Modlin Center for the Arts at UR to present Shanghai Quartet with Michael Tree
January 25 2015 - Stay after for a post-show question-and-answer session with members of the Shanghai Quartet, 7:30 p.m., $36
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present the Shanghai Quartet with Michael Tree, viola, at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. The evening’s program will include Turina’s “Matador’s Prayer” and Brahms’ F Major viola quintet op. 88. Stay after for a post-show question-and-answer session with members of the Shanghai Quartet. Tickets are $36. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
Vincent Craig to perform a piano recital at River Road Church, Baptist
January 25 2015 - Part of the E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at RRCB, 3 p.m., Free
Vincent Craig, from West Chester University, will perform a piano recital at 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary at River Road Church, Baptist. The concert is part of the E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at RRCB. It is open to the public with free admission; donations welcome. For details, visit http://www.rrcb.org/concertseries
American Legion Post 125 to hold dance with a live band every Friday, Saturday
January 30 2015 - All dances are open to the public, 8 p.m., $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 266-8044.
UR Dept. of Music to present faculty pianist Richard Becker, in concert
February 01 2015 - , 3 p.m., Free
The University of Richmond’s Department of Music free concert series will present associate professor of music and head of piano study at University of Richmond, faculty pianist Richard Becker, at 3 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Becker will play a recital of classical, romantic and twentieth century styles of piano music and premiere some of his new piano music. For details, visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
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Held at The Crossings Golf Club, the tournament will benefit placement of children from Virginia's foster care system into permanent families through Coordinators2. > Read more.
It’s off to the theatre – this weekend in Henrico! “Two on Tap” at CACGA brings audiences back in time to an era when couples like Fred & Ginger and Mickey & Judy filled the silver screen. CAT Theatre’s production of “Book of Days” begins tonight and runs through Feb. 7. Fans of the Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon “Schoolhouse Rock!” will love the live adaptation at the University of Richmond on Sunday. The Shanghai Quartet will also perform at the University of Richmond. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
Screenings include short films from the RVA Environmental Film Contest entries at 5 p.m., followed at 5:45 p.m. by Stripers: Quest for the Bite, a film for anglers. The main feature film, Slingshot, will begin at 6:50 p.m.
SlingShot focuses on Segway inventor Dean Kamen and his work to solve the world’s water crisis. SlingShot is about a man whose innovative thinking could create a solution for a crisis affecting billions – access to clean water. Kamen lives in a house with secret passages, a closet full of denim clothes and a helicopter garage. His latest passion: the SlingShot water purification system created to obliterate half of human illness on the planet. > Read more.
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