Press Pass: Musicband

April 30, 2014 2:52 PM0 comments

What do you get when you form a band with longtime players in Washington, D.C.’s punk rock scene? If you guessed punk rock, then you’ll be surprised by what Musicband does. Musicband, which will be playing a record release show next Thursday at the Iota Club and Café, cites not […]

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Dogwood Debuting Its Own Cask Beer Next Wednesday

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Dogwood Tavern has teamed up with Heavy Seas in Baltimore for the Falls Church sports bar’s first-ever cask of beer.

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‘Mod Musical’ Brings ’60s Hits to Creative Cauldron Stage

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By David Thompson In 1776, we drove out the British. But in the 1960s they came back in force – and during that time, we welcomed them with open arms. The British Invasion of the ’60s brought bands like The Beatles, The Who, and The Rolling Stones, and British songstresses […]

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Fit in Falls Church: Getting Back to the Great Outdoors

April 29, 2014 10:18 AM0 comments

By Gretchen Powell Spring has sprung, Falls Church! And though we’re bound to continue to get the occasional shower every now and again, there are plenty of clear skies and sunny days ahead of us. I say it’s high time to pop a Claritin, strap on your walkin’ shoes, and […]

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Mad Fox’s Spring Bock Festival Set for May 3

April 25, 2014 2:21 PM0 comments

Mad Fox Brewing Company is hosting its 2nd annual Spring Bock Festival on May 3 from noon until 6 p.m. in the Market Square area just outside its doors at 444 W. Broad St. in Falls Church. Admission is free and the event will showcase more than 20 bock beers […]

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Fellow Gay Pioneer Reviews FCNP Owner Benton’s New Book, ‘Extraordinary Hearts’

April 24, 2014 1:19 PM0 comments

By Steven F. Dansky Extraordinary Hearts: Reclaiming Gay Sensibility’s Central Role in the Progress of Civilization, By Nicholas F. Benton The pivotal element of Nick Benton’s thought-provoking and audacious book Extraordinary Hearts: Reclaiming Gay Sensibility’s Central Role in the Progress of Civilization is disclosed upfront in the subtitle. The subtitle recognizes […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Capitol City Brewing Company SpringFest

April 23, 2014 5:36 PM0 comments

Even though it hasn’t felt like it, spring has been here for a while now and this Saturday Capitol City Brewing Company will celebrate that fact with their first annual SpringFest in Shirlington.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Brunch at Ireland’s Four Provinces

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For the month of April, the Restaurant Spotlight will be focusing on brunch at restaurants in the City of Falls Church. This week, we explore the Ireland’s Four Provinces weekend brunches. Ireland’s Four Provinces is a repeat Best Brunch winner in the News-Press Best of Falls Church contest. The big draw? […]

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Press Pass: Kris Delmhorst

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Big changes make you take stock, singer-songwriter Kris Delmhorst says. Shifting from one phase of life to the next comes with some big-picture clarity. For Delmhorst it was parenthood that changed her perspective. The songs on Blood Test, due out next month, converge on that elevated form of appraisal. “There’s […]

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Local High School Drama Groups to Present Spring Musicals & Plays

April 22, 2014 3:56 PM0 comments

By David Thompson The talents of local high school students will take center stage in the coming weeks as area high school theater programs stage their spring performances. McLean High School will open the musical “Catch Me If You Can” on Thursday, and next week George C. Marshall High School […]

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