Going Out Guide for Northern Virginia, Jan. 12-18, 2017

Going Out Guide for Northern Virginia, Jan. 12-18, 2017
  1. Going Out Guide for Northern Virginia, Jan. 12-18, 2017
    “A Little Princess,” Chinese New Year Festival, “Forty+” and Martin Luther King Jr. events…
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THU 12

Second Thursday Live Jazz, Jewish klezmer and Arabic rhythms by percussionist Tom Teasley and woodwind specialist Seth Kibel. 7 p.m. Athenaeum, 201 Prince St., Alexandria. 703-548-0035. www.nvfaa.org. $10.

Second Thursday Art Night Meet gallery artists, tour studios and listen to music. This month’s theme is “Art + Inclusivity.” 6-9 p.m. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria. ­703-838-4565. www.torpedofactory.org. Free.

FRI 13

Matt Miller The classically trained baritone guitarist and singer-songwriter incorporates sounds of funk and jazz into his performance. 7 p.m. Lost Rhino Retreat, 22885 Brambleton Plaza, Ashburn. ­703-327-0311. www.lostrhinoretreat.com. Free.

“A Little Princess” Encore Stage & Studio performs a play based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 S. Old Glebe Rd., Arlington. 703-548-1154. www.encorestageva.org. $10-$15.

27th annual Bonita Lestina Performance Series D’Amore Duo performs chamber music for classical guitar and oboe. 8 p.m. Through April 28. Old Town Hall, 3999 University Dr., Fairfax City. 703-352-2787. www.fairfaxva.gov. Free, donations requested.

SAT 14

Winter Ice Fest The fourth annual event features an ice-carving competition officiated by the National Ice Carving Association, hot chocolate and s’mores, and warming stations. 1-5 p.m. Village at Leesburg, 1602 Village Market Blvd. SE, Leesburg. 571-294-8536. www.villageatleesburg.com . Free.

Chinese New Year Festival Celebrate the new year with music, lion dances, games, crafts, Asian food and a dragon parade. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Luther Jackson Middle School, 3020 Gallows Rd., Falls Church. 703-868-1509. www.chinesenewyearfestival.org. Free.

Children’s Theater Festival Bilingual dance, theater, music and magic performances for children. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre, 1611 N. Kent St., Arlington. 703-548-3092. www.arlingtonarts.org. $15, ages 3-12 $10, age 2 and younger free.

“Mulan, Jr.” Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre performs the Disney musical. Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. ­703-993-7759. www.hyltoncenter.org. $20, age 12 and younger $15.

“The Giver” Barter Theatre stages an adaptation of Lois Lowry’s novel about a dystopian society. 4 p.m. McLean Community Center, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123. www.aldentheatre.org. $10-$15.

The Immortals Students from Loudoun Music Instruction perform rock, soul, R&B and jazz with Grammy-winning guitarist Larry Mitchell. 7 p.m. Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Lane, Purcellville. 540-338-7973. www.franklinparkartscenter.org. $10.

“Forty+” Contemporary dance works by Andie deVaulx, Sandra Atkinson, Emily Crews and Jane Franklin, featuring performers over age 40. 7:30 p.m. Through Jan. 28. Theatre on the Run, 3700 S. Four Mile Run Dr., Arlington. 703-933-1111. www.janefranklin.com. $20, in advance $15.

Alash Ensemble The throat-singing group from Tuva performs traditional music with a Western flair. With Shodekeh, a professional beatboxer and vocal percussionist from Baltimore. 8 p.m. The Falls Church, 115 E. Fairfax St., Falls Church. 202-656-2748. www.stoneroomconcerts.com. $15.

Kevin Griffin The vocalist, guitarist and songwriter is a founding member of the alternative rock band Better Than Ezra. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 877-965-3872. www.wolftrap.org. $25-$27.

The Pursuit of Harmony Jewish American songwriter Michael Hunter Ochs and Muslim Palestinian peace activist and songwriter Alaa Alshaham create an evening of original music and conversation. 8 p.m. Reston Community Center, CenterStage, 2310 Colts Neck Rd., Reston. 703-476-4500. www.restoncommunitycenter.com. $10, Reston residents $5.

SUN 15

Voices of Inspiration Featuring various Reston faith communit…

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