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Going Out Guide, Northern Virginia

Posted on: February 20th, 2014 by tommyj

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THU 20

Dance and Dessert Regional choreographers, including DanceWorks, Meghan Pilling and Christopher K. Morgan & Artists, share their latest works and receive audience feedback. 7:30 p.m. Old Firehouse Teen Center, 1440 Old Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-448-8336. www.aldentheatre.org. Free.

“La Vida Que Me Das . . . y No Me Alcanza (Such a Life You’ve Given Me . . . and It’s Not Enough)” Teatro de la Luna’s winter production features three women discussing their pursuit of balance as mothers and individuals. Performed in Spanish with English surtitles. Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m., through March 9. Gunston Arts Center Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington. 703-548-3092. www.teatrodelaluna.org. $15-$35.

Chad and Jeremy The British pop duo first performed together in the ’60s. After a 26-year break, they’re back together with an album, “Rien Ne Va Plus,” released in 2013. 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-938-2404. www.wolftrap.org. $30.

FRI 21

Capital Home and Garden Show HGTV’s “Curb Appeal” host John Gidding and “Design Star” Jennifer Bertrand headline the three-day home remodeling expo, which will also include more than 375 vendors. Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Dulles Expo Center, 4320 Chantilly Shopping Ctr., Chantilly. 703-378-0910. www.capitalhomeandgardenshow.com. $10.

SingStrong A Cappella Festival The weekend includes high school and collegiate singing competitions as well as concerts by professional groups such as Ten, which finished second in this year’s “Sing-Off” on NBC. Friday-Sunday, see Web site for schedule. South Lakes High School, 11400 South Lakes Dr., Reston. 888-893-4323. www.singstrong.org. $15-$35.

Toss the Feathers The ensemble performs traditional Irish and Scottish music as part of the Passport to the World series presented by Creative Cauldron and the Folklore Society of Greater Washington. 7:30 p.m. ArtSpace Falls Church, 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church. 703-593-5697. www.creativecauldron.org. $10.

SAT 22

“Gardens and Groves” The exhibit explores the estate’s landscape and features a model of the grounds as George Washington last saw them in 1799. More than 40 objects are on display, including rarely seen items from Mount Vernon’s collection, original books and letters. Through January 2016. Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Alexandria. 703-780-2000. www.mountvernon.org. $17.

Basement to Attic tours A 90-minute tour of all three floors of the house built in 1825, sponsored by the Manassas Museum in honor of Black History Month. 11 a.m. Liberia Plantation, 8601 Portner Ave., Manassas. 703-368-1873. www.manassasmuseum.org. $15, reservations required.

Northern Virginia Shag Club party Dance steps taught by professionals Charlie Womble and Jackie McGee with South Carolina DJ John Smith. Participants asked to bring an appetizer or dessert. 7-11 p.m. American Legion Post 180, 330 Center St. N., Vienna. 703-239-8978. www.nvshag.org. $25.

Movie Move-Along: “The Wizard of Oz”
Local actors and dancers perform with the film. Herndon Mayor Lisa Merkel and Town Council member Sheila Olem portray the good and wicked witches. 7 p.m. ArtSpace, 750 Center St., Herndon. 703-956-6590. www.artspaceherndon.org. $5-$7.

Loudoun Symphonic Winds “The Final Frontier” concert includes excerpts from “The Planets” by Gustav Holst, “Star Wars” and “Star Trek.” 7:30 p.m. Stone Bridge High School, 43100 Hay Rd., Ashburn. 703-777-7985. www.lcbandinc.org. $5, family $10.

Grand Derangement The French-Canadian band draws inspiration from its Acadian roots as well as from folk, Celtic, rock and Broadway. 8 p.m. McLean Community Center, Alden Theatre, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123. www.aldentheatre.org. $20.

Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel “The Power and Passion of Beethoven” includes a concert performance with commentary on Beethoven’s “Rage Over a Lost Penny,” “Sonata Pathetique” and “Farewell Sonata.” 8 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759. www.hyltoncenter.org. $22-$38, half-price for youth through 12th grade.

Crowded Streets A tribute to Dave Matthews Band with special guest Blueprint Blue. 8 p.m. Tally Ho Theatre, 19 W. Market St., Leesburg. 703-777-1665. www.tallyholeesburg.com. $14.

Mark Morris Dance Group The Brooklyn-based dance company performs a piece set to Bach’s Italian Concerto in F; the area premiere of “A Wooden Tree,” set to the music and words of Ivor Cutler; “Jenn and Spencer,” set to Henry Cowell’s “Suite for Violin and Piano”; and “Crosswalk,” set to the Grand Duo Concertant for Clarinet and Piano by Carl Maria von Weber. Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 4 p.m. George Mason University, Center for the Arts Concert Hall, 4400 University Dr., Fairfax. 703-993-8888. cfa.gmu.edu. $23-$46.

SUN 23

Sunday Soiree Dance or just listen to the Wayne Tympanick Trio. Refreshments included. 3-5 p.m. McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean. 703-790-0123. www.mcleancenter.org. $5.

Amadeus Winds The wind ensemble of Amadeus Concerts presents “The Masterworks of the Wind Repertoire,” including Mozart’s Serenade in C Minor, Strauss’s Serenade in E-flat and Stravinsky’s Octet. A lecture precedes the concert at 3:15 p.m. Concert begins at 4 p.m. St. Francis Episcopal Church, 9220 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. 703-759-5334. www.amadeusconcerts.com. $30, students free.

Graham Colton After leaving a major record label, Colton developed an indie/psych pop sound heard on his newest album, “Lonely Ones.” 7:30 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $15-$18.

MON 24

The Kin The New York trio performs original gritty pop songs on its Get on It tour. With Finish Ticket and Oh Honey. 8 p.m. Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave. E., Vienna. 703-255-1566. www.jamminjava.com. $10-$13.

TUE 25

Shawn Colvin The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter released “All Fall Down” in 2012. With Lilly Hiatt. 7:30 p.m. Birchmere, 3701 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-549-7500. www.birchmere.com. $49.50.

WED 26

The Peking Acrobats The Chinese troupe, which set the Guinness World Record for the human chair stack, performs juggling, tumbling and magic tricks. The ensemble has been featured on TV and in movies. 7:30 p.m. Hylton Performing Arts Center, 10960 George Mason Cir., Manassas. 703-993-7759. www.hyltoncenter.org. $32-$48.

Cherish the Ladies The all-female Irish American group performs Celtic tunes with step dancing. Wednesday-Thursday at 8 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap, 1635 Trap Rd., Vienna. 703-938-2404. www.wolftrap.org. $25-$30.

— Compiled by Sarah Lane

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