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Arlington Orange Line: Sept. 12, 2012

Ongoing

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.

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.

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.

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.