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Community Recital on May 20 Features Talented Prince William County Teachers

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Music teachers of Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) will perform in a recital on Friday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Potomac High School, 3401 Panther Pride Drive in Dumfries. The concert is free and open to the public. Performances will feature vocals, violinists, a clarinetist, and pianists. The following PWCS music teachers will perform: Rebecca Anderson, Neabsco Elementary School, Clarinet;Katherine Oros, Springwoods Elementary School, Voice;Ivelina Cheytanova, Mullen Elementary School (with husband Emil Cheytanova below), Piano;Emil Cheytanova, Rippon Middle School, Viola;Jane Cole, Penn Elementary School, Piano; Michael Munayer, Elementary Schools, Violin. Contact Potomac High School at 703.441.4200 for additional information.

 

 

Modus Union Uniting Members of Congress, Philanthropic Community, & Fashion Industry for One Night

Modus Union Uniting Members of Congress,  Philanthropic Community, & Fashion Industry for One Night

Members of Congress, local athletes, philanthropists and the fashion industry are assembling for DC’s Modus Union Spring 2011 – a unique event supporting prevention and early detection of cancer in women.

Modus Union Spring 2011 features a full runway show by acclaimed fashion designer Marc Bouwer (www.MarcBouwer.com), a 3-D film presentation previewing Bouwer’s Fall 2011 line, and an art installation and silent auction featuring some of the most talented visual artists in DC. The proceeds from this one-of-a-kind gathering will benefit Cancer Schmancer (www.CancerSchmancer.org), an organization founded by actress Fran Drescher to prevent cancer in women through education and early detection.

WHAT:          Modus Union Spring 2011

WHEN:          Wednesday, May 4

DC Film Alliance: a local filmmaker's best resource

DC Film Alliance: a local filmmaker's best resource

The DC Film Alliance is quite possibly the single best organization for filmmakers and cinephiles in the Nation's Capital. Founded by Jon Gann, who is also the man behind the highly successful DC Shorts Film Festival, the DC Film Alliance offers seminars on filmmaking through the DC Film Salon. Information on topics such as screenwriting, film promotion, and fundraising is presented by knowledgeable people in the field. The laid back Film Salons also offer an opportunity to meet other film enthusiasts and develop connections to potential collaborators.

Theater of the First Amendment Celebrates the Golden Age of Radio with "Live Wire"

Theater of the First Amendment Celebrates the Golden Age of Radio with "Live Wire"

THEATER OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT

PRESENTS

“LIVE WIRE”

AT THE HYLTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Friday, April 15, 2011 at 8 p.m.

AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY’S CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 4 p.m.


FAIRFAX, Va., March 7, 2011 – Take a trip back to the Golden Age of Radio as Theater of the First Amendment (TFA), George Mason University’s award-winning professional theater company in residence, recreates the distinctive look, exciting sound and nostalgic feel of the classic radio days of the 1930s with “Live Wire,” featuring a selection of authentic shows drawn from Mason’s extensive Federal Theatre Project archives. Directed by Rick Davis, “Live Wire” will be performed in the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Merchant Hall in Manassas on Friday, April 15 at 8 p.m.

Salon Daniel Hairstylists Donate Hair Services to Local Teens

Salon Daniel Hairstylists Donate Hair Services to Local Teens

Salon Daniel of McLean, Va. recently treated 54 local teenage girls to a ‘salon day’ in preparation for Pure Fashion Show on Sun., April 3, in Bethesda, Md. The Salon Daniel hair stylists and make-up artists shared their beauty tips and headshots were taken for the Pure Fashion Show program booklet.

 Pure Fashion is a program designed for girls, ages 14 to 18. It is a character formation program that enhances not only a young woman's external appearance, but more importantly, her interior beauty and balanced self confidence.

For more information about Salon Daniel, call 703.893.5000.            

D.C. area ensemble Dancing Heart appears at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on Feb. 20 at 3 p.m.

D.C. area ensemble Dancing Heart appears at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on Feb. 20 at 3 p.m.

MANASSAS, Va., Jan. 26, 2010 – The Dancing Heart ensemble features the amazing energy of flutist Karen Johnson, the technical panache of pianist Carlos César Rodríguez and the creativity of percussionist John Kilkenny. These three Washington, D.C.-based musicians bring an exciting, innovative program featuring the music of Poulenc and Piazzolla, as well as music from other contemporary composers from around the globe performed on flute, piano and a variety of percussion instruments when they appear at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011 at 3 p.m. as part of the Encore Events.

Kennedy Center Lyceum Highlights Poets and Presidents

Kennedy Center Lyceum Highlights Poets and Presidents

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