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December 2019

Dance Etc: 39th Annual Winter Concert

Saturday, Jan 11, 2020 7:00pm

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Join Dance Etc for the 39th Annual Winter Concert.

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Cornerstone Music, Art, and Learning Winter Recital

Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 12:00pm
Sunday, Jan 12, 2020 2:30pm
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USCIS: Naturalization Ceremony

Thursday, Jan 16, 2020 10:00am
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Gallery Exhibition: 9th Annual Prince William County Public Schools Student Exhibition

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020 10:00am

The 2020 exhibition of student artwork from Prince William County Public Schools represents the creative talents of students from elementary to high school. This exhibition features expressive and original works of art. The visual arts program in PWCS prepares students to be visually innovative and ...Read More


The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre

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Based on Victor Hugo’s novel with songs from the Disney film, Paris comes alive in this musical journey about discovery and compassion as seen through the eyes of Notre Dame’s bell-ringer, Quasimodo. Directed by David Johnson, with music by Veronica Miller and choreography by Gretchen La...Read More


CANCELLED: The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 8:00pm

Due to circumstances beyond our control, this performance has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted by the Hylton Performing Arts Center Ticket Office.

 

Direct from Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Vladimir Lande, Music Director and Chief Conductor
Pavel Milyukov, violin

Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture to T...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level 1

Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 7:00pm

Update: The Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series will continue to take place through teleworkshops as of Tuesday, March 17!  We invite all who are registered for this class to join us every Tuesday evening for our usual guitar workshop at its regularly scheduled time....but through your c...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level 2

Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 8:00pm

Update: The Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series will continue to take place through teleworkshops as of Tuesday, March 17!  We invite all who are registered for this class to join us every Tuesday evening for our usual guitar workshop at its regularly scheduled time....but through your c...Read More


LLI: Understanding Opera: A Guide for the Passionate and the Puzzled

Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020 10:00am
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dr. Glenn Winters

 

These classes introduce students to the third and fourth productions of Virginia Opera’s 2019-2020 season: Rossini’s zany comedy, Cinderella and Verdi’s monumental tragedy of ancient Egypt, Aida. The classes will provide comprehensive musical and dramatic analysis ill...Read More


LLI: Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: Ellington, Basie and Bird

Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Jim Carroll

Join one of our favorite presenters and travel back to the swinging Big Band era with the Metropolitan Jazz orchestra as they celebrate the jazz greats of the 20th century. Their performance will feature the music of Charlie (Bird) Parker in honor of the 100th anniversary of ...Read More


Celebrating the Great American Songbook! The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Friday, Feb 07, 2020 8:00pm

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Celebrating the Great American Songbook!
The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Accompaniment by Joe Walsh

(Also at the Harris Theatre, Fairfax campus on Jan 31 & Feb 1, 8pm)

A perennial favorite, our Musical Theater ambassadors, the Mason Cabaret, return ...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Drawing from Photographs

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 1:00pm

Instructor: Martin Cervantez, Master Sergeant, USA (Ret.)

This class covers the fundamentals of drawing from photographs and offers an opportunity to enhance creative skills during the indoor winter months.  Instruction with demos covers basic drawing materials, composition, scaling, details, tonal ...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 8:00pm

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Ellington, Basie, and Bird

Travel back to the swinging Big Band era with Northern Virginia’s favorite jazz ensemble as they celebrate the jazz greats of the 20th century in a high energy concert. In Ellington, Basie, and Bird, Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra performs a p...Read More


The Rainbow Fish

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 4:00pm

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Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

Dive under the sea into the shimmering and colorful world of The Rainbow Fish with this heartwarming stage adaption of Marcus Pfister’s treasured storybook as well as two of his companion tales Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Op...Read More


Family Open House: A Celebration of the Education and Rehearsal Wing

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 2:00pm

The Hylton Center invites the community to attend a Family Open House celebrating the opening of the Education and Rehearsal Wing between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. This free event will take place between Hylton Family Series performances of Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s The Rainbow Fish

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Gallery Reception: 9th Annual Prince William County Public Schools Student Exhibition

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 2:00pm

Join us for a free gallery reception celebrating the artwork of Prince William County School students. The 2020 exhibition of student artwork from Prince William County Public Schools represents the creative talents of students from elementary to high school. This exhibition features expressive and ...Read More


LLI: Virginia National Ballet: Cinderella

Monday, Feb 10, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Elysabeth Muscat

Learn about Virginia National Ballet’s upcoming performances of Cinderella at the Hylton Center. See the dancers perform some excerpts from the ballet and hear a short lecture about the ballet (story, composer, history, previous versions, etc.). Learn more about the dail...Read More


LLI: Light Grows as Life Fades Above the Arctic Circle

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speaker: Joyce Johnston

10:00 a.m. refreshments
10:30 a.m.-noon speaker

Beyond the Arctic Circle there once stretched a shining world--1500 square miles of crystalline air and unpolluted lakes the size of inland seas. Even five years ago, reindeer roamed all summer across the green meadows of three c...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Cinderella

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 6:30pm

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Don’t miss the world premiere of VNB’s Cinderella, with choreography by Artistic Director Rafik Hegab, 2019 winner of the Seefeldt Award for Outstanding Individual Artist.  His direction of popular story ballets (Aladdin, Snow White, The Nutcracker) delight audiences with world class cho...Read More


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: A February Festival

Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 2:00pm

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YOPW presents a festival of music sure to chase away February’s chill, featuring the Repertory, Concert, and Youth Symphony Orchestras. 

$10 for adults, free for students 17 and under

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Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists: The Consul

Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 4:00pm

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by Gian Carlo Menotti

International powerhouse and WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello directs the formidable talents of WNO’s young artist program in a presentation of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Pulitzer Prize-winning opera.  Set in an unidentified European totalitarian cou...Read More


LLI: MILOS: The Voice of the Guitar

Monday, Feb 17, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Matthew J. Trkula

In this lecture, students will be introduced to chart topping, classical guitar phenom Milos, who makes his debut at the Hylton Center in a thrilling concert that charts the guitar’s evolution and its impact on music for the past 300 years. With his unsurpassed technica...Read More


Galileo’s Science Café Keeping our Soldiers Safe

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 7:00pm

Keeping our Soldiers Safe: Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury

Presented by Dr. Dara Dickstein, Associate Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences & Dr. Emanuel Petricoin III, Co-Director, Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine, George ...Read More


Kevin Burt and Big Medicine

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 8:00pm

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Fresh from winning three awards at the 2018 International Blues Challenge, singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, Kevin Burt, performs a soul-stirring evening of rich and rootsy blues. A self-taught musician from the heart of Midwest, Kevin shines on stage, winning...Read More


National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 2:00pm

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Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor
Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano

Berezovsky: “The First Ukrainian Symphony” in C major
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Celebrating their Jubilee 100th concert season, the National...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Chao Tian and Wytold

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 12:30pm

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Chao Tian and Wytold blend modern styles and traditional techniques from East and West on the Chinese dulcimer and the six-string electric cello with live-looping. This special Matinee Idylls performance—by these previous Strathmore Artists-in-Residence—features new ...Read More


Prince William Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 6:00pm

To attend this event register at pwchamber.org

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LLI: Songs in the Dark: Film Musicals from the 1950s to Now

Friday, Feb 28, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dan Sherman

Although film musicals go back to the 1920s, some of the very best came in the 1950s and later. Dan Sherman will continue the exploration of these musicals he began in an October LLI class to cover films from Singin’ in the Rain through La La Land. The class will highlight ho...Read More


Ordway Conservatory Youth Ballet: The Wizard of Oz

Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 4:00pm

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The Ordway Ballet dancers invite you on a magical journey to the Land of Oz!  Follow along as Dorothy travels the yellow brick road collecting companions and dodging the Wicked Witch of the West.  A perfect ballet for the entire family! 

$20 adults, $15 children (under 12), seniors (65+)...Read More


Galileo’s Science Café: Designing Smart Sensors to Improve First Responders’ Response Time

Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020 7:00pm

Brenda Bannan, Associate Professor, Instructional Technology, College of Education and Human Development

Hear about the latest findings surrounding hot topics in science, engineering, and health that affect our everyday lives and the decisions that we make!  Bring your family and friends for a casua...Read More


Russian National Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Friday, Mar 06, 2020 8:00pm

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Experience the pageantry and elegance of classical ballet with the Russian National Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty. The whole family will be charmed by this age-old tale of the redemptive power of true love. When the evil fairy Carabosse isn’t invited to ...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: American Idols

Saturday, Mar 07, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

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The MSO showcases three great American composers: Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, and Howard Hanson. Copland’s Quiet City evokes scenes of New York in the early 20th century, while Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story captures the rhythmic fervor of NYC...Read More


CANCELLED: Exploring Self & Social Identity with Women Veterans: A Mixed Media Workshop

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 1:00pm

Instructor: Andi Benge, School of Art, George Mason University

Want to learn to paint? Join us for this three-part workshop that explores women Veterans’ self and social identity through mixed media. By combining several mediums such as water based media and collage techniques, learn to utilize your...Read More


MILOS

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 4:00pm

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The Voice of the Guitar 
With members of 12 Ensemble

Chart topping, classical guitar phenom MILOŠ makes his debut at the Hylton Center in a thrilling concert that charts the guitar’s evolution and its impact on music for the past 300 years. With his unsurpassed techni...Read More


Gallery Exhibition: Mel Parada and Kate Fitzpatrick

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 10:00am

Soundings

Mel Parada and Kate Fitzpatrick explore the edges of written language and find expressive territory within its formal structures, glyphs, and subtext.   Parada examines the possibilities of meaning making in communication design through prints that deconstruct of typography and narrative. ...Read More


CANCELLED: Manassas Ballet Theatre: Les Sylphides and More

Friday, Mar 13, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Manassas Ballet Theater presents Les Sylphides, a ballet ...Read More


CANCELLED: Prince William Little Theatre: Sister Act

Friday, Mar 13, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 2:00pm
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 20, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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This feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992...Read More


CANCELLED: Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra: Wine and Song

Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 7:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra performs works by Wagner, Fa...Read More


CANCELLED: LLI: Traveling by Train in the U.S. and Canada

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Bill Forster

In this class, Bill Forster will share some travel tips to assist LLI members who are considering traveling on the Northeast corridor, on regional trains, or across the long-distance network. You probably know that Amtrak is the nation’s rail passenger provider, but there is...Read More


CANCELLED: Prince William Chamber of Commerce: Valor Awards

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 2:00pm

To attend this event register at pwchamber.org

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Research Opportunity: Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshops with Glen McCarthy

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 7:00pm
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020 7:00pm
Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020 7:00pm
Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020 7:00pm

UPDATE: Currently, we are planning for the ukulele workshops to continue through teleworkshops!  We invite you to join us....but through your computer or smart phone!

We are working to determine when the ukulele workshops can take place, and what remote platform we will use to conduct them. As soon ...Read More


CANCELLED: Manassas Chorale: One Voice, Many Voices

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 7:30pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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The Manassas Chorale and the Voices United Workshop Choir...Read More


CANCELLED: Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 2:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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This joyous company comes direct from Mexico to share its...Read More


CANCELLED: LLI: Stephen Sondheim: Celebrating Genius at 90 years

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dan Sherman

Stephen Sondheim began his career as a protégé of Oscar Hammerstein and eventually became one of Broadway’s most celebrated lyricists and composers. In writing a wide range of “adult musicals” over nearly 40 years, Sondheim covered a huge range of subjects with songs that dee...Read More


CANCELLED: Broadway Princess Party

Sunday, Mar 29, 2020 4:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Starring Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, and Christy Altomare

Du...Read More


CANCELLED: Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 12:30pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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A Taste of Opera

Whet your appetite for opera with an ins...Read More


CANCELLED: LLI: The Postwar Relationship Between John Singleton Mosby and Ulysses S. Grant

Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speaker: David M. Goetz

10:00 a.m. - refreshments
10:30 a.m.- noon - speaker

Mr. Goetz’s presentation is based on his book, Hell is Being a Republican in Virginia: The Postwar Relationship Between John Singleton Mosby and Ulysses S. Grant. He will explore the profound and dynamic post-war relationsh...Read More


CANCELLED: Galileo's Science Cafe: Exploiting the Geospatial Revolution to Improve Community Resilience

Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020 7:00pm

Dr. Kathryn Laskey

Hear about the latest findings surrounding hot topics in science, engineering, and health that affect our everyday lives and the decisions that we make!  Bring your family and friends for a casual, interactive science discussion. Learn from the experts, as George Mason University ...Read More


Draw with Deb

Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 12:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 12:00pm
Monday, Apr 13, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Theater

Costume and Scenic Designer and Mason Assistant Professor, Deb Sivigny, guides us through her already-popular #drawwithdeb segment. Deb will be going live on her Facebook page at 12 pm. Tune in today to check out this week's drawing prompt!

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A Conversation with Jennifer Baichwal Director of the documentary, Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Free and open to the public.

Please join award-winning filmmaker Jennifer Baichwal for a discussion of her film ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch. A meditation on humanity's reengineering of the planet, this film is an intersection of art and science, four years in the making. Before the session, we in...Read More


A Conversation with Maria Schneider

Thursday, Apr 02, 2020 3:30pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Join multiple Grammy Award-winning composer and conductor Maria Schneider for a digital conversation about her influential work in the world of jazz and artist rights advocacy. Moderated by CVPA Dean Rick Davis, this talk will cover Maria's life, music career, her new album, and will allow for selec...Read More


CANCELLED: Princess Diana: Queen of the People’s Hearts

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Angela Knight Music Productions

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Angela Knight Music Productions presents a modern, new mu...Read More


Bumper Jacksons

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

As part of the Hylton Performing Arts Center American Roots Series, the energetic Bluegrass-meets-Big Band sound of the Bumper Jacksons join us through your screens. Vocalist Jess and Fiddle and Banjo master Chris will be coming to you live from their home to share in this evening of community-makin...Read More


CANCELLED: I Draw Slow

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 8:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Appalachia meets the Emerald Isle with the energetic Dubl...Read More


CANCELLED: Educational and Charitable Foundation: 21st Annual Book Signing

Sunday, Apr 05, 2020 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology

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The Educational and Charitable Foundation in affiliation with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Lambda Kappa Omega cordially invite you to its 21st Annual Book Signing and Scholarship Awards Ceremony with featured guest Blair Underwood. 

Tickets: $130, $120, $105

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Mason Opera Presents: Mesdames de la Halle

Monday, Apr 06, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Music

This video will be available on the Center for the Arts Facebook page starting at 2pm on April 6. Music Director and Mason Professor Joe Walsh will introduce the opera "Mesdames de la Halle," performed by Mason Opera in December 2019. About the Opera: In 1858, at the height of his creative genius, a...Read More


CANCELLED: LLI: Giants: The Big Planets of the Outer Solar System

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dr. James Zimbelman

Our solar system is separated into two types of planets, the inner “rocky” terrestrial planets and the outer “gas giant” planets, with the asteroid belt in between these groups. This lecture will discuss the four giant planets, all of which are much larger than the Ea...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Tony Marquez, director and filmmaker

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 4:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

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WebEx Meeting: 618 382 274

Password: y4zPWJeVq27

Tony Marquez resides in Los Angeles, California, where he works in the entertainment industry.

After graduating from Mason's Film and Video Studies Program, Tony was able to land jobs in non-scripted television formats with the Travel C...Read More


Bill T. Jones Town Hall: A Conversation on Community, Identity, and Art

Wednesday, Apr 08, 2020 1:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This video includes mature language.

This video will be available on the Center for the Arts Facebook page starting at 1 pm on April 8. The Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company were the Center for the Arts' second inaugural Artist-In-Residence. During their time at Mason in January 2020, they participa...Read More


Celebration of Green Machine

Thursday, Apr 09, 2020 1:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: The Green Machine

Selected Mason Madness videos from The George Mason Green Machine will be posted on the Center for the Arts Facebook throughout the day on April 9. Keep an eye out for some great content from the Number 1 Pep Band in the Nation! 

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(Re)LiveArts Streaming

Thursday, Apr 09, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

A new set of videos will be released on April 9 at 7:30 pm at the website above. Our friends at New York Live Arts have premiered (Re)Live Arts, a series of videos released every Thursday that take us back through the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and Live Arts archives. These videos will only be...Read More


Okee Dokee Brothers: Adventure Movies

Friday, Apr 10, 2020 10:00am
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

While our friends, the Okee Dokee Brothers, are no longer able to join us on the Hylton Family Series at the Hylton Performing Arts Center this season, they are doing some incredible work from afar. We are happy to re-share some of their incredible "adventures" they've been creating virtually. Enjoy...Read More


CANCELLED: Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: The Joyous Music of Beethoven

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 2:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Enjoy the classics with Jeffrey Siegel, virtuoso pianist ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Christelle Matou, Costume and Production Design

Monday, Apr 13, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Join Mason's School of Film and Video Studies for a livestreamed conversation via WebEx with Christelle Matou, an NYC-based designer who has done work in film, television, theater, and dance. As a Production Designer, she has earned credits in critically acclaimed short films and network television....Read More


Bill Blagg Magic Mondays

Monday, Apr 13, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Join Magician Bill Blagg for his "Magic Mondays" segment on Facebook Live! Bill will be going live on his Facebook page with mind-blowing tricks at 3 p.m. EST, but feel free to catch up on all of his fun videos. While Bill couldn't amaze our audiences in-person this season, we have a feeling you'll ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Ryan Booth, director

Monday, Apr 13, 2020 4:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Join Mason's School of Film and Video Studies for a livestreamed conversation via WebEx with Ryan Booth, director and filmmaker. Starting his career in documentary filmmaking as a Director of Photography, Ryan has since gone on to direct national campaigns for some of the world's biggest brands, inc...Read More


CANCELLED: Gallery Exhibition: Changing Landscapes: The Digital Age, Encroachment, and Eventual Outcomes

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 10:00am

Wayne Paige
April 14 - May 9

Wayne Paige creates surreal pointillist-inspired drawings and paintings featuring mythical figures and dreamlike landscapes. The artist deploys elements of science-fiction, humor, and visionary imagery to slyly comment on digital technology’s transformation of our psychic...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Henry Ogunjimi, documentary filmmaker

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Join Mason's School of Film and Video Studies for a livestreamed conversation via WebEx with documentary filmmaker and photographer Henry Ogunjimi. His work covers social and political issues, as well as personal perspectives, having just completed his graduate studies in Journalism at New York Univ...Read More


Musical Feast: A Mason Symphony Orchestra Feature

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 2:15pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Music

Tune in for this dynamic video excerpt of George Mason University’s Symphony Orchestra. Introduced by Dr. Dennis Layendecker, Mason School of Music Heritage Chair in Music and Director of Orchestral Studies, this 2019 A Musical Feast performance clip by Mason's Symphony Orchestra features a segment ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Kwanza Gooden and Mannon Butt - Freelancing in LA

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 4:30pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Join Mason's School of Film and Video Studies for a livestreamed conversation via WebEx with Kwanza Gooden and Mannon Butt. Kwanza is a director, writer, producer, editor, and videographer whose work has been featured by USA Today, Buzzfeed, and BET Networks. Find out more about her work and join th...Read More


A Glimpse Behind the "Seams" with Costume Shop Supervisor Laurel Dunayer

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 11:00am
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: School of Theater

Joining us live from her home, Masons’ College of Visual and Performing (CVPA) Arts Costume Shop Supervisor Laurel Dunayer will share a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into the making of a costume. Laurel draws on her extensive industry knowledge to offer helpful tips, plus a sneak peek at a few...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Steph Garcia - actor, writer, comedian

Wednesday, Apr 15, 2020 3:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Join Mason's School of Film and Video Studies for a livestreamed conversation via WebEx with Steph Garcia, a writer for the CBS Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase and performer on house sketch team "The Money Pit." Find out more about her work and join the conversation.

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Meet the Artists: Piano Students of Dr. Linda A. Monson - Director, Mason School of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 2:15pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: School of Music

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute presents a free Zoom webinar featuring Dr. Linda Apple Monson, Director, Mason School of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies, and her gifted piano students. This livestream will feature a diverse program of solo piano repertoire performed by students representing...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Effie Brown - Changing the Game

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 4:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Join Mason's School of Film and Video Studies for a livestreamed conversation via WebEx with CEO of Gamechanger Effie Brown. Gamechanger, the first film financing fund by and for women, focuses on projects by and about people of color, LGBTQ+, and people with disabilities. Brown herself has produced...Read More


Mason in Rags: Bringing a New/Old Musical to Life

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020 7:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: School of Theater

The musical Rags had its debut at George Mason University in Fall 2019, when a group of young actors, faculty members, and alumni worked directly with the original librettist, Tommy Thompson, and reimagined this “old” musical anew. Join various members of the creative team and cast in this Facebook ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Rick Dunkle - writer and producer

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Join Mason's School of Film and Video Studies for a livestreamed conversation via WebEx with Rick Dunkle, a television writer and producer best known for his work on the hit CBS franchise, Criminal Minds. With nearly twenty years of experience working in the entertainment industry, Dunkle shares eve...Read More


CANCELLED: 10th Anniversary Gala

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 6:00pm

The 10th Anniversary Gala provides critical funding to support the Hylton Center’s many artistic performances, arts education programs, and outreach initiatives, as well as the Hylton Center’s Endowment. Join us for an elegant reception, dinner on Merchant Hall stage, silent and live auctions, and a...Read More


Banjo House Lockdown

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 7:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

Renowned bluegrass husband-wife duo Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn present an ongoing Facebook Live series, Banjo House Lockdown. Join them at 7 pm on Béla’s Facebook page for a live concert direct from their home. Can't wait for them to go live?  Catch up on their previously filmed home concerts n...Read More


CANCELLED: 10th Anniversary Gala After Party

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 8:30pm

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Party for a Cause!

Just as the Hylton Center Gala winds down, the best party in town begins—and both support the arts!  Enjoy a silent auction, hand-crafted gin and whiskey cocktails from local distillery MurLarkey, sweet desserts and savory bites, and dancing with premier dance band, Th...Read More


CANCELLED: Creative and Performing Arts Center: Annie, Jr

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 3:00pm
Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 3:00pm
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 3:00pm
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Creative and Performing Arts Center

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Set in the 1930’s, a precocious, cheerful orphan named An...Read More


CANCELLED - Asaph Dance Ensemble Spring Showcase

Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 4:00pm

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Speaking Through Dance

Artists of the Asaph Dance Ensemble express their unique styles and perspectives through original choreography in this lively show.  Seasoned and new choreographers showcase their dance voices in an afternoon of beauty, creativity, and inspiration. 

$30 adults, $20...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Akiva Penaloza - writer, director

Monday, Apr 20, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Erica Ginsberg: Creative Resilience in a Time of Pandemic

Monday, Apr 20, 2020 4:30pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Session host: Maura Ugarte, George Mason University

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Meeting number: 616 267 510
Password: nQRC3JMPR37

Erica Ginsberg draws on more than 20 years of experience in program administration in the nonprofit and government sectors, working in the areas of arts and culture, nonprofit management,...Read More


CANCELLED - USCIS: Naturalization Ceremony

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 10:00am
Wednesday, Jun 17, 2020 10:00am
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Rebecca and Becca in Space: A Web Series

Monday, Apr 20, 2020 12:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 12:00pm
Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 12:00pm
Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 12:00pm
Friday, Apr 24, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Join the first recipients of the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Alumni Artist Support Initiative in their weeklong web series – in space! Astronauts Rebecca (Rebecca Wahls) and Becca (Rebecca Ballinger) form a comedic duo in their eight-episode (plus a Christmas special) web series, premieri...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Yalin Chi - Film Distributer

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Roberta Marie Munroe - Producer, Director, Author

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 4:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


An Earth Day Discussion with Kaiulani Lee

Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020 7:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Catch this discussion on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. 

Actress and Mason School of Theater adjunct professor Kaiulani Lee sits down with CVPA Dean Rick Davis to discuss her play and movie, A Sense of Wonder, based on the life and work of Rachel Carson. A forefront ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Katy Crain and Erblin Nushi - What Film Students Need to Know Today

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 1:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

>Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors,...Read More


Live from the Living Room: Christylez Bacon

Wednesday, Apr 22, 2020 7:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Tune into the Strathmore Arts Facebook page on April 22 at 7:30 pm. Join our friends at the Music Center at Strathmore on Facebook Live for a “Live from the Living Room” series performance featuring local musician extraordinaire, Christylez Bacon. This GRAMMY®-nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist an...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: KJ Mohr, Amir George, and Nzingha Kengall - Curating as Artistic Practice

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

>Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors,...Read More


Music Entrepreneurship Discussion with Ben Schuller

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 2:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: School of Music

This video will air live on the School of Music at George Mason University Facebook Page at 2 pm on April 23. Singer/producer Ben Schuller came up in the age of acoustic covers and, while in school, began building an online following for his simple piano/vocal reworkings of radio hits. Trading his s...Read More


Rebecca and Becca Tell the Truth (In Space) Live!

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 7:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Astronauts Rebecca and Becca are coming to you live from their space pods and answering all of your queries for this in-character Question & Answer session streaming through the Center for the Arts Facebook page at 7 p.m. Make sure you tune in to ask all of your burning questions about their new web...Read More


CANCELLD - LLI: Two Virginia Secessions and a Bitter Divorce: The Birth of West Virginia

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructors: Jack W. Lewis and Carol Lewis

Many Virginians choose to know very little about how our neighbor state of West Virginia was born. And perhaps for good reason, since its violent birth resulted in the loss of over a third of Virginia’s territory and brought disgrace on the head of Robert E...Read More


Ballroom Dance Basics for Beginners

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

This video will air on the Center for the Arts Facebook page at 12 pm on April 24.

Get up and moving this Friday with Mimi Glass, independent ballroom instructor and teacher at Arlington Ballroom, who takes us step by step through the basic techniques of ballroom dance. Suitable for all ages and sk...Read More


CANCELLED: Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 8:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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The Hylton Center welcomes banjo superstars Béla Fleck an...Read More


A Live Conversation With NPR

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 11:00am
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Join a live conversation with NPR’s From the Top on the CFA Facebook Page on April 25 at 11am.

In late February, the Center for the Arts stage was magically transformed into a radio studio while audience members experienced a live taping of an episode of NPR’s From the Top. A popular weekly show th...Read More


CANCELLED - Northern Virginia Ballet: Peter and the Wolf + Paquita

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 6:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Set to Prokofiev’s delightful score, this charming classi...Read More


CANCELLED: The Okee Dokee Brothers

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 1:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Bluegrass and American roots music fans, bring your young...Read More


CANCELLED - InTune Music Studios: Spring Recital

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 4:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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CANCELLED - The Okee Dokee Brothers

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 4:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Bluegrass and American roots music fans, bring your young...Read More


Two Careers, One University: A Chat with Laurel and Kevin Dunayer

Monday, Apr 27, 2020 11:00am
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: School of Theater

Catch this discussion on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on April 27 at 11:00 am.

Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts Costume Shop Supervisor, Laurel Dunayer, and School of Theater Assistant Professor Kevin Dunayer, join us live from their home for a conversation about their roles a...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: MJ Rizk, Cinematographer

Monday, Apr 27, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


Introducing Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with Dean Rick Davis

Monday, Apr 27, 2020 5:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Please join this event on on Zoom: https://bit.ly/2Y5NWTN

Make a cocktail and join our inaugural happy hour showcasing CVPA alumni across the world! Plus, CVPA Dean Rick Davis discusses CVPA’s response to COVID-19 and emergency funding opportunities for artists including a new grant program specifi...Read More


A Composer Conversation featuring Dan Forrest

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 12:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: School of Music

Catch this discussion on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on April 28 at 12:00 pm.

 

Join us for a virtual conversation with renowned composer Dan Forrest, whose work has become well established in the choral repertoire in the U.S. and around the world. Hosted by Dr. Lisa Billingham, Professo...Read More


"Tangier Island is Sinking": A discussion with the Playwright

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This discussion will take place on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on April 28 at 1:30 pm.

 

Join Kevin Murray, Interim Director of George Mason University’s School of Theater, for a conversation with playwright and alumnus Zachary Wilcox, live on the Center for the Arts Facebook page. Wilco...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Sacha Jenkins - Writer, Documentary Director

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:30pm

This class has reached capacity and is closed.

UPDATE: This will now be an online series.  Please see the registration form for further information.

Instructor: Glen McCarthy, Guitar Instructor, School of Music, George Mason University

If you have ever wanted to try your hand at the tiny, musical ma...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshop Series - Level II

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

The Veterans and the Arts Initiative at the Hylton Performing Arts Center is offering the Veteran community the opportunity to participate in a four-week, online series in Ukulele Level II, taught by Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University. Sessions are FREE and open to Veterans,...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Eric Allen Hatch - Film Critic, Programmer

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Shirin Ghareeb - Director, Arabian Sights Film Festival

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020 4:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


Mason Players Present: "Gruesome Playground Injuries", A Staged Reading

Wednesday, Apr 29, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Theater

As part of the Mason Arts at Home initiative, watch The Mason Players’ staged reading of the play Gruesome Playground Injuries on Vimeo for one day only. Available now at the more information link above, this video will only be accessible for 24 hours following its April 29 posting.

Link: https://v...Read More


Mason Jazz Celebrates International Jazz Day

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Music

Tune in to the Center for the Arts Facebook page for a video from the Jazz Studies Department of Mason’s School of Music on April 30 at 12:00 pm. 

In commemoration of International Jazz Day, Mason’s Jazz Studies Department has assembled a video of its talented faculty and students celebrating every...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: RaMell Ross, Director of "Hale County This Morning, This Evening"

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 1:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Jessica Elaina Eason, Actor and Writer

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 4:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Film and Video Studies

Throughout the month of April, the Visiting Filmmakers Series at Mason, hosted by Film at Mason’s talented faculty, will present a series of online conversations and Q&A’s with filmmakers. Enjoy a diverse range of topics with speakers including film programmers, screenwriters, distributors, actors, ...Read More


Virginia Opera’s La Bohème

Thursday, Apr 30, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Virginia Opera will air its performance of La Bohème starting on April 30 at 7 pm on their Facebook and Youtube pages. These will be available for streaming until May 7, 2020.

Tune in for a stunning rendition of Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème, performed by the Virginia Opera and Virginia Symphony Orch...Read More


A Mason Wind Symphony Feature

Friday, May 01, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Music

This dynamic video excerpt of George Mason University’s Wind Symphony will be posted May 1 at 12 pm on the Center for the Arts Facebook page.

Introduced by Mark Camphouse (Director of Concert Bands), this 2018 Wind Symphony performance at Schlesinger Concert Hall includes musical excerpts from Sain...Read More


CANCELLED - Pied Piper Theatre: Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Saturday, May 02, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, May 02, 2020 7:00pm
Sunday, May 03, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Enjoy an enchanting evening of Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cin...Read More


Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with the Dean: Using Your Creative Arts Degree Outside of the Creative Industries

Monday, May 04, 2020 5:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Streaming live on the George Mason University College of Visual & Performing Arts Alumni Facebook page. A college degree in the arts provides an exceptional skill set, solid work ethic, and opportunity for intense study of a creative passion. Hear from CVPA alumni who have successfully parlayed thei...Read More


Dance, Politics, and Gender: An Exploration of New Work with Leila Mire

Tuesday, May 05, 2020 3:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This discussion will take place on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 5 at 3:00 p.m. 

Join Linda Miller, Professor of Dance History in George Mason University’s School of Dance, for a conversation with dancer, choreographer, and alumnus Leila Mire, live on the Center for the Arts Facebook...Read More


Hope@Home

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

For the past month, Daniel Hope, virtuosic violinist and Music Director of the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, has been livestreaming concerts from his home with specially invited guests. Amassing a collection of over 40 “episodes,” these concerts have been delighting viewers from all over the world with ...Read More


CANCELLED: LLI: A Musical Journey: From Classical to Popular to Jazz

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Music has existed since the beginning of time. Mankind has defined music as pleasingly harmonious vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. In all ages, across this planet, across the expansion of our nation, human...Read More


CANCELLED: Galileo’s Science Café: Combating Pediatric Obesity to Promote Healthy Futures in the Latino Community

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 7:00pm

Dr. Sina GalloAssistant Professor, Nutrition and Food Studies

Current pediatric weight management programs are either inadequate or inaccessible for many Latino families in our community. Mason’s College of Health and Human Services Nutrition and Food Studies multidisciplinary team, which includes...Read More


Inside the Creative Process with Third Coast Percussion and Tyondai Braxton

Thursday, May 07, 2020 6:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This discussion will take place on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 7 at 6 p.m. 

Members of the Grammy Award®-winning quartet Third Coast Percussion join composer Tyondai Braxton and Mason’s Associate Director of Concert Bands and Director of Percussion Studies, John Kilkenny, for a con...Read More


Enchantment Theatre Company’s "Beast in the Bayou"

Friday, May 08, 2020 10:00am
Location: LIVE
Presented By: Center for the Arts

The entire family will enjoy Enchantment Theatre Company’s viewing of "Beast in the Bayou", a modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast that highlights the importance of environmental awareness. For more than 30 years, Enchantment Theatre Company has been creating original theater for young audiences...Read More


Music Heals in the Time of Crisis

Friday, May 08, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Music

Tune in to the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 8 at 12:00 p.m. for a video from the Mason Healing Arts Ensemble and Director, Dr. Glenn Smith.

Using powerful visual imagery and the power of intent, the Mason Healing Arts Ensemble will showcase Master of Music Composition alumnus J.C. Cantr...Read More


Mason Players Present: "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot," A Staged Reading

Monday, May 04, 2020 7:30pm
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 7:30pm
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 7:30pm
Thursday, May 07, 2020 7:30pm
Friday, May 08, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, May 09, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, May 10, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Theater

As part of the Mason Arts at Home initiative, The Mason Players present a staged reading of the play, "The Last Days of Judas Iscariot" by Stephen Adly Guirgis on Vimeo. Don't miss this thought-provoking and entertaining dark comedy that boasts a zany cast of characters.

Tune in using the informati...Read More


CANCELLED: Manassas Symphony Orchestra: From the Old World and New

Saturday, May 09, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Manassas Symphony’s season closes with the return of pian...Read More


CANCELLED: Virginia National Ballet: Snow White

Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Don’t miss VNB’s popular production of Snow White, led by...Read More


School of Music: Steel Pan Ensemble Feature

Monday, May 11, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Music

Visit the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 11 at 12:00 p.m. for a video from Mason Steel Pan Ensemble and Director, Victor Provost.

Join us for an upbeat and lively concert by the Mason Steel Pan Ensemble. Recorded last spring, the performance features original compositions by ensemble musi...Read More


Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with the Dean: New Realities in the Business of the Arts

Monday, May 11, 2020 5:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Streaming live on the George Mason University College of Visual & Performing Arts Alumni Facebook page. Marketing and fundraising are competitive in normal times, but arts organizations of all sizes face tremendous challenges during and after the COVID-19 outbreak. Join your fellow alumni to share s...Read More


At Home with the Mark Morris Dance Group

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This discussion will take place on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 12 at 12:00 p.m.

Grab your virtual front row seat to this insightful industry chat with Mark Morris Dance Group’s Music Director and company members in conversation with Mason Associate Professor and Associate Dean for ...Read More


A Celebration of Alumni Singer-Songwriters

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:00am
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 7:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

The College of Visual and Performing Arts has been a springboard for many fine young artists, two of whom we are excited to highlight on May 13 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the form of Facebook Live performances on the Center for the Arts Facebook page.

Join Mason alumni Brandon Showell (Class of 2014)...Read More


Senior Game Design Expo

Thursday, May 14, 2020 7:00am
Location: Online
Presented By: Computer Game Design

At the end of each school year, the graduating seniors of Mason’s Computer Game Design program are given the opportunity to showcase their best work to the university and surrounding community through the Senior Game Expo.

This year, the expo will be held online and games will be displayed in a spe...Read More


Mapping a New Path for Theater through CARTOGRAPHY with Kaneza Schaal and Christopher Myers

Thursday, May 14, 2020 12:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This discussion will take place on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 14 at 12:00 p.m. 

Join theater-makers Kaneza Schaal and Christopher Myers for a conversation about their highly lauded work CARTOGRAPHY, a play that explores the commonalities of migration and the concrete and metaphori...Read More


March Onward to Victory: A Conversation with the Green Machine

Friday, May 15, 2020 12:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: The Green Machine

This discussion will take place on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 15 at 12:00 p.m.

Get a look behind the scenes at the number one pep band in college basketball, the George Mason University Green Machine.  Join Senior Producer, Josh Cruse, and Director of the Green Machine Ensembles, ...Read More


CANCELLED: Manassas Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote

Friday, May 15, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:00pm
Saturday, May 16, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, May 17, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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MBT’s season closes with the sensational and spicy, class...Read More


CANCELLED: Bumper Jacksons

Friday, May 15, 2020 8:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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The Bumper Jacksons create a unique fusion of bluegrass a...Read More


Music in the Time of Quarantine: A School of Music Finale Concert

Saturday, May 16, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: School of Music

Tune in to the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 16 at 8:00 p.m. for Mason's School of Music Finale Concert, Music in the Time of Quarantine, introduced by Dr. Linda Monson, Director of the School of Music.

This dynamic musical showcase celebrates Mason’s School of Music students and faculty...Read More


Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with the Dean: Promoting and Sharing Your Art During Social Distancing

Monday, May 18, 2020 5:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Streaming live on the George Mason University College of Visual & Performing Arts Alumni Facebook page.

Just two months ago artists across all disciplines responded to sudden cancellations of public gatherings by using technology and non-traditional methods to deliver their work. This final CVPA Al...Read More


Behind the Scenes with the Creative Team of Swing 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020 7:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This discussion will take place on the Center for the Arts Facebook page on May 18 at 7:00 p.m.

Go behind-the-scenes with acclaimed choreographer Caleb Teicher and his brain trust of collaborators as they discuss Swing 2020, an innovative and exciting new work that brings the best of the swing danc...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshop Series - Level I

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 6:30pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 6:30pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

The Veterans and the Arts Initiative at the Hylton Performing Arts Center is offering the Veteran community the opportunity to participate in a four-week, online series in Ukulele Level I, taught by Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University. Sessions are FREE and open to Veterans, ...Read More


CANCELLED - Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Ever Onward

Friday, May 22, 2020 7:30pm

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YOPW concludes its season with Ever Onward, a celebration of what has passed and what is to come.  The repertory, concert ,and youth symphony orchestras will join forces for this grand season send-off. 

$10 for adults, free for students 17 and under

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CANCLLED - OBCO Goes to the Movies: A Salute to John Williams

Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:30pm

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Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra is going to the movies and you are invited!  This tribute to the film scores of John Williams is sure to delight with some of the composer’s biggest hits:  Summon the Heroes, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Superman, Jurassic Park, and Star Wars.  $20 adults, $1...Read More


CANCELLED - Northern Virginia Ballet: Spring Recital

Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:00pm
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Virgina Opera’s Romeo and Juliet

Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

After the success of Virginia Opera’s La Bohème broadcast last month Virginia Opera and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra announced the next opera broadcast is Romeo and Juliet Thursday, May 28, at 7:00 p.m. The Virginia Opera will present an introduction from Maestro Adam Turner prior to the beginnin...Read More


CANCELLED - Manassas Chorale: My Favorite Decade!

Friday, May 29, 2020 7:30pm

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Join the Manassas Chorale and the Greater Manassas Children’s Choir in a showcase of music from across the decades. Listen for your favorites in this musical time machine of melodies and harmonies that have stood the test of time.

This performance is family friendly.

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CANCELLED - Powerworx Dance: Lights! Dance! Power!

Saturday, May 30, 2020 4:00pm

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The premiere dance destination in western Fairfax/eastern Loudoun County, Powerworx Dance teaches students of every level to harness the precision, passion and power of dance.  The Spring show highlights dancers from ages 2-18 from beginner to advanced team dances.

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CANCELLED - County Executive's Staff Breakfast

Friday, Jun 12, 2020 9:00am

Prince William County

By invitation.

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CANCELLED - Somers Voices LLC: "Sistas" The Musical

Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 7:00pm
Sunday, Jun 14, 2020 3:00pm
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 7:00pm
Sunday, Jun 21, 2020 3:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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After a matriarch’s death, the women in the family clean ...Read More


CANCELLED - Prince William Chamber of Commerce: Valor Awards

Monday, Jun 15, 2020 2:00pm

To attend this event register at pwchamber.org

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The Library of Congress’s Boccaccio Project, featuring Damien Sneed

Monday, Jun 15, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

This LIVE performance will take place on the American Folklife Center FacebookYouTube  pages and on the Library of Congress Wednesday,  July 15 at noon.

Concerts from the Library of Congress developed the Boccaccio Project to provide some artistic responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Ten composers...Read More


Step Afrika! Juneteenth Virtual Celebration

Friday, Jun 19, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

Mason Arts at Home is pleased to share the “Step Afrika! Juneteenth Celebration” on Friday, June 19th at 8 p.m. The D.C.-based company, which performed at the Hylton Center during the 2013-2014 season, commemorates Juneteenth (June 19, 1865) and the end of slavery in the United States with this new ...Read More


CANCELLED - Virginia Dance Center: Dancing with Beauty

Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 12:00pm
Saturday, Jun 20, 2020 5:00pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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On behalf of Virginia Dance Center, “Be Our Guest” as the...Read More


Looking Ahead: A Conversation with the Center for the Arts

Tuesday, Jun 23, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

On June 23, Adrienne Bryant Godwin, Director of Programming, and Rick Davis, Dean of Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts shared more about the decision to suspend the presentation of traditional, live, professional performances inside the Center for the Arts’ spaces through the end of 2020...Read More


Moving Forward: A Conversation with the Hylton Center

Wednesday, Jun 24, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Online

Adrienne Bryant Godwin, Director of Programming, and Rick Davis, Executive Director and Dean of Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts share more about the decision to suspend the presentation of traditional, live, professional performances inside the Hylton Center’s spaces through the end of...Read More


CANCELLED - Manassas Ballet: 2020 Recital

Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 7:30pm
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CANCELLED - Summer Performances for Young Audiences: Mark H Rooney

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 11:00am

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Taiko, The Art of Japanese Drumming

Explore taiko - tradi...Read More


Ladysmith Black Mambazo in Concert

Wednesday, Jul 01, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Ladysmith Black Mambazo shares a performance full of moving and intricate rhythms and harmonies of native South African musical traditions. Their music is inspired by isicathamiya, which is a traditional form of music developed in the mines of South Africa. Working to ensure the preservation of musi...Read More


CANCELLED - Summer Performances for Young Audiences: Chicago Improv Productions

Tuesday, Jul 07, 2020 11:00am
Tuesday, Jul 07, 2020 12:30pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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This professional ensemble of actors from the birthplace ...Read More


A Manassas Chorale Musical Salute & Live Chat

Thursday, Jul 09, 2020 7:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

This LIVE discussion with performance clips will take place on the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Facebook and YouTube pages on Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. Hosted by Becky Verner, Artistic Director.  

Becky Verner has been the Artistic Director of the Manassas Chorale since 1997 and is a treasure t...Read More


Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas: Homegrown Concerts from the Library of Congress

Wednesday, Jul 15, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

Homegrown Concerts from the Library of Congress presents Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas for an afternoon of Scottish Music for fiddle and cello. Alasdair Fraser has long been regarded as one of the greatest Scottish fiddlers playing today. His duo with Californian cellist Natalie Haas has helped r...Read More


Hylton Center 10th Anniversary Virtual Celebration

Saturday, Jul 18, 2020 6:30pm
Location: Online

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Join us virtually as we celebrate the Hylton Performing Arts Center's 10th Anniversary and honor Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. Don’t miss this extraordinary evening online, featuring:

  • Performances by Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. and George Mason University’s own Darden Purcell
  • A ...Read More

Manassas Symphony Orchestra Presents Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1

Thursday, Jul 23, 2020 5:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Hylton Center

This concert excerpt will premiere on the Hylton Performing Arts Facebook and YouTube pages on Thursday, July 23 at 5 p.m.  

The Manassas Symphony Orchestra (MSO), under the baton of Music Director James Villani, is the winner of the 2015 American Prize for Orchestral Performance and is one of the ...Read More


Hope@Home - On Tour!

Saturday, Jul 25, 2020 12:00pm
Location: LIVE Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

This LIVE performance will take place as part of Daniel Hope@Home – On Tour! web series Saturday, July 25 at noon.

Following the success of his Hope@Home series this spring, Daniel Hope, virtuosic violinist and Music Director of the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, and specially invited guest artists are ...Read More


CANCELLED - Summer Performances for Young Audiences: Geoff Marsh - Juggling & Circus

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020 11:00am
Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020 12:30pm

This performance is cancelled. Information for ticket holders can be found here. If you have tickets to a performance that is cancelled, you will be contacted by Hylton Center Ticket Office with details about your tickets.

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Don't just watch this fun-loving circus, become part of i...Read More


Behind the Scenes with Chanticleer

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020 12:00pm
Location: Online
Presented By: Center for the Arts

Join us right here on this webpage, July 29 at noon for a behind the scenes chat with Chor Leoni's Artistic Director, Erick Lichte, and Chanticleer's Gerrod Pagenkopf and Logan Shields to take a look at a day in the life of a Chanticleer singer. A Center for the Arts and Hylton Performing Arts Cente...Read More


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