Traveling Players Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant for Superior Arts Education

Jeanne Harrison Art & Culture

Traveling Players Ensemble is awarded $10,000 by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works Projects to support their innovative summer acting camps & conservatories.  For 19 years, Traveling Players has been a leader in theatrical education, offering artistic challenges unlike any other pre-college theatre program in the nation.  Previously recognized by the NEA as 1 of 25 Summer Schools for the Arts, …

1st Stage Captures the Thrill of Live Performance with an Innovative New Web Series Written by Renowned Playwrights E. M. Lewis and Bob Bartlett

Arielle Seidman-Joria Art & Culture

 1st Stage is thrilled to announce our brand-new web series, Duck Harbor, the clever, humorous, and heartwarming story of long-distance love in later life. The piece is brought to audiences through a creative and innovative series of short scenes in which the actors, just like the characters, are meeting for the first time. Audiences will get to experience the magic …

Tephra ICA Installs Gisela Colón Sculpture in Washington, DC

Sofia Blom Art & Culture

Due to unforeseen shipping delays, the installation of the Parabolic Monolith Iridium sculpture by light and space artist Gisela Colón, originally planned to take place last week, has been rescheduled. Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) presents the Parabolic Monolith Iridium, a public sculpture by light and space artist Gisela Colón. The sculpture will be located at the top of James …

Creative Cauldron Presents Blight Flight

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron presents “Difficult Conversations: Bridging the Divide,”a new series of original plays. The premise is that in this challenging time of division and conflict, Creative Cauldron looks to writers in the DMV for inspiration and healing. Each writer featured in this series has crafted a 10-minute, two-character play about a difficult conversation, mining issues of race, gender identity, politics …

Wolf Trap Foundation Welcomes the Public Back for the 50th Anniversary Season

Erick Hoffman | Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts Art & Culture

Newly Announced Concerts All at the Filene Center at Reduced Capacity and Socially-Distanced to Ensure Safe Reopening of Live Music at America’s Only National Park for the Performing Arts Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces plans to welcome audiences back with its first set of concerts for summer. Re-emerging from a one-year pandemic closure of the Filene Center and …

Reston Community Center Seeks Entertainers for the 2021 Reston Multicultural Festival

BeBe Nguyen Around Town, Art & Culture, Uncategorized

Opportunities also available for art and food vendors, civic organizations, and artists Reston Community Center is seeking performing arts groups of all ages and cultures for the 21st Annual Reston Multicultural Festival. The festival will be held Saturday, September 25, 2021 at Reston’s historic Lake Anne Plaza. Applications will be accepted through June 18, 2021. Interested groups or individuals should fill …

1st Stage Announces Brand New Virtual Masters’ Class Series Beginning on May 15

Arielle Seidman-Joria Art & Culture

1st Stage is ecstatic to announce our brand-new series called the Masters’ Class, beginning May 15 and spanning an inspiring array of new topics in theatre and performance. Taught both by some of the DC Region’s most talented theatre experts, each Masters’ Class consists of a single, focused two-hour session with the master, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, and costs …

Parking Lot Concerts are Back!

NextStop Theatre Company Around Town, Art & Culture

NextStop Theatre Company’s best-selling outdoor concert line up is here. With the success of their Parking Lot Concerts last year, NextStop is reviving the series with new artists! The parking lot just outside their building will be transformed into an intimate outdoor venue, with socially-distant, cafe-style seating for 40-50 patrons. Join NextStop for an evening featuring music and laughter. Each …

Creative Cauldron Presents It’s (Not) About the Constitution

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron presents “Difficult Conversations: Bridging the Divide,” a new series of original plays. Addressing this challenging time of division and conflict, Creative Cauldron looks to writers in the DMV for inspiration and healing. Each writer featured in this series has crafted a version of a 10-minute, two-character play about a difficult conversation, mining issues of race, gender identity, politics …