Tag: patriotism

City Creatives: Samantha Williams questions patriotism through opera

By James Matheson | [email protected] A young woman stands center stage in front of eight musicians, cotton hoodie pulled low over her eyes and Black...

Letter to the Editor: Two Comments on the July 5 Times

To the Editor: In the “Our View” editorial in the July 5 Alexandria Times, “Pondering patriotism,” you used some of Woody Guthrie’s song “This is...

Our view: Pondering patriotism

The Fourth of July, with its fireworks, neighborhood parades and cookouts, offers a much needed respite from the “bombs bursting in air” of our...

Our View: Patriotic celebrations are the perfect antidote to recent events

When times are low, as they unmistakably have been in Alexandria recently, sometimes a good old display of patriotism is just what the doctor...