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February 2018

35MM: A Musical Exhibition

Saturday, Feb 24, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Mason School of Theater

By Ryan Scott Oliver; Directed by Angelika Miguel & Maxwell Snyder

A Concert-Style Musical Theater Performance

In this student collaboration between the Mason Players and Mason’s Green Machine, a picture is worth 1,000 words. The songs may be worth more. Inspired by the photographs of Matthew Murphy...Read More


100th Meridian Project

Sunday, Feb 25, 2018 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

Why does good science sometimes lead to bad policy?  The 100th Meridian Project examines the 19th century roots of the current water crisis in the American West.  John Wesley Powell's explorations of the Colorado River and the arid regions of the west led to a series of recommendations about land us...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Soprano Soirée

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 12:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Matinee Idylls

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Enjoy a captivating afternoon of arias, duets, and trios sung by three acclaimed sopranos: Jennifer Decker, Kelly Glyptis, and Angela Knight. This talented trio with piano accompaniment charms in a program of musical treasures inspired by the artists’ favorite reperto...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Prince William Health Systems Rehearsal Ro

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 27, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Prince William Health Systems Rehearsal Ro

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


Prince William Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

See pwchamber.org for more information.

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Lecture: The Other Side of Eden: Stories of a Virginia Lynching

Thursday, Mar 01, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

On a hot July night in 1932 a black tenant farmer slipped into “Edenhurst,” his employer’s home near Markham, Virginia. He beat him unconscious with a piece of stove wood and dragged his wife away to a nearby mountain, where he is believed to have raped, beaten, and left her for dead. According to D...Read More


Lecture: The Vikings Return: A Reexamination Through LLI Eyes

Thursday, Mar 01, 2018 2:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

Last summer, 1,400 years after the Vikings began their invasion of the Baltic region, Dr. Rebecca Hayes toured much of the land and many cities. A month after she came home, ten LLI members boarded a Viking ship (much larger than the original Viking ships) to tour many of the major ports and cities ...Read More


Galileo's Science Café: Science for the Community

Thursday, Mar 01, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

“The FBI Profiler and The Psychopath: A Glimpse into the Mind of this Most Devastating Personality Disorder,” presented by Dr. Mary Ellen O’Toole. Bring your family and friends for a free, casual, interactive science discussion about the latest findings surrounding hot topics in science and medicine...Read More


Veterans & the Arts Poetry Workshop

Saturday, Mar 03, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Prince William Health Systems Rehearsal Ro

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


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Silver Jewels

Saturday, Mar 03, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

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The celebratory season continues with Dvorák’s tragically beautiful Symphony No. 7 in D minor and spectacular piano soloist Carlo Ibay playing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor.

Subscriptions for the 2017-2018 Manassas Symphony Orchestra Season are Available Now!

Downloa...Read More


Danú featuring Mason's School of Music

Sunday, Mar 04, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Featuring singers from Mason's School of Music

A leading traditional Irish ensemble comes to the Hylton Center for this big pre-St. Patrick’s Day celebration of festive Celtic music. Praised by The Washington Post for their “vibrant mix of virtuosity, energy, and empa...Read More


Lecture: Prince William County's Early History

Tuesday, Mar 06, 2018 10:30am
Tuesday, Mar 20, 2018 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

This 3-part class will be as follows:

Colonial Prince William County 1650-1776 covers many aspects of the earliest events in the county and Virginia from contact with Native Americans by Europeans through the Revolution.

Revolutionary Prince William County 1765-1781 focuses on the important decision...Read More


Lecture: How the Washington Post Covers Major News

Wednesday, Mar 07, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

The Washington Sniper. Executions in Virginia's death chamber. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The East Coast Rapist. As a reporter and editor with The Washington Post for nearly two decades, Josh White has seen it all. He will share his experiences as a reporter and editor and will discuss how Th...Read More


Lifelong Learning Institute: Echoes of the Great War

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 ...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake

Friday, Mar 09, 2018 7:30pm
Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 3:00pm
Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 7:30pm
Sunday, Mar 11, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Science and Technology

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MBT presents a superstar of classical ballets, Swan Lake. Join the international cast of dancers as they weave the tale of the Swan Queen, Odette, her love Prince Siegried, and the terrible curse cast by the evil sorcerer Von Rothbart. The Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra sets the mood ...Read More


8th Anniversary Gala Silent Art Auction Exhibition

Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

March 13 - April 21

Don’t miss the Hylton Center’s first silent art auction event! A collection of works of all mediums from local and regional artists, including students of George Mason University’s School of Art, will be featured in the Buchanan Partners Art Gallery in the weeks leading up to the...Read More


Gallery Reception: 8th Anniversary Gala Silent Art Auction Exhibition

Thursday, Mar 15, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

Thursday, March 15 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. featuring wines or beer from Otium Cellars, 8 Chains North, and Bald Top Brewing.

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

Don’t miss the Hylton Center’s first silent art auction event! A collect...Read More


Moscow Festival Ballet: Cinderella

Friday, Mar 16, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Hylton Presents

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Fifty graceful dancers from this world-renowned ensemble perform a ballet for the whole family. Cinderella is based on the well-known fairy tale about the kind but mistreated step-daughter and step-sister who is forbidden to attend the royal ball. When her fairy godmo...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Tuesday's with Morrie

Friday, Mar 16, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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This play by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom is based on the book by Mitch Albom.  Newspaper sports columnist Mitch Albom recounts the time spent with Morrie Schwartz, a 78-year-old sociology professor at Brandeis University who was dying from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  Albom,...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


Manassas Chorale: Adoration and Celebration - Voices United Concert

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Chorale

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Voices United Concert

Talented singers from across Northern Virginia join the Chorale for this anticipated annual performance. The Chorale and Ensemble sing a wide variety of sacred selections (with orchestra accompaniment) and then combine with the Voices United Choir to raise the roof ...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Tuesdays with Morrie

Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 18, 2018 2:00pm
Friday, Mar 23, 2018 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 24, 2018 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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This play by Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom is based on the book by Mitch Albom.  Newspaper sports columnist Mitch Albom recounts the time spent with Morrie Schwartz, a 78-year-old sociology professor at Brandeis University who was dying from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).  Albom,...Read More


Lecture: Mummenschanz: Delight Without Sound

Monday, Mar 19, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

Having shared a teacher with the founders of Mummenschanz, and worked with founding member and creator of the piece, “you & me,” Floriana Frassetto, Ken Elston is especially qualified to discuss his understanding of the group’s artistic oeuvre. He will also shed some light on the unique performance ...Read More


Lecture: The Vikings Return: A Reexamination Through LLI Eyes

Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 2:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

Last summer, 1,400 years after the Vikings began their invasion of the Baltic region, Dr. Rebecca Hayes toured much of the land and many cities. A month after she came home, ten LLI members boarded a Viking ship (much larger than the original Viking ships) to tour many of the major ports and cities ...Read More


February 2018