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Overkill: Serial Murder Exposed Dr. Jack Levin, a professor of sociology and criminology at Northeastern University, uncovers the secrets of a serial killer at Randolph-Macon College at 12:30 p.m. 752-3712.

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Innsbrook After Hours The weekly concert series at the FasMart Innsbrook Pavilion kicks off with "Weird Al" Yankovic. Doors at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10-$35. Call 423-6589 or visit www.innsbrookafterhours.com.

Jazz Lunch St. Paul's Episcopal Church presents a weekly jazz lunch series at noon. This week, Skip Gailes and food by Deluxe. Admission is $7. 643-3589.

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Cobb Theatre The Randolph-Macon College Center for the Performing Arts presents "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" at 8 p.m. Through May 5. Admission is $5. 752-7316.

Richmond Ballet The Richmond Ballet's Studio 3 presents "Who Cares?" and "Women and the Sea: A Tribute to Will Barnett" in The Richmond Ballet's Studio Theatre at 6:30 p.m. Through May 6. Tickets are $15-$28. 407 E. Canal St. 262-8003. www.ticketmaster.com

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Alley Katz The Trolleyvox, Dakota Ring, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $6. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Tristan and Tashina Clarridge (fiddle champions), Ben Krakauer, 8 p.m., $10. 798-1702.

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

Bandito's Style Weekly Music Issue Release Party with David Shultz & The Skyline, an MC Battle with The Aquabatics and The Big Payback, 9 p.m., free. 354-9999.

Bogart's Back Room Richmond Afrobeat Movement, 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten, Laura Ann Boyd and Michael Hawkins, weekly, 7:30 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 Gypsy Roots (swing, jazz menouche), 8-11 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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

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

Café Diem Allen Thompson, 8 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Hump Night Comedy (open mic), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 643-2582.

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

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.

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

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

Emilio's Eymarel (soul, electro-pop), 10 p.m. 359-2334.

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

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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.

Shenanigans Pub Amy Henderson (acoustic), weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Tobacco Company Joe Scott, 8:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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

Thursday 03



eventsArt of Richmond The fourth annual Art of Richmond features silent and live auctions of work from more than 50 area artists, including Andras Bality, Diego Sanchez and Ann Lyne, 6 p.m. at Plant Zero Art Center. Admission is $60-$95. 0 E. Fourth St. 643-7407, ext. 21.

Fashion First Carytown merchants host a fashion event, 6-8 p.m. 358-3688.

Ukrop's Richmond Race Fest Drivers sign autographs before starting their engines at the James Center. Festival including interactive games, live music from The Taters and others, and a food tasting 6:30-8:30 p.m. Admission is free. 10th & E. Cary St. 344-7278.

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Book Reading Matthew Sharpe reads from his new book "Jamestown" at Chop Suey Books at 7 p.m. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Capitol Steps The Virginia Conservation Network hosts the political satire group Capitol Steps at the Modlin Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $100. 289-8980.

The Coarse Acting Show 2 John Tyler Community College presents Michael Green's comedy "The Coarse Acting Show 2" at 7 p.m. through May 6. Admission is free. 800 Charter Colony Parkway. 594-1498.

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Classically Latin The Richmond Symphony, as part of the Kicked Back Classic Club, performs "Classically Latin" with works by Arriaga, Piazzolla and more at The Canal Club at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. 1545 E. Cary St. 788-1212.

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Monacan High School The Monacan High School theater department presents "Big River" at 7:30 p.m. Through May 5. Tickets are $5. 11501 Smoketree Dr. 378-2480.

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

Alley Katz Hellcat Records Tour with Nekromantix, Time Again, The Heart Attacks, Orange, all ages, 6-11 p.m., $10-$12. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea The Mark Newton Band (bluegrass), 8 p.m., $15. 798-1702.

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.

Bogart's Back Room Live music, 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

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

Brio Tuscan Grille The Stan Smith-Rusty Farmer Duo (jazz), 6-9 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 St. Diablo, Stoic, 9 p.m., $5. 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.

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) Open-mic night, 8:30 p.m., free. 732-7425.

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 Ralphie May, 7:30 p.m., $18. 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.

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

Poe's Pub Black Cash (Johnny Cash tribute), Engine 143 (Carter Family tribute), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

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.

Tobacco Company Sister Sweet (rock), 8:30 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.

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

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Divine Disorder VCU Fashion presents "Divine Disorder" Fashion Show from the Department of Fashion Design and Merchandising in the Pollak Building at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5-$35. 325 N. Harrison St. 828-1699.

Symphonic Attic Richmond Symphony Orchestra League holds an estate and yard sale to benefit the Richmond Symphony, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Through May 5. 741-1530 or www.rsol.org.

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Claudia Emerson Reads The Friends of the Richmond Public Library continues the Richmond Writers Series with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Claudia Emerson at the Main Richmond Public Library at 7 p.m. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4514.

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Classical Concert Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church presents a concert featuring a violinist, cellist and pianist at 7:30 p.m. 8 N. Laurel St. 359-5628.

An Evening of Rhythm and Blues Attend a gala benefit to raise funds for Prevent Child Abuse Virginia, featuring jazz from Johnny Hott, New Orleans fare from A Sharper Palate, a silent auction and more, 6-10 p.m. at the Scott House. Tickets are $100 per person, $150 per couple. 909 W. Franklin St. 359-6166, ext. 310.

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209 N. Foushee Gay Pride Virginia presents "Q(ueer) & A", a performance exploring the history of queer culture within the United States at 8 p.m. Through May 5. Tickets are $10-$15. 209 N. Foushee. 539-6390.

Appomattox Regional Governor's School The school presents "Reckless" at 7 p.m. Through May 6. Tickets are $5-$10. 512 W. Washington St. 722-0200.

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Henrico Theatre Company presents "On the Twentieth Century" at 8 p.m. Through May 20. Tickets are $6-$8. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5859.

galleriesQuirk Gallery The Virginia Museum of Fine Art hosts Sallie Vitskey for a ruff-making event at Quirk Gallery, 7-9 p.m. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.

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Alley Katz Black Cash and the Bad Trips, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $8. 643-2816.

Andy's Restaurant (Ashland) Loose Gravel (classic rock), 9 p.m., $3. 798-9751.

Ashland Coffee & Tea Lucy Kaplansky (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., $16. 798-1702

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

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

Bogart's Back Room No B.S. Brass Band (funk, soul), 10 p.m., $5-$7. 353-9280.

Buckhead's Steakhouse The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 7-10 p.m., free. 750-2000.

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.

The Camel God's Gun (experimental jazz, hip-hop), D.H.H. (punk, crunk), Vanilla Pesto (folk, jam), 9 p.m., $6. 353-4901.

Canal Club The Music Seen with Rattlemouth, Cashmere Jungle Lords, The Whiskey Rebellion, Special Ed and the Shortbus, Jackass Flats, 8 p.m., free. 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.

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. 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.

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

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Live jazz and rock, 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Emilio's 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 Ralphie May, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $21. 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.

La V's Jason Jenkins Trio (jazz), 7:30-9:30 p.m. 788-1911.

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.

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.

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, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 763-3211.

Pasta Luna (W. Broad) Devo, 9 p.m., free. 762-9029.

Pearl Restaurant & Lounge Power 92 Night with DJ Lonnie B and Danja Mowf, weekly, $5-$10. 852-0395.

Poe's Pub Barbi N Bondage (rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Susan Greenbaum (acoustic rock), 6:30-9 p.m., free. 560-9622.

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.

Shenanigans Pub The Slack Family Bluegrass Band, 9 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

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

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 Dixie Power Trio, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Jason Ingram, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. Wonderland Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 643-9233.

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Arts in the Park The 36th annual Arts in the Park show and sale features artwork of all kinds at the Carillon in Byrd Park, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. Through May 6. 492-9448.

Family Day The Library of Virginia Foundation hosts a Family Day featuring activities and crafts, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3900.

J.B. Fisher Flamingo 5K J.B. Fisher Elementary School hosts a 5K run/walk followed by a Spring Fling and Silent Auction at 9 a.m. 3701 Garden Rd. 327-5612.

Royal Journey VMFA presents "Royal Journey," an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Jamestown, featuring activities, games and other entertainment, 1-4 p.m. 200 N. Boulevard. 204-2704.

Goochland Farmers Market The market features fresh produce, cut flowers, bedding plants and more at the Grounds of Grace Episcopal Church from 8 a.m.-noon. Every Saturday through October 27. 2955 River Rd. 784-0309.

Pirate and Princess Party Radio Disney hosts a day full of activities, including a costume parade, treasure hunt, beauty salon and more, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Children's Museum of Richmond. 2626 W. Broad St. 474-7000.

Virginia Indian Nations Pow-Wow This year's event features food tastings and other activities at the Chickahominy Tribal Grounds in Charles City at 10 a.m. Through May 6. Admission is $3-$5. 966-2448.

Youth Peace Summit The Richmond Youth Peace Project sponsors this third annual event, with workshops on conflict resolution, multiculturalism and featuring keynote speaker King Salim Khalfani, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Fifth Baptist Church. Admission is free. 1415 W. Cary St. 232-1002 or www.rpec.org.

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Book Reading Lelia Pendleton, director of Art6 Gallery, reads selections from the latest novel by her father, James Pendleton, "Drinkwater's Folly," at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406.

Free Comic Book Day Velocity Comics hosts "Free Comic Book Day 2007" with dozens of comic publishers and free comics, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is free. 904 W. Broad St. 225-7323.

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Bow Wow The Richmond Coliseum hosts Bow Wow with Lloyd, Sammie, Crime Mob, and Huey and Shay at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $33.50-$38.50. 262-8100. www.ticketmaster.com

Cinco de Mayo Festival The 11th Cinco de Mayo Festival return to Brown's Island, with music by The Smithereens, Terrence Simien and The Zydeco Experience, Bio Ritmo, the Wrinkle Neck Mules, Special Ed and the Shortbus Stringband and The Unforgettable Fire, as well as food and more, 1-9 p.m. Admission is $8-$10. 257-7226. www.brownsisland.com

Lag B'Omer Commemorate the "birthday" of Kabbalah with a traditional celebration featuring singing, dancing and stories at the Congregation Kol Emes, 9:45 p.m. 4811 Patterson Ave. 353-5831.

Mary Ann Rennolds Concert Series VCU hosts a performance by pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque at the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$20. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Sound as Praise St. Paul's Episcopal Church hosts Ana Hernandez and Ruth Cunningham exploring chant, singing and prayer from various religions, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tickets are $20-$40. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

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Alley Katz Mozely Rose CD Release, Farm Vegas, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $7-$10. 643-2816.

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.

Bogart's Back Room Vesuvius (Latin, funk, reggae), 10 p.m., $5-$7. 353-9280.

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

Café Diem Co-Pilot, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club The Music Seen with Kari Smith, ILAD, Existor, Jon Bibbs, The Gaskets, 8 p.m., free. 643-2582.

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 (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.

The Curry House Belly Dance Show, 8:30 p.m., reservations suggested. 762-4411.

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.

Funny Bone Ralphie May, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $21. 521-8900.

Gospel Chicken House Heaven's Mountain Band, Eternity, 7 p.m., free. 883-6487.

Ironhorse Restaurant (Ashland) Chicago Cy, 8 p.m., free. 752-6410.

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.

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

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

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., $3. 264-3288.

Shady Grove Coffeehouse George Turman and Friends (folk), 8 p.m., $10-$12, 355-2461.

Tobacco Company The Remnants, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tropical Soul Soul Fa Real night (funk, reggae, hip-hop, soul), 9:45 p.m., free. 771-1605.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Matt Rox, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 768-9090.

Wonderland Cinco de Mayhem with Richmond Lucha Libre, 9 p.m. 643-9233.

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Kitchen and Garden Tour The Fan Woman's Club sponsors the 25th anniversary Historic Fan District Kitchen and Garden Tour from 1 to 6 p.m. 217-7444 or www.fantourrichmond.com

Uncork for a Cure Enjoy a wine tasting, light hors d'oeuvres and live music at a benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2-6 p.m. at James River Cellars. Tickets are $30. 10008 Washington Highway. www.katie4cure.com.

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Elie Wiesel at JCC Forum The Weinstein Jewish Community Center hosts Elie Wiesel, a survivor of Auschwitz, as part of the JCC Forum Series at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35-$50. 5403 Monument Ave. 285-6500.

Poetry Reading Art6 Gallery hosts "Three Sundays in May," poetry readings featuring Tom Sanchez, Sorcha Duncan, Jimmy Warner and Shann Palmer from 4-6 p.m. Admission is free. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406.

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Choir of Men and Boys All Saints Church sponsors the All Saints Choir of Men and Boys at the All Saints Church at 5 p.m. Admission is free. 8787 River Rd. 288-7811.

Classically Latin The Richmond Symphony, as part of the Kicked Back Classic Club, performs "Classically Latin" with works by Arriaga, Piazzolla and more at The Science Museum of Virginia Pavilion at 5 p.m. Tickets are $17. 2550 W. Broad St. 788-1212.

Countywide Workshop and Musical Concert The youth music and arts organization presents a concert themed "I Want it All Back!" at the Richmond Christian Center at 5 p.m. Free. 214 Cowardin Ave. 651-6846.

France The Richmond Philharmonic Orchestra travels to France through works by Debussy, Ravel and Saint-Sa‰ns at the Singleton Center at 4 p.m. Admission by donation. 922 Park Ave. 673-7400.

Spring Choral Concert The Randolph-Macon College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers present their Spring Choral Concert featuring African and African-American choral music in the Blackwell Auditorium at 2 p.m. 752-3712.

Youth Workshop and Musical Concert The 12th Annual Youth Workshop and Musical Concert takes place at the Richmond Christian Center at 5 p.m. 214 Cowardin Ave. 230-2343.

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Valentine Richmond History Center The center hosts a walking tour of Jackson Ward at 2 p.m. leaving from the Black History Museum and Cultural Center. Tickets are $9-$10. 00 Clay St. 649-0711.

Virginia Aviation Museum The Richmond British Classic Car Meet features luxurious cars with names like Lotus, Jenson and TVR at the Virginia Aviation Museum, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $6. 5701 Huntsman Rd. 236-3622.

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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.

The Camel Alexis Gideon, Dogme95, Snacktruck (indie, power pop, experimental), 8:30 p.m., $6. 353-4901.

Canal Club Step Out Sundays (dancehall reggae), 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.

Commercial Taphouse The Switch, 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

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.

Escabar Restaurant The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 8-11 p.m., free. 288-4885.

Funny Bone Ralphie May, 7 p.m., $18. 521-8900.

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

Legend Brewing Company Bluegrass night, weekly, 6:30 p.m., free. This week, Steve Keith. 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.

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

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Author Event Earlene Fowler, author of "Quilting Mysteries" and Agatha Award winner, comes to the Fountain Bookstore at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594

night life

Bogart's Back Room Live music, 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

City Limit Open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 282-4282.

Escabar Restaurant Casey McCue, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 288-4885.

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.

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Author Event The Fountain Bookstore welcomes Colleen Curran, author of "Whores on the Hill," in the Events Room at 6:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

Sidekicks & Second Bananas The Barksdale Theatre Willow Lawn hosts the actors from the season discussing their work, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Admission is free. 114 W. Broad St. 282-2620.

music

Cabaret Night The Richmond Jazz Society presents "Cabaret Night," featuring Desiree Roots, Dr. Weldon and special guests Marie Goodman Hunter, Billy Dye and Rose Watson, at Sycamore Rouge at 7 p.m. Admission is $5-$8. 21 W. Old Street. 643-1972.

museums

Virginia Center for Architecture The Preserving Richmond Architecture lecture series continues with the staff of the Virginia Center for Architecture giving a talk on "The Untold Story of the Branch House" at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. 2501 Monument Ave. 237-1774.

night life

Alley Katz MC Frontalot (nerdcore hip-hop), all ages, 7-11 p.m., $8-$10. 643-2816.

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

Bogart's Back Room Live music, 10 p.m., $3. 353-9280.

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

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

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

Cary Street Café The Aquabatics (hip-hop), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 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.

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

Las Casa Grandes Larri Branch (jazz piano), weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. 267-1684.

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.

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 John Fetherston & Chris Lucas, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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.

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