Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Meet the Artist: “Beaches” Playwright Iris Rainer-Dart
Shirlington Branch Library (4200 Campbell Ave.)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
The author of the gal-pal musical “Beaches” talks about her career before her show premieres at Signature Theatre this month. The event is free.
Networking and Comedy Show
The Comedy Spot (Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Those interested in increasing their network for a good cause can buy a $45 ticket, with proceeds going to the Life After Domestic Violence Foundation. The comedy show begins at 6:30 p.m.
Art Exhibit Opening
Gallery Underground (Shops at 2100 Crystal Drive)
Time: 5:00-8:00 p.m.
A new exhibit at Gallery Underground, called “Visions of Future” debuts with a reception on Friday. The event is free, and works by promising artists will be on display Feb. 3-28.
South African Gala*
NRECA Conference Center (4301 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
The South African embassy is hosting a gala with South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool. Tickets are $50 and proceeds will be donated to AIDS relief for children in South Africa.
Live Music: 49-Cent Dress
Whitlow’s on Wilson (2854 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 10:00 p.m.
Party/Rock band 49-cent dress takes the stage at Whitlow’s Saturday night. On Facebook, the band vows to dedicate a song to any man who shows up in a dress.
Used Book Fair and Bake Sale*
St. Ann Church, Parish Hall (5300 10th Street N.)
Time: 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The annual event at St. Ann Church is back this Sunday. There will be a Valentine’s Day bake sale starting at 9:30 a.m. and special deals after noon.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event