Onto the fertile but generally unattended ground that lies between the tower of religious fundamentalism on one side and the pillar of secular modernism on the other, as if riding on a light beam descending out of the early 20th century comes Albert Einstein, dimly resembling in appearance the more […]
20th Annual Taste of Arlington, Sunday, May 20th in Ballston
Richard K. Burns, 72, former Director of the Falls Church Public Library, died April 2 at Fairfax Hospital of leukemia. He was also being treated for lung cancer and emphysema.
Saturday’s celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Woodrow Wilson Library in Culmore had an international flavor, from the Vietnamese-American Girl Scouts staffing the arts and crafts table to the Colombian folk dancers performing in the community room. This was not a day for silence in the library. Everyone was […]
Roots. The usual picture that comes to mind is the underground portion of a plant that draws nutrients and supports growth. But roots also can be intangible, referring to one’s basic core or origin. It was the latter definition that was in focus at the Tet:Vietnamese New Year observance at […]
I finally got around to reading our Senator-elect’s novel Fields of Fire this week. To put it into a nutshell, it is a fine book, and you should put it on your holiday reading list.
If Republicans now struggling to get elected or re-elected to the House and Senate aren’t saying so publicly, or in so many words, they should be. They ought to be telling the president to stop holding press conferences, stay out of their districts and just generally stay out of sight.
A listing of new openings, exhibitions and opportunities to show art.
Lauren Factor, a captain of the varsity squad and 5th year cheerleader at George Mason High, gets grilled by the News Press’ Alex Prewitt, talking about pop culture, cheerleadings, and the Real FC.