Get Your Tickets Soon! Cirque De La Candela is August 9!

Saturday, August 9, 7-11pm, Candela Books + Gallery will host the spectacular Unbound3! closing event, Cirque De La Candela. Event tickets are $40 and available now and at the door, but they do sell out so get yours soon! Stop by the gallery, or call 804.225.5527.

This year’s annual invitational and juried exhibition features 39 photographers; many known nationally and internationally and many emerging photographers as welll:

David Emitt Adams, Roberta Allen, Clare Benson, Stephen Berkman, Nadine Boughton, Tom Chambers, Lizzie Cuthbertson, Lee Deigaard, Benjamin Dimmitt, Michael Donnor, Eliot Dudik, Karie Edwards, AnnieLaurie Erickson, Ron Evans, Larry Fink, Amy Friend, Joey Harrison, Susan Leigh Harrison, Jessica Ingram, Jaime Johnson, Priya Kambli, Mariah Karson, Danielle Rene’ Khoury, Sandra Klein, Noelani Martin, Blue Mitchell, Robert Moran, Colleen Mullins, Rebecca Palmer, Mark Savoia, Deidre Schletter-Fennie, Arturo Soto, Athena Petra Tasiopoulos, Michele Tecco, Spencer Turner, Emily Volles, Marta Wapiennik, Willie Anne Wright, Bill Yates


Our big top fundraiser event will offer carnivalesque libations and eats, including our mouthwatering back alley chicken; and other amusement park fare the likes of a burlesquian mermaid presented by Deanna DangerIntuitive Tarot Reading with Camille, a stupendous raffle, the Barry Bless and Pippin Barnett musical duo, and other grand suprises we will conjure up! Our annual summer party has earned its reputation as a legendary good time!

Raffle tickets are $10, also available in advance and at the event. The raffle will be drawn at 8:30pm the night of the party. You must be present to win. But please feel free to show your support for a good cause by buying raffle tickets even if you can’t attend the event… your ticket will pay forward to some sweet unsuspecting stranger at the party, AND you’ll be helping us collect photography!

This year’s raffle prizes come from several generous local businesses, and still more coming:

Lift Coffee Shop & Cafe


Quirk Gallery

Big Secret in conjunction with Saison Market

Dash Kitchen + Carry

2 Tickets to The Richmond Burlesque Revue on August 23rd, at Gallery 5


Come marvel at photographic mysteries! Come dance to the artistic spectacle!

Cirque de la Candela is calling you!


Tom Chambers, “Edge of a Dream,” 2013. 30” x 30” Photomontage, archival pigment print.


Bill Yates, “Sweetheart” Series, #24-2. 17” x 17” Silver gelatin print.


Lee Deigaard, “Higher Plane,” 2012. 24” x 34”Archival pigment print.