Admittedly, mortality is scary. Life as we like to experience it seems closed in by everything it isn’t and sometimes that’s felt more acutely than others. Accidents, disasters, illness, aging, dying, death, the haunting mystery of not-life, is there any wonder why people tend to look beyond the day-to-day to […]
IMAX Version of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,” Smithsonian’s Johnson IMAX Theater, 10th at Constitution N.W., Friday and Saturday nights, 7:30 p.m.
The death last week of Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti (1935-2007) had a bigger impact on me than I expected. Through his CDs, videotapes and telecasts, this man filled my home with his immense, golden voice more times than I could ever count, and now each replay evokes a sense of […]
New Vienna Music School Features a Prerequisite of Rock and Roll On July 9, the Northern Virginia branch of the Paul Green School of Rock Music opened its doors to aspiring rock and roll stars. Like the 2003 movie “School of Rock,” starring Jack Black, which was inspired by […]
Let’s get this out of the way up front. If you want cheap, affordable sushi, then Sushi Taro is not the place for you. If, rather, you want a restaurant with some of the freshest fish in the District and care to sample an authentic Japanese dining experience, then look […]
Usually the phrase “Bug Off!” is not one that beckons participation, but several area organizations, and one international one, recently teamed up in hopes that an opera of that title would tempt local schoolchildren and their parents to become more active in the fine arts.
Virginia Renaissance Faire, April 28 & 29, Belvedere Plantation, Fredericksburg, VA
While we are all aware of the ubiquitous nutrition facts on the back of a box, we may not be aware the detail that a considerable amount of science goes into transforming a raw material into a delicious dish ready for consumption.
FALLS CHURCH, VA. – Repairs have been completed to the 6-inch cast iron water main break that occurred on eastbound Route 7 at Patrick Henry Drive in Fairfax County on Nov. 1, 2006. Eastbound lanes of Route 7 near Patrick Henry Drive have reopened to traffic.
One of the most successful techniques used by the right wing is creating shadow organizations designed to ape mainstream institutions in an effort to undermine them. By deceptively using scientific names and manipulating research, much of the public can’t tell the difference between the reputable groups and the reputed ones.