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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, February 26th

10:00am
New Exhibit -"Touch of Red"
Rappahannock Art Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL members will submit original works of art with a "Touch of Red". Gallery is open Tues-Sat. 10am-4pm
more info
10:15am
Twain's Tales
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Five stories by the master American storyteller. Great fun for a wide range of students!
more info
10:15am
Twain's Tales
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Five stories by the master American storyteller. Great fun for a wide range of students!
more info
11:00am
Prayer and Bible Reading in Virginia's Public Schools
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
Ellis West explains how the General Assembly is attempting to return prayer and Bible reading to public schools in Virginia.
more info
12:30pm
Welcome to the New Valentine!
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
William J. Martin, director of the Valentine, speaks about the museum following brown-bag lunch period at noon.
more info
5:30pm
Basics of Pencil Drawing - Instructor Steph Brown
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
This 6 week workshop will explore basics of pencil drawing, tools, perspective, light resources, shading and proportion.
more info
7:00pm
Writers Series: Christine Schutt – Novelist and Short Story Writer
Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Christine Schutt is one of America’s preeminent literary novelists, a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize in fiction.
more info
7:00pm
Caroline, or Change by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Kushner and Tesori’s Tony Award-nominated musical featuring blues, gospel and traditional Jewish melodies. Part of the Acts of Faith Festival.
more info
8:00pm
The Whipping Man
The November Theatre
114 W. Broad St.
Richmo, VA 23220
The Civil War has just ended in Richmond, VA, and a Confederate officer comes home to find his family missing and only two former slaves remaining.
more info
7:00pm
Acoustic Concert Series: Mac and Jenny Traynham
Chesterfield County Public Library, Central Library
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Early country duet singing and old-time gospel and mountain music.
more info
7:00pm
Frank Lloyd Wright in Virginia: Three Houses and a Pavilion
Virginia Center for Architecture
2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Architect Steven M. Reiss, AIA will give a presentation on three of Frank Lloyd Wright's Virginia houses plus a little known exhibition pavilion.
more info
7:00pm
JTCC 20th Annual Literary Festival: The Cindy Variations, a staged reading by Evan Guilford-Blake
John Tyler Community College - Midlothian Campus
800 Charter Colony Pkwy.
Hamel Hall, room H109
Midlothian, VA 23114
John Tyler Community College’s 20th Annual Literary Festival welcomes Evan Guilford-Blake who’ll give a staged reading of his play The Cindy Variations.
more info
8:00pm
Williamsburg Symphonia Masterworks Concert #3
Kimball Theatre
428 W. Duke of Gloucester St.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
Williamsburg Symphonia features guest violist Paul Neubauer in "Celebrating Musical Innovations."
more info
8:00pm
Those Harvey Girls
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23831
The Harvey sisters bring their rare gift of singing to stage that transcend gender, race, and religion.
more info
8:00pm
This World We Know *World Premiere*
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This World We Know tells the story of the lives of an estranged brother and sister with their younger selves.
more info

Friday, February 27th

10:00am
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Tuckahoe Area Library
1901 Starling Drive
Henrico, VA 23229
Books at bargain prices! Adult books for sale Friday & Saturday. Children's books will be sold SATURDAY ONLY. Sales benefit Friends of the Tuckahoe Library.
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit -"Touch of Red"
Rappahannock Art Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL members will submit original works of art with a "Touch of Red". Gallery is open Tues-Sat. 10am-4pm
more info
10:15am
Twain's Tales
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Five stories by the master American storyteller. Great fun for a wide range of students!
more info
3:00pm
FILM: The Deflowering of Eva Van End
Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business
1 Gateway Road
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Misfit teen Eva has a surprise for her dysfunctional family: they will soon host an exchange student. Veit arrives and, somehow, helps change their fortune.
more info
7:00pm
Poetry Night @ taZa
taZa Coffee n Creme
5047 Forest Hill Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Open mic poetry in a relaxed coffeehouse setting. New voices always welcome!
more info

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