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Two free film events for Labor Day Weekend

Two free film events for Labor Day Weekend

 

A few months back I told you about local filmmaker Anthony Greene and his short film anthology A World At Work. Anthony has two new events this week, once again bringing culture to the East side of the Anacostia.

The first is Art Behind the Art, an exhibition at Blank Space SE of behind-the-scenes photography from local film sets. There will be an opening reception at the gallery this Friday September 2 at 7PM. The show will run for a week and coincide with Anthony's second event, The East of the River Film Festival.

Alexandria Festival Features the Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser

 Alexandria Festival Features the Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser

 

The following information was sent to us by Erica Fortwengler:

The Art League Helps Kick Off the Alexandria Festival for the Arts
The Art League will help kick off the festivities for the FREE Alexandria Festival for the Arts on Saturday, September 10 beginning at 10:00 am at Market Square, and the public is invited to join us. We will host a variety of free creative programs throughout the weekend at Market Square in Old Town Alexandria (corner of King & North Fairfax Streets). Fun, hands-on, art activities for all ages will be offered throughout the day along with the popular Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser!
 

Updated Event Cancellations Due to Hurricane Irene

From drink specials to cancellations, everything you need to know here! 

Jimmy Buffet at Jiffy Lube- Postponed until Thursday September 1st

Journey and Foreigner at Jiffy Lube - Postponed until Sunday September 4th

D.C. State Fair - Postponed (new date TBA)

Columbia Heights Day -Now Columbia Heights Bar Crawl!

D.C. United vs. Portland Timbers - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication Party w/ Biz Markie at 9:30 Club - Postponed

Chuck Brown at 9:30 Club - Postponted to Sunday August 28th at 7 p.m.

Fall Arts Jubilee--Spectrum of Events in Alexandria

Fall Arts Jubilee--Spectrum of Events in Alexandria

From Visit Alexandria:

 

ALEXANDRIA, VA –  With dozens of art events throughout the fall, Alexandria’s Fall Arts Jubilee is a true celebration of the arts – and a delightful time to enjoy the town voted ‘Third Best Arts Destination Among Mid-Size Cities’ by AmericanStyle magazine readers.

The Fall Arts Jubilee features a spectrum of signature events throughout the city, from outdoor art festivals to indoor performances, exhibitions, and films.

Sunday 7/31: See me channel my inner De Niro

Sunday 7/31: See me channel my inner De Niro

This Sunday July 31 at 8PM, CONQUERING THE ROSE, a feature-length independent drama will screen at the Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax. The film tells the story of how the death of Etta Callahan, a young dance student, affects the lives of those closest to her. CONQUERING THE ROSE is written and produced by local actress and filmmaker Jenna St. John, who adapted the screenplay from her novel. The film is directed by J. Michael Whalen, making his feature directorial debut. Award winning actor, George Katt, stars as Jeremiah Mouthy, an artist and teacher who becomes obsessed with Etta following her death.

Shot in locations from Alexandria to Baltimore, CONQUERING THE ROSE, employed cast and crew from D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, including yours truly. I play psychologist Blake Johnson in what is the biggest role of my acting career. So come out Sunday night to see me run the emotional triathlon. It’s just $6!

FREE Special Programming at the Torpedo Factory: Art Panel and Kids Art Activity

FREE Special Programming at the Torpedo Factory: Art Panel and Kids Art Activity

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