Tag: Alexandria arts

The Zappa Band plays The Birchmere

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] One word to describe the late musician Frank Zappa is eccentric. Another might be irreverent, avant-garde or even kooky. But...

The Four Bitchin’ Babes return to The Birchmere

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] A concert by the Four Bitchin’ Babes is equal parts folk festival, stand-up comedy revue and sleepover with your best friends....

Our View: Remembering our arts roots

The 20-page City Creatives arts section that appeared in last week’s Alexandria Times is evidence of just how far our city has come as...

City names Zeina Azzam new poet laureate

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] From an early age, Zeina Azzam has been deeply fascinated by poetry. Azzam grew up reading the likes of E.E. Cummings, T.S....

Metropolitan School of the Arts dancer takes center stage

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Carleigh Jones is a mover and a shaker. Literally. At first blush, Jones, 16, looks like a typical high school sophomore,...