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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, April 17th

10:00am
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance, Cherry and Albemarle streets.
more info
10:15am
Bonnie Bunny's Treasure Hunt
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Bonnie Bunny and her all-bunny-band are rehearsing for a Talent Show, clues start to appear that send her band of bunnies on a mission to find a treasure.
more info
12:00pm
Bonnie Bunny's Treasure Hunt
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Bonnie Bunny and her all-bunny-band are rehearsing for a Talent Show, clues start to appear that send her band of bunnies on a mission to find a treasure.
more info
5:30pm
Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra Garden Concert
Sabot at Stony Point
3400 Stony Point Road
Richmond, VA 23235
With handmade instruments made from locally grown gourds, this band plays its own brand of Paleolithic lounge music. Bring your family, a picnic, and a blanket.
more info
6:00pm
April Hairston Art Exhibit
Virginia Union University, L. Douglas Wilder Library Art Gallery
1500 N. Lombardy Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Virginia Union University will feature the work of Artist April Harrison from April 17 – May 17, 2014. Opening reception is April 17, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
more info
6:30pm
Meet the Author: Brad Parks
Upper King William Library
694-J Sharon Road
King William, VA 23086
Brad Parks, author of the "Carter Ross" mystery series, talks about his latest book, The Player. Refreshments provided by Friends of the UKW Library.
more info
7:00pm
Spring Acoustic Concert Series: The Life and Times of Hank Williams
Chesterfield County Public Library, Central Library
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Local musicians will discuss Hank Williams’ life and music in a multimedia presentation of songs, slides and stories.
more info
7:30pm
UR Jazz and Contemporary Combos Concert
Camp Concert Hall
38 Westhampton Way
Booker Hall of Music
University of Richmond, VA 23173
From bossa nova to swing, to bluegrass! Don’t miss the spring concert presented by theses talented contemporary UR music groups, directed by Dr. Mike Davison.
more info
8:00pm
A Streetcar Named Desire
Firehouse Theatre Project
1609 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Over the course of one hot, sultry New Orleans summer, Blanche's fragile facade slowly crumbles as she meets her match in the rough-hewn and sensual Stanley.
more info

Friday, April 18th

10:00am
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance, Cherry and Albemarle streets.
more info
10:15am
Bonnie Bunny's Treasure Hunt
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Bonnie Bunny and her all-bunny-band are rehearsing for a Talent Show, clues start to appear that send her band of bunnies on a mission to find a treasure.
more info
12:00pm
“Before the Crash Came”: Mary Chesnut’s Last Months in Richmond, January-April 1864-Brown Bag Lunch Talk
Museum of the Confederacy
1201 E. Clay St.
Richmond, VA 23219
This talk focuses on diarist Mary Chesnut’s tart, funny, and sad observations of the Richmond home front during the winter-spring of 1864.
more info
12:00pm
FREE 12 Noon Good Friday Concert, April 18, 2014
Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
Floyd Ave & Laurel Street @ Monroe Park
Richmond, VA 23220
Concert of African American Spirituals & other music with Vocalist Dr. Lisa Edwards Burrs & Vocalist-Flutist Anthony Smith.
more info
12:00pm
Bonnie Bunny's Treasure Hunt
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Bonnie Bunny and her all-bunny-band are rehearsing for a Talent Show, clues start to appear that send her band of bunnies on a mission to find a treasure.
more info
3:30pm
STS Lecture Series 2013-14
VCU Student Commons Theater
907 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Dr. Ainissa Ramirez is giving a talk on "STEM: How It Got Here and Where It Needs To Go"
more info
6:00pm
"Easter Dinner" musical stage play
New Millennium Studios
One New Millennium Drive
Petersburg, VA 23805
Tim Reid presents a musical stage play by April Marcell to benefit the Legacy Media Institute at New Millennium Studios.
more info
7:00pm
Those Who Knew Him
Unity Christ Church of Bon Air
923 Buford Road
Richmond, VA 23235
Celebrate the uplifting renewal of Easter by attending a powerful performance featuring characters from scripture, inspiring music and dance!
more info
8:00pm
A Streetcar Named Desire
Firehouse Theatre Project
1609 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Over the course of one hot, sultry New Orleans summer, Blanche's fragile facade slowly crumbles as she meets her match in the rough-hewn and sensual Stanley.
more info

Saturday, April 19th

10:00am
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance, Cherry and Albemarle streets.
more info
11:00am
12 Annual Festival of Punjab
Cultural Center of India
6641 Ironbridge Parkway
Chester, VA 23831
Celebrate vibrant Punjabi Indian culture - music, dance, food, arts and clothing
more info

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