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"Missing" exhibition of photographs by Martha Cooper on view at the Virginia Historical Society through Sept. 29. 428 N. Boulevard. 342-9652.

Sept. 5

National portrait artist Everett Raymond Kinstler gives a slide presentation and lecture at the Grace Street Theater. 930 W. Grace St. 828-1755



Lecture by Nancy Grossman at 7:30 p.m. to open the viewing of the exhibit "True Grit: Seven Female Visionaries Before Feminism" at the University of Richmond Marsh Art Gallery. 289-8276.



The VCU Painting and Printmaking Department Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents Helen Frederick, who will speak on "Pyramid Atlantic: Past, Present, and Future." 4 p.m. Grace Street Theater.

Sept. 6

VCU's Anderson Gallery displays "Fiber, Clay, and Mixed Media: Three Master Artists/ Craftsmen." Opening reception 7-9 p.m. to honor the works of Susan Iverson, Tom Suomalainen and Clifford Earl. The exhibit runs through Dec. 1. Opening reception 7-9 p.m. 907 1/2 W. Franklin St. 828-1522.



The Hand Workshop Art Center presents "Pushing Paper." The exhibit will include approximately 50 prints, 15 book works, and two installation pieces (paper as a sculptural element) from Pyramid Atlantic. Runs through Oct. 27. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. 1812 West Main St. 353-0094



Artspace presents "One/Off Printmakers: A Survey," a group exhibition of original prints. Also a collaboration called "Black Boxes" by writer Deirdra McAfee and visual artist Mark Shepheard will explore the idea "that people, too, are like black boxes, unpredictable and inscrutable, even to themselves." The public is invited to a reading by Deirdra McAfee at 6:30 p.m., and the opening reception runs from 7-10 p.m. The "Art-o-mat" will also be in attendance. Both shows run through Sept. 29. 6 E. Broad St. 782-8672



1708 Gallery presents an installation by Greg Stewart and paintings by Robin Braun. Both shows run through Sept. 28. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708



VCU Crafts Department Professor Jude Schlotzhauer will exhibit cast glass/mixed media sculptures in an exhibit entitled "Masks and Boats" at Astra Design. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Show runs through Sept. 30. 3141 W. Cary St. 257-5467.



WXGI presents "Country Jamboree" sponsored by The Cultural Arts Center, 7 p.m. Glen Allen. 233-7666



Religious Comedy Tour 6 p.m. at the Carpenter Center. Tickets: $19. 600 E. Grace St. 225-9000.



Paintings by Kip Greene, who is currently living and teaching in Qatar, plays with the traditional painting element of "field/ground" at the Main Art Gallery through Sept. 30. Opening reception 7-9 p.m. 1537 W. Main St. 353-6329.



"Equations Currents Chariots" features abstract paintings by Richmond artist Stephen Clark at Reynolds Gallery through Oct. 5. Opening reception 7-9 p.m. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.

Sept. 8

The Flippo Gallery at Randolph-Macon College displays works by Carole Garmon inspired by the famed Rembrandt painting "The Night Watch." The exhibition, "Mort Main: The Night Watch" runs through Oct. 26. Opening reception from 3-5 p.m. 204 Henry St., Ashland. 752-3712.

Sept. 10

The Modlin Center will host the Faculty Jazz Combo. Including staff from UR, the group will perform swing and Latin tunes arranged by members of the group. Free. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



The Carpenter Center presents comedian Dave Chappelle, 8 p.m. Tickets: $19. 600 E. Grace St. 225-9000.

Sept. 12

In this madcap production of "Anton in Show Business," seven actresses, 15 characters, and a famous dead playwright come together for a comic satire of show business. Sept. 12-29 at the Firehouse Theater Project. Tickets: $15. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

"Eula Mae's Beauty, Bait, and Tackle," a hysterical look at a zany cross section of Southern life by Frank Blocker and Chuck Richards. Performed by Richmond Triangle Players. Tickets: $12-$14. 2003 W. Broad Street. 346-8113.



"The Crumple Zone," a high velocity, frenetic comedy about five gay men on Staten Island whose lives are in a tailspin will be performed by Richmond Triangle Performers. Tickets: $12-$14. 2003 W. Broad St.reet. 346-8113.

Sept. 13

UR adjunct faculty members Charles Staples, David Niethamer, and Jim Wilson present music by Beethoven, Bruch, Muczynski and Schonthal at the Modlin Center. Free. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road 289-8980.



"New Works by Prominent Tennessee Artists." Mixed media by Pamela Wagner, oil paintings by Michael Crespo, through Oct. 16 at Cudahy's Gallery. 1314 E. Cary St. 782-1776.



Henrico Theatre Company presents "Cliffhanger" at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Sept. 29. 501-5115

Sept. 14

Pure and Sinful plays at a benefit for the Arthritis Foundation at Shenanigans. 4017 MacArthur Ave. 264-5010.

Sept. 15

UR professor Russell Wilson presents his annual piano concert at the Modlin Center. Free. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.

Sept. 16

The Swift Creek Mill Playhouse begins its theatrical celebration of The Songs of Bessie Smith. Runs through Nov. 5. Tickets: $31-$33 for buffet and show, $21-$25 for show only. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203

Sept. 17

"Heads or Tails: Ancient Coins from the Permanent Collection." Through Feb. 2 at the University of Richmond Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature. University of Richmond. 289-8276.

Sept. 18

Granny-nominated jazz vocalist Dianne Reeves performs at the Modlin Center. Influences range from African, Brazilian, Caribbean, gospel, R&B, classic and contemporary pop. She has often been compared to jazz greats Billie Holliday and Ella Fitzgerald. Tickets: $28 adults, $26 seniors, $14 children. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.

Sept. 19

One of Austin's greatest Texas blues artists, Slaid Cleaves, is joined by rising star Caroline Herring at Ashland Coffee and Tea. Admission: $15. 100 N. Railroad Ave. 798-1702

Sept. 21

Opening night for the Richmond Symphony's Masterworks Concert series. Dvorak, Gould and the famous "Firebird Suite" by Stravinsky will be performed. Tickets: $13-$65. Encore concert Sept. 23. Both shows will be at the Carpenter Center, 600 E. Grace St. 262-8003



Artspace presents the Floating Folk Festival. 8 p.m. 6 E. Broad St. 782-8672

Sept. 22

Enjoy a free Concert Under the Stars with the Richmond Symphony at Pocahontas State Park. The Symphony will perform Dvorak, Gould, Stravinsky and Sousa. 10301 State Park Road 788-1212



Swift Creek Mill Playhouse holds its annual fund-raising gala. Tickets: $50. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.



UR faculty member Charles Hulin will present an eclectic program of piano music at the Modlin Center. Free. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.

Sept. 23

Pianist Daniel Koppelman presents works by UR faculty members, combining traditional piano with interactive computers in "Artful Devices" at the Modlin Center. Free. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.

Sept. 24

"Adolph Gottlieb: Monotypes" on display at the University of Richmond Marsh Arts Gallery through Dec. 8. University of Richmond. 289-8276.

Sept. 25

University of Richmond quartet-in-residence, The Shanghai Quartet, performs two quintets with violist Ida Kafavian. Tickets: $26 adults, $24 seniors, $13 children. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



The Richmond Moving Image Co-op presents Flicker, a local filmmakers' festival of short films at the Canal Club. Admission: $3. 1545 East Cary St. 355-1383.

Sept. 26

Third Annual Bluegrass Festival featuring Earl Scruggs, Dave Evans, Karl Shiflett, Lonesome River Band and others will be presented by the Virginia Folk Music Association, through Sept. 29. Tickets: $55 in advance, $65 at the gate. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds. 749-4649



The Richmond Symphony's new concertmaster, Karen Johnson, performs a collection of solo and chamber works at the Modlin Center. She will be joined by symphony director Mark Russell Smith, symphony violinist Molly Sharp, and UR faculty member Joanne Kong. Free. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



"A Brief History of Landscape Photography" lecture by Vicki Goldberg, photography critic and scholar, at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Richmond Modlin Center for the Arts. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8276.

Sept. 27

The Carpenter Center presents Asleep at the Wheel. 8 p.m. $23.50-$25.50. 600 E. Grace St. 225-9000.

Sept. 28

The Richmond Symphony presents "Bravo Broadway!" in the Wachovia Securities Symphony Pops kickoff concert. Some of the greatest hits from the Great White Way will be performed from "Cabaret" to "Hair." Tickets $13-$54. 600 E. Grace St. 262-8003.



The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents the Hispanic Festival at Pocahontas State Park. Free. 750-1154



Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon presents Chickahominy swamp music from the "Out of the Blue Radio Review" at Ashland Coffee and Tea. Tickets: $7. 100 N. Railroad Ave. 798-1702



New York Philharmonic principal cellist Carter Brey and pianist Christopher O'Riley perform as part of the Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert series in Sonia Vlahcevic Hall, VCU Performing Art Center. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25, seniors $20, students $10. 828-1166.

Sept. 29

A cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock brings natural African-American music to the Carpenter Center stage. All lyrics will be signed to accommodate the hearing impaired. Tickets: $28 adults, $26 seniors, and $14 children. 600 E. Grace St. 225-9000.

Sept. 30

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen sponsors the Gaelic Maireid Sullivan Concert, 7:30 p.m. 709-2464



Oct. 1

The Elegba Folklore Society opens its three-month celebration of Heritage Holidays. The craft show features paintings, prints, handcrafts and dolls for show and sale. 101 E. Broad St. 644-3900.



Premiere musicians Yolanda Kondonassis and Eugenia Zukerman perform at the Modlin Center. Tickets: $24 adults, $22 seniors, $12 children. Camp Concert Hall,Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



Artists from around the state will show work based on contemplation of the Tidewater, Piedmont and mountain regions in "Virginia Landscape" on display at Astra Design through Oct. 31. 3141 W. Cary St. 257-5467.

Oct. 3

UR Theater Department opens "Tales of the Lost Formicans," a lighthearted story of extraterrestrials exploring artifacts found on planet Earth. While poking fun at many aspects of American life, from the battle of the sexes to conspiracy theories, it also takes a serious look at family life. Runs through Oct. 6. Alice Jepson Theater, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



"Vestiges," presented by the Richmond Ballet, explores what happens when our world is shattered and the outer trappings of security are lost. A world premiere work also shares the stage. Tickets: $65-$120. Runs through Oct. 13.

Oct. 4

Richmond Symphony's Community Concerts will take place in Hanover, Henrico and Chesterfield. Concert series runs through Oct. 6 Admission: $5. 788-1212



Arthur Miller's renowned tale of superstition and paranoia, "The Crucible," opens at The Barksdale Theater. Runs through Nov. 3. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.



Works by ceramics sculptor Susan Papa will be on display at Main Art Gallery through Oct. 29. Opening reception held from 6-8 p.m. 1537 W. Main St. 355-6151.



Documentary color photographs in David Naugle's "Gentrification In One Southeast Atlanta Neighborhood" will be displayed at Artspace in the Skylight Gallery. Matt Lively's conceptual installation of animation stills (acrylic paintings) will be displayed downstairs. Both exhibits run through Oct. 27. 6 E. Broad St. 782-8672



Paintings by Andras Bality and prints by Chris Palmer on display at 1708 Gallery. Runs through October 26. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708



Funkengrass One, a mixed-genre theater concert and dance at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen will benefit the Virginia Performing Arts Foundation. Show features local bands Old School Freight Train and Modern Groove Syndicate, The Latin Ballet and surprise musical guests. 8pm. Tickets: $15 at Plan 9, $20 at the door. 320-7067.



UR brings its major ensembles to the Modlin Center stage in performances by the University Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and Schola Cantorum. Free. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



Second Street Festival presents delicious food, live jazz and big band music with an African market through Oct. 6. Second Street.

Oct. 5

"From Warwick to Windsor Farms: Building Virginia House" displays original drawings and portraits of Virginia House on Windsor Farms. Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard. 342-9652.



"Celebrating Art Nouveau: The Kreuzer Collection," a jewelry collection displaying the height of art nouveau functionality is on display through Jan. 19. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2800 Grove Avenue. 204-2704.



WXGI presents "Country Jamboree" sponsored by The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 7pm. 233-7666.



Main St. Beer Company presents the Main St. Oyster Festival featuring live music from Lil Ronnie and the Grand Dukes and B2B, a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band. Main St. Beer Company, 1911 W. Main St. 358-9620.

Oct. 7

Arguably the most renowned chamber orchestra in the world, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra is celebrating its 30th anniversary at the Modlin Center. Performing in special collaboration with pianist Richard Goode. Tickets: $26 adults, $24 seniors, $13 children. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.

Oct. 8

Broadway under the Stars will open the 2002-2003 season with a production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein World War II classic "South Pacific." This Pulitzer Prize-winning musical runs through Oct. 13 at the Carpenter Center. 600 E. Grace St. 780-0200.



The Virginia Opera presents "Arias and Duets" at the Bolling Haxall House from 6-8 p.m. Wine and cheese reception at 6 p.m., performance begins at 6:30 p.m. 211 E. Franklin St. 644-8168.



"Tamer of Horses" the story of a runaway teen, faith and second chances by William Mastrosimone will be performed by TheatreVirginia through Nov. 2. 2800 Grove Ave. 353-6161.

Oct. 9

The Firehouse Theater Project invites you to be part of the Age of Aquarius in its annual fund-raiser production of "Hair: A Tribal Rock Musical in Concert." The show is a benefit concert for the theater, and dancing will follow the show. Tickets: $50. Firehouse Theater Project, 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.



Israeli songbird Chava Alberstein brings her popular Middle Eastern flavor to the Modlin Center in a musical journey through Hebrew, Yiddish and English music. Tickets: $26 adults, $24 seniors, $13 children. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



The VCU Painting and Printmaking Department Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents Scott Ritcher's "Artist Talk." 2pm. VCU Business Building Auditorium, Shafer Court and Floyd Avenue. 827-0984.

Oct. 10

"Rumplestiltskin," presented by Theatre IV, is a musical based on the classic fairy tale of a father who claims that his daughter can spin straw into gold. Runs through Oct. 20 at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 2880 Mountain Road. 344-8040.

Oct. 11



"The Brotherhood of Free Culture: Recent Art from St. Petersburg, Russia" runs through Dec. 15 at the University of Richmond Marsh Arts Gallery. 289-8276.



"Art for the University: New Acquisitions in the University Museums" runs through Dec. 15 at the University of Richmond Marsh Arts Gallery. 289-8276.



VCU Dance Alumni Concert will be performed in conjunction with the VCU Dance Department's first-ever alumni weekend. The concert will feature both emerging and established artists. $15 for concert, $30 for all-inclusive tickets to VCU Dance Alumni Reunion Weekend. Grace Street Theater. 934 W. Grace St. 828-2020.

Oct. 15

The VCU Painting and Printmaking Department Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents Dona Nelson's "Artist Talk." 3pm. VCU Business Building Auditorium, Shafer Court and Floyd Avenue. 827-0984.

Oct. 16

Aquila Theatre Company presents Oscar Wilde's classic romantic comedy "The Importance of Being Earnest" at the Alice Jepson Theatre. Tickets: $28 adults, $26 seniors, $14 children. Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



The Richmond Triangle Performers present "My Left Breast" starring Mary Sue Carroll. The Obie Award-winning one-woman play about a writer's struggle with — and ultimate triumph over — breast cancer will benefit the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation. Tickets: $12-$14. 2003 W. Broad St. 346-8113.

Oct. 17

Presenting another classic production, the Aquila Theatre Company brings the Bard's famous tale of love and all its complications, "A Midsummer Night's Dream," to the Alice Jepson Theater. Tickets: $28 adults, $26 seniors, $14 children. Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



"Serenade," performed by the Richmond Ballet, brings the beauty of classical ballet to the stage in the ultimate synthesis of music and choreography. A World Premiere work also shares the stage. Runs through Oct. 27. Tickets:$65-120.



"Gallery 37" the 37th Annual Exhibit of Fine Arts and Crafts will be held at the First Unitarian Church through Oct. 21. 1000 Blanton Ave. 355-0777.

Oct. 18

"Portraits of the Presidents" famous exhibit on loan from the Smithsonian through Jan. 12, 2003. Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard. 342-9652.



"The Enslaved of Virginia President's Plantations" gives an in-depth look at the enslaved people living on the plantations of Virginia's five presidents. Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard. 342-9652.



Theatre IV presents "Charlotte's Web," a drama based on the children's book by E.B. White, adapted for the stage by Joseph Robinette. Runs through Nov. 3 at Theatre IV's Empire Theatre. 114 West Broad St. 344-8040.



The Virginia Opera presents the opening night performance of "Die Walkure" at 7:30 p.m. at the Carpenter Center. Matinee Sunday, Oct. 20, at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. Carpenter Center: 225-9000. Virginia Opera Box Office: 644-8168.



Cudahy's Gallery presents "New Works" through Nov. 20. Oil paintings by Roberta Schofield, sculpture by B. Millner. 1314 E. Cary St. 782-1776.



Oct. 19

Artspace presents "Quachita Girl." 8pm. Admission: $5. 6 E. Broad St. 782-8672.



Emerson String Quartet perform as part of the Mary Anne Rennolds Chamber Concert series in Sonia Vlahcevic Hall, VCU Performing Art Center. 8 p.m. Tickets: $25, seniors $20, students $10. 828-1166.



Oct. 20

The Latin Ballet of Virginia performs at the grand opening of the Cramer Center for the Arts at the Steward School. 2:15 p.m. 750-1154.



The Richmond Men's Chorus presents its fall concert at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 7p.m. 261-6200



Oct. 21

The Chesterfield Family Concert features special guests and the Richmond Symphony to explore the discoveries of Lewis and Clark. The location is to be announced. 788-1212

Oct. 23

Laurie Anderson brings together music, video and the spoken word in her exploration of "Happiness" at the Alice Jepson Theater. Also shows Oct. 24. Tickets: $28 adults, $26 seniors, $14 children.



The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen sponsors "Hamlet" presented by the Encore Theatre Company. 8 p.m. BARD-TIX (227-3849).



The Richmond Moving Image Co-op presents "Planet Krulik: The Films of Jeff Krulik." The show will include a selecion of Krulik's films and a Q&A session. Shockoe Bottom Arts Center, 2001 E. Grace St. Admission: $5. 355-1383.

Oct. 24

The Chamberlayne Actors Theatre presents the Richmond premier of "Bermuda Avenue Triangle." Runs through Nov. 9. Admission:$10. Reservations required (made online or by phone). N. Chamberlayne Civic Association Building, 319 N. Wilkinson Road. 262-9760.

Oct. 25

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen sponsors "A Tribute to Music," presented by T.R.I.B.U.T.E.S. 7 p.m. (757) 427-2983.

Oct. 26

"It's Fate" is the theme for this Masterworks Concert by the Richmond Symphony. Liszt, Verdi, Brahams, Strauss and special appearances by the Richmond Symphony Chorus are inlcuded in the performance. Encore presentation Oct. 28. Tickets: $13-$65 at the Carpenter Center, 600 E. Grace St. 262-8003.



Tell Tale Hearts Storytellers presents "The Bewitching Hour," sponsored by the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 8 p.m. 560-5567.

Oct. 27

A shorter presentation of the Richmond Symphony's Oct. 26 Masterworks concert is entitled "Meet the Masters" and brings a laid-back feel to the classics in this casual concert. 3 p.m at the Carpenter Center. Tickets: $25. 600 E. Grace Street, 262-8003.

Oct. 28

The Richmond Philharmonic Orchestra presents "Halloween Scream" at 7:30 p.m sponsored by The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 673-7400.

Oct. 30

The dynamic lives of three Latin-American women are performed by Georgina Corbo in this unusual bilingual production, "Tres Vidas" at the Alice Jepson Theater. Tickets: $24 adults, $22 seniors, $12 children. Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



The Modlin Center presents the second annual festival of new electroacoustic works, "Music of Our Time/Music of the Future." Tickets are not required for this free event. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



Dizzie Gillespie Alumni performs at the Carpenter Center at 7:30 p.m. $34.50-$36.50. 600 E. Grace St. 225-9000.

Nov. 1

Artspace presents "Paper Sculptures" by Sheila Gray. Runs through Nov. 24 in the Foyer Gallery. Exhibit includes figurative sculptures from handmade paper. John Balley's site-specific installation, "Inner Life," will be in the Helena Davis Gallery. Daniel Page's "Portraits" exhibit of large-scale paintings of Art Historical Figures is displayed in the Main Gallery. "Back into the Shadows," graphite figurative drawings that investigate "Body as Landscape," by Susan Singer, will also displayed. 6 E. Broad St. 782-8672.



Bring the kids to the Richmond's Symphony's Kids Classic Family Concert, "A Dream Comes True- The Adventures of Flying," to explore the world of music in the Carpenter Center. Tickets: $10 for adults, $5 for children under 18. 600 E. Grace St. 262-8003.



1708 Gallery presents drawings and sculptures by Jennifer Van Winkle and photographs by Joanne Brennen. Both exhibits run through Nov. 30. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.



Leon Redbone and Mose Allison perform at the Carpenter Center. 8pm. Tickets: $26.50-$29.50. 600 E. Grace St. 225-9000.



Main Art Gallery displays the photography of Alyssa Salomon, described as "75% Reality; 25% Other," through Nov. 30. 1537 W. Main St. 353-6329.

Nov. 3

New York artist and assistant professor of Studio Arts at Bard College, Ken Buhler, displays his paintings at the Flippo Gallery. Through Nov. 13. Randolph-Macon College, 204 Henry St, Ashland. 752-3712.

Nov. 4

Burhan ™‡al and The Istanbul Oriental Ensemble presents its gypsy music at the Modlin Center. Tickets: $24 adults, $22 seniors, $12 children. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.

Nov. 5

Victor Hugo's classic tale of tragedy and triumph comes to Richmond as Broadway Under the Stars presents "Les Miserables." Runs through Nov. 10 at the Landmark Theater. 6 N. Laurel St. 780-0220.

Nov. 7

A zany trio of satires will make up the Firehouse Theater Project's "Triple Play." Through Nov. 24. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001

Nov. 8

"The Last Night of Ballyhoo" is presented by the Henrico Theatre Company at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 8pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m Sunday. Through Nov. 24. 501-5115.

Nov. 9

The Richmond Symphony goes where no orchestra has gone before with the Wachovia Securities Symphony Pops production of "Pops in Outer Space," a variety of classical, popular and film favorites. Tickets: $13-$54. The Carpenter Center, 600 E. Grace St. 262-8003

Nov. 10

"Art Nouveau Glass and Pottery: Selections from the Syracuse University Art Collection" runs through Jan. 26 at the University of Richmond Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature. 289-8276.

Nov. 13

The Modlin Center presents the great musical traditions of India to Richmond with Anoushka Shankar on the sitar. With influences in London, California, and India, she is established in the contemporary scene. Tickets: $26 adults, $24 seniors, $13 children. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.



The Richmond Moving Image Co-op presents another installment of the "Essential Cinema" at Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St. Admission: $5. 355-1383.



The VCU Painting and Printmaking Department Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents Suzanne Joelson's "Artist Talk." 2pm. VCU Business Building Auditorium, Shafer Court and Floyd Avenue. 827-0984.

Nov. 15

The Richmond Symphony performs another outdoor Community Concert featuring the works of Bach, Villa-Lobos, Borodin and Dvorak. Tickets: $20 adults, $10 students and kids. The location is to be announced. 788-1212.



Comedy routines, advertising jingles and big-band classics serve as backdrop for this studio broadcast favorite, "The 1940's Radio Hour" at the Barksdale Theater. Runs through Dec. 29. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.



The Hand Workshop Art Center presents Craft & Design Show 2002 through Nov. 17 at The Greater Richmond Centre Ballroom Pavillion. This nationwide art show has a reputation for hosting some of the finest contemporary crafts in the country. 5th and Broad streets. 353-0094.



Nov. 16

"Everybody Play Nice XII" shows at the Artspace. 6 E. Broad St. 782-8672.

Nov. 17

The Richmond Symphony brings more of Bach, Villa-Lobos, Borodin and Dvorak to the community in "Baroque and Beyond — The Cello's Charms" at UR's Modlin Center. Tickets: $19-$36. Keller Hall, Three Chopt Road. 788-1212.

Nov. 18

James Wilson returns to the Modlin Center stage with his program "Unaccompanied Cello II." Free. Camp Concert Hall, Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.

Nov. 21

Based on the memoirs of legendary stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, "Gypsy" comes to the stage of the Alice Jepson Theater. Tickets: $8 adults, $7 seniors and students. Three Chopt Road. 289-8980.

Nov. 22

The Swift Creek Mill Playhouse finishes up 2002 with its unusual favorite, "Honky Tonk Angels 2" Runs through Jan. 11. 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. 748-5203.



An Annual Christmas show features works in all media by selected gallery artists. Runs through Jan. 6 at Cudahy's Gallery. 1314 E. Cary Street. 782-1776.

Nov. 23

The third concert in the Richmond Symphony's Masterworks Concert series brings Stravinsky, Schwetsik, and Brahms' Symphony No. 2 to the Carpenter Center. Encore presentation Nov. 25. Tickets: $13-$65. 600 E. Grace St. 262-8003.



The Virginia Storytelling Alliance presents "Tellabration," sponsored by The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 8 p.m. 590-9087.

Nov. 24

The Richmond Symphony displays the young talent of the Richmond area in the Young Performers Program Fall Concert, with three youth orchestras facilitated by the Richmond Symphony. Tickets: $10 adults, $5 kids under 12. The Carpenter Center, 600 E. Grace St. 262-8003.



Nov. 25

Theatre Virginia presents "Beguiled Again: The Songs of Rodgers & Hart," a performance of stories about love and the human heart set to music. Music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Lorenz Hart, conceived by J. Barry Lewis, Lynette Barkley and Craig D. Ames. 2800 Grove Ave. 353-6161.

Nov. 29

The Virginia Opera presents "A Christmas Carol," 8 p.m. Matinee 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3. The Carpenter Center: 225-9000. The Virginia Opera Box Office: 644-8168.

Nov. 30

WXGI Radio sponsors "Country Jamboree," 7 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen.

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