a cappella

a cappella

Reston Area Events in April 2016

Spring is here, the flowers are blooming, and events calendars are filling with fun options. Event highlights this month include a capella festival, a pirate festival, several film screenings, and a week-long celebration of Reston’s founder, Bob Simon, on what would have been his 102nd birthday. Here’s what’s happening in the Reston area of Northern Virginia…

March 31, 2016

The SingStrong A Cappella Festival Comes to Reston

Perhaps you’ve discovered a cappella music by watching Pitch Perfect or The Sing Off, or maybe you’re like me, and you’ve been a fan since your college days. If you’re unfamiliar with this musical format, a cappella is music sung without instrumental accompaniment. This artform originated centuries ago as religious madrigals, which eventually influenced the musical styles of barbershop and doo wop. Contemporary…

March 2, 2015

March Events in the Reston Area

March is here, and with it brings the hope of warm weather and an increase in local events. Highlights this month include the SingStrong a cappella festival, the Mini Maker Faire, and an Easter egg hunt. Here are plenty of ideas for things to do in March in the Reston area.

March 1, 2015