Adaptability seems to be a crucial trait for musicians these days. With the traditional record-label-backed system a thing of the past and the modern industry in a constant state of flux, the environment is more hostile than ever for songwriters trying to get by on songs alone.
An Evening of Russian Music by the Choral Arts Society of Washington, Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Sunday, Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.
It was just a year ago, on June 13, 2006, that Falls Church resident James Webb bucked the Virginia Democratic establishment to win the party’s primary and the chance to be elected a U.S. Senator later in the year. It turned out, as everyone knows, that not only did Webb […]
Attending the Washington Wizards’ professional basketball game downtown in the nation’s capital Sunday, where the PA announcer always bellows that the team is from “the most powerful city in the world,” I was bemused by how the pre-game singing of the national anthem impacted me.
Upset Gives Dems a Clear Senate Edge Democratic upstart James Webb, coming out of obscurity with a penniless campaign last February, declared himself the victor in Virginia’s U.S. Senate race Tuesday, knocking off incumbent Republican George Allen.
On Election Eve, Senate Race is Neck-and-Neck Six months ago, no one would have predicted the race for the U.S. Senate in Virginia would be competitive. Republican incumbent George Allen seemed a shoe-in, more focused on a potential presidential election bid next year than this month’s election.
News Briefs for October 12 – 18
As luck would have it, Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement couldn’t have come at a better time for embattled Senator George Allen (R-Va.). Having just learned of his Jewish lineage, he has an unexpected chance to wash away his impressive array of sins.
Allen, Webb Bring Tight Senate Roil To F.C., Fairfax It’s homestretch time in the critical 2006 mid-term elections nationwide, and as has become usual for Virginia, the high-profile debate between the two key statewide candidates hosted by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce marked a key inflection point this Monday.
It’s been a few weeks, and now we can call it. Last month’s “macaca” remark by Virginia Sen. George Allen was a “career ending moment.” It sometimes happens like that in politics. A single moment, a single phrase, can sometimes make or break an election or an entire career.