The Guggenheim Grotto has always been a little tricky to pin down. The band’s previous album, … Waltzing Alone, featured songs that fit into every genre imaginable.
When signing for me a copy of his new book, “The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008,” at Washington, D.C.’s National Press Club last week, Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Krugman scribbled, “To Nicholas, Don’t be depressed.”
For more than 20 years, Blues Traveler has built its reputation on its free-flowing live shows on tour and on the festival circuit. It’s only fitting then that the foundation of their latest album, North Hollywood Shootout, is based heavily on spontaneous live jams in the recording studio.
What’s the most underdiscussed issue of this presidential campaign?
Fairfax County has 23 brand-new firefighters and emergency medical personnel. The eight women and 15 men graduated in formal ceremonies last Friday night at the Fairfax County Government Center, following five-and-a-half months of extensive class-room and field work at the Fire Training Academy on West Ox Road. Theirs was the […]
Valentine’s Day, February 14
Admittedly, mortality is scary. Life as we like to experience it seems closed in by everything it isn’t and sometimes that’s felt more acutely than others. Accidents, disasters, illness, aging, dying, death, the haunting mystery of not-life, is there any wonder why people tend to look beyond the day-to-day to […]
Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival, Oct. 20, 21 and 22, Dulles Expo Center.
So what have you been doing lately, Senator?
The popular best seller, The Da Vinci Code, stimulated a lot of debate about history, faith, and personal belief. It also stimulated a self-help book, “How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci: Seven Steps to Genius Every Day,” by noted author and public speaker Michael Gelb.