Fairfax Symphony Orchestra Pays Tribute to Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”

Keith Loria Art & Culture

The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra concludes its season 4 p.m., Sunday, June 9, at George Mason University Center for the Arts. The centerpiece of the performance is a brand-new piano concerto by American composer Peter Boyer, inspired by Gershwin’s beloved “Rhapsody in Blue” with which it is paired. “Our season finale is a celebration of great American orchestral music, old and …

Public Art Reston Revamps Website to Showcase Catalogue of Public Art and More 

Public Art Reston Art & Culture

Public Art Reston has launched a dynamic and revamped website (publicartreston.org). The new website beautifully displays the diverse workings and content offerings of the non-profit, including its Public Art Tour Series, Public Art Explorer pages, and more. Also notably, the mainstage of the new website is a catalogue of 90+ temporary and permanent public artworks around Reston, complete with images, …

Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park by The Alden Begin June 16 

Robin Art & Culture

The Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park by The Alden find a temporary new home at Lewisville Park and will feature Americana, rock, folk, jazz and more!   Due to the renovation of McLean Central Park, The Alden at the McLean Community Center’s Summer Sunday Concerts in the Park will be held at Lewinsville Park this year. The free concerts …

The Sounds of Summer 2024

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Outdoor Concert Series are Back! As the weather gets warmer the area’s summer concerts series return. This season offers diverse choices with something for everyone—jazz, nostalgic and fun cover bands, family-friendly entertainment, country, and more. So grab your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the sounds of summer in your neighborhood! Monday Kids Summer Concert Series June 3 – August …

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend June 1 – June 2

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area! Strawberry Jubilee Festival Friday, June 1 & Saturday, June 210:00am – 4:00pm Great Country Farms18780 Foggy Bottom RdBluemont, VA 20135 Join us for the annual strawberry festival at Great Country Farms in Loudoun County Virginia. To celebrate the royal strawberry, …

Illuminating the Natural World by Rosemarie Forsythe

Carol Nahorniak Art & Culture

Featured Exhibition at Reston Art Gallery and Studios, June 1 – June 30 Internationally recognized artist Rosemarie Forsythe presents her new exhibition, Illuminating the Natural World, on display from June 1 through June 30 in a featured show at Reston Art Gallery and Studios.  Forsythe’s distinctive paintings portray the magic of nature, science, and learning. Stars and Jewel-toned planets illuminate inky night skies. Colorful birds, …

McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for June 2024

McLean Community Center Around Town, Art & Culture

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in June 2024. Please check the center’s website, 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. Help Save Lives! American Red Cross Blood Drive Monday, June 3, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. McLean …

Dance Nights announced for LAKE ANNE LIVE! 

Lake Anne and Washington Plaza Merchant Association (LAWPA) Around Town, Art & Culture

Thursday Evening Concerts  Lake Anne and Washington Plaza Merchant Association (LAWPA) has announced the lineup for their LAKE ANNE LIVE Thursday Dance Nights which will take place every Thursday beginning June 6 through June 27, 2024, from 6 to 9 pm.   Back by popular demand, Lake Anne Live Thursday Evening FREE Concerts celebrate Summer with music and dance with local dance instructors. Instruction …

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend May 17 – May 19

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area! The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin Friday, May 17 & Saturday, May 187:30pm Sunday, May 192:00pm & 7:00pm Performances through Sunday, June 9 Creative Cauldron410 South Maple AvenueRetail 116Falls Church, VA 22046 Viveca Stanton, a vibrant black girl …

“Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now” Comes to The Alden June 8

McLean Community Center Art & Culture

The Alden at the McLean Community Center (MCC) presents “Mama, I’m a Big Girl Now”—The Three Leading Ladies of “Hairspray” with Tony Award-winner Marissa Jaret Winokur (“Dancing with the Stars”) and Tony nominees Kerry Butler (“Xanadu”) and Laura Bell Bundy (“Legally Blonde”) for a single performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 8. Tickets are $75, $60 for students and …