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“Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition 12:00 pm
“Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – Feb 24 @ 4:00 pm
In Fax Ayres’ exhibition “Fax Ayres / Photography,” Ayres’ employs a ‘lightpainting’ technique to embue his subjects with an almost surreal quality. He sets up still life vignettes in the dark and then carefully paints[...]
Ritualisms
Ritualisms @ Target Gallery
Jan 18 – Mar 3 all-day
Ritualisms @ Target Gallery
The newest group exhibition in Target Gallery explores how rituals are an intrinsic part of the human experience. It juxtaposes different artists’ interpretations of rituals through their work, daily routines, habits, or personal quirks. It[...]
TRIM LIFE- Hypnosis Weight Loss Program with Dr. Eleni Boosalis
TRIM LIFE- Hypnosis Weight Loss Program with Dr. Eleni Boosalis @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
Jan 26 – Feb 16 all-day
TRIM LIFE- Hypnosis Weight Loss Program with Dr. Eleni Boosalis @ Del Ray Psych & Wellness
TRIM-LIFE is a 4-week integrative medical weight management program offered in a shared appointment setting. Our unique program will empower you to manage both your hunger and your weight by addressing body, mind and spirit.[...]
New Beginnings Art Exhibit
New Beginnings Art Exhibit @ Del Ray Artisans
Feb 1 – Feb 24 all-day
New Beginnings Art Exhibit @ Del Ray Artisans
“New Beginnings” art exhibit (February 1-24, 2019) – The EPA estimates 75 percent of waste is recyclable, but only 30 percent is. Artists are often the most conscientious recyclers who reuse others’ discards to create[...]
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Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga 8:00 am
Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Feb 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
Factory Flow Saturday Morning Yoga @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
On the first Saturday of every month, find inner peace and creativity with this early-morning series. It’s a lovely way to start the day, focused on art, health, and imagination. Sessions feature sound artists, yoga[...]
Local History and Special Collections Tour 11:00 am
Local History and Special Collections Tour @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Feb 2 @ 11:00 am
Come take a tour of the Local History and Special Collections Branch.
Ester’s Granola Tasting 12:30 pm
Ester’s Granola Tasting @ The Old Town Shop
Feb 2 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Ester's Granola Tasting @ The Old Town Shop
Come sample Ester’s Granola!
Goodbye Booze: The Music of Prohibition 2:00 pm
Goodbye Booze: The Music of Prohibition @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm
This program will trace the musical legacy of Prohibition.
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Martin & Mahalia 7:00 pm
Martin & Mahalia @ James M. Duncan , Jr. Branch Library
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm
Celebrate with the entire family the words and songs of the famous Martin Luther King Jr. and Mahalia Jackson for Black History month. All ages with adult.
Monthly Meditation 7:00 pm
Monthly Meditation @ James M. Duncan , Jr. Branch Library
Feb 4 @ 7:00 pm
Enjoy a free monthly meditation class at Yoga in Daily Life.
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Budgeting and Money Management 7:00 pm
Budgeting and Money Management @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Feb 5 @ 7:00 pm
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get your finances in shape, we’re here to help!
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Amazing African American STEAM 4:00 pm
Amazing African American STEAM @ Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library
Feb 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hands on art and science projects for ages 5+. No registration required.
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The 2017 Tax Act – How it Impacts You 7:00 pm
The 2017 Tax Act – How it Impacts You @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm
This program is designed to provide an overview of the changes and implications to one’s financial planning.
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Cape Science: Float On 4:00 pm
Cape Science: Float On @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Feb 8 @ 4:00 pm
Come along for a STEM program led by the science education organization Cape Science. School age kids. Limited to the first 30 participants.
The Late Shift: Love & Ritual 7:00 pm
The Late Shift: Love & Ritual @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Late Shift: Love & Ritual @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Enjoy gallery talks, artist receptions, music, live performances, hands-on artmaking, and three floors of open artists’ studios. In February, spread love through art, music, and healing arts. Co-curated by The Omi Collective, an artist cooperative[...]
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Selling a Home 1:00 pm
Selling a Home @ ELLEN COOLIDGE BURKE BRANCH LIBRARY
Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm
Learn how to make a house stand out from the others on the market.
ASO Presents: Mozart’s Prague Symphony 8:00 pm
ASO Presents: Mozart’s Prague Symphony @ Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center
Feb 9 @ 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 8 p.m. The Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center 4915 E. Campus Drive Alexandria, VA 22311 Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3 p.m. – with pre-concert talk at[...]
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ASO Presents: Mozart’s Prague Symphony 3:00 pm
ASO Presents: Mozart’s Prague Symphony @ George Washington Masonic Memorial
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 3 p.m. – with pre-concert talk at 2:15pm George Washington Masonic Memorial 101 Callahan Drive Alexandria, VA 22301 James Ross, Music Director Tickets: $20-$80 adult, $5 youth, $10 student www.alexsym.org[...]
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Let’s Talk Books: Bunk by Kevin Young 7:00 pm
Let’s Talk Books: Bunk by Kevin Young @ KATE WALLER BARRETT BRANCH LIBRARY
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm
Join Barrett Branch Library’s monthly book club to read “Bunk: the Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phones, Post-Facts, and Fake News” by Kevin Young
The Chef’s Studio: A Pop-Up Dinner 7:00 pm
The Chef’s Studio: A Pop-Up Dinner @ Principle Gallery
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm
The Chef's Studio: A Pop-Up Dinner @ Principle Gallery
Principle Gallery presents, The Chef’s Studio, A Pop-Up Dinner. The dinner will take place on Monday, Feb. 11 and feature the culinary stylings of two D.C. chefs, Griffin McDermott and Stephen Taylor. Tickets are available[...]
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Author Talk with Char McCargo-Bah 7:00 pm
Author Talk with Char McCargo-Bah @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm
Char McCargo-Bah will discuss her new book, “They Marched with the Yankees.”
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Landlord/Tenant for Law Beginners 11:00 am
Landlord/Tenant for Law Beginners @ ALEXANDRIA LAW LIBRARY
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am
Whether a tenant or a landlord, if you are facing property rental issues in Virginia without a lawyer, this program will get you started.
Smithsonian Discovery Theater: Into the Great Unknown 11:00 am
Smithsonian Discovery Theater: Into the Great Unknown @ CHARLES E. BEATLEY, JR. CENTRAL LIBRARY
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am
Meet famous African American explorers, cowboys, astronauts, and more in this exciting live theater performance from the Smithsonian. All ages, children must remain with adults.
Something Old, Something New with Monte Durham 12:00 pm
Something Old, Something New with Monte Durham @ River Farm
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Whether you are a history buff, a vintage fashion fan, newly married, engaged (or about to be), you are in for a sweet post-Valentine’s day treat on Feb. 16 for Something Old, Something New at[...]
Torpedo Talk: Black Women Artists Matter 1:00 pm
Torpedo Talk: Black Women Artists Matter @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Torpedo Talk: Black Women Artists Matter @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Artist Jamilla Okubo leads a panel discussion about black women artists and the role these narratives play in the community, particularly in the greater metropolitan area. Stay after for networking. Space is limited, early registration[...]
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The African-American Experience during the Civil War with Audrey Davis 7:00 pm
The African-American Experience during the Civil War with Audrey Davis @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*Second Annual Athenaeum Civil War Authors Series* Three local Civil War authors. Three winter dates. In celebration of Black History Month, Audrey Davis, the Executive Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum, will lead a[...]
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Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow 12:00 pm
Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow @ Building Momentum Co-Op Space ("The Garden")
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow @ Building Momentum Co-Op Space ("The Garden")
Calling all lovers of local spirits! Come join us for the Virginia Craft Spirits Roadshow at Building Momentum “Co-Op” Space (aka “The Garden”) in Alexandria, Virginia, on Saturday, February 23rd from 12-5pm. Tickets will include[...]
Thor: Dark World 2:00 pm
Thor: Dark World @ JAMES M. DUNCAN BRANCH LIBRARY
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm
Come along for a completionist’s watch-through of the known Marvel Cinematic Universe in anticipation of the final installment this April. This week’s feature film is Thor: Dark World. Rated PG-13.
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Artist Talk About His Process: Fax Ayres and his “Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition 2:30 pm
Artist Talk About His Process: Fax Ayres and his “Fax Ayres / Photography” Exhibition @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ the Athenaeum
Feb 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Please join us for an artist talk with Fax Ayres about his exhibition “Fax Ayres / Photography.”
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