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<cal1>Wednesdays and Thursdays

<cal2>Lunchtime Concert Series. 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Free. The Thursday Lunchtime Concerts Series, which will be held from now through Oct. 20 at Wilson Boulevard and N. Oak Street, will entertain Rosslyn Farmers Market visitors as they shop. The Wednesday Lunchtime Concert series will run from now through Aug. 31 at the CentralSpace to CentralPlace plaza located at Wilson Boulevard and N. Moore Street. Local performers will provide music from a variety of genres including jazz, blues, funk, pop, folk and more.

<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.

<cl>Salsa dancing

<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.

<cal1>Now Through Aug. 31

<cal2>Sketch3D. Free. Create 3D Drawings Using a Giant "Etch-a-Sketch." Sketch3D is an interactive, integrated software/hardware system that enables users to create their own anaglyphic 3D drawing using a giant "Etch-a-Sketch". At the Upper Town Hall at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 27

<cal2>Zydeco Dance Party. 8:30 to 11 p.m. With Nathan and the Zydeco Chas Chas. Admission is $15. Introductory Cajun Dance Lesson from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; dancing from 8:30 to 11 p.m. At the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. in Arlington. Call Michael Hart at 301-762-6730 or the Artisphere at 703-228-1850.

<cal1>Wednesday/July 27

<cal2>"Before the Devil Knows You're Dead." 8 p.m. Tickets are $6. Part of the Sidney Lumet Retrospective. At the Dome Theater at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Thursday/July 28

<cal2>Yvonne Johnson. 4:30 p.m. With influences ranging from Herbie Hancock to Miles Davis, Yvonne Johnson has performed at such venues as Harlem’s Apollo Theatre and New Orleans’ The National Jazz and Heritage Festival. At the Here Café/Town Hall at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Thursday/July 28

<cal2>Dervish — Celtic Folk Band. 8 p.m. Cost is $22/$20. Matching a vigorous, intense performance style with a thorough understanding of both the musical and social elements of traditional Irish music, the Dervish is one of the foremost Celtic folk bands on today’s scene. At the Spectrum Theatre, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington.

<cal1>Thursday/Aug. 4

<cal2>Flute Visions. 4 to 5:30 p.m. Latin jazz trio influenced by the Caribbean Islands, Central and South America. At the Here Café/Town Hall at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Friday/Aug. 5

<cal2>Cane & The Sticks With Heavy Breathing. 9 p.m. Rock out with local bands Cane & the Sticks’ Peter Hayes, Liz DeRoche, Arthur Noll and Heavy Breathing’s Erick Jackson, Amanda Kleinman, and Jeff Schmid. At the Ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Thursday/Aug. 11

<cal2>Steve Abshire Trio. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Steve Abshire’s modern jazz style and ease on guitar come from years of experience with jazz greats such as Charlie Byrd, Diane Shuur, and Herb Ellis. At the Here Café/Town Hall at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Friday/Aug. 12

<cal2>Pistolera. 9 p.m. Pistolera's accordion--driven melodies invite you to a dance party at the Brooklyn-Mexico border. At the Ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Tuesday/Aug. 16

<cal2>Derek Evry and Heather Aubrey Lloyd of Ilyaimy. 8 p.m. From rock to blues to folk, listen to the music of local singer/songwriters and learn about their creative process. At the Dome Theater at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Tuesday/Aug. 16

<cal2>Contra Sonic. 8 p.m. Contra dancing with a club twist! Contra dancing is American folk dance with roots in square dancing, but when you add free glow sticks, a DJ and laser display you get Contra Sonic. Dancers of any experience are welcome. At the Ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Thursday/Aug. 18

<cal2>David Bach Consort. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. With a large repertoire of standards and traditional jazz tunes, the David Bach Consort fuses jazz and new age to make emotionally charged music. At the Here Café/Town Hall at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Thursday/Aug. 25

<cal2>Hilton "Tre" Felton Trio. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The son of the late internationally acclaimed jazz keyboardist Hilton Felton, Jr., Hilton (Tre') Felton, III is a supremely gifted vocalist and talented keyboardist who brilliantly mixes his background in gospel with a jazz sensibility. At the Here Café/Town Hall, at the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Wednesday/Aug. 31

<cal2>Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble. 7:30 p.m. Son of the famous Jude Taylor and long time drummer with Geno Delafose, Curley Taylor is generating widespread acclaim in his own right for his blend of Louisiana blues, soul and Zydeco. At the Ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 1

<cal2>Bruce Swaim Quartet. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. After years of playing as a sideman to Rosemary Clooney, among others, Bruce Swaim joins Paul Langosch (Tony Bennett's former bassist), Jay Cooley, and Dominic Smith, to perform jazz standards as well as original compositions. At the Here Café/Town Hall, at the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Thursday/Sept. 8

<cal2>Matt Wigler Trio. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Hailing from Baltimore, Matt Wigler is a jazz and blues pianist, composer, organist, and singer. At the Here Café/Town Hall at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<cal1>Friday/Sept. 9

<cal2>Imperial China and Special Guests. 9 p.m. Washington, D.C.-based post-punk influenced trio that blends post-punk sounds with electronic samples. At the Ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington.

<ro>Rosslyn Farmers Market

<cal2>Every Thursday, May 12 to Oct. 20. Located across the street from Cupid’s Garden Sculpture. Fresh foods and goods from regional vendors including bread and pastries, farm-fresh and organic produce, herbs and spices, exotic teas and specialty coffees, gourmet baked goods, and marinades and sauces. Monday Properties returns as a Rosslyn Farmers Market sponsor.

<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 www.Clarendon.org. 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.