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Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Saturday, April 30, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

Richmond Kickers v. Toronto FC II at City Stadium

“Our attendance at City Stadium has increased 50% over the last two seasons,” commented Leigh Cowlishaw, Richmond Kickers Director of Soccer. “More and more people in the city are talking about the atmosphere and experiencing the entertainment the Kickers have to offer. Our goal is still to make Kickers games the number one sporting event in Richmond and to replicate the energy, enthusiasm, passion and electric atmosphere we are seeing in MLS and USL cities across the USA.” $7-$12. http://www.richmondkickers.com Experience the authentic atmosphere at City Stadium when the USL season kicks off March 26. Richmond Kickers Season Tickets include 15 USL matches guaranteed, 50-75% off match day prices, exclusive invitations, merchandise discounts and VIP benefits. Guaranteed to see all regular season, US Open Cup and playoff games for the best possible pricing, Kickers Season Tickets are a fantastic way to get together with friends, family and colleagues for an unforgettable entertainment experience. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 3201 Maplewood Ave.. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondkickers.com.

Flying Squirrels v. Hartford Yard Goats

Tickets $8-12. Call 804-359-3866. Team Store Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM] Tickets and info: http://www.squirrelsbaseball.com. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 6:05 PM – 8:35 PM. 3001 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.squirrelsbaseball.com.

"Maple and Vine" at Firehouse Theater

by Jordan Harrison / Directed by Mark Lerman We sometimes yearn for "the good old days" when things never changed, but was it really as good as we imagine? MAPLE AND VINE focuses on yuppie power couple Katha and Ryu. She's an editor at Random House and her Asian American husband is a successful plastic surgeon, but Katha can't get a good night's sleep. When they're invited by a mysterious stranger to join the SDO (Society for Dynamic Obsolescence) they decide to give it all up to pursue more traditional values in the gated community of 1950s reenactors. Jordan Harrison's awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, Theater Masters' Innovative Playwright Award, Kesselring Prize, Heideman Award, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships from The Playwrights' Center, and NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence Grant. Tickets - $15-$35. Details: http://www.firehousetheatre.org/#!maple-and-vine/c1rvx. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 1609 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.firehousetheatre.org.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Saturday, April 30, 2016, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Saturday, April 30, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Saturday, April 30, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Flying Squirrels v. Hartford Yard Goats

Tickets $8-12. Call 804-359-3866. Team Store Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM] Tickets and info: http://www.squirrelsbaseball.com. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 12:05 PM – 2:35 PM. 3001 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.squirrelsbaseball.com.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Sunday, May 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

76th Annual West Avenue Annual Garden Tour

West Avenue Improvement Association’s 76th annual Garden Tour will be held Sunday, May 1st from 1 – 5 PM. The Garden Tour is free and open to the public and includes homes on West Avenue, Park Avenue, and West Franklin Street, as well as the alleys between West, Park, and West Franklin. Year after year, the Garden Tour brings neighbors together to celebrate and strengthen the relationships in our community. Info: http://www.westave.org. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. West Ave. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.westave.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"Maple and Vine" at Firehouse Theater (Talkback)

by Jordan Harrison / Directed by Mark Lerman We sometimes yearn for "the good old days" when things never changed, but was it really as good as we imagine? MAPLE AND VINE focuses on yuppie power couple Katha and Ryu. She's an editor at Random House and her Asian American husband is a successful plastic surgeon, but Katha can't get a good night's sleep. When they're invited by a mysterious stranger to join the SDO (Society for Dynamic Obsolescence) they decide to give it all up to pursue more traditional values in the gated community of 1950s reenactors. Jordan Harrison's awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, Theater Masters' Innovative Playwright Award, Kesselring Prize, Heideman Award, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships from The Playwrights' Center, and NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence Grant. Tickets - $15-$35. Details: http://www.firehousetheatre.org/#!maple-and-vine/c1rvx. Sunday, May 1, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1609 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.firehousetheatre.org.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Sunday, May 1, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Flying Squirrels v. Bowie Baysox

Tickets $8-12. Call 804-359-3866. Team Store Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM] Tickets and info: http://www.squirrelsbaseball.com. Monday, May 2, 2016, 6:35 PM – 9:05 PM. 3001 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.squirrelsbaseball.com.

"Maple and Vine" at Firehouse Theater (Industry Night)

by Jordan Harrison / Directed by Mark Lerman We sometimes yearn for "the good old days" when things never changed, but was it really as good as we imagine? MAPLE AND VINE focuses on yuppie power couple Katha and Ryu. She's an editor at Random House and her Asian American husband is a successful plastic surgeon, but Katha can't get a good night's sleep. When they're invited by a mysterious stranger to join the SDO (Society for Dynamic Obsolescence) they decide to give it all up to pursue more traditional values in the gated community of 1950s reenactors. Jordan Harrison's awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, Theater Masters' Innovative Playwright Award, Kesselring Prize, Heideman Award, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships from The Playwrights' Center, and NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence Grant. Tickets - $15-$35. Details: http://www.firehousetheatre.org/#!maple-and-vine/c1rvx. Monday, May 2, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 1609 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.firehousetheatre.org.

Flying Squirrels v. Bowie Baysox

Tickets $8-12. Call 804-359-3866. Team Store Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM] Tickets and info: http://www.squirrelsbaseball.com. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6:35 PM – 9:05 PM. 3001 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.squirrelsbaseball.com.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

RVA Best Comedian Finals at Capital Ale House

The Quarterfinals for RVA's Best Comedian! Buy your ticket online early and register to win a $25 Capital Ale House Gift Card! RVA Best Comedian Quarterfinals April 5 – Hosted by: Jacob McFadden Kelly Henderson Winston Hodges Michael Engle Benjie Saunders April 12 – Hosted By: Jesse Jarvis Mary Jane French Clay Shoaf Dylan Vettelana Angeline Schmidt Jesse Pearlstein April 19 – Hosted By: Ray Bullock Franqi French Ketih Marcell Dawn Brooks Chris White Richard Woody April 26- Hosted By: Richard Woody Charles Ellis Sarah Ahmed Brandon Beswick Patrick Nowaczyk Jacob McFadden May 3rd-Finals Hosted By:Jaye Toler Details - http://capitalalehouse.ticketfly.com/event/1124161-richmonds-best-stand-up-2016-richmond/. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 623 E. Main St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit capitalalehouse.ticketfly.com.

Flying Squirrels v. Bowie Baysox

Tickets $8-12. Call 804-359-3866. Team Store Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM] Tickets and info: http://www.squirrelsbaseball.com. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 6:35 PM – 9:05 PM. 3001 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.squirrelsbaseball.com.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

Flying Squirrels v. Bowie Baysox Matinee

Tickets $8-12. Call 804-359-3866. Team Store Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM] Tickets and info: http://www.squirrelsbaseball.com. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 10:35 AM – 1:05 PM. 3001 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.squirrelsbaseball.com.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Thursday, May 5, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Thursday, May 5, 2016, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

First Fridays Art Walk

Click here for the pdf with ALL of the participating galleries, exhibits, and information - http://rvafirstfridays.com/ First Friday Art Walk offers exhibits at more than 20 downtown art galleries. Participating venues hold openings and other special events from 5-9pm to increase your awareness and appreciation of the rich cultural and entertainment opportunities offered by Richmond's Broad Street Historical District and the surrounding area. Friday, May 6, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Adams & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit rvafirstfridays.com.

Friday Art & Wine at VMFA & First Fridays: Performing Arts

Now you have more reasons to hang out at VMFA on Friday nights! Head to the museum and enjoy discounted beverages and free half-hour gallery tours at 7 and 7:30 pm. On the first Friday of each month, check out our First Fridays entertainment, too. Connect with newcomers to Richmond and those new to the arts scene as you make new social and professional contacts. You'll enjoy delicious café cuisine as well as discounted beverages and guided art tours as part of Friday Art & Wine. The First Fridays series features an eclectic mix of multicultural performing arts showcased in different spaces within the museum. Take advantage of our extended hours on Friday evenings (we’re open until 9 pm) to also stroll through the galleries, explore the VMFA Shop, or enjoy dinner and drinks in Amuse Restaurant. Also enjoy discounted beverages in Best Café and 30-minute gallery tours as part of Friday Art & Wine. Details: http://vmfa.museum/calendar/events/first-fridays-performing-arts/. Friday, May 6, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit vmfa.museum.

"Maple and Vine" at Firehouse Theater

by Jordan Harrison / Directed by Mark Lerman We sometimes yearn for "the good old days" when things never changed, but was it really as good as we imagine? MAPLE AND VINE focuses on yuppie power couple Katha and Ryu. She's an editor at Random House and her Asian American husband is a successful plastic surgeon, but Katha can't get a good night's sleep. When they're invited by a mysterious stranger to join the SDO (Society for Dynamic Obsolescence) they decide to give it all up to pursue more traditional values in the gated community of 1950s reenactors. Jordan Harrison's awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, Theater Masters' Innovative Playwright Award, Kesselring Prize, Heideman Award, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships from The Playwrights' Center, and NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence Grant. Tickets - $15-$35. Details: http://www.firehousetheatre.org/#!maple-and-vine/c1rvx. Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 1609 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.firehousetheatre.org.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Friday, May 6, 2016, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Friday, May 6, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Friday, May 6, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Saturday, May 7, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

Richmond Kickers v. Wilmington Hammerheads FC at City Stadium

“Our attendance at City Stadium has increased 50% over the last two seasons,” commented Leigh Cowlishaw, Richmond Kickers Director of Soccer. “More and more people in the city are talking about the atmosphere and experiencing the entertainment the Kickers have to offer. Our goal is still to make Kickers games the number one sporting event in Richmond and to replicate the energy, enthusiasm, passion and electric atmosphere we are seeing in MLS and USL cities across the USA.” $7-$12. http://www.richmondkickers.com Experience the authentic atmosphere at City Stadium when the USL season kicks off March 26. Richmond Kickers Season Tickets include 15 USL matches guaranteed, 50-75% off match day prices, exclusive invitations, merchandise discounts and VIP benefits. Guaranteed to see all regular season, US Open Cup and playoff games for the best possible pricing, Kickers Season Tickets are a fantastic way to get together with friends, family and colleagues for an unforgettable entertainment experience. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3201 Maplewood Ave.. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondkickers.com.

"Maple and Vine" at Firehouse Theater

by Jordan Harrison / Directed by Mark Lerman We sometimes yearn for "the good old days" when things never changed, but was it really as good as we imagine? MAPLE AND VINE focuses on yuppie power couple Katha and Ryu. She's an editor at Random House and her Asian American husband is a successful plastic surgeon, but Katha can't get a good night's sleep. When they're invited by a mysterious stranger to join the SDO (Society for Dynamic Obsolescence) they decide to give it all up to pursue more traditional values in the gated community of 1950s reenactors. Jordan Harrison's awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, Theater Masters' Innovative Playwright Award, Kesselring Prize, Heideman Award, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships from The Playwrights' Center, and NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence Grant. Tickets - $15-$35. Details: http://www.firehousetheatre.org/#!maple-and-vine/c1rvx. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 1609 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.firehousetheatre.org.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Saturday, May 7, 2016, 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Saturday, May 7, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Disney's "The Lion King" at Altria Theater

Apr 19 - May 8 , 2016 Part of the 2015-2016 Broadway In Richmond Season Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s THE LION KING, making its triumphant return to Altria Theater. More than 80 million people around the world have experienced the awe-inspiring visual artistry, the unforgettable music, and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, THE LION KING brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. THE LION KING also features the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music,… Sunday, May 8, 2016, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"Maple and Vine" at Firehouse Theater (Talkback)

by Jordan Harrison / Directed by Mark Lerman We sometimes yearn for "the good old days" when things never changed, but was it really as good as we imagine? MAPLE AND VINE focuses on yuppie power couple Katha and Ryu. She's an editor at Random House and her Asian American husband is a successful plastic surgeon, but Katha can't get a good night's sleep. When they're invited by a mysterious stranger to join the SDO (Society for Dynamic Obsolescence) they decide to give it all up to pursue more traditional values in the gated community of 1950s reenactors. Jordan Harrison's awards include a Guggenheim Fellowship, Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, Theater Masters' Innovative Playwright Award, Kesselring Prize, Heideman Award, Jerome and McKnight Fellowships from The Playwrights' Center, and NEA/TCG Playwright-in-Residence Grant. Tickets - $15-$35. Details: http://www.firehousetheatre.org/#!maple-and-vine/c1rvx. Sunday, May 8, 2016, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 1609 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.firehousetheatre.org.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Sunday, May 8, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Friday Art & Wine / Wine Tasting at VMFA

Connect with newcomers to Richmond and those new to the arts scene as you make new social and professional contacts. You'll enjoy delicious café cuisine as well as discounted beverages and guided art tours as part of Friday Art & Wine. Taste different wines from around the world — reds, whites, sparkling, and more. Refine your palate and learn about different winemaking regions from a variety of wine experts, who will be available for discussion and questions. Also enjoy discounted beverages and guided tours as part of Friday Art & Wine. Details: http://vmfa.museum/calendar/events/wine-tasting/. Friday, May 13, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit vmfa.museum.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Friday, May 13, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Friday, May 13, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Saturday, May 14, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Saturday, May 14, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Tennessee Williams' "Summer and Smoke" at Novmber Theatre at Virginia Rep

April 22 – May 15, 2016 This sultry Tennessee Williams classic reflects on the conflict between passion and Victorian morality. In Mississippi at the dawn of the 20th century, a young woman’s sexual awareness evolves from chaste modesty to desire. Four Thoughts 1:30 p.m. on Sundays The new Four Thoughts discussion series will continue on Sunday April 24, May 1, and May 15, 30 minutes prior to the performance. Bruce Miller will present four thoughts or ideas that provide context to the play. Open to public. No reservation needed. Single Tickets: $30 - $46 | Subscribers: $18 - $34 Free parking! Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_summer_and.html. Sunday, May 15, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Sunday, May 15, 2016, 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, May 19, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Thursday, May 19, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Third Fridays: Tango After Work at VMFA

Join in the fun and exotic beauty of the tango with Richmond's tango community, while enjoying the food and social atmosphere in Best Café. You can also take advantage of half-price beverages as part of Friday Art & Wine. Now you have more reasons to hang out at VMFA on Friday nights! Head to the museum and enjoy discounted beverages and free half-hour gallery tours at 7 and 7:30 pm. On the first Friday of each month, check out our First Fridays entertainment, too. Info: http://vmfa.museum/calendar/events/third-fridays-tango-work/. Friday, May 20, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit vmfa.museum.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Friday, May 20, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Richmond Kickers v. Louisville City FC at City Stadium

“Our attendance at City Stadium has increased 50% over the last two seasons,” commented Leigh Cowlishaw, Richmond Kickers Director of Soccer. “More and more people in the city are talking about the atmosphere and experiencing the entertainment the Kickers have to offer. Our goal is still to make Kickers games the number one sporting event in Richmond and to replicate the energy, enthusiasm, passion and electric atmosphere we are seeing in MLS and USL cities across the USA.” $7-$12. http://www.richmondkickers.com Experience the authentic atmosphere at City Stadium when the USL season kicks off March 26. Richmond Kickers Season Tickets include 15 USL matches guaranteed, 50-75% off match day prices, exclusive invitations, merchandise discounts and VIP benefits. Guaranteed to see all regular season, US Open Cup and playoff games for the best possible pricing, Kickers Season Tickets are a fantastic way to get together with friends, family and colleagues for an unforgettable entertainment experience. Saturday, May 21, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3201 Maplewood Ave.. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondkickers.com.

"4000 Miles" at Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center

A Cadence Theater Production. April 30 - May 21, 2016 A beautifully spun, comedic, heart-wrenching story of an elderly woman and her 21-year-old grandson seeking respite from a recent tragedy. His visit extends until the unlikely pair builds a loving familial bond from the ground up and healing begins. Winner of the 2013 Obie Award: Best New American Play; 2013 Pulitzer Prize finalist. $30 | Subscribers and RAPT: $25 Contains adult language and content, and herbal cigarettes are used in this production. Recommended for ages 16+. Info & Tickets - http://va-rep.org/show_4000_miles.html (Free parking!). Saturday, May 21, 2016, 8:00 PM – 10:30 PM. 114 W. Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit va-rep.org.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, May 26, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

Fourth Fridays: Meet Up with Art at VMFA

Connect with newcomers to Richmond and those new to the arts scene as you make new social and professional contacts. You’ll enjoy delicious café cuisine as well as discounted beverages and guided art tours as part of Friday Art & Wine. Details: http://vmfa.museum/calendar/events/fourth-fridays-meet-art/. Friday, May 27, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit vmfa.museum.

ComedySportz Improv Theatre - Overtime Improv

Richmond's got something worth staying after hours for - OVERTIME IMPROV! ComedySportz Improv Theatre is proud to present the latest buzz in the Richmond improv scene. Take a little bit of short form improv (games and quick scenes) and mix that with a little bit of long form improv (formats that let things develop over time on stage and weave scenes into a larger picture) and what do you get? Medium form. That makes no real sense. But that's okay - we make everything else up around here, right? Overtime Improv showcases the talents of performers you'll see every week in our ComedySportz shows, but in a whole new light! You'll fall out of your seat laughing as they take your suggestions and go places you never dreamed possible! Overtime is a featured presentation of our "After Hours" Friday night late show series. And although it is not an intentionally "blue" show, it also doesn't follow the traditional "brown bag" rules of our ComedySportz brand shows. So if you bring your kids, expect them to le… Friday, May 27, 2016, 10:15 PM – 11:45 PM. 8906 West Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.comedysportzrichmond.com.

Richmond Kickers v. FC Montreal at City Stadium

“Our attendance at City Stadium has increased 50% over the last two seasons,” commented Leigh Cowlishaw, Richmond Kickers Director of Soccer. “More and more people in the city are talking about the atmosphere and experiencing the entertainment the Kickers have to offer. Our goal is still to make Kickers games the number one sporting event in Richmond and to replicate the energy, enthusiasm, passion and electric atmosphere we are seeing in MLS and USL cities across the USA.” $7-$12. http://www.richmondkickers.com Experience the authentic atmosphere at City Stadium when the USL season kicks off March 26. Richmond Kickers Season Tickets include 15 USL matches guaranteed, 50-75% off match day prices, exclusive invitations, merchandise discounts and VIP benefits. Guaranteed to see all regular season, US Open Cup and playoff games for the best possible pricing, Kickers Season Tickets are a fantastic way to get together with friends, family and colleagues for an unforgettable entertainment experience. Saturday, May 28, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3201 Maplewood Ave.. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondkickers.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

First Fridays Art Walk

Click here for the pdf with ALL of the participating galleries, exhibits, and information - http://rvafirstfridays.com/ First Friday Art Walk offers exhibits at more than 20 downtown art galleries. Participating venues hold openings and other special events from 5-9pm to increase your awareness and appreciation of the rich cultural and entertainment opportunities offered by Richmond's Broad Street Historical District and the surrounding area. Friday, June 3, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Adams & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit rvafirstfridays.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, June 9, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

Richmond Kickers v. Pittsburgh Riverhounds at City Stadium

“Our attendance at City Stadium has increased 50% over the last two seasons,” commented Leigh Cowlishaw, Richmond Kickers Director of Soccer. “More and more people in the city are talking about the atmosphere and experiencing the entertainment the Kickers have to offer. Our goal is still to make Kickers games the number one sporting event in Richmond and to replicate the energy, enthusiasm, passion and electric atmosphere we are seeing in MLS and USL cities across the USA.” $7-$12. http://www.richmondkickers.com Experience the authentic atmosphere at City Stadium when the USL season kicks off March 26. Richmond Kickers Season Tickets include 15 USL matches guaranteed, 50-75% off match day prices, exclusive invitations, merchandise discounts and VIP benefits. Guaranteed to see all regular season, US Open Cup and playoff games for the best possible pricing, Kickers Season Tickets are a fantastic way to get together with friends, family and colleagues for an unforgettable entertainment experience. Saturday, June 11, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3201 Maplewood Ave.. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondkickers.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, June 16, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

Third Fridays: Tango After Work at VMFA

Join in the fun and exotic beauty of the tango with Richmond's tango community, while enjoying the food and social atmosphere in Best Café. You can also take advantage of half-price beverages as part of Friday Art & Wine. Now you have more reasons to hang out at VMFA on Friday nights! Head to the museum and enjoy discounted beverages and free half-hour gallery tours at 7 and 7:30 pm. On the first Friday of each month, check out our First Fridays entertainment, too. Info: http://vmfa.museum/calendar/events/third-fridays-tango-work/. Friday, June 17, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit vmfa.museum.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, June 23, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

Fourth Fridays: Meet Up with Art at VMFA

Connect with newcomers to Richmond and those new to the arts scene as you make new social and professional contacts. You’ll enjoy delicious café cuisine as well as discounted beverages and guided art tours as part of Friday Art & Wine. Details: http://vmfa.museum/calendar/events/fourth-fridays-meet-art/. Friday, June 24, 2016, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 200 N. Boulevard Richmond, VA. For more info visit vmfa.museum.

ComedySportz Improv Theatre - Overtime Improv

Richmond's got something worth staying after hours for - OVERTIME IMPROV! ComedySportz Improv Theatre is proud to present the latest buzz in the Richmond improv scene. Take a little bit of short form improv (games and quick scenes) and mix that with a little bit of long form improv (formats that let things develop over time on stage and weave scenes into a larger picture) and what do you get? Medium form. That makes no real sense. But that's okay - we make everything else up around here, right? Overtime Improv showcases the talents of performers you'll see every week in our ComedySportz shows, but in a whole new light! You'll fall out of your seat laughing as they take your suggestions and go places you never dreamed possible! Overtime is a featured presentation of our "After Hours" Friday night late show series. And although it is not an intentionally "blue" show, it also doesn't follow the traditional "brown bag" rules of our ComedySportz brand shows. So if you bring your kids, expect them to le… Friday, June 24, 2016, 10:15 PM – 11:45 PM. 8906 West Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.comedysportzrichmond.com.

Richmond Kickers v. Bethlehem Steel FC at City Stadium

“Our attendance at City Stadium has increased 50% over the last two seasons,” commented Leigh Cowlishaw, Richmond Kickers Director of Soccer. “More and more people in the city are talking about the atmosphere and experiencing the entertainment the Kickers have to offer. Our goal is still to make Kickers games the number one sporting event in Richmond and to replicate the energy, enthusiasm, passion and electric atmosphere we are seeing in MLS and USL cities across the USA.” $7-$12. http://www.richmondkickers.com Experience the authentic atmosphere at City Stadium when the USL season kicks off March 26. Richmond Kickers Season Tickets include 15 USL matches guaranteed, 50-75% off match day prices, exclusive invitations, merchandise discounts and VIP benefits. Guaranteed to see all regular season, US Open Cup and playoff games for the best possible pricing, Kickers Season Tickets are a fantastic way to get together with friends, family and colleagues for an unforgettable entertainment experience. Saturday, June 25, 2016, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 3201 Maplewood Ave.. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.richmondkickers.com.

An Evening with the Richmond Pops at Altria Theater

The Richmond Pops Band is a community based organization that has been providing exciting and dynamic musical experiences to the Richmond community for over 38 years. As a non-profit, all volunteer organization, the band has enjoyed unprecedented growth and popularity with an ever increasing and diverse audience. An annual concert series is presented at the historic Landmark Theater for full-house crowds in excess of 3500 audience members. Since 2000 the band has given 49 performances at the Landmark Theater and Center Stage to over 160,000 people. These performances have all been given to capacity audiences and are always offered free to the public. These free performances provide the region with cultural entertainment of the highest quality, accessible to all regardless of economic or social standing. Our funding comes primarily through small individual donations. The generosity of our loyal supporters has enabled us to provide an incredible arts experience to so many in the Greater Richmond community.… Sunday, June 26, 2016, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. 6 N. Laurel St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.altriatheater.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

First Fridays Art Walk

Click here for the pdf with ALL of the participating galleries, exhibits, and information - http://rvafirstfridays.com/ First Friday Art Walk offers exhibits at more than 20 downtown art galleries. Participating venues hold openings and other special events from 5-9pm to increase your awareness and appreciation of the rich cultural and entertainment opportunities offered by Richmond's Broad Street Historical District and the surrounding area. Friday, July 1, 2016, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Adams & Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit rvafirstfridays.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, July 7, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, July 14, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, July 21, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

Hardywood Food Truck Court

We're kicking off the season with a mix of 16 new and favorite local gourmet mobile food vendors, with many more carts on rotation in the weeks to come. Enjoy our line up of seasonal craft beers to pair with eclectic tacos, wood-fired pizza, authentic French crepes, handmade ice cream, Cajun street food and more. Hardywood Food Truck Court runs from 5:30-9pm (the brewery is open until 10pm on Thursdays for new spring hours, last call 9:30) every Thursday through the season and is a family friendly environment. All ages are welcome at the brewery. Virginia ABC law prohibits bringing outside alcoholic beverages on-site, and underage drinking will be strictly prohibited. More info: http://www.hardywood.com/content/hardywood-food-truck-court-opens-1. Thursday, July 28, 2016, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 2408 Ownby Lane. RIchmond, VA. For more info visit www.hardywood.com.

ComedySportz Improv Theatre - Overtime Improv

Richmond's got something worth staying after hours for - OVERTIME IMPROV! ComedySportz Improv Theatre is proud to present the latest buzz in the Richmond improv scene. Take a little bit of short form improv (games and quick scenes) and mix that with a little bit of long form improv (formats that let things develop over time on stage and weave scenes into a larger picture) and what do you get? Medium form. That makes no real sense. But that's okay - we make everything else up around here, right? Overtime Improv showcases the talents of performers you'll see every week in our ComedySportz shows, but in a whole new light! You'll fall out of your seat laughing as they take your suggestions and go places you never dreamed possible! Overtime is a featured presentation of our "After Hours" Friday night late show series. And although it is not an intentionally "blue" show, it also doesn't follow the traditional "brown bag" rules of our ComedySportz brand shows. So if you bring your kids, expect them to le… Friday, July 29, 2016, 10:15 PM – 11:45 PM. 8906 West Broad St. Richmond, VA. For more info visit www.comedysportzrichmond.com.