2024-05-24 12:14 AM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Community, Scholars Recall Basketball’s John Isaacs, 93

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Visitors to the Falls Church Community Center last week commemorated Black History Month at the fourth annual Black History Celebration and Celebrity Basketball Game, sponsored by Falls Church’s Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation.

Our Man in Arlington

Monday night, I saw “It’s Just Me …,” in a program celebrating Black History Month at the Arlington Central Library.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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Wendy Garner; New Wave Paintings, at the Cross MacKenzie (1054 31st St. NW, Washington D.C., in Canal Square courtyard across from the Sea Catch Restaurant).

Anything But Straight: Frank Talk on Race and Prop. 8

On Election Day, 70-percent of African Americans voted to take away a gay person’s right to marry primarily based on a book – the Bible – that calls on slaves to obey their masters. Mormons funded the measure – even though religious discrimination drove them from Missouri and Illinois in the 1830’s.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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“Picturing Politics 2008: Artists Speak to Power,” at Arlington Arts Center (3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington). Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit runs through Sept. 27. Call 703- 248-6800 or visit arlingtonartscenter.org.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

“She’s So Articulate: Black Woman Artists Reclaim the Narrative” Through July 19 at Arlington Art Center (3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington). Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 703-248-6800 or visit www.arlingtonartscenter.org.

Cape Grapes

The novelty’s over. A serious look at South African wine lands yields adventure and beauty for wine lovers.

Press Pass: Seether

The sailing has never been entirely smooth for South African hard rockers Seether and the recent years have been especially rocky. Guitarist Pat Callahan walked away from the band. Lead singer Shaun Morgan endured a rather public break up with Evanescence lead singer Amy Lee, the co-crooner on Seether’s smash-hit “Broken.” In August of 2006, […]

For the second year in a row, a basketball game at the Falls Church Community Center pitting local celebrities against the Harlem Magic Masters from New York City will be held this Friday night, Feb. 29, at 7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation and the City of Falls Church, culminates […]