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
Judy Garland: A Star is Born @ Signature Theatre
Jan 8 – Jan 26 all-day
Judy Garland: A Star is Born @ Signature Theatre
12:00 am
Judy Garland’s career spanned nearly four decades, from child celebrity to adult icon. A cast of Signature performers sings some of her most famous songs, including “Over the Rainbow,” “Get Happy” and “The Man That Got Away,” along with lesser-known gems in this tribute to one of Hollywood’s brightest stars. Contact theater for ticket prices and times. Photo courtesy of...
Hilda Shapiro Thorpe: Women of Jefferson Place Gallery @ Cody Gallery of Marymount University 
Jan 11 – Mar 9 all-day
Hilda Shapiro Thorpe: Women of Jefferson Place Gallery @ Cody Gallery of Marymount University 
12:00 am
  Hilda Shapiro Thorpe: Women of Jefferson Place Gallery Exhibition: January 11 – March 9, 2019 Opening Reception at Cody Gallery: Friday, January 11, 7-9 pm Talk with curators John Anderson and Meaghan Kent: Friday, January 11, 8:30 pm Gallery hours: Thursday-Saturday, 12-5 pm, and by appointment. Cody Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Alexandria artist Hilda Shapiro Thorpe....
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...
Early Childhood Theatre Class @ Encore's Main Campus
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Early Childhood Theatre Class @ Encore's Main Campus
10:30 am
Share, grow and learn with your child during this special time in their life! Encore’s parent/caregiver classes will promote your child’s development and provide exciting enrichment. Through creative play, movement and music your child will sharpen critical social and physical skills in a fun and imaginative environment. Ages 6 months – 2 years Classes are held Tuesday mornings, 10:30-11:15 am...
Jan 22 @ 11:30 am – Mar 12 @ 1:30 pm
Jane Franklin Dance Forty+ Project @ Theatre on the Run
11:30 am
*Explore movement and performance by working with others on a creative project The January 2019 Forty+, an eight class series, includes movement technique and rehearsals for new choreography for a concert performance. The session is led by choreographer Rebecca Weiss, company member of Jane Franklin Dance. If you’ve never performed, but wanted to try; if you haven’t danced since college,...
Jan 23 – Mar 10 all-day
Ain't Misbehavin' at Signature Theatre @ Signature Theatre
12:00 am
Step into Harlem for a swinging, dancing celebration of big band and the songs of Thomas “Fats” Waller. This sultry Tony Award-winning musical tribute features Waller’s beloved tunes, including “The Joint Is Jumpin’,” “Honeysuckle Rose” and “Handful of Keys.” Contact theater for ticket prices and times. Photo courtesy of Signature Theatre.
Jan 23 all-day
Children's Theatre Classes - Winter Session @ Encore's Main Campus
12:00 am
Encore Stage & Studio offers learning opportunities for students as young as six months through 12th grade. For our youngest students, we emphasize the excitement of discovering the power of the imagination and how a story can be told on stage. We move forward by helping students focus on the creative process: What can they create as a team? As...
Big Al Carter: A Retrospective @ Fred Schnider Gallery of Art
Jan 25 – Mar 3 all-day
Big Al Carter: A Retrospective @ Fred Schnider Gallery of Art
12:00 am
Kick off 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.  An opening reception will be held Friday, January 25, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. with the exhibit running through March 3, 2019. This is the first D.C.-area exhibit of Carter’s work since...
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.
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
9:00 am
The Roosevelt Island DC park run is a 5K held every Saturday at 9 a.m. The event takes place at Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211. See Course page for more details. Participation is free but requires a first-time registration.  Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won’t...
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 3:00 pm
Monster Jam® Returns to Capital One Arena with Three Larger-Than-Life Events @ Capital One Arena
1:00 pm
WHAT: Monster Jam®, the unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable, most family-friendly motor sport in the world today will tear through Washington, DC for three adrenaline pumping events at the Capital One Arena on January 26-27. Featuring eight of the most intense athletes of Monster Jam, Washington fans will witness a fierce battle for the championship with each competitor contending in customized...
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...
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – Feb 2 @ 8:30 pm
Jane Franklin Dance: Picture This @ Theatre on the Run
7:30 pm
A picture is worth a thousand words. A story churns up recollections or leads to new reflection. The show features excerpts from Jane Franklin Dance’s The Migration Project and new work in collaboration with Fine Art Photographer Fax Ayers. On Jan 26 Fairfax-based DanceArtTheatre performs The Guardian, a company choreographed piece for 5 dancers that explores the notion there is...
Gratitude: Life Is A Gift @ Meditation Museum II
Jan 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Gratitude: Life Is A Gift @ Meditation Museum II
11:30 am
Being thankful and appreciative for everyone and everything in our life stops us from taking life for granted. It frees us from petty annoyances and makes us happy. Recall a time when you felt grateful; how did you feel? Did it change your day and how you interacted with others? More and more scientific research is uncovering the mind-body link...
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Praxi Pilates Open House @ Praxi Pilates
1:00 pm
Fall in love with Pilates and Circuit classes at Praxi Pilates! Come to our open house for free hands-on demonstrations using the reformer, chair, TRX, cadillac, and other equipment. Meet Carey – with more than 15 years of experience teaching and practicing Pilates – her goal for her clients is to find their challenge point and work to improve their...
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...
Holiday Theatre Mini-Camp @ Encore's Main Campus
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Holiday Theatre Mini-Camp @ Encore's Main Campus
9:00 am
Holiday Mini Camps – Grades K-2 When school’s out, Encore’s on…onstage, that is! Discover the world of theatre through popular stories from the page and screen. Students in grade Kindergarten – 2nd grade will enjoy a day of theatre games, crafts, creative activities, and storytelling in a safe and supportive environment. Play in a Day – Grades 3-5 Are you...
Early Childhood Theatre Class @ Encore's Main Campus
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Early Childhood Theatre Class @ Encore's Main Campus
10:30 am
Share, grow and learn with your child during this special time in their life! Encore’s parent/caregiver classes will promote your child’s development and provide exciting enrichment. Through creative play, movement and music your child will sharpen critical social and physical skills in a fun and imaginative environment. Ages 6 months – 2 years Classes are held Tuesday mornings, 10:30-11:15 am...
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
BASIS Independent McLean Information Session (Grades 1-8) @ BASIS Independent McLean
6:00 pm
Attend this info session, and you will: Receive an overview of our world-acclaimed academic program for grades 1–8, as well as our mission and philosophy. Learn specifics about the well-rounded, high-achieving BASIS Curriculum, such as unique subjects like Mandarin, logic, economics, and fine arts, and our extensive elective and extracurricular offerings. Hear about our students’ incredible academic journeys—from our unique...
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...
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Roosevelt Island Park Run @ Roosevelt Island
9:00 am
The Roosevelt Island DC park run is a 5K held every Saturday at 9 a.m. The event takes place at Roosevelt Island, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Arlington, VA 22211. See Course page for more details. Participation is free but requires a first-time registration.  Don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you forget it, you won’t...
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Raja Yoga Foundation Course – 4 Saturdays @ Meditation Museum II
11:00 am
Raja Yoga is an ancient system of meditation and spiritual understanding. It enables us to return to a state of inner peace, personal power and self-worth through re-kindling the soul’s original qualities and virtues. At its deepest level, Raja Yoga Meditation is taught as a method of self-awareness, leading to self-realization. The Foundation Course in Meditation Includes: • The method...
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...
Early Childhood Theatre Class @ Encore's Main Campus
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Early Childhood Theatre Class @ Encore's Main Campus
10:30 am
Share, grow and learn with your child during this special time in their life! Encore’s parent/caregiver classes will promote your child’s development and provide exciting enrichment. Through creative play, movement and music your child will sharpen critical social and physical skills in a fun and imaginative environment. Ages 6 months – 2 years Classes are held Tuesday mornings, 10:30-11:15 am...
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Evening Raja Yoga Foundation Course (VA) @  Meditation Museum II
7:00 pm
Raja Yoga is an ancient system of meditation and spiritual understanding. It enables us to return to a state of inner peace, personal power and self-worth through re-kindling the soul’s original qualities and virtues. At its deepest level, Raja Yoga Meditation is taught as a method of self-awareness, leading ultimately to self-realization. The Foundation Course in Meditation Includes: • The...
Alice’s Restaurant Tour @ The Birchmere Music Hall
Feb 8 – Feb 9 all-day
Alice's Restaurant Tour @ The Birchmere Music Hall
7:30 pm
Arlo Guthrie’s tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the movie Alice’s Restaurant, based on his signature composition, includes his youngest daughter, folk singer Sarah Lee Guthrie. Photo courtesy of The Birchmere.