Archives: ‘Arts & Style’

Fifth Annual Alexandria Film Festival Coming November 3-6

October 3rd, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

“The fifth Annual Alexandria Film Festival will kick off a four day celebration of cinematic arts, featuring emerging and established filmmakers from all over the world Friday, Nov. 3 through Monday, Nov. 6,” said Pat Miller, Chair of the Alexandria Commission for the Arts when making the announcement today.

Rain On The Avenue

October 3rd, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Rain, wind and dropping temperatures kept the crowds down at this year's Art on the Avenue.

Young At Art – 25 Years Promoting and Celebrating Local Artists Over Age 55

September 27th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

More than 150 guests and artists from across the Greater Washington Metropolitan area gathered at Alexandria’s Durant Arts Center Thursday night, September 22, for the opening reception, awards ceremony, and exhibit launch of the 25th Anniversary show of Young At Art. The juried art show for artists age 55 years or older is celebrating its […]

Masks: Artists Define Masks In The Upcoming Target Gallery Exhibition

September 21st, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

“How an artist chooses to explore the expression of identity through a mask, what form that mask takes, and the potential impact of expression on both the wearer of the mask and the viewer are the parameters that define this exhibition.” Brittany Yam, juror

Rabbit Hole Opens at LTA

September 14th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Top Stories]

The Little Theater of Alexandria's production of Rabbit Hole opened with a full house and perfect weather for the after-party which spilled out into LTA's lovely little courtyard. The cast of five did an outstanding job of portraying a very difficult and heavy subject - every parent's worse nightmare - the death of a child.

“The Berg Diaries”

September 14th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

“The Berg Diaries” is an original play, which draws its title from The Berg neighborhood in Old Town Alexandria, a historic predominantly African American Community built in 1945.

Designer Trunk Shows Buzz In To The Shoe Hive

September 13th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Business]

There’s a slight chill in the air and that’s driving women in the Washington region to an annual fall ritual - shopping for the new season's wardrobe.

Alexandria Names New Town Crier

September 12th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Oyez! Oyez! The City of Alexandria has selected Benjamin Fiore-Walker as its new town crier, following tryouts and interviews last week. Fiore-Walker was one of a dozen candidates who competed in a “cry off” on Wednesday, Sept. 7 before panelists representing Alexandria tourism, historic resources, special events and the City government, who evaluated the candidates for their voice strength and clarity, deportment, verbal and nonverbal communication, and interest in Alexandria.

Alexandria Celebrates The Arts On King Street

September 10th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Top Stories]

Today, King Street became an art gallery as Alexandria welcomed back its popular top-ranked juried art festival. The festival ran from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., and tomorrow it will open at 10:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. King Street in the city's historic Old Town came to life with a wide variety of […]

LTA Fall Classes

September 6th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

The Little Theater of Alexandria released its fall class list.