Friday, February 17, 2012

The Weekend {list}

You've successfully made it through Valentine's week - it's time to unwind and enjoy the weekend folks. Here's your list:


The MIX International Short Film Festival
Friday, Saturday & Sunday, various times for each screening
$20 weekend pass, $7 individual screenings - get tickets here.
National and international filmmakers will be visiting Richmond for a spectacular weekend event at the Byrd Theatre. Top filmmakers from 17 countries are expected to be in attendance for the event including from Hollywood, NY, VA, and DC. A Sunday Red Carpet Awards Ceremony with performances by Bob Gulledge and special guest live musical performers, including RVA's own Reggie Pace, (sold separately at $15).


Studio Two Three Open House
Studio Two Three willl be showing off their newly renovated space and facilities, listening to music and drinking some beverages. If you have a background in print or any project ideas that would be suited for a young, energetic non-profit stop by to hang out.
RSVP on Facebook here.

Rumors Hood Dance Party with DJ Longjawns & DJ Doddie
Dance party Friday night at Cous Cous and Saturday night at Empire for RumorsTV.
RSVP on Facebook here.

Black Girls
Balliceaux, 10p | $5
RSVP on Facebook here.


Zest Fest
Greater Richmond Convention Center | 6p to 11p
FeedMore’s annual signature event generates support for our feeding programs while offering attendees a one-of-a-kind opportunity to sample dishes from some of the region’s best chefs and vintages from Virginia wineries.

Soulpower Dance Party presented by RVA Mag
Balliceaux, 10p | free
Old Soul and Funk jams on vinyl, all played at a comfortable 45 rpm for you to get down on the dance floor.
RSVP on Facebook here.

Cinnamon Band, Snowy Owls, Airstrip
Strange Matter, 10p | $5
RSVP on Facebook here.


Jewish Food Festival
Sunday & Monday
6300 Patterson Avenue | 11:30a to 7:30p

Regional Showcase
The Camel, 8p | $5
Featuring Mittenfields, Those Manic Seas, Left and Right, and Gray Young.
RSVP on Facebook here.

FilmRoasters: The Day the Earth Stood Still
The Firehouse Theater Project, 8p | $5
Once a month, the FilmRoasters select a classic, culturally significant achievement in cinema history and slowly incinerate it over a pit of microphone-fueled mockery. February's guest of honor is the non-Keanu version of The Day the Earth Stood Still, the movie that gave rise to that classic phrase, "Klaatu, Barada, Nikto!"
RSVP on Facebook here.

Christie Thompson

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