Critter Corner: Teddy Moore

December 21, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

This is Teddy Moore, a Australian Shepherd/Lab mix who is six years old. He’s most happy when he’s running, either with his mommy or by himself in the country. He loves to spend time with his Grandma, who spoils him rotten and he’s the best snuggler. His favorite place is […]

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Press Pass: Griffin House

December 18, 2015 11:02 AM0 comments

When ISIS fighters attacked Paris last month, musician Griffin House had a new song, “Paris Calling (Sweet Sensation),” that was perfect for the moment. He had already written the song for his upcoming album, So On and So Forth, which will be released in March 2016. But after the attacks, […]

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Critter Corner: Kelly

December 14, 2015 10:17 AM0 comments

This is a local Falls Church resident, Eiji, and his new service dog Kelly. They met recently for the first time. When the City schools’ winter break is over, Kelly will be joining Eiji at Mount Daniel School. Kelly is an autism service dog.

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Press Pass: The Struts

December 11, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

Unlike the tendency of many rock n’ roll acts of the past 25 years, Luke Spiller, frontman of The Struts, and his bandmates have no desire to be niche. In fact, there is no fakery about their level of ambition – they want to be the biggest band in the […]

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The Second City to Play 3-Weekend Run in Arlington

December 8, 2015 12:45 PM0 comments

Chicago’s legendary sketch comedy theater is presenting a three-weekend run of “The Second City’s Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue” at Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse, located at 2903 Columbia Pike, starting on Friday, Dec. 11 with a 7:30 p.m. show. The show features a seasonal blend of hilarious scenes, songs and The Second City’s trademark […]

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Critter Corner: Clifford and Rockford

December 7, 2015 10:00 AM0 comments

HERE ARE CLIFFORD AND ROCKFORD. They are both two-year-old Standard Poodles who are originally from the eastern shore of Maryland, now living with the Dakin family.

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Press Pass: Fourplay

December 4, 2015 12:23 PM0 comments

The contemporary jazz group Fourplay, made up of four legendary jazz musicians in their own right, is celebrating its 25th anniversary with the aptly titled album Silver, which was released on November 20. Harvey Mason, the quartet’s drummer and one of the founders of the group, said that the band […]

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George Mason Audiences Charmed by ‘Spelling Bee’

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by Sierra Hoffman Although a spelling bee may not seem like the most exciting setting for a musical, audiences at George Mason High School were recently charmed by the sweet, comedic and overall exciting energy of the “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The musical follows six young spellers […]

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Critter Corner: Lucy

November 30, 2015 10:03 AM0 comments

THIS IS LUCY, A terrier-mix rescue dog. Lucy is about two years old. She enjoys hiking in the woods and eviscerating squeaky toys, but most of all, she loves the classic conflict of dog versus mailman.

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Press Pass: Hot Tuna

November 27, 2015 3:03 PM0 comments

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, the two men who have operated under the name Hot Tuna for nearly four decades, recently finished a two-night engagement in New York’s Beacon Theatre for Kaukonen’s early 75th birthday celebration. It’s been just over 50 years since Kaukonen, who turns 75 on Wednesday, Dec. […]

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