Tag: torpedo factory

Arts, faith and technology converge in new ways at local church

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Twin figures, carved out of stone with hands raised to the sky, eyes searching for something in the clouds, stand...

Patrons’ Show scales back to meet building code

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] After celebrating its landmark 50th anniversary last year with its most successful show yet, the Art League’s Patrons’ Show returned...

Our View: Vibrancy must be balanced with livability

The current favored buzzword in Alexandria is “vibrancy.” To be vibrant is to be full of energy and life. Who doesn’t want that? The question...

Torpedo Factory launches vibrancy initiative

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Two months after the city assumed permanent control of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, artists and administrators are settling into...

Council approves Old Town North arts anchor

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] During the new city council’s abbreviated first public hearing on Jan. 12, council unanimously approved a development special use permit...

Potentially impaired driver crashes gas tankard in front of the Torpedo...

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A man driving a gasoline tankard crashed in front of the Torpedo Factory around 11 a.m. this morning, according to...

Marian Van Landingham serves city in arts, politics for more than...

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Marian Van Landingham always returns to painting and politics. Van Landingham, who led the effort to establish the Torpedo Factory Art...

City takes permanent control of Torpedo Factory

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Council voted unanimously at its public hearing on Saturday to give the city permanent control of the Torpedo Factory. The art...

Torpedo Factory Artist Mary Ann Stevens dies at 89

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Mary Ann Stevens, one of the original Torpedo Factory artists who helped start the art center, died peacefully at home...

Our View: What’s the rush

Two important decisions with significant long-term implications for Alexandria are being rammed through the city approval process with minimal public input and arbitrary timelines. The...