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Alexandria September Events

6th through October 6th Mirror Mirror Performance Series Various dates and times Admission: Free Waterfront Park 1 King Street 703-746-5590 Waterfront Park comes alive with a series of original site-specific performances in conversation with the sound-responsive, interactive installation Mirror Mirror. David Schulman, who performs on amplified violin with live effects, has composed an original score to interact with Mirror Mirror to present with saxophonist Sarah Marie Hughes and vocalist Bonnie Lander. Orange Grove Dance is exploring movement and sound within and around Mirror Mirror. Their choreography explores both the installation’s and audience’s relationship to land and river to tap into deep relationships that communities have with the spaces they inhabit. Visit alexandriava.gov/arts for the full schedule and rain dates. 8th through October 13th “Downton Abbey” at Lee-Fendall House Tours Recurring weekly Admission: $10 in advance Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden 614 Oronoco Street 703-548-1789 Explore the surprising connections between people and places of the world of “Downton Abbey” and those of the Lee-Fendall House through special “Downton Abbey”-themed tours of the museum this fall. The current owner of Highclere Castle, the real-world castle where the popular television program was filmed, is a direct descendant of the original owner of the Lee-Fendall House. Find out which of your favorite characters are based on members of the Fendall family. This event is free for members. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://www.leefendallhouse.org 9th – 29th “High Note” Art Exhibit at Del Ray Artisans Gallery Colasanto Center 2704 Mount Vernon Avenue Free & Open to the Public Experience “High Note”, an art exhibit exploring the connection between music and the mind, at Del Ray Artisans. Music can unleash powerful memories, transporting us in space and time. Meet the artists, juror Britt Conley, and enjoy live music at the opening reception: Friday, September 6, 7-9pm. Also join us…

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