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3/3

Outer Spaces, Bad Magic, Grass Panther and Josh Small

Outer Spaces-
“In the early months of 2012, Satalino started Outer Spaces to explore, as the name subtly implies, the components of song that were left aside by Witches’ meat-and-potatoes arrangements. The Creature of Nature EP is a perfect example of this, as it sees Satalino reimagining a handful of snarling and straightforward punk standouts from Forever as dynamic folk songs living somewhere betweenYou Are Free and Harvest. But this isn’t to say that she has gone soft. The tenacity of her early recordings still rings clear. What’s more, this approach finds Satalino’s knife sharper than before.”

http://outerspaces.bandcamp.com/

Bad Magic
Started as a two-piece by Julie Karr and Jimmy Held (White Laces+ Flechette), Tim Falen (Diamond Center + Hot Dolphin) later joined on bass. It’s been nearly two years since we last played, but Julie will be on spring break, so we figured it was as good a time as any to get the band back together. There will be some fast rock jams and tender solo julie jams, too.

http://badmagic.bandcamp.com/
https://juliekarr.bandcamp.com/

Grass Panther
Michael Harl ‘s of Canary oh Canary and Manzara’s solo project!
https://grasspanther.bandcamp.com/

Josh Small
Classic.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cN7ScESD1sY

$6 Doors at 7pm Music at 8pm

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3/4

RVA Pieces

A weekly gathering to play chess. We will have tables and seating. Please bring your sets and or clocks if you prefer blitz. There should be enough folks with boards to make it all sort itself out. There will be coffee and the gallery also has a bar. Due to scheduling within an active gallery that acts as a performance venue we may dance around on scheduling.

Also, Come one, Come all. This is a relaxed environment we are shooting for. All are WELCOME. Bring a backgammon board or GO set or Magic or whatever game you desire! Feel free to share this event as you see fit as well.

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3/5

Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

 

3/6

First Friday: Daniel Calder Solo Exhibit with Musical Guests Those Manic Seas, The Blue and the Grey, Samantha Pearl and Karamazov

Sponsored by My Glasses Rule

Daniel Calder is a painter, installation, and conceptual artist living in Glen Allen, Virginia. He earned his MFA in 1990 from Virginia Commonwealth University. Daniel is a recipient of a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts. He has accepted commissions by the City of Richmond and the Washington Project for the Arts. Daniel’s work appears in numerous private and corporate collections and has been featured in various publications including Artpapers, Washingtonian, Style Weekly, Richmond Magazine, and the Richmond Times Dispatch.

Statement

Blackboards are not typically a vehicle for personal expression. More commonly, they are used to disseminate knowledge to a broader audience. They are a window to specialized information – an educational tool. The blackboards in this series serve both functions. They feature elements from our civic memory and act as a receptacle for the thoughts, feelings, or perhaps even indiscretions of viewers. I am providing the first half of an equation and inviting the visitors to finish the experience – blurring the line between artist, art, and audience.

In this series – the blackboard icon is used to reexamine some of what we know about some of our most familiar historical figures, myths, and cultural phenomena. Our understanding of which should not stop at elementary school.

The impetus for this series is my own sense of confusion when confronted with the discord between what we are taught and what seems to be the case. Or perhaps what we are not taught – our selective collective memory. It seems to run parallel to our individual efforts to control the story of our own lives and personas. My images are intended to use some humor and discord to encourage the viewer to reconsider…everything. Though the preexisting images are permanent, chalk and erasers can be provided for viewers to add or take away from the information – rewriting history or providing their own. In the end, even in the gallery setting – not even the artist’s voice will have the last say.

http://www.danielcalder.com/

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3/7

RRFP Benefit Show with Hot Dolphin, Wandcarver, Queer Rocket, The Foam and E. Freyss

5 awesome bands playing awesome music to support an awesome cause! Don’t miss this one, y’all!

HOT DOLPHIN http://hotdolphin.bandcamp.com/
WANDCARVER http://wandcarver.bandcamp.com/
QUEER ROCKET http://queerrocket.bandcamp.com/
THE FOAM
E. FREYSS

$5-15 at the door – proceeds go to the Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project, an awesome grassroots organization that helps fight financial gaps in access to abortion healthcare!

ALSO FEATURING

ART PUNCHING AUCTION – bid on the chance to punch a piece of famous artwork! like this guy http://bit.ly/1yXsHhK, but you will not have to go to jail after

TAROT READINGS by local necromancers

PHOTOBOOTH

COOL MERCH from KATE BUSH the RRFP Bowlathon team

THE BEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE it could be?

AND MORE!?

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3/8

Early: Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

3/8

Late: Richmond Rap Round Robbins

PT BURNEM
DR. MILLIONAIRE
BLACK LIQUID
HEIGHT KEECH
EZE JACKSON
PASSALACQUA

Three stages set up around the room.
Audience in the middle.
Each act does one song per round.
No openers.
No headliners.
Non-stop action.

www.raproundrobin.com

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3/11

RVA Pieces

A weekly gathering to play chess. We will have tables and seating. Please bring your sets and or clocks if you prefer blitz. There should be enough folks with boards to make it all sort itself out. There will be coffee and the gallery also has a bar. Due to scheduling within an active gallery that acts as a performance venue we may dance around on scheduling.

Also, Come one, Come all. This is a relaxed environment we are shooting for. All are WELCOME. Bring a backgammon board or GO set or Magic or whatever game you desire! Feel free to share this event as you see fit as well.

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3/12

Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

 

3/13

Connexiones Talent Show

This is a call for performers for the 3rd Big Show-Off talent show, which will be held on Friday, March 13th at Gallery 5!

This is an opportunity for the flamboyant and profound, the lovely and hideous, the raucous and reserved to all be celebrated for one night on one stage!

As always the alcohol will flow, the applause will thunder, and the crowd favorites will all get prizes!

If you are interested in participating in the talent show, becoming a sponsor or otherwise helping out, please contact Dustin King at dustinking82@gmail.com.

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All funds raised from the talent show will go to Richmond Conexiones, a small non-profit that facilitates common spaces in Southside Richmond for community programs created with the participation of local residents and a focus on social justice.

Some of Richmond Conexiones’ programs include a summer lunch and healthy movement program that reaches over 200 kids; El Campo, a free summer soccer camp; a teen leadership group creating change in their community; a community garden; and a women’s embroidery group. Visit Richmond Conexiones on Facebook or at richmondconexiones.org to learn more or donate.

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3/14

Boom Boom Basics Student Recital

Boom Boom Basics Burlesque & Performing Arts Studio is excited to present the winter Beginners Burlesque Class of 2015! Join Headmistress Deanna Danger at Gallery 5 on Saturday, March 14th to introduce the newest burlesque babes on the block to “The Art of the Tease”!

Hosted by Richmond’s own, “Rascally Vaudevillian,” Mark Slomski!

With performances from Boom Boom Basics Instructor, Bitsy Buttons, special student guest starlet, Ella Belladonna and the Headmistress herself, Deanna Danger!

Starring:
Amethyst Rose
Jade Enigma
Joie de Beaver
Kitty Longboard
Laci Vious
Luna Wintour
Lux LeStrange
Minnie Musetta
Mocha Mellons
Venus Pearl

Doors 8pm, show 9pm
$10 advance, $15 door
Ages 18+

Pre-sale ends 3/13 at 6PM and then will become available when doors open.

Eventbrite - Boom Boom Basics Student Recital

Raffle prizes, vendors & more!

www.boomboombasics.com
www.deannadanger.com

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3/15

Early: Yoga

Join us every Thursday 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

 

3/15

Late: Dead Tenants

 

3/18

RVA Pieces

A weekly gathering to play chess. We will have tables and seating. Please bring your sets and or clocks if you prefer blitz. There should be enough folks with boards to make it all sort itself out. There will be coffee and the gallery also has a bar. Due to scheduling within an active gallery that acts as a performance venue we may dance around on scheduling.

Also, Come one, Come all. This is a relaxed environment we are shooting for. All are WELCOME. Bring a backgammon board or GO set or Magic or whatever game you desire! Feel free to share this event as you see fit as well.

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3/19

Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

 

3/21

Screens N’ Suds

 

3/22

Early: Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

 

3/22

Late: Project Resolution

 

3/24

The Awesome Few, Candy Spots and Marcelo Fruet & Os Cozinheiros

The Awesome Few 

This power trio knows how to cook up some jammy grooves, (think CAN, not String Cheese Incident), with some pummeling rhythms and heavy bass lines, shot apart by spastic guitar riffs that cut like glass.

Candy Spots

A fairly new RVA band, Candy Spots is a neo-psychedelic 5-piece that at its best sounds like a mixture between Neil Young & Crazy Horse and the Brian Jonestown Massacre.

Marcelo Fruet & Os Cozinheiros

Coming all the way from Brazil on their way down to SXSW, tropicalia and traditional Brazilian music combines with modern indie rock and jazz for a pleasing mixture you won’t get to see often in our fair city.

DOORS @ 8PM!
$5

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3/25

RVA Pieces

A weekly gathering to play chess. We will have tables and seating. Please bring your sets and or clocks if you prefer blitz. There should be enough folks with boards to make it all sort itself out. There will be coffee and the gallery also has a bar. Due to scheduling within an active gallery that acts as a performance venue we may dance around on scheduling.

Also, Come one, Come all. This is a relaxed environment we are shooting for. All are WELCOME. Bring a backgammon board or GO set or Magic or whatever game you desire! Feel free to share this event as you see fit as well.

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3/26

Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

 

3/26

Clothing Swap

 

3/27

Roz Raskin and the Rice Cakes, Houdan the Mystic and Antiphons

roz and the rice cakes (TEAM LOVE RECORDS) ♥
http://www.thericecakes.com/

houdan the mystic ♥
www.houdanthemystic.bandcamp.com

antiphons ♥
www.antiphons.bandcamp.com

7pm // $5

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3/28

The Richmond Burlesque Revue presents: Magnolia’s XXX Birthday Bash!

Magnolia Jackson Pickett Burnside is turning 30 and we’re throwing the biggest burlesque party yet, featuring the one and only, Boo Boo Darlin’…Richmond’s sweetheart is coming home to celebrate!
Starring Magnolia’s favorite performers, together under one roof,
Deanna Danger
Deepa de Jour
Dolli Holiday
Ella Belladonna
Ellie Quinn
Empress de Naste
Melody Magpie
Ophelia Derriere
Puppie Buffe
Zhora Nova
and Candy Pantzzz!
Go-go dancing, raffle prizes featuring local art and experiences, and more!
With each ticket purchased to this show, you’ll be entered into the door raffle for tickets to the next show.

Tickets are $15 advance and $20 at the door (cash only at the door!)
Doors open at 8, the show starts at 9, and is ages 18+.
Pre-sale tickets end 3/28 at 6PM

Eventbrite - Richmond Burlesque Revue: Magnolia's XXX Birthday Bash!

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3/29

Early: Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

3/29

Late: 10 Year Anniversary Series: Todd Barry

New York City-based comedian and actor Todd Barry is widely recognized for his roles as the bongo-playing “Third Conchord” on HBO’s Flight of the Conchords and Mickey Rourke’s deli boss in 2009 Oscar winner The Wrestler, and renowned throughout the entertainment industry for his nuanced, measured, and thoroughly original approach to stand-up. Drawing audience members in with his deadpan self-deprecation and ability to pile punchline upon punchline, his decidedly low-key stage persona belies a deeply intelligent, often biting, occasionally absurdist worldview, one lauded by discerning fans who seek a fresh yet honest update to traditional observation and social commentary.
Boasting multiple stand-up appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and two Comedy Central Presents specials, and his latest one hour Comedy Central special Super Crazy. Todd’s resume also includes such hit TV shows as Louie, Delocated, Bored to Death, Tim and Eric, Chappelle’s Show, Sex and the City, and even Sesame Street. Among his additional feature-film highlights are Todd Phillips’s Road Trip, Louis CK’s Pootie Tang, and Mitch Hedberg’s Los Enchiladas. You can see him soon at Sigourney Weaver’s right hand man in Amy Heckerling’s Vamps, and as Paul Rudd’s co-worker in David Wain’s Wanderlust. Internationally he has performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, and Kilkenny, Ireland’s Cat Laughs Festival.
Todd has been heard on both The Howard Stern Show and The Bob & Tom Show, and his albums Medium Energy, Falling Off the Bone, and From Heaven are available from Comedy Central Records, Amazon and iTunes. He has earned the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival’s Jury Award, praise from Ricky Gervais as one of the best comedians of 2009, and accolades from The Onion’s A.V. Club, which declared Medium Energy one of the best comedy albums of the decade.

Doors 7PM Show 8PM

Advance tickets are $20.00 and going quick!

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4/1

RVA Pieces

A weekly gathering to play chess. We will have tables and seating. Please bring your sets and or clocks if you prefer blitz. There should be enough folks with boards to make it all sort itself out. There will be coffee and the gallery also has a bar. Due to scheduling within an active gallery that acts as a performance venue we may dance around on scheduling.

Also, Come one, Come all. This is a relaxed environment we are shooting for. All are WELCOME. Bring a backgammon board or GO set or Magic or whatever game you desire! Feel free to share this event as you see fit as well.

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4/2

Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

 

4/3

First Friday: Gallery5 10 Year Anniversary

Musical Guests: White Laces and Dave Watkins

 

4/4

10 Year Anniversary Series: Priests, Creepoid, Positive No and Christi

Priests: https://priests.bandcamp.com/
Creepoid: https://creepoid.com/
Positive No: https://positiveno.bandcamp.com/
Christi: http://christi.bandcamp.com/
8 ADV
10 DOORS

Get pre-sale while you can!
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Priests

 

4/5

Early: Yoga

Join us every Thursday at 11am and Sunday at 12pm for pay what you can yoga!

4/5

Late: 10 Year Anniversary Series: TBA

 

4/7

10 Year Anniversary Series: Dan Deacon, Prince Rama, Ben O’brien and Nu Depth

With the success of Dan Deacon’s 2007 album Spiderman of the Rings, came an opportunity for the electronic-music iconoclast to increase the breadth and depth of his entire musical project. Deacon moved from self-contained computer music to orchestral epics. His interactive live show, honed in DIY spaces, was taken to museums and concert halls. He frequently expanded his performances to include a horde of side musicians. Gliss Riffer, an entirely self-produced record of almost all electronic sounds, is a return to Deacon’s Spiderman of the Rings-era process. He calls it “easily the most fun [he’s] ever had making a record.” After a string of large ensemble projects (including 2009’s Bromst and 2012’s America) Deacon longed for the “simplicity” of the days when he did nearly everything himself. So he made plans to sequester himself in his studio and conjure an album from the sketches and songs he had begun in the back of the van on the European leg of the America tour. Those plans were upended when he received a last-minute invitation to tour with Arcade Fire in August. Rather than lose momentum by pushing back his recording schedule, Deacon continued to make the record on the road. “I was mixing and arranging in the green room before sound check and each night back at the hotel.” Deacon said, “On days off I’d find a studio to track vocals or mix. When a studio couldn’t be found I dismantled a hotel bathroom, sealing the vents with towels and using all the bedding to turn it into a control room.” This is his first record to showcase his newfound appreciation for his vocal cords, an appreciation he gained after going through an extended bout of laryngitis. “I started thinking about how the voice is an instrument that expires,” he said, “and that made me want to make an album with the voice more exposed.” And that he did. While Gliss Riffer contains all the instrumental layering we’ve come to expect, the vocals are mixed with a prominence (“Feel the Lightning,” “Learning to Relax”) and, at times, a clarity (“When I Was Done Dying”) that have never been heard on a Dan Deacon record before. All the vocals are performed by Deacon himself, even the female voice on “Feel the Lightning” is the product of vari-speed recording techniques. This album also marks the first time Deacon replaced his digitally realized parts with analog synthesizers, giving Deacon the opportunity to experiment with synthesizers in the same way he experimented with strings and wind instruments on America. Deacon travelled to Asheville, N.C., to record with Moog’s at-the-time-unreleased Sub 37 analog synth. Gliss Riffer is the first record in the world to feature the instrument. Despite being predominately electronic, Gliss Riffer’s sonic palette is informed by his post-Spiderman material. The Disklavier, a MIDI-fed player piano first heard on Bromst, is present here. (This time around, Deacon ran it so hard it broke.) Cross-rhythms suggestive of America’s orchestral opus “USA” and Deacon’s art music work (including a Carnegie Hall performance and film score for Francis Ford Coppola) are also in evidence. What Gliss Riffer shares with Spiderman of the Rings as a musical experience is an aesthetic directness and ecstatic energy. Gliss Riffer trades in exuberant, uncontained fun. Lyrical images of lightning, oceans, lakes, and roads crop up frequently as stand-ins for freedom and self-realization. The tracks were started on the ever-changing landscapes that greet a touring musician. The lyrics, on the other hand, were mostly written in Deacon’s studio, a room with no windows and no air conditioning in Baltimore’s sweltering summer where it was easy to imagine being somewhere else. So while Gliss Riffer is all about fun, it’s figured dramatically. It’s a euphoria tempered by yearning and set in defiance of life’s nagging anxiety. “Happiness takes time,” we are reminded by tremolo vocals in the middle of the supremely danceable “Mind on Fire.” The bliss on this record is well-earned.
`14$ Advance Tickets are going quick!

Sponsored by:
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BALTIMORE - Musician Dan Deacon photographed in his studio November 17, 2014

 

4/10

RVA Cabaret

 

4/11

James River Film Festival

 

4/12

Silent Music Revival

 

4/15

RVA Pieces

A weekly gathering to play chess. We will have tables and seating. Please bring your sets and or clocks if you prefer blitz. There should be enough folks with boards to make it all sort itself out. There will be coffee and the gallery also has a bar. Due to scheduling within an active gallery that acts as a performance venue we may dance around on scheduling.

Also, Come one, Come all. This is a relaxed environment we are shooting for. All are WELCOME. Bring a backgammon board or GO set or Magic or whatever game you desire! Feel free to share this event as you see fit as well.

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4/16

Gallery5 10 Year Anniversary Series Presents: Triac, Ramming Speed, The Glorious Gone and Vorator

TRIAC ( PUNK/NOISE/DESTRUCTION from Baltimore, MD )

RAMMING SPEED (Thrash metal aggression with blinding speed)

The GLORIOUS GONE ( Members of Burnt by the Sun, Revocation and Municipal Waste)

VORATOR (Evil fast thrash with hints of death metal)

Doors @7. Music @8. $5

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4/18

Ellie Quinn Presents Marvel Vs DC

 

4/19

Early: Yoga

 

4/19

Late: Project Resolution

 

4/21

New Strange, Red Money and Sea of Storms

 

4/22

Classical Revolution

 

4/23

RVA Pieces

A weekly gathering to play chess. We will have tables and seating. Please bring your sets and or clocks if you prefer blitz. There should be enough folks with boards to make it all sort itself out. There will be coffee and the gallery also has a bar. Due to scheduling within an active gallery that acts as a performance venue we may dance around on scheduling.

Also, Come one, Come all. This is a relaxed environment we are shooting for. All are WELCOME. Bring a backgammon board or GO set or Magic or whatever game you desire! Feel free to share this event as you see fit as well.

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6PM-11PM

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4/25

Richmond Burlesque Revue

 

4/26

Yoga

 

5/1

First Friday: Mass Communications Senior Exhibit with Musical Guests Ava Luna and Clair Morgan