2013-03-06 / Calendar

What’s happening Elsewhere

Thursday, March 7 They Call It Stormy Weather, 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m., Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond. See how artists see the weather and the seasons. Photographic reproductions are on loan from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Exhibit continues through June 3. $11/adults, $10/ages 4-12, 60 and older. 864-1400, The President’s Photographer: Fifty Years Inside the Oval Office, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Virginia Historical Society, 428 N. Boulevard, Richmond. This National Geographic exhibition features rarely seen images of recent U.S. presidents through the eyes of their official photographers. Free. Exhibit continues through July 8. 358-4901, Black Grace, 7:30 p.m., Alice Jepson Theater – Modlin Center for the Arts, 28 Westhampton Way, Richmond. The New Zealand contemporary dance company will perform. $10-$40.

Friday, March 8 Get Your Business Off the Ground, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Martin’s Market, 2250 John Rolfe Parkway, Richmond. Business professionals will share advice on entity formation, business planning, marketing, website development, insurance, finance and raising capital. $99. Sponsored by the Richmond chapter of SCORE. 771-2400, ext. 131, Craftsmen’s Classic Art and Craft Festival, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond. Browse a variety of original arts and crafts. $7, $1/ages 6-12. Continues through March 10. Eighth Annual Student Spring Gala Exhibition, 6-9 p.m., Petersburg Area Art League, 7 E. Old St., Petersburg. This show will feature recently produced, award-winning drawing, painting, graphic design, photography and sculpture from the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School Visual Arts Department. Free. 722-0200 “Cotton Patch Gospel,” 8 p.m., Barksdale Theater at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover. This musical transplants the story of Jesus into the mid-20thcentury American South and considers what might have happened had Jesus been born in Georgia. Performances continue through April 28. Part of the Acts of Faith Festival. $20-$42. 282-2620,

Saturday, March 9 Third Annual Free to Breathe Richmond 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Memorial Walk, 7:30 a.m. registration, 9:30 a.m. events, Innsbrook Corporate Center, 4900 Cox Road, Glen Allen. Includes a kids’ corner and health expo. Proceeds support the National Lung Cancer Partnership. $30/5K, $25/1 mile walk, $10/fun run. richmond. “The Tempest,” 7:30 p.m., St. Catherine’s School – McVey Theatre, 6001 Grove Ave., Richmond. Richmond Shakespeare performs this drama. Performances continue through March 30. $27. West End Comedy Downtown, 8 p.m., Rhythm Hall – Richmond CenterStage, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond. Enjoy an evening of improvisational comedy. $10. 592-3400,

Monday, March 11 Breath Matters support group monthly meeting, 1:30-3 p.m., CJW Medical Center’s Chippenham Hospital – Kraus Auditorium, 7101 Jahnke Road, Richmond. Learn about “Pulmonary Hypertension: Lungs Under Pressure.” Russell Glover, 378-0628,

Tuesday, March 12 UniverSoul Circus, 7:30 p.m., Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E. Laburnum Ave., Richmond. Enjoy this combination of circus arts, theater and music. Performances continue through March 17. $16-$30.

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