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Elsewhere Calendar

Events surrounding Chesterfield
COMPILED BY ANNE DALTON

FRIDAY, FEB. 2

JAY PAULJAY PAUL“Songs from the Soul,” 7-8 p.m., The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Richmond. This toe-tapping musical examines the evolution of African- American music, from spirituals to jazz to rap, and the essential role this music has played in American life. Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival. Continues through Feb. 25. $20. 282- 2620, va-rep.org

An Evening of Ladies in Love, 7 p.m., The Cultural Arts Center, 2880 Mountain Road, Glen Allen. Guitarist Janet Martin performs. Dinner, drinks for purchase. $17/advance, $20/ reserved, $21/door. 261- ARTS, artsglenallen.com

Remember 1968: A Tribute to MLK Jr., 8 p.m., Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Energy Center, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond. Featuring pieces that honor the legacy of a man who was fearless in his charge to fight the injustices of the world. An Altria Masterworks Concert. Continues on Feb. 4. $10- $80. richmondsymphony.com/calendar

“Driving Miss Daisy,” 8 p.m., Lee Playhouse, 1100 Mahone Ave., Building 4300, Fort Lee. An elderly Jewish widow and her African- American chauffeur form a close friendship, one that transcends racial prejudices and social conventions. Continues through Feb. 18. $13, $7/youth. 734-6629, leeplayhouse.com

SATURDAY, FEB. 3

Family Build Day, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Ave., Richmond. Learn about architecture, engineering, construction and design, and experience a variety of hands-on building stations. $10/child, free/ accompanying adults. branchmuseum.org

SUNDAY, FEB. 4

Small Art with Big Heart, noon-3:45 p.m., Crossroads Art Center, 2016 Staples Mill Road. Over 125 pieces of art will be available for viewing and bidding. In conjunction with Richmond Animal League’s Sugar & Spice cocktail party and silent auction on Feb. 24. Free, open to the public. ral.org

MONDAY, FEB. 5

RVA Environmental Film Festival, 6:30 p.m., locations around the Richmond area. Showcases local and national films that raise awareness of environmental issues. rvaeff.org

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