Gallery Coffeehouse: Poetry, Prose and Prompts
Our lobby Gallery is the backdrop for a new series: Enjoy readings of published and unpublished materials plus an opportunity to explore some creative writing through prompts and local artwork from our gallery.
Tickets: $8 per person at the door, coffee included.
Sunday, May 31, 2015 @ 6:30PM
In the Gallery: In the Garden
Celebrations of the glories of the garden - paintings, photographs, fiber wall hangings, and small sculptural pieces.
Sponsored by The Franklin Park Arts Center.
Open Friday May 16 to Monday June 15, 2015
Hobbits and Fairies
Presented by Children of The Rainbow
Enjoy an evening of Irish and Celtic music performed by Adrienn Salazar, students, and friends all to benefit Children of Autism.
Tickets: $10 ages 13 and up, Call to Reserve 540-338-7973, Pay at the Door, General Admission
Saturday, June 6 @ 7:00PM.
Harp Ensemble: Out of the Silence
Evocative compositions for solo harp and harp and violin composed and performed by Astrid Walschot-Stapp with additional compositions for flute and harp by Hovhannes and Andres among others. Flute: Karen Johnson, Violin: William Stapp.
Tickets: $10 All ages
Bob Brown Puppets: World on a String
Visit some amazing places and puppet characters from Australia, China, The Congo, Egypt, France, Holland, Ireland, Japan, Russia, Ukraine and the good old USA. Bob Brown Puppets have been seen on The Muppet Show and Sesame Street!
Tickets: $5 per person, Pay at the Door, Call to Reserve 540-338-7973
Wednesday, June 10 @ 10:00AM
The Gullah Journey from Africa to America
Audiences nationwide have been mesmerized by South Carolina Sea Islands' Gullah Kinfolk, with their unique style, memorable performances and uplifting renditions of their historical repertoire. Borne of slavery, Gullah spiritual music transcends and takes the listener on a journey through history. The group was formed by Anita Singleton-Prather, best known for her beloved character Aunt Pearlie-Sue, in an effort to preserve Gullah history and the Gullah dialect. A performances by the Gullah Kinfolk is a rare treat that will be remembered for a lifetime. A Gold Star Performance Sponsored by Friends of Franklin Park Arts Center
Tickets: $35 and $25 (obstructed view in rear of theater)
Loudoun Symphonic Winds
In the footsteps of great bands from Sousa to the Eastman Wind Ensemble, Loudoun Symphonic Winds' members and Principal Conductor Gil Corella give you a spectrum of music including original works for band, transcriptions from the classical repertoire, the great marches, Broadway songs and holiday favorites.
Tickets: $10 All Ages
Sunday, June 14, 2015 @ 3:00 PM
Gallery Coffeehouse: Readers Theater, Duck Hunter Shoots Angel
Our lobby Gallery will be the backdrop for a new performance series. Readers Theater, presented by Imagine That!, will present one script each month with a handful of actors interpreting the written word using only their expressions and voice. A very sophistocated and cosmopolitan dramatic art that may make you laugh out loud or cry in the same night! Coffee included.
Tickets: $8/person Pay at door
Sunday, June 14, 2015 @ 6:30PM
Last Ham Standing
Don't miss this hilarious show full of laughs for the entire family. A group of talented performers take suggestions from the audience to create wacky scenes and funny improv games. If you like Whose Line Is It Anyway?, you’ll love Last Ham Standing, the other comedy meat!
Tickets: $12 Adult, $10 Student, $8 Child. Visit www.lastham.com
or click below to buy online
Western Loudoun Artist Studio Tour
The 10th annual Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour offers a weekend of art, shopping and relaxation. Visit the studios of over 60 talented artists as you wind through the scenic countryside and historic villages of western Loudoun County. Artists demonstrate their artistic process in paintings, pottery, jewelry, photography, fiber, sculpture and more!
Saturday, June 20, 2015 & Sunday, June 21, 2015 10:00AM - 5:00 PM both days. Visit www.wlast.org
for more information.