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<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>The Blue Dogs with Billy Coulter at Iota Club and Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd., at 9:30 p.m. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com.

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.

English Ivy Removal. Join members of the Northern Virginia Conservation Trust to help to improve one of our conservation easement that protects an intermittant stream that drains directly in to the Potomac River. The swale also serves as a wildlife corridor for deer, fox and racoon among others. Contact Whitney Bailey to sign up and for directions to Quebec, N. 27th Rd. 703-354-5093 or email at wbailey@nvct.org

Washington Romance Writers Workshop, which is free and open to the public, will be held Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10:15 to 3:30 p.m. in room 2 of the Reston Regional Library Featured speaker is author Kathleen Gilles Seidel of Arlington. The Reston Regional Library is located at 11925 Bowman Towne Drive in Reston.

<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.

Classical pianist Bertrand Chamayou at 7 p.m., at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre, 1611 North Kent Street, in Arlington, Free garage parking). $15. Members of L’Alliance Francaise (AF) $12. Call 202-234-7911 or visit www.francedc.org.

Health Care Management Symposium: Serving the Health Care Needs of Increasingly Diverse Populations at Marymount University at 7 p. m. This free event will be held at the Ballston campus, 1000 N. Glebe Rd, Featured speakers are Elita Rosillo Christiansen, V. P. of Community Health/Cultural Competence Division, Inova Health System and Nancy Pallesen, Exec. Director of the Arlington Free Clinic. For registration call 703 284-5902 or www.marymount.edu/infosession.

<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.

STAR Company's Homeschool Instructional Theatre Society presents the comedy class "Harvey" at 7 p.m. at the Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. Tickets are $10 in advance, $8 for students and seniors in advance, and $12 at the door. Call 703-978-8390.

<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.

STAR Company's Homeschool Instructional Theatre Society presents the comedy class "Harvey" at 7 p.m. at the Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. Tickets are $10 in advance, $8 for students and seniors in advance, and $12 at the door. Call 703-978-8390.

<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.

STAR Company's Homeschool Instructional Theatre Society presents the comedy class "Harvey" at 2 p.m. at the Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. Tickets are $10 in advance, $8 for students and seniors in advance, and $12 at the door. Call 703-978-8390.

<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.

STAR Company's Homeschool Instructional Theatre Society presents the comedy class "Harvey" at 7 p.m. at the Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. Tickets are $10 in advance, $8 for students and seniors in advance, and $12 at the door. Call 703-978-8390.

<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.

STAR Company's Homeschool Instructional Theatre Society presents the comedy class "Harvey" at 7 p.m. at the Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. Tickets are $10 in advance, $8 for students and seniors in advance, and $12 at the door. Call 703-978-8390.

<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.

STAR Company's Homeschool Instructional Theatre Society presents the comedy class "Harvey" at 2 p.m. at the Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. Tickets are $10 in advance, $8 for students and seniors in advance, and $12 at the door. Call 703-978-8390.

"Honoring the Legacy," a performance of Negro spirituals and poems, illustrating this genre's important contribution to American music, will be presented by Contralto Juanita

Wallace Jackson, at Cherrydale United Methodist Church, 3701 Lorcom Lane in Arlington, at 4p.m. Free. Call 703-527-2621.

<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.