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October 2019

CANCELLED: LLI: Understanding Impeachment

Tuesday, Oct 01, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

This event has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled.

Instructor: Ann Cain

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

In this class, we will examine the process by which the lower house of the legislature bring...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Oct 01, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 7:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 7:00pm

This workshop series is no longer accepting registrations. If you have any questions, please email hylton@gmu.edu

The Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series is free to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and military caregivers. 

The objective of the workshops is to help each particip...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Oct 01, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 8:00pm
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 8:00pm

This workshop series is no longer accepting registrations. If you have any questions, please email hylton@gmu.edu

The Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series is free to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and military caregivers.  

The objective of the workshops is to help each partici...Read More


The Second City

Friday, Oct 04, 2019 8:00pm

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Greatest Hits (Vol. 59)

There is nothing quite like live sketch comedy, especially when it’s performed by the renowned satirists of The Second City. Prepare for laugh-out-loud entertainment that zings with spontaneity and good fun. For 60 years, the hilarious troupe ...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Spellbinding Bach

Saturday, Oct 05, 2019 2:00pm

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Become a classical music insider with Jeffrey Siegel, virtuoso pianist and consummate storyteller at this concert full of the glorious, captivating music of the ever-popular J.S. Bach. In demand with classical music lovers and newcomers alike, this unique “concert wi...Read More


Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey

Sunday, Oct 06, 2019 1:00pm
Sunday, Oct 06, 2019 4:00pm

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Lightwire Theater Company

Calling all space enthusiasts! Lightwire Theater Company uses glow-in-the dark puppets, electro-luminescent wire, movement, and dance to present a visually stunning theatrical experience that is out of this world. In an imaginative story wit...Read More


LLI: A Gift of a Heart

Monday, Oct 07, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: George Williamson

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

George Williamson’s presentation will begin with some history about organ transplants. He will talk about his first heart attack, the events t...Read More


LLI: A Writer's Life

Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Jack DuBrul

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

While many writers are fortunate to publish even one book, The New York Times bestselling author Jack DuBrul is currently working on his 17th novel....Read More


LLI: Wacky and Weird: Virginia's Unique Places

Wednesday, Oct 09, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

10:00 a.m. refreshments; 10:30 a.m.-noon speaker
Speaker: Charlie Grymes

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

It’s entertaining to rummage through the attic and the basement. There are treasures hiding in pla...Read More


LLI: Can Facebook Steal My Stuff?

Wednesday, Oct 09, 2019 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Joyce Johnston

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

Europe’s new General Data Protection Regulation has produced a flood of privacy notices on social media, but how does it affect America’s seniors...Read More


LLI: News and Tour at the Hylton Performing Arts Center

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Didlake Grand Foyer, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructors: Claire Machosky-Ullman and Marit Majeske

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

Building upon years of programming experience and an understanding of our region’s requirements, the new Education and...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Judgment at Nuremberg

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 2:00pm
Friday, Oct 18, 2019 8:00pm
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 8:00pm
Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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This play centers around a military tribunal before which four Nazi judges stand accused of crimes against humanity. Themes addressed include non-combatant war crimes against a civilian population, the Holocaust, and examines the post-World War II geopolitical complexity of the actual Nu...Read More


Songwriting Workshop Series for Military Kids

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 1:00pm
Location: Music Theater Building, 1012, CVPA Shared Space, Fairfax Campus
Presented By: Veterans and the Arts Initiative and Mason Community Arts Academy

This workshop series is no longer accepting registrations. If you have any questions, please email hylton@gmu.edu

Andrew Cote and Thom Routon, Instructors

Saturdays, September 28 - November 2 from 1 - 3 p.m.

Location: Mason Community Arts Academy (Fairfax) and George Mason University School of Music...Read More


Manassas Chorale: Broadway's Best

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7:30pm

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Magical melodies find their way from NYC’s Great White Way to Merchant Hall in this showcase of famous Broadway tunes. The full 100-voice Chorale, its smaller Ensemble, and the top choirs from select local high schools perform favorites from a variety of musicals in t...Read More


Matt Haimovitz with Simone Dinnerstein

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 2:00pm

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Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 4 in C major, Op. 102, No. 1
Glass: Partita No. 2 for Solo Cello
Glass: Mad Rush for Solo Piano
Beethoven: Cello Sonata No. 5 in D major, Op. 102, No. 2

Marking Ludwig van Beethoven’s upcoming 250th birthday in 2020, this sublime concert juxt...Read More


LLI: Lights! Camera! Action! Early Years of the Movie Musical

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dan Sherman

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

In 1927, the film musical came to Hollywood with The Jazz Singer. Although the technology was initially crude, films quickly evolved through the 193...Read More


LLI: Guitars in Sync: Music in the Les Paul and Mary Ford Tradition

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

10:00 a.m. refreshments;10:30 a.m.-noon speakers

Speakers: George Bowley and Laurie Dupius

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org

Remember Les Paul and Mary Ford – the very popular 1950s husband- and-wife guita...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Jazz in Motion

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 7:30pm
Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 7:30pm
Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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Manassas Ballet Theatre opens its season with a sultry night of dance set to contemporary and classic jazz tunes in Jazz In Motion, a collaboration with the Kim Reynolds Band and vocalist Mark Luna that blends original contemporary choreography with jazz standards, or...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Terra Voce

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 12:30pm

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Featuring Maria Yefimova, piano

Join the flute-cello duo Terra Voce for a refreshing afternoon concert of chamber music treats. Comprised of flutist Elizabeth Brightbill and cellist Andrew Gabbert, Terra Voce is known for its eclectic and genre-expanding programs tha...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 7:00pm

This workshop series is no longer accepting registrations. If you have any questions, please email hylton@gmu.edu

The Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series is free to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and military caregivers. 

The objective of the workshops is to help each particip...Read More


So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2019

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 8:00pm

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So You Think You Can Dance, the 16-time Emmy® Award-winning FOX TV show that has reignited America’s fascination with dance, comes to Merchant Hall for one pulsating night in this Hylton Center EXTRA! performance. So You Think You Can Dance Live! 2019 brings together the top contestants ...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 8:00pm

This workshop series is no longer accepting registrations. If you have any questions, please email hylton@gmu.edu

The Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series is free to Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and military caregivers.  

The objective of the workshops is to help each partici...Read More


Cirque Mei

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019 8:00pm

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Elite Circus Artists and Acrobats from the Hebei Province, China 

Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise. This spectacular performance i...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: Innovative Brilliance

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

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The Manassas Symphony season opens with David Pedraza, principal viola of the Symphony of the Americas, performing William Walton’s Concerto for Viola. Also included, Florence Price’s Symphony No. 1 in E minor, the first symphony written by an African American woman t...Read More


RESCHEDULED: Bumper Jacksons

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 8:00pm

This performance date has been moved from Oct. 26, 2019 to May 15, 2020.

The Bumper Jacksons create a unique fusion of bluegrass and big-brass that’s all their own, inspired by early American traditions and interwoven with their original impulses. They paint the story of America from New Orleans jaz...Read More


Gallery Exhibit: Veterans and the Arts Initiative "Exploring Identity with Women Veterans"

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 10:00am

October 29 –­ December 7 

Gallery Reception: November 7 from 6-8 p.m.

In March 2019, a local community of women Veterans participated in a smart phone photography workshop series taught by Ms. Danielle Dravenstadt, which led to an exhibition called Exploring Identity with Women Veterans.  The exhibi...Read More


Understanding Opera: A Guide for the Passionate and the Puzzled

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dr. Glenn Winters

This event is open to the public. For more information about the Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas, visit: lli-manassas.org 

This class will introduce students to the first two productions of Virginia Opera’s 2019-2020 season: Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca and Daniel Cata...Read More


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