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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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Saturday, April 26th

10:00am
Shakespeare's Birthday Celebration at Agecroft Hall
Agecroft Hall
4305 Sulgrave Rd.
Richmond, VA 23221
Actors performing throughout the day, including Shakespeare himself! Renaissance dance instruction, open gardens, children's games, more!
more info
10:00am
History Hounds Explore Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Dogs are invited to join their owners for this walking tour of Hollywood Cemetery, in partnership with the SPCA. Meet at Cherry and Albemarle streets.
more info
11:00am
Community art project at 21st Earth Day Richmond in Shockoe
17th Street Farmers' Market
100 North 17th Street
Richmnd, VA 23219
21st Earth Day in Shockoe will sculpt the word 'LOVE' with recycled aluminum cans in honor of our commitment to the earth and our beautiful commonwealth.
more info
1:00pm
Circus Zirkus!
Plant Zero
3 East 3rd Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Circus Zirkus promises a good time for a good cause! With juggling, stunts, acrobatics, comedy, and music!
more info
8:00pm
K Dance's SHORTS
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 West 15th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
An exciting ensemble of actors and dancers perform five short plays and the dances inspired by them, integrating into a fun and delightful evening!
more info
2:00pm
Greater Richmond Children's Treble Choir
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin St.
Richmond, VA 23219
"Lyrics, Laughter, & Learning" GRCC's entry-level Treble Choir presents music, poetry, games, and sing-alongs from around the world
more info
2:00pm
Kate Samworth Signs Aviary Wonders Inc. at Chop Suey
Chop Suey Books
2913 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Charlottesville author & illustrator Kate Samworth visits Richmond to sign copies of Aviary Wonders Inc., her beautiful new book for kids of all ages.
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12:00pm
REAL COWGIRLS and REAL COWBOYS an art exhibition
Urban Individualists Gallery/studio 140
Art Works Building, 320 Hull St., Richmond VA Urban Individualists Gallery/studio
Richmond, VA 23224
Homage to Black/Native/Latino cowgirls and cowboys figures/folklore w/ Javaka Steptoe, A. Henry, H. Ruiz, A. Sinift, JJ, J. Green, D. Freeman, G. Holwerda-W.
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6:30pm
John Beckman reads American Fun at Chop Suey
Chop Suey Books
2913 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Maryland-based author John Beckman reads from his acclaimed new work of history, American Fun: Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt.
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7:00pm
Musical Crossroads, featuring Anoushka Shankar on sitar
Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage
600 E Grace St
Richmond, VA 23219
Join us after the concert for a special meet-and-greet dinner. You can choose to add the dinner as an option when purchasing your tickets.
more info
7:00pm
James River Singers: Songs from the Mid-Atlantic
River Road Church, Baptist
8000 River Road
Richmond, VA 23229
A concert of choral works by mid-Atlantic composers, featuring a commissioned work by local composer Benjamin Broening. Tickets: $15, $10 Seniors, $5 Students
more info
8:00pm
A Streetcar Named Desire
Firehouse Theatre Project
1609 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Over the course of one hot, sultry New Orleans summer, Blanche's fragile facade slowly crumbles as she meets her match in the rough-hewn and sensual Stanley.
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8:00pm
K Dance's SHORTS
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 West 15th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
An exciting ensemble of actors and dancers perform five short plays and the dances inspired by them, integrating into a fun and delightful evening!
more info

Sunday, April 27th

10:00am
Garden Day and Cabin Walk at Stratford Hall
Stratford Hall
483 Great House Road
Stratford, VA 22558
Garden Day and Cabin Walk at Stratford Hall featuring gardening expert P. Allen Smith
more info
12:00pm
Workshop-- Ekphrasis: Poetry from Art
Crossroads Art Center
2016 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, VA 23230
Ekphrasis is the transmission of one art form to another. In this free 4-hour workshop, we'll be working from Crossroads' galleries to create our own poetry.
more info
1:00pm
West Avenue Improvement Association Garden Tour
West Avenue
West Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Showcasing some of the Fan’s most beautiful hidden gardens the afternoon of Sunday April 27. Free and open to the public. Information at westave.org
more info
2:00pm
Main Street Recycled Walking Tour
14th and Main Streets
1400 E Main
Richmond, VA 23210
The tour focuses on the history of Main Street, the architecture of the buildings and their adaptation for the 21st century. Meet at 14th and Main streets.
more info
2:30pm
Concert Ballet of Virginia 38th Annual Spring Gala
The Woman's Club Auditorium
211 East Franklin St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Rising dancers perform 5 works from The Concert Ballet's extensive repertory.
more info
3:00pm
RCA Presents Jason Paul Peterson & David Small in Concert
Northumberland High School Auditorium
Route 360 at Academic Lane
Heathsville, VA 22473
Pianist Jason Paul Peterson and baritone David Small perform classical, Broadway and Civil War offerings.
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3:00pm
2014 Yom Hashoah Commemoration
Virginia Holocaust Museum
2000 E Cary St
Richmond, VA 23223
The Virginia Holocaust Museum's annual Yom HaShoah event to remember the families who perished during the Shoah will take place April 27th, at 3:00pm.
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