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Orange Line Calendar Feb. 27

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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.

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.

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. Through Sunday, May 19. Visit www.artisphere.com for more.

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.

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.

Stitch Sessions. 6-9 p.m. at Arlington Temple United Methodist Church, 1835 N. Nash St. Learn how to reclaim urban neighborhoods by giving them a sense of “place” with native plants. Free.

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.

Craft Lecture. 7- 9 p.m. at Arlington Temple United Methodist Church, 1835 N. Nash St. Learn about projects that combine crafting and community activism to create positive change. Free.

Jazz and Mixer. 5:30-8 p.m. at Artisphere’s Town Hall, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Mary Alouette and her band Alouette, the Lark, will perform. Visit www.artisphere.com for more.

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.

Audition. Noon-2 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Children ages 12-17 can audition to be part of the summer theatre camp held in July. Visit www.artisphere.com for more.

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.

Thursday/March 7

International Women’s Day Gala. 6:30-9 p.m. at Cafe Asia, 1550 Wilson Blvd. Enjoy food, entertainment and more. $50/person or $90/pair. Visit pavingtheway.net/wordpress/2013/02/international-womens-day-gala for tickets and more.

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.

Saturday/March 23

The Art of the African-American Spiritual. 7:30 p.m. at Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre, 1611 N. Kent St. The National Chamber Ensemble will perform. $28/adult; $15/student. Visit tickets.artisphere.com or 888-841-2787 for tickets.

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.

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.

March 25-29

Spring Break Escape. Children can enjoy week-long art classes at Arlington Arts Center. Register at www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

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.