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Now showing events from December 9, 2018 to January 26, 2019
  • Dec
    09
    45th Annual Festival of Lessons and Carols
    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Join the singers of Schola Cantorum and Women’s Chorale for a joyous Christmas celebration through a Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols in the tradition of King’s College, Cambridge. Free
  • Jan
    13
    Bolshoi Ballet Broadcast: "La Sylphide"
    12:55 PM - 3:00 PM
    On his wedding day, the young Scotsman James is awakened with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature, a Sylph. Entranced by her beauty, James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love...... Continue reading
  • Jan
    18
    The Second City, It's Not You, It's Me. -The Second City
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    What began as a small cabaret theater in Chicago almost sixty years ago has grown to become the most influential and prolific comedy empire in the world, developing an entirely unique way of creating art and fostering generation after generation of superstars.... Continue reading
  • Jan
    20
    Bolshoi Ballet Broadcast: "La Bayadère"
    12:55 PM - 3:00 PM
    The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, igniting heated passions and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love.... Continue reading
  • Jan
    23
    Tucker-Boatwright Festival, Southeast Asian Connections featuring Richmond Symphony
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    This evening’s performance features Debussy’s Pagodes and La boite a joujoux with a traditional Balinese shadow play, Evan Ziporyn’s Ngaben for Balinese gamelan and orchestra, Dewa Alit’s Open My Door, and Mozart’s Symphony No. 25, and the world premiere of Sumarsam’s reconstruction of the Javanese music Debussy heard at the 1889 Paris... Continue reading
  • Jan
    25
    Film Screening: The Adventures of Prince Achmed
    3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Director Lotte Reiniger created cinematic magic with the world’s first full-length animated film in 1926. Reiniger used intricate hand-cut silhouettes to tell a story from The Arabian Nights. The film is beautifully restored to its spectacular original color and features a new orchestral recording of the original score. A demonstration by Balinese shadow master... Continue reading
  • Jan
    25
    Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Renowned for its amazing technical expertise, unique artistry, and signature use of live music, the Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble has been called “the preeminent modern dance organization of our time” (Yo-Yo Ma). Since founding the company in 1980, Mark Morris has had a profound impact on the dance world, creating important new works with a... Continue reading
  • Jan
    25
    Film Screening: The Adventures of Prince Achmed, 7:30pm
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Director Lotte Reiniger created cinematic magic with the world’s first full-length animated film in 1926. Reiniger used intricate hand-cut silhouettes to tell a story from The Arabian Nights. The film is beautifully restored to its spectacular original color and features a new orchestral recording of the original score. A demonstration by Balinese shadow master... Continue reading
  • Jan
    26
    Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Renowned for its amazing technical expertise, unique artistry, and signature use of live music, the Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble has been called “the preeminent modern dance organization of our time” (Yo-Yo Ma). Since founding the company in 1980, Mark Morris has had a profound impact on the dance world, creating important new works with a... Continue reading
  • Jan
    26
    Traditional Balinese Shadow Play
    7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
    Gusti Sudarta, Shadow Master, accompanied by Gamelan Raga Kusuma Balinese Master Artist Gusti Sudarta will perform a traditional Balinese shadow play as part of the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts. This free event is part of the Tucker-Boatwright Festival of Literature and the Arts.