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Creativity allows us to think, explore, and develop beyond the physical walls of confinement. While the last few months have physically restricted us, it has also presented an opening to explore creative opportunities or fine-tune long term pursuits. For professional creatives or those about…

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RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam, First Lady Pamela Northam, and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Director and CEO Alex Nyerges announced August 25 40 Virginia artists who will receive $5,000 grants through a special program to help visual artists impacted by COVID-19.

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Right now, connectivity in all forms is more important than ever. Local artists, orchestras, theatres, camps and many more are stretching their creativity to bring the arts to your home. Our local arts community is connecting us with friends and family and providing us with the much-needed m…

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Explore some of the favorite (relatively) recently published books recommended by the collections staff at Fairfax County Public Library.

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The Arlington music venue welcomes The Billy Price Charm City Rhythm Band 

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Closings and cancelations have taken place across the country and arts organizations and artists are facing an uncertain economic future. COVID-19 is having disastrous financial consequences on the arts sector, an essential part of Fairfax’s local economy. The lasting impact is unknown, but …

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Nothing stirs patriotism on the Fourth of July more than a war drama about American heroes. Films like Rod Lurie's "The Outpost," which tells the story of the Oct. 3, 2009, Battle of Kamdesh, where eight U.S. soldiers were killed when insurgents stormed an isolated base in northern Afghanist…

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It takes a while to go through the filmography of Tom Hanks, and the roles he's chosen are as varied as imaginable: The lovelorn fruit man in "Splash," the boy in a man's body in "Big," the cranky team manager in "A League of Their Own," the fellow known as Forrest Gump, Woody in "Toy Story,…

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In response to not being able to gather for performances this summer, Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts is offering a complement of streaming performances under the banner of Wolf Trap Sessions. 

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Justyne Fischer, who teaches art at South County High, has been awarded the 2020 Maynor Biggers Award from Hampton University.The Maynor Biggers Artist Fund (MBAF), supported by Hampton University alumni, invests in artists who use their art as a vehicle for social change. Award recipients e…

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The City of Fairfax Theatre Company will hold a live “Black Women’s Voices Concert” fundraiser for its new diversity initiatives, on June 26 at The O’Dells in Clifton.

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RCC is pleased to announce it will reopen its facilities on July 6 with limited programming accompanied by enhanced social distancing and safe health practices. Both RCC Hunters Woods and RCC Lake Anne have been closed since mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jeff Daniels is an award-winning actor known for an illustrious career in film, TV and on the stage. He’s played memorable roles in films such as “Dumb and Dumber” and “The Purple Rose of Cairo”; won an Emmy for his work on HBO’s “The Newsroom”; and nabbed a Tony nomination for performing At…

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Bryce Dallas Howard is a Hollywood movie star, with a résumé of major roles. She's played Ivy, the blind romantic lead in "The Village," Peter Parker's girlfriend Gwen in "Spider-Man 3," the nasty Hilly in "The Help," and the harried, high heels-wearing Claire in the two "J…

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RICHMOND—Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, First Lady Pamela Northam, and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Director and CEO Alex Nyerges today announced a special program to assist visual artists impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic: the Virginia Artist Relief Fellowship Program.

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George Mason University senior Mohammed Saffouri is being honored with a prestigious Capital Emmy for his documentary film “The First.” The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter announced in May that “The First” was one of 21 winning entrie…

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Fairfax County Public Schools will offer a free online arts enrichment program for current K-12 students over for five weeks from July 6 to August 7.  A variety of classes will be offered in art, music, theater, and dance. 

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Writer-director-producer and sometime standup comic Judd Apatow broke into the movie and television business three decades ago as a writer for the Grammy Awards. He worked his way into coproducing TV specials, then creating and writing for TV series, and earned his first directing assignment…

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The Fall for the Book festival is making some radical changes this year. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the festival going virtual. Organizers are also expanding the 22-year-old festival from four days to three months, running from September to November and offering “a whole season…

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The Center for the Arts at George Mason University announced today the decision to suspend the presentation of traditional, live, professional public performances or events inside its Fairfax venues through fall of 2020. This includes its annual Great Performances at Mason Series, the Family…

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Nothing sinks a movie like predictability. But in these uncertain times, the finely-tuned comedy of "The High Note" proves a welcome retreat. Most of what works is due to a top-notch cast exuding charm, good looks and just enough musical ability to strike a delightful chord. It's pitch-perfe…

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Memorial Day is one of those holidays that comes with traditions attached: a parade through small towns, a cookout in the backyard, hanging a flag in front of your house. Well, our flag is still folded and ready to make its annual appearance, but we won't be seeing any parades or attending a…

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The Summer Entertainment Series will be canceled through June 2020 due to public safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and health-related guidelines recommend against large gatherings, which the concert series drew on a regular basis.

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HTGAWM Star Rome Flynn has releaseda new single, “Keep Me in Mind”

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There are so many ways to celebrate moms on Mother's Day which, if you haven't been keeping track of your calendar, is on May 10. You can send a card, you can make a phone call - don't you DARE text her - you can, if everyone is masked up to the max and keeping their distances, pay a visit. …

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Michael Imperioli and Steve Schirripa’s new podcast gives fans in inside look at the groundbreaking show