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by Ethan Rothstein — March 23, 2015 at 5:00 am 362 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

SignageShirlington_tapeStorytelling for Young Children
Busboys and Poets (4251 Campbell Ave.)
Time: 9:30-11:00 a.m.

D.C.-based singer-songwriter — and mother of three — Marsha Goodman-Wood performs songs for children 5 and under. $5 admission is required. This is a weekly event.

10801772_10203445985141472_515625299417422453_nWeddingWire RecruitingHappy Hour
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Tech startup WeddingWire is looking for new salespeople, and is hosting a happy hour to try and find them. Any “work hard, play hard” candidates can find more info here.

Wednesday

healthy-happy-hour-logoHealthy Happy Hours
Heavy Seas Alehouse (1501 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 4:00 p.m.-midnight

Heavy Seas is partnering with the Arlington Free Clinic and the Shannon McGowan Breast Health Fund to offer an eight-hour long happy hour. Ten percent of all proceeds go toward the two nonprofits.

Thursday

Free Concert: The U.S. Navy Band
Wakefield High School (1325 S. Dinwiddie Street)
Time: 7:00-8:15 p.m.

The U.S. Navy Band will be honoring veterans during a free concert featuring wind ensemble standards, soloists, marches, and patriotic favorites.

Friday

14302-UrbanArias_BlueViola-Title-472x394Live Music: Blues opera “Blue Viola”*
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m.

A blues opera about a blue viola, found on the street, and the upended lives of the people who discovered it. Tickets are $28. It is UrbanArias’ last show at the Artisphere.

Saturday

Baron VaughnLive Comedy: Baron Vaughn
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m. (also performing on Friday)

Baron Vaughn has performed on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, had a role in USA’s “Fairly Legal” and is doing two shows in Arlington this week. Tickets here.

by Ethan Rothstein — March 16, 2015 at 5:00 am 376 0

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Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Monday

WOB_PourHandles_3.413Wx2.277H_300DPI_CMYKJourney Through Pilsners
World of Beer (901 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 11:00 a.m.-midnight

Drink Pilsner Urquell “in its purest form,” straight from the brewery in Czech Republic. Fans of the pilsner brewing style can go on a “tour” of pilsners from around Europe.

Tuesday

171528_10150096874573337_2203405_oLive Music: O’Tasty
IOTA Club & Café (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-11:30 p.m.

Celtic Punk band O’Tasty’s returns to IOTA for the seventh straight St. Patrick’s Day. Tickets are $10 at the door. Check out our Irish bars guide for other St. Patrick’s Day specials.

Wednesday

19291_1016504655043780_8204450530811894989_nSkyline Wellness Open House*
Skyline Wellness Center (1600 Wilson Blvd, Suite 320)
Time: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Skyline Wellness Center is launching its Arlington location with giveaways, including a year of free massages, and the entire event is catered by Arlington’s own District Taco.

p1204356640-5Wednesday Night Spins*
Crystal City Parking Garage (2345 Crystal Drive, G4 Level)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

A weekly indoor bike race this March. A “fast and fun” course for cyclists of all abilities, participants can also win prizes. Spectators welcome. Sign up here.

DCCG_PaperShow201512th Annual D.C. Paper Show*
NRECA Building (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Discover the latest paper products, services and techniques from paper and print vendors big and small. Learn about the latest techniques in printing from the area’s top print shops.

Friday

14302-UrbanArias_BlueViola-Title-472x394Live Music: Blues opera “Blue Viola”*
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m.

A blues opera about a blue viola, found on the street, and the upended lives of the people who discovered it. Tickets are $28. It is UrbanArias’ last show at the Artisphere.

Saturday

shamrocklogo_newThe Shamrock Crawl*
Clarendon bars
Time: 2:00-9:00 p.m.

Tickets to the latest Clarendon bar crawl are $20 online and $30 at Clarendon Ballroom and Clarendon Grill from 2:00-5:30 p.m.

Sunday

IMG_2360-3Rose Bush Pruning Demonstration*
Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden (850 N. Lexington Street)
Time: noon-2:00 p.m.

Learn how to sharpen your pruners and prune different varieties of rose bushes. Please bring your by-pass pruners and wear gloves. Free. Call 703-371-9351.

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by Ethan Rothstein — March 9, 2015 at 5:00 am 689 0

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Tuesday

Astropops-parade-float-300x225Clarendon-Courthouse St. Patrick’s Day Parade*
Wilson Blvd from N. Barton Street to Irving Street.
Time: 8:00-9:00 p.m.

The re-scheduled Mardi Gras parade returns, in possibly rainy, but warmer conditions. Fifty bands, floats and organizations will stroll down Clarendon and Courthouse’s main drag.

654Guinness Dinner
Ireland’s Four Courts (2051 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Three courses of dinner prepared by guest chef Pedro Flores of The James Joyce in Baltimore prepares a three-course dinner with pairings of Guinness, Harp Lager and Smitchwick’s ale.

Wednesday

p1204356640-5Wednesday Night Spins*
Crystal City Parking Garage (2345 Crystal Drive, G4 Level)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

A weekly indoor bike race this March. A “fast and fun” course for cyclists of all abilities, participants can also win prizes. Spectators welcome. Sign up here.

Thursday

View-of-GW-ParkwayThe Origins of the George Washington Parkway
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road, Rowley G127)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

A lecture about the history of the GW Parkway, built in the 1920s and one of Arlington’s national parks. An Arlington Public Library program, free to attend.

Saturday

Swanson Arts and Crafts fair
Swanson Middle School (5600 Washington Blvd)
Time: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Handmade jewelry, bags and purses, pottery, scarves, housewares and home accessories will be on sale by local artisans at this annual event, free to attend.

Dance5Live Music: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms*
Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30-9:45 p.m.

Three Baroque and Classic Era composers are celebrated by the National Chamber Ensemble. Tickets are $30 for adults and $15 for students.

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by Ethan Rothstein — March 2, 2015 at 5:00 am 0

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Wednesday

p1204356640-5Wednesday Night Spins*
Crystal City Parking Garage (2345 Crystal Drive, G4 Level)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

The first of a weekly indoor bike race this March. A “fast and fun” course for cyclists of all abilities, participants can also win prizes. Spectators welcome. Sign up here.

BaconBeerPortCityFW2Bacon and Beer Dinner
Fire Works Pizza (2350 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

For $75, diners/drinkers will enjoy a five-course, bacon-themed meal, with beers from Alexandria’s Port City Brewing to pair with each item. Call 703-527-8700 for reservations.

Thursday

150213_PikeFuture_1pbadgeColumbia Pike Future Forum*
The Salsa Room (2619 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Discuss the future of the Pike with Del. Alfonso Lopez, County Board member John Vihstadt and other community and business leaders. Free to attend.

Friday

COE-APPLE-ICONLogo2-12Live Theater: Children of Eden
Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington (4444 Arlington Blvd)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Chalice Theatre presents a musical written by the composer of “Wicked” and “Godspell.” Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors and youth.

Saturday

1K-Wine-Beer-Walk_V31K Wine and Beer Walk*
Crystal City Shops (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 2:00-6:00 p.m.

For $20, “racers” will mosey along the course with 25 “hydration” stations, choosing between beer and wine, ending with a “giant dance party.”

10891498_838325856231235_3069997240574000828_nNight Hike and Campfire
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Road)
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Go on a moonlight walk through the park, learning about the stars and the natural environment. Cost is $10, and includes headlamps and a campfire. Hiking boots required. Call 703-528-5406 to register.

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by Ethan Rothstein — February 23, 2015 at 5:00 am 0

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Monday

Screen-Shot-2015-02-03-at-10.53.07-AMFirst-time Homebuyer Happy Hour*
Samuel Beckett’s (2800 S. Randolph Street)
Time: 7:00-7:45 p.m.

A free happy hour, hosted in Shirlington by Stansford Signature real estate agents. Register here.

Friday

Bobby ThompsonLive Music: Bobby Thompson
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30 p.m.

The Bobby Thompson Project is the brainchild of Blues singer-songwriter Bobby Thompson. Tickets are $10 and sold at the door.

Saturday

cheryl-rtrResolve to Run Training Session*
Bluemont Park (601 N. Manchester Street)
Time: 9:00-10:00 a.m.

All running levels are welcome to train in a group to run a 5K race. Those who want to train, register with info@arlingtonthrive.org or call 703-558-0035.

Power-of-Spirituals-PhotoThe Power of Spirituals*
Resurrection Lutheran Church (6201 Washington Blvd)
Time: 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Music and readings in observance of Black History Month. Featuring Millicent Scarlett, soprano; Robert Baker, tenor; Eileen Guenther, producer and pianist.

DomFlemons_eventLive Music: Dom Flemons
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.

Grammy winning founder member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dom Flemons plays seven instruments and sings his brand of “folk music and Americana.” Tickets are $18.

Sunday

caribbeanbrunchCaribbean Brunch for Charity
Trinity Episcopal Church (2217 Columbia Pike)
Time: noon-2:00 p.m.

Island-inspired, authentically prepared treats, fresh fruits and other brunch favorites are on the menu. Tickets are $15 and proceeds go to a Haitian relief charity.

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by Ethan Rothstein — February 17, 2015 at 11:45 am 383 0

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Wednesday

Logo-step2Millennial Women and the GOP Happy Hour*
Ri Ra Irish Pub (2915 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-Va.) leads a trio of speakers discussing “important women’s issues and ways to empower women in the workplace and politics.” Event is free but RSVP is recommended.

Thursday

When Arlington’s Schools Weere Segregated
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.

The debut screening of a video oral history with George M. Richardson, the last principal of Arlington’s “colored-only” Hoffman-Boston Junior and Senior High School. Discussion to follow with the filmmakers.

Love146Silent Auction to battle sex trafficking*
Ireland’s Four Courts (2051 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.

Free appetizers and a cash bar will be available to attendees of Love146‘s silent auction to raise money to help victims of sex trafficking. Admission is $10.

Saturday

PROMO_PHOTO_CLive Music: C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30-10:30 p.m.

C.J. Chenier, the son of Clifton Chenier, the “King of Zydeco,” performs with the band his father founded. Zydeco dance lessons start at 7:30. Tickets are $20.

Sunday

22Free Chamber Music Concert*
Clarendon United Methodist Church (606 N. Ivy Street)
Time: 4:00-6:00 p.m.

IBIS Chamber Music presents “A Quartet for the End of Time,” written in a World War II prison camp. The group will also perform a piece from the opera “Gimpel the Fool.”

oscarsparty-2015-300Oscars Watch Party
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Watch the 87th annual Academy Awards on the big screen with the D.C. Film Society, with a night including prediction contests, a silent auction and trivia contests. Tickets are $20 at the door.

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by Ethan Rothstein — February 9, 2015 at 10:00 am 468 0

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Wednesday

Highline RXR in Crystal City, opening the first weekend in FebruaryPost-Startup Showcase Mixer
Highline RXR (2010 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6:30-11:30 p.m.

Connect with investors and the best of D.C. tech after The Startup Factory Showcase (held at Disruption Corporation HQ). Register online here. Drink specials offered.

Thursday

Shenandoah-Book-JacketHistorical Society Book Reading
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road, Rowley G127)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.

The AHS hosts author Sue Eisenfeld, reading from her book “Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal,” a first-person hiking adventure through the history of the lost communities of Shenandoah National Park.

Friday

Sara SchaeferLive Comedy: Sara Schaefer
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m.

Co-host of MTV’s late night show, Nikki and Sara Live, Sara Schaefer won two Emmy Awards as a writer on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Tickets to her shows are $22..

aurelio_eventLive Music: Aurelio
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.

Artist Aurelio Martinez — a singer, percussionist and guitarist — plays Central American folk music with roots in the 17th Century. Tickets are $18 and available online.

Saturday

thrill_of_tchaikovskyValentine’s Day Tchaikovsky Concert*
Spectrum Theatre (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

The National Chamber Ensemble is performing a medley of romantic songs from one of classical music’s greatest composers, Peter Iliych Tchaikovsky. Tickets are $30 for adults, $15 for students.

Sunday

Live Music: Dead Men’s Hollow
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Dead Men’s Hollow performs a combination of bluegrass, country, blues and gospel music with a fiddle, upright bass, mandolin, banjo and guitar. Tickets are $10 and available at the door.

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Monday

IOTA Club & Cafe logoLive Music: DJ Sam Snow
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 7:30 p.m.

DJ Sam Snow spins an “Arcology” show at IOTA. Vinyl records will be on tap all night, and the show is free to see.

Thursday

Cosmo Couture 2013Crystal Couture Show and Sale*
Crystal City Shops (1750 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6:00-10:00 p.m. (also from 6:00-10:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday)

The annual fashion event is back for its fifth year. VIP tickets cost $50 and allow VIPs to shop on Thursday before sales begin on Friday, as well as enjoy bottomless drinks.

footballARLpostVa. Tech Football Recruiting Showcase*
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

VT football recruiting coordinator Bryan Stinespring breaks down the Hokies’ 2015 recruiting class. All Hokie alumni and fans are invited. Tickets are $15 at the door and proceeds go to the VT Athletic Fund.

Friday

Vivaldi-Project-standing-at-wall-2014-for-S-2Rediscovering the String Trio*
St. George’s Episcopal Church (925 N. Oakland Street)
Time: 7:30-9:00 p.m.

A string trio plays baroque-era instruments and pieces by Vivaldi, J.C. Bach, Haydn and others. Tickets are $25, $10 for students, available at the door.

ManualCin_eventManual Cinema presents Lula del Rey
Artisphere (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.

Using overhead projectors, paper puppets, actors in silhouette and a live band, Chicago troupe Manual Cinema “transforms the experience of attending the cinema.” Tickets are $20.

Saturday

Nicecream photo shoot on Jul 26 in Arlington, Va. (Photo/Damien Salas)Ice Cream for Breakfast
Nicecream Factory (2831 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 9:30-11:00 a.m.

The shop that specializes in making their own ice cream instantly is hosting an ice cream breakfast for nonprofit Let’s Help Kids. Selling maple bacon and french toast flavored ice cream, 75 percent of proceeds will go to the charity.

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

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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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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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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.

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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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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

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.

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

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

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.

*Denotes featured (sponsored) event

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