ART & CULTURE

Featured a Gala Performance by jazz-pop sensation The Manhattan Transfer with the American Festival Pops Orchestra Plus student showcases, food and beverage stations, auctions, and more! George Mason University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts presented its 13th annual ARTS by George! benefit on Saturday, September 29, 2018. The philanthropic event raised support for student […]

As a member of the Monkees, Michael Nesmith was beloved by the teens of the late ’60s and early ’70s, the popularity of the TV show and band began to rival the Fab 4 (the band the show was paying homage to), selling more than 75 million records worldwide. Nesmith shocked many in the entertainment […]

On October 7, 2018 McLean Central Park came alive once again as MPAartfest, now in its 12th year, offered something for guests of all ages. Selected by Sunshine Artist Magazine as one of the Top 100 Fine Art and Design Shows in the USA, the festival featured the work of nearly 40 selected artists, creative […]

You know him as a best-selling author of page-turning thrillers, with over 130 million books in print.  But it might surprise you to learn that David Baldacci lives, works and plays in in our community.  A native Virginian, he and his wife of nearly 30 years, Michelle, are long-time residents who have raised their two […]

Making space in life to create VivaTysons and VivaReston Art Director Mary Jeanne Cincotta balances a life as wife, mother, graphic artist, and part-time gardener, along with recently returning to her love of creating original art. While that sounds time-challenging, her belief is that one simply has to make room in life to pursue one’s […]

In conjunction with Tysons Corner Center, local artist and winner of the $100,000 International Robot Art Competition, Pindar Van Arman, will put on an art installation  commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Tysons Corner Center entitled “Tysons: Then and Now” at Tysons Corner Center. The installation will begin September 6th in Fashion Court at Tysons Corner […]

With an unmistakable voice, John Ondrasik is the man behind Five for Fighting’s rich history of hits, including “Superman (It’s Not Easy),” “100 Years,” “The Riddle” and “Chances.” These days, Ondrasik is taking a new approach to his tunes by backing them with a string quartet while out on tour. He’ll be stopping at DC’s […]