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2018 Emerging Artists
2018 Emerging Artists @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Mar 31 – May 20 all-day
2018 Emerging Artists @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Wilmington | Delaware | United States
Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, introduces a new annual exhibition series featuring the work of emerging artists of the D.C., Maryland and Virginia region. The selected artists for[...]
Two Solos: Brian Williams / Sophie Blondeau Exhibition
Two Solos: Brian Williams / Sophie Blondeau Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ The Athenaeum
Apr 19 – Jun 3 all-day
Two Solos: Brian Williams / Sophie Blondeau Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ The Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
In “Two Solos: Brian Williams / Sophie Blondeau,” Brian Williams’ paintings on metal prompt viewers to consider whether humans can adapt without catastrophe. Meanwhile, Sophie Blondeau’s canvasses explore memory and perception through the lens of[...]
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Victims of Domestic Violence Apr 30-May 1
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Victims of Domestic Violence Apr 30-May 1 @ Alexandria
Apr 30 – May 1 all-day
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Victims of Domestic Violence Apr 30-May 1 @ Alexandria | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and -operated chain of hair salons in the country, is teaming up with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) for its spring Share-A-Haircut program Apr 30-May 1, 2018.[...]
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Del Ray Community Mayoral Debate
Del Ray Community Mayoral Debate @ Mt. Vernon Community School Auditorium
May 2 all-day
The Del Ray Business Association will host the first debate in the Alexandria Mayor’s race on Wed., May 2, moderated by NBC News4 Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey. The debate will take place at[...]
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First Thursday: Dog Days in Del Ray
First Thursday: Dog Days in Del Ray @ Along Mount Vernon Avenue
May 3 all-day
First Thursday: Dog Days in Del Ray @ Along Mount Vernon Avenue | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Bring your favorite four-legged friend out to Mount Vernon Avenue for a wide variety of canine-themed activities for dogs (and their humans!) during Del Ray’s monthly outdoor street festival. Participants are encouraged to bring wet[...]
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Del Ray Spring Pop-Up Market 11:00 am
Del Ray Spring Pop-Up Market @ Pat Miller Neighborhood Square
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Del Ray Business Association will host a spring pop-up retail market featuring local artisans and home-based businesses on Sunday, May 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pat Miller Neighborhood Square, located[...]
Del Ray Spring Studio Show 12:00 pm
Del Ray Spring Studio Show @ Stephen Lally Pottery Studio
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Del Ray Spring Studio Show @ Stephen Lally Pottery Studio | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Attend the Del Ray Spring Studio Sale and Show. The show and sale features a variety of fine art and crafts from eight Del Ray artists and their friends including carved and turned wood creations,[...]
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Ascension Day Choral Evensong 7:30 pm
Ascension Day Choral Evensong @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church
May 10 @ 7:30 pm
Ascension Day Choral Evensong @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
All are welcome to enjoy a transcendent Choral Evensong for Ascension Day – Thursday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Old Town. St. Paul’s Choir will sing music for this[...]
Panel Talk: Emerging Artists of the DMV 8:00 pm
Panel Talk: Emerging Artists of the DMV @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
May 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Panel Talk: Emerging Artists of the DMV @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Wilmington | Delaware | United States
Target Gallery’s exhibition, Emerging Artists of the DMV, features work by Katie Barrie, Ronald Jackson, Hollis McCracken, and Holly Trout. Hear from the jury panel about the current state of the visual arts in the[...]
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Geoffrey Johnson Solo Exhibition 6:30 pm
Geoffrey Johnson Solo Exhibition @ Principle Gallery
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Geoffrey Johnson Solo Exhibition @ Principle Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Geoffrey Johnson has constructed his career around his ability to demonstrate realism and abstraction while also exploring the gap between those two styles. His interest in modern architecture and the human form is extremely significant[...]
Rose Hill Elementary presents “Pirates of the Curry Bean” musical 7:00 pm
Rose Hill Elementary presents “Pirates of the Curry Bean” musical @ Thomas A. Edison High School
May 11 @ 7:00 pm
Rose Hill Elementary presents "Pirates of the Curry Bean" musical @ Thomas A. Edison High School | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join the Rose Hill Elementary School’s Rose Hill Players for Pirates of the Curry Bean. Anchors away and set sail for a swashbuckling pirate adventure on the high seas in this piratical musical that’s sure[...]
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Balducci’s: Food & Wine Event 12:00 pm
Balducci’s: Food & Wine Event @ Balducci's Food Lovers Market
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Balducci's: Food & Wine Event @ Balducci's Food Lovers Market | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join us for a delicious wine and food tasting on Saturday, May 12th. Whether you’re an expert sommelier or a novice just learning the art, our wine events are not to be missed. Join professional[...]
Rose Hill Elementary presents “Pirates of the Curry Bean” musical 1:00 pm
Rose Hill Elementary presents “Pirates of the Curry Bean” musical @ Thomas A. Edison High School
May 12 @ 1:00 pm
Rose Hill Elementary presents "Pirates of the Curry Bean" musical @ Thomas A. Edison High School | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join the Rose Hill Elementary School’s Rose Hill Players for Pirates of the Curry Bean. Anchors away and set sail for a swashbuckling pirate adventure on the high seas in this piratical musical that’s sure[...]
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop 1:00 pm
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
May 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Facilitated by Poet and Author KaNikki Jakarta, Write Like A Woman Networking Workshop welcomes women writers ages 18–100. Meeting quarterly the workshop centers on uplifting and inspiration through writing. Each workshop focuses on different writing[...]
Rose Hill Elementary presents “Pirates of the Curry Bean” musical 7:00 pm
Rose Hill Elementary presents “Pirates of the Curry Bean” musical @ Thomas A. Edison High School
May 12 @ 7:00 pm
Rose Hill Elementary presents "Pirates of the Curry Bean" musical @ Thomas A. Edison High School | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join the Rose Hill Elementary School’s Rose Hill Players for Pirates of the Curry Bean. Anchors away and set sail for a swashbuckling pirate adventure on the high seas in this piratical musical that’s sure[...]
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Four Directions Wellness MIndfulness Mondays 12:00 pm
Four Directions Wellness MIndfulness Mondays @ Four Directions Wellness
May 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Four Directions Wellness MIndfulness Mondays @ Four Directions Wellness | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Four Directions Wellness, affiliated with the GW Center for Integrative Medicine, provides a complimentary hour of meditation and mindfulness on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. No RSVP is required. Learn more by[...]
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Resilience: What Employers Need to Know About Mental Health in the Workplace 8:00 am
Resilience: What Employers Need to Know About Mental Health in the Workplace @ Charles Houston Recreation Center
May 16 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Find out what you need to know about mental health in the workplace at this free panel discussion for Alexandria employers and others who are interested. Expert panelists include Darcy Gruttadaro, director of Workplace Mental[...]
Free Concert at St. Paul’s Church 7:30 pm
Free Concert at St. Paul’s Church @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church
May 16 @ 7:30 pm
Free Concert at St. Paul's Church @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join St. Paul’s Organist-Choirmaster Grant Hellmers and family for a concert of music for trumpets, violin, organ and piano. Bruce Hellmers and Andrew Wood (trumpets), Judy Hellmers (violin), and Grant Hellmers (organ and piano) will[...]
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Fort Hunt Food Fest 4:30 am
Fort Hunt Food Fest @ Carl Sandburg Middle
May 18 @ 4:30 am – 7:30 pm
Fort Hunt Food Fest @ Carl Sandburg Middle | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Attend the second annual Fort Hunt Food Fest! A fantastic event for families, with FACE PAINTING, PETTING ZOO, BALLOON ANIMALS, YARD GAMES, CRAFTS AND MORE!! Oh, and of course, there will be an amazing range[...]
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Yoga and Sound
Yoga and Sound @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
May 19 all-day
Yoga and Sound @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Wilmington | Delaware | United States
Local sound artist, yogi and meditation guide, Jeneen Piccuirro, will lead her signature one-hour class carefully guiding a gentle yoga series with a crystal bowl accompaniment and closing with a gong meditation. Jeneen’s authentic integrated[...]
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Classics & Critters: A Celebration of Spring — A Mount Vernon Flutes Concert 2:00 pm
Classics & Critters: A Celebration of Spring — A Mount Vernon Flutes Concert @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Classics & Critters: A Celebration of Spring — A Mount Vernon Flutes Concert @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Mount Vernon Flutes, a quartet ensemble from the Mount Vernon Community Band, will perform a delightful seasonal concert with lush melodies, interesting harmonies, and engaging rhythms, drawn from a variety of genres. It is[...]
Stories and Music in the Garden – Fairytale Adventure 4:00 pm
Stories and Music in the Garden – Fairytale Adventure @ MVUC Garden
May 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Stories and Music in the Garden - Fairytale Adventure @ MVUC Garden | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Once upon a time there was storytelling, musical performances and tasty treats in the enchanted MVUC walled garden for children and parents alike to enjoy. Free Admission. Treats, raffle tickets and refreshments available for purchase.
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Caroline Hatfield: Unearthing
Caroline Hatfield: Unearthing @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
May 25 – Jul 15 all-day
Caroline Hatfield: Unearthing @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Wilmington | Delaware | United States
Target Gallery is happy to announce Caroline Hatfield as 2018’s solo exhibition recipient! Growing up in a Southern Appalachian coal mining community, the subjects involving environmentalism and land use have a lot of personal significance[...]
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