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Author Nathaniel Philbrick Wins 2017 George Washington Prize

April 26, 2017

Author Nathaniel Philbrick has won the coveted George Washington Prize, including an award of $50,000, for his book, Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution (Viking).

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Choral Arts Society Of Washington At The Athenaeum

April 26, 2017

Don't miss the May 7th performance of the Choral Arts Society of Washington's Chamber Singers entitled "Sing We and Chant It" in the historic Athenaeum's gallery. Reception at 4:30 p.m. Performance 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

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The Fabulous Lipitones

April 25, 2017

For better or for worse, there isn’t tremendous opportunity to experience barbershop quartet music in the DC area (or the 21st Century, if we’re honest). So, if you are craving some serious four-part harmony, The Fabulous Lipitones at LTA has you covered through May 13.

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NOVA Music Program Celebrates 40 Years

April 25, 2017

The Northern Virginia Community College NOVA Alexandria Community Chorus, Band and Jazz Band will perform a variety of musical selections as part of a concert celebrating the 40th anniversary of the chorus and the band.

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Sounds Of The Seminary Organ Concert

April 25, 2017

Sounds of the Seminary Organ Concert Featuring DC area organists Julie Vidrick Evans, Michael Lodico, and Benjamin Straley Music of Bach, Duruflé, Langlais, Persichetti, Phillips, Sowerby, and Wammes.

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Appraisal Session Precedes Author Talk With Robert K. Wittman

April 25, 2017

The Potomack Company is hosting an appraisal session for art, antiques, jewelry, books and manuscripts on April 27 (3-6 p.m.) prior to the All Alexandria Reads author talk Thursday evening. "Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World’s Stolen Treasures" by Robert Wittman chronicles the adventures of how he tracks down and negotiates the return of priceless art and cultural artifacts.

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Meet The Author Event On Sunday, April 30 – Frederick Knops

April 21, 2017

ACT for Alexandria is hosting a "Meet the Author” event on April 30 for the new book: Historical Tours: Alexandria, Virginia: Walk the Path of America’s Founding Fathers by Frederick Knops.

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Texas A&M University To Conserve Alexandria’s 18th Century Ship

April 21, 2017

The City of Alexandria has awarded Texas A&M University’s Conservation Research Laboratory in College Station, Texas the contract to conserve the 18th century ship discovered by archaeologists during construction of the Hotel Indigo on the City’s historic waterfront.

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Free Lecture On Ramsey Homes Redevelopment Project On April 29

April 14, 2017

Genealogist and historian Char McCargo Bah explores the historical issues surrounding the controversial project to redevelop the Ramsey Homes in the historic Parker-Gray District of Alexandria as part of the Braddock East Master Plan. This lecture will be presented on Saturday, April 29, at 11 a.m. at the Alexandria Black History Museum. The event is free and open to the public.

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“Hidden Heroes: African Americans, NASA And The Quest For The Final Frontier”

April 14, 2017

Join author, lecturer, and historian of the African Diaspora, C.R. Gibbs, to learn about the soaring story of the unheralded black men and women who were doctors, mathematicians, engineers, scientists, and astronauts who helped and are still helping advance America's race into space.

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