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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Where to Eat on Easter in Falls Church

April 2, 2015 12:34 PM0 comments

After an exhausting morning hiding and hunting eggs, spending the next few hours in the kitchen preparing an Easter-worthy meal just isn’t very appealing. That’s where the following Falls Church restaurants come in to play. Rather than stressing over roasted lambs and hams, let the professionals do the hard work […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Paddy Barry’s

April 1, 2015 6:47 PM0 comments

It’s almost impossible not to compare Paddy Barry’s to a certain Little City Irish pub. Formerly Finnegan’s Pride, the new restaurant from Falls Church native Brendan Barry opened its doors last September just up Route 7 in Tysons and has the same feel, atmosphere and a very similar menu to […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Virginia Strong Beer Tasting

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Next Wednesday, the ABVs will be through the roof as Mad Fox – fresh off its Best Beer Program Rammy nomination – holds its Virginia Strong Beer Tasting showcasing double digit selections from top Virginia breweries. Hosted by D.C. beer guru Bob Tupper, the tasting will give craft beer lovers […]

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