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Kirsten Obadal

Kirsten Obadal

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.

Articles By Kirsten Obadal

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The History Boys makes the silly sensible at the Little Theatre of Old Town
Jun 08,2016

Fans of the British stage tradition, as well as fans of the Dead Poets Society and the much-loved Mr. Chips will enjoy this production of the History Boys by Alan Bennett. Directed by Frank D,. Shutts II and produced by Mary Beth Smith-Toomey, this is an insightful and sensitive

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And away they go! Middleburg Hunt hosts annual Point to Point Races
Jun 03,2016

Ankle deep mud, soggy grass, and heavy leaden skies were not enough to quell the spirits of a few thousand excited race goers at the annual Middleburg Hunt Point to Point Races this May 1st at Glenwood Park in Middleburg, Virginia.

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Fool for Love opens at the Lab at Convergence Theater 'Port City Playhouse'
Mar 02,2016

Actor, director, screenwriter, and Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Sam Shepard brings us a thoughtful play about the different kinds of love we can experience, some foolish, some forbidden, and some just right. Fool for Love

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Feb 21,2016

On May 1, the Middleburg Hunt will host its annual steeplechase race at the nationally renowned Glenwood Park. Established in 1932 by former Master of Middleburg Hunt Daniel Cox Sands, Glenwood Park

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St. Mary's Catholic Church in Old Town Marches for Life
Jan 25,2016

It is extraordinary that half a million people can rally in front of the Supreme Court and by completely ignored by mainstream media. Parishioners from St. Mary’s in Old Town

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Medieval Story Land: Much Mirth and Cheer at the Lab at Convergence Theater 'Port City Playhouse'
Jan 19,2016

Once upon a time in elfin land, fate encountered destiny to tell a tall tale of knights, elves, kings, magical swords, and long and dangerous quests. There was mortal combat and, to be sure, love, true love as well is in the mixture in this delightful romp of a play by writer

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Little Theater Resolves Mid-Life Crisis in The Allergist's Wife
Oct 26,2015

When you combine an intellectual middle-aged New York Jewish woman with a mid-life crisis, you get some very thoughtful script lines, not to mention some very funny comedy. The Little Theater of Alexandria opened on October 24 with The Allergist's Wife

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MUSIC: The Jonathan Parker Octet has Tentacles in the Jazzy Past
May 27,2015

Nerdy, yet uber-cool; a classically trained musician who likes to perform in a beer hall: Jazz saxophonist Jonathan Parker, 29, is a study in contrasts. He arrives for his interview with a latte in hand from Misha's Coffeehouse in his native Alexandria to discuss his new swing jazz album

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