Theater, Music, Dance

Theater, Music, Dance

<lst>Learn to Tango on Saturdays, April 22–May 20, from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., S.E. Learn the basics of leading, following, communication between partners, managing the dance floor and creativity. Cost is $55 for five lessons for Vienna residents and $71.50 for non-Vienna residents. Call 703-255-6360 or visit

The Sunday Celtic Concert Series is ending March 12. Seatings are at 4, 6 and 8 p.m. by the fireside in the Snuggery of the Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls. Space is limited. Book early.

A "Ticket to Art." Vienna Arts Society reception and raffle drawing will be held March 19 at 3 p.m. A raffle ticket can be purchased for $100 by contacting Teresa Ahmad at 703-319-3971 or Kay Flanagan at 703-536-4123. Leave a message if no one answers. Everyone who buys a ticket will leave with a painting of their choice. Each piece of artwork donated by society members is a minimum of $100 in value. Preview the available works at the Vienna Art Center, 115 Pleasant St., Vienna, during gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visit

The Wakefield Chorale, a group which shares a love for performing all kinds of music in a friendly atmosphere, is looking for men and women for our 2006 spring and summer singing season. All rehearsals will be on Tuesday evenings from 7:30–10 p.m. at Falls Church High School, 7521 Jaguar Trail, Falls Church. Call Dale at 703-938-8044.

Salsa Dancing. Free salsa dance lessons are offered every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at eCitie Restaurant and Bar, on the 8300 block of Tyco Road, Tysons Corner.

Swing Dancing takes place every Wednesday night at the Potomac Swing Dancing Club Room, 146 Maple Ave. E. Beginning jitterbug/Lindy hop lessons are at 7:30 p.m., and dancing continues 8:30-11 p.m. Club members pay $10 for the lesson and dance, $6 for dance alone. Nonmembers pay $12 for lesson and dance, $8 for dance alone. Call Donna Barker at 703-978-0375 or visit

Voce Chamber Singers, a 20-member mixed choral ensemble, is taking auditions for its 2005-2006 concert series. There are openings in all voice parts, and all soloists are selected from within the ensemble. Voce rehearses on Monday evenings, September through May, in Vienna and performs in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. Auditions are scheduled by appointment. To schedule an audition, leave a message at 703-277-7772 or send an e-mail to More information is available at

The McLean Youth Orchestra has openings for all positions. Musicians ages 12-18 can schedule auditions by calling Pauline Anderson, director, at 703-451-2399.

The Master Singers of Virginia is taking auditions for its 11th season. Singers in all voice parts are encouraged to audition. The Master Singers is the premiere a capella choral ensemble in Northern Virginia concentrating on 20th and 21st century choral music. This 28-voice ensemble performs three major concert programs each season, each of which is performed three to four times, as well as other engagements throughout Northern Virginia and the greater Washington, D.C., area. Visit To schedule an audition call Diana Manfredi, president, at 571-213-6306.

JAM! Jazz McLean, a teenage jazz band directed by Rob Holmes meets every Monday from 6-8 p.m., at the Old Firehouse Teen Center in McLean. Bring an instrument. Call 703-893-0910 or visit

'Banjo Man.' The Banjo Man, Frank Cassel, performs a musical children's show every Friday at 10:30 a.m. for 45 minutes at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave., Vienna. A donation of $5 per child is recommended. Call 703-255-1566 or visit