Top 5 Weekend Events
“The Henley Street Theatre Presents The Lord of the Flies”
Based on William Golding’s controversial classic about a group of boys stranded on an island whose animalistic instincts began to take over; performed at SPARC Center for the Performing Arts, 2106-A N. Hamilton, St., at 8:00 p.m. through February 25; tickets available for $15.
“2 Boys in a Bed on a Cold Winter’s Night”
In this play set in Chelsea at the height of the AIDS epidemic, Peter and Daryl, following a late-night hookup, discuss life, relationships and whether or not they have a future together. 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Richmond Triangle Players, 1300 Altamont Ave. Continues Thursdays through Sundays through Feb. 4; tickets are $20 to $25. Contains strong sexual content and nudity.
“The Mourners: Tomb Sculptures from the Court of Burgundy”
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts hosts this exhibition of Mourners of the Dukes of Burgundy, on loan from the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Dijon, France; this is the final leg of the statues’ multi-city American tour. Admission is free; the museum, located at 200 N. Boulevard, is open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
“Race- Why Are We So Different?”
The Science Museum of Virginia hosts this exhibition exploring social and cultural perceptions of racial differences, and how recent studies and research are challenging some of those perceptions. The exhibition will be available from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; it is included with the museum’s standard price of admission. Further information is available at the museum’s website.
“Pump! GLBTQ Dance Party”
A dance party at Godfrey’s featuring drink specials, games, hostess Heaven-Leigh Kennedy and co-host Scott DiMarino and DJ Chris Thomas. Event is 10:00 p.m.-2:oo a.m. Sunday; admission is age 18+. Location: Godfrey’s, 306 E. Grace St.
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Tonight at 5:30 pm across the country, an estimated 700 theaters will participate in an event called The Ghostlight Project. On the eve of the 45th Presidential inauguration, ranging from Broadway to regional academic or community theaters, people will gather to symbolically create light for what they perceive as dark times ahead. Theaters like Virginia [...]January 19, 2017
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