The A-Blast

Chalk 4 Peace

Maryam Dereje, Arts Editor

September 28, 2017

Drawing on paper? Fun, right?  How about drawing on the floor for a purpose? That’s exactly what we did here in AHS. Students gathered around after school on Wednesday to draw anything they wanted on the school floors outside. ...

ATC preps for fall play with audition workshops

Galilea Sejas and Maryam Dereje

September 12, 2017

No matter your size or stature, there is always room in theater for you. The Annandale Theater Company is producing “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen. This is a combination of the fantasy dungeons and dragons (DND) world that th...

Kreeger Museum

Kavi Shamdin, Arts Co-Editor

April 26, 2017

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Kreeger Museum building, which was designed by the world famous architect Philip Johnson. He began constructing in 1964 and completed three years later in 1967. The Kreegers were fanatics...

Third Bi-Annual Play In A Day

Jessica Smith and Serene Ghul

January 19, 2017

Play in a day is a Bi-Annual Event that Annandale Theatre Company hosts, in which you create a play in a day, and then perform for a group of judges. Anyone is welcome to this event (participating, or coming as an audienc...

Theater takes on Cinderella

Serene Ghul and Fares Ayoub

January 13, 2017

Senior Danyom Beyene finds this spring one of the most bittersweet times of his life. This musical may be his last time performing up on stage. Beyene has been performing in musicals since he was 12 and has been a part of...

Bolivian students participate in local dance groups

Mia Rasheed, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016

Bolivian dance and music is an essential part of Bolivian culture and festivities. In the category of Bolivian dance, there are many variations in styles of music and dance, often depending on regional differences in the country. There...

Art on the Avenue Event in Alexandria

Kavi Shamdin, Arts Co-Editor

October 12, 2016

On Saturday Oct. 1 at 10AM a voluntary event, known as Art on the Avenue, was held in Mt. Vernon Avenue in Del Ray, Alexandria. This event is a celebration of every communities diversity. The event consist of work from all different...

National Museum of African American History and Culture opens

Serene Ghul, Arts Editor

October 7, 2016

On Saturday Sept. 24, the National Museum of  African American History and Culture opened in Washington D.C. This is the Smithsonian’s 19th museum. But this building is more than just a museum, it’s a place filled with memories...

Student Attends Theatre Camp

Serene Ghul, Arts Editor

October 7, 2016

Lights, camera, action! AHS student William Rangel had the experience of a lifetime when he was given the opportunity to attend a highly competitive theatre camp over the summer. The camp was open to every student attending...

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