100th Meridian Project

Western Water Crisis

A multi-media performance piece on the western water crisis, presented in workshop format by students and faculty of Mason’s College of Visual and Performing Arts, followed by a panel discussion/audience Q&A.

This event is free and open to the public.

35mm

In this student collaboration between the Mason Players and Mason’s Green Machine, a picture is worth 1,000 words. The songs may be worth more. Inspired by the photographs of Matthew Murphy, 35mm is an intricately woven collection of stories told through song that re-imagines what the modern American musical can be.

Tickets: $20 adults, $10 students, staff, seniors and groups

Guitar Workshop

Level I Guitar Workshop from 7-7:45 p.m.
Level II Guitar Workshop from 8-8:45 p.m.

Musicians of all skill levels are invited to bring their own guitar or try one of ours in this tenweekseries of lessons with Glen McCarthy, guitar instructor at George Mason University, who has shared his expertise with the community during Veterans Day events at the Hylton Center.
Information and registration at HyltonCenter.org/veterans.

Free for Veterans, Service-members, their families, and military caregivers; $250 for the general public.

Flow

This performance presents all YOPW ensembles and features collaborative work with local youth dancers. Let the flow embrace you and enjoy an afternoon of musical synchronicity. Complimentary light reception at 2:00 p.m. upstairs in the Buchanan Partners Art Gallery.
Tickets: $20 adults, $12 seniors, students, and active and retired military, free to youth (18 years and younger)

AIDA

Don’t miss the World Premiere Ballet AIDA set to Verdi’s stunning music. The first full-length ballet of AIDA, this heart-wrenching story of two lovers from warring countries who must choose between love or country is choreographed by Rafik Hegab, who brings a unique,
authentic Pharonic flavor to the production and its beautiful sets and costumes. This stellar troupe of dancers hailing from the US, Brazil, and Japan also bring their own unique backgrounds to the work.

Tickets: $35 adults, $30 seniors (65+), $25 students (12-18), $15 children (11 and under)

AIDA

Don’t miss the World Premiere Ballet AIDA set to Verdi’s stunning music. The first full-length ballet of AIDA, this heart-wrenching story of two lovers from warring countries who must choose between love or country is choreographed by Rafik Hegab, who brings a unique,
authentic Pharonic flavor to the production and its beautiful sets and costumes. This stellar troupe of dancers hailing from the US, Brazil, and Japan also bring their own unique backgrounds to the work.

Tickets: $35 adults, $30 seniors (65+), $25 students (12-18), $15 children (11 and under)

Science Discussion

“Wearable Devices for Managing Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders in the Community,” presented by Dr. Holly Matto and Dr. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer. Bring your family and friends for a free, casual, interactive science discussion about the latest findings
surrounding hot topics in science and medicine.

This event is free and open to the public.

Poetry

Join us for an afternoon of poetry and writing – no prior experience in poetry is necessary. This workshop is open and free to Veterans, Servicemembers, and their families who are 18 years of age and older. Information and registration at HyltonCenter.org/veterans.

Student Artwork

The 2018 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 original works of art. The visual arts program in PWCS prepares students to be visually innovative and to develop an awareness and appreciation of visual art.

Evening receptions for Friends of the Hylton Center are held for the opening of each Gallery exhibition. Spring Gallery receptions will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on February 3, March 15, May 3, and June 14, 2018 and will feature wines or beer from local Virginia wineries and breweries.

Peter Pan

Neverland awaits for those who are young or young at heart, as the Center for the Arts’ Pied Piper Theatre brings to life James M. Barrie’s captivating classic tale of Peter Pan. Fly away with Peter to the land of the Lost Boys, pirates, Tiger Lily, and Captain Hook! Enjoy the familiar and popular songs “I Won’t Grow Up,” “I’ve Got to Crow,” and “I’m Flying.” This rousing original Broadway version of Peter Pan will delight the entire family.

Tickets: Early bird special before January 17 – $15 adults, $12 children to age 12
Tickets: At the door – $20 adults, $15 children to age 12

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