Press Pass: Ben Williams

April 23, 2015 11:01 AM0 comments

Jazz bassist Ben Williams, a native Washingtonian, has grown up, and is coming home to show the D.C. region how he’s matured since he released his debut album State of Art in 2011. He’ll be playing a show at The Hamilton tomorrow night to celebrate the release of his sophomore […]

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Local Schools Get Ready for the Spring Theater Season

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by Liz Lizama While McLean High School already kicked off the spring theater season with “The Laramie Project” earlier this month, George Mason, J.E.B. Stuart, Falls Church and George C. Marshall high schools are ready to showcase their talent with a range of genres over the course of the next […]

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Falls Church Food News: Frozen Dairy Bar is Now FDB Eatery, Pita Pouch Opens & More

April 22, 2015 7:11 PM0 comments

Longtime Falls Church restaurant Frozen Dairy Bar & Boardwalk Pizza has undergone a makeover and rebranding. FDB Eatery says goodbye to the fast-casual, counter-service concept and is now a full-service restaurant focusing on fresh, quality ingredients and hand-crafted recipes says owner Kevin Eakin.

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ReelAbilities Film Festival Returns to Falls Church

April 20, 2015 12:21 PM0 comments

The ReelAbilities Film Festival, organized by the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, is returning to the Falls Church area from this Sunday, April 26 – next Saturday, May 3. There will be full length features, documentaries and short films that tell stories incorporating a variety of disabilities, including autism, Down […]

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Critter Corner: Che

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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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