Critter Corner: Emerald

September 21, 2015 11:04 AM0 comments

This is Emerald, a 10-week-old Redtick Coonhound mix who was adopted from Homeward Trails Animal Rescue by the Harbin family. She loves to play, bite sticks and learn new tricks.

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Press Pass: Brad Roberts

September 17, 2015 5:33 PM0 comments

Brad Roberts, lead singer and guitarist for Crash Test Dummies, is returning to the road for his first tour since Ellen Reid retired from the group in 2010. His tour, which opens on Sept. 20 in Londonberry, NH, is coming to Vienna’s Jammin’ Java on Sept. 23. He’ll be accompanied […]

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Falls Church Crawfish: Tale of the Tape

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Pinch the tail. Suck the head. Get messy. That’s the way to tackle mudbugs, crayfish, crawdads or however you choose to refer to those mini-lobsters. When Hot N Juicy opened its doors on West Broad Street earlier this April, it marked the third restaurant within a three-mile radius around Falls […]

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Cooking at Home Like the Pros

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Chefs from three of Falls Church’s most popular restaurants share their recipes, giving News-Press readers the chance to cook like the pros in their very own kitchen.   Pizzeria Orso Chef Bertrand Chemel’s Cannellini Bean Bruschetta Pizzeria Orso, 400 S. Maple Ave. • 703-226-3460 • pizzeriaorso.com Ingredients (serves 6): • […]

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Creative Cauldron Holds Auditions for ‘Madeline and the Gypsies’

September 14, 2015 12:08 PM0 comments

Creative Cauldron’s Learning Theater Ensemble is gearing up to hold auditions for its annual holiday production of one of the adventures of Ludwig Bemelmans’ classic character Madeline. This year’s production is “Madeline and the Gypsies” and auditions for the play will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 between 1 – 3 […]

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Critter Corner: Chiquita

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This is Chiquita, a 9-year-old Chihuahua. She loves to go on walks at Alcova Heights Park, which is located in her South Arlington neighborhood. Her hobbies include: sunbathing, trying to catch flying insects that annoy her and guarding the house from the postman. She is terrified of thunderstorms and loud […]

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Press Pass: Lizz Wright

September 10, 2015 1:43 PM0 comments

Singer/songwriter Lizz Wright said that she is “grateful” for her new album Freedom & Surrender, which was released on Friday, Sept. 4. It was her first album with Concord Records. “I remember a lot of long days and nights in front of the wood stove and in hotel rooms just […]

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Critter Corner: Julius Caesar Krachman

September 8, 2015 12:52 PM0 comments

THIS IS JULIUS CAESAR KRACHMAN, a Portuguese Water Dog who was born on May 3rd of this year. The newest addition to the Krachman family loves to play tag, fetch and dig in the mulch.

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Press Pass: Royal Southern Brotherhood

September 4, 2015 10:30 AM0 comments

Cyril Neville, founding member and percussionist of the blues rock supergroup Royal Southern Brotherhood, said it was “magic” recording the band’s latest album Don’t Look Back at the legendary FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala. “When we found we were going to be [recording] there it was a special thing […]

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Laveen Naidu Joins BalletNova as Artistic Director

August 31, 2015 1:38 PM0 comments

by Kate Karstens Laveen Naidu will be the new Artistic Director of BalletNova, effective today, according to a press release from the Bailey’s Crossroads-based dance school. Naidu succeeds Nancie Woods, who has been the Director of the Margaret de Barbieri Conservatory of the Sarasota Ballet since June. A native of […]

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