"Barcodes: Merging Identity & Technology" is a mixed media installation by Soledad Salamé.
Jan. 22-Apr. 13: CSA: Forty Years of Community-Sources Art
Arlington Arts Center kicks off its year-long 40th anniversary celebration today with the unveiling of CSA: Forty Years of Community-Sourced Art. The exhibit will be on view through April 13 and features work by artists whose careers were launched at the center, either through exhibitions or the residency program. The collection includes outdoor sculpture, mixed-media installations and more. There will be an opening reception this Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m.
Jan. 23-Mar. 16: Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song
Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song opens tomorrow at MetroStage in Alexandria. Conceived, directed and choreographed by Maurice Hines, the music-infused show follows the scatting and singing sensation from homelessness to her debut performance at the Apollo Theater and beyond. You’ll hear some of Ella’s most famous songs performed live in this production, which is on stage through March 16.
Music: “It’s Only a Paper Moon” by Bert Kaempfert