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Alexandria Library Participates In Global Reading Challenge

December 15, 2017

Billionaire investor and Shark Tank personality Mark Cuban announced his sponsorship of the inaugural Beanstack Winter Reading Challenge in support of local libraries. Cuban has challenged close to 100 libraries all over the country and South Korea, including Alexandria Library, to meet a collective goal of reading at least 1.3 million minutes and 55,000 books during the month of January.

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Cameras & Clay Opens At Torpedo Factory Artists @ Mosaic

December 15, 2017

Cameras & Clay, the second exhibition at Torpedo Factory Artists @ Mosaic in Fairfax, opened on Wednesday, Dec. 13. Featuring the work of 34 photographers and clay artists, including participants from Multiple Exposures Gallery and Scope Gallery, Cameras & Clay will be on display until Jan. 21. An opening reception is on Saturday, Dec. 16 (5-8 p.m.).

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Upcoming Programs At Alexandria Library

December 5, 2017

Beatley Central Library 5005 Duke St.  Every Friday in December Jane Austen Birthday Extravaganza We're celebrating Jane Austen in December  every Friday afternoon with movie screenings and a craft program. (More Info) Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. Author Talk: How I Got Here by Ceil Lucas Ceil Lucas will discuss her memoir, How I

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Senior Art Exhibit Opens December 7 at Marymount’s Barry Gallery

December 4, 2017

Marymount University invites the public to an opening reception for its annual senior art exhibition, which this year is titled “Location.” The reception is from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Barry Gallery on the school’s main campus. Admission is free.

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Painter Darryl Halbrooks Veils Still Lifes Under Colorful Fabrics In “Natura Morta”

December 1, 2017

Artist and writer Darryl Halbrooks explores the mystery of concealed forms, the diligence of repetition, and the nature of self-discipline in “Natura Morta,” on view at The Art League gallery, Dec. 7​, 2017–Jan. 7, 2018. 

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An Introduction To French Comics, A Lecture With RM Rhodes

December 1, 2017

A high-level introduction into how a closely neighboring culture views the humble comic book in a completely different way. About the Speaker: RM Rhodes has a day job and lives in Arlington, but he would prefer to be known as a comics creator and historian.

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Friday Evening Chamber Concert Series

December 1, 2017

The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia and the Office of the Arts offers a Friday Evening Chamber Concert Series at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.  The Symphony Orchestra of Northern Virginia’s Brass Quintet will play all your holiday favorites in an exciting concert which will get you into the holiday spirit. Treat yourself

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New Target Gallery Exhibition Explores The Unfinished

December 1, 2017

The newest exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents artwork left both intentionally and unintentionally unfinished.

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Open House And Holiday Party, Holiday Ceramics Sale And More

December 1, 2017

Join us at The Art League's Madison Annex and kick-off the holiday season with live music, great artwork, artist demos, a wearable art fashion show and more!

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More December Events At The Athenaeum

November 29, 2017

Scottish Country Dancing is the social dancing of Scotland, a tradition that dates back to the 1700s and is globally promoted today by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, which is headquartered in Edinburgh.

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