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2010-09-09 14:37:00

United States Department of Education awards initial year of four-year, $1.15 million dollar grant for program planning, development, and research in Fairfax County Public Schools VIENNA, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announced today the launch of an innovative Early Childhood STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) Learning Through the Arts initiative that builds upon Wolf Trap's 30-year history developing and...

2010-02-10 10:47:00

Coalition of National Park Service Retirees Highlights 11 Parks - Including Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and Wolf Trap in DC Area -- as Examples of What Visitors Might Encounter. WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assault rifles on Mather Point overlooking the Grand Canyon? Handguns on the Filene Center concert lawn at Wolf Trap in the Washington, D.C. suburbs? Shotguns at Lamar River Valley in the backcountry at Yellowstone National Park, the world's first national park?...

2009-08-05 09:00:00

VIENNA, Va., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, a leader in commissioning new work and preserving cultural heritage through the performing arts, is proud to announce the world premiere of the sixth installment of its innovative Face of America series. The multimedia and multidisciplinary artistic adventure series uses the rich language of the performing arts to interpret the diverse cultures, communities, and geography found throughout our...

2009-04-06 14:21:00

VIENNA, Va., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, Northern Virginia Technology Council, and PC Recycler, Inc., led by local Boy Scout Troop 55 Eagle Scout candidate Garrett Pan, join together on April 25, 2009 to bring environmentally responsible computer and electronics recycling to Wolf Trap's neighbors and friends. Held at the Center for Education at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Rd., Vienna, VA from 10 AM to 2 PM, community members are encouraged to...

2009-03-27 15:20:00

VIENNA, Va., March 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts proudly presents more than 170 performances during the 2009 Summer Season at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. Highlights include the world premiere of Face of America: Glacier National Park featuring The Sun Road, a new ballet by Trey McIntyre; the National Symphony Orchestra at Wolf Trap hosted by Festival Conductor Emil de Cou; eight performances of Disney's High School Musical;...

2008-12-10 05:00:00

COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Tickets.com, a leading worldwide provider of integrated ticketing solutions, announces an exclusive ticketing services agreement with Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia. Recognized as America's only National Park for the performing arts, the non-profit entity includes the 7,028 seat Filene Center amphitheater, Children's Theatre-In-The-Woods, The Barns at Wolf Trap and Wolf Trap's Center for Education. The park is...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'