Restaurant Spotlight: Heavy Seas Alehouse

March 20, 2014 9:33 AM0 comments

Heavy Seas Alehouse has expanded into Northern Virginia, opening in Rosslyn last month to much excitement. Fans of Heavy Seas Beer now have a local restaurant where they can enjoy a wide range of the Maryland-based brewery’s beers. The Arlington Heavy Seas Alehouse, which joins a sister restaurant in the […]

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Wine Pro James Roth Pairs Drinks with F.C. Restos

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James Roth knows wines. The owner of the Falls Church gourmet food and wine shop Red, White and Bleu gave up a career on Wall Street to pursue his passion for wine. He worked in wine auctions by day with elite libations and poured drinks on the other end of […]

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Press Pass: Elikeh

March 19, 2014 4:58 PM0 comments

The Afro-pop group Elikeh started with an ad in a local paper placed by Togo-born singer and guitarist Massama Dogo. He wanted to play music after he moved to the Washington, D.C. area and was looking for like-minded musicians. Since that inauspicious start, the band has evolved and shifted its […]

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Jody’s Jam of the Week: St. Patrick’s Day at the Four P’s

March 14, 2014 1:09 PM0 comments

There’s only one, true option for celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Falls Church and it begins and ends with Ireland’s Four Provinces.

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Pro Director Makes Prov Players Debut with ‘House of Blue Leaves’

March 12, 2014 6:35 PM0 comments

Michael Donahue may be making his Providence Players directorial debut with “The House of Blue Leaves,” which opens this weekend, but he had a 16-year career in professional theater before joining the local community theater group. Donahue has a master’s degree in theater directing and worked as an artistic director […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Bistro 7107

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It’s 7,107 different islands that make up the archipelago that is the Philippines. The number inspired the name of Bistro 7107, a recently opened Crystal City restaurant, and the cuisine of those islands inspired the menu. Bistro 7107, which bills itself as a fusion restaurant, presents a relatively small menu […]

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Press Pass: Grace and Tony

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From the very beginning, music has been a part of Grace and Tony White’s relationship. As the duo “Grace and Tony,” the newlyweds will be performing at Jammin’ Java this Saturday. Back when Grace was Grace Shultz, a jam session set the foundation for their partnership. Tony made the first […]

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Creative Cauldron Artists Bring ‘Wonderland’ to The Little City

March 11, 2014 4:12 PM0 comments

By David Thompson In 1865, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, wrote the classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Now, 149 years later, The Little City will tumble down the rabbit hole with the help of Creative Cauldron’s Learning Theater ensemble. In charge of the visual […]

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Press Pass: Marah

March 5, 2014 7:59 PM1 comment

A little-known book of all-but-forgotten folk music is brought to life by two members of a country-rock band. Professional musicians throw open the doors of a church in small-town Pennsylvania and invite locals to listen, and even play along. An 8-year-old fiddle prodigy is discovered. It’s no wonder David Bielanko […]

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Restaurant Spotlight: Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza

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There’s no doubt that New York-style pizza is revered. Even hundreds of miles away from New York City, D.C.-area diners can find those big, foldable slices of pie at a number of local pizzerias. But the rarer treat is found at Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza, which finds its inspiration […]

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