Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County.
Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA
GMU Founders Hall (3301 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Former CIA career lawyer John Rizzo gives a talk about his decades in the world’s most famous spy agency, including the aftermath of Sept. 11, 2001. The talk is free but registration is encouraged.
The Columbia Pike Documentary Project
Arlington Central Library (1015 N. Quincy Street)
Time: 7:00-8:00 p.m.
The photographers and filmmakers behind the Columbia Pike Documentary Project give a talk at Central Library. The event includes a Q&A and is free and open to the public.
Arlington Metaphysical Chapel (5618 Wilson Blvd)
Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.
The Arlington Metaphysical Chapel’s fundraiser is an all-weekend event, with a wine and cheese event on Friday night, a silent auction on Saturday and Sunday and a “bazaar” of arts and crafts all weekend long.
Rock of Ages Benefit*
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church (2609 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 6:30-10:00 p.m.
St. Mary’s’ annual youth rock benefit concert this year will devote its proceeds toward responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. A minimum $5 donation is required. Refreshments will be served.
Arias from the opera La Boheme, music from Schubert’s Unfinsihed Symphony and more will be on the music stand for Arlington Concert Orchestra’s fall concert. Admission is $3, with children 17 and under admitted free.
Live Music:Presbybop Jazz Quartet*
Clarendon Presbyterian Church (1305 N. Jackson Street)
Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Christain “jazz pianist Bill Carter brings his Presbybop Jazz Quarter to the wonderful acoustics of Clarendon Presbyterian Church for an intimate evening of jazz benefitting the Arlington Food Assistance Center.” Food donations accepted.
*Denotes featured (sponsored) event