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Wednesday 28



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African American Trailblazers The Living Word Stage Company tells the stories of 12 different trailblazers at the Library of Virginia at noon. Free. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

Book Discussion William Marvel, author of "Andersonville: The Last Depot" and "Lee's Last Retreat," discusses his new book, "Mr. Lincoln Goes to War," at the Virginia Historical Society at noon. Tickets are $3-$5. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

History Talk Charles C. Mann talks about "1491: New Revelations of the Americans Before Columbus" at VCU's Student Commons at 7:30 p.m. Free. 907 Floyd Ave. 828-9706.

Local Authors Nancy Beasley, Martha Randolph Carr, Will Russell, Kerry Day and KR Jones come to Barnes and Noble Libbie Place to sign and read, 5:30-9:30 p.m. 5501 W. Broad St. 282-0781.

Religion and Science: Never the Twain Shall Meet? Dr. Jack D. Spiro continues the four-lecture series discussing religion and science co-existing, noon-1 p.m. in the auditorium of The Woman's Club. 211 E. Franklin St. Tickets are $36 for the entire series. 643-2847, ext. 10.

Slavery Symposium VCU hosts a symposium on the bicentennial of the end of the slave trade, with lectures, poetry, music, African dance and more, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in VCU's Student Commons Theater. Free. 907 Floyd Ave. 304-2301.

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VCU Music Carol Gay gives a piano recital at 5 p.m. at the Singleton Center, followed by VCU's Music Alumni at 7 p.m. Free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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Richmond Ballet The ballet's Studio 2 presents "Carmina Burana" at 6:30 p.m. Through April 5. Tickets are $15-$28. 407 E. Canal St. Call 262-8003 or visit www.richmondballet.com.

museumsAgecroft Hall and Gardens Encounter the re-enactments of everyday life in the 15th century with a Living History Tour at 7 p.m. Tickets are $7-$10. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

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Alley Katz Che Arthur Three, Channel 43, Hallelujah!, Microjoy, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $7. 643-2816.

Babes of Carytown Karaoke, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 355-9330.

Bogart's Back Room Montage/3 DJ's (house drum & base), 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Tommy Witten, Laura Ann Boyd and Michael Hawkins, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 379-9899.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Virginia Center Commons) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 553-9998.

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

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

Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland) Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 798-4231.

Café Diem Moossa (reggae, blues), 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Hump Night Comedy (open mic), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café 7 Pound Star (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Cotton Club Brown Sugar Wednesdays with Bam-Bamm (comedy, poetry, soul), weekly, 6 p.m., free. 721-0694.

County Rib & Ale House Rae of Sunshine Karaoke, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free. 675-4447.

Easy Street Café Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 355-1198.

Empire Allen Thompson (solo acoustic), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 344-3323.

Emilio's Buttafly Vasquez (soul), 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Escabar Restaurant Metro Sound Band, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 288-4885.

Europa Lounge Sessions with DJs Kean and Jereme Rometti (house, funk), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Wild Card Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m., $10. 521-8900.

Ham's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 965-5520.

J&D's Café Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 7-11 p.m., free. 266-2331.

LA Grill Mike Shiflett and Friends (jazz, R&B), weekly, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 266-3328.

Lucky Buddha Service Industry Night, weekly, 9 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.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar DJ Williams Projekt (soul, jazz, hip-hop), weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 254-4904.

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

Poe's Pub Green Mountain Grass (bluegrass/progressive bluegrass), 10 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Andy Bopp (acoustic power pop), 7:30 p.m. free. 560-9622.

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

Sandy's Restaurant Open-mic night with Rize and Michelle Saud, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

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

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

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

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Jason Ingram, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 768-9090.

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African American Trailblazers The Living Word Stage Company tells the stories of 12 different trailblazers at First Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Free. 1501 Decatur Road. 233-7679.

History Talk Charles C. Mann gives a talk on "The Ground Beneath Their Feet: Pre-Columbian Indian Ecological Practices" at the Maymont Nature Center at 7 p.m. Free. 2201 Shields Lake Drive. 358-7166.

Literary Festival John Tyler Community College presents the annual Literary Festival with novelist Sheri Reynolds at 7 p.m. Free. 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway. 594-1530.

Marketing the Arts Michael Kaiser, president of the Kennedy Center, gives a talk on "Marketing the Arts: The Secret Weapon" at the Alice Jepson Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Free. 289-8980.

Medicine and Morals Walter K. Graham gives a talk on organ donation and morality at UR's Jepson Alumni Center at 4 p.m. Free. 297-1960.

The Writing Show James River Writers host Rosalind Miles and Robin Cross for a lecture about the secrets of writing, in the Eureka Theater of the Science Museum of Virginia at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5-$10. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

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VCU Jazz John Lilley performs a saxophone jazz recital in the VCU Business auditorium at 7 p.m. Admission is free. 1015 Floyd Ave. 828-6776.

VCU Music Seo Kyung Lee gives a piano recital at the Singleton Center at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Trombone Choir at 8 p.m. Free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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BCWH Architects The Gateway Homes Annual Resident Art Show & Reception runs 6-8 p.m. 1840 W. Broad St. 285-4389.

night life

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

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

Bogart's Back Room David Judson Clemmons (original songwriter) and Two Dollar Bash (folk/bluegrass), 10 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.

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

Buffalo Wild Wings (W. Broad St.) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, free. 672-8732.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Steve Bassett, weekly, 9:30-11:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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 Local Xposure Finals with Bullistic, Under the Flood, Four Stories, Fallen Under, Trust in the Fall, Spillsheet, 8 p.m., free. 643-2582.

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

Caribbean Mingles Talent showcase (performance, fashion), weekly, 8:30 p.m., $5. 397-4032.

Cary Street Café Mystic Rebel (Bob Marley tribute), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

Club Richbrau DJ dance night, weekly, 8 p.m. 644-3018.

Club Z2 Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 249-9930.

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

Curry House Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 762-4411.

Emilio's Aquabatics (hip-hop), 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Escabar Restaurant Metro Sound Band (variety/jazzy), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 288-4885.

Europa Escape with Oliver K (dark progressive house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Otto & George, 7:30 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Poe's Pub A Good Natured Riot (bluegrass), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

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

Rocks Y101 Rock-Off, 8 p.m., $5. 648-ROCK.

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

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.

Tobacco Company 3 Tattoo Red, 8:30 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.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with David Allen, weekly, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, free. 768-9090.

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Fancy Hat Party The Hospital Hospitality House hosts its 10th annual Fancy Hat Party luncheon featuring Dan Jansen, Olympic speed skater, at Richmond Marriott Hotel, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tickets are $100. 500 E. Broad St. 828-6901.

Reconciliation Statue Unveiling Richmond City Council unveils the Richmond Slavery Reconciliation Statue at the northwest corner of 15th and East Main at 4 p.m. 646-3012.

Richmond Ad Club Show The most creative advertising work of 2006 is celebrated at the Virginia Historical Society, 6:30-10 p.m. Tickets are $65 and up. 428 N. Boulevard. 755-7000.

Katt Williams The Landmark Theater presents comedian Katt Williams with Melanie Comarcho, Luenell and Red Grant at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45. 6 N. Laurel St. Call 646-4213 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

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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, "Quincea¤era." 287-6699.

VCU French Film Festival The 15th annual VCU French Film Festival features more than 30 directors and actors presenting their films at the Byrd Theatre through April 1. Tickets are $40-$180. 2908 W. Cary St. For information, call 827-3456 or visit www.frenchfilm.vcu.edu.

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Garden Talk Richard Nunnally gives a lunch talk on planning gardens at the Fountain Bookstore at 12:30 p.m. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.

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VCU Music VCU presents a flute recital at the Singleton Center at 5 p.m., followed by Adam Butalewicz clarinet performance at 8 p.m. Free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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St. Catherine's School The Z Mullins Dance Company performs its first evening-length performance, "Salute!" at St. Catherine's School's McVey Studio Theatre at 8 p.m. and March 31 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15-$20. 934 W. Grace St. 513-3976.

galleriesLazare Gallery The Lazare Gallery opens exhibit "The Way to Russia," featuring Russian realist artists Andre Smirnov and Tsvetlana Smirnova. There's an open house March 31-April 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Through May 29. 4641 Kimages Wharf Road. 829-5001.

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Alley Katz The Season, Big City Reverie, Stone Lucy, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $7. Coppersails, Life in a Hospital, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee & Tea The Grandsons (retro Americana), 8 p.m., $6. 798-1702.

Babes of Carytown Susan Greenbaum (soft rock/folk), 8-11 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

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

Bella Arte Curtis Mills & Chris Hale (jazz), 8 p.m., free. 515-9099.

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

Bogart's Back Room The Former Champions (jazz), 10 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Shockoe Slip) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, $1. 648-8900.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Novelty, 9:30-11:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Caddyshack Lounge (Ashland) Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 798-4231.

Canal Club Bullistic, Saint Diablo, Thunderbrew, Undertow, 8:30 p.m., $5. 643-2582.

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

Cary Street Café Brown Sabbath (Black Sabbath cover), 10 p.m., $7. 353-7445.

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

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

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

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

Daily Grind Meade Skelton (singer-songwriter), 7-9 p.m., free. 360-1565.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Two Timers (alternative country), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Emilio's Classical Spanish Guitar, 7-9 p.m. Doc Branch & The Keynotes (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

Escabar Quatro na Bossa (bossa nova), 8:30-11 p.m., free. 288-4885.

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

Funny Bone Otto & George, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Gallery5 The Bowmans, Greenland, Fuck If I Know, Jay Seger, 8 p.m., $5. 644-0005.

Goals Tavern Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 746-5444.

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

Hyperlink Café Blitzkid, The Deviltones, The Reserve (Horror Punk Night), all ages, 6-10 p.m., $7. 254-1942.

In Your Ear Studios Harmonica Crossroads, featuring Phil Wiggins, Allen and Alison-Radcliffe Holmes, Brian Jones and Daniel Clarke, 8 p.m., $20-$25. 320-7067.

Lucky Buddha DJ Night, weekly, 11 p.m., free. 648-5100.

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

Mojo's Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), 10:30 p.m., $2. 644-6676.

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.

Paradise Lounge DJ DNS (Top 40) & DJ King Tutt (hip-hop, R&B), weekly, 9 p.m., free before 11, $5 after. 519-0844.

Pasta Luna (Commonwealth Parkway) Black Rose, 9 p.m., free. 763-3211.

Pasta Luna (W. Broad) Ominotago, 9 p.m., free. 762-9029.

Pearl Restaurant & Lounge Power 92 Night with DJ Lonnie B and Danja Mowf, weekly, $5-$10. 852-0395.

Poe's Pub Dean Fields Band (acoustic & electric roots rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House (West End) Ladies '80s with DJ Disco Stew and DJ Jizzy Trent Dance Party, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

Quinton Diner EZ Knights, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 932-8971.

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.

Rocks Southern Vein, Strikethrew, Chalkline Beauty, CTAH, Spider Rockets, 8 p.m., $5. 648-ROCK.

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

Shenanigans Pub Bill Ray Hatley & The Show Dogs, 8:30 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

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

Sin é Live music, 9:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Sports Page Casey McCue (acoustic), 9 p.m., free. 379-1844.

Sports Page (Midlothian) Loose Gravel (classic rock), 9 p.m., free. 379-1841.

Stratford Grill Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 320-1218.

Sycamore Rouge (Petersburg) Flo's Mellow Mood Band and Show featuring Flo King (jazz), 8 p.m., $10. 957-5707.

Thai Curry House Richmond Underground presents Level II (retro electric, dance music), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 358-7027.

The Curry House The Taters, 6:30 p.m., free. 762-4411.

Tobacco Company Skyla Burrell Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Jason Ingram, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 768-9090.

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An Evening with AARF Kat Simons of Q94 hosts a fundraising auction to benefit the Animal Adoption & Rescue foundation at The Dominion Club at Wyndham in Glen Allen, 7-10 p.m. Tickets are $40. 6000 Dominion Club Dr. 364-2332.

Grief Relief Gala The Junior Board of Comfort Zone Camp hosts its eighth annual "An Evening in Venice" with music by Baby Huey and the Babysitters at the Science Museum of Richmond at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $100. Call 377-3430 or visit www.comfortzonecamp.org.

Hoofing in America Learn the history of American tap dance through a performance at 9:30 a.m. and a workshop at 10:35 a.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Tickets are $5 for each portion of the event. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.

State Show and Convention The Virginia World Organization of China Painters hosts its state show and convention at Historic Hanover Tavern, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is free. 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. 746-0575.

Ukrop's Monument Avenue 10K Run Ukrop's hosts the 2007 edition of the Monument Avenue 10K at 8:30 a.m. with bands, cheering groups and a post-race festival with The First Market Mile Kids Run starting at 8 a.m. 285-9495.

Writers Workshop The Chesterfield County Central Library presents eight local authors to share knowledge of and experiences in the craft and business of writing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration is $25. 9501 Lori Road. 717-6381.

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Benefit Concert A benefit concert for Bill Hill takes place at Out of Bounds featuring The Big Guys, U Guys R Girls, Talley, Stone & Hill and more. Admission is $7. 2701 W. Broad St. 355-7390.

Retrospect — High School Reunion The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen hosts Andy Kim, The Shangri-Las and Gary U.S. Bonds at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $30-$40. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.

Rising Appalachia Leah and Chloe Smith sing and play old-time fiddle and banjo as part of the "Folk in the Grove" Concert Series at Congregation Or Ami at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10-$12. 9400 W. Huguenot Road. 647-7856.

VCU Music The VCU Symphony Orchestra with guitarist Andrew McEvoy performs works by Brahms and Beethoven at the Singleton Center at 7:30 p.m. Free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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1708 Gallery The 1708 Gallery presents Art Auction a La Mode live auction at 8 p.m. Tickets are $60. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden "A Million Blooms," featuring different activities for the garden, opens at 9 a.m. and includes the exhibit "A Place to Take Root," exploring the evolution of the common flower pot. Through June 3. Admission is $6-$10. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.

Virginia Center for Architecture Chris Novelli gives a tour of "Monument Avenue: Richmond's Architectural Arcadia" starting at 2 p.m. Admission is free, but tours cost $5-$10. 2501 Monument Ave. Call 644-3041 or visit www.virginiaarchitecture.org.

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Richmond Ballet The young dancers of Jr. Studio 2 perform works by George Balanchine and others at 2 and 4 p.m. Tickets are $12. 407 E. Canal St. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

night life

Alley Katz Vindication, Neighborhood Friendly, Waiting for Yesterday, Wild Animal Party, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $7. Wrinkle Neck Mules CD release with Sons of Bill, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $8. 643-2816.

Artspace 804noise presents Ryfylke, Insects With Tits, New Loft, Jason Talbot, The Steele Toe Ensemble, 5-10 p.m., free. 232-6464.

Ashland Coffee & Tea The Taters (Americana), 8 p.m., $8. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, 9:15 p.m., $5. 262-9652.

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

Birkdale Country Club (Chesterfield) Loose Gravel (classic rock), 7 p.m. $5. 739-8800.

Bogart's Back Room Cure Collective Cancer Benefit with DJ Williams Projekt, Modern Groove Syndicate, Savage Funk Band and David Marshall and Friends, 9:30 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman (acoustic guitar), weekly, 6-9 p.m., free. 379-9899.

Cabo's Corner Bistro Gypsy Roots (swing jazz), 9:30-11:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Canal Club Shooter Jennings, Leroy Powell, 8:30 p.m., $12-$15. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Cary Street Café Jazz Jam Band, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. King Solomon's Marbles (Grateful Dead covers), 10 p.m., $8. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz ComedySportz High School League (high school students), 4 p.m., $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $12-$14. Full Contact Improv (adult improv), 10 p.m., $10. 266-9377.

County Rib and Ale House Q94's Pauly Madison, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 675-4447.

Curry House Belly Dance Show, 8:30 p.m., no cover. 762-4411.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Rob Gray & Brian C., weekly, 9 p.m., free. 732-7425.

Emilio's Antero (reggae), 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 359-1224.

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

Funny Bone Otto & George, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Ironhorse Restaurant Casey McCue (acoustic), 8 p.m., free. 752-6410.

Lucky Buddha Brice Woodall and the Positrons, U Guys R Girls, 10 p.m., free. 648-5100.

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

Poe's Pub Half Moon Band (jam rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill The Shiny Stockings Trio featuring Russ Hanchin, Joe Sarver and Maria Garcia (classic swing jazz and bossa), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Rocks Funksion, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-ROCK.

Shenanigan's Big City, 8:30 p.m., $6. 264-5010.

Sin é Ray Pittman Project, 9:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Sports Page Chicago Cy Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 379-1844.

Sycamore Rouge (Petersburg) Flo's Mellow Mood Band and Show featuring Flo King (jazz), 8 p.m., $10. 957-5707.

Tropical Soul Cafe Da Jump Off with DJ Herb Lova, 9 p.m., $7. 271-1605.

Tobacco Company Skyla Burrell Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Wild Rose Café (Chester) Karaoke with Matt Rox, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 768-9090.

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filmInternational Film Series The University of Richmond presents a free weekly film series, 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall 118. This week, "Quincea¤era." 287-6699.

music

Champagne & Chocolates The Richmond Symphony Orchestra League hosts opera singer Anne O'Byrne at Goochland's Dover Hall, 3-5 p.m. Tickets are $25-$30. 1500 Manakin Road. 282-9816.

Doug Clark's Hot Nuts The Tuckahoe Woman's Club presents the bawdy music of Doug Clark's Hot Nuts at the club, 4-6 p.m. Tickets are $25. 257-7251.

galleries

Harrison Street Coffee Shop "Volume III," PJ Sykes' collection of band photographs, opens with a reception with music by Timothy Bailey & The Humans and Mermaid Skeletons, 6-8 p.m. Through April 29. 402 N. Harrison St. 359-8060.

night life

Bailey's Smokehouse & Tavern (W. Broad St.) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 755-6800.

Bleu Bistro Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 750-1120.

Bottom Billiards Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 643-4323.

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

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

Café Diem DJ Williams open-mic night, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Step Out Sundays (dancehall reggae), weekly, 9 p.m., $10 after 11 p.m. 643-2582.

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

Commercial Taphouse Buttercup (traditional country), 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Dixie Diner (Petersburg) Michael Redman (sax), weekly, noon, free. 732-7425.

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

Funny Bone Otto & George, 7 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

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

Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz, weekly, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Legend Brewing Company The Slack Family Bluegrass Band, 6 p.m., free. 232-3446.

Mars Bar JayBoy and Fan Free Clinic present Take a Trip to Mars, weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 644-6277.

Rocks Virginia Metal Alliance with Pyne, Nekrist, Day 13, Chokechain, 5 p.m. 648-ROCK.

Sandy's Restaurant Open-mic night with Rize and Michelle Saud, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $5. 329-7263.

Stratford Grill Camelot Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 320-1218.

T.G.I. Friday's Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 360-7926.

Wonderland Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 643-9233.

Monday 02



music

Chesterfield Community Band The Chesterfield Community Band kicks off its 2007 season with a concert featuring a variety of musical styles at Midlothian Middle School at 7:30 p.m. 13501 Midlothian Turnpike. 378-2460.

galleries

Chasen Galleries "Figures From Around the World" featuring work by E. Denis, Barbara Jaskiewicz and Goli, runs through April 30. 3554 W. Cary St. 524-2736.

Quirk Gallery "Crack and Caw," monotype prints by Kathleen Markowitz, and VCU Design Center's window exhibition run through April. Sayumi Yokouchi's jewelry in the Vault runs through May 6. There is a reception April 5, 5-7 p.m. 311 W. Broad St. 644-5450.

night life

Café Diem Open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Cary Street Café Ominotago (acoustic duo), weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-7445.

City Limit Open-mic night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 282-4282.

Escabar Restaurant Casey McCue, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 288-4885.

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

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

Pour House West End Movie Night, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 364-9083.

Tuesday 03



word

Tavern Talk Agnes E. Gish gives a talk on "Virginia Houses of Entertainment: Ordinaries, Taverns and Coffee Houses" at the Library of Virginia at noon. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

stage

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen On-the-Air Radio Players present "Sci-Fi on the Hi-Fi — Old Time Radio Show," an old-time radio show featuring live music, sound effects and authentic scripts from the "golden age of radio" at 7:30 p.m. and April 4 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. 2880 Mountain Road. 501-5115.

Firehouse Theatre Project The Theatre of the Streets Project presents "Spades," a collection of stories about life on the streets, at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Suggested donation is $20, to benefit Daily Planet. 1609 W. Broad St. 355-2001.

museums

Virginia Center for Architecture The "Preserving Richmond Architecture" lecture series continues with David Cooley discussing "I Can See Clearly Now: Preserving Historic Windows," beginning with a reception and running 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets are $20-$85. 2501 Monument Ave. 644-3041.

night life

Bleu Bistro Open-mic jam with Wop of Government Cheese, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 750-1120.

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

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

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

Canal Club Jerry Joseph and Friends, 10:30 p.m., $10. 643-2582.

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.

Curry House Nard's Karaoke (international night), weekly, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 762-4411.

Davis & Main The RJR Duo with John Conley, Ryan Hughitt and featuring Jason Gay (jazz), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 353-6641.

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

Emilio's Bio Ritmo (salsa), weekly, dance lessons 8 p.m., music 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Funny Bone Apollo Night with Henry Welch, 8 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

Hyperlink Café At the Stars, Robert Parker Vaughan, Glass Palace, 8 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

Las Casa Grandes Larri Branch (jazz piano), weekly, 5:30-7:30 p.m., free. 267-1684.

Legend Brewing Company Pam McCarthy, 6:30-9:30 p.m., free. 232-3446.

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.

Murphy's Law II Karaoke with DJ Scuba Steve, weekly. 739-0800.

Pour House West End Kamikaze Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 364-9083.

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

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

Shenanigans Charles Arthur Trio with Roger Carroll, 8 p.m., free. 264-5010.

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

Sticky Rice Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., $3. 358-7870.

Tobacco Company Me and Jo, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Triple Restaurant DJ Paul (techno dub), weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 359-7777.

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

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