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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

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!
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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
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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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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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4:00pm
Carnatic Music Vocal Concert by Shri. Sanjay Subrahmanyan
Holman Middle School
600 Concourse Blvd
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Mr.Sanjay Subrahmanyan is a renowned classical musician .He will be accompanied by Mr. Varadarajan on the voilin and Mr. Neyveli Venkatesh on the mridangam.
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4:00pm
VCU Guitar Ensemble
VCU’s James W. Black Music Recital Hall
1015 Grove Ave.
Richmond, VA 23284
The 26-member VCU Guitar Ensemble will perform works by Giuliani, Villa-Lobos, Granados, Mullen, and Larrabee. Admission is free.
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7:30pm
VCU Opera and Symphony present Lehar's The Merry Widow
W.E. Singleton Center for the Performing Arts
922 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Lehar's smash hit operetta - flirtation, glamour, high finance & the most famous widow of the 20th century! Gorgeous music, dancing, champagne & intrigue!
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4:00pm
Ellen Cockerham and Friends
Trinity Lutheran Church
2315 North Parham Road
Richmond, VA 23229
Ellen Cockerham and Daniel Stipe join with other Richmond area musicians to present a delightful afternoon of chamber music.
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5:00pm
James River Singers: Songs from the Mid-Atlantic
Holy Comforter Episcopal Church
4819 Monument Ave.
Richmond, VA 23230
A concert of choral works by mid-Atlantic composers, featuring a commissioned work by local composer Benjamin Broening. Tickets: $15, $10 Seniors, $5 Students
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Monday, April 28th

10:00am
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance, Cherry and Albemarle streets.
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11:00am
Native Spiritual Beliefs: Spirit Helpers and the Medicine Wheel
St. Luke Lutheran Church
7757 Chippenham Parkway
Richmond, VA 23225
First in series titled "Native American Culture and History." Native American Paul Sacra lectures in the course offered by Shepherd's Center of Richmond.
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12:30pm
Reawakening Childhood Curiosity & the Power of Dreaming
St. Luke Lutheran Church
7757 Chippenham Parkway
Richmond, VA 23225
Actress, artist, and founding director of New Millennium Studios Daphne Maxwell Reid speaks after brown-bag lunch at noon. An Open Univ. offering.
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Tuesday, April 29th

10:00am
Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Walking Tour
Hollywood Cemetery
412 S Cherry Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance, Cherry and Albemarle streets.
more info
7:30pm
The Listening Room
The Firehouse Theatre Project
1609 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
Shhh. No talking allowed. That’s the point of The Listening Room, a series of intimate musical shows played to a silent audience.
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Wednesday, April 30th

9:00am
Leading Women of Richmond Walking Tour
Kent Valentine House
12 E Franklin
Richmond, VA 23220
As part of Richmond’s Garden Week discover the unique history of the women of Richmond on this 45 minute walking tour. Meet at the Kent-Valentine House
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