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Edgy, Unconventional Dark Comedy — 1st Stage at Tysons presents ‘Trevor.’

A rewarding tale about miscommunications in a family generating plenty of laughs before a heart-wrenching turn of events makes “Trevor” at 1st Stage a moving exploration of one family’s unusual bonds.

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A Weekend Full of Chocolate Fun in Fairfax City

City’s tastiest festival is Feb. 4-5.

The Fairfax Chocolate Lovers Festival is a dream-come-true for chocolate aficionados, and the 2017 extravaganza is this Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 5, from noon-4 p.m.

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‘The Magic Marksman’ at George Mason University Stage

Virginia Opera presents “The Magic Marksman” at George Mason University, Center for the Arts, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax.

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All In for ‘The Gin Game’ at Alexandria's MetroStage

Notes from The Producer

The next production at MetroStage is “The Gin Game,” a Pulitzer Prize winning classic play by D. L. Coburn, opening Feb. 2 and running through March 12.

ASO Presents All-Mozart Concert

All-Mozart Concert

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McCrary Creates the Score, Directs 'The Prodigal Son'

John McCrary, director of Music and Liturgy at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on W. Braddock Road, gears up for the Feb. 24 concert.

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Belmont to lead DRBA

Dennis Belmont, a resident and small business owner in the Del Ray community, was elected president of the Del Ray Business Association at the organization’s Jan. 16 meeting.

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In Musical Competition

On Feb. 11, Olivia Johann, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School of Science and Technology and resident of Centreville, will compete on the oboe.

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Westfield Girls Varsity Falls to Oakton 54-44

The Westfield Bulldogs girls varsity basketball team traveled to Oakton to take on #11 Oakton on Jan. 27.

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Centreville Defeats Chantilly 44-41

The Centreville girls varsity basketball team won a conference game against the Chantilly Chargers in Chantilly on Jan. 24.

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'Its Sadly Still Very Relevant'

Westfield High presents “The Laramie Project.”

In October 1998 in a prairie outside Laramie, Wy., college student Matthew Shepard, 21, was tied to a fence and beaten because he was gay.

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Peanuts Characters Come to Life

CVHS presents “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

Centreville High’s production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” will resonate with children and adults alike.

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Oh, The #Adulting You’ll Do

Reston resident writes for children and adults.

Alissa Buoni knows a thing or two about how to talk to kids. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech and a Master’s in School Counseling from The George Washington University. She uses all of that experience - personal and educational - in her debut children’s book “Oh, The #Adulting You’ll Do.”

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Week in Herndon

Nysmith Team Wins Highest Honors in WordMasters Challenge

A father daughter dance, the semi-formal dance for girls ages 3-12, will be held at the Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave., Herndon on Saturday, Feb. 4, 6:30-9 p.m.

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Herndon: Looking for Groundhog at Frying Pan Farm Park

Community News

The groundhog that lives on the grounds of Frying Pan Farm Park did not come out of its den for visitors on Sunday, Jan. 29. The next day, all Fairfax County public schools had a two-hour delay due to inclement weather.