Archives: ‘Arts & Style’

Letters To Virginia

December 20th, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Aug. 24, 1848: “Dear Miss Liza, I hope you will not consider it too great a liberty, my writing you a little Note – as it is only to bid you good bye. I shall leave town in about an hour for Maryland to spend a few days and as you might think I had taken my departure for parts unknown, I thought I would just apprise you of my whereabouts.

2011 Living Legends Selected

December 20th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Arts & Style]

“Living Legends of Alexandria” is beginning its fourth year.

New Decorative Plate Captures Alexandria History

December 14th, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style]

Still looking for that perfect holiday gift? Want something special that captures Alexandria’s rich heritage? A new collector’s plate from the Office of Historic Alexandria may be just what you had in mind.

A Christmas Carol at LTA

December 4th, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style, Holiday Happenings]

By Kristi Shelloner Alexandrianews.org This delightful, locally crafted version of the Dickens classic, is a must see for Alexandria families. The simple staging, period costumes and choral pieces move the story forward briskly and brightly. In just a little over an hour Scrooge achieves his redemption and is welcomed back to his neighborhood with just […]

Mrs. Cratchit’s Binge At LTA

December 2nd, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style, Holiday Happenings]

What happens when you take a classic holiday tale and turn it on its head?

Art At City Hall

December 1st, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style, City Hall]

From now until April, local artists’ works will be displayed on the second floor of City Hall.

Torpedo Factory Art Center Board Ready For Business

November 29th, 2010 | [From: 2010 In Review, Arts & Style, Top Stories]

Last week, the Alexandria City Council appointed 13 members of the new Torpedo Factory Art Center Board of Directors.

A Broadway Christmas Carol Returns To Metro Stage

November 22nd, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Charles Dickens, Broadway, vaudeville and slapstick collide merrily in “A Broadway Christmas Carol”, an early gift from Alexandria’s Metro Stage.

Gallery West Presents: Holiday Small Works And Silent Auction

November 19th, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style]

Gallery West fills the walls with an eclectic show of small works just in time for holiday gift giving. Open in December from the 1st to the 24th, the display will feature original paintings, sculptures, ceramics, photographs, digital art and jewelry. The concurrent Silent Auction affords art lovers the chance to acquire art at a fraction of its retail value, and pieces can also be purchased on the spot using the gallery’s “Buy It Now” option.

Divas And Bards Raising Support For Northern Virginia Artists

November 18th, 2010 | [From: Arts & Style, Non-Profits]

Divas and Bards will be on hand to help raise support for local artists at a special fundraising gala Saturday, Dec. 4 at the Arts Center at Convergence.