The Torpedo Factory Art Center Board has appointed Harry E. Mahon interim chief executive officer of the Torpedo Factory Art Center.
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Alexandria welcomes back its popular top ranked juried art festival September 10 - 11, 2011. King Street in the city’s historic Old Town will come to life with a wide variety of original fine art by the country’s top artists. Bright, bold and even whimsical, the unique works of art on display offer festival goers a vast array of mediums that appeal to a variety of tastes and include paintings, life size sculptures, photography, glass, wood, jewelry, collage and ceramics. The prices are set to suit all budgets and range from $25 hand-designed earrings to $30,000 metal sculptures. Admission is free and open to the public.
“Hairspray,” is the monumental new production playing at the Little Theater of Alexandria through Aug. 13. It is fabulous, a must see. Buy your tickets now! Wednesday and Thursday night performances were sold out so don’t delay. Come out and enter the magical world of hairspray and Tracy Turnblad.
The recent CIVIC award presentation at Alexandria’s annual birthday celebration was really just icing on the cake for the Arlandria and Del Ray residents being recognized. For the past 25 years, the CIVIC awards have sought to acknowledge citizens and organizations providing a valuable service in meeting recreation, park, or cultural needs.
The Center for Alexandria’s Children (the Center) invites Alexandria’s youth to unleash their crayons and creativity for its summer art contest, Alexandria: One City, Many Colors.
Keira Moran, 16 year-old T.C. Williams’ student and the granddaughter of Virginia Congressman Jim P. Moran (D-8) has made it to the finals of the Smashtune Songwriting Competition.
While working as English teachers in Spain, Alexandria resident Eve Richer and friend Ben Raznick wrote and produced Pueblo, a comedy web series about life in small town Andalucía.
Alexandria celebrated the 5th Annual Del Ray Music Festival on Saturday, June 25, 2011, on the grounds of the Mt. Vernon Recreation Center.
Feel Free Alexandria’s newest homegrown band has their biggest intown show at the fifth annual Del Ray Music Festival on Saturday, June 25.