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Wednesday 03



museums

Science Museum of Virginia Lunch Break Science, the free weekly lecture series, runs noon-1 p.m. This week, Chuck Frederickson discusses "Protecting America's Founding River." 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

night life

Babes of Carytown Karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 355-9330.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten Trio, weekly, 6 p.m. 379-9899.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Virginia Center Commons and W. Broad St.) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 553-9998.

Bull and Bear Club Lounge Party Open House, weekly, 6-9 p.m., free. 649-8431.

Cabo's Corner Bistro C.C. & Company, 8-11 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Canal Club Hump Night Comedy (open mic), weekly, 9-11 p.m., free. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café 7 Pound Star (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Razzles "Havana Nights," salsa and merengue, with free dance lessons, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 330-0007.

Cotton Club Brown Sugar Wednesdays with Bam-Bamm (comedy, poetry, soul), weekly, 6 p.m., free. 721-0694.

County Rib & Ale House Rae of Sunshine Karaoke, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free. 675-4447.

Easy Street Café Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 355-1198.

Emilio's The Southside Future Squad (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Empire Allen Thompson (solo acoustic), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 344-3323.

Europa Lounge Sessions with DJs Kean and Jereme Rometti (house, funk), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Tammy Pescatelli, 7:30 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Ham's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 965-5520.

J&D's Café Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free. 266-2331.

LA Grill Mike Shiflett and Friends (jazz, R&B), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 266-3328.

Lucky Buddha Service Industry Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA Latin Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Retrolution (industrial), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar DJ Williams Projekt (soul, jazz, hip-hop), weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 254-4904.

Old City Bar Steve Kessler Trio (jazz), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 644-4411.

Penny Lane Pub Acoustic open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 780-1682.

Poe's Pub Edge of Night (acoustic rock), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Rare Olde Times Princess Complex, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Sandy's Restaurant Open-mic night with Rize and Michelle Saud, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9 p.m. 330-0617.

Tobacco Company Lucas/Fetherston, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Thursday 04



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Book Signing Carl Weber reads and signs copies of his novel "The First Lady" at Wal-Mart at 6 p.m. 7901 Brook Road. 266-5786.

Plant Talk The Virginia Native Plant Society presents a talk by Joy Ware on the environmental importance of reptiles and amphibians, 7 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Free. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 266-0856.

night life

1 North Belmont The Carol Covell Trio, 7-10 p.m., free. 358-0050.

Alley Katz No Diving, Alowishious Farhatt, Addora Lush, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $7. 643-2816.

Amigo's Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 262-9652.

Azzurro Restaurant Mike Ess, Jon Cannon and Laura Ann Boyd (jazz), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 282-1509.

Bahama Joe's Top 40 Dance Night, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Baja Bean Company Karaoke, weekly. 257-5445.

Bandito's "Thursday Night Drama" Dance Night with DJ Rick Danger, weekly. 354-9999.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman, weekly, 6 p.m. 379-9899.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly. 739-8871.

Brio Tuscan Grille Stan Smith-Jason Jenkins Duo, 6-9 p.m., free. 272-2255.

Bubba's Restaurant Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Broad St.) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, free. 672-8732.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Steve Bassett, weekly, 9:30-11:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Roger Carroll and Chez Roué Orchette, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Three for Free Thursday with Walking Dead, Her Next Friend, Release, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 643-2582.

Capitol Coffee and Desserts D'Santis Duo (jazz), weekly, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free. 204-1755.

Caribbean Mingles Talent showcase (performance, fashion), weekly, 8:30 p.m., $5. 397-4032.

Club Richbrau DJ dance night, weekly, 8 p.m. 644-3018.

Club Z2 Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 249-9930.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud features Rize, weekly, free. 643-2060.

Curry House Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 762-4411.

Europa Escape with Oliver K (dark progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Tammy Pescatelli, 7:30 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Honey Whyte's Ryan Hearn (acoustic rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge (neo soul, R&B, hip-hop), weekly, 4-9 p.m., free. IP Logic presents 12" Dance Party with DJs JoAnna O & Jesse Split (electronic dance music), weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 254-1942.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA New Orleans Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Mars Bar Pop '80s Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Reggie Righteous and The Prophets of Funk, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 254-4904.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side) Karaoke, weekly, free. 744-8686.

Old City Bar Dave Pollard (jazz), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 644-4411.

Pearl For Women Only Night (house, dance, urban), weekly, 6 p.m., 545-8983.

Rare Olde Times Uisce Beathe (Irish jam), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Rocks DJ L-Roy, weekly, 7 p.m., $5. 648-ROCK.

Ruth's Chris Steak House Bryce McCormick (piano), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 378-0600.

Sharky's Pat O'Brien (singer-songwriter), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Sideline Café Karaoke hosted by Bill Campbell, weekly, 8:30 p.m. 748-4786.

Sin é Karaoke Night, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Tobacco Company Live music, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tonic Soul Kitchen (music and poetry), weekly, 8 p.m., $7. 304-6857.

Visions Dance Club Karaoke, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 379-3800.

Friday 05



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Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents the Latin American holiday tale "The Legend of the Poinsettia" with music and dance at 8 p.m. Through Jan. 7. Tickets are $15-$20. 2880 Mountain Road. 379-2555.

galleries

First Fridays The monthly art walk on Broad Street continues its season of gallery opening receptions with street performers and vendors, 7-10 p.m. For a listing of gallery openings, check the Galleries box. Call 344-1508 or visit www.firstfridaysrichmond.com.

night life

Alley Katz Battlemaster, Skeleton Witch, Immortal Avenger, Argento Agenda, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Susan Greenbaum (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., $8. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 262-9652.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Shockoe Slip) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, $1. 648-8900.

Breakers (South Side) The Tin Man, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 323-8024.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Bart Chucker Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Canal Club Frank Fest with John Moossa, DJ Williams Projekt, Brown Sabbath, Modern Groove Syndicate, The Big Payback, No B.S. Brass Band, 7 p.m., $10 donation. 643-2582.

Caribbean Mingles Friday After Work Party with DJ Ace and Rich Boy (hip-hop, R&B, reggae), weekly, 5-8 p.m., $5. 780-0013.

Cary Street Café Jerry Joe Reno, 9:30 p.m., $7. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 8 p.m., $3. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $12-$14. 266-9377.

County Rib & Ale House Bill Roberts, weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 675-4447.

Daddio's Grille Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 754-1448.

Emilio's The RJR Duo (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. Doc Branch & The Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and Tyke (progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Tammy Pescatelli, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $16. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Goals Tavern Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 746-5444.

Godfrey's Reflex Dance Night (Brit pop), 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3-$5. 648-3957.

Hard Shell Terri Murphy and the Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Lucky Buddha DJ Night, weekly, 11 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar New Wave Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (W. Main St.) Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 353-8686.

Murphy's Law II Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 739-0800.

Poe's Pub The Thrillbillies, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Ladies '80s with DJ Disco Stew and DJ Jizzy Trent Dance Party, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Gypsy Roots (swing jazz guitar), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Brandon Campbell, weekly, 9 p.m. 330-0617.

Sharky's The Wrest with Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

Shenanigans Slack Family Bluegrass, 9 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é Ray Pittman Project, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Stratford Grill Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 320-1218.

Thai Curry House Richmond Underground presents Level II (retro electric, dance music), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 358-7027.

Tobacco Company Janet Martin, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Saturday 06



music

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver in Concert The gospel-bluegrass artists perform at West End Assembly of God at 7 p.m. Tickets are $14-$16. 401 Parham Road. 320-7067.

Richmond Symphony The symphony gives its Wachovia Securities Pops Concert with performances of music from James Bond movies, "The Sound of Music" and other popular tunes, 8 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $35-$60. Call 262-8003 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

galleries

The Triple Restaurant "Insights 3 Art Show," works by Ben Bemis, Enrique Rodriguez, Mike Creasy and John Worley, opens with a reception at 8 p.m. with music by DJ Paul Rankin. Through Feb. 6. 3306 W. Broad St. 359-7777.

museums

Virginia Center for Architecture Dennis Halloran begins a month of weekly tours on "The House That Pope Built," starting at 2 p.m. Admission is $5-$10. 2501 Monument Ave. 644-3041, ext. 100.

night life

Alley Katz Love and Reverie, My Epic, Strikethrew, Yearling, Look Mexico, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $6. xSol-Tribex, Trust in the Fall, Kabira, One Eyed Suicide, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $6. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Chris Hillman (from The Byrds) and Herb Pederson, Rod Picott (rock), 8 p.m., $35. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, 9:15 p.m., $5. 262-9652.

Bandito's "Saturday Night Nature" Dance Night with DJ Rick Danger, weekly. 354-9999.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman (acoustic guitar), weekly, 6-9 p.m., free. 379-9899.

Cary Street Café Cary Street Café Jazz Jam Band, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz, 7:30 p.m., weekly, $12-$14. Full Contact Improv (adult improv), 10 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

County Rib and Ale House Q94's Pauly Madison, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 675-4447.

Europa DJ Omar (deep house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Tammy Pescatelli, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $16. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Lucky Buddha DJ Night, weekly, 11 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Poe's Pub Black Rose, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill The Shiny Stockings Trio featuring Russ Hanchin, Joe Sarver and Maria Garcia (classic swing jazz and bossa), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

SJ's Lakeside Tavern Big Boss Man, 7:45-11:45 p.m., free. 264-3288.

Tobacco Company Janet Martin, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Sunday 07



galleries

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "Desire," a juried mixed-media show, opens with a reception, 4-6 p.m. Through Feb. 24. Also, "Transformation: Life Goes On," surreal artwork by Helene Ruiz, runs through January. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.

night life

Alley Katz Enemy at the Six, To Walk Once More, As Night Draws Near, Left in Ruin, Doomsday Machine Schematic, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $7. 643-2816.

Bleu Bistro Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 750-1120.

Bottom Billiards Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 643-4323.

Bottoms Up Pizza Terri Murphy and the Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 644-4400.

Brandermill Inn Wendy and Raye, weekly, 3-7 p.m. 739-8871.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem Johnny Hott and the Piedmont Souprize, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Step Out Sundays, weekly, 9 p.m., $10 after 11 p.m. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. 353-7445.

ComedySportz Center for the Arts Cabaret, 7 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

Commercial Taphouse When Harry Met Buzzy (pop), 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 359-6544.

Easy Street Café 9:55 Club Comedy Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Funny Bone Tammy Pescatelli, 7 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with Rusty Farmer and Mike Ess, weekly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz, weekly, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Legend Brewing Company Bluegrass jam, weekly, 6 p.m., free. 232-3446.

Mars Bar JayBoy and Fan Free Clinic present Take a Trip to Mars, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Sandy's Restaurant Open-mic night with Rize and Michelle Saud, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

Stratford Grill Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 320-1218.

T.G.I. Friday's Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 360-7926.

Monday 08



museums

Library of Virginia "Myth & Memory: Understanding 400 Years of Virginia History," an exhibition looking at centennial events, runs through Dec. 15. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3500.

night life

Café Diem Open-mic night with Wes Edwards, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café Ominotago (acoustic duo), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Mars Bar Milli Vanilli Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Penny Lane Pub Karaoke, weekly, free. 780-1682.

Tuesday 09



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Coffee and Conversations Barksdale Theatre at Willow Lawn presents a series that gets behind the scenes of the performances. This week, Steve Perigard and Leslie Owens-Harrington talk about the roles of a director, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Free. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. Call 282-2620 or visit www.barksdalerichmond.org.

night life

Alley Katz Tsunami Rising, Moossa, No Dreads, Downbeat Switch, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $6. 643-2816.

Bahama Joe's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 262-9652.

Bleu Bistro Open-mic jam with Wop of Government Cheese, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 750-1120.

Bubba's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 236-1600.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Tracy Retchin, 7-9 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free. 794-3007.

Café Diem DJ Williams Projekt, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café The Grove (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Cherry Lounge Salsa Night with free lessons, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 285-9061.

Corner Bar and Grill Open-mic night with J. Cornachione, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 213-3046.

Curry House Nard's Karaoke (international night), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 762-4411.

Davis & Main The RJR Duo with John Conley, Ryan Hughitt and featuring Jason Gay (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-6641.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 232-3446.

Mars Bar Totally '80s Dance Night, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (W. Main St.) Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 353-8686.

Murphy's Law II Karaoke with DJ Scuba Steve, weekly. 739-0800.

Poe's Pub Blues jam with Kevin Selfe, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Kamikaze Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 364-9083.

Rocks DJ Dominex, weekly, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 648-ROCK.

Ruth's Chris Steak House Bryce McCormick (piano), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 378-0600.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly. 379-1844.

Sticky Rice Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $3. 358-7870.

Tobacco Company Fetherston/Tiller, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Triple Restaurant DJ Paul Rankin (techno dub), weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 359-7777.

Tropical Soul Verses (spoken word, poetry, hip-hop), weekly, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 771-1605. S

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