Press Pass: Magic Dick & Shun Ng

October 21, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

For harmonica player Magic Dick and guitarist and vocalist Shun Ng, it was about time they released a record together, so appropriately, the debut album from the duo is called About Time. They have been playing together for a couple of years and are now touring across the country in […]

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Review: ‘Ruthless!’ at Creative Cauldron

October 17, 2016 8:13 PM0 comments

“Ruthless! The Musical,” which opened the new season at Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron last week, is a raucous, laugh-a-minute hoot. The Cauldron’s producing director Laura Hull wrote in the program that she chose it for this time frame six months ago as she “suspected we might be in the throes […]

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Critter Corner: Sheru

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THIS IS SHERU, a 4-year-old Golden Retriever who has never met anyone he didn’t like…well except the squirrels and rabbits in his yard. He makes sure they know who’s the boss of the yard. Most of the days he spends time contemplating on mysteries of life, strolling his yard, taking […]

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Press Pass: Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers

October 14, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers are currently working on a new album that they are aiming to release in early summer 2017. But they are also celebrating the 20th anniversary of Fizzy Fuzzy Big & Buzzy, the major label debut of Clyne when he was The Refreshments, the predecessor of […]

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Press Pass: Tommy Castro

October 11, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Tommy Castro, leader of Tommy Castro and the Painkillers, produced the group’s 2015 album, Method to My Madness, which was a first for the Bay Area-based blues, rock and R&B man. The album saw Castro and his band return to form after adding rock to their repertoire in earnest on […]

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Critter Corner: Boy

October 10, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Falls Church 4th grader Henry Behrens and his beloved beagle Boy pose for a photo on a dock. Henry found Boy two winters ago wandering the streets of Falls Church, starving and freezing. Boy hasn’t gone hungry for food or love since!

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Schools Get Odd & Interesting In Fall Theater Productions

October 6, 2016 1:29 PM0 comments

“Guys and Dolls” won’t “Shrek” in “Urinetown” if they “Don’t Drink the Water” served by a “Sea Cook.”

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Critter Corner: Milo

October 3, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS MILO, a 3-year old silver Labrador Retriever who makes his home in Falls Church City.  Besides reading FCNP and watching TV he enjoys catching balls, chasing his feline siblings, Gibbs and Jethro, and playing with his canine siblings, Boodah and Morgan.

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Press Pass: Andrew Leahey and the Homestead

September 30, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

by Alana Noelle Black Andrew Leahey and the Homestead are slated to perform 120 gigs in 2016 – an average of one about every three days. But of the band’s numerous shows, Andrew Leahey, the group’s namesake and front man, looks forward to the ones in Virginia and D.C. especially, […]

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Maneki Neko Express in Arlington Offers Unique Menu

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Maneki Neko recently won the Best Sushi category in the News-Press’ “Best of Falls Church” contest and is definitely one of the more popular lunch spots in The Little City. But did you know that it opened up a location in Arlington in late 2015? That’s right, Maneki Neko branched […]

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