NextStop Theatre Company Announces Summer Education Programs

NextStop Theatre Company Art & Culture

Get Excited for This Summer! Enrollment Opens Friday, February 12th at 5pm! NextStop’s Summer Theatre Escapes are week-long theatre classes for 1st through 12th graders which follow a process-based curriculum to foster a life-long love of the performing arts. The program will run from June 21st – August 20th.  Each session is 3 hours a day for a week. Led and designed by highly …

A Message from Kevin Warhurst, GMBA President, 2021

Kevin Warhurst | Greater Merrifield Business Association Around Town

Hello and Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and are looking forward to what we all hope will be a safe, healthy and prosperous 2021. As the incoming president of the Greater Merrifield Business Association, I look forward to serving and working with the Board in leading this great organization in the year ahead. I …

Creative Cauldron’s “Passport to the World of Music” Live Streaming Series presents Abbey Lincoln Tribute and RAYMI

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron presents a musical tour of the world in our intimate cabaret space turned high-def live stream studio, with a diverse musical line up specially curated by Ken Avis and Lynn Veronneau of the Wammie Award-winning jazz samba group Veronneau and Resident Artist Matt Conner. The series features blues, jazz, Latin, fusion, bluegrass, Broadway and folk from around the …

Explore the Middleburg AVA

Linda Barrett Taste of Tysons, Travel

Just 50 miles outside of our nation’s Capital is one of Virginia’s fastest-growing appellations, the Middleburg American Viticultural Area (AVA). But how much do you really know about this AVA and its history? The AVA Inception In 2006, Rachel E. Martin, then-executive vice president of Boxwood Estate Winery, began the process to establish the Middleburg AVA. In 2008, she petitioned …

January-February 2021 Local Real Estate Experts

Tysons Today Staff Real Estate

Our real estate market is the envy of the nation. So, it comes as no surprise that so many of our area Realtors are celebrated in national magazines and newspapers for their accomplishments and dedication to the industry. Here are a few for your consideration. Laurie Mensing Christie’s International Real Estate Ranked in the top 1% of agents nationwide, Laurie …

McLean Community Center February 2021 Calendar of Events

McLean Community Center Around Town

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in February. Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, many Center programs and events have been adjusted to virtual (online) or in-person, socially distanced formats. 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 …

A people-focused Purdue fan steps into Town’s HR leadership role

Lynne Coan | Adam Kincaid | Town of Vienna Around Town

As Michelle Crabtree takes on her new professional role as the Town of Vienna’s human resources director, she brings with her lessons learned in the hotel industry and with Walmart, a family Purdue tradition that extends back four generations, and a love for people and human relations. Before coming to the Town of Vienna, Crabtree worked for a quarter of …

This Week’s Scheduled Performances for Creative Cauldron’s “Passport to the World of Music” Live Streaming Series

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron presents a musical tour of the world in our intimate cabaret space turned high-def live stream studio, with a diverse musical line up specially curated by Ken Avis and Lynn Veronneau of the Wammie Award-winning jazz samba group Veronneau and Resident Artist Matt Conner. The series features blues, jazz, Latin, fusion, bluegrass, Broadway and folk from around the …

Despite Covid-19 pandemic and other challenges, South Lakes High School STEAM Team creatively moves ahead

Phoebe Avery Education

Even before the school year officially started, members of South Lakes High School’s STEAM Team had their new Lake Thoreau public art sculptural installation underway. Enthusiastically supported by Public Art Reston, the Reston Association (RA) and benefactor James Pan, a resident of Reston’s Lake Thoreau community, and vigorously guided by art teacher and working artist Marco Rando, the student team …

James Van Zee: Pushing the Paperwork that Kept the Silver Line Moving Forward

Marcia McAllister Tysons Update

For 13 years, James Van Zee has overseen critical but seldom seen documents — hundreds of them — necessary to build the $4.6 billion Silver Line project that when opened will provide Metrorail service along the dynamic Dulles Corridor As the planning and project development manager, Van Zee has dealt with Fairfax County’s zoning rules for constructing rail stations, permits …