Press Pass: Saul Williams

April 30, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

With his new multimedia project Martyr Loser King, artist Saul Williams is taking on all the world’s ills. The project, which is one part album, one part play and one part graphic novel, is being promoted through his nationwide tour Martyr Loser Kingdom, which comes to State Theatre next Wednesday, […]

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FOOD NEWS: Taste of Merrifield Saturday, Plus Mosaic Farm Market is Back

April 29, 2015 7:58 PM0 comments

More than 65 vendors are taking part in the Taste of Merrifield at Mosaic this Saturday featuring food from Capital Teas, Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen, Dickey’s Barbecue, Flippin’ Pizza, Gypsy Soul, Kettle Corn, Matchbox, MOM’s Organic Market, Open Road, Scoops Ice Cream Truck, Sea Pearl Restaurant, Sweet Fix DC, Ted’s […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Derby-Q

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Derby Days are here again and Old Town Square in downtown Fairfax will be celebrating the race with a day full of horses, booze, food and music. The Derby-Q kicks off at 2 p.m. Saturday with a lineup of barbecue vendors, nine area craft brewers, live blues music, a whisky […]

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Tysons’ Harth is Beautiful, Tasty & Pricey

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Harth, on pretty much all accounts, is a really good restaurant. It’s beautiful, the service is top notch and the food is inventive and tasty. Plus, its dishes are made with locally-sourced ingredients, including many that come from its own garden. It doesn’t get much more local than that. The […]

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Press Pass: Ben Williams

April 23, 2015 11:01 AM0 comments

Jazz bassist Ben Williams, a native Washingtonian, has grown up, and is coming home to show the D.C. region how he’s matured since he released his debut album State of Art in 2011. He’ll be playing a show at The Hamilton tomorrow night to celebrate the release of his sophomore […]

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Local Schools Get Ready for the Spring Theater Season

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While McLean High School already kicked off the spring theater season with “The Laramie Project” earlier this month, George Mason, J.E.B. Stuart, Falls Church and George C. Marshall high schools are ready to showcase their talent with a range of genres over the course of the next week. George Mason […]

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Falls Church Food News: Frozen Dairy Bar is Now FDB Eatery, Pita Pouch Opens & More

April 22, 2015 7:11 PM0 comments

Longtime Falls Church restaurant Frozen Dairy Bar & Boardwalk Pizza has undergone a makeover and rebranding. FDB Eatery says goodbye to the fast-casual, counter-service concept and is now a full-service restaurant focusing on fresh, quality ingredients and hand-crafted recipes says owner Kevin Eakin.

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ReelAbilities Film Festival Returns to Falls Church

April 20, 2015 12:21 PM0 comments

The ReelAbilities Film Festival, organized by the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, is returning to the Falls Church area from this Sunday, April 26 – next Saturday, May 3. There will be full length features, documentaries and short films that tell stories incorporating a variety of disabilities, including autism, Down […]

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Critter Corner: Che

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This is Che, a colonial cocker spaniel who is almost five years old and loves to nestle up on the couches and chairs in her house on Fillmore Street in South Arlington. She also loves playing, napping and eating bananas.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 18, 2015 10:44 AM0 comments

In 2013, astronaut extraordinaire Chris Hadfield lit the Internet – and world – on fire with his rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” while floating around the International Space Station. In addition to his in-orbit music video, Hadfield shared many spectacular photos and videos from his time in space. Next […]

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