Tag: art

Arts: Helping Alexandria inmates find the beauty within

By Jordan Wright When forensic sketch artist Kelli Schollard-Sincock was thinking about how she could make an impact in her community, she recalled a casual comment...

Kyo Gallery brings political focus to Alexandria art scene

  By Mae Hunt | mhunt@alextimes.com  It may be located in the heart of historic Old Town, but Alexandria’s newest art gallery is unapologetically current. Global and...

King Street Corridor initiative secures private funding

By Michaela Gleeson | mgleeson@alextimes.com The King Street Corridor initiative, led by Visit Alexandria, is well underway with 80 percent of its $175,000 goal raised,...

Alexandria Economic Development Partnership expands pop-up program

The Alexandria Economic Development Partnership will expand its retail pop-up program, the city organization announced in a news release last week. AEDP is partnering with...

Let’s Eat: Experience global, seasonal cuisine at Palette 22

An exciting art-themed restaurant and event venue in Shirlington, Palette 22 is the perfect spot for your group to revel in conversation and good company...

Word on the Street

By Abigail Jurk (Photo/Abigail Jurk) The summer is drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean your social life should suffer. If you are looking...

The art of fear

Alexandria artist Suzanne Vigil thinks cockroaches are pretty. “When you get up very, very close to one, you see that a cockroach is absolutely beautiful....

Beyond The Cat in the Hat: the secret art of Dr....

Creator of Fox in Sox, The Cat in the Hat and a goo-chewing Goo-goose, you might think you know the great Dr. Seuss. But you...

Sketching history into a new life on St. Asaph

After relocating to Old Town Alexandria three months ago, artist Leisa Collins noticed a lack of young people involved in the historic and restoration movement and decided to do something about it.  

Putting face to home

Via New Zealand, artist Leisa Collins took a wrong turn and ended up one of Old Towns biggest fans.
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