2024-05-27 12:49 PM

Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Press Pass: Jeff Daniels

When actor Jeff Daniels moved away from the Hollywood community in 1986, many feared that returning home to his Michigan roots would mark the end of his film career. When he founded the Purple Rose Theater Company in 1991, critics claimed that a small-town production company featuring new American plays from Midwestern playwrights couldn’t succeed. […]

Former Falls Church Resident Joan Miers Dies

Former long-time Falls Church City resident Joan Miers died in Emporia, Virginia, on Jan. 13. Four of her’s and surviving husband Donovan Miers’ children went through the Falls Church school system, including two still living, Linda Fauteux of Herndon and Jeff Miers of Chantilly. Services were held last Saturday at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in […]

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Corrections

The News-Press reported incorrectly in last week’s edition, in an article entitled “Young Dancer Points to the Top,” that Zarina Stahnke recently finished a School of American Ballet summer course in Washington, D.C. that was actually in New York City. She attended a Suzanne Farrell workshop in D.C. The News-Press reported incorrectly in last week’s […]

Off Track: Everyone Orchestra

Everyone Orchestra

If you can’t quite explain the Everyone Orchestra, your not alone. When asked for a description, Matt Butler, the quasi-conductor of the jam-band collaborative struggles as well. “It’s a … collaborative … in-the-moment … uh … celebration,” he finally spits out.