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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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Thursday, November 20th

9:00am
Knit-A-Thon: Crafting Builds Communities
Caroline Library Ladysmith Branch
7199 Clara Smith Street
Ruther Glen, VA 22546
Create knitted (or crocheted) scarves for veterans or caps for preemies.
more info
9:45am
Winston Churchill and the Middle East: Parts I & II
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
John Gordon presents a two-part lecture during the final sessions of the "Special Topics" series, The Shepherd's Center of Richmond (11/13 & 11/20).
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10:00am
Value of Design with Mary Jo Beswick
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
3 day class concentrates on how to use design elements like value, color, shape and line to create contrast. Call Studio to register 804-436-9309
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10:00am
The Gallery@Nest Presents their 2014 Art Craft & Vintage Holiday Market
The Gallery@Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
The Gallery@Nest announces its 2014 Holiday Market with over 35 local Artists & Craftspeople selling Art Gifts Jewelry Home Decor & Much More! Through Dec 31st
more info
10:00am
Holiday Shop Opens!
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL Gallery will be filled with exciting gifts ideas created by members. Open Tuesday-Sat. 10 am - 4 pm
more info
12:30pm
Christmas Myths: America's Holiday Customs
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
Writer and historian Mary Miley Theobald reveals the truth behind the legends about America's holiday customs. Final segment of the OU fall series.
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6:00pm
Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation
VCUarts Depot
814 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
The Eyeworks Festival is two screenings showcasing abstract animation, and surreal, unconventional narratives, featuring nearly 30 films from around the world.
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6:30pm
Meet the Author: Bill Lohmann
Upper King William Branch Library
694-J Sharon Road
King William, VA 23086
Meet author Bill Lohmann & hear about his book, "Back Roads: People Places and Pie around Virginia." Refreshments provided by the Friends of the UKW Library.
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7:00pm
"Sizing Up!" Art Exhibit Opening Reception
The Cultural Arts Center
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Mark your calendars for the opening reception of "Sizing Up!" on Nov. 20, 7-9pm in our Gumenick Family Art Gallery feat. larger-than-life works by Chuck Larivey
more info
8:00pm
Don't Dress for Dinner
The Players Theatre
16217 Richmond Rd.
Callao, VA 22435
Comic farce by Marc Camoletti
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8:00pm
A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This musical by Pulitzer Prize—winner Paula Vogel intertwines many lives, showing us that the gladness of one's heart is the best gift of all.
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8:00pm
They're Playing Our Song
Hanover Tavern
13181 Hanover Courthouse Road
Hanover, VA 23069
Vernon and Sonia come together in hopes of a successful music collaboration and fall for each other in the process.
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8:00pm
Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular
Swift Creek Mill Theater
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Honky-Tonk Angels holiday sequel with twists and turns in this musical comedy revue. Christmas musical and comedy. Back by popular demand!
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Friday, November 21st

10:00am
The Gallery@Nest Presents their 2014 Art Craft & Vintage Holiday Market
The Gallery@Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
The Gallery@Nest announces its 2014 Holiday Market with over 35 local Artists & Craftspeople selling Art Gifts Jewelry Home Decor & Much More! Through Dec 31st
more info
10:00am
Holiday Shop Opens!
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL Gallery will be filled with exciting gifts ideas created by members. Open Tuesday-Sat. 10 am - 4 pm
more info
1:00pm
Researching Your War of 1812 Ancestor
Library of Virginia
800 East Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
This intermediate level genealogy workshop will be led by senior reference archivist Tom Crew and certified genealogist Rebecca Whitman Koford.
more info
5:30pm
Book-signing and meet-and-greet w/ celebrated Virginia food writer & author Patrick Evans-Hylton
The Cultural Arts Center
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Attend a special meet-and-greet book signing w/ celebrated Virginia food writer & author Patrick Evans-Hylton, 5:30-9pm during our Richmond's Finest concerts
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6:00pm
Lorelle Rau, Collage Artist
Crossroads Art Center
2016 Staples Mill Rd.
Richmond, VA 23230
This body of work is about recycling, re-purposing, and preserving nature.
more info
6:00pm
Garry Lou-Upton - The Lands of Snow and Ice, Deserts and Heat, and Old Eastern European Charm
Crossroads Art Center
2016 Staples Mill Rd.
Richmond, VA 23230
What I tried to capture in my paintings is the vibrancy of the places I have visited, both through color and especially texture.
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6:00pm
Jim Smither, European Explorations
Crossroads Art Center
2016 Staples Mill Rd.
Richmond, VA 23230
This unique show premieres both acrylic and watercolor paintings based on site studies of recent trips to Paris and Venice.
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