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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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Monday, October 6th

7:00pm
ELIZABETH MORGAN, PIANO LECTURE-RECITAL: “Professional Women Writers and Musicians in Late Georgian-Era England”
University of Richmond Perkinson Recital Hall
North Court Building
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Dr. Morgan's piano and musicological expertise will showcase the artistry of women’s music making in England at the turn of the 19th century.
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Tuesday, October 7th

9:00am
Yoga in the Garden
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting. Six-week session 9-10:30am $147/$75 members
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2:00pm
Breast Cancer Awareness Month Sewing Crafts event
Caroline Library
17202 Richmond Turnpike
Milford, VA 22514
Sew & stuff comfort pillows for breast cancer survivors. Donate material, thread, stuffing. Machine sew pillow cases, stuff & finish during event.
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7:00pm
Revolutionary War Lecture: “The Importance of the Second War of Independence to America and the World,” by award-winning author Dr. George C. Daughan.
Yorktown Victory Center
200 Water Street
Yorktown, VA 23690
Second in a series of Revolutionary War lectures at the Yorktown Victory Center.
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7:00pm
An Evening with Natasha Trethewey
Blackwell Performing Arts Center
205 Henry Street
Ashland, VA 23005
Randolph-Macon College's English department will host a reading by US Poet Laureate and Pulitzer prize winner Natasha Trethewey.
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7:00pm
Edgar Allan Poe's Haunted Homecoming Tour
Shockoe Hill Cemetery
N.4th & Bates Streets
Richmond, VA 23219
A unique dramatic tour of Shockoe Hill Cemetery led by Poe himself as he interacts with the spirits of friends and loved ones buried there.
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8:00pm
A Gender-Reversed Exploration of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
The Speakeasy
528 N. 2nd St.
Richmond, VA 23219
A fully cast exploration of Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy where women take on the men's roles and men take on the women's.
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Wednesday, October 8th

12:30pm
The Final Farewells to Our Eight Virginia-born Presidents
St. Mary Catholic Church
9505 Gayton Road
Richmond, VA 23229
Bernie Henderson, CEO, Woody Funeral Homes, speaks during series offered through TSCOR. Brown bag lunch at noon; beverage and dessert provided.
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Thursday, October 9th

12:00am
Virginia Author Showcase - Featuring Randall Jimerson
Appomattox Regional Library System
209, E. Cawson Street
Hopewell, VA 23860
ARLS invites you to come listen to Mr. Jimerson speak about his book, “Shattered Glass in Birmingham: My Family's Fight for Civil Rights, 1961-1964”.
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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
Paths Through Genesis: How the Gospels Came To Be
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
Tony Graziano speaks during a session of the "Special Topics" series. Presented for Open University students by The Shepherd's Center of Richmond.
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12:30pm
From a Richmond Streetcar
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street at Lock Lane
Richmond, VA 23226
Local author and director Kitty Snow talks about "Richmond in Sight" during period following brown-bag lunch at noon. Coffee and dessert on sale.
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6:30pm
St. Christopher's School Fall Concert Series- Eric Stanley
2010 Cafe at St. Christopher's School
711 St. Christopher's Road
Richmond, VA 23226
Eric Stanley's use of hip-hop and electronic dance beats along his smooth violin have led to over 2 million views of his videos on YouTube.
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7:00pm
Hidden in Plain Sight: German Legacies in the Fan
Virginia Center for Architecture
2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Bethany Gingrich will discuss the lasting legacies of a rich German heritage in the Fan as evidenced in arts, craftsmanship, and culture.
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8:00pm
Wait Until Dark
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
"Wait Until Dark" a thriller by Frederick Knott, directed by David Emerson Toney
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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 10th

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.
more info
8:00pm
Wait Until Dark
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
"Wait Until Dark" a thriller by Frederick Knott, directed by David Emerson Toney
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Saturday, October 11th

10:00am
Beaverdam Heritage Days Festival
John Lewis Thompson Learning Center & Pop's Country Store Museum
PO BOX 132
19419 Beaverdam Rd
Beaverdam, VA 23015
food booths. vendors, silent auction items. Visit the Nationally Historic Beaverdam Depot and explore the Pop's Country Store Museum.
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10:00am
T'ai Chi Five Elements Form
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Students study the physical movements and philosophy of T’ai Chi as well as breathwork and meditation. 10-2:30 $87/$75 member lunch included
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