Donna Manz | Staff

Donna Manz

Donna Manz of Vienna has a B.A. in English from the University of Connecticut, 1969; studies at Virginia Tech, MBA program, Tourism and Hospitality Management, ongoing. Donna prefers soft news, life-style news, to hard news. Particularly enjoys promoting human interest stories, especially those of the people and civic groups who make Vienna and Oakton a better place to live.

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Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Vienna

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.

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Summer Activities in Vienna and Reston Abound.

When the children – or their parents – tire of the local swim clubs, parents look for alternative community attractions and events.

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A Tea in Vienna with a Taste of History

Clothed in the dress of her day – mid-1800s, Ms. Elizabeth Cady Stanton greeted her guests demurely at a “tea” on Sunday, July 3, in the parlor of Freeman Store and Museum.

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Vienna Hawks Finish a Perfect Season

Fifth and sixth graders smothered competition throughout lacrosse season.

Fox 5 Zip Trip Comes to Vienna

Morning program broadcast live from Town Green and Church Street.

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Vienna: Pet Adoption Expo Finds Forever-Homes for Homeless Animals

Organized and sponsored by the Vienna Arts Society, adoption event pulled together adoptables and families looking for a furry family member.

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Vienna: Chillin’ on Church Block Party Draws Crowds

Debut block party on Church Street and Town Green sponsored by Town of Vienna Parks and Rec offers live music, food, fun.

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Vienna Bike Rodeo Kicks Off ‘Bike/Walk to School Week’

Annual kids’ obstacle course embraces safe biking.

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2016 Vienna Idol Voted by Community on Town Green

Brian Bui pulled the most cash-votes to take the title.

It took 45 auditions, months of preparation and community outreach, and dozens of sponsors and volunteers to come down to this moment: Vienna Idol 2016 finals.

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Vienna: Some Are Hidden Gems, Others Star in Local Businesses

Throughout Vienna, small shops are loaded with a big fan-base.

From one end of Vienna to the other, there are small businesses loaded with a loyal customer-base who may not be famous – yet – in the community.

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