Going Out Guide


Sigur Ros will be in concert at the Patriot Center at George Mason University on Sunday. (Kyle Gustafson/For The Washington Post)
March 20, 2013
THU 21

“Sculptural Elements, Found Objects” Gallery artists use repurposed items to create sculptures, jewelry, clothing and wall pieces for this exhibit. Through April 21. Torpedo Factory Art Center, Potomac Fiber Arts Gallery, Studio 18, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. 703-548-0935. www.torpedofactory.org. Free.

“From Morning to Night: Domestic Service in the Gilded Age South” This traveling exhibit offers a Southern perspective on domestic service at the turn of the 20th century. Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Through April 21. Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William St., Manassas. 703-368-1873. www.manassasmuseum.org. $5, seniors and children $4, age 5 and younger free.

After Work Jazz + Mixer Jazz vocalists Christie Dashiell and Jessica Boykin-Settles showcase their talent as a part of the Washington Women of Jazz Festival. 5:30-8 p.m. Artisphere, Town Hall, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-875-1100. www.artisphere.com. Free.

“Voodoo Macbeth” The American Century Theater gives Shakespeare’s drama a voodoo twist. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Wednesday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Through April 13. Gunston Arts Center Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. 703-998-4555. www.americancentury.org. $32-$40, age 18 and younger free, March 21 and 27 pay what you can.

The Second City Many alums of this well-known Chicago-based improv troupe have gone on to work in films and on “Saturday Night Live.” Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-938-2404. www.wolftrap.org. $24.

FRI 22

“Spotlight” Lukman Ahmad’s exhibit of acrylic paintings on canvas opens Friday. Through April 28. Northern Virginia Community College, Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 3001 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria. 703-845-6156. www.nvcc.edu/schlesingercenter. Free.

The Revelers Dance to Cajun, country, blues and zydeco music by this group, in partnership with Dancing by the Bayou. Dance lessons at 7:30 p.m., concert and dancing at 8:30 p.m. Artisphere, Ballroom, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-875-1100. www.artisphere.com. $15.

“Never the Sinner” The story of Leopold and Loeb, a pair of murderers on trial for what they thought would be the perfect crime. Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 and 7 p.m. Through April 14. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Rd., McLean. 703-854-1856. www.1ststagetysons.org. $25, students $15.

SAT 23

Egg Hunt and Marshmallow Harvest Great Country Farms has tucked 7,000 eggs into its pastures for a two-day egg hunt, which also features a s’mores roast and chances to visit with the farm’s baby animals and take a hayride. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Great Country Farms, 18780 Foggy Bottom Rd., Bluemont. 540-554-2073. www.greatcountryfarms.com. $12, kids $10, military and age 2 and younger free.

The Fairfax Jubil-Aires This group, part of the Barbershop Harmony Society, celebrates its 60th anniversary with its spring show, “Prairie Home Barbershop.” Three award-winning quartets, Da Capo, Epic and Speed of Sound, plus the Fairfax Jubil-Aires’ Chorus, will also perform. Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. Vienna Presbyterian Church, 124 Park St. NE, Vienna. 703-371-8244. www.fairfaxjubilaires.org. $20.

“Cosmic Collisions” Heidi Hammel of the Planetary Society discusses the recent Russian meteor collision in this lecture, sponsored by the Friends of the Planetarium. 5:30-6:30 p.m. David M. Brown Planetarium, 1426 N. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-994-8704. 703-228-6070. www.friendsoftheplanetarium.org. $5, seniors and children $3.

National Chamber Ensemble: The Art of the African-American Spiritual Soprano Aundi Marie Moore performs spirituals and art songs. 7:30 p.m. Spectrum Theatre at Artisphere, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. 703-875-1100. www.artisphere.com. $28, students $15.

Tom Rush This performer began his musical career in the early ’60s, playing folk music in Boston-area clubs while a Harvard student. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $39.50.

Robbie Limon: An Evening With Buddy Holly Robbie Limon is Buddy Holly in this stage play, set in December 1958, with more than 20 songs he recorded during 1956-1958. 8 p.m. Franklin Park Performing & Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. 540-338-7973. www.franklinparkartscenter.org. $20, seniors and students $17.

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company The improv comedy group that has produced such stars as Amy Poehler and Ed Helms features a cast of comedians from New York and Los Angeles. 8 p.m. McLean Community Center, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123. www.aldentheatre.org. $30.

SUN 24

American Youth Philharmonic Orchestra The Ahn Trio joins the orchestra to perform chamber works, including Mark O’Connor’s “March of the Gypsy Fiddler” and Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. Proceeds benefit AYPO’s orchestral and educational programs. 3 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. www.aypo.org/events. $50.

Woodbridge Flute Choir A professionally directed ensemble of adult flute enthusiasts performs. With performances by renowned bass and alto flutist Chris Potter and Katja Kochvar, winner of the 2013 Concerto Competition Scholarship. 3 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759. www.hyltoncenter.org. $15, seniors and military $12.50, students $10.

Sigur Ros This Icelandic atmospheric rock group released its latest album, “Valtari,” in May. 7:30 p.m. George Mason University, Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Cir., Fairfax. 202-397-7328. 703-993-3000. www.patriotcenter.com. $56.

MON 25

Travis Tritt An American country music singer from Georgia, Tritt has had a string of hits. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $55.

TUE 26

Matinee Idylls: QuinTango This afternoon event features a luncheon followed by a musical performance of the tango by QuinTango, the quintet of two violins, cello, bass and piano. A coffee and dessert reception with the artists follows the performance. 12:30 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759. www.hyltoncenter.org. $38.

WED 27

The Wonder Years “The Greatest Generation,” this American rock band’s new album, is scheduled for release in May. With Fireworks, Hostage Calm and Misser. 6 p.m. Empire, 6355 Rolling Rd., Springfield. 703-569-5940. www.empire-nova.com. $13.

American Contemporary Music Ensemble ACME is dedicated to performance of masterworks from the 20th and 21st centuries, primarily the work of American composers. 8 p.m. CenterStage, Reston Community Center, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500. www.restoncommunitycenter.com. $15-$30.

— Compiled by Jean Mack from staff reports

Sigur Ros

3This Icelandic atmospheric rock group released its latest album, “Valtari,” in May. Sunday at 7:30 p.m. George Mason University, Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Cir., Fairfax. 202-397-7328. 703-993-3000. www.patriotcenter.com. $56.

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