Press Pass: Roosevelt Dime

July 1, 2016 12:24 PM0 comments

Americana Rhythm & Blues band Roosevelt Dime just wants you to put on your red shoes (or otherwise fancy shoes) and “hide away” your blues, as they profess in their new single “Red Shoes,” the title track of their new EP that’s due out on Tuesday, July 5. The song, […]

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Critter Corner: Foxes on Oak Haven Drive

June 27, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THESE TWO FOXES are part of an earth of five that were residing on the 600 block of Oak Haven Drive for nearly five weeks recently. It appears they have moved on, but the Plegge family enjoyed their visits while they were around.

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Greenhouse Bistro Brings Some Color to Tysons’ Concrete Sprawl

June 23, 2016 11:06 AM0 comments

Amid the perpetual bumper-to-bumper traffic and block-after-block of business parks, an oasis has arisen bringing a heavy dose of flora to the concrete-heavy sprawl commonly known as Tysons Corner. Greenhouse Bistro, a new restaurant from D.C. club owner Masoud Aboughaddareh, has been open just over a month now, located in […]

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Press Pass: 10,000 Maniacs

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by Alana Noelle Black The band 10,000 Maniacs has existed for 35 years. Surely there is a secret to the Maniacs’ longevity. Is it a binding contract among its members? A lot of compromising? Heck, some kind of magic spell? For bassist Steve Gustafson, the answer is simple. “We like […]

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Critter Corner: Sam Pedro and Lilusha

June 20, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

This is Sam Pedro and Lilusha, who are 4-year-old siblings. When they are not seeking out a sunny spot to nap they enjoy traveling with their family and have lived in Honduras and Poland.

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Press Pass: Jesse Dee

June 16, 2016 11:04 AM0 comments

Boston-based soul singer/songwriter and guitarist Jesse Dee has been touring in support of his album On My Mind/In My Heart and will be the headlining act at the Columbia Pike Blues Festival in Arlington on Saturday, June 18. The title of his album, which is his first released with Alligator […]

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F.C.’s Mason High Critic Wins Cappie Award

June 13, 2016 1:41 PM0 comments

Lydia Gompper, a student at Falls Church’s George Mason High School, won the Cappies award for Returning Critic at the 17th annual Cappies Awards Gala at the Kennedy Center last night. The Cappies is a program that recognized high school theater programs with participation from 57 public and private high […]

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Critter Corner: Buster

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This is Buster, a 1-year-old yellow lab from right here in the Little City. Buster is a product of the great work at Lab Rescue of Potomac and found his forever home at just 10 weeks old.

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Press Pass: Boy & Bear

June 10, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Drummer Tim Hart of the indie rock-folk band Boy & Bear said that the group’s fans kept coming up to them at shows and saying how they really loved hearing them live, sometimes better than their albums. That led the group to attempt to achieve a live sound on their […]

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McLean Community Players to Get ‘Footloose’ in July

June 7, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

The McLean Community Players are putting on a production of “Footloose,” which premiers on Friday, July 8 and runs on weekends at The Alden, located at 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, through Saturday, July 24. Based on the hit movie musical of the same name, “Footloose” was adapted for the stage by […]

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