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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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Friday, August 18th

10:00am
Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s
Virginia Historical Society
428 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Experience the toys and their stories through three imagined living rooms that bring the decades back to life. Free for members and 18 and under; $10 for adults
more info
10:00am
Colored Pencil II: Mixed Media, New Surfaces
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Students will be exposed to a variety of mixed media that can be used with colored pencil, including ink, watercolor & soft pastels. $185 Member/$237 Non-Member
more info
12:00pm
July/August 2017 Exhibitions
artspace
0 East 4th Streeet
RICHMOND, VA 23224
Featuring work by Clive & Virginia Pates, Janly Jaggard, Michael Benedetti & Conor McGrann, and Amy Smith. Hours: Tue-Sun, 12-4pm.
more info
12:00pm
Maximo Laura & Current Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works
320 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Renowned Peruvian tapestry weaver, Maximo Laura, exhibits new work, and see 4 other new art shows. 12-6 pm, Tues - Sun.
more info
12:00pm
Staunton Music Festival: Je Ne Sais Quoi
First Presbyterian Church Staunton
100 East Frederick St
Staunton, VA 24401
Musicians perform works by Ravel, Poulenc, and Telemann. Free admission and all are welcome to this one hour concert.
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5:00pm
RON SMITH Signing
Book People
536 Granite Ave
Richmond, VA 23226
RON SMITH presents his latest book of poetry "Humility of the Brutes."
more info
5:30pm
APX Third Fridays
Abbitt Memorial Park
276 Court St
Appomattox, VA 24522
APX Third Fridays is held every third Friday from May through Oct. facebook.com/appomattox.chamber or appomattoxchamber.org for full schedule
more info
6:30pm
I Am a Camera
The Westmoreland Players Theatre
16217 Richmond Rd.
Callao, VA 22435
A play by John Van Druten. This is the basis for the musical "Cabaret". A poignant drama of self-discovery in 1930s Berlin, a time of chaos.
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7:30pm
Staunton Music Festival: Baroque Inside/Out
Trinity Episcopal Church Staunton
214 West Beverley St
Staunton, VA 24401
Period instrument performances of Bach's Magnificat, double concerto, and Orchestral Suite No 3. Tickets available in advance or at the door.
more info
2:00pm
Alice: A New Musical
The Basement
300 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
This new musical adapted from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass transports us on a fantastical adventure.
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8:00pm
The Musical of Musicals
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form. It's a musical!
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Saturday, August 19th

9:00am
Auditions & Tryouts
Concert Ballet Headquarters studio
11028 Ledbetter Rd
Drake Building #16
Ashland, VA 23005
Recruiting dancers & performers ages 5 to adult to join the community dance company.
more info
10:00am
Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s
Virginia Historical Society
428 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Experience the toys and their stories through three imagined living rooms that bring the decades back to life. Free for members and 18 and under; $10 for adults
more info
10:00am
Hear My Voice: Native American Art from the Past and Present
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Hear My Voice explores conversations between Native American artists and their art across centuries, a continent, and 35 indigenous cultures.
more info
11:00am
Stories at the Museum
Virginia Historical Society
428 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children's history books and a craft activity. This program is free and open to all ages.
more info
11:00am
"One" - Art opening, Studio open house and Artist demonstrations
RL Caldwell Studio & Gallery
1811 Huguenot Rd., #305
Midlothian, VA 23113
Please join us for the exhibition opening of "ONE!" & Studio Open House. Celebrating our one-year anniversary! Artists demonstrations, 11am-4pm.
more info
12:00pm
Maximo Laura & Current Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works
320 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Renowned Peruvian tapestry weaver, Maximo Laura, exhibits new work, and see 4 other new art shows. 12-6 pm, Tues - Sun.
more info
12:00pm
Staunton Music Festival: Piano Extravaganza
First Presbyterian Church Staunton
100 East Frederick St
Staunton, VA 24401
Works for piano, from one hand to eight hands. Music by Scriabin, Rachmaninoff and more. Free admission and all are welcome to this one hour concert.
more info
12:00pm
July/August 2017 Exhibitions
artspace
0 East 4th Streeet
RICHMOND, VA 23224
Featuring work by Clive & Virginia Pates, Janly Jaggard, Michael Benedetti & Conor McGrann, and Amy Smith. Hours: Tue-Sun, 12-4pm.
more info
1:00pm
Ink It!
Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Learn the basics of pen & ink drawing with Celeste Johnston, instructor at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Call or visit the library to sign up. Snacks provided.
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