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Wednesday 11



night life

Alley Katz Beneath These Words, Searching for Timothy, Openwide, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $5-$6. 643-2816.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free. 355-9330.

Bella Arte The KStraw Quartet (jazz), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 515-9099.

Bogart's Back Room 7-Hills, 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Bottom Line Nick's karaoke, weekly. 644-5944.

Breaker's South No Charge, weekly, 8 p.m. 323-8024.

Bubba's Restaurant Oldies Music Night, weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 236-1600.

Bull and Bear Club Lounge Party Open House, weekly, 6-9 p.m., free. 649-8431.

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

Canal Club Beneath These Words, Openwide, Searching for Timothy, Strikethrew, Modern Day Tragedy, 6 p.m., $5. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Wrinkle Neck Mules (alt-country), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club 534 Berlin, '80s new-wave night, weekly. 353-9670.

Club Razzles "Havana Nights," salsa and merengue, with free dance lessons, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 330-0007.

Emilio's Southside Future Squad (funky jams), weekly, 10 p.m., $3. 359-1224.

Europa Ground Zero DJs (house, down tempo, dub), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Doug Benson, 8 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Gallery5 Videohippos, Amoeba Men, Blood Baby, Hoax, Art Lord and the Self Portraits, 7 p.m., $5. 644-0005.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

Hard Shell RPF Music (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Hyperlink Café Open-mic night (spoken word, live music, jams), weekly, 6-9 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

Lucky Lounge S.I.N. Night, weekly, 10 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.

Matrixx Room College Dance Night, weekly, 9 p.m. 225-8686.

Murphy's Law II Open mic blues jam with Blues Flash, 8:30-11 p.m., free. 739-0800.

Out of Bounds Faron Hamblin, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free. 355-7390.

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

Poe's Pub Ominotago (acoustic rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Harry Gore (British invasion), 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

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

Rosie Connolly's Pub Irish jam, 7:30 p.m., free. 343-1063.

Shamrock Pub Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9 p.m. 330-0617.

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

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (acoustic), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sin é DC Motors, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Tobacco Company Just Desserts, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Thursday 12



word

Archaeology Talk James E. Wootton gives a talk on "Full of Strength and Fire: Virginia's Monuments on Capitol Square" at the Library of Virginia at noon. Free. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

music

Art After Hours The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hosts a night of music, poetry and art weekly through February, 6-9 p.m. This week, music by The Christopher Dean band and poetry by Susan Hankla. Tickets are $10. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

stage

Firehouse Theatre "Defining Moments," a birth arts festival, features "Birth," a play by Karen Brody, nightly at 8 p.m., plus films, dance performances and workshops, through Jan. 22. Tickets to the play are $15; $25 for the entire festival. For more information, call 355-2001 or visit www.firehousetheatre.org.

night life

Arthur's at Inns of Virginia Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 288-2800.

Ashland Coffee and Tea John Gorka (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., $20. 798-1702.

Azzurro Restaurant Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen, weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 282-1509.

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

Baja Bean Company Karaoke, weekly. 257-5445.

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

Bogart's Back Room Jackass Flats (bluegrass), 9 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's Tuscan Grille The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6-9 p.m., free. 272-2255.

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

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

Café Diem Roger Carroll and Chez Roué Orchette, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Café Gutenberg Pangaea Lounge with DJ Carlito (world music), 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 497-5000.

Canal Club Appetite for Destruction, 8:30 p.m., $10. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Steep Canyon Rangers (bluegrass), 10 p.m., $6. 353-7445.

Crossroads Open-mic night with Michelle Saud features Rize, weekly, free. 643-2060.

Curbside Café The Scott Miller Band Project (acoustic rock), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 355-7008.

Emilio's Downbeat Switch (alternative rock), 10 p.m., $3. 359-1224.

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

Funny Bone Doug Benson, 8 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Fusion The Steve Kessler Quartet (jazz piano), weekly, 8:30 p.m., $5. 249-2338.

Glenn's Corporation Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, $5. 321-3444.

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

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge, weekly, 10 p.m., $10. 254-1942.

Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Frank, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA New Orleans Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

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

Matrixx Room Reggae Party, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 225-8686.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (South Side) Karaoke, weekly, free. 744-8686.

Nanci Raygun Culdera, Burning Through, Trust in the Fall, Core 87, all ages, 5 p.m., $6. 353-4263.

Out of Bounds Jason Horst, weekly, 10 p.m. 355-7390.

Poe's Pub Edge of Night (acoustic duo), 9:30 p.m., free. 648-2120.

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

Reflections Fahari Sound (reggae), weekly, 9 p.m., $5 after midnight. 519-5324.

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

Shenanigans The Bruce Olsen Band, 8 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

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 John Fetherston Band, 8 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.

Friday 13



events

Boat Show Richmond Power and sail boats of all kinds are on display at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 1-9 p.m. Through Jan. 15. Tickets are $5-$7.Call (800) 332-3976 or visit www.macevents.com.

galleries

Friday for the Arts! Petersburg's monthly gallery openings feature receptions, tours and entertainment, 7-10 p.m. For more information, call 733-2352 or see the Galleries box.

Main Street Art Walk Galleries, salons and restaurants on Main Street participate in a second-Friday art walk with music and art opening receptions, starting at 7 p.m. Check the Galleries box or call the Artemis Gallery for more information, 254-1755.

night life

Alley Katz Patent Pending DVD Video Shoot, Murphy's Kids, The Half Jeffersons, Running With Scissors, Waiting for Yesterday, Neighborhood Friendly, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $7. Iron Maiden Tribute with Powerslave, Withersoul, Tombstone, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $6. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea BR5-49, The Avett Brothers, 8 p.m., $20. 798-1702.

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

Bogart's Back Room Night Vision (jazz), 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Breakers South The Tin Man, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 323-8024.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Marna Bales Band, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 355-1144.

Canal Club Hell Within, Site of Suffering, Separation, 7:30 p.m., $5-$8. 643-2582.

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

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $10-$12. 266-9377.

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

Emilio's Mayuco (flamenco guitar), 7-9 p.m., weekly, free. Doc Branch and the Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and DJ J.P. (broken beat and house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Doug Benson, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Fusion The Steve Kessler Quartet, weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 249-2338.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Jesse's Place Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 550-0804.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

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

Matrixx Room Friday Night Dance Party, weekly, 9 p.m., $5-$10. 225-8686.

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.

Playing Field Karaoke with Max, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 755-7700.

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

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.

Sam Miller's Oyster Bar The Yokels, weekly, 10 p.m.-midnight, free. 644-5465.

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

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

Shenanigans Mo Debree, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é Special Edition, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Thai Curry House Robot Rok Night with DJ MikelPanda (house, electronic), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 358-7027.

Tobacco Company Fat Daddy Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Saturday 14



events

Ashland Classic Film Series The monthly film series at the Ashland Theater kicks off with "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5. 203 England St. 798-2728.

word

Book Reading Brian Rock reads from his children's books "Don't Play With Your Food" and "Piggies," 2 p.m. at Barnes and Noble. 11640 W. Broad St. 360-0103.

music

Martina McBride in Concert The country star brings her "Timeless" tour to the Richmond Coliseum at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $43.50. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

night life

Alley Katz The Meditations, JohnStone, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $12-$15. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Page Wilson, 8 p.m., $8. 798-1702.

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

Bogart's Back Room John Winntet (jazz), 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Marna Bales Band, 9:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 355-1144.

Canal Club Jubeus, Think!, Calf Mountain Jam, 8:30 p.m., $6. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Jackass Flats (bluegrass), 10 p.m., $7. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz High School League (improv), 4 p.m., $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $16-$22. 266-9377.

Cotton Club Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop variety show), weekly, 8 p.m., $10. 752-0179.

Emilio's Co-Pilot (rock). 359-1224.

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

Funny Bone Doug Benson, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Baker Brothers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. 321-3444.

Gospel Chicken House Just Inspired, Gospel Heirs, 7 p.m., free. 883-6487.

Honey Whyte's The 9:55 Club Stand-Up Comedy Night, 10 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Space Night with DJ Jereme Rometti and Jeff McGrath (reggae, electronic), weekly, $5. 254-1942.

Lucky Lounge DJ Burn-E (electronic, dance, polka), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

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

Nanci Raygun Aghast, Direct Control, Social Dropouts, Death Amphetamine, Government Warning, Flak, all ages, noon, $7. Time Lord, Engage, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

Poe's Pub Blue Line Highway (acoustic rock), 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $5. 648-2120.

Rare Olde Times Andy, Cindy and Thensome (Irish folk), weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 750-1346.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill The Tommy Clarke Trio with Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver (classic jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free. 644-3018.

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

Shenanigans The S.P.A.B. Bluegrass Band, 8 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é Michael James, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Tobacco Company Fat Daddy Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Tropical Soul Soultry Saturdays DJ Night (funk, reggae, hip-hop, afrobeat), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 771-1605.

Sunday 15



music

Children's Choir The Greater Richmond Children's Choir performs works by Rachmaninoff, Durufle, J.S. Bach and others, 4 p.m. at the Singleton Center. Tickets are $3-$5. 922 Park Ave. 828-2772.

Chorale Concert The Bethel Ensemble Chorale performs anthems, spirituals and gospel music, 4 p.m. at Centenary United Methodist Church. Free. 411 E. Grace St. 648-8319.

Classical Concert Baritone Michael Renninger and soprano Anne O'Byrne perform works by Mozart, Brahms and others, accompanied by organist-pianist Patrick Carlin, 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Free. 823 Park Ave. 359-5651.

Mozart Festival Series The Richmond Symphony Orchestra returns to Randolph-Macon College for the second concert of works, featuring pieces by Mozart and Schnittke, 3 p.m. in the Blackwell Auditorium. Tickets are $5-$25. 788-1212.

galleries

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen "Through the Looking Glass," 2-D landscapes and art glass, opens with a reception, 4-6 p.m. Through Feb. 25. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6200.

night life

Alley Katz New Dimension Band, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. 643-2816.

Babe's of Carytown Sunday Karaoke, weekly, 3-7 p.m., free. 355-9330.

Brandermill Inn Wendy and Raye, weekly, 3-7 p.m. 739-8871.

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

Café Diem Johnny Hott and the Piedmont Souprize, weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. 353-7445.

Funny Bone Doug Benson, 7 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Fusion Jam with Mike Hawkins, weekly, 4-7 p.m. 249-2338.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with the Rusty Farmer and Mike Ess, weekly, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 288-0633.

Grove Avenue Coffee and Tea Divided Highway (bluegrass), weekly, 9 a.m.-noon, free. 288-6211.

Hard Shell Daniel Clarke-Jimmy Sullivan Duo, weekly, 11:30 a.m., free. 643-2333.

Hyperlink Café Jazz Brunch, weekly, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 254-1942.

Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz presents the Carol Covell Trio, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Mars Bar Throwback Dance Night ('80s and eclectic), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Metro Grill Heath Haynes, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-4453.

Mr. Bojangles Lyric Ave (spoken word, comedy, hip-hop), 8 p.m., $8-$10. 344-2901.

Monday 16



events

Film Screening 804noise presents a screening of the documentary "Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price," 7 p.m. at ADA Gallery. Free. 228 W. Broad St. 644-0100.

word

Storytelling Candace Wolf tells "Stories Without Borders" from different cultures around the world at 9:30 a.m. Tickets are $5. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6200.

night life

Bogart's Back Room Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz), weekly, 9 p.m., $6. 353-9280.

Café Diem Open-mic night with Wes Edwards, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café The Spaceheaters (psychedelic rock), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-7445.

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

Emilio's Lounge Night with DJ Ratan, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Hyperlink Café Hoodrich Promotions presents Konkrete Jungle VA (guest DJs, jungle, drum 'n' bass), weekly, doors open at 9 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

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

Nanci Raygun Sacrosanct (goth/industrial), 18 and over, 10 p.m., $3-$5. 353-4263.

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

Tuesday 17



night life

Alley Katz One Year Tomorrow, Lakoda, Mellodramatik, all ages, 7-11 p.m., $5. 643-2816.

Bahama Joe's Karaoke with Smitty, weekly, free. 262-9652.

Bogart's Back Room Jackass Flats (bluegrass), 9 p.m., $3. 353-9280.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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

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

Cary Street Café The Grove (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 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.

Easy Street Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1198.

Emilio's Richmond Jazz Society presents The Oberlin Jazz Septet, 7 p.m., $5-$8. 643-1972.

Europa Dinner and a movie, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Apollo Night, weekly, 8 p.m., $12. This week, Laughin' Lenny. 521-8900.

Glenn's Corporation Warren Felton's Entertainment Karaoke, weekly, 8:30-10:30 p.m. DJ Fletcher, weekly, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 321-3444.

Hard Shell Terry Murphy Trio, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 643-2333.

Honey Whyte's Movie Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 643-6022.

Hyperlink Café Hyper Hour, weekly, 6 p.m., $3. 254-1942.

Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Sherry, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

Legend Brewing Company Tuesday Night Movies, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 232-3446.

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

Matrixx Night Salsa and Reggaeton Night, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 225-8686.

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.

Nanci Raygun Ten33, Skylines, all ages, 5 p.m., $7. Swordplay, Merkury Fallen/Murk One, Martin Reamy (of 51 Pegasus), 18 and older, 10 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

Poe's Pub Magill's Open Mic Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Shenanigans Keith Rogers and Friends, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sin é Dave Pollard, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly. 379-1844.

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

Tropical Soul Verses (spoken word, poetry, hip-hop), weekly, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 771-1605.

Visions Dance Club Wendy and Ray, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 379-3800.

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