Alley Katz 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816. Wed: Them 360 Boys, V-Bois, DJ Reg, 7-11 p.m., $5. Thurs: soul Jur, Soul Made Visible, Tim No. 37, Unknown, Klutchkill, 8 p.m.-midnight, $8-$10. Fri: Plagues of a Human Race, Wretched, Hackin Jessie, Beneath the Surface, Boris Wheatley, Better You Than Me, 5-9 p.m., $8. This Black Box, No Bueno, the Shot Downs, True Liberty, Mason Summers, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5-$7. Sat: A Suffocating Signal, Asleep at the Bottom of the Sea, Ready the Way, Nowhere Else on Earth, August, 5-9 p.m., $7. Safety Word Orange, Bamboo Shoots, the Secret Cool, Searching For Timothy, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $7. Mon: Dangerous Summer, Sparks the Rescue, Racing Kites, 6-10 p.m., $5-$8. Tues: Stuck Lucky, Kill the Car, Anarcoustic, 6-10 p.m., $7.
Ashland Coffee and Tea 100 N. Railroad Ave., 789-1702. Fri: George Turman, Billy Lux (Americana), 8 p.m., $7. Sat: the Taters, 8 p.m.
The Bagel Czar 929 W. Grace St., 355-0064. Wed: Redemption, Golden Age, Offsides, DEA, Youth Fuse, 7 p.m. Thurs: Averkiou, Slavagoh, Now Sleepyhead, Julie Karr, 9 p.m. Fri: Southside Stranglers, the Shirks, the Ladies, Social Dropouts, 8 p.m. Sat: Schapes, A Glass Atlas, Your Princess is Dead, 8 p.m. Sun: Chronic Youth, the Catalyst, Sweat Lodge, 9 p.m. Mon: the Milkstains, Mirrors and Wires, Silent Way, 9 p.m., $5.
Bleu Bistro 8982 Quioccassin Road, 750-1120. Wed: Smokehouse, 7-10 p.m. Fri: Hazy Dave, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Sat: the Shack Band, 10 p.m.- 1 a.m. Sun: Doctors of Jazz, noon-2 p.m.
Bottoms Up Pizza 1700 Dock St., 644-4400. Thurs: Buttercup, 8 p.m., free.
CafAc Diem 600 N. Sheppard St. 353-2500. Thurs: Chez Roue, 9 p.m., free. Fri: the Recliners, 9 p.m., free. Sat: the Atkinsons, 9 p.m., free. Sun: Steve Leonard, 6-9 p.m., free. Tues: DJ Williams Projekt, 9:30 p.m., free.
The Camel CafAc 1621 W. Broad St., 353-4901. Wed: K. Strawbridge Combo, 8 p.m. Thurs: David Shultz, 8 p.m., $5. Fri: the Orion Prototype, Ghandis, Gunman Sweet Jesus and the Good God Almighties, Stump Dickens, 8 p.m. Sat: Boogie Box, 8 p.m., $5. Sun: Big Nasty, the Boy Bathing, 8:30 p.m., $5. Mon: Tornavacas, 8 p.m., $5. Tues: Chauncie Beaston, 8 p.m.
The Canal Club 1545 E. Cary St. 643-2582. Wed: Ott, 10 p.m., $12-$15. Fri: White Knuckle Battery, Emergency November, Automag, the Fifth, Gods Green Earth, 9 p.m., $7. Sat: Kristin Ford, 7 Car Pile Up, 2 p.m., $15 Juan Maclean, 10 p.m., $10-$15. Mon: Josh Hoge, Chris Richardson, Ernie Halter, Curtis Peoples, 7 p.m., $10.
Capital Ale House 623 E. Main St. 780-2537. Fri: Crucial Elements, 10 p.m., $6. Sat: Sin Sity (AC/DC tribute), 9 p.m., $10. Sun: Albert Cummings, 6 p.m., $12-$18. Tues: the Havers, 4 p.m., free. Tinkers Dam, 8 p.m., free. Ex Patriots, 11 p.m., free.
Carena's 7102 Midlothian Turnpike, 422-5375. Sat: Unity Sound, 8-10 p.m., free.
Cary Street CafAc 2631 W. Cary St., 353-7445. Wed: 29th Divison, 10 p.m., $5. Fri: Unity Sound, Crucial Elements, 10 p.m., $5. Sat: King Solomon's Marbles (Grateful Dead tribute), 10 p.m., $7. Tues: Co-Pilot, 10 p.m., $5.
Cockade City Grill 305 N. Sycamore St. in Petersburg, 862-2537. Sat: Kicking Thomas, 9:30 p.m.
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen 2880 Mountain Road, 261-6150. Sat: Meade Skelton (country), 1-2 p.m., free.
Curry House 4032 Cox Road, 762-4411. Thurs: Carol Covell with Dave Pillsbury Toot Sweet Jazz Ensemble, 7-10 p.m., $5.
Doraldo's Italian Ristorante 13253 Rittenhouse Drive, 562-0815. Fri: the Carol Covell Trio, 7:30 p.m., free.
Emilio's Tapas Bar 1847 W. Broad St., 359-1224. Thurs: Tele-Phonic (jazz), 7-9 p.m., $5. Fri: Scoven, Beard and Cruse, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. Sat: Tele-Phonic Quartet, 7-9:30 p.m., free. Sun: Scoven, Beard and Cruse, 7-9:30 p.m., free.
Funny Bone 11800 W. Broad St., 521-8900. Wed-Thurs: Tommy Johnagin, 7:30 p.m., $15. Fri-Sat: Tommy Johnagin, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15. Sun: Tommy Johnagin, 7 p.m., $15.
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: Thermus, 8:30 p.m., free. Sat: Velvet Marias, 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.
Nara Sushi 1309 W. Main St., 353-1315. Sun: Obits, 8 p.m., $10.
The National 708 E. Broad St., 612-1900. Thurs: Jaguares, 7 p.m., $25. Fri: Morrissey, 7 p.m., $37-$40. Sun: the Wailers, 7 p.m., $5-$10.
Poe's Pub 2706 E. Main St., 648-2120. Thurs: Justin Bailey, the Awesome Few, Mia Riddle, 9:30 p.m., $5. Fri: Andrew Lipke and the Prospects, 9:30 p.m., $5. Sat: Blue Light District, 9:30 p.m., $5.
Positive Vibe CafAc 2825 Hathaway Road, 560-9622. Sun: Bob Blagg, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., free.
Pour House 3438 Pump Road, 364-9083. Sat: Throwing Knives, 9:30 p.m., $3.
Rocks River Roadhouse 1428 Outpost Road in Lanexa, 966-7217. Fri: Loose Gravel, 9 p.m. Sat: Union Pacific Band, 9 p.m.
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., free. Fri: Johnny Hott and the Piedmont Souprize, 8:30 p.m. Sun: Rock ƒ?~N Soul Review, 6:30 p.m.
SinAc Irish Pub 1327 E. Cary St., 649-7767. Fri: Even Better Than the Real Thing (U2 tribute), noon. Sat: the Havers, William Walter and Co., Naughty Little Monkey, Broken Monday, 11:30 a.m. Tues: Suess, 11:30 a.m.
Sportsman Restaurant 3306 Williamsburg Road, 236-1911. Fri-Sat: Nat King Kong, 8 p.m.
Stronghill Dining Company 1200 N. Boulevard, 359-0202. Mon: Barrelhouse (blues), 10 p.m., free.
Taphouse Grill 1212 E. Cary St. 644-3018. Fri: the Steve Carter Connextion, 10 p.m., free. Sat: the Joe Sarver Russ Hanchin Jazz Duo, 10 p.m., free.
Toad's Place 140 Virginia St., 648-8623. Fri: Busta Rhymes, Ron Browz, Red CafAc, 8 p.m., $25-$30. Sat: Oregon Hill Funk All-stars, Antero, Earthtone, Sun: Maceo Parker, DJ Williams Projekt, 7:30 p.m. $20-$33.
Tobacco Company 1201 E. Cary St., 782-9555. Wed: John Winn-Tet, 8 p.m., free. Thurs: Sister Sweet, 8 p.m., free. Fri-Sat: Black Cash and Bad Trips, 9:30 p.m., free. Tues: Jangling Reinhardts, 8 p.m., free.
The Triple 3306 W. Broad St. 359-7777. Wed: So So Glos, Boogie Boarder, Michael Jordan, the Technicolor Victrola, 9 p.m., $5. Thurs: the Flying Eyes, Vapor Rhinos, the In and Outs, 10 p.m., $5. Fri: OSO, 10 p.m., $5. Sat: Outlaw Kings, Channel 43, Dean Lee and the Unwelcome Guest, 10 p.m., $5. Sun: Drink Up buttercup, Audrey Ryan, Brian Martin, 10 p.m., $5. Mon: the Exotic Aquatic, 10 p.m., $5. Tues: Boneanchor, 8 p.m., $5.
Wonderland 1727 E. Main St., 643-9233. Fri: Nekrist, AKA, the 1096, 10 p.m., $5.
Lecture Ambassador Randolph Marshall Bell, U.S. special envoy for Holocaust issues and president of the World Affairs Council of Richmond, presents his discussion, "France at the Helm: A Review of the French European Union Presidency and Its Meaning for Transatlantic Relations," beginning at 7 p.m. at the Westwood Club, followed by a French cuisine dinner. $27. Respond by March 6. 6200 W. Club Lane. 740-1471.
Richmond Philharmonic Orchestra The civic orchestra performs the works of Strauss, Berlioz and Dvorak with a concerto competition winner, cellist Tommy Carpenter, in the W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts at 4 p.m. 922 Park Ave. 673-7400.
The Many Faces of the Marshalls The John Marshall House presents a special discussion and exhibition tour with curator Catherine Dean from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. 818 E. Marshall St. 648-7998.
"Jesus Christ Superstar" The Landmark Theater presents a two-night performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's acclaimed musical on at 8 p.m., continuing on March 12. $40-$60. 6 N. Laurel St. 646-4213.
Harlem Globetrotters The legendary basketball wizards bring their on-court antics and fan interaction for a performance at the Richmond Coliseum at 7 p.m. $20. 601 Leigh St. 780-4956.
Mambo with Musicality The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents a master class of mambo and cha-cha with Josue Joseph at the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen starting at 1 p.m. and continuing every Thursday at 8 p.m. through May 14. $30. 2880 Mountain Road. 379-2555.
Filmmaker Q&A In conjunction with the Richmond film premiere of the independent comedy "All Along," filmmaker and lead actor Bill Page invites moviegoers for special question and answer session following the show at the Carmike 10 starting at noon, 4 p.m., 7 p.m. $5. 1100 Alverser Drive. 897-0888.
Canine CafAc Happy Hour The Richmond SPCA invites guests to the Robins-Starr Humane Center for a pet-friendly evening of acoustic tunes with Gerry Laverty and Pam McCarthy from 6-9 p.m. $8-$12. 2519 Hermitage Road. 521-1318.
Lecture The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents Dr. Sharon Herbert, director of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology at the University of Michigan and Norton lecturer for the Archaeological Institute of America, as she discusses "In Search of the Last of the Phoenicians," starting at 6 p.m. at the Science Museum of Virginia. Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.
Lecture The University of Richmond's Jepson Leadership Forum continues with James M. McPherson, a Civil War historian and professor emeritus of American history at Princeton University as he presents his discussion, "Tried by War: Lincoln as Commander in Chief," at 7 p.m. in the Jepson Alumni Center. Free. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8980
Autism Resource Fair The Autism Society of America sponsors its second annual Recreation Resource Fair for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders from 7-9 p.m. at River Road United Methodist Church, featuring 20 organizations providing recreational and social opportunities for individuals with autism. 8800 River Road. 257-0192.
Sine's Annual St. Patrick's Day Party Shockoe Slip's Irish Pub and Restaurant presents a two-day celebration starting at 9 p.m. and continuing Saturday at noon with music by U2 Tribute band Even Better Than the Real Thing, William Walter and Co., Naughty Little Monkey and Broken Monday. And of course, there will be beer. 1327 E. Cary St. 649-7767.
Spring Classic Arts and Crafts Festival The Richmond Raceway Complex welcomes more than 400 artists and craftsmen with thousands of original works in pottery, wood, jewelry, glass, furniture and fine arts from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., continuing on March 14 and 15. $7. 600 E. Laburnum Ave. 329-7914.
Virginia Motor Trend International Auto Show The Greater Richmond Convention Center holds a three-day affair displaying hundreds of car models, welcoming numerous manufacturers and automotive representatives from 10 a.m.-10 p.m., continuing through March 14 and 15. $3-$9. 403 N. Third St. For information visit www.virginiaautoshow.com.
Videographic Violations Sinema Show ADA Gallery presents the works of independent filmmaker and director George Kuchar starting at 8 p.m. 228 W. Broad St. 644-0100.
Chop Suey Gallery "No Quarter," featuring paintings by Jason Boyer. Opening at 6 p.m. and on display through April 5. 2913 W. Cary St. 422-8066.
Crittenden Gallery "Off the Clock," featuring work by 14 photographers from Virginia and North Carolina. Opening at 6 p.m. and on display through May 13. 201 W. Seventh St. in the Corrugated Box Building. 357-6027.
Friend House Gallery "Photography Show," featuring work by Annette Norman and Henrietta Near. Opening at 7 p.m. and on display through April 10. 27 Bollingbrook St. in Petersburg. 931-1370.
Petersburg Area Art League "The American Revolution: Creating a Nation," featuring oil paintings by Pamela Patrick White and Bryant White. Opening at 6 p.m. and on display through April 5. 7 E. Old St. 861-4611.
Petersburg Regional Art Center "All Media Show," featuring works by Wynn Booty, Sheila and Cory Thomas, Jerome Wiggins, John Rooney, Lydia DeRasmo, and Allie Stough. Opening at 7:30 p.m. and on display through April 4. 132 N. Sycamore St. 733-8200.
Concert for the Climb Musical acts David Shultz and the Skyline, Liza Kate, Jonathan Vassar and the Speckled Bird, Zac Hryciak, and Herschel Stratego play a special performance of indie rock tunes starting at 7 p.m. at Gallery5 to benefit breast cancer prevention. $10. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.
Roaming Writers The New York Deli debuts its new visiting authors series starting at 5:30 p.m. with select readings by Cara Bruce, editor of "Viscera," Shawna Kenney, author of "Imposters" and the award-winning memoir, "I Was A Teenage Dominatrix," and Dito Montiel, author of "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints." Free. 2920 W. Cary St. 358-3354.
"Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead" Following the actions of two minor characters from William Shakespeare's "Hamlet," the Henley Street Theatre Company examines the laws of probability and the mysteries of mortality with an all-female cast, reversing the Elizabethan all-male tradition. Production continues through March 28. $15-$20. 4901 Old Brook Road. 340-00115.
Introduction to Aviation The Virginia Aviation Museum holds an intensive study of aerodynamics, navigation, instrumentation and the basics of flight from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. for aspiring pilots ages 10-17. $25-$35. Preregistration is required. 5701 Huntsman Road. 236-3620.
Irish Dance Workshop Celtic Reflection, the Irish dance company of Swift Creek Academy, offers a beginner's course under the direction of Andrea McCarney starting at 2 p.m. $10. 2808 Fox Chase Lane. 744-2801.
McShin Fundraiser In an effort to raise money for the McShin Foundation's substance abuse recovery program for Richmond City Jail, the Comfort Inn hosts a fundraiser featuring the comedic talent of Mark Lundholm starting at 7 p.m. with refreshments, hors d'oeuvres and door prizes. $20-$50. 3200 W. Broad St. For more info call 249-1845.
Richmond's Steel Magnolias Bus Tour The Valentine Richmond History Center welcomes guests for a special tribute tour celebrating women of Richmond, past and present from 1-4 p.m., departing from the center. $23. Reservations required. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711, ext. 301.
Shamrock the Block (Postponed for March 28) The 17th Street Farmers' Market in Shockoe Bottom presents a day of live music, games and entertainment from noon-6 p.m. free. Pets welcome. For information call 304-6870. or visit www.shamrocktheblock.com.
Live Demonstration Artist Robert Finale unveils the process from sketch to final painting, creating a new piece from 2-6 p.m. at Andrews Gallery, continuing on March 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 11800 W. Broad St. #1156. 364-9377.
Blues Festival The Richmond Coliseum presents a concert performance with blues entertainers Mel Waiters, Roy C., Latimore, Marvin Sease, Sir Charles Jones, Clarence Carter and Big G starting at 8 p.m. $44-$51. 601 Leigh St. 780-4956.
Refresh Your Soul Acclaimed gospel ensemble the Hawkins Family reunite for a special performance starting at 7 p.m. at the Landmark Theater, raising money for the Moore Street Missionary Baptist Church's scholarships and renovations. $45-$50. 545-2878.
"In the Flesh: Cole Porter" Sugar Shack Burlesque presents a night of singing, dancing, and sex appeal, celebrating the music of Cole Porter starting at 8 p.m. at Gallery5. $12. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.
Sugar Shock Burlesque The New York-based burlesque company performs a tribute to composer Cole Porter with a night of dancing, singing and innuendo starting at 8 p.m. at Gallery5. $12. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.
Faith and Hope Concert The Richmond Men's Chorus present a selection of spiritual tunes at St. John's United Church of Christ at 4 p.m. $10-$15. 503 N. Lombardy St. 241-0446.
Opera Concert International opera singer Anne o'Byrne and pianist David Fisk, executive director of the Richmond Symphony, perform at Centenary Methodist Church at 5 p.m., featuring a selection of Irish melodies in honor of St. Patrick's Day and other familiar tunes. $10. 411 E. Grace St. 648-8319.
Choir Concert The Schola Cantorum of Westminster Choir College, conducted by James Jordan, presents a special performance at 7 p.m. at St. James's Episcopal Church. Free. 1205 W. Franklin St. 355-1779.
"Dance is a Rainbow—Not a White Line" The Complexions Contemporary Ballet troupe performs an evening of modern dance in the Modlin Center's Alice Jepson Theatre starting at 7:30 p.m., with an additional show on March 18. $28-$36. 28 Westhampton Way. 289-8980.