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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 6:18 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 6th

5:30pm
Contemporary Art Show Opening
Gallery Flux
307B England St.
Ashland, VA 23005
On exhibit will be new abstract works by over 20 artists!
more info
5:30pm
See You in Class – “How to be a Civil War Photo Geek: Photo Forensics in Richmond 1861-1865” by Michael D. Gorman
Virginia Historical Society
428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
This is a two-part class taught by Michael D. Gorman about what can be done with Civil War photographs, what they can teach us, and how you can do it yourself.
more info
6:00pm
Poetry Reading with David Wojahn & Clint McCown!
Chop Suey Books
2913 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Join us for a poetry reading and book signing with David Wojahn, author of For the Scribe, and Clint McCown, author of Total Balance Farm.
more info
6:30pm
Altered Books
Atlee Branch Library
9161 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
What is an altered book? Find out how to make one for any occasion with local artist, Dotsie Parrish. Call or visit the library to sign up.
more info
7:00pm
Cornell University Women's Chorus Concert -- April 6
Reveille United Methodist Church
4200 Cary Street Road
Richmond, VA 23221
The Cornell University Chorus will present a program of classical and contemporary women's choral music; 7:00 pm, April 6, at Reveille United Methodist Church.
more info
7:30pm
UR Jazz Ensemble
Camp Concert Hall
38 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173
From Miller to Basie to Ellington, enjoy an exciting performance by the UR Jazz Ensemble as it pays tribute to the iconic big bands of the swing era.
more info
8:00pm
Something's Afoot
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Ten people stranded in a country house - the perfect scenario for an Agatha Christie whodunit.
more info

Friday, April 7th

10:00am
New Exhibit - Beauty in Bloom
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Rappahannock Art League members will submit original works of art in a variety of mediums. Public is welcome! Free Admission.
more info
7:00pm
artspace March - April Exhibitions
artspace gallery
31 E. 3rd St., Richmond, VA 23224
Richmond, VA 23224
Artspace is pleased to present five new gallery shows, featuring Virginia Van Horn, Keith M Ramsey, Joe Olney, and Catherine Johnson
more info
12:00pm
March- April Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works
320 Hull Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Encaustics by Lorra Kurtz from Georgia, 5 other solo artist exhibits, and a Recycled Art exhibit juried by Chuck Scalin and Mim Golub. Tour 75 artist studios.
more info
12:00pm
Transcribathon
James Branch Cabell Library
901 Park Ave.
Richmond, VA 23284
At the transcribathon, people will get together to transcribe and encode handwritten Early Modern documents. Drinks and snacks will be provided
more info
1:00pm
The 5th Annual Virginia Antiquarian Book Fair
The Virginia Historical Society
426 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Over 50 booksellers offering books, maps, manuscripts, and more, kicking off after the banner lecture at noon by Civil War historian Gary Gallagher.
more info
5:00pm
Special Reception for Beauty in Bloom and Arts & Flowers
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Special reception for opening of Beauty in Bloom and the popular Arts & Flowers display. Free admission. Fun activities. Light refreshments.
more info
6:00pm
Works by Alexandra Pappas & Miriam Fried @ Uptown Gallery
Uptown Gallery
1305 W. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
"In Our Own Dreams": A Virginia artist & a Massachusetts painter explore the role an artist assigns to his viewer and how the viewer participates in the art
more info
6:30pm
"Coming Together, Moving Apart"
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Works in all media from the artist membership of artspace. The opening reception on April 7th will feature live music from Ragtime Pete Sims.
more info
6:30pm
"A Portrait of Richmond"
Richmond Public Library
101 E. Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
The public is invited to sit for a series of black-and-white photographs celebrating the diversity of Richmond by Richmond photographer Kim Frost.
more info
7:00pm
BSH Presents Shakespeare's "Macbeth"
Blessed Sacrament Huguenot School
2501 Academy Road
Powhatan, VA 23139
The Theatre Department at Blessed Sacrament Huguenot presents Shakespeare's "Macbeth". $8 adults, $5 students.
more info
7:30pm
Mobile Home Sweet Home
New Kent Middle School Auditorium
7501 Egypt Rd
New Kent, VA 23124
The story of the Hampton Court Trailer Park and a Reality TV show!
more info
8:00pm
Something's Afoot
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Ten people stranded in a country house - the perfect scenario for an Agatha Christie whodunit.
more info

Saturday, April 8th

1:00pm
The 5th Annual Virginia Antiquarian Book Fair
The Virginia Historical Society
426 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Over 50 booksellers offering books, maps, manuscripts, and more, kicking off after the banner lecture at noon by Civil War historian Gary Gallagher.
more info

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