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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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Thursday, March 23rd

9:00am
Grand Opening Celebration of the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
200 Water Street
Yorktown, VA 23690
A 13-day celebration launches the new museum with a daily salute to one of America's 13 original states. Dedication April 1.
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
11:30am
Sanger Series: "Branding the American Mind"
James Branch Cabell Library
901 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Jacob Rooksby, law professor at Duquesne University, presents his book "The Branding of the American Mind" exploring intellectual property in higher education.
more info
12:00pm
Music, Citizen Engagement & Water Resource Management
Weinstein International Center Commons, University of Richmond
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Join the Modlin Center for a lunchtime panel with the Nile Project, faculty scholars and community experts to explore water issues.
more info
2:30pm
The Future of the Media
VCU Commons Theater
907 Floyd Ave
Richmond, VA 23284
VCU Richard T. Robertson School's Distinguished Dabney Professor Bob Levey lecture "The Future of the Media," March 23, 2:30 p.m. in the VCU Commons Theater.
more info
6:00pm
"The Science of (Trans)Gender"
SunTrust Theater, Brock Commons
304 Henry St.
Ashland, VA 23005
A discussion about how the category of “transgender” challenges the ways that scientists both understand and produce the terms “sex” and “gender.”
more info
6:00pm
The Foundry Series- Whitman & Melville: The War That Did Get into the Books
The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar
500 Tredegar St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Discover and explore America’s greatest Civil War poems, with former Virginia Poet Laureate Ron Smith.
more info
7:30pm
An Evening of Dance
Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall
601 Jamestown Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
A concert of original choreography performed by members of the Orchesis Modern Dance Company, under the mentorship of W&M Dance faculty.
more info
8:00pm
SHORTS 2017
Richmond Triangle Players
1300 Altamont Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
A hilarious, enthralling evening: short plays by David Ives, Israel Horovitz, M. Thomas Cooper & Paul Dooley & Winnie Holzman, woven w/ contemporary dance.
more info

Friday, March 24th

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
10:15am
Something's Afoot
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Ten people are stranded in a country is the perfect scenario for an Agatha Christie whodunit.
more info
5:30pm
Black Lives Matter Art Exhibit
Unitarian Universalist Church
1000 Blanton Avenue
Richmond, VA 23221
The Black Lives Matter exhibit is in conjunction with a seminar focused on racism (Living the Pledge Workshop) held by the Unitarian Universalist Church.
more info
7:00pm
Poetry Night @ Cafe Zata!
Cafe Zata
5047 Forest Hill Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Open mic poetry in a casual coffeehouse setting. Beer/wine/dinner options available. New voices always welcome!
more info
7:00pm
4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception @ Art Works
Art Works
320 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
New art shows open, meet the artists, tour 75 studios. Featuring a Recycle Art show juried by Chuck Scalin and Mim Golub.
more info
7:00pm
artspace March Opening Reception
artspace gallery
31 E. 3rd St.
Richmond, VA 23234
Five new gallery shows featuring Virginia Van Horn and other various local artists. Meet the artists at the opening on Friday, March 24, 7:00-10:00pm.
more info
7:00pm
Xanadu presented by The Lynn Theatre at John Tyler Community College
John Tyler Community College - Midlothian Campus, The Lynn Theatre
800 Charter Colony Pkwy.
Midlothian, VA 23114
Set in 1980-Xanadu follows Greek muse Kira as she tries to help a struggling artist achieve the greatest artistic creation of all time-the first roller disco!
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7:00pm
artspace March - April Exhibitions
artspace gallery
31 E. 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23224
Richmond, VA 23224
Artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring Virginia Van Horn, Keith M Ramsey, Joe Olney, and Catherine Johnson
more info
7:30pm
Kevin Kwan in Concert
St. Michael's Episcopal Church
8706 Quaker Lane
Bon Air, VA 23235
Mr. Kwan-Organist and Director of Music at Christ and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Norfolk-in concert at St. Michael's Bon Air
more info
7:30pm
An Evening of Dance
Phi Beta Kappa Memorial Hall
601 Jamestown Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23185
A concert of original choreography performed by members of the Orchesis Modern Dance Company, under the mentorship of W&M Dance faculty.
more info
8:00pm
The Actress
The Lancaster Playhouse
361 Chesapeake Drive
P.O. Box 731
White Stone, VA 22578
The Actress, a touching and hilarious comedy, written by Peter Quilter and directed by Mark Favazza, will be performed by The Lancaster Players, March 10-25th.
more info

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