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film

Latin American Film Series The free weekly UR film series screens in the Boatwright Library at 7 p.m. followed by a Q&A with the director. This week, the film is "Innocent Voices." 484-1543.

Vampire Movie Night Nonesuch Art and Apparel hosts a free movie night at 8 p.m., weekly through October. This week, "Blacula." 918 W. Grace St. 649-4069.

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Archivist Talk Charles Perdue and Betsy Brinson talk about the civil rights movement in a lecture, "Unheard Voices: An Oral History," noon at the Library of Virginia. Free. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

Banner Lecture Oliver Everett gives a talk on "Treasures and Curiosities From the Royal Library at Windsor Castle" at the Virginia Historical Society at noon. Admission is $3-$5. 428 N. Boulevard. 358-4901.

music

Wind Ensemble Concert VCU Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs at 8 p.m. in the Singleton Center. Tickets are $5. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Museums

Science Museum of Virginia Lunch Break Science explores a different scientific theme weekly, noon-1 p.m. This week, David Hagan talks about "Gravity: Newton, Einstein and Beyond." Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

University of Richmond Museums At UR's Harnett Museum of Art, "77 Dances: Japanese Calligraphy by Poets, Monks, and Scholars, 1568-1868" opens with a lecture, dance and concert, 7-9 p.m. Through Dec. 10. There is a gallery talk Oct. 27. 289-8276.

night life

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

Bogart's Back Room Therochelle (R&B), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

Buffalo Wild Wings (Virginia Center Commons) Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 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.

Canal Club Hump Night Comedy, weekly, 9-11 p.m., $7.50. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Intense City (jam), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

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.

Double Bull Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-2855.

Easy Street Café Nard's Karaoke, weekly, free. 355-1198.

Emilio's The Southside Future Squad (jazz), weekly, 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

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

Europa Concice Records hip-hop night, weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone Robert Hawkins, 7:30 p.m., $12. 521-8900.

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

Hyperlink Café We Funk Wednesdays (open-mic talent search), weekly, 9 p.m., $5-$10. 254-1942.

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

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.

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

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

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

Poe's Pub Melefluent (funk, rock, reggae), 9 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café Steve Fisher and the Dharma Bums (progressive folk), 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

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

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

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.

Sharkie's Chicago Cy Band, 7-11 p.m., free. 273-1888.

The Tobacco Company Blue Line Highway (acoustic rock), 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.



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Archaeology Talk The Richmond Society of the Archaeological Institute of America presents Thomas Hikade talking about "Centers of Power: Hierakonopolis and State Formation in Ancient Egypt" at 6 p.m. at the Science Museum of Virginia. 2500 W. Broad St. 779-2277.

Book Signing P.M. Terrell discusses and signs her new books "Take the Mystery Out of Promoting Your Book" and "Ricochet" at The Work Factory, 6-8 p.m. 1113 W. Main St. 355-1035.

music

Fall Jazz Festival The VCU Fall Jazz Festival features the Jazz Orchestras and faculty at 8 p.m. in the Singleton Center. Tickets are $5. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Hot Sounds, Cool Nights Moossa performs blues and reggae for the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen music series at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-6213.

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Battery Park Christian Church The Reflections Repertory Company presents "A Bench in the Sun," a play about two old friends competing for a woman's affections in a retirement community, at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 22. Tickets are $10. 4201 Brook Road. 266-3973.

night life

Alley Katz Southern Culture on the Skids, Cashmere Jungle Lords, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $13-$15. 643-2816.

Azzurro Restaurant Mike Ess, Jon Cannon and Laura Ann Boyd (jazz), 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.

Big Daddy's Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 344-5344.

Bleu Bistro Klaxton Brown (jazz), 7-10 p.m., free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room Jackass Flats (bluesgrass), 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.

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

Buffalo Wild Wings (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.

Café Gutenberg Pangaea Lounge with DJ Carlito (international music), 9-11:30 p.m., free. 497-5000.

Canal Club Kicked Back Classics with the Richmond Symphony presents Gypsy Mood, 7 p.m., $10. 102.1 the X presents Triple Threat Thursdays with Red Hymnal, III Times Til Dawn, weekly, 8:30 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 Trent Wagler & the Steel Wheels (oldtime, Americana), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

ComedySportz Vitreous Humor (MCV's improv team), 7:30 p.m., $5. 266-9377.

Commercial Taphouse The Big Guys, 9:30 p.m., free. 359-6544.

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

Double Bull Sherry's Karaoke, weekly, 8 p.m., free. 264-2855.

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

Funny Bone Robert Hawkins, 7:30 p.m., $14. 521-8900.

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

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

Hyperlink Café Liquid Lounge (neo soul, R&B, hip-hop), weekly, 4-9 p.m., free. IP Logic presents 12" Dance Party with DJs JoAnna O & Jesse Split (electronic dance music), weekly, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $5. 254-1942.

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.

Poe's Pub Cheenon (rock), 10 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End HokieFest, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

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

Reflections For Women Only Night (house, dance, urban), weekly, 6 p.m., 545-8983.

Rocks DJ L-Roy, weekly, 7 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.

Sycamore Rouge (Petersburg) Komic Sutra (improv), 8 p.m., $10. 957-5707.

Tonic Soul Kitchen (music and poetry), weekly, 8 p.m., $7. 304-6857.

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

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

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events

The 68th Annual National Folk Festival Downtown Richmond hosts three days of world music and culture, through Oct. 15. Free. For a listing of music and events, check this week's feature story. Call 788-6466 or visit www.nationalfolkfestival.com.

Key to the Cure Saks Fifth Avenue hosts a fundraising party for the Massey Cancer Center, with gourmet food, live music by The VIPs, and auctions, 7-9:30 p.m. at Saks at Stony Point Fashion Park. Tickets are $75. 828-1451.

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Eyes on Richmond Forum This weekly lunch forum focuses on a different aspect of the city's issues, 12:30-1:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. This week, Times-Dispatch publisher Tom Silvestri talks about "Reporting on Change in Richmond: How Does a Newspaper Do It?" Admission is $6. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

music

Classical Guitar Concert The Jesus Silva Scholarship Winners perform classical guitar works by Bach, Villa-Lobos and others at 7:30 p.m. in the Singleton Center. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Opera Concert Anne O'Byrne, soprano, and Hope Armstrong Erb, piano, perform operatic, classical and Irish music at Grace & Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at 7:30 p.m. Free. 8 N. Laurel St. 359-5628.

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Sycamore Rouge The Nouvelle Burlesque Troupe dances and seduces the masses with music by Samson Trinh and his big band at 10 p.m. Tickets are $15. 21 W. Old St. 957-5707.

VCU Dance Center VCU Dance presents "Salon," student works-in-progress at 2 p.m. Free. 10 N. Brunswick St. 828-1711.

galleries

Eric Schindler Gallery "Man & Nature," porcelain sculpture and vessels by Lisa Taranto, opens with a reception, 7-9 p.m. Through Nov. 14. 2305 E. Broad St. 644-5005.

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

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

Petersburg Area Art League "Mixed Expressions," works by Margaret Bucher, Linda Campbell, Vinnie Gonzalez and Steve Harris, opens with a reception, 6-10 p.m. Through Nov. 5. 7 E. Old St. 861-4611.

Petersburg Regional Art Center The art center's largest night of the year, this open house features work by Terry Smith, Jake Kotte, Adam Campen, David Elliot, Larry Grina and M. Youngblood Horner, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Through Nov. 4. 132 N. Sycamore St. 733-8200.

White Canvas Gallery "Convergence," landscapes by Nan Covert, opens with a reception, 5:30-8 p.m. Through Nov. 14. 111 S. 14th St. 782-1776.

night life

Alley Katz Gaelic Storm, 18 and older, 9 p.m.-2 a.m., $12-$15. 643-2816.

Babes of Carytown 59H20, 8 p.m., $5. 355-9330.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. This week, the Marna Bales Band. 262-9652.

Bleu Bistro Another Pretty Face, 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room Joe Scott Band (jazz), 8 p.m., $7. 353-9280.

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

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Susan Greenbaum Band (rock, pop), 9:30 p.m., free. 355-1144.

Café Diem Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 353-2500

Canal Club Bullistic, 8:30 p.m. 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 McLaws Drive (jam, funk), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

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

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

Crown Plaza Hotel Meade Skelton (pop), 8 p.m., free. 788-7087.

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

Easy Street Speed8Limit (rock), 9 p.m., free. 355-1198.

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

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

Funny Bone Robert Hawkins, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

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

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 The Urban Sol Connection with Teshia and DJ Teige, weekly, 7-9 p.m., free. 254-1942.

James River Cellars Winery Fridays on the Patio, weekly, 6-9 p.m., $12. 550-7516.

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

Manhattans & Cotton Club Sol (Fridays at Sunset after party), weekly, 10 p.m. 644-5777.

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

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Bent, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $5. 254-4904.

Mary's Dugout Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 8 p.m.-midnight, free. 266-7883.

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

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

Murphy's Law II Nick's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 739-0800.

O'Toole's Restaurant The Taters (Americana), 9 p.m., free. 233-1781.

Out of Bounds Bill Hill, Jared Stone, James Talley. 355-7390.

Poe's Pub Jimmy Catlett Band CD release, 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Ladies '80s with DJ Disco Stew, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 364-9083.

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.

Richmond Music Center Mike Clark (drummer), 8 p.m., $5. 330-7875.

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 The Jackie Frost Trio CD release party, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é Signal 7, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

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

The Tobacco Company Chicago Cy Band, 9:30 p.m., free. 782-9555.

Wired Café Open mic night (poetry and music), 5 p.m., free. 340-5560.

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Civil War Weekend Petersburg National Battlefield presents a weekend of events to re-create soldier life around the city. Admission is $5 per vehicle. 732-3531, ext. 200.

Grace Street Festival VCU's School of World Studies presents a festival of cultures with ethnic performances, artwork and food, noon-5 p.m. along the 900 block of Grace Street. Free. 827-3431.

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International Student Film Festival In conjunction with the Grace Street Festival (above), the VCU International Film Festival screens works from last year's festival, Yellow House's "Hitiro the Peasant," and this year's round of international student works, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Grace Street Theater. Free. 934 W. Grace St. 827-3431.

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Book Signing L. Diane Wolfe reads and signs her young adult book "James: Book III" at Waldenbooks in Glen Allen, 1-3 p.m., and Waldenbooks in Richmond, 4-6 p.m. 740-1253.

Hanover Book Festival The Hanover Writers Club and others present a book fair with readings, signings, workshops and music by Hearts Afire, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Mechanicsville VFW Building. 7168 Flag Lane. 779-2660.

PoetrySportz SlamRichmond poets and ComedySportz improv players square off in a battle of words, 7 p.m. at ComedySportz. Tickets are $10-$12. 7115 Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.

Soul Café The Richmond Public Library hosts a poetry open-mic, 2-4 p.m. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4740.

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804noise Southeastern Experimental & Noise Festival The two-day festival of experimental music and multimedia exhibits features performances by Lhasa Shore Leave, Magicicada, Destructo Swarmbots and others, plus a record label showcase, 5-11 p.m. at Artspace. Through Oct. 15. Free. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-6464.

Classical Guitar Concert The Jesus Silva Scholarship winners perform classical guitar at 7:30 p.m. in the Singleton Center. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

Gallery Concerts Cantores Minores Choir of Boys and Young Men from Finland performs works by Bach, Mozart, Sibelius and others, 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Suggested donation is $10-$15. 815 E. Grace St. 643-3589.

galleries

1708 Gallery The Virginia Invitational Forum for Art Students features work from students at VCU, U.Va. and James Madison University, starting at 5 p.m. 319 W. Broad St. 643-1708.

museums

Virginia Center for Architecture Chris Novelli leads a tour of "Monument Avenue: Architectural Arcadia" at 2 p.m. in front of the Lee monument. Admission is $5-$10. 2501 Monument Ave. 644-3041.

night life

Alley Katz 107.3 The Beat presents Percy Sledge, Soul Providers, 18 and older, 7-11 p.m., $20-$25. 643-2816.

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.

Bleu Bistro Patron, 10 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 750-1120.

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

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

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

Canal Club Immortal Avenger CD release, Heroes Die, Argento Agenda, 8:30 p.m., $5. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Homemade Bread (jam, funk), 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, 4 p.m., weekly, $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. Richmond Improv Jam with Random Acts, Komic Sutra, Vitreous Humor and others, 10 p.m., $10-$12. 266-9377.

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

Daddio's Grille Harrison Deane Band (rock), 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 754-1448.

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

Funny Bone Robert Hawkins, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $15. 521-8900.

Gallery5 ThisGhost Promotions presents David Shultz and Prabir & The Substitutes CD release with Homemade Knives, 8 p.m. 644-0005.

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

Gospel Chicken House Amy Ladd and Friends, The Webbermasters, 7 p.m., free. 833-6487.

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

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.

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Yo Momma's Brass Band, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., $5. 254-4904.

O'Toole's Restaurant Chicago Cy Band (blues), 9 p.m., free. 233-1781.

Poe's Pub Jason Jeger & Great White Jenkins (alt rock), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

Pour House West End Blame James, 9:30 p.m., $2. 364-9083.

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

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver Jazz Duo (swing jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Rocks Breaking Laces, Oh My God, Conshafter, 9 p.m. 648-7625.

Shenanigans Union Pacific, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é Ray Pittman Project, 9:45 p.m.-midnight, free. 649-7767.

Sycamore Rouge (Petersburg) Flo King and Her Mellow Mood, 8 p.m., $10. 957-5707.

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

Wonderland Bloody Crackdown, Red Angel Dragnet, 10 p.m. 643-9233.

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events

Déguster The Virginia League of Planned Parenthood presents a fundraising gala with food and beverage tasting, auctions and music by NRG Krysys, 6 p.m. at La Différence. Tickets are $65. 125 S. 14th St. 355-4358, ext. 22.

Ginter Park Harvest Home Tour The Ginter Park Residents Association hosts a tour of eight homes, noon-5 p.m. Tickets are $18-$20. 266-0234.

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Etta James in Concert The blues and jazz legend performs at the Landmark Theater at 7 p.m. Tickets are $36.50-$56.50. Call 262-8100 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

VCU Faculty Recital Sonia Vlahcevic gives a piano concert at 4 p.m. in the Singleton Center. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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Barksdale Theatre The Commonwealth Coalition presents a special performance of dance, theater and music from local artists for the "Vote No Virginia" event to raise awareness of the Marshall/Newman Amendment, starting at 6:30 p.m. Recommended donation is $25. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 282-2620.

museums

Valentine Richmond History Center The museum hosts walking tours every Sunday at 2 p.m. This week the tour explores Richmond College. Admission is $5-$10. 1015 E. Clay St. 649-0711.

night life

Alley Katz Vindication, We Are Bears, Dealer, Jefferson Plane Crash, all ages, 5 p.m., $6. 643-2816.

Babes of Carytown Ya Ya Sisterhood, 3-8 p.m., free. 355-9330.

Bleu Bistro Nard's Karaoke, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 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.

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.

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

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. 11th House (rock, jam), 9:30 p.m., $3. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse Matt Blanton, 9 p.m.-midnight, free. 359-6544.

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

Emilio's Mario Speedwagon & Shore Leave (Nintendo songs, jazz, funk), 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Funny Bone Robert Hawkins, 7 p.m., $12. 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 Bluegrass jam, weekly, 6 p.m., free. This week, The Slack Family. 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.

Monday 16



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Collectors' Talk The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents a series of art talks, starting with David Cannadine discussing "Andrew W. Mellon: An Extraordinary Life" at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10-$15. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

SlamRichmond SlamRichmond: Season Too brings spoken words artists and poets to ComedySportz at 7 p.m. Admission is $5. 7115 Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.

music

VCU Alumni Concert Leslie Marrs performs works on flute at 8 p.m. in the Singleton Center. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

stage

Barksdale Theatre The Bifocals Theatre Project presents "Table for Two," a dialogue between two old friends, at noon. Through Oct. 17. Tickets are $15. 1601 Willow Lawn Drive. 262-2620.

night life

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

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

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

Element Lounge Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., free. 788-8001.

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

Martini Kitchen and Bubble Bar Yo Momma's Brass Band, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 254-4904.

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

Tuesday 17



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Art Talk Valentina Loi gives a talk on art at VCU's School of the Arts in the Fishbowl room at 3 p.m. Free. 1000 W. Broad St. 827-1557.

stage

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen The On-the-Air Radio Players present "Tales With a Twist," a taping of old commercials, music and scripts from the golden age of radio, at 8 p.m. Through Oct. 18. 2880 Mountain Road. 261-2787.

night life

A cappella Pub Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), 10 p.m.-12:30 a.m., free. 377-1963.

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

Bleu Bistro Open-mic night, weekly, 7 p.m., free. 750-1120.

Bogart's Back Room Night Vision (jazz, Motown), 9 p.m., $3. 353-9280.

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.

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.

Clock Tower Pub Karaoke with Amanda Rogers, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 730-8686.

Corner Bar and Grill Open-mic night with J. Cornachione, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 213-3046.

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.

Jacqueomos Chicago Cy Trio (acoustic), 6-11 p.m., free. 344-5181.

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

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

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.

Poe's Pub Blues jam with Kevin Selfe, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 648-2120.

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

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

Sticky Rice Nard's Karaoke, weekly, $3. 358-7870.

The Tobacco Company John Fetherston and 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.



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