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Frozen Creativity: Commercial Ice Sculptures for Order

ice sculptures, USAICE

By Amy Taylor USAICE, formerly of Manassas, Virginia, is now located in Baltimore, Maryland, but proudly serves its former hometown. Sculptor Chris Wyer has been sculpting ice since 1992. He runs the business with three other ice sculptors. Wyer was first introduced to ice sculpture through his training at the Westin hotel chain. He was a chef by trade, and part of the hotel’s …

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The Art of Holiday Gifts

McCall Studio Gallery

Provided by McCall Studio Gallery of Manassas McCall Studio Gallery/DMVISUAL presents a free event on Dec. 7 from 6:00 – 9:00 p. m. –  special winter art exhibits for your holiday shopping needs! Join us for this holiday celebration with live music, refreshments, and the color, texture, creativity of handcrafted original art, jewelry, textiles, photography, antique rugs, and more! We’ll …

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10th Grade String Bass Prodigy to Perform with Manassas Symphony

Provided by Manassas Symphony Orchestra Strasburg High School sophomore string bass player Raegan Fisher is the youngest member of the MSO, and has been performing with the orchestra since last season.  She will be the featured soloist at the MSO’s Annual Family Concert, All Creatures Great and Small, on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 3:30 p. m. The concert will be held at …

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Woodbridge Flute Choir Holiday Concert

Woodbridge Flute Choir

Provided by Woodbridge Flute Choir The Woodbridge Flute Choir, directed by Debbie Gilbert and assisted by Lisa Sheldone, will present its annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, Dec. 2. The concert will begin at 3:00 p. m. at Greenwich Presbyterian Church in Nokesville.   Twenty members of The Woodbridge Flute Choir will perform songs of the season on piccolo, flute, alto flute, bass flute and contrabass flute. Guest handbell …

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Off the Wall: Annual High School Art Competition

Provided by Center for the Arts The highly anticipated Off the Wall competition returns for its 15th year! Each year, local area high school students are invited to showcase their talent by participating in a high school art competition. The competition allows the students to express their creativity and imagination in a professional setting and gain knowledge and experience in the …

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Prince William Little Theatre Presents “It’s a Wonderful Life”

It's a wonderful Life, Prince William Little heatre

Provided by Prince William Little Theatre The Prince William Little Theatre will present “It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play.” The play is directed by Caroline Scarborough, adapted by Joe Landry, and presented by special arrangement with Playscripts. This beloved American holiday classic comes to life as a live, captivating 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble …

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Mariachi Music Brings Festive Flair to Historic Manassas

mariachi music

By Amy Taylor If you want to enjoy music with a rich heritage, deep cultural roots, and the ability to make you really feel, mariachi music can bring the party or make you break out the tissues (depending on the song you request). But you don’t have to go all the way to Mexico to enjoy authentic mariachi music; Historic …

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PWCS Student Vocalists Named Members of the Virginia Honors Choir

PWCS, Virginia Honor Choir

Provided by Prince William County Schools Thirty-six PWCS student vocalists have been selected to be members of the 2018 Virginia Honors Choir. This is one of the highest honors in their high school musical careers. Selection to this prestigious choir is a competitive process that pits our students against the top high school vocal talent in Virginia. With 20 percent …

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Write by the Rails Supports Local Writers and Brings Poetry to The Streets

Write by the Rails, Back on Track

By Amy Taylor The Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Writer’s Club, Write by the Rails, is working hard to bring poetry to the streets, encourage local writers and give valuable feedback on writing. Writers helping writers Jan Rayl is in her second term as president of the organization and has been a member since 2012. Rayl explained their mission …

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Arches Gallery Peoples’ Choice Awards

Arches Gallery Artists, Workhouse Arts Center, Michael Kroetch

Provided by Arches Gallery Artists The Arches Gallery Artists announces the winners of the Oct. 2018 People’s Choice Award. These were chosen from the current exhibition in their gallery in Building W9 at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. Arches has 20 artists of varying artistic disciplines. The People’s Choice winners were chosen during the monthly 2nd Saturday Art Walk …

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