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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, October 22nd

10:00am
Outdoor Mosaics Workshop with Sukey Starkey
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
During this 1 day class you will create 2 mosaic pieces suitable for outdoors. Contact the Studio Gallery at 804-436-9309 to register!
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10:00am
Museum Story Time for Children
Harnett Museum of Art
University of Richmond
richmond, VA 23173
Reading from the book "Harold and Purple Crayon" by Crockett Johnson, followed by an art activity and exploration of current exhibitions
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12:00pm
The Map Thief
Library of Virginia
800 East Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Once considered a respectable antiquarian map dealer, E. Forbes Smiley spent years as a map thief. The Map Thief delves into the history of this criminal.
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12:30pm
Recapturing the Narrative Tradition
St. Mary Catholic Church
9505 Gayton Road
Richmond, VA 23229
Dan Roberts, executive producer and host of NPR's "A Moment in Time" speaks. Brown-bag lunch at noon, with beverages & dessert furnished.
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7:00pm
Writers Series: Robert Olen Butler
Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Robert Olen Butler is a novelist and short story writer. He teaches creative writing at Florida State University.
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Thursday, October 23rd

9:30am
Intermediate Watercolor for Botanical Artists
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Create more vibrant and accurate paintings by learning more about the colors in your paint box. 4 sessions: 9:30am-3:30pm $218/$170 member.
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9:45am
Faith of Our Founding Fathers: Parts I and II
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
Stuart Nixon presents two sessions, explaining "What Do We Really Know?" Classes on Oct. 16 and 23 for Open University students, TSCOR.
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10:30am
Sol y Luna
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23192
Dance production of Power, Passion & Love! The story of the Princess of the Aztec Empire, Malinalli of Mexico & Queen Juana I de Castilla of Spain.
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7:00pm
Acoustic Concert Series: Danny Willis
Chesterfield County Public Library, Central Library
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Danny Willis on his ukulele, banjo, and guitar with hot tunes, ragtime, jazzy novelties, and blues.
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7:00pm
Sight Unseen by Donald Margulies
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep presents Donald Margulies' award-winning drama, Sight Unseen.
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7:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight: Ancient Objects in the Fan
Virginia Center for Architecture
2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Calder Loth will reveal the ancient origins of many familiar architectural motifs seen in the Fan District and nearby.
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10:30am
Sol y Luna
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23192
Dance production of Power, Passion & Love! The story of the Princess of the Aztec Empire, Malinalli of Mexico & Queen Juana I de Castilla of Spain.
more info
8:00pm
See How They Run
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
An actor and actress, a maid who has seen many movies, a maid who touches alcohol for the 1st time in her life,4 men in clerical garb and a Bishop take stage.
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Friday, October 24th

10:00am
Afghan Treasures Trunk Show
Beadazzled
444 West Broad St
Falls Church, VA 22046
Join Beadazzled for a 3-day trunk show of gemstones, antique jewelry, and hand-made textiles. We are proud to support Afghan cottage industries with this event.
more info
10:30am
Sol y Luna
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23192
Dance production of Power, Passion & Love! The story of the Princess of the Aztec Empire, Malinalli of Mexico & Queen Juana I de Castilla of Spain.
more info
12:30pm
Eyes on Richmond
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
815 East Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219
The forum features speaker Gregg Kimball of the State Library of Virginia discussing Virginia & the American Slave Trade. Food by Millies Diner.
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3:00pm
FILM: Watchtower (Turkey)
Jepson Hall, Room 118
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Turkey, 2012, 100 min, NR Follow two troubled individuals determined to escape their pasts as their lives intersect at an observation tower in a forest.
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6:00pm
The Triple T's and others perform at Montessori Center's Fall Festival and Haunted Orchard
Montessori Center for the Child
122 N Courthouse Rd
Richmond, VA 23236
admission ($5/$3) includes scenic Hayride, a Spooky Zone, live entertainment, free parking and fire pit. A Haunted trail or feast on treats and beverages.
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7:00pm
Poetry Night @ taZa
taZa Coffee n Creme
5047 Forest Hill Ave.
Richmond, VA 23225
Open mic poetry in a friendly coffee house setting. New voices always welcome!
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7:00pm
21 & Legal
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Join us for an evening of fun as Firehouse Theatre celebrates its 21st birthday!
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