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Z-TV is a division of the popular local news site and newspaper, The Zebra Press, LLC in Alexandria, VA, and is meant to serve as a community resource for news, discussion and feature interviews.

CARLY HARVEY: DC’s “QUEEN OF THE BLUES” TALKS FRANKLY ABOUT HER STUNNING BLUES JOURNEY

Wammie winner joins Living On Music this Monday to share how the blues grew in her soul with her late father along for the ride As current DC-area blues jazz maven Carly Harvey was feeling the impact of a host of life’s challenges, she wrote a song that unexpectedly had a pivotal contributor that helped […]

A CHAT WITH JOHN KADLECIK: A SEMINAL PART OF THE GRATEFUL DEAD’S POST-JERRY LEGACY

Talks about playing with Bob Weir, Phil Lesh and co-founding Dark Star Orchestra on Living On Music this Monday on Z-TV When a then-twenty year old, aspiring musician John Kadlecik saw the Grateful Dead in Chicago for the first time in 1989, little did he know that years later, he would become an integral part […]

Local Author Rita Mattia to Appear on Zebra TV May 4 at 7 PM

ALEXANDRIA, VA – According to Rita Mattia, she has always known she was a writer. In fact, she wrote her first (terrible, unpublished, and thus mercifully lost to posterity) novel when she was ten, and went on to write advertising copy in New York, Baltimore, Washington and Richmond for about a half century before retiring […]

Z-vents in May To Look Forward To!

Alexandria, VA – April 22 – June 21 Taste of Old Row North Various locations throughout Old Town North Enjoy a two-month stroll through the neighborhood with this year’s reimagined Taste of Old Town North. Passport holders will be able to use their Passport to receive discounts at small businesses throughout Old Town North: The […]

Alexandria Raises Record-Breaking $2.5 Million in One Day During Annual Spring2Action Effort

ALEXANDRIA, VA— In the face of adversity, more than 8,200 donors came together from across the country on April 28 to raise more than $2.5 million for the Alexandria community, during Spring2ACTion, Alexandria’s Giving Day.  This is the most money raised since the giving day’s inception. As Alexandria’s Giving Day, Spring2ACTion represents the power of […]

STEVE MOORE’S NEW BIRCHMERE BOOK, HIS TIME WITH CHIMPANZEES & MORE

Sportcaster Johnny Holiday Also Appears As Special Guest On Z-TV’s Living On Music This Monday For local author, musician and professional research expert Steve Moore, joining Birchmere founder Gary Oelze in writing a book about the history of the renowned and legendary Alexandria music venue, due out in June, is a true joy beyond compare. […]

April’s Z-TV Calendar is Blossoming with Awesome Events!

  Alexandria, VA – (Information subject to change.) April 1, THURSDAY Make It Alexandria with host Alyssa Kovach of Alexandria Makers Market. Alyssa spotlights Megan C. Florals’ wooden flower arrangements for all of your home decor and event needs. Each arrangement uses the highest quality Sola Wood flowers that are hand-dyed and arranged in Alexandria, […]

Israeli Blues Impresario Keeps The Blues Alive In His Home Country

Andy Watts Appears Monday on Living On Music From Tel Aviv For superb Israeli blues guitarist, songwriter and producer Andy Watts, being a bluesman from Israel has its challenges and also its triumphs. Israel is not a place where the blues naturally flourishes, but thanks to Watts and a host of blues collaborators and other […]

LIVE AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Amy Shira Teitel’s Book “Fighting for Space”, the Story of Two Female Pilots Competing for Space Flight

ALEXANDRIA, VA – At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, you can join the conversation when noted You Tube influencer and space historian Amy Shira Teitel talks frankly about her new book, Fighting for Space, the inspirational and true story of two early female aviators both struggling to become the first female in space. […]

Join ‘Living on Music’ Tribute to Cancer Can Rock, Honoring Many Musicians

  ALEXANDRIA, VA – As many people know, music is a hugely comforting salve to both those who are living normal lives, as well as those whose lives have been deeply affected by cancer. For the latter, there’s arguably no organization that has brought more musical joy and comfort to their troubled and stressful world than […]