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Wednesday 13



events

Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey The circus returns to the Richmond Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. The show continues through Feb. 18. Tickets are $13-$18. 262-8100.

music

Recital Yuja Wang performs at the Modlin Center at the University of Richmond at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. 289-8990.

word

Poetry Reading The Poetic Principles series continues with a reading by Tomaz Salamun at the VFMA's Pauley Center at 6 p.m. Tickets are $7-$9. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

stage

The Henrico Theatre "The Heart's True Scale: An Original Fairytale for Adults," at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. 305 E. Nine Mile Road. 325-4491.

galleries

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Victoria Dye will discuss her photography work in Ginter Gallery 2 at 10 a.m. Free with admission to the garden. Exhibit continues through March 16. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887, ext. 322.

museums

Virginia Historical Society "Sites and Stories: African American History in Virginia," a gallery walk of the exhibit led by Lauranett L. Lee at noon, free. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

night life

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

Beach music, Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 798-4231.

Fred Ostrow and Lee Covington (jazz), Maggiano's Little Italy, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Jo Koy (comedy), Funny Bone, 7:30 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Jazz on Broad, The Camel, 7-10 p.m., weekly, $6. 353-4901.

K-Straw & Tim Turner (jazz), Bogart's, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-9280.

The Katz Band (jazz/Motown), Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 254-4904.

Retrolution (industrial), Mars Bar, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Serj Tankian and Fair to Midland, Toad's Place, 9 p.m., $25.50-$30.50. 648-TOAD.

Scott Haskins & Gordon Jones (acoustic), Cafe Diem, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

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

Seven Pound Star (jam band), Cary Street Café, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Shore Leave, Tobacco Company, 8:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Silo Effect (jam rock), Emilio's, 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Thor Eros (acoustic guitar), Chiocca's, weekly, 7 p.m., free. 355-3228.

Tommy Witten Trio featuring Laura Ann Boyd, Bottega Bistro, weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 379-9899.

Tracy Retchin, Cabo's Corner Bistro, 7:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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

WTF Wednesdays (punk hardcore DJ), Empire, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 344-3323.

Thursday 14



music

Concert Kem performs at the Landmark Theater with comedian Marvin Dixon and Eric Nettle and the Katz Band at 8 p.m. $48.50. 646-4213.

Kicked Back Classics The Richmond Symphony Orchestra performs at Toad's Place at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. 648-TOAD.

word

Book Talk Natalie Stenzel and Jenny Gardine will discuss their recent books at Fountain Bookstore at 12:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

stage

Mystery Dinner Playhouse "Who Killed the Boss?" a murder mystery at a holiday office party, 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 16. Tickets are $39.95. 2000 Staples Mill Road. 649-2583.

W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf," a choreo-poem about the lives of young women. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-$18. Through Feb. 24. Presented by Theatre VCU. 922 Park Ave. 828-6026.

museums

Virginia Historical Society "Sites and Stories: African American History in Virginia," a lecture by Lauranett L. Lee at noon, free. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

night life

2 Guys Named Gus, Bleu Bistro, 7 p.m., free. 750-1120.

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

Chez Roué (swing), Café Diem, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Dave Pollard (singer-songwriter), Old City Bar, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 644-4411.

Planet, Catalytic Converter, Sana Rouge, Canal Club, 9 p.m. 643-2582.

DJ Dance Night, Club Richbrau, weekly, 8 p.m. 644-3018.

DJ Meaty, Easy Street Restaurant, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 355-1198.

D'Santis Duo (jazz), Capital Coffee and Desserts, weekly, 12:30-1:30 p.m., free. 204-1755.

Fred Ostrow and Lee Covington (jazz), Maggiano's Little Italy, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Gypsy Roots, Infuzion, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 249-COOL.

Harrison Deane Band, Cary Street Café, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Jeff Carretto (piano), Ruth's Chris Steak House, weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 378-0600.

Jo Koy (comedy), Funny Bone, 7:30 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Live band, J&D's Café, weekly, 7:30-10 p.m., free. 266-2331.

Live music, Bottom's Up (Glen Allen), weekly, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free. 249-2000.

Live music, Escabar Restaurant, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 288-4885.

Pat O'Brien (rock), Sharky's, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

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

Reggie Righteous and The Prophets of Funk, Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 254-4904.

Eyamrel (soul/pop), Emilio's, 10 p.m, $5. 359-1224.

Richmond Comedy House, Paradise Lounge, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5. 519-0844.555

Rev. D-Ray & The Shockers, Toad's Place, 10 p.m., $10. 648-TOAD.

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

Stan Smith Trio, Nucccio's Trattoria, 6:30 p.m., free. 594-0040.

Steve Bassett, Cabo's Corner Bistro, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Steve Carter Connextion (folk/jazz), Bogart's, $5. 353-9280.

Three For All, Tobacco Company, 8:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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

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

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

Turf Fire (Irish music), Dublin's Irish Pub, 7 p.m., free. 723-5582.

Two Man Gentleman Band, Cous Cous, 11 p.m., free. 358-0868.

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

The Wiyos, Ashland Coffee & Tea, 8 p.m., $12-$17. 798-1702.

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

Friday 15



events

2008 Winter Gala The Concert Ballet of Virginia performs at 8 p.m. and Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the Woman's Club auditorium. Tickets are $15-$18. 211 E. Franklin St. 798-0945.

Comedy Margaret Cho and Ian Harvie perform at The Byrd Theatre at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. 794-6700.

Show Some Love for Kellie Brown A benefit concert featuring The Gaskets, Richmond Afrobeat Movement, Sweet Tease Burlesque, and the B.O.C.A. Crew at 7 p.m. at Gallery 5. Tickets are $10. 200 W. Marshall St. 644-0005.

film

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 3 and 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, "Delwende." 287-6699.

stage

Barksdale Theatre (Willow Lawn) "Doubt: A Parable," a play about faith and accountability at 8 p.m. Play continues Wednesdays-Saturdays at 8 p.m., with weekend matinees. Through March 22. Tickets are $35-$38. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

galleries

Crossroads Art Center All Media Show juried by Dennis R. Winston. Also, an exhibition of work by the Metropolitan Artists Richmond Association. Reception at 6 p.m. Music by Quiet Step Ensemble. Through March 12. 2016 Staples Mill Road. 745-0239.

Eric Schindler Gallery "Untitled Invitational," works by 19 artists. Reception at 7 p.m. Through March 6. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.

night life

Andy, Cindy and Thensome (traditional Irish), Rare Olde Times, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 750-1346.

The Atkinsons, Cary Street Café, 9:30 p.m., $6. 353-7445

BC & Gray (funk/blues) Dixie Diner (Petersburg), 9 p.m. 732-7425.

Benyaro Leslie Dripps Band and We Know Plato, The Camel, 7 p.m., $5. 353-4901.

Benefest with Upper East Side Big Band, No BS Brass Band, Rex Richardson, The Sweet Collision feat. Tara Foster, Aquabatics, Think?,The Big Payback and Modern Groove Syndicate, Canal Club, 6 p.m., $10. 643-2582.

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

Channel 43, Wonderland, 10 p.m., $7. 643-9233.

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

Down, Toad's Place, 8:30 p.m., $18-$22. 648-TOAD.

DJ Jeff McGrath and Tyke (progressive house), Europa, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

DJ K-Dub, Club Richbrau, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Debo, Pasta Luna, 9:30 p.m., free. 762-9029.

Doc Branch & The Keynotes, Emilio's, weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Drag King Show, Babe's of Carytown, weekly, 8 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

Fred Ostrow and Lee Covington (jazz), Maggiano's Little Italy, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Friday After Work Party with DJ Ace and Rich Boy (hip-hop, reggae), Caribbean Mingles, weekly, 5-8 p.m., $5. 780-0013.

Fully Loaded, Capital Ale House, 5 p.m., free. 780-ALES.

Identity (rock), Easy Street Restaurant, 10 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Jangling Reinharts, Grandpa Eddie's BBQ, 8:30 p.m., free. 648-2120.

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

Jo Koy (comedy), Funny Bone, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $17. 521-8900.

Josh Walker Quartet (folk/jazz), Bogart's, 9:30 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Ladies '80s with DJ Disco Stew, Pour House, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 364-9083.

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

Live music, Escabar Restaurant, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 288-4885.

Live music, Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side), weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5. 744-8686.

Live music, Sandy's Restaurant, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

Loose Gravel, Enzio's Ristorante & Tavern, 7:30 p.m., free. 784-2962.

Mo Debree, Tobacco Company, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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

Nrg Krysys, Shenanigan's, 8 p.m., free. 264-5010.

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

The Reflex Indie Dance Night, Toad's Place, 10 p.m., $3-$5. 648-TOAD.

Robert Parker Vaughn, Plan 9 (Carytown), 7 p.m., free. 353-9996.

Sax and Jazz with Ruddock and Redman (jazz), Dixie Diner (Petersburg), weekly, 6-8 p.m. 732-7425.

Sister Sweet, Poe's Pub, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Swerve 36, Hot Chicken, Heavy Contact and James Rih (hip-hop), The Camel, 10 p.m., $5. 353-4901.

Terri Murphy and the Butterbean Jazz Quartet, Hard Shell, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Thomas Wakefield's Swing Unit, Infuzion, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 249-COOL.

Tres Chicas, Ashland Coffee & Tea, 8 p.m., $15-$20. 798-1702.

US, Sin é, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Wrenn Mangum & The Dregs (rockabilly), Capital Ale House, 10 p.m., $5. 780-ALES.

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

Saturday 16



events

Arts, Eduation and Family Festival Chesterfield County hosts this Black History Month event at the former Hecht's store at Cloverleaf Mall from noon to 4 p.m. Free. 7201 Midlothian Turnpike. 318-8624.

Hearts on Fire Dance 2 Son Quatro performs at 9 p.m. at the Columbian Center. Advance tickets are $35-$60. 2324 Pump Road. 334-5100.

Pet Expo The Henrico Humane Society holds their 9th annual Pet Expo Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Showplace. 3000 Mechanicsville Turnpike. Tickets are $2-$8. 262-6634.

word

Richmond Forum Michael Douglas, Academy Award-Winning actor and producer will speak at the Landmark Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $27-$55. 330-3993.

music

Concert Cheick Hamala Diabate performs at the Fulton Hill Neighborhood Resource Center at 8 p.m. $10 donation suggested. 1519 Williamsburf Rd. 864-5797.

stage

Chesterfield's Children's Theatre "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" at 2 and 7 p.m. Play continues Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12. 3600 North St., Chester. 691-7235.

Ground Zero Dance Company Fundraiser Choreography by Damion, Pam England and others at 6:30 p.m. at The Camel. $15 donation suggested. 1621 W. Broad St. 353-4901.

night life

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

Allyson Mill & The Mills Family Band (folk/blues),Grandpa Eddie's BBQ, 8:30 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Black Cash, Emilio's, 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

The Bridge with The Gentlemen, Canal Club, 9 p.m. $7. 643-2582.

Chicago Cy, Sin é, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

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

Corey Smith, Toad's Place, 8 p.m., $10-$12. 648-TOAD.

Doug and Telisha Williams, Ashland Coffee & Tea, 8 p.m., $12-$17. 798-1702.

DJ Burnie, Lucky Buddha, 10 p.m., free. 249-8831.

DJ Hurley, Zuppa, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

DJ Meaty, Bandito's, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 354-9999.

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

DJ K-Dub, Club Richbrau, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Drag King Show (male impersonators), Babe's of Carytown, weekly, 9 p.m. 355-9330.

The English Channel, Shenanigan's, 8:30 p.m., $7. 264-5010.

Fred Ostrow and Lee Covington (jazz), Maggiano's Little Italy, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

Holly, Uncle Willie & The Boys, Gospel Chicken House, 7 p.m., free. 883-6487.

Illusive Dream, Pour House, 9:30 p.m., $3. 364-9083.

Jeff Carretto (piano), Ruth's Chris Steak House, weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 378-0600.

Jo Koy (comedy), Funny Bone, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $17. 521-8900.

King Solomon's Marbles, Cary Street Cafe, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Live music, Crossroads, weekly, 8 p.m., $5. 643-2060.

Live music, Daddio's Grille, weekly, 9 p.m., $3-$5. 754-1448.

Live music, Escabar Restaurant, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 288-4885.

Mo Debree, Tobacco Company, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

No B.S. Brass Band (jazz/funk), Bogart's, 9:30 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

The Offering Band and The Leslie Dripps Band, The Camel, 9 p.m., $5. 353-4901.

Pat O'Brien (acoustic rock), Sharky's, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 273-1888.

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

Poetry Slam, Artspace Gallery, weekly, 8 p.m, $5. 232-6464.

R&B music, Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 798-4231.

The Recliners, Cabo's Corner Bistro, 7:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Reggae night, Caribbean Mingles, weekly, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., $5-$10. 780-0013.

Russ Hanchin & Joe Sarver Duo (jazz), Taphouse Grill, weekly, 8 p.m., 644-3018.

Second City, Toad's Place, 8:30 p.m., $22-$25. 648-TOAD.

Smoke or Fire and Fake Problems, Alley Katz, 10 p.m., $7. 643-2816.

Spill Sheet (rock), Easy Street Restaurant, 10 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Talley & Hill, Commercial Taphouse, 3 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Sunday 17



music

Concert The James River Ringers perform at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church at 6 p.m., free. 240 S. Laurel St. 648-7980.

Stretchin' at Barksdale Jackie Frost, Brad Tucker and BJ Kocen. 6 p.m. Barksdale Theatre at Willow Lawn. Tickets are $5. 282-2620 or www.barksdaletheatre.com.

galleries

Artspace Gallery William Wagonner and Belinda Haikes discuss their artwork at the gallery at 4 p.m. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.

night life

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

Doctors of Jazz, Bleu Bistro, noon, free. 750-1120.

Dawn to Decadence, Goodfellas, Karleigh, Alley Katz, 6 p.m., $8-$10. 643-2816.

Live beach music, Wild Rose Café (Chester), weekly, 6 p.m., free. 768-9090.

New wave and metal music, Mars Bar, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Restaurant Employee Appreciation Night, The Triple Restaurant, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-7777.

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

The Roger Carol Band, Emilio's, 8 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Sax & Trumpet with Ruddock & Redman (jazz), Dixie Diner (Petersburg), weekly, noon-2 p.m., free. 732-7425.

S.I.N. with free pool, Richbrau Brewing Company, weekly, 4 p.m., free. 644-3018.

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

Solid Gold Soul, Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 798-4231.

Terri Murphy and the Butterbean Jazz Quartet, Bottoms Up Pizza, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 644-4400.

Tripp & Jenny, Positive Vibe Café, 11:30 a.m., free. 560-9622.

Monday 18



word

Book Talk L. Diane Wolfe will discuss her book "Mike: The Circle of Friends, Book IV" at Waldenbooks at 1 p.m. 10101 Brook Road. 262-9479.

night life

Beach music with Steve Leonard, Caddy's, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 794-3007.

Guitar Hero with Alan, Richbrau Brewing Company, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 644-3018.

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

Restaurant Employee Appreciation Night, Triple Restaurant, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-7777.

Tuesday 19



events

Lecture Gord Peteran and Glenn Adamson will discuss the art exhibit "Familiar Faces/Gord Peteran: Furniture Meets Its Maker," at the VCU Siegel Center at 5 p.m., Free. 828-1522.

word

Book Talk Deanna Raybourn will discuss her recent book at Fountain Bookstore at 12:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.-

Lecture "Aging with Passion," a lecture by Emily Kimball at 7:30 p.m. at Monacan High School, free. 11501 Smoketree Dr.748-1263.

museums

Library of Virgina Donald W. Gunter will give a multimedia presentation on the singer/songwriter Tommy Edwards at noon, free. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

night life

Bryce McCormick (piano), Ruth's Chris Steak House, weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 378-0600.

DJ Dominex, Rocks, weekly, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 648-ROCK.

DJ Ghozt, Baja Bean Company, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 257-5445.

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

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

Jon Conley Trio, Davis and Main, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 353-6641.

Pat O'Brien (acoustic), Easy Street Café, weekly, p.m., free. 355-1198.

Rollin' and Tumblin' (blues Americana), Rare Olde Times, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Top Talent Thursday (comedy), Funny Bone, 7:30 p.m., $14. 521-8900.

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

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