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Arlington Orange Line 8/29

Ongoing

Wednesdays through Aug. 29

Twilight Tattoo. 7 p.m. An hour-long military pageant featuring Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own." Experience a glimpse into American history through performances by The U.S. Army Blues, vocalists from The U.S. Army Band Downrange, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, and The U.S. Army Drill Team. Free, open to the public. On Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall. Visit http://twilight.mdw.army.mil/

Go Dancing

At the Ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. Call 703-228-1850.

Salsa Tuesdays. 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. dance class; 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. dancing.

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.

11:01 Saturday Nights. Starts at 11:01 p.m. Late-night dance party. Tickets are $15/$12 students.

Through Aug. 31

Rosslyn Area Toastmasters- First Edition. Fridays 12-1 p.m. First Edition Toastmasters in Rosslyn invites members to improve public speaking skills. Visitors welcome. 1616 N. Fort Myer Dr. Visit http://www.firsteditiontm.org/

Through Sept. 2

Doug Dupin and Maria Stenzel: Short Life of a Small Boat. Free. An inexpensive boat is made, used, and burned in one year. The four seasonal segments span the boat's one-year life. At the Bijou Theater at the Artisphere.

Through Sept. 16

Exhibit. Arlington Arts Center and The Studio Visit have invited two guest curators, Kristina Bilonick and Julie Chae. Each will bring her individual methodology and point of view to the selection, arrangement and contextualization of the works in the exhibition. Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-248-6800 or visit http://www.findyourartist.org.

Onsite Painting.
 Heather Day will be creating new paintings through the sewing machine, painting with house paint, and collaging old drawings with new drawings, all of which will explore conflicting interactions between destruction and repair. Join Day at Works In Progress Gallery at Artisphere. 1101 Wilson Blvd.

Oct. 3-24

Mask Making for Adults. Wednesdays 7-9 p.m. Get ready for Halloween with an introduction to mask making. Learn to cast the face, shape the mask and decorate. At the Education Lab in Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit artisphere.com.

Sept. 13-Oct. 27

Pattee Hipschen and Her Visual Diary. The Mezz Gallery will exhibits paintings and bold monotype prints by Pattee Hipschen, who captures the beauty of U.S. landscapes while traveling. At Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd.

Through Nov. 4

Julia Christensen: Art on the Art Bus. http://www.juliachristensen.com. Christensen works across mediums in her art pieces, often combining photography, video, sound and writing. Christensen's work will be on view at Artisphere in Beyond the Parking Lot: The Change and Re-assessment of our Modern Landscape. Art Bus fare applies. Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd.

Jenny Sidhu Mullins: Art on the Art Bus. Mullins creates paintings and electronic, interactive sculpture that explore ideas related to national identity, American spirituality and corporate mythology. Her hybrid, candy-colored works have been exhibited nationally and internationally. Art Bus fare applies. Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd.

Beyond the Parking Lot: The Change and Re-assessment of our Modern Landscape. This exhibit shows contemporary landscapes, by artists who are observing changes in our nation’s parking lots and buildings, exposing the use of the environment in compromising ways and will instigate the discussion of “where do we go from here?” Exhibiting artists include Amanda Burnham, Maya Ciarrocchi, Julia Christensen, Richard Crozier, Frank Hallam Day, Gregory Euclide, Alex Lukas, Rachel Sitkin, and Trevor Young. Located in the Terrace Gallery of the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd.

Through Nov. 11

Beth Baldwin: Artist in Residence. Artisphere selected local artist Beth Baldwin for a six month artist-in-residency through November 2012. Baldwin will create her one-of-a-kind animals and houses made from recycled materials in full view of the public eye. Patrons are welcome and encouraged to walk through her studio, watch her work, and ask questions during her residency hours: Wednesdays-Fridays from 6-10 p.m. and Saturdays noon-6 p.m. Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd.

Mondays and Fridays

Storytime at Kinder Haus Toys. Storytime will begin at 10:30 a.m. Children attending events must be accompanied by adults. 1220 N. Fillmore. Visit kinderhaus.com or call 703-527-5929.

Email announcements to arlington@connectionnewspapers.com. Photos and artwork are welcome. Deadline is Thursday at noon.

Aug. 24 to Nov. 4

Beyond the Parking Lot: The Change and Re-Assessment of Our Modern Landscape. Free. Exhibiting artists include Amanda Burnham (Baltimore); Maya Ciarrocchi (New York); Julia Christensen (Oberlin, Ohio); Richard Crozier (Charlottesville); Frank Hallam Day (Washington, D.C.); Gregory Euclide (Le Sueur, Minn.); Alex Lukas (Philadelphia); Rachel Sitkin (Baltimore); and Trevor Young (Washington, D.C.). At the Terrace Gallery at the Artisphere.

Tuesday/Sept. 4

The Sweater Set w/ Star FK Radium w/ Addieville to perform at Iota Club & Cafe. 8 p.m. $10. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Friday/Sept. 7

Justin Trawick Group w/ Buster Brown to perform at Iota Club & Cafe. 9 p.m. $12. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Saturday/Sept. 8

Derek Evry and His Misanthropes to perform at Iota Club & Cafe for his CD release show, along with The Weathervanes and Norman Rockwell. 9 p.m. $12. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

UrbanArias: Photo-Op. 8 p.m. UrbanArias presents Photo-Op by Conrad Cummings and James Siena, a 60-minute opera about the absurdity of modern presidential politics. Two singers deliver stump speeches, walk rope lines, debate, and utter sound bites set to Cummings’ hard-hitting but harmonious minimalist-influenced score. $22. In the Black Box Theatre of the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit artisphere.com.

Farmers' Markets...

Rosslyn Farmers Market. Thursdays, through 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.

Clarendon Farmers Market. Year-round, has locally produced breads and pastries, organic vegetables, flowers, soap, sorbet and more. Saturdays and Sundays, 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.

Arlington Farmers Market at Courthouse. 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. Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon, year round. No dogs are allowed in the market.

Ballston Farmers Market. At Welburn Square Thursdays from 3-7 p.m. until October. The Market includes Celebrity Chef/Owner of Willow restaurant Tracy O’Grady cooking samples of her new gluten free meals and recipes made from the ingredients for purchase at the market. Featuring live music every Thursday. Contact catherine@ballsto... or visit http://freshfarmm...>

Sunday/Sept. 9

UrbanArias: Photo-Op. 2 p.m. UrbanArias presents Photo-Op by Conrad Cummings and James Siena, a 60-minute opera about the absurdity of modern presidential politics. Two singers deliver stump speeches, walk rope lines, debate, and utter sound bites set to Cummings’ hard-hitting but harmonious minimalist-influenced score. $22. In the Black Box Theatre of the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit artisphere.com.

Iota Club and Cafe. 8 p.m. Admission $10. Chamber pop singer-songwriter Jann Klose will be performing and is available for interviews before the show. Also on the bill is Meg Wilkinson, singer and actress. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit http://www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-822-8340.

Thursday/Sept. 13

Lake Street Dive will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 8:30 p.m.

$12. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Friday/Sept. 14

UrbanArias: Photo-Op. 8 p.m. UrbanArias presents Photo-Op by Conrad Cummings and James Siena, a 60-minute opera about the absurdity of modern presidential politics. Two singers deliver stump speeches, walk rope lines, debate, and utter sound bites set to Cummings’ hard-hitting but harmonious minimalist-influenced score. $22. In the Black Box Theatre of the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit artisphere.com.

Saturday/Sept. 15

The Silos w/ Jerry Joseph will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 9 p.m. $12. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

UrbanArias: Photo-Op. 8 p.m. UrbanArias presents Photo-Op by Conrad Cummings and James Siena, a 60-minute opera about the absurdity of modern presidential politics. Two singers deliver stump speeches, walk rope lines, debate, and utter sound bites set to Cummings’ hard-hitting but harmonious minimalist-influenced score. $22. In the Black Box Theatre of the Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit artisphere.com.

Thursday/Sept. 20

The Old Ceremony w/ Goodnight Texas will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 9 p.m. $12. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Saturday/Sept. 22

Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers w/ Sean Rowe will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 9 p.m. $12. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Magic of Music at Kinder Haus Toys. Teacher and super musician, Robert Eldridge III will introduce your child to the magic of music through an exploration of musical sounds. For ages 3-10. 1220 N. Fillmore. Visit kinderhaus.com or call 703-527-5929.

Sunday/Sept. 23

Zoe Muth and the Lost High Rollers will perform at the Iota Club & Cafe at 8 p.m. $10. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

My Kissing Hands. Jennifer will create keepsake impressions of your child's hands and feet that will last a lifetime. 1220 N. Fillmore. Visit kinderhaus.com or call 703-527-5929.

...and More

The Antiques and Collectibles Market. At Court House, an open air market 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. on North 15th Street, next to the Courthouse Parking Lot.Ballston Arts Market. Enjoy the arts and music at the Ballston Arts Market from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. In Welburn Square, (across from the Ballston Metro stop) the Market is held on the second Saturday of every month through October with a revolving array of artists.

Sunday/Sept. 30

Jill Andrews will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 8:30 p.m. $10. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Tuesday/Oct. 2

Neil Halstead will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 8:30 p.m. $15. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Thursday/Oct. 4

Bob Log III w/ Cheap Time will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 9 p.m. $13. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Public Art. Craig Colorusso will be activating various public spaces around Rosslyn with Sun Boxes, solar powered sound installations that transform outdoor spaces into a walk-through sonic landscape. Come chat with the artist at Freedom Park and Waterview Plaza at Le Meridien Hotel
. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com.

Friday/Oct. 5

Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 9:30 p.m. $16. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Public Art. Craig Colorusso will be activating various public spaces around Rosslyn with Sun Boxes, solar powered sound installations that transform outdoor spaces into a walk-through sonic landscape. Come chat with the artist at Freedom Park and Waterview Plaza at Le Meridien Hotel
. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com.

Saturday/Oct. 6

Forro in the Dark will perform at the Ballroom, Artisphere at 8 p.m. 1101 Wilson Blvd. Their unique hybrid jam is a trademark blend of country soul and urban funk. And DC’s own tribute band will add the classic Brazilian 1960's Alma Tropicália to the mix. $20.

Craig Colorusso will be activating various public spaces around Rosslyn with Sun Boxes, solar powered sound installations that transform outdoor spaces into a walk-through sonic landscape. Come chat with the artist at Freedom Park + Waterview Plaza at Le Meridien Hotel
. Free. Visit http://www.artisphere.com.

Sunday/Oct. 7

Family Day. 1 p.m. Artisphere will host a free family day featuring storytelling, interactive mural painting, magic show and theatre workshops. 1101 Wilson Blvd.

Thursday/Oct. 11

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings will perform at Iota Club & Cafe at 8:30 p.m. $15. 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit iotaclubandcafe.com.

Oct. 17-February

Yarn Bomb. Wenesdays, (no meet-ups on Oct. 31, Nov. 7 & 21, Dec. 12 & 26) Create a yarn bombing temporary public art project to the Rosslyn neighborhood and meet other knitters at Town Hall, 1901 N. Moore St. every Wednesday at 6 p.m.. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Free.