ARTS IN BRIEF

ARTS IN BRIEF

"Hunter's in the Winter" by Alfonso H. Ong is on display as part of the League of Reston Artists exhibition. (Alfonso H. Ong)

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Thursday, November 16, 2006

Vienna Art Society Presents Treasures

The 37th annual Treasury of Art Show by the Vienna Art Society will be dedicated in honor of Brendan Somerville, a Vienna resident and area artist since 1963. He will meet visitors at an artists awards reception from 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the Vienna Community Center.

For information, call 703-319-3971 or visit http://www.viennaartssociety.org.

Reston Artists Get Beyond Ego

The annual juried theme exhibition of the League of Reston Artists has been showing at the exhibit's sponsor, Walker and Co., at 12007 Sunrise Valley Dr., and its theme is "The Self: Beyond Ego."

During the first two weeks of the exhibition, visitors voted for their favorite work, and the recipient of the most votes will be awarded the people's choice award at the opening reception from 6 to 8 tonight. The exhibit continues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday through Dec. 1. For directions to the exhibit, visit http://www.leagueofrestonartists.org.

Making Art Out of the Alphabet

Mordechai Rosenstein, Emes Editions Part II, brings Rosenstein's one-of-a-kind pieces to the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, 8900 Little River Tpk. in Fairfax, through Dec. 19.

The Hebrew alphabet is the essence of Rosenstein's art. The show is 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sundays, 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays.

For information, contact Irene Gavin at 703-537-3064 or ireneg@jccnv.org.

Still Rocking Out After Almost 50 Years

The Limeliters grace the Alden Theatre's stage, 1234 Ingleside Ave. in McLean, at 8 p.m. Saturday.

Tickets are $30, $25 for McLean district residents and $12 for students.

The Limeliters launched their career in San Francisco in 1959 at the Hungry i, a legendary nightclub.

Tickets are available at the Alden Theatre box office, 703-573-SEAT and http://www.ticketmaster.com. For information, visit http://www.mcleancenter.org or call 703-790-0123.

-- Compiled by BOB SAMSOT


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