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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, August 16th

10:30am
smARTS -Art Workshops for Youth
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
2 hr workshop for ages 7-15. Want to draw people better? Learn how shapes combine to create the human body. Practice feet and hands, and drawing clothes.
more info
10:30am
“Hazards on the Homefront” Walking Tour
Museum of the Confederacy
1201 E. Clay St.
Richmond, VA 23219
This walking tour highlights the dangers Richmonders faced in 1864 both from within and without.
more info
1:00pm
Nature Journaling with Betty Gatewood
Library of Virginia
800 East Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Learn about nature journaling. Betty Gatewood—interpretative ranger, nature artist, and journal keeper—will lead this three-hour workshop. Must register.
more info
3:00pm
The 7th Annual Latin Jazz & Salsa Festival
Dogwood Dell Amphitheater
6000 S. Blvd
Richmond, VA 23220
The 7th Annual Latin Jazz & Salsa Festival will be held at Dogwood Dell in Richmond Virginia on Saturday August 16, 2014 from 3pm–8pm.
more info
4:00pm
Hugh Harris Book Signing
Book People
536 Granite Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
Retired pastor Hugh Harris will sign copies of A CHANGE OF HEART and RETURN OF BLISS, the first two titles from his Dinkle Island series.
more info

Sunday, August 17th

3:00pm
The Richmond Chamber Players Third Interlude
Bon Air Presbyterian Church
9201 W. Huguenot Road
Richmond, VA 23235
Shostakovich, String Quartet #1 Smetana, Piano Trio Beethoven, String Quintet Op. 29
more info

Monday, August 18th

10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info

Tuesday, August 19th

10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info

Wednesday, August 20th

10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info
10:00am
The Secret Life of a Victorian House at Maymont
Maymont
Maymont Mansion
1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, VA 23220
The Dooleys' housemaid brings the mansion to life during a family-friendly tour. $6 per person/$4 members. For information, call 804-358-7166, ext. 329.
more info
12:00pm
Natural Virginia: Panoramic Photographs by Ben Greenberg
Library of Virginia
800 East Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Ben Greenberg and Deane Dozier will discuss Natural Virginia, a collection of 100 images that range from the state's well-known to rarely explored landscapes.
more info

Thursday, August 21st

5:30pm
Lawn Chairs & Liberty Concert Series with Jackson Ward
Historic Polegreen Church
6411 Heatherwood Dr.
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Richmond’s hottest new country band offers classic tunes as well as original singles. www.jacksonwardmusic.com
more info

Friday, August 22nd

10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info
12:00pm
“William S. Rosecrans and the Union Victory” Book Talk
Museum of the Confederacy
1201 E. Clay St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Author David Moore will lecture on the subject of his recent book, the first biography of Rosecrans in over fifty years.
more info
7:00pm
Dog Days of Summer Art Show and Fundraising for FURS
Art Works
320 Hull St
Richmond, VA 23224
On Aug 22 we’re rolling out the Dog Days of Summer, an art show about pets and fundraiser for FURS-Friends United with Richmond Shelters.
more info
8:00pm
“Destroy All Monsters”
Science Museum of Virginia
2500 West Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
see “Destroy All Monsters” — the ninth film in the original Japanese sci-fi Godzilla series.
more info

Saturday, August 23rd

10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info

Sunday, August 24th

3:00pm
The Richmond Chamber Players Fourth Interlude
Bon Air Presbyterian Church
9201 W. Huguenot Road
Richmond, VA 23235
Beethoven "Ghost" Piano Trio. Tartini Devil's Trill. Liszt "From the Grave of Richard Wagner". Caplet " Conte Fantastique" for Harp and String Quartet
more info

Monday, August 25th

9:00am
Mixed Media: Experimental Arts
Pauley Center
200 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Teen Studio programs correlate with the Virginia Standards of Learning.
more info
10:00am
'Cartoons with an Opinion'
Chester Public Library
11800 Centre Street
Chesterfield, VA 23831
Richmond cartoonists David J Bromley & Phillip Bowles exhibit their third art show of the year with both published and brand new drawings.
more info

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