ValeArts “Fresh Perspectives”

Diana Eichler, ValeArts Art & Culture

ValeArts “Fresh Perspectives” at the historic Vale Schoolhouse will showcase the best in local fine art in a neighborhood setting. For more than two decades, Valearts has featured oil, watercolor, and acrylic paintings as well as all variety of collage and multi-media work. More than 150 works will hang in the historic 19th century Fairfax County schoolhouse April 24, 25, …

New Glass House Theater in NOVA Produces the Play “Sweat”

Mary Lareau Art & Culture

Thu., Feb. 27, 7 p.m.; Fri., Feb. 28 and Sat., Feb. 29, 8 p.m. “Sweat,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage, makes its Northern Virginia debut on Feb. 27 at the Glass House Theater, 2709 Hunter Mill Rd., in Oakton. Glass House Theater is the home stage and production company of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax (UUCF) and …

Creative Cauldron Presents Crowns The Musical

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron presents its first production of 2020, Crowns, February 13 – March 8, written by Regina Taylor and adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Mayberry. When a Brooklyn teen goes to live in South Carolina after the death of her brother she learns the beauty, ceremony and symbolism of hat-wearing from her resilient, southern sisters. This …

Moira Dryer: Yours for the Asking at Greater Reston Arts Center

Sofia Blom Art & Culture

Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) presents Moira Dryer: Yours for the Asking, on view January 18–April 18, 2020 at the gallery located at the Reston Town Center. The exhibition is curated by GRACE Executive Director and Curator Lily Siegel, and presented in conjunction with the major exhibition of Dryer’s early work at the Phillips Collection in Washington, DC, entitled Moira Dryer: Back in Business, also …

1st Stage’s Critically Celebrated Co-Production of The Royale Opens in Tysons

Emily Wall Art & Culture

 Jay “The Sport” Jackson dreams of being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, but in the racially segregated world of boxing in 1905, the odds are stacked against him. When a crooked boxing promoter hatches a plan for “the fight of the century,” “The Sport” might land a place in the ring with the reigning white heavyweight champion. Inspired …

‘Cinderella’ slips the arts into young hearts

Adam Kincaid Art & Culture

The Vienna Theatre Company’s winter production of Cinderella is designed to bring the magic of theater to young audiences. With matinee performances on January 25 and February 1, this production of Cinderella signals the debut of the Vienna Theatre Company’s Theater for Young Audiences, which aims to bring accessible, fun theater to children and initiate a lifetime of engagement with theater. Adapted by Ruth …

Creative Cauldron presents Passport to the World through February 1

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron presents Passport to the World, through February 1 a musical tour of the world in our intimate cabaret space, with a diverse musical line up specially curated by Ken Avis and Lynn Veronneau of the Wammy Award-winning jazz samba group Veronneau. Enjoy blues, jazz, Latin, fusion, bluegrass, folk and a musical experience only the well-travelled know. Our 9th …

Magic City Hippies

Keith Loria Music Scene

Starting 2020 with a Bang The indie-electronic trio of Robby Hunter, Pat Howard and John Coughlin have made big names of themselves in Miami’s music scene with their band, Magic City Hippies. The band is coming off of a transformative 2019, which saw them release their much-heralded debut full-length release “Modern Animal,” and play numerous festivals, including Voodoo, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza …

NextStop Theatre’s “Front Row to History” Initiative Provides Local Students with Free Tickets to THE MOUNTAINTOP

NextStop Theatre Around Town, Art & Culture

NextStop Theatre has announced the creation of the “Front Row to History” Initiative, which will provide free, front-row tickets for local high school students to see THE MOUNTAINTOP, a play about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “This extraordinary play provides an up-close and personal look at a famous, iconic civil rights leader,” said Evan Hoffmann, Producing Artistic Director of NextStop …