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Things To Do In RVA this weekend: February 9-14

Monster Jam returns to the Richmond Coliseum

Monster Jam starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over – OR smash through returns to the Richmond Coliseum this weekend!

This new format highlights Monster Truck, Speedster (Dune Buggy) and ATV competitions among eight drivers.    The format really builds the competition level between the drivers, with something concrete on the line — a guaranteed spot at Monster Jam World Finals in Las Vegas in March.

When: Feb. 10  at 1 and 7 p.m.

Feb 11 at 7 p.m.

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Center Stage Comedy Tour

This will be the first comedic tour for CenterStage Comedy, featuring only the best stand-up artists!

Sommore ranks as one of the nations’ most highly-acclaimed, top comedic female entertainers. Throughout her career, her powerful combination of class and sass have captivated audiences with fierce ferocity. Coining the phrase, “Chandelier Status”, Sommore prides herself on authenticity, shining from within, and being unapologetically herself in every moment.

Arnez J’s distinctive improvisational comedic style has made him one of the unforgettable greats. His authentic stage presence and contagious energy make for incomparable personality impressions that get crowds rolling with laughter. Arnez J’s ability to involve physicality into his performances distinguish him entirely from the traditional comedic mold.

Film, TV, and stand-up comedic star Tommy Davidson has established himself in all facets of the entertainment business. Most known as a member of the sketch comedy TV show In Living Color, Davidson has opened concerts for Patti LaBelle, Starpoint and Kenny G.

A stand-up comedian, writer, and actor, John Witherspoon has had roles in several films and TV shows over the course of his impressive career. Best known for his role in the Friday series, Witherspoon starred in movies such as Hollywood Shuffle, Amen, Boomerang and has also made appearances on NBC’s ‘The Richard Pryor Show’, ‘Last Comic Standing’, WKRP and The Wayans Bros.

When: Tuesday, February 14th at 7:00 p.m.

Where: CenterStage

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'A Midsummer Night's Dream' performed by Richmond Ballet, Symphony

Last presented in 2008, this unique collaboration between the Ballet, the Symphony, singers, and narrators, takes audiences on a journey through the mystical, woodland court of Tatiana and Oberon and the sumptuous and regal palaces of ancient Greece as the adventures of four sets of lovers become intertwined through a series of comical events and tricks set about by the infamous sprite, Puck. Soleau’s classic and playful choreography will be brought to life as the entire Richmond Ballet Company joins together on the Carpenter Theatre’s historic stage.

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Where: at  Carpenter Theater at Dominion Arts Center with Richmond Symphony

When: February 10 at 7:00 p.m. ; February 11 at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. ; February 12 at 2:00 p.m.

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The Book of Mormon

The New York Times calls it “The best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores our faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jon Stewart of The Daily Show calls it “A crowning achievement. So good it makes me angry.” It’s The Book of Mormon, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park.

Contains explicit language.

When: Feb. 7-12th

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Doggy dates offered for Valentine’s Day in RVA

Don’t spend your Valentine’s Day night alone, Ring Dog Rescue will deliver a dog to you!

That’s right! Ring Dog Rescue is teaming up with Sticky Rice and will deliver a doggie date to your home.

It’s simple. On Valentine’s day call Sticky Rice and Ring Dog Rescue will deliver a RDR ambassador dog for a 10 minute date with you.

Want dinner too? Quickness will be out delivering all the usual Sticky Rice fare starting at 5pm.

Just call 804-358-7870!

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Black History Month Events

Check out this full list of Black History Month Events all around Central Virginia!

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