What’s happening: Apr. 17 events calendar

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Mitski — “Be the Cowboy” spring tour

Thurs., Apr. 18

Indie rock singer and songwriter Mitski will perform in Richmond as part of her latest album tour. Los Angeles-based bedroom pop artist Jay Som will open. Sales end April 18 at midnight.

7:30 p.m., The National (708 E. Broad St.) $20

Sculpture Annual Senior Show

Fri., Apr. 19

Students from the VCUarts sculpture department will present their work, featuring performances, video, installation and sculpture. A closing reception will be held April 26.

6-9 p.m. (3015 Cutshaw Ave.) Free

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VCUarts 90th Anniversary Event

Thurs., Apr. 18

In commemoration of VCUarts’ 90th anniversary, events are scheduled throughout Thursday evening across campus. Conversations with the school’s alumni will be followed by a graduate thesis exhibition and performances from students in the music, dance and theater programs. Register online at support.vcu.edu/event/vcuarts90.

2-10 p.m., Monroe Park Campus, $10

Richmond Book Art Fair

Sat., Apr. 20

Book makers, zine makers and independent publishers will display their work in an art fair to culminate a week of workshops and panel discussions. There will also be a coffee bar, food trucks and music from Space Bomb DJ.

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Studio Two Three (3300 W. Clay St.) Free

RVA Field Day

Sat., Apr. 20

This annual festival offers unlimited beer sampling and a day full of live performances. Designated drivers will get a discounted rate on general admission tickets. To purchase tickets online, visit rvafieldday.eventbrite.com.

11 a.m.-5 p.m. City Stadium (3201 Maplewood Ave.) $20-$40

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Questioning Cinema: ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Screening

Tues., Apr. 23

VCU Libraries is hosting a screening of “A Fantastic Woman,” a film about a trans woman whose struggle with prejudice and a deceased partner is portrayed. A discussion on the film will be held afterwards with a panel of guest speakers. Register online at vcu.libcal.com.

5-8 p.m., Room 250, James Branch Cabell Library (901 Park Ave.) Free

VCU Graduate and Professional School Fair

Wed., Apr. 24

Graduate school representatives from around the country will give information on their schools’ application processes.

Noon-3 p.m., University Student Commons (907 Floyd Ave.) Free

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