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All eyes will be on the George Washington Masonic Memorial Saturday night as 6,000 balls drop on revelers heralding the arrival of 2012 in Alexandria. At the exact moment the ball drops in New York City’s [...]
Constantly overshadowed by its bigger, louder cousin the guitar, the ukulele doesn’t get much love. But Jake Shimabukuro is trying to change that. The uke virtuoso takes a pioneering approach to his art — he covers [...]
A lifelong Alexandrian, musician Ray Parker recently penned an original tune singing the citys praises that he hopes local officials will use to trumpet his hometowns charm. [...]
No Church in the Wild, the opening track on Jay-Z and Kanye Wests Watch the Throne, is not so much a claim to their godliness as it is a manifesto to a new religion over which [...]
Audiences gave a standing ovation after the Alexandria Harmonizers delivered a bronze-medal performance at the 73rd Annual International Barbershop Harmony Society Competition the Olympics of a cappella in Kansas City on Friday. [...]
A depressed Justin Vernon first contented listeners back in 2007 with Bon Ivers debut album For Emma, Forever Ago, a sparse collection of soulful bawls and folksy strums. The tracks dripped with an achy dew springing [...]