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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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Thursday, April 30th

8:00pm
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
The November Theatre
114 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Three no-so-middle-aged siblings converge for a country weekend of hilarious antics and timely debate in this Tony winning comedy.
more info
7:00pm
A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This winner of the 1986 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play weaves reality and myth into a tragicomedy told in Shepard’s affectionate style.
more info
7:00pm
Spring Acoustic Concert Series: Bowld Sojer Band
Chesterfield County Public Library, Central Library
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Old-time and Civil War era music
more info
7:30pm
SPARC Presents The Music Man Junior
Sara Belle November Educational Theater at SPARC Center
2106-A N. Hamilton St.
Richmond, VA 23230
Richmond’s finest young performers bring THE MUSIC MAN JR. to life on the SPARC stage. Tickets $12.00. Purchase at www.sparconline.org.
more info
8:00pm
Two Bits: The Barbershop Musical
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Classic barbershop harmonies are sung in a Classic barbershop setting. Fun for the whole family. This show also had its world premiere at the Mill in 2003.
more info

Friday, May 1st

10:00am
New Exhibit -Marge Alderson -A One Woman Show
Rappahannock Art Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Rappahannock Art League member, Marge Alderson will submit original works of art for viewing and purchase. Gallery is open Tues-Sat 10 am - 4pm
more info
10:15am
The Elves and the Shoemaker
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
The Grimm Brothers’ classic tale of the poor cobbler who gets some unexpected help from some tiny friends. Lots of music and fun!
more info
10:15am
The Elves and the Shoemaker
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
The Grimm Brothers’ classic tale of the poor cobbler who gets some unexpected help from some tiny friends. Lots of music and fun!
more info
5:00pm
1st Art Friday Reception
Rappahannock Art Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
The public is invited to stop by the Studio Gallery from 5 pm-7pm to meet the exhibiting artist. Light refreshments and free admission
more info
6:00pm
Opening Reception for "New Faces II" Satellite Exhibiton
Linden Row Inn
100 East Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23219
New Faces II is the second installment of a series showcasing the work of young artists in Richmond, VA and will be on view from April 10 - August 30, 2015.
more info
6:30pm
artspace at twenty-seven
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Works in all media from the artist membership of artspace. Opening reception on May 1st will feature live music from "Ragtime Pete Sims."
more info
6:30pm
Two Gorgeous Landscape Shows at Uptown Gallery
Uptown Gallery
1305 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
A bonanza of beautiful works in pastel, acrylic, graphite, oil & watercolor by 5 passionate artists reveals the glow of the natural world & children's portraits
more info
6:30pm
Richmond as a Work of Art: A projective review of significant structures and urban elements by Emma Fuller
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
A projective review of significant structures and urban elements by Emma Fuller. Presented in original drawings, historic plans and contemporary photographs.
more info
7:00pm
An Evening of Jazz with Desiree Roots Trio
The Cultural Arts Center
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Enjoy an evening of live jazz w/ the Desiree Roots Trio May 1 at 7pm. Advance Tickets only $15 at 804-261-ART! Dinner and drinks available at the show!
more info
7:30pm
SPARC Presents The Music Man Junior
Sara Belle November Educational Theater at SPARC Center
2106-A N. Hamilton St.
Richmond, VA 23230
Richmond’s finest young performers bring THE MUSIC MAN JR. to life on the SPARC stage. Tickets $12.00. Purchase at www.sparconline.org.
more info
8:00pm
The Fantasticks
The Westmoreland Players
16217 Richmond Rd.
Callao, VA 22435
May 1 thru 17. Evenings at 8:00; matiness at 3:00. The longest running musical in history
more info
7:00pm
A Lie of the Mind by Sam Shepard
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This winner of the 1986 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play weaves reality and myth into a tragicomedy told in Shepard’s affectionate style.
more info
8:00pm
2015 Richmond Dance Festival - RVA Dance Films Workshop
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 W 15th St.
Richmond, VA 23224
Richmond Dance Festival presents RVA Dance Films.
more info
8:00pm
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
The November Theatre
114 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Three no-so-middle-aged siblings converge for a country weekend of hilarious antics and timely debate in this Tony winning comedy.
more info
8:00pm
Two Bits: The Barbershop Musical
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Classic barbershop harmonies are sung in a Classic barbershop setting. Fun for the whole family. This show also had its world premiere at the Mill in 2003.
more info

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