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Women's Literary Festival Romance writer Cathy Maxwell speaks and reads from her works as part of this John Tyler Community College event at noon in the Moyar Hall, room M209. 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway. Free. 594-1486.

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Wax Museum This weekly event features DJ Thread and Double Standard and offers an outlet for artists interested in hip-hop culture. Dance space for B-Boys. An open tables format encourages DJs and turntablists to contribute at Chopstix, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. 3219 W. Cary St. $2; under 21 $3. 358-7027.



Young Performer's Program The Richmond Symphony's Youth Concert Orchestra and its String Sinfonietta perform at 7 p.m. in the Renaissance Center. 107 W. Broad St. $8-$12. 788-1212.



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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, 10 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.



Hole in the Wall The Briefs, The Beatings.



Main Street Beer Co. The Aaron Binder Trio (jazz), 8 p.m., free.



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



Richie's Pacific Grill Shiloh, Milkweed, Giraffe (rock), 9 p.m., $4.



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



Sin é Splinter, 8:30 p.m., free.



Tobacco Company Dave Pollard, 9 p.m., free.



Visions Wendy and Ray, weekly, free.



Wednesday 27



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Author Speaks John Perry discusses "Lady of Arlington," his book about the life of Robert E. Lee's wife, at 5:30 p.m. at the Museum of the Confederacy. 1201 E. Clay St. $4-$5. Reservations required. 649-1861, ext. 19.



Book Signing Jack White signs his novel, "Saving Adam Smith: A Tale of Wealth, Transformation and Virtue," from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at The Fountain Bookstore. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.



Women's Literary Festival Romance writer Cathy Maxwell speaks and reads from her works as part of this John Tyler Community College event at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble. 4600 Commonwealth Center Parkway. Free. 594-1486.



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Jazz Saxophonist Performs Soul Train Award winner Boney James comes to the Carpenter Center at 7:30 p.m. 600 E. Grace St. $28-$35. 262-8100.



UR Jazz Guitarist Kevin Harding leads the University Jazz Ensemble during an evening of Big Band classics at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Modlin Center for the Arts. Free. 289-8980.



VCU Guitar Recital Students of Cory Blake perform at 8 p.m. in the Music Center Recital Hall. 1015 Grove Ave. Free. 828-1166.



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Ashland Coffee & Tea Take 5 Comedy.



Babe's Karaoke, weekly, free.



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



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



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



Cabo's Corner Bistro Johnny Houston and the Legends (Motown), weekly, 8:30 p.m.



Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.



Café Diem Coyote Nowhere, 10 p.m., free.



Cary St. Café Sun-Dried Opossum, weekly, 10 p.m., $4.



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



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



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



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



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



Richie's Pacific Grill Descripted Phrase (jam band), 9:30 p.m. $3



Sharky's Bar & Billiard Copper Sails (alternative rock), weekly, 8 p.m., free; Pat O'Brien, weekly, 9 p.m.



Shenanigans Old Time Music jam session, weekly, 7 p.m.



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



Sin é Splinter, 8:30 p.m., free.



Starbucks Three Chopt: Mr. Green, 7-9:30 p.m., free.



Tobacco Company Chris Lucas, 6 p.m., free.



Thursday 28



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Author Speaks Hugh "Goldie" Gouldthorpe talks about and signs his leadership book, "I've Always Looked Up to Giraffes," from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at The Fountain Bookstore. 1312 E. Cary St. 788-1594.



International Film Series "Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine" continues the University of Richmond's annual film festival, held Thursdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall, room 118, and Fridays at 3 p.m. in Adams Auditorium in the Boatwright Library. The series is free. 287-6699.



Women's Literary Festival Creative nonfiction writer Elizabeth Hodges speaks and reads from her works as part of this John Tyler Community College event at noon in the Moyar Hall, room M209. 13101 Jefferson Davis Highway. Free. 594-1486.



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Richmond Symphony The symphony presents its family concert with selections for listeners of all ages at 7 p.m. in the Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center. 2880 Mountain Road. $10 for adults, free for children under 18. 788-1212.



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Ashland Coffee & Tea Chris Fuller's All Star Bluegrass Jam.



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



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



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



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



Cabo's Corner Bistro Ashby Anderson (jazz piano), weekly, 6-8 p.m.; Steve Bassett & Jimmy Black Trio (R & B vocalist), weekly, 9-11 p.m.



Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.



Cafe Mandolin Pete Frostic (mandolin and guitar), weekly, 6:30-8:30 p.m., free.



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



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



Lightfoot's Johnny Houston & the Legends (Motown & funk), weekly, free.



Main Street Beer Co. Buzby (acoustic), 9 p.m., free.



Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Open-mike 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.



Paysanne Walter Bell & the Latin Jazz Unit, 8-10 p.m., free.



Poe's Pub Redheaded Stepchild.



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



Red Oak Café Open stage, weekly, free.



Richie's Pacific Grill Hydro-lux, 9:30 p.m., $



Rock Falls Tavern Karaoke, weekly, free.



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



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



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



Sin é Splinter, 8:30 p.m., free.



Southern Culture Chez Roue, weekly, free.



Swingers The Dukakis 6 with Anco and Earhole, free.



Tobacco Company John Fetherston, 6 p.m., free.



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



Friday 29



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International Film Series "Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine" continues the University of Richmond's annual film festival, held Thursdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall, room 118, and Fridays at 3 p.m. in Adams Auditorium in the Boatwright Library. The series is free. 287-6699.



Women's Literary Festival Poet Susan Heroy speaks and reads from her works as part of this John Tyler Community College event at noon in the Academic Building, room A113. 601 Charter Colony Parkway. Free. 594-1486.



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UR Concert The John Moossa Band performs at The Cellar at 9 p.m. Free. johnmoossa.com.



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Acrobatic Performance The Peking Acrobats, a group of gymnasts, jugglers, cyclists and tumblers, perform at 8 p.m. in the Carpenter Center. 600 E. Grace St. $18.50-$22.50. 262-8100.



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17.5 Uncommon Café and Books Sandra Smith opens "kept away," a show of ceramic sculptural pieces at 5 p.m. on the second floor. Through May 10. 17.5 N. 17th St. 780-2665.



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Alley Katz Ki:Theory.



Ashland Coffee & Tea Old School Freight Train.



Beefeaters The Guitar Brothers, free.



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



Boulevard Deli The Strokers with Dog Psychology (r&b), 7 p.m.



Break Time Sports Bar Ledgend Band, 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 Karmen, The Michelle Malone Stars, 9 p.m., $8.



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



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



Hole in the Wall Nad Navillus and Parker Paul.



Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Parting Glass; weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.



Outlaws The McGuffin, 10 p.m.



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



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



Rock Falls Tavern Friday night party mix with DJ Curtis, weekly.



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



Shenanigans Kimberly M'Carver, 8:30 p.m.



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



Sin é Wunderground, 9 p.m., free.



Swingers Projekt Recording artist Voltaire.



Tobacco Company Armand & Bluesology, 9 p.m., free.



Saturday 30



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Best of A/V Geeks Watch several 16mm films, including "More Dates for Kay," "The Lunatic" and "Purely Coincidental," at 8 p.m. at 1708 Gallery. 319 W. Broad St. Sliding scale fee of $5-$10. avgeeks.com.



Book Signing J. Lee Gilbert signs copies of his latest works, "Clown in a Cowboy Hat" and "You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover," 1-5 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Southside. 1200 Hugeunot Road across from Chesterfield Towne Center Mall. 378-3651.



Richmond Speed The city's arena football team takes on Roanoke's at 7 p.m. in the Richmond Coliseum. 601 E. Leigh St. $12-$40. 262-8100.



Spring Flowers Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden celebrates the rebirth of its enormous garden every weekend through April 28 during A Million Blooms at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Saturday tours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., family activities from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Every Sunday ask a garden expert questions from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., musical performances in the afternoon. 1800 Lakeside Ave. 262-9887.



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Firehouse Theater Six dancers, four chairs, one bench and a soccer net make up "All of the Above," an evening-length dance concert beginning at 8 p.m. Also on April 5,6. 1609 W. Broad St. $7. 355-2001.



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Five Senses Experience different media through art, scent, music, food and touch, supplied by five different artists from 7 p.m.-2 a.m. at Orange Door Gallery. 12 W. Broad St. $5. 648-7771.



Virginia Historical Society Michael Miley's photographs of General Lee open today. Through August 10. 428 N. Boulevard. $5 admission. 342-9665.



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Alley Katz Alabama Thunderpussy.



Ashland Coffee & Tea Susan Greenbaum.



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



Boulevard Deli Legitimate Bastards and The Great Unknown (rock), 7 p.m.



Break Time Sports Bar Karaoke with Tim Wade, 8:30 p.m., $3.



Cabo's Corner Bistro Carolyn Crone and Company (jazz & swing).



Canal Club 2 Skinnee J's, Faceplant, 9 p.m., $12.50.



Cary St. Cafe Railroad Earth (roots music).



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



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



Hole in the Wall Parker Paul (piano pop), Nad Navillus (singer-songwriter), The Stomachs (rock), 10 p.m.



Matt's Village Pub and Comedy Club Dick Butt Kiss and The Tight Ends; weekly comedy shows at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.



Outlaws The McGuffin, 10 p.m.



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



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



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



Sin é Michael James and the Actual Facts, 9 p.m., free.



Tobacco Company Armand & Bluesology, 9 p.m., free.



Sunday 31



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Easter on Parade This annual event takes place from 1-5 p.m. on Monument Avenue. Children's entertainment includes a puppet show, petting zoo, face painting and photos with the Easter bunny. Adults can enjoy live music performances from five stages, including jazz, acoustic and bluegrass. Free. 643-2826.



French Television Series Watch an encore presentation of "Max et Jéremie," part of the VCU French Film Television Series on Richmond channel 23 at 3 p.m. www.frenchfilm.vcu.edu/pbs.html.



International Film Series "Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine" continues the University of Richmond's annual film festival, held Thursdays and Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in Jepson Hall, room 118, and Fridays at 3 p.m. in Adams Auditorium in the Boatwright Library. The series is free. 287-6699.



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Lil' Romeo This lil' hip-hop artist comes to the Landmark Theater at 7 p.m. 6 N. Laurel St. $29.50. 646-4213 or 262-8100.



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



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



Caddy's Karaoke, weekly, free.



Cary St. Café Flesh Mountain Boys, weekly, 9:30 p.m., free.



Fox & Hounds Vulnerable Jones, weekly.



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



Legend Brewing Co. Jackass Flat (bluegrass), 6 p.m.



Out Of Bounds Davey Guitar (rock), weekly, free.



Patina Grill Live jazz, weekly, 6-9 p.m., free.



Richie's Pacific Grill Rugged Peeps (rock), 9:30 p.m., $



Rock Falls Tavern Acoustic open-mike jam, weekly, 8-10 p.m.; open mike blues jam, weekly, 10 p.m.



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.



Monday 01



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James River Film Festival The 9th annual reel for a Virginia festival for indie filmmakers starts today and runs through April 7 at various locations including VCU, the Virginia Museum and the Firehouse Theatre. Guests include indie filmmaker and critic Jonas Mekas, Fugs co-founder Ed Sanders and animator Joanna Priestley. rmicweb.org.



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UR Concert Soprano Roberta Alexander gives a recital featuring works by Barber, Copland and Bernstein at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Modlin Center for the Arts. $14-$16. 289-8980.



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Alley Katz Converge, Hatebreed, Stalemate.



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



Cary St. Café Acoustic Slim, 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.



Legend Brewing Company Kelly Kennedy and 39 Fingers (traditional Irish music), weekly, 8 p.m., 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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