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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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Wednesday, February 22nd

10:00am
Cattleyas and the Golden Age of Orchid Fashion - Photography Exhibit by Jay Paul and Art Chadwick
RVA-Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Photography exhibit featuring modern recreations of vintage orchid advertisements. Conceptualized by Art Chadwick, Photography by Jay Paul
more info
10:00am
New Exhibition at University of Mary Washington Galleries: American Perspectives on Modernism
University of Mary Washington, Ridderhof Martin Gallery
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
The exhibit features work by American Modernists Stuart Davis, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Charles Sheeler, others. It is on view through April 2, 2017.
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit - Hot and Cold
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL members will submit original works of art about their concepts of hot and cold. Open Tues-Sat. 10 am -4pm.Free Admission.
more info
5:30pm
Banner Lecture – Six Encounters with Lincoln: A President Confronts Democracy and Its Demons, A New Book by the Award-Winning Historian Elizabeth Brown Pryor by Beverly Louise Brown
Virginia Historical Society
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Lecture on the book Six Encounters with Lincoln: A President Confronts Democracy and Its Demons by Elizabeth Brown Pryor
more info
6:00pm
Book Launch with David Morris!
Chop Suey Books
2913 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Join us for a book launch with David Morris in celebration of his new nonfiction title, Eros and Illness. Free & open to the public.
more info
6:00pm
February Writing Show: Author Newsletters & Tapping Your Digital Tribe
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
Attendees will learn best practices with author newsletters, new and outdated tech trends, and tangible steps to hit the ground running.
more info
8:00pm
Harry Salzberg Contemporary Instrumentals Concert, part 2
Joel House
1125 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Live Concert performed by the Nashville Ensemble featuring Jamey Whiting
more info

Thursday, February 23rd

9:45am
Brexit II
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23226
Art Gunlicks concludes his examination of the current issue.
more info
10:00am
New Exhibition at University of Mary Washington Galleries: American Perspectives on Modernism
University of Mary Washington, Ridderhof Martin Gallery
1301 College Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
The exhibit features work by American Modernists Stuart Davis, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Charles Sheeler, others. It is on view through April 2, 2017.
more info
10:00am
Cattleyas and the Golden Age of Orchid Fashion - Photography Exhibit by Jay Paul and Art Chadwick
RVA-Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Photography exhibit featuring modern recreations of vintage orchid advertisements. Conceptualized by Art Chadwick, Photography by Jay Paul
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit - Hot and Cold
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL members will submit original works of art about their concepts of hot and cold. Open Tues-Sat. 10 am -4pm.Free Admission.
more info
11:00am
The Bruce Peninsula: Ontario's Botanical Treasure
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23226
Pat and Owen Brodie speak about their travel experiences. An Open University class, TSCOR.
more info
12:30pm
Chesapeake Bay-sics: Issues Facing the Chesapeake Bay
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23226
Blair Blanchette, Virginia Grassroots Coordinator for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, speaks during the period following brown-bag lunch opportunity at noon.
more info
5:00pm
“Art in a Time of Urgency: Paintings by Romare Bearden and Norman Lewis”
University of Richmond
28 Westhampton way
Gottwald
Richmond, VA 23173
A talk exploring the decision by two African American artists to respond to the 1960s Civil Rights Movement
more info
5:30pm
See You in Class – “The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid on Richmond in ‘Real Time’” by Dr. Bruce M. Venter
Virginia Historical Society
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
This two-part class will take place on Thursday, February 23rd, and Thursday, March 2nd and will explore in depth the Kilpatrick-Dahlgren raid.
more info
7:00pm
Runaway String Band
Chesterfield County Public Library
325 Courthouse Road
Richmond, VA 23236
Runaway String Band will perform for Chesterfield County Public Library's "Acoustic Music Seris". http://library.chesterfield.gov/events/acoustic-concerts/
more info
7:00pm
Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles
LaPrade Library
9000 Hull Street Road
North Chesterfield, VA 23236
Dr. Bert Ashe discusses the historical journey, as well as his own personal journey, to dreadlocks and the questions they raise about black identity.
more info
7:00pm
Violet The Musical by Brian Crawley and Jeanine Tesori
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
A young woman, Violet, dreams of miraculous transformation through the power of faith.
more info
8:00pm
The William & Mary Global Film Festival
Kimball Theatre
428 W Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185
The William & Mary Global Film Festival is celebrating its tenth anniversary with four days of films, special guests, and receptions from February 23 to 26.
more info

Friday, February 24th

9:00am
Introduction to Jacobean Embroidery
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
A four-session class where students learn and practice basic Crewel stitches into simple designs typical of the Jacobean era.
more info

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