Artsline: Music, theatre and circus performances on faucet for March!

    Artsline: Music, theatre and circus performances on faucet for March!

    “In March winter is holding again and spring is pulling ahead. One thing holds and one thing pulls inside us too.” ~ Jean Hersey

    This week, RVA is crammed with present openings in addition to workshops to immerse your self in creativity. Plus we have now music, historical past and a enjoyable night of circus performers! Within the push-me, pull-me moments this month brings, our native arts and tradition neighborhood can present respite and grounding as we slide into spring!

    To checklist your occasions on Artsline, go to

    Friday, March 17, 8 PM
    Singleton Middle for the Performing Arts, 922 Park Avenue, Richmond, 23220
    $20 – $40

    Jazz4Justice Greater Richmond Bar Foundation VCUarts Music

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    The Larger Richmond Bar Basis’s (GRBF) ninth Annual Jazz4Justice™ Live performance will spotlight the connection between jazz and social justice, whereas showcasing nice jazz music by VCUArts Music college students. This yr’s live performance options the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with Abigail Cordova, vocals, the VCU Jazz Orchestra with college visitor soloist Rex Richardson, trumpet, 5 Jazz4Justice Scholarship Recipients, and Visitor Conductor Tracy Sears, Anchor and Reporter for WTVR CBS 6. Buy tickets on-line.

    Friday, March 17, 8 PM
    Sunday, March 19, 2:30 PM
    Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Power Middle, 600 East Grace Road, Richmond, 23219

    La Traviata Virginia Opera

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    Put together to be swept away by considered one of opera’s most tragic love tales. The story of the gorgeous courtesan Violetta and the hopelessly romantic Alfredo is woven with among the best-known music within the repertoire. Offered by Virginia Opera, La Traviata’s excessive factors are matched with tears within the tragic finish. Sung in Italian with English Surtitles. Buy tickets on-line.

    Saturday, March 18, 1 PM
    Agecroft Corridor & Gardens, 4305 Sulgrave Street, Richmond, 23221

    King Lear by George Frederick Bensell Instant Shakespeare Agecroft Hall

    King Lear by George Frederick Bensell


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    Come to Agecroft Corridor for a hands-on workshop! You’ll use edited King Lear scripts, placed on a reputation tag sash and don Shakespeare-like costume items. The workshop will deal with the bodily points of the play, and individuals will study somewhat bit concerning the language, after which, at 3:00 p.m., learn the play out loud to one another (to not an viewers) with plastic swords in hand! Register on-line.

    Friday, March 17, 5 PM
    The Robins Nature Middle at Maymont, 2201 Shields Lake Drive Richmond, 23220

    Environmental Film Festival Maymont My Octopus Teacher

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    What can people study from a cephalopod? Discover out in the course of the thirteenth Annual Richmond Environmental Movie Competition whenMaymont hosts a free screening of My Octopus Trainer, the Academy Award-winning 2020 documentary that takes viewers into the delicate underwater world of one of the crucial clever creatures on the planet. The movie tells the story of the yr Craig Foster spent attending to know a wild octopus within the Nice African Seaforest off the coast of South Africa. After the screening, keep for a panel dialogue and Q&A. Register on-line for this free occasion.

    Sunday, March 19, 4 PM
    Grace Baptist Church, 4200 Dover Street, Richmond, 23221

    The Music of Franz Joseph Haydn Richmond Choral Society

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    The Richmond Choral Society, that includes the VCU Well being Orchestra, presents the Mass No. 11 in D minor (Missa in angustiis); Te Deum. Haydn’s “Mass in time of want” often known as the “Nelson Mass,” was written throughout a time of turmoil and struggle on the European continent, making this a most becoming work for the Lenten season and for our instances. Markus Compton and Will Pattie, conductors; Anne O’Byrne, soprano; Madison Finke, alto; Ken Wooden, tenor; Gregory Parker, bass. Buy tickets on-line.

    Friday & Saturday, March 17 & 18, 7:30 PM
    Sunday, March 19, 2 PM
    The Eagle Theatre at Central Excessive Cultural and Instructional Complicated, 2748 Dogtown Street, Goochland, 23063

    Goochland Community Theater Portrait

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    Goochland Neighborhood Theatre presents Portrait, a brand new play written and directed by Dakota Jones and Sydney Johnson. In regards to the Present: Nicole is an artist within the large metropolis, however she is struggling emotionally and together with her place on this planet. Our protagonist is coping her manner by way of life, with just a few supportive family members with their very own quirks, when she is abruptly confronted with a actuality that upends her total life. How does one go on with their life when it’s utterly totally different than it was the day earlier than? (Set off warnings: Grownup language and psychological well being points.) Buy tickets on-line.

    Saturdays: March 18, April 22, and Could 20
    Oakwood Arts, 3511 P Road, Richmond, VA 23223
    $35 per workshop

    Oakwood Arts Belltower Pictures How to Make a Documentary

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    Oakwood Arts presents “The way to Make a Documentary Movie,” a collection of workshops in partnership with Belltower Footage designed to show you fundamental abilities from pre-production to post-production and put together you to enter the profession of documentary filmmaking. With a aim of fostering help for marginalized voices to make the most of the documentary format to inform their very own tales, these workshops are led by seasoned professionals and double as a superb networking alternative. Audio system embody Jesse Vaughan, Randall Taylor, Martin Montgomery, Andrew Uvarov, Samantha Willis, and Belltower’s personal David Powers and Craig Martin. Register on-line. Scholarship alternatives obtainable. E-mail [email protected] for extra data.

    Performing Arts, Tradition
    Thursday, March 16, 7:30 PM
    Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Avenue, Richmond, 23226
    $40 members | $50 nonmembers | $25-$35 on-line


    Todd Williamson


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    Caroline Aaron (Abady), Richmond native and finest identified for her function as Shirley Maisel in Amazon’s 20-time Emmy Award-winning collection, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, would be the featured speaker on the Adolf-Adams Weinstein JCC Discussion board. Aaron has had a long-time performing profession and has appeared in lots of widespread exhibits together with Fashionable Household, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Monk, and Gray’s Anatomy, simply to call just a few. Most just lately, Aaron has joined the solid of the Israeli/American crossover comedy Chanshi starring Henry Winkler. Buy tickets on-line

    Runs by way of March 19
    Thursdays-Sundays, 7 PM
    Saturday & Sunday matinees at 1 PM
    Gottwald Playhouse at Dominion Power Middle, 600 East Grace Road, Richmond, 23219

    Cross Stitch Cadence Theatre

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    Cadence Theatre Firm presents Cross Sew Bandits. Synopsis: For the previous 27 years, David has dutifully climbed the ranks on the similar engineering agency and positioned his household on a trajectory for achievement. His spouse is a well-respected vice principal, his daughter is weeks away from graduating from regulation faculty, and his son needs to be going again to high school any day now. At the moment, his household has gathered to have fun his retirement by completely laying his profession to relaxation. The kooky occasion quickly divulges into David scrambling to get everybody’s lives again on observe. Buy tickets on-line.

    Circus Arts, Music, Dance
    Saturday, March 18, 7 PM
    Cultural Arts Middle at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Street, Glen Allen, 23060

    Acrobats of Cirque-tacular Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

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    Massive Prime circus enjoyable is coming to The Cultural Arts Middle at Glen Allen! The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular is a heart-stopping, mind-boggling show of artistry and athleticism! Expertise the wow issue and star high quality of the circus tent, live performance corridor, and Broadway stage in a single unbelievable night! Be amazed as aerialists, acrobats, contortionists, fireplace artists, illusionists, singers and dancers carry out indescribable feats to thrill all ages! Thoughts-boggling aerial and floor acrobatic performances will ignite the creativeness of the younger and the younger in spirit alike! The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular options one dazzling circus feat after one other. Buy tickets on-line.

    Historical past
    Thursday, March 16, Midday
    Virginia Museum of Historical past & Tradition, 428 North Arthur Ashe Boulevard, Richmond, 23220

    connor williams Making Treason Odious VMHC

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    Although the Civil Conflict’s battles have been settled on the fields of our nation greater than a century and half in the past, the fields of our collective recollections proceed to be rife with battle. This has particularly proved the case over the previous couple of years, as some Civil Conflict monuments come down and different interpretations go up, sparking vital questions. What tales needs to be commemorated? What options needs to be highlighted? What function ought to the Confederacy play within the historical past of the US? Ought to we memorialize Confederates, and in that case, how? The Virginia Museum of Historical past & Tradition brings Connor Williams to debate how our society arrived at these questions. Buy tickets on-line.

    If you’re an arts or cultural group with lectures, exhibitions, performances, and even ebook readings, submit your occasions to Artsline right here

    If you’re an artist or an arts or cultural group in want of sources and instruments, try the checklist of native and nationwide sources from Richmond CultureWorks.

    The Maymont Basis, VCUarts and Virginia Opera are sponsors of VPM.