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MCC in the News


May 2017



April 2017 

MCC Closed 18 Months for Renovation

The Connection, page 3, 4/4

Aquila Theatre’sTrojan War: Our Warrior Chorus” in the Washington Post’s Going Out Guide for Northern Virginia

The Washington Post, Going Out Guide, 4/4 



March 2017

McLean Community Center Unveils Ingleside Renovation

FCNP, 3/30

McLean Community Center expansion underway.

Fairfax County Times, 3/24

March 17 is the filing deadline for McLean Community Center Governing Board election.

Inside NOVA, 3/13

MCC Board to Hold March Public Hearing 

FCNP, 3/14

MCC’s 2017 Governing Board Elections

FCNP, 3/14



February/January 2017

McLean Community Center to Host Jewelry, Fashion and Accessories Show

McLean Connection, 1/31 

“Better Than Bling” Jewelry & Fashion Accessories Show, Feb. 4.

InsideNOVA, 1/31

Going Out Guide for Northern Virginia, Jan. 26-Feb. 1, 2017 (Flamenco Vivo/Carlota Santana)

Washington Post, by Sarah Lane, 1/25

Supervisors Set to OK Renovation Contract for McLean Community Center

Star-Crossed on Saturday Night 
Fairfax County Times, by Trevor Flynn, 1/20

Going Out Guide for Northern Virginia (includes American Shakespeare Center Weekend at The Alden)

Washington Post, by Sarah Lane, 1/19

McLean: Renowned Hip-Hop Artist Challenges President-Elect’s Character

McLean Connection, by Fallon Forbush, 1/18 

Bids for McLean Community Center renovation come in under budget.

McLean Connection, by Fallon Forbush, 1/18

‘Hungry Hearts Tour’ Comes To McLean -American Shakespeare Center to present three pays at Alden Theater.

The Connection, 1/13

Candidates Sought for McLean Community Center Board

Falls Church News-Press, by Sam Tabachnik, 1/13

McLean Community Center Seeks Candidates for 2017-2018 Governing Board

The McLean Patch, by Mary Ann Barton, 1/11

"The Giver" included in the Going out Guide

Washington Post, by Sarah Lane, 1/11

McLean to Celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy -

McLean Community Center Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Chuck D.

The Connection, by David Siegel, 1/6



December/November 2016  

McLean: ‘Fancy Nancy’s Splendiferous Christmas’ Arriving to Alden
The Connection, 11/23

Okee Dokee Brothers included in The Washington Post’s Going Out Guide

Washington Post, Going Out Guide for Northern Va., 11/2

MCC to host annual Children’s Flea Market

Washington Post, Going Out Guide for Northern Va., 11/2



October 2016

McLean Community Center to move temporarily during renovation that starts in April.

Falls Church News-Press, 10/18

McLean: MPAartfest Draws 51 Artists, 4,000 Visitors
Event held Sunday, Oct. 2 at McLean Central Park in McLean

The Connection, 10/6

McLean: Used Books Sale – Best Ever 

The Connection, 10/4

McLean Community Center picks a temporary home

InsideNOVA, by Brian Trompeter, 10/4



September 2016

Okee Dokee Brothers Return to The Alden in McLean

The Connection, 9/28

The McLean Project for the Arts Celebrates 10th year of Artfest

The Fairfax Times, by Janet Rems 9/29

From the Womb – A World

Danceviewtimes 9/26

Dance: Fall Arts Preview 2016
Ballet, Modern and Folk dance -- every performance worth knowing about in Washington, D.C. 

Metro Weekly, by Doug Rule, 9/15

Going Out Guide for Northern Virginia, Sept. 15-21, 2016 (Yosi and Eugene Jammin’ Juniors Concerts on 9/21)

Washington Post, 9/15

McLean Chamber Stresses Community Ties in Anniversary Fete

InsideNova, 9/1



August 2016

 3rd Annual “Bands for Bikes” Concert this Saturday

Fairfax County Times, 8/18

 The Alden Announces 2016-2017 Kids Performance Series

Falls Church News-Press, by SeoJin Ahn, 8/23

McLean Community Center September Events

FCNP, 8/31

McLean Community Center to hold public meetings on FY18 budget.

The Connection News Paper, 8/9

McLean Community Center Holds FY18 Budget Meetings

FCNP, 8/1 

MCC Governing Board to Host Forums on FY18 Budget

Inside NOVA, 8/5



July 2016

Alden Theatre sponsors free concerts at McLean Central Park each Sunday in July. 

The Connection, 7/26

New MPA chief looks for efficiencies, preps for relocation

InsideNOVA, Brian Trompeter, 7/20



June 2016 

Tribute bands to take stage over summer at McLean Central Park

InsideNova, 6/30 

Friends of McLean Community Center honors volunteers

InsideNova, 6/29

McLean Community Center elects new board members

Falls Church News Press, 6/20

Jad Abumrad leads a pack of “curious people trying to understand a complicated universe” using the power of media.

NOVA, 6/9 by Adrienne West

McLean Community Center Holds Board Elections

Falls Church News Press, 6/7

“The Cameraman”

Washington Post Going Out Guide, 6/2



May 2016

Revelers Brave the Rain for McLean Day Despite pouring rain, McLean community celebrates 101st annual festival.

The Connection, 5/25

MCC Governing Board Members Elected

Inside NOVA, 5/24

McLean Day: This Saturday

McLean Connection, 5/16 

As Renovation Nears, MCC Seeks Temporary Space for Programs

InsideNOVA, by Brian Trompeter, 5/9

ESPN fantasy football analyst Matthew Berry will be at the Alden to offer tips and advice

Fairfax Times, Keith Loria, 5/5

McLean: A Family Musical Starring Poultry
‘Chicken Dance’ comes to the Alden Theater, McLean Community Center.

The Connection, David Siegle, 5/2 

As she shifts her artistic focus, painter Barbara Januszkiewicz rediscovers the power of color.

Home and Design, , May/June 



April 2016

McLean Community Center Announces May Events

Falls Church Press, 4/29

The Alden in McLean Awards Scholarships to Six Young Performing Artists

The Connections, 4/7

McLean Spring Community Garage Sale Set for April 16

McLean Patch, Sharon Reed, 4/4




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