Don’t Miss the ‘DASHing Words in Motion’ Deadline Coming Soon

The City of Alexandria Office of the Arts and the Alexandria Transit Company have joined forces to host a poetry contest "DASHing Words in Motion". Submit your poetry today!

Alexandria Film Festival Celebrates 10 Years this November

On November 10, the 10th annual Alexandria Film Festival returns with the best local and international independent documentaries, shorts and feature films.

Exhibit: Body Politics at the Torpedo Factory

Target Gallery, the contemporary exhibition space for the Torpedo Factory Art Center, presents work by three women who use the female body to explore issues of equity, power, politics, and memory in A (Mis)Perceived Physique: Bodyscapes by Three Women Artists, on view Saturday, September 3 through Sunday, October 16.

Alexandria, Virginia Gets a New Poet Laureate

The Alexandria Commission for the Arts announced at their June 21 meeting, the appointment of alternate Poet Laureate Wendi R. Kaplan to fulfill the role as Poet Laureate for the City of Alexandria.

Alexandria Takes Over Management of Torpedo Factory

City Manager Mark B. Jinks announced yesterday that he has taken action for the City of Alexandria to oversee operation of the Torpedo Factory Art Center (TFAC) on an interim basis.

Save the Patrick Henry School Auditorium in Alexandria

A petition is circulating in Alexandria, Virginia to save the Patrick Henry Elementary School Auditorium. Sign the petition & help the community keep the arts. I signed. I hope you will too.

Courage to Live Big Mural Unveiling (Photos)

The Courage to Live Big mural was unveiled on Saturday, April 23 in Alexandria, Virginia before first Miracle League game. Here are photos from the event.

Mercy Street PBS Announces Season 2 Cast Additions

PBS announced today that MERCY STREET is adding new actors and directors to the series' robust talent list for Season Two, which is currently in production.

Nils Lofgren Postpones Weekend Dates at The Birchmere

Nils Lofgren, a longtime member of Bruce Springsteen's E Street band, has postponed weekend concert dates at The Birchmere in Alexandria, Virginia.

Seen & Heard: Food Trucks in Carlyle?

During a recent sidewalk art event in John Carlyle Square Park in the Carlyle neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, someone chalked about dreaming about food trucks in Carlyle. What are your thoughts on food trucks in Alexandria, Virginia?

Alexandria, Virginia has a New Poet Laureate

The Alexandria Commission for the Arts announces the appointment of Captain Ryan Wojtanowski as the new Poet Laureate for the City of Alexandria, Virginia.

Deadline Extended for Poet Laureate & DASHing Words in Motion

The City of Alexandria's Office of the Arts has extended the deadline to submit applications to be considered as the new Poet Laureate and to submit poetry for the "DASHing Words in Motion" poetry contest to Monday, February 1 by 5 p.m.

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