Musical Line Up Announced for 1st Annual Reggae at the Lake Festival

Lake Anne Plaza Around Town, Art & Culture

Lake Anne & Washington Plaza Merchant Association (LAWPA) announces its first annual Reggae on the Lake Festival. It will take place on Saturday September 10, 2022 at Lake Anne Plaza, with international Reggae bands, food, crafts, and various fun family activities. Come prepared to dance!  The Reggae on the Lake Festival features internationally known Reggae Bands with the following schedule:  …

McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for September 2022

McLean Community Center Around Town, Art & Culture

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in September. 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. American Red Cross Blood Drive Thursday, Sept. 8Noon – 5 p.m. MCC is helping the American Red Cross …

McLean Project for the Arts to Open Continuum: Artists Teaching Artists September 16

McLean Project for the Arts Art & Culture

McLean Project for the Arts will open its fall 2022 exhibition, Continuum: Artists Teaching Artists, on September 16, 2022. An invitational exhibition highlighting work by artists who give significant time to teaching, mentoring, and community building, while continuing to sustain and develop strong and innovative personal bodies of work, Continuum will run September 22 through November 10, 2022, with an …

Sons of Mystro Perform at McLean Central Park on September 17

McLean Community Center Art & Culture

Sons of Mystro, a duo that plays 10 different genres of popular music on violin, performs a free concert at McLean Central Park on September 17 The Alden at the McLean Community Center presents a free concert by the music duo Sons of Mystro. These two brothers use their violins to interpret 10 different genres of popular music, including reggae classics …

Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art presents Dominic Chambers: What Makes the Earth Shake

Sofia Blom | Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art Art & Culture

On View September 10 – November 20, 2022 Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art (Tephra ICA) presents What Makes the Earth Shake, an exhibition of work by proliferate, figurative painter Dominic Chambers, on view September 10 – November 20, 2022, at Tephra ICA. An in-person opening reception and artist talk will be held on Saturday, September 10, 6pm – 8pm. Chambers …

McLean Project for the Arts Celebrates 60 Years with Gala Celebration, Augmented Reality Installation by Joseph Cortina

McLean Project for the Arts Art & Culture

McLean Project for the Arts (MPA) will celebrate six decades of connecting art and community with a 60th Anniversary Gala Celebration on September 18, 2022 at Capital One Hall. In addition to a cocktail reception, hors d’oeuvres and light fare, live music and dancing, the celebration will feature Illusion of Depth, an augmented reality installation by Arlington artist Joseph Cortina. …

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Reston Community Center Welcomes Renowned Theatre Artist Ping Chong for 2022 – 2023 Residency

Reston Community Center Art & Culture

Reston Community Center is pleased to welcome theatre artist and National Medal of Arts recipient Ping Chong to the CenterStage for events that will involve the community, particularly Reston-area high school students. This artist-led adventure will be an immersive experience for participants, with events running throughout the 2022 – 2023 season of Professional Touring Artist Series performances. New York-based Ping …

Alden 2022-23 Artist-in-Residence

McLean Community Center Art & Culture

The Alden at the McLean Community Center and Furia Flamenca Announce Partnership for the 2022-2023 Season  The Alden at the McLean Community Center (MCC) is pleased to welcome local flamenco dance company Furia Flamenca (FF) as its 2022-23 Artist-in-Residence. The partnership will involve a number of events that will be open to the public, as well as MCC serving as an incubator …

Creative Cauldron Announces 2022-23 Theatrical LIVE Season in Falls Church Celebrating 20 Years

Creative Cauldron Art & Culture

The 2022-23 Season will mark Creative Cauldron’s twenty year-anniversary and its first season of producing entirely original works. Producing Artistic Director, Laura Connors Hull reflects on Creative Cauldron’s journey: ”Our 20th year marks the perfect opportunity to celebrate creativity by supporting the work of individual artists. Building upon our prior work through our “Bold New Works” initiative, this season promises …

1st Stage Announces the Regional Premiere of Mlima’s Tale

Arielle Seidman-Joria Art & Culture

1st Stage is delighted to announce the regional premiere of Mlima’s Tale, written by Lynn Nottage and directed by José Carrasquillo.  A Pulitzer Prize and 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 for his glorious ivory tusks, those tusks begin a journey …