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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 6:18 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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Sunday, May 1st

9:00am
Anna Hepler "Push Me Pull You" Exhibition
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
1812 W. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Exhibition of internationally recognized sculptor and printmaker Anna Hepler runs April 1-May 27, 2016 at the Visual Arts Center of Richmond.
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11:00am
90 Years a Museum at Maymont
Maymont
Maymont Mansion
1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Discover the Dooley's legacy throughout their spectacular home. Rare images capture life in 1926. Guided tours every half-hour, 11am-5pm. $5 suggested donation.
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12:00pm
April/May Exhibitions
artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
VCUarts Craft/Material Studies candidacy students, Fumi Amano, Grace Kubiluis, Chelsea Lee, Jubee Lee, Stephen Nunes, Shannon Slaight-Brown thru 5/22.
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6:30pm
RVANest is Proud to Present FULL NEST - 23 Amazing Artists Together For The First Time
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Gallery Show and Sale featuring 23 local artists brought together for the first time, each presenting an item of their choice. Through May 15th.
more info
12:00pm
April - May Exhibits at Art Works!
Art Works
320 Hull St.
00
Richmond, VA 23224
Featuring Jessica Sims, 5 new art shows, and 75 studios. 12 pm - 6 pm daily through 5/22
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1:30pm
Etiquette Tour and Tea
White House and Museum of the Confederacy
1201 E. Clay St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Guided tour focuses on social mores and customs of the Victorian era, then have tea on the house's rear portico!
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2:00pm
Ironfronts to Highrise: The Sky’s the Limit
Tour Meeting Location-- 4 S 14th Street
4 S 14th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
This historic business district known for its 19th century ironfronts is viewed by developers as an opportunity for residential growth. $15 per person.
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2:30pm
Concert Ballet of Virginia 40th Annual Spring Gala
The Woman's Club Auditorium
211 East Franklin St.
Richmond, VA 23219
The Concert Ballet's Ruby Anniversary season features full-length performances of 5 jewels from the company's extensive repertory.
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7:30pm
“Big River”, presented by the Clarksville Community Players
Clarksville Fine Arts Center
914 Virginia Avenue
Clarksville, VA 23927
Mark Twain’s Pure Americana! Roger Miller’s score offers country, bluegrass & gospel as Huck Finn helps Jim find freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River.
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3:00pm
The VCU Guitar Ensemble
VCU's James W. Black Music Center Recital Hall
1015 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
The program will include works by Giuliani, Albéniz, Villa-Lobos, Rodrigo, and Frank Mullen III. Admission is free.
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3:00pm
Simple Gifts - Sylvia Cooper Benefit Piano Concert
Center for Creative Arts at Shady Grove UMC
4825 Pouncey Tract Road
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Sylvia Cooper, Minister of Music, performs sacred and secular piano music in a benefit concert for the Center for Creative Arts Scholarship Fund.
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8:00pm
Richmond Triangle Players and 5th Wall Theatre present Body Awareness by Annie Baker
Richmond Triangle Players
1300 Altamont Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
As sexuality, identity, role modeling and political-correctness get stirred up, the results are both touching and hilarious.
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7:30pm
Williamsburg Choral Guild Spring Concert - "Spiritual Expressions in Abundance"
Williamsburg Presbyterian Church
215 Richmond Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Choral program combines Opera, Musical Theater and Spirituals, with piano accompaniment and Youth Chorale. $25
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7:00pm
4000 Miles by Amy Herzog
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
A comedic and heartwarming story of an elderly woman and her 21 year-old grandson. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play.
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8:00pm
4000 Miles Presented by Cadence Theatre Company
Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center
114 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
A beautifully spun, comedic and heartwarming story of an elderly woman and her 21 year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent life-changing event.
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9:30am
Lasting Impressions
Science Museum of Virginia
2500 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Richmond‬ copper artist Cathy Vaughn showcases her love of botany and chemistry in an an art exhibition that features soldering, cold forging and etching.
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7:00pm
VCU Opera & The VCU Symphony present a double-bill of Menotti's THE MEDIUM and Rossini's THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
922 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284-2004
VCU Opera will thrill you with the haunting, powerful tragedy of THE MEDIUM and delight you with the tuneful, high-energy hilarity of THE MARRIAGE CONTRACT!
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Monday, May 2nd

12:30pm
Forgiveness and Heroic Humility
St. Luke Lutheran Church
7757 Chippenham Parkway
Richmond, VA 23225
Everett Worthington, author and professor of psychology at VCU, speaks following brown-bag lunch period at noon. An offering of Open University, TSCOR.
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Tuesday, May 3rd

8:00am
James River Art League Exhibit, Virginia Eye Institute
Virginia Eye Institute
400 Westhampton Station
Richmond, VA 23226
Works by James River Art League members will be on display at Virginia Eye Institute, 400 Westhampton Station, from May3-May31.
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6:30pm
RVANest is Proud to Present FULL NEST - 23 Amazing Artists Together For The First Time
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Gallery Show and Sale featuring 23 local artists brought together for the first time, each presenting an item of their choice. Through May 15th.
more info

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