The 2015 cast of Aldersgate Church Community Theatre presents the final performances of their production of “Shrek, Jr.” this weekend. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday evenings, Jan. 23 and 24 at 7:30 and Sunday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m. A special matinee performance is on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1071559
It's a cross between an Agatha Christie murder mystery and a Ken Ludwig modern farce.
The Little Theatre of Alexandria is presenting the witty and fast-paced "The Game's Afoot or Holmes for the Holidays," Jan. 17 through Feb. 7.
SHUTER’S HILL ECUMENICAL CAROLERS The carolers were rewarded with marvelous weather for their Christmas collection for Children’s Hospital.
First Night fireworks light up Alexandria.
Fireworks lit up the sky over the Potomac River to usher in 2015 as part of the 20th anniversary of First Night Alexandria.
Two days out from Thanksgiving, more than 5,000 people had registered for the annual Turkey Trot in Alexandria.
For the 4th year, Keller Williams Realty has reached out and given back to the community at Thanksgiving.
A weekend at Alexandria’s Gadsby Tavern
Supposedly, The Hunt Ball at the historic Gadsby’s Tavern in Alexandria took place the evening of Nov. 22, 2014. But inside, there was nothing to indicate it was not Nov. 22, 1800.
The art of flower arrangement
Scott Marchand puts hanging amaryllis in the green foam oasis rings. “See how it is giving it a kind of cascading look. I put my greens in first, “ he says. “This is going to be an open, airy floral arrangement in fall tones as a centerpiece for a table.
“Can you find the owl painting, the lizard sculpture, and what kind of lizard is it, what color is the dinosaur, in ‘Cathedral Gaggle’ how many geese do you see?” These were just a few questions on the Art League Gallery Scavenger Hunt at annual Art Safari last month in the Torpedo Factory Art Center.
From theater to cable.
Former Alexandrian Thomas Kail had his first brush with the media while on an Alexandria youth league soccer team.
Inspired by history and supported by the Alexandria Commission of the Arts, Torpedo Factory sculptor Christopher Erney created a “Torpedo Bike.”
Comedy examines sexual repression in the Victorian era, Nov. 7 to 22.
Port City Playhouse will present Sarah Ruhl’s “In the Next Room,” a comedic examination of sexual repression in the Victorian era, Nov. 7 to 22.
Pirate Lady shares her methods for creating the perfect scary house.
”It’s like being a kid all over again. You get to create your own little world. One that everyone else gets to enjoy with you,” says Tami Sarjeant, owner of 1407 Russell Road in the Del Ray area of Alexandria.
Effort to make historic cemeteries “destinations.”
“Leveraging Mobile Technology for Cemetery Marketing and Maintenance” and “The Use of Mechanical Armatures to Support Weak or Failed Gravestones” are unlikely lures for the ordinary weekend.
Rotary’s Taste For Giving raises funds for local nonprofits.
The Rotary Club of Alexandria held its seventh annual Taste For Giving, a community-wide fundraiser to benefit more than 30 local charities and nonprofits, Oct. 24 in the atrium of the U.S. Patent and Trade Office.