Tag: Arts

Poet Laureate KaNikki Jakarta brings ‘real life fiction’ to Alexandria

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com KaNikki Jakarta was born with the words of Nikki Giovanni and Maya Angelou in her head. While pregnant, Jakarta’s mother would...

Seasonal wreathmaking workshop with Laura Dowling

Photos and Narrative by Louise Krafft The first in a new series of quarterly workshops was held Sunday afternoon at the headquarters of the American...

New arts district to occupy North Old Town

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com At its public hearing on Saturday, city council voted unanimously to approve amendments to the city’s zoning map and master...

Art League Patrons’ Show turns 50

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Sunday at 4 p.m., 673 hopefuls sat in folding chairs throughout the Torpedo Factory and simultaneously held their breath. They...

The Late Shift digs into waterfront history

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The Torpedo Factory will be exploring early waterfront history late into the night Friday at the event “The Late Shift:...

Fireflies to provide new home for long-running poetry series

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com A long-running poetry series, The Iota Poetry Series, was in need of a new home after its namesake venue, The...

Slideshow: See what young artists created at the King Street Art...

During last weekend's King Street Art Festival, the Alexandria Times booth invited children to create art of their own. Featured on the slideshow below are...


A listing of musical performances around town this week.

A Musical Movement Aimed at True Harmony

For filmmaker and co-founder Jonathan Walls, it took his Playing For Change movement close to 10 years to finally relay their message that through music people can understand one anothers differences and create a better world.

Out and About

Highlighted performances coming soon to Alexandria venues.
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