Weekend calendar

THUR. 1/27

VMFA Jazz Café VCU adjunct professor of percussion Brian Jones appears with the Brian Jones Quartet at Jazz Café, a free event open to the public presented by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in conjuction with the Richmond Jazz Society. Take a break and relax after work with great jazz, light fare and refreshing drinks. Jazz standards and original compositions featuring drummer Brian Jones with Daniel Clarke on keyboards, Randall Pharr on bass and J. C. Kuhl on sax.

6:00 p.m. Free. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. 200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.

Roslyn, Solace Sovay, Billy the Kid, and TBA.

8:00 p.m. 5$. The Camel Club. 1621 W. Broad Street. 353-4901.

FRI. 1/28

Fourth Friday Art Shows Join us for the Fourth Friday art shows and reception. Exhibits continue through Feb. 20, 2011.

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Free. Art Works. 320 Hull St. 291-1400.

Michael Hearne Southwestern Americana.

8:00 p.m. $15 adv. / $20 door. Ashland Coffee & Tea.  100 N. Railroad Avenue. 798-1702.

The Color Purple presented by Broadway in Richmond. Based on the classic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker and the moving film by Steven Spielberg, the unforgettable and inspiring story of Celie, who finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. Joyous GRAMMY-nominated score featuring gospel, jazz, pop and blues, The Color Purple is about hope and the healing power of love.

8:00 p.m. $37.50-$67.50. Landmark Theatre. 6 N. Laurel Street. 646-4213.

SAT. 1/29

A Celebration of Print: 500 Years of Graphic Art This exhibition celebrates the extraordinary gift of approximately 10,000 prints from the collection of connoisseur, scholar and former Richmonder Frank Raysor. During the past 35 years, Raysor has amassed a collection which covers the history of printmaking, as seen in this exhibition, and which also contains special deep holdings in artists such as Charles Meryon, Félix Bracquemond, Seymour Haden and Wenceslaus Hollar.

10:00 a.m. Free. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.  200 N. Boulevard. 340-1400.

River City Rollergirls present Winter Slaughterland Come in from the cold and check out this roller derby double header! Richmond’s B-team, the Uncivil Warriors take on the Star City Roller Girls from Roanoke, VA at 6:00 pm. Following the Warriors bout, stick around for the exciting WFTDA-sanctioned bout featuring the Poe’s Punishers vs. DC All-Stars.

6:00 p.m. $12 adults, $10 students/seniors, $6 kids ages 6 -12, free kids 5 and under. Greater Richmond Convention Center. 403 N. 3rd Street. 783-7300.

Voix de Ville Follies presents “Myths and Legends” An epic journey into the realm of magic and folklore, with tales of legendary icons and mythic creatures. Starring local burlesque goddess, the dark enchantress Lilly Vaudeville, who will put you in a trance will her spellbinding moves. Also starring the colorful Khalima, whose alluring blend of Egyptian and Cabaret belly-dancing is certain to captivate and fascinate. Also feat. LeVar, Kiki von Kitsch, Cherrie Canary, Dainty Dolls and Miss Kitti Pryde. Hosted by the legendary Parker Galore.

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Free. Gallery5. 200 W. Marshall Street. 644-0005.

We Came as Romans with For Today, The Word Alive, Woe Is Me and Texas In July.

9:00 p.m. $15. The Hat Factory. 140 Virginia Street. 514-3849.

SUN. 1/30

Royal, Artifex Pereo.
5:30 p.m. $10. The Canal Club. 1545 E. Cary Street. 643-2582.

Post Traumatic Fresh.

9:00 p.m. Tickets TBA. The Camel Club. 1621 W. Broad Street. 353-4901.

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