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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 6:18 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 5th

6:30pm
"Black Inspiration"
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Oil and acrylic portraits of African and African American women who have inspired Richmond artist Fatiyah Neville
more info
6:30pm
"OZMOSIS"
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
A look into the mind envisioned with ink-pen works by Richmond artist Steve McIntire
more info
6:30pm
"The Tiny Quilt Project"
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Tiny quilts featuring hand-dyeing, printing, and shibori in unique designs that may have you asking--Is this a quilt? By Richmond artist Julia E. Pfaff
more info
6:30pm
"An Exploration through Time and Tape"
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Highly detailed and unique anatomical/historical black masking tape art pieces produced by Richmond artist Nickolai Walko
more info
7:00pm
Richmond Dance Festival
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 W. 15th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Richmond Dance Festival features live performances and dance film from artists around the world.
more info
7:00pm
An Evening of Blues & Jazz - Featuring the Lawrence Olds Band
The Cultural Arts Center
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
An exciting night of live blues and jazz w/ the Lawrence Olds Band Friday, May 5 at 7pm at The Cultural Arts Center! $15 Advance tickets at 804.261.ARTS
more info
7:30pm
"Flight for Heaven"
Bethelehem Lutheran Church, All Saint's Episcopal Church
1100 W. Grace Street,
8787 River Road
Richmond, VA 23229-3163
Concert exploring joy, sorrow, the power of music, highlighted by Britten's "Hymn to St. Cecelia", and Bach's "Lobet den Herrn", Henson's "My Flight For Heaven"
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7:30pm
A Bad Year for Tomatoes
Huguenot Community Players
10661 Duryea Drive
Richmond, VA 23235
Writing your autobiography in a Vermont town may not be so simple when dealing with the local characters.
more info
8:00pm
Something's Afoot
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Ten people stranded in a country house - the perfect scenario for an Agatha Christie whodunit.
more info
8:00pm
Dry Land by Ruby Rae Spiegel
TheatreLAB
300 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
DRY LAND is a brazen, no-holds-barred play about that time in your life when no one else can possibly understand what you’re going through.
more info
7:00pm
Rabbit Hole by David Lindsay-Abaire
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Searching for comfort, Becca and Howie Corbett work to recover from a life-changing event. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
more info

Saturday, May 6th

9:00am
Live music,historic church tours at Old Church Garden Fair
Immanuel Episcopal Church
3263 Old Church Rd
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Plants, Bake Sale, Live Music, Homemade Pork BBQ, Historic Church Tours, Kid’s Activities. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. “God Only Knows What You’ll Find”
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9:00am
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens Spring PlantFest
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
One of the most anticipated plant sales in the region, it features top-quality and often hard-to-find plants, shrubs and trees available for sale.
more info
11:00am
CCPL presents The Richmond Jazz Society's "Make Music with Me Band"
Ettrick-Matoaca Library
4501 River Rd
South Chesterfield, VA 23803
Chesterfield County Public Library partners with the Chesterfield Cultural Arts Foundation to offer this free, family-friendly concert
more info
11:00am
Live music at The Front Porch Block Party & Music Sale
The Front Porch
221 Water St. East
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Records and instruments will be for sale during this family-friendly event, with food, drinks and live music until 4pm.
more info
11:00am
Tea for Two: Poetry on the Veranda
Richmond Public Library, Main Branch
101 E. Franklin St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Spring/fall reading series featuring local & regional poets held on the veranda overlooking Library Park. Light refreshments served.
more info
11:00am
Spring Into Music Concert Series
Ettrick-Matoaca Library
4501 River Rd.
South Chesterfield, VA 23803
Richmond Jazz Society "Make Music With Me Band"
more info
12:00pm
April/May Exhibitions
artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Featuring work by Julia E Pfaff, Wolfgang Jasper, Nancy Strube, and Patrick Gregory.
more info
12:00pm
April - May Exhibits @ Art Works
Art Works
320 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
La Danseuse En Argent (The Silver Dancer), photography by Mike Keeling, and 5 other new art shows, tour 75 artist studios. Tues - Sun 12 - 6 pm.
more info
1:00pm
Annual Moss on the James Tea
United Methodist Family Services
3900 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230
The Richmond chapter of artist P. Buckley Moss’ foundation is hosting a tea party fundraiser to benefit UMFS.
more info

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