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Movies Under The Stars: Black Panther Screening Canceled June 22

June 22, 2018

Due to inclement weather, the screening of “Black Panther” is cancelled.

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The Stupendous Works Of The Great Architect: Exploring The History Of The Alexandria Museum

June 22, 2018

The Alexandria Historical Society, the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, and the Office of Historic Alexandria present an exploration of the Alexandria Museum.  A lecture on "The Stupendous Works of the Great Architect" will take place on Wednesday, June 27,  7:30 p.m. 

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At The Athenaeum

June 22, 2018

Five More Minutes is a two-part exhibition that features work by Baltimore artist, Katie Pumphrey. Through large-scale paintings and installation, her work explores the tension between movement and stillness.

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It’s A Small World After All

June 15, 2018

The classic shoebox diorama is a childhood rite of passage! It’s a great way to exercise imagination while learning a bit of history. Visit the Alexandria Black History Museum for our art workshop on Saturday, June 30 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. before attending the opening reception for our dollhouse exhibit, “Our Alexandria” and give your children the opportunity to portray an important piece of local history.

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The Nance At Little Theatre Of Alexandria

June 15, 2018

Little Theatre of Alexandria has chosen a remarkable show for this time in history. On stage, political strife in pre-WWII Manhattan is heating up between the Communists and the Conservatives as a culture war is brewing, and Decency police are raiding burlesque houses and rounding up “deviants” who don’t comport with their idea of morality.

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Alexandria’s Juneteenth Celebrations

June 15, 2018

Join the Office of Historic Alexandria and the Northern Virginia Urban League for two Juneteenth events. Juneteenth is an African American cultural celebration commemorating the emancipation of Texas slaves in 1865.  In honor of this event, and the 10 year anniversary of the Freedom House Museum, special tours of the museum and special access to the building with local historians will be offered.  

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Wonder Woman 1984 To Film In Northern Virginia

June 13, 2018

Governor Northam announced today that the follow-up to Warner Bros. Pictures and DC’s hugely successful Wonder Woman, titled Wonder Woman 1984, will film for several weeks in the Alexandria area this summer.

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The City of Alexandria Presents “Movies Under the Stars”

June 13, 2018

UPDATE: The  screening of “Black Panther” on Friday, June 22 is CANCELED due to inclement weather. 

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“Our Alexandria” Dollhouse Collection Open At The Alexandria Black History Museum

June 13, 2018

The Alexandria Black History Museum is pleased to host the third exhibition of their very popular 2008 show of African American dollhouses by Sharon J. Frazier and Linwood M. Smith.

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Classical Guitar With Bill Zito At The Athenaeum

June 13, 2018

Classical guitarist Bill Zito will perform at The Athenaeum on June 22. Zito has performed at legendary venues such as the Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York City and has toured extensively all over the world. He  has been called "first rate," and is known for his "fluid virtuosity" by the NY Times. 

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