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 […]
Zorn Turns Attention to D-IA Career at San Jose State Click. Clack. Sounds now associated with the latest Under Armor commercials bore a different meaning for Ben Zorn. For the 2007 George Mason High School graduate, walking down the concreate walkway on a Friday night towards a brand new turf […]
Being a life-long journalist, starting for me at age seven when I produced the first edition of The Benton Star in the mighty metropolis of Avila Beach, California (population 300), it’s become clear to me that a big key to life is asking the right questions.
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.
Who knew that George Mason High School was on its first stepping stone to going green? Thanks to rising senior Jamie Peterson, the school is planning to install solar panels on the roof of the school. While the panels will only produce approximately 2.2 Kilowatts of energy — enough to […]
Budding ballerina and Falls Church resident Zarina Stahnke has it made. She made her debut in the star role of Clara in the Center Dance Company’s production of “The Nutcracker” two years ago and she just wrapped up a five-week summer program in D.C. with the School of American Ballet. […]
Unfiltered and unplugged, Aaron Lewis descends on D.C.’s Warner Theatre next Thursday night, toting only his acoustic guitar. The no-strings format seems wildly appropriate for Lewis, who has gained notoriety by bringing hard rock group Staind to the forefront of the music world. Raised in Massachusetts, where he still resides […]
Thirtieth birthdays usually carry a bit of anxious reflection with them. They spur a need to reevaluate what has come before and glean from the past a new direction forward. Last Friday, when Corey Smith hit the big 3-0, his outlook for the day bore no such grandiose introspection, nor […]
Twenty-four hours before the WNBA’s Ninth All-Star game, you might have expected Mystics guard Alana Beard and her fellow all-stars to be in downtown Washington at the Verizon Center preparing for the game. Instead, she and her teammates were attending a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Robert English Boys and Girls […]
Watching other players take wild chances that pay off big can tempt you to try similar plays despite the fact that these gambits would completely contradict the proven system that makes you a winner.