Archive for 'Music'
By Jordan Wright Riddle me this: Do goose bumps get goose bumps? Well, yes, if Nova Payton is singing her pipes out. Payton plays Effie White in Signature Theatre’s production of “Dreamgirls” — a career-establishing role [...]
By Jordan Wright In a career spanning six decades, David Cassidy has worked in television, theater and concert halls as a musician, actor, songwriter, singer, director and producer. That’s a lot of crossover. But when you’re [...]
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. [...]