black Swan Writers read at Art6 Gallery. 343-1406.

The Richmond Symphony performs "The Lord of the Rings" at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $25-$80. 262-8100.

17

The Old Brick Playhouse Company performs at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 261-6200.

The Henrico County High School Arts Show opens at Art Works with a reception. Through May 30. 291-1400.

Broadway Under the Stars presents "Contact" at the Landmark Theater through May 22. Tickets are $26-$50.50. 262-8100.

19

The Black History Museum and Cultural Center presents the "Forgotten History" Lecture Series. 780-9093.

The Virginia Historical Society presents a lecture on "Thomas Jefferson and the Hortobotany of the Lewis and Clark Expedition." $3-$5. 358-4901.

Chris Norris and Timothy Michael Martin give an Artist Talk at ADA Gallery. 644-0100.

20

"The Really Big Show" opens at Crossroads Gallery with a reception. Through June 9. 278-8950.

An exhibition of work by Jacques Ousson opens at Rentz Gallery. Through June 27. 358-1650.

The Richmond Symphony performs "Songs of Sunrise to Sunset" at the Second Baptist Church and elsewhere through May 23. Tickets are $15-$25. 788-1212.

Friday Cheers at Brown's Island. Free. 788-6466.

21

"Adventures in 3-D" opens at the Science Museum of Virginia. Through Sept. 5. Tickets are $15.50-$16. 864-1400.

24

The Henrico Pops Chorus presents a Spring Concert at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Free. 501-5115.

27

The Virginia Holocaust Museum film series presents "Paragraph 175." Free. 257-5400.

"Teleport" video night features artists from New York City at ADA Gallery. Free. 644-0100.

An exhibition of works by Stan Berkowitz and Cynthia Losen, plus the All Media Show and Richmond Student Art Exhibitions, opens at Art Works with a reception. Through June 16. 291-1400.

Friday Cheers on Brown's Island. Free. 788-6466.

30

The Just! Poetry Slam at the Firehouse Theatre at 8 p.m. Free.

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