Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Chamber to Sponsor a Free Movie Night

The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce will host a free “Movie Night at the Chamber” to benefit the Washington West Film Festival on Thursday, May 1, from 6-9 p.m. They will screen the Tom Hank’s produced award-winning film “An Article of Hope,” directed by D.C. native Dan Cohen. Cohen will be in attendance for a Q&A following the film, along with Washington West Film Festival president, Brad Russell.

The screening will in the Chamber offices located at 1763 Fountain Drive, Reston, from 6-9 p.m. Refreshments and the requisite popcorn will be provided.

To RSVP for this event, contact Mark Ingrao at marki@restonchamber.org or call 703-707-9045 to reserve your seat. Contributions are appreciated.

Kia to Sponsor Fine Arts Festival

The Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) announced that Kia Motors America (KMA), and its new K900 luxury sedan, has become the Signature Sponsor of this year’s

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, held May 16-18 at Reston Town Center. In making the announcement, GRACE released its new festival logo that will appear in all promotional and marketing materials for the event.

“Securing a widely-recognized and respected lead sponsor is a testament to the preeminent nature of this event on the Northern Virginia calendar,” said GRACE Executive Director Holly McCullough. “The Festival, which features over 200 juried artists from around the country, is already a nationally top-ranked fine art and craft festival, attracting 30,000 visitors annually. With the Kia K900 sponsorship we can continue our efforts to make the Festival an even more dynamic destination event in the region.”

A K900 will be on display throughout the Festival weekend. In addition to the artwork on display, the Festival includes a ticketed Opening Night Party on Friday, May 16 (5-8 p.m.), musical performances throughout the weekend, an Il Fornaio hospitality station in The M Group Pavilion, a Family Art Park

(featuring children’s art activities, a public art project, and face painting), and—new this year—a special Celebrity Cruise Raffle (a one-week cruise for two).