Critter Corner: Che

April 20, 2015 10:54 AM0 comments

This is Che, a colonial cocker spaniel who is almost five years old and loves to nestle up on the couches and chairs in her house on Fillmore Street in South Arlington. She also loves playing, napping and eating bananas.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Astronaut Chris Hadfield

April 18, 2015 10:44 AM0 comments

In 2013, astronaut extraordinaire Chris Hadfield lit the Internet – and world – on fire with his rendition of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” while floating around the International Space Station. In addition to his in-orbit music video, Hadfield shared many spectacular photos and videos from his time in space. Next […]

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‘Voice of Don Beyer’ Set to Play at Newly-Renovated JV’s Restaurant

April 17, 2015 9:30 AM0 comments

Falls Church native Jay Keating and his band, Know1Else, will play their first gig, their “Third Wave Americana” music Sunday night, April 19, at the newly renovated and enlarged JV’s Restaurant, at the corner of Annandale and Arlington Boulevard in Falls Church, from 8 p.m. – midnight. Keating’s voice is […]

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Press Pass: Footwerk

April 15, 2015 5:02 PM0 comments

Kyle Higginbotham, rapper and one half of the frontline of the locally-based pop fusion group Footwerk, said the band came together in response to an ad he placed on Craigslist in 2012. Since then, the band has played shows all over the D.C. area, sometimes rocking crowds with their brand […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Le Pain Quotidien

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Le Pain Quotidien, a boulangerie-restaurant chain founded in Brussels, has been in the United States for nearly 20 years, opening their first location in Manhattan in 1997. There are 15 locations of the expansive, but quaint, high-end, but laid back, restaurant in the region, with a spot in the Mosaic […]

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McLean Players Gearing Up to Go ‘Barefoot in the Park’

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The McLean Community Players are gearing up to present Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park, which premieres on Friday, May 1, in the McLean Community Center Alden Theatre. Jerry Bonnes is directing the McLean Community Players’ production of this hilarious romantic comedy, which is one of the longest-running non-musical plays in Broadway […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Sfizi Cafe

April 8, 2015 8:12 PM0 comments

  Tucked into the ground floor corner of the famous Flower Building at 800 West Broad Street is a restaurant that may be considered one of the Little City’s better kept secrets. Sfizi Cafe is, as it advertises, “an authentic Italian trattoria, wine shop and deli market” that offers far […]

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Chmara Among Winners of Choreographer Competition

April 7, 2015 11:26 AM0 comments

Lauren Chmara, at 15 year-old student in Bullis School’s dance program and Falls Church resident, was among the winners of BalletNova’s Young Choreographer Competition. Chmara’s piece “True Friendship” was performed at the Fredgren Studio Theatre at 3443 Carlin Springs Road, Falls Church on Saturday, March 21, and won fifth place in the […]

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F.C. Musical’s Lead Actor Wins Coveted Helen Hayes Award

April 6, 2015 8:30 PM1 comment

Alan Naylor, the male lead of last fall’s production by Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron troupe, was presented with the prestigious Helen Hayes Award for outstanding male actor in a musical for his role in “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.” The award was presented during Monday […]

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Press Pass: Eliane Elias

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Brazilian jazz pianist, singer, arranger and songwriter Eliane Elias returned to her native land for her new album, Made in Brazil, which she released last Tuesday with Concord Music Group, and now she’s bringing Brazil to the masses. And she’ll be bringing Brazil to Washington,D.C. on April 14, when she performs […]

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