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5 Things

Before you finalize your weekend plans, here are 5 Things that will be in the haps around town, including a comedic ballet (who knew they existed?), a retrospective of humanity’s love to get crunked, and even some love for the Elephant Man just in time for Valentine’s Day. These plus more!

Date night in Richmond

It’s just about Valentine’s Day, which means that it’s that time of year, again. Hey, you don’t have to make excuses to me–I know how busy you are. I know that it’s hard to find the time to plan a romantic evening out that will engender those “warm feelings” in your loved one. So I’ve done it for you!

Franz and the Real Girl: Richmond Ballet’s Coppélia is a funny Valentine

Ballet, for all its heartbreaking beauty, can follow some seriously bizarre storylines (try explaining The Nutcracker to someone someday), and Arthur Saint-Léon’s Coppélia is one of the weirder ones.