The annual YouthAIDS Gala at the Ritz Carlton Tysons Corner once again gathered local well-heeled society and issue-conscious celebrities, headed by Ashley Judd, last Friday to raise money to fight HIV/AIDS.
“The Machine,” State Theatre, Falls Church, Saturday, Feb. 23, Doors open 7 p.m., concert at 9 p.m.
All Northern Virginia region women’s basketball coaches and teams will be sporting a rosier hue on the court in a couple of weeks. The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) is sponsoring a global “Think Pink” week from Feb. 8-17 to raise breast cancer awareness among fans and players alike. Coaches […]
Highlanders Split Pair The McLean High School boys varsity basketball team split a pair of games this week against Liberty District Opponents, slipping past the Marshall Statesmen, 47-38 on January 18, but succumbing to South Lakes, 49-44, on January 22.
If there was any question as to whether Monday’s Merriweather Pavilion concert was a double bill or a straight up Shins show it was answered with the first spacy sounds of the Portland-based band’s set-opening song “Sleeping Lessons.” When the lights came up, so did the happy hands of the […]
For New Jersey native Scott Chasolen, whose love of Pink Floyd goes back almost to birth thanks to his folks, getting an e-mail last fall inviting him to audition as the keyboardist for the nation’s best Pink Floyd cover band, The Machine, was an unbelievable opportunity.
You don’t have to look far to find the recurring theme of Laura Veirs’s latest release, Saltbreakers. There’s the title of the album, which is the same as the seventh track, which is the same as the band name. “Saltbreakers,” Veirs’s eloquent name for waves, are clearly very important to […]
One of the most successful techniques used by the right wing is creating shadow organizations designed to ape mainstream institutions in an effort to undermine them. By deceptively using scientific names and manipulating research, much of the public can’t tell the difference between the reputable groups and the reputed ones.