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Feb
5
Fri
The Little Lion @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Feb 5 @ 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 5 @ 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.

“What Everyone in Metro Richmond Needs to Know About Poverty” @ Grace & Holy Trinity Church
Feb 5 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Renowned author and career educator, Ruby Payne, Ph.D., will be the principle speaker at “What Everyone in Metro Richmond Needs to Know About Poverty.”

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony @ Carpenter Theater at Richmond CenterStage
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sit back, relax, and join the Richmond Symphony to explore the world of classical music with our new Casual Fridays series. These 60 minute concerts start at 6:30 and showcase great works from the classical repertoire. Your host and conductor will provide a deeper look into the evening’s work. After the performance, audience members will be invited to join the Richmond Symphony for a post-concert happy-hour at Vagabond. Concerts will be held in the Carpenter Theatre. Tchaikovsky was inspired by Lord Byron’s haunting poem Manfred, and musically retells the story of a wanderer in the wilderness becoming bewitched by supernatural forces and being led to his tragic demise.

Tchaikovsky: Manfred Symphony @ Carpenter Theater at Richmond CenterStage
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Sit back, relax, and join the Richmond Symphony to explore the world of classical music with our new Casual Fridays series. These 60 minute concerts start at 6:30 and showcase great works from the classical repertoire. Your host and conductor will provide a deeper look into the evening’s work. After the performance, audience members will be invited to join the Richmond Symphony for a post-concert happy-hour at Vagabond. Concerts will be held in the Carpenter Theatre. Tchaikovsky was inspired by Lord Byron’s haunting poem Manfred, and musically retells the story of a wanderer in the wilderness becoming bewitched by supernatural forces and being led to his tragic demise.

The Little Lion @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Feb 5 @ 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
6
Sat
“Community Conversation with Ruby Payne and Gary Eagleton.” @ Grace & Holy Trinity Church
Feb 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dr. Payne will be joined by her colleague Gary Eagleton, an army combat veteran who has dedicated his life to “creating a climate for change” within communities. This program will feature a “Community Conversation” about building effective programs and relationships of mutual respect, along with community collaboration models.

Alien Worlds and Androids @ Science Museum of Virginia
Feb 6 @ 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 6 @ 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 6 @ 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.