Vacationing in Montreal this weekend, I had a computer glitch that made it impossible to connect online. The experience made me think about how much the world has changed since the beginning of the technological revolution, particularly for the GLBT community.
Last Tuesday night, I made my annual trek to the place where Democrats gather to find out what is happening to them after the polls close. In the 40 years since I have been involved in Arlington politics, they have been all over the place.
A new phase between adolescence and adulthood.
The focus at last Saturday’s Peace and Justice Conference was on the many faces of the human family. The conference, sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, was held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Bailey’s Crossroads, and brought together social justice activists from many faith communities in […]
‘Postcards From The Real’ Paintings by Josephine Haden. Through November 3, at McLean Project for the Arts (MPA). McLean Community Center (1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Second floor). Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturdays 1 – 5 p.m. For more information, call 703-790-1953, or see www.mpaart.org.
‘In the Flesh’ Through October 13 at Target Gallery in the Torpedo Factory Art Center, 105 North Union St., Alexandria. Gallery hours: Wednesday through Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m. 703-838-4565 x 4. www.torpedofactory.org.
Seven years ago, Falls Church resident Amy Smith was vacationing in France with her husband when she came across a pub hosting a trivia night.
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 […]
Through Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Ellipse Art Center (4350 North Fairfax Dr., Suite 125, Arlington). 703 228-7710. Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. www.arlingtonarts.org/ellipseartscenter.htm.
The German are coming. The Germans are coming! Never mind … they’re already here. ‘Aachen to Arlington: Imaging the Distance’ Through Sept. 22, at the Arlington Art Center (3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington). Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Call 703- 248-6800, or see www.arlingtonartscenter.org. Opening Reception: […]