Top 5 Weekend Events
For its 4th year, InLight Richmond takes to the James River with a public exhibition of light-based art. The exhibition will stretch from the Dominion Resources to MeadWestvaco and Federal Reserve to the American Civil War Center at Tredegar Iron Works. 1708 Gallery produces the event with installations by Juror Matthew Lyons, Curator at the Kitchen in New York, and others. For more information on the event, click here.
Richmond Varietease moves to Sycamore Rouge for its third annual Halloween burlesque extravaganza. Chris Chaos and Pumpkin Pi will be making their debuts on the stage this year while Deep de Jour will be wrapping up the event with a special performance. Tickets are $15. The event is from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sycamore Rouge, 21 W. Old Street, Petersburg, VA.
Henley Street Theater Company produce their third annual Shakespeare Bootleg performance (Pictured John Mincks as Troilus and Zoe Speas as Cressida. Photo by Vinne Gonzalez). This will be a one night only event, free to the public. Actors have lines memorized but go unrehearsed as they perform “Trolius and Cressida.” The event will be from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The box office opens at 6 p.m. at Barksdale Theatre at Willow Lawn, 1601 Willow Lawn Drive.
The University of Richmond LGBTQ Spiders Alumni and the Students for Sexual Diversity partner for a Homecoming Weekend pre-game tailgating party on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $20. To register for the event, call 804-289-8026.
The Wingnut Anarchist Collective screens the film, “Homotopia,” on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The movie is set in the future, which follows a group of queer radicals dedicated to exposing troubles with gay marriages and equality. 2005 Barton Avenue, Richmond, Virginia.
Gillan Ludlow is a Fredericksburg native and attending Virginia Commonwealth University as a print journalism undergraduate.
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