Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Loudoun Symphony concert benefits The Community Church's food bank.
The Loudoun Symphony Orchestra will perform a benefit concert, Jazz It Up, at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 14, to help support the Messiah’s Market Food Bank Project. Messiah’s Market, operated by The Community Church in Ashburn, has offered free food to anyone in need for more than a decade. The organization plans to expand its facilities, which would enable its volunteers to offer fresh meat and refrigerated food, which equate to better nutritional choices for families in need. The church has the orchestra to use its auditorium at the Virginia Academy this season. The Jazz It Up show features the music of Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Leonard Bernstein and appearances by several guest artists: pianist Daniel Lau will perform Ellington’s New World A …
Thursday, January 27, 2011
A book sale, concerts, Greek Festival and yoga night are just some of the many events.
After being snowed in for a few days, many of us will find relief in being able to leave the house this weekend. Luckily, there is a lot going on in the area with plenty of variety to choose from. Friday, January 28 Saturday, January 29 Sunday, January 30
Sunday, December 12, 2010
The second annual Jingle Jam kicked off their shows this weekend with the Junior Jam, a show for the youngest holiday lovers.
Toddlers abounded at Tally Ho Theatre on Saturday morning for the first ever Junior Jam. Families watched the Leesburg holiday parade and then went to Tally Ho for a half-an-hour of acoustic holiday songs. Junior Jam is part of the Jingle Jam, a benefit concert geared toward older children and adults. Jingle Jam co-founder Stilson Greene saw the need for a show geared toward their younger audience, saying of last year's Jingle Jam, "It's rock. It's a little too much for toddlers," he said. "People seemed to want kid stuff, and a half-hour acoustic show isn't too much for [the kids]." Greene says that the most difficult thing about the Junior Jam is coordinating three shows in one day instead of the two for the Jingle Jam. He gives Wright…