Tag: Arts

Entertainment venues reopen in phase three

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] For the first time since Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) issued a stay at home order on March 30, local theaters...

Live from quarantine: Local arts organizations adapt to social distancing

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] On Tuesday evening, the night singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton was scheduled to perform at the Birchmere, the seats and stage at...

Falling “Head Over Heels:” Monumental Theatre combines 16th-century drama with Go-Go’s...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] On its surface, “Head Over Heels” shouldn’t work. A 16th-century romance rendered in period-appropriate prose, mashed together with the instantly recognizable...

City creatives: Vi Trinh

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Vi Trinh can’t stop thinking about the internet. As a post-grad artist-in-residence at the Torpedo Factory, Trinh is fascinated by the...

City creatives: Stephen Lally

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Behind a house in Del Ray in a shed-turned-home-studio, Stephen Lally leans over his pottery wheel, sculpting and shaping art...

City creatives: Rosemary Covey

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Art has never come easy to Rosemary Covey. The long-time wood engraver and painter has spent the last 40 years at...

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...

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...

Deeyah Khan attempts to understand white supremacists in “White Right: Meeting...

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] In her 2017 documentary, “White Right: Meeting the Enemy,” Muslim filmmaker Deeyah Khan works her way under the skin of...

“The Spy Being Home Plate” details the unbelievable life of a...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Moe Berg was a brilliant man, and Aviva Kempner is an amazing filmmaker. So it’s unsurprising that Kempner’s movie about...