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Local Artist To Host Musical Evening In Del Ray

June 28, 2017

Alexandrians who are looking for something to do close to home over the long Fourth of July weekend might want to check out Jack Kilby & the Front Line on Saturday, July 1, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at 211 E. Oxford Avenue in Del Ray.

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Sally Davies’ “Global Views: Light & Shadow” Showcases The Common Bond Of Humanity

June 28, 2017

During her travels, artist Sally Davies observed people of different cultures doing what people of all cultures do: going about their daily lives.

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Alexandrians Fight The Great War Opens June 30 At The Lyceum 

June 28, 2017

The First World War – usually called “The Great War” until there was a second world war 20 years later – was unlike any other armed conflict in human history. A new exhibit at The Lyceum shares some of the stories of Alexandrians during World War I. The exhibit opens June 30 and runs through Nov. 11, 2019.

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One Of The Greatest Battles Of The Great War

June 28, 2017

From Sept. 26 to Nov. 11, 1918, a hard-fought battle pitting green, poorly-equipped American doughboys against combat-hardened German troops saw the U.S. military come of age in just forty-seven days in the brutal, devastating clash known as the Battle of the Meuse-Argonne.

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Saturday Cinema Debuts In Carlyle; Free Monthly Film Festival Series Kicks Off July 1

June 26, 2017

The Carlyle Community Council, the City of Alexandria and the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership are pleased to announce the arrival of Saturday Cinema at Carlyle – an outdoor film festival kicking off in July.

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Summer Happenings At The Alexandria Library

June 26, 2017

The Alexandria Library's summer reading program is fun packed with something for everyone this summer, including SummerQuest, Adult Summer Reading, and For Love of Country Essay and Poetry Contest.

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Soar Community Art Project Closes June 24

June 23, 2017

Nancy Belmont’s interactive public art project in Del Ray, Soar, will close Saturday, June 24, in conjunction with Well Ray. The closing ceremony takes place at 1 p.m. at the Bean Creative field (2213 Mt. Vernon Ave).

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Del Ray Players Presents World Premiere Of Alexandria-Resident Neal Learner’s Original Musical

June 21, 2017

The Del Ray Players is proud to present the world premiere of local writer and musician Neal Learner’s sung-through musical, “LIFE: A Comic Opera in Three Short Acts,” at the Capital Fringe Festival next month in Washington, D.C.

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Virginia Quilt Museum’s Third Annual Textile Study Symposium July 27–29

June 21, 2017

2017 marks the centennial of America’s entry into World War I.  Nearly 5,000,000 Americans fought in “The Great War” with over 117,000 losing their lives on the battlefield.

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Synetic Theater Holds Extra Auditions For 2017/2018 Teen Company

June 21, 2017

Synetic's Teen Company is a year-round training program dedicated to developing the next generation of artistic performers. Extra auditions for the upcoming 2017/2018 season are being held on Saturday, July 8 (1-3 p.m.) . The Synetic Teen Company will stage William Golding's Lord of the Flies, adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams. 

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