Archives: ‘Arts & Style’

Living Legends Of Alexandria Portraits At Prudential PenFed Realty

December 9th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

Three years of Living Legends of Alexandria portraits by artist-photographer Nina Tisara are currently being exhibited at the offices of Prudential PenFed Realty, 300 N. Washington St., Suite 100.

NOVA Students Featured In Photography Exhibit

November 16th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Schools]

Three Northern Virginia Community College students displayed their photographic skills during the recent portraitDC exhibition. Alexandria resident Judy Heffner and Woodbridge residents Rose Virgil-Jones and Michelle Wittkoff were encouraged by their photography professors, Sarah Raymond and Gail Rebhan, to enter the show. Heffner is a graduate of the photography program at NOVA’s Alexandria Campus and […]

Roll Out The Red Carpet For ACPS Center For The Arts Grand Opening On November 30

November 16th, 2011 | [From: Announcements, Arts & Style]

Save the Date for the Grand Opening of the ACPS Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 30.

Port City Playhouse Opens Its Second Show of the 2011-12 Season – Angel: A Nightmare in Two Acts by Jo Davidsmeyer

November 2nd, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

Port City Playhouse, Alexandria’s award-winning theatre company, is pleased to announce the second production of its 2011-12 season - Angel: A Nightmare in Two Acts, by Jo Davidsmeyer.

The $200 Park Goes LARGE

October 30th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Top Stories]

When the City of Alexandria purchased 3550 Commonwealth Avenue from Dominion Power, they had Open Space funding available and a goal of expanding park space, but they didn't really have a plan for it. What happened next though was something really magical.

Garry Westcott Stars In ‘Thurston’

October 27th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

Kathryn O’Sullivan, head of the Theatre Program at the Manassas Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, has written and produced an online Western drama series. “Thurston” tells the story of residents of a remote mining town in the Kansas Ozarks and their struggle for survival.

Cancerpants. the movie.

October 25th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

The Fifth Annual Alexandria Film Festival takes place from Nov. 3-6, 2011. We are proud to announce the East Coast premiere of cancerpants, “Best Documentary” at the Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011 at 5 pm at the George Washington Masonic Memorial.

Halloween Begins At The Mousequerade Ball

October 23rd, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Halloween isn’t until Oct. 31, but 50 or so children began their celebration early at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum’s Mousquerade Ball on Saturday.

Earthquake Damage To TJ Forces Re-Location

October 20th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

BalletNova (formerly The Center Dance Company/Arlington Center for Dance) presents The Nutcracker on Dec. 2 - 4, 2011 for four performances at Bishop Ireton High School (201 Cambridge Road, Alexandria, VA 22314)

“Voices From Mariel” Comes To Alexandria Film Festival

October 7th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

“Voices From Mariel,” the one-of-a-kind documentary film produced locally by NFocus Pictures and featuring Florida Southern College professor Dr. Jose Garcia, continues to capture national acclaim and will now be featured in a nationwide college tour.