Press Pass: Terri Lyne Carrington

November 5, 2015 10:30 AM0 comments

The last time Terri Lyne Carrington performed at the Howard Theatre, it was the venue’s second annual gala and benefit concert, during which singers Chaka Khan, Dionne Warwick and Valerie Simpson were honored. That was 2013. At the time, Carrington wasn’t a stranger to paying musical tribute to her fellow […]

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Critter Corner: Ginny

November 2, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

This is Ginny, beloved dog of the Castillo family named after the spunky, ginger-haired Harry Potter character. She loves walks on the bike path and in Cherry Hill, and she is surviving nicely the addition of a cat to the house (but not pictured in the photo – cat is […]

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Press Pass: Garbage

October 28, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

Duke Erikson, bassist for Garbage, spoke to the News-Press a day after the legendary 90s rock group wrapped on rehearsals for a tour commemorating the 20th anniversary of the release of their self-titled debut album. The tour, in which they’ll play their self-titled debut, rolls through 9:30 Club for a […]

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Maryanne Pollock Takes ‘Refuge’ at Scheslinger Center

October 26, 2015 4:39 PM0 comments

Artist Maryanne Pollock and her two 18-foot canvases will be the featured artist at Northern Virginia Community College’s Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in a show called Refuge, which will be on display from November 14 – January 14. The large scale printed, painted and stenciled canvases […]

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The Legwarmers Play Special Halloween Shows at State

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Washington, D.C. premier 80s tribute band The Legwarmers are a special two-night run of shows at The State Theatre on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31 to celebrate Halloween. There will be a costume contest both nights with $400 going to the first place winner, $200 going to the […]

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Artist Darcy Meeker Features at Gallery Underground

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Artist Darcy Meeker, who’s based in Blacksburg, will be the featured artist for November at Gallery Underground, located at 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington. Her show Bumps and Grinds features a cohesive body of stone and metal work and runs from November 2 – 27. It will be exhibited in Gallery […]

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Critter Corner: Scrapple and Izzy

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THIS IS SCRAPPLE AND IZZY, the dynamic duo of Falls Church’s Functional Fitness. Scrapple is a Brindle Pit mix who is almost four years old and Izzy is a three and a half-year-old black Scripperke mix, both of whom came to Functional Fitness from rescue shelters. Scrapple came first, then […]

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Press Pass: Daniel Bennett Group

October 23, 2015 10:13 AM0 comments

Daniel Bennett, multi-instrumentalist and leader of the Daniel Bennett Group, and his bandmates Nat Janoff, Eddy Khaimovich and Matthew Feick are dedicated to passing along an appreciation for music. That’s one of the chief reasons they’ll be playing a jazz clinic at George Mason High School next Thursday, Oct. 29. […]

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Press Pass: The Wailin’ Jennys

October 15, 2015 11:30 AM0 comments

Although The Wailin’ Jennys haven’t released an album in over four years, they’ve been steadily touring and performing, usually going out for three dates a month. But their latest run, which includes a stop at The Birchmere on Tuesday, Oct. 20, is a nine-day tour with performances on the West […]

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Local High Schools Prepare Fall Theater Productions

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A variety of theater plays, good for young and old, awaits area residents who only need to drive short distances and get free parking to see live performances on stage, made available at area high schools by parents, students, and staff. A double-feature at George C. Marshall High School, “The […]

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