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Artsline || January 23, 2023

“As soon as out of all the grey days of my life I’ve appeared into the guts of actuality; I’ve witnessed the reality; I’ve seen life because it actually is — ravishingly, ecstatically, madly stunning, and crammed to overflowing with a wild pleasure, and a price unspeakable.” ~ Margaret Prescott Montague

With January’s many grey days, let native artwork brighten your temper and expose you to a different manner of seeing the reality in any given scenario. This week we’ve Virginia in addition to medieval historical past. Now we have music and dance. And we’ve a number of gallery openings. Look into the guts of RVA arts and tradition – there are such a lot of new views to seek out!

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Visible Artwork
Friday, January 27, 6pm – reception
Displays run by means of February 18
Artwork Works, 320 Hull Avenue, Richmond, 23224

Art Works 4th Friday Simply Photography Wendy Nelson

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Picture by Wendy Nelson, featured within the Merely Images exhibit

In January Artwork Works hosts their twentieth Merely Images exhibit. Artists from throughout Virginia submit images showcasing a wide range of topics and photographic strategies. Additionally featured this month are three solo reveals by photographers: Daniel Travis Bice, Wendy Nelson, and Joseph Gottlich. Be part of them for the opening reception the place you may meet the artists and luxuriate in stay music. No registration required for this free occasion.

2. 200 YEARS, 200 STORIES
Historical past, Visible Artwork
Exhibition runs from January 24 – October 28
Excursions supplied Tuesday — January 24, 11 AM – 2 PM
Opening Lecture – Tuesday, January 24, midday
Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Avenue, Richmond, 23219

200 years 200 stories Library of Virginia

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The Library of Virginia, one of many oldest state libraries and archives within the nation, marks its bicentennial in 2023 with a free exhibition — 200 Years, 200 Tales. The exhibition and multimedia expertise have fun 200 Virginians whose fascinating narratives are housed within the Library’s collections and collectively replicate the tales of Virginia. The exhibition is one in every of a number of key occasions and initiatives deliberate to have fun the Library’s bicentennial in 2023. Opening day of the exhibit, the Library provides excursions in addition to the lecture, “The Origins of the Library of Virginia’s Ebook Collections.” Search for the complete 2 hundredth anniversary occasion schedule on the Library’s calendar. Whereas these occasions are free, reservations are required for the excursions and the lecture.

Theatre, Puppetry
Sunday, January 29, 7:30 PM
Firehouse Theatre, 1609 West Broad Avenue, Richmond, 23220

Blood from a Turnip Firehouse Theatre

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Blood from a Turnip is a puppet salon celebrating the variety of puppet expression and the vary of parents who inform tales by means of objects. Since its founding in 1997 the occasion has introduced quick kind puppet reveals in a wide range of types and incubates the skilled and beginner puppeteer alike. Threaded by means of with charming and personable musical interludes, Blood from a Turnip (BfaT) is happy to make its Firehouse Theatre debut, opening its circle to puppeteers all through the DMV. Buy tickets on-line.

Thursday, January 26, 7 PM
The Cultural Arts Heart at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Street, Glen Allen, 23060

Wild Wacky Wonderful Women of Song Henrico Theatre

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Come and be totally entertained by a few of Henrico Theatre Firm’s favourite main women! This live performance will characteristic great girls singing songs that they’ve been intently related to through the years, whereas others go down a street they haven’t but taken. Solos, duets, and group numbers – we’ve received all of it for you! That includes performers Shannon Gibson Brown, Jenny Fralin, Karen Moody, Nancy McMahon, Kyle Billeter, and Ann Vannoy. Plus, one or two different shock friends… all wild, wacky, and actually great – and all accompanied on the piano. Buy tickets on-line.

Visible Artwork
Friday, January 27, 5:30 PM
Displays run by means of February 18
Virginia Museum of Nice Arts, 200 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, 23220

Jesse with Guitar VMFA Taste of Art Starr Hill Brewery

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Picture on can: Jessie with Guitar, 1957, Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889–1975), oil on canvas, 42 x 30 ½ in. Jessie Benton Assortment © 2022 T.H. and R.P. Benton Trusts / Licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Be part of Starr Hill Brewery within the Virginia Museum of Nice Arts’ Finest Café for a sampling of choices from this Virginia-based brewery, together with Storied Strings Lager, the particular beer in celebration of Storied Strings: The Guitar in American Artwork. Comply with your tasting with a go to to Storied String’s to see Jessie with Guitar (1957), the work by eminent American artist Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975) featured on Storied Strings Lager’s eye-catching can. No registration required for this free occasion.

Saturday, January 28, 8 PM
Sunday, January 19, 3 PM
Dominion Power Heart, 600 East Grace Avenue, Richmond, 23219
$10 – $85

Sheherazade Richmond Symphony

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Cellist Inbal Segev

It beguiles and seduces. Sensuous, unique. Scheherazade is a spectacular showpiece to show the astounding virtuosity of the Richmond Symphony below Valentina Peleggi. These live shows additionally characteristic Vaughan Williams’ luxurious Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis. And with cellist Inbal Segev, a lyrical concerto by Anna Clyne, DANCE. Buy tickets on-line.

Historical past
Tuesday, January 24, 6 PM
Triple Crossing Brewery – Fulton, 5203 Hatcher Avenue, Richmond, 23231
$13.50 – $17

Miracles de Nostre Dame Profs & Pints House of the Dragon

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from Miracles de Nostre Dame

Profs and Pints Richmond presents “A Scholarly Tour of Home of the Dragon,” an exploration of the historic influences on the HBO’s hit collection, with Dr. David Routt, a medievalist whose educating has earned him glowing opinions from college students on the College of Richmond. Buy tickets on-line.

Saturday, January 28, 2 PM
Richmond Public Library Major, 101 East Franklin Avenue, Richmond, 23219

TAM Trio Gellman Room Concert Richmond Public Library

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“Fashionable Classics: Mozart, Mendelssohn and Mercury”—a journey by means of the ages with dramatic Mendelssohn and playful Mozart adopted by a wide range of types together with stunning people and trendy pop introduced by The TAM Trio (T3) Sharon Miller, piano; Christine Anderson, violin; and Kate Tibbetts, cello. Introduced by Richmond Public Library. No registration required for this free occasion.

Friday, January 27, 7:30 PM efficiency
Modlin Heart for the Arts, 453 Westhampton Manner, Richmond, 23173
$35 Grownup | $30 Senior | $10 Scholar/Youth

Look of Love Mark Morris Dance Group Modlin Center for the Arts

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Mark Morris Dance Group continues to innovate and create work that invitations the viewers into locations each acquainted and quirky – and the result’s typically extraordinary. The Look of Love is an evening-length work – co-commissioned by the Modlin Heart – that includes the music of Burt Bacharach, carried out stay by Mark Morris Music Ensemble, music route and preparations by Ethan Iverson, previously of the jazz trio The Dangerous Plus. Be part of them at 6:30 pm for a Pre-Present Artist Speak. The Modlin Heart will even provide a free workshop with the Mark Morris Dance Group, open to ages 12 and up (registration required). Buy efficiency tickets on-line.

Visible Artwork
Friday, January 27, 6 PM reception
Displays run by means of February 18
Artspace Gallery, 2833-A Hathaway Street, Richmond, 23225

I can Feel your Halo Franchell Mack Brown Artspace Gallery

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I Can Really feel Your Halo by Franchell Mack Brown, 2022

Artspace presents three solo exhibitions that make the most of meditation and metaphor to current themes of intricacy, intimacy, and perception. The opening reception options paintings by Reni Gower, Sandhi Schimmel Gold and Franchell Mack Brown. Additionally on view shall be a gaggle exhibition by Artspace Artist Members and within the Elisabeth Flynn-Chapman Gallery, the annual exhibition of Central Area Virginia Artwork Training Affiliation. No registration required for this free occasion.

In case you are an arts or cultural group with lectures, exhibitions, performances, and even e book readings, submit your occasions to Artsline right here

In case you are an artist or an arts or cultural group in want of sources and instruments, take a look at the record of native and nationwide sources from Richmond CultureWorks.

The Library of Virginia and Modlin Heart for the Arts are sponsors of VPM.

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