Critter Corner: Eastern Bluebird Eggs

May 9, 2016 10:30 AM0 comments

THESE EASTERN BLUEBIRD EGGS were found nesting next to a ledge in Arlington recently, no doubt ready to hatch soon enough and begin the journey to become full-grown critters!

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Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day In & Around The Little City

May 6, 2016 10:22 AM0 comments

Is playing your mom “Dear Mama” by Tupac Shakur or “I’ll Always Love My Mama” by The Intruders while cooking up her favorite dish in the kitchen getting played out? Freshen up the Mother’s Day celebration for your grandmother, mom, wife, godmother or any of the other moms in your […]

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Creative Cauldron Presents “Caroline, or Change”

May 5, 2016 1:51 PM0 comments

“Caroline, or Change,” the recipient of six Tony nominations and the recipient of British theatre’s Olivier Award for Best New Musical in 2007 will open Thursday at Creative Cauldron where theatergoers will hear all music ranging from spiritual to Motown, classical, Jewish klezmer and folk. No other female composer has […]

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Critter Corner: Dahlia Skelly

May 2, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

THIS IS DAHLIA SKELLY, an 8-year-old Havanese who lives in North Arlington. She likes barking at the wind, burrowing in blankets and begging for food. She likes long walks and sunbathing on the deck.

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Lucky Thai Creates Asian Food Corridor On West Broad

April 29, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

When Lucky Thai opened up at 240 W. Broad Street about a month ago it added a third option for Asian cuisine in downtown Falls Church. Maneki Neko, a Japanese spot, and Pho 88, a Vietnamese eatery, have already been around for a while. The owners of the restaurant, the […]

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Press Pass: Jamie Kilstein and The Agenda

April 28, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Jamie Kilstein and The Agenda have bold, overtly political messages in their music and they’re bringing those messages to the masses starting this week with a tour of the United States. And the band, which only started in 2015, is coming to Washington, D.C. and Arlington for back-to-back shows on […]

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Press Pass: Creed Bratton

April 22, 2016 1:41 PM0 comments

Creed Bratton, the actor who played a character named after himself on the American version of the legendary television show “The Office,” is coming to Vienna’s Jammin’ Java on Tuesday, April 26 for a night of comedy and music. He spoke to the News-Press the day after he performed in […]

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McLean Theatre Adds to Rich Legacy of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ‘Cinderella’

April 21, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

by Caitlin Spiegel – Oakton High School The archetypes of the Cinderella story can be seen in cultural folktales as diverse as Germany, China and the early Americas. The origin of the musical begins in the mid-1950’s with the CBS television network. Executives sought out prominent Broadway writing duo Rodgers and […]

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Critter Corner: Julius Caesar Krachman

April 18, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

LOCAL POOCH JULIUS CAESAR KRACHMAN, who will celebrate his first birthday next month, holds a recent edition of his favorite newspaper. Born on May 3, 2015, he is a Portuguese Water Dog.

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Press Pass: Caspian

April 15, 2016 12:13 PM0 comments

Caspian, a post-rock band from Beverly, Mass., had some things to say with their latest album, Dust and Disquiet, which was released in September 2015. Usually mostly an instrumental rock group that uses vocals for melody to blend with the instrumentals, Caspian’s latest departs from that tendency. “We’ve had vocals […]

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