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Arlington Orange Line: Nov. 7, 2012

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Go Dancing

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

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

Dance Wednesdays. 7:30-8:30 p.m. dance classes; 8:30-11 p.m. dancing. Tickets are $15/$12 at door. On Wednesdays, dance 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.

Clarendon Farmers Market. Year-round, has locally produced breads and pastries, organic vegetables, flowers, soap, sorbet and more. Saturdays and Sundays, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. 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 Road 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.

… and More

The Antiques and Collectibles Market. At Court House, an open air market going on since Dec. 2002. Free parking at 2100 Clarendon Blvd. Featuring furniture, art, china, silver, jewelry, books, photographs, vintage clothing, linens, lamps, chandeliers, antique tools and more. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on North 15th St., next to the Courthouse Parking Lot.

Through Jan. 5, 2013

Roberto Bocci’s Streams + Spaces. Free. At Mezz Gallery. Roberto Bocci’s Streams + Spaces in Between is a portrait of the distance between two geographical locations. A 100-foot experimental panorama maps the distance between Arlington and Washington, D.C. and relocates urban environments within the art gallery. Opening reception is Thursday, Nov. 1, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The artist talk with Don Russell, Juror at 6 p.m. Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Through Nov. 9

DCWeek 2012. The main conference will be held Thursday, Nov. 8 at Artisphere. DCWEEK is a week long festival, bringing together designers, developers, entrepreneurs and social innovators of

all kinds. It's a series of hundreds of distributed events powered by

the community and complemented by core conferences, parties and

projects created by festival organizers iStrategyLabs and Tech

Cocktail. DCWEEK2011 included over 10,000 attendees from around the world. For a full list of events and to register, visit www.digitalcapitalweek.org. Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Nov. 7 through Dec. 9

Johnathan Monaghan: Rainbow Narcosis. Free. At Works in Progress Gallery, Town Hall. Appropriating a range of imagery from video games and corporate logos to religious iconography, Rainbow Narcosis is a hallucinatory vision both haunting and humorous. Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Thursday/Nov. 8

Art In The Digital Age Panel. 11 a.m. The discussion features Dr. Martin Irvine, Chris Jagers and Jonathan Monaghan on the role of the gallery in the 21st century. At the ballroom of Artisphere, located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com. For pricing and registration to this and other DCWEEK events, visit www.digitalcapitalweek.org.

Pub {Art} Quiz at Stetsons. 7-9 p.m. Unite for a one-night showdown at Stetsons Bar and Grill for an art-themed pub quiz. Gallery-goers, collectors, artists, arts professionals and students-round up your

team to establish who really knows their art. Expect drinking and

drawing, artful prizes and food and drink specials. At Stetsons Famous Bar and Grill, 1610 U St. NW. Pub {Art} Quiz proceeds benefit Arlington Arts Center.

Saturday/Nov. 10

Kids Euro Festival: Slovenia. 12:30 p.m. Free. At Dome Theater. This is an old Slovenian story about friendship, kindness and how to live in harmony with nature and animals. Children will also learn about weaving and the creation of cloth. Through a combination of acting, puppeteering and live music, the magic world of objects come to life. 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.artisphere.com.

Slovenia: Videk’s New Shirt. 12:30 p.m. Free. This is an old Slovenian story about friendship, kindness and how to live in harmony with nature and animals. Through a combination of acting, puppeteering and live music, the magic world of objects come to life. At Dome Theater of Artisphere, located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

ONE on ONE: Conversations with Artists. 4-6 p.m. Witness conversations between FALL SOLOS 2012 artists and art professionals from the region. At Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-248-6800.

Through Nov. 11

Beth Baldwin: Artist in Residence. Artisphere selected local artist Beth Baldwin for a six month artist-in-residency. Baldwin will create her one-of-a-kind animals and houses made from recycled materials in full view of the public. Patrons are welcome 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. Visit www.artisphere.com.

Wednesday/Nov. 14

Marchfourth Marching Band. 9 p.m. $15. MarchFourth is a mobile big band spectacular, propelled by electric bass, a diverse percussion ensemble and brassy horn section. Visually enhanced by costumed dancing beauties, acrobatic stilt walkers, unicycles, life size marionettes and many more theatrics, MarchFourth invokes dancing in the streets and beyond. At Ballroom of Artisphere, located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Thursday/Nov. 15

Live Jazz Thursdays: Bossalingo. Live music 5:30-8 p.m.; concessions specials 4-7:30 p.m. Bossalingo is comprised of musicians thirsty for performing Jazz with Cuban and Brazilian rhythms. Most of the band members have a background in Jazz, but many come from roots as varied as Brazil, Cuba, Nicaragua and Africa. At the ballroom of Artisphere, located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Nov. 16 through Dec. 9

Six Characters In Search Of An Author. Set during a rehearsal

for Luigi Pirandello’s The Rules of the Game, the play finds actors

and a director interrupted by orphan characters, seeking to have their

story told. Previews are available from Nov. 11 through Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. The play will be open on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and run through Dec. 9 (times vary). Tickets are $10-$50. At Black Box Theater of Artisphere,

Friday/Nov. 16

Man 1, Bank 0 — One-Man Show Performed by Patrick Combs. 8 p.m. Patrick Combs tells the amazing-but-true story of how he deposited a $95,093.35 junk mail check marked ‘non-negotiable’–hoping to spread a

little banking cheer to tellers—and how it erupted into a staggering and funny David vs. Goliath-like adventure that still continues today in the form of his internationally touring, award-winning, off-Broadway one-man show about the incident: Man 1, Bank 0. $25. At Dome Theater of Artisphere, located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Saturday/Nov. 17

Bowen McCauley Dance: “Afoot in Vienna.” 8 p.m. Viennese composer/visual artist Wolfgang Seierl will join artistic director Lucy Bowen McCauley, performing electric guitar with his electronic score. At Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Tickets: $50 premium ticket with performance and post-show party, $25 general, $20 students/seniors. Visit tickets.artisphere.com or call 888-841-2787 to buy tickets.

Thursday/Nov. 29

Big Easy Express. 8 p.m. Directed by Emmett Malloy, featuring Mumford & Sons, Big Easy Express documents a cinematic musical journey. Britain’s acclaimed Mumford & Sons, Indie folk heroes Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and Tennessee’s Old Crow Medicine Show climbed aboard a beautiful vintage train in California, setting out for New Orleans. $10. At Dome Theater of Artisphere, located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Friday/Nov. 30

Boister: Live Soundtrack To Buster Keaton’s Silent Film Steamboat Bill, Jr. 8 p.m. $15. Creating an unequaled musical and film experience, the Baltimore-based ensemble Boister performs a live soundtrack to the 1928 classic Buster Keaton film Steamboat Bill, Jr. At Dome Theater of Artisphere, located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Saturday/Dec. 1

Raul Midón. 8 p.m. $22. Raul Midon’s music unleashes a dazzling percussive guitar style complimented by his silky, soulful tenor that has drawn comparisons to Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder. At Dome Theater in Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Thursday/Dec. 6

Light Up Rosslyn. 5:15-6:45 p.m. Join for the Rosslyn Business Improvement District’s annual Rosslyn skyline lighting ceremony across from Artisphere in front of 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Artisphere Dome Projection. 5:15-11 p.m. See Chris Coleman and Laleh Mehran’s projection on the exterior of Artisphere’s Dome, Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit

www.artisphere.com.

Dec. 6-23

Project 2012.002r. Free. Local arts transform Artisphere’s Education Lab into a site specific new media installation entitled Project 2012.002r, which explores emotional disconnectedness and the act of the search, addressing the experience of distance between people in society, both literal and social. Project 2012.002r will be accompanied by a short explanatory film and slideshow that shows the artists’ process in the Bijou Theater directly across from the installation. At Education Lab + Bijou Theater in Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Dec. 6 through Jan. 20

W3fi: A Digital Experience Revealing The Connections Between Our Online + Offline Selves. By Chris Coleman + Laleh Mehran. Free. At Terrace Gallery. Opening reception is on Thursday Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m. Artists Chris Coleman and Laleh Mehran transform the Terrace Gallery into an immersive digital installation, using multiple projections mapped specifically for the space. W3FI animates the walls with ideas and real-time information gathered from Artisphere visitors and the region at large. Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Friday/Dec. 7

Victoria Vox + Christylez Bacon. 8 p.m. $12. Victoria Vox, has been warming the hearts of her audience across the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. Her songs are honest, moving, but also light-hearted. Christylez Bacon is a GRAMMY nominated progressive hip-hop artist and multi-instrumentalist from Southeast D.C. At Dome Theater in Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Saturday/Dec. 8

Popped-Up Videos Live. Holiday edition. 8 p.m. Holiday videos get the pop up treatment with fun facts and jokes hosted by music-video historian Andrew Bucket with special guests and prizes. $10. At Dome Theater in Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Dec. 12 through Feb. 3

Art On The Art Bus: Hand Drawn Bazaar. Free. Elizabeth Graeber creates work for Art On The Art Bus at Works in Progress Gallery in Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com. Onsite residency hours are Wednesday and Friday from 5:30-10 p.m.

Friday/Dec. 14

Ellen Cherry + Naked Blue. 8 p.m. $12. Emmy nominated singer/songwriter Ellen Cherry is a full-time touring and working performer based in Baltimore. Jen and Scott Smith make up the band Naked Blue. Their live performances have taken them to six countries and across the U.S. creating fans wherever they go. At Dome Theater in Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Music. 8:15 p.m. Nationally touring songwriters and Arlington residents Taylor Carson and Justin Trawick will be performing together with their full bands at IOTA Club & Cafe (2832 Wilson Blvd.). This show will mark their final band performances of 2012, a year that brought both Taylor and Justin personal and musical success. Doors will open at 8 p.m. and special guest Cassidy Ford will play an opening set at 8:15 p.m. followed by Taylor Carson and finally Justin Trawick. Tickets are $12 and available at the door. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com.

Saturday/Dec. 15

Grump At Artisphere. 12-6 p.m. Free. Ballroom Grump is the best ever alternative holiday craft show where people can shop local this holiday season. Join 40 local makers as they show and sell handmade goods. From kids clothing made from vintage t-shirts and handmade soap to plush anteaters and t-shirts about zombies eating pizza. And enjoy a tacky-sweater photo booth and DJ. Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Ethan Lipton + His Orchestra: No Place To Go. 8 p.m. $22. The Obie Award-winning show delivers an irreverent and personal musical ode to the unemployed. Lipton is joined by his incomparable “orchestra” of Eben Levy (guitar), Ian Riggs (upright bass) and Vito Dieterle (sax), a trio that's been playing with him for over seven years. At Dome Theater in Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Through Dec. 15

Beth Baldwin: Artist-in-Residence. Free. Open studio hours Nov. 12-Dec. 15: Friday 6-10 p.m.; Saturday Noon-6 p.m. In a 500-square-foot studio located off of Artisphere’s main entrance lobby, Baldwin will create her one-of-a-kind animals and houses made from recycled materials in full view of the public eye. Throughout her residency, Baldwin will collaborate with Artisphere to create programming that involves her work and allows for visitors to learn more about her artistry. Patrons are welcome and encouraged to walk through her studio, watch her work and ask questions during her residency hours. Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Saturday/Dec. 15, 29 & Jan. 12, 26

Elizabeth Graeber Hand Drawn Bazaar. 5:30-10 p.m. Graeber has created a flea market of her original work in the WIP Gallery. During her residency, she will be making placards to display on Art on the Art Bus while creating and selling new work in her Hand Drawn Bazaar. The space will be transformed into a flea and farmer’s market theme with

silk screened cards, postcards, stickers and ephemera. Items are

available to purchase at the Terrace Gallery desk. Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Sunday/Dec. 16

Annual Holiday Concert. 4:30 p.m. $28; $15 for student. Presented by the National Chamber Ensemble, the performance will feature music, international guest artists and young musicians ages 11 to 21, who will perform with the ensemble. Highlighting the evening will be the performance of Bach’s beautiful concerto for violin and oboe with oboist Ronald Sipes and guest violinist Rimma Sushanskaya. The concert will conclude with a caroling sing-along to get everyone ready for the holidays. Rosslyn BID executive director Cecilia Cassidy returns as host. At Spectrum Theatre located at 1611 N. Kent St. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Thursday/Dec. 20

The Dark Side Of The Earth: A Special Solstice Sonic. Polish those dancing shoes and get ready for some traditional American dancing with loud, high energy music perfect for brightening up the dark winter night. Dance lessons start at 7:30 p.m.; Live music and dance are from 8-11 p.m. $8. In the Ballroom in Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Friday/Dec. 21

Scrooged. 8 p.m. $8. A modern twist on Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale A Christmas Carol, Bill Murray stars as a cynically selfish TV executive, Frank Cross, who gets haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.

Saturday/Dec. 22

It’s A Wonderful Life. 8 p.m. $8. George Bailey spends his entire life giving up his big dreams for the good of his town, Bedford Falls. On Christmas Eve, he is broken over the plotting of the evil millionaire, Mr. Potter. Discouraged and wishing he had never been born, his guardian angel falls to Earth and shows him how his town, family and friends would turn out if he had never been born. Jimmy Stewart stars in this endearing holiday classic, listed by the American Film Institute as the most inspiring film of all time. Artisphere is located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-875-1100 or visit www.artisphere.com.