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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 24th

4:00pm
Secret History of Wonder Woman Talk
James Branch Cabell Library
901 Park Ave
Room 303
Richmond, VA 23284
Join us for VCU Common Book’s Author in Residence, Dr. Jill Lepore's talk on "The Secret History of Wonder Woman” at Cabell Library Lecture Hall, Room 303.
more info
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!
more info
6:00pm
So What's the Deal With All Those People Onstage?
1708 Gallery
319 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
Join us for an informal and informative evening with Steven Smith, Music Director and Conductor of the Richmond Symphony.
more info
6:00pm
The Writing Show: Love at First Line
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
Christopher Rhodes of The Stuart Agency shares tips for capturing a reader’s attention. Find out what mistakes writers most frequently make with beginnings.
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6:00pm
TEDxRVA Open Mic Night: Richmond Public Library
Richmond Public Library
101 E Franklin St
Richmond, VA 23219
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.
more info
7:00pm
meet chris grabenstein
bbgb tales for kids
3003 w cary st
richmond, VA 23221
chris grabenstein, author of the mr. lemoncello's library series, will be at bbgb to speak and sign books! you can pre-order books at bbgbbooks.com/book-buzz.
more info
2:00pm
TOROBAKA/FLASH: Cultural Intimacy In Motion
Grace Street Theater
934 West Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23284
Two cross-cultural dance collaborations and a discussion with choreographer/dancers Akram Khan, Israel Galván, Rennie Harris, Michael Sakamoto.
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7:30pm
Radiance - The Passion of Marie Currie
Dogtown Dance Theatre
109 West 15th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie by Alan Alda Produced by St. Christopher's School Directed by Rusty Wilson will be performed at Dogtown Dance Theatre.
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Thursday, February 25th

9:45am
Current Events in Europe and the EU, I
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23226
The first of 3 weekly lectures by Art Gunlicks, part of the "Current Controversies" series offered during Winter term of Open University, TSCOR.
more info
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.
more info
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
more info
12:00pm
Adelheid Voskuhl, "Engineering Philosophy: Machine Culture and Social Elites in the Second Industrial Revoltuion (1900 - 1930)
VCU Student Commons, Virginia Rooms C-D
907 Floyd Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284
Discuss the historical connections between the emergence of technology as a subject of philsophical thinking and the emergence of engineers as a social group.
more info
12:30pm
Hiding in Plain Sight
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23226
Ed Slipek, architectural historian & senior contributing editor, "Style Weekly," speaks about 3 influential, unsung 20th-century Richmonders.
more info
6:30pm
Latinos in Richmond: Breaking the Black and White Binary
The Valentine Museum
1015 Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
The panel will discuss the historical significance of Latinos to the City of Richmond, the State of Virginia, and the South.
more info
7:00pm
Catherine Venable Show Opening in the Sara D. November Gallery
Weinstein JCC
5403 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
Catherine Venable earned a BFA in Sculpture with a Minor in Painting from VCU, and an MFA from Montana State University. Her show will run until March 21.
more info
7:00pm
An Evening with Roland Merullo
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
6000 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
Roland Merullo, author of Breakfast with Buddha will give a talk followed by a book signing and reception. Suggested donation $25.
more info
7:00pm
Baghead
Midlothian High School
401 Charter Colony Parkway
Midlothian, VA 23114
Baghead is a one-act student produced play about depression and anxiety and how we can help. Tickets are $5 and all profits go to ADAA to help those in need.
more info
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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7:00pm
The Mountaintop by Katori Hall
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
A soul-stirring drama focusing on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his encounter with an unexpected visitor the night prior to his death.
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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