McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for April 2022

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The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in April. Due to COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, many Center programs and events have been adjusted to virtual (online) or in-person, socially distanced formats. While masks are no longer required, MCC highly recommends that patrons continue to use masks while in its facilities to protect those too young or unable to be …

Theatre In The Park Makes Its Reston Town Center Debut

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Outdoor theatre comes to Reston this spring. William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is reimagined by NextStop Theatre and presented by Reston Community Center and Reston Town Center Association in Reston Town Square Park on April 29, 30 and May 1 at 7:00 p.m. This production of one of Shakespeare’s most beloved and hilarious comedies, with a contemporary spin, will be Reston’s …

Ava Music School: Bringing Music to the Lives of Students

Keith Loria Around Town, Art & Culture, Talk of Tysons

Anahita Khorsandi opened Ava Music School at 311 Maple Ave. W in Vienna last year, offering piano, guitar, violin and vocal lessons—both private and group for children (starting at age 3) and adults. “Being aware of the significant therapeutic effects of music and arts in the development of mind and spirit of humans of all ages and specially the children, makes …

Doodle Pop Comes to The Alden

McLean Community Center Art & Culture

Doodle POP, A Nonverbal Performance Adventure for the Whole Family, Comes to The Alden The Alden in McLean is presenting a single performance of the internationally acclaimed nonverbal show, Doodle Pop, at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. Created by BRUSH Theatre of South Korea, this family friendly show is appropriate for all ages. Tickets are $15, $10 for McLean …

1st Stage Announces The Mamalogues

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 1st Stage is delighted to announce our upcoming production of The Mamalogues, written by Lisa B. Thompson and directed by Angelisa Gillyard.  In this satirical comedy, three friends share the joys, challenges, and anxieties of being middle class single Black mothers in predominantly white suburbs. The story celebrates motherhood and community while exploring racial profiling on the playground and supporting …

Lee Greenwood to Perform at Capital One Hall in Tysons, VA on Friday, October 21 at 7pm

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’40 Years Of Hits Tour’ Announces A Busy 2022 For Lee Greenwood Country music legend Lee Greenwood will be performing at Capital One Hall in Tysons, Virginia on October 21 at 7 PM. As part of his 40 Years of Hits Tour, Greenwood will be singing his signature song “God Bless The USA,” along with other fan-favorites including “Somebody’s Gonna Love You,” “Going, …

Out and About: Concerts & Events in Tysons

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See what live concerts and events are taking place near you. Tysons Corner Center 1961 Chain Bridge RdTysons, VA 22102 www.tysonscornercenter.com Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition – DC Now Through April 5, 2022 Lower Level Across From H&M Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition showcases the awe and wonder of arguably one of mankind’s greatest artistic achievements, while allowing its visitors …

NextStop Theatre Brings the Story of Nat Turner To The Stage

NextStop Theatre Company Art & Culture

NextStop Theatre Company in Herndon, VA, is excited to present the historical drama Nat Turner in Jerusalem by Nathan Alan Davis. This powerful play delves into an important moment in American history, which has continued to shake the conscience of the nation for almost two centuries. Through powerful performances, audiences are invited to take part in a deep exploration of …

Creative Cauldron Presents The Adventures of Mr. Toad

Creative Cauldron Art & Culture

The 2021-22 Season “Reignite, Reimagine!” Continues at Creative Cauldron with The Adventures of Mr. Toad, a rollicking musical comedy adaptation of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind In the Willows, written by Ellen Selby and PJ Audenzia and directed by Laura Connors Hull. The show features musical numbers by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith. The show is presented by Creative Cauldron’s …