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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, July 24th

5:30pm
Lawn Chairs & Liberty Concert Series with Party of Four
Historic Polegreen Church
6411 Heatherwood Dr.
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Known as “America’s #1 Tribute to Jangle Pop!” Get ready to relive all your favorite pop hits from the 80s and 90s!
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6:00pm
Book Premiere for Allison Titus's The Arsonist's Song Has Nothing to Do with Fire
Chop Suey Books
2913 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Richmond author Allison Titus reads from her debut novel, The Arsonist's Song Has Nothing to Do with Fire. With guest readers Marie Potoczny and Katy Resch.
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Friday, July 25th

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.
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6:00pm
Howard Owen Reads from Parker Field
Chop Suey Books
2913 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Novelist Howard Owen reads from Parker Field, the brand new entry in his Richmond-set mystery series featuring newspaperman Willie Black.
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6:30pm
Question Bridge
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
A film of African American males addressing issues of concern mediated by creator Chris Johnson and with Virginia filmmaker Tim Reid as special guest.
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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.
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7:00pm
artspace's July/August gallery exhibitions opening reception
Artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Opening reception for Vinnie Gonzalez, Lorelle Rau, Suzanne Guppy, and Richmond Young Writers collaborate with local artists.
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7:00pm
Art Works July Art Show and Reception
Art Works
320 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Tadja Dragoo presents “Nerd Eclectic: Animals” at Art Works. Plus 4 solo shows and the All Media Show open. These will run through August 17th.
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7:30pm
Stephen Bennett, master of the guitar, harp guitar, and resonator guitar
Vlahcevic Concert Hall in VCU's W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
922 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Stephen Bennett engages his audiences with an entertaining show of first-rate musicianship on the guitar, harp guitar, and resonator guitar.
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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.
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Saturday, July 26th

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
10:30am
Fathers, Farmers, Fighters, Leaders: The Robbins Family at War
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Researcher Marvin T. Jones presents the story of the Robbins family--a mixed-race, free family from North Carolina--slavery, and the Civil War.
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1:00pm
The Art Deco Society of Virginia presents the Art & Extravagance of Emile-Jacques Ruhlmann Lecture & Tour
Richmond Public Library - Belmont Branch
3100 Ellwood Ave.
Richmond, VA 23221
Furniture conservationist Inigo Howlett will discuss famed Art Deco designer Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann’s work. A tour of Ruhlmann’s VMFA pieces will follow.
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2:00pm
Solo Piano Concert--Douglas-Jayd Burn
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Pianist Douglas-Jayd Burn will perform works of Beethoven,Chopin, and Hindemith
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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
11:00am
Gallery Flux 'Undiscovered.'- A Juried Group Show.
Gallery Flux
302 England Street
Ashland, VA 23005
This body of work shows the variety of creativeness and expression that artists develop using different mediums and subject matter.
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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

Sunday, July 27th

4:00pm
VCU Community Guitar Ensemble
Vlahcevic Concert Hall in VCU's W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
922 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
The 25-member VCU Community Guitar Ensemble will perform with guest artists Lisa Edwards-Burrs (soprano), Adam Larrabee (guitar), and Matt Rise (mandolin).
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

Monday, July 28th

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

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