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

October 28, 2014 9:32 AM0 comments

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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Restaurant Spotlight: House of Steep

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House of Steep in Arlington’s Cherrydale neighborhood is an innovative little tea house that opened in 2012. Actually, the restaurant’s name could be given two meanings. The steep in House of Steep could refer to the restaurant’s expansive tea menu featuring over 50 different teas and tea blends. Or it […]

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Critter Corner: Mike

October 20, 2014 11:38 AM0 comments

This is Mike, who passed away at the end of July after 15 years living with Gary and his wife. He dramatically changed lives of his parents after they reluctantly agreed to let Mike stay with them in 1999. Gary and his wife were not animal people when they took Mike in, […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Dolce Veloce

October 15, 2014 7:34 PM1 comment

At one point in time, there were 10 different places in the Little City to get pizza. It was a crusty, cheesy paradise. And while there have been a few closings and relocations in recent years, Falls Church still packs some serious pizza pedigree. But even in F.C.’s glory days […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Northern Virginia Fall BrewFest

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If you’re feeling thirsty this weekend, strap on your drinking shoes and head on down to Centerville as more than 50 breweries are gathering for the 8th annual Northern Virginia Fall BrewFest. The festival will feature a lineup of seasonal craft brews, both local and national, including creations from The […]

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Press Pass: Chris Knight

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Singer-songwriter Chris Knight started teaching himself guitar on his older brother’s guitar by learning the songs of country/folk singer-songwriter John Prine. So it was a dream come true when Prine heard the title track off of Knight’s latest album Little Victories (2012) and decided he wanted to sing on the […]

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