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Lyceum Variety Nights (Lyceum, 6 Nov. '16)

“Left me genuinely begging for more”

Editorial Rating: 5 Stars: Outstanding

One of the first things they teach you about writing reviews is not to gush: to keep your mass of uncontrolled instant reactions behind a dam and only let through those considered, pertinent and articulate comments that are most valuable to the reader. 450 more words


Cider Tasting Festival at The Lyceum Celebrating Virginia Cider Week | News Release | City of Alexandria

Cider Tasting Festival at The Lyceum on November 19, 2016

Celebrating Virginia Cider Week

Celebrate Virginia Cider Week (November 11 – 20) in Alexandria with a special tasting festival at The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum on Saturday, November 19 from 7 – 9:30 p.m.   259 more words


This Week in Historic Alexandria (10.24.16) | Newsletter | City of Alexandria

What’s New in Historic Alexandria

The Virginia Trust for Historic Preservation has established the Bill Fendall Trust as an endowment for ongoing support of the Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden. 2,413 more words


Sally Beats Bob: Bonus problem answer

First of all, I’m going to play for time. Below, I’m going to give away the answer to the Bob’s Boast problem (in my previous blog post). 347 more words

The Suppliant Women (Lyceum: 1 -15 October '16)

“They do lovely huddled sounds of the night too, complete with sheep and Peloponnesian crickets.”

Editorial Rating: 4 Stars

Does it really come down to drink: a muscular Greek wine, £5.50 from Tesco say, against Egyptian small beer? 563 more words


Bonus blog, being about Bob's boast

And now for something a little different…

(This is adapted from a Car Talk puzzler.)

Bob and Sally are ball players. They both show up for spring training (they play in the Bluehorse pro league) and Bob, as ever, is boastful. 294 more words

The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil (Lyceum: 14 - 24 Sept'16)

“43 years of agitprop stardom”

Editorial Rating: 4 Stars: Outstanding

Popular entertainment is a broad church. It is entertaining (& mildly provocative) when the Union flag is raised above Craigmillar Castle, as it has been these past few days, and – to pursue a theme – there’s the BBC’s… 609 more words