Movie lovers can enjoy eight special screenings today in Reston as the Washington West Film Festival continues for the third day this week. The festival, which will end on Saturday, showcases films from around the world.
The festivities will begin with a happy hour at Bow Tie Cinemas (11940 Market St.) at 4:30 p.m. Screenings explore topics from the life of legendary music man Clive Davis to screenings of several short films about powerful women, darkness and light and family-friendly topics. Davis will also participate in a discussion following the screening.
The day will conclude with a pavilion party at Reston Town Center Pavilion (1818 Discovery St.) at 9 p.m. Audiences, filmmakers and special guests will enjoy an evening of music, dancing and food. Guests are encouraged to wear a mask from a favorite movie. The suggested dress is cocktail attire.
The event is presented in partnership with The Harrison, M&S Grill, and Edibles Incredibles Desserts.
The complete schedule of screenings, discussions with filmmakers and other events in the area is online. All net box office proceeds help address issues like hunger, illness and limited organization, according to the festival’s website.
Vienna bookstore Bards Alley is participating in the town’s holiday decorating contest (photo by Amy Woolsey) I-66 HOV Change Starts Today — “The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reminds travelers…
The Barton Hill Recreation Area in Reston is slated for upgrades (via Google Maps) Upgraded lighting is no longer a component of upgrades to the Barton Hill tennis courts in…
Fairfax County Public Schools Fairfax County Public Schools could require parental notifications for class materials deemed sexually explicit, but in a deviation from the state, the proposed policy directly addresses…
A public art piece inspired by the connectivity and energy of atoms has been erected in Reston Town Center’s Hyatt Park. Called “Vidustria,” the installation is drawn from the word…
The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.
The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.
Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.
He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.