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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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Saturday, August 2nd

9:00am
Thomas Smagala: "Pushing Paint"
The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education
17205 Mountain Road
Montpelier, VA 23192
A solo exhibition by the artist Thomas Smagala. Through August 31st.
more info
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
10:00am
150th Anniversary of the Battle of the Crater
Petersburg National Battlefield
5001 Siege Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
All day event features living history demonstrations, ranger presentations, family activity tent, and Virginia History Mobile.
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11:00am
Free Irish Dance Class
Heart of Ireland School of Dance, LLC
14257 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian, VA 23113
Try Irish dancing and see what all the FUN is about! Open to all ages. Get more information at www.HeartofIrelandSchool.com or 804.464.8190.
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8:00pm
SPARC: A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum
Sara Belle November Educational Theater
2106A N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA 23230
SPARC Summer Stock presents A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, July 24- Aug 3. Ticket available at www.sparconline.org or 804-353-3393.
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8:00pm
Arsenic & Old Lace
The Westmoreland Players
16217 Richmond Rd.
Callao, VA 22435
Aug. 2 - Aug. 17, 2014
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Sunday, August 3rd

8:00pm
SPARC: A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum
Sara Belle November Educational Theater
2106A N Hamilton St
Richmond, VA 23230
SPARC Summer Stock presents A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum, July 24- Aug 3. Ticket available at www.sparconline.org or 804-353-3393.
more info
3:00pm
The Richmond Chamber Players "First Interlude"
Bon Air Presbyterian Church
9201 W. Huguenot Road
Richmond, VA 23235
Allan Blank Tribute Concert: Featuring Brahms: Clarinet Quintet, Barber: String Quartet Blank: Study for Solo Viola and "Links" for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
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Monday, August 4th

10:00am
The Hamlet Project- A Summer Shakespeare movie camp
411 N Boulevard
Apt 7
Richmond, VA 23220
Bard Unbound's Camp for students 13-19 to film and act in Hamlet. Begins Aug 4 and runs 3 weeks. Filming at various Richmond venues.
more info
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
1:00pm
Digital: Filmmaking
Pauley Center
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Step into the role of writer, director, and producer when you script, record, and edit your own movies inspired by the VMFA collection and grounds.
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Tuesday, August 5th

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
10:00am
Walk and Talk: Who was A. Descubes
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Learn about the puzzles surrounding the Garden’s extensive collection of original watercolor botanical drawings by “A.Descubes”.
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6:00pm
play/pause: shared stories from ART 180's summer teen programs
Virginia Repertory Theater
114 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Young artists showcase video & radio projects from ART 180 summer programs. Reception to follow.
more info
11:00pm
3 in 30: At Work: Labor in American Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
While each work of art in VMFA’s collection is a labor of love for its creator, this gallery talk examines three objects that depict Americans at work.
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Wednesday, August 6th

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
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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Thursday, August 7th

5:00pm
'Plein Air & Big Skies' Group Show:
Gallery Flux
307B England St.
Ashland, VA 23005
On exhibit from August 7-September 27th. Opening Reception: August 7th 5:30-8 pm with selected artists speaking about the plein air process!
more info
11:00pm
3 in 30: At Work: Labor in American Art
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
While each work of art in VMFA’s collection is a labor of love for its creator, this gallery talk examines three objects that depict Americans at work.
more info

Friday, August 8th

9:00am
Studio School Classes
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Don't be late! Registration for fall Studio School classes begins Aug 6. Classes fill quickly.
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