25 Things to Do in January

Ring in the new year with musical tributes, a tattoo expo, MLK observances and a different brand of ballet.

One More Page Books

One More Page Books’ 9th Anniversary Celebration

When: Jan. 17, 6:30 p.m.

Where: One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington

One More Page Books has much to celebrate this year, having nearly shuttered a few months ago due to skyrocketing rent. Marking just how far it has come in the last nine years, the bookseller will have nine of its favorite works on sale for 15% off. Spoiler alert: Make It Scream, Make It Burn: Essays by Leslie Jamison and One Person, No Vote by Carol Anderson are two of the selected faves. The event will also include cake and a wine tasting. Free.


Tai Chi Fall 2019

Be Fit McLean

When: Jan. 18, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Where: McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean

Eighteen days into the new year is the perfect time to revisit that New Year’s resolution—or start over. This expo, offering information on fitness, nutrition, mental health and much more, is designed to help attendees propel their health and wellness goals forward. Free.


“Relating Circles” by Michael Dax Iacovone

Applied Forces

When: Jan. 18-March 28

Where: Arlington Arts Center, 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington

This multimedia show—which includes contemporary installations, sculpture and video—explores physical confrontations between forms, spaces, and people. The exhibition highlights contemporary artists who utilize physical force and activity to explore power dynamics, push the limits of their material, and confront our relationship with our bodies. Featured artists include Eames Armstrong, Rex Delafkaran, Billy Friebele, Michael Dax Iacovone, Laura Hyunjhee Kim, Rose Nestler, Kirk Amaral Snow and Antoinette Suiter. Opening reception Feb. 1 from 6-9 p.m. Free.


Journey Across Time

When: Jan. 18, 3 p.m.
Where: One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington

Discover South Asia through the eyes of Falls Church resident Susan Gillerman Boggs. In hearing her recollection of what that part of the world was like in the 80s and 90s, attendees can learn a lot about the region then and now. Boggs’ other experiences are equally fascinating—she worked in costume design and production for opera companies all across the country. Free.


Lez Zeppelin (Instagram photo)

Lez Zeppelin

When: Jan. 18, 9 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)

Where: State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church

Think you’ve heard every kind of Zeppelin tribute around? Not so fast. This one takes a feminine twist, performed by an all-girl group based out of the Big Apple. Tickets $25 in advance; $28 the day of show; $55 VIP.


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