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The County’s Art Buzz – October

The County’s Art Buzz – October

Arts Buzz- October By Dana C. Stewart The 2019 Arts Awards Fairfax County will celebrate excellence in arts and give tribute to arts visionaries at the 2019 Arts Awards on Friday, October 18, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Fairview Park Marriott. This year’s awardees have increased access and created opportunities to expose art...

The County’s Art Buzz – September

The County’s Art Buzz – September

Arts Buzz- September By Dana C. Stewart September may mean it is back to school for students, but it doesn’t mean an end to creative exploration for all ages.  So, who is ready to play?  This month, residents can explore the intersection of public art with play, learn about creativity in the classroom and celebrate...

The County’s Art Buzz – August

The County’s Art Buzz – August

Leadership transforms a community, and thanks to both private and public leaders forethought and dedication to the arts, Fairfax County residents and visitors are benefiting. With over 230 arts organizations and many more artists make Fairfax County their home, our community is experiencing a growing arts scene.  ARTSFAIRFAX Presents Two Jinx Hazel Awards The arts...

The County’s Art Buzz – July

The County’s Art Buzz – July

World Premiere Event The Hub Theatre presents the world premiere of ‘American Spies and Other Homegrown Fables’ by playwright Sam Hamashima on July 12 and runs through August 4 at NextStop Theatre. The presentation of an original play highlights the dedication of small, local theaters to bring high, quality art to Fairfax County. Known for...

The County’s Art Buzz – June

The County’s Art Buzz – June

Special to The Fairfax County Times, June 13, 2019 Be The Art INOUT:Springfield, an Imagine Art Here temporary art installations, starts June 15 with the first photo booth pop up at Springfield Metro Station Kiss & Ride on June 20 at 5 pm. INOUT:Springfield engages the community through photos and questions on the arts where...

The County’s Art Buzz – May

The County’s Art Buzz – May

Special to The Fairfax County Times, May 10, 2019 If you ask ArtsFairfax’s recent Artist Grant honorees’ Tom Teasley and Foon Sham, it is through the audiences’ experience that brings their work to life and gives it meaning. Teasley and Sham, widely known for their individual achievements and their demonstrated history of accomplishment in the...

The County’s Art Buzz – April

The County’s Art Buzz – April

Special to The Fairfax County Times,  Apr 13, 2019 BalletNova awarded Martha Graham Dance Residency A dozen young dancers are learning to transition from one movement to another to create a seamless whole. Every contraction, every lunge, every breath in time with the beat of the music rehearsed over and over again until the unnatural...

The County’s Art Buzz – March

The County’s Art Buzz – March

Special to the Fairfax County Times , Mar 8, 2019 There are plenty of art offerings in Fairfax, but have you checked out Twitter? County resident and writer Jesse Stanchak tells his stories in 280 characters or less. A marketing professional in the metro area, Stanchak spins his literary prose three times a day via...

The County Art’s Buzz – February

The County Art’s Buzz – February

Special to the Fairfax County Times, Feb 8, 2019 Each year, ArtsFairfax connects professional artists with teachers to create an art learning experience beyond the traditional classroom lesson.This year, ArtsFairfax placed three Fairfax County artists into three FCPS middle schools. Heidi Fortune Picker’s residency at Holmes MS explores movement and language arts. Suzy Scollon’s residency...

Fairfax County’s Hidden Gem – January

Fairfax County’s Hidden Gem – January

Fairfax County’s Hidden Gem Special to the Fairfax County Times, Jan 11, 2019 Welcome to the first column dedicated to the arts in Fairfax County. It has long been known that the Fairfax County arts scene is a hidden gem treasured by residents, but its talent and vibrant offerings for professional artists, students and patrons...

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