Tinner Hill Festival Brings Weekend of Blues to F.C.

June 13, 2014 10:16 AM0 comments

The Tinner Hill Blues Festival, now in its 21st year, will again bring acclaimed entertainment and all things blues to The Little City.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Tinner Hill’s Blues, Brew & BBQ

June 11, 2014 7:59 PM0 comments

Anytime you can get down with good music, good food and good beer, you better do it.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Cowboy Cafe

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On the Cowboy Cafe sign is a cowboy riding a bucking bronco. Beneath the silhouette is the phrase “great food and beer.” Chances are if you’re stopping by this longstanding Lee Highway establishment, you’re more focused on what’s in the trough than what’s in your feedbag, considering that craft beers […]

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Press Pass: Shemekia Copeland

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Blues singer Shemekia Copeland considers her music a calling. There was a time when she’d rather do anything else but perform for an audience. Now she makes her living by sharing blues music from the stage for listeners across the globe. She’s even performed for the Obamas at the White […]

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Paul Taylor Mixes It Up With New Cocktails at F.C.’s Dogwood Tavern

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Beer drinkers have plenty of options in Falls Church. From Mad Fox and Dogfish Head to the Four P’s and Spacebar, there’s a no shortage of places to saddle up for a brew. But when it comes to sipping on cocktails, there’s no standout destination in The Little City. But Paul Taylor is looking to change that.

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‘Orange is the New Black’ Author Shares Prison Experience

11:53 AM1 comment

The McLean Community Center’s Alden Theatre saw a packed house Sunday afternoon for a presentation by Piper Kerman. Kerman is the author of Orange Is the New Black, a memoir which spawned the acclaimed Netflix original series, about her experience serving time in a women’s prison. Kerman, in a lecture […]

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Learning Theater to Present ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’

June 6, 2014 4:27 PM1 comment

By David Thompson Creative Cauldron’s Learning Theater ensemble will again show the product of their training on the stage. This month at ArtSpace Falls Church, the young theater enthusiasts in this program will be inviting audiences into the magical world of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Longtime Creative […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Drink the District Wine Edition

June 4, 2014 7:14 PM0 comments

While some may enjoy wine while fine dining or perhaps with a plate of stinky cheese, I like it in the street and surrounded by food trucks.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Republic Kitchen and Bar

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Republic Kitchen and Bar opened this March in Arlington’s Ballston neighborhood, serving up a menu of down-home eats such as chicken and waffles and homemade key lime pie. It’s certainly inspired by “comfort food,” but don’t expect traditional pot roasts served at the family table here. Republic takes the concept […]

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Press Pass: Derek Evry

6:12 PM12 comments

He’s performing a show at Iota Club and Café on June 21 to celebrate the release of his new EP. Just days ago, he returned from a spring tour opening and playing bass for the Americana band Miss Shevaughn and Yuma Wray. He’s been making music for 19 years. But […]

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