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Wednesday 11



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Book Reading Bob Carlin will discuss and read from his book "Birth of the Banjo," at 5:30 p.m. at the Library of Virginia. Free. 692-3900.

music

Organ Recital Christopher D. Martin plays organ music at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p.m., free. 1627 Monument Ave. 359-2463.

Wednesday Wanderings The Influence plays at noon in the Commons Plaza at the Virginia Commonwealth University. Free. 828-4554.

museums

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts "Great British Watercolors From the Paul Mellon Collection at the Yale Center for British Art," including pieces by J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and William Blake, runs through Sept. 30. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.

night life

Babe's of Carytown Karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 355-9330.

Bogart's Back Room Bandazian with Prabir & the Substitutes (indie rock), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten Trio, weekly, 6:30 p.m., free. 379-9899.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Virginia Center Commons) 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 Tracy Retchin (singer/songwriter), 7 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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

Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland) Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 798-4231.

The Camel Swordplay (hip-hop), IT and others, 7 p.m., $5. 353-4901.

Canal Club Open Mic Night Comedy and Variety Show, weekly, 7 p.m., free. 643-2582.

Cary St. Café Farm Vegas (jam), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

Cous Cous Fight the Big Bull (jazz), 10 p.m.-midnight, free. 358-0868.

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

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

Emilio's Against Grace (rock), 9:30 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Escabar Restaurant Metro Sound Band, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 288-4885.

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

Funny Bone J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

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.

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

Maggiano's Little Italy Jazz piano with Jimmy G. (jazz) 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.

Murphy's Law II Billiards Casey McCue (acoustic), weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 739-0800.

New York Deli Alex's Extreme New Wave Dance Party, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 358-3354.

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

Positive Vibe Café Scattered, Smothered and Covered (acoustic roots), 7:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Pour House (West End) Team Trivia, 8 p.m., Bring Your Own iPod Night, 11 p.m., free. 364-9083.

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

Rosie Connolly's Irish jam, bring your own instruments, 8 p.m., free. 343-1063.

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 Sister Sweet (rock), 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 782-9555.

The Triple Restaurant Ladies' Night, weekly, 5 p.m., free. 359-7777.

VCU Commons Plaza The Influence (acoustic rock), noon, free, 828-4554.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Jason Ingram, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 768-9090.

Thursday 12



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17th Street Farmers' Market The Thursday Growers' Market features fresh foods and handmade crafts, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 643-0310.

Flowers After 5 Stroll through the flowers and plants at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden as Michael Ess plays at 6 p.m. Admission is $6-$10. 262-9887.

film

North American Interfaith Network Conference "Three Faiths One God," a film about similarities and difference in religious beliefs, shows at 7 p.m. at the Roslyn Conference Center. Discussion with the director follows. Free. 8727 River Road. 262-6512.

word

Book Signing Michael Judge will discuss the changing concept of time and will sign his book, "The Dance of Time: The Origins of the Calendar," at the Library of Virginia at noon. Free. 692-3900.

stage

Agecroft Hall "Henry IV Part 1," the second of four plays about the reigns of three English kings, starts at 8 p.m. and runs through Aug. 5. Shows are Thursdays-Sundays at 8 p.m. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 1-888-BARD-TIX or www.richmondshakespeare.com.

Dogwood Dell "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," an August Wilson play presented by the African-American Repertory Theatre, returns to the stage at 8:30 p.m. Through July 14. Free. 646-1437.

night lifeAlley Katz Every Time I Die (rock), Job for a Cowboy, The Number 12 Looks Like You, Heavy Heavy Low Low, 6:30 p.m., $14. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea The Coalmen (Americana), 8 p.m., $10-$15. 798-1702.

Azzurro's Laura Ann Boyd (jazz), 6:30 p.m., free. 282-1509.

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

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

Bank World Night, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free. 648-3070.

Bogart's Back Room A Good Natured Riot (bluegrass), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Bottom's Up (Downtown) Sideshow Addiction (Grateful Dead tribute), 8-11 p.m., free. 644-4400.

Bottoms Up (Glen Allen) Live music, 6:30 p.m., free. 377-7499.

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

Brio Tuscan Grille Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6 p.m., free. 272-2255.

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

Buffalo Wild Wings (W. 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 Triple Threat Thursdays with Joker, 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.

Cary Street Café Boulevard Duo, 9:30 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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.

Curbside Café Captain Slicktalk (acoustic), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-7008.

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

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Jam session and open-mic night, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Emilio's The Aquabatics (hip-hop), 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Escabar Restaurant Metro Sound Band (variety/jazzy), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 288-4885.

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

Funny Bone J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

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

Maggiano's Little Italy Jazz piano with Fred Ostrow and Lee Covington, 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 (singer-songwriter), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 644-4411.

Paradise Lounge Richmond Comedy House, weekly, 7 p.m., $5. 519-0844.555

Pearl Throwback Thursdays ('80s and '90s), weekly, 6 p.m. 545-8983.

Poe's Pub Scott Varney (acoustic), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House 64 West, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

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

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.

Sports Page (Midlothian) Open-mic night with Goes Good With Beer, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 379-1844.

Toad's Place Hawthorne Heights with From First to Last and others, 6 p.m., $18-$20. 648-TOAD.

Tobacco Company Jangling Reinhardts, 8:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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

The Triple Restaurant DJ Chris G. and DJ Scooby (jungle, drum & bass, techno), weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 359-7777.

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

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with David Allen, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 768-9090.

Friday 13



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51st Festival of the Arts "Stories in Creasing" told by Megan Hicks at Dogwood Dell at 11 a.m. Free. 646-1547.

music

Fridays at Sunset The concert series continues with Kem at 6 p.m. Tickets are $26. Call 644-8515 or visit www.fridaysatsunset.com.

Summer Concert Series Cedar Creek performs at 6 p.m. at Short Pump Town Center. Free. 11800 W. Broad St. 360-1700.

Guitar and Other Strings Series Mike Seeger performs at the Singleton Center at VCU at 8 p.m. $10. 922 Park Ave. 828-1166.

stage

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "Sabrina Fair," a Cinderella retelling set in the 1950s, starts at 8 p.m. Through July 29, with shows at 8 p.m., Thursdays-Saturday, and matinees at 2:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. 2880 Mountain Road. Tickets are $6-$8. 501-5859.

Firehouse Theatre "Festival of New Works," staged readings of one-act plays written by Virginia high school students, starts at 8 p.m. Through July 14, with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. Free. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

Haunts of Richmond "Poe Immersion," a dramatic staging of Edgar Allan Poe's stories, starts at 8 p.m. Through July 21. Tickets are $7-$10. 11 N. 18th St. 513-8925.

galleries

Petersburg Area Art League "Uptown in Old Towne," art by members of the Uptown Gallery, opens with a reception at 6 p.m. Runs through Aug. 5. 7 Old St. 861-4611.

Petersburg Regional Art Center All Media Show juried by Rudi Winebrenner opens at 7:30 p.m. Runs through Aug. 4. 132 N. Sycamore St. 733-8200.

Red Door Gallery "Threads," oil paintings by Jordan Faye Block, and "Dissolving the Boundaries," glass artwork by Michael Janis, opens at 6 p.m. Runs through Aug. 24. 1607 W. Main St. 358-0211.

White Canvas Gallery "Rural Roots (Roots)," featuring art by Eldridge Bagley, opens at 5:30 p.m. Runs through Aug. 15. 111 S. 14th St. 782-1776.

museums

Virginia Historical Society "The Episcopal Church in Virginia, 1607-2007," an exhibit highlighting the social concerns and institutions of the church, runs through Jan. 13. 428 N. Boulevard. 342-9647.

night life

Alley Katz To Walk Once More, For Death and Glory and others, 5-9 p.m., $6. Jimi's Image, Calpurnia and others, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $8-$10. 643-2816.

Art6 Souvenir's Young America, Aughra and Erin Tobey at 8 p.m., $6. 343-1406.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Taters and Grandsons Christmas in July (Americana), 8 p.m., $10-$15. 798-1702.

Babes of Carytown Beach Party, 9 p.m., $5. 353-9330.

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

Bella Arte Roger Carroll Trio (jazz), 8:30 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Blues Café Jam with the Jazz Composers Alliance, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 225-7400.

Bogart's Back Room Southside Future Squad (jazz), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

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

Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland) Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 798-4231.

Canal Club Jason Isbell, 8 p.m., $10-$12. 643-2582.

Capital Ale House (Downtown) Chicago Cy Band (blues), 5-9 p.m., free. 643-ALES.

The Camel David Shultz and the Skyline (folk rock, acoustic, indie), The Volunteers, Dylan Gilbert and Aloha Dear Andrea at 9 p.m., $5. 353-4901.

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 St. Café Shiva Star (electro-funk), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

Cockade City Grill (Petersburg) Loose Gravel (classic rock), 9 p.m., $3. 862-2537.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $12-$14. Random Acts (adult improv), 10 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

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

Curry House Jon Greenburg, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 762-4411.

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

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Sax & Rax, 6 p.m., free. BC & Gray (jazz/blues), 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Emilio's Classical Guitar, 7 p.m. 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 J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

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 Fatback & DJ Mordecai (funk, soul, jazz and hip-hop), weekly, 10:30 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Maggiano's Little Italy Jazz piano with Fred Ostrow and Lee Covington, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Market Café Blue Line Highway (acoustic rock), 5:30-9 p.m., free.

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

The Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Plunky & Oneness, 9:30 p.m., $10. 254-4904.

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.

Paradise Lounge DJ DNS (Top 40) & DJ King Tutt (hip-hop, R&B), weekly, 9 p.m., free before 11, $5 after. 519-0844.

Pasta Luna (Commonwealth Parkway) Ominotago, 8 p.m., free. 763-3211.

Plan 9 Jason Isbell, 6 p.m., free. 353-9996.

Poe's Pub Blues Flash (blues), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House "Ladies '80s" with DJ Disco Stew, followed by DJ Jizzy Trent Dance Party, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 364-9083.

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

Shenanigan's Pub The Patrick Sweany Band and Billy Ray Hatley & The Show Dogs, 8 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

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

Talon's Sports & Spirits Government Cheese, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 744-9541.

Toad's Place Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, 7:30 p.m.,THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

Tobacco Company Monkey Finger, 9 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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

The Triple Restaurant 9 Ball Tournament, weekly, 8 p.m., $9. DJ Polzultov, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 359-7777.

Wabi Sabi Upper East Side Big Band and Leslie Moruza at 9 p.m., free.
Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Jason Ingram, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 768-9090.

Saturday 14



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Book Reading John Lawson reads from "Generations," his recent book of poetry, at Book People at 3 p.m. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

Soul Café Youth poetry reading at the Richmond Public Library, 2-4 p.m. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-2251.

events

Harry Potter Celebration Owls, classes on magical creatures, potions and rainbows at the Harry Potter Celebration at the Science Museum for the opening of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: The IMAX Experience." Shows at 11 a.m. and 3, 6 and 9 p.m. Science Museum tickets are $9-$10. Movie tickets are $10. 2500 W. Broad St. 861-1400.

Pocahontas Premieres "Latin Sounds" with Bio Ritmo and Beleza Brasil, starts at 6 p.m. at Pocahontas State Park's Heritage Amphitheater. Tickets are $7-$10. (800) 933-PARK.

music

Rock Gospel Concert "A Friend of Mine," a concert by the Rock Gospel Show Choir of Woodlake United Methodist Church, a group of 50 students blending different musical genres. Free. 5:30 p.m. Woodlake United Methodist Church. 739-4535.

galleries

The Border Chophouse "Heaven and Hell," paintings by various artists, opens with a reception at 8 p.m. with music from Ashley York and Duchess of York. Runs through September. 1501 W. Main St. 355-2907.

night life

Alley Katz Jubeus CD release concert, 5-9 p.m., $7. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Cracker (alternative), 8 p.m., $25-$30. 798-1702.

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

Bella Arte SPAB (jazz), 8:30 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Bogart's Back Room Boneanchor, 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Café Diem The Atkinsons, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

The Camel Colin Healy and the Jet Skis, We the Kings, The White Tie Affair, Fireworks and Medicated Kisses, 8 p.m., $5. 353-4901.

Canal Club Bullistic, 8:30 p.m., $5. 643-2582.

Capital Ale House (Downtown) Rocket Queen, 9 p.m., $5. 643-ALES.

Cary St. Café Barstool Heroes (alt-country), 9:30 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $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.

Daily Grind Brad Yoder (singer-songwriter), 7 p.m., free. 360-1565.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Karaoke with High Brow Steve, 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

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

Emilio's Shore Leave (jazz), 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

The Expansion Joint Big Lazy and Tulsa Drone, 8 p.m., $10. 615-6047.

Funny Bone J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Konsta's Sapphire Grill Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 7-10 p.m., free. 744-6912.

Lucky Buddha Brice Woodall and the Positrons (alternative), Michael Jantz and the Jailbirds, 9 p.m., free. 648-5100.

Maggiano's Little Italy Jazz piano with Fred Ostrow and Lee Covington, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

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

The Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Plunky & Oneness, 9:30 p.m., $10. 254-4904.

Poe's Pub The Jam Band (rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House Baldy McGregor, 9:30 p.m., $3. 364-9083.

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.

Sin é US, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Shenanigan's Pub NRG Krysys, 8:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Tobacco Company Monkey Finger, 9 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tropical Soul "Soul Fa Real," 9:45 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 271-1605.

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events

Sunday in the Park with Friends Music, games, activities for children and families at Forest Hill Park, noon-4 p.m. Free. 320-2454.

music

51st Festival of the Arts Judy's Tune Room, music for kids and families, starts at 4 p.m. at Dogwood Dell. Free. Stephanie Nakasian, Hod O'Brien and Veronica perform jazz at 7 p.m. Free. 646-1547.

North American Interfaith Network Conference Interfaith concert featuring organist Julianne Roman, Chief Red Hawk, Baha'i singers, Richmond Mormon Chorale, Sikhism Youth Dancers and One Voice Chorus, starts at 7 p.m. at River Road Baptist Church. Free. 8000 River Road. 262-6512.

stage

St. Giles Presbyterian Church "Broken Shackles," a play about South African history presented by South Roots, a performing arts group from South Africa. 7 p.m. 5200 Grove Ave. 272-4471.

night life

Alley Katz Down to Nothing CD release, 6-10 p.m., $8. 643-2816.

Anniebell's (Chesterfield) Gospel Brunch with Richmond Melvin & Lois Vaughn, 4 p.m., free. 276-7531.

Bailey's Smokehouse & Tavern (W. Broad St.) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 755-6800.

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.

Café Diem DJ Williams open-mic night, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Step Out Sundays (dancehall reggae), weekly, 9 p.m., $15 after 11 p.m. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Old Time Bluegrass Jam Session, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Capital Ale House (Richmond) Tinkers Dam, 6 p.m., free. 643-ALES.

Commercial Tap House When Harry Met Buzzy (alt pop), 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Curry House Karaoke with DJ Phil Rios, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 762-4411.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Michael Redman (sax), weekly, noon, free. 732-7425.

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

Emilio's Johnny Hott (jazz), 8 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Funny Bone J. Medicine Hat, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $14. 521-8900.

Ipanema Cafe Ilad, 11 p.m., free. 213-0170.

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

Legend Brewing Company Bluegrass night, weekly, 6:30-9 p.m., free. This week, Squalor Hollow Boyz. 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.

Mulligan's Sports Bar Dave Pillsbury's Toot Sweet Jazz Ensemble (jazz), 7 p.m., 353-8686.

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

Shenanigan's Pub The Nighthawks, 6:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

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.

The Triple Restaurant Restaurant employee appreciation night, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-7777.

Wonderland Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 643-9233.

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night life

Bogart's Back Room Smoking Posie (indie rock), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Café Diem Open-mic night, 7-10 p.m., free. 353-2500.

The Camel Continuum Night (dance/movement), weekly, 7-9 p.m., $12. 353-4901.

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

Emilio's Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 359-1224.

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

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

Pour House West End Movie Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 364-9083.

The Triple Restaurant Restaurant employee appreciation night, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-7777.

Tuesday 17



word

Book Signing Elizabeth M. Gushee will discuss "Travels Through the Old South: Frances Benjamin Johnston and the Vernacular Architecture of Virginia" at noon at the Library of Virginia. Free. 101 E. Franklin St. 692-3900.

film

Martini & a Movie "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, The IMAX Experience," at the Science Museum of Virginia, with drinks, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

music

Mary J. Blige Concert Mary J. Blige performs at the Richmond Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32-$72. Call 262-2100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

night life

Bailey's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 560-4600.

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

Bogart's Back Room Mozely Rose (country/rock), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

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

Capital Ale House (Richmond) Blue Line Highway (acoustic rock), 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 643-ALES.

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

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.

Funny Bone Meet Dick and Jane date night, 8 p.m., free. 521-8900.

Emilio's Bio Ritmo (salsa), weekly, dance lessons 8 p.m., music 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Legend Brewing Company Band of Steves, 6:30 p.m.-9 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 Open mic, 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.

Shenanigan's Pub The Ray Pittman Project, 8 p.m., free. 264-5010.

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

Triple Restaurant DJ Paul (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.

Tobacco Company Fetherston/Lucas, 8:30 p.m., free. 782-9555. S

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