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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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Tuesday, February 17th

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
10:15am
Twain's Tales
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Five stories by the master American storyteller. Great fun for a wide range of students!
more info
3:00pm
4th Annual Mardi Gras RVA! Parade & Celebration
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 W 15th St.
Richmond, VA 23224
Annual Fundraiser for Dogtown Dance Theatre. Visit mardigrasrva.com for more info. Family friendly event!
more info
6:30pm
Get Crafty Caroline
Caroline Library Ladysmith Branch
7199 Clara Smith Street
Ruther Glen, VA 22546
Felt Dogwood Blossoms Accessorize with Virginia’s official floral emblem! Make enough for all your favorite items
more info

Wednesday, February 18th

9:00am
Beyond Black: Plants in Color
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Learn how to apply color to black & white drawings with handmade inks, acrylics and inktense pencils. 4 Wednesdays: 9am-1:30pm. $198/$150member
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
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
10:15am
Twain's Tales
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Five stories by the master American storyteller. Great fun for a wide range of students!
more info
11:30am
Lunchtime Lecture: Snap Out of the Winter Doldrums
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
David Pippin shows you how to liven up the short, cold days of winter by going “wild and crazy” with the winter garden’s branches & foliage. $57/$45member
more info
6:00pm
Artists' Discussion
Weinstein International Center Commons
University of Richmond
richmond, VA 23173
Artists Anna Lindal and Erling Sjovold discuss their art in a new exhibition "The Life in Land."
more info

Thursday, February 19th

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
5:30pm
Basics of Pencil Drawing - Instructor Steph Brown
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
This 6 week workshop will explore basics of pencil drawing, tools, perspective, light resources, shading and proportion.
more info
6:00pm
Contemporary Floral Design Series: Contained
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Create a concentration of low, dense flowers in a design that creates curiosity and intrigue. 6 – 8:30 pm. $55 / $43 member.
more info
7:00pm
Unknown No Longer
Tuckahoe Area Library
1901 Starling Drive
Henrico, VA 23229
Representatives of the VA Historical Society will demonstrate how to use the VHS database, Unknown No Longer: A Database of Virginia Slave Names.
more info
8:00pm
The Whipping Man
The November Theatre
114 W. Broad St.
Richmo, VA 23220
The Civil War has just ended in Richmond, VA, and a Confederate officer comes home to find his family missing and only two former slaves remaining.
more info
7:00pm
Sisterhood of the Traveling Aesthetics:Feminism and the Negotiation of Beauty and Power
Brock Commons, Dollar Tree Community Room
304 Henry St.
Ashland, VA 23005
A discussion about how the symbolic meaning of hairstyles among African American women is transformed into a readable text.
more info
7:00pm
Caroline, or Change by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Kushner and Tesori’s Tony Award-nominated musical featuring blues, gospel and traditional Jewish melodies. Part of the Acts of Faith Festival.
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

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