Top 5 Weekend Events
It’s Friday. Time to get down on Friday with these weekend happenings.
All’s Well That Ends With Monique
The Richmond Triangle Players presents a debut performance – after losing her theater internship, a trust fund that gets tied up and a mother who has signed an anti-enabling contract, Monique’s dream of finding her breakthrough performance on Great White Way appears to be lost. But in Monique’s world, every night is opening night and she never lets reality get her down! The show is at 1300 Altamont Avenue and the event is from 8 to 10 p.m.
Aim to Tease
A night to tease will end up being a night to please. ‘Aim to Tease” is the official showcase of the Richmond Institute of Burlesque. A night of sass and class will allow students to showcase their moves from classical to neo-burlesque concepts, with a dash of comedy too. The show is at the Canal Club, 1545 East Cary Street. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the show will start at 9 p.m. Tickets are $8. 21+.
The ‘S’ Word
MCC Richmond brings on the sermon series, “The ‘S’ Word”. For its third week, Rev. Robin Gorsline will continue his sermons on sex in the church. This week, he will preach “What is the Sin?” To hear previous sermons, visit here. The sermon is from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. on Sunday at 501 Park Avenue, Richmond, Va 23220.
Richmond Famous: Dirty Richmond
The Richmond Comedy Coalition presents Brian McDaniel, the creator of local fashion blog Dirty Richmond, to Gallery5. It will be a live and unscripted show based on McDaniel’s true stories. McDaniel is a street-style enthusiast and internet connoisseur who shares his perspective of the life and the people of Richmond. Check out his blog on Tumblr. Tickets range from $4 to $7. Doors open up at 8 p.m. and the show starts at 8:30 p.m.
Hairspray at Dogwood Dell
The campy musical, Hairspray, will be featured at the Dogwood Dell with performances from July 29 to Aug. 6. For more information on the play, visit here.
Gillan Ludlow is a Fredericksburg native and attending Virginia Commonwealth University as a print journalism undergraduate.
RTP & TheatreLAB partner with Virginia Anti-Violence Project to revive ‘NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience’
In an effort to help combat violence and tell the stories of individuals within the LGBTQ community, TheatreLAB and Richmond Triangle Players have once again partnered with the Virginia Anti-Violence Project (VAVP) on the piece, “NERVE: Stories of Queer Resilience.” Led in concept by director Melissa Rayford, the piece brings real-life stories of resilience and [...]January 11, 2017
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- Longtime RVA lesbian activist Beth Marschak’s speech from March on Monument
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