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Innsbrook After Hours Concert series every Wednesday through Aug. 21. Tonight, Peter Frampton with special guests The Elms perform at 6:30 at Innsbrook Pavilion. $6-$10. Directions and info at www.innsbrookafterhours.com.

August Musicales Series Mike Davison of the University of Richmond and the Cathedral Brass perform together at the Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church at 8 p.m. Reception will follow. Free. 1627 Monument Ave. 359-2463.

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African-American Theatrical Ensemble presents "HOME" a play by Samm-Art Williams. Performance begins at 7 p.m. at the Byas Fellowship Hall at Gillfield Baptist Church. 209 Perry St., Petersburg. Contact Lois Bryant for additional information. 861-4023.

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Girl Power! "True Grit: Seven Female Visionaries before Feminism" is a collaboration of paintings, sculpture and drawings made between 1951 and 1975 by seven American female artists, who have influenced the course of modern art. Exhibit opens today at the UR Marsh Art Gallery, and runs through Sept. 29. University of Richmond, George M. Modlin Center for the Arts. 289-8276.

Going with the Flow features prints by Pat Steir, who is known for her unique gestural style that sometimes resembles waterfalls. Through Dec. 15. University of Richmond, Marsh Art Gallery. 289-1894.

Structures of Nature This exhibition is comprised of nature-inspired photographs by the late Andreas Feininger. Through May 15, 2003. In two galleries. University of Richmond, Lora Robins Gallery of Design From Nature and Joel and Lila Harnett Print Study Center. 289-8276.

UR Semi-Annual Exhibition This exhibition features a range of student works by art students from the spring 2002 semester. Through Sept. 15. University of Richmond, Marsh Art Gallery. 289-1894.

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Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

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

Breakers (South) No Charge, 8 p.m.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Lawrence Olds Trio (jazz/swing), weekly, 9 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cafe Diem Slack Family Bluegrass Band 9 p.m., free.

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.

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

Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side) Reverb Rockets (surfabilly), 9-12 p.m., free.

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

Paysanne Janet Martin, weekly, 9 p.m.

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

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

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (alternative folk rock), weekly, 7:30 p.m.

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

Sin é Michael James, 8:30 p.m., free.

Surfish Station Hayes Elverston Band (acoustic pop), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

The Tobacco Company Mercy Creek 9 p.m., 21 and over, free.

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Kid's Day in the Museum! The Children's Summer Bookshelf series and the Virginia Museum of Fine Art present "The Amazing Arts: Theater." Children ages 5-12 will join museum staff, guest storytellers and musicians as they explore the fine arts. 11 a.m.-noon. 2800 Grove Ave. 204-2697.

Riverfront Outdoor Movies Watch a cartoon festival full of all your favorite classics at 7 p.m. on Brown's Island as part of this weekly series through Aug. 29. Free. 788-6466 or www.downtownpresents.org.

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Can You Take Me Higher? Creed rocks the Richmond Coliseum with special guests Jerry Cantrell and 12 Stones. Show starts at 7:15 p.m. Tickets $42.50 and $48.50 and are available through Ticketmaster. Order online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone 262-8100. 601 E. Leigh St. 780-4956.

Jumpin' Concert series every Thursday through Aug. 29. Tonight, James Armstrong with West Coast blues and R&B groove perform from 6:30-9 p.m. in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Sculpture Garden. 2800 Grove Ave. 21 and older. $10. 340-1400.

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18th and Main Café Poet Heads open mic, weekly, 8 p.m., $3.

Alley Katz Spiraling, Rachel Navadas, Heath Haynes & The Crying Shames.

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

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

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

Boulevard Deli closed for renovations.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $2.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Steve Bassett and the Jimmy Black trio, weekly, 9-11 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary Street Café Tea Leaf Green (progressive/experimental rock) 10 p.m., $3.

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

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

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

Lightfoots Johnny Houston & the Legends, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Main St. Beer Co. Lil Ronnie & Friends 9 p.m., free.

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

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

Mi Hacienda Latin Night with DJ Fernando, weekly, 9 p.m.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side) karaoke, weekly, free.

Nation Dokken, Ratt, Warrant ('80s hair metal) and more, 6 p.m. $35.

Nightclub 930 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (swing/rockabilly) and '52 Pickup, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Ad Astra, Samsura, Last Chance, 6 p.m., $5.

Poe's Pub The McGufin (modern rock 'n' roll) 9:30 p.m., $5.

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

Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.

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

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

Sin é Michael James, 8:30 p.m., free.

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

The Tobacco Company Mercy Creek 9 p.m., 21 and over, free.

TUM Space Izititiz (members of No-Neck Blues Band, Test and Enos Slaughter), 9 p.m. $5.

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

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Book Signing Author Davis Miller will be signing copies of his new book, "Zen of Muhammad Ali and Other Obsessions," at Barnes & Noble in Short Pump. 7:30 p.m., 11640 W. Broad St., 360-3190.

Richmond Walk "The Ghost Walk," which offers a lighthearted approach to ghost stories of downtown Richmond, departs at 6:30 p.m. from Ninth and Bank streets. $5-$8. Reservations required. 673-9255.

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Fiddlin', Food and Family Fun at Rockabilly Rockville with the Swift Creek Crossing bluegrass band. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $1-$5. The Rockville Center, Hanover County. For more information call 749-3536.

Friday Cheers This concert series runs every Friday through Aug. 30. Tonight, Waking Hours with Dragstrip Syndicate will perform from 6-9:30 p.m. on Brown's Island. Free. www.fridaycheers.org.

Paramount's Kings Dominion Teen singing sensation (and Backstreet Boy little brother) Aaron Carter performs at 7:30 p.m. at Kingswood Amphitheatre. Tickets $14.99-$29.99, and are available through Ticketmaster online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone, 262-8100.

Summer Music Fest kicks off today at Main Street Beer Co. Through Aug. 24. Bands include: The Motet, Virginia Coalition, Used Carlotta, Devil's Workshop and many others. Two days, two stages, 18 bands. Doors open Friday at 5 p.m. and Saturday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10-$15, and are available in advance at www.MSBCmusic.com, or by calling 800-594-TIXX.

The Mark Lomanno Quartet will jazz up the night at Vondel Park, located between 18th and Franklin streets, at 8 p.m.

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Alley Katz The Broken Hips, Dark Little Rooms.

Bella Italia Latin Night with DJ Ritmo, weekly, 9 p.m.

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

Breakers (West) No Charge, 9:30 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar Dynamite DJ's, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $3.

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

Canal Club The Flatlanders (legendary honky-tonk folk-rock featuring Joe Ely, Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore) and John Eddie, 8 p.m., $17.50-$20.

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

Comedy Alley ComedySportz, (improv shows), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

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

Easy Street Travis Allison Band (rock), 10 p.m.

Enzo's Tavern Mark Merritt and Kent Alley 7:30-11 p.m., free.

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

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

Have a Nice Day Café Second annual Pimp and Ho party — wear a costume, get in free!

Main St. Beer Co. Summer Music Fest, 5 p.m.

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

Nation The Crystal Method, 9 p.m. $15.

Nightclub 930 Fighting Gravity with Fidel and Weekend Excursion, 9 p.m., $10.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café The Hope Conspiracy (hardcore), early.

Poe's Pub David Via and Corn Tornado (Contemporary Jam Bluegrass) 10 p.m., $5.

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 DJ Steve "Mr. Beach" Leonard spins your favorite beach and funk music, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

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

Sauce Friday night house music, Frequency with DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly.

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

Sin é Wonderground 9 p.m., free.

The Tobacco Company Jimmy O Band (blues) 9 p.m., 21 and over, free.

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Auto Show The fourth annual Balch automotive show begins at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Plenty for the kids, including a carnival, a coloring contest a slot-car race, an auction and more! Rumor has it that Elvis, the king himself, might stop by. Approximately 1 mile east of I-95, exit 61A. Call 530-2225 for more information.

Play Days at Market Café Join Radio Disney every Saturday for "Family Day" at the Market Café in Innsbrook. Families can listen and dance to all their favorite Radio Disney tunes, play interactive games and watch a new Disney movie each week. This week's movie is "Sleeping Beauty" 10 a.m.-noon. Innsbrook, located at the corner of Nuckols and Cox roads. 353-7200 ext. 18.

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"Missing" Eighty-one photographs by Martha Cooper documents the impromptu memorials erected in New York City in the wake of the Sept. 11 tragedy. Through Sept. 29. Virginia Historical Society, 4301 Sulgrave Road. 353-4251.

"September 11, 2001, in Virginia" This exhibition commemorates the lives of those lost in the attack on the Pentagon, documents the rescue efforts conducted and Virginian's responses to the event. Through Nov. 25. Virginia Historical Society, 4301 Sulgrave Road. 353-4251.

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Petersburg Jazz Festival featuring Earl Klugh, Jim Adkins and many more. Doors open at 1 p.m. New Millennium Studios, Squirrel Level Road, Petersburg. Tickets $15 and are available at Willies, www.seaofsound.com, or by calling 800-594-TIXX.

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After 6 Latin night, weekly, 9 p.m.

Alley Katz Roto Glow, Game Show Hero, Feel Love Fury.

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $2.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.

Comedy Alley ComedySportz, (improv shows), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

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

Easy Street No Charge, 10 p.m.

Enzo's Tavern Mark Merritt and Kent Alley 7:30-11 p.m., free.

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

Main St. Beer Co. Summer Music Fest, 3 p.m.

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

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Brand New, Rufio, Taking Back Sunday (emo), 7 p.m. $7.

Poe's Pub Modebree (Rockin' R&B) 9 p.m., $4.

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

Rock Falls Tavern Pfiffer Marshall, $3.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard Pat O'Brien, 9:00 p.m.

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

Swingers Throttlerod (heavy southern rock).

The Tobacco Company Jimmy O Band (blues) 9 p.m., 21 and over, free.

Tropical Soul Live salsa, weekly, 8-11 p.m.

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ComiCon The Richmond ComiCon comic book and trading card convention: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Sheraton Richmond West, 6624 West Broad St. $3.

Gospel Fest 2002 features The Echoes of Noel Virginia, The Faithful Disciples and many more. Proceeds benefit NAACP programs. 4 p.m. Chicago Avenue Baptist Church, 2331 Broad Rock Blvd.

Speech Re-enactment Each Sunday, enjoy an organ recital at 1:30 p.m., then Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech at 2 p.m. at St. John's Church. 2401 E. Broad St. Through Sept. 1. Donations accepted. 648-5015.

Walking Tour Explore different Richmond communities each Sunday on foot with a guide from the Richmond History Center. Through October. Call for details. $6-$7. 649-0711.

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Reggae on the Island Toots & The Maytals join Morgan Heritage Family on Mayo Island for a hot, summer reggae fest! 501 S. 14th St.

Summer Interlude Series The Richmond Chamber Players present this concert series Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. in the auditorium of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Through Aug. 25. Today, enjoy the sounds of Prague, featuring pieces by Bohuslav Martinu, Antonin Dvorak and others. 2800 Grove Ave. $12-$14. 340-1405.

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

Brandermill Inn Wendy and Raye, weekly, 3-7 p.m.

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

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

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

Poe's Pub Terrance Simien (reggae/zydeco) 8:30 p.m., $6.

Rock Falls Tavern Acoustic night with Kirk Farmer of The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 6:30-9 p.m., free.

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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Musical Mondays at Maymont Enjoy free performances on the Carriage House Lawn every Monday at 6:30 p.m. Through Aug. 26. Tonight's theme is "Loungin' on the Lawn" and includes a Kamp Kreatures puppet show, a Maymont craft activity and the Richmond Concert Band. 1700 Hampton St. www.maymont.org.

Plan 9 In-store Performance Richard X. Heyman, the premiere purveyor of pure pop pleasure, will perform at 7 p.m. 3021 W. Cary St. 353-9996.

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Bogart's Back Room The Devil's Workshop (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

Cary St. Café Jahvaquarium, 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.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

Shenanigans Karoake with Lin Archer (DJLA), weekly.

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

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18th and Main Café Latin Night, weekly, 10 p.m. Free salsa, Merengue and bachata lessons from 8-9 p.m., weekly.

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, 9:30 p.m., $5.

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.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Doosu, Red Animal War, early.

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

Shenanigans Open mic with Tom "Teapot" Hailey, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sin é Splinter 8:30 p.m., free.

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

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