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North Arlington neighborhood in the fog on Dec. 7, 2022 (staff photo)

CivFed Preps for Controversial Vote — “The Arlington County Civic Federation plans to set aside its entire February meeting to discuss, debate and (perhaps) vote upon a resolution that drew decidedly mixed reviews at the organization’s November meeting. But until then, the organization will take a breather on the matter. The ‘Resolution to Restore the Public’s Confidence in Arlington County Governance’… has been circulating since September and by the time of the November meeting had grown to include 695 footnotes taking up 100 pages.” [Sun Gazette]

W-L is a Choir Contest Finalist — Washington-Liberty High School’s choir is one of three named a finalist in the 97.1 WASH-FM Christmas Choir Competition. The final voting closes after Saturday. [WASH-FM]

More Bad Driving on I-395 — From Dave Statter: “Record breaking!! A driver recently smashed the I-395S Exit 8C hang time record in a big way. An amazing 1:25. 85 full seconds.” [Twitter]

Pentagon City Pay Phone Down — “I want to get this old ⁦@Verizon pay phone removed or restored on S. Hayes St. in front of ⁦@FashionCtrPC⁩ + ⁦@RitzCarlton.” [Twitter]

It’s Thursday — Cloudy with possible drizzle overnight. High of 55 and low of 46. Sunrise at 7:16 am and sunset at 4:48 pm. [Weather.gov]

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Have you noticed a striking sculpture at Monroe Street and Wilson Boulevard? It’s the Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington’s newest installation, Make Your Mark, by Arlington artist, Adam Henry. This sculpture celebrates MoCA Arlington’s rebranding and brings the museum’s energy outdoors.

On February 11, come inside when the museum’s galleries reopen with two new exhibitions: Rebecca Rivas Rogers: Grey View and Crisis of Image.

Grey View, in the Wyatt Resident Artist Gallery, is an homage to “gray” and a snapshot of the artist’s process. Consisting of photographs, collage, and a site-specific installation, this show is an outgrowth of Rivas-Rogers’ visual investigations into places you see on your way to somewhere else.

On the main level, Crisis of Image features artists who seek equity in today’s saturated visual world by developing new methods related to the production of images.

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Valentine Pop-Up at George Mason University

Valentine gifts for someone special or for yourself are here at George Mason University from noon -4pm on February 14, 2023. Satisfy your sweet tooth with Kingsbury Chocolates, find a handmade bag from Karina Gaull, pick up treats from Village

Standup Comedy Showcase Starring Matt Ruby (Comedy Central)

Dead Horse Comedy Productions brings together top comedians from the DMV and beyond for a live standup comedy show!

Matt Ruby, Headliner

Matt Ruby is a comedian, writer, and filmmaker from New York City. His comedy has been filmed by

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