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Nibbles and Sips Around Town – December 19, 2014

Jordan Wright December 19, 2014 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts Photo credit – Jordan Wright

City Perch and iPic Provides a Total Entertainment Experience at Pike & Rose, Chef Switcheroo at Bibiana and Mio, Chris Pearmund’s New Wine-Opoly – Are You Smarter Than a Sommelier?, Hard Cider and Cool Notes at Iota, New Winter […]

The Tempest – The Shakespeare Theatre Company

Jordan Wright December 14, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times Photo credit The Shakespeare Theatre Company

Sofia Jean Gomez as Ariel

Lest you forget.  Ariel is the feisty sprite in The Tempest who flits around doing Prospero’s bidding.  And yes, here she flies, though aided by what appears to be a ship’s thick mooring […]

Nibbles and Sips Around Town – December 9, 2014

Jordan Wright December 9, 2014 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts 

Ben Thompson of The Rock Barn with assorted charcuterie

Mark your calendars now for one of DC’s best dining events.  On December 16th the 2014 StarChefs Washington DC area Rising Stars Gala will be at Dock 5 at Union Market.  There’s even a special […]

Christmas Thrills and Chills for Every Theatregoer

Jordan Wright December 8, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times

The Nutcracker performed by The Washington Ballet

One of the best ways I know of to get excited about the Christmas season is to get thyself (and thy family) to the theatre where you can watch dancers soar in Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker performed by The […]

Beauty and The Beast – Synetic Theatre

Jordan Wright December 8, 2014 Special to The Alexandria Times 

Irinka Kavsadze as Belle, Vato Tsikurishvili as The Beast. Photo by Johnny Shryock

In Ben and Peter Cunis’s original adaptation of Gabriel Bardot de Villeneuve’s classic tale of Beauty and the Beast, the audience finds themselves catapulted into a dark world of forest spirits, […]