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Virginia National Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker”

Provided by Virginia National Ballet Virginia National Ballet and Gainesville Ballet School are thrilled to present the fifth annual production of The Nutcracker at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on Friday, November 24 at 2:00 p. m. and 7:00 p. m. This extremely popular, stand out production, features a cast of award winning international dancers from Brazil, Japan, and the USA, along with …

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The Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show: Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

By Jennifer Lazzo From leather belts to hand-painted glassware, from jewelry to fine art, from face painting to a magic show, the Occoquan Arts and Crafts show has it all. Taking place September 23 and 24, rain or shine, the show’s nearly 300 vendors line the streets of historic Occoquan with booths displaying their wares while the entertainment impresses the …

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Do-Re-Mi, Sing! All-County Chorus Coming Up

Provided by Prince William County Schools (PWCS) Hundreds of choral students from middle and high schools across the county are honing their skills for two upcoming All-County Chorus events. Middle School students will be held October 20–21 at Forest Park High School; High School students will perform on October 27–28 at Osbourn Park High School. These events will challenge select …

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One Noble Journey: A Box Marked Freedom

Provided by The Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC) The Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC), a production company based in the Washington, D.C., metro area is bringing another brilliant production to the stage. This time, CAPAC is teaming up with Mike Wiley Productions to educate, enlighten and inspire its audience with “One Noble Journey: A Box Marked Freedom.” On Saturday, …

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Album Release Party at Uptown Alley

Provided by Clarence Brown  What was initially a senior project for a Colgan High School student turned into a full blown LP. Clarence T Brown III (T) has always been involved in music. He started playing the drums at age 2, and he has parlayed that early beginning into so much more. Initially conceived as a small music project where …

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Ace the NOVA Nighthawk is immortalized in wood at NOVA-Manassas

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Chainsaw artist Andrew Mallon of AM Sculptures recently carved a realistic likeness of Ace the NOVA Nighthawk at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College as part of the back-to-school events sponsored by Student Life.  Wielding two large chainsaws and other power tools, Mallon started by creating an outline of NOVA’s mascot in …

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McGrath Irish Dancers Begin Competition Season with Numerous National Placements and World Qualifications

Provided by McGrath Academy of Irish Dance Dancers from the McGrath Academy of Irish Dance claimed top placements at the Irish Dance Teachers Association of North America (IDTANA) in New Orleans over the Independence Day holiday. Many of those dancers not only placed, but took the top seat of all dancers competing from the Southern Region, which draws dancers from …

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The Arts Are Alive

By Dan Verner Time was that Prince William residents had to go to Washington, D.C., or New York City to experience world-class singers, orchestras, visual artists, photography exhibits, ballet companies, writers, films and dramas. But no more. Ever since it opened in April 2010, the Hylton Performing Arts Center on the Prince William Campus of George Mason University has brought those kinds of experiences to …

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MahoganyBooks partners with AfricanAncestry.com to host an Author Talk

Provided by MahoganyBooks MahoganyBooks, an online bookstore that specializes in books written for, by, or about people of the African Diaspora, is excited to partner with AfricanAncestry.com, the world leader in tracing maternal and paternal lineages of African descent, to bring MahoganyBooks presents an Author Talk & Book Signing with Michael Twitty to the Gateway Arts District in Mt. Rainier, …

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‘Engineered Abstraction’ on display at NOVA-Manassas

Provided by Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Geometric paintings by David Levy of New Jersey will be on exhibition in Colgan Hall at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College from Aug. 29 to Sept. 25. Levy will discuss his paintings during a reception on Sept. 25 at 12:15 p. m. in the Colgan Hall exhibit space. The exhibition, …

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