Critter Corner: Hotlby and Greta

May 30, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

This is Holtby and Greta, two cats who live in the Winter Hill Community in Falls Church, trying to catch a bee, who was attacted to a lamp in their house.

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Naked Lunch’s All Vegetarian & Vegan Eats Are All Good

May 27, 2016 12:00 PM0 comments

MOM’s Organic Market is one of my favorite homespun businesses in the entire region. Like one of my other favorites, Five Guys, it’s got humble beginnings. A 22-year-old Scott Nash started the business as a home delivery service out of his mother’s garage with an initial investment of $100. Nowadays, […]

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Press Pass: Tweet

May 26, 2016 10:42 AM0 comments

by Alana Noelle Black For her latest album Charlene, R&B singer Tweet decided she would not follow a specific blueprint for how it would sound. It was a risky choice for an artist who ostensibly knew a thing or two about hit records – her 2002 debut Southern Hummingbird reached […]

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Press Pass: Peter Wolf

May 23, 2016 10:30 AM0 comments

Rhythm and blues, soul and rock and roll musician Peter Wolf has been delivering us his cure for loneliness, music, since the late 1960s when he started djing on Boston’s WBCN radio station. Now, at the age of 70, he brings us his thesis on music’s therapeutic power, A Cure […]

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Critter Corner: Grace

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This is Grace, a 4-year-old Golden Retriever from Old Town Alexandria. She is a ball of fur and happiness on a mission to bring joy to everyone she meets (and get some petting in return). She tackles her mission with her huge smile and an endlessly wagging tail. Her favorite […]

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Critter Corner: Two Birds on Little Falls

May 16, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THESE TWO BIRDS were perched on branches of a tree on the west side of Little Falls Road, taking in one of the many rainy days the area has experienced recently.

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Review: Another Compelling ‘Garden of Allah’ Novel

May 13, 2016 1:56 PM0 comments

by J. Rosalyn In his second “Garden of Allah” novel, “The Trouble with Scarlett,” Martin Turnbull takes us back to the late 1930s where our three friends, Kathryn, Marcus, and Gwendolyn are a little older, much wiser, and still living at Hollywood’s Garden of Allah Hotel. As Turnbull takes the […]

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Press Pass: Handsome Ghost

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Handsome Ghost, a musical project started by Tim Noyes, recently released the single “Graduate” from the band’s upcoming LP, which Noyes hopes to release on Photo Finish Records this fall. Handsome Ghost released an EP last year, but Noyes said that the LP would have all new songs. “It’s all […]

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Falls Church HS Tackles Homophobia in ‘The Children’s Hour’

May 11, 2016 4:34 PM0 comments

by Olivia Hunt of Langley High School – Cappies Review What if a single lie caused your life to unravel before your very eyes? Tackling injustice, dishonesty, and homophobia, Falls Church High School takes on an unimaginable situation with its production of “The Children’s Hour,” delivering raw emotion and intensity. […]

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Review: Creative Cauldron’s ‘Caroline’ is Broadway-Quality

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You can go through all the trouble to make it up to New York to see a Broadway play, or you can just mosey on over to Falls Church’s Creative Cauldon this month to enjoy a Broadway-quality production of Tony Kushner’s Tony-nominated Broadway hit musical, “Caroline, or Change.” Kushner’s particular […]

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