2024-05-20 2:11 AM

GMHS Girls Soccer Still Coasting

Starting their second rotation through the Bull Run district, the George Mason High School varsity girls soccer team rolled over Manassas Park last Tuesday, 10-0, to remain undefeated at 5-0. However, a familiar face remains twice on their schedule, as the Mustangs still have to face defending state runner-up Clarke County twice in the next […]

Northern Virginia Art Beat


'Collector's Select' Through March 29 at Arlington Art Center (3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington). Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 703-248-6800, or see www.arlingtonartscenter.org for more information.  

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‘Taste of Falls Church’ and Fall Festival, outside the Falls Church Community Center, 223 Little Falls St., Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Our Man in Arlington

Jean and I attended a remarkable wedding Saturday before last, steeped in history and interlaced with many remarkable lessons of America’s evolving culture.

Our Man in Arlington

As a political junky, I was beginning to despair that there were no defining issues in this year’s County Board race. People here seem to be reasonably satisfied with the direction our government has taken over the last several years, and they should be.

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Dark Star Orchestra Thursday, Dickie Betts Friday, State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church.


CRICKET, AKA JAMES MCGRATH, (CENTER, RIGHT) appeared in full clown costumery to mingle with some area school children as the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus continues to make its way through the area.

When James McGrath graduated from Oakton High School in 1999, he was not voted “Class Clown.” In fact, he described himself as more of a “quiet nerd,” who frequently dyed his hair green or orange and dreamed of one day becoming a rock star. Eight years later, McGrath has crowds going wild — however those […]

Anything But Straight: A Couple of Disasters

A few years ago, my boyfriend (now an ex) and I walked into a chain bookstore while on vacation. Only minutes before, we had mended fences over a fight about nothing. While traversing the maze of books, my boyfriend noticed an unusually hot young man staring at me. “Do you know him?” he irascibly inquired, […]