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Summer Classes Return

Registrations now open for children and teen summer classes at the Arlington Arts Center. Join AAC for classes covering all subjects and mediums. This summer will offer classes from previous semesters and new classes like Developing Nature and Drawing, a class for teens rooted in the principals of drawing and AAC's summer exhibition Green Acres.

Classes for Children. Through Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4 p.m., supervised lunch breaks for students in consecutive classes, complimentary aftercare until 5 p.m. for students in 1:30-4 p.m. classes.

Classes for Teens. July 15-Aug. 16, 1-4 p.m. and 1:30-4 p.m. Class highlights include:

This Is My City - Arlington; Becoming An Artist; and Painting Fundamentals:.

Arlington Arts Center
A private non-profit arts center with exhibitions, classes, and studios

is located at 3550 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.arlingtonarts..., email info@arlingtonart... or call 703-248-6800.

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‘Fame’ Outdoor Film Festival runs through Aug. 30 at Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway, at dusk. This year's theme, Summer School, features movies about high school. Come early to picnic in the park and play pre-show games. Free.

Ongoing

Performance. Through Wednesday, July 24, the Rosslyn BID provides live music on Monday and Wednesday evenings at the Rosslyn Metro Station. Enjoy a variety of performances during your evening commute from 5-7 p.m.

Week-long Summer Classes. Through Friday, Aug. 23, children can take art classes from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 1:30-4 p.m. at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org for a list of classes and to register. Call 703-248-6800.

‘Unplugged’ Concert Series. Thursdays 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.

Art Exhibition. Through Sunday, Oct. 13, see Green Acres at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-248-6800 or visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

Mixed Media Exhibit. Through Sunday, Oct. 13, at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Opening reception is Saturday, July 13, 6-9 p.m. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

Special Art Exhhibition. Through Sunday, Oct. 13, see Dupont Market. Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Call 703-248-6800 or visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

Mr. Knick Knack. Fridays, June through October, 10:30 a.m. Market Common Clarendon, 2700 Clarendon Blvd., presents 45-minute performances for children.Visit www.marketcommonclarendon.net or 703-785-5634.

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

Group Bike Rides. Tuesday nights through September at 7 p.m., meet at Freshbikes Arlington Store, 3924 Wilson Blvd. All abilities welcome. Free. After the ride purchase food from various food trucks each week. Visit www.freshbikescycling.com for more.

Restaurants and Rhythms. The BID's free happy-hour live music series inside Rosslyn restaurants. Origem brings Brazilian jazz to Le Méridien. Dave Chappel and friends performs blues rock at the Hyatt Arlington and Mary Ann Redmond sings jazz standards at the Key Bridge Marriott. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Comedy. Every Saturday at 3 p.m. at Comedy Spot, in Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd., children can enjoy ComedySportz for Kidz. $10. Visit www.comedyindc.com or 703-294-LAFF.

Comedy. Every Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. is ComedySportz (“clean”) and at 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday is the Blue Show (“unclean”), both at Comedy Spot, in Ballston Common Mall, 4238 Wilson Blvd. $15 each. Visit www.comedyindc.com or 703-294-LAFF.

Tuesday Lunchtime Concerts. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Through August at Freedom Park, 1100 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Through August at CentralSpace to CentralPlace Plaza, 1213 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.rosslynva.org.

Thursday Lunchtime Concerts. 11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Through October at All Spice Cafe and Catering. Visit rosslynva.org.

Poetry Series. 6-8 p.m. second Sunday of the month at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Hosted by poet Miles David Moore. Featured artists share their poetry followed by open readings. Free. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Open Mic Nite. 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. every Wednesday at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Sign-up times are 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Bring instruments, fans and friends. Featured musicians will perform from 9:30-10 p.m. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Visual Arts Exhibit. Through the end of summer at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Artisphere yarn bomb takes over Wilson Boulevard in Rosslyn. Trees, fences and bike racks are covered in yarn artwork by participating knitters. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

Visual Arts Exhibit. On display at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Carolina Mayorga: Infestation, a semi-permanent installation mixing multimedia, performance art and on-site installation. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

Visual Arts Exhibit. On Display at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Linda Hesh: Art Every Day/Live For Art. Interactive project that invites public discussion on the meaning of art in everyday life. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

Visual Arts Exhibit. On display in the Mezz Gallery through Aug. 3 at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Amy Hughes Braden: Demographic + Aaron Hughes: Sampling. A dual show by siblings Amy Hughes Braden and Aaron Hughes. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

Juried Exhibition. Through July at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Photo/Video 13 features work by Mid-Atlantic photographers and video artists. On display in the Terrace Gallery, Video Wall and Bijou Theatre. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

Visual Arts Exhibit. On display in the Works in Progress Gallery through Aug. 18 at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Arijit Das: Cloud Mapping studies movement, stillness and photo-bombing by mixing Das’ drawing on a wall with spectator movement. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

Exhibit. On display through Aug. 11 at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. Artisphere’s Administrative Corridor features four video screens of Charles Bergquist video and photography work. Free. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

Karaoke. 8 p.m. on the first Sunday every month at Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Pub Quiz. 8 p.m. every Sunday at Whitlow’s on Wilson, 2854 Wilson Blvd. Prizes for 1st place. Free. Visit www.whitlows.com or call 703-276-9693.

Spider Kelly’s Running Club. Staff, friends and community welcome to join Spider Kelly’s running club and train for their inaugural race, the annual Clarendon Day 5K, held on the last Thursday of September. Call 703-312-8888 or visit http://spiderkellys.com.

Exhibit. Through July 27 at Gallery Underground, 2100 Crystal Drive. Arlington Artists Alliance presents “Golden Leaves,” a solo exhibit of paintings by Nihal Kececi. Call 571-483-0652 or visit novaartcenter.org.

Farmer's 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 Street. This is a 'producer only' market with more than 30 producers. Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon, through December. Each Saturday through September, Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will answer any gardening question. Visit www.arlingtonfarm... for a list of vendors.

Rosslyn Farmers Market and Lunchtime Concerts. The Farmers Market is every Thursday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1401 Wilson Blvd. starting May 23. Lunchtime concerts will take place during the market from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. For a list of market vendors, visit www.rosslynva.org...>

July 15 through Aug. 16

Week-long Summer Classes. Teens can take art classes from 1-4 p.m. or 1:30-4 p.m. at Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd. Visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org for a list of classes and to register. 703-248-6800.

July 19-Aug. 17

Theatre Performance. At American Century Theater, 2700 South Lang Street. “I Do! I Do!” is a story chronicling 50 years of marriage. $17-$40. Call 703-998-4555 or visit www.culturecapital.com.

Saturday/July 20

Concert. 9 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Karl Straub celebrates the release of his new vinyl record. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Concert. 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. Columbus Street & 2nd Street North. WAMMIE Artist of the Year The Grandsons perform. Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org/venues/lubber-run-amphitheater.aspx.

Sunday/July 21

Concert. At the IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Lenka will perform. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Concert. 9 p.m. at Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. Capital Ghost and Show Pony perform. $5. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Concert. 6 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. Columbus Street & 2nd Street North. Russkie Musikanti, an ensemble of local Balalaika musicians, perform. Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org/venues/lubber-run-amphitheater.aspx.

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.

Concert. 9 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Footwerk performs with opening act Cosmodrome. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Theatre Performance. 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. Columbus Street & 2nd Street North. The Traveling Players perform William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org/venues/lubber-run-amphitheater.aspx.

Saturday/July 27

Concert. 8:30 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band performs. $15. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Concert. 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. Columbus Street & 2nd Street North. D.C. A cappella group, The Tone Rangers, perform. Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org/venues/lubber-run-amphitheater.aspx.

Sunday/July 28

Concert. 7:30 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Rebecca Loebe and Victoria Vox perform. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Concert. 9 p.m. at Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. Insect Factory and Public Speaking perform. $5. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Monday/July 29

Concert. 8:30 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Bobby Bare Jr. performs with opening act Dead Professional. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

July 29-Sept. 21

Boot Camp Runs. At Gateway Park, 1300 Lee Highway. Monday and Wednesday, 6 p.m., and Saturday, 8 a.m. Registration is open for Rosslyn boot camp runs with instructor Victor Carcamo. $25 for eight weeks of three sessions per week. Visit www.rosslynva.org/play/calendar/bootcamp.

Thursday/Aug. 1

Concert. 8:30 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Pet Parade celebrate their album release with opening acts Drunk Tigers and Beach Week. $10. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

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.

Theatre Performance. 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. Columbus Street & 2nd Street North. D.C.’s Hexagon Theatre Company perform their original revue. Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org/venues/lubber-run-amphitheater.aspx

Saturday/Aug. 3

Concert. 8 p.m. at Lubber Run Amphitheater, N. Columbus Street & 2nd Street North. Rico Amerio performs a mixture of hip-hop and jazz music. Call 703-228-1850 or visit www.arlingtonarts.org/venues/lubber-run-amphitheater.aspx

Singles Dinner and Movie Night. Fixed price dinner beginning at 5 p.m. at Ireland's Four Courts in Arlington, 2051 Wilson Blvd, followed by movie of your choice at AMC Courthouse Plaza 8. Cost of $30 at door includes dinner, soda, tip and movie ticket. RSVP required. Call 301-924-4101 or visit www.newbeginningsusa.org.

Sunday/Aug. 4

Concert. 7 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express perform with opening act the Old Ceremony. $20. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Tuesday/Aug. 6

Arlington BBQ Tuesday Night Rides. 7 p.m. at Freshbikes Cycling, 3924 Wilson Blvd. Free. All abilities welcome. Free food and drink after the ride. Visit www.freshbikescycling.com for more.

Concert. 8 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Leftover Cuties perform with opening act Passerine. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

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.

Concert. 8:30 p.m. at Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd. The Stooges Brass Band perform. $20 general admission; $30 lounge level. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.

Concert. 9 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. The Riverbreaks and the Weathervanes perform. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Saturday/Aug. 10

Concert. 9 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Dean Fields and the Cowards Choir celebrate their individual CD releases with opening act Wendell Kimbrough. $12. Visit www.iotaclubandcafe.com or call 703-522-8340.

Monday/Aug. 12

Concert. 9 p.m. at Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. Nikki and the Weeps perform. $5. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Sunday/Aug. 13

Concert. 7:30 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Freedy Johnston and Syd Straw perform with opening act Pete Donnelly. $14.

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.

Concert. 9 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Olivia and the Mates perform with opening acts Luella and the Sun and Nine Times Blue. $10.

Sunday/Aug. 18

Concert. 8 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Valerie June performs. $12.

Concert. 9 p.m. at Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. Ghosts of Sailors perform. $5. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

Monday/Aug. 19

Concert. 8:30 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Bachelor Boys performs. $15.

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.

Sunday/Aug. 25

Concert. 9 p.m. at Galaxy Hut, 2711 Wilson Blvd. North Country and Miniboone perform. $5. Visit www.galaxyhut.com or call 703-525-8646.

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.

Concert. 9 p.m. at IOTA Club & Cafe, 2832 Wilson Blvd. Bimini Road performs with opening act Dub City Renegades. $10.

Tuesday/Sept. 3

Arlington BBQ Tuesday Night Rides. 6:30 p.m. at Freshbikes Cycling, 3924 Wilson Blvd. Free. All abilities welcome. Free food and drink after the ride. Visit www.freshbikescycling.com for more.

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. Visit www.artisphere.com or call 703-875-1100.