What an exciting week it was for Senate Democrats!
San Francisco rocker Matt Nathanson just couldn’t stay out of the studio. Over the course of three years he kept recording then returning, reworking and tinkering with tunes before heading out on tour. As soon as those tours ended, he’d be back in the studio reexamining his work, stripping it […]
Kurdish writer and director Jay Jonroy offers his new film, “David & Layla,” as a gift of hope for a world overwhelmed, at times, with war and ethnic tensions.
Last week?? As I write this, we are four days from scheduled adjournment (this Sat.). Uncertainty reigns on transportation and the second year of the state biennial budget. The House and Senate remain deadlocked.
Brett Dennen cares. That’s just who he is. At the holidays, he always feels sad because the gifts he gives to those closest to him, his friends and family in California, never feel like enough. When a recent sold-out show at the Hotel Café left a long line of fans […]
Rebuilding. It seems to be a term linked to almost every Washington sports team right now. The Nationals, the Caps, the Wizards … well, they’re not really rebuilding, but they’re not exactly encouraging either. For starters, right now even the Washington Generals could make the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, […]
Matthew Ryan is an idealist, a fact that may surprise those familiar with his work. Never mind that his albums are laden with ballads, or that he sings like he sports a leg iron from his right ankle, or even that he openly says he has never written a “feel […]
Last Tuesday, October 17, was the third event in the Mary Riley Styles Library program celebrating Falls Church City’s sister city partnership with Kokolopori, Democratic Republic of Congo. Sally Coxe, president of the Bonobo Conservation Initiative (BCI), spoke about her recent expedition to Kokolopori to a rapt audience. She emphasized […]
Pet Shop Boys, Constitution Hall, Saturday, Oct. 14, 8 p.m.