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Soundbites: Tapes n’ Tapes n’ the art of stability

Soundbites: Tapes n’ Tapes n’ the art of stability

Outsider is mostly about playing it straight, hooks and all, with a heavy nod to the bands indie beginnings. [...]

Target Gallerys Mixing Bowl examines dynamics of immigration

Target Gallerys Mixing Bowl examines dynamics of immigration

Every artist in Target Gallerys Mixing Bowl exhibit is an immigrant. Its tough not to be, because theyre all American, too. [...]

Spoken word poetry gaining prominence in art scene

Spoken word poetry gaining prominence in art scene

When it comes to the citys artistic landscape, Alexandria has always painted, sculpted, acted and harmonized. Now it can rhyme, too. [...]

SoundBites: Cures for the common Christmas carol

SoundBites: Cures for the common Christmas carol

Kurtis Blow said it best in his 1979 disco-infused hip-hop classic, Christmas Rappin: Dont you give me all that jive / about things you wrote before I was alive / cause this aint 1823 it [...]

Soundbites: Deadmau5 gives a live show, canned for your convenience

Soundbites: Deadmau5 gives a live show, canned for your convenience

It was in Montreal where I saw Canadian DJ Joel deadmau5 Zimmerman, almost accidentally, behind the mixers at a club while wearing an overgrown mouse head. Once I heard and saw his aurally [...]

Dickens classic interpreted with class

Dickens classic interpreted with class

The Little Theatres A Christmas Carol is ideal rendition [...]

Never have the words Bah, Humbug rang truer

Never have the words Bah, Humbug rang truer

Mrs. Bob Cratchits Wild Christmas Binge is grumpy rendition of Dickens classic [...]

Thousands turn out for Alexandria’s 40th Scottish Christmas Walk

Thousands turn out for Alexandria’s 40th Scottish Christmas Walk

From the four-legged to the tartan-laden, marchers annual Christmas parade takes over Old Town [...]

Boats light up the night at annual parade of lights

Boats light up the night at annual parade of lights

Hundreds of bundled-up spectators lined the docks at Alexandria Marina Saturday night to watch the 11th annual Burke and Herbert Holiday Boat Parade of Lights. [...]

SoundBites: Innovation no longer strong suit for Black Eyed Peas

SoundBites: Innovation no longer strong suit for Black Eyed Peas

The Black Eyed Peas manage to embarrass themselves three times in the first two minutes of The Beginning. [...]