Friday, February 10, 2012

The Weekend {List}

From dance parties, to local beer, to historic celebrations - Richmond is a fine place to spend your weekend. Enjoy your list!


Sweethearts for the Arts: Speakeasy- A blush worthy benefit for Art On Wheels
Gallery 5, 8p | $20 advance, $25 doors
This Valentines Day weekend take a step behind closed doors into the times of prohibition and Speakeasies. Join Art on Wheels at Gallery 5 for an evening of music, fun, and revelry right out of the 20's hosted by Miss Magnolia Jackson Pickett Burnside. Musical performances by Alison Self and The High Street Lowlifes.
RSVP on Facebook here.

NO BS Brass Band
The Camel, 9p | $7
NO BS Brass and Reggie Pace are blowing up faster than you can say, "RVA All Day".
RSVP on Facebook here.

RVA Mag Presents Cold Cuts with Audio Ammo
New York Deli, 10p | free
RSVP on Facebook here.


Taste the Local Tap Take Over
Can Can Brasserie, 5p - 8p
Virginia is for lovers of locally brewed craft beer. Can Can shows it's local love with eight different Virginia breweries featured on tap. A silent auction and raffle that will feature donations from local businesses and artisans. Benefiting the Pink Ink Fund (that we mentioned awhile back) started by Amy Black of Trademark Tattoo in Carytown.
RSVP on Facebook here.

Image via Style Weekly

The Biograph Theatre 40th Anniversary -- Film Screening
Grace Street Theater, 7p | $20 ($10 for the films, $10 donation to the James River Film Society)
The James River Film Society will present a double feature including "Breathless" - a 50th anniversary restoration 35mm print no less -- and "Lonely Are the Brave". See the Golden Age Revisited article at Style Weekly for more information on the Biograph Theatre's Anniversary.

No Richmond Dance Party
Balliceaux, 10p | free
Your monthly dose of No Richmond DJ's (along with guest DJ Marty Violence of Steady Sounds) spinning all vinyl new wave, post punk, no wave, etc.
RSVP on Facebook here.

Pre-Valentine's Dance Party with Black Girls and Winston Cup, 1981
Emilio's, 9p | $5
If No Richmond wasn't enough to get your feet two steppin', surly Black Girls and Winston Cup, 1981 can take you there. I've yet to make it to Emilio's but it's on my way to work and I've always been intensely intrigued as to what's behind those dark curtains in the windows. 
RSVP on Facebook here.

Happy Friday Richmond!

Christie Thompson & Emily Smith

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