Entertainment

Entertainment

Subscribe

Tease photo

‘Poema de Andalucía’ at The Alden in McLean on Saturday, Jan. 28

New York City’s Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana, one of the nation’s premier flamenco and Spanish dance companies, comes to The Alden at the McLean Community Center (MCC) for a single performance at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28.

Tease photo

‘Hungry Hearts Tour’ Comes to McLean

American Shakespeare Center’s “Hungry Hearts Tour” performing William Shakespeare’s “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” “Romeo and Juliet” and Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” at the Alden Theatre, McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave, McLean.

Tease photo

Chekhov’s Masterworks at CenterStage, Reston

Chekhov’s Masterworks at CenterStage, Reston

McLean Family Restaurant

McLean Family Restaurant

Tease photo

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ at NextStop Theatre in Herndon

‘Much Ado About Nothing’ at NextStop Theatre

Tease photo

Recognized for Excellence, Lopez Studios participates in Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta, Ga.

Students from the Lopez Studios, Inc. Performing Arts School in Reston competed in the 2017 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival this weekend, Jan. 13-15, in Atlanta, Ga.

Tease photo

McLean: Renowned Hip-Hop Artist Challenges President-Elect’s Character

Chuck D speaks at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration at the McLean Community Center.

“It is not about Trump,” he said. “This is about a polarized nation … the whole planet is watching every second of what goes down [in Washington, D.C.]. Character is at stake … That’s what’s going on right now.”

Tease photo

Bids for Renovation of McLean Community Center Came in Under Budget

Community News

Bids to renovate the McLean Community Center, which was built in 1975, have been submitted and are lower than anticipated. “The process is pretty straightforward,” says Teresa Lepe, spokesperson for the Building Design and Construction Division of the Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services.

Tease photo

Reston: MLK Keynote: ‘How Did We Get From Barack Obama to Donald Trump?’

Reston Community Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration

“It was 10:45 p.m. when we heard in our little earpieces that the network was going to call the election for Obama at 11 o’clock.” Reality set in for him. “Looking around the table, I said, ‘Oh dear. When they call the election for Obama, they’re going to go to the black guy, and so I better think of something to say,’” he said, making the audience burst into laughter.

Tease photo

Chantilly High presents “Goldilocks on Trial”

A Children’s Show with Attitude

Picture Goldilocks and Baby Bear as a teenager and a preteen, respectively, and imagine Goldilocks being prosecuted for breaking into the three bears’ house. That’s the premise of Chantilly High’s upcoming children’s show, “Goldilocks on Trial.”

Tease photo

Centreville High Guitarists, Performers Present 30th Gumbo Concert

‘They Rise to Another Level’

Take some talented guitarists, add other musicians and singers and stir well, and the result is a Centreville High tradition: The school’s annual Gumbo Concert.

Tease photo

Mystery at Workhouse Arts Center

Jason Krage, featured in the mystery ‘Solitary Confinement’ at the Workhouse Arts Center, W-3 Theatre, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton.

Tease photo

‘Murder on the Nile’ on GMU Stage

Aquila Theatre presents Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Nile” at George Mason University, Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax.

Tease photo

Reston: Chekhov’s Masterworks with American Flavor

Reston Community Players’ production of ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ coming to CenterStage on Jan. 20.

Ever inventive contemporary American playwright Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” is the Reston Community Players’ upcoming production.

Tease photo

Vienna: Viewpoints

What Is Your New Year’s Resolution?

Vienna, what is your 2017 New Year's resolution?