Critter Corner: Caroline

April 11, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

This is Caroline in her favorite spot. Caroline came to her family on Christmas Day from some dear friends, who thought her family had been without a cat for too long! Caroline and her sister Somerset have brought joy beyond anything her family could have imagined.

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Press Pass: Eve 6

April 8, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

A lot has changed for Eve 6, the pop punk/alternative rock outfit from Southern California who had a series of smash hits in the late ‘90s and early ‘00s. After finding success in the music scene in their teenage years and into their early 20s and doing business with major […]

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The Curtain Opens on Local High School Spring Plays

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Musicals, hip-hop, a Shakespeare spoof and drama are set to open at local high schools this weekend and continue through the first weekend in May, and two, “Cinderella” and “Loserville,” are area premieres! Where do I buy tickets? McLean High School will present the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Cinderella” complete […]

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Critter Corner: Tori

April 4, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

This is Tori. He was rescued through Lost Dog and Cat Rescue in 2010. He’s a 6-year-old lab and Italian greyhound mix. He loves to laze around the house and bark at other dogs from our window as they walk by. His name comes from the infantry unit from Fort […]

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Press Pass: Judah and the Lion

April 1, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

The Nashville quartet Judah and the Lion entered the studio to make their sophomore album Folk Hop ‘N Roll, which was released on March 4, with the desire to remain artistically uninhibited. “I don’t think we went into the studio with the plan of creating a new genre or anything,” […]

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Critter Corner: Jack Hardi

March 28, 2016 10:01 AM0 comments

THIS IS JACK HARDI, seen at 9 a.m. on Falls Church’s Spring Street during winter storm Jonas. At the time that this photo was taken, the snowfall on Spring Street measured “about one Jack Hardi, or 16 inches,” according to the Hardi family.

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Press Pass: Hiromi

March 25, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Composer and pianist Hiromi set out to create an musical novel or play with her new album Spark, which was created with her Trio Project bandmates Simon Phillips and Anthony Jackson. Many times, when artists have these ambitious, cross-medium concept projects, they get too heady or even stall out before […]

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Critter Corner: Cardinals on Ridge Place

March 21, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

A GROUP OF CARDINALS ON RIDGE PLACE in Falls Church didn’t mind the blizzard that came along with winter storm Jonas. Here is one of the cardinals chilling on a tree branch, outside of a window at the Nussbaum family’s home.

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Press Pass: Enter the Haggis

March 17, 2016 12:00 PM0 comments

Celtic rock band Enter the Haggis got together for the first time for a St. Patrick’s Day show in March 1995, 21 years ago, according to Mark Abraham, the group’s bassist. He said that group members – the band has undergone several lineup changes through the years – have had […]

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Critter Corner: Jasper

March 14, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS JASPER, a 12-year-old Tabby inspecting the snow during winter storm Jonas in January. His favorite activities are birdwatching (especially chunky birds), prowling, lounging and begging for food. His winter bad habit is lounging across the heating vents, hogging the warmth!

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