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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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Wednesday, August 27th

10:00am
The Secret Life of a Victorian House at Maymont
Maymont
Maymont Mansion
1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, VA 23220
The Dooleys' housemaid brings the mansion to life during a family-friendly tour. $6 per person/$4 members. For information, call 804-358-7166, ext. 329.
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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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7:00pm
The Wren Masters (College of William and Mary)
Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church
1627 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
The Wren Masters (College of William and Mary) will perform as part of Grace Covenant's annual concert series, August Musicales.
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Thursday, August 28th

5:30pm
Fall Open House Salon
The John Marshall House
818 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23219
An evening of walk-through tours, music, wine and hors d’ oeurves! FREE and open to the public!
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6:30pm
Free Screening of the film "Freedom Riders" (Part of the Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle Film Series at the Virginia Historical Society)
Virginia Historical Society
428 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Black & white volunteers rode public buses into the South to demonstrate that interstate travel facilities remained segregated in 1961.
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Friday, August 29th

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
5:00pm
2014 Teacher Open House
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Get a sneak preview of upcoming exhibitions: Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing and Beyond the Walls Teaching Gallery Exhibit.
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Saturday, August 30th

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
7:00pm
I Would Rather Die of Passion Than of Boredom
The Gallery @ Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
The Gallery@Nest is proud to present the FIRST Richmond solo show and sale from internationally acclaimed artist JOANNA TYKA. Continues daily through Oct 1st.
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7:30pm
Opera in the Park
Dogwood Dell Amphitheater
6000 S Blvd
Richmond, VA 23220
Free and Open to the Public-live music, food, costume contest and PRIZES
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Monday, September 1st

9:00am
Lindsay Nolting: Landscapes of the Piedmont
The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education
17205 Mountain Road
Montpelier, VA 23192
An exhibition featuring the acrylic abstractions of the Virginia Piedmont by artist Lindsay Nolting. Through September 30th.
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12:00pm
Art Exhibit by James River Art League
SunTrust Bank Gallery
919 E Main Street
10th and Main
Richmond, VA 23219
Fine Art by approximately 20 Virginia juried artists on display at SunTrust Gallery 9-1-2014 through 9-29-2014.
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Tuesday, September 2nd

10:00am
New Exhibit - Labor Day Art Show Winners
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Labor Show winners displayed 9/2/-9/27, 10 am-4pm,Tues.-Sat. Rappahannock Art League, 19 N. Main St.,Kilmarnock
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Wednesday, September 3rd

12:00pm
Lunch Break Science
Science Museum of Virginia
2500 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Science Fiction, Double Feature: Science in Cinema presented by Christopher Schone, Virginia Independent Horror Film Festival.
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Thursday, September 4th

10:00am
Ikebana lecture/demonstration
Lewis GInter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave.
Richmond, VA 23228
The art of Japanese flower arranging lecture/demonstration entitled "Weeds for Ikebana" presented by Terri Todd, Master, Free.
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5:00pm
'Plein Air & Big Skies' Group Show:
Gallery Flux
307B England St.
Ashland, VA 23005
On exhibit from August 7-September 27th 'Ashland First Thursday' Reception: September 4th 5:30-8 pm
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6:00pm
Reception and exhibition viewing
Harnett Museum of Art
University of Richmond
richmond, VA 23173
Reception and exhibition viewing for "Tanja Softic: Migrant Universe"
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7:00pm
Acoustic Concert Series presents My Son, the Doctor
Chesterfield County Public Library, Central Library
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Eastern European, Balkan and Mediterranean folk music.
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8:00pm
Jane Martin's H2O
Theatre Gym, located in the Virginia Rep Center
114 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
From the reclusive, madcap world of Jane Martin comes a drama/comedy/lovestory about self-destruction, notoriety, and the dark journey to purity and salvation.
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Friday, September 5th

12:00pm
Seeing Flowers: An Illustrated Lecture
Library of Virginia
800 East Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Robert Llewellyn discusses his book Seeing Flowers, a visual feast that highlights more than 300 garden flowers through the use of large macrophotographs.
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