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First Friday: A Season of Celebrations

Title:First Friday: A Season of Celebrations
Date & Time:Fri Dec 7, 2018 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center, 1605 Cameron St. (Map This)
Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center
Event Details:Get into the spirit of the holidays on December 7 by attending the First Friday: “A Season of Celebrations” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Durant Arts Center, 1605 Cameron St.

Enjoy delicious music from “Roumana,” performing Middle Eastern music primarily, Arabic and Turkish with styles such as Balkan, Armenian, Romani, Audalusian, North African and Sephardic music. Performing along with “Russkie Musikanti Ensemble” with featured music from Russia, Ukraine and Eastern European countries on traditional instruments and in costume.

Want to do some holiday shopping? Visit the Pop-up Holiday Fair with items from around the world for purchase for last minute holiday gifts featuring: “The Africa Memory Game” (dolls, games and trivia games); “Oditex Fashion” (African clothing, handbags, earrings, head ties, and more); “Tracy Wilkerson” (handmade greeting cards, and small works of art); and “Khusha Designs (handmade journals, notecards and fine art prints).

A “meet and greet” begins at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be on hand, complements of the Office of the Arts.

For additional information call Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director at 703.746.5565, or or visit the Office of the Arts website:

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email or call 703.746.5565, Virginia Relay 711.
Contact Person:Cheryl Anne Colton, Regional Program Director
Contact Phone No.:703.746.5565
Fees:All tickets are $9, children 5 years and under are free. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. To purchase tickets, visit the Office of the Arts website, scroll to Durant Arts Center, click on First Friday: “A Season of Celebrations.” Tickets are also available at the door.
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Arts, Author Reading, Family, Old & Historic Alexandria, Old Town, Performing Arts, Recreation, Recreation Centers, Seniors, Teens, Toddlers, Tourism, Youth

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