The popular NBC National Heads-Up Poker Championship began its 2009 season broadcast on Sunday, April 12. I drew World Poker Tour host Mike Sexton in the first round.
When the men of Finger Eleven first tracked out hit song “Paralyzer” from latest album Them Vs. You Vs. Me, they had no clue the bright future it would have.
A couple of content skaters from Northern Virginia got right back to work this week after returning from the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in St. Paul, Minnesota.
SALEM, N.H. — Both Barack Obama and John McCain attract independents. Both have a candor that appeals to voters and media-types alike. Both ask their audiences to serve a cause greater than self-interest. Both offer a politics that is grand and inspiring.
I was raised with no connection, as a child, to organized religion, and came to a faith perspective as an adult, leading to four years of a post-graduate education at a West Coast Protestant seminary majoring in New Testament theology. Yet my informed and oft-expressed antipathy for religious fundamentalism remains […]
WASHINGTON — Lady Bird Johnson knew the demands on a first lady long before she was catapulted into that role after the tragic assassination of John F. Kennedy.
A joint work session of the Falls Church City Council and Planning Commission Monday took on the subject of Atlantic Realty’s proposed redevelopment plan in one quadrant set aside for City Center redevelopment. The plan, which has been modified in response to citizen input numerous times already, met with mixed […]
You don’t have to look far to find the recurring theme of Laura Veirs’s latest release, Saltbreakers. There’s the title of the album, which is the same as the seventh track, which is the same as the band name. “Saltbreakers,” Veirs’s eloquent name for waves, are clearly very important to […]
“I couldn’t have asked for a better final moment at Nationals,” said Derrick Delmore, who skated his final competitive performance at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships on the night of Jan. 27 in Spokane, Wash. “I can count on one hand the number of performances I’ve had that were that […]