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Arlington Events 4/10/2013

Have a Wild Art Adventure

Registration is now open for children's spring and summer classes.

Summer Art Classes, June 24-Aug. 23

Introduce children to art fundamentals in fun, week-long art classes like Color Capers, Amazing Architects and Engineers, and Magnificent Murals. Arlington Arts Center is also offering a bilingual art class, If I Were an Italian Master, for children ages 7-10.

Teen and adult class registration will be coming soon.

Arlington Arts Center is located at 3550 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-248-6800 or visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org. Arlington Arts Center is a private, nonprofit contemporary visual arts center dedicated to presenting and supporting new work of regional artists from the Mid-Atlantic states.

The Next Wave:

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN INNOVATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY

What makes an object useful, engaging and beautiful? What is it about a distinct design that conveys calm, wonder and excitement in the user and helps us recall a moment in time? Artisphere and Apartment Zero have teamed up to present the Washington, DC International Design Festival, a free three-month long multi-disciplinary celebration of design, featuring the exhibition The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century, curated and produced by Apartment Zero co-owner Douglas Burton. On view through Sunday, May 19 in the Terrace Gallery at Artisphere. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

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.

UPDATE in SPRING 2013

Farmers Markets…

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.

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

Ongoing

Juxtaposed: An Interactive Photo Contest. Through Sunday, May 19. Participants can send in a photograph that blends objects that convey wit, symbolism and/or deeper meaning. Contest runs in conjunction with “The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century” exhibit. Upload photos to www.flickr.com/photos/apartmentzero1. Free. Through Sunday, May 19. Visit www.artisphere.com for more.

Art Exhibit. Through Sunday, May 19. See “The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century” at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Features innovation in product design from the last 13 years. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

‘Unplugged’ Concert Series. Thursdays, June through August from 6-8 p.m. at Market Common Clarendon, 2700 Clarendon Blvd. Enjoy free performances of live acoustic music. Visit www.marketcommonclarendon.net or 703-785-5634.

Mr. Knick Knack. Fridays, June through October, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Market Common Clarendon, 2700 Clarendon Blvd., presents 45-minute performances of ‘heart-centered’ music and antics for children.Visit www.marketcommonclarendon.net or 703-785-5634.

Storytime at Kinder Haus Toys. Storytime will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Mondays and Fridays through Friday, Nov. 1. Children attending events must be accompanied by an Adult. 1220 N. Fillmore St. Visit Kinderhaus.com or call 703-527-5929.

Register Now

Summer Art Classes run June 24-Aug. 23 at Arlington Arts Center. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org for a list of classes.

April 10 through June 9

Art Exhibit. See “Options 2013” presented by the Washington Project for the Arts. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org/options for more.

Thursday/April 11

Album Release. 8:30 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Jeffrey Foucault & Cold Satellite will celebrate the release of their sophomore album “Cavalcade.” $15. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or 703-522-8340.

Friday/April 12

Screening and Talk. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., screening starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Planetarium, 1426 N. Quincy St. Watch “Supervolcanoes” followed by an interactive star talk. For adults and children age 5 and up. $3/child; $5/teens, adults. Visit friendsoftheplanetarium.org for more.

Saturday/April 13

Countdown to Yuri’s Night. 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Features an exhibit of interchangeable robot paintings, performances, music and more. $25/advance; $30/door. Visit www.c2yn.com for more.

“Penelope’s Pesky Pen.” 4 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Jane Franklin Dance performs new work. $10/advance; $15/door. Visit www.artisphere.com for tickets.

Screening and Talk. Doors open at 7:15 p.m., screening starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Planetarium, 1426 N. Quincy St. Watch “Supervolcanoes” followed by an interactive star talk. For adults and children age 5 and up. $3/child; $5/teens, adults. Visit friendsoftheplanetarium.org for more.

Opening Reception. 6-9 p.m. see “Options 2013” presented by the Washington Project for the Arts. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org/options for more.

Sunday/April 14

Documentary and Discussion. Doors open at 1:15 p.m., show starts at 1:30 p.m. Watch “Inside Planet Earth,” followed by a discussion. For adults and children age 9 and up. $3/child; $5/teens, adults. Visit friendsoftheplanetarium.org for more.

Wednesday/April 17

Reading Series. 8 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. “Orlando” by Sarah Ruhl, adapted from the novel by Virginia Woolf. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com for more.

Thursday/April 18

Fundraiser. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at China Garden Restaurant, 1100 Wilson Blvd. $50/person or $95/couple and includes a special 11 dish menu served family style. Proceeds benefit the Arlington Rotary scholarship program. RSVP to Joe Lott at joe@lottfamily.com or 703-625-6638.

Sneak Peek. 5-9 p.m. get a preview of the SuperNOVA Performance Art Festival with an opening reception and forum at Artisphere. Visit www.artisphere.com for more.

Friday/April 19

Improvised Shakespeare Company. 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Based on an audience suggestion for a title of a Shakespeare play that has yet to be written, the Company improvises a play in Elizabethan style. Nothing is planned, rehearsed or written. Visit www.artisphere.com for more.

SpringGreen. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Market Common Clarendon, 2700 Clarendon Blvd. Donate used items for recycling or re-use, including bikes, tools, cell phones, electronics, sewing machines and more. Visit www.marketcommonclarendon.net or 703-785-5634.

Saturday/April 20

Panel. 5-6:30 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Enjoy a conversation on “Oh Say Can’t You See: What Happened to American Design.” A reception follows. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Saturday/April 20 to Sunday/April 28

Performance. See “Paul’s Case,” an opera based on the short story of the same name by Willa Cather. Visit www.artisphere.com for tickets and times.

Sunday/April 21

Earth Day. 1-4 p.m. at Arlington Arts Center. Make art using recycled materials at a free event for families. Visit Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org for more.

Monday/April 22

Earth Day. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at CentralSpace, corner of Wilson Boulevard and N. Moore Street. The Rosslyn BID is hosting a free planting clinic, live music and more.

Sunday/April 28

Music Performance. 8 p.m. at The Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. See Miss Shevaughn & Yuma Wray perform. 703-525-8646.

Saturday/May 4

Art Bash. VIP arrive at 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. for general admission at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Proceeds benefit Arlington Arts Center. Enjoy an open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, music and silent auction. $75 general admission; $60/member; $150/VIP; $125/VIP AAC member. Buy tickets at http://artbash2013.eventbrite.com or visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org

Monday/May 6

Music Performance. 8:30 p.m. at IOTA, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Hear The Howlin’ Brothers perform. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com for tickets.

Saturday/May 11

Live It Up on the Loop. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Market Common Clarendon, 2700 Clarendon Blvd. Families can enjoy a rock climbing wall, moon bounce, live entertainment and more. Free. Visit www.marketcommonclarendon.net or 703-785-5634.

Wednesday/May 15

Talk and Tour. 6 p.m. at Terrace Gallery at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Free. Hear a talk on “Roberto Palomba: Italian Industrial Designer.” Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Friday/May 17

Film Festival. “The Breakfast Club” (R) 1985 - 97 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Saturday/May 18

Curator Talk. 4 p.m. Part of “Options 2013” presented by the Washington Project for the Arts. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org/options for more.

Music Performance. Elikeh is performing at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., at 8 p.m. Elikeh uses elements of Togolese rhythms as a foundation for exploration into American-influenced blues, funk and rock. Visit www.artisphere.com for tickets.

Sunday/May 19

Taste of Arlington. Noon-5 p.m. at Ballston. Enjoy beer, wine, food, entertainment and more. New this year is a virtual gallery of local celebrities. Visit tasteofarlington.com for tickets and more information.


Friday/May 24

Film Festival. “Ferris Bueller's Day Off” (PG-13) 1986 -103 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.



Friday/May 31

Film Festival. “Clueless” (PG-13) 1995 - 97 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/June 7

Film Festival. “Risky Business” (R) 1983 - 98 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/June 14

Film Festival. “Can't Buy Me Love” (Disney, PG-13) 1987 - 94 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/June 21

Film Festival. “Easy A” (PG-13) 2010 - 92 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

June 22-23

Arlington Festival of the Arts. More than 100 of the finest artists in country will converge upon Highland Street in Clarendon for a two-day juried outdoor gallery style art exhibit. A wide variety of original artwork will be on display and for sale with prices set to suit all budgets. Saturday & Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Visit www.ArtFestival.com or 561-746-6615.

Friday/June 28

Film Festival. “10 Things I Hate About You” (PG-13) 1999 - 97 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/July 5

Film Festival. “Bring It On” (PG-13) 2000 - 98 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/July 12

Film Festival. “Pretty in Pink” (PG-13) 1986 - 96 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/July 19

Film Festival. “She's All That” (PG-13) 1999 - 95 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/July 26

Film Festival. “Fame” (R) 1980 - 134 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/Aug. 2

Film Festival. “Can't Hardly Wait” (PG-13) 1998 - 100 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/Aug. 9

Film Festival. “Sixteen Candles” (PG) 1984 - 93 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/Aug. 16

Film Festival. “High School Musical 3: Senior Year” (Disney, G) 2006 - 112 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/Aug. 23

Film Festival. “American Graffiti” (PG) 1973 - 110 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Friday/Aug. 30

Film Festival. “Grease” (PG-13) 1978 - 110 minutes. Films begin at Dusk in Gateway Park, rain or shine. Gateway Park is located at the foot of Key Bridge at 1300 Lee Highway, two blocks from the Rosslyn Metro. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Tuesday/Sept. 24

Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show & Gala. At Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Features contemporary, vintage and other apparel available at the retail stores.