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Pete Erickson at a Modev-hosted hackathon (photo via Facebook)

Recent Stories

The Arlington County Fire Department is sharing a few tips for those planning to using fireworks privately over the upcoming Independence Day weekend. Only fireworks that emit flames or sparks…

Boring Title discusses the cost of title insurance and why it is needed.

Arlington’s newest Pet of the Week is 16-year-old Hambone who loves to sniff out treats.

A tow truck driver helped to defuse a tense situation in Crystal City yesterday (Wednesday) morning.

(This Community Post was written by Embracing Arlington Arts.)

Yes, live performances at theaters have begun again. Good news for patrons, good news for actors and crews, and good news for the industry overall, right? Well, yes and no as COVID is proving to be a powerful enemy. “The show must go on” is still the mantra — unless a cast or crew member tests positive. Then the curtain must fall for about a week — incurring huge financial losses for theaters, including paying the contracted professionals and refunding ticketholders. Production costs also now include purchasing testing equipment which can run into tens of thousands of dollars each month for larger theaters.

How can we help them continue to keep their doors open?

Go see a show and urge others to do the same! Word of mouth is the best means of filling theater seats!

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Do you have personal documents that you need shredded? Join the Arlington Arts Center on Saturday, June 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for our very own Community Shred Day with Paper Artist Demonstrations!

Bring a box or two of your unwanted papers and sensitive documents to dispose of on the TrueShred truck in the parking lot and watch paper artists from Pyramid Atlantic demonstrate paper-making.

$10 suggested donation for shredding (credit cards accepted). Donations will support the Arlington Arts Center’s mission to connect the community with contemporary art and artists.

Also, Saturday is the LAST DAY of our spring exhibitions! Make sure to visit inside and check out the galleries!

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The Civil War’s Killer Red Tape Worm

During the Civil War, paperwork could kill, literally! Local Civil War historian Michael Schaffner will regale us with horror stories from the rarely scene annals of Civil War history: the ledgers! He’ll shine light on what it took to actually

NaLa Fridays at the Park

National Landing’s favorite concert series is back and better than ever, bringing live music, food trucks and fun in the summer sun to Long Bridge Park. NaLa Fridays at the Park is a weekly Friday night concert series featuring local

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