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David Siegel

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Inspiring Young People in Creative Learning Activities

Fairfax Symphony named a Dominion ArtStar

With more than five decades as an honored symphony, Fairfax Symphony Orchestra (FSO) adds 2021 Dominion Energy ArtStar to its accolades.

Workhouse Arts Center Hosts Mardi Gras Celebration

Family-friendly in-person and virtual events including drive-thru parade and decoration contest

No need to make a trip to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras this year.

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Reston to Honor Dr. King’s Legacy

Reston Community Center’s events to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. vision

With extra health and safety vigilance in response to COVID-19, there will be three days of virtual and live events to celebrate the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

McLean Honors Dr. King

MCC’s 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration goes virtual with three events

With three distinct programs to celebrate the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and with an abundance of health and safety precautions, the McLean Community Center (MCC) has developed original, inter-active, virtual programs.

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‘Nutcracker’ Returns Virtually

Special free broadcast of ‘The Nutcracker’ from Fairfax Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with the Fairfax Ballet and County Television

With performing arts venues and concert halls closed for live entertainment due to the COVID pandemic three Fairfax County institutions have developed a solution for those seeking Holiday entertainment.

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Live Entertainment Returns to CenterStage in Reston

With so much stress due to the ongoing COVID pandemic, CenterStage is “providing arts to help us navigate the uncertainty, and in a manner that patrons can be confident about their health and safety,” said Leila Gordon, executive director, Reston Community Center. “The arts can help us heal.”

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Live Theater is Back in Vienna

Working to bring original entertainment to the community during the current pandemic, the Vienna Theater Company (VTC) in association with the Vienna Department of Parks and Recreation has developed a unique opportunities to enjoy theater; either as a live, in-person production or in a Zoom digital format.

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Fun for the Brave at Workhouse Arts Center

“Nightmare Alley,” Northern Virginia’s First-Ever Haunted Drive-Thru

The ever-enterprising Workhouse Arts Center is bringing the upcoming Halloween season thrills with its “’Nightmare Alley’, the first immersive, completely contactless drive-thru Halloween experience in the region,” said Joseph Wallen, Director of Performing Arts at the Workhouse.

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2020 Fall for the Book Goes Virtual

Connecting the literary community through online gatherings.

This year’s twenty-second annual Fall for the Book will be like no other; a virtual festival, streaming until late November 2020.

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Live Music Arriving to Meadowlark Gardens in Vienna

Virginia Chamber Orchestra and Meadowlark Gardens Park partner for musical joy.

Through a unique partnership, live music will be heard within the surrounding beauty of the stunning public park, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens.

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