The Arts, July 30-Aug. 5

The Arts, July 30-Aug. 5

Send announcements, which are open to the public at no or minimal cost, to The Loudoun Connection, 7913 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102 or e-mail Deadline is Friday, two weeks before the event. Photos/artwork encouraged. For more information, call 703-917-6454; for additional listings, visit

<ro>Last Chance

<lst>The Arts Council of Fairfax County and the Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) present the annual juried exhibition Arts Council @ GRACE, through Aug. 1. Art works in all media by 21 artists, including Sterling artist Elissa Farrow-Savos, will be exhibited at the GRACE gallery located in Reston Town Center, 12001 Market St., Suite 103, Reston. The GRACE gallery is open Tuesdays-Saturdays, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit or call GRACE at 703-471-9242.

Paintings and drawings by Arlington resident Frederick Markham will be on exhibit, from through Aug. 1, at the Waddell Art Gallery at the Loudoun Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, 1000 Harry Flood Byrd Highway, Sterling. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Mondays-Fridays. Contact Donald Depuydt at 703-450-2627 or

Medlin Art announces it is celebrating its 25th year in business. A reception will be held at the gallery at 2 Loudoun St., S.E., Friday, Aug. 1, from 4-9 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.


<lst>The Sterling Playmakers present "Oklahoma!" weekends through Aug. 10, at Potomac Falls High School, 46400 Algonkian Parkway, Sterling. Showtimes are Fridays and Saturdays, at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Cost: $15 reserved, $12 general admission. Call 703-437-6117 or visit

A series of aerial photographs by Loudoun County photographer Jim Hanna is on exhibit at Washington Dulles International Airport through Aug. 26. The exhibit, coordinated by the Washington Metropolitan Airport Authority and Gallery 222, is the fourth in the program's rotating series of displays. The exhibit is installed in the area beyond the security checkpoints in the Main Terminal on the Arrivals Level. Visit

<ro>Coming Soon

<lst>The Artists’ Undertaking Gallery in Historic Occoquan presents "Etched in Time," an exhibit of etchings by Roger Frey of Woodbridge and etched and fused glass by David Barnes of Sterling. The exhibit runs Aug. 5-Sept. 1. An artist reception will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, from 4-6 p.m. The gallery is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, and is located at 309 Mill St. in Historic Occoquan. Contact the gallery at 703-494-0584 or at

Aurora Dinner Theatre presents playwright Tina Howe’s comedy of manners, "The Art of Dining," to be produced at West Belmont Place, National Conference Center, 18980 Upper Belmont Place, Lansdowne, Aug. 8-17. Cost: $65 per person, including tax and tip and are available by visiting, tickets must be purchased in advance. Fridays and Saturdays, dinner at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m., dessert at intermission. Sundays, dinner at 2 p.m., show at 3 p.m., dessert at intermission. Visit or call 540-668-7072.