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VCU Chamberfest 2002 Enjoy Fantasy in F minor and Piano Quintet in A major directed by James Wilson at 8 p.m. in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. Preconcert talk at 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. 828-1166 or www.vcu.edu/artweb/music.

Virginia Opera "Oh Freedom!," a musical journey about the struggle for civil rights, begins at 7 p.m. in the Thomas Dale High School Auditorium. 3626 W. Hundred Road. Free. www.vaopera.org.



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Fielden's Cabaret Theater "Kiss of the Spider Woman" explores the relationship between two men caged together in a Latin American prison and opens tonight at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., through May 4 with select Thursday, Sunday showings. $14 for Friday, Saturday performances. $12 for Thursday, Sunday performances. 346-8113.



clubs



Alley Katz Tripping Billies (Dave Mathews Band tribute),Escalator, $8.



Ashland Coffee & Tea Take 5 Comedy, $6.



Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.



Baraduda's Hayes Elverston Band (acoustic pop), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.



Bogart's Back Room Ground Zero (jungle, deep house, drum 'n' bass), weekly, 10 p.m. $3.



Bootscooters Open mike night, weekly, 8-11 p.m., free.



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



Cabo's Corner Bistro Johnny Houston and the Legends (Motown), weekly, 8:30 p.m.



Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.



Cary St. Café Sun-Dried Opossum, weekly, 10 p.m., $4.



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



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



Joey's open mic night, weekly, 8 p.m.



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



Poe's Pub Bitterlily (alt. rock), 10 p.m., $4.



Medley's Dwayne Cabaniss and Ed Maset (acoustic blues), weekly.



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



Sharky's Bar & Billiard Copper Sails (alternative rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free; Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9 p.m.



Shenanigans Old Time Music jam session, weekly, 7 p.m.



Sideline Café Open mike with Kirk of the Guitar Brothers, weekly, free.



Swingers Peru, Motion City Soundtrack (rock) 10 p.m.



THURSDAY 11



events



Archaeology Lecture Jean Clottes, scientific advisor for the Ministry of Culture, speaks about "The Prehistoric Art of the Chauvet Cave in France" at 8 p.m. at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. 2800 Grove Ave. Free. 340-1400.



Book Signing/Talk David Robbins signs "Scorched Earth: A Novel" from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at The Fountain Bookstore. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.



Poetry Reading Eric Pankey, 2001 Library of Virginia Poetry Award winner, reads from his works for the annual Brodie Herndon Memorial Reading at 7 p.m. in the Richmond Public Library, Gellman Room. 101 E. Franklin St. Free. 646-4256.



Virginia Film Screening Join the Virginia Festival Film Society for a screening of film diarist Caveh Zahedi's "Underground Zero: Independent Filmmakers Respond to 9/11" at 7 p.m. at Vinegar Hill Theatre, Charlottesville. 220 W. Market St. $7. (434) 982-5560.



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Richmond Symphony The symphony teams up with its youth orchestra at 7 p.m. in the Carpenter Center for a performance. 600 E. Grace St. $8 for children. $12 for adults. 788-1212.



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UR Play "The Venetian Twins" combines visiting professor Paolo Emilio Landi's expertise in Commedia dell'Arte and his love for the poetry and lyricism of the classic theater at 7:30 p.m. in the Alice Jepson Theatre. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Through April 14. $7-$8. 289-8980.



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Marsh Art Gallery The second part of a senior thesis exhibit opens today. Through May 3. UR's Modlin Center for the Arts. 289-8276.



clubs



Alley Katz JRawls, The Ernies, Blendur



Ashland Coffee & Tea Old School Freight Train, $5.



Awful Arthur's West End: Karaoke, weekly, free.



Bogart's Back Room Artist Showcase/Soul Party: an open mic soul/hip-hop, weekly, 9 p.m., $5.



Bootscooters Karaoke, weekly, 8-11 p.m.



Border Chophouse John Moossa Band, 9:30 p.m.



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



Boulevard Deli Dikki Du and the Zydeco Crew, 7 p.m.



Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, $2.



Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Steve Bassett & Jimmy Black Trio (R & B vocalist), weekly, 9-11 p.m.



Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.



Cafe Mandolin Pete Frostic (mandolin and guitar), weekly, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free.



Crossroads Open-mike night with Michelle Saud featuring Rize, weekly, free.



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



Main Street Beer Co. The Circuit Riders, 9 p.m.



Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Open-mike night, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.



Medley's Restaurant & Blues Bar Smokin' Section's open jam, weekly, free.



Mulligan's Sports Grille Fan: Dick Butt Kiss & The Tightends. South Side: karaoke, weekly, free.



Poe's Pub Clann an Drumma, 9 p.m., $5.



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



Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.



Rock Falls Tavern Karaoke, weekly, free.



Sauce at the Pizza Place Slyce party, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $3-$5.



Sharky's Bar & Billiard The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9 p.m.



Shenanigans Ryan Link, weekly, 7:30 p.m.



Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.



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



Willow Lawn Bopcats (rockabilly), 6 p.m.



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Moveable Feast The VCU Graduate Writers Association presents this reading of poetry and/or fiction at 6 p.m. at Artspace. 6 E. Broad St. Free. 782-8672.



Strawberry Hill Gala Enjoy an elegant buffet, auctions and dancing to benefit Cat Adoption & Rescue Effort from 6-10 p.m. at the Jefferson Lakeside Country Club. 1700 Lakeside Ave. $65 per person. 288-9797.



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Coffeehouse Series David Wilcox performs at 7:30 p.m. at St. Giles Presbyterian Church as part of the Starbucks Coffeehouse Series. 5200 Grove Ave. $12. 222-4090.



VCU Chamberfest 2002 Enjoy "Fairy Tales" and "Carnivale des Animaux" directed by James Wilson at 8 p.m. in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. Preconcert talk at 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. 828-1166 or www.vcu.edu/artweb/music.



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Bernie Mac Comedian and TV actor Bernie Mac entertains at the Landmark Theatre at 7:30 p.m. 6 N. Laurel St. $40. 262-8100.



Fielden's Cabaret Theater "Kiss of the Spider Woman" explores the relationship between two men caged together in a Latin American prison tonight at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., through May 4 with select Thursday, Sunday showings. $14 for Friday, Saturday performances. $12 for Thursday, Sunday performances. 346-8113.



Laughter Arts Festival Comedians Lewis Black, Bobcat Goldthwait, Victoria Jackson and Kevin Meaney entertain at 8 p.m. at the Carpenter Center. 600 E. Grace St. $30.50-$32.50. 262-8100.



UR Play "The Venetian Twins" combines visiting professor Paolo Emilio Landi's expertise in Commedia dell'Arte and his love for the poetry and lyricism of the classic theatre at 7:30 p.m. in the Alice Jepson Theatre. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, 2 p.m. Through April 14. $7-$8. 289-8980.



Walker Gallery Jazz Actors Theatre presents "Phyllis Theroux's Eulogy Project: The African-America Play" at 8 p.m. Also Saturday and Sunday at 8 p.m. Through April 14. $10. 6 E. Broad St. 648-3530.



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Anderson Gallery The juried student fine art exhibition at this VCU gallery opens today. Through April 21. 907 1/2 W. Franklin St. 828-1522.



Eric Schindler Gallery Recent paintings by Tim Harriss open with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Through May 10. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.



Gallery 5800 Edward Cooper's "In Rich and Subtle Light," a collection of landscape paintings, opens with a reception from 5:30-8 p.m. Through May 7. 5800 Grove Ave. 285-0774.



Kindred Spirits for the Arts Meet Gigi Andresen Brothers, an artist whose "Horses in Art" are on display through May 5 at the gallery from 5-7 p.m. Free. 3201 W. Franklin St. 440-6854.



Shockoe Bottom Arts Center Preceded by a gallery talk at 7:30 p.m., the "April All Media Show" opens with a reception. Through May 11. 2001 E. Grace St. 643-7959.



Soft Parade "Images of a City: New York, New York," photographs by David Lisowski, opens with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Through April. 1825 E. Main St. 780-2931.



clubs



Alley Katz Fighting Gravity, The Clarks, 9 p.m., $10 in advance.



Ashland Coffee & Tea Rodeo Clown, $5.



Babe's The Best Kind with The Ukelele Hipster Kings, 8 p.m.



Bottoms Up acoustic night, weekly, 10 p.m., free.



Boulevard Deli Stepping Stone with Bud & Jen, Johnny & The Lowdowns, 7 p.m.



Break Time Sports Bar The Band Legend, $3.



Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Janet Martin (acoustic), weekly, 9 p.m.



Canal Club 5 Babes for 10 Bucks with Kyler England, benefit for cancer research, 8 p.m.



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



Cary St. Café Jackass Flats.



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



Fox & Hounds The Guitar Brothers, 9:30 p.m., $2.



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



Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.



Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.



Mulligan's Sports Grille Fan: Terry Garland.



Poe's Pub Bill Kirchen & Too Much Fun, 10 p.m., $7.



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



Richie's Pacific Grill Jazz jam session, weekly, $3.



Rock Falls Tavern Friday night party mix with DJ Curtis, weekly.



Sam Miller's Live jazz, weekly, 9 p.m.



Sharky's Bar & Billiard The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m.



Sin é Wunderground, 9 p.m., free.



Swingers Revelations with DJ Rick Danger (industrial), weekly, $



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events



Book Signings Carrie Brown signs "The House on Belle Isle" and John Gregory Brown signs "Audubon's Watch" from 3-5 p.m. at Book People. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.



Celtic Festival Amateur athletics, a singing competition and band performances take place from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. during the Chesterfield Celtic Festival at Pocahontas State Park. 10301 State Park Road. $4 for park entrance fee. $6 per adult. 796-4255.



Daffodil Show See hundreds of blooms on display at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden during the Virginia Daffodil Society Show from 2-5 p.m. today. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday. 1800 Lakeside Ave. $4-$7. 262-9887.



Menspeak This annual poetry/prose reading with John Hayden Hollingsworth, John Hartman, D.L. Hopkins and others begins at 8 p.m. at Artspace. 6 E. Broad St. Free. 782-8672.



Richmond Forum Madeleine Albright and James A. Baker III, two former secretaries of state, discuss the evolution of U.S. foreign policy over the past 20 years at 8 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. 6 N. Laurel St. $25-$40. Reservations required. 330-3993.



Shadfest The Mattaponi and Pamunkey Rivers Association celebrates rivers from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Pamunkey Indian Reservation in King William County. $5 per car. 769-0841 or www.mpra.org.



Strawberry Hill Races Enjoy the 70th running of the races all day at Colonial Downs. Gates open 9 a.m. Exit 214 off I-64. $95 for carload pass. $30 for shuttle pass. 569-3232 or www.strawberryhillraces.com.



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Rennolds Chamber Concert Enjoy a performance by Empire Brass at 8 p.m. in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. $10 for students. $25 for adults. 828-1166.



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Fielden's Cabaret Theater "Kiss of the Spider Woman" explores the relationship between two men caged together in a Latin American prison tonight at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m., through May 4 with select Thursday, Sunday showings. $14 for Friday, Saturday performances. $12 for Thursday, Sunday performances. 346-8113.



UR Play "The Venetian Twins" combines visiting professor Paolo Emilio Landi's expertise in Commedia dell'Arte and his love for the poetry and lyricism of the classic theatre at 7:30 p.m. in the Alice Jepson Theatre. Sunday, 2 p.m. Through April 14. $7-$8. 289-8980.



VCU Dance This show featuring new choreography by students emphasizes the rawness of movement at 7 p.m. at the Grace Street Theater. 934 W. Grace St. Free. 828-2020.



Walker Gallery Jazz Actors Theatre presents "Phyllis Theroux's Eulogy Project: The African-America Play" at 8 p.m. Also Sunday at 8 p.m. Through April 14. $10. 6 E. Broad St. 648-3530.



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Cash and Cary The second VCU Cash and Cary Student Art Sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in the Fine Arts Building, 1000 W. Broad St.



Virginia Historical Society "Lost Virginia: Vanished Architecture of the Old Dominion" seeks to rediscover the lost architectural heritage of Virginia and opens today. Through July 31. 428 N. Boulevard $5. 358-4901.



clubs



Alley Katz Karla from Ida with OneLineDrawing.



Ashland Coffee & Tea Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon, $7.



Bootscooters Nite Train, weekly, 8-11 p.m.



Bottom Line Rachel Leyco Band with Kim Litkenhaus, 11 p.m.



Boulevard Deli Stepping Stone, Newman's and Molecule, 7 p.m.



Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, $2.



Canal Club Jill Sobule, $12.50.



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



Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.



Ironhorse Restaurant Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen, 8 p.m.



Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.



Mulligan's Sports Grille Mojo Working.



Poe's Pub George Winn and the Bluegrass Partners, 9 p.m., $4.



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



Richie's Pacific Grill Jazz jam session, weekly, $3.



Sharky's Bar & Billiard The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, 9 p.m.



Sin é Michael James and the Actual Facts, 9 p.m., free.



TUM Arts & Performance Space New York's Bern Nix Trio with Hotel X, 8 p.m., $7.



Visions Bustin' Loose, 9 p.m., $5.



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Author Lectures For VCU's annual Cabell Lecture, Lucinda Roy, author of "Lady Moses" and "The Hotel Alleluia," speaks about "Ghosts of Our Own Making: The Perils of Writing Fiction and Poetry" at 4 p.m. in the School of Engineering auditorium. 601 W. Main St. Free. 827-1163.



Book Signing Edward M. Brittingham signs "Subchaser: The Story of a Navy VP NFO" from 2-4 p.m. at Book People. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.



Daffodil Show See hundreds of blooms on display at the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden during the Virginia Daffodil Society Show from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 1800 Lakeside Ave. $4-$7. 262-9887.



Floodwall Tour Join an Old Dominion Railway Museum guide on a tour of the floodwall every second Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. Tour departs from 102 Hull St. Donations accepted. 233-6237.



Hollywood Cemetery Tour Take a walk through the cemetery with a guide from the Richmond History Center at 2 p.m. Tour begins at cemetery entrance. $6 with reservations. $7 without reservations. 649-0711.



John Marshall Lecture Learn about "Cousins in Conflict: John Marshall v. Thomas Jefferson" at 3 p.m. at the John Marshall House. $8. 818 E. Marshall St. 648-7998.



Shockoe Flea This flea market of antiques, collectables and arts opens every Sunday through Dec.15 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the 17th Street Farmers' Market. 100 N. 17th St. Free. 646- 0477.



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Gospel Music Showcase Local and regional gospel acts perform at 7 p.m. at the Carpenter Center. 600 E. Grace St. $15. 262-8100.



James Concert Series The Longwood College Camerata Singers perform at 4 p.m. at Bon Air Presbyterian Church. 9201 W. Huguenot Road. Donations accepted. 272-7514.



No Smoking Jazz Enjoy live jazz in a smoke-free environment with Mike Hoggard and Friends at 3 p.m. at Walker Gallery. 6 E. Broad St. $7. 648-3530.



Shady Grove Concert Celtic band Clandestine and Richmond-based Two Pipers perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Glen Allen. 11105 Cauthorne Road. $13 in advance. $15 at door. 355-2461.



VCU Faculty Recital Sheri Oyan performs with her saxophone at 6 p.m. in the Music Center Recital Hall. 1015 Grove Ave. Free. 828-1166.



VCU String Orchestra James Wilson leads this orchestra at 4 p.m. in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. Free. 828-1166.



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UR Play "The Venetian Twins" combines visiting professor Paolo Emilio Landi's expertise in Commedia dell'Arte and his love for the poetry and lyricism of the classic theater at 2 p.m. in the Alice Jepson Theatre. $7-$8. 289-8980.



Walker Gallery Jazz Actors Theatre presents "Phyllis Theroux's Eulogy Project: The African-America Play" at 8 p.m. $10. 6 E. Broad St. 648-3530.



clubs



Alley Katz Guided by Voices, 8 p.m., $10.



Bogart's Back Room Boots of Leather, 9:30 p.m.



Bottoms Up Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 8 p.m., free.



Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.



Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.



Cary St. Café Flesh Mountain Boys, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.



Commercial Taphouse John Moossa Band, 9 p.m.



Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.



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



Out Of Bounds Davey Guitar (rock), weekly, free.



Patina Grill Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen, 6:30 p.m.



Poe's Pub Stephen Christoff (folk), 8 p.m., $3.



Rock Falls Tavern Acoustic open-mike jam, weekly, 8-10 p.m.; open mike blues jam, weekly, 10 p.m.



Shenanigans Beach party with Steve "Mr. Beach" Leonard, weekly, 7 p.m.



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



Visions Dance Club Shag and oldies party, weekly, 5:30 p.m., free.



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IMAX film Learn about the lost world of Tikal by watching "Lost Worlds: Life in Balance" at noon and 3:45 p.m. in the Science Museum's IMAX Dome. Through Dec. 31. 2500 W. Broad St. $6. 864-1400.



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UR Spring Concert The University Chamber Music Ensembles perform at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Free. 289-8980.



VCU Composers Concert Enjoy new music by VCU composers at 8 p.m. in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. Free. 828-1166.



clubs



Bogart's Back Room The Devils Workshop (big band), weekly, 10 p.m., $3.



Cary St. Café Acoustic Slim, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.



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



Fox & Hounds Kyle Davis, Rick Schaffer and Buster Bohannon, weekly, free.



Legend Brewing Company Kelly Kennedy and 39 Fingers (traditional Irish music), weekly, 8 p.m., free.



Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.



Shenanigans Amy Henderson (alt-rock), weekly, 7:30 p.m.



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



TUESDAY 16



events



Tuesday Night Movie "Rebel Without a Cause," tonight at Legend Brewing Company at 8:30 p.m. Movies run every Tuesday. 321 W. 7th St. 232-3446.



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VCU Jazz The Jazz Orchestra I led by Antonio Garcia performs at 8 p.m. in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall, Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. $5. 828-1166.



clubs



Boulevard Deli open mic with Main Force Patrol, 6 p.m.



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



Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.



Cary St. Café Modern Groove Syndicate, weekly, 10 p.m., $5.



Chopstix Wax Museum with DJ Thread and Double Standard, weekly, 10 p.m., $2.



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.



Main Street Beer Co. Curtis Mills Trio (jazz), 8 p.m.



Poe's Pub Kathy Compton (solo acoustic), 8:30 p.m., free.



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



Shenanigans Open mike with The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.



Sin é Splinter, 8:30 p.m., free.



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



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