Kiki Obadal writes from Old Town Alexandria on a variety of lifestyle subjects in her column, "Meanderings". She has written for community media for several years, including the Old Town Crier and the Alexandria Times, and most recently for Local Kicks. On Local Kicks, watch for "Meanderings" and Kiki's articles about local leaders and events. Kiki is also an Arabic linguist.
It is next to impossible to say anything about the plot of Dial M for Murder without giving up too much, and ruining the play for potential theater-goers.
In short, then, it is a murder mystery. We do know who the perpetrator is, and we are treated to a fine example of detective work as the police inspector unravels the clues that will lead him to the real killer.
The Little Theater of Alexandria is certainly maintaining its standards with its latest production, The Full Monty, written by Terrence McNally.
And, true to the script, the actors do take it all off at the culmination of the play. Don't be alarmed, this is tastefully accomplished
One would hardly expect a happy ghost story from the pen of Ira Levin, the very same playright who terrified us with Rosemary's Baby in the 70’s.
Cantorial is a story of a happy haunting: a young couple, Warren Ives (James Myers) and Lesley Rosen (Heather Benjamin) have just moved into a converted
British accountant Henry Perkins is on his way home from work one day, carrying his briefcase.
Or rather, what he thinks is his briefcase.
It so turns out that his own case has somehow been mixed up with another, identical case containing 735,000 pounds Sterling.
He stops in a pub to celebrate, returning to a stall in the men's room
The opening night audience at the Little Theatre of Alexandria is a critical and discerning group of theater-goers.
So it was good evidence of the success of the production of Sweeney Todd when the audience interrupted the musical several times with applause and gave it a prolonged standing ovation at the end.
Straight Offer.com founder David Johnson of Alexandria has improved on the popular Groupon concept with his new website: www.straightoffer.com.
A former Navy officer, Johnson considered several business ventures after leaving the service. David Johnson is a person of varied interests
A few brave and committed souls, or perhaps just a few brave souls who should be committed, faced down the sultry heat last at Hillsborough Farm in Warrenton for an event to benefit the Wounded Warrior Foundation.
A Ford Shelby Mustang is being driven across the lower 48 states to raise awareness and funds for the cause
If there is one thing a Trump cannot resist, it's the opportunity to compete and be the best at something.
Whether it's a hotel, a golf course, or now, a bottle of wine. Eric Trump recently took over where the Kluge's left off at their winery near Charlottesville.
Donald Trump was close to the late billionaire