Charles Dickens would applaud novel productions of his classic, “A Christmas Carol,” performed by two of the region’s most creative and talented theatre troupes this holiday season.
San Francisco rocker Matt Nathanson just couldn’t stay out of the studio. Over the course of three years he kept recording then returning, reworking and tinkering with tunes before heading out on tour. As soon as those tours ended, he’d be back in the studio reexamining his work, stripping it […]
Saturday was an exquisite autumn day for the 28th Annual Mason District Park Festival, as children, parents, grandparents, and others descended on the park for a full day of fun and festivities. The Festival, sponsored by the Friends of Mason District Park and the Fairfax County Park Authority, began in […]
The old adage declares that “music is life.” For the gentlemen of D.C. band Soft Complex, that holds especially true.
Budding ballerina and Falls Church resident Zarina Stahnke has it made. She made her debut in the star role of Clara in the Center Dance Company’s production of “The Nutcracker” two years ago and she just wrapped up a five-week summer program in D.C. with the School of American Ballet. […]
Now 22, Parker Pennington knows the time is at hand to define his competitive skating career. He placed a strong fourth in the men’s short program at the 2007 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Spokane, Wash., but a shaky free skate dropped him to seventh in the final results. After […]
American TV Competitions Traverse Styles and Inspire Audiences Dancing has become the hottest thing on American television, and lives are being changed. From previously unknown dancers becoming stars to little kids learning to mambo, dance is enjoying an unprecedented surge. The new season of the Fox phenomenon “So You Think […]
26th Annual Washington Folk Festival, June 2 from 12 pm – 7 pm, Glen Echo, MD
CHILDREN STRUT THEIR STUFF ON THE DANCE FLOOR at the final class of the season for the Middle School Ballroom Dance Class. The students, comprised of sixth and seventh graders, met at Fellowship Hall of Falls Church Presbyterian Church and receiver etiquette lessons from costumed members of the Falls Church […]
Jane Anastasia Walker Furhman, 56, died of complications of Alzheimer’s disease Saturday, March 3, 2007.