From the Blog

January 11, 2018
"Rosebuuud..." What do Orson Welles and AIM have in common? Orson started out with indie movies--so are the films you'll find at the Rosebud Film Festival!
December 20, 2017

There is a lot for the AIM and WERA producers, members, and volunteers to be proud of and a lot to look forward to in the coming year. But I also want to take a moment of your time to talk about some of the challenges that face us and some of the things that we are planning to try to meet those challenges.

November 20, 2017

A good crowd assembled on the evening of November 17 for a screening of "Anacostia Delta," a film celebrating DC’s legendary guitarists Danny Gatton and Roy Buchanan and the many musicians who were inspired by and played with them—including two familiar faces around AIM, Billy Hancock and Dave Chappelle.

November 16, 2017

We passed the cookie tray and munched spicy caramel corn as the hard reality sank in: This takes

November 6, 2017
It began innocently enough... I inherited a boatload of Broadway musicals. Original cast albums. Yes, albums. Also reel-to-reels. Broadway shows from the 1950s, the 1960s and a few from the 1970s. What to do with this treasure trove of Americana? Read about Randi's start with Broadway Bound, now on WERA for over a year.
September 14, 2017
It’s been a great five years here at Arlington Independent Media, but the time has come for me to move on from the DMV. When I started in September 2012, I was fairly new to the Arlington area. As Membership Coordinator, I got to immerse myself in many aspects of Arlington Independent Media. I got a lot of inspiration by taking the Introduction to Community Media class because it showed me all the opportunities AIM can offer...
September 8, 2017
From Elaine: For my final FAIM SpeakEasy as Arlington Independent Media's Membership Coordinator, I wanted to cover the subject I have loved since I was young - writing, specifically Screenwriting. I invited three women in the field of filmmaking to speak on the subject. Read all about it here!
July 24, 2017
Producer Paul McGehee shares some of the high praise he received for a recent episode about the "ship that launched a nation". Read about Paul's contribution to history and then listen to the episode!
July 15, 2017
A new web platform has arrived for video programming at Arlington Independent Media. For the first time in its history, AIM has launched a Video On Demand (VOD) capability for content produced through its facilities, along with a detailed line-up of scheduled programming. Check it out!
May 10, 2017
Radio producer and host of Choose to Be Curious Lynn Borton on the latest SpeakEasy: Radio Radio!