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UPDATED Aug. 12: For summer 2022, "Live Arts Arlington," an effort of the Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture, brings live performance to the recently revamped Broadway Plaza on several successive Fridays. It is scheduled to continue almost until Labor Day.

The programming is to continue at 6 p.m. Aug. 19, with Foster Powell, an indie/folk rock singer/songwriter with a mellow and intimate vibe.

The music runs until 8.  Audience members are being encouraged to bring their own chairs. All events are free of charge.

The band 9 lb Hamster The band 9 lb Hamster played July 22.

A recent news release suggests this perspective: "Hear or see something awesome a short trip from home -- and celebrate the beauty, talent and diversity of Arlington with your neighbors! Bring your chairs and get ready for some great entertainment. Make sure to support our local businesses and make Live Arts Arlington your go-to Friday night summer plan!"

A number of local businesses are participating in supporting the programming. The news release continues by saying "Come hear or see something awesome a short trip from home, and celebrate the beauty, talent and diversity of Arlington with your neighbors."

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Here's the rest of the summer lineup:

Aug. 26

Live Arts Arlington

Cousin Louis with Marina Strauss, gelli printing
Sept. 2

Read more about the Live Arts program on Arts Arlington here >>

The ACAC announced Live Arts Arlington in April as an opportunity for artists from across all performance and art forms to “take to the streets” this summer to share their art with Arlington residents and visitors.

Live Arts is a public-performance and creation initiative designed to put live arts in the path of the broadest swath of Arlington residents and visitors. Since 2019, Live Arts Arlington has included Egyptian dance, puppetry, classical, jazz and popular music performance, art making, portraiture and basket weaving. 


Read all about the unique features that make Arlington a wonderful place to live and a destination for dining, shopping, arts, culture, and outdoor activities.

Feb. 28, 2022: Cultural council awards 19 grants totaling $18,515

 This news announcement was published Monday, July 11, 2022, based on information from Edward Blundell of ACAC, and updated Aug. 12.

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