Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Meet Synetic Theater’s Artistic Director
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Meet Synetic Theater‘s Artistic Director, Paata Tsikurishvili, who directs and stars in many of the theater’s productions. He’s also taught at Georgetown, Catholic and American Universities.
Open Mic Poetry
Busboys & Poets (4251 Campbell Ave.)
Time: 8:00-10:00 p.m.
Poet Angelique Palmer, winner of the Newbie Slam Champion award at the Beltway Poetry Slam in 2011, hosts an open mix poetry night at the Shirlington coffee shop. Tickets are $5 at the door.
Allagash Tap Occupation
Fire Works Pizza (2350 Clarendon Blvd)
Time: 5:00-11:00 p.m.
Maine-based brewery Allagash takes over taps at Fire Works with its Red Howes, Odyssey, Confluence, Interlude, Blonde, Black, Saison and White beers. Sampler sizes available.
Pig-and-Oyster Roast for Charity
Rocklands Barbecue & Grilling Company (3471 Washington Blvd)
Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Rocklands hosts a benefit for Doorways for Women and Families. Tickets are $35, 100 percent of the proceeds go to doorways, and tickets are good for oysters, pulled pork and beer.
Live Music: Engine #9
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10:00 p.m.
Dover, Del.-based “drum and turntable remix show” Engine #9 plays for the dancers at Clarendon Grill. Cover charge is typically $5.
Live Music: Poor Old Shine
IOTA Club and Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Poor Old Shine, a grassroots band from Connecticut with a fiddle and a banjo among its instrumentation, plays the stage at IOTA. Tickets are $12.