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Much Ado About Nothing Vegas Style – Synetic Theater

Jordan Wright February 17, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Cast of Much Ado About Nothing. Photo by Koko Lanham.

Hot Diggity Dog Ziggity Boom! In Synetic Theater’s jived up version of Much Ado About Nothing Las Vegas’s flamboyant landscape of feathered and sequined showgirls becomes the backdrop for Director Paata Tsikurishvili’s reinvention […]

King Hedley II – At Arena Stage

Jordan Wright February 14, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

(L to R) Jessica Frances Dukes as Tonya and Bowman Wright as King in King Hedley II – Photo by C. Stanley Photography

Hangin’ in the hood in the 1980’s wasn’t so very different than it is today. In playwright August Wilson’s King […]

How to Go to the Dogs Tastefully

February 5, 2015 Cary Pollak for Whisk and Quill

This year’s Washington Humane Society’s annual Sugar & Champagne Affair was a fabulous event for dogs and dog lovers. Once again guests and their beloved canines filled the atrium of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center with all manner of things sweet, sparkly and […]

Chef to Chef with Chris Lusk

Jordan Wright February 2, 2015 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Chef Chris Lusk

At forty-one, East Texas native and Johnson & Wales grad, Chris Lusk has seen the ins and outs of a few restaurant kitchens and learned a wide variety of international cuisines. After an externship in an Irish hotel he […]

Gigi – Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright February 1, 2015 Special to The Alexandria Times

Gigi stars Vanessa Hudgens

When MGM’s movie Gigi debuted in 1958 legions of little girls were captivated by the City of Lights and its magical allure. I know. I was one of them, listening hours on end to the vinyl soundtrack by Maurice […]