Creative Cauldron Hosts Tinner Hill Performances

January 13, 2015 9:03 AM0 comments

“Tinner Hill: Portraits in Black and White” played to standing ovations when it premiered at Falls Church ArtSpace in 2011. Through a series of monologues, vignettes and blues-inspired music, audiences encounter the inspiring stories of local African American heroes who overcame slavery, segregation and racism and forever changed the course […]

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Critter Corner: Pinto and Oreo

January 12, 2015 3:44 PM0 comments

This is Pinto and Oreo, the 6-year-old mini rex and holland lop mixes who love to spend their time chasing each other, exploring and relaxing under the shade of a big tree on South Spring Street, where they live with the Diz family. The brother-sister duo were adopted from the […]

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Broadway Desserts Showing At Stuart HS Next Weekend

January 9, 2015 12:00 PM0 comments

The J.E.B. Stuart High School Choral Department is presenting “Broadway Desserts,” a night of Broadway music and Decadent Desserts, next Saturday, Jan. 17 at the school’s auditorium, located at 3301 Peace Valley Lane, Falls Church. There are two performances scheduled for next Saturday: one at 2 p.m. and another at […]

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Press Pass: The Infamous Stringdusters

January 7, 2015 9:42 PM0 comments

Travis Book, who plays upright bass for The Infamous Stringdusters, said that the band’s latest album Let It Go (2014) is the “most essentially Stringdusters” record they’ve ever made. The record was self-produced by the five-piece band, which may be one reason it’s the most honest expression of the group’s […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: European Beer Tasting Tour of Dupont Circle

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Beer is good. Tasting beer is even better. This Sunday, does the beer tasting thing, Old World-style. The European Beer Tasting Tour takes a trip through Dupont with visits to four different bars featuring beer from four different European countries. Stops include Sauf Haus Bier Hall for some German […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Mad Fox Brewing Company

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New Mad Fox chef Travis Weiss has done a whole lot of work since taking over the kitchen of the Falls Church brew pub last September. In less than four months, the menu has been overhauled with new dishes, daily specials – like Epic Burger Wednesday and Fried Chicken Monday […]

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FCA Abstract Art Show Opens This Thursday

January 5, 2015 3:08 PM0 comments

Falls Church Arts’ Abstract Art Show opens this Thursday, Jan. 8, with an artists’ reception at 7 p.m. at ArtSpace Falls Church, located at 410 S. Maple Ave., Falls Church. The show, curated by Brian Legan, features Jeff Duka, Matt Somma, Lynne Eve Grossman, Isabelle Babington, Jean Marie Barrett, Larry […]

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Critter Corner: Hoover

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This is Hoover, a seven month-old hound-lab mix adopted from the Lost Dog and Cat Rescue Foundation. He’s a new addition to the Davies family and Hillwood neighborhood. He is super happy and playful – especially with kids.

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Chuy’s Celebrates Elvis’ 80th Birthday

December 31, 2014 2:09 PM0 comments

Chuy’s, the Austin-based Tex-Mex joint that has recently set up shop at two locations in Northern Virginia, is going all out next Thursday, celebrating the birth of the Elvis, with a bash filled with fried chicken, margaritas and Twinkies. Guests dressed up like the King (or Priscilla) who stop by […]

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Press Pass: Jeff Daniels

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Emmy-award winning actor Jeff Daniels first picked up a guitar when he moved to New York City in the 1970s to try and make it as an actor. He’s long since made it in the acting world, starring in “The Purple Rose of Cairo,” “Dumb and Dumber,” and “The Newsroom.” […]

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