Press Pass: David Crosby

August 19, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter David Crosby, who just turned 75 on Sunday, Aug. 14 said that the last two years have been the longest and most dense writing period he has ever had. He is getting ready to release a solo album, Lighthouse, which was produced by Michael League of […]

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Critter Corner: McDuck

August 15, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS MCDUCK, as the photographer arbitrarily named this duck, was standing on a log during the photographer’s recent visit to Roosevelt Island off of the George Washington Parkway, overlooking the rest of his flock.

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Gaijin Ramen Shop Could Become an Arlington Mainstay

August 12, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Although there are several restaurants in Arlington that offer the Japanese noodle soup dish ramen, there are only three spots that are dedicated to only offering ramen as the main course. There are two on the south side of Arlington, Boru Ramen and Paper Horse, both of which opened this […]

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Press Pass: X

August 11, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

X, one of the only punk bands from the nascent period of the musical genre that’s still together, has almost been together for 40 years. Exene Cervenka, the group’s vocalist, said the reason the band has been able to stay together for so long is that they are still alive. […]

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Critter Corner: Kona Walks Gracie

August 8, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

JAMES THURBER CT. residents Gracie Slonim and Kona Abbott spend some quality time in their neighborhood, as Kona, a four-year-old rescue cat, attempts to walk Gracie, a 12-year-old golden Labrador Retriever/Great Pyrenees mix.

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Press Pass: War

August 4, 2016 9:45 AM0 comments

Singer-songwriter Lonnie Jordan, the only founding member of the group War who is still performing under the band’s name, said that he owes the band’s longevity to what he calls the “Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fans.” “The fans put me here and they can take me out,” he said. […]

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Gaye Adegbalola Plays House Concert in Falls Church

August 2, 2016 12:34 PM0 comments

THE TINNER HILL HERITAGE FOUNDATION presented In the Garden with Gaye at the Historic Henderson House, located at 307 S. Maple St., Falls Church, on Sunday, July 31. Virginia-based musician Gaye Adegbalola performed for local residents at the house concert.

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F.C. Native, Musician Jeff Denson Returns to the Area

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Falls Church native Jeff Denson, who is a bassist, composer and vocalist, is returning to the Washington, D.C. area for a pair of shows. He will be performing at An Die Musik, located at 409 N. Charles St., Baltimore, on Thursday, Aug. 4 and will be performing on Saturday, Aug. […]

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Critter Corner: Tigger

August 1, 2016 10:01 AM0 comments

THIS IS TIGGER, from the Clark household on W. Greenway Boulevard, getting comfortable in one of his favorite baskets. Thankfully it’s the filing basket, so that chore can be put off for a little while.

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Press Pass: Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

July 28, 2016 10:45 AM0 comments

by Alana Noelle Black & Drew Costley Nigerian musician Femi Kuti said that it was always expected that he would go into music. The eldest son of music legend Fela Kuti, Femi said that “it was just a question of how and when.” “Fortunately my father…wanted me to grow up […]

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