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Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Hosts Annual Summer Concert Series

Provided by Marine Corps Heritage Foundation The United States Navy Band Sea Chanters will begin the Summer Concert Series at the National Museum of the Marine Corps on August 2 at 7:00 p. m. As the official chorus of the United States Navy, the Sea Chanters perform throughout the United States singing traditional choral music, sea chanteys, patriotic fare, opera, …

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Paul Anka in Concert at the Hylton Center

Provided by Hylton Performing Arts Center Legendary singer and songwriter Paul Anka performs his biggest hits—including “Put Your Head On My Shoulder,” “Diana,” “She’s A Lady,” and “My Way”—in Merchant Hall. With songwriting credits that range from Frank Sinatra to Michael Jackson, the Academy Award®-nominated artist will appear this holiday season in an exclusive Hylton Center EXTRA! The concert will be …

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Shakespeare Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Provided by Shakespeare Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia Shakespeare Opera Theatre is pleased to announce performances of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” with orchestral incidental music by Felix Mendelssohn. Preview performances will be at Grace Episcopal Church, The Plains, on August 26 at 8:00 p. m. and August 27 at 7:00 p. m. Performances will be at The Ernst Cultural Center Theater in …

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Announcing People’s Choice Awards for July 2017, Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center

Provided by Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center During our July monthly Opening Reception at Arches Gallery, Workhouse Arts Center, our numerous visitors selected their favorite works of art now on display. The Arches Gallery Artists are pleased to announce the following awards: First Place goes to Kathleen Best Gillmann for “Fly Fishing ONLY!” (oil on canvas) currently in her solo …

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Woodbridge Community Choir Rehearsals begin in August

Provided by Woodbridge Community Choir Love to sing?  Join us!! Woodbridge Community Choir warmly welcomes new singers and instrumentalists, no auditions necessary.  Early registration has begun for our Christmas concert season with concert dates set for Dec. 2 and 3, 2017. Rehearsals begin Monday, August 28 at 7:30 p. m. at the Lutheran Church of the Covenant, 15008 Cloverdale Road, Dale City, VA.  Register …

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Local Photographer on Exhibit at The Hall

Provided by City of Manassas From July 17 through Aug. 31, Christine Grubbs, a local photographer, is displaying her art in The Hall at City Hall.  The exhibit is open to the public Monday – Friday, 8:00 a. m. to 5:00 p. m. and is free. “History is the driving force behind much of my work,” said Grubbs.  “It is …

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Hylton Performing Arts Center releases September Schedule

Provided by Hylton Performing Arts Center The Hylton Center released its schedule of performances for September 2017, kicking off the upcoming 2017-2018 season of Hylton Presents and Matinee Idylls events. Tickets to individual performances go on sale Tuesday, August 1. The new season begins on September 16 with an electrifying show by retro sensation Under the Streetlamp. This dynamic vocal quartet …

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Upcoming exhibit: Max-Karl Winkler, Woodcuts and Related Work

Provided by Center for the Arts Once More, with Feeling: Woodcuts and Related Works by Max-Karl Winkler July 26 – September 6 Max-Karl Winkler His work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian, the National Museum of American History, and the Library of Congress, among others. Max-Karl Winkler expresses profound mystery and grace embodied in landscape and the human figure. His art is …

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Music is Powerful, Fun, and Much More for Marsteller Singers

Provided by Prince William County Schools Rising eighth-graders in the Women’s Choir at Marsteller Middle School aren’t waiting for school to begin to kick off an amazing year. They will be in “music camp” in August, working with Choral Teacher Julie Phelan to prepare for the high point of their careers, a thirty-minute performance before a discerning audience of thousands …

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Woodcrafters: Building on Experience

By Carla Christiano Lance Frye never expected to make a career in manufacturing furniture. The former U.S. Marine navigator and Woodbridge native had other plans for his life. Then his first wife wanted a table and chairs, and his search for them kicked off his more than 20 years in the furniture business. “It wasn’t like I set out one …

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