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Innsbrook After Hours Concert series every Wednesday through Aug. 21. Tonight, Loverboy and opener Gameshow Hero perform at 6:30 at Innsbrook Pavilion. $10. Directions and info at innsbrookafterhours.com.

Wednesday on the Waterfront This free concert series takes place Wednesdays from 5:30-8:30 p.m. through June 26 at the Canal Turning Basin by 14th Street. Tonight, the Rachel Leyco Band performs. downtownpresents.org.

clubs

Ashland Coffee & Tea Dar Williams.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

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

Bootscooters Open mic night, weekly, 8-11 p.m., free.

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, 9:30 p.m., free.

Cary St. Cafe Newman, weekly.

Chugger's The 9:55 Club comedy show, weekly, free.

The Hard Shell RPF Music (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Hole in the Wall Morning 40 Federation.

Joey's Open mic night, weekly, 8 p.m.

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

Mio's of Innsbrook Mercy Creek, 10:30 p.m.

Mulligan's Sports Grille South Side: Reverb Rockets.

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

Outlaws Open mic with Kirk Farmer of The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

Paysanne Janet Martin, weekly, 9 p.m.

Poe's Pub Red Lady 21 (alt. rock), 10 p.m., $4.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Descriptive Phrase (rock).

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

Shenanigans Old time music jam session, weekly, 7 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 The Bopcats, 9 p.m., free.

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Book Signing John Taylor signs and discusses his book, "The Count and the Confession," from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Book People. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

Film Alchemy A screening of experimental, short films by Phil Solomon, Nina Fonoroff and others takes place at 9 p.m. at Chop Suey Books. 1317 W. Cary St. Free. 497-4705.

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Groovin' in the Garden This Thursday concert series runs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. through June 27 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 21 and older. Tonight, Seldom Scene performs. $8-$10. 262-9887.

Jumpin' Concert series every Thursday through Aug. 29. Tonight, The Hackensaw Boys 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.

King's Fest Christian musicians including The Newsboys, Third Day and Steven Curtis Chapman perform at this three-day event at Paramount's Kings Dominion. Performances begin at 7:30 p.m. today. Through Saturday. $38.99-$64.99. 262-8100 or kingsdominion.com.

Music and Art This "Make a Living" tour combines the drawings and poetry of Andy Friedman with blues by songwriter Paul Curreri at 8 p.m. at Ashland Coffee & Tea. 100 N. Railroad Ave. $5. 798-1702.

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Festival of Arts The Ezibu Muntu African Dance Company performs at 8:30 p.m. on the Dogwood Dell main stage in Byrd Park. Free. dogwooddell.org.

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Ashland Coffee & Tea Andy Friedman (drawings and poetry) and Paul Curreri (blues songwriter), 8 p.m., $5.

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

Beefeaters Kirk Farmer of The Guitar Brothers, 7 p.m., free.

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

Bootscooters Karaoke, weekly, 8-11 p.m.

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

Boulevard Deli Steve Greene & the Salsa Night Gang, 7 p.m.

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.; C.C. and Company (variety/dance), weekly, 9 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary St. Café Beaver Traffic Jam.

Chopstix Wax Museum with DJ Thread and Double Standard, 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 Street Beer Co. Driftwood, 8:30 p.m.; Jahvaquarium, 10 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.

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

Poe's Pub Jerry Harmon (solo acoustic), 9 p.m., $3.

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

Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.

Richie's Pacific Grill Special Ed & Short Bus Bluegrass Band.

Rock Falls Tavern Boucan Brothers.

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

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

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

Tobacco Company John Featherston Band, 9 p.m., free.

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

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Author Speaks Michele Andrea Bowen signs and discusses her debut novel, "Church Folk," at noon at the Library of Virginia. 800 E. Broad St. Free. 692-3592.

Rumba Latina Bring a date or come alone to the Latin Ballet of Virginia's night of dance lessons, entertainment and more from 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 2880 Mountain Road. $10. 261-6200, ext. 336.

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Almost Famous Band Contest through June featuring Richmond's local bands at the Innsbrook Pavilion. Tonight, Broken, Xoblivion, Base 10 and Wonderground perform at 6:45. $5. innsbrookafterhours.com.

Festival of Arts Mountain Mama performs coastal jamgrass music at 8 p.m. at the Dogwood Dell Amphitheatre in Byrd Park. Free. dogwooddell.org.

Friday Cheers This concert series runs every Friday through Aug. 30. Tonight, Texas Voodoo and opener Gary Gerloff Band perform from 6-9:30 p.m. on Brown's Island. Free. fridaycheers.org.

Fridays at Sunset Concert series every Friday through Aug. 16. Tonight, Jonathan Butler performs at 6 at Kanawha Plaza downtown. 8th and Cary streets. $10. fridaysatsunset.com.

King's Fest Christian musicians including The Newsboys, Third Day and Steven Curtis Chapman perform at this three-day event at Paramount's Kings Dominion. Performances begin at 4:30 p.m. today. Through Saturday. $38.99-$64.99. 262-8100 or kingsdominion.com.

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Radio Show Enjoy "A Live Recording by On-Air Radio Players" featuring the golden age of radio at 8 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 2880 Mountain Road. Repeat performance Saturday. Free. 501-5138.

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Cudahy's "Recent Paintings" by Eldridge Bagley opens with a reception from 5:30-8 p.m. Through July 31. 1314 E. Cary St. 782-1776.

River City Gallery "River City Revival," the first opening of this gallery, features mixed media works from local artists from 8 p.m.-midnight. Through July 28. 1128 N. Boulevard. 359-5252.

clubs

Arthur's B2B (Jimmy Buffett tribute).

Ashland Coffee & Tea Terry Garland, 8 p.m., $7.

Babe's Mercy Creek, 8 p.m.

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

Boulevard Deli Taters, Don Wade and Robin Wilson, 7 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 Oregon Hill Funk All-Stars & The Devils Workshop, 8 p.m., $8.

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

Cary St. Café The Ordinary Way with Scarecrow Collection.

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., $.

Enzo's Tavern Mark Merritt and Kent Alley, 7 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.

Ironhorse Restaurant Circuit Riders, 8 p.m.

Lightfoots The Captain of Magic 105.7, weekly, 8 p.m., $5.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Parting Glass; weekly comedy show at 9 p.m.

Mulligan's Sports Grille Fan: Driftwood.

Paysanne Walter Bell & The Latin Jazz Unit, preproduction performances for songs on upcoming CD, weekly, 8:30 p.m.

Poe's Pub Modebree (r&b), 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.

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

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

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

Tobacco Company Folded Under, 9 p.m., free.

Saturday 29



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FolkTV Premiere Watch local artists like Kate Lawton, Regan and Meade Skelton perform on this acoustic show at 7:30 p.m. on AT&T Channel 7. 968-4447.

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Festival of Arts The 80th Division Army Band performs patriotic and contemporary music at 8 p.m. on the Dogwood Dell main stage in Byrd Park. Free. dogwooddell.org.

King's Fest Christian musicians including The Newsboys, Third Day and Steven Curtis Chapman perform at this three-day event at Paramount's Kings Dominion. Performances begin at 6 p.m. today. Through Saturday. $38.99-$64.99. 262-8100 or kingsdominion.com.

Liquid Soul Local R & B singer Tenille headlines a showcase of local urban talent at Arthur's restaurant inside the Inns of Virginia, one block west of Willow Lawn, 9 p.m. $10 before 10 p.m. 5215 W. Broad.

Tum Arts and Performance Space A surround sound improvisation by jazz groups Mao Amore and New Loft Quartet takes place from 8-10 p.m. 1717 E. Main St. $5. 355-1831.

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Gallagher This comedian comes to the Carpenter Center at 8 p.m. 600 E. Grace St. $22.50-$27.50. 262-8100.

Radio Show Enjoy "A Live Recording by On-Air Radio Players" featuring the golden age of radio at 8 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 2880 Mountain Road. Free. 501-5138.

clubs

Ashland Coffee & Tea Old School Freight Train, 8 p.m., $7.

Bootscooters Nite Train, weekly, 8-11 p.m.

Boulevard Deli Lost Angeles, 11th House, 8 p.m.

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.; Susan Greenbaum, 9:30 p.m.

Canal Club Leon Milmore with O-Face and J Street Jam, 8 p.m.

Cary St. Cafe Cast Iron Filter.

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., $.

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

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Loosely Bound; weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Mulligan's Sports Grille Fan: Kevin Kelley.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Cafe Fall Silent, Uphill Battle.

Poe's Pub Page Wilson with Reckless Abandon, 10 p.m., $5.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Special Drum 'n Bass Party with Will.

Sharky's Pat O'Brien, 9 p.m.

Swingers The McGuffin, 10 p.m.

Tobacco Company The Backscratchers, 9 p.m., free.

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Court End Tour Take a walking tour of this historic neighborhood by meeting a tour guide at 2 p.m. at the Valentine Richmond History Center. 1015 E. Cary St. $6-$7. 649-0711.

Speech Re-enactment 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. Donations accepted. 648-5015.

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Festival of Arts Zendiva performs "folkjazzfunk" music at 7 p.m. on the Dogwood Dell main stage in Byrd Park. Free. dogwooddell.org.

Richmond Philharmonic This concert features Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf" at 4 p.m. in the VCU Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. Donations accepted. 673-7400.

Sacred Heart Concert Flutist Mary Boodell performs with organist Patrick Carlin and James Wilson, cello, at 3 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. 823 Park Ave. Free. 359-5651.

clubs

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

Brandermill Inn Wende 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 (Bio Ritmo members), weekly, noon-2 p.m., free.

Nine-Twenty-Nine Café Schatzi Cevil, Armor.

Poe's Pub Michael Mulvaney with Johnny Bishop, 7:30 p.m., $4.

Rock Falls Tavern Cat Daddy.

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.

Monday 01



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Elvis Luncheon Enjoy a potluck luncheon and music by an Elvis impersonator from noon-2 p.m. at the Bensley Community Building. 2900 Drewry's Bluff Road. Bring a dish to share. 275-5321.

Reading Clay McLeod Chapman reads new and old fiction at Chop Suey Books, 7:30 p.m. 1317 W. Cary St.

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Richmond Philharmonic This concert features Prokofiev's "Peter and the Wolf" at 7:30 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. 2880 Mountain Road. Donations accepted. 673-7400.

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Science Museum of Virginia See a 15-minute play based on the Indiana House of Representatives' 1897 efforts to legislate the value of pi at noon and 3 p.m., Thursdays-Mondays. Through Aug. 8. Free with admission. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

clubs

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 Amy Henderson (alt-rock), weekly, 7:30 p.m.

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

Swingers The Eskimos, Pent-up House, The Lee Harris Trio, 10 p.m., $4.

Tuesday 02



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History Lecture Author and retired professor James Tice Moore discusses "Three Who Dared: Virginia's Greatest Governors of the 20th Century" from 10:30-11:45 a.m. at the Virginia Historical Society. Free with admission. 428 N. Boulevard. 342-9665.

Tuesday Night Movie "The Bridge on the River Kwai," tonight at Legend Brewing Company at 8:30. Movies run every Tuesday. 321 W. 7th St. 232-3446.

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Science Museum of Virginia See a 15-minute play based on the Indiana House of Representatives' 1897 efforts to legislate the value of pi at noon and 3 p.m., Thursdays-Mondays. Through Aug. 8. Free with admission. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

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Reynolds Gallery A retrospective show by the late Louisa Mantthiasdottir, featuring paintings from 1946-1995, opens with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Through Aug. 23. 1514 W. Main St. 355-6553.

Weston Manor A Virginia Museum of Fine Arts exhibit, "Architecture in the Old Dominion (1780-1861)" opens today. Through July 28. 21st Ave. and Weston Lane, Hopewell. $1. 458-4682.

clubs

Boulevard Deli Steppin Stone, 7 p.m.

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.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Bio Ritmo.

Shenanigans Open mic with The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

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





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