Innsbrook After Hours to present 80s tribute band The Legwarmers
August 26 2015 - , 5 p.m.,
Innsbrook After Hours will present the ultimate 80s tribute band The Legwarmers at 5:30 p.m. Featuring Chet Reno, Lavaar Huxtable, Cyndi Sindee, Capt. Morgan Pondo and Clarence McFly, The Legwarmers are the Eighties everyone remembers performing the songs the way they were meant to be done with a wink, a smile and a sound that gels like Aqua Net. Tickets start at $15. Doors open at 5 p.m. All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations – The National Constitution Plaque Initiative of the American Constitution Spirit Foundation and the Innsbrook Foundation. For tickets and more information, visit, http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Lewis Ginter’s Flowers After 5, Fidos After 5 ends tonight
August 27 2015 - enjoy live music from Yo Mama’s Brass Band, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present the last Flowers After 5 of the summer. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from Yo Mama’s Brass Band, family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. This is also the final Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. A $2 pet admission benefits the Richmond SPCA. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org
Iconic R&B group Boyz II Men to perform at Innsbrook After Hours
August 27 2015 - The trio holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, 6 p.m., $15 to $99
Iconic R&B group Boyz II Men will perform at Innsbrook After Hours on Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. Recently celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, the band has penned and performed some of the most celebrated classics of the past two decades including “End of the Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly” and many others. Throughout their 20-year career, Boyz II Men have won four Grammy Awards, nine American Music Awards, nine Soul Train Awards, three Billboard Awards and a 2011 MOBO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. The trio holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an astounding 60 million albums sold. Tickets are $15 to $99. Gates open at 5 p.m. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music from Richmond’s own ChurchYard Grass
August 28 2015 - Location: Henrico Theatre, 7 p.m., $5
Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music from Richmond’s own ChurchYard Grass at 7 p.m. at Henrico Theatre. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at http://www.henricolive.com For .details, call 328-4491.
The Jangling Reinharts to perform at The Tin Pan
August 28 2015 - , 6:30 p.m., $5
The Jangling Reinharts will perform at 6:30 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. Tickets are $5. For details, visit http://www.tinpanrva.com .
The Choir of Boys and Girls of Washington National Cathedral to perform at RRCB
August 28 2015 - First concert of the 2015-16 E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at River Road Church, Baptist , 5 p.m., Free
The first concert of the 2015-16 E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at River Road Church, Baptist will be The Choir of Boys and Girls of Washington National Cathedral. The Washington National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, founded in 1909, and the Choir of Men and Girls, founded in 1997, are currently among few cathedral choirs in the United States with an affiliated school, in the English tradition. The boys singing treble are ages 9-14 and attend St. Albans School for boys; and the girl trebles, ages 12-18, attend National Cathedral School for girls. The men of the choir are professional musicians from the greater Washington/Baltimore area and sing countertenor, tenor and bass. The concert will be held Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.rrcb.org/concertseries
Henrico to present a “Music and Movie Night in the Park” at Dorey Park
August 31 2015 - Henrico Concert Band will perform; An outdoor showing of the movie “Up” will follow, 7 p.m., Free
Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks will present a Music and Movie Night in the Park from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Dorey Park. The Henrico Concert Band will start the evening with music from favorite movies and television shows. An outdoor showing of the movie “Up” will follow. For details, call 501-5138.
For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.
CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.
“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.
The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
CAT Theatre is hosting the Red Eye 10s Coast-to-Coast Play Festival Sept. 18-19. Hosts of the festival across the country cast, rehearse and perform six, contest-winning ten-minute plays from MFA students at Hollins University in the same twenty-four hour period.
On Sept. 18, CAT will host a kick-off meeting at which the plays will be randomly cast and actors will meet with their directors and read the play for the first time. From 9 p.m. until 5 p.m. the following day, casts will rehearse in different venues in the region, convening at CAT in the late afternoon for technical rehearsals. > Read more.
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CalendarThe first concert of the 2015-16 E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at River Road Church, Baptist will be The Choir of Boys and Girls of Washington National Cathedral. The Washington… Full text