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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, February 25th

7:00pm
Baghead
Midlothian High School
401 Charter Colony Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23114
Baghead is a one-act student produced play about depression and anxiety and how we can help. Tickets are $5 and all profits go to ADAA to help those in need.
more info
2:30pm
The Little Lion, at Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chesterfield, VA 23834
The Little Lion tells the story courageous teenager who never stopped fighting for his family's freedom during the Holocaust.
more info

Friday, February 26th

6:30pm
spare pARTs - Kinetic sculptures by Tim Harper
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Enter the unique and fanciful world of Tim Harper where everyday objects find new life in one of his musical sculptures. Opening reception 2/28, 6:30-9
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit-Shades of Gray with a Touch of Color
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Rappahannock Art League members will submit original works of art in a variety of mediums. The public is welcome. Free Admission.
more info
12:00pm
African-American Read-in
James Branch Cabell Library, second-floor Multipurpose Room
901 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Celebrate Black History Month in a literary way with the National African American Read-in.
more info
1:15pm
Paintings by Catherine Venable of local Chefs and their restaurants.
Sara D. November Gallery at Jewish Community Center
5403 Monument Avneue
Richmond, VA 23226
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more info
2:30pm
The Little Lion, at Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chesterfield, VA 23834
The Little Lion tells the story courageous teenager who never stopped fighting for his family's freedom during the Holocaust.
more info
3:00pm
FILM: About Elly (Iran)
Ukrop Auditorium
1 Gateway Rd
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Single Elly is invited to the beach with three couples and their children. Her married friend plays matchmaker and also invites Ahmad. Elly goes missing.
more info
6:30pm
Paint Like the Masters-Van Gogh
Rappahannock Art League Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Another opportunity to register for a fun filled evening! Kendra Hunt will lead the group in painting Van Gogh's Starry Night.
more info
7:00pm
Opening Reception for Within Reach Exhibition and Art Auction to benefit artspace
artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Over 60 artists invited to participate in this auction designed to fit all pocket books! Includes Aggie Zed, Bill Fisher, Amie Oliver, Matt Lively and more.
more info
7:00pm
Robert Jospe Express Quartet
Blackwell Auditorium
205 Henry St.
Ashland, VA 23005
The Quartet plays a percussive-driven mix of jazz, rock, funk, and Latin with a contemporary electric sound.
more info
7:00pm
Upcoming Exhibitions: Paul Ryan and Jill Moser
Reynolds Gallery
1514 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Two exhibitions "Hold to Drift" by Jill Moser and "the sun that never sets" by Paul Ryan open Friday, February 26 from 7-9 pm
more info
7:00pm
Poetry Night @ taZa
taZa Coffee n Creme
5047 Forest Hill Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Open mic poetry in a casual coffeehouse setting. Beer/wine/light dinner fare available. New voices always welcome!
more info
7:00pm
4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception at Art Works!
Art Works
320 Hull St
Richmond, VA 23224
Moods, Wings by Keenan Cross and 5 other shows open. Music, dance and 75 artists studios.
more info
7:30pm
The Dining Room
Huguenot Community Players
10661 Duryea Drive
Richmond, VA 23235
Diverse characters delineate a dying lifestyle and the now neglected room which was once a vital center of family life. (All tickets $12)
more info
7:30pm
Patriot Act
The Firehouse Theater
1609 W. Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
A comedic theatrical roller coaster ride - everything you’ll ever need to know about Democracy in America in just 47 minutes — plus puppets! 
more info
3:00pm
FILM: About Elly (Iran)
Ukrop Auditorium
1 Gateway Rd
University of Richmond, VA 23173
Single Elly is invited to the beach with three couples and their children. Her married friend plays matchmaker and also invites Ahmad. Elly goes missing.
more info
7:00pm
The Mountaintop by Katori Hall
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
A soul-stirring drama focusing on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his encounter with an unexpected visitor the night prior to his death.
more info
8:00pm
Saturday, Sunday, Monday
The November Theatre
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Set in Naples in 1959, Saturday, Sunday, Monday reflects three days in the lives of a postwar Italian family during the traditional Sunday dinner.
more info

Saturday, February 27th

6:30pm
spare pARTs - Kinetic sculptures by Tim Harper
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Enter the unique and fanciful world of Tim Harper where everyday objects find new life in one of his musical sculptures. Opening reception 2/28, 6:30-9
more info

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