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Falls Church Business News & Notes

News Christopher Bergin, president and publisher of Tax Analysts, participated in the 125th edition of Columbia Business School’s intensive month long Senior Executive Program (CSEP) designed to help business leaders “maximize their leadership potential within their organizations.”

School News & Notes


Mason Student Wins Second Place In Poetry Contest Julia Douglas, a student at George Mason High School, won second place in the Poetry Out Loud Competition on March 5 at the Library of Virginia in Richmond.

‘High Minded’ Frontwoman Follows Musical Path


Seventeen-year-old George Mason High School senior Katie Potrykus, lead singer and guitarist of the Falls Church-based, all-girl rock band High Minded, has been a musical talent in the making since the age of three and has been blossoming ever since.

A Penny for Your Thoughts: News from Greater Falls Church

Summer may be winding down, but there still is time to enjoy the free summer outdoor concert series, Spotlight by Starlight, at Mason District Park. Tomorrow night’s performance features the City of Fairfax “Alte Kameraden German” Band.

Choralis Set to Rock With Haydn’s ‘Creation’ Friday

GRETCHEN KUHRMANN (left), founder and artistic director of Choralis, hosting its seventh annual “Spring Festival Week” for three dozen high school students in the region, is shown leading a class in orchestra conducting at the Falls Church Presbyterian Church, home of the group. The students join over 100 others in performing Haydn’s “The Creation” this Friday night. (Photo: News-Press)

Choralis, an energetic volunteer choral program based out of the Falls Church Presbyterian Church since 2000, culminates its seventh annual Summer Festival Week for 36 high school students this Friday night.That’s when the students will join with more than 70 adults and three professional soloists for a performance of Franz Haydn’s dramatic oratorio, “The Creation,” […]

School News and Notes

  VT Victim Honored at Annandale A newly commissioned piece of music in honor of Mary Read, Annandale High School graduate who died in the Virginia Tech shootings, will premiere at the Annandale High Spring Band Concert tonight, Thursday, at 7 p.m. The piece includes snippets of the Annandale High fight song, Tech Triumph from […]

The Peak Oil Crisis: The Future Of Our Cars

Hardly a day goes by without an announcement that some company is either developing a new model of an electric powered car or has made some sort of progress on the ones under development. These announcements are coming from major automobile manufacturers all over the world and from numerous startups working in small garages. It […]

Daniel Negreanu on Poker: Consistency: The Key to Poker Success

The greatest poker player that ever lived recently passed away at the age of 56. David “Chip” Reese wasn’t the most famous name in poker, but he certainly was the consummate poker pro. More than any player in the world, he understood the importance of balance and consistency in his life. To Chip’s everlasting credit, […]