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Pianist Bill Evans will perform music appropriate to the Day of Remembrance in the Virginia Museum of Fine Art's Marble Hall from noon to 3 p.m. Free. 2800 Grove Ave. 340-1400.

Richmond Remembers Sept. 11 The Valentine Richmond History Center will display letters and various objects associated with Richmond's experience of the terrorist attacks. Through Nov. 1. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711.

Sept. 11 Memorial Service The Southside Church of the Nazarene will remember the victims of Sept. 11 in a memorial service from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. 6851 Courthouse Road. 748-1161.

The John Marshall House will be open free of charge from 1-4 p.m. 818 E. Marshall St. 648-7998.

clubs

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.

Café Diem Brian Flyin Sulser Trio (jazz/Americana), 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.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Pop Rocks featuring Indie-Pop Nite, 10 p.m., $2-$3.

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

Paysanne Janet Martin, weekly, 9 p.m.

Poe's Pub The Waybacks (acoustic group), $10.

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

Sharky's Bar & Billiard 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.

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

Tobacco Company Jangling Reinhardts, 9 p.m., free.

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Book Reading Henrico County Chief Mastin will read Mary Pope Osborne's book titled, "New York's Bravest" at 10:30 a.m. Barnes & Noble Short Pump. 11640 W. Broad St. 360-3190.

Calling all Young Historians The Valentine Young Associates will have a free social for young and young-at-heart historians at 5:30 p.m. Participants will enjoy a ride along the canal and then gather at a local restaurant for more socializing and fun. Reservation required. 649-0711 ext. 325.

Girl Talk Landscape and architectural photographer Carol Highsmith will speak about the history of women in photography in the United States at 7:30 p.m. In Jepson Hall, room 118. University of Richmond. 289-8056.

Sinners, Songsters and Saints Greg Kimball will talk about the landmark 1936 prison recordings of African-American folk music at noon at the Library of Virginia. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

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Smooth Jazz in the Garden Enjoy an eclectic variety of jazz in a beautiful garden setting with this week's performance by Robert Jospé and Inner Rhythm. Thursday evenings from 6-8 p.m. Through Sept. 26. Tickets are $10-$12. 21 and over. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

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Picturing the Century One-hundred years of photography from the National Archives will be on display at the Virginia Historical Society. National Archives curator Bruce Bustard will speak about the prints at noon. Through Sept. 29. 428 N. Boulevard, 358-4901.

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Firehouse Theatre Project opens its season with a production of "Anton in Show Business" by Jane Martin. Performance begins at 8 p.m. Through Sept. 29. Tickets are $8-$15 and are available at www.smarttix.com. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

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

Alley Katz Spookie Daly Pride and Sundried Opossum, 9 p.m., $8.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Libby Dunn, Sheryl Warner and Jackie Frost, 8 p.m., $5-$8.

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 Salsa Night with DJ Steve Greene, weekly.

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.

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

Comedy Alley Kids with Lawnmowers, an experimental improvisational group, weekly, $3.

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

Easy Street No Charge, 10 p.m.

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. Jahvaquarium, 9 p.m.

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 Budweiser present Championship Boxing, 6:30 p.m., $35-$100.

Nightclub 930 Doves with My Morning Jacket, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Poe's Pub Three Liter Jug (roots), 9 p.m., $3.

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

Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.

Rock Falls Tavern Nick's karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.

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

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

Sin é Steve Keith, 8:30 p.m., free.

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

Tobacco Company Jangling Reinhardts, 9 p.m., free.

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

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Bowers of Bliss Lunch and Tour The lovely, early fall interlude begins at noon with a lunch at Agecroft Hall, followed by a tour of its great rooms. Program concludes with dessert and a tour of the gardens. Admission is $15. Reservations required. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

Comedian Dave Chappelle will bring his humor to the Carpenter Center at 8 p.m. Chappelle has stared in movies such as "Robin Hood: Men in Tights," "The Nutty Professor" and "Half Baked." Tickets are $27.50-$29.50 and are available through Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com or 262-8100, or the Carpenter Center box office. 600 E. Grace St.

Cultural Film Series What better way to spend Friday afternoons than immersed in culture? Westminster Canterbury Richmond presents its seventh annual Cultural and Educational Series. Enjoy a new film, spanning a variety of topics, each week. This week's film is "Academia Museum of Venice" 3 p.m. Third Floor Parlor, Morningside. 1600 Westbrook Ave. 800-445-9904.

Eyes on Richmond St. Paul's Episcopal Church presents its Friday forum, which focuses on issues pertinent to Richmond. Lectures begin at 12:30 p.m. The Hon. John W. Marshall will give this week's lecture titled, "Is There a Safety Net for Public Safety in Richmond?" $6. Reservations are required. Ninth and Grace streets. 643-3589.

Greater Richmond Technology Council will have its "Good Morning Technology Breakfast" at The Place in Innsbrook. Penny Anderson, district manager for Medtronic, Inc. will speak. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and is required. You can register online at www.richtech.com $20-$40.

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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Blackwell Auditorium Robert Jospé and Inner Rhythm will salsa, samba and swing the night away. Performance starts at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Randolph-Macon College, Ashland. 752-3600.

University of Richmond David Niethamer, James Wilson and Charles Staples will perform classical and original pieces in the Camp Concert Hall in the Booker Hall of Music at 7:30 p.m. University of Richmond. 289-8277.

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Cudahy's Gallery New work by oil and mixed-media artists Michael Crespo and Pamela Black Wagner will be on display through Oct. 16. Opening reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. 1314 E. Cary St. 782-1776.

Eric Schindler Gallery Recent paintings by Melissa Burgess and Ed Trask, 7-9 p.m. Through Oct. 6. 2305 W. Broad St. 644-5005.

Ink Tattoo & Art Thea Duskin asks "Whatever happened to 1984?" with drawings and paintings on wood-block boards, 8-10 p.m. Through Oct. 16. 1825A W. Main St. 359-4755.

September All Media Show and Reception opens at Shockoe Bottom Arts Center with a gallery talk at 7:30 p.m. followed by a reception. Through Oct. 12. 2001 E. Grace St. 643-7959.

Shockoe Bottom Art Center Beverly Nelson's solo-photographic exhibit titled, "Flowers-Namibian Sand-Water" will open with a reception in Gallery 131 at 6 p.m. Through Oct. 16. 2001 E. Grace St. 643-7959.

The Gallery at Brandermill Inn "Original Abstract Acrylic Paintings" by Norman Wyatt Jr.; "Original Oil Paintings" by Paul Bertholet; "Original Watercolor Paintings" by Maria Rabinky, and "Original Pastels" by Elaine Bankston all open with a reception at 7:30 p.m. Free. Through September. 13550 Harbour Pointe Parkway, Brandermill. 739-8871.

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Richmond Triangle Players presents "Eula Mae's Beauty, Bait and Tackle," a fast-paced comedy by Frank Blocker and Chuck Richards at 8 p.m. in Fielden's Cabaret Theater. Tickets are $12-$14 and are available by calling 346-8113. Through Oct. 5. 2003 W. Broad St. 346-8113.

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Alley Katz Drive-By Truckers and The Shiners, 9 p.m., $8.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Christine Kane, 8 p.m., $5-$8.

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

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

Break Time Sports Bar Dynamite DJs, 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.

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

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

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

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 Stand-up comedians, weekly, 9 p.m. Live music featuring Mo Jo Workin'.

Nightclub 930 Andrew W.K. (hard rock) with The Used, 9 p.m., $12.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Dillinger Four, Toys That Kill, Rivithead, (all ages), 7 p.m., $8.

Poe's Pub Mammie North (blues, fusion and roll) with Michael Mulvaney, 9:30 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.

Shenanigans Page Willson with Reckless Abandon.

Sin é First Impression, 9 p.m., free.

Tobacco Company Fat Daddy Band, 9 p.m., free.

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43rd Street Festival of the Arts The 11th anniversary of this annual event features 60 artists, music, parades and more, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and benefits Freedom House. Parking available at nearby Forest Hill Park.

Annual Rainbow Of Arts Craft Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rockwood Park, located on the corner of Courthouse and Hull Street roads.

Book People Nelson Lankford will sign copies of his book "Richmond Burning" at Book People from 3-5 p.m. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

Book Signing Author J. Lee Gilbert will sign copies of his book titled, " 'Reflections In Poetry;' You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover," at 1 p.m. Barnes & Noble Short Pump. 11640 W. Broad St. 360-0103.

ChesterFest Live entertainment, local arts and crafts, great food, games and fun! The festival will also include an amateur dog show and parade and a silent auction. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine, at the Chester Village Green, next to the new Chester Library on Center St. 796-9760.

Got Junk? Bring it to the gargantuan hysteric yard sale at the 2800 block of East Franklin Street in Libby Hill Park. From 9 a.m. to sunset. Set up as early as you like. 788-1715.

Home Décor and Personal Care Showcase This free public event will feature home decorating consultants displaying the latest in home décor for the fall and winter seasons. Also on hand will be personal care consultants with the newest skin and health care products. In the Comfort Suites Southpark Hotel from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 931 South Ave., Colonial Heights. 452-0231.

James River Ringers Richmond's premiere community hand-bell ensemble will offer a beginners hand-bell workshop at 9 a.m. No prior experience necessary. Must be 14 years old or older. $10. Bon Air United Methodist Church. 1645 Buford Road. 358-6628.

Martial Arts Tournament Dong's Martial Arts School will have its fifth annual tournament benefiting Children's Hospital at 10 a.m. at L.C. Bird High School. Members will compete in three different Tae Kwon Do categories. Tickets are $4. 10301 Courthouse Road. 747-6166.

Rainbow of Arts Festival Come out and see Chesterfield's finest artists and crafters at the 25th annual Rainbow of Arts Festival in Rockwood Park. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located on the corner of Courthouse and Hull Street roads. 497-4600.

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Innsbrook Folk and Crafts Festival Great music and the area's best artisans gather at Innsbrook for a day of tunes and crafts. Folk band Robin and Linda Williams and Their Fine Group will headline the event. 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $1-$10, and are available by calling 800-594-TIXX. For more information about the events call: 217-8804.

St. Paddy's Day In the fall? Actually it's Sin é's Halfway to St. Paddy's Day Festival, a day of music, food and drink for those green lovin' folks who can't live with just one Irish day a year. Food provided by Sin é. Music will be provided by the lightning fingertips of rock 'n' roll bagpiper Lenahan, with more music by Michael James & the Actual Facts and The Jeff Greer Band, 1:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $3 after 6 p.m.

Three Miles Gallery Broadcastatic.com presents a sound performance featuring Matt de Gennaro and the Sock Puppets at 7:30 p.m. 1. W. Broad St. $3-$5. For more information check out www.threemiles.com.

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

Ashland Coffee & Tea Billy Ray Hatley and The Showdogs, 8 p.m., $5-$8.

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 p.m. and 10 p.m., $9-$10.

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

Daddio's London Bridge (60s tribute), 9 p.m., $4.

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

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club CD release party for Kurt Stemhagen's debut album, 8:30 p.m., free.

Nightclub 930 The Pietasters (ska) with The Set Up and The Skakedowns, 9 p.m., $12.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café AM/FM, Gregor Samsa, Spokane, 6 p.m., $6. Anti-seen, The Deviltones and The Screams, 10 p.m.

Poe's Pub George Winn and The Bluegrass Partners (traditional bluegrass), 9 p.m., $4.

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

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

Shenanigans Pure and Sinful, a benefit for the Arthritis Foundation.

Sin é Halfway to St. Paddy's Day Festival with Lenahan, Michael James & the Actual Facts and The Jeff Greer Band, 1:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $3 after 6 p.m.

Tobacco Company Fat Daddy Band, 9 p.m., free.

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

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University of Richmond Russell Wilson will perform pieces by Bach, Rachmaninov and others in the Camp Concert Hall at 3 p.m. Booker Hall of Music, University of Richmond. 289-8277.

clubs

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.

Comedy Alley Fundraising event for FURS, a nonprofit organization that helps dogs find homes in Greater Richmond.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

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

Nightclub 930 Linton Kwesi Johnson (reggae), 7:30 p.m., $20.

Rock Falls Tavern Acoustic night with Kirk Farmer of The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 6:30-9 p.m. Stick around and get plugged in with Jamie Florin at 9:30 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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As the World Turns Casting Call The "As the World Turns" Bus Tour will roll into VCU from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in search of local college students to take part in a taping of their show. Those interested should bring a photo or a headshot. Call 212-474-5815 for more information.

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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.

Nightclub 930 Gene (brit rock) with Matthew, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Legends of Rodeo, Mae, The K Word, Sara Tandy, 6 p.m.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

Shenanigans Karaoke with Len Archer (DJLA), weekly.

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

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Fashion Show The Women's Council of the Home Builders Association of Richmond will have their second annual fashion show at the Salisbury Country Club at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds will go to the Jackson Field Home for Girls and the John H. Wilton Endowed Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $35, and can be obtained by calling 282-0400.

Journey to a Hate-Free Millennium is a documentary that confronts the issue of hatred in America and challenges the viewer to do the same. A public partial screening and discussion will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Blackwell Auditorium on the Randolph-Macon Campus. 205 Henry St., Ashland. 752-3712.

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Ancient Currency "Heads or Tails: Ancient Coins from the Permanent Collection," features a small selection of Greek, Roman and Byzantine coins from the Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature. The coins include common themes, and this is the first time the coins have been exhibited as a group. Lora Robins Gallery of Design from Nature, University of Richmond. Through Feb. 2, 2003. 289-8276.

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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.

Nightclub 930 Plea For Peace Take Action Tour with Thursday, The (International) Noise Conspiracy, Common Rider (featuring Jesse Michaels of Operation Ivy) and The Lawrence Arms, 7:30 p.m., $15.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Mortician, Malignancy, Scar Culture, Shades Below, Locus Factor (death metal), 6 p.m.

Poe's Pub Jennifer Nettles (rock 'n' roll), 8:30 p.m., $5.

The Hard Shell Terry Murphy Trio, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

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.

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



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