The malls are packed, people are slinging trees in grocery store parking lots, lights are blinking away on houses all over town – the Christmas season has officially begun.
Arts & Entertainment
By Nicole Macon BalletNova’s twist on a traditional Christmastime ballet has added additional guests to its party...
(Photo: Mike Spencer) The demands upon an artist regularly writing original music are great, said Miss Tess, frontwoman...
The Texas-based chain Cyclone Anaya’s made the long trek to Northern Virginia with the opening of its Mosaic District...
The message at the heart of the classic Charles Dickens holiday tale “A Christmas Carol” is one of goodwill toward one’s fellow man. Indeed, when the Providence Players open a stage adaptation of the Victorian novella this week, audiences will see Ebenezer Scrooge transform from a miserly curmudgeon into a […]Read more ›
By Gretchen Powell Alas, Thanksgiving has come and gone. The turkey has been carved, the pies baked, and I do believe we all ate very well. We’ve stuffed ourselves with stuffing, went back for seconds of sweet potato casserole, curled up into a bed of mashed potatoes, and topped it […]Read more ›
Victor Wooten is considered one of the greatest bass players of all time. He’s won five Grammy awards and has thrice been picked Bass Player of the Year by Bass Player magazine readers. He’s a founding member of the acclaimed jazz fusion act Béla Fleck and the Flecktones and has […]Read more ›
The Washington D.C. area has no shortage of chicken joints. Whether you like your bird deep fried, rotisserie-spun, or charcoal-grilled, there’s a spot to satisfy your needs. But there’s one local chain that’s been rapidly expanding in the metro region on the popularity of its poultry. Nando’s Peri-Peri, an Afro-Portuguese […]Read more ›
Accommodating diners’ heartier tastes as the colder months arrive, ensuring fresh and seasonal produce is served, and simply exercising some creativity: these reasons and more were cited by local chefs whose menus have recently seen big changes. Mad Fox Brewing Company’s Andrew Dixon, Pizzeria Orso’s Will Artley, and Dogwood Tavern’s […]Read more ›
It’s never too early to start celebrating the holidays (I’m pretty sure Tysons had their decorations up mid-June). If you needed any further inspiration to get into the spirit, every Friday night through the end of the year, the Mosaic District in Merrifield is showing holiday-themed movies as part of […]Read more ›