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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre

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Based on Victor Hugo’s novel with songs from the Disney film, Paris comes alive in this musical journey about discovery and compassion as seen through the eyes of Notre Dame’s bell-ringer, Quasimodo. Directed by David Johnson, with music by Veronica Miller and choreography by Gretchen La...Read More


The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra

Friday, Jan 31, 2020 8:00pm

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Direct from Krasnoyarsk, Russia

Vladimir Lande, Music Director and Chief Conductor
Pavel Milyukov, violin

Rimsky-Korsakov: Overture to The Tzar's Bride
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

Led by Russian-American Vladimir...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level 1

Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020 7:00pm

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Level I: 7 - 7:45 p.m.
Level II: 8 - 8:45 p.m.

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. FREE for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and mi...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level 2

Tuesday, Feb 04, 2020 8:00pm

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Level I: 7 - 7:45 p.m.
Level II: 8 - 8:45 p.m.

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. FREE for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and mi...Read More


LLI: Understanding Opera: A Guide for the Passionate and the Puzzled

Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020 10:00am
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dr. Glenn Winters

 

These classes introduce students to the third and fourth productions of Virginia Opera’s 2019-2020 season: Rossini’s zany comedy, Cinderella and Verdi’s monumental tragedy of ancient Egypt, Aida. The classes will provide comprehensive musical and dramatic analysis ill...Read More


LLI: Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra: Ellington, Basie and Bird

Wednesday, Feb 05, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Jim Carroll

Join one of our favorite presenters and travel back to the swinging Big Band era with the Metropolitan Jazz orchestra as they celebrate the jazz greats of the 20th century. Their performance will feature the music of Charlie (Bird) Parker in honor of the 100th anniversary of ...Read More


Celebrating the Great American Songbook! The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Friday, Feb 07, 2020 8:00pm

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Celebrating the Great American Songbook!
The Mason Cabaret in Concert

Directed by James Gardiner & Erin Gardiner
Accompaniment by Joe Walsh

(Also at the Harris Theatre, Fairfax campus on Jan 31 & Feb 1, 8pm)

A perennial favorite, our Musical Theater ambassadors, the Mason Cabaret, return ...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Drawing from Photographs

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 1:00pm
Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 1:00pm

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Instructor: Martin Cervantez, Master Sergeant, USA (Ret.)

This class covers the fundamentals of drawing from photographs and offers an opportunity to enhance creative skills during the indoor winter months.  Instruction with demos covers basic drawing materials, composition, scaling, detail...Read More


Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra

Saturday, Feb 08, 2020 8:00pm

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Ellington, Basie, and Bird

Travel back to the swinging Big Band era with Northern Virginia’s favorite jazz ensemble as they celebrate the jazz greats of the 20th century in a high energy concert. In Ellington, Basie, and Bird, Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra performs a p...Read More


The Rainbow Fish

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 4:00pm

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Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia

Dive under the sea into the shimmering and colorful world of The Rainbow Fish with this heartwarming stage adaption of Marcus Pfister’s treasured storybook as well as two of his companion tales Rainbow Fish Discovers the Deep Sea and Op...Read More


Family Open House: A Celebration of the Education and Rehearsal Wing

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 2:00pm

The Hylton Center invites the community to attend a Family Open House celebrating the opening of the Education and Rehearsal Wing between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. This free event will take place between Hylton Family Series performances of Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s The Rainbow Fish. Enjoy interactiv...Read More


Gallery Reception: 9th Annual Prince William County Public Schools Student Exhibition

Sunday, Feb 09, 2020 2:00pm

Join us for a free gallery reception celebrating the artwork of Prince William County School students. The 2020 exhibition of student artwork from Prince William County Public Schools represents the creative talents of students from elementary to high school. This exhibition features expressive and ...Read More


LLI: Virginia National Ballet: Cinderella

Monday, Feb 10, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Elysabeth Muscat

Learn about Virginia National Ballet’s upcoming performances of Cinderella at the Hylton Center. See the dancers perform some excerpts from the ballet and hear a short lecture about the ballet (story, composer, history, previous versions, etc.). Learn more about the dail...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level 1

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Sm Rhrsl studio, Science and Technology Campus

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Level I: 7 - 7:45 p.m.
Level II: 8 - 8:45 p.m.

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. FREE for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and mi...Read More


Dominion Energy Veterans Guitar Workshop Series: Level 2

Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 8:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Sm Rhrsl studio, Science and Technology Campus

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Level I: 7 - 7:45 p.m.
Level II: 8 - 8:45 p.m.

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. FREE for Veterans, Servicemembers, their families, and mi...Read More


LLI: Light Grows as Life Fades Above the Arctic Circle

Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speaker: Joyce Johnston

10:00 a.m. refreshments
10:30 a.m.-noon speaker

Beyond the Arctic Circle there once stretched a shining world--1500 square miles of crystalline air and unpolluted lakes the size of inland seas. Even five years ago, reindeer roamed all summer across the green meadows of three c...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Cinderella

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Feb 15, 2020 6:30pm

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Don’t miss the world premiere of VNB’s Cinderella, with choreography by Artistic Director Rafik Hegab, 2019 winner of the Seefeldt Award for Outstanding Individual Artist.  His direction of popular story ballets (Aladdin, Snow White, The Nutcracker) delight audiences with world class cho...Read More


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: A February Festival

Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 12:00pm

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YOPW presents a festival of music sure to chase away February’s chill, featuring the Repertory, Concert, and Youth Symphony Orchestras. 

$10 for adults, free for students 17 and under

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Washington National Opera's Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists: The Consul

Sunday, Feb 16, 2020 4:00pm

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by Gian Carlo Menotti

International powerhouse and WNO Artistic Director Francesca Zambello directs the formidable talents of WNO’s young artist program in a presentation of Gian Carlo Menotti’s Pulitzer Prize-winning opera.  Set in an unidentified European totalitarian country, The Cons...Read More


LLI: MILOS: The Voice of the Guitar

Monday, Feb 17, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Matthew J. Trkula

In this lecture, students will be introduced to chart topping, classical guitar phenom Milos, who makes his debut at the Hylton Center in a thrilling concert that charts the guitar’s evolution and its impact on music for the past 300 years. With his unsurpassed technica...Read More


Galileo’s Science Café Keeping our Soldiers Safe

Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020 7:00pm

Keeping our Soldiers Safe: Understanding, Treating, and Preventing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Emanuel Petricoin, Co-Director, Center for Applied Proteomics and Molecular Medicine

Hear about the latest findings surrounding hot topics in science, engineering, and health that affect our everyday ...Read More


Kevin Burt and Big Medicine

Saturday, Feb 22, 2020 8:00pm

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Fresh from winning three awards at the 2018 International Blues Challenge, singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, Kevin Burt, performs a soul-stirring evening of rich and rootsy blues. A self-taught musician from the heart of Midwest, Kevin shines on stage, winning...Read More


National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

Sunday, Feb 23, 2020 2:00pm

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Volodymyr Sirenko, conductor
Volodymyr Vynnytsky, piano

Berezovsky: “The First Ukrainian Symphony” in C major
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23
Dvorák: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Celebrating their Jubilee 100th concert season, the National...Read More


CANCELLED: Matinee Idylls: Tidewater Guitar Quartet

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 12:30pm

Brighten your day with the energizing classical guitar ensemble, Tidewater Guitar Quartet. The talented foursome, comprising Sam Dorsey, Cliff Morris, John Boyles, and Todd Holcomb, come from the Tidewater Guitar Orchestra, one of the only orchestras of its kind in North America. The ensemble’s sing...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Chao Tian and Wytold

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020 12:30pm

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Chao Tian and Wytold blend modern styles and traditional techniques from East and West on the Chinese dulcimer and the six-string electric cello with live-looping. This special Matinee Idylls performance—by these previous Strathmore Artists-in-Residence—features new ...Read More


Prince William Chamber of Commerce Business Awards

Thursday, Feb 27, 2020 6:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Sm Rhrsl studio, Science and Technology Campus

To attend this event register at pwchamber.org

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LLI: Songs in the Dark: Film Musicals from the 1950s to Now

Friday, Feb 28, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dan Sherman

Although film musicals go back to the 1920s, some of the very best came in the 1950s and later. Dan Sherman will continue the exploration of these musicals he began in an October LLI class to cover films from Singin’ in the Rain through La La Land. The class will highlight ho...Read More


Ordway Conservatory Youth Ballet: The Wizard of Oz

Sunday, Mar 01, 2020 4:00pm

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The Ordway Ballet dancers invite you on a magical journey to the Land of Oz!  Follow along as Dorothy travels the yellow brick road collecting companions and dodging the Wicked Witch of the West.  A perfect ballet for the entire family! 

$20 adults, $15 children (under 12), seniors (65+)...Read More


Galileo’s Science Café: Designing Smart Sensors to Improve First Responders’ Response Time

Wednesday, Mar 04, 2020 7:00pm

Brenda Bannan, Associate Professor, Instructional Technology, College of Education and Human Development

Hear about the latest findings surrounding hot topics in science, engineering, and health that affect our everyday lives and the decisions that we make!  Bring your family and friends for a casua...Read More


Russian National Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Friday, Mar 06, 2020 8:00pm

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Experience the pageantry and elegance of classical ballet with the Russian National Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty. The whole family will be charmed by this age-old tale of the redemptive power of true love. When the evil fairy Carabosse isn’t invited to ...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: American Idols

Saturday, Mar 07, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

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The MSO showcases three great American composers: Aaron Copland, Leonard Bernstein, and Howard Hanson. Copland’s Quiet City evokes scenes of New York in the early 20th century, while Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story captures the rhythmic fervor of NYC...Read More


Exploring Self & Social Identity with Women Veterans: A Mixed Media Workshop

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 1:00pm

Instructor: Andi Benge, School of Art, George Mason University

Want to learn to paint? Join us for this three-part workshop that explores women Veterans’ self and social identity through mixed media. By combining several mediums such as water based media and collage techniques, learn to utilize your...Read More


MILOS

Sunday, Mar 08, 2020 4:00pm

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The Voice of the Guitar 
With members of 12 ensemble

Chart topping, classical guitar phenom MILOŠ makes his debut at the Hylton Center in a thrilling concert that charts the guitar’s evolution and its impact on music for the past 300 years. With his unsurpassed techni...Read More


Gallery Exhibition: Mel Parada and Kate Fitzpatrick

Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020 10:00am

Soundings
March 10 - April 11

Mel Parada and Kate Fitzpatrick explore the edges of written language and find expressive territory within its formal structures, glyphs, and subtext.   Parada examines the possibilities of meaning making in communication design through prints that deconstruct of typogra...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Les Sylphides and More

Friday, Mar 13, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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Manassas Ballet Theater presents Les Sylphides, a ballet blanc widely thought of as the first ballet to be created about mood and without a storyline. The professional MBT company dancers are accompanied by the Manassas Ballet Theatre Orchestra in a performance that p...Read More


Prince William Little Theatre: Sister Act

Friday, Mar 13, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Mar 14, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 15, 2020 2:00pm
Thursday, Mar 19, 2020 8:00pm
Friday, Mar 20, 2020 8:00pm
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 8:00pm
Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 2:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Prince William Little Theatre

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This feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier witnesses a murder, she is placed in protective custody where she is the least likely to be found: a convent! Filled with gospel music and outrageous da...Read More


LLI: Traveling by Train in the U.S. and Canada

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Bill Forster

In this class, Bill Forster will share some travel tips to assist LLI members who are considering traveling on the Northeast corridor, on regional trains, or across the long-distance network. You probably know that Amtrak is the nation’s rail passenger provider, but there is...Read More


Prince William Chamber of Commerce: Valor Awards

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2020 2:00pm

To attend this event register at pwchamber.org

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Manassas Chorale: One Voice, Many Voices

Saturday, Mar 21, 2020 7:30pm

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The Manassas Chorale and the Voices United Workshop Choir join forces for a breathtaking evening of sacred music. Led by Artistic Director Becky Verner and a nationally-known guest clinician, over 150 singers will raise the roof in this celebratory program. Marvel at ...Read More


Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano

Sunday, Mar 22, 2020 2:00pm

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This joyous company comes direct from Mexico to share its country’s rich cultural gifts of dance, music, folklore, and costumes. In this spellbinding performance, Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano showcases its country’s finest music and dance, pu...Read More


LLI: Stephen Sondheim: Celebrating Genius at 90 years

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dan Sherman

Stephen Sondheim began his career as a protégé of Oscar Hammerstein and eventually became one of Broadway’s most celebrated lyricists and composers. In writing a wide range of “adult musicals” over nearly 40 years, Sondheim covered a huge range of subjects with songs that dee...Read More


Broadway Princess Party

Sunday, Mar 29, 2020 4:00pm

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Starring Laura Osnes, Susan Egan, and Christy Altomare

Dust off your tiaras and head for this charming concert in which three of Broadway’s original and most beloved princesses perform their signature songs as well as many other treasured musical theater numbers. Two...Read More


Matinee Idylls: Virginia Opera

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020 12:30pm

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A Taste of Opera

Whet your appetite for opera with an inspired program of musical delights performed by some of Virginia Opera’s most talented artists. Soprano Laquita Mitchell, Mezzo-soprano Leah Heater, Tenor Brian Cheney, and Baritone Marco Nisticò—from the opera ...Read More


LLI: The Postwar Relationship Between John Singleton Mosby and Ulysses S. Grant

Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020 10:00am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Speaker: David M. Goetz

10:00 a.m. - refreshments
10:30 a.m.- noon - speaker

Mr. Goetz’s presentation is based on his book, Hell is Being a Republican in Virginia: The Postwar Relationship Between John Singleton Mosby and Ulysses S. Grant. He will explore the profound and dynamic post-war relationsh...Read More


Galileo's Science Cafe

Wednesday, Apr 01, 2020 7:00pm

Kathryn Laskey

Hear about the latest findings surrounding hot topics in science, engineering, and health that affect our everyday lives and the decisions that we make!  Bring your family and friends for a casual, interactive science discussion. Learn from the experts, as George Mason University facu...Read More


Princess Diana: Queen of the People’s Hearts

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 7:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Angela Knight Music Productions

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Angela Knight Music Productions presents a modern, new musical that brings to life one of the most beloved figures of our time, Diana, the Princess of Wales. Written by Angela Knight and Randal Dewey, the musical follows Diana’s amazing life – her storybook wedding to Prince Charles, the...Read More


I Draw Slow

Saturday, Apr 04, 2020 8:00pm

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Appalachia meets the Emerald Isle with the energetic Dublin ensemble I Draw Slow. Fusing American folk and Irish storytelling traditions, I Draw Slow is shaking up the alternative country-bluegrass music scene with their thoughtful lyrics, close harmonies, and innova...Read More


Educational and Charitable Foundation: 21st Annual Book Signing

Sunday, Apr 05, 2020 11:00am

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The Educational and Charitable Foundation in affiliation with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Lambda Kappa Omega cordially invite you to its 21st Annual Book Signing and Scholarship Awards Ceremony with featured guest Blair Underwood. 

Tickets: $130, $120, $105

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LLI: Giants: The Big Planets of the Outer Solar System

Tuesday, Apr 07, 2020 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructor: Dr. James Zimbelman

Our solar system is separated into two types of planets, the inner “rocky” terrestrial planets and the outer “gas giant” planets, with the asteroid belt in between these groups. This lecture will discuss the four giant planets, all of which are much larger than the Ea...Read More


Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: The Joyous Music of Beethoven

Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 2:00pm

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Enjoy the classics with Jeffrey Siegel, virtuoso pianist and brilliant storyteller, in his popular “concerts with commentary” performances. Celebrate the 250th birthday year of an iconic composer’s most uplifting music. Siegel performs an all-Beethoven program includ...Read More


Gallery Exhibition: Changing Landscapes: The Digital Age, Encroachment, and Eventual Outcomes

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 10:00am

Wayne Paige
April 14 - May 9

Wayne Paige creates surreal pointillist-inspired drawings and paintings featuring mythical figures and dreamlike landscapes. The artist deploys elements of science-fiction, humor, and visionary imagery to slyly comment on digital technology’s transformation of our psychic...Read More


10th Anniversary Gala

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 6:00pm

The 10th Anniversary Gala provides critical funding to support the Hylton Center’s many artistic performances, arts education programs, and outreach initiatives, as well as the Hylton Center’s Endowment. Join us for an elegant reception, dinner on Merchant Hall stage, silent and live auctions, and a...Read More


10th Anniversary Gala After Party

Friday, Apr 17, 2020 8:30pm

Party for a Cause!

Just as the Hylton Center Gala winds down, the best party in town begins—and both support the arts!  Enjoy craft cocktails, late-night snacks and sweet desserts, relaxing in the Jazz Lounge, a silent auction, and more fun surprises! 

After Party tickets are $50 per person

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Creative and Performing Arts Center: Annie, Jr

Saturday, Apr 18, 2020 3:00pm
Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 3:00pm
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 3:00pm
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Creative and Performing Arts Center

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Set in the 1930’s, a precocious, cheerful orphan named Annie finds her fortunes change after meeting wealthy businessman Oliver Warbucks who agrees to help Annie locate her birth parents by offering a public reward.  When Miss Hannigan and her villainous brother devise a devious plan to ...Read More


Asaph Dance Ensemble Spring Showcase

Sunday, Apr 19, 2020 4:00pm

Speaking Through Dance

Artists of the Asaph Dance Ensemble express their unique styles and perspectives through original choreography in this lively show.  Seasoned and new choreographers showcase their dance voices in an afternoon of beauty, creativity, and inspiration. 

$30 adults, $20 children (1...Read More


LLI: Two Virginia Secessions and a Bitter Divorce: The Birth of West Virginia

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 10:30am
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Gregory Family Theater, Science and Technology
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Instructors: Jack W. Lewis and Carol Lewis

Many Virginians choose to know very little about how our neighbor state of West Virginia was born. And perhaps for good reason, since its violent birth resulted in the loss of over a third of Virginia’s territory and brought disgrace on the head of Robert E...Read More


Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn

Friday, Apr 24, 2020 8:00pm

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The Hylton Center welcomes banjo superstars Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn in a special concert sure to captivate, with their unique mix of alternative bluegrass that is both familiar and boundary-pushing. The husband and wife duo, who met at a square dance, are each banjo icons in thei...Read More


Northern Virginia Ballet: Peter and the Wolf + Paquita

Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 3:00pm

Set to Prokofiev’s delightful score, this charming classic comes to life through dance. Perfect for children of all ages! The Grand Pas de Deux from Paquita is a highlight of the classic repertoire set to Minkus’s beautiful musical score.

Tickets: $25 adults, $20 children, seniors, military

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InTune Music Studios: Spring Recital

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 4:00pm
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The Okee Dokee Brothers

Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 1:00pm
Sunday, Apr 26, 2020 4:00pm

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Bluegrass and American roots music fans, bring your youngin’ to experience the down-home Americana folk music you love with the four-time Parents’ Choice Award-winning and Grammy® Award-winning Okee Dokee Brothers. Long before the duo won four Parents’ Choice Awards,...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshop Series: Level I

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:00pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 7:00pm

Instructor: Glen McCarthy, Guitar Instructor, School of Music, George Mason University

If you have ever wanted to try your hand at the tiny, musical marvel that is the ukulele, now is your chance! Back by popular demand, the Veterans and the Arts Initiative is offering the Veteran community the oppo...Read More


Veterans and the Arts Initiative: Ukulele Workshop Series: Level II

Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 05, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 8:00pm
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:00pm

Instructor: Glen McCarthy, Guitar Instructor, School of Music, George Mason University

If you have ever wanted to try your hand at the tiny, musical marvel that is the ukulele, now is your chance! Back by popular demand, the Veterans and the Arts Initiative is offering the Veteran community the oppo...Read More


Pied Piper Theatre: Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella

Saturday, May 02, 2020 2:00pm
Saturday, May 02, 2020 7:00pm
Sunday, May 03, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology, Hylton Performing Arts Center, Rehearsal Room, Science and Technology

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Enjoy an enchanting evening of Rogers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, the classic tale of a young woman who sits at the fireplace among the cinders dreaming of castles, a charming prince, and far-away adventures.  Favorite musical numbers include In My Own Little Corner, Impossible, and Ten ...Read More


LLI: A Musical Journey: From Classical to Popular to Jazz

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 1:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Lg Rehearsal Hall, Science and Technology Campus
Presented By: Lifelong Learning Institute, Manassas

Music has existed since the beginning of time. Mankind has defined music as pleasingly harmonious vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. In all ages, across this planet, across the expansion of our nation, human...Read More


Galileo’s Science Café: Combating Pediatric Obesity to Promote Healthy Futures in the Latino Community

Wednesday, May 06, 2020 7:00pm

Sina GalloAssistant Professor, Nutrition and Food Studies

Low-income Latino children have a 3-times higher risk of obesity compared to non-Latinos. This will have significant effects on our health care system as Latinos are the fastest growing US ethnic minority. Early treatment for pediatric obes...Read More


Manassas Symphony Orchestra: From the Old World and New

Saturday, May 09, 2020 7:30pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Symphony Orchestra

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Manassas Symphony’s season closes with the return of piano soloist Joseph Kingma playing Beethoven’s dramatic Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor. Advanced string players from local schools join the MSO for a finale of Antonín Dvorak’s glorious Symphony No. 9, “From the N...Read More


Virginia National Ballet: Snow White

Sunday, May 10, 2020 2:00pm

Don’t miss VNB’s popular production of Snow White, led by Artistic Director Rafik Hegab, 2019 winner of the Seefeldt Award for Outstanding Individual Artist.  His direction of story ballets (Aladdin, Snow White, The Nutcracker) delight audiences with world class choreography, dancing, costumes, and ...Read More


Manassas Ballet Theatre: Don Quixote

Friday, May 15, 2020 7:30pm
Saturday, May 16, 2020 3:00pm
Saturday, May 16, 2020 7:30pm
Sunday, May 17, 2020 3:00pm
Location: Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall, Science and Technology
Presented By: Manassas Ballet Theatre

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MBT’s season closes with the sensational and spicy, classical ballet Don Quixote. Set in Barcelona and known in the ballet world as “Don Q,” this work incorporates all of the critical elements – longing, love, loss, and in the end, a wedding! The Manassas Ballet Theat...Read More


Bumper Jacksons

Friday, May 15, 2020 8:00pm

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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 jazz halls to Appalachian campfires featuri...Read More


Youth Orchestras of Prince William: Ever Onward

Friday, May 22, 2020 6:00pm

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YOPW concludes its season with Ever Onward, a celebration of what has passed and what is to come.  The repertory, concert ,and youth symphony orchestras will join forces for this grand season send-off. 

$10 for adults, free for students 17 and under

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OBCO Goes to the Movies: A Salute to John Williams

Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:30pm

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Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra is going to the movies and you are invited!  This tribute to the film scores of John Williams is sure to delight with some of the composer’s biggest hits:  Summon the Heroes, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Superman, Jurassic Park, and Star Wars.  $20 adults, $1...Read More


Northern Virginia Ballet: Spring Recital

Sunday, May 24, 2020 3:00pm
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Manassas Chorale: My Favorite Decade!

Friday, May 29, 2020 7:30pm

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Join the Manassas Chorale and the Greater Manassas Children’s Choir in a showcase of music from across the decades. Listen for your favorites in this musical time machine of melodies and harmonies that have stood the test of time.

This performance is family friendly.

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