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Torpedo Factory Art Center And The Office Of The Arts Invites You To The 7th Annual March150 Art Party

March 23, 2017

Torpedo Factory Art Center and the Office of the Arts invites you to the 7th Annual March150 Art Party on Friday, March 24, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, located at 105 N. Union St.

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Janet Bruce: Water in the Desert at Les Yeux du Monde from March 31 – May 7, 2017

March 20, 2017

Les Yeux du Monde is pleased to present Water in the Desert: New Paintings by Janet Bruce from March 31 - May 7, 2017. Janet Bruce is well known for her masterful oil paintings that merge gestural brushwork and expressive line with Mark Rothko like horizontal spaces and veils of color.

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Family And Children’s Groups Explore Science And History

March 17, 2017

What do super heroes, bubbling beakers, and explosions all have in common? A mad scientist probably made them! Families and scouts are welcome to the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum on Sunday, April 2 to explore where real science and mad science collide. This 45-minute tour starts every 30 minutes from 1-4 p.m. and features historic medicines with surprising side effects.

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U.S. Colored Troops Civil War Encampment At Fort Ward

March 17, 2017

Learn about the history, training and army life of the U.S. Colored Troops during the Civil War at this special living history encampment at Fort Ward Museum & Historic Site on Saturday, April 8. The program will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to all. Activities are weather dependent.

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2017 NOVA Idol to Include Different Talents

March 16, 2017

NOVA Idol 2017 returns with strong vocalists from all six campuses of Northern Virginia Community College. NOVA Idol 2017 will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, March 31 at the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center at the Alexandria Campus, 4915 East Campus Dr., Alexandria, VA 22311.

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The Alexandria Black History Museum Presents: Building Houses Out Of Chicken Legs: Black Women, Food, And Power

March 15, 2017

Chicken—both the bird and the food—has played multiple roles in the lives of African American women from the slavery era to the present.

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling – The Sky Is The Limit Art Exhibit At Del Ray Artisans Gallery

March 15, 2017

Breaking the Glass Ceiling – The Sky’s the Limit” reflects on the metaphor “breaking the glass ceiling”, pushing through a tough, not quite invisible barrier that keeps many from reaching their full potential or their dreams beyond a certain level in a hierarchy or in society. The exhibit runs from March 31 through April 30, at Del Ray Artisans gallery.

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Celebrate World Day Of Puppetry With The Office Of The Arts

March 14, 2017

The National Capital Puppetry Guild of the Puppeteers of America in collaboration with the Office of the Arts will “Celebrate the World Day of Puppetry” on Saturday, March 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.

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Free Espionage-themed Film Fest At Marymount

March 14, 2017

Enjoy the thrill of a mystery, action-packed features, and everything from James Bond to Austin Powers? Then join Marymount University’s espionage-themed “Film Fest: Spies” on Tuesday, March 21 and Friday, March 24 in Reinsch Library Auditorium, 2807 North Glebe Road.

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Minnie Howard Student Named Earth Day Artist

March 13, 2017

Minnie Howard student Savannah Keough has been named the artist for this year’s Alexandria Earth Day.

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