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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, February 19th

6:00pm
Contemporary Floral Design Series: Contained
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Create a concentration of low, dense flowers in a design that creates curiosity and intrigue. 6 – 8:30 pm. $55 / $43 member.
more info
7:00pm
Caroline, or Change by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Kushner and Tesori’s Tony Award-nominated musical featuring blues, gospel and traditional Jewish melodies. Part of the Acts of Faith Festival.
more info
7:00pm
Sisterhood of the Traveling Aesthetics:Feminism and the Negotiation of Beauty and Power
Brock Commons, Dollar Tree Community Room
304 Henry St.
Ashland, VA 23005
A discussion about how the symbolic meaning of hairstyles among African American women is transformed into a readable text.
more info
7:00pm
Unknown No Longer
Tuckahoe Area Library
1901 Starling Drive
Henrico, VA 23229
Representatives of the VA Historical Society will demonstrate how to use the VHS database, Unknown No Longer: A Database of Virginia Slave Names.
more info
8:00pm
The Whipping Man
The November Theatre
114 W. Broad St.
Richmo, VA 23220
The Civil War has just ended in Richmond, VA, and a Confederate officer comes home to find his family missing and only two former slaves remaining.
more info
8:00pm
Those Harvey Girls
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23831
The Harvey sisters bring their rare gift of singing to stage that transcend gender, race, and religion.
more info

Friday, February 20th

7:00pm
History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess
The Gallery@Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Melissa Burgess returns to Nest with her unique style of painting featuring local “landmarks”-the buildings and their surroundings-the Houses and Trees.
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit -"Touch of Red"
Rappahannock Art Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL members will submit original works of art with a "Touch of Red". Gallery is open Tues-Sat. 10am-4pm
more info
10:15am
Twain's Tales
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Five stories by the master American storyteller. Great fun for a wide range of students!
more info
5:00pm
"Motif" Opening Reception
Hill Gallery
708 N Robinson St.
Richmond, VA 23220
Works by DC artist Julie Bryne and Richmond artist Susan Singer.
more info
7:00pm
Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys
The Cultural Arts Center
2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
Just in time for Mardi Gras, this lively concert features a 5-piece band & one of Zydeco music’s most influential artists, Jeffery Broussard!
more info
8:00pm
The Whipping Man
The November Theatre
114 W. Broad St.
Richmo, VA 23220
The Civil War has just ended in Richmond, VA, and a Confederate officer comes home to find his family missing and only two former slaves remaining.
more info
8:00pm
This World We Know *World Premiere*
Firehouse Theatre
1609 W Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
This World We Know tells the story of the lives of an estranged brother and sister with their younger selves.
more info
7:00pm
Caroline, or Change by Tony Kushner and Jeanine Tesori
Theatre Gym
114 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220
Kushner and Tesori’s Tony Award-nominated musical featuring blues, gospel and traditional Jewish melodies. Part of the Acts of Faith Festival.
more info
8:00pm
Those Harvey Girls
Swift Creek Mill Theatre
17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23831
The Harvey sisters bring their rare gift of singing to stage that transcend gender, race, and religion.
more info

Saturday, February 21st

9:30am
Person of the Year: 1865 Symposium
Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219
Five Civil War scholars nominate candidates for Person of the Year in their lectures & the audience selects the winner at this all-day symposium.
more info
9:30am
Landscapes in Fiber
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
Learn the tools and techniques of wet felting and create a beautiful, three-dimensional landscape using attractive colored wools. 9:30am-1:30pm $104/$80member
more info
7:00pm
History of House and Tree-Exhibition and Sale of works by Melissa Burgess
The Gallery@Nest Antiques Art & Gifts
3404 Semmes Avenue
Richmond, VA 23225
Melissa Burgess returns to Nest with her unique style of painting featuring local “landmarks”-the buildings and their surroundings-the Houses and Trees.
more info
10:00am
smARTS Workshop -Glass on Glass Mosaics with Sukey Starkey
Rappahannock Art League
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
This workshop is for ages 7-12.Have fun creating a beautiful candleholder and a framed sun catcher to hang in your bedroom window.
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit -"Touch of Red"
Rappahannock Art Gallery
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
RAL members will submit original works of art with a "Touch of Red". Gallery is open Tues-Sat. 10am-4pm
more info

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