Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
The 9 Songwriters Series
Iota Club and Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Justin Trawick and eight of his singer-songwriter friends perform. The group has toured around Virginia, the D.C. area, and NYC. Tickets are $10.
Turning Trash into Garden Gold
Westover Branch Library (1644 N. McKinley Road)
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Master Gardeners will speak and answer questions about gardening and composting. You’ll learn how reduce waste and add valuable compounds back to the soil.
NCAA Bracket Challenge
World of Beer (901 N. Glebe Road)
Time: Noon – Midnight (approximate)
In addition to showing March Madness games all day, World of Beer in Ballston is hosting a “Bracket Challenge” for the NCAA tournament.
Live Music: The Reflex
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m.
The Reflex, a 1980s cover band, performs. Says the band’s website: “Step inside the DeLorean and get ready to go back in time.”
The Art of the African-American Spiritual*
Artisphere Spectrum Theater (1611 N. Kent Street)
Time: 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Soprano Aundi Marie Moore and the National Chamber Ensemble take the listeners on an incredible journey of African-American musical culture.
PetTech CPR First Aid Class*
Animal Welfare League of Arlington (2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive)
Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Join Safety Furst, A Division of Loyalty Pet Care, for a 4HR Professional Certification Class in CPR, Rescue Breathing, Choking Management, Poisoning, Insect Bites, etc.
Annie Sing Along Party
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 11:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Slap on your curly red wig, throw on that red dress with the white collar, brush down that sandy yellow dog- we’re turning the Arlington Drafthouse into the hottest orphanage in town.
* Denotes featured (sponsored) event
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Let the Arlingtones surprise your friend or sweetie this Valentine’s Day with a barbershop quartet singing love songs in four part a cappella harmony! Choose from a small selection of songs in our repertoire to surprise your special someone.
$75 for two songs delivered to a place of your choice by a live, in-person quartet. Includes a classy tin of chocolates, fresh red rose and personalized card. Small mileage surcharge for >5 miles outside Arlington VA.
$30 Facetime/Skype valentine- two songs delivered ‘live’ via Facetime or Skype at an agreed-on time.
$20 virtual valentine- two pre-recorded quartet songs delivered via email with a personalized message.
Have you noticed a striking sculpture at Monroe Street and Wilson Boulevard? It’s the Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington’s newest installation, Make Your Mark, by Arlington artist, Adam Henry. This sculpture celebrates MoCA Arlington’s rebranding and brings the museum’s energy outdoors.
On February 11, come inside when the museum’s galleries reopen with two new exhibitions: Rebecca Rivas Rogers: Grey View and Crisis of Image.
Grey View, in the Wyatt Resident Artist Gallery, is an homage to “gray” and a snapshot of the artist’s process. Consisting of photographs, collage, and a site-specific installation, this show is an outgrowth of Rivas-Rogers’ visual investigations into places you see on your way to somewhere else.
On the main level, Crisis of Image features artists who seek equity in today’s saturated visual world by developing new methods related to the production of images.
Valentine gifts for someone special or for yourself are here at George Mason University from noon -4pm on February 14, 2023. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Kingsbury Chocolates, find a handmade bag from Karina Gaull, pick up treats from Village