Press Pass: Amelia White

March 4, 2016 11:05 AM0 comments

Singer/songwriter Amelia White’s new album Home Sweet Hotel talks about the ups and downs of life on the road for a touring musician. But White, who was born in Arlington and lived there for 13 years during her childhood, will soon be returning to a place she calls home. “I […]

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Bangkok 54 Offers Delicious Dining, Hip Atmosphere

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Bangkok 54 is one of the coolest restaurants in Arlington’s upscaling Columbia Pike corridor, but it has been open for much longer than the developers and gentrifiers have been transforming the area. Whereas Rincome Thai Restaurant, which is across the street from Bangkok 54, is homey and familial, Bangkok 54 […]

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Critter Corner: Riley

February 29, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS RILEY, a Toy Australian Shepherd, seemingly overwhelmed by winter storm Jonas in late January. He and his fellow pooch, Madison, who will be featured next week, went for a stroll together in the Winter Hill community during the snow storm.

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Press Pass: Blackalicious

February 26, 2016 10:22 AM0 comments

When Blackalicious, a rapper/producer hip-hop duo hailing from Sacramento, released Imani, Vol. 1, their first album as a group in just over a decade, in September 2015 many in the media hailed it as their return from a ten-year hiatus. But the group never stopped touring or playing shows. In […]

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Critter Corner: Lilly

February 22, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS LILLY, a 5-year-old rescue who was adopted by Janice Adams in January 2015. She is a bit shy, but she is a very sweet dog and she is loved.

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Press Pass: David Mills

February 18, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

Playwright and poet David Mills encountered the work of legendary American writer Langston Hughes in the way that most American children do – through grade school educators. But what he eventually did, and continues to do, with Hughes’ work is extraordinary. For the past 16 years Mills has been performing […]

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Critter Corner: Sadie

February 15, 2016 10:12 AM0 comments

This is Sadie, a 9-year-old Beagle who has never taken a day off from hunting squirrels and rabbits in her life. Blizzard conditions were no exception.

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Press Pass: The Wailers Band

February 12, 2016 11:09 AM0 comments

Dwayne “Danglin” Anglin, frontman of The Wailers Band, is all about continuing the legacy of Bob Marley, the founder of Bob Marley and the Wailers, from which The Wailers Band formed in 1981 following the death of Marley. Last year was the 50th anniversary of the The Wailing Wailers, the […]

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McLean Community Players Debuts ‘1776’ This Week

February 5, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama While this year marks 240 years since the drafting and signing of the Declaration of Independence, the McLean Community Players brings to life the historical events in its production of “1776” premiering this weekend. The Tony Award-winning musical follows the story of the Founding Fathers’ discussions in […]

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Press Pass: Bebel Gilberto

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Singer Bebel Gilberto is doing something special for her fans for Valentine’s Day. She’s going on an intimate Valentine’s Day tour throughout February and coming to The State Theatre in Falls Church on February 13. “This was an idea that my agent had for a little while and they created […]

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