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Feb
12
Fri
Alien Worlds and Androids @ Science Museum of Virginia
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Are we alone in the universe? Join scientists in the search for alien life and discover strange alien-like creatures found here on Earth. Come face-to-face with worlds far beyond our own and unearth the technology that gets us there. Get up-close with C-3PO and Iron Man as you learn about robots, androids, aliens and much more!

The Little Lion @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Feb 12 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

The Little Lion By Irene Ziegler February 1 – 26, 2016 Shows: 10:15 AM Theatre Tickets $12.50 Add $2.00 for lunch Grades 4 – 12 This world-premiere drama by playwright Irene Ziegler is based upon the book by Nancy Wright Beasley, who is also the author of the highly-acclaimed Izzy’s Fire: Finding Humanity in the Holocaust. Set in and around the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania during World War II, this powerful story chronicles the struggle of a Jewish family to survive the Holocaust and the heroism of Laibale Gillman, a teenaged boy, known as the little lion, who never stopped fighting for freedom. (Question & Answer session with your students follows each performance. Telephone 804-748-5203

 

 

After Rodin: The Contemporary Figure @ Gallery Flux
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Inspired by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts upcoming exhibit, Rodin: Evolution of a Genius, Gallery Flux hopes to capitalize on the enthusiasm that this exciting show will bring to the surrounding area. Eleven artists were selected to participate, interpreting the human figure in a unique way, whether representational or impressionistic, using a wide variety of mediums including bronze, limestone, steel, plaster, paintings, and drawings. The vision for this show is to highlight how, After Rodin, artists have found inspiration in the beauty of his pieces and the splendor of the human figure.

Romeo and Juliet @ Carpenter Theater at Richmond CenterStage
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

William Shakespeare’s masterful play set in Verona, Italy is known the world over for the powerful duel between the overwhelming emotions that rule the human soul: love and hatred. Propelled by a series of events that ultimately consume the storyline’s two young lovers – Juliet Capulet and the son of her family’s sworn enemy, Romeo Montague – the bard’s tragic tale has proved fertile ground for artists of all trades for centuries.

Spirited History Presents “Tokens of Love” @ Patrick Henry's Scotchtown
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

30-a-vintage-valentine-victorian-coupleLove is in the Air at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown.

 

Join LeeAnne Ball, Historian and founder of Spirited History, as she explores the fascinating history and symbolism that surrounds love tokens.

Photos from Mrs. Balls collection will be shown during the lecture as well as pieces from her personal collection that date back to the 15th century. Each participant will have their own opportunity to make their own love token to keep or share with someone special. Included in the event is a brief paranormal tour and audio session. During this session poetry and music will be utilized in hopes of connecting with the historic spirits at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown. Psychic David Allen Brown will be on hand as well as master violinist David Gardner. Proceeds are donated to Preservation Virginia.

The Little Lion @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Feb 12 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This world-premiere drama by playwright Irene Ziegler is based upon the book by Nancy Wright Beasley, also the author of the highly-acclaimed Izzy’s Fire: Finding Humanity in the Holocaust. Set in and around the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania during World War II, this powerful story chronicles the struggle of a Jewish family to survive the Holocaust and the heroism of Laibale Gillman, a teenaged boy, known as the little lion, who never stopped fighting for freedom.

Feb
13
Sat
@ Ashland Christian Church
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pickle Ball is now being offered at Ashland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Hunter Hall Gym, 301 S. James Street, Ashland. Thursday, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. You do not need to know how to play Pickle Ball; it’s easy to learn. Come on out and have fun while exercising! Equipment is provided. No cost!

The Little Lion @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Feb 13 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

The Little Lion By Irene Ziegler February 1 – 26, 2016 Shows: 10:15 AM Theatre Tickets $12.50 Add $2.00 for lunch Grades 4 – 12 This world-premiere drama by playwright Irene Ziegler is based upon the book by Nancy Wright Beasley, who is also the author of the highly-acclaimed Izzy’s Fire: Finding Humanity in the Holocaust. Set in and around the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania during World War II, this powerful story chronicles the struggle of a Jewish family to survive the Holocaust and the heroism of Laibale Gillman, a teenaged boy, known as the little lion, who never stopped fighting for freedom. (Question & Answer session with your students follows each performance. Telephone 804-748-5203

 

 

Romeo and Juliet @ Carpenter Theater at Richmond CenterStage
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

William Shakespeare’s masterful play set in Verona, Italy is known the world over for the powerful duel between the overwhelming emotions that rule the human soul: love and hatred. Propelled by a series of events that ultimately consume the storyline’s two young lovers – Juliet Capulet and the son of her family’s sworn enemy, Romeo Montague – the bard’s tragic tale has proved fertile ground for artists of all trades for centuries.

Unbranded @ Ashland Theater
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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Fund Raiser for US Equine Rescue League, $10 per ticket: Two shows – 2pm & 7:30pm: Advanced tickets can be purchased at ashlandtheaterva.org/tickets