Fans of all ages enjoy free, laid-back concert by chart topping band, MAGIC!
This past Friday, as the sun went down, the Canadian reggae fusion band MAGIC! performed for free on the Tyson’s Corner Plaza. The band is most-famously known for their hit “Rude,” which charted at No.1 in several countries worldwide.
Vienna Youth Players bring Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash musical to life.
The Vienna Youth Players have interpreted Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash Broadway musical, “Jesus Christ Superstar,” with an era twist. Turning its back on the traditional biblical setting of the play, the VYP has set its upcoming production as a 1920s period-piece in a nod to the timelessness of the story’s essence of friendship, steadfastness, and betrayal.
Peace Mountain Theatre Company will produce the Edward Albee play in November.
Until just two years ago, there was only one professional Jewish theatre company in the entire D.C.-metropolitan area — Theater J in Washington, D.C. However, when theater professional Laurie T. Freed and a group colleagues realized their dreams of building a Jewish theatre in Potomac, Peace Mountain Theater Company, Montgomery County got its own professional Jewish theatre company.
Students, parents, and teachers reflect on music camp experience before Friday’s concert.
On Friday, the George Washington Middle will host a student orchestra and jazz concert. For attendees, the concert will be a free hour of live music. But for the performers, the concert is the culmination of a week of practice and learning at the Alexandria City Public Schools’ music camp.
“There is no real place called Mercy Street although it would have been right there on the 100th block of N. Fairfax Street," according to Meredith Barber, tour guide for DC Military Tours.
Roll out the red carpet once again! On Saturday, July 23, the Clifton Film Festival will return to the Lorton Workhouse Arts Center for its eighth annual appearance, as well as a departure from its original mission of showcasing the work of young, local filmmakers.
City of Fairfax police held their second annual Cops and Kids Day, on July 13. Children learned safety lessons, saw SWAT team, K-9 and motorcycle-riding demonstrations and enjoyed popcorn and ice cream.
The bands Six to Midnight and Crazy in Stereo performed for free at Friday Night Live! last Friday, July 15 at the Town Green in downtown Herndon.
Herndon High School principal Dr. William Bates is leaving, but the philosophy of hopeology he instilled in the Hornet community will remain.
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Ed Hardy’s truck has recently been parked in Reston at lunchtimes, but often travels around Fairfax County to feed the hungry.
Del Ray Music Festival moves to The Avenue.
Changes are brewing for this year’s Del Ray Music Festival, including a new location and the debut of pop-up beer gardens, a first for an outdoor street festival in the City of Alexandria.
Jerry Loughlin displayed his artwork on July 14, in his first solo exhibition at @Home Real Estate.
“West Side Story” features a Romeo and Juliet story on the gang-ridden streets of 1950’s New York.
The Little Theatre of Alexandria (LTA) is presenting "West Side Story" from July 23 to Aug. 13, 2016. The musical features a Romeo and Juliet story on the gang-ridden streets of 1950’s New York, dominated by the Sharks and the Jets. Two teens from the warring gangs meet and fall in love, causing tension between their respective friends. Can the two lovers survive when hate and ignorance are unwilling to yield?
The restaurant and bar take the place of the former Waterfront Market near the Torpedo Factory.
Saunter toward the waterfront in Old Town Alexandria and you’re sure to spy progress afoot near the Torpedo Factory. The former Waterfront Market space at 101 N. Union St., closed since last year, is being transformed into Vola’s Dockside Grill and Hi-Tide Lounge, with an aim at opening in August after months of construction.