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 […]
Day: May 16, 2007
Peter Pan is the imagination of abandoned street urchins. They are the real subjects of the story, which is more Dickins-esque than most people realize.
Northern Virginia Art Beat
Ildiko Voros, “Liberty Bridge, Budapest”, C-Print from color Polaroid image.
Daniel Negreanu on Poker: The Big Laydown
Poker professionals pride themselves on their ability to make big laydowns. A big laydown is a situation where you actually have a strong hand but fear your opponent has an even stronger one. So, you decide to fold your cards.
Dowd on Drinks: Cider From The Middle Ages
There are few plants on the Earth that somewhere, some time, somehow, someone hasn’t tried turning into an alcoholic beverage.
Restaurant Spotlight: Sushi Taro
Let’s get this out of the way up front. If you want cheap, affordable sushi, then Sushi Taro is not the place for you. If, rather, you want a restaurant with some of the freshest fish in the District and care to sample an authentic Japanese dining experience, then look […]
Falls Church Kiwanis Little League Report
A Red Wings v. Raptors The Red Wings faced the Raptors on May 9, emerging after four innings with a 15-2 win. Te’a Langlois provided key hits in the third and fourth innings that kept the Red Wings offense alive. Defensively, Joseph Lampman was a stand-out both at first and third […]
BROOKE BLACKWELL AND ALEXIS HICKMAN (RIGHT) advanced to the regional tournament after falling in the Liberty District doubles tennis finals to Langley’s Lindin Li and Alyssa Shames (left). In singles competition, Blackwell earned a measure of revenge, as well as the district singles title, by defeating Li. Blackwell’s next matches […]
GMHS Boys Unblemished Again, Claim 4th Straight Soccer Title
The George Mason High School boys varsity soccer team claimed the Bull Run District regular season title for the fourth consecutive year, doing so with an undefeated mark of 9-0-1. It was the third straight year that the Mustangs won the district without a loss on their record.
Lady Mustangs Claim No. 2 Seed in District
With the stands at Moore Cadillac Stadium filled to maximum capacity, the fans at George Mason High School waited all night hoping to see their girls soccer team triumph over defending state champion and Bull Run District rival Clarke County High School Friday night.