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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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September 2022

$25 – $38

GABRIEL

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Book by Jerold Solomon, Foster Solomon, and Ron Klipp Music & Lyrics by Ron Klipp directed by Foster Solomon musical direction by Billy Dye Thu September 8 – October 2, 2022 ​ What do you know about Black History, or what do you think you know? ​The Civil Rights Movement didn’t start with Black Lives Matter, the March on Washington, or the Civil War. Set in the summer of 1800, GABRIEL tells the story of the biggest planned slave revolution…

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$15

AN AMERICAN LANDSCAPE

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

staged reading of a new play by Neal Gallini-Burdick directed by August Hundley Tue Sept 27, Wed Sept 28, Thu Sept 29 @ 7:30pm tickets $15 ​Two young introverts try to find their place in the world and slowly discover themselves in each other, while their life cycle is observed and commented on by a professor and her student from another dimension who’s trying to understand why humans behave the way they do. Emily – Becka Russo James – Erik…

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$15

AN AMERICAN LANDSCAPE

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

staged reading of a new play by Neal Gallini-Burdick directed by August Hundley Tue Sept 27, Wed Sept 28, Thu Sept 29 @ 7:30pm tickets $15 Two young introverts try to find their place in the world and slowly discover themselves in each other, while their life cycle is observed and commented on by a professor and her student from another dimension who’s trying to understand why humans behave the way they do. Emily – Becka Russo James – Erik…

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$25 – $38

GABRIEL

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Book by Jerold Solomon, Foster Solomon, and Ron Klipp Music & Lyrics by Ron Klipp directed by Foster Solomon musical direction by Billy Dye Thu September 8 – October 2, 2022 ​ What do you know about Black History, or what do you think you know? ​The Civil Rights Movement didn’t start with Black Lives Matter, the March on Washington, or the Civil War. Set in the summer of 1800, GABRIEL tells the story of the biggest planned slave revolution…

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October 2022

$25 – $38

GABRIEL

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

Book by Jerold Solomon, Foster Solomon, and Ron Klipp Music & Lyrics by Ron Klipp directed by Foster Solomon musical direction by Billy Dye Thu September 8 – October 2, 2022 ​ What do you know about Black History, or what do you think you know? ​The Civil Rights Movement didn’t start with Black Lives Matter, the March on Washington, or the Civil War. Set in the summer of 1800, GABRIEL tells the story of the biggest planned slave revolution…

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$25 – $38

GABRIEL

October 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Book by Jerold Solomon, Foster Solomon, and Ron Klipp Music & Lyrics by Ron Klipp directed by Foster Solomon musical direction by Billy Dye Thu September 8 – October 2, 2022 ​ What do you know about Black History, or what do you think you know? ​The Civil Rights Movement didn’t start with Black Lives Matter, the March on Washington, or the Civil War. Set in the summer of 1800, GABRIEL tells the story of the biggest planned slave revolution…

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$10 – $15

CULTURED CELL CULTURE written and performed by Cory McAbee

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

CULTURED CELL CULTURE is the 3rd lecture in a series created by Cory McAbee. His first two lectures (DEEP ASTRONOMY and THE ROMANTIC SCIENCES AND SENTIMENTAL SYSTEMS REFORM) were performed at science museums, universities, galleries, theaters, nightclubs, and film festivals throughout the US, including the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, the San Francisco International Film Festival, and the SF Exploratorium. Cultured Cell Culture will be presented live as part of the 2022 I_Butterfly festival. CULTURED CELL CULTURE is a live multi-media…

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$5

HAPPY HOUR POETRY

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 the night on fire with us!

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$20 – $30

Burlesque Right Meow presents, We’re Really Not Okay (We Promise): A Burlesque Tribute to MCR

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

Sat Oct 8 @ 7:30pm $20 advance, $25 day of show $30 VIP tickets (includes reserved seating in the front two rows, a raffle ticket, & something fun from Burlesque Right Meow! IN ADVANCE OR AS SUPPLIES LAST ONLY.) For audiences 18 and older! Look alive, sunshine. Three cheers for sweet entertainment! This is the story of some butts, some rhinestones, and the corpses of a thousand empty wallets. Come one, come all to this sexy affair…as we pay tribute…

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$8

NIGHT OF 1,000 LAUGHS

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Comedy three-way. Stand up, sketch, improv. Hosted by Leveski & Gordon, Attorneys at Law.

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$10 – $15

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A Firehouse Radio Players Production ​ The Firehouse Radio Players are back and we are excited to once again present the infamous radio drama The War of The Worlds*! The legendary show staged in 1938 by Orson Welles and The Mercury Theater On The Air will be performed live onstage by our cast of voice actors and sound effects artists as they recreate one of the most famous radio plays of all time. Music by Free Jambalya Sound Patterns by…

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FREE

Halloween Bash: Trunk-or-Treat Night

October 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Come enjoy our spooky, family-friendly Halloween event, complete with games, food trucks, and more! Grab dinner and a drink on our Village Green while your kids enjoy trunk-or-treating, costumed fun, and themed games on the lawn! Trunk-or-Treating is 100% FREE for kids of all ages.

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November 2022

Free

Melinda Dart | A Glimpse of Greatness

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us at the Library for a talk by Melinda Dart on her book “A Glimpse of Greatness: The Memoir of Irineo Esperancilla.” Dart compiled and edited this memoir of her grandfather, which captures the amazing experience of a Filipino American who quietly served his family, his country and four presidents of the United States. As a US Navy personal steward, Esperancilla experienced firsthand what life was like behind the scenes in the White House, aboard presidential yachts and at…

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December 2022

$5

HAPPY HOUR POETRY

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 the night on fire with us!

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$5 – $15

Wes Iseli FAMILY MAGIC SHOW

December 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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 him on stage with his illusions. Wes performs at resorts, country clubs, theatres, trade shows, company picnics, high school auditoriums, private parties, and family reunions all…

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$10 – $30

Wes Iseli is MAGIC MAN

December 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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 him on stage with his illusions. Wes performs at resorts, country clubs, theatres, trade shows, company picnics, high school auditoriums, private parties, and family reunions all…

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February 2023

$5

HAPPY HOUR POETRY

February 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 the night on fire with us!

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March 2023

$5

HAPPY HOUR POETRY

March 29, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 the night on fire with us!

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April 2023

$5

HAPPY HOUR POETRY

April 12, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 the night on fire with us!

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