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Arlington Agenda: Feb. 15-21

by ARLnow.com — February 16, 2016 at 12:15 pm 0

Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form.

Also, be sure to check out our event calendar.

Tuesday

585X365pngConversations with Tyler: Nate Silver*
GMU Founders Hall (3351 Fairfax Drive)
Time: 3:30-5 p.m.

Nate Silver, today’s most influential statistician and founder of the award-winning data website FiveThirtyEight, will join Tyler Cowen for a wide-ranging, intellectual dialogue as part of the Conversations with Tyler series.

Wednesday

Selina-GrayBlack History Month Discussion
Aurora Hills Branch Library (735 18th Street S.)
Time: 2-3 p.m.

Historian Matthew Penrod talks about Selina Gray, a slave in the Lee household. When Union troops captured Arlington House during the Civil War, Ms. Gray was responsible for safeguarding treasures once owned by George Washington. Part of a series.

7000 series Metro trainArlington Cmte. of 100 Welcomes Metro’s New GM*
Marymount University (2807 N. Glebe Road)
Time: 7-9:15 p.m.

New Metro General Manager Paul Wiedefeld talks with the Arlington Committee of 100. What is his vision for Metro? How will Metro deal with the current problems it faces and plan for the future?

Friday

High Five Swan DiveLive Music: High Five Swan Dive
Clarendon Grill (1101 N. Highland Street)
Time: 10 p.m.

Philadelphia-based cover band High Five Swan Dive performs at Clarendon Grill This high-energy, five-member band performs mostly Top 4, but also genres like Rock, Punk, Hip Hop, Soul and Metal.

Saturday

Mock Donald Trump vs. Bernie Sanders debateTrump vs. Bernie: The Debate Tour 2016
Arlington Cinema Drafthouse (2903 Columbia Pike)
Time: 4 p.m.

Donald Trump (Anthony Atamanuik) and Bernie Sanders (James Adomian) hold an unsanctioned bipartisan debate over the issues before the 2016 presidential election. Final of three “debates” this week.

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