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by Ethan Rothstein — January 26, 2015 at 9:30 am 395 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday

ARLnow5thAnnARLnow.com fifth anniversary bash
Disruption Corporation (2231 Crystal Drive, 10th floor)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Join ARLnow.com and the Crystal City BID for a celebration of ARLnow.com’s fifth anniversary. A ticket includes adult beverages and finger food.

Wednesday

HardywoodFW2Jan2015Some Like it Hot Beer Dinner*
Fire Works Pizza (2350 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Hardywood Park is hosting a beer dinner featuring the Richmond brewery’s brews paired with spicy foods. Emailcourthouse@fireworkspizza.com for reservations.

Friday

Jim BreuerLive Comedy: Jim Breuer
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.

Saturday Night Live alumnus and one of Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Comics of All Time Jim Breuer performs. Tickets are $35 and selling fast.

Saturday

PrintThe Energy Journey Game
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m.

The Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy hosts a life-sized, interactive board game designed to jumpstart creative thinking about energy solutions.

Sunday

Pre-Super Bowl Party*
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (400 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Arlington Neighborhood Villages hosts a “BYO party” for residents of Cherrydale, Donaldson Run, Old Dominion and Waverly Hills. ANV hopes to start its third local village in the county.

Mister Days (photo via Google Maps)Super Bowl Party
Mister Days Sports Rock Cafe (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 3:00 p.m.

An all-you-can-eat tailgate menu until kickoff, door prizes and Seattle- and New England-themed menu highlight Mister Days’ party. Tickets are $25.

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by Ethan Rothstein — January 20, 2015 at 9:00 am 309 0

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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday

Sen. Tim Kaine (D) (courtesy photo)Sen. Tim Kaine’s Staff at Library
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

A member of Sen. Tim Kaine’s staff will be on hand to answer constituent questions, concerns and give assistance. The session is free and open to the public.

Encouraging Young Women to be Active in Politics
Patrick Henry Elementary School library (701 S. Highland Street)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Susan Welford of the Running Start organization speaks about why more young women don’t seek public office, and the ways society can help more women become civically active sooner. The event is free.

Thursday

cheryl-rtrResolve to Run for Arlington Thrive*
Pete’s New Haven Apizza (3017 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Arlington Thrive hosts this training regimen to get runners in shape to run a 5K, 10-mile or half-marathon race. This happy hour is free, with drink specials, to help those interested get questions answered.

Diamonds and Dessert*
Crystal City Shops (1625 Crystal Square Arcade)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

The Junior League of Washington hosts a night of “sips, sweets and sparkles.” A $25 ticket buys nibbles and a ticket into a diamond drawing.

Saturday

Rosebud_EventRosebud Video and Film Festival
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 12:30-5:30 p.m.

This film festival pulls films only from D.C., Virginia and Maryland filmmakers, and gives cash prizes. Tickets are $10.

Sunday

settlersStrategy Gaming at the Library
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Avenue)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

A free evening of strategy-based board games like Settlers of Catan, Risk and Dominion. The night is free and knowledge of strategy games is not required.

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by Ethan Rothstein — January 12, 2015 at 9:00 am 372 0

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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday

Jan-12-GameNCAA Football Championship Watch Party
Guarapo Lounge (2039 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30 p.m.

Watch the first ever College Football Playoff Championship game at Guarapo in Courthouse. The Oregon Ducks take on the Ohio State Buckeyes. Jerseys are encouraged.

Arlington-Career-Workshop-2Career Mixer at Mad Rose
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

From the event description: “This is a great opportunity for people not only looking for their dream careers, but also for those wanting to expand their professional networks which results in an enhance long-term career growth and personal development.”

Wednesday

Aachen-Exchange-PosterGermany High School Exchange Info Session
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Arlington and its sister “city” Aachen, Germany, are hosting an exchange program from June 20 to July 8. Those interested can apply here by Feb. 20.

Thursday

coffee_AMCoffee, Views and Disruption
Disruption Corporation (2231 Crystal Drive, 10th floor)
Time: 9:30 a.m.-noon

Spend a morning in Disruption Corporation talking with other entrepreneurs and tackling mutual problems and enjoying free coffee from Commonwealth Joe’s one-of-a-kind coffee keg.

Friday

The_Nine_event2Live Music: The 9 Songwriter Series
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.

Nine songwriters, brought together by local artist Justin Trawick, perform in rotation at the Dome Theatre in the Artisphere. Tickets are available online and are $12.

Saturday

michael-kostaLive Comedy: Michael Kosta
Arlington Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m. (also on Friday at 10:30 p.m.)

Standup comic Michael Kosta, who has performed on the Tonight Show, Chelsea Lately and Conan. Tickets to the former pro tennis players show are $20.

by Ethan Rothstein — January 5, 2015 at 5:00 am 534 0

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Monday

BootCamp-4-2Warrior Boot Camp*
Pentagon Mixed Martial Arts (1041 S. Edgewood Street)
Time: 6:00-7:00 a.m.

Four times a week, for four weeks, you can get that “get in shape” New Year’s resolution out of the way with MMA boot camp. Register here for the $239 program.

Thursday

Hollywood-on-the-PotomacHollywood on the Potomac
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road, Rowley G127)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Arlington TV executive producer Rob Farr talks about the history of films being shot in Arlington, including “The West Wing” assassination scene shot in Arlington. Free for all.

SteveRileyMamouPlayboysevent1Live Music: Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

“Hailed by critics as one of the best Cajun music acts in history,” Steve Riley and his three-time Grammy-nominated band grace the Artisphere stage. Tickets are $15.

Friday

January-2015Art Show: The Wonder of Winter
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

“Local artists explore different facets of beauty in the winter season-winter light, winter activities, and special effects created by cold weather.” The show runs until Jan. 31.

Sunday

Chewy-ProfileChewy the Camel
Church of the Covenant (2666 Military Road)
Time: 10:30-11:15 a.m.

The camel makes its annual visit to the Church of the Covenant. Join the congregation in “songs of Joy welcoming the three kings.” Hot cider and cookies also provided.

Arlington-Phil-PhotoLive Music: Arlington Philharmonic
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

The Arlington Phil’s first concert of the year features Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony and oloist Sara Daneshpour performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Tickets are free, but donation is encouraged.

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by Ethan Rothstein — December 29, 2014 at 10:45 am 609 0

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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday

Black Muddy River BandLive Music: Black Muddy River Band
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Acoustic Grateful Dead cover band the Black Muddy River Band takes the stage at IOTA, following an opening performance by The Outpatients. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Wednesday

Masquarade-Party-FlyerOptimizeMADsquerade Party*
Mad Rose Tavern (3100 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Thursday

Mad Rose is hosting a masquerade party and making tables available for New Year’s Eve. Reservations start at $300. Email info@madrosetavern.com to reserve.

Clarendon BallroomClarendon Ballroom New Year’s Eve
Clarendon Ballroom (3185 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.-close

The two-level ballroom is hosting its annual New Year’s Bash. Tickets cover a buffet and four drink tickets, and will increase in price before the holiday arrives.

Thursday

County Board New Year’s Meeting
County Board Room (2100 Clarendon Blvd, third floor)
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Watch incoming Arlington County Board Chair Mary Hynes give her agenda-setting address, and stay for a reception with the Board and government officials.

Friday

Carlos MenciaLive Comedy: Carlos Mencia
Arlignton Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

For $30, at one of six shows he will play from Thursday to Saturday patrons can see the standup and former star of Comedy Central’s “Mind of Mencia.”

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by Ethan Rothstein — December 22, 2014 at 12:30 pm 0

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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday

It's a Wonderful NightIt’s a Wonderful Night
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:00 p.m. (also at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday)

The Drafthouse hosts two nights of its Christmas celebration, screening “It’s a Wonderful Life” for $6.50, with half of proceeds going to the Patrick Henry ES PTA. Free movie tickets to those in Christmas costumes.

Friday

Beauty and the BeastLive Theater: Beauty and the Beast
Synetic Theater (1800 S. Bell Street)
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Synetic’s unique motion-based performances are staying in town for the holidays, with four shows of Disney classic Beauty and the Beast the weekend between Christmas and New Year’s. Tickets start at $20.

Lauren Calve band (photo via Facebook)Live Music: Lauren Calve Band
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30 p.m.

D.C.-based singer-songwriter Lauren Calve and her band perform, with opening acts the Jenny Leigh Band and the Lara Supan Band. Tickets are $12 at the door.

Saturday

Harry Potter posterHarry Potter film series showing
Shirlington Brach Library (4200 Campbell Ave.)
Time: 2:00 p.m.

The Shirlington library will show all eight Harry Potter movies in 10 days, starting with “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” on Saturday. All movie times at the event page.

Garden State RadioLive Music: Garden State Radio
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 9:30 p.m.

Garden State Radio is a band that prides itself on a full, interactive experience, with lasers throughout the audience, an HD screen showing fans during the concert and more. $5 cover.

by Ethan Rothstein — December 15, 2014 at 10:10 am 0

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Tuesday

Event-CalendarDefense Contractor Jobs Open House*
Crowne Plaza Hotel (1480 Crystal Drive)
Time: 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Jacobs Engineering is looking for engineers and analysts for their bid on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program, for engineering services.

Wednesday

airlingtonClarendon Menorah Lighting*
Clarendon Central Park (3140 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Enjoy potato latkes, gelt and dreidel spinning as the Arlington-Alexandria Chabad hosts a 6-foot Menorah lighting in Clarendon. The event is free to attend and visitors will be entered to win a free Amazon Kindle.

RFL-logoUgly Sweater Party
O’Sullivan’s Irish Pub (3207 Washington Blvd)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Hosted by the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life, this party will have food and prize drawing, and 10 percent of proceeds will go toward organizing Relay for Life events in the area.

Thursday

Chanukah-on-Ice-667-640x251Chanukah on Ice*
Pentagon Row Ice Rink (1201 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.

On the third night of Chanukah, Pentagon City hosts its annual Chanukah on Ice festival and Menorah lighting. The event is $10 in advance, $13 at the door and includes skate rental.

Saturday

Entry Circle Sign at Potomac Overlook Regional ParkChristmas Bird Count
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 7:30 a.m.-noon

Join the Potomac Overlook naturalist and walk the park trails for the annual Christmas Bird Count to help see which birds have come to Arlington for the winter. Binoculars available, but limited.

Bad-ScooterLive Music: Bad Scooter
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 9:00 p.m.

Police tribute band A Thousand Rainy Days opens for cover band Bad Scooter, which plays rock, funk, blues, reggae and soul music, all with a groove to dance to. Tickets are $10 at the door.

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by Ethan Rothstein — December 8, 2014 at 5:00 am 0

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Monday

ExpoCombo4Business and Community Expo
Holiday Inn Rosslyn (1900 N. Ft. Myer Drive)
Time: 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Hosted by The Biz Knows, the expo is $7 in advance for non-members. Featuring tips for small businesses, vendors and networking opportunities.

Thursday

No Turning Back movie flyerSkiing Movie Screening
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:45 p.m. (also on Friday at 3:45 p.m.)

The Drafthouse hosts a screening of the 2014 ski movie, “No Turning Back.” Free lift ticket to Canaan Valley ski resort in West Virginia with purchase.

Friday

Frigga_MistletoeLive Opera: Frigga & the Mistletoe
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

This one act opera incorporates “stories from several world traditions that include themes of wonder, fear and light.” The show is free.

Saturday

CPRO_nutcrackerArlington Holiday Bazaar*
Arlington Career Center (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

There will be pizza provided by RedRocks, more than 40 vendors, singers from the Wakefield High School choir and manicures from Career Center students.

kidscampParents’ Night Out*
Pentagon Mixed Martial Arts (1041 S. Edgewood Street)
Time: 6:00-11:00 p.m.

Pentagon MMA gives parents a chance to go shopping, have dinner and drinks while kids 4 and up are entertained with games, pizza and supervised activities. $40 for students, $45 for non-students.

Sunday

HolidayConcert2014Chamber Ensemble Holiday Concert*
Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Holiday concert for the National Chamber Ensemble includes children’s performances, carol sing-alongs, plus “Sleighride” and pieces by Dvorak, Strauss and Tchaikovsky.

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by Ethan Rothstein — December 1, 2014 at 10:00 am 0

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Wednesday

IOTA Open Mic nightIOTA Open Mic Night
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.

IOTA’s free weekly open mic night holds its first December showcase. The event is free and signups are at 7:30 and 10:00 p.m. Steve Siekkenen is the night’s featured performer.

Thursday

The True Cost of Parenting
Arlington Mill Commmunity Center (909 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 11:00-11:45 a.m.

This talk, as part of the Virginia Cooperative Extension’s personal finance empowerment programs, aims to help parents budget and manage their expenses while raising a family.

Saturday

washington-lee-high-schoolWashington-Lee Holiday Bazaar
Washington-Lee High School (1301 N. Stafford Street)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

W-L hosts a holiday market with more than 70 artisans plying their wares, including jewelry, ceramics and pet goods. “Multiethnic” food will be served and student musical groups will perform throughout.

10704148_10155308819357355_7757149045370616231_n“Let it Row” Winter Spectacular
Pentagon Row Ice Rink (1101 S. Joyce Street)
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.

This free event gives participants the chance to ice skate to the music of DJ Saucee, enjoy a s’mores station and see fireworks.

Sunday

AF-2014-TreeAlternative Gift Fair*
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church (1500 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 12:30-3:00 p.m.

“Fair trade and handcrafted items from artisans around the world. Jewelry, textiles, sandals, coffees & teas, home décor and more.” The event is free and a complete list of vendors can be found here.

Theres-Noel-in-RatChildren’s Book Signing*
Arlington Central Library Auditorium (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 2:00-5:00 p.m.

Arlington Public Schools teacher Mary-Hannah Klontz reads from her children’s Christmas book, “There’s Noel in Rat.” Books cost $10, and each purchase will send $5 to A-SPANand entitle purchaser to a free kid’s ice cream from Carvel.

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by Ethan Rothstein — November 17, 2014 at 5:00 am 0

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Tuesday

The Invisible Women in Arlington
Patrick Henry Elementary School Library (701 S. Highland Street)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

An informative program about homeless women in the county, with speeches by the executive directors of A-SPAN and Doorways. The free event is sponsored by Arlington Branch of American Association of University Women.

Thursday

Pink flowerRock Spring Garden Club Floral Design Event*
National Rural Electric Cooperative Building (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Designers from Company Flowers will be demonstrating easy techniques for beautiful displays, with door prizes and gift shopping. Tickets are $25. For more info, tickets, and registration, contact Renee Bayes at 703 241-2651.

Saturday

Skeleton-plays-the-violin1Live Music: Free Concert*
Rock Spring Congregational Church of Christ (5010 Little Falls Road)
Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

The IBIS chamber orchestra performs a free concert of Andre Caplet’s Conte Fantastique. The chamber features a harp, strings and Soprano Elizabeth Kluegel. Concert is free, but donations are encouraged.

HollertownLive Music: Hollertown
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (444 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 7:30-10:30 p.m.

Bluegrass band Hollertown plays a benefit show for Little Friends for Peace. Tickets are $10 to see the band that plays everything from bluegrass standards to Lady Gaga perform.

Sunday

GOTR-059_Banner_Ads_Rosslyn-300x250pxGirls on the Run 5K*
1121 19th Street N.
Time: 8:30-11:00 a.m.

This family friendly 5K takes the participants along the Potomac River, starting and ending in Rosslyn. The event is aimed at girls, ages 8-13, to foster “self-respect” and healthy living. Register here.

Kinhaven-5K-LogoKinhaven 5k and Fun Run*
Bluemont Park South Shelter (325 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 9:00 a.m.-noon

A 5K and a 1K fun run to benefit the students of Kinhaven Preschool. The race goes along the W&OD trail with the families of Kinhaven cheering the runners on the whole way. Register here.

tourmap2Arlington Bus Tour*
1805 S. Arlington Ridge Road
Time: 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

A bus tour of the sites of Arlington, including the Air Force Memorial, the Nauck neighborhood, the West Boundary Stone and the Ball-Sellers House. Tickets are $40 and are available online.

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by Ethan Rothstein — November 10, 2014 at 5:00 am 0

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Wednesday

Company-Man-PosterThirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA
GMU Founders Hall (3301 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Former CIA career lawyer John Rizzo gives a talk about his decades in the world’s most famous spy agency, including the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001. The talk is free but registration is encouraged.

Thursday

CDPD-Living-Diversity-postcardThe Columbia Pike Documentary Project
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

The photographers and filmmakers behind the Columbia Pike Documentary Project give a talk at Central Library. The event includes a Q&A and is free and open to the public.

Friday

Santa-Cat-tops-for-vista-crHoliday “FUNraiser”*
Arlington Metaphysical Chapel (5618 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

The Arlington Metaphysical Chapel’s fundraiser is an all-weekend event, with a wine and cheese event on Friday night, a silent auction on Saturday and Sunday and a “bazaar” of arts and crafts all weekend long.

Rock of Ages Benefit*
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (2609 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 6:30-10:00 p.m.

St. Mary’s’ annual youth rock benefit concert this year will devote its proceeds toward responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. A minimum $5 donation is required. Refreshments will be served.

Saturday

 ACO logoLive Music: Arlington Concert Orchestra
Kenmore Middle School (200 S. Carlin Springs Road)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Arias from the opera La Boheme, music from Schubert’s Unfinsihed Symphony and more will be on the music stand for Arlington Concert Orchestra’s fall concert. Admission is $3, with children 17 and under admitted free.

Sunday

PresbypopLive Music:Presbybop Jazz Quartet*
Clarendon Presbyterian Church (1305 N. Jackson Street)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Christain “jazz pianist Bill Carter brings his Presbybop Jazz Quarter to the wonderful acoustics of Clarendon Presbyterian Church for an intimate evening of jazz benefitting the Arlington Food Assistance Center.” Food donations accepted.

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Wednesday

Proposals for Small Robot Challenge

1000 Wilson Blvd, 31st Floor
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

The Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office “is seeking ‘solvers’ to develop a written proposal and experimental proof-of-concept for a 3D printable, small robot to assist in bomb disposal. TandemNSI is creating this opportunity for “solvers”…to get their questions answered before materials are due” Nov. 27.

Thursday

Visual Music Concertcre_art_event (1)
Artisphere Black Box Theatre (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m. (also on Friday at 8:00 p.m.)

“VISUALITY is a multimedia concert that explores the visual aspects of music. Presented by Cre.Art Project, each piece explores how light and sound can intersect in their purest form.” Tickets are $18.

Friday

logoCharity Fashion Show*
Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City (1250 S. Hayes Street)
Time: 7:00-10:00 p.m.

The Operation Renewed Hope Foundation is hosting its first-ever fashion show featuring designer Danielle Canfields 2015 Spring and Summer Collection.

JustWarPosterFaith & Life Lecture
GMU Founders Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m.

GMU hosts another installment of its Faith & Life series, dealing with questions of modern warfare, like drone strikes and terrorism, and reconciling them with issues of faith.

Saturday

WinterpillsLive Music: The Winterpills
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 9:00 p.m.

The Winterpills, a “chamber pop” band according to their bio, according to their Facebook page, takes the IOTA stage. Opening band is The Grownup Noise. Tickets are $12 at the door.

Sunday

leigh_culver_AutumnMorningSt. Andrew’s Fall Art Show & Sale
St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church (4000 Lorcom Lane)
Time: 1:00-5:00 p.m. (also on Saturday from 3:00-7:00 p.m.)

See more than 250 pieces of art from more than 50 juried artists from the Potomac Valley Watercolorists. The exhibit will celebrate the organizations 40th anniversary.

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by Ethan Rothstein — October 27, 2014 at 5:00 am 0

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Wednesday

100homeslogoRWBwediditCommunity Meeting on Homelessness
NRECA Conference Center (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Arlington County celebrates housing 100 previously homeless people around the county. Featuring guest speaker John Harvey, Virginia’s secretary of Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security.

Thursday

Twilight TattooSpecial Twilight Tattoo
Summerall/Whipple Field (Sheridan Avenue, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall)
Time: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

A special edition of the U.S. Army’s pageant, to honor four civilians receiving awards from the Army, will be held on Whipple field. The event is free an open to the public.

Defending-the-DREAM-LogoDefending the DREAM*
The Salsa Room (2619 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D) hosts state Attorney General Mark Herring to discuss Herring’s work for immigrant students in Virginia. Suggested contribution is $25 and you can RSVP by emailing delegatelopez@gmail.com.

Friday

Haunted TheaterHaunted Drafthouse
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 5:00-8:30 p.m.

The Drafthouse hosts a family-friendly haunted house, with the main theater dressed up as a zombie outbreak. A $5 ticket gets visitors a tour of the theater, a “treat” and a voucher for a free movie.

Saturday

paws2care-5kPaws2Care 5K*
Bluemont Park (329 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

Families can run or walk in a 5K or 1K to benefit pet therapy programs. Costumes and leashed dogs welcome. The 5k is $40 to run and the 1K is $20. Register here.

Sunday

WWPlogoWounded Warrior Project Benefit*
First Presbyterian Church (601 N. Vermont Street)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

First Presbyterian’s fifth annual benefit concert earns proceeds for the Wounded Warrior Project. More than a dozen artists perform in this free show.

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by Ethan Rothstein — October 20, 2014 at 5:00 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.

If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday

Wakefield logoThe Ultimate Wakefield Warrior
Wakefield High School small gym (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 6:00 p.m.

Members of Wakefield’s Interact service club compete in five Crossfit style exercises, all to raise money for A-SPAN. Students have already raised $700 and hope the competition will raise greater awareness.

Wednesday

Close-the-Door-to-Homelessness-HH-2014-10-22-FlyerClose the door to Homelessness*
Sushi Rock (1900 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Arlington Thrive is hosting a happy hour to raise money for its homelessness prevention cause. A $10 donation is encouraged, and raffle tickets for prizes will be sold. Register online here.

Friday

Homebody SandmanLive Music: Homeboy Sandman
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 9:00 p.m.

Renowned underground hip-hop artist Homeboy Sandman takes the stage at the cozy IOTA Club. The lyrically deft “Boy Sand” brings his high energy shows to Arlington. Tickets are $12 at the door only.

Saturday

POP Halloween PartyPotomac Overlook Halloween Party*
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Potomac Overlook hosts a party with “live music, food, games, arts and crafts, storytelling, and guided hikes through the woods.” Guests must register and pay $10 in advance by calling 703-528-5406.

eminova_and_belovA Night of Italian Opera*
Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Opera stars soprano Yana Eminova and baritone Anton Belov perform pieces from famous Italian operas like Don Giovanni and La Traviata with the National Chamber Ensemble. Adult tickets are $30.

Halloween Trail of TerrorHalloween Trail of Terror
Douglas Park cemetery (S. Quincy and 16th Streets)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.

The trail of terror returns to scare visitors for another year. Guests bring canned goods for the Arlington Food Assistance Center and get a fright in the cemetery. There’s a separate trail for children.

by Ethan Rothstein — October 13, 2014 at 7:00 am 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.

If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Wednesday

The view of Wakefield's new building from S. George Mason DriveCollege admission counseling event*
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

A free event for high school students hoping to attend college. Counselors from Purdue University and Virginia Tech will be on hand to answer questions. The event is free to attend.

Equal Rights for All posterThe Future of Marriage Equality
National Rural Electric Cooperative headquarters (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

After last week’s historic events, the Arlington Young Democrats host openly gay state Sen. Adam Ebbin in a discussion on what’s next for marriage equality.

Thursday

Capital Splendor book coverBook Signing: Capital Splendor
Little Falls Presbyterian Church (6025 Little Falls Road)
Time: 11:00 a.m.-noon

Author Barbara Glickman will be on hand to sign copies of her book, “Capital Splendor: Gardens and Parks of Washington D.C.” Books will be available for purchase. RSVP by calling 703-532-1959.

Friday

Kevin Heffernan and Steve LemmeLive Comedy: Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m. (also on Saturday at 7:30 and 10:00 p.m.)

Kevin Heffernan and Steve Lemme from “Super Troopers” (Rod Farva and Mac) perform stand-up comedya, with lots of crowd interaction and trivia from Broken Lizard movies. Tickets are $25.

Saturday

The State of Privacy in Virginia*
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd)
Time: noon-3:30 p.m.

The Northern Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union hosts a free brunch with speakers state Sen. Chap Peterson (D-Fairfax) and Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge). Guests can register online.

atozA to Z of Wine and Beer*
1500 Wilson Blvd
Time: 3:30-10:30 p.m.

Participants can purchase $36.50 tickets online fo4 samplings of either 26 beer or 26 wine offerings. Hors d’oeuvres will also be served. Sessions are from 3:30-6:30 p.m. and 7:30-10:30 p.m.

2014-gala-inviteArlington Academy of Hope Gala*
National Rural Electric Cooperative headquarters (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-9:30 p.m.

“AAH will celebrate 10 years of transforming lives in rural Uganda through education, healthcare, and community development.” Tickets are available online.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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