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Alexandria Symphony Orchestra Announces New Executive Director

December 5, 2016

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra warmly welcomes to its team Paul A. Frank as Executive Director. Frank has experience in strategic planning and fundraising, with strengths in community building and arts management.

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December At The Athenaeum

December 5, 2016

Music in the Gallery: Children's Chorus of Washington Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:30 p.m. Widely recognized as one of the country’s leading youth choruses, CCW provides outstanding choral music education to young vocalists, ages 6-18, from throughout metropolitan Washington, DC, regardless of their background, economic status, or prior experience. From its first year as a

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New Target Gallery Exhibition Explores New Frontiers In Textile Art

December 2, 2016

From a pelt made of keys to a concrete tube lined with shag carpet, the new exhibition in Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, turns an eye toward the future of textile art. Material as Medium is on view Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, through Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.

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Senior Art Exhibit Opens At Marymount On December 9

December 2, 2016

Marymount University invites the public to a free opening reception for its annual Senior Art Exhibition from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9 at the Barry Gallery on the school’s main campus.

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Kwanzaa How-To Workshop

December 2, 2016

The Alexandria Black History Museum will host a Kwanzaa Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m. The cost is $3 per person and content is appropriate for all ages. Reservations are encouraged but not required.

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NOVA To Host Annual Holiday Concert At Schlesinger Center

December 1, 2016

The Music Department at the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host its Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center, 4915 East Campus Dr., Alexandria, VA 22311.

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Lecture: A Life France-Amérique: Reflections Of A New American Citizen

November 30, 2016

Join the Alexandria-Caen Sister Cities committee for a lecture by Guy Sorman, Professor, Philosopher, Economist, Renowned Author, Publisher of France-Amérique, will share reflections on the repercussions in France and in Europe of the U.S. election and discuss his experiences in France and the United States as a new American citizen from his latest book, J’aurais voulu être français.

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Glebe Elementary Student’s Very First Original Musical – Dr. Dolittle!

November 30, 2016

Educational Theatre Company partners with Glebe Elementary students to create an original musical based on the works of Hugh Lofting. On Dec 8 and 9, the play, entitled Dr. Dolittle, features the work of over 50 students. Dr. Dolittle is first ETC Main Stage Residency at Glebe Elementary.

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Realist Painter Dennis Crayon Pieces Together The Past

November 29, 2016

Painter Dennis Crayon uses scraps of old photos as starting points for his paintings and expands outward, using his imagination to fill in the story and objects outside the bounds of the snapshot.

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Shop Local And Handmade This Holiday Season The Art League’s Holiday Ceramics Sale

November 28, 2016

The Art League’s popular Holiday Ceramics Sale features hundreds of one-of-a-kind ceramic pieces created 40 students and associates of The Art League. Pieces range from functional to sculptural in purpose, and from classical to whimsical in style. These affordable, unique, and handmade creations are perfect for holiday gift giving.

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