Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia


"Arabesque," a three-color lithograph by Penelope Barringer is part of the exhibit "Made in the DGA" featuring works by current and former members of the Discover Graphics Atelier. (Penelope Barringer)
November 6, 2013
THU 07

“Del Ray Dozen Invitational Photography Show” Photographs by 13 photographers, curated by Rob Rudick and Jen Chappell, are on display. Through Dec. 1. Del Ray Artisans, Nicholas A. Colasanto Center, 2704 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-838-4827. www.thedelrayartisans.org. Free.

“Made in the DGA” In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Discover Graphics Atelier’s exhibit features prints from artists currently and formerly associated with the group. The DGA was founded in 1983 to promote traditional printmaking techniques. Reception Saturday 5-8 p.m. Through Dec. 15. The Frame Factory, 212 Dominion Rd., Vienna. 703-281-2350. www.discovergraphics.org. Free.

Frederick Markham This exhibit features landscapes in oil and graphite. Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 1-5 p.m., through Dec. 12. Center for the Arts, Caton Merchant Family Art Gallery, 9419 Battle St., Manassas. 703-330-2787. www.center-for-the-arts.org. Free.

FRI 08

“Women of 60” This Argentine play by Hilda Levy is the next offering in the International Festival of Hispanic Theater, sponsored by Teatro de la Luna. In Spanish with live English dubbing. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Gunston Arts Center Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. 703-548-3092. www.teatrodelaluna.org. $30-$35.

Jazz 4 Justice The Mason Jazz Ensemble with guest vocalist Tracey Wright performs a program titled “Nothin’ but the Blues.” The concert is sponsored by the George Mason University School of Music, the Fairfax Law Foundation and the Prince William County Bar Foundation to support community and legal services in Fairfax and Prince William Counties and music scholarships for students at GMU. 8 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-945-2468. cfa.gmu.edu. $20, seniors and students $15.

“From Russia With Love: The Heritage of Russian Music” The NOVA-Annandale Symphony performs Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” Ballet Suite and music by Borodin, Glinka and Glière. 8 p.m. Ernst Community Cultural Center, Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Tpk., Annandale. 703-569-0973. www.reunionmusic.org. $15, students $10, age 12 and younger free.

SAT 09

Yuri Gorbachev exhibit Paintings in oil and enamel are inspired by the Russian culture of the artist’s boyhood. New paintings from his 2013 museum exhibit will be featured. Reception Saturday 5:30-8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m. Through Dec. 29. Byrne Gallery, 7 W. Washington St., Middleburg. 540-687-6986. www.byrnegallery.com. Free.

“Art on the Block” Meet more than 60 local artists and watch them while they work at five galleries on Mill Street in Historic Occoquan, including Brambles, Art a la Carte, Artists’ Undertaking Gallery, the Loft Gallery and Mill Street Studio. There will be receptions, art demonstrations and special drawings. 1-5 p.m. Galleries at 307, 309, 310, 313 and 416 Mill St., Occoquan. 703-490-1117. www.historicoccoquan.com. Free.

Capitol Steps Since 1981, this group’s political satire has been poking fun at everyone, including presidents, Congress, the political establishment and life in America. 3 and 8 p.m. Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. 540-338-7973. www.franklinparkartscenter.org. $25-$45.

Lucketts Bluegrass The Scott Brannon Band, formed in 1995, is made up of Tracey Dent Rohrbaugh on mandolin, Kevin Roop on banjo, Jack Leiderman on fiddle and Jerry McCoury on bass with singer and guitarist Scott Bannon. With the Hillbilly Gypsies Band, a West Virginia string band that plays a mix of old-time Appalachian music mixed with bluegrass. 7 p.m. Lucketts Community Center, 42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg. 703-771-5281. www.luckettsbluegrass.com. $15.

The Improvised Shakespeare Company Audience suggestions are mixed with Elizabethan flair to create a funny new show. 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Artisphere, Dome Theatre, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-875-1100. www.artisphere.com. $25.

Melissa Errico The Broadway star will perform music by Stephen Sondheim and a selection of other Broadway music. 7:30 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-938-2404. www.wolftrap.org. $40-$42.

National Chamber Ensemble The group performs “Jewish Musical Treasures,” including Alexander Goldstein’s “Trio on the Roof,” a piece for violin, clarinet and piano. With clarinetist Julian Milkis and cantor Mikhail Manevich of the Washington Hebrew Congregation. 7:30 p.m. Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. 703-875-1100. www.artisphere.com. $30, students $15.

The Four Bitchin’ Babes Sally Fingerett, Deirdre Flint, Debi Smith and Marcy Marxer bring their humor and harmonies to the stage. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $35.

Parsons Dance The New York-based contemporary dance company founded by choreographer David Parsons performs. 8 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. $23-$46.

SUN 10

David Henry Hwang The screenwriter, playwright and librettist, well known for his award-winning play “M. Butterfly,” discusses his works and his writing process. 3 p.m. CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500. www.restoncommunitycenter.com. $15-$30.

“I Was Glad!” Echos, the Choralis chamber ensemble, performs music of the Anglican tradition, including works by William Byrd, Thomas Tallis, Handel, Charles Parry, Britten, Walton, William Mathias and contemporary English composers. 4 p.m. Falls Church Presbyterian Church, 225 E. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-532-6518. www.choralis.org. $30-$45, students $5.

National Men’s Chorus In observance of Veterans Day, this concert features patriotic music, along with folk songs from Russia, Wales, Ireland and the United States and classical works by Brahms, Schubert, Heinrich Schütz, Gregorio Allegri and Boulanger. Pianist Thomas Pandolfi will perform solo works. 5 p.m. Providence Presbyterian Church, 9019 Little River Tpk., Fairfax. 202-244-7191. www.nationalmenschorus.org. $20, students and children free.

“The Glory of Beethoven” Pianist Jeffrey Siegel performs works by Beethoven, offering insight and commentary on the composer. 7 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. $19-$38.

MON 11

Griffin House The singer-songwriter released his latest album, “Balls,” last March. With Caroline Rose. 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $15-$18.

TUE 12

“100 Under 200” The 100 artists at the Workhouse are exhibiting and selling works of art, each priced less than $200. There will be new art on exhibit each week. Daily through Jan. 5. Workhouse Arts Center, McGuireWoods Gallery, 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton. 703-584-2900 www.workhousearts.org. Free.

WED 13

The Time Jumpers The 11 members of this Grammy-nominated country music band are Brad Albin, Larry Franklin, Paul Franklin, Vince Gill, “Ranger Doug” Green, Andy Reiss, Dawn Sears, Kenny Sears, Joe Spivey, Jeff Taylor and Billy Thomas. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $59.50.

Rosi Golan The singer-songwriter is on tour to promote her recently released EP, “Fortuna.” With Mellen. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $12.

— Compiled by Jean Mack from staff reports

‘Made in the DGA’

3In celebration of its 30th anniversary, Discover Graphics Atelier’s exhibit features prints from artists currently and formerly associated with the group, including “Arabesque,” above, a three-color lithograph by Penelope Barringer. The DGA was founded in 1983 to promote traditional printmaking techniques. Reception Saturday 5-8 p.m. Through Dec. 15. The Frame Factory, 212 Dominion Rd., Vienna. 703-281-2350. www.discovergraphics.org. Free.

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