August Fun: Fairs, Festivals & More!

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture, Talk of Tysons

August is here, the kids are getting ready to go back to school, and the end of summer is just around the corner! But there’s still time to squeeze in some summertime fun. The month of August is full of events like agricultural fairs, festivals, outdoor movies, live music, and more. Here’s our list of what’s happening in our area …

“Art for Recovery” Art Show

Carol Nahorniak Art & Culture

Local HS Student Organizes HS Student Art Exhibition to Raise Addiction Crisis Awareness and Raise Funds for RPSV Presented at Reston Art Gallery and Studios Cyrus Rivers, a rising senior high school student, has organized an art exhibition to showcase outstanding works of local high school artists. Rivers is also a philanthropist and with this show he aims to raise awareness …

Alden Announces 2022-2023 Season

McLean Community Center Art & Culture

The Alden in McLean Offers a Healing Mix of International Theater, Dance and Music in its 2022-2023 Season The Alden Theatre in McLean proudly announces its 2022-2023 Season! This year’s season features some specially selected artists whose work is centered on healing, both personally and societally. Performances include Sons of Mystro, The Boy Band Project, Virginia Chamber Orchestra, “White Rabbit, …

Vienna Youth Players Presents “Shrek the Musical”

Town of Vienna Art & Culture

Get ready for Ogre-sized, family fun with the Vienna Youth Players summer stage production of “Shrek the Musical!” The greatest fairy tale never told comes to life in this colorful, song-filled production based on the Oscar-winning movie. “Shrek the Musical” is a story about friendships and acceptance featuring the beloved Princess Fiona, the evil Lord Farquaad, a host of magical …

A Beloved Classic Kicks Off NextStop’s 2022/23 Season with an All-star Cast and Creative Team

NextStop Theatre Company Art & Culture

NextStop Theatre Company is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the Broadway musical adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic Little Women. The captivating musical will officially open NextStop’s 2022/23 season, which also marks the company’s 10th professional season of theatre.  Directed by NextStop’s recently appointed Co-Associate Artistic Director, Charlotte La Nasa, the story transports audiences to Concord, …

Cirque du Soleil celebrates its return to the Washington, DC area with KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities

Cirque du Soleil Around Town, Art & Culture, Talk of Tysons

Escape reality with a larger-than-life steampunk spectacle Beginning July 29, 2022 under the Big Top in Tysons. Cirque du Soleil is proud to announce its return to the Washington, DC area this summer with its most critically acclaimed touring show KURIOS — Cabinet of Curiosities. Premiering July 29, 2022, audiences are invited to escape reality and step into a world of extraordinary imagination under the iconic …

2022 Reston Multicultural Festival Features Celebration of NEA Heritage Fellows

Reston Community Center Art & Culture

The annual Reston Multicultural Festival will take on a new look in a new location (Reston Town Center) in 2022. Reston Community Center (RCC) is expanding its partnership with the National Council of Traditional Arts (NCTA) to feature a special lineup of NEA National Heritage Fellows, recipients of the nation’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellows, including …

Creative Cauldron Hires New Bi-Lingual Artistic Associate

Creative Cauldron Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron announced the hiring of Lenny Mendez, in the position of Artistic Associate. Lenny Mendez (she/her/ella) is a Latina actress from the Washington DC area. Lenny earned her BFA in Acting and Directing from George Mason University and trained at Circle in the Square Theatre School on Broadway in New York City. Some past performance credits include, Queen Titania …

“Take a Seat Vienna” Returns!

Vienna Business Assocation Around Town, Art & Culture

Vienna Art Center to Host Round 2 of Art Benches Remember the amazing art bench project presented by the Vienna Arts Society back in 2019? Beautiful, hand-painted benches were sponsored by local businesses and placed all over town to create a spectacular Town-wide art installation! Then, to top it off, they were all auctioned off 6 months later as a …

NextStop Theatre Company Announces 2022/2023 Season

NextStop Theatre Company Art & Culture

NextStop Theatre Company is proud to announce their tenth professional season of theater in Northern Virginia. The company’s first full season since the start of the pandemic will feature a wide assortment of titles ranging from beloved classics to bold new area premieres. “This is a season full of big, beautiful, ambitious stories being told by exceptional artists and it …