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    2003 Exhibitions and Performances
    Updated on November 20, 2003

    January 2003

    January 3-February 2, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    • "Collected Evidence" -- Curated by Elizabeth Schlatter, Asst. Director Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond. Six artists from Virginia and Maryland who address the process of collecting in their own work.
      Entire Gallery

    • Also Showing through February 2
      Photography by Catherine Johnson, Henrietta Near and Annette Norman

      in our New Upstairs Gallery

    January 25, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event


    February 2003

    February 7-March 2, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    • "Ground Level Railroad" -- Return Group Installation by Six Richmond emerging artists.
      Entire Gallery

    • Also Showing through March 2
      "Structures and Spaces"
      Photography and painting by Elisabeth Flynn-Chapman, Catherine Johnson and Dana Frostick

      in our New Upstairs Gallery


    March 2003

    March 7-30, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    • Regula Franz -- "Signs of Immortality" - A Journey into Burma and Laos, Foyer Gallery

    • Robin Bray -- "Fifty Words" - Small-scale mixed-media works, Helena Davis Gallery

    • Mike Taylor -- "Kilverkleter" - Large-scale painting blending Pointillism & Perceptual Abstractions, Main Gallery

    • Carol Meese -- "Evolutions" - Mixed media work involving photomontage & oil on canvas. Skylight Gallery

    • "On the Table: A Still Life Show"
      Juried by William Barnes

      Curated by Petie Bogen-Garrett

      Showing in our new Upstairs Gallery through March 30

      For more information on these shows, read the Press Release from February 11, 2003

    March 1-31, 2003: Outreach Exhibition

    March 10, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event

    • Pat DiNizio of "The Smithereens" with Starbelly
      Monday at 8:00pm, $15 at the door.

      No advance ticket sales, but to guarantee admission, call the gallery and hold a space with your credit card. Pay in cash at the door. No shows will have their credit cards charged. Maximum capacity 150.


    March 14, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event

    March 27, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event

    • the potatoeaters
      An evening of literature, experimental sound and visual exploration. Featuring writers Steven Glass and Joshua Hyman and musical guests ENE and DJ Tres si.
      Thursday at 8:00pm, $7 at the door.

    March 29, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event


    April 2003

    April 4-April 27, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    • Josefa Mulaire -- "My American Son" -- Photography
      Foyer Gallery

    • Noah Scalin -- "Fortunate" -- Fabric Installation
      Helena Davis Gallery

    • Amir Fallah -- "Amirica" -- Installation wall paintings that create dialogue between American & Iranian values creating New Pop Imagery
      Main Gallery

    • Lee Saloutos -- "New Work, 2001 - 2003" -- Landscape Photography
      Skylight Gallery

    • Also Showing through April 27
      Photography, painting and drawing
      by John Bailey, Doug Hayes and Chris Semtner

      in our New Upstairs Gallery

      For more information on these shows, read the Press Release from March 5, 2003

    April 5, 11, 12, 18, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event

    • "Two Rooms"
      RPAC performs Lee Blessing's "Two Rooms," directed by Kyle Kimmerman
      $10 adults/$6 children

    April 10, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event

    • "Peacing it Together"
      Performance installation bringing the Richmond community together to explore issues of American identity and partriotism in response to the war. Presented by the newly formed Performance Initiative.
      Thursday at 7:30pm

    April 19, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event

    April 20, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event

    • "No River City"
      rockstephenfosterfolkindie from the deep south, often spooky
      Sunday at 8:00pm

    April 26, 2003: Gallery Performance Series Event

    • "Menspeak"
      Annual Poetry/Prose Reading
      Saturday at 8:00pm, FREE


    May 2003

    May 2-June 1, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    • Celebración de las Artes Latinas -- Entire Gallery

    • Also Showing through June 1
      "Town & Country: A Landscape/Cityscape Show"
      juried by Richard Bland

      The exhibtion is scheduled to open on Friday, May 2 and run through June 1. Drop-off for artists will be April 19-24, during business hours. The jurying will take place during the day on Friday, April 25.

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    May Gallery Performance Series Events

    • Tloke Nahauake
      Aztec Dancers from Mexico City
      Sat., May 3
      8 p.m. - Admission $8

    • Weaving in the Maya World
      Gallery Talk by James Farmer, Chair, Dept. of Art History, Virginia Commonwealth University
      Sun., May 4
      4 p.m.

    • Maria Espiritu
      poet and founder of KASWA, Peruvian Folk Dance Company
      poetry reading
      Fri., May 9
      8 p.m.

    • Gallery Talk by Mary Jane Gagnier de Mendoza and her husband Arnulfo Mendoza, acclaimed Zapotec loom weaver, discussing his work and other folk arts form Oaxaca, Mexico
      Sat., May 10
      4 p.m.

    • Latin Ballet of Virgina
      Ana Ines King, Director
      two performances
      Sat., May 10
      8 p.m.
      Sun., May 11
      3 p.m.
      Admission $5

    • KASWA, Peruvian Folk Dance Company
      Latin American ballroom dancing by Faust and Teresa Narvaez, with a special appearance by Carlos Pozzi, virtuoso Argentinean guitarist
      Fri., May 16
      8 p.m.
      Admission $5

    • Poetry reading
      With Gregory Donovan poetry professor, VCU, and Alfredo Franco, Curator of Education, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University
      Sat., May 17
      8 p.m.

    • Revolutions
      Storytelling by Consuelo Navarro, professor of Latin American Literature, Dept. of Foreign Languages, VCU. Storytelling for adults, featuring legends from Ecuador and adaptations of other Latin American literature.
      Fri., May 23
      8 p.m.
      Admission $5

    • Cuban Films
      A collaboration between Artspace and the Richmond Moving Image Co-op, James Parrish, Director.
      Featuring the "Death of a Bureaucrat" (1966) and short films
      Sat., May 24
      8 p.m.

    • Orquesta Timbason
      Music and songs from Cuba, directed by Jose Lorenzo
      Fri., May 30
      8 p.m.
      Admission $10

    • Juan Antonio Tardío and Family
      Bolivian folk dances and music from the Andes
      Sat., May 31
      8 p.m.
      Admission $10


    June 2003

    June 6-June 29, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    June Gallery Performance series Event

    • Private Eleanor and Pupa’s Window.
      Two of Baltimore’s best young singer-songwriters.
      Saturday, June 7
      8pm: Private
      Admission is $4 at the door.

    • Howard Curtis on percussion and drums, Marty McCavit on piano and electronics, and Darius Jones on sax and whistle
      Friday, June 13
      Admission price TBA
    • Artspace features its annual Womenspeak, an evening of poetry and prose by Richmond women. Saturday, June 14
      Admission is free

    • Artspace features the film HOW THEY HAVE FALLEN by Blaze Pappas and score by Darius Jones.
      Friday, June 15
      Admission price TBA

    • Musical performances by Sara Tandy, “King” Mandy Mauger, and Ashley Apple.
      Saturday, June 21
      Admission is $3 at the door

    • Project Resolution #7
      Monthly film group that gets together to show short films made based on an assignment.
      Friday, June 27
      Free and Open to public


    July 2003

    July 4-July 27, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    July Gallery Performance Series Event

    • Project Resolution #8
      Monthly film group that gets together to show short films made based on an assignment.
      Friday, August 29
      Free and Open to public


    August 2003

    August 1-August 31, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    August Gallery Performance Series Event

    • August 8th, 8 pm- 10 pm:
      Spokane & Patrick Phelan with Films
      by Nikki Price and Patty
      $5 at the door

    • Shockoe Expresso Poets
      Saturday, August 9, 2003
      Saturday, 8pm
      Reception to follow
    • August 15th, 8 pm-10 pm:
      Darius Jones Trio
      featuring special guest
      Admission price TBA

    • August 22nd, 8 pm ¯ 10:30 pm:
      Modern Day Barbarians and
      Them Against Them
      “Improvised Sonic Music”
      $6 at the door


    September 2003

    September 5-September

    September Gallery Performance Series Events

    • September 7th, 8 pm ¯ 10 pm: John Cage Birthday Party
      Featuring mao amore, ting ting jahe, Howard Curtis, Darius Jones, and more
      Admission $ TBA

    October 2003

    October 3-November 2, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    October Gallery Performance Series Event

    • October 11: Consuelo Navarro, “Quito, a magical city”

    • October 30th, 8 pm: Project Resolution #11

      Films and Feedback


    November & December 2003

    November 7-December 20, 2003: Gallery Exhibitions

    November Gallery Performance Series Events

    • Rescheduled due to Hurricane Isabel
      November 8th, 8 pm: "Southern Dysfunction- Louisiana Style"
      Vignettes of a childhood written and performed by Linda Rae Johnson
      Wine and Cheese reception to follow
      $5 admission

    • November 15th, 8 pm: "Everybody Play Nice XIII"
      Annual poetry/prose reading by Marian Hollowell
      Reception to follow

    • *November 20:Darius Jones
      Time: TBA; Admission TBA

    • November 21st, 8 pm: Project Resolution #12

      Films and Feedback

    • November 22, 2003
      Havana Son
      Musical Performance
      Time and Admission TBA

    • November 23:Alix Olson and Pamela Means
      “Alix Olson is a red-hot, fire-bellied, feminismo-spewin’ volcano.”-Alison Bechdel, creator of “Dykes to Watch Out For.”
      Pamela Means is arguably the only Boston-based, out folkie whose punchy political songs have worn a hole in her guitar.
      Time:7 pm, doors open @6 pm; Admission $ 8, reservations available


    December Gallery Performance Series Events

    • December 6:EBSK + ENE
      Musical performance
      8 pm; Admission Price TBA

    • December 12:Project Resolution
      8 pm; Free and Open to the Public



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