Greater Reston Arts Center awarded grant from ARTSFAIRFAX for upcoming Moira Dryer exhibition

Sofia Blom Art & Culture

Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) has received a project grant from ARTSFAIRFAX for its upcoming exhibition Moira Dryer: Yours for the Taking, on view January 18–April 18, 2020 at the gallery located at the Reston Town Center. The exhibition is curated by GRACE Executive Director and Curator Lily Siegel, and presented in conjunction with the major exhibition of Dryer’s early work at …

Vienna Arts Society Reception on Thursday, December 12th

Vienna Arts Society Around Town, Art & Culture

The Vienna Art Center is a collection point for donations to the Community for Helping Others (CHO) through the holiday season. When you drop in to see the latest exhibition and gift shop, please bring canned and dry foods for the CHO bin. Center hours are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesdays – Saturdays. The public is invited to enjoy holiday …

Creative Cauldron reprises its crowd-pleasing production of Madeline’s Christmas for the holiday season

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

In what has become a holiday tradition, Creative Cauldron reprises its crowd-pleasing production of Madeline’s Christmas for the holiday season. With Book and Lyrics by Jennifer Kirkeby, and music by Shirley Mier, this musical based on the beloved Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic was hailed by critics as “a perfect holiday treat, sure to bring smiles and laughter sprinkled with nostalgia and …

POP-UP Holiday Art Market

Vienna Arts Society Around Town, Arts

The Vienna Arts Society has opened a POP-UP Holiday Art Market in the middle of town, at 101 Church Street NW! Hundreds of original artworks are featured; along with hand-crafted gift items, to include jewelry, silk scarves, pottery, fused glass and more. Market hours are Thursdays – Sundays, noon to 6:00 pm through December 22. In addition doors will open during the annual …

Country Star Sara Evans Is Family Focused

Keith Loria Music Scene

Country star Sara Evans has enjoyed a prolific recording career and is one of the most compelling female vocalists of her generation, with hits such as “Born to Fly,” “Suds in the Bucket” and “A Little Bit Stronger.”

McLean Community Center Calendar of Events for November 2019

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

The McLean Community Center (MCC) offers the following activities in November. 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. Presented by The AldenMario The Maker MagicianSaturday, Nov. 2, 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.$15/$10 MCC district residentsIt’s magic through the lens of the Maker Movement! As …

The Vienna Arts Society Presents a Live Auction

Vienna Arts Society Around Town, Art & Culture, Talk of Tysons

“Enriching Our Community Through The Arts” The Vienna Arts Society (VAS) is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a public art project called Take-A-Seat Vienna”. Last winter VAS brought together regional artists, from novices to professionals; to produce artwork on dozens of wooden outdoor benches, built by Unique Amish Furniture of Purcellville, Virginia. Vienna businesses sponsoring the benches have enjoyed displaying …

Creative Cauldron Presents Original Adaptation of The Jungle Book

Ellen Selby Art & Culture

For its fall Learning Theater Production, Creative Cauldron will present The Jungle Book, adapted from Rudyard Kipling’s classic by Laura Connors Hull and Ellen Selby and featuring ten original songs by Matt Conner and Stephen Gregory Smith. Professional actors Will Stevenson and Gus Knapp join the talent of the twenty-four young people in the Learning Theater Ensemble. The Jungle Book …

Creative Cauldron Presents Announces “Bold New Musical Voices” Competition for Women Composers and Writers

Laura Connors Hull Art & Culture

Creative Cauldron announces an open call for submissions for its new “Bold New Musical Voices” Festival, to be held from April 27th through May 6, 2020.   The festival seeks new and innovative musical works by women and women-identifying writers and composers.  Queer women and women of color are encouraged to submit.  Three to five new musicals will be selected at the end of …

1st Stage Announces Season 12 2019-2020

TysonsToday Staff Art & Culture, Theatre & Dance

Trying By Joanna McClelland GlassDirected by Alex Levy September 19 – October 20, 2019 Regional Premiere This two-hander explores the author’s real experience working for Francis Biddle at his home in Washington, DC from 1967-1968. Judge Biddle, Former Attorney General of the United States under Franklin Roosevelt and Chief Judge of the American Military Tribunal at Nuremberg is notoriously hard …