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    Calendar of Events

    List of Calendar Events

    Date    TimeEvent
    Oct 25, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMFirefighting in Civil War Alexandria Walking Tour
    When Virginia joined the Confederacy, Union troops occupied Alexandria and it became a center for transportation, supplies and medicine. Most municipal functions were assumed by the U.S. Army under the authority of the military governor. The “We’ve Been Burned: Alexandria Firefighters During the Civil War” walking tour will explore firefighting during ...
    Oct 25, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMPartners for the Arts Vocal Awards Competition
    Partners for the Arts Vocal Awards Competition Semifinals.
    Oct 25, 2014 Sat 8:30 PMAs Was Written: poetry, prose, music, comedy
    As Was Written exists to showcase and celebrate the quality writer. Join us for a handpicked lineup of artists performing poetry, prose, music and standup comedy.
    Oct 26, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMPartners for the Arts Vocal Awards Competition
    Partners for the Arts Vocal Awards Competition Finals.
    Oct 26, 2014 Sun 6:00 PMChamber Music Concert: Friday Morning Music Club
    Friday Morning Music Club musicians present chamber works for flute, violin, vocal quartet, and piano trio by Beethoven, Brahms, and Faure.
    Oct 30, 2014 Thu 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria, with actor David Keltz
    "Poe in Alexandria”, actor David Keltz portrays one of Edgar Allen Poe’s 19th century speaking engagements, including literary criticism, short stories, poetry, and musings.
    Oct 31, 2014 Fri 8:00 PMPoe in Alexandria, with actor David Keltz
    "Poe in Alexandria”, actor David Keltz portrays one of Edgar Allen Poe’s 19th century speaking engagements, including literary criticism, short stories, poetry, and musings.
    Nov 1, 2014 Sat 3:00 PMConcert: 20th Century Masterworks, Violin & Piano
    20th-Century Masterworks for Violin and Piano, Michael De Sapio (violin) and Teodora Adjarova (piano) present a scintillating program of 20th-century neoclassical works, including the Violin Sonata of the brilliant, tragically short-lived American composer Irving Fine (1914-1962), in honor of his centenary. Also featured: Stravinsky's Suite Italienne ...
    Nov 1, 2014 Sat 7:00 PMConcert: Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra
    Ars Nova Chamber Orchestra, works by Strauss, Mendelssohn, and Beethoven.
    Nov 2, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMFirst-Person Workshop
    This 4-part workshop taught by an experienced first-person interpreter will demonstrate how to research and develop a first-person character, select appropriate period clothes, offer practice sessions in character, and provide an opportunity (and goal) to step out onto the “stage” during Gadsby’s Tavern Museum’s 2014 Candlelight Tour Program.
    Nov 5, 2014 Wed 5:00 PMAlexandria Industrial Development Authority
    Regularly scheduled meeting
    Nov 6, 2014 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. Ceremonial Brass Ensemble, an evening of new music for brass ensemble featuring TSgt Christine Mounger, The United States Air Force Ceremonial Brass.
    Nov 8, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMOrnament Decorating at Friendship Firehouse
    Come decorate and take home dough ornaments made in shapes inspired by firefighting. Put your own unique embellishments on forms such as fire helmets, fire trucks, and fire hydrants. They are great decorations for the home or office, during the holidays or any time of year --- and make excellent gifts! Don’t miss this opportunity to create a special ...
    Nov 8, 2014 Sat 3:00 PMConcert: Shelest Piano Duo.
    Shelest Piano Duo: Anna and Dmitri Shelest, in a program featuring works by Smetana and Gershwin, as well as Ukrainian composers Lysenko, Zhuk and Skoryk. Reception to meet the artists immediately following the performance.
    Nov 9, 2014 Sun 4:00 PMChamber Music Concert (LLS Fundraiser)
    Chamber Music Concert - LLS Fundraiser, The EDCWashington: Anna Balakerskaia (piano), Claire Eichhorn (clarinet), Ricardo Cyncynates (violin), Erich Eichhorn (violin), Tsuna Sakamoto (viola), Steven Honigberg (cello); works - Mozart Clarinet Quintet, Prokofiev Overture on Hebrew Themes, Glazunov, Rêverie orientale (Clarinet Quintet), Dominik Maican ...
    Nov 12, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Nov 13, 2014 Thu 5:00 PMWaterfront Commission Marina Committee
    Marina Committee meeting
    Nov 13, 2014 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. String/Horn Trio; an evening of chamber music featuring violinist TSgt Ni Santiago, horn soloist MSgt Kate Fitzpatrick and pianist Darrel Partin. The United States Air Force Band.
    Nov 15, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMOrnament Decorating at Friendship Firehouse
    Come decorate and take home dough ornaments made in shapes inspired by firefighting. Put your own unique embellishments on forms such as fire helmets, fire trucks, and fire hydrants. They are great decorations for the home or office, during the holidays or any time of year --- and make excellent gifts! Don’t miss this opportunity to create a special ...
    Nov 15, 2014 Sat 7:00 PMThe Swedish Jazz Group: Absolut Swedish Jazz
    Absolut Swedish Jazz: The Swedish Jazz Group, Anders Lundegård saxophone, Al Baumann Guitar and vocals, Don Chirieleison bass, performing jazz standards.
    Nov 16, 2014 Sun 7:00 AMU S A T F 12k National Road Race
    USATF 12K National Road Race Championships
    Nov 16, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMPresidential Salon with James Madison
    Join President Madison as he discusses and engages guests about political and personal issues of 1814.
    Nov 16, 2014 Sun 7:00 PMChamber Music Rectal
    Chamber Music Recital. The American Youth Philharmonic Orchestras (AYPO) presents a chamber music recital by the Ensemble da Camera of Washington (EDCW). Select young musicians from AYPO’s Chamber Ensemble Program may be invited to perform with EDCW.
    Nov 17, 2014 Mon 7:30 PMPublic Records Advisory Commission
    Regular monthly meeting
    Nov 18, 2014 Tue 7:30 AMWaterfront Commission
    Scheduled meeting
    Nov 20, 2014 Thu 8:00 PMUSAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum
    USAF Band Chamber Series at the Lyceum. New Music for Viola and Percussion; SMSgt Erica Montgomery and TSgt Matthew Maffet from the United States Air Force Band will present new music for this unique instrumental combination.
    Nov 22, 2014 Sat 1:00 PMOrnament Decorating at Friendship Firehouse
    Come decorate and take home dough ornaments made in shapes inspired by firefighting. Put your own unique embellishments on forms such as fire helmets, fire trucks, and fire hydrants. They are great decorations for the home or office, during the holidays or any time of year --- and make excellent gifts! Don’t miss this opportunity to create a special ...
    Nov 28, 2014 Fri 6:00 PMAlexandria Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Annual event at which the City tree is lit, performances and a visit by Santa to open the Holiday season.
    Nov 30, 2014 Sun 3:00 PMEclipse Chamber Recital at the Lyceum
    30 Eclipse Chamber Recital: Music for Woodwinds - Theresa Cigan and Paul Cigan (clarinet). Music by Robert Schumann, Krommer, Lutoslawski, and others TBD.
    Dec 6, 2014 Sat 11:00 AMScottish Christmas Walk Parade
    44th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Parade
    Dec 7, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMFirst-Person Workshop
    This 4-part workshop taught by an experienced first-person interpreter will demonstrate how to research and develop a first-person character, select appropriate period clothes, offer practice sessions in character, and provide an opportunity (and goal) to step out onto the “stage” during Gadsby’s Tavern Museum’s 2014 Candlelight Tour Program.
    Dec 10, 2014 Wed 7:30 PMBAR Parker-Gray District Hearing
    Monthly Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review hearing
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 2:00 PMColonial English Handbell Ringers Recital
    The Colonial English Handbell Ringers present "Suite Dreams" this holiday season featuring an 80-plus handbell performance of several beloved Nutcracker Suite selections. This year's holiday concert will also include some new arrangements of popular classics, and of course, the ever-popular audience participation sing along. Join us as we ring in a ...
    Dec 14, 2014 Sun 4:00 PMColonial English Handbell Ringers Recital
    The Colonial English Handbell Ringers present "Suite Dreams" this holiday season featuring an 80-plus handbell performance of several beloved Nutcracker Suite selections. This year's holiday concert will also include some new arrangements of popular classics, and of course, the ever-popular audience participation sing along. Join us as we ring in a ...
    Dec 31, 2014 Wed 12:00 PMFirst Night Alexandria
    Family friendly celebration of the new year through the performing arts.

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