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 …

Free demonstration by Katriel Srebnik hosted by Vienna Arts Society on January 9

Doré Skidmore Around Town, Arts

The public is invited to a demonstration by nationally recognized artist Katriel Srebnik, who will introduce his unique approach to painting people with color and light. Thursday, January 97 – 9:30 pm Vienna Art CenterWindover Building,243 Church St., NWVienna, VA 22180 Free 703-319-3971 www.ViennaArtsSociety.org Pictured at top: Katriel Srebnik, An Early Evening

Wolf Trap Summer 2020 Schedule

Emily Stout | Manager, Media Relations | Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Around Town, Art & Culture

May 2020 MAZE featuring Frankie Beverly Keith Sweat* Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. Tickets $42-$107 For over 35 years, Maze and Frankie Beverly have created distinctive, passionate, and powerful songs to become one of the most influential groups in modern history. Joined by “Twisted” and “Nobody” singer and new jack swing star Keith Sweat, experience an evening of iconic R&B and …

Greater Reston Arts Center awarded grant from ARTSFAIRFAX for upcoming Moira Dryer exhibition

Sofia Blom Art & Culture

Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) has received a project grant from ARTSFAIRFAX for its upcoming exhibition Moira Dryer: Yours for the Taking, 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 …

Vienna Arts Society Reception on Thursday, December 12th

Vienna Arts Society Around Town, Art & Culture

The Vienna Art Center is a collection point for donations to the Community for Helping Others (CHO) through the holiday season. When you drop in to see the latest exhibition and gift shop, please bring canned and dry foods for the CHO bin. Center hours are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesdays – Saturdays. The public is invited to enjoy holiday …

Creative Cauldron reprises its crowd-pleasing production of Madeline’s Christmas for the holiday season

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

In what has become a holiday tradition, Creative Cauldron reprises its crowd-pleasing production of Madeline’s Christmas for the holiday season. With Book and Lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby, and music by Shirley Mier, this musical based on the beloved Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic was hailed by critics as “a perfect holiday treat, sure to bring smiles and laughter sprinkled with nostalgia and …