What’s happening: Jan. 15 events calendar

See Something


WED., 1/15

ICA Talk: Rebecca Walker

The ICA will host a talk featuring artist and contributor to the “Great Force” exhibit, Rebecca Walker, and her work, “The Surrender of the Black Intellectual and the Resurgence of Radical Black Will.” Her art focuses on gender, identity, power and the evolution of the human family. For more information, contact Meredith Carrington at mtcarrington@vcu.edu or visit www.icavcu.org.

7 p.m., The ICA (601 W. Broad St.) Free.


THURS., 1/16

‘Uncut Gems’ Screening at the Byrd Theatre

The Byrd Theatre is hosting a screening of “Uncut Gems,” directed by Josh and Benny Safdie. For tickets, visit byrdtheatre.org.

9:30 p.m., The Byrd Theatre & Foundation (2908 W. Cary St.) $6


Do Something


THURS., 1/16

Knit Wits Gathering

Episcopal Campus Ministries at VCU will host sessions every third Thursday of the month for those who want to learn to knit and crochet. For more information, contact Rev. Kimberly A. Reinholz at kreinholz@ghtc.org or 804-359-5628 or visit the organization’s website. 

Noon – 2 p.m., Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, (8 N. Laurel St.) Free.


FRI., 1/17

Rainbow Group Weekly Meeting

The Rainbow Group, a student support group that provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ students, will hold its weekly Friday meeting from 3-4 p.m. To register, contact Camille Rudney at rudneycm@vcu.edu or 804-828-3964 or visit the VCU counseling website. 

3-4 p.m. University Counseling Services at the Student Commons, Room 238 (907 Floyd Ave.) Free.


Learn Something


WED., 1/15

From Abidjan to Richmond

VCU’s Department of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies and the Global Education Office will host a discussion about traveling and studying abroad with the Fulbright scholarship. The talk will be led by Konan Amani and Christine Cynn. The talk is open to all. Refreshments will be provided. For more information and to RSVP, contact Levi Walter at gsws@vcu.edu or 804-828-1976.

2 p.m., Humanities Research Center conference room, Valentine House, (920 W. Franklin St.) Free.


THURS., 1/16

Medical Grand Rounds: Health Effects of Climate Change

The VCU School of Medicine will host a discussion on the health effects of climate change. The discussion will be led by Michael Donnenberg and topics will include what is happening to the planet in terms of climate change, the cause and what can be done going forward. For more information, contact Michael Donnenberg at msdonnenberg@vcu.edu or 804-828-0678.

Noon-1 p.m., VCU School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine Medical Grand Rounds in Room 1-044, Sanger Hall, (1101 E. Marshall St.) Free.

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