The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – a Baroque Pastiche
Capitol Opera Richmond (COR) is thrilled to be performing thrills and trills on the “Carnival of 5 Fires” for the second year in a row. They will present an original Baroque opera adaptation of the timeless ghost story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” With the traditional story of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman as the libretto, and insertions of timeless Baroque arias to support the story.
Doors open at 8pm; show at 9pm.
$12 in advance/ $15/ door.
Life in Vacuum, Page of Concrete and Ostraca (ex-Kil Gore Trout)
Life In Vacuum returns to Richmond once again supporting their recently released album “5″. This Ontario based trio blends post-hardcore and mathy punk unleashed at top volume and prime performance.
Page of Concrete
local skramz nuts hell bent on rocking
a 3 piece continuation of Kilgore Trout
Silent Music Revival with Bermuda Triangles
During a Silent Music Revival event a classic silent short film is projected while local musicians act as the live soundtrack.
As an added twist the band does not see the film prior the event and therefore creates an improvised score.
Silent Music Revival
THE CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI (1920)
“considered by many critics to be one of the best films ever made and one of the greatest horror films of the silent period”
with live musical score by:
” their sound still maintains the distinguishable chaos that a genre such as “post-apocalyptic-tropical
~ Shannon Cleary: RVA Mag
8 PM (sharp)
Weezer (The Sweater Band), Operation Ivy (Reconciled World), Lifetime (Wifetime)
The SWEATER BAND will be bringing their spot-on Weezer tribute skills to your ears.
Reconciled World is members of Sea Of Storms & Worn In Red and will be playing the best Op Ivy bangers.
Wifetime is playing Lifetime. ‘Nuff said.
DJ Dead God will be spinning spooky jams between bands.
THE RETURN OF THE CREEPSHOW PEEPSHOW: Things That Go Bump & Grind in the Night!
Buffe de Jour
Deepa de Jour
Ego Von Hubris
Empress de Naste
Lilly Von Grimm
Magnolia Jackson Pickett Burnside
Puppie BuffeExperience queens of scream, devastating villains, and psycho go-go by Saffron Soleil and Zhora Nova! Costumes are encouraged- you can take part in our creepy costume contest. Grab your zombie sweetheart, purchase advance tickets, and prepare to trick and treat with the Richmond Burlesque Revue!
It’s a talk…in a bar.
Topic of discussion? The Devil.
Our exploration of this demonic figure will be led by Chip Cosby of VCU’s World Studies Department.
Then, on the second half of the evening, musicians from Classical Revolution RVA will perform Igor Stravinsky’s “Soldier’s Tale” (in which the Devil is a key player), conducted by Daniel Myssyk and narrated by NPR Music Editor, Mark Mobley, with special guests from Malayaworks Dance Theater!
Grab a drink, learn a thing or two, and hear an incredible performance!
Community Room’s Fall Mix
Community Room invites you to a night of performance, presentations, and more!
Works both ongoing and timed will take place throughout the evening. Topics covered will include plants, sandwiches, raffle tickets, prizes, relaxation, dough, Omegle, the future, shifting weights, relationships, the color pink, and history.
Come by to see what your community is up to!
Cost of attendance? FREE!
Paul Collins Beat, The Green Hearts, Paul Ivey and Cherry Pits
VINYL CONFLICT PRESENTS
PAUL COLLINS BEAT (back for some more!)
THE GREEN HEARTS
ALL AGES 7 PM
Designer, Navi, New Turks and Flesh Control
Designer (TN/Formerly MA)
Previously located in Boston, MA, Designer are/were/weren’t some crazy noise machine with rubber band tight snare blasts and demonically harmonious vocals ridding wicked grooves. But APPARENTLY there are is a twin in this band now and I am not sure how insanely “wicked” these now Tennessee residents will move air and bodies harder than the did before, but I know they will.
Local 2 piece JERKS who somehow manage to pull it together so hard and tight its sickeningly impressive. How long will the noise jam be this time?
(someone else write this descrip. I’m not doin that)
Enter Leo’s fever dream
First Friday “Yolk” Opening
An exhibition of new work from:
Dumb Waiter, Gull and P.T. Burnem
Free! (You could donate if you want too) doors at 8 show at 9PM!
Silent Music Revival
Manatree, Lady Bones and Kal Marks
Boom Boom Basics
Come to Gallery 5 for the 5th installation of Project Resolution! Bring your short films to this monthly event.
Free to submit, free to attend, free to critique.
Bring your short film or impress us all by making one just for Project Resolution. There are no limits on the content or type of film you can show and no one will screen the shorts beforehand. If you show your film, you MUST stay for a Q&A with the audience immediately following your film.
– Please try to keep films under 15 minutes in length. If your film is over 15 minutes, contact us ahead of time as it can be scheduled as a special presentation at a future event. If there is time available, longer films will sometimes be shown.
Submit your film on DVD or media file at 7:00 PM on September 21st at Gallery 5. It is first come, first serve.
This free event is hosted by Gallery 5. Donations are welcomed. Drinks are available at the bar.
Sponsored by VPA Richmond District
Wham City Comedy
Uh oh!!!! Wham City Comedy is coming back to Gallery5 for another round of squeaky clean fun/food oriented/all pun fun! Last time they blew us away and if you missed it you goofed… BUT ITS OKAY! YOU CAN SEE THEM NOW!
$6 at the door
Richmond Burlesque Revue
Trioscapes (Dan Briggs of Between the Buried and Me) and The Bronzed Chorus
More info TBA
Exhibition Soft Opening