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An Evening In Conversation With Marcus Johnson-March 7

February 24, 2017

The Alexandria Black History Museum invites you to Spend an Evening in Conversation with Musician and Entrepreneur Marcus Johnson. The conversation with Marcus Johnson will include a reading of passages from his new book For the Love Of... It will be published nationally in March 2017 with a foreword by Sheila Johnson, CEO and Founder of Salamander Resorts.

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Through The Looking Glass Art Exhibit At Del Ray Artisans Gallery

February 24, 2017

Del Ray Artisans welcomes the strange, odd, and out of perspective: fish eye lens, mirror images, strange colors, impossible structures, pigs that fly, animals that dance. “Through The Looking Glass” is an ode to the childhood cult classic with a personal twist. Artists bring their personal story of tumbling down the rabbit hole and the journey traveled

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George Washington’s Mount Vernon Sets New Attendance Record On Presidents Day

February 24, 2017

On the national observance of George Washington’s 285th birthday, Monday, Feb. 20, a record-smashing number of guests visited the estate of the first president. Mount Vernon welcomed 22,170 visitors paying their respects to George Washington on his observed birthday.

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The Alexandria Sister Cities Scottish Social And Whisky/Wine Tasting

February 24, 2017

The Alexandria Sister Cities Committee will sponsor The Alexandria Sister Cities Scottish Social and Whisky Tasting, at the historic Lloyd House, 220 North Washington Street, Alexandria, Virginia.

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Megan Marlatt And Margaret McCann: Big Heads And Small Giants

February 22, 2017

Les Yeux du Monde is pleased to present Megan Marlatt & Margaret McCann: Big Heads and Small Giants from Feb. 24 through March 26.

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International Academy Students’ Stories Of Struggle And Immigration Turned Into A Professionally Staged Play

February 21, 2017

Students from the International Academy at T.C. Williams High School have partnered with the Young Playwright’s Theater to adapt their unique stories of struggle and immigration published in a book last year into productions for the stage.

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NOVA To Host Annual Children’s Concert

February 21, 2017

The Northern Virginia Community College NOVA Alexandria Band, the John Adams Elementary School Orff Ensemble and the George Mason Elementary School Jazz Band will perform a variety of musical selections as part of the Children’s Concert.

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River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar Wins 2017 Cherry Challenge

February 21, 2017

The George Washington Birthday Celebration announced winners of this year’s Cherry Challenge, an annual cherry-themed culinary competition, at today’s George Washington Birthday Parade and named River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar the hands-down favorite in the entrée category for the bistro’s grilled quail with George Washington grist mill grits and a cherry and pinot noir sauce.

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New “The Costumes Of PBS’ Mercy Street” Exhibition At The Lyceum Update

February 21, 2017

As season two of PBS’ Mercy Street nears its finale on Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. ET, the Office of Historic Alexandria and Visit Alexandria are pleased to announce a new exhibition, The Costumes of PBS’ Mercy Street, on display at The Lyceum: Alexandria’s History Museum Feb. 17 through Sept. 1, 2017.

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Black History Month Community Concert On February 22

February 20, 2017

The St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School presents a Black History Month Community Concert on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 7:00 p.m. at Cora Kelly Recreation Center (25 W. Reed Ave).

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