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This First Friday we celebrate our Jewelry Artists in the eighth annual jewelry show!

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MAR 01-01 APR

"Something Fishy"

Venue: Artful Dimensions Gallery
Cost: Free
Mar 01, 2019 - Apr 01, 2019

“Something Fishy” at ADG will showcase some of nature’s glory. First Friday opening reception, March 1 from 6 to 9 Visit the gallery during March to see how artists tell the story. Artful Dimensions Gallery and Studios is Northern Virginia's only gallery dedicated exclusively to 3-D fine art and craft.


MAR 13-05 MAY

Based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture Book by Marsha Norman Music and Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray The Color Purple was produced on Broadway at the Broadway Theater by Oprah Winfrey, Scott Sanders, Roy Furman, and Quincy Jones. The world premiere of The Color Purple was produced by the Alliance Theatre, Atlanta Georgia. From Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning bestseller and Steven Spielberg’s ...


MAR 23-04 MAY

Steal Away Home

Venue: Riverside Center for the Performing Arts
Cost: $16
Mar 23, 2019 - May 04, 2019

Two young enslaved brothers make a daring escape from a South Carolina plantation. With the help of many good people, they make their way north on a danger-filled flight to freedom to join their freed father in Pennsylvania. The play brings new levels of perception of the people who lived in those anguished times…and indeed to those who live in ours. Based on the novel by Jane Kristof. Recommended age: 9+ Saturday Dates: March 23, 2019 April 6, 2019 * SENSORY FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE April ...


MAR 25

Deconstructing Gender

Venue: UMW Colonnade Room – University Center
Cost: Free
Mar 25, 2019 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Join PRISM and the James Farmer Multicultural Center for an interactive discussion on the social construction of gender.


MAR 26

Advanced Drawing and Painting Class!

Venue: Figure 8 Ink Studio
Cost: $15
Mar 26, 2019 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm

For students with moderate to high level experience in drawing and painting, expand your portfolio with advanced techniques in pencil, mechanical pencil, micropen, etching, scratchboard, pastel, conte, charcoal, chalk, acrylic, tempera, watercolor, ink, dimensional media, and oil. Learn from studying examples of different artists’ works, both in history and today. Continue to explore traditional techniques in realism, abstraction, drawing from life (figure and still life), and learning con...


William B. Crawley Great Lives Lecture Series Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder Book Prairie Fires is a new biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser that was published on November 21, 2017 by Metropolitan Books.

Adult Contemporary/Modern Dance Class

Venue: Dancefxbg
Cost: $10 – 45
Mar 27, 2019 06:30 pm - 06:30 pm

Warm up with Modern dance exercises from “Horton” and Hawkins” technique, and learn combinations and dances to stretch your creativity. Find your “core” and get a great workout! 20 week session beginning Jan 9, 2019 on Wednesdays at 6:30pm. Walk in class $10 or buy a 5 class card for $45. Wear comfortable clothes, dance shoes or bare feet. Mixed Level class.

Wine Wednesday!: Wine & Food Pairing 101

Cost: $25 – 30
Mar 27, 2019 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

FAM is teaming up with City Vino again for Wine Wednesday! Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 7 PM – 9 PM • Red wine and red meat? White wine and fish? We have been taught these parings all our lives. But which red wine? Which white wine? Where does Rose fit? Is your mind blown yet? While not exhaustive, we will explore some food pairings and the science behind them. Enjoy a wine tasting and food pairing at FAM. Discounted tickets available for members!

RBG: Documentary & Discussion

Venue: UMW – Monroe Hall, Room 116
Cost: Free
Mar 27, 2019 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ruth Bader Ginsburg took the oath of office as the second female Supreme Court Justice of the United States on August 10, 1993. Since that time, she has made waves in both the political and pop culture scene with her fiery wit, tenacity, and her penchant for a dissenting opinion. Learn more about her life and career through the CNN documentary “RBG,” and engage in fun activities sponsored by the Office of Title IX.