Press Pass: The Karma Killers

October 2, 2015 11:00 AM0 comments

In the almost year since The Karma Killers signed to Island Records, the band has delivered their genre-blending sound, dubbed by them as “night pop,” around the country. And this Sunday, Oct. 4, they’re bringing it to The Pinch in Washington, D.C. “Shows have been going pretty sweet,” said The […]

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Neisha Thai’s Flavorful Food, Hip Ambiance is a Tysons Treat

September 30, 2015 3:45 PM0 comments

Neisha Thai Cuisine’s enchanting experience starts when you walk into the restaurant’s vestibule. On either side of it are built-in water bubble lamps, lit with aquamarine lights. After the vestibule, diners are greeted by a dining room that is at once grand and intimate, with dimmed lights that still illuminate […]

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Press Pass: Devon Allman Band

September 24, 2015 5:36 PM0 comments

Devon Allman, founder of the Devon Allman Band, said that his live show, which he’s bringing to Gypsy Sally’s in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, Sept. 30, follows the arc of his career. “There’s songs from my Honeytribe records, there’s some Royal Southern Brotherhood songs, definitely songs off the last two […]

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Critter Corner: Emerald

September 21, 2015 11:04 AM0 comments

This is Emerald, a 10-week-old Redtick Coonhound mix who was adopted from Homeward Trails Animal Rescue by the Harbin family. She loves to play, bite sticks and learn new tricks.

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Press Pass: Brad Roberts

September 17, 2015 5:33 PM0 comments

Brad Roberts, lead singer and guitarist for Crash Test Dummies, is returning to the road for his first tour since Ellen Reid retired from the group in 2010. His tour, which opens on Sept. 20 in Londonberry, NH, is coming to Vienna’s Jammin’ Java on Sept. 23. He’ll be accompanied […]

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Falls Church Crawfish: Tale of the Tape

12:19 PM0 comments

Pinch the tail. Suck the head. Get messy. That’s the way to tackle mudbugs, crayfish, crawdads or however you choose to refer to those mini-lobsters. When Hot N Juicy opened its doors on West Broad Street earlier this April, it marked the third restaurant within a three-mile radius around Falls […]

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Cooking at Home Like the Pros

9:28 AM0 comments

Chefs from three of Falls Church’s most popular restaurants share their recipes, giving News-Press readers the chance to cook like the pros in their very own kitchen.   Pizzeria Orso Chef Bertrand Chemel’s Cannellini Bean Bruschetta Pizzeria Orso, 400 S. Maple Ave. • 703-226-3460 • Ingredients (serves 6): • […]

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Creative Cauldron Holds Auditions for ‘Madeline and the Gypsies’

September 14, 2015 12:08 PM0 comments

Creative Cauldron’s Learning Theater Ensemble is gearing up to hold auditions for its annual holiday production of one of the adventures of Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic character Madeline. This year’s production is “Madeline and the Gypsies” and auditions for the play will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 between 1 – 3 […]

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Critter Corner: Chiquita

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This is Chiquita, a 9-year-old Chihuahua. She loves to go on walks at Alcova Heights Park, which is located in her South Arlington neighborhood. Her hobbies include: sunbathing, trying to catch flying insects that annoy her and guarding the house from the postman. She is terrified of thunderstorms and loud […]

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Press Pass: Lizz Wright

September 10, 2015 1:43 PM0 comments

Singer/songwriter Lizz Wright said that she is “grateful” for her new album Freedom & Surrender, which was released on Friday, Sept. 4. It was her first album with Concord Records. “I remember a lot of long days and nights in front of the wood stove and in hotel rooms just […]

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