Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Film Screening: The House I Live In*
George Mason University Law School Audtiorium (3301 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Offender Aid and Restoration presents an examination of every aspect of the criminal justice system. Hors d’oeuvres will be served beforehand and there will be a panel discussion afterwards.
Lecture: When Metro Came to Town
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Writer Kevin Craft will give a lecture, presented by the Arlington Historical Society, discussing the circumstances surrounding Arlington’s decision to build the Orange and Blue lines. The event is free and open to the public.
Live Music: Pine Leaf Boys
Artisphere Ballroom (1101 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
The Pine Leaf Boys have been nominated four times for Grammy awards for their combination of Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music. Tickets are $15 and can be bought in advance.
Photo and Sculpture Art Exhibit
Gallery Underground (2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Sculptor Pamela Soldwedel and her husband, photographer Richard D. Barrett, will fill the special exhibition space in the Crystal City Shops on Friday and Saturday. The gallery is free to enter.
Live Comedy: Michael Che
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m.
New York Comedian Michael Che performs one of two shows at the Drafthouse. Che cites the late Patrice O’Neal and George Carlin as his comedy influences. Tickets are $20.
Live Music: The Highballers
IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
The Highballers, a D.C.-based modern country group, are hosting their new album release party at IOTA. IOTA doesn’t list a cover price on its website.
*Denotes a featured (sponsored) event
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