What to See in Arlington November 15-December 1


November 14, 2019

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Arlington Artists Alliance


2019 Artful Weekend at Fort C.F. Smith Park

The 17th Annual "Artful Weekend" Art Show and Sale is coming again to the beautiful, historic Hendry House at Ft. C.F. Smith Park in Arlington Nov. 22-24. A popular pre-holiday event in Northern Virginia, the local art on display is created by 40 top Arlington-based artists. Featured are paintings of many genres, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, artist’s cards, unframed works and more. Great for holiday shopping! 

Opening Reception: Fri. Nov. 22, 6-8pm. Come meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments at the Hendry House. More
Nov. 22-24 | Arlington Artists Alliance | Woodmont


Guild of American Papercutters: Melanie Kehoss




Guild of American Papercutters (GAP)
Places In Paper Exhibit

The show features the work of thirty-four artists from seventeen states and Lithuania who all use cut paper. Visitors will see an astounding variety of papercutting, including Polish, Jewish, Indonesian, and Chinese styles, as well as photorealist, sculptural, and silhouette techniques. More
 thru Dec. 8 | Gallery 3700 | Shirlington




What to See in Arlington Nov 15-Dec 1

Signature Theatre: Soul Divas


Signature Theatre: Soul Divas

"At Last," a cabaret devoted to the transcendent ladies of soul such as Aretha Franklin, to other luminaries such as Etta James, Gladys Knight, Donna Summer, Whitney Houston, Tina Turner and Beyoncé, Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits. More
Nov. 19-23 | Signature Theatre | Shirlington



Jane Franklin Dance - Splatter

Jane Franklin Dance: Splatter

Is a splatter an unlikely accident or a careless gesture that ruins the day? An upset spills everywhere and becomes the reason to examine feelings. Whose fault is it anyway? Angry, happy, sad, calm and mixed up emotions are sorted in this colorful story about an incidental accident. Splatter is certain to take you on a vibrant journey with spoken word, movement, and music; inspired by the book “The Color Monster” by Anna Llenas. More

Saturdays Nov. 16 & 23 | 4 pm

Theatre on the Run | Shirlington




Gulliver's Travels

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime as McKinley students put a musical spin on a classic tale with Gulliver's Travels! In this original, student-created musical, a group of pirates discover the maps and journals of the Gulliver Family's adventures. In this version, it's not just Lemuel who was an explorer but his wife Mary and sister Cam, too! Join them as they set sail to the islands of Lilliput, Brobdingnags, and Laputa and come across

mad scientists, giants, and more! More

Nov. 14 & 15 | 7 pm

McKinley Elementary School | Dominion Hills



ETC & McKinley Children's Theatre Present Gulliver's Travels

Community Arts BannerDC Concert Orchestra: Chamber Music Concert


DC Concert Orchestra Society: Chamber Music Concert

DCCM expands into Northern Virginia with their first performance in Arlington. More

  • Beethoven Piano Trio in C minor, Op. 1, No. 3
  • Brahms Clarinet Trio in A minor, Op. 114
  • Reicha Horn Trios, Op. 82, Nos. 19-24
  • Beethoven Trio in E-flat major, Op. 38.

Sat., Nov. 23 | 3pm | Trinity Presbyterian Church | Tara-Leeway Heights



Columbia Pike Artist Studios: 30th Anniversary Party Open Studios Exhibition

You are cordially invited to the 30th anniversary celebration of Columbia Pike Artist Studios! You will have the opportunity to see and purchase the work of 26 artists in a variety of media, including paintings and drawings in oil, acrylic, collage, pastel, and mixed media; printmaking, photography and sculpture. Visit with old friends and new, enjoy refreshments, and check out the local restaurants on the Pike. More

Sat., Nov. 16, 6-9pm & Sun., Nov. 17, 2-5pm | 932 S Walter Reed Drive | Columbia Heights



Washington Balalaika Society: From Baikal to Brazil

The Washington Balalaika Society will feature MUSALLIANCE, a duo of two extraordinary musicians, Peter Omelchenko (domra) and Anna Kusner (guitar). The WBS orchestra of 60 musicians conducted by Svetlana Nikonova will perform a variety of musical genres including works by classical and international composers as well as another stunning performance by Balalaika Concertmaster, Andrei Saveliev.

MUSALLIANCE is an exciting new string duo offering virtuoso interpretations of classical, international, and folk favorites. Both Peter and Anna are exceptionally talented soloists and when they come together their musical brilliance is magnified, and musical magic fills the air! More

Sun., Nov. 24 | 3pm | Kenmore Middle School | Glencarlyn



BalletNova Center for Dance: The Nutcracker


BalletNova Center for Dance: The Nutcracker

BalletNova’s Nutcracker has become a holiday tradition with thousands of families! A professional production that includes children, it is a great way to be introduced to ballet and live theater for the first time. More

Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 | 1pm & 5pm

Kenmore Middle School | Glencarlyn