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Orange Line Calendar Wednesday, Feb. 20

Ongoing

Teen Produced Interactive Art and Dance Party. Teens can be introduced to Artisphere’s creative opportunities and engage in programming and self-producing art and more. Weekly meetings with varying days. Through Saturday, March 9 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.artisphere.com for information and to register, e-mail slord@arlingtonva.us.

Yarn Bomb Meet-ups + Stitch Session. Wednesdays through Feb. 28, 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.

At Arlington Arts Center through March 24

Art Exhibit. Arlington Arts Center will showcase the finalists for “Interwoven: Art. Craft. Design” at AAC, 3550 Wilson Blvd. See a range of media, including video, murals, photography and more. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

Art Exhibit. See Allison Bianco’s “Gram’s Beach House” and art by a variety of other artists at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org or call 703-248-6800.

Art Exhibit. Megan Mueller displays “space+craft” in the Wyatt Gallery at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org or call 703-248-6800.

Art Exhibit. David Carlson debuts “Work in Progress,” a multimedia work that combines abstract painting and video at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Free. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org or call 703-248-6800.

Through Sunday/March 24

Exhibit. “Infestation” by Carolina Mayorga is a multimedia project that will slowly invade Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., in the same way that vermin do. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Wednesday/Feb. 20

Open Mic. 8 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Free. Hosts Todd and James. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com for more.

Thursday/Feb. 21 through Sunday/May 19

International Design Festival. Look around “The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century” at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Free. Features pieces from Spain, Italy, Belgium, Scandinavia and more. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Thursday/Feb. 21

Opening Reception. 7-10 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Look around “The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century.” Free. Features pieces from Spain, Italy, Belgium, Scandinavia and more. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Performance. 8 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. $10. Flo Anito performs with Tiffany Thompson and Kelley McRae. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com for more.

Performance. 9:30 p.m. at Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd. White Ford Bronco will perform. Visit www.whitlows.com or 703-276-9693.

Open Mic. 7:30 p.m. at The Comedy Spot located in Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Free. Visit comedyindc.com or 703-294-LAFF.

Thursday/Feb. 21 through Sunday/May 19

Juxtaposed: An Interactive Photo Contest. 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. Visit www.artisphere.com for more.

Friday/Feb. 22

Music. C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band performs at 8:30 p.m. with dance lessons at 7:30 p.m. in the ballroom at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. $20. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Performance. 9 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. $12. Hallelujah the Hills. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com for more.

Performance. 10 p.m. at Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd. Flow in the Dark will perform. Visit www.whitlows.com or 703-276-9693.

Comedy. 8 p.m. enjoy Comedy Sportz tng for $10; 10 p.m. enjoy the Blue Show for $15. All at The Comedy Spot located in Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Visit comedyindc.com or 703-294-LAFF.

Saturday/Feb. 23

Performance. 9 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. $12. Jumpin Jupiter performs with Izzy and the Catastrophics. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com for more.

Performance. 10 p.m. at Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd. William Walter and Co. will perform. Visit www.whitlows.com or 703-276-9693.

Comedy. 3 p.m. enjoy Comedy Sportz for Kids for $10; 7:30 p.m. enjoy Comedy Sportz for $15; 10 p.m. enjoy the Blue Show for $15. All at The Comedy Spot located in Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Visit comedyindc.com or 703-294-LAFF.

Sunday/Feb. 24

Live Music. 9 p.m. Hear Alarms and Controls. $5. Galaxy Hut is located at 2711 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Through Sunday/Feb. 24

Exhibit. Korean-born artist Si Jae Byun addresses the relationship of nature and architecture in a series of works in Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., that juxtapose images and structures associated with the construction of a city apartment with those of nature and even the human body. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Monday/Feb. 25

Live Music. 9 p.m. Hear Derek Evry and These Future Saints. $5. Galaxy Hut is located at 2711 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Wednesday/Feb. 27

Open Mic. 8 p.m. Open Mic with special guest hosts Todd and James. Free. IOTA Club & Cafe is located at 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Thursday/Feb. 28

Performance. 9:30 p.m. at Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd. Performance by 50 Man Machine. Visit www.whitlows.com or 703-276-9693.

Open Mic. 7:30 p.m. at The Comedy Spot located in Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Free. Visit comedyindc.com or call 703-294-LAFF.

Friday/March 1

Comedy. 8 p.m. enjoy Comedy Sportz tng for $10; 10 p.m. enjoy the Blue Show for $15. At The Comedy Spot located in Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Visit comedyindc.com or call 703-294-LAFF.

Saturday/March 2

Panel. 5-6:30 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Enjoy a conversation on “Who’s Hot, Who’s Not: The Role of Women in Today’s Male Dominated Industrial Design Field.” A reception follows. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Live Music. 9 p.m. Hear The Reserves. Visit them at www.facebook.com/thereservesmusic. $12. IOTA Club & Cafe is located at 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Comedy. 3 p.m. enjoy Comedy Sportz for Kids for $10; 7:30 p.m. enjoy Comedy Sportz for $15; 10 p.m. enjoy the Blue Show for $15. All at The Comedy Spot located in Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd. Visit comedyindc.com or call 703-294-LAFF.

Sunday/March 3

Live Music. 8 p.m. Hear The Crooked Angels, with The Honey Dewdrops and Chatham Street. $12. IOTA Club & Cafe is located at 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Karaoke. 9 pm. Free. Galaxy Hut is located at 2711 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Through Sunday/March 3

Exhibit. MGMT. design created 50 new flags based on the current conditions of a changing nation. They use data visualization in a heraldic form to reveal facts about our country. Free at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Monday/March 4

Live Music. 9 p.m. Hear Chloe Sunshine and Gary B. and the Notions. $5. Galaxy Hut is located at 2711 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Sunday/March 10

Live Music. 8:30 p.m. Hear Rah Rah, with Two Hour Traffic. Visit them at www.facebook.com/rahrahband and http://twohourstraffic.com. $10. IOTA Club & Cafe is located at 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Monday/March 11

Live Music. 9 p.m. Hear Phone Home and Newport Stress Laurel Chor. $5. Galaxy Hut is located at 2711 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Tuesday/March 12

Live Music. 8 p.m. Hear Jon Bell, with Brad Doggett. Visit them at http://jonbellmusic.com/ and www.facebook.com/BradDoggettMusic. $12. IOTA Club & Cafe is located at 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Friday/March 15

Movie and Discussion. 7 p.m. at Artisphere Dome Theatre, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Watch “Design is One: Lella and Massimo Vignelli” and then have a discussion with filmmakers Kathy Brew and Robert Guerra. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Saturday/March 16

Live Music. 9 p.m. Hear Otasty. Visit them at www.myspace.com/otastyband. $12. IOTA Club & Cafe is located at 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Through Saturday/March 16

Exhibit. See “Delicate/Violent (Delicado/Violento)” by David Amoroso at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Features a series of portraits of local rappers and reggaetoneros depicted in violent postures juxtaposed against delicate backgrounds. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or 703-875-1100.

Sunday/March 24

Live Music. 9 p.m. Hear We Were Pirates and Pompeii Graffiti. $5. Galaxy Hut is located at 2711 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Tuesday/March 26

Live Music. 8:30 p.m. Hear Hey Marseilles, with Young Buffalo. Visit them at www.heymarseilles.com/ and www.youngbuffaloband.com/. $12. IOTA Club & Cafe is located at 2832 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

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.

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.

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.