Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Live Music: The Bachelor Boys
IOTA Club and Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 8:00 p.m.
Party band the Bachelor Boys, who say they play a mix of funk, oldies and modern music to dance to, performs a free show at IOTA.
ARLive Startup Smackdown
Crystal Tech Fund (2231 Crystal Drive)
Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Check out more than a dozen Arlington-based startup companies at this social and networking event, co-sponsored by ARLnow.com. Appetizers and adult beverages are included with the price of admission.
Ventriloquist Uncle Ty-Rone
Columbia Pike Branch Library (816 S. Walter Reed Drive)
Time: 7:00-7:30 p.m.
Ventriloquist Ty-Rone Brown chips in to help Arlington Public Library with its summer reading program. Brown will perform a free, comedic reading intended for elementary school children.
Book Signing, Cocktails with Aneesh Chopra
Capital One Labs (3030 Clarendon Blvd, 8th Floor)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Arlington Economic Development’s TandemNSI program hosts former Obama administration Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra for a signing of his book, “Innovative State.” The event is free.
Live Comedy: Tiffany Haddish
Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 10:00 p.m.
Comedian Tiffany Haddish has been featured on HBO and Comedy Central and also works as an actor and dancer. Tickets are $20 and are available online.
Planes, Trains and Zeppelins
Arlington Historical Museum at the Hume School (1805 S. Arlington Ridge Road)
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Arlington Historical Society is staging three historical readings for families at the same time: one of a book about planes, one about trains and one about Zeppelins. The program is free.
Concert at Potomac Overlook
Potomac Overlook Regional Park (2845 N. Marcey Drive)
Time: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Rock and blues band Local 12 performs a free concert at Potomac Overlook Park. Picnic supplies are welcome, as is a $5 donation. Alcohol is prohibited.