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Artsline - Cultural Calendar

Artsline, WCVE Public Radio’s daily cultural calendar, keeps you posted on the art and cultural events in our listening areas. Artsline can be heard on WCVE Public Radio Monday through Friday at 8:19 a.m., 10:58 a.m., and 6:29 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday at 8:58 a.m. Events on Artsline are either free to the public or benefit registered non-profit organizations. Artsline is made possible, in part, by The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond.
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Wednesday, April 23rd

10:00am
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance, Cherry and Albemarle streets.
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12:00pm
Free paperback book giveaway at WCVE
WCVE Studios
23 Sesame Street
Richmond, VA 23235
Celebrate World Book Night with a free paperback at WCVE's studios April 23, noon - 4:00 p.m. 28 books available - first come, first served. One per person.
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7:00pm
Center Season - Eleone Dance Theatre
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Professional dance troupe from Philadelphia provides a dance experience! Repertoire is modern, rhythm and blues, spiritual, African, and hip-hop.
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Thursday, April 24th

9:45am
Three Tudor Toms
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
John Rilling speaks about Wolsey, More and Cromwell during a segment of the "Topics in History and Politics" series.
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7:00pm
Center Season - Eleone Dance Theatre
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Professional dance troupe from Philadelphia provides a dance experience! Repertoire is modern, rhythm and blues, spiritual, African, and hip-hop.
more info
10:00am
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance, Cherry and Albemarle streets.
more info
11:00am
Denali National Park
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
Travelers Pat and Owen Brodie speak about their experiences. A segment of Open University's Travelogue series.
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12:30pm
Why the Roaring Twenties Is the Most Fascinating Decade in American History
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
Following the brown-bag lunch period at noon, writer and historian Mary Miley Theobald speaks.
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7:00pm
Spring Acoustic Concert Series: Old Dogs, New Tricks
Chesterfield County Public Library, Central Library
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Traditional, gospel and contemporary bluegrass.
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7:00pm
Seeking the Sacred in Dance
Richmond Ballet
407 E. Canal St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Richmond Ballet's Stoner Winslett and Malcolm Burn share “the awesome holy act” of perfecting in the journey of dance.
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7:30pm
Yesterday & Tomorrow presents: Inside the Band!
Swift Creek Middle School
3700 Old Hundred Road
Midlothian, VA 23112
What happens when you give talented high school musicians professional equipment and task them with creating original music? Join us and find out.
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Friday, April 25th

10:00am
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance, Cherry and Albemarle streets.
more info
6:00pm
Petersburg Area Art League Main Gallery Exhibition: Sandy Graham: "The Search for Fine Arts & Antiques: How to spot the Great Pieces... Examples from the collection of Alexander C. Graham, Jr. "
Petersburg Area Art League
7 East Old Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
Sandy Graham will hold Gallery Talks on 4/16/2014 & 4/25/2014 at PAAL Exhibition will run through May 3, 2014
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7:00pm
Poetry Night @ taZa
taZa Coffee n Creme
5047 Forest Hill Ave.
Richmond, VA 23225
Open mic poetry in a friendly coffee-house setting. Come join us for National Poetry Month and our one-year anniversary!
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7:00pm
Shakesbeer at Bardywood, Part 3 - Send in the Clowns
Hardywood Craft Brewery
2408 Ownby Lane
Richmond, VA 23220
Bard Unbound celebrates the Bard's 450th birthday by performing Shakespeare's funniest scenes. No white faces or red noses here; Only the clowns and the beer!
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7:00pm
4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception @ Art Works!
Art Works
320 Hull St
Richmond, VA 23224
5 New art shows open, tour 75 artist studios and meet the artists. Music, food, art and fun!
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7:00pm
artspace's April/May gallery exhibitions opening reception
Artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Opening for "Where Words Are Not Enough," VCU MFA Craft/Material Studies Candidacy Exhibition and a group show by Richmond artists. Show runs thru May 18.
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7:30pm
VCU Opera and Symphony present Lehar's The Merry Widow
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
922 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Lehar's smash hit operetta - flirtation, glamour, high finance & the most famous widow of the 20th century! Gorgeous music, dancing, champagne & intrigue!
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8:00pm
K Dance's SHORTS
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 West 15th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
An exciting ensemble of actors and dancers perform five short plays and the dances inspired by them, integrating into a fun and delightful evening!
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8:00pm
A Streetcar Named Desire
Firehouse Theatre Project
1609 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Over the course of one hot, sultry New Orleans summer, Blanche's fragile facade slowly crumbles as she meets her match in the rough-hewn and sensual Stanley.
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