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KYLLOPALOOZA KICKS INTO GEAR!

KYLLOPALOOZA KICKS INTO GEAR!

Three weeks ago, we broke news about a fabulous event coming to the Town of Vienna called KYLLOPALOOZA. (In case you missed the announcement, click here to read our initial blog post about Kyllopalooza ).

Additional details have since been released and the more we hear about this fabulous community event, the more fun we think it's gonna be!

And we're not the only ones. Kyllopalooza was posted on Facebook just yesterday and already 399 people have said they are coming!

Modus Union Uniting Members of Congress, Philanthropic Community, & Fashion Industry for One Night

Modus Union Uniting Members of Congress,  Philanthropic Community, & Fashion Industry for One Night

Members of Congress, local athletes, philanthropists and the fashion industry are assembling for DC’s Modus Union Spring 2011 – a unique event supporting prevention and early detection of cancer in women.

Modus Union Spring 2011 features a full runway show by acclaimed fashion designer Marc Bouwer (www.MarcBouwer.com), a 3-D film presentation previewing Bouwer’s Fall 2011 line, and an art installation and silent auction featuring some of the most talented visual artists in DC. The proceeds from this one-of-a-kind gathering will benefit Cancer Schmancer (www.CancerSchmancer.org), an organization founded by actress Fran Drescher to prevent cancer in women through education and early detection.

WHAT:          Modus Union Spring 2011

WHEN:          Wednesday, May 4

DC Film Alliance: a local filmmaker's best resource

DC Film Alliance: a local filmmaker's best resource

The DC Film Alliance is quite possibly the single best organization for filmmakers and cinephiles in the Nation's Capital. Founded by Jon Gann, who is also the man behind the highly successful DC Shorts Film Festival, the DC Film Alliance offers seminars on filmmaking through the DC Film Salon. Information on topics such as screenwriting, film promotion, and fundraising is presented by knowledgeable people in the field. The laid back Film Salons also offer an opportunity to meet other film enthusiasts and develop connections to potential collaborators.

1st Stage Partners with First Draft to Bring Live Family Theater to Fairfax County

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Save the Date For KYLLOPALOOZA

Save the Date For KYLLOPALOOZA

What's "Kyllopalooza?" As many of you know, we lost a treasured member of our community this year - 18 year old Khristin Kyllo. On May 19th, there will be a special event in her honor to raise money for the Khristin Kyllo Scholarship fund that has been established by the James Madison High School Booster Club. Mark your calendars now - you won't want to miss it!

Theater of the First Amendment Celebrates the Golden Age of Radio with "Live Wire"

Theater of the First Amendment Celebrates the Golden Age of Radio with "Live Wire"

THEATER OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT

PRESENTS

“LIVE WIRE”

AT THE HYLTON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Friday, April 15, 2011 at 8 p.m.

AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY’S CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 4 p.m.


FAIRFAX, Va., March 7, 2011 – Take a trip back to the Golden Age of Radio as Theater of the First Amendment (TFA), George Mason University’s award-winning professional theater company in residence, recreates the distinctive look, exciting sound and nostalgic feel of the classic radio days of the 1930s with “Live Wire,” featuring a selection of authentic shows drawn from Mason’s extensive Federal Theatre Project archives. Directed by Rick Davis, “Live Wire” will be performed in the Hylton Performing Arts Center’s Merchant Hall in Manassas on Friday, April 15 at 8 p.m.

Local Women Star in New Television Show Focusing on Style and Lifestyle in DC and Hunt Country

Local Women Star in New Television Show Focusing on Style and Lifestyle in DC and Hunt Country

Episode one of Style in the City, a show that's all about styleand lifestylein and around the Nation's Capitol, first aired this week. And if you have access to Fairfax Public Access Chanel 10, it should be easy enough to catch or DVR (since it's showing more than thirty times this month!).

The show's cast comprises Leesburg resident, Leigh Macdonald, DC's Stefanie Ball, and two Middleburg women, Cindy Bapst and Elizabeth Miller. The show's director, Kristin Rustom, resides in both Middleburg and DC. The show focuses on distinctions between the life in the District and life in nearby Hunt Country, and much of the first episode was filmed on location at Delaplane Cellars in Delaplane, VA.