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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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Wednesday, February 17th

11:30am
Lunchtime Lecture: Dueling Designers Do Tropicals
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Snap out of the winter doldrums as David Pippin & Al Brockwell, two Richmond designers known for their creativity, take on tropical plants. $57/$45 member.
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12:00pm
January- February Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works
320 Hull St.
00
Richmond, VA 23224
The 13th annual SIMPLY PHOTOGRAPHY exhibit is on display as well as 5 other new art shows and 75 artist studios.
more info
12:00pm
January/February exhibitions
artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Exhibitions by Todd Hale - mixed media collage, Inge Strack - painting, Genesis Chapman - drawing and painting, and Karen Williams Edelmann - painting.
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12:30pm
Adult Coloring Club
Mechanicsville Branch Library
7461 Sherwood Crossing Place
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Come color with us and calm your mind, promote wellness, and have fun! We supply some items, but you can also bring your own to share. Snacks served!
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6:00pm
TEDxRVA Open Mic Night: Gallery 5
Gallery 5
200 W Marshall St
Richmond, VA 23220
20 speakers will share their ideas for 2 minutes each. The audience will vote for speakers to be invited to participate in the main event on April 8, 2016.
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7:00pm
The Guitar Music of Manuel M. Ponce (part 2)
James W. Black Music Center Recital Hall
1015 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Students in the VCU Guitar Program perform works by the great Mexican composer Manuel M. Ponce (1882-1948).
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Thursday, February 18th

9:45am
Current Events in Europe: The Refugee Crisis
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23226
Art Gunlicks presents a segment of the "Course on Current Controversies" as part of Open University's 8-week Winter Session, sponsored by TSCOR.
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10:00am
New Exhibit-Shades of Gray with a Touch of Color
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. The public is welcome. Free Admission.
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10:00am
Montpelier Morning Book Group
Montpelier Branch Library
17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane
Montpelier, VA 23192
Join us for coffee, conversation, & a discussion of your favorite books with a specific theme or genre. Call the library for a list of upcoming topics.
more info
12:00pm
January/February exhibitions
artspace
Zero East 4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Exhibitions by Todd Hale - mixed media collage, Inge Strack - painting, Genesis Chapman - drawing and painting, and Karen Williams Edelmann - painting.
more info
12:00pm
January- February Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works
320 Hull St.
00
Richmond, VA 23224
The 13th annual SIMPLY PHOTOGRAPHY exhibit is on display as well as 5 other new art shows and 75 artist studios.
more info
12:30pm
What Theatre Can Do for You
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street
Richmond, VA 2
Joel Bassin, producing artistic director, Firehouse Theatre, speaks following brown-bag lunch period at noon. Dessert and coffee available.
more info
2:30pm
The Little Lion, at Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Chesterfield, VA 23834
The Little Lion tells the story courageous teenager who never stopped fighting for his family's freedom during the Holocaust.
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5:00pm
HABS Exhibition Opening at The Branch
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Join us for the exhibition opening - The Historic American Buildings Survey: Documenting Virginia’s Architectural Heritage.
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6:00pm
Unflinching Heroism: United States Colored Troops at the Battle of New Market Heights
The American Civil War Museum
500 Tredegar St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Author Jimmy Price will discuss these men who struck a blow for freedom.
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6:30pm
spare pARTs - Kinetic sculptures by Tim Harper
RVANest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Enter the unique and fanciful world of Tim Harper where everyday objects find new life in one of his musical sculptures. Opening reception 2/28, 6:30-9
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6:30pm
Latino Lives, American Dream: Young Latino Fiction with author Meg Medina
Richmond Public Library
101 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
This family-friendly event features renowned Richmond-based Latina author Meg Medina. She will read from her award-winning books.
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6:30pm
Stravinsky, Strauss & Beethoven
Hardywood Park Craft Brewery
2408-2410 Ownby Lane
Richmond, VA 23220
Grab a beer, hit the food trucks and enjoy a great one-hour concert featuring selections from Stravinsky, Strauss and Beethoven.
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7:00pm
Birth of a Nation, Birth of a Movement The African American Outcry in Virginia and Nationwide
James Branch Cabell Library
901 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
2015 marks the 100th anniversary of D.W. Griffith's controversial film The Birth of a Nation and at this event; speakers will discuss ethnic responses to it.
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8:00pm
Saturday, Sunday, Monday
The November Theatre
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Set in Naples in 1959, Saturday, Sunday, Monday reflects three days in the lives of a postwar Italian family during the traditional Sunday dinner.
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