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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, February 21st

9:00am
Half-Price Admission to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Henrico, VA 23228
All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission through Feb. 28. During this time only, Garden admission is $6 for adults and seniors and $4 for children.
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit - Touch of Red
RAL Art Center
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Art Center members will submit original works of art in a variety of mediums. Art Center is open Tues-Sat, 10 am-4pm.The public is welcome.
more info
10:15am
Tuskkegee Peanut Man
Swift Creek Mill Theater
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
S Chesterfield, VA 23831
The peanut man chose to make his career at the Tuskegee Institute, creating lamp oil, plastics, and medicines. A story to celebrate Black History Month.
more info
11:00am
Can America Survive Without Religion?
First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street Road
Richmond, VA 23226
Ellis West, emeritus professor of political science, U of R, presents answers from the 18th and 21st centuries. An Open University offering.
more info
12:00pm
Tracking Down a Confederate Deserter after Gettysburg by Peter S. Carmichael
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
428 North Boulevard
P.O. Box 7311
Richmond, VA 23220
Peter S. Carmichael will deliver a Banner Lecture entitled “Tracking Down a Confederate Deserter after Gettysburg.”
more info
5:30pm
African American Read-In
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Throughout the galleries, see and hear notable figures from the greater Richmond community as they lend their voices in prose and poetry readings.
more info
6:00pm
Dominion Energy Jazz Café
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
Groove to a mix of jazz ensembles every Thursday. Light fare and beverages available for sale.
more info
6:00pm
Book Reading & Signing with Howard Owen!
Chop Suey Books
2913 W. Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Join us for a book reading & signing with Howard Owen in celebration of the most recent book in the beloved Willie Black series, Scuffletown
more info
6:30pm
The Branch Centennial Lecture Series: James B. Garrison
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
The Branch House and John Russell Pope's Inspirations from England. Advanced registration required.
more info
8:00pm
Cyrano De Bergerac
Swift Creek Mill Theater
27401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
S. Chesterfield, VA 23831
Rostand’s tells the story of a poet, musician, soldier who is kept from expressing his love to Roxanne by the shame he feels about his rather large nose!
more info
8:00pm
Cyrano De Bergerac
Swift Creek Mill Theater
27401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
S. Chesterfield, VA 23831
Rostand’s tells the story of a poet, musician, soldier who is kept from expressing his love to Roxanne by the shame he feels about his rather large nose!
more info

Friday, February 22nd

9:00am
Half-Price Admission to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Avenue
Henrico, VA 23228
All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission through Feb. 28. During this time only, Garden admission is $6 for adults and seniors and $4 for children.
more info
10:00am
Patrick Berran: In Sunshine
Reynolds Gallery
1514
West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
In his first solo exhibition with Reynolds Gallery, Patrick Berran presents a group of acrylic paintings on panel and several works on paper.
more info
10:00am
Carlton Newton: Drawings for Sculpture
Reynolds Gallery
1514
West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
In his third solo show at Reynolds Gallery, Newton presents a series of Sumi ink drawings on paper, alongside sculptures constructed from stainless steel wire.
more info
10:00am
New Exhibit - Touch of Red
RAL Art Center
19 N. Main Street
Kilmarnock, VA 22482
Art Center members will submit original works of art in a variety of mediums. Art Center is open Tues-Sat, 10 am-4pm.The public is welcome.
more info
10:15am
Tuskkegee Peanut Man
Swift Creek Mill Theater
17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
S Chesterfield, VA 23831
The peanut man chose to make his career at the Tuskegee Institute, creating lamp oil, plastics, and medicines. A story to celebrate Black History Month.
more info
6:00pm
Opening Reception for Within Reach 2019
artspace
Zero E. 4th St
Richmond, VA 23224
Approximately 60 works of art will be on the display to raise funds for Richmond’s artspace as they launch their 31st year in Central Virginia.
more info
6:00pm
Brian Palmer and Erin Hollaway Palmer: The Afterlife of Jim Crow
1708 Gallery Inc
319 W. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23220
The Afterlife of Jim Crow is a multifaceted exhibition of photography, historical research, and volunteer programming.
more info
6:00pm
4th Friday Art Shows and Opening Reception @ Art Works
Art Works
320 Hull Street
4th Street
Richmond, VA 23224
5 new art shows open, live music, dance performances, cash bar, meet the artists and tour 75 open studios.
more info
7:00pm
Jewel box La Boheme
The Virginia museum of History and Culture, Robins family forumTheater
428 North boulevard, Richmond Va, 23220
Richmond, VA 23220
Capitol Opera Richmond will perform a Jewel box 90 minute fully staged and costumed performance of Puccini’s classic Love story La Bohème.
more info

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