Local Restaurant Chefs to Cook Thanksgiving Meals

November 20, 2013 3:33 PM0 comments

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful, to celebrate the bounty that life has offered. For most, that includes a big Thanksgiving meal of turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and more. It’s a plentiful meal that takes many hours and a skilled cook to create. But those who can’t – […]

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Press Pass: Antigone Rising

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Boozing, raucous antics, and a pickup truck – “That Was the Whiskey” has all the hallmarks of a bad-boy country song. But the lead in this rowdy anthem, who blames the whiskey for last night’s shenanigans, sports a little red dress and stiletto heels. “Girls have fun drinking nights, too,” […]

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Press Pass: Heather Maloney

November 14, 2013 1:53 PM0 comments

It was in silence that singer-songwriter Heather Maloney found her music. After graduating college, she lived and worked at a silent-retreat meditation center for three years. In college she studied operatic and jazz vocals, with some music theory. She had a great interest in music, and knew she wanted to […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers

November 13, 2013 7:48 PM0 comments

You could spend this Sunday evening watching football. Or maybe finding out what happens when Rick tells Daryl he booted Carol from the prison. But, if you really want to have fun, I highly recommend checking out Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers at The State Theatre.

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Restaurant Spotlight: Sweetgreen

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There are plenty of restaurants that serve healthy eats. Few can do so with mouthwatering success. Fewer still see that “healthy” isn’t just about the impact of food on the body, but its impact on the world. Enter Sweetgreen. The sustainable enterprise first launched in 2007 in Georgetown, spearheaded by […]

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Children’s Author Shows TJ Kids the Origami Force

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In a visit to Thomas Jefferson Elementary School last Friday, children’s author Tom Angleberger made a proud declaration to the third-grade students who had gathered to hear him speak: He is weird. In his book The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, the protagonist Dwight is similarly strange. The sixth-grader wears […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: “Anchorman: The Exhibit” at the Newseum

November 6, 2013 9:31 PM0 comments

November 14 is kind of a big deal. Next Thursday, the Newseum pulls back the curtain on “Anchorman: The Exhibit,” a display featuring props, costumes and footage from the Will Ferrell classic, “Anchorman: The Legend of Rob Burgundy.”

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Restaurant Spotlight: BGR: The Burger Joint

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It’s no secret that the D.C. area is currently enjoying a love affair with burgers. Several chains – and not just of the fast-food variety – have opened burger joints in the area. Some of those chains even got their start here. And more burger spots are cropping up, with […]

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Local Students Bring Fall Productions to High School Stages

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This month and next, the spotlight will shine on local high school stages as student actors and theater artists bring their talents to the forefront with fall productions. This season features three musicals – the Broadway classics “Oklahoma!” and “Annie” will be put on by George Mason and McLean high […]

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Fit in Falls Church: Avoiding the Candy Crush

November 5, 2013 3:44 PM1 comment

By Gretchen Powell The true Halloween experience has many parts. There’s the decorations, the costumes, the parties, and the pranks. If I had to pick one specific component to represent the holiday, though, it’d certainly be easy enough for me: candy. Along with the endless showings of “Hocus Pocus” on […]

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