McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for October 2022

McLean Community Center Around Town, Art & Culture

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in October. Please check the center’s website, www.mcleancenter.org, for up-to-date information. Residents of the center’s tax district, Small District 1A-Dranesville, are eligible for discounts on fees. The center is located at 1234 Ingleside Ave. Join the McLean Fun Run! The McLean 5k Saturday, Oct. 1Registration, Package Pick Up, Warmup begins at …

“Modern Illuminations – Knowledge and Power” by Rosemarie Forsythe

Carol Nahorniak Art & Culture

Presented at Reston Art Gallery and Studios October 1 – 30Meet the artist, October 1 and 2 Rosemarie Forsythe’s intricately detailed paintings depicting symbols of knowledge, strength, hope and resilience will be presented in a featured exhibit, “Modern Illuminations – Knowledge and Power,” at Reston Art Gallery and Studios (RAGS) from October 1 until October 30. Inspired by illuminated manuscripts …

Out and About: Concerts & Events in Tysons

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

See what live concerts and events are taking place near you.  Capital One Hall 7750 Capital One Tower RoadTysons, Virginia 22102 With a passion for the arts, pride in our headquarters in Tysons, Virginia and a firm commitment to serving our community, we pursue a mission of creating a welcoming experience and an occasion of “the magic of theater” for …

Creative Cauldron Opens 2022-23 Season with World Premiere of Ichabod: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Creative Cauldron Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron’s twenty-year anniversary and 2022-23 Season, its first producing entirely original works, begins with a World Premiere musical: Ichabod: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Created and directed by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith, of Creative Cauldron’s “Bold New Works for Intimate Stages” series, Ichabod blends humor, enchanting music, and fully realized characters with the classic suspense of Washington …

Musical Line Up Announced for 2nd Annual Mykle Lyons Commemorative Concert

Lake Anne & Washington Plaza Merchant Association Art & Culture

A Memorial Scholarship Fund Established for Well-Known DC Area Musician and Educator Mykle Lyons Lake Anne & Washington Plaza Merchant Association (LAWPA) in conjunction with Kalypso’s Sports Tavern and Roxplosion announced the artist line up for their 2nd Annual Mykle Lyons Commemorative Concert which will take place on Saturday, October 1st, 2022. In honor of Mykle Lyons LAWPA, with the help …

McLean Project for the Arts Unveils Musical Lineup for October 2nd MPAartfest

McLean Project for the Arts Art & Culture

Expanded musical program features international roster of critically acclaimed artists McLean Project for the Arts has released the lineup and programming for MPAartfest 2022, set for October 2, 2022 in McLean Central Park. Featuring everything from nu jazz/progressive soul to blues and a 15-piece youth swing big band, the MPAartfest Music Stage schedule offers something for every age and musical …

1st Stage Extends Critically Acclaimed Mlima’s Tale Through October 9

Arielle Seidman-Joria Art & Culture

1st Stage is delighted to announce the extension of Mlima’s Tale, written by Lynn Nottage and directed by José Carrasquillo.  This remarkable regional premiere and Pulitzer Prize winner will now run through October 9.  MacArthur Genius Grant winner, Nottage gives us the story of Mlima, an elderly “big tusker” elephant from a protected reserve in Kenya. When Mlima is poached …

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend September 9 – September 11

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area! Movies Under the MoonFinding Dory (PG) Friday, September 98:00pmMovies begin at dark   Van Dyck Park3720 Old Lee HwyFairfax, VA 22030 Fun and free outdoor movie night at Van Dyck Park! Masks are encouraged. Please bring blankets and (low) chairs for seating. JeanFest22 …

Tephra ICA Launches The Alloy Project

Sofia Blom | Tephra ICA Art & Culture

Annual Benefit and Cocktail Event taking place on Saturday, October 15, 2022 Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) announces the launch of The Alloy Project, Tephra ICA’s inaugural Annual Benefit. The project is a new annual fundraising initiative, offering commissioned, collaborative artworks for purchase and free arts experiences for audiences of all ages. Taking place all day beginning at …