Friday, May 4, 2012
Friday, May 4, through Sunday, May 6, 2012
Let Patch help you plan your weekend with our list of events happening locally this Friday through Sunday. The Wizard of Oz How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Mason Dance Company May Concert Fairfax Civil War Day Annual Bed Race Family Fun: Art is in the Air New Dominion Chorale and Orchestra: Mendelssohn’s ELIJAH Bowties and Belles Mount Vernon CROP Hunger Walk 27th Annual Open House and Heritage Festival Mason School of Music Symphony Orchestra and Combined Choirs Young Masters Concert Library Highlights: Nature Programs:
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The concert is scheduled for May 6.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
An upcoming concert at George Mason University will showcase the talents of four scholarship students in the school of music. The Young Masters Concert: The Annual School of Music Scholarship Event will take place on May 6 at 7 p.m. at the Center for the Arts Concert Hall in Fairfax. The scholars include pianist HyunJi Kim, vocalist and pianist Emma McDermott, pianist Wade Meyers and classical guitarist Matt Trkula. Trkula grew up the Fairfax Station area and attended Robinson Secondary School before graduating from Lake Braddock Secondary School. The other students are also local to the Northern Virginia area. The concert is dedicated in the memory of Donald de Laski, who was a longtime donor to the university. Tickets for the concert are…
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
An evening of Afro-Cuban Big Band Music and dance under the direction of Latin Grammy Award-winning percussionist Joe McCarthy.
The Mason Jazz Ensemble presents a concert of Afro-Cuban Big Band music and dance Wednesday, April 18, at 8 p.m. in the Center for the Arts Concert Hall. The ensemble will perform under the direction of Latin Grammy Award-winning percussionist Joe McCarthy, an adjunct professor of Drumset and Afro-Cuban Percussion Studies in Mason’s School of Music. A Night at the Palladium will feature a collection of Bebop, Latin and Afro-Cuban jazz works, including Dizzy Gillespie’s “Con Alma,” “Soul Sauce” and “A Night in Tunisia”; Cal Tjader’s “Viva Cepeda”; and Mongo Santamaria’s “Afro Blue.” The D.C. based dance troupe D.C. Casineros, led by founder and Mason alumna Amanda Gill, will perform during several pieces in the program. Greg Robinson, who …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Friday, April 6, through Sunday, April 8, 2012.
Choose from our list of recommended events to make the most of your holiday weekend. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Fully Charged Children’s Cherry Blossom Celebration The Pirates of Penzance The Mason Players present: The Life of Galileo Cleanup Project at Meadowood Recreation Area Garden Market Studio 3 Theatre for Young Audiences presents: Home Tartan Day Festival and Clan Gathering Egg Hunts: Nature Programs:
Friday, March 30, 2012
Friday, March 30 through Sunday, April 1
If you’re making plans for the weekend, be sure to check out Patch’s list of the top events happening in our area this Friday through Sunday. GMU Dance Company 2012 Gala Concert Youth Bicycle Rodeo Motorcycle Scavenger Hunt Shoji Lamp Workshop Dinner for the Washingtons Walking Tour Alexandria Symphony Orchestra: A Magical Spell Animal Rescue: A Musical Adventure Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic Friends and Family Chamber Orchestra with the Mason Symphony Orchestra The Acting Company: Julius Caesar Egg Hunts: Nature Programs:
Friday, March 16, 2012
Events Friday, March 16, through Sunday, March 18, 2012.
What will you do for fun this St. Patrick’s Day weekend? Let Patch help you plan with our list of local events. Army Blues with Doc Severinsen Celtic Concert Capitol Steps Performance Metropolitan Performing Arts Theatre presents: Zombie Prom Library Events for Kids: Nature Programs: Potomac Watershed Cleanup Day Art Guild of Clifton Grand Opening Show Fairfax Symphony Orchestra 39th Annual All-Heisey Antique Glass Show Jane Austen’s English Country Garden Presidential Salon with James Madison
Friday, March 9, 2012
Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11, 2012.
Making plans for the weekend? Patch has got you covered with our list of local events that is sure to have something for everyone. A Well-Stocked Cellar: Dinner and Wine Tasting at Mount Vernon Local Library Book Sales Library Events for Kids Tea Ceremony and Tasting Making House Storybooks: Activity for Kids Tracing Your Civil War Ancestors Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet “Battle at the Capitol” Cheer and Dance Competition Nature Programs Vienna Boys Choir
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Local events Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4.
What will you do this weekend? Let Patch help you decide with our list of various local events Saturday and Sunday. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss Basic Gardening: Veggies in Small Places Chocolate Lovers Festival Studio 3 Theatre: “Sinbad: The Untold Story” Local Library Book Sales Saint Patrick’s Day Parade Family Fun: Feathers in Flight ArtNotes: Sior-Og Irish Band You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown Ballet Folklorico De Antioquia Fly Like an Eagle (or a Snipe) Nordwest Deutsche Philharmonic
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Friday, Feb. 17, through Monday, Feb. 20, 2012.
What will you do this Presidents’ Day weekend? Let Patch help you make the most of it with our list of the top local events.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Winston performed solo on piano, guitar and harmonica.
In blue jeans, an olive button-down shirt, and slipper socks, pianist George Winston took the stage at George Mason's Center for the Arts Saturday, transporting the almost-full house into a musical wonderland. The program, announced by Winston from the piano, began with the familiar sounds of "Charlie Brown's Thanksgiving" and "Skating." Both are included on Winston's solo piano recording "Linus & Lucy," which features the music of Vince Guaraldi. Winston covered the gamut of his musical interests, ranging his performance choices from R&B, jazz, blues and rock. His two sets, each lasting more than 45 minutes, included two pieces on solo guitar and one on solo harmonica. He began the second half with "Carol of the Bells," the rich sounds of…