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The Sartorialist Comes To Town; Artists Wanted In Arlington

RACKED DC—Fans of The Sartorialist, aka Scott Schuman, should check out his book signing tomorrow night at Sixth & I 600 I Street, NW. The event is at 7pm and is hosted in conjunction with Politics and Prose. [OfficialSite]

ARLINGTON—The County is looking for artists who can prettify the walls near Columbia Pike and S. Jefferson Street so they've put out a call for public art. Check out the press release details after the break. [CurbedInbox]

Western Gateway Public Art Project

Arlington County, Virginia is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams interested in a public art opportunity at the County's western border near Columbia Pike and S. Jefferson Street. The selected artist/team will design, fabricate, and install a work of art or design enhancement that can be enjoyed by people using all modes of transportation and that has the potential to become a landmark or identifier for Columbia Pike. For full details download the Request for Qualifications document.
Qualifications due January 30, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST
For background information on Columbia Pike and the project area, the following are made available:
Multimodal Street Improvement Project section, plan view, and 50% design are available at under About This Project> Project Documents
Video of travelling along Columbia Pike is available at
Photographs of western end of Columbia Pike are available at