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February 2022

Free

Your Humble Petitioner: Legislative Petitions Gave Voice to Virginians

February 7 @ 9:00 am - November 13 @ 5:00 pm

“Your Humble Petitioner: Legislative Petitions Gave Voice to Virginians” On view through November 19, 2022 Free and open to the public. Free parking is available below the Library at 800 East Broad Street. Imagine having to explain to the House of Delegates why you want to divorce your spouse, or change your name, or take other actions that affect your life. Virginians had to do just that for nearly a century. Their stories can be found in the Library’s Legislative…

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$240

Weekly Studio Art Class

February 9, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - February 2, 2023 @ 9:00 pm

Ongoing weekly impressionist oil painting classes by Mark Hierholzer, voted “Best Art Instructor for Adults” in 2017 by Richmond Magazine. All materials provided. Classes are offered on Mondays from 1:30 to 4pm in six-session cycles for $240.

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June 2022

Free

Radius 250 2022 Exhibition

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - July 16 @ 4:00 pm

Artspace presents Radius 250 2022, the 9th installment of its biennial regional juried exhibition, showcasing work by 41 artists selected from a group of 139 entries by juror Andrew Haley, Owner, Haley Fine Art, 42 Main St, Sperryville, VA 22740. The juror’s statement and awards will be presented at 7pm during the opening reception. Artspace began Radius 250 in 2005 to identify and help promote the high caliber and variety of artwork that is created in the Mid-Atlantic region. Work…

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$15 – $40

MAN / season 1

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Chandler Hubbard A world premiere serial theatre experience + podcast ​Wed, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20 @ 7:30pm $15 for single performances | $40 for all episodes ​ It’s the end of the world as we know it… sort of. After a global catastrophe strips all Superheroes and Supervillains of their powers, former enemies Dom “Marvelous Man” Taylor and Patrick “Professor Peril” Pritchard team up to survive this brave new world. Along with intrepid reporter April…

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July 2022

$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$15 – $40

MAN / season 1

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Chandler Hubbard A world premiere serial theatre experience + podcast ​Wed, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20 @ 7:30pm $15 for single performances | $40 for all episodes ​ It’s the end of the world as we know it… sort of. After a global catastrophe strips all Superheroes and Supervillains of their powers, former enemies Dom “Marvelous Man” Taylor and Patrick “Professor Peril” Pritchard team up to survive this brave new world. Along with intrepid reporter April…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$5

WORDS ON FIRE: HAPPY HOUR POETRY

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Tue, July 17 @ 6pm $5 suggested donation at the door ​ Break out of the work week routine with a dose of hot verse at Firehouse. Featuring showcase poets and an open mic sign up for those with a verse or two to drop, and a cash bar with happy hour specials. It’s a great way to make the most of a long day. Want to get heard yourself? Open mic signup is onsite starting at 5:45. Come catch…

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Free

Literary Virginia Book Group | First Principles

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Read and discuss the best of today’s Virginia literature—including books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. On the second Wednesday evening of each month, join a book group discussion online through Zoom at 6:00 PM. This month, we’ll discuss First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped our Country by Thomas E. Ricks (a nonfiction finalist in the 2021 People’s Choice Awards). In August, we take…

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$15 – $40

MAN / season 1

July 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Chandler Hubbard A world premiere serial theatre experience + podcast ​Wed, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20 @ 7:30pm $15 for single performances | $40 for all episodes ​ It’s the end of the world as we know it… sort of. After a global catastrophe strips all Superheroes and Supervillains of their powers, former enemies Dom “Marvelous Man” Taylor and Patrick “Professor Peril” Pritchard team up to survive this brave new world. Along with intrepid reporter April…

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FREE

FREE! Shamanic Drumming

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please Register Here https://innerworkcenter.org/shamanicdrumming to Receive Zoom Link 2022 Dates: 3rd Friday of the month: 01/21, 02/18, 03/18, 04/22, 05/20, 06/17,7/15, 08/10, 09/16, 10/21, 11/18 , 12/16. Time: 7-9pm Facilitator: Polly Lazaron Location: Virtual on zoom The Richmond Shamanic Drum Circle is intentionally rooted in inclusiveness and respectful awareness of interdependent wholeness and energetic reciprocity with all life including Earth, our multi-species planetary wide community, Nature, Ancestors, Cosmos, the Infinite Mystery/Creator/Creatrix, Universal Love/God/Goddess/All That Is et. al. Experience intentional, focused…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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Free

Common Ground Virginia History Virtual Book Group | The Middle of Somewhere

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Read and discuss compelling nonfiction books handpicked by Library staff that explore Virginia history, society, and culture. This month, we’ll discuss The Middle of Somewhere: An Artist Explores the Nature of Virginia by Suzanne Stryk. For the second half of the evening author Syzanne Stryk will be joining us for a short Q&A. Check your local public library or the FindItVA OverDrive collection to borrow titles, or purchase through the Virginia Shop or other online retailers. Please check out our…

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$10 – $30

Wes Iseli is MAGIC MAN

July 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wes Iseli is MAGIC MAN Tue July 19 @ 7:30pm $10 advance / $15 day of / $30 VIP package* preshow magic class 6pm | $10 Magic is Wes’ life. In 2020 he stumped Penn & Teller with one of his tricks. Wes has been performing magic since he was 7 years old. He started his own business called Party Magic after graduating from high school. He drives around the country in his RV with his family, who also help…

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$15 – $40

MAN / season 1

July 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Chandler Hubbard A world premiere serial theatre experience + podcast ​Wed, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20 @ 7:30pm $15 for single performances | $40 for all episodes ​ It’s the end of the world as we know it… sort of. After a global catastrophe strips all Superheroes and Supervillains of their powers, former enemies Dom “Marvelous Man” Taylor and Patrick “Professor Peril” Pritchard team up to survive this brave new world. Along with intrepid reporter April…

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$8

NIGHT OF 1,000 LAUGHS

July 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Thu July 21 @ 7:30pm Comedy three-way stand up, sketch, and improv Hosted by Leveski & Gordon, Attorneys at Law

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$5

Music Under the Stars: The Slack Family Bluegrass Band

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us this summer for our concert series, Music Under the Stars! Gates @ 6 PM / Show @ 7 PM Tickets: $5 per adult (kids 12 & under free) The Slack Family Bluegrass Band Who doesn’t love some quality bluegrass music? Having played for over 20 years around the Richmond, VA area, this family of “brothers from different mothers” will be bringing their energetic, diverse, and infectious style of bluegrass music to our stage in July, featuring three part…

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$25

GARDEN OF ALLA

July 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

GARDEN OF ALLA Written and performed by Romy Nordlinger Directed by Lorca Peress Sat July 23 @ 7:30pm Sun July 24 @ 3pm (post performance talkback) $25 Join us as a special guest of Alla Nazimova in her GARDEN OF ALLA when it arrives at Firehouse after many Off Bway NYC theatres, the Kennedy Center, and internationally at Edinburgh Fringe — hailed as “an important piece of theatre that will touch…minds and hearts” (Broadway World) and “a fascinating account not…

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$25

GARDEN OF ALLA

July 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

GARDEN OF ALLA Written and performed by Romy Nordlinger Directed by Lorca Peress Sat July 23 @ 7:30pm Sun July 24 @ 3pm (post performance talkback) $25 Join us as a special guest of Alla Nazimova in her GARDEN OF ALLA when it arrives at Firehouse after many Off Bway NYC theatres, the Kennedy Center, and internationally at Edinburgh Fringe — hailed as “an important piece of theatre that will touch…minds and hearts” (Broadway World) and “a fascinating account not…

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Free

Research Sprint | History Unfolded: U.S. Newspapers & the Holocaust

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Volunteer to help uncover history with us! What did Virginia newspapers report about Nazi persecution during the 1930s and 1940s? In partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, the Library of Virginia offers this virtual “research sprint” into our newspaper collection. By identifying Holocaust-related articles in Virginia newspapers, we will begin to understand what the average Virginian could have known during WWII. Orientation to the History Unfolded project will be provided by United States Holocaust Memorial Museum staff members.…

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Free

Weinstein Author Series – Rita Dove | Playlist for the Apocalypse

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join us in person at the Library for a special evening of poetry with Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove, who will read from her latest book, Playlist for the Apocalypse. In her first volume of new poems in 12 years, Dove investigates the vacillating moral compass guiding America’s, and the world’s, experiments in democracy. Whether depicting the first Jewish ghetto in 16th-century Venice or the contemporary efforts of Black Lives Matter, a girls’ night…

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$15 – $25

DIVORCE DIARIES

July 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

DIVORCE DIARIES written and performed by Michele Traina Thursday, July 28 @ 7:30pm $15 advance / $25 day of DIVORCE DIARIES is a one woman comedy show that follows Michele’s post divorce journey. Developed in 2016 as a one woman play it has grown into a unique coast-to-coast comedy show that focuses on healing through humor. DIVORCE DIARIES has toured throughout the country including Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Florida, Ohio, Nashville, and has appeared on Wendy Williams, Tea with…

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$10 – $15

Firehouse Radio Players

July 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Firehouse Radio Players are back onstage and “on the air!” Join us Sunday, July 31 for an evening of original comedies performed in the style of an old time radio show. That means our cast of versatile voice actors will bring dozens of characters to life, and our maestro of sound effects will create every footstep, thunder clap, and slammed door right in front of you. We’ve got daffy detectives and spacey science fiction heroes…all we need is you…

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August 2022

$5

The Montpelier Bluegrass & BBQ Festival

August 6 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come enjoy some of the best bluegrass & BBQ in Virginia on August 6th from 3 – 8 PM, right here in beautiful Montpelier, VA! We have an awesome list of food vendors bringing a variety of BBQ dishes, so come out and vote for your favorite! We’ll also have the first Montpelier Bluegrass & BBQ Festival Cornhole Tournament running during the event! Sign your team up for the chance to win a cash prize & trophy to take home!…

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