Top 5 Weekend Events
The Modlin Center for the Arts presents Joan Baez, a female artist who is a musical force of nature. Baez sings traditional ballads, continues to develop dynamic musical partnerships or raising awareness of civil and human rights’ struggles throughout the world. Tickets for the event are $32 to $50 and can be purchased by calling 1-800-514-3849 or online here.
Friday and Saturday
The Visual Arts Center of Richmond hosts the 47th annual Craft + Design show at the Science Museum of Virginia. The event showcases 60 artists using a variety of media including clay, wood, glass, and fiber. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Visual Arts Center of Virginia. The show is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days. Tickets are $12 to $15 or admission to both days can be purchased for $20.
Friday through Sunday
Join the Richmond Triangle Players as they present, “The Holiday Stops.” The play follows three members of the National Ladies’ Organist League; Rose, Ginny and Euglena as they prepare for the upcoming holiday season. A new member of the league lays claim to the room that the women booked to use for their holiday show. For more information about the show and times, visit Richmond Triangle Players here.
Queer Action hosts its 7th annual Drag Ball at VCU. Doors open up at 7 p.m. All proceeds from sales will benefit the Fan Free Clinic. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at VCU’s Break Point or at the door at the University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave.
Join the Richmond community as they gather to remember those who were lost to transgender violence with a reception and candlelight vigil. The event will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 1000 Blanton Avenue.
Gillan Ludlow is a Fredericksburg native and attending Virginia Commonwealth University as a print journalism undergraduate.
Planned Parenthood Generation Action’s ‘The Abortion Speak Out’ provides safe space for people to share their stories
Despite the fact that one in three women have abortions in their lifetime, the long-standing stigma surrounding the procedure still persists. Planned Parenthood Generation Action at Virginia Commonwealth University partnered with Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project to host an event in hopes to help change that. The Abortion Speak Out, which took place Thursday at Firehouse Theatre [...]March 24, 2017
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