Tag: office of the 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...

High tech public art shines in Waterfront Park

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The word “lighthouse” typically conjures images of Babylonian towers guiding ships home. Alexandria’s latest public art project, however, offers a...

Patrons’ Show scales back to meet building code

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com After celebrating its landmark 50th anniversary last year with its most successful show yet, the Art League’s Patrons’ Show returned...

City manager to propose that Torpedo Factory remain under city management

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com City Manager Mark Jinks is proposing that the city's Office of the Arts continue to be the managing body responsible...

Public art takes flight in Alexandria neighborhoods

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com From decorated traffic boxes on Duke Street to a climbable sculpture in Del Ray, from a light installation in a...
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