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Wednesday 05



events

Richmond RiverDogs The RiverDogs take on the Muskegon Fury at the Richmond Coliseum at 7:35 p.m. Tickets are $10-$26. Call 262-8100 or visit www.riverdogshockey.com.

night life

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

Azzurro The Russ Hanchin/Joe Sarver Duo (jazz), weekly, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free.

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bajama Joe's R&B Night, weekly, free.

Bella Arte KStraw Quartet (jazz, open mic), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free.

Bogart's Back Room Anthony Dowd Trio (jazz), 9 p.m., $5.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten Trio, weekly, 6 p.m.

Bottom Line Nick's karaoke, weekly.

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

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Johnny Houston and the Legends, weekly, 8:30-11 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary Street Café Special Ed & the Shortbus Bluegrass Band, weekly, 10 p.m., $5.

Catch 22 Diva Las Vegas (drag show), weekly, 18 and older, 11:15 p.m.

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

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

Commercial Taphouse Irish jam, 9 p.m., free.

Emilio's Southside, weekly.

Europa Ground Zero featuring DJ Sean Lowder, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

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

Halo Atmosphere, weekly dance night of house, breaks, techno and drum 'n' bass, 11:30 p.m.

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

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA Latin Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

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

Nanci Raygun Kidnapped Occasionally, Infidel, Satori CD Release, Dyslexic Virgin, all ages, 5 p.m., $5.

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

Potter's Pub and Grille Mid-Atlantic Records Presents, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free.

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

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

Shenanigans Cigar Store Indians, 8 p.m., $6.

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

Sin é John Small, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

Theresa's Italian Villa Karaoke with host Doug Price, weekly, 8 p.m.

The Tobacco Company The Rhythmasters, 8 p.m., free.

Upper East Side Lounge Hotel X (avant-groove), 7-10 p.m., $5.

Thursday 06



night life

Arthur's at Inns of Virginia Lil' Malcolm and the Zydeco House Rockers, 7 p.m. (dance lesson), 8-11 p.m. (band), $8.

Baja Bean Co. A Lo Hecho Pecho, weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

Bajama Joe's Top 40 Dance Night, weekly, free.

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

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman, weekly, 6 p.m.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Steve Bassett, weekly, 9:30-11:30 p.m.

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

Capital Ale House Therapeutic Thursdays, weekly, 5 p.m.

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

Europa Escape featuring DJ Jeff McGrath (progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Fox Head Inn Jazz series featuring the Tomasini Trio (Latin jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., $3.

Funny Bone Bobby Slayton, 8 p.m., $18.

Fusion Live jazz, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. This week, Stone's Stew with Charlie Kilpatrick.

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

Harrison Street Coffee House 804noise presents a DJ open-mic night (experimental music), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free.

La Siesta Restaurant Festival of the Three Kings, 6-8 p.m., free, reservations required.

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

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

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

Nanci Raygun Fallout Countdown, Bottom of the Hudson, all ages, 5 p.m., $5. Wow Owls, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $5.

NV Infiltrate (house, down-tempo, drum 'n' bass), weekly.

O'Brienstein's Michael St. James, weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Out of Bounds Jason Horst, weekly, 10 p.m.

Poe's Pub Chatham County Line (bluegrass).

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

Seasons Caucasion Brown, weekly, 7-11 p.m.

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

Sideline Café Karaoke hosted by Bill Campbell, weekly, 8:30 p.m.

Sin é Karaoke Night, weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Frank, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Theresa's Italian Villa Karaoke with host Doug Price, weekly, 8 p.m.

The Tobacco Company Jack Diamond and Friends, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Tropical Soul Chicken Grease, weekly, 7-11 p.m., $5.

Upper East Side Lounge Swing Time Big Band, 7-10 p.m., $5.

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

Friday 07



events

First Fridays Art Walk For more information on the monthly gallery reception event, see the Opening Galleries box.

Central Virginia Boat Show Cruisers, yachts and all manner of fishing boats are on display at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 1-9 p.m. Through Jan. 9. Admission is $5-$7. For more information, call (800) 332-3976.

stage

Acts of Faith Festival The Firehouse Theatre Project presents "The Words of Albert Schweitzer and the Music of Bach," a multimedia performance, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Through Jan. 15. Tickets are $8. 1925 Grove Ave. 355-2001.

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents "The Legend of the Poinsettia" at 8 p.m. Through Jan. 9. Tickets are $15-$20. 2880 Mountain Road. 379-2555.

Grace Street Theater Ground Zero Dance Company presents "Company Assembled," a benefit concert of choreography, at 8 p.m. Through Jan. 8. 934 Tickets are $15-$25. 934 W. Grace St. 353-9774.

night life

Ashland Coffee and Tea SPABs with the Bluegrass Band, 8 p.m., $5.

Bajama Joe's Live country music, weekly, $5.

Bogart's Back Room Joe Scott Band (jazz), 9 p.m., $7.

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

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

Chopstix Hip-hop DJs and electronic music, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3.

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

Comedy Alley ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7 p.m., $10. Random Acts (improv), 10 p.m., $10.

Comedy Club at Mulligan's Sports Grille (Mechanicsville) Shane Keith and Jarrod Harris, 8:30 p.m.

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

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5.

Emilio's Mayuco (flamenco guitar), weekly, 7-9 p.m.

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

Funny Bone Bobby Slayton, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $20.

Fusion Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $5. This week, the Kuhl-Clarke Express.

Glenn's Tavern Friday Night Blast (live music), weekly, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

Godfrey's Reflex Dance Night (Brit pop), 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $3-$5.

Grant's Jazz Bar Big Pat and Legion Band, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Mr. Bojangles "3rd Floor!" DJs (roots, rock, reggae and dancehall), weekly.

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

Potter's Pub and Grille M-Unit, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $2.

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

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Gypsy Roots (jazz and swing strings), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m.

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

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

Sin é Special Edition, 9 p.m., free.

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

VIP Lounge Ebony and Ivory Band, free.

Saturday 08



events

Central Virginia Boat Show Cruisers, yachts and all manner of fishing boats are on display at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Through Jan. 9. Admission is $5-$7. For more information, call (800) 332-3976.

stage

Acts of Faith Festival The Firehouse Theatre Project presents "The Words of Albert Schweitzer and the Music of Bach," a multimedia performance, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. Through Jan. 15. Tickets are $8. 1925 Grove Ave. 355-2001.

Byrd Theatre Bob Glass portrays the young, virile Elvis on his 70th birthday on the "Viva! Elvis and Friends Tour" at 2 p.m. Tickets are $19-$23. 2908 W. Cary St. www.coolgigz.com.

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents "The Legend of the Poinsettia" at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Through Jan. 9. Tickets are $15-$20. 2880 Mountain Road. 379-2555.

Grace Street Theater Ground Zero Dance Company presents "Company Assembled," a benefit concert of choreography, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15-$25. 934 W. Grace St. 353-9774.

galleries

Chester Library Catherine A. Chase's "Quilting Exhibit" opens with a reception, 3:30-5 p.m. Through Feb. 1. 11800 Centre St. 748-6314.

Chop Suey Books An exhibition of art by Christian Newby and Drew Liverman opens with a reception, 6-9 p.m. Through January. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

General Assembly Building The Tuckahoe Artists Association presents an exhibition of various media through Mar. 4. 9th and Broad St. 270-4315.

music

Marvin Hamlisch and the Richmond Symphony The man who created "A Chorus Line" and has won every award in show business performs with the Richmond Symphony at the Landmark Theater at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20-$55. 6 N. Laurel St. Call 262-8003 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

night life

Alley Katz Rev 9, Chalkline Beauty, Straightline Stitch, Romeo in Pieces, 18 and older, 6-9 p.m., $5. Memory Fade, Lennox, Fourth Element, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Chez Roue, 8 p.m., $5.

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

Bogart's Back Room In the Pocket (jazz, funk), 9 p.m., $7.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Marna Bales Band, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free.

Canal Club Melissa Ferrick (singer-songwriter), 9 p.m., $10-$12.

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

Comedy Alley Puppets in the Alley presents "Little Red and the Gingerbread Man," 11 a.m., $6-$7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., $10.

Comedy Club at Mulligan's Sports Grille (Mechanicsville) Shane Keith and Jarrod Harris, 8:30 p.m.

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5.

Emilio's Mayuco (flamenco guitar), weekly, 7-9 p.m.

Europa DJ Omar Faison (broken beat and Afro-jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Funny Bone Bobby Slayton, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $20.

Fusion Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m., $7. This week, The Oregon Hill Funk All-Stars.

Glenn's Tavern Disco by Johnny "The Unknown DJ," weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1 a.m.

Gospel Chicken House Amy Ladd and Friends, The Coachmen, 7 p.m., free.

Mars Bar '80s Hits and Electronic Dance Night, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Nanci Raygun New Dimension Band, 18 and older, 10 p.m.

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

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Paul Walton and Tommy Clark (traditional jazz), weekly, 6:30 p.m., free.

Shady Grove Coffeehouse The Company Store, Engine 143, 8 p.m.

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

Shenanigans Jumpin' Johnny and the Blues Party reunion gig, 8:30 p.m., $6.

Sin é Wonderful, 9 p.m.-midnight, free.

Taste Fahari Sound (reggae), weekly, 21 and older, $5.

The Tobacco Company The Jangling Reinhardts, 9:30 p.m., free.

Tonic Blue Bar with DJ Jéréme Rometti and weekly guests (lounge, jazz, house, '80s retro and breaks), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Tropical Soul Live jazz, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m.

VIP Lounge Ebony and Ivory Band, free.

Sunday 09



events

Richmond RiverDogs The RiverDogs take on the Elmira Jackals at the Richmond Coliseum at 5:05 p.m. Tickets are $10-$26. Call 262-8100 or visit www.riverdogshockey.com.

Central Virginia Boat Show Cruisers, yachts and all manner of fishing boats are on display at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $5-$7. For more information, call (800) 332-3976.

music

Second Sunday South of the James Series Members of the Bon Air Presbyterian Church perform at 4 p.m. Free. 9201 W. Huguenot Road. 272-7514.

stage

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The Latin Ballet of Virginia presents "The Legend of the Poinsettia" at 3 p.m. Through Jan. 9. Tickets are $15-$20. 2880 Mountain Road. 379-2555.

museums

Science Museum of Virginia The Ugly Bug Ball gives people the chance to join the I-Ate-A-Bug Club, do bug-related crafts and listen to the Insect Club Cabaret, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets are $8-$8.50. 2550 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

night life

Bogart's Back Room John Winntet (jazz), 9 p.m., $5.

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

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

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

Catch 22 Jack Diamond (Sinatra swing), weekly, 7 p.m.-midnight, $5.

Commercial Taphouse Brian Jones Trio, 9 p.m., free.

Don Papa Grande Restaurant Salsa Night with DJ Steve, weekly, dance lessons 6-8 p.m., dancing 8-10 p.m., 18 and older, $5.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

Funny Bone Bobby Slayton, 7 p.m., $18.

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

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

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

Havana '59 Sunday Brunch with Havana Son (salsa), weekly, noon-2 p.m., free.

Jumpin' J's Java J's Soleil Jazz presents Carol Covell Trio, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free.

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

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

Millie's Diner Pencilgrass, 10:30 p.m., $5. Doors and dinner at 9:30 p.m.

Nanci Raygun Misery Index, Suppression, The Post Office Gals, Downward Halo, all ages, 6 p.m., $6.

Poe's Pub The Richmond Roots Revival with Heath Haynes and the Crying Shames, The Atkinsons, The Boondocks.

Richbrau Brewery S.I.N. night, weekly.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly.

Monday 10



night life

Bogart's Back Room Yo' Mama's Brass Band (New Orleans jazz), 9 p.m., $6.

Café Diem Open-mic night with Wes Edwards, weekly, free.

Chopstix Information Technology drum 'n' bass DJ show, weekly.

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

Emilio's Open Mic spoken word and poetry with DJ Wommack, weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

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

Mojo's Open mic hosted by Tyler Henderson, weekly.

Nanci Raygun Sacrosanct (goth, industrial), weekly, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $3-$5.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

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

Tuesday 11



stage

Richmond Public Libraries The Rags to Riches Theatre presents a series of tales about Ananse the spider, the trickster hero from the Ashanti people in Africa, at various library branches through Jan. 15. Admission is free. For information and locations, call 646-4514.

galleries

University of Richmond Museums The Semi-Annual Student Exhibition runs through Feb. 6 at the Marsh Art Gallery. 289-8276.

night life

Bajama Joe's Karaoke with Smitty, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Ben Lynch (singer-songwriter), 9 p.m., $5.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

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

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Comedy Alley The Richmond Ensemble Theatre presents Sam Shaber (singer-songwriter), 8 p.m., $12.

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

Europa Dinner and a movie, weekly, 8:30 p.m.

Funny Bone Apollo Night, weekly, 8 p.m., $5. This week, Genesis.

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

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

Maggiano's Charlie Kilpatrick, weekly, 6 p.m.

Mars Bar Plastik Wrap (Brit pop, new wave), weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free.

Nanci Raygun Live Rocky Horror, 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5.

O'Brienstein's Michael St. James, weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Potter's Pub and Grille Wendi Pace and Friends, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free.

Rare Olde Times His and Hers (acoustic vocal duo), weekly, 8-10 p.m.

Shenanigans Keith Rogers and Friends, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

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

S.J.'s Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Sherry, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

Sports Page Open Mic Night, weekly.

The Tobacco Company Chris Lucas, 8 p.m., free.

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

Upper East Side Lounge Lady E and the Blues Synsation Band, 7 p.m., $5.

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

Wildcats Karaoke with Big Jim, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

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