McLean Theatre Company Readies Regional-Premiere of Musical ‘Big Fish’

February 5, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

The McLean High School Theatre Company is readying a regional premiere of the musical “Big Fish,” next Monday, Feb.16, at 2 p.m. After the President’s Day premiere, the play will run from Feb. 19 – 22 with 7 p.m. showtimes Thursday – Saturday and 2 p.m. showtimes Saturday and Sunday. […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: HoneyBaked Ham

February 4, 2015 8:57 PM0 comments

  Thinking of Honeybaked Ham, more often than not, elicits visions of hunks of honey-glazed meat at the center of the table during the holidays. But for the other ten months of the year, Honeybaked Ham is, in fact, still a thing and arguably one of the most overlooked eateries […]

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‘Turn of the Screw’ Premieres at Creative Cauldron

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Creative Cauldron debuted the world premiere of the musical adaptation of Henry James’ Gothic novella Turn of the Screw last Saturday, Jan. 30, at ArtSpace Falls Church. The production, written by local theater veterans Stephen Gregory Smith and Matt Conner, tells the tale of a young governess, Miss Giddens, who […]

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Press Pass: Drew Gibson

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Drew Gibson wasn’t thinking about making a new album after his father Edmund Gibson died on July 4, 2012 – songwriting was only there to help him find balance. But then he discovered something that led him to create 1532. “When my father passed away, I wasn’t thinking about an […]

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Henderson Students Present ‘The Little Mermaid, Jr.’

February 3, 2015 5:54 PM0 comments

Students at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle School will present their rendition of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid, Jr.” next weekend, Feb. 19 – 21. Showtime is at 7 p.m. every night and tickets can be purchased after 6 p.m. in the Henderson lobby.

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Critter Corner: Charlie

February 2, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

Charlie, a King Charles Cavalier, spent some time with Christmas carollers over the holidays while the Kamel family of Lawson Street enjoyed a tour of the Cherry Hill Farmhouse.

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3 New Projects Open at McLean Project for the Arts

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Three new exhibitions opened earlier this month at the McLean Project for the Arts and will remain on display through March 7. “Manifesting Phenomena: Drop, Hover, See-Through, Lean…” is up in the McLean Project for the Arts’ Emerson Gallery. The exhibit includes work by artists who are interested in investigating […]

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Workhouse Arts Center Announces February Schedule

January 30, 2015 1:06 PM0 comments

Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton opened its newest show, Reference, last Saturday, Jan. 24. The mutli-media exhibit, in which artists explore various modes of influence that inform their work in both content and process, is one of several shows featured at the arts center in February. Montana-based utilitarian potter Julia Galloway’s […]

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Local Beer and Wine Shops Give Game Day Prep Tips

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For area New England and Seattle fans, the wine and beer connoisseurs at Red, White & Bleu and Dominion Wine and Beer have ideas for you and your guests’ palates for the big game. Have you ever drank beer from New England? If not, now’s the time to try it. […]

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Press Pass: Andrea Nardello

January 29, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

Pennsylvania-based singer-songwriter Andrea Nardello had a case of writer’s block two years ago when a love song, inspired by her relationship with her now-wife, came to her and cut through her creative stall. “After I released my second album [My Aeroplane] I think I had a little bit of writer’s […]

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