Richmond’s First Friday Artwalk brings in the holiday season from 5 to 9 p.m, rain or shine. The artwalk showcases over 40 venues downtown. Enjoy restaurants, art galleries, cultural venues and shops along historic Broad Street, as well as Jackson Ward and Monroe Ward. For more information or to download a map, visit the website here.
The Empire Theater celebrates its 100th birthday with Barksdale’s production of “My Fair Lady,” set in 1911 – the theater’s first year of operation. The show is recommended for ages 10 and up and is part of Empire’s “Broadway at the Empire” series. For ticket prices and show times, please visit Barksdale’s website here.
Gallery5 hosts this night of post-punk, dance and rock music with Dead Fame, Dance for the Dying and Fire Bison. Dead Fame is also GayRVA’s house band for this year’s A-list New Year’s Eve. Doors open at 9 p.m. $5.
Narissa Bond, winner of the “Hampton Roads Portfolio Awards” in 2009 for best album and best song, brings her mix of traditional folk, jazz, blues, and pop to the Gay Community Center of Richmond. She has won numerous awards including first place at the Oak Valley Bluegrass Music Festival Songwriting Contest. Bond has been featured Public Radio WHRV-FM with Barry Graham and Bob FM with Hunter Hughes in Norfolk, Virginia. The concert will take place at the GCCR Event Hall at 8p.m. Tickets are $5-$10.
It’s a family affair! Nations hosts a night of sparkling and glitter holiday entertainment featuring Christmas Snow, Victoria C. Snow, Millenium C. Snow, Zakia Jemaceye’ Snow, Alis C. Snow, Tuesday Snow and Eryc j. Snow. Doors open up at 6 p.m. for dinner and the show starts at 8 p.m. $5 plus a canned food item for Fan Free Clinic’s food pantry.
RVA’s own Dead Fame are set to release their second EP Vicious Design on April 8th – you can pick it up via this link - in the mean time, check out their first single from the release, “Joan Crawford.” Dead Fame has that classic 80′s synth sound nailed down. New wave fans will rejoice when the album [...]