Two weekends ago, Jean and I trekked down to New Orleans to attend the first week of its fabulous annual Jazz Fest.
Reader Alert! Be forewarned that much of the following is pure plagiarism, taken from the ArlingtonArtsletterOnline. Sorry about that, but the list of things to do in Arlington during the next month underline one of the main themes of this column: that Arlington is a remarkably cohesive yet diverse community. […]
Jean and I spent last weekend in Williamsburg attending the 50th reunion of William and Mary’s Class of 1958. It was Jean’s class, not mine, but it was a great weekend nonetheless.
The hunt is always on for the trophy Sonoma red from Chateau St. Jean. Called Cinq Cepages, French for five grapes, it is a perennial candidate for wine of the year.
On Monday, the Washington Post carried a provocative story about the perennial debate in the college and university community about the nature of an undergraduate curriculum.
The Reston Strikers, a U12 WAGS team trained in Falls Church by Premier AC, were undefeated this autumn in league play. At 7-0-3 they outscored their oppoenents 38-11. Grace McGuire received the All-American Award, Olivia Tenery was the high scorer and Kelly Baucom and Kiersten Gillis were Most Improved. Other […]
Dark Star Orchestra, State Theatre, 220 N. Washington St., Falls Church, Friday, August 10, 9 p.m. Agh, I just can’t help myself. I’ve recommended this group too often, but seriously, it’s one of the best shows for the price that you can see, if you are at all into classic […]
Eleanor Monroe died on March 11, and Arlington is much the poorer for it. She and her family were our friends, and we will miss her.
My wife, Jean, took me to the Barbara Cook-Audra McDonald concert at the Kennedy Center last Saturday for my birthday, along with my son, Michael, and daughter-in-law, Courtney, who was celebrating her birthday too.
“It’s hard to even begin to explain how much the Women’s Sports Foundation has changed things for women in sports,” said Janet Guthrie, the first woman driver to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500.