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March 2018

Lifelong Learning Institute: Forum: 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


Lifelong Learning Institute: 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 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


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Silver Jewels

Saturday, Mar 03, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
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!

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Danú featuring Mason's School of Music

Sunday, Mar 04, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
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


Lifelong Learning Institute: Lecture: Prince William County's Early History

Tuesday, Mar 06, 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


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Mar 06, 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, Mar 06, 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


Lifelong Learning Institute: Forum: 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


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


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake

Friday, Mar 09, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall

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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
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: Tuesdays 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
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


Lifelong Learning Institute: Forum: 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


Lifelong Learning Institute: 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


2018 Mason School of Dance Gala Concert

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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The Gala Concert is Mason Dance Company's crowning season event featuring dance by Mason’s beautifully trained dance majors. This Gala performance will also be presented at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 25, at 4:00 p.m.

The 2018 Mason School of Dance Gala Concert is...Read More


2018 Mason School of Dance Gala Concert

Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 4:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Mason School of Dance

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The Gala Concert is Mason Dance Company's crowning season event featuring dance by Mason’s beautifully trained dance majors. This Gala performance will also be presented at the Hylton Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 25, at 4:00 p.m.

The 2018 Mason School of Dance Gala Concert is...Read More


Lifelong Learning Institute: Lecture: Understanding Opera: A Guide for the Passionate and the Puzzled

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

This class will introduce students to the final two productions of Virginia Opera’s 2017-2018 season: Britten’s sparkling adaptation of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Donizetti’s Italian classic Lucia di Lammermoor. The instructor will present detailed musical and dramatic analysis illu...Read More


March 2018