Coverage of Alexandria’s local arts, theater and music scene.

Review: The Little Theatre’s ‘August: Osage County’ is masterful

By Jordan Wright In the time-tested tradition of portraying dysfunctional families as a device, playwright Tracy Letts gifts us with a slyly engrossing gem about the...

Seniors: City to hold conference for caregivers

By Debbie Luddington  Are you caring for a family member or loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or other medical problems? Is it a struggle at...

Council approves Urbano 116 take-out window, Charlie’s outdoor dining area

By Alexa Epitropoulos | City council approved development special use permits from Augie’s, Urbano 116 and Charlie’s on the Avenue at its Saturday public...

Foodie: Celebrate the late summer harvest with a fresh fruit tart

By Elizabeth Holm When I was growing up in Pennsylvania, we had about 10 raspberry bushes in our backyard. I loved the job of picking them...

An overture to a historic season

By Missy Schrott | Saturday marks the start of a momentous season for the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra. Not only is the organization celebrating its...

Pets: How your dog affects your health

By Kim Gilliam Scientific Reports found that dogs may help reduce their owners’ risk of cardiovascular disease through companionship and by motivating their owners to be active. It...
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