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Ireland Celebrates the 100th Year of Its Independence with Irish Cultural Activities

Jordan Wright May 12, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

(l-r) Ambassador Kevin O’Malley, USA Ambassador to Ireland – President of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Deborah Rutter – Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Ambassador Anne Anderson to USA

A film narrated by Liam Neeson was the kick off event for Ireland’s […]

WILD SKY ~ SOLAS NUA

Jordan Wright May 2, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Dylan Morrison Myers and Megan Graves. Photo by Daniel Corey.

After half a decade, Solas Nua, the celebrated Irish-centric performing arts company, has returned with Deirdre Kinahan’s play, Wild Sky. Written in commemoration of Easter Rising, the five-day war for Irish independence, it revisits […]

Disgraced ~ Arena Stage

Jordan Wright May 3, 2016 Special to The Alexandria Times

Nehal Joshi as Amir, with Joe Isenberg, Felicia Curry and Ivy Vahanian, in Disgraced at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, April 22-May 29, 2016. Photo by C. Stanley Photography.

A cruel wind descended onto the stage in the Kreeger […]

MESS HALL PRESENTS BLAZED AND GLAZED ON SUNDAY MAY 15th

Jordan Wright April 29, 2016 Special to DC Metro Theater Arts

Spliff, doobie, joint. You can’t smoke em here, but it’s assumed you’ll come high as a kite to this first time munchies extravaganza where pot aficionados in the DMV will be schooled in the fine art of cooking with weed. Organizers, Al […]

Cookbook Corner ~ The Field to Table Cookbook – Gardening, Foraging, Fishing & Hunting By Susan L. Ebert

Jordan Wright April 27, 2016

To pen a collection of recipes using ingredients gleaned from the great outdoors, you ought to have some street cred – or shall I say hunter/gatherer credibility. Author Susan L. Ebert is not only skilled at all the activities listed in the cookbook’s title, she prepares and shares […]