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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, February 5th

8:00pm
This World We Know *World Premiere*
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This World We Know tells the story of the lives of an estranged brother and sister with their younger selves.
more info

Friday, February 6th

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
2:00pm
The Maggie Walker Story
Virginia Rep's Children's Theatre
1601 W. Broad St
Richmond, VA 23230
A tribute to Maggie Walker who helped establish and organize the first civil rights strike by black students.
more info
3:00pm
FILM: Mother of George
Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business
1 Gateway Road
University of Richmond, VA 23173
A newly-married Nigerian couple struggle to conceive. Family and cultural pressures seemingly force the wife to secretly conceive with her husband’s brother.
more info
5:00pm
First Friday Reception for "Touch of Red" Exhibit
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Public is invited to come by the Studio Gallery 5pm-7pm to meet exhibiting artists. Light refreshments and free admission.
more info
6:30pm
"shadowline" by Laura Minning
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Eclectically abstract artwork of acrylic and wax-based materials that is extraordinarily colorful, tactile and three-dimensional in nature
more info
6:30pm
Nineteenth Century Faces--Graphite Drawings by Tobin Karicher
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Portraits based on periods throughout the 1800's presenting an across-the-board view of mankind from another era that shows we are not so very different today
more info
6:30pm
Uptown Gallery “Creative License” Opening Feb. 6
Uptown Gallery
1305 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
After assigned themes, Uptown artists anxious to assert their creative freedom take over Loft gallery to please themselves; the result is variety & color
more info
6:30pm
White Walls 2014--Paintings by Tobin Karicher
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Architectural paintings based on white stone & white-washed walls from Istanbul to Galway with atmosphere and light being key components
more info
7:00pm
An Evening of Love Songs with Susan Greenbaum
The Cultural Arts Center
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Don't miss local legend Susan Greenbaum in concert Feb 6.Advance tickets only $15/$18 at the door. Plus, catered dinner available for purchase!
more info
7:00pm
Generation Dream 2015
Richmond Public Library
101 E Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23219
A concert featuring talented young musicians, dancers and spoken word artists, honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
more info
7:00pm
2015 RVA Environmental Film Festival
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
1812 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Reception with Complimentary Food and Beverages and screenings of Resistance (72 minutes) and Brooklyn Farmer (27 minutes)
more info
3:00pm
FILM: Mother of George
Ukrop Auditorium, Robins School of Business
1 Gateway Road
University of Richmond, VA 23173
A newly-married Nigerian couple struggle to conceive. Family and cultural pressures seemingly force the wife to secretly conceive with her husband’s brother.
more info
8:00pm
This World We Know *World Premiere*
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This World We Know tells the story of the lives of an estranged brother and sister with their younger selves.
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
8:00pm
29th ANNUAL ONE-ACT SHOWCASE
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Three one-act plays featuring the winners of the HTC Playwriting Competition.
more info
8:00pm
THE LYONS by Nicky Silver
Richmond Triangle Players
1300 Altamont Ave.
Richmond, VA 23230
Rita is at a crossroads: a dying husband, a dubious son, and a crumbling daughter; worst of all, she can’t figure out how to redesign her living room.
more info

Saturday, February 7th

9:00am
Printing from Plants Series: Monotype Printing
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Create one of a kind-artwork by mono printing using plant materials and other inspirations from the garden. 9 am – 12 pm. $57 / $45 member.
more info

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