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Synetic Theater to Interpret Franz Kafka’s “The Trial”

Provided by Synetic Theater Synetic Theater’s Founding Artistic Director Paat Tsikurishvili goes underground to give you his interpretation of Franz Kafka’s The Trial. Picture this: A 30-year-old man going about his day, when suddenly without cause or warning, he is arrested while at work. Two unidentified agents from an unknown agency arrest this man for an unspecified crime. While this story might sound as …

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Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center to Open Near Richmond

Provided by Tapestry Collection by Hilton Historic Virginia charm and colonial architecture make their debut as part of Hilton’s newest collection brand, Tapestry Collection by Hilton. Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center becomes the second property to join the collection of independent upscale hotels each with a unique identity. “Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center truly reflects our dedication to …

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Brentsville Jail: Murder and Scandal in 19th-Century Prince William

Story and Photos By Amy Falkofske One hundred and forty-five years ago in 1872, the trial of the century took place right here in Prince William. Standing in the very room in the historic Brentsville jailhouse where it all happened, Bill Backus, historian for the Historic Preservation Division of the Prince William County Department of Public Works, tells the story. Prince William Commonwealth Attorney James …

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The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle

By John Cowgill “Are we going to another museum?” “Yes, we are.  This museum is just like all of those other museums.  Here, we get to see the same old artifacts and old collected junk.  That is all museums are, anyway.” “That is what museums are.  They are all the same except that the old artifacts are different.  Maybe we’ll …

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Get Your Heart Thumping with BMX Bike Racing

By Helena Tavares Kennedy BMX bike racing became an Olympic sport in 2008, but did you know we have a BMX racing course here in our area? BMX stands for bicycle motocross and is an offroad bicycle racing sport that Northern Virginia BMX Parents Association (NOVA BMX) is bringing to the mainstream here in our region. It sure sounded like fun, and Prince William Living found …

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Oct. Events in Prince William County Region

Provided by Discover Prince William & Manassas There are lots of reasons for visitors to enjoy Prince William County this fall. Events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community. For more events in Prince William, click here.  Brewery, Winery & Distillery Events: 10/1/17 – 10/3/17 – Bungalow AleHouse Oktoberfest – (Woodbridge) Eat, Drink & Relax at the …

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Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show Returns Sept. 23 & 24, 2017

Provided by Town of Occoquan The Fall Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show will be held rain or shine on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10:00 a. m. to 6:00 p. m. and Sunday, Sept. 24, from 10:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. in downtown Historic Occoquan. A 48-year tradition, this award-winning outdoor street festival features more than 300 artisans and crafters, fun …

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A Memoir of Nemours

By John Cowgill There are many spectacular historic homes around the world, and there are a great number of them in the United States.  Then you have the home of Alfred DuPont, founder of the DuPont Corporation, and his home in Wilmington, Delaware – Nemours. Nemours is not your typical mansion house tour.  You arrive at the Visitor Center, and …

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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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Ben Lomond Historic Site Brings Civil War Sights and Sounds to Life

By Marianne E. Weaver Less than a mile from the noisy congestion on Sudley Road, tucked behind bustling athletic fields of Stonewall Middle School, the Ben Lomond Historic Site sits in an oasis of green, providing visitors with a multi-sensory re-creation of the Civil War era. The sounds of cars and kids don’t penetrate the walls of the house that was built in 1832. Modern …

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