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Danú is back for another Christmas time Celtic performance at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.
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Danú is back for another Christmas time Celtic performance at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 5-8: Capital Irish Film Festival
Solas Nua’s Capital Irish Film Festival kicks off its eighth season tomorrow night at the E Street Cinema with a 6:30 screening of Lance Daly’s 2013 comedy Life’s a Breeze. The theme for this year’s four-day festival is “The Irish on Ireland,” a look at contemporary and historical Ireland by native filmmakers. You can see a series of shorts, documentaries, feature-length films, and on Saturday morning you can take your wee ones to a program just for kids at the Goethe Institut.

Dec. 6: Christmas in Ireland: An Nollaig in Éirinn
Danú returns to the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas this Friday at 8 p.m. The Irish band incorporates traditional Celtic instruments, including the fiddle, flute, tin whistle, button accordion and bouzouki. You’ll be able to hear them all during Christmas in Ireland: An Nollaig in Éirinn, which will pay homage to early Irish customs through traditional Celtic music and song.

Music: “Ding Dong Merrily On High (Instrumental)” by Celtic Lore

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