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Fall For the Book Festival Will Spotlight Haute Cuisine at Hylton Center

Fall For the Book Festival Will Spotlight Haute Cuisine at Hylton Center

On the closing night of this year’s Fall for the Book Festival, September 18, the festival will host its 2nd annual celebration of fine food, superior drink and the various stories behind the scenes of every aspect of the food industry from farm to table—and beyond!

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R.P. Barr Will Represent Prince William in State Writing Competition

R.P. Barr Will Represent Prince William in State Writing Competition

Manassas writer R.P. Barr’s short story “Dinner Dishes” and poem “Seasons” won first place in the fiction and poetry categories of the first tier (local chapter) competition of the Virginia Writers Club’s annual Golden Nib Contest.

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Local Teen Writers Win State Competition

Local Teen Writers Win State Competition

| August 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Writers Club has announced winners of their annual Teen Scholarship and Teen Golden Nib Contest competitions.

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Write by the Rails Founder Katherine Gotthardt Named to Northern VA Poetry Post

Write by the Rails Founder Katherine Gotthardt Named to Northern VA Poetry Post

The Poetry Society of Virginia has appointed Bristow poet Katherine M. Gotthardt Vice President of the Society’s Northern Region.

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Selection Panel Names Two Prince William Poets Laureate

Selection Panel Names Two Prince William Poets Laureate

Robert Scott of Haymarket, a novelist, and Alexandra “Zan” Hailey of Manassas, student at VCU, will share the position of Prince William Poet Laureate.

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Prince William Poet Laureate to Be Announced at ‘Poetry & Jazz’

Prince William Poet Laureate to Be Announced at ‘Poetry & Jazz’

The county’s first poet laureate to be announced at ‘Poetry & Jazz on the Lake’ at Tackett’s Mill, Lake Ridge.

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Hylton Center Previews Its Fifth Season

Hylton Center Previews Its Fifth Season

Friends of the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas got their first look at performances scheduled for their 2014 season.

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Manassas Midwives Honored in Richmond

Manassas Midwives Honored in Richmond

| November 12, 2013 | 0 Comments | Community

Sheila Mathis and and Kathleen McClelland of Manassas Midwifery & Women’s Health Center were presented the Birth Matters Virginia 2013 Birth Advocate of the Year Award.

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Author Carol Covin to Speak at Next ‘Write by the Rails’ Meeting

Author Carol Covin to Speak at Next ‘Write by the Rails’ Meeting

Author Carol Covin to speak on Sept. 19. The subject of her talk is, “Where Can You Hire a Cartoonist for $5?”

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Hylton Center Continues to Develop as a ‘Creative Commons’

Hylton Center Continues to Develop as a ‘Creative Commons’

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments | News

The Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas opened its doors to the press on Thursday, unveiling a video of the artists who will perform in its fourth season, 2013-2014

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