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Wednesday 22



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Community Service Awards Dinner Commonwealth Catholic Charities hosts an annual awards dinner with guest speaker LeVar Burton, 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Select Koger South. Tickets are $70. 10800 Midlothian Turnpike. 545-5909.

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Art Talk Tracy L. Kamerer, curator of the state art collection for the Library of Virginia, gives a talk, "Transmitted to Posterity: Houdon's Portraits of Washington and Their Influence," at the library at noon. 800 E. Broad St. 692-3592.

Poetic Principles Poet Natasha Trethewey reads from her work at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $4-$6. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

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eighth blackbird in Concert The ensemble performs "Coming Together" at the University of Richmond's Camp Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. 289-8980.

Wind Ensemble VCU's Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs at the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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ComedySportz Henrico High School's Center for the Arts presents "My Name Is Alice" at 8 p.m. Through Feb. 23. Tickets are $10. 7115-A Staples Mill Road. 266-9377.

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Science Museum of Virginia The museum's Lunch Break Science series runs weekly through February, noon-1 p.m. This week, Bruce Fisher talks about "Lightning Hazards to Aircraft." Free. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Rebecca Jones gives a gallery talk about American artist iona rozeal brown at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Free. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.

night life

Alley Katz Family Force 5, Fighting Instinct, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $6-$8. 643-2816.

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

Blue Mountain Café and Coffee Bar Open mic with Aimee Bayles, 8 p.m., free. 355-8002.

Bogart's Back Room Seven Hills, 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

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

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

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.

Café Diem Moossa, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Winning Wednesdays featuring Soul Shot, DJ Drake and Flava Mix, weekly, 8:30 p.m. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Wrinkle Neck Mules (alt-country), 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.

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

Emilio's Southside Future Squad (funky jams), weekly, 10 p.m., $3. 359-1224.

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

Europa Ground Zero DJs (house, down tempo, dub), weekly, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone John Henton, 8 p.m., $17. 521-8900.

Fusion The Alan Parker Connection, 9 p.m., $3. 249-2338.

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

Hyperlink Café Ya Heard (open-mic music night), weekly, 7 p.m., $5-$10. 254-1942.

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.

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

Murphy's Law II Open-mic blues jam, 8:30-11 p.m., free. 739-0800.

Nanci Raygun The Briggs, The Dead Pets, The Bloody Crackdown, The Social Dropouts, all ages, 5 p.m., $10. VA Battle of the Hip-Hop Titans Round 2 featuring Karizmatic, Phutz, Clark Boyz, Swerve 360, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $6. 353-4263.

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

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

Poe's Pub Ominotago (acoustic rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free. 648-2120.

Positive Vibe Café John Leedes, Tina Haney and Chris Schup (acoustic rock), 7:30-9:30 p.m., free. 560-9622.

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

Rosie Connolly's Pub Irish jam, 7:30 p.m., free. 343-1063.

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

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

Shenanigans Amy Henderson (acoustic folk), weekly, 7:30-10:30 p.m., free. 264-5010.

Sin é John Fetherston, 8:30-11:30 p.m., free. 649-7767.

Tobacco Company Janet Martin, 8 p.m., free. 782-9555.

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events

Flicker The Richmond Moving Image Co-Op's bimonthly screening of short films takes place at Plant Zero at 8 p.m. Admission is $3. 0 E. Fourth St. 232-RMIC.

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its 17th annual International Film Series, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays through April 2. This week, the film is "The Other World," showing in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

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Book Reading Novelist Aimee Bender reads from her work at VCU's Student Commons at 8 p.m. 907 Floyd Ave. 828-1329.

Jepson Leadership Forum The University of Richmond presents "Public Deliberation in a Diverse Society," a talk by Jean Bethke Elshtain, at 7 p.m. Tickets are free. 289-8980.

Poetry and Music Chop Suey Books hosts poet Amy Ritchie and her brother, musician Burt Ritchie, performing their works at 7:30 p.m. 1317 W. Cary St. 497-4705.

Writing Show Emmy-winning former writer for "The Daily Show" Chris Regan talks about his experiences at the Martin Agency, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. 1 Shockoe Plaza. 474-3575.

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Art After Hours The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hosts a night of music, poetry and art weekly through February, 6-9 p.m. This week, music by Mo Debree and poetry by Brian Henry. Tickets are $10. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1405.

Symphony Orchestra Concert VCU hosts a Symphony Orchestra Concert at the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

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Modlin Center The University of Richmond's University Dancers present the 21st Annual Spring Dance Concert, "Beyond Boundaries" at the Alice Jepson Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Through Feb. 26. Tickets are $15. 289-8980.

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Virginia Aviation Museum Former Tuskegee Airmen Francis L. Horne Sr. and Grant S. Williams talk about their wartime experiences at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Admission is $4-$6. 5701 Huntsman Road. 236-3622.

night life

Arthur's at Inns of Virginia Roy Carrier and the Night Rockers (zydeco), 7 p.m. dance lesson, music 8-11 p.m., $10. 288-2800.

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.

Blue Mountain Café and Coffee Bar Aimee Bayles (acoustic covers), 8 p.m., free. 355-8002.

Bogart's Back Room Plum Street Ramblers (country, bluegrass), 9 p.m., $5. 353-9280.

Bottega Bistro Thomas Coleman, weekly, 6 p.m. 379-9899.

Brandermill Inn Karaoke with Stevie Ray Braun, weekly. 739-8871.

Brio's Tuscan Grille Carol Covell Trio (jazz), 6-9 p.m., free. 272-2255.

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

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

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

Café Diem Roger Carroll and Chez Roué Orchette, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-2500.

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

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

Cary Street Café Joe Deninzon and Stratospheerius (jazz fusion), 10 p.m., $5. 353-7445.

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

Curbside Café The Scott Miller Band Project (acoustic rock), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 355-7008.

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

Emilio's Down Beat Switch, 10 p.m., $3. 359-1224.

Europa Truth (dance music night), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone John Henton, 8 p.m., $18. 521-8900.

Fusion The Jim Payne Trio (jazz, featuring members of Medeski, Martin and Wood), 9 p.m., $7. 249-2338.

Gallery5 Silent Type, The Mason Brothers, North Elementary, 8 p.m., $5. 644-0005.

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 college night (hip-hop, house, reggae), weekly, 18 and older, 9 p.m., $10. 254-1942.

Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Frank, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

Maggiano's Little Italy The RVA New Orleans Jazz Band, weekly, 6-10 p.m., free. 253-0900.

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

Matrixx Room Reggae Party, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 225-8686.

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

Nanci Raygun Hoods, Pale Horse, Folsom, all ages, 5 p.m., $8. 353-4263.

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

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

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.

Shenanigans The Ray Pitmann Project, weekly, 8 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

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 Jangling Reinhardts, 8 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.

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International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its 17th annual International Film Series, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays through April 2. This week, the film is "The Other World," showing in Adams Auditorium at 3 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

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Darwin Day Celebration VCU hosts two Darwin lectures: Robert Trivers talks about "The Darwinian Approach to Dance: Dance Reveals Biological Quality (at Least in Jamaica)" at 11 a.m.; and Brian Alters talks about "Landmark Trial: Intelligent Design, God, and Evolution" at 2 p.m. Both talks are in VCU's Student Commons. 907 Floyd Ave. 827-8516.

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Raheem DeVaughn in Concert The neo-soul artist performs at VCU's Commonwealth Ballroom, 7-9 p.m. Admission is free for VCU students, $5 for others. 907 Floyd Ave. 828-4584

Richmond Symphony The symphony performs the "Mozart Festival Concert Series, Concert #3" at Bon Air Baptist Church at 8 p.m. and at Randolph-Macon College at Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15-$35. Call 788-1212 or visit www.richmondsymphony.com.

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John Rolfe Middle School The Varina Junior Women's Club presents the 36th Annual Dinner Theater, featuring Neil Simon's "Rumors" at 7 p.m. Through Feb. 25. Tickets are $10-$17.50. 6901 Messer Road. 737-0811.

Landmark Theater The Virginia Opera performs Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" at 8 p.m. Through Feb. 26. Tickets are $50-$80. 6 N. Laurel St. Call (866) 673-7282 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.

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ADA Galleries An exhibition of works by Warren Craghead, Jamie Boling and Tricia Keightley opens with a reception, 7-10 p.m. There is a second reception March 3, 7-10 p.m. Through March. 228 W. Broad St. 644-0100.

Art Works Six shows open with a reception, 7-10 p.m.: The "Eggstremely Unusual Egg Show," "human artefakts," "February All Media Show," "Postage Due," "Intuitive Arrangements," and "6 Sisters and a Brother." The shows run through March 19. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.

Project Space Gallery An exhibition of work by Diego Sanchez opens with a reception, 7-9 p.m. Through March 27. 0 E. Fourth St. 726-4442.

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Science Museum of Virginia The museum celebrates the opening of the big screen film "Greece: Secrets of the Past" with a weekend of events Feb. 24-26, including rat basketball, planetarium exhibits, Byzantio and New Wave folk dance troupes on Saturday, food and more, starting at 10:30 a.m. The film runs through June 29. Admission is $8.50-$17.50. 2500 W. Broad St. 864-1400.

night life

Alley Katz Darkest Hour, Himsa, A Life Once Lost, The Acacia Strain, Dead to Fall, all ages, 6-10 p.m., $10-$12. 643-2816.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Dixie Power Trio Mardi Gras party (zydeco), 8 p.m., $8. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, $5. This week, Highways and Heartaches. 262-9652.

Bella Arte Lanaux Hailey, free. 515-9099.

Blue Mountain Café and Coffee Bar Last Call, 8 p.m., free. 355-8002.

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

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

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

Canal Club CX-1 (featuring members of Snake Oil Medicine Show), 8:30 p.m., $6-$8. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Seed Is (reggae), 10 p.m., $7. 353-7445.

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

Cockade City Grill Missing Mason (rock, blues). 862-2537.

ComedySportz ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. Full Contact Improv (adult improv), 10 p.m., $5. 266-9377.

Crossroads MainFrame (oldies), 9:45 p.m., $5. 643-2060.

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

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

Europa DJ Jeff McGrath and DJ J.P. (broken beat and house), weekly, 10 p.m., free. 643-0911.

Funny Bone John Henton, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $20. 521-8900.

Fusion Brian Jones and Boots of Leather, 10 p.m., $7. 249-2338.

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

Hyperlink Café Soul Suite Lounge (jazz, R&B), weekly, 6 p.m., free until 11 p.m. 254-1942.

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

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

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

McCormack's Irish Pub Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), New Ritual Age (heavy rock), 9:30 p.m., $3. 648-1003.

McGoos Phatback, 9 p.m.-1:30 a.m., free. 276-6755.

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.

Nanci Raygun The Gaskets, Dynamite Club, Illbotz, Talibam, 18 and older, 9 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

Paper Street Info Shop 804noise presents Sword Heaven, Harm Stryker, and Kohoutek (experimental noise), 7 p.m., $3.

Pasta Luna John and Jack Winn Quartet, 7 p.m., free. 763-3211.

Poe's Pub Emily Easterly (singer-songwriter), 9:30 p.m., $5. 648-2120.

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

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill Gypsy Roots (swing jazz guitar), weekly, 8-11 p.m., free. 644-3018.

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 Mo Debree CD release party, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

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

Sin é Chicago Cy, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

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

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Black History Month Extravaganza The city of Richmond hosts an afternoon of entertainment, Black History displays and food, 2 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School. 1000 Mosby St. 646-3012.

Bon Secours Day of Dance Bon Secours hosts a day of entertainment, dance performance and lessons, and food, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Richmond International Raceway. Free. 600 E. Laburnum. 359-WELL.

Shaken and Stirred Benefit Gala The Children's Museum of Richmond hosts a James Bond-themed 25th anniversary gala with Bond vehicles, Bond girls, a Moroccan casino, and more, 7-11 p.m. Tickets are $125. 2626 W. Broad St. 474-7005.

Style Weekly Camp Connection The Style Weekly summer camp and education fair runs 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with speakers and an appearance by the Richmond Kickers at the Science Museum. 2500 W. Broad St. 358-2100.

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Black History Talk W. Darrell Walden gives a talk on "Whispers From the Dust: The Freedmen Records and African-American Family History" at the Chesterfield County Central Library, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 9501 Lori Road. 751-4955.

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Empire Theatre For Our Children Productions presents "The More Things Change …The More They Remain the Same," a play about the potential dangers of the Patriot Act, at 7 p.m. Admission is $7-$15. 114 W. Broad St. 344-8040.

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Gospel Concert Sandston Baptist Church presents "A Little Bit of Heaven" featuring The Harvesters, The Trav'lers, Amy Ladd, Dawn Dill and Patsy Butler at 6 p.m. Donations accepted. 100 W. Williamsburg Road. 901-2788.

Mardi Gras Concert VCU hosts a performance by Eric Himan and Andy Moore at the Student Commons at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25-$70. 907 Floyd Ave. 644-4800.

Minstrel Guild The Finnsbury Minstrel Guild performs Renaissance music at the Richmond Public Library at 2 p.m. Free. 101 E. Franklin St. 646-4256.

VMI Glee Club The Virginia War Memorial hosts a performance by the VMI Glee Club at 2 p.m. Free. 621 S. Belvidere St. 786-2060.

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Library of Virginia The Museum of the Confederacy hosts a symposium on "Controversial Confederates," 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $25. 800 E. Broad St. 649-1861, ext. 28.

night life

Alley Katz Man Alive, Thin Dark Line, Transistor, Hello Vegas, Neighborhood Friendly, all ages, 5-9 p.m., $7. Dean Fields Band, The Cheap Seats, Jubeus, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $6. 643-2816.

Art Works 804noise presents Pataphonic, Violet and Alexei Borisov, 8 p.m., $5. 291-1400.

Ashland Coffee and Tea Page Wilson (roots rock), 8 p.m., $8. 798-1702.

Bahama Joe's Live country music, weekly, $5. This week, Highways and Heartaches. 262-9652.

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

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.

Café Diem Aircraft, 9 p.m., free. 353-2500.

Canal Club Katana Mantra, 8:30 p.m., $5. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz jam), 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 (improv), 4 p.m., $7. ComedySportz (interactive improv), weekly, 7:30 and 10 p.m., $16-$22. 266-9377.

County Seat Restaurant Tears and Whiskey, 7:30 p.m., free. 598-5000.

Daddio's Grill Phatback, 9 p.m.-midnight, $3. 754-1448.

Emilio's The Butter House Band, $5. 359-1224.

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

Funny Bone John Henton, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $20. 521-8900.

Fusion Live blues and jazz jam, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 249-2338.

Gallery5 concICE Records presents Swordplay, Murk One, martinnealreamy, Salvage Army, and DJ Ant Boogie (hip-hop), 8 p.m., $5. 644-0005.

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

Gospel Chicken House The Barkers, The Oxendines, 7 p.m., free. 883-6487.

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

Hyperlink Café Rush international dance night (hip-hop, techno), weekly, 21 and older, 10 p.m. 254-1942.

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.

McCormack's Irish Pub BEEX (punk), Classic, 10 p.m., $3. 648-1003.

Nanci Raygun Key-Ons, Rabbits, Moon-Bogle, 18 and older, 10 p.m., $5. 353-4263.

O'Hare's Tavernhouse Kari Smith (singer-songwriter), 7:30 p.m., free. 378-8600.

Perly's Diner The Fred Ostrow Trio with Carol Covell (jazz), 7-10 p.m., free. 649-2779.

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

Richbrau's TapHouse Grill The Tommy Clarke Trio with Russ Hanchin and Joe Sarver (classic jazz), weekly, 7-10 p.m., free. 644-3018.

Setté Chicago Cy, 8-11 p.m., free. 788-7077.

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

Shenanigans Phifer Marshall Band, 8:30 p.m., $5. 264-5010.

Sin é Michael James, 9 p.m., free. 649-7767.

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

Tropical Soul Soul Fa Real night (funk, reggae, hip-hop, soul), weekly, 9:45 p.m., free. 771-1605.

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events

Film Screening Sycamore Rouge hosts a screening of the documentary "Civil Rights: The Perspective of Rosa Parks" at 5 and 7 p.m. and Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5. 21 W. Old St. 957-5707.

International Film Series The University of Richmond presents its 17th annual International Film Series, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays through April 2. This week, the film is "The Other World," showing in Jepson Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. 289-8980.

Red Dawg Gala The Second Annual Red Dawg Gala features comedy, food and drink, with proceeds going to the R. Conrad McAllister, M.D. Cancer Research Fund, 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Conference Center. Tickets are $75-$85. 107 W. Broad St. 272-1444.

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Storytelling Agecroft Hall presents "Tales of Beatrix Potter" performed by Chris Hudert and his puppets at 2 p.m. Admission is $6. 4305 Sulgrave Road. 353-4241.

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Organ Recital Christopher Martin gives an organ recital of music by Bach, Durufle and others, 5 p.m. at Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church. Free. 1627 Monument Ave. 359-2463.

Petersburg Symphony Orchestra The orchestra performs "Music of the Masters," works by Mozart, Brahms and others, 4 p.m. at Petersburg High School. Tickets are $4-$12. 3103 Johnson Road. 897-2824.

Richmond Philharmonic Orchestra The RPO performs the second concert of its "Great Works" series, "Dance!" with Rex Richardson and the music of Dvorak, Haydn, Adams and others, starting with a talk at 3 p.m. and music at 4 p.m. at the Singleton Center. 922 Park Ave. 740-2890.

galleries

Flippo Gallery Randolph-Macon College's gallery presents a show of paintings by Setsuya Kotani, opening with a reception, 3-5 p.m. The exhibition runs through April 16. 211 N. Center St. 752-3018.

night life

A Cappella Wrenn Mangum (rockabilly), Charlotte Wincott, 9 p.m., $3. 377-1963.

Alley Katz Saint Diablo, Allele, all ages, 5 p.m., $5. VA Battle of the Hip-Hop Titans Round 3 featuring Foot Soldierz, Rasul, Cutty, C.U.T. Fam, Danja, 18 and older, 10 p.m.-2 a.m., $6. 643-2816.

Babe's of Carytown Sunday Karaoke, weekly, 3-7 p.m., free. 355-9330.

Bottom's 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 Jessica Beck Memorial Scholarship Concert with Hot Apple Pie, The Marna Bales Band, Robbin Thompson, Miranda Williams, 2 p.m., $15-$20. 106.5 the Beat and Capital City Entertainment present VIP Sundays, weekly, 8 p.m. 643-2582.

Cary Street Café Bluegrass brunch jam, weekly, 2-5 p.m., free. The Kroges (alt-country), 9:30 p.m., $3. 353-7445.

Commercial Taphouse Twangdaddy (alt-country), 9 p.m., free. 359-6544.

Emilio's Yo Mama's Brass band (jazz, funk), 10 p.m., $5. 359-1224.

Funny Bone John Henton, 7 p.m., $17. 521-8900.

Fusion Jam with Mike Hawkins, weekly, 4-7 p.m. 249-2338.

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

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

Jumpin J's Java J's Soleil Jazz presents the Carol Covell Trio, noon-3 p.m., free. 344-3500.

Legend Brewing Company 12th Anniversary party with Rylo, Hotel X and Wade Reynolds, 6 p.m., $12. 232-3446.

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

Metro Grill Heath Haynes, weekly, 9 p.m., free. 353-4453.

Positive Vibe Café Chicago Cy, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., free. 560-9622.

Shenanigans Bill Kirchen and Too Much Fun, The Taters, 6:30 p.m., $10. 264-5010.

Monday 27



music

Richmond Chorus The Greater Richmond Chorus hosts a guest night for women, 7-10 p.m. at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church. 4401 Forest Hill Ave. 282-SING.



galleries

Art Works Art Works hosts a gallery talk for the "February All Media Show" at 7:15 p.m. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.

night life

Bogart's Back Room Modern Groove Syndicate (jazz, funk, hip-hop), 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 (psychedelic rock), weekly, 9:30 p.m., free. 353-7445.

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

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

Emilio's Lounge Night with DJ Ratan, weekly, 10 p.m., free. 359-1224.

Hyperlink Café Hoodrich Promotions presents Konkrete Jungle VA (guest DJs, jungle, drum 'n' bass), weekly, doors open at 10 p.m., $5. 254-1942.

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

Nanci Raygun Sacrosanct (goth/industrial), 18 and over, 10 p.m., $3-$5. 353-4263.

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

Tuesday 28



events

Mardi Gras on Monument The Richmond Symphony Orchestra League hosts a fund-raising event with music by the Jack Winn-tet, 7-10 p.m. at 2300 Monument Ave. Tickets are $80. 364-5120.

word

Book Talk Angeline S. Lillard gives a talk on her book "Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius," 7 p.m. at Richmond Montessori School. 499 N. Parham Road. 741-0040.

music

Chick Corea in Concert Chick Corea and Touchstone perform at the Alice Jepson Theatre at 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tickets are $32. 289-8980.

Clarinet Recital VCU hosts a Clarinet Studio Recital at the Singleton Center at 8 p.m. Through March 1. Free. 922 Park Ave. 828-6776.

night life

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

Bogart's Back Room Mike Gales and the Warriorz (funk), 9 p.m., $3. 353-9280.

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

Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 7 p.m., free. 355-1144.

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

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

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

Cherry Lounge Salsa Night with free lessons, weekly, 8:30 p.m., free. 285-9061.

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

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

Emilio's Sambaiosis (Brazilian jazz), $6. 359-1224.

Hyperlink Café Yoshimi Lounge (Brit pop, indie rock, spoken word), weekly, 21 and older, 5-9 p.m., $3. 254-1942.

Lakeside Tavern Karaoke with Sherry, weekly, 7:30 p.m., free. 264-3799.

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

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

Matrixx Night Salsa and Reggaeton Night, weekly, 9 p.m., $5. 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 Karaoke with DJ Scuba Steve, weekly. 739-0800.

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.

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

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

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

Tobacco Company Jangling Reinhardts Mardi Gras party, 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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