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Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen to host ‘Art Night’ grand opening July 14

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The Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen will host a special Art Night on July 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., officials announced recently. The grand opening event will include four new exhibits by local and regional artists, along with a wine and cash bar, sculpture garden, and live music by “The End of The Day.” Guests also will […]

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The Henrico Live Summer Series at Henrico Theatre will present Pumphouse Blues on Friday, June 24 from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. This Richmond-based group performs soulful original songs as well as putting their own creative spin on traditional and Chicago Jump/Swing Blues. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance at henricolive.com, at the box office, or at […]

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CharacterWorks Theatre will present “Disney’s Aladdin JR.” June 17-19 at the Lora M. Robins Theatre at The Steward School, 11600 Gayton Road. This new adaptation is based on both the current hit Broadway show and the 1992 Academy Award-winning film about the “diamond in the rough” street rat who learns that his true worth lies deep within. Tickets are $16. […]

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Chamberlayne Actors Theatre will present “Fireflies” at 8 p.m. June 10-11 and at 2:30 p.m. June 12 at HATTheatre, 1124 Westbriar Drive in the West End. “Fireflies” by Matthew Barber is based on the novel “Eleanor and Abel” by Annette Sanford. Tickets are $20 to $24. The show continues next weekend. For details, visit cattheatre.com. *** Intermission Beer Company, 10089 […]

Cultural Arts Center to host Maker’s Yard Sale July 16

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The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen will host its second annual Maker’s Yard Sale on Saturday July 16th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Local artists and crafters of all levels are invited to shop for new materials or get inspiration for their next project. This year’s yard sale will include jewelry making supplies, yarn and knitting supplies as […]

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West Broad Village will take guests back to the 80s and 90s during their Through the Decades Summer Concert Series in June. Crowded Streets – The Dave Matthews Band Experience will perform on Friday, June 3 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission is free. For details, visit westbroadvillage.com. *** Meadow Farm, 3400 Mountain Road, will present an outdoor showing […]

‘Big Bugs’ descend upon Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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There’s nothing itsy bitsy about this spider – or any of the other pollinators featured in David Rogers’ Big Bugs exhibit – a collection of 10 wooden sculptures that arrived at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden May 27. In addition to looking cool, the massive creatures – made up of found or fallen whole trees, willow limbs, twigs, branches and other […]

Henrico supervisors honor retired radio host

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Retired Richmond-area radio host Kirby Carmichael was honored at the Henrico Board of Supervisors meeting May 24. As a tribute to Carmichael’s career, Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton strolled down to the microphone to a compilation of 1960s-era songs, including The Temptations’ “My Girl” and The Elgin’s “No Time For Tears.” Carmichael could be seen wiping a tear and […]

Henrico to host Juneteenth events June 1, 8 and 18

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Henrico County’s Division of Recreation and Parks will host a neighborhood block party in Highland Springs June 1 as part of its Juneteenth celebrations. The event will feature music, food, and activities, from DJ Brannu, Sparklz Cheer and Danz, and Elite Eats & Treats. Free ice cream will be available while supplies last, and inflatables will be on site for […]

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CharacterWorks Theatre will present “Tuck Everlasting” May 27-29 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2800 Mountain Road. This musical is based on the best-selling children’s classic by Natalie Babbitt. Tickets are $16. Showtimes are 7 p.m. May 27 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 28-29. For details, visit cworkstheater.org/shows/Tuck-Everlasting/41. *** Comedian, writer and actor Tim Dillon will […]


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