Few people at the three Proposition 8 protest rallies I attended – two in New York and one in Chicago – were familiar.
Back in the day, feminists and those like myself who supported them, called it “male chauvinism.” It remains a mighty force in our society, so pervasive that few of either gender are really attuned to detect it.
There was a time when the only debate surrounding Roger Clemens’ enshrinement into baseball’s Hall of Fame was over what hat he would wear. After Clemens and more than 80 other active and former players were named as users of performance enhancing substances in the 409-page investigative report by Senator […]
On Feb. 9, 1964, the Beatles played on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” Or as Steven Van Zandt remembers the moment: “It was the beginning of my life.”
The most shocking thing about Bush advisor Karl Rove’s “exit interview” with Meet the Press’ David Gregory last Sunday was nothing from the briefing notes that Rove rattled off during the half hour. It came right at the end, when Gregory aired a video clip showing Rove as a college […]
The Last Waltz Ensemble, State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church, Sunday, June 10, Doors open at 7.
Virginia Renaissance Faire, April 28 & 29, Belvedere Plantation, Fredericksburg, VA
Italian Women Artists from Renaissance to Baroque, National Museum of Women in the Arts, now through July 15.
It’s Friday afternoon and the Washington Nationals’ series of community relations events, dubbed the Winter Caravan, is entering the homestretch. Newly-minted manager Manny Acta, centerfielder Nook Logan and pitcher Mike O’Connor sit inside the bustling Red Cross Blood Donor Center in Fairfax, Va., signing baseballs for kids both young and […]
Past is Prologue to the Present In my last column, I stated that I was saddened by the recent split in the Episcopal Church.