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Black Tie and Boots The State Fair of Virginia kicks off with a gala dinner and party featuring music by Brad Spivey's Honky Tonk Experience, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Historic Bottomley Barn at the Richmond Raceway Complex. Tickets are $100. 569-3224.

Wild About Cashmere Saks Fifth Avenue in Stony Point Fashion Park hosts a fund-raising event for Maymont Park with food and wine, live jazz and 15 goat sculptures by artists from the Visual Arts Center, 7-9 p.m. Tickets are $20. 320-6960, ext. 5217.

music

Chamber Music Concert Donald L. Oehler, clarinet, and Benjamin Rawitz, piano, perform at UR's Camp Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

stage

Fieldens Cabaret Theatre Richmond Triangle Players present the political satire "Lips" at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 15. Tickets are $14-$16. 2033 W. Broad St. 346-8113.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia The museum hosts a Mini-Medical School, a weekly lecture series on science and ethics, 7-9 p.m. This week, Laurie Lyckholm gives a talk on "Case Studies in the Persistent Vegetative State: Making Critical Decisions for Others." Admission is $3-$15. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400, ext. 2.

night life

Alley Katz The Heavenly States, 18 and older, 8 p.m.-midnight, $6-$8. 643-2816.

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

Ashland Coffee and Tea Caroline Herring (folk), 8 p.m., $15-$20. 798-1702.

Awful Arthur's (West End) Texas Hold 'Em Tournament, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 672-9385.

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

Bogart's Back Room Vesuvius (Latin funk, jazz), 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.

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.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen, 8:30-11 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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

Canal Club Particle, Gabby La La, 8:30 p.m., $15-$17.50. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Sons of Thunder (reggae), 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 Funk Allstars (jam, drum 'n' bass), 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 Cowboy Bill Martin, 8 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Glenn's Tavern Another Level (R&B, funk), weekly, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., $5. 321-3444.

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

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.

Nanci Raygun No Peace at All, Why Not, Insurgency, all ages, 6 p.m., $6. 353-4263.

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 John Erwin (acoustic), 8 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Biff Downey (jazz), 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.

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

The Tobacco Company Rhythmasters, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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Armenian Food Festival Traditional Armenian food, music and dance come to St. James Armenian Church starting at 11 a.m. Through Sept. 24. Free. Pepper and Patterson Ave. 282-3818.

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its free film series at 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, the film is "Travellers and Magicians." Through Sunday. 287-6699.

word

Book Signings Author Laurie Gunst discusses and signs her book "Off-White: A Memoir" at the Library of Virginia, noon, 800 E. Broad St., 692-3500, and at Book People, 5-7 p.m., 536 Granite Ave., 288-4346.

music

Hank Williams, Jr. in Concert The country legend performs at the Classic Amphitheatre at the State Fair along with James Otto at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25-$40 plus fair admission. 569-3200.

Swingin' on the Tracks The concert series at the Science Museum of Virginia runs 6-10 p.m. Tickets are $10-$12. This week, performances by SGGL and Susan Greenbaum. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1540.

night life

Alley Katz Renee Heartfelt, One Year Tomorrow, David Shultz, all ages, 7-11 p.m., $5. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Mary Gauthier (Americana), 8 p.m., $15-$20. 798-1702.

Azzurro's 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.

Canal Club 102.1 the X presents X Night, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café The Spaceheaters (psychedelic rock), 10 p.m., $5. 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.

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

Firebirds Rocky Mountain Grill Kevin Kelley, weekly, 5-9 p.m., free. 364-9744.

Funny Bone Cowboy Bill Martin, 8 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Fusion Live blues and jazz, weekly, 9 p.m., $7. 249-2338.

Glenn's Tavern Hot City, weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m. 321-6487.

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

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge with DJ Rayvon (old school, reggae, crunk), weekly, 10 p.m., $3-$5. 254-1942.

Kitty O'Shea's Blues Flash open-mic night, weekly, 8:30-11 p.m., free. 739-0800.

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.

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

Nanci Raygun American Princess, Maki, all ages, 9 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

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

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.

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.

The Tobacco Company Copper Sails, 10 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Upper East Side Lounge Rattlemouth (math jazz), 7 p.m., $5. 467-6182.

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

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events

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its free film series at 3 p.m. in the Boatwright Memorial Library. This week, the film is "Travellers and Magicians." Through Sunday. 287-6699.

Latin American Films The ¨Que Pasa? Festival presents the film "Panteleon y las Visitadores ("Captain Pantoja and the Secret Service") at Art6, 8 p.m., free. Through Sept. 24. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406.

VCU Arabic Film Festival VCU hosts a celebration of Arabic film, starting at 6 p.m. at Grace Street Theater. Through Sept. 24. Free. 934 W. Grace St. For more information, call 828-1614 or visit www.arabicfilmfestival.com.

VSA Gala Vision Strength Access Arts of Virginia presents a fund-raising gala and auction to benefit artists with disabilities, starting at 5:30 p.m. with a patron's preview at Rentz Gallery, opening at 6:30 p.m. with music by the American Youth Harp Ensemble. Tickets are $35-$250. 1700 E. Main St. 230-0246.

word

Book Release "Perfect Companionship: Ellen Glasgow's Selected Correspondence With Women" is premiered by editor Pamela Matthews at the Ellen Glasgow House, 5:30-7 p.m. 1 W. Main St. 288-4346.

Eyes on Richmond A weekly forum about city issues runs 12:30-1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church through Nov. 18. This week, Jane H. Woods discusses "Health in the City: A Checklist of Challenges." Admission is $6 and includes lunch from the Jefferson Hotel's TJ's. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

Poetry Prize Reading Spencer Reese, winner of VCU's Levis Reading Prize for poetry, reads from his book "The Clerk's Tale" at VCU's Student Commons in Richmond Salons I-II, starting at 8 p.m. 907 Floyd Ave. 828-1329.

Moveable Feast 1708 Gallery hosts the creative-writing reading series by VCU graduate students, 6-8 p.m. Free. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.

music

Alexander Paley Festival Performance Events presents the eighth annual festival of music, this year featuring works by Mozart and composers inspired by Mozart, starting at 8 p.m. at the First English Lutheran Church. Through Sept. 25. Donations requested. 1603 Monument Ave. 475-1743.

Classical Guitar Concert VCU Music presents Andrew Winn, classical guitar, at VCU's Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. 828-6776.

Colgate Country Showdown Competing country acts perform at the Classic Amphitheatre at the State Fair at 7 p.m. Free with fair admission. 569-3200.

Family Weekend Concert UR's University Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra and Schola Cantorum perform at the Camp Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

Groovin' in the Garden The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden music series continues with performances by Peter Rowan and Tony Rice (bluegrass, Americana) at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. 262-9887.

Jazz on the James Festival The second annual jazz fest on Brown's Island to benefit Easter Seals features performances by the Modern Groove Syndicate and Ammon and Bassett, starting at 5:30 p.m. Through Sept. 24. Free. 287-1007.

Short Pump Town Center The shopping center's summer concert series runs 6-8 p.m. This week, Indecision performs. Free. 360-1700.

stage

Barksdale Theatre Michael Healey's "The Drawer Boy" opens at 8 p.m. Through Nov. 6. Tickets are $32-$34. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

Woman's Club The Concert Ballet of Virginia presents "The Sleeping Beauty" at 8 p.m. and Sept. 25 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $15-$18. 211 E. Franklin St. 798-0945.

galleries

Anderson Gallery VCU School of the Arts presents "Surface Charge," opening with a reception, 7-9 p.m. Through Dec. 4. 907 1/2 W. Franklin St. 828-1522.

Artspace An exhibition of work by Angela Willcocks, Barbara Rachko's large oil constructions, a Shirl Tandlich retrospective and an installation by Deirdra McAfee and Mark Shepheard open with a reception, 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 30. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.

Art Works Four shows open with a reception, 7-10 p.m.: The September All Media Show; "Beauty and the Bug," paintings by Chris Semtner; "Pleasant Beauty Returns," paintings by Carmen Bendersky; and "Installations and Performance Art" by Sheila Gray, Julia Shacklock and Erika Walters. Through Oct. 16. Also, the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation hosts an art show, "The Art of Surviving," opening at 7 p.m. and running through Oct. 23. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.

Bainbridge Art Center "Artists' Reflections," an exhibition of work by Terry Lynn Smith, Anne Sylvest, Anne Piland, Petie Bogen-Garrett, Mo Regulinsky, Peter C. Justice, Bridget Belkacemi and M. Sahin Altug, opens with a reception, 7-10 p.m. Through Oct. 20. 1312 Bainbridge St. 230-4544.

Plant Zero Gallery "Cause and Effect/Opus Paintings" by Steve Clark opens with a reception, 7-9 p.m. Through Oct. 22. 0 E. Fourth St. 726-4442.

museums

University of Richmond Museums Fiona Ross gives an artist's talk on "The Oppositional Nature of Matter" at the Lora Robins Gallery of Design From Nature, 12:30-1 p.m. 289-8276.

night life

Alley Katz Chalkline Beauty, This Time It's War, Covet the Knife, This Means You, Hazel Eyes, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $5-$8. The Capes (indie pop), 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Andy's Big Boss Man (classic rock, funk, blues), 9 p.m., free. 798-9751.

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

Blue Mountain Coffee House Josh Bearman and Ed Brogan (bluegrass mandolin duets), 8-11 p.m., free. 355-8002.

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.

Canal Club The Rachel Nevadas, Copper Sails, 8:30 p.m., $5. 643-2582.

Carlton's Matt Breaks (acoustic rock), 9:30 p.m., free. 359-3122.

Cary Street Café Sun-Dried Opossum (Southern jam), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ Rocky and Friends (dance music), weekly, 9 p.m., $3. 644-3018.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7 p.m., $10-$12. Off the Cuff (improv), 10 p.m., $10-$12. 266-9377.

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

Easy Street The Bart Chucker Band (rock), 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1198.

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 Cowboy Bill Martin, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Fusion Live blues and jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $7. 249-2338.

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

Hyperlink Café Reggae Night, weekly. 254-1942.

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

Kitty O'Shea's Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 739-0800.

La Familia Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve (Latin dance music), weekly, free lessons 9-10 p.m., music 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 261-5400.

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

Market Café Missing Mason (rock), 5-9:30 p.m., free. 934-0144.

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

McGoo's Phat Back (classic rock, blues), 9 p.m. 276-6755.

Mr. Bojangles Therapy (techno, house, drum 'n' bass, breaks, DJs), weekly, 10 p.m.-4 a.m., $7-$9. 344-2901.

Mulligan's Sports Grille (W. Main St.) Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 353-8686.

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

Poe's Pub Loose Gravel (classic 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 Brad Spivey and the Honky Tonk Experience, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é Little Rodger and the Cheap Thrills, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

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

VCU Commons Plaza VOX ROX Rock 4 Choice Concert featuring Bellafea, Del Cielo, The Ben Davis Band and the DJ Williams Projekt, 7 p.m., $3-$5. 353-1228.

VIP Lounge Singing River Band, 9 p.m., free. 282-6518.

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events

Community Day Celebration The Richmond Community Action Program presents a day of food, games and more, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 1021 Oliver Hill Way. 788-0220.

Fall Festival and Pow-Wow The Chickahominy Indian Tribe celebrates its 54th annual festival on the Tribal Grounds in Charles City, featuring crafts, dance, music and food, starting at 10 a.m. Through Sept. 25. Free. For more information, call 829-2027 or visit www.chickahominytribe.org.

Latin American Films The ¨Que Pasa? Festival presents the film "O Outro Lado da Rua ("The Other Side of the Street") at Art6, 8 p.m., free. 6 E. Broad St. 343-1406.

VCU Arabic Film Festival The film festival continues today at 9 a.m. at Grace Street Theater. Free. 934 W. Grace St. For more information, call 828-1614 or visit www.arabicfilmfestival.com.

word

Book Reading William Hoffman reads and signs copies of his novel "Lies" at Book People, 3-5 p.m. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

music

Chamber Concert Series VCU Music's Mary Ann Rennolds Chamber Concerts presents the Guarneri String Quartet at VCU's Sonia Vlahcevic Concert Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$25. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Jazz on the James Festival The second annual jazz fest on Brown's Island to benefit Easter Seals features performances by Kool and the Gang, Cowboy Mouth, Flashback, Bill Deal's Rhondels, The Upper East Side Big Band, Catch 22, Yo Mama's Brass Band and Bio Ritmo, starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20-$25. 287-1007.

galleries

Pine Camp Arts and Community Center The City Art Program offers an Art Open House, 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 4901 Old Brook Road. 646-3674.

museums

John Marshall House The statesman's 250th birthday is celebrated with a weekend of lectures, tours and living history, through Sept. 25. 818 E. Marshall St. For more information, call 648-7998 or visit www.john-marshall.org.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden The Children's Garden celebrates its grand opening with a weekend of activities, starting at 10 a.m. and running through Sept. 25 with a Sunday Fun-Day. Admission is $5-$9. 1800 Lakeside Ave. Call 262-9887 or visit www.lewisginter.org.

night life

Alley Katz Tragedy Letters, FIAD, Patent Pending, The Semester, The Varsity, Kenmore, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $5. Mensrea, Omega Lord, Argento Agenda, Withersoul, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Babe's of Carytown Drag King Show, 9 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

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

Bogart's Back Room George Melvin B-3 Organ Jazz Quartet, 9 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

Canal Club Bullistic, Fallen Under, Chaos Theory, Separation, 6:30 p.m., $5. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Jazz jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. Seed Is (reggae), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz High School League Show (improv), 4 p.m., $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 and 10:30 p.m., $10-$12. 266-9377.

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

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

Firebirds Rocky Mountain Grill Kevin Kelley, weekly, 5-9 p.m., free. 364-9744.

Funny Bone Cowboy Bill Martin, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Fusion Live blues and jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $8-$10. 249-2338.

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

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

Grafiti Grille Emme St. James and Her Jazz Gentlemen, 7-10 p.m., free. 288-0633.

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

La Familia Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve (Latin dance music), weekly, free lessons 9-10 p.m., music 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 261-5400.

Lewis Ginter Recreation Center The Great Bear Trio with caller Katy Heine (contra dancing), 7 p.m. (dance lesson), 8-11 p.m., $4-$7. 748-6602.

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 Down to Nothing, Castaside, Blacklisted, Think I Care, Set to Explode, all ages, 5 p.m., $7. Hurricane Katrina Relief Benefit Show, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

Nuccio's Trattoria The Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6:30 p.m., free. 594-0040.

Poe's Pub 59H2O (alt rock), 9 p.m., $3. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café The Offering (acoustic rock), 9 p.m., free. 560-9622.

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.

Sin é Phifer Marshall Band, 11:30 a.m., $3 donation. 649-7767.

The Tobacco Company Speed 8 Limit, 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.

Upper East Side Lounge Joe Scott (jazz guitar), 7 p.m., $5. 467-6182.

VIP Lounge Singing River Band, 9 p.m., free. 282-6518.

Wonderland Barbi 'N' Bondage, 10 p.m., $5. 643-9233.

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events

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its free film series at 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, the film is "Travellers and Magicians." 287-6699.

music

An Evening With Stu Gardner and Friends Bill Cosby shares the stage with former music director for "The Cosby Show," keyboardist Gardner, performing with Dave Valentin, Jon Faddis, Skip Gailes, and Duke McKenzie and the Hi-Lites, 4 p.m. at the Landmark Theater. Tickets are $35-$40. 6 N. Laurel St. 262-8100.

Bobby Olive Memorial Blues Bash The third annual blues event features performances by the Phifer Marshall band, Sheryl Warner and the Southside Homewreckers with Paul Geremia, Li'l Ronnie and the Grand Dukes and Sean Costello, starting at noon at The Boulders Amphitheater. Tickets are $5-$15. 644-2510.

Click Five in Concert The power pop fivesome performs at the Classic Amphitheatre at the State Fair at 4 p.m. Free with fair admission. 569-3200.

Music on the Lawn The Richmond Concert Band performs classics, pop, patriotic music and more, 5:30 p.m. at Agecroft Hall. Free. 5205 Sulgrave Road. 737-3767.

Richmond Symphony The Richmond Symphony presents the "Kicked Back Classics" series at the Pavilion of the Science Museum of Virginia, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Grieg, Haydn and others, at 5 p.m. Tickets are $5-$15. 2500 W. Broad St. 788-1212.

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The museum offers a weekly Sunday walking tour of various Richmond locations, starting at 2 p.m. This week, the tour explores "Canal Boats and Cobblestones." Tickets are $6-$7. 649-0711.

night life

Alley Katz Identity, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $7. 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, noon, free. Intense City (rock, funk), 9:30 p.m., $3. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse Ames Arnold and Brian Dougherty, John Leedes and Tina Haney (acoustic rock), 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Crossroads Restaurant Sandy's Showcase of Stars featuring Michael Brown (soul), 8 p.m., $5. 355-9089.

Funny Bone Cowboy Bill Martin, 7 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Glenn's Tavern Another Level Band (R&B, funk), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight. DJ Sky, weekly, 12:30-2 a.m., $5. 321-3444.

Grafiti Grille Jazz brunch with the Farmer Brothers, weekly, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., free. 288-0633.

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

Hard Shell Daniel Clark-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 String Jazz Trio, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Kitty O' Shea's Jazz Brunch with the Leon Leary Trio, weekly, noon-2 p.m., free. 739-0800.

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

Metro Grill Mark Troxell Duo, weekly, 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 353-4433.

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

Nanci Raygun Homeroom, Murphy's Kids, Neighborhood Friendly, Hot Young Priest, all ages, 5 p.m., $6. 353-4263.

Poe's Pub The Slow Poisoner (eclectic alt rock), 8 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café The Jack, Tony, Dave and Dan Band (jazz), 11 a.m.-1 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Richbrau Brewery S.I.N. night, weekly. 644-3018.

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

Monday 26



word

Just Poetry Slam The monthly poetry slam once again bounces words around starting at 8 p.m. at the Firehouse Theatre. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

night life

Alley Katz Dubconscious, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Bogart's Back Room Brown (big band, jazz, funk), 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, Uncertainty Principle (jam), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-7445.

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

Emilio's Get Rite with DJ Merrick and Friends, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Glenn's Tavern Carlton Ayles and Legacy (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 321-3444.

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

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

Nanci Raygun Sacrosanct featuring Psyclon 9, Abby Vain (goth, industrial), weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $6. 353-4263.

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

Potter's Pub and Grille Karaoke with Matt Rock, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 282-9999.

Tuesday 27



museums

University of Richmond Museums "Pierre Daura, Catalan-American Modernist: People, Places and Things" opens with a gallery talk, walk-through and reception, 7-9 p.m. at the Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art and Print Study Center. Through Dec. 11. 289-8276.

night life

17.5 Ethos Café 804noise Open Mixer, weekly, 7-10 p.m., free. 780-2665.

Alley Katz Minus the Bear, These Arms Are Snakes, Criteria, The New Truth, all ages, 7-11 p.m., $10. 643-2816.

Arthur's at Inns of Virginia Open Mic Night with Pace and Magill, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 288-2800.

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

Bogart's Back Room Terri Murphy/Kevin Simpson Band (jazz), 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.

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

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

Firebirds Rocky Mountain Grill Kevin Kelley, weekly, 5-9 p.m., free. 364-9744.

Funny Bone Apollo Night, weekly, 8 p.m., $12. This week, Joe Recca. 521-8900.

Glenn's Tavern 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

Kitty O'Shea's Karaoke with DJ Scuba Steve, weekly. 739-0800.

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.

Maggiano's Little Italy Charlie Kilpatrick, weekly, 6 p.m. 253-0900.

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.

Poe's Pub Open Mic Night, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 648-2120.

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

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

The Tobacco Company Chris 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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