When Jesse McCartney titled his latest album Departure, he did so intending to indicate a change from the singing style that planted him on the pop scene with the release of 2004’s Beautiful Soul and also to note a recurring thematic element on the record. Now, with fans swooning over […]
‘Wild Imagination: Works by Six Self-Taught Artists from the American South’ Through January 27 at Athenaeum Gallery (201 Prince St., Alexandria). Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Friday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Saturday and Sunday Noon – 4 p.m. For complete details call 703-548-0035, or see www.nvfaa.org.
A Pilgrimage Begins This past Saturday, I set out as I had almost exactly 31 years ago for a little town situated on a plateau between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny mountains.
On November 29, the Washington Post carried an op-ed by Nawaf Obaid, an advisor to the Saudi government. Despite the obligatory “the opinions expressed are his own”, and a press release denying government involvement, the piece clearly carries an important message from Saudi King Abdullah to President Bush, Washington, and […]
In the pastoral foothills of North Carolina, nearly 2000 conservative Christians anxiously gathered this past Sunday in a school auditorium converted into a makeshift revival meeting. The make-up was as thick as the anticipation and the hairdos higher than the choir’s soaring notes. The standing room only crowd was whiter […]
On Boston streets last week, the orange detour signs bloomed like daylilies, but they weren’t the only baffling signage in town. Far above the steaming highways was a billboard blaring a mysterious one-word message: HUNGERECTOMY.