New Musical ‘13’ Features All-Teenage Cast

January 29, 2015 6:06 AM0 comments

Casey Cuinn, a 15-year old freshman at Langley High School in McLean, said that he’s got a lot in common with Evan Goldman, the main character of the Broadway musical “13.” And that’s good, because Cuinn’s portraying Goldman in the McLean Community Players’ production of Jason Robert Brown’s musical, which […]

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Where to Watch the Super Bowl in Falls Church This Sunday

January 28, 2015 8:00 PM0 comments

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend and the big decision you’re going to have to make is where to watch the game.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Native Foods Cafe

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The recent expansion of Native Foods Cafe across the nation might go down in history as a tipping point in the popularity of vegan/vegetarian dietary choices. Native Foods, which started sprouting branches in this region last September, is a fast casual restaurant, which has an entirely vegan menu. The decor […]

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Creative Cauldron’s “Jacques Brel” Nominated for Helen Hayes Awards

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NOMINATED FOR A HELEN HAYES Award for Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical this week was the cast from Creative Cauldron’s “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.” Alan Naylor from the show was also nominated for lead actor in a musical. (Photo: Creative Cauldron)

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McLean Theatre Company Earns 21 National, State and Local Accolades

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Members of the McLean High School Theatre Company recently earned national, state and local theater recognition from the YoungArts Foundation, Virginia Thespians and DCMetrotheaterarts.com, respectively. The company earned 21 accolades in total for its work last year. The YoungArts Foundation recognized Alex Stone as one of fifteen national finalists in […]

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Dixie Power Trio to Perform at the ‘Jazz Coffeehouse’

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Dixie Power Trio, which actually features four performs, will be the featured act at the Jazz Coffeehouse performance at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church this Saturday, Jan. 31, from 7 – 9:30 p.m. There will be music, coffee and desserts at the event, located at 3022 Woodlawn Ave., Falls Church, and […]

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Critter Corner: Oliver Spock

January 26, 2015 9:01 AM0 comments

This is Oliver Spock. He’s one-and-a-half year-old Coton de Tulear. He loves to play with kids and chew socks. He enjoys his walks in the streets of Falls Church and chases squirrels. Also, he has many doggy friends in the city.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Quickway Japanese Hibachi

January 21, 2015 6:29 PM0 comments

Quickway, a Japanese hibachi restaurant chain, recently set up shop in the Willston Centre II shopping plaza on Arlington Blvd. in Seven Corners. Despite several locations in Maryland and Northern Virginia, the glossy flyer left at the News-Press offices earlier this month was my first introduction to the local chain. […]

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Press Pass: Gerald Albright

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Jazz musician Gerald Albright spoke to the News-Press two days after he got off the week-long Smooth Jazz Cruise, where he and the late George Duke were inducted into the Sirius XM Watercolors Hall of Fame. “It was just very touching and I was very honored to be recognized like […]

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Critter Corner: Henry

January 19, 2015 12:29 PM0 comments

This is Henry, a Glen of Imaal Terrier who was adopted by the Sutch family 11 years ago. Here he is posing for the Sutch family’s holiday card. He’s super friendly and known by name in his neighborhood and, because he’s so fun to dress up and pose, he has […]

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