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Community Calendarcalendar week of April 22, 2012

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The service learning students of the VCU Food for Thought class invite Richmonders to join them at the William Byrd Community House Gymnasium at 224 South Cherry Street on Sunday, April 29th at 7:30 PM for the Playing for Change Benefit Concert. The event will include performances from the VCU Horn Choir, Katie Hoffman, and Parlour Shakedown. The concert will benefit the Bizung Playing for Change Foundation to create more stable local economies in economically challenged villages and neighborhoods around the world. For more information, search for the “Playing for Change Benefit Concert” event page on facebook, or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

 “Little Black Dress”, a play about the true story of a young woman who committed suicide in college, will be presented May 10th at 6:00 pm at the Modlin Center for the Arts’ Camp Concert Hall.  The play will be followed by a panel discussion.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information call  (804)727-8424.   

Gallery Two Three presents "Emerging Printmakers," a juried show of local Graduate & Undergraduate work in traditional printmaking. An opening Reception will take place on Friday, May 4th, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. The show runs through May 25th. If you miss the reception, stop by during our shop hours— Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

Main Art Gallery is pleased to announce our upcoming show, Improvisations: New Photographic Work by Jeremy Witt. The show will be open for viewing from May 4-25th, 2012 with an opening reception Friday, May 4th from 7-9pm.

The recreated 1611 colonial Church & Meeting Hall at Henricus Historical Park will open  on Monday, May 7 at 11 a.m. Donors will be acknowledged and architectural renderings will be unveiled along with recognition of Thomas K. McLaughlin, Jr., honorary town architect.  Lunch will be served after the ceremony.

 The whole truth museum opening show will take place on May 4th from 8 PM to midnight. The whole truth museum foregrounds alternative prospectives on the lived experiences of Richmond throughout history to the present. The museum seeks to gather relics and reflections on Richmond that can represent a divers account of the city. All work in the opening show was made and curated by young artists, working to express what it means to be an artist, female-bodied, and a Richmonder. The gallery itself is a converted fan house.

On Saturday, April 28, Woofstock returns to Monument Avenue. Woofstock is Richmond Animal League’s pet-friendly spring festival, featuring live music, food, drinks, activities for kids and pets, and lots of adoptable animals! The day’s events will start off with the Strut Your Mutt Walk at 9:30 AM, and end at 2:00 PM after a parade of adoptable pets. All donations benifit the Richmond Animal League. For more information, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).




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    April 27th, 2012

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