“The Machine,” State Theatre, Falls Church, Saturday, Feb. 23, Doors open 7 p.m., concert at 9 p.m.
Paul Krugman: Lessons Of 1992
It’s starting to feel a bit like 1992 again. A Bush is in the White House, the economy is a mess, and there’s a candidate who, in the view of a number of observers, is running on a message of hope, of moving past partisan differences, that resembles Bill Clinton’s […]
Mason’s Park, Ray Lead Way at Oakton
Steve Parks and David Ray led the Mason Mustangs to a sixth-place finish this past weekend at Oakton High School’s Pinner’s Dime wrestling tournament. This year’s tournament was attended by 12 teams.
IT WAS A RARE STANDING ROOM ONLY event at the George Mason High School auditorium last Thursday night as students of the symphonic, concert, contract bands, the Mason Jazz group, Drums, brass and saxophone ensembles and the chorus all shone forth with virtuoso performances, on key. (News-Press photos)
This Week’s Business News and Notes
December 20-26, 2007
Anything But Straight: New Warrior II
Last week, I wrote about the ManKind Project, a weekend retreat that tries to jolt men into dealing with deep personal issues. In the column, I discussed the troubling ties ManKind’s New Warriors program has with ex-gay ministries, which aggressively tout the retreat in their efforts to supposedly instill masculinity […]
Anything But Straight: Nude Warrior Adventure
A central tenet to “ex-gay” theory is that a male turns gay because of a poor relationship with his father. Under this baseless hypothesis, a sensitive boy perceives paternal disapproval, and as a defensive measure, the child rejects his dad and all things masculine that remind him of the broken […]
Press Pass: Band of Horses
For frontman Ben Bridwell and his skyrocketing indie rock group Band of Horses, it has been a wild year and a half. The group rolled out its debut LP, Everything All the Time in March of 2006 to widespread acclaim and has ridden that reception to nation-wide tours, a pair […]
October 18 -24, 2007
Press Pass: Where Are They Now?
With two years of artist interviews in the books, we thought we’d take a look back at some of the up and coming artists chronicled in this page and let you know the latest from their careers.