‘Heart’s Ease’ Saturday, April 19, 7:30 p.m. at the Center for Spiritual Enlightenment (222 North Washington St. Falls Church).
In the months after 9/11 there was much discussion about the American government’s failure to “connect the dots.” Hints and clues that Al Qaida was about to launch airborne suicide attacks inside the US abounded but nobody put the bits and pieces together into a convincing warning.
Inside of Lou Jones’s Falls Church home, her art engulfs you. There is her eccentrically shaped green cactus, whose branches twist in all sorts of directions. Then there is an enticing framed painting — a navy blue background, dotted by tiny, colorful oval that ran across the five-by-six foot piece.