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CUPCAKE DECORATING CLASSES at OCCASIONALLY CAKE

CUPCAKE DECORATING CLASSES at OCCASIONALLY CAKE

 

Now through Dec. 31, 2013, Occasionally Cake of Old Town Alexandria, Va. is hosting cupcake decorating classes on Tuesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesdays, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturdays, as scheduled and Sundays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.. Each class is two hours and instructors teach four different cupcake designs for take-home cupcakes, as each month features seasonal design options. Class is $60 per person. Students 11 years old and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult. Call (703) 647-9638 or visit www.occasionallycake.com for more reservations.

Sun., Oct. 27 - ROCKTOBERFEST w/Robbie Schaefer of Eddie from Ohio

Sun., Oct. 27 - ROCKTOBERFEST w/Robbie Schaefer of Eddie from Ohio

Rocktoberfest, a family-fun, musical festival, features a headlining performance from Robbie Schaefer, singer of Eddie from Ohio, singer Kira Willey, a children’s music artist, and Kofi Dennis, master teaching artist, as well as performances from other local artists at the Metropolitan School of the Arts in Lorton, Va. on Sun., Oct. 27 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Workhouse Arts Center at 9601 Ox Road. Cost is $10 per person, which benefits the non-profits, Metropolitan School of the Arts and One Voice, an organization that provides for needy children in East Africa, India and the United States. For tickets, go to www.metrofinearts.com.

Free Festival at NOVA-Manassas

Free Festival at NOVA-Manassas

The community is invited to the inaugural NOVA Community Fall Festival and Car Show on Saturday, Oct. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. The event is free and open to the public.

This family friendly festival will feature entertainment and activities for all ages, including a car show, live music and entertainment, arts and crafts, children’s activities, food vendors, giveaways, community information booths, and more.

The campus is located at 6901 Sudley Road in Manassas. For more information, call 703-257-6558 or email novafallfestival@gmail.com.
 

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NYC’s BROADWAY DANCER CENTER’s ELITE COMES TO METROPOLITAN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

NYC’s BROADWAY DANCER CENTER’s ELITE COMES TO METROPOLITAN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

 

Broadway Dance Center of New York City is the epicenter of elite dance training; six of their veteran dance staff are visiting Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) Alexandria studio at 5775 Barclay Drive to teach master dance classes in jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, rhythm tap, ballet, and Broadway tap on Sat., Sept. 21, from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sun., Sept. 22 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. For registration and class fees, go to www.metrpolitanarts.org.

Instead of parents traveling to New York City for the specialized and reputable dance training, MSA is giving intermediate and advanced dance students the opportunity to learn from notable dance instructors who are currently training professional dancers, and exposing those students to different styles/teachers in a more intimate setting, without the travel hassle and extra costs.

FALL CLASSES BEGIN SEPT. 9 AT METROPOLITAN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS STUDIOS in LORTON and KINGSTOWNE

FALL CLASSES BEGIN SEPT. 9 AT METROPOLITAN SCHOOL OF THE ARTS STUDIOS in LORTON and KINGSTOWNE

 

Whether you’re into tap, jazz, ballet, hip-hop or theatre, Metropolitan School of the Arts studios’ fall curriculum provides a variety of classes for all ages, with classes beginning on Mon.., Sept. 9. Renowned for its holistic teaching approach, positive reinforcement style and world-class instructors, the school offers beginner and advanced instruction at their Alexandria and Lorton, Va. locations. Registration is available online at www.metropolitanarts.org.

Classes include: ballet, Pointe, hip-hop, jazz, break dancing, tumbling, Irish dance, hula, contemporary, combination classes of tap/ballet or jazz/tap, musical theater, acting, as well as piano, violin, percussion, guitar and voice lessons.

Sat., Sept. 7, OPEN HOUSE Metro School of Arts New Studio in Kingstowne

Sat., Sept. 7, OPEN HOUSE Metro School of Arts New Studio in Kingstowne

 

Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) of Lorton, Va. is hosting an open house at their new 10,375 square-foot Kingstowne studio at 5775 Barclay Drive in Alexandria, Va. on Sat., Sept. 7 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., including a ribbon cutting ceremony, tap jam, hip-hop showcase,  karaoke studio and light refreshments. MSA invites the community to bring their dance gear and shoes for an afternoon of fun and free-styling in the new facility. For information, go to www.metropolitanarts.org or call 703.339.0444.

METRO CLUB AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM to START at METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS

METRO CLUB AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM to START at METRO SCHOOL of the ARTS

Metro Club is an arts-focused after-school program for grades 1st through 6th, offered by the Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) performing arts studios in Alexandria and Lorton, Va. from Sept. 9, 2013 to June 27, 2014. The program teaches a well-rounded curriculum of music, dance, theatre, yoga, academics, as well as homework time. MetroClub students have the option to be bused from select area schools by MetroRide buses as well. For more information, call 703-339-0444 or go to www.metropolitanarts.org.