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Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in these two guitar workshops! Previous Guitar Workshop students and newcomers alike are welcome. Refresh your skills and get ready for the 10-week Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series.

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Veterans & the Arts Poetry Workshop

Saturday, Jan 27, 2018 1:00pm
Saturday, Mar 03, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

Presented by the Hylton Center Veterans and the Arts Initiative and Armed Services Arts Partnership

Join us for an afternoon of poetry and writing – no prior experience in poetry is necessary.  This workshop is open and free to Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families who are 18 years of age and...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 03, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this ten-week series of lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton Center. Information and...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Feb 20, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 27, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 03, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this ten-week series of lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton Center. Information and...Read More


Echoes of the Great War Forum

Thursday, Mar 08, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

Lecture by Cheryl Regan, Exhibition Director at the Library of Congress

Presented by the Hylton Center Veterans and the Arts Initiative and Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas 

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted i...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Meditative Dots Workshop

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Scene Shop, Science and Technology Campus

Martin J. Cervantez, Master Sergeant, USA (Ret.)

Join us for a hands-on art activity – no prior art experience is necessary, and supplies for the class will be provided.  The event is free for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and military caregivers, and it is open to participants who are 1...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series Presents: Special Event: Final Guitar Workshop of the Spring Season

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

Free and Open to Everyone!

Join us as the Level I and Level II workshops come together to jam and celebrate the end of the 10-week series.  Feel free to bring friends and family to this open workshop - they're welcome to observe, or bring a guitar and join us!

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Heroes' Voices National Poetry Contest Reading

Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

Join us for an evening of live music and poetry that explores many perspectives on war, peace, and the soldier’s experience. This performance is a culminating event of the Heroes' Voices National Veterans Poetry Contest, a cooperative venture between Heroes’ Voices in San Francisco, CA and George Ma...Read More