Press Pass: Daniel Bennett Group

October 23, 2015 10:13 AM0 comments

Daniel Bennett, multi-instrumentalist and leader of the Daniel Bennett Group, and his bandmates Nat Janoff, Eddy Khaimovich and Matthew Feick are dedicated to passing along an appreciation for music. That’s one of the chief reasons they’ll be playing a jazz clinic at George Mason High School next Thursday, Oct. 29. […]

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Press Pass: The Wailin’ Jennys

October 15, 2015 11:30 AM0 comments

Although The Wailin’ Jennys haven’t released an album in over four years, they’ve been steadily touring and performing, usually going out for three dates a month. But their latest run, which includes a stop at The Birchmere on Tuesday, Oct. 20, is a nine-day tour with performances on the West […]

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Local High Schools Prepare Fall Theater Productions

11:00 AM0 comments

A variety of theater plays, good for young and old, awaits area residents who only need to drive short distances and get free parking to see live performances on stage, made available at area high schools by parents, students, and staff. A double-feature at George C. Marshall High School, “The […]

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Cauldron Show is ‘Hayes Recommended’

October 14, 2015 7:02 PM0 comments

“The World Goes ‘Round,” currently showing at Falls Church’s Creative Cauldron on S. Maple Ave., is drawn standing as a “Helen Hayes Award Recommended” production, the Cauldron’s Laura Hull announced this week. The musical revue centers on Broadway hits from the team of Kander and Ebb, including tunes from Cabaret, […]

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Critter Corner: Kurama

October 12, 2015 4:25 PM0 comments

This is Kurama, a 3-year-old Japanese Shiba Inu. He loves to play fetch and hang out. Also, he likes to take long walks and admire nature.

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Press Pass: The California Honeydrops

October 9, 2015 10:15 AM0 comments

Lech Wierzynski, leader of the Bay Area-based The California Honeydrops, said his group could start a party in the street before a show, or start in the show’s venue and continue out to the streets. But for Lech, the party started in Washington, D.C. The vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, who started […]

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Providence Players Opens 18th Season with ‘Calendar Girls’

October 8, 2015 11:12 AM0 comments

by Liz Lizama After nearly two years in trying to secure the rights to bring Tim Firth’s “Calendar Girls” to Northern Virginia, the Providence Players opened its 18th season last week with the British comedic play. Director Michael Donahue said initially the theater group chose the familiar story to attract […]

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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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