Orange Line Connection

Orange Line Connection

<ro>Kinder Haus Toys

<lst>STORYTIME -- Starting in January 2011, Ms. Laura will read new and classic stories every Monday and Friday from 10:30 to 11 a.m.

MY KISSING HANDS, Friday, Jan. 21, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ms. Jennifer will create keepsake impressions of your child's hands and feet that will last a lifetime. Sign up at the desk or call 703-527-5929.

Kinder Haus is located at 1220 N. Fillmore St., Arlington, street level on Fillmore St. below Gold's gym near the intersection with Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, two blocks east of the Clarendon Metro. Call 703-527-5929.

<cal1>Saturday Nights at 11:01

<cal2>11:01 Saturday Nights. Starts at 11:01 p.m. Late-night dance party. Tickets are $15/$12 students. At the Ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-228-1850.

<cal1>Dance Wednesdays

<cal2>Dance Wednesdays. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. dance classes; 8:30 to 11 p.m. dancing. Tickets are $15/$12 at door. On Wednesdays, dance the night away at Artisphere, to zydeco, cajun, rock, R&B and swing. The new center features a 3,000 square foot dance floor, one of the best in the area. At the Ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-228-1850.

* Jan. 19 — Dancing by the Bayou: Little Red & The Renegades; Cajun/Zydeco;

* Jan. 26 — BG and the Mojo Hands: Blues/swing;

<cal1>Salsa Tuesdays

<cal2>Salsa Tuesdays. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. dance class; 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. dancing. At the Ballroom @ Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington. Call 703-228-1850.The following events are $15/$12 students, all tickets at the door only:

The following event is $20/15 (students with a valid ID, at the door only)

∑ Jan. 25 — Bio Ritmo;

<cal1>Now Through Feb. 13

<cal2>"Las Historias Mas Sexy Del Mondo!" (Nos. 1&2). A Film by Eric Cheevers. Free. The 30-minute film is on a loop and runs continuously while the Terrace Gallery is open. At Bijou Film Theatre @ Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-875-1100.

<cal1>Jan. 18 To Feb. 13

<cal2>Anna U. Davis: A Work in Progress. Free. Party Crashers artist Anna U. Davis will create a large painting from start to finish in the WIP Gallery. Experience the artistic process first hand while observing the artist while she is at work. At the WIP Gallery @ Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-875-1100.

<cal1>Thursday/Jan. 20

<cal2>Art School College Night. 7 p.m. Free. Artisphere invites area students to attend its first panel and college fair designed for students with art school or higher education art programs in mind. At the Education Lab at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-875-1100.

<cal1>Friday/Jan. 28

<cal2>Mia Zabelka and Microknytes. 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10. Mia Zabelka, composer, violinist and vocalist from Vienna, has the international reputation as one of the most innovative freestyle violin players of the worlds. Mikroknytes is Derek Morton (electronics, effects, mind control) and John Coursey (violin, electronics, idea manufacturing). At the Dome @ Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-875-1100.

<cal1>Saturday/Jan. 29

<cal2>Liebermann and Beethoven. 7:30 p.m. The National Chamber Ensemble is hosting Lowell Liebermann at the piano performing his own work and Beethoven. At Rosslyn Spectrum @ Artisphere, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. Visit

<cal1>Jan. 29-30

<cal2>A Vivid Sense of Place. Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. A Vivid Sense of Place is a dynamic dance performance by the Jane Franklin Dance Group that engages the possibilities of wide-open spaces. Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door, $10 children under 10 years. At the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd, Arlington. Visit or phone 703-933-1111.

<cal1>Sunday/Jan. 30

<cal2>Dar Williams and IBIS Chamber Music Society. 7:30 p.m. Admission is $35. Recorded live for CD, this "crossover concert" will feature an exciting mix of music including original arrangements of Williams’ music (popular favorites like "When I Was a Boy," "Beauty of the Rain," and "Buzzer" to name a few), as well as classical and traditional vocal music, and works by Gershwin and African-American composer William Grant Still arranged for string quartet and harp. At Rosslyn Spectrum @ Artisphere, 1611 N. Kent Street, Arlington. Visit

<cal1>First Tuesday

<cal2>Wroteo with Holly Bass. First Tuesday, Feb. 1. 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Open Mic Poetry Slam. Performance artist and host Holly Bass's Wroteo Show is an open mic where slam, sonnets, hip hop and haikus hold hands and sing kum-ba-yah! At the Dome @ Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-875-1100.

<cal1>Feb. 17 to March 20

<cal2>"Juno and the Paycock," by Sean O’Casey. Presented by the Washington Shakespeare Company. At Black Box @ Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-418-4808 or visit

<ro>Clarendon Farmers' Market

<bt>Year-round Clarendon Farmer's Market has locally produced breads and pastries, organic vegetables, flowers, soap, sorbet and more. Held Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to noon at Courthouse Parking Lot, 3195 North Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Also year-round on Wednesdays from 3-7 p.m. at Clarendon Metro Station. Visit Call 703-812-8881.

<ro>Arlington Farmers Market @ Courthouse

<bt>The Arlington Farmers' Market is located adjacent to the Arlington County Courthouse Parking Lot, at the intersection of N. Courthouse Rd. and N. 14th St. in Arlington. This is a 'producer only' market with more than 30 producers. The market is opened Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon, year round. No dogs are allowed in the market.

<ro>Arlington Urban Village Market at Court House

<bt>The Antiques and Collectibles Market at Court House is an open air market that has been going on since December 2002. Free parking at 2100 Clarendon Blvd. Featuring furniture, art, China, silver, jewelry, books, photographs, vintage clothing, linens, lamps, chandeliers, antique tools and other treasures. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located on North 15th Street, next to the Courthouse Parking Lot. Sundays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located at Courthouse Parking Lot.