Tag: the birchmere

Our View: Remembering our arts roots

The 20-page City Creatives arts section that appeared in last week’s Alexandria Times is evidence of just how far our city has come as...

The Bacon Brothers: Road warriors, songwriters, Alexandria mainstays

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Alexandria has played host to a lot of famous faces over the years, from George Washington to Dave Grohl, but...

Tom Paxton reflects on songwriting and a decades-spanning career

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] When he was 15 years old, Grammy-nominated folk singer-songwriter Tom Paxton pulled a guitar out of his aunt’s closet in...

Drew and Ellie Holcomb to perform at the Birchmere for “You...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Nashville based husband-and-wife duo Drew and Ellie Holcomb bring their February family tour to The Birchmere on Feb. 6. In...

Holiday Gift Guide: Experience the fun of Alexandria

By Eileen Abbott  A Christmas or Hanukkah gift doesn’t have to be something you wear or look at or use in your home. Experiential gifts...

From Alexandria to Nashville and back: Charles Esten returns to his...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The few times a year Charles Esten returns to Alexandria to visit friends or spend holidays with family, his first...

Shawn Colvin: A Few (more) Small Repairs

By Denise Dunbar When singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin released her fourth studio album, “A Few Small Repairs,” 20 years ago, she was a relatively unknown folk...

Visit Alexandria releases statistics, VR plans at annual meeting

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City tourism organization Visit Alexandria released its latest stats and kicked off a new virtual reality campaign at its annual...