Coverage of Alexandria’s local arts, theater and music 

Dementia Friendly Alexandria strives to educate the community

By Jane King Dementia can be a mystery to people who may not know how to react when they encounter someone with the disease. This...

Local crowdfunded indie film, “The Legacy Sessions,” bridges generation gap

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The film industry has ballooned into something ungainly and unsustainable for filmmakers who are trying to create a project without...

Chef Sebastien Rondier’s roasted duck

A native of southwest France, Chef Sebastien Rondier grew up eating Roasted Duck à l'Orange in place of the American holiday turkey. Rondier’s interpretation of...

James Beard Award-winning chef to lead Robinson Landing restaurant

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The Mill, a new restaurant coming to the Robinson Landing development on the waterfront, is partnering with southern chef and...

A new tenant for city’s Ice House

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The city’s Ice House could be back in business if Goodies Frozen Custard & Treats has its way. The carry-out frozen...

13th Alexandria Film Festival brings record numbers

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] More than 1,000 cinephiles flocked to the Charles Beatley Library and AMC Hoffman Center 22 for the 13th annual Alexandria...