Jan 2 @ 10:00 am – Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm
"Cityscapes and Landscapes" Art Exhibit during January at Gallery Underground @ Gallery Underground
10:00 am
“Cityscapes and Landscapes” Art Exhibit During January at Gallery Underground Dates: January 2-25, 2018 Opening Reception and Meet the Artists: Friday, January 4, 5-8pm January’s show at Gallery Underground’s Focus Gallery is “Cityscapes and Landscapes,” vibrant works in all media by gallery members depicting urban and rural scenes. Also on display in the main gallery are all-media works including sculpture,...
Jan 5 – Jan 31 all-day
"Signs of the Times" at Gallery Clarendon @ Gallery Clarendon
12:00 am
How do artists depict contemporary events? Find out in this national juried show. Works in all media that interpret, express, question, protest and celebrate our changing world will be on display. Photo courtesy of Gallery Clarendon
Shenandoah Run @ Creative Cauldron
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm
Shenandoah Run @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
Shenandoah Run returns to the Cauldron for a night of brilliant folk musicianship that gathers fans from all around. This nine artist band offers performances with a mix of harmonies, duets, trios, and solos that showcase the stellar individual talents of each performer in folk arrangements that will keep audiences clapping and cheering all night! General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military...
The Smithereens @ State Theatre
Jan 18 @ 9:00 pm
The Smithereens @ State Theatre
9:00 pm
Formed nearly 40 years ago with the rise of alt-rock, The Smithereens produced late ’80s chart-toppers including “A Girl Like You” and “Only a Memory.” They also do a mean cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s “Mrs. Robinson.” Photo courtesy of State Theatre.
Mouse in House @ Theatre on the Run
Jan 19 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm
4:00 pm
Adapted from the book “The Mouse of Amherst” by Elizabeth Spires, Mouse in House reveals an unlikely friendship between a lively mouse and reclusive 19th-century poet Emily Dickinson. The mouse’s life changes forever when a gust of wind blows one of Emily’s poems her way. Moved by Emily’s evocative words that capture her own feelings, the mouse becomes determined to...
Beauty and the Beat @ Theatre on the Run
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 20 @ 4:00 pm
Beauty and the Beat @ Theatre on the Run
7:00 pm
Originally created for Capital Fringe Festival 2018 and ‘back by popular demand’ at Theatre on the Run in Arlington, Beauty and the Beat is sure to kick up recollections of neighbors, roommates, landlords or lane-changing experiences of vying for a parking space. A leftover interaction haunts you. Oddly, you recall the incident, though it was a mere blip, tiny gasp....
Rose Moraes sings Jobim @ Creative Cauldron
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm
Rose Moraes sings Jobim @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
Audiences across the world know Rose Moreas for her soulful performances as a Brazilian vocalist. She’s performed at DC landmarks like the Library of Congress and the Chamber of Commerce. Now, Moreas brings a powerful, contemporary interpretation to the legendary bossa nova’s of Antonio Carlos Jobim in a night of passionate Brazilian song. General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military $20 –...
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm
Jan Knutson, Steve Heberman, Steve Abshire @ Creative Cauldron
6:30 pm
It’s a one stop night to experience three of DC’s preeminent jazz guitarists! Jazz guitar prodigy Jan Knutson performs with two of DC’s guitar greats, Steve Abshire and 7 string guitarist Steve Herberman. A veritable jazz guitar fest! General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military $20 – Students $18 Tables for Two with wine $60 – Tables for Four with wine $120...
Allen “Big Al” Carter Celebrated During Black History Month at the Fred Schnider Gallery of Art @ Fred Schnider Gallery of Art
6:00 pm
Kickoff Black History Month with the exclusive opening of local artist Allen “Big Al” Carter’s exhibit, “Big Al Carter: A Retrospective,” at the Fred Schnider Gallery of Art (888 N. Quincy Street, Arlington, VA). An opening reception will be held Friday, January 25, 2019 from 6-8:00 p.m. with the exhibit running through March 3, 2019. This is the first exhibit...
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm
Cristian Perez Quintet with Emmanuel Trifilio @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
“South America, from Cumbia to Tango and beyond” Virtuoso international band performs the music of migration. General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military $20 – Students $18 Tables for Two with wine $60 – Tables for Four with wine $120 *please note: to order a table, you will enter the total person count as the quantity in the appropriate table type (i.e....
Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles at Jammin Java @ Jammin Java
8:00 pm
Borges fronts the rock band the Broken Singles with a sound that incorporates tinges of both punk and country. This show will include music from their new record, Love’s Middle Name. Photo courtesy of Jammin Java.
Bitter Dose Combo @ Creative Cauldron
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm
Bitter Dose Combo @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
French Gypsy Jazz and Swing band that sold out shows from 2018 with swing dancers and more, featuring the hippest vocals, guitar, accordion jazz trio. General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military $20 – Students $18 Tables for Two with wine $60 – Tables for Four with wine $120 *please note: to order a table, you will enter the total person count...
Big Howdy Band @ Creative Cauldron
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm
Big Howdy Band @ Creative Cauldron
6:30 pm
Progressive bluegrass, with a nod to the past and an eye on the future. Featuring Randy Barrett, Dede Wyland, Ira Gitlin and Tom McLaughlin. General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military $20 – Students $18 Tables for Two with wine $60 – Tables for Four with wine $120 *please note: to order a table, you will enter the total person count as...
Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm
Irene Jalenti – Jazz Homage to the Beatles @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
One of the most sultry voices around. Italian American Irene Jalenti performs her acclaimed Blues Alley jazz interpretations of the Beatles with her fabulous band. “Amazing to watch as she spun a song with her unique voice”. General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military $20 – Students $18 Tables for Two with wine $60 – Tables for Four with wine $120 *please...
Veronneau @ Creative Cauldron
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm
Veronneau @ Creative Cauldron
7:30 pm
Season finale with Passport favorites, the award-winning, multilingual, world-jazz group, Veronneau. Their 2018 CD spent 4 months in the US world music Top 5 charts. Let’s end the festival with a bang! “Music for the big crowds and the bright lights” General Admission $22 – Seniors/Military $20 – Students $18 Tables for Two with wine $60 – Tables for Four...
The Heady Winter Ball – A Tie Dye Formal featuring Form of Expression & The M.F.B. @ Jammin Java
12:00 am
What’s a Tie-Dye Formal you ask? It’s pretty simple. We are hoping that everyone in attendance will wear their favorite tie-dye clothing and party like the sun’s not coming up. Wear your favorite tie-dye t shirt, pants, hat, bandanna… whatever, just as long as its tie-dye. (You are welcome to not wear tie-dye, but what’s the fun in that?) Eargasms,...
ASO Presents: Mozart’s Prague Symphony @ Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm
ASO Presents: Mozart’s Prague Symphony @ Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
8:00 pm
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 8 p.m. The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center 4915 E. Campus Drive Alexandria, VA 22311 Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3 p.m. – with pre-concert talk at 2:15pm George Washington Masonic Memorial 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria, VA 22301 James Ross, Music Director Tickets: $20-$80 adult, $5 youth, $10 student www.alexsym.org or 703-548-0885...
ASO Presents: Mozart’s Prague Symphony @ George Washington Masonic Memorial
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm
ASO Presents: Mozart’s Prague Symphony @ George Washington Masonic Memorial
3:00 pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3 p.m. – with pre-concert talk at 2:15pm George Washington Masonic Memorial 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria, VA 22301 James Ross, Music Director Tickets: $20-$80 adult, $5 youth, $10 student www.alexsym.org or 703-548-0885 New and old traditions collide in February with an exploration of the Classical-era symphony. The program centers on Mozart’s Symphony No. 38 “Prague,”...
Feb 15 all-day
Second Glance - Jane Franklin Dance @ The Athenaeum
12:00 am
A performance by Jane Franklin Dance in cooperation with Fine Art Photographer Fax Ayres An everyday object can be irresistible. Beyond the intended purpose to get the job done, objects can represent a memory or merge in unlikely, whimsical combinations. “Second Glance” presented at Alexandria’s Athenaeum, the home of Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, features excerpts from Jane Franklin’s “EyeSoar”...
10th Annual MOVE ME Festival @ Kenmore Middle School
Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm
10th Annual MOVE ME Festival @ Kenmore Middle School
1:00 pm
Join BMDC and more than 20 local artists and performing companies for the, FREE 10th Annual MOVE ME Festival. Students, parents and neighbors are invited to participate for performances across two stages, interactive workshops, storytellers on two-stages. BMDC will close out the Festival with performances by our Kenmore Residency students and the professional company. Join us on stage as we...
James Fernando @ Jammin Java
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm
James Fernando @ Jammin Java
1:00 pm
James Fernando is a pianist and composer whose music lies at the intersection of jazz, classical, and electronic music. He relies on his genre-expanding original compositions to deliver thought provoking and exciting performances. The Berklee College of Music graduate released his debut album “Extended Layover” in May as a collaboration with Mingjia Chen and will be releasing his first album...
Rockville Arts Festival @ Rockville Town Square
May 4 @ 11:00 am – May 5 @ 5:00 pm
Rockville Arts Festival @ Rockville Town Square
11:00 am
The Rockville Arts Festival is an art lover’s dream! Visit and shop at our free, two-day outdoor festival featuring more than 100 fine art vendors at our outdoor gallery in Rockville Town Square in Rockville, Maryland (Maryland Ave., E. Middle Street and Gibbs Streets). We close the streets to traffic and turn the area into a pedestrian-only thoroughfare for art...