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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, July 30th

9:00am
Making Dyes and Paper from Garden Plants and Weeds
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Learn how to harvest and process plant fibers, then dye and press them to make paper. 9:30am-2pm $194/$150 member
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10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info

Thursday, July 31st

8:00pm
SPARC: A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum
Sara Belle November Educational Theater
2106A N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA 23230
SPARC Summer Stock presents A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, July 24- Aug 3. Ticket available at www.sparconline.org or 804-353-3393.
more info
7:00pm
Music from Grace presents Harpist Grace Cloutier in Concert
Grace Baptist Church
4200 Dover Road
Richmond, VA 23221
The 2014-2015 Music from Grace Concert Series is pleased to announce harpist Grace Cloutier in concert on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
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Friday, August 1st

10:00am
New Exhibit-Points of View
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Four RAL exhibiting artists will present their very different artistic "Points of View". Exhibit will run thru August 23rd. Gallery is open Tues-Sat, 10 am-4pm
more info
10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info
5:00pm
First Friday Reception -Points of View
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Stop by and meet some of the exhibiting artists at the Rappahannock Art League Studio Gallery. Light refreshments.
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6:00pm
Special August First Friday performance by Brent Green at 1708 Gallery
1708 Gallery
319 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
1708 Gallery is pleased to present Notes from Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then, a performance by Brent Green.
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6:00pm
Art. Ice Cream opening reception
Atlas, a project of ART 180
114 W. Marshall St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Selected works from students at Central Montessori School. Plus ice cream from Gelati Celesti while supplies last.
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6:30pm
Hidden in Plain Sight & Wonder Valley Houses--Lee Saloutos
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
"Hidden in Plain Sight--The Abandoned Prison" and "Wonder Valley Houses"--themes of isolation and abandonment by Richmond photographer Lee Saloutos
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6:30pm
Summer Reading Inspirations
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
"Summer Reading Inspirations"--favorite books of Richmond community leaders as young readers
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6:30pm
“Legacy” is memorial to William Youngblood, Richmond artist
Uptown Gallery
1305 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Timeless paintings awaken musings on life, death & man’s place in the universe, by a talented painter who offered viewers the gift of peace
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7:00pm
Kid Pan Alley
Children's Museum of Richmond
2626 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
Attend a free concert open to the public where children will perform original compositions with international recording artists.
more info
7:00pm
Civil War 150th Event: The Battle of the Crater and Civil War Memory
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
110 Union Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of the Crater, historian Kevin Levin provides the lecture, "The Battle of the Crater and Civil War Memory".
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8:00pm
SPARC: A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum
Sara Belle November Educational Theater
2106A N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA 23230
SPARC Summer Stock presents A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, July 24- Aug 3. Ticket available at www.sparconline.org or 804-353-3393.
more info

Saturday, August 2nd

9:00am
Thomas Smagala: "Pushing Paint"
The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education
17205 Mountain Road
Montpelier, VA 23192
A solo exhibition by the artist Thomas Smagala. Through August 31st.
more info
10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info
10:00am
150th Anniversary of the Battle of the Crater
Petersburg National Battlefield
5001 Siege Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
All day event features living history demonstrations, ranger presentations, family activity tent, and Virginia History Mobile.
more info
11:00am
Free Irish Dance Class
Heart of Ireland School of Dance, LLC
14257 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, VA 23113
Try Irish dancing and see what all the FUN is about! Open to all ages. Get more information at www.HeartofIrelandSchool.com or 804.464.8190.
more info
8:00pm
SPARC: A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum
Sara Belle November Educational Theater
2106A N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA 23230
SPARC Summer Stock presents A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, July 24- Aug 3. Ticket available at www.sparconline.org or 804-353-3393.
more info

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