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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, May 20th

7:00pm
4000 Miles by Amy Herzog
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
A comedic and heartwarming story of an elderly woman and her 21 year-old grandson. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play.
more info
8:00pm
4000 Miles Presented by Cadence Theatre Company
Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center
114 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
A beautifully spun, comedic and heartwarming story of an elderly woman and her 21 year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent life-changing event.
more info

Saturday, May 21st

10:00am
New Exhibit-Rose Nygaard and Her Student
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Art League member Rose Nygaard and students will submit original works of art. Come by Tues-Sat. 10 am - 3pm.
more info
10:00am
Glen Allen Library Friends' Spring Book Sale
Glen Allen Public Library
10501 Staples Mill Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Glen Allen Library Book Sale 10-5 May 20-21. 2,500+ well sorted items, $0.25 to $2. Benefits the library. Cash preferred, checks accepted.
more info
10:00am
The Arts & Wine Festival at Locust Grove
Locust Grove Farm
590 Locust Grove Lane
Walkerton, VA 23177
An arts festival with wine, music, food, horse & carriage rides, kid's activities and a silent auction held on a plantation along the Mattaponi River.
more info
10:00am
Nineteenth Annual Civil War Reenactment at Fort Pocahontas
Fort Pocahontas
13150 Sturgeon Point Road
Charles City, VA 23030
Civil War living history, civilian presentations, fort tours and battle reenactments.
more info
10:30am
Summer Tour Series: The Breakthrough
Pamplin Historical Park
6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
Led by historian Ed Alexander this detailed walking tour explores the combat actions of the Petersburg Breakthrough Battle during the Civil War
more info
11:00am
90 Years a Museum at Maymont
Maymont
Maymont Mansion
1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Discover the Dooley's legacy throughout their spectacular home. Rare images capture life in 1926. Guided tours every half-hour, 11am-5pm. $5 suggested donation.
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11:00am
Hammerstock 2016
Grayhaven Winery
4675 E Gray Fox Cir
Gum Spring, VA 23065
Third annual festival celebrating metal art in Virginia. Live Music, Artist-Blacksmith Demonstrations
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12:00pm
April - May Exhibits at Art Works!
Art Works
320 Hull St.
00
Richmond, VA 23224
Featuring Jessica Sims, 5 new art shows, and 75 studios. 12 pm - 6 pm daily through 5/22
more info
5:00pm
The Really BIG Show
Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward
Brook Road between Clay and Leigh streets
Richmond, VA 23220
The Really BIG Show brings together people to experience artwork created by young people in spring programs at multiple ART 180 sites.
more info
5:00pm
Celebrate Jackson Ward: Past, Present, and Future Festival
Abner Clay Park
Corner of Brook Rd and W Clay St
Richmond, VA 23220
Celebrate Jackson Ward will showcase the unique history of Jackson Ward through stories and performances. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music!
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12:00pm
April/May Exhibitions
artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
VCUarts Craft/Material Studies candidacy students, Fumi Amano, Grace Kubiluis, Chelsea Lee, Jubee Lee, Stephen Nunes, Shannon Slaight-Brown thru 5/22.
more info
1:00pm
Play
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
1812 W. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Bring the family to Play Day @ VisArts for fun (and free!) studio art projects, food and drink, music, artist demos, a craft sale and much, much more. 1-4 p.m.
more info
7:30pm
Fox on the Fairway by Ken Ludwig
The Westmoreland Players Theatre
16217 Richmond Rd.
Callao, VA 22435
Hilarious farce spoofing the game of golf.
more info
5:30pm
John Byrne Band at Historic Christ Church & Museum
Historic Christ Church & Museum
420 Christ Church Road
Weems, VA 22576
Enjoy fabulous story-telling and Celtic folk songs & lyrical traditions inside the 1735 National Historic Landmark Christ Church. Tickets christchurch1735.org
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7:00pm
Copper and shadows featured in Cathy Vaughn’s {D}Light
Iridian Gallery at Diversity Richmond
1407 Sherwood Ave
Richmond, VA 23220
Exhibit focuses on copper, cold forged, soldered objects - candelabra, garden statuary, furniture and wall art - and how they interact with light and shadows.
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7:30pm
Culture4MyKids Presents Art is Life
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 West 15th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Cluture4MyKids presents their annual student show on May 21st at 7:30. A preshow dinner option is available where you can eat dinner with the cast at 6:00.
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7:30pm
Huguenot Community Players presents Mrs. Parliament's Night Out
Huguenot United Methodist Church
10661 Duryea Drive
Richmond, VA 23235
Her husband forgets an anniversary. How does Mrs. P. handle the situation?
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8:00pm
4000 Miles Presented by Cadence Theatre Company
Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center
114 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
A beautifully spun, comedic and heartwarming story of an elderly woman and her 21 year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent life-changing event.
more info

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