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Innsbrook After Hours Concert series every Wednesday through Aug. 21. Tonight, Bo Diddley and opener The Tom Larsen Band perform at 6:30 at Innsbrook Pavilion. $10. Directions and info at innsbrookafterhours.com.

Modlin Summer Nights Christian McBride performs with The Great American Music Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. in UR's Alice Jepson Theatre as part of this arts series. $13-$18. 289-8980.

Wednesday on the Waterfront This free concert series takes place Wednesdays from 5:30-8:30 p.m. through June 26 at the Canal Turning Basin by 14th Street. Tonight, the Kyle Davis Band performs. downtownpresents.org.

Welcome Summer Series "Music of Venice," performed by St. James's Festival Chorus, soloists and an orchestra, begins at 7:30 p.m. at St. James's Church. 1205 W. Franklin St. Offering will be taken. 355-1779.

clubs

Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Ground Zero (jungle, deep house, drum 'n' bass), weekly, 10 p.m. $3.

Bootscooters Open mic night, weekly, 8-11 p.m., free.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Lawrence Olds Trio (jazz/swing), weekly, 9 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Café Diem Slack Family Bluegrass Band, 9:30 p.m., free.

Cary St. Cafe Newman, weekly.

Chugger's The 9:55 Club comedy show, weekly, free.

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

Joey's Open mic night, weekly, 8 p.m.

Medley's Dwayne Cabaniss and Ed Maset (acoustic blues), weekly.

Out Of Bounds Dirty Ol' Soul, weekly, 10:30 p.m., free.

Poe's Pub Billy C. Farlow, 9 p.m., $7.

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

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

Shenanigans old time music jam session, weekly, 7 p.m.

Sideline Café Open mic with Kirk of the Guitar Brothers, weekly, free.

Surfish Station Hayes Elverston Band (acoustic pop), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

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Book Signing Lenore Hart reads, discusses and signs "Waterwoman" from 7-8 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Virginia Center. 9850 Brook Road. 264-3321.

Photography Lecture Jim Knipe speaks about "The Dissolution of Distance: Ascertaining Values from Our Past" at 6 p.m. in the auditorium of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. 2800 Grove Ave. $3. 340-1405.

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Festival of Arts Plunky & Oneness (jazz funk) perform at 8 p.m. at Dogwood Dell in Byrd Park. Free. 646-1437 or dogwooddell.org.

Groovin' in the Garden This Thursday concert series runs from 6:30-9:30 p.m. through June 27 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 21 and older. Tonight, Li'l Ronnie and the Grand Dukes (blues) perform. $8-$10. 262-9887.

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Chop Suey "Symbolism & Self-Expression: Interpreting Emotions Through Painting," works created by teen-agers during an Art 180 program, opens with a reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Chop Suey Books. Through July 31. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

clubs

Awful Arthur's West End: Karaoke, weekly, free.

Bogart's Back Room Artist Showcase/Soul Party: an open-mic soul/hip-hop showcase, weekly, 9 p.m., $5.

Bootscooters Karaoke, weekly, 8-11 p.m.

Bottoms Up Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free.

Boulevard Deli Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Road Runners, 8 p.m., dance lesson, 7 p.m., $7.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly.

Break Time Sports Bar Brent Small, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $2.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; C.C. and Company (variety/dance), weekly, 9 p.m.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Chopstix Wax Museum with DJ Thread and Double Standard, weekly, 10 p.m., $2.

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

The Hard Shell Keith Willingham Trio (jazz), weekly, 7-9 p.m., free.

Lightfoots Johnny Houston & the Legends, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Open-mic-night, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Medley's Restaurant & Blues Bar Smokin' Section's open jam, weekly, free.

Mulligan's Sports Grille South Side: karaoke, weekly, free.

Poe's Pub Stephen Christoff, 8 p.m., $3.

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

Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.

Rock Falls Tavern Karaoke, weekly, free.

Sauce at the Pizza Place Frequency party, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $3-$5.

Sharky's Bar & Billiard Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9 p.m.

Shenanigans Ryan Link, weekly, 7:30 p.m.

Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.

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

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Book Signing Alton Brown signs "I'm Just Here for the Food" at noon at The Fountain Bookstore, Inc. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

Book People Signing John L. McClenahan signs "On Going on a Journey" from 6-8 p.m. at Book People. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

Ghost Walk Learn about the legends, tales and ghost stories of downtown Richmond during this walking tour that departs at 6:30 p.m. from the corner of 9th and Bank streets. $5-$8. Reservations required. 673-9255.

The Reflex Dance night heavy on the '80s hits and the eyeliner, 10 p.m. at Godfrey's Downtown. $3. 308 E. Grace St. 648-3957.

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Festival of Arts Kevin Davis & Ban Caribe (Latin soul) perform at 8 p.m. at Dogwood Dell in Byrd Park. Free. 646-1437 or dogwooddell.org.

Friday Cheers This concert series runs every Friday through Aug. 30. Tonight, Eddie from Ohio and opener Naked Blue perform from 6-9:30 p.m. on Brown's Island. Free. fridaycheers.org.

Fridays at Sunset Concert series every Friday through Aug. 16. Tonight, Najee performs at 6 at Kanawha Plaza downtown. 8th and Cary streets. $10. fridaysatsunset.com.

Mike Seeger Concert This internationally renowned folk singer performs at 7 p.m. in the Marble Hall of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. 2800 Grove Ave. $6-$8. 340-1405.

Modlin Summer Nights The Shanghai Quartet perform with Xu Ke at 7:30 p.m. in UR's Camp Concert Hall as part of this arts series. $13-$18. 289-8980.

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Shakespeare Festival Preview Actors from Encore! Theater give a preview performance of this summer's Richmond Shakespeare Festival at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Virginia Center. 9850 Brook Road. Free. 264-3321.

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1708 Gallery Sculpture by Paul Hitopoulos and mixed media by Mark Bryant open with a reception from 8-10 p.m. Through June 29. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.

Anderson Gallery "Making Faces: Portraiture in Photography" and "The Society of Illustrators 2001-2002 Traveling Exhibition" open with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Through Aug. 10 . 907 1/2 W. Franklin St. 828-1522.

Artspace "Close" by Rachel S. White, "I Have Come This Far" by Brenda Wright and "Seeing in the Dark" by the Women Photographers' Collective open with a reception from 7-10 p.m. Through June 30. 6 E. Broad St. 782-8672.

Corporate & Museum Frame An exhibit of new works by plein-en-scene artist Paul Bertholet opens with a reception, 7-9 p.m. 301 W. Broad St. 643-6858.

Eggspace New exhibit by Andrew Olsen, Ed Trask and Thomas O. Van Auken, 6-10 p.m. 521 W. 7th St.

Eric Schindler Gallery "Susann Whittier — A Collection of Works" opens with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Through June 30. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.

Kindred Spirits Photography by Martin McFadden opens with a reception from 5-7 p.m. Through June 30. 3201 W. Franklin St. 440-6854.

Main Art Gallery "Diabetic Visions," three-dimensional works by Richard Robins, opens with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Through June 29. 1537 W. Main St. 355-6151.

Richmond Public Library A watercolor exhibit and photography exhibits open with a reception from 7-9 p.m. Through July 1. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4740.

St. Benedict Catholic Church "Risen in the Heat of Prayer," a series of icons created by a Romanian Orthodox nun, opens with a reception at 7:30 p.m., followed by a lecture at 8 p.m. Through June 9. 300 N. Sheppard St. 254-8810.

Visual Art Studio "Joie de Vie," a mixed-media exhibit by Richmond artists, opens with a reception from 7-10 p.m. Through Aug. 9. 208 W. Broad St. 644-1368.

clubs

Bottoms Up Acoustic night, weekly, 10 p.m., free.

Boulevard Deli Steppin Stone, 7 p.m.

Brandermill Inn Johnny Houston and the Legends, 7 p.m.

Break Time Sports Bar Dynamite DJ's, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $3.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Janet Martin (acoustic), weekly, 9 p.m.

Canal Club Acoustic Syndicate.

Captain's Grill Live jazz, weekly, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., $7.

Charley's Stony Point Café Reverb Rockets.

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m., $.

Enzo's Tavern Mark Merritt and Kent Alley, 7 p.m.

Frequency DJ Jeff McGrath, weekly, 10 p.m.

Godfrey's The Reflex (Britpop, '80s dance night), 10 p.m. $3.

Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Lightfoots The Captain of Magic 105.7, weekly, 8 p.m., $5.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Floating Folk Festival; first episode of FolkTV shown at 9 p.m.; weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Mulligan's Sports Grille Fan: 100th Monkey.

Poe's Pub Terry Garland, 10 p.m., $5.

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

Richie's Pacific Grill Jazz jam session, weekly, $3.

Sam Miller's Live jazz, weekly, 9 p.m.

Swingers Revelations with Khate and In Tenebris, $

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Ballroom Dancing Take mambo/salsa lessons from 7:30-8:30 p.m. or general lessons from 8:30-11 p.m. with the U.S. Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association at Wesley United Methodist Church in Colonial Heights. 3701 Conduit Road. $3-$7. 796-9570.

Book Signing David E. Johnson signs "Douglas Southall Freeman" from 2-4 p.m. at Barnes & Noble at Libbie Place. 5501 W. Broad St. 282-6704.

Book People Signing Howard Owen signs his novel, "The Rail," from 2-4 p.m. at Book People. 536 Granite Ave. 288-4346.

Falun Gong Learn about this practice based on ancient Chinese mind, body and spirit exercises from 2-4 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library. 1700 Parham Road. Free. 270-9578.

FolkTV Premiere The first episode of a monthly acoustic music show, hosted by local musician Paul Smith, airs at 7:30 p.m. on AT&T Cable Channel 7. 968-4447.

Richmond Speed The city's arena football team takes on the Rochester Brigade at 7 p.m. at the Richmond Coliseum. 601 E. Leigh St. $10-$40. 262-8100.

Walden Book Signing J. Lee Gilbert signs his books "Clown in a Cowboy Hat" and "You Can't Judge a Book by its Cover" from noon-5 p.m. at the Walden Bookstore in Southpark Mall, Chester. 230 Southpark Circle. 526-1612.

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Beatlemania Concert This Cast of Beatlemania concert benefits the Chesterfield and Richmond Professional Fire Fighters at 7:30 p.m. at the Carpenter Center. 600 E. Grace St. $20. 225-9000.

Festival of Arts The Kings of Swing (swing, rock, Motown) perform at 8 p.m. at Dogwood Dell in Byrd Park. Free. 646-1437 or dogwooddell.org.

Modlin Summer Nights The Christian McBride Band performs at 7:30 p.m. in UR's Alice Jepson Theatre as part of this arts series. $13-$18. 289-8980.

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Cultural Arts Center The Tell Tale Hearts Storytellers Theater present "Smiles for a Summer Night," seasonal stories, at 8 p.m. in Glen Allen. 2880 Mountain Road. $3-$5. 590-9087.

Fieldens Cabaret Show This nonprofit club celebrates its 25th anniversary with a cabaret show featuring entertainers from the past, present and future at 2:30 a.m. Doors open at midnight. 21 and older. 2033 W. Broad St. $3-$10. 359-1963.

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St. Benedict Catholic Church "Risen in the Heat of Prayer," a series of icons created by a Romanian Orthodox nun is on view from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today, with a lecture at 11 a.m. Through June 9. 300 N. Sheppard St. 254-8810.

St. Mary's Hospital Oils, acrylics and mixed-media works by George W. Burke, Lyons Burke and George Kennedy open today. Through July 6. 5801 Bremo Road. 828-4706.

clubs

Alley Katz Hobex.

Babe's Catie Curtis.

Bootscooters Nite Train, weekly, 8-11 p.m.

Boulevard Deli NRG Krysys, 7 p.m.

Brandermill Inn Alibi.

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., $2.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; First Impressions (r&b), 9:30 p.m.

Canal Club Weekend Excursion with Beaver Traffic Jam

Comedy Zone Stand-up comedians, weekly, 8-9:30 p.m., $.

Enzo's Tavern Mark Merritt and Kent Alley, 7 p.m.

Greek Island Restaurant Jane Butler sings and plays jazz piano, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free.

Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Amy Henderson; weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Mulligan's Sports Grille Fan: Mojo Working.

Poe's Pub George Winn and The Bluegrass Partners, 9 p.m., $4.

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

Rock Falls Tavern Danny Morris.

Shenanigan's Johnnie and the Lowdowns, 8:30 p.m.

Southern Culture Carol Covell & Co., 10:30 p.m., free.

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events

Floodwall Tour The Old Dominion Railway Museum sponsors a floodwall tour at 2 p.m., which departs from 102 Hull St. Donations accepted. 233-6237.

Hollywood Cemetery Tour Learn the history of the cemetery on this tour with a Valentine Richmond History Center guide at 2 p.m. Tour meets at cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets. $6-$7. 649-0711.

Speech Re-enactment Enjoy an organ recital at 1:30 p.m., then Patrick Henry's "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech at 2 p.m. at St. John's Church. 2401 E. Broad St. Donations accepted. 648-5015.

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Children's Choir The Greater Richmond Children's Choir performs at 4 p.m. at VCU's Performing Arts Center. 922 Park Ave. $3-$5. 828-2772.

Richmond Men's Chorus Enjoy Americana music and folk songs during "The Road We Travel" at 3 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Center in Glen Allen. 2880 Mountain Road. $10. 261-6200.

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The Tum The Theatre of Operations presents a modern retelling of the Trojan War and its effects at 2 p.m. 1717 E. Main St. $7. 355-5630 or propagandafortoday.com.

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Art Signing/Live Auction A live auction of a Simon Bull painting to benefit pediatric cancer research at MCV, along with an art signing with the English artist takes place from 3-6 p.m. at the Brandermill Inn in Midlothian. 13550 Harbour Pointe Parkway. Free. 909-1936.

St. Benedict Catholic Church "Risen in the Heat of Prayer," a series of icons created by a Romanian Orthodox nun, is on view from 2-4 p.m., with a lecture at 3 p.m. 300 N. Sheppard St. 254-8810.

Sweetwater "Seasonal Effects," paintings by Jennifer Holloway, opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Through July 14. 727 W. Broad St. 225-8792.

clubs

Ashland Coffee & Tea Corey Harris.

Bottoms Up Butterbean Jazz Quartet, weekly, 8 p.m., free.

Boulevard Deli Bobby Olive Benefit featuring The Smokin' Section, Terry Garland, Bluz Catz, Big Joe and the Dynaflows and Li'l Ronnie and the Grand Dukes, $10.

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

Break Time Sports Bar Tim Wade's karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free.

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.

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

Poe's Pub Mike Westhues (blues), 4-8 p.m., free.

Rock Falls Tavern Open mic with Kirk of The Guitar Brothers (folk rock), weekly, 6 p.m., free.

Shenanigans Beach party with Steve "Mr. Beach" Leonard, weekly, 7 p.m.

Southern Culture Johnny Hott's Piedmont Souprize, weekly, free.

Visions Dance Club Shag and oldies party, weekly, 5:30 p.m., free.

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Modlin Summer Nights The Shanghai Quartet and Ruth Laredo explore the relationship between classical music and jazz at 7:30 p.m. in UR's Camp Concert Hall as part of this arts series. $13-$18. 289-8980.

clubs

Alley Katz Brand New, Coheed & Cambria, Recover, Thrice.

Bogart's Back Room The Devil's Workshop (big band), weekly, 10 p.m., $3.

Cary St. Café Jahvaquarium, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.

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

Fox & Hounds Kyle Davis, Rick Schaffer and Buster Bohannon, weekly, free.

Penny Lane Karaoke, weekly, free.

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (alt-rock), weekly, 7:30 p.m.

Surfish Station David Carter, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free.

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Tuesday Night Movie "Apocalypse Now," tonight at Legend Brewing Company at 8:30. Movies run every Tuesday. 321 W. 7th St. 232-3446.

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Modlin Summer Nights Pianist Ruth Laredo joins The Shanghai Quartet for a performance at 7:30 p.m. in UR's Camp Concert Hall as part of this arts series. $13-$18. 289-8980.

clubs

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

Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.

Cary St. Café Modern Groove Syndicate, weekly, 9:30 p.m., $5.

Damon's Wendy Pace (acoustic), weekly, free.

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

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

Poe's Pub Mountain of Venus.

Razzles Richmond Shag Club's intermediate shag dance lessons (free for members) and dance, weekly, 7 p.m.

Shenanigans Open mic with The Guitar Brothers, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free.

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







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