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March 2021

The Artist Activist: Centering Black Voices: Lawrence Brownlee

Monday, Mar 01, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

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The Artist Activist: Centering Black Voices speaker series returns with one of America’s foremost modern opera singers Lawrence Brownlee in conversation with distinguished Mason Opera Professor and Director of Vocal Studies Patricia Miller. The evening will continue the series’ mission to d... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Dewberry Artist Series: Wonderful Woodwinds!

Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music faculty resume their free recital series with digital pre-recorded performances as part of Mason Arts at Home. Recorded from the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, this performance features the woodwind faculty, including clarinetist Kathy Mulcahy, flu... Read more

Alumni Cocktails and Conversation: Working 9 to 5 - Making Your Degree Work with You

Monday, Mar 08, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The College of Visual and Performing Arts Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with Dean Rick Davis returns with three new events in spring 2021. The live, digital conversations showcase College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) alumni across the world in addition to career resources for multiple a... Read more

Great Performances at Mason

CANCELED: The Chieftains

Monday, Mar 08, 2021 8:00pm

This performance will be rescheduled to Spring 2022.

Ticket holders for The Chieftains will be contacted by the Ticket Office via email. Options for ticket holders include transferring the value of remaining ticket(s) into account credit; donating the value of the ticket(s) as an in-kind contributio... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Black Lives Matter – TV Writing Hank Jones

Thursday, Mar 11, 2021 7:30pm
Virtual Event

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Hank Jones, is a writer and Mason alumnus. Originally from Ambler, Pennsylvania, Henry “Hank” Jones moved to Los Angeles to pursue his passion for scriptwriting after earning a Master of Arts degree in English (Teaching of Writing & Literature) from George Mason University. Jones harnessed ... Read more

Mason School of Theater

Come My Beloved

Friday, Mar 12, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

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Written by Em Weinstein
Directed by Jacob Horowitz 

Mason School of Theater presents Come My Beloved, a play about race, intimacy, and Detroit. The play chronicles a Friday night in the lives of three Black and Jewish couples at different points in time – the 1930’s, the 1970’s, and today. 

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Academy of St Martin in the Fields

Saturday, Mar 13, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

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re:connect – Overcoming Distance

One of the world’s premier chamber orchestras, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields invites you to reconnect with classical music in this intimate, pre-recorded digital concert of stirring masterpieces. The re:connect series was launched in response to th... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Visiting Filmmakers Series Online: Black Lives Matter - See You Yesterday & Stefon Bristol

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021 1:30pm
Virtual Event Zoom

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Stefon Bristol, is a writer, and director. Brooklyn-born, Long Island-bred, Stefon Bristol graduated from Morehouse College and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, just like his Oscar-winning mentor, Spike Lee. The New Yorkers eventually became collaborators on See You Yesterday, adapting Brist... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Dewberry Artist Series: Percussion, Saxophone, and Steel Pan!

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music faculty resume their free recital series with digital pre-recorded performances as part of Mason Arts at Home. Recorded from the Center for the Arts Concert Hall, this concert will feature Mason faculty John Kilkenny and Jonathan Bisesi on percussion;... Read more

Media, Arts, Design, and Communication Internship and Career Fair

Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 1:00pm
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Mason’s Media, Arts, Design, and Communication Internship and Career Fair will take place on the virtual expo platform Airmeet. Mason students and alumni will be able to have one-on-one and group video chats with local and national creative industry employers. A list of employers will be an... Read more

Mason School of Art

Visual Voices: Mia Rollow

Thursday, Mar 18, 2021 7:30pm
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The George Mason University School of Art Visual Voices Colloquium is a professional lecture series that invites nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design to students and the community at large. Presented in a digital form... Read more

Mason School of Theater

Chimichangas and Zoloft

Friday, Mar 19, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Written by Fernanda Coppel 
Directed by
Esteban Marmolejo-Suarez 

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Mason School of Theater presents Chimichangas and Zoloft. This irreverent story examines the search for happiness and the mysteries of sexuality through the eyes of two brazen teenagers, Jackie and her best friend Penelope. Ja... Read more

Broadway Princess Party

Sunday, Mar 21, 2021 4:00pm
Virtual Event

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Starring Susan Egan, Aisha Jackson, Laura Osnes, and Courtney Reed

Live from the Hylton Center

The digital performance will strictly be available LIVE, Sunday, March 21 at 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

Dust off your tiaras and dig out your glass slippers for this charming digital concert featuring ... Read more

Mason School of Dance

2021 Mason Dance Gala and Fête

Saturday, Mar 27, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Witness the power and resilience of dance as the Mason Dance Company takes the stage for this year’s virtual Gala Concert, which will be free and streamed to the public as part of Mason Arts at Home. This performance features Mason dancers at the beginning of their careers performing works by some o... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Alumni Cocktails and Conversation: Artist Educators

Monday, Mar 29, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The College of Visual and Performing Arts Alumni Cocktails and Conversations with Dean Rick Davis returns with three new events in spring 2021. The live, digital conversations showcase CVPA alumni across the world in addition to career resources for multiple art forms and roles in the arts.

For the ... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Dewberry Artist Series: Brilliant Brass!

Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music faculty resume their free recital series with digital pre-recorded performances as part of Mason Arts at Home. Recorded at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, this performance features the brass faculty including Alan Carr (trombone), Denny Edelbrock (... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Visiting Filmmakers Series: Ekwa Msangi

Wednesday, Apr 07, 2021 6:00pm
Virtual Event Zoom Large Meeting

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Watch the movie: Available one week before our event. 

Ekwa Msangi’s award-winning and critically acclaimed feature film Farewell Amor premiered in competition at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.

Farewell Amor tells the story of Walter and his family, reunited after 17 years a... Read more

Rethinking the President's Committee for Arts and Humanities

Wednesday, Apr 07, 2021 6:30pm
Virtual Event Zoom Webinar

Opportunities for Policy Innovation Under a New Administration

Presented by: Mason Arts at Home

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George Mason University’s Arts Management Program presents a digital conversation with Associate Professor, Dr. Carole Rosenstein, and immediate-past Executive Director of the President’s Committ... Read more

Mason School of Art

Visual Voices: Bruce Willen

Thursday, Apr 08, 2021 7:30pm
Virtual Event

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The George Mason University School of Art Visual Voices Colloquium is a professional lecture series that invites nationally recognized visiting artists and designers to speak about their work and the world of art and design to students and the community at large. Presented in a digital form... Read more

Mason School of Theater

Are You There?

Friday, Apr 09, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

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Written by Vivian Barnes, Jonathan Norton, and Gab Reisman 
Directed by Mimsi Janis

What does it mean to be connected? How has technology, from the telephone to social media, changed our relationships? The high-tech revolution changed our lives for the better, right? New pathways, or new int... Read more

Mason School of Dance

Mason Dance Company: Spring New Dances

Friday, Apr 09, 2021 8:00pm
Saturday, Apr 10, 2021 8:00pm

TICKETS For Friday, April 9, 8 p.m.

TICKETS For Saturday, April 10, 8 p.m.

Tickets will be available to the general public March 18 at 10 a.m. ET. 

Witness original choreography created and performed by Mason School of Dance students at the Center for the Arts.

FREE. Reservations are required.  

Spr... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Chorale Broadway Showcase 2021 - When You Believe*

Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 4:00pm
A. Linwood Holton Jr. Plaza, Fairfax Campus, Mason Pond, Area, Fairfax Campus, Center for the Arts, Concert Hall, Fairfax Campus

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This performance was originally scheduled to take place outdoors on Mason Pond Lawn. Due to inclement weather, it has been moved indoors to the Center for the Arts Concert Hall.

All original tickets are still valid. Please contact the Ticket Office if you do not wish to attend an indoor even... Read more

Keyboard Conversations® with Jeffrey Siegel: Celebrating Beethoven

Sunday, Apr 11, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

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Live from the Hylton Center

Welcome back to the stage virtuoso pianist Jeffrey Siegel for a digital, livestreamed Keyboard Conversations® concert with commentary recorded live from the Merchant Hall stage at the Hylton Center. Siegel celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth wi... Read more

Dewberry Artist Series: Duo-Piano and Musical Theater!

Tuesday, Apr 13, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music faculty resume their free recital series with digital pre-recorded performances as part of Mason Arts at Home. Recorded at the Hylton Performing Arts Center, this performance features musical theater faculty vocalist Jim Van Slyke as well as piano fac... Read more

In Conversation with Filmmaker Donovan Jones

Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

Young Alumni Commissioning Project Award Recipient

Join Donovan Jones, a Mason alumnus (BA in Film and Video Studies ’18) and a 2020 winner of the Young Alumni Creative Development Award, for a presentation of the music video “Do Better” and a live conversation surrounding this work, as well as his... Read more

The Barclay Brass

Sunday, Apr 18, 2021 3:00pm

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This performance will take place on Mason Pond Lawn.

Named “a visionary ensemble” by The Washington Post, The Barclay Brass takes to the Mason Pond Lawn outdoor stage to perform an “out of this world” concert of classical works and themes from the Star Wars soundtrack. Formed in 2015, The Ba... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

The Artist-Activist: Centering Black Voices

Tuesday, Apr 20, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

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The Artist Activist: Centering Black Voices speaker series returns for the last event of the semester with artists Maurice Cherry and Lex Brown. Two individuals from incredibly different spectrums of art, Cherry is a designer and podcaster and Brown is an avant garde visual and performance ... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Earth Day: Arcadia Mixtape

Thursday, Apr 22, 2021 7:00pm
Virtual Event

The Earth Day: Arcadia Mixtape will showcase Arcadia as a basis for the creation of other artistic works by collaborating artists presented by Mason Arts at Home.

Arcadia is an environmental public art installation by artist and musician, Sam Nester, Arcadia translates the biorhythms of medicinal an... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

Mason Opera - Acts of Love and Marriage

Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 8:00pm
Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 3:00pm

TICKETS for April 24

TICKETS for April 25

Tickets will be available to the general public March 18 at 10 a.m. ET. 

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music’s talented Mason Opera students will present an evening of works featuring Dream Lovers by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Act II of Le nozz... Read more

Center for the Arts

Collision of Rhythm

Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 3:00pm

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This performance will take place on Mason Pond Lawn.

Collision of Rhythm is the ultimate dynamic duo made up of a tap-dancing percussion virtuoso and a beatboxing, juggling multi-instrumentalist. Bring the entire family for their fun outdoor performance on Mason Pond Lawn! Imagine a STOMP, B... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

International Jazz Day

Friday, Apr 30, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Share the vibrancy and vitality of jazz music with Mason Jazz students and faculty on April 30 in a new digital performance! International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts on all continents to celebrate and learn about jazz and its r... Read more

Mason School of Theater

Runaways

Friday, Apr 30, 2021 8:00pm
Saturday, May 01, 2021 2:00pm
Saturday, May 01, 2021 8:00pm

This performance will take place on Mason Pond Lawn.

Written and Composed by Elizabeth Swados  
Directed by Erin Gardiner, Musical Direction by Joe Walsh

Tickets will be available to the general public March 18 at 10 a.m. ET.

TICKETS for Friday, April 30, 8 p.m.

TICKETS for Saturday, May 1, 2 p.m.

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Tribute to Sonny Rollins

Sunday, May 02, 2021 3:00pm

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This performance will take place on Mason Pond Lawn.

Featuring Mason Jazz Faculty

The talented Mason Jazz Faculty salutes tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins, long heralded as “the greatest living jazz improviser,” who continues to inspire generations of musicians. Rollins began his career a... Read more

Mason Arts at Home

Black Voices Screening

Friday, May 07, 2021 7:30pm
Virtual Event

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The Black Voices project is a storytelling and movement initiative based on lived experiences of students from Mason’s School of Dance. With a process created by Rafael Palacios, artistic director of Afro-Colombian dance company Sankofa Danzafro, to keep artists engaged during COVID-19 lock... Read more

Dewberry School of Music

A Song of Freedom: Musical Reflections Featuring Black Composers

Saturday, May 08, 2021 8:00pm
Virtual Event

Including two world premieres by Evelyn Simpson-Curenton and Michael Nickens

The Reva and Sid Dewberry Family School of Music presents a pre-recorded digital concert featuring the rich choral, orchestral, and wind ensemble repertoire of Black composers. In addition to works by William Grant Still an... Read more

March 2021