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Press Pass: Damion Suomi

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“Right now, I’m in the middle of nowhere Indiana, going broke, and riding around to gigs in the back of a pickup truck … ”That’s the first part of the statement Damion Suomi used to describe his current situation.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

Human Abstractions Connie Imboden and her recent works, at Heineman Myers (4728 Hampden Lane, Bethesda, Md.). This exhibit runs through April 25. For more details, call 301-951-7900, or you can visit www.heinemanmyers.com or the artist’s web site at www.connieimboden.com.

Press Pass: Wild Light

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For bands releasing their first LP and trying to break out, there are likely easier approaches than the one taken by New Hampshire-based Wild Light.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: The Rules of Eight

Never underestimate the importance of preparation for any single poker session or tournament. Similarly, never dismiss certain scientific facts regarding the human brain’s ability to function optimally. I’ve learned plenty of valuable lessons as a 15-year professional poker veteran and none is more critical than the importance of preparation. It’s a lesson I call The […]

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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'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.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

  The Holiday Taste Test The Holidays are upon us once again. Art galleries all throughout the greater DC metro area are holding small works shows with the intended notion that people will give art for presents. It's a nice idea, but you need to be fairly well attuned to the recipient's sense of taste, […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Don Imus

My question of the week is: What do the recent days’ stories of Joshua Bell fiddling at a Washington, D.C. subway stop and radio talk show host Don Imus’ racist remarks have in common?