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<cal1>Wednesday/ Jan. 18

<cal2>The Scholastic Art Awards Ceremony and Reception honoring the work of Arlington students grade 7-12 at Arlington Central Library, 1015 N. Quincy St., from 6- 8 p.m. Call 703-228-5990.

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Dave Barry reads from his new book, Dave Barry's Money Secrets: Why Is There a Giant Eyeball on the Dollar? at 7 p.m. at Olsson's Arlington/Courthouse, 2111 Wilson Blvd., Barry explores such topics as: how the U.S. economy works, including the often-overlooked role of Adam Sandler; why it is not a good idea to use squirrels for money, and; surefire tips for buying and selling real estate, the key one being: never buy, or for that matter sell, real estate. Call 703-525-4227.

January’s POESIS will feature poet Miles David Moore from 7- 8:30 p.m. at Greenberry's Coffee, 1737 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington,. Music will be provided by Shep Williams, keyboard, Mike Gillispie, flute, and special guests. Admission is free, and an open mic will follow the reading. Call 703-465-7823.

Mingus/ Monk Tribute (jazz) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

Fighting Gravity Acoustic at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St. Arlington. Call 703-524-7455 or visit www.cgrill.com.

Classic Tales 'n Tunes, an adult-toddler program of stories, music, movement and puppetry at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. at the Falls Church Community Center for ages 1 1/2 - 4- years-old. Spaces are limited - reservations suggested. Visit www.classictnt.com or call 703-248-5077.

Journeymen Theater Ensemble (JTE) presents "An Experiment with an Air Pump" at the WSC Clark Street Playhouse, 601 South Clark St., Arlington at 7:30 p.m. $20/$15 seniors, students and groups. Call: 202-248-2295 or visit www.journeymentheater.org.

The Little Engine That Could at 11 a.m. at Aladdin's Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 N. Harrison St., Ste. 10, Arlington. Call 703-241-8283.

<cal1>Thursday/ Jan. 19

<cal2>Junkfood (rock) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

Journeymen Theater Ensemble (JTE) presents "An Experiment with an Air Pump" at the WSC Clark Street Playhouse, 601 South Clark St., Arlington at 7:30 p.m. $20/$15 seniors, students and groups. Call: 202-248-2295 or visit www.journeymentheater.org.

DJ 2 Nutz (Hip Hop / Dance Music)at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St. Arlington. Call 703-524-7455 or visit www.cgrill.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Friday/ Jan. 20

<cal2>Brother Shamus (rock) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

Journeymen Theater Ensemble (JTE) presents "An Experiment with an Air Pump" at the WSC Clark Street Playhouse, 601 South Clark St., Arlington at 8 p.m. $20/$15 seniors, students and groups. Call: 202-248-2295 or visit www.journeymentheater.org.

Liquid A (Modern Rock Cover Band) at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St. Arlington, Call 703-524-7455 or visit www.cgrill.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Saturday/ Jan. 21

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"Happy Birthday Edgar" at the Comedy Spot, Ballston Common Mall 3rd Floor, next to Regal Cinemas, 4238 Wilson Blvd, at 7:30 p.m. Stories include, "The Cask of Amontillado,""The Tell-Tale Heart" and "The Black Cat." This show is Rated PG-13 and is not suitable for small children - unless those small children are actually older children who are extremely short, or if you enjoy emotionally damaging your children. $14. Reservations are strongly recommended. Call 703-294-LAFF or visit www.comedyindc.com.

A panel discussion on diversity and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the topic for the January meeting of the Arlington Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to be held at 9:30 a.m. at Swanson Middle School, 5800 North Washington Boulevard in Arlington. The Program will describe the impact of the ADA on making workplaces, schools, public accommmodations and recreational opportunities available to those with differing abilities. The panelists will approach the ADA from the perspectives of recreation, advocacy and the law. The public is invited. Call Marjorie Hobart at 703-527-4647.

Rhyme Time and Rhythm Fun with Dr. Shaga at 11 a.m. at Aladdin's Lamp Children's Bookstore, 2499 N. Harrison St., Ste. 10, Arlington. Come and listen to Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes and make fun character masks to take home. Call 703-241-8283.

"Happy Birthday Edgar" is about an innocent man who is murdered, a cat that is mutilated and you, the audience, gets to help, at 7:30 p.m. at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Common Mall 3rd Floor, next to Regal Cinemas, 4238 Wilson Blvd. $10. This show is Rated PG-13 and is not suitable for small children. Call 703-294-LAFF or visit www.comedyindc.com.

DJ Shock (Hip Hop / Club Music)at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St. Arlington. Call 703-524-7455 or visit www.cgrill.com.

The Northern Virginia Volksmarchers will sponsor a volksmarch (walk). The walk will start at Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Participants may register and start the walks from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. both days and finish by 4 p.m. There will be 2, 10K (6.2 miles) walking trails and a 5K (3.1 miles) on either trail. Free, families encouraged to participate. Call Tom at 703-455-1878 or visit http://pollow.com/nvvc/.

Journeymen Theater Ensemble (JTE) presents "An Experiment with an Air Pump" at the WSC Clark Street Playhouse, 601 South Clark St., Arlington at 2 and 8 p.m. $20/$15 seniors, students and groups. Call: 202-248-2295 or visit www.journeymentheater.org.

"Snow Child" a puppet show about an elderly couple that yearns for a child of their own, will play at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Common Mall 3rd Floor, next to Regal Cinemas, 4238 Wilson Blvd. at 4 p.m. $10. Call 703-294-LAFF or visit www.comedyindc.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Sunday/ Jan. 22

<cal2>The Northern Virginia Volksmarchers will sponsor a volksmarch (walk). The walk will start at Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Participants may register and start the walks from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. both days and finish by 4 p.m. There will be 2, 10K (6.2 miles) walking trails and a 5K (3.1 miles) on either trail. Free, families encouraged to participate. Call Tom at 703-455-1878 or visit http://pollow.com/nvvc/.

"Snow Child" a puppet show about an elderly couple that yearns for a child of their own, will play at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Common Mall 3rd Floor, next to Regal Cinemas, 4238 Wilson Blvd. at 4 p.m. $10. Call 703-294-LAFF or visit www.comedyindc.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 2 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Monday/ Jan. 23

<cal2>First time, local author, David Tucholski will review his book, "The Good I Stand On" and sign autographed copies at 1:30 p.m. at The Woman's Club of Arlington, 700 S. Buchanan St. "The Good I Stand On" chronicles the life of twelve-year-old Ben Grogan during the summer his entire world changes forever. Call 703-553-5800

<cal1>Tuesday/ Jan. 24

<cal2>Swing dance with Soul Tones of Swing from 9-11 p.m. at Clarendon Ballroom, 3185 Wilson Blvd. $10. Call 703-359-9882 or visit www.gottaswing.com.

Eric Sommer (acoustic) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Wednesday/ Jan. 25

<cal2>Gangs in Our Midst: What Can We Do About It? The session will give an overview of the facts and figures of gangs and their effects on Arlington. From 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. at 2775 S. Quincy St. Call 703-528-2522 or visit www.weta.org.

Flashback Acoustic at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St. Arlington. Call 703-524-7455 or visit www.cgrill.com.

Journeymen Theater Ensemble (JTE) presents "An Experiment with an Air Pump" at the WSC Clark Street Playhouse, 601 South Clark St., Arlington at 7:30 p.m. $20/$15 seniors, students and groups. Call: 202-248-2295 or visit www.journeymentheater.org.

S.M.P.H (jazz) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

<ca1>Thursday/ Jan. 26

<cal2>Journeymen Theater Ensemble (JTE) presents "An Experiment with an Air Pump" at the WSC Clark Street Playhouse, 601 South Clark St., Arlington at 7:30 p.m. $20/$15 seniors, students and groups. Call: 202-248-2295 or visit www.journeymentheater.org.

Mr. Greengenes (Modern Rock Cover Band)at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St. Arlington. Call 703-524-7455 or visit www.cgrill.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

Back To Zero (funk) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

The Williamsburg Woman’s Club will meet at 11:45 a.m. at Little Falls Presbyterian Church, 6025 Little Falls Road, Arlington. Sara Jaffee will speak about Signature Theatre. Guests and prospective members are welcome. Call 703-538-7044.

Larval Defense Strategies are being discussed at the Washington Area Butterfly Club meeting held at Long Branch Nature Center, 625 South Carlin Springs Road. For directions and information call 703-354-9668 or go to http://users.sitestar.net/butterfly.

<cal1>Friday/ Jan. 27

<cal2>The REFLEX (80's Tribute) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

Mofaux (Modern Rock Cover Band) with Parklife opening at Clarendon Grill. 1101 N. Highland St. Arlington, Call 703-524-7455 or visit www.cgrill.com.

Journeymen Theater Ensemble (JTE) presents "An Experiment with an Air Pump" at the WSC Clark Street Playhouse, 601 South Clark St., Arlington at 8 p.m. $20/$15 seniors, students and groups. Call: 202-248-2295 or visit www.journeymentheater.org.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Saturday/ Jan. 28

<cal2>Pre-Audition Workshop for the Relucant Dragon at The Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington from 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. for ages 9-18. $30. Call 703-548-1154.

The William Walter Band (rock) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

Gonzo's Nose (Rock Cover Band)at Clarendon Grill, 1101 N. Highland St. Arlington. Call 703-524-7455 or visit www.cgrill.com.

Journeymen Theater Ensemble (JTE) presents "An Experiment with an Air Pump" at the WSC Clark Street Playhouse, 601 South Clark St., Arlington at 2 and 8 p.m. $20/$15 seniors, students and groups. Call: 202-248-2295 or visit www.journeymentheater.org.

"Snow Child" a puppet show about an elderly couple that yearns for a child of their own, will play at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Common Mall 3rd Floor, next to Regal Cinemas, 4238 Wilson Blvd. at 4 p.m. $10. Call 703-294-LAFF or visit www.comedyindc.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Sunday/ Jan. 29

<cal2>"Snow Child" a puppet show about an elderly couple that yearns for a child of their own, will play at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Common Mall 3rd Floor, next to Regal Cinemas, 4238 Wilson Blvd. at 4 p.m. $10. Call 703-294-LAFF or visit www.comedyindc.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 2 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Monday/ Jan. 30

<cal2>Auditions for the Reluctant Dragon at The Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington from 5-7 p.m. Ages 9-18, no experience neccessary, 12 and up for crew. Rehearsals 3-4 days weekly from 5-7 p.m. Production dates in late March and early April. Call 703-548-1154.

ALRI's Meet the Author Series Lecture: 'On Hitler's Mountain' Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood by Irmgard Hunt It's the story of an ordinary family's survival in insane times at Arlington Central Library, 1015 North Quincy Street, from 3-4:30 p.m. Call 703-228-5990.

<cal1>Tuesday/ Jan. 31

<cal2>Taylor Carson (acoustic) will play at Whitlow's, 2854 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30. $5. Call 703-276-9693.

Auditions for the Reluctant Dragon at The Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Road, Arlington from 5-7 p.m. Ages 9-18, no experience neccessary, 12 and up for crew. Rehearsals 3-4 days weekly from 5-7 p.m. Production dates in late March and early April. Call 703-548-1154.

<cal1>Thursday/ Feb. 2

<cal2>Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Friday/ Feb. 3

<cal2>Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<ca1>Saturday/ Feb. 4

<cal2>Alexandria Symphony Orchestra featuring Elvis Costello’s North America premiere of Il Sogno and actors from the Shakespeare Theatre will play at 8 p.m. at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. Call 703-548-0885 or visit www.alexsym.org.

"Snow Child" a puppet show about an elderly couple that yearns for a child of their own, will play at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Common Mall 3rd Floor, next to Regal Cinemas, 4238 Wilson Blvd. at 4 p.m. $10. Call 703-294-LAFF or visit www.comedyindc.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<ca1>Sunday/ Feb. 5

<cal2>"Snow Child" a puppet show about an elderly couple that yearns for a child of their own, will play at The Comedy Spot in Ballston Common Mall 3rd Floor, next to Regal Cinemas, 4238 Wilson Blvd. at 4 p.m. $10. Call 703-294-LAFF or visit www.comedyindc.com.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 2 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Monday/ Feb. 6

<cal2>February Meeting for the The Woman's Club of Arlington starting at 10:45 a.m. with a brown-bag lunch at noon, followed by General USAF (Retired) Wilma L. Vaught, Brigadier at 1 p.m. at 700 S. Buchanan St. She will speak about the memorial and women who serve and have served in the military.Call 703-553-5800.

<cal1>Thursday/ Feb. 9

<cal2>Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Friday/ Feb. 10

<cal2>Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Saturday/ Feb. 11

<cal2>Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Sunday/ Feb. 12

<cal2>Dance Performance and Poetry Reading by Jane Franklin from 6-8 p.m. at Iota Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Free, contributions welcomed. Call 703-298-3235 or visit www.janefranklin.com.

Juanita Wallace Jackson will present "Honoring the Legacy: A program of spirituals with narration and poems by African Americans" at Cherrydale United Methodist Church, 3701 Lorcom Lane, Arlington, at 4 p.m. Admission is free. Call 703-527-2621 or visit www.cherrydaleumc.org.

Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 2 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Thursday/ Feb. 16

<cal2>Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

How to Communicate Effectively: Our Actions and our Words- Do They Say What We Mean? From 8:30 a.m.-noon at 2775 S. Quincy St. Call 703-528-2522 or visit www.weta.org.

<cal1>Friday/ Feb. 17

<cal2>Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Saturday/ Feb. 18

<cal2>Death of a Salesman will be presented by the Keegan Theatre at the Church Street Theatre, 1742 Church Street, NW, Washington, DC, at 8 p.m. $25 for general admission, $20 for students and seniors. Call 703-892-0202.

<cal1>Monday/ Feb. 20

<cal2>ALRI's Meet the Author Series Lecture: "Ever in a Long Time, a Journey into Mississippi" by Ralph Eubanks at Arlington Central Libary, 1015 North Quincy Street, from 3-4:30 p.m. All welcome. The author will discuss his book and experiences with us. This lecture will tie in well with Black History Month. Call 703-228-5990.

<cal1>Tuesday/ April 25

<cal2>Northern Virginia: Coalition or Collision in Richmond? Leaders and elected officials will engage in dialogue on the Northern Virginia alliance's effect on existing programs and policy making in Richmond. From 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. at 2775 S. Quincy St. Call 703-528-2522 or visit www.weta.org.