Good luck trying to get a handle on Angie Aparo. Take one look at the Atlanta-based musician’s website and you’ll observe a display that only a chaos theorist could appreciate. There are blogs filled with poetry, prefaced by the handwritten statement “These stories are my way of dealing.” There are […]
Perhaps you first sampled Lazy Sundae’s delicious homemade ice cream at its Clarendon location where, until late last month, it existed as a popular community staple in all-day desserts. Offering hundreds of flavors of ice cream, complete with the traditional sundae fare, banana splits, and other assorted desserts, you were […]
Art happenings around the city of Falls Church for the week of 8/3.
“Miami Vice:” the name conjures images of neon-soaked glamour, excess, controversy, and rich characters. The television series of the 80s quickly reached out to a heavy following thanks in part to its primary characters Crockett and Tubbs. Director Michael Mann, on the other hand, has since refined his somewhat gritty, […]
Music is a puzzle for Marko Nyberg, the creative force behind Finnish band Husky Rescue. He adds elements and instruments in layers upon layers, until soon he has something akin to a perfect drug. Soon you find yourself blissfully intoxicated, awash in Nyberg’s creation of deftly orchestrated drums, guitars, synthesizers […]
At 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 22, the Holmes Run Pool is a fête of tie-dye and teal. Anxious laughter abounds in anticipation of the beginning of the Division 15 Championship Swim Meet between the visiting Village West Vikings and the Holmes Run Mighty Hurricanes.
There will be no repeat attempt at the Little League Softball World Series for McLean. After breezing through pool play, the McLean girls were stopped, 2-1, in the Regional Semifinals by eventual champion Morristown, Tenn.
The McLean/Great Falls 14 year-old Babe Ruth team is on its way to the Southeast Regional Tournament in Palatka, Fla. this weekend after claiming its second straight Virginia state title in Winchester last week.
I always enjoy the knee-jerk reactions following the trading deadline. Everyone is rushing to label winners and losers, when in reality it will take at least two months, if not several years before these trades can be properly evaluated.
The Middle East, home to a third of the world’s oil production, is coming unglued in so many ways and in so many places that it is nearly impossible to track. One would have to be a complete fool, however, not to recognize one of the manifold costs of all […]