Jody’s Jam of the Week: Wine Country BBQ Bash

June 20, 2014 2:43 PM0 comments

I know I probably sound like a broken record here, but damn if I don’t like food and drink.

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Press Pass: Helen Sung

June 18, 2014 6:10 PM0 comments

With the release of her latest album, Anthem for a New Day, jazz pianist/composer Helen Sung feels like she’s come into her own as an artist. She’ll be playing a show including selections from the album next Thursday, June 26, at The Hamilton as part of the DC Jazz Festival. […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Mocha Café and Pastry

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If you’re looking for a getaway café experience, you can leave your passport at home. Mocha Café and Pastry, newly opened in Arlington, has the freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, coffee-house drinks, and atmosphere to recreate that continental experience. The dining space here is chic and inviting. Tall-backed arm chairs in […]

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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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