Tag: torpedo factory

Our View: A sea of change for Old Town

Sometimes change comes so slowly it’s almost imperceptible. Like beach erosion or the growth of a child, those who witness it daily don’t see the...

Art Review: Uneven “Culture Shock” at Torpedo Factory

By Evan Berkowitz | [email protected] Kneel solemnly at the light-wood-and-red-fabric prie-dieu. Thumb through the illuminated literature on its shelves, the very objects of a canon...

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...

Art Review: Sarah Nesbitt grasps truth of matter

By Evan Berkowitz | [email protected] If a concept or story is initially factual, but its facts are obscured, intentionally or not, by each retelling, is the...

Art Review: Artist Sally Davies leaves a lasting impression

By Evan Berkowitz | [email protected]  Sally Davies has an intriguing attitude toward light. Nothing at all is absolute, and everything in a given scene becomes warm,...

The art of fear

Alexandria artist Suzanne Vigil thinks cockroaches are pretty. “When you get up very, very close to one, you see that a cockroach is absolutely beautiful....

Artists fear takeover at Torpedo Factory

On June 22 the Alexandria City Council voted unanimously to establish a Torpedo Factory Art Center Board for the purpose of providing oversight and management of the Torpedo Factory Art Center facility, according to a Council memo.