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May 2018

Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

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, 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


Lifelong Learning Institute: Lecture: The Vikings Return: A Reexamination Through LLI Eyes

Thursday, May 03, 2018 2:00pm
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


Gallery Reception: CINZA

Thursday, May 03, 2018 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Buchanan Partners Art Gallery

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

Color serves as such a powerful component of art that it often has the ability to distract from other elements. W...Read More


Galileo's Science Café: Science for the Community

Thursday, May 03, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

“Astrobiology and the Search for Life on Other Worlds,” presented by Dr. Michael Summers. Bring your family and friends for a free, casual, interactive science discussion about the latest findings surrounding hot topics in science and medicine. Learn More

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Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, May 05, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall

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¡Acompáñanos!: A Journey of Latin Favorites from Boléro to Carmen

The Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra, Prince William County’s premiere chamber ensemble, concludes its 20th Season with a stirring, passionate journey of Spain and Latin America.  The pulsating rhythms and ecstatic melodies o...Read More


InTune Music Studios: Spring Recital

Sunday, May 06, 2018 1:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

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InTune Music Studios is hosting its annual Spring Recital.  All are welcome to attend. 

Tickets: $10 adult and children 3 and over, $5 senior (65+), $5 college student (with ID), Free child (3 and below)

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Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Flow

Sunday, May 06, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Youth Orchestras of Prince William

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YOPW’s season closes on a high note featuring all of its performing ensembles. Enjoy an afternoon of exquisite musicianship by these dynamic young musicians. Chamber music performance and complementary light reception at 2 p.m. in the upstairs Buchanan Partners Art Gallery.

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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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Lifelong Learning Institute: Lecture: Here at the Algonquin

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

We will learn how a practical joke led to the establishment of a daily luncheon date by a cast of literary characters at the Algonquin Hotel in New York during the decade of the 1920s. Dubbed “The Algonquin Round Table,” some of the most sophisticated humor of the period resulted and was often repor...Read More


Lifelong Learning Institute: Lecture: Understanding the Constitutional Amendments, Continued

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

The U.S. Constitution is the oldest national constitution in existence. However, it has required some changes. Join us as we look at the amendments to the U.S. Constitution ranging from the first 10 of the Bill of Rights to the 27th, which was ratified in 1992. We will look at the modern-day implica...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Bolero & Carmina Burana

Friday, May 11, 2018 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Virginia National Ballet

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Enjoy the world premiere of Rafik Hegab’s Bolero, set to Ravel’s famous music, and Carmina Burana—which VNB premiered in 2013set to the iconic music of Carl Orff. This stellar troupe of dancers hail from the US, Brazil, and Japan and also bring their own unique backgrounds to the work. ...Read More


Children of the World School Graduation

Saturday, May 12, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater

Class of 2018

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Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Russian Silver

Saturday, May 12, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

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The MSO concludes its anniversary celebration and looks to the future as local high school students join to perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s magical Scheherazade. Internationally acclaimed Steinway Artist Agnes Wan is highlighted, playing Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

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Northern Virginia Ballet: Sleeping Beauty

Sunday, May 13, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: NOVA Youth Ballet

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Join the professional dancers of the Northern Virginia Ballet along with select performers from the Academy of Russian Ballet as they present the timeless classic Sleeping Beauty.  With exquisite costuming, gorgeous Russian sets, and music by Tchaikovsky, the whole family delight in this...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Colin: Son, Marine, Hero: One Life. The Story of Many.

Friday, May 18, 2018 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall

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The full-length ballet Colin: Son, Marine, Hero: One Life. The Story of Many. showcases the story of Artistic Director Amy Grant Wolfe’s son Colin, who lost his life in Iraq to a roadside bomb in 2006. Colin debuted in November 2014 at the Hylton Center after Wolfe expanded her original ...Read More


Lifelong Learning Institute: Lecture: The Prince William County Fair: Past and Present

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute

In 1949 a group of young World War II veterans formed the Veterans Farm Club and organized the first Prince William County Fair to promote local agriculture. Now the largest county fair in Virginia, it attracts 90,000-100,000 visitors each year. In this class, members of the Veterans Farm Club, in s...Read More


Women's Leadership Lunch

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 11:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Gregory Family Theater, Hylton Performing Arts Center Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology

Attaining the Unattainable, From Determined Mom to PR Powerhouse

Join the Prince William Chamber of Commerce for an empowering afternoon where attendees and others will share 

inspiring stories of success during the table top discussions. Plan to visit the various exhibit booths. Be inspired by spea...Read More


Northern Virginia Ballet: Academy of Russian Ballet Recital

Saturday, May 26, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Northern Virginia Ballet

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Spring Concert

Academy of Russian Ballet's 12th annual spring concert features a medley of dance styles including classical ballet, jazz, modern, lyrical and character.  Selections from Sleeping Beauty will also be performed. 

Tickets: $20 adult, $15 seniors and students through age 17

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Manassas Chorale: The Amazing Eighties!

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

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Relive the 1980’s with the Manassas Chorale and the Greater Manassas Children’s Choir—170 voices strong! From Broadway melodies heard for the first time in the 1980’s to popular tunes that have stood the test of time, enjoy this “ten year” whirlwind tour with Manassas Chorale’s talented ...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: 5-Year Anniversary Spring Recital

Saturday, Jun 02, 2018 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall
Presented By: Virginia National Ballet

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See the students of Virginia National Ballet perform a wide variety of dance and musical selections.  Virginia National Ballet is Northern Virginia’s most exciting professional dance company, and the school (Gainesville Ballet) was voted Best Dance Studio 2017 in Northern Virginia Magazi...Read More


May 2018