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November 2018

Nature Visions 2018: Northern Virginia Photography Expo

Friday, Nov 02, 2018 8:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology

The annual Nature Visions Photo Expo (NVPE) offers over 30 presentations by locally and nationally known photographers with expertise in a variety of fields. 

Take in an all-day seminar on Friday, November 2nd, led by Thomas Heaton, world-renowned photographer from the UK. Saturday’s keynote address...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Nov 06, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

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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. Inform...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Nov 06, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Rehearsal Room

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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. Inform...Read More


Gallery Reception: Hidden Narratives

Thursday, Nov 08, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Lovey Hammel Lounge, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

The Gallery Receptions are free and open to the public, but an RSVP is required. RSVP to smeyer3@gmu.edu

Hidden Narratives abound in the world around us, but none are as close as the untold stories contained in the clothes we wear every day.  Our clothes carry our personal narratives and history. Th...Read More


Celebrating Veterans and the Arts at the Hylton Center

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology

Join us for a free, interactive afternoon of celebration and arts experiences for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, military caregivers, and the community. This free event kicks off its fourth year at the Hylton Center and features community-based resources, interactive music and visual art ...Read More


Mutts Gone Nuts

Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Family Series

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Prepare to be bow-wowed! Husband and wife duo Scott and Joan Houghton bring a comedy dog-thrill show like none other. From frisbee and barrel tricks to dance and jump rope routines, these canines rescued from shelters will win you over. These talented canines even inc...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera: A Taste of Opera

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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The Virginia Opera, honored by the General Assembly as the “Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia,” returns with a program of beloved works performed by the Company’s talented young professionals of the Herndon Foundation Emerging Artists Program. Wit...Read More


Galileo's Science Café

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

Science for the Community

Presentation by Dr. Tony Stefanidis, Director, Center for Geoinformatics and Geospatial Intelligence, George Mason University and specialist in remote sensing. Learn about the latest scientific and medical discoveries explained by university faculty. Free

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Jazz 4 Justice(TM)

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology
Presented By: Mason School of Music

The Mason Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jim Carroll, collaborates with the law community to present its annual benefit concert, Jazz 4 Justice™. Proceeds from this performance support vital community efforts by the Bar Foundation and the George Mason University Jazz Studies Department.

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$20 adu...Read More


Jazz 4 Justice(TM)

Friday, Nov 16, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology
Presented By: Mason School of Music

The Mason Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jim Carroll, collaborates with the law community to present its annual benefit concert, Jazz 4 Justice™. Proceeds from this performance support vital community efforts by the Bar Foundation and the George Mason University Jazz Studies Department.

Tickets:
$20 adu...Read More


A Midsummer Night's Dream

Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Aquila Theatre

Aquila Theatre returns to the Merchant Hall stage with a magical and witty production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Shakespeare’s timeless tale of love and its many complications never fails to entertain and remind us of his literary genius. “The course...Read More


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Illusions

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Youth Orchestras of Prince William

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Founded in 1981 by the Woodbridge Music Club, Youth Orchestras of Prince William (YOPW) comprises five orchestral ensembles with more than 200 of the most talented youth musicians in the Prince William region. This performance begins with the youngest instrumentalists and culminates with...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: The Nutcracker

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Virginia National Ballet

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Virginia National Ballet presents The Nutcracker —the first of the season!  With beautiful sets, costumes, and special effects, the traditional choreography shines, as a stellar cast of professional award-winning, international dancers and the students of the Virginia National Ballet Sch...Read More


Big Band Holiday Swing!

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Silver Tones Swing Band

Start the holiday season off right with a musical celebration with the Silver Tones Swing Band and friends! Join the powerful Silver Tones and their Andrews Sisters vocal trio as we bring you a combination of holiday favorites and classic big band hits. There will be a designated dance area next to ...Read More


Northern Virginia Ballet: The Nutcracker

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Northern Virginia Ballet

The Northern Virginia Ballet presents its traditional and family-friendly version of this beloved holiday classic. Complete with lavish costuming and exquisite, imported sets, the production features the award-winning dancers of the Academy of Russian Ballet with international ballet star guest perf...Read More


InTune Music Studio: Winter Recital

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: InTune Music Studio

Join the students and faculty of InTune Music Studios in its annual Winter Recital.

Tickets: $10, Free (children 3 and under)

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Chanticleer

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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A Chanticleer Christmas

Begin the Christmas season with a sumptuous concert of seasonal favorites and classical standards performed by “the world’s reigning male chorus” (New Yorker). The Grammy Award®-winning Chanticleer is loved around the world for its seamless ble...Read More


6th Annual Christmas Extravaganza!

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Swing Machine Big Band

Celebrate the Holiday season with Swing Machine – D.C.’s premier big band! 

Tickets: $10, Free (children 2 and under)

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The White House Band

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: American Roots Series

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The White House Band, led by Dave Detwiler and featuring Darden Purcell and Glenn Scimonelli, performs everything from Dixieland and swing to jazz, pop, and rock, with much of the repertoire having been composed in The White House for various Presidents and thei...Read More


Black Nativity by Langston Hughes

Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Creative and Performing Arts Center

The Creative and Performing Arts Center (CAPAC) ushers in the holiday season with a glorious celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ wrapped in the much-anticipated, modern and soul-stirring classic Black Nativity by Langston Hughes.  More than just musical, this joyous theater experience will tran...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Silver Noel

Saturday, Dec 01, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Chorale

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Find your Christmas spirit at this festive performance of carols and seasonal songs while enjoying familiar sounds of the season and new arrangements accompanied by an orchestra of twenty outstanding musicians. Add the Chorale’s candlelight selections and you’ve got a...Read More