Reading Silk at The Torpedo Factory

Reading Silk: A Living Sculpture features an installation with hundreds of small, silk leaf-shaped forms by live silkworms with the collaborative efforts of local students and teachers, led by artist Elsabe Dixon. On display through July 30. Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 N. Union St. Alexandria. Free. Call 703-838-4565 or visit torpedofactory.org.

Randy Shulman is Metro Weekly's Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. He can be reached at rshulman@metroweekly.com.

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