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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, May 1st

7:30pm
Disney's Alice In Wonderland Jr.
Sara Belle November Educational Theatre
2106-A Hamilton St.
Richmond, VA 23230
Performed at SPARC from May 1 to 11. Show times are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 Pm, Saturday at 11 Am and 3 Pm and Sunday at 3 Pm with ticket prices at $12.
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Friday, May 2nd

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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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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10:00am
Historic Garden Week Tours in Richmond
Byrd Park & the University of Richmond & Hampton Gardens
1000 Westover Road
101 College Road
Richmond, VA 23220
Celebrate Historic Garden Week with 3 days of fabulous tours of Historic Byrd Park on April 30, Glenbrooke Hills on May 1 and Hampton Gardens on May 2!
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5:00pm
Opening Art Reception at The Gallery at UNOS
The Gallery at UNOS
700 N. 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23219
The Art of the SCAR features 15 transplant patients and their lifesaving scars as seen through the camera lens of the Clover Hill H.S. Photography Club.
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5:00pm
Art in Shambles 25th Anniversary Exhibit Opening Reception
9WG Studios
9 W. Grace St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Cartoon paintings & full size posters by Richmond artists David Bromley & Phillip Bowles. Presenting a comic interpretation of the fine arts world since 1990!
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6:30pm
Opening Reception for “Abstract Impressions: City & Country”
Uptown Gallery
1305 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
: Color & contrast abound with M. Hierholzer’s Impressionist landscapes, D. Ellis’ abstract cityscapes, & S. DeShazo’s bold semi-abstract still-lifes
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7:00pm
Page Bond Gallery Opening Reception
Page Bond Gallery
1625 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Recent Still Life Paintings by Tim O'Kane and Index: A Group Exhibition Of Prints.
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7:00pm
2nd Stage - An Evening of Broadway & Opera
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Featuring the extraordinary talents of Cathy Motley-Fitch with pianist Natan Berenshtyn.
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7:00pm
On Stage presents Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Lancaster Middle School Theater
191 School Street
Kilmarncok, VA 22482
Music Director Steven Smith and the award winning RSO perform Faure, Ravel, Saint-Saens and Roussel.
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7:00pm
Rock n' Roll Honky-Tonk Night Featuring Sean K. Preston
Aces & Eights Tattoo Emporium
1315 W. Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
All the way from Baltimore Maryland, Sean K Preston presents Blues, Punk, Honkytonk, Country, Mountain Gospel, Rock'n'Roll! May 2nd 7-10 pm!
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7:15pm
GARY SANGE POETRY READING
VCU ALUMNI HOUSE
924 WEST FRANKLIN STREET
RICHMOND, VA 23220
VCU PROFESSOR GARY SANGE WILL BE READING HIS POETRY
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7:30pm
New Kent Stage Hands Presents : Reader Radio Theatre
New Kent Middle School
7501 Egypt Rd
New Kent, VA 23124
Radio Comedy. Spend the evening with New Kent StageHands. Laughter is great! Laughter plus food is BETTER!
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7:30pm
Disney's Alice In Wonderland Jr.
Sara Belle November Educational Theatre
2106-A Hamilton St.
Richmond, VA 23230
Performed at SPARC from May 1 to 11. Show times are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 Pm, Saturday at 11 Am and 3 Pm and Sunday at 3 Pm with ticket prices at $12.
more info
7:30pm
Williamsburg Choral Guild "Theatric Fantasy"
Williamsburg Hellenic Center
4900 Mooretown Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Choral Guild presents Light Opera & Musical Theatre, with four engaging soloists, piano accompaniment; cabaret-style seating, food, cash bar.
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8:00pm
Flesh & Earth - Presented by Richmond Dance Festival
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 W 15th St.
Richmond, VA 23224
For a solid month, Dogtown Dance Theatre will feature 80 local dance artists in the first annual Richmond Dance Festival.
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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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Saturday, May 3rd

10:00am
ENGAGE: Side by Side--Susie Ganch: TIED
The Visual Arts Center of Richmond
1812 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
For this exhibition we are offering workshops that focus on creating your own jewelry from recycled materials. For more information call 804-353-0094
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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
10:00am
Mother's Day Tea
Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
6125 Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803
Enjoy tea & treats while learning about the lives of 19th century women. Reservations are required. $18/Park Members, $20/general public.
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