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Andy's Restaurant 412 England St., 798-9751. Fri: Loose Gravel, 9 p.m., $3.

Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816. Fri: Brad Moss and the New Age, Quiet Eyes Road, 5-9 p.m., $5-$7. Sat: the Great Debate, Before Night Falls, Headstone, View from the Top, Disco's Last Stand, 5-9 p.m., $8-$10. Sun: Sounds like Dinosaurs, Separation, Hope at Hand, Acoreus, 6-11 p.m., $9-$10. Tues: Internal Affairs, Swampthing, Cruel Hand, Alpha and Omega, 7-11 p.m., $10.

The Artist Underground CafAc 1600 Monument Ave., 213-0185. Fri: the Milkstains, Funky Mike Gales and the Warriorz, 10 p.m., $5.

Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 789-1702. Fri: the Taters (pop and Americana), 8 p.m., $8. Sat: Quatro na Bossa (Brazilian music and jazz), 8 p.m., $8.

Bleu Bistro 8982 Quioccasin Road., 750-1120. Wed: Cat Daddy, 7-10 p.m., free. Fri: Doug Gibson, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. Sat: Mo Debree, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. Sun: the Doctors of Jazz, noon-2 p.m.

Blue's Place 1702 Boulevard, 520-8088. Fri: Nat King Kong, 8 p.m.

CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500. Thurs: Chez Roue (swing and jazz), 9 p.m., free. Fri: the Recliners, 9 p.m. Tues: DJ Williams Projekt (jazz and hip hop), 9:30 p.m.

The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901. Thurs: Gills and Wings, Cub Scout and the Rhinoceros, 8 p.m. Fri: Pendleton, Brett Harris Band, Spies, Tyger and the Lamb, 8 p.m. Sat: Jupiter One, 8 p.m. Sun: Lobster Newsburg, Cannery Row, 8 p.m. Mon: No Dice, 8 p.m. Tues: Peter Fitzgibbon, 8 p.m.

The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582. Fri: Orchard Lounge, 10 p.m., $10-$15. Sat: Unearth, Emmure, Impending Doom, Born of Osiris, Seraph, 7 p.m., $14-$16. Sun: Love and Reverie, Asleep at the Bottom of the Sea, a Bird a Sparrow, the Jim Ivins Band, 6-10 p.m., $10-$12.

Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St. 780-2537. Fri: Lisa Limm Band, 5 p.m., free. Soul Coaster, 10 p.m., free. Sat: Toubab Krewe, 8 p.m., $10.

Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St., 353-7445. Wed: 29th Division (jam band), 10 p.m., $5. Fri: Crucial Elements (reggae), 10 p.m., $5. Sat: King Solomon's Marbles (Grateful Dead covers), 10 p.m., $7. Tues: Co-Pilot (funk), 10 p.m., $5.

Cockade City Grill 305 N. Sycamore St. in Petersburg, 862-2537. Fri: the Kind Eye Project, 9:30 p.m.

Commercial Taphouse 111 N. Robinson St., 359-6544. Sun: Glows in the Dark (jazz), 9 p.m., free.

Curry House 4032 Cox Road, 762-4411. Thurs: Carol Covell with the Dave Pillsbury Toot Sweet Jazz Ensemble, 7 p.m., free.

Dixie Diner 250 N. Sycamore St. in Petersburg, 732-7425. Fri: Glenn Michael, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. Sun: Sax and Stacks with Michael Redman, noon-2 p.m., free.

Globehopper Coffeehouse and Lounge 2100 E. Main St. 523-8083. Thurs: Jason Jenkins, 8-10 p.m., free.

Grandpa Eddie's Alabama Ribs and BBQ 11129 Three Chopt Road, 270-7427. Fri: Wrenn Mangum, 8:30 p.m., free. Sat: the Velvet Marias (rock), 8:30 p.m., free.

The Grapevine II 11055 Three Chopt Road. 440-9100. Tues: Big Pop and the Doo-Wops, 7 p.m., free.

Home Team Grill 1630 W. Main St., 254-7360. Pat O'Brien, 9 p.m., free.

Nara Sushi 1309 W. Main St., 353-1315. Tues: the Naked Hearts, Mas Y Mas, Blight and Bowery, 8 p.m.

The National 708 E. Broad St., 612-1900. Thurs: Richmond Symphony: Music for Poe, 6 p.m., $10. Fri: Lisa Lampanelli, 7 p.m., $38. Sat: Drive By Truckers, 7 p.m., $20-$25. Sun: Richmond Symphony: Music for Poe, 3 p.m., $10. Mon: Dar Williams, Josh Radin, Jesse Harris, 7 p.m., $20.

Plaza Bowl 521 E. Southside Plaza, 233-8799. Fri: Bossfight, Red Light Syndrome, 8 p.m.

Poe's Pub 2760 E. Main St., 648-2120. Fri: the Dregs, 9 p.m., $5.

Positive Vibe CafAc 2825 Hathaway Road, 560-9622. Sun: Chicago Cy, 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

Pour House 3438 Pump Road, 364-9083. Sat: Outlaw Kings, 9:30 p.m., $3.

Sharky's Bar and Billiard 4032 Cox Road, 273-1888. Wed: the Wrest, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., free. Fri: the Wrest, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m., free. Sat: Pat O'Brien, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free.

Shenanigans 4017 Macarthur Ave., 264-5010. Wed: Amy Henderson, 7:30 p.m. Fri: NRG Krysys, 8:30 p.m. Sat: Robin Rogers, 8:30 p.m. Tues: Mo Debree, 8:30 p.m.

SinAc Irish Pub 1327 E. Cary St., 649-7767. Sat: Chicago Cy, 9 p.m., free.

Toad's Place 140 Virginia St., 648-8623. Sat: Moossa, Stump Hole Water, 9 p.m., free.

Tobacco Company 1201 E. Cary St., 782-9555. Wed: Three For All, 8 p.m., free. Thurs: John Featherstone, 8 p.m., free. Fri: Marna and Macy, 9:30 p.m., free. Sat: Marna and Macy, 9:30 p.m., free.

The Triple 3306 W. Broad St. 359-7777. Fri: MV and EE, Aswara, Guitar Brothers, 10 p.m. Sat: Cashmere Jungle Lords, 3rd Wave, 8 p.m. Sun: Rocket Queen, Joe Coffee, the Tilted, Copstabber, 8 p.m. Tues: Harrison Colby, American Tourist, 10 p.m.

Wild Willies 6233 Mechanicsville Turnpike, 559-6060. Sat: Loose Gravel, 9:30 p.m., $5.



Style Weekly's Inauguration Day Event Toad's Place holds a special lunch break screening of the presidential inauguration from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Open to the public. 140 Virginia St. 648-8623.


Project Space Gallery "A Blatant Show of Nepotism," featuring prints, drawings, and paintings by local and national artists. On display through Feb. 27. 0 E. Fourth St. 338-5508.

University of Richmond Museums "Form and Story: Narration in Recent Paintings," featuring works by Steve DiBenedetto, Angela Dufresne, Hanneline RA,geberg and Erling Sjovold. Opening at 7 p.m. and on display through May 15.


Celtic Crossroads The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen hosts this seven-member Irish ensemble as it spins its homeland's traditional sound into inventive new arrangements at 7 p.m. $23-$25. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.



University of Richmond Museums "Studying the Figure: Works from the Collection." "The Human Figure, Archetype and Actuality: Works from the Collection." Both on display through March 6. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8276.


"All My Sons," The Chamberlayne Actors Theatre performs Arthur Miller's play about the consequences and profit of war at 8 p.m., with production continuing through Feb. 7. $15-$20. 319 N. Wilkinson Road. 262-9760.



Ms. Richmond Pride Pageant Gay Pride Virginia and Babe's hold their first-ever beauty pageant at Babe's of Carytown from 7-10 p.m. to benefit Gay Pride Virginia's scholarship program. $5. 3166 W. Cary St. 355-9330.


Art After Hours The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts holds a night of live music, art tours, dancing and wine tasting from 6-9 p.m. The evening also features Friends of Art's 5th annual silent art auction in the Marble Hall, including works by regional and local artists to help raise money benefiting the museum. The event continues every Thursday through Feb. 19. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.


Festival of New American Plays The Firehouse Theatre Project presents the finalists of its annual playwright contest, holding staged readings of Evan Guilford-Blake's "An Uncommon Language," and Caridad Svich's "Magnificent Waste," at 7:30 p.m. through Jan. 25. Members of the public who see both plays are eligible to vote for the Festival winner. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.



"Love, Lust, Longing, Loss" A New York-based Renaissance vocal quartet, the Good Pennyworths, performs an evening of Elizabethan-style pop music at 7:30 p.m. at the First English Lutheran Church. Free. 1603 Monument Ave. 355-9185.


Artspace Gallery "Vulnerability's Groom," featuring photography by Shane Booth. "Transitions," featuring photography by Martin McFadden. "Figures in Abstract," featuring oils on canvas by Noelle Gray. "About Face," featuring various media by Artspace members. Opening at 7 p.m. and on display through Feb. 22. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.

Art Works "Positive Exposure: The Spirit of Difference," featuring photography by Rick Guidotti. "9.29.2007: A Conversation Between Artists," featuring works by Glenda Kotchish, Chris Semtner and Jessie Yeager. "The World Through My Colors," featuring works by Elizabeth Hermann. "Quiescence," featuring works by Rennee DeChristopher. "Welcome to My World," featuring works by Lavigne Long. "Solitude and Renewal," featuring art by Beth Bradford. On display through Feb. 22. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.

Red Door Gallery "A Few of My Favorite Colors," featuring new work by Clay McGlamory. Opening at 6 p.m. and on display through Feb. 28. 1607 W. Main St. 358-0211.

Reynolds Gallery "The Camp Under the Moon," featuring new paintings by Paul Ryan. "New York," featuring new paintings by Ron Johnson. Both opening at 7 p.m. and on display through March 7. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.



Ghost Watch Centre Hill Mansion in Petersburg holds its annual gathering revolving around the unexplained and paranormal from 6-9 p.m. Special guests include L.B. Taylor, author of a series of books about ghosts in Virginia, and Benjamin Keys of, with displays of paranormal pictures taken at the mansion over the years. $3-$5. 1 Centre Hill Court, 733-2401.

Yoga Day USA In its third year participating studios in Richmond hold free yoga classes throughout the day. For complete list of participating locations and times visit and


Eric Schindler Gallery "Invitational Group Show," featuring mixed media and functional art with proceeds going to Tricycle Gardens. Opening at 7 p.m. and on display through Feb. 7. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.


Alan Jabbour and Ken Perlman The Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its eighth season with this fiddle and banjo duo performing at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church at 7:30 p.m. $10-$12. Cauthorne Road, 323-4288.

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver Multiple Grammy nominees and International Bluegrass Music Association award winners perform a concert of bluegrass and gospel music at 7 p.m. at the West End Assembly of God. $18. 401 Parham Road. 754-0718.


Book Signing Paul Maliszewski, author of "Fakers: Hoaxers, Con Artists, Counterfeiters, and Other Great Pretenders," reads and signs copies of his work at 6 p.m. at Chop Suey Books. 2913 W. Cary St. 422-8066.



Sam Dorsey The Virginia Commonwealth University guitar series presents this classical guitarist in concert at 4 p.m. in the Vlahcevic Concert Hall in the Singleton Center for the Performing Arts. $10. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

GeQun Wang Vocal tenor performs with pianist Charles Staples at Trinity United Methodist Church at 4 p.m. 903 Forest Ave. 288-6056.



VCU Visiting Artist Dr. Robert Lang, an American physicist and one of the foremost origami artists and theorists in the world discusses how he finds real-world applications for the various theories of origami he has developed, as well as establish the unexpected connections between mathematics, art and technology. 1000 W. Broad St. For information call 828-1511.



Virginians for the Arts This statewide conference begins at the Richmond Marriott, gathering more than 350 artists, arts professionals and advocates, featuring discussions on public art projects and initiatives. Continuing through Jan. 29, detailed information can be found at 500 E. Broad St.


"Nebbia" Combining the eccentric limits of the circus, theater, dance, and music, the Cirque Eloize performing arts troupe provides a night of multimedia art, imagery and sound at 7:30 p.m., with additional performances taking place on Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. $19-$38. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8980.

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