Archives: ‘Arts & Style’

Torpedo Factory Hires New Chief Executive

September 1st, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Top Stories]

The Torpedo Factory Art Center Board has appointed Harry E. Mahon interim chief executive officer of the Torpedo Factory Art Center.

Alexandria Welcomes Art Festival

August 24th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

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” Plays To Full, Happy House

July 29th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style]

“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.

Arlandria: A Community United

July 11th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Top Stories]

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.

Center For Alexandria’s Children Announces Summer Art Contest

June 30th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Non-Profits]

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.

T.C. Student Makes Finals Of National Songwriting Contest

June 28th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

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.

Alexandria Resident Produces Web Series in Rural Spain

June 28th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

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.

5th Annual Del Ray Music Festival

June 26th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

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 At The Del Ray Music Festival

June 18th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

Feel Free Alexandria’s newest homegrown band has their biggest intown show at the fifth annual Del Ray Music Festival on Saturday, June 25.

“Move Over, Mrs. Markham” Rollicks The LTA

June 9th, 2011 | [From: Arts & Style, Other News]

“Move Over, Mrs. Markham” is a laugh out loud way to spend an entertaining evening. Directed by Albert Coia, it runs at The Little Theatre of Alexandria on Wolfe Street through June 25.