Press Pass: Jamie Kilstein and The Agenda

April 28, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Jamie Kilstein and The Agenda have bold, overtly political messages in their music and they’re bringing those messages to the masses starting this week with a tour of the United States. And the band, which only started in 2015, is coming to Washington, D.C. and Arlington for back-to-back shows on […]

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Press Pass: Creed Bratton

April 22, 2016 1:41 PM0 comments

Creed Bratton, the actor who played a character named after himself on the American version of the legendary television show “The Office,” is coming to Vienna’s Jammin’ Java on Tuesday, April 26 for a night of comedy and music. He spoke to the News-Press the day after he performed in […]

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McLean Theatre Adds to Rich Legacy of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’

April 21, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

by Caitlin Spiegel – Oakton High School The archetypes of the Cinderella story can be seen in cultural folktales as diverse as Germany, China and the early Americas. The origin of the musical begins in the mid-1950’s with the CBS television network. Executives sought out prominent Broadway writing duo Rodgers and […]

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Critter Corner: Julius Caesar Krachman

April 18, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

LOCAL POOCH JULIUS CAESAR KRACHMAN, who will celebrate his first birthday next month, holds a recent edition of his favorite newspaper. Born on May 3, 2015, he is a Portuguese Water Dog.

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Press Pass: Caspian

April 15, 2016 12:13 PM0 comments

Caspian, a post-rock band from Beverly, Mass., had some things to say with their latest album, Dust and Disquiet, which was released in September 2015. Usually mostly an instrumental rock group that uses vocals for melody to blend with the instrumentals, Caspian’s latest departs from that tendency. “We’ve had vocals […]

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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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