ARTS IN brief

ARTS IN brief

Monotypes by Denise Phalan will be shown at the Loft Gallery in Occoquan.
Monotypes by Denise Phalan will be shown at the Loft Gallery in Occoquan. (From Denise Phalan)
Thursday, May 25, 2006

The Likable Side Of Lady Macbeth

The McLean Drama Company will present "Lady Macbeth Revealed" June 16-18 at the McLean Community Center's Alden Theatre.

The play, by Rachael Bail, portrays Lady Macbeth as a loyal Scotswoman, not the villainess portrayed by Shakespeare.

Tickets are $15, or $12 for students and seniors. Performances are at 8 p.m. June 16 and 17 and at 2:30 p.m. June 18. The theater is at 1234 Ingleside Ave. For information, call 703-790-0123 or go to ; for tickets, call 703-573-SEAT.

Reston Gallery to Hold Annual Juried Art Show

The League of Reston Artists' 13th annual juried exhibition, artReston, runs from June 1 to July 2 at the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at the Reston Community Center's Lake Anne location.

The show displays contemporary art by regional artists.

A $500 prize will be awarded for the best in show, and $1,000 will be awarded at the juror's discretion.

The community center is at 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston. For information, visit .

Monotype Artist Featured in Occoquan

Monotypes by Denise Phalan will go on exhibit from June 6 to July 2 at the Loft Gallery in Occoquan.

A reception for Phalan is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. June 11 at the gallery.

Twenty Northern Virginia artists working in acrylics, alkyds, oils, pastels, photography, monoprints, sculpture, Chinese brush painting, watercolors, and stained and fused glass also exhibit work at the gallery.

The gallery, at 313 Mill St., is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. For information, call 703-490-1117.

Boat Paintings to Go On Display in Hospital

Clifton artist Phoebe Twichell Peterson will exhibit 12 boat paintings in the Women's Center at Inova Fairfax Hospital June 7-30.

The oil paintings on display are part of a series about weathered rowboats.

The hospital is at 3300 Gallows Rd., Falls Church.

Concert by Orchestra And Wagner Society

The McLean Orchestra and the Wagner Society of Washington will present the 12th annual Evelyn Lear and Thomas Stewart Emerging Singers Concert at 7:30 p.m. June 14 at Oakcrest School in McLean.

Soprano Kara Harmon, mezzo-soprano Jennifer Roderer, tenor David Smith and baritone Jason Stearns will be featured in the performance, conducted by Sylvia Alimena.

The school is at 850 Balls Hill Rd. Tickets are $30 for adults, $20 for Wagner Society members and McLean Orchestra subscribers, or $10 for those under 18 and students with identification. For tickets, call 301-907-2600 or visit .

-- Compiled by DIANE MATTINGLY

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