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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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Thursday, May 26th

9:45am
The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23226
Hans Oppe explains during the final day of Spring Session, Open University, The Shepherd's Center of Richmond.
more info
6:30pm
The Gallery @ Nest Art Antiques & Gifts is proud to present TAPE: A New Perspective by Nickolai Walko
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Using masking tape, Nickolai creates stunning images of the human form where portions of the tape (like skin) have been cut away to reveal the anatomy beneath
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit-Rose Nygaard and Her Student
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Art League member Rose Nygaard and students will submit original works of art. Come by Tues-Sat. 10 am - 3pm.
more info
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.
more info
5:00pm
To Survey and Preserve: The Long Relationship of Photography and Architecture
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Prof. Sharayah Cochran will show how photographing restoration efforts at historic sites helped grow the medium of photography & the practice of preservation.
more info
6:00pm
The Tredegar Society Presents- “Making the Night Hideous”: Vice, Crime, and Conflict in Civil War Richmond
Downtown Richmond
Tour begins at 8th and Cary Streets
Richmond, VA 23219
This walking tour through the heart of Richmond's historic downtown will discuss the Civil War’s impact on urban civilian life. Advance reservations required.
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6:00pm
Painting the Enchanted Garden Exhibit Opens
Poe Museum
1914 East Main Street
Richmond, VA 23223
20 artists have painted the Poe Museum's Enchanted Garden for this annual art show and sale. Opening features live music by Margot MacDonald.
more info
7:00pm
2016 Benefit Concert!
Ashland Coffee & Tea
100 N Railroad Ave
Ashland, VA 23005
In honor of May as Brain Tumor Awareness Month, the SUSAN GREENBAUM BAND will play a concert benefiting the Richmond Brain Tumor Support Group.
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7:30pm
Extremities
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This gripping drama by William Mastrosimone portrays the act of rape and its aftermath as the victim turns the tables on her attacker.
more info
7:30pm
Fox on the Fairway by Ken Ludwig
The Westmoreland Players Theatre
16217 Richmond Rd.
Callao, VA 22435
Hilarious farce spoofing the game of golf.
more info
8:00pm
A Life Behind Bars
Theatre Lab Basement
300 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Direct from a sold-out NY run, prodigal actor Dan Ruth returns to RVA with A Life Behind Bars, running May 19th through the 27th. Tickets at THEATRE-LAB-RVA.ORG
more info

Friday, May 27th

6:30pm
The Gallery @ Nest Art Antiques & Gifts is proud to present TAPE: A New Perspective by Nickolai Walko
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Using masking tape, Nickolai creates stunning images of the human form where portions of the tape (like skin) have been cut away to reveal the anatomy beneath
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit-Rose Nygaard and Her Student
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Art League member Rose Nygaard and students will submit original works of art. Come by Tues-Sat. 10 am - 3pm.
more info
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.
more info
1:00pm
Story Time at the Lighthouse
Cape Henry Lighthouse
Cape Henry Lighthouse
583 Atlantic Ave
Virginia Beach, VA 23459
Join us in the picnic area while we explore the swashbuckling seas during Story Time at Cape Henry Lighthouse. Every Friday at 1:00 p.m., March 25-September 2.
more info
7:00pm
4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception @ Art Works
Art Works
320 Hull St
Richmond, VA 23224
Annual High School senior exhibitions. Also see 4 other new solo exhibits and an All-Media juried show.
more info
7:00pm
Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata!
Cafe Zata
5047 Forest Hill Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Open mic poetry in a casual and friendly coffeehouse setting. Beer/wine/dinner options available. New voices always welcome!
more info
7:00pm
May/June Opening Reception
artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
The Lady Octavia, Dawn Gillis, and group show: D. Detamore, J. Hall, L. Hensley, C. Meese, C. Naylor, M. O'Neal, H. Stindt, N. Strube, K. Thrasher, D. White
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7:30pm
Fox on the Fairway by Ken Ludwig
The Westmoreland Players Theatre
16217 Richmond Rd.
Callao, VA 22435
Hilarious farce spoofing the game of golf.
more info
8:00pm
A Life Behind Bars
Theatre Lab Basement
300 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Direct from a sold-out NY run, prodigal actor Dan Ruth returns to RVA with A Life Behind Bars, running May 19th through the 27th. Tickets at THEATRE-LAB-RVA.ORG
more info

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