Press Pass: Sinkane

November 20, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

A desire to express himself musically, an exploration of his musical roots and a visit to his family in Sudan led Ahmed Gallab to create Sinkane and root the identity of the musical project in his own Sudanese background. “When I played music before Sinkane I was always in a […]

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Eating In, Out & More in Falls Church on Thanksgiving

November 18, 2015 7:20 PM0 comments

Whether you’re planning a feast at home or letting the professionals do the dirty work, Falls Church has plenty of options when it comes to eating well during Thanksgiving next week. From locally-raised birds and pre-made sides to gluten-free pies and turkey-and-stuffing-filled pop tarts, there’s something for everyone. And for […]

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Critter Corner: Chloe

November 16, 2015 10:35 AM0 comments

This is Chloe, a 7-year-old Shih Tzu. As any diva does, she loves oodles of attention, affection and good food. When she’s not getting a belly rub or chomping on liver treats, she loves to play at the Shirlington Dog Park. She also showers her adoring fans with high fives […]

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Press Pass: Boney James

November 13, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

Grammy-nominated saxophonist Boney James was messing around in his studio with Pro Tools plug-ins, making sounds inspired by artists like Tinashé, Sam Smith and Ellie Goulding, when he came up with the title and theme for his latest album futuresoul. “It really just came out of the music I found […]

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Critter Corner: Juno

November 9, 2015 2:55 PM0 comments

This is Juno, a five year old rescue dog owned by Diane Gittins and Suzanne Petroni. She enjoys hiking, playing ball and frisbee and will sing on command. But every hard working dog needs a vacation, so she has become adept at the art of chilling!

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Led Zeppelin Documentary Set to Screen in F.C.

November 5, 2015 12:30 PM0 comments

Take three Falls Church residents and mix with Led Zeppelin, local rock and roll, and a passionate music culturist. Throw in a pinch of President Richard M. Nixon and what do you get? Yes! A movie mystery about the 1960s emerging concert scene. Well, did they or didn’t they? Howard […]

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Press Pass: Terri Lyne Carrington

10:30 AM0 comments

The last time Terri Lyne Carrington performed at the Howard Theatre, it was the venue’s second annual gala and benefit concert, during which singers Chaka Khan, Dionne Warwick and Valerie Simpson were honored. That was 2013. At the time, Carrington wasn’t a stranger to paying musical tribute to her fellow […]

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Critter Corner: Ginny

November 2, 2015 10:02 AM0 comments

This is Ginny, beloved dog of the Castillo family named after the spunky, ginger-haired Harry Potter character. She loves walks on the bike path and in Cherry Hill, and she is surviving nicely the addition of a cat to the house (but not pictured in the photo – cat is […]

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Press Pass: Garbage

October 28, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

Duke Erikson, bassist for Garbage, spoke to the News-Press a day after the legendary 90s rock group wrapped on rehearsals for a tour commemorating the 20th anniversary of the release of their self-titled debut album. The tour, in which they’ll play their self-titled debut, rolls through 9:30 Club for a […]

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Maryanne Pollock Takes ‘Refuge’ at Scheslinger Center

October 26, 2015 4:39 PM0 comments

Artist Maryanne Pollock and her two 18-foot canvases will be the featured artist at Northern Virginia Community College’s Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall and Arts Center in a show called Refuge, which will be on display from November 14 – January 14. The large scale printed, painted and stenciled canvases […]

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