This week in Richmond is full of culture, music, theater, baseball and dogs. Check out First Friday on Broad Street if you're in town for the weekend!

Motown Mondays @ the Camel

Motown-logo.crop3 Motown On Mondays is a party that celebrates the music, the magic & the memories of arguably the most important label in music. You will hear classics from the Motown Sound, covers, remixes everything & everything in between!

Flying Squirrels

The Flying Squirrels are at home Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. Tonight is Bark in the Park night! Bring the pups out to The Diamond for Bark in the Park. The first 300 dogs will receive a free Squirrels Dog Collar Giveaway presented by Coca-Cola. Gates open at 5:30 PM.

Disney's The Lion King

Tickets are still available for Disney's The Lion King at the Altria Theater this week.

Spyro Gyra @ The Tin Pan

spyro gyra Wednesday Putting the smooth into jazz, Spyro Gyra brilliantly blends soul, Latin, pop and world beat influences to become one of most famous instrumental ensembles of all time. They hit the pop charts with their number one "Morning Dance" (title track of their platinum selling album), have gone on to sell more than eleven million records and have racked up nine Grammy nominations in their forty-plus years. Still featuring founder and saxophonist Jay Beckenstein, Spyro Gyra's innovative and eclectic sensibility makes them a dynamic live act!

Little Shop of Horrors @ Swift Creek Mill and Theater

Little-shop-of-horrors-original You haven’t seen “Little Shop...” until you’ve seen THE MILL do “Little Shop...”! Our original 1986 production took the town by storm and became the longest-running show in our theatre’s history: eight months of thrills and chills and over-the-top fun! The voracious Audrey II will once again consume the Mill stage (and, indeed, the entire theater) with music and mayhem. It’s a not-to-be-missed event of monstrous proportions!

Black History Museum Grand Opening

^7502582981CE5E4B9047D2F1174A047799AC935AC959EDED91^pimgpsh_fullsize_distr On Thursday, May 5, from 6-8 p.m., the museum will host a cocktail reception featuring a ribbon-cutting, live entertainment and honorary guests that will allow supporters to preview the new space. Tickets are $100

Lewis Black The Emperor’s New Clothes: The Naked Truth Tour @ Carpenter Theater

 Lewis Black is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor, and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs over 200 nights a year to sold-out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States