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The 23rd Annual Wammies Storm the State Theatre


The Wammies, the D.C. area’s premier music award show, attracted hundreds of the hottest musical talents, their production teams and the fans for its fifth consecutive year at Falls Church’s State Theatre last Sunday.

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“Steel Magnolias,” comedy by Robert Harling, performed by the Providence Players, James Lee Center, Falls Church, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. through May 17.

Wammie Award Winners

Wammie Award

THE D.C.-AREA’S TOP MUSIC TALENT strutted into Falls Church last Sunday evening for the 22nd Annual Wammie Awards held at the State Theatre. Live performances and, of course, some spiffy-looking hardware marked the fun and funky evening. (News-Press Photos: Nate Taylor)

Press Pass: Jeff Daniels

When actor Jeff Daniels moved away from the Hollywood community in 1986, many feared that returning home to his Michigan roots would mark the end of his film career. When he founded the Purple Rose Theater Company in 1991, critics claimed that a small-town production company featuring new American plays from Midwestern playwrights couldn’t succeed. […]

A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

What are you doing this summer? With high gas prices and limited time, many people are planning to stay closer to home this summer, and enjoy the wide variety of activities we have right here in Mason District and Fairfax County. One popular summer activity for all ages is the free concert series, Spotlight by […]

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A Penny For Your Thoughts: The News of Greater Falls Church

Roots. The usual picture that comes to mind is the underground portion of a plant that draws nutrients and supports growth. But roots also can be intangible, referring to one’s basic core or origin. It was the latter definition that was in focus at the Tet:Vietnamese New Year observance at the Thomas Jefferson Library on […]