What's Booming: Cabaret, Cooking, and Capt. Jack Sparrow

By Rachel Marsh | May 6th, 2021

Ready to walk the – uh – Zoom?

Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow

Mise en Place Online Cooking Club

Classes take place every Friday from 6-8 p.m. online

We’ve all been doing a lot more cooking this past year (whether we like it or not…) and Mise en Place would just love to help boost those culinary endeavors up a notch. Join their exclusive online cooking club and get unlimited access to weekly live cooking classes. Tequila butter shrimp, curry chicken salad, and raspberry crumb bars, anyone?

Judy, Liza & Me

Friday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. online

A little bit “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” a little bit “New York, New York,” and a little bit Debra Wagner herself: this talented solo cabaret singer is coming to a screen near you – and she’s bringing that Garland and Minelli energy with her.

RVA Book Lovers’ Festival

Saturday, May 8, online

Richmond bookworms, unite! The RVA Book Lovers’ Festival is back for its third year in a row; even though this now-virtual event looks a little different from before, it will still feature a delightful (and socially distant) day of author panels, poetry, workshops, and more.

Pop-up Market

Every Saturday through July 31 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at The Diamond

Hey, The Diamond is more than just baseball and Nutzy and “funn,” you know – and it has the weekly pop-up market to prove it. Find rows and rows of unique local crafts and artisan everything – plus, of course, food trucks and craft beer. Even though there’s no baseball, we promise it will still be funn.

Movie Mythbusting: Pirates of the Caribbean

Tuesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. Presented by the Virginia Museum of History and Culture

Calling all Captain Jack Sparrow fans! How much is his “Curse of the Black Pearl” film based on truth – and how much is pure bullyrag?

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