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Orange Line: Sept. 26, 2012

On Going

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.

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.-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.

Ballston Farmers Market. At Welburn Square Thursdays from 3-7 p.m. until October. Chef/Owner of Willow restaurant Tracy O’Grady cooking samples of gluten free meals and recipes made from ingredients available at the market. Live music. Contact catherine@ballstonbid.com or visit http://freshfarmmarkets.org/farmers_markets/markets/ballston.php.

… 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.

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. Held on the second Saturday of every month through October with a revolving array of artists.

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.

Oct. 4-6

Sun Boxes. Free. Freedom Park + Waterview Plaza at Le Meridien Hotel
. Artist Craig Colorusso will be activating various public spaces around Rosslyn with a work entitled Sun Boxes. The artist will be on site throughout the anniversary weekend. Visit www.artisphere.com.

Through Oct. 27

Pattee Hipschen and Her Visual Diary. The Mezz Gallery will exhibits paintings and monotype prints by Pattee Hipschen, who captures U.S. landscapes while traveling. At Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.artisphere.com.

Through Nov. 4

Julia Christensen: Art on the Art Bus. Julia 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 Boulevard. Visit www.artisphere.com.

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. Art Bus fare applies. Artisphere located at 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.artisphere.com.

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. Visit www.artisphere.com.

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.

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.

Wednesdays/Oct. 17-Feburary

Yarn Bomb Meet-ups + Stitch Session. 6-9 p.m. Free. Create a yarn bombing temporary public art project in Rosslyn. Meet other knitters at Town Hall, 1901 N. Moore St. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Free. Visit http://pinklineproject.com. No meet-ups on Oct. 31; Nov. 7, 21; or Dec. 12, 26


Saturday/Sept. 29

"A Late Summer Musical Romance" Benefit Concert. 7 p.m. Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. $55 General Admission includes the post concert Champagne Reception. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 888-841-2787.

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.