Press Pass: Hiromi

March 25, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Composer and pianist Hiromi set out to create an musical novel or play with her new album Spark, which was created with her Trio Project bandmates Simon Phillips and Anthony Jackson. Many times, when artists have these ambitious, cross-medium concept projects, they get too heady or even stall out before […]

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Critter Corner: Cardinals on Ridge Place

March 21, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

A GROUP OF CARDINALS ON RIDGE PLACE in Falls Church didn’t mind the blizzard that came along with winter storm Jonas. Here is one of the cardinals chilling on a tree branch, outside of a window at the Nussbaum family’s home.

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Press Pass: Enter the Haggis

March 17, 2016 12:00 PM0 comments

Celtic rock band Enter the Haggis got together for the first time for a St. Patrick’s Day show in March 1995, 21 years ago, according to Mark Abraham, the group’s bassist. He said that group members – the band has undergone several lineup changes through the years – have had […]

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Critter Corner: Jasper

March 14, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS JASPER, a 12-year-old Tabby inspecting the snow during winter storm Jonas in January. His favorite activities are birdwatching (especially chunky birds), prowling, lounging and begging for food. His winter bad habit is lounging across the heating vents, hogging the warmth!

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Press Pass: John Mayall

March 11, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

Bluesman John Mayall wants people to find a way to care so badly that he named his last album, released in 2015, Find A Way To Care. “We hope that people will listen to and say ‘Oh that’s a good point and I as an individual can do something about’,” […]

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Critter Corner: Madison

March 7, 2016 10:01 AM0 comments

This is Madison, a Coton de Tulear, who would be camouflaged by the snow it wasn’t for its jacket. Madison and Riley, who was featured last week, didn’t let winter storm Jonas hold them back from taking a stroll around Winter Hill.

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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

10:03 AM0 comments

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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