A George Mason High School alumnus (2018) who just finished up his first year studying film at Ithaca College, Namgyel and his mother were 13 days into an unblemished two-week French vacation before tragedy struck.
Author: Matt Delaney
Those who were alive to experience the monumental shift in LGBTQ people’s representation after the Stonewall riots in 1969 joined younger members of that community who’ve helped further its ripple effect in a commemorative panel to reflect on 50 years of progress.
Anne Rafal, along with fellow Falls Church-based gender therapists Carolyn Dozier and John Thomas, are a crucial part of the support system that makes a former population of outcasts comfortable in society’s mainstream as well as existing in their own skin.
She’s taught at multiple grades at Falls Church City Public Schools, served two terms as a City Council member, once as vice mayor, and has generally been a recognizable face and personality that seems to just pop up at any event in Falls Church, big or small.
Kaia’s favorite past times are rolling around in the yard and walks through the Thomas Jefferson trail.
Check out some of the scenes from this year’s graduation
Performers like Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials harkened back to the festival’s blues roots, with new acts such as Convertible Jerk Band and Big Sam’s Funky Nation helping fill out the day’s new-look roster of talent.
It’s fitting that Mason’s (17-4-1) departure from the Class 2 ranks for Class 3 next year would be accompanied by the end of a run that spanned more than a decade.
It wasn’t the result the Mustangs wanted, but they aren’t letting a loss to a quality team jade their view of the season.
Part of the connections Rose has made in his decades as an East Coaster were from the friends joining him on stage, who have solo careers of their own.