Critter Corner: Bee with a Question

November 3, 2014 9:03 AM0 comments

With school back in session for nearly two months now, Olivia and Ava Rissetto found this bee with a question in their grandpa’s dahlia garden here in Falls Church.

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Press Pass: Derek Fawcett

October 29, 2014 9:04 PM0 comments

Singer/songwriter Derek Fawcett is currently on his first extensive solo tour of the United States and Canada, promoting the release of his debut solo album Feel Better, which was released on Oct. 7. He spoke to News-Press the day after performing his entire new album at an intimate set in […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Chuy’s

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For the second time in the past 12 months, a Texas-based Tex-Mex restaurant has set up shop in Northern Virginia. Cyclone Anaya was the first, opening in Mosaic District last October, and now the Austin-based chain Chuy’s has begun its infiltration into the area with locations now open in Fairfax […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Rustico’s Novemberfest

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The nice weather is fleeting and this may be the last weekend to really enjoy being outside. But just in case the temps dip too low, the libations served up at Rustico’s 3rd annual Novemberfest Saturday will do an ample job warming your belly. Featuring more than 50 craft beers […]

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‘A Pilgrimage of Images’ to Show at Schlesinger Center

October 28, 2014 11:01 AM0 comments

“A Pilgrimage of Images,” a mixed media exhibition by Heidi Christensen, will be on display from Friday, Nov. 14 – Sunday, Dec. 14 in the Margaret W. and Joseph L. Fisher Art Gallery, located in the Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center at the Alexandria Campus of Northern […]

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Arlington Artists Alliance to Host ‘ARTrageous’ on Nov. 7

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The Arlington Artists Alliance is hosting their first-ever silent auction, “ARTrageous,” next Friday, Nov. 7, from 5 – 9 p.m. at Gallery Underground, located in the Crystal City Shops at 2100 Crystal Dr., Arlington. Bidding on the artwork featured in the show, including original paintings, jewelry, pottery and sculpture, will […]

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New York-Based Flamenco Group Performs at The Alden

October 27, 2014 2:52 PM0 comments

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana will perform “The Soul of Flamenco,” at The Alden in McLean, located inside the McLean Community Center at 1234 Ingleside Avenue, this Saturday, Nov. 1, at 8 p.m. Based in New York, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana is one of the nation’s premier flamenco and Spanish dance […]

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Critter Corner: Bambi

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This is Bambi, a neighborhood favorite and one of many critters that forage for greenery in Gus Whiton’s yard on Johns Road. Gus said he finds interesting critters – foxes, raccoon, rabbits and, of course, deer – in his yard all year.

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Weir Documentary on Russia Next Week

October 22, 2014 6:44 PM0 comments

Olympic figure skater and News-Press columnist Johnny Weir’s film documentary entitled “From Russian With Love,” an examination of human rights through the lens of gay and lesbian athletes, will premiere on the EPIX cable channel next Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. EDT. Weir serves as host, interviewer and executive […]

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Press Pass: Roberto Fonseca

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Latin jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca was surrounded by music from an early age. His father was a drummer, his mother is a professional singer and his two older brothers are also musicians who are internationally known. Fonseca, who has been playing the piano since he was eight years old, studied […]

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