ARTS IN BRIEF

ARTS IN BRIEF

"No Ice Cream for You" is the work of Carolina Yao Seth, also a featured artist in the annual juried show, through Aug. 30 at the U.S. Geological Survey. An opening reception will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. next Thursday. (Carolina Yao Seth)

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Thursday, August 10, 2006

Reston Art League Holds Annual Juried Exhibition

The League of Reston Artists is holding its annual juried exhibition of fine art through Aug. 30 at the U.S. Geological Survey gallery in Reston.

The exhibit features works by artists from throughout the Washington region, including that of Reston's Carolina Yao Seth and Oak Hill's Camilla Pourbohloul.

An opening reception will be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. next Thursday in the main hallway of the Geological Survey's National Center Gallery. The gallery is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The U.S. Geological Survey is at 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston. For information, visit http://www.leagueofrestonartists.org .

Acrylics in Three Themes Showcased This Month

The paintings of Mary Ellen Mogee of Great Falls are on exhibit at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston through Sept. 3.

Mogee's acrylics are taken from three series: "Happy Paintings" are small still lifes; "Fantasy Florals" are abstract paintings and collages of flowers and leaves; and "Art and Soul" comprises paintings with spiritual themes.

An artist's reception is scheduled for noon to 2 p.m. Sunday. The church is at 1625 Wiehle Ave. For information, call 703-742-7992.

'The Shaggy Dog' Comes To Falls Church, Free

Falls Church's third annual free summer film series, Sunset Cinema, will feature "The Shaggy Dog" at 8 p.m. tomorrow in Cherry Hill Park.

In case of rain, the screening will be held in the Falls Church Community Center, next to the park, which is at 312 Park Ave.

For information, call 703-248-5077.

Tickets for GMU Series Go on Sale Sept. 1

Single tickets for events in the Great Performances at Mason series at George Mason University's Center for the Arts will go on sale Sept. 1.

The season features Michael Feinstein, the Master Drummers of Burundi, Betty Buckley, the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, Ivo Pogorelich, Chanticleer, Momix, Cirque Eloize and the Virginia Opera.

New this year will be Tania Pérez-Salas's Compañia de Danza, Bo Diddley, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile, Lorin Maazel and the Symphonica Toscanini, the Soweto Gospel Choir, Yundi Li and the Gewandhaus Orchestra of Leipzig, Natalie MacMster and Cherryholmes.

The center is at Route 123 and Braddock Road, Fairfax. Tickets can be purchased by calling 888-945-2468 or visiting http://www.tickets.com . For a listing of performances, visit http://www.gmu.edu/cfa .

-- Compiled by DIANE MATTINGLY


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