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Contest Rules: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Giveaway
Jul 07, 2015

Contest Rules: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Giveaway

Contest Rules: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn Facebook Giveaway  SPONSOR. Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (“Foundation” or “Sponsor”), 1645 Trap Road, Vienna, Virginia 22182. TERM. Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 and ends at 11:59 pm ET on Friday, July 10, 2015. (“Sweepstakes Period”) ELIGIBILITY. Wolf Trap Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United...

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From left to right: Paige Hernandez; Christina Farrell; Akua Kouyate-Tate; Terlene Terry-Todd; Jennifer Cooper
Jul 07, 2015

Arts Abroad: The Wolf Trap Approach Travels to Singapore

After preparing for six months, Akua, Jennifer, and the Wolf Trap Institute team are finally in Singapore! Since arriving, they’ve been busy training teachers, administrators, and families. The team has already given 6 hours of professional development to 270 early children educators, working alongside our arts education partners in Singapore – the National Arts Council (NAC) and the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA). Through Family...

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Arvind’s Spotlight: Brandi Carlile and First Aid Kit
Jul 02, 2015

Arvind’s Spotlight: Brandi Carlile and First Aid Kit

We all have shows that we love. Wolf Trap’s President & CEO, Arvind Manocha, would like to share with you some of the ones he’s most looking forward to. Brandi Carlile First Aid Kit Wednesday, July 22 at 7:30 pm Brandi continues to grow as an artist and we’re so proud of her long relationship with Wolf Trap. This year she’s put together a fantastic...

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Weather & Traffic Around Tonight’s Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick Show
Jun 25, 2015

Weather & Traffic Around Tonight’s Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick Show

You come to Wolf Trap to have an unforgettable night under the stars with your favorite friends, songs and artists. To ensure that everyone attending tonight’s Peter Frampton and Cheap Trick show has a great time from start to finish, a few tips: Wolf Trap performances proceed rain or shine. Read our complete rain policy. (Yes, umbrellas and tarps are welcome!) Patrons may upgrade lawn...

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Arvind’s Spotlight: National Ballet of China
Jun 25, 2015

Arvind’s Spotlight: National Ballet of China

We all have shows that we love. Wolf Trap’s President & CEO, Arvind Manocha, would like to share with you some of the ones he’s most looking forward to. National Ballet of China National Ballet of China Symphony Orchestra The Peony Pavilion A Kay Shouse Great Performance Tuesday, July 14 at 8:30 pm We’re so pleased to welcome the National Ballet of China for their...

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Arvind’s Spotlight: An Evening with the Creators of SERIAL
Jun 25, 2015

Arvind’s Spotlight: An Evening with the Creators of SERIAL

We all have shows that we love. Wolf Trap’s President & CEO, Arvind Manocha, would like to share with you some of the ones he’s most looking forward to. An Evening with the Creators of SERIAL: Sarah Koenig & Julie Snyder Saturday, June 6 at 8 pm Like seemingly everyone else around the country, once I started listening I couldn’t stop. Having a chance to hear...

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Arvind’s Spotlight: Audra McDonald
Jun 25, 2015

Arvind’s Spotlight: Audra McDonald

We all have shows that we love. Wolf Trap’s President & CEO, Arvind Manocha, would like to share with you some of the ones he’s most looking forward to. Audra McDonald National Symphony Orchestra Monday, June 22 at 8:15 pm Is there anything Audra McDonald can’t do? Broadway, concert halls, on screen, in opera houses—Audra triumphs in whatever artistic context she places herself.  Her talent...

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Words of Wisdom: Insider Advice
Jun 25, 2015

Words of Wisdom: Insider Advice

Whether this is your first summer at Wolf Trap, or you and your family been enjoying summers under the stars at the Filene Center for decades, the Wolf Trap team wants to make sure you have all the tips and tricks you need to have the smoothest, most enjoyable experience possible this season. Wolf Trap Foundation staff are sharing their best insider tips and tricks, from...

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Summer Family Activities
Jun 19, 2015

Summer Family Activities

Wolf Trap Education shares summer-themed arts ideas to enjoy with your little ones and let their imaginations shine! Summertime—it’s every child’s delight. Sprinklers and pools, fireflies and ice cream trucks, and long sunny days bring hours of outdoor fun. For parents and caregivers, however, the memory-making joys of summer breaks also mean hours of finding ways to keep little ones happy and engaged during vacation...

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Jun 17, 2015

Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods

The moment your little one steps into Wolf Trap’s Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods, something magical happens. Whether it’s epic storytelling, eye-popping puppetry, or toe-tapping music and dance, every show is designed to ignite a life-long passion for the performing arts. June 23-August 8, 2015, Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $8 and $10.


Bees and the Nature of Things
Jun 17, 2015

Bees and the Nature of Things

In the past few years, chefs from five-star restaurants to local co-ops have taken up beekeeping. Wolf Trap’s Executive Chef Chris Faessen is among them. “In 2011, I found myself a guest at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, where I spotted the First Lady’s organic garden, and then, just down the path, an official beehive,” says Faessen. He learned that beehives were installed...

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