Phil Hellmuth On Poker: Live Straddles

August 6, 2009 4:08 PM0 comments

Some players like to add a little more spice to their no-limit Hold’em game. They add a live blind, also known as a straddle, where the player to the left of the big blind voluntarily puts up twice the big blind before looking at his hole cards. The player in […]

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Tennessee Williams Lives on Stage in Crystal City

April 23, 2009 6:23 PM0 comments

Tennessee Williams’ “Small Craft Warnings,” now being performed through May 10 at Crystal City’s Clark Street Playhouse by the Washington Shakespeare Company, is one of Williams’ most self-revealing works, a gritty, unyielding pastiche of raw nerves and downtrodden lives taking place in a beach-side dive bar. The current staging of […]

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Press Pass: Sara Watkins

April 22, 2009 10:39 PM0 comments

Over the entirety of her 14-track solo debut album, Sara Watkins illustrates an eloquence as a songwriter that reflects her some 20-year career as a member of the Grammy-winning group, Nickel Creek.

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Restaurant Spotlight of the Week: Cafe Nessma

10:35 PM0 comments

A much needed new addition to Falls Church Café Nessma is, in essence, Lebanese fast food.

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Northern Virginia Art Beat

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Emblazoned Images “Katie Dell Kaufmann: Arming the Hero,” at the Lee Arts Center (5722 Lee Highway, Arlington).

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Press Pass: Tom O’Connor

April 15, 2009 9:27 PM0 comments

Inspiration is a fickle and fleeting customer. You never know when the urge will strike to change your destiny, to follow your passion to take a path few are brave enough to tread.

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