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Port City Presents ‘In the Next Room’

Comedy examines sexual repression in the Victorian era, Nov. 7 to 22.

Port City Playhouse will present Sarah Ruhl’s “In the Next Room,” a comedic examination of sexual repression in the Victorian era, Nov. 7 to 22.

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After 70 years of searching, a family split by war comes together.

Years of starvation and war had robbed Galina Lodoba and her half-sister Tatyana Schremko of their parents and their homes, and the sisters had struggled in the years that followed to keep together and stay alive.

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Pirates Take Over on Halloween at Del Ray Home

Pirate Lady shares her methods for creating the perfect scary house.

”It’s like being a kid all over again. You get to create your own little world. One that everyone else gets to enjoy with you,” says Tami Sarjeant, owner of 1407 Russell Road in the Del Ray area of Alexandria.

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Sharing Fun of Reading

Volunteering with The Reading Connection.

Diana Mertz opened the door to the Ruby Tucker Center on Tancil Court in Alexandria.

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Resurrection of Ivy Hill

Effort to make historic cemeteries “destinations.”

“Leveraging Mobile Technology for Cemetery Marketing and Maintenance” and “The Use of Mechanical Armatures to Support Weak or Failed Gravestones” are unlikely lures for the ordinary weekend.