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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, February 4th

7:00pm
History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess
The Gallery@Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Melissa Burgess returns to Nest with her unique style of painting featuring local “landmarks”-the buildings and their surroundings-the Houses and Trees.
more info
5:00pm
RVA Environmental Film Festival Schedule
Henrico County Public Library – Tuckahoe Branch (Meeting Room)
1901 Starling Drive
Henrico, VA 23229
Screening of Local Films as well as Stripers: The Quest For The Bite (60 minutes) and SlingShot (93 minutes)
more info
7:00pm
Screening of Half the Road: The Passion, Pitfalls and Power of Women's Professional Cycling
The Kenan-Flagler Auditorium at St. Catherines School
6001 Grove Avenue
Maple Avenue entrance
Richmond, VA 23226
a portrait of the entrenched sexism in professional sports with an emphasis on professional cycling. Q&A with the writer and directer after the movie.
more info

Thursday, February 5th

10:00am
Ikebana lecture/demonstration
Lewis GInter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave.
Richmond, VA 23228
The art of Japanese flower arranging lecture/demonstration entitled "Introduction to Four Schools of Ikebana" by Ikebana of Richmond. Free.
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit -"Touch of Red"
Rappahannock Art Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL members will submit original works of art with a "Touch of Red". Gallery is open Tues-Sat. 10am-4pm
more info
7:00pm
History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess
The Gallery@Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Melissa Burgess returns to Nest with her unique style of painting featuring local “landmarks”-the buildings and their surroundings-the Houses and Trees.
more info
11:00am
Before the House of Commons Election in 2015
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
Tony Pelling presents the second of his lectures in the "Special Topics" series. For The Shepherd's Center of Richmond enrollees, ages 50+/
more info
12:30pm
The Importance of Arts in the Fabric of the Community
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
After brown-bag lunch period at noon, Bruce Miller, artistic director, Virginia Rep, speaks. A presentation in the weekly series running through March 5.
more info
5:30pm
Subtle Reality- Fine Art by Christaphora Robeers
Gallery Flux
307B England St.
Ashland, VA 23005
“Artist Talk” and live demonstration at 6:00 PM. On display are 52 pieces: sculptures, oil paintings, mixed media, & monotypes.
more info
6:00pm
RVA Environmental Film Festival
Grace Street Theater, Virginia Commonwealth University
934 W Grace St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Screenings of A River Changes Course (83 minutes) and Gringo Trails (79 minutes)
more info
7:00pm
Poetry & Jazz Tasting
C'est Le Vin
15 N. 17th St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Join us for vino and verse! Poetry from local wordsmiths intertwined with live music to create a unique RVA flavor.
more info
8:00pm
This World We Know *World Premiere*
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This World We Know tells the story of the lives of an estranged brother and sister with their younger selves.
more info
8:00pm
Those Harvey Girls
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23831
The Harvey sisters bring their rare gift of singing to stage that transcend gender, race, and religion.
more info
8:00pm
THE LYONS by Nicky Silver
Richmond Triangle Players
1300 Altamont Ave.
Richmond, VA 23230
Rita is at a crossroads: a dying husband, a dubious son, and a crumbling daughter; worst of all, she can’t figure out how to redesign her living room.
more info

Friday, February 6th

10:00am
New Exhibit -"Touch of Red"
Rappahannock Art Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL members will submit original works of art with a "Touch of Red". Gallery is open Tues-Sat. 10am-4pm
more info
7:00pm
History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess
The Gallery@Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Melissa Burgess returns to Nest with her unique style of painting featuring local “landmarks”-the buildings and their surroundings-the Houses and Trees.
more info
8:00pm
Those Harvey Girls
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23831
The Harvey sisters bring their rare gift of singing to stage that transcend gender, race, and religion.
more info
2:00pm
The Maggie Walker Story
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre
1601 W. Broad St
Richmond, VA 23230
A tribute to Maggie Walker who helped establish and organize the first civil rights strike by black students.
more info
3:00pm
FILM: Mother of George
Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business
1 Gateway Road
University of Richmond, VA 23173
A newly-married Nigerian couple struggle to conceive. Family and cultural pressures seemingly force the wife to secretly conceive with her husband’s brother.
more info
5:00pm
First Friday Reception for "Touch of Red" Exhibit
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Public is invited to come by the Studio Gallery 5pm-7pm to meet exhibiting artists. Light refreshments and free admission.
more info

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