Venturing to the end of the science wing at George Mason High School, tucked neatly up a short flight of stairs, one comes across a classroom plastered with stoichiometry equipment, glass beakers and periodic tables. Sitting towards the rear at her computer is a teacher, mindfully glancing at an e-mail […]
Mayor Gardner to Run Again, Promises Free Citywide WiFi
While promising the City of Falls Church will provide free wireless Internet access over all its 2.2 square miles by the end of this year, Mayor Robin Gardner announced her plans on New Year’s Day to seek re-election in May.
Eartha Kitt’s 80th Birthday Tour, Warner Theatre, Washington, D.C., Saturday, Nov. 13, 8 p.m.
Michelle Kwan Receives Billie Jean King Award
Walking the pink carpet, Michelle Kwan looked radiant. It was a night that celebrated female athletes and none shone brighter than Kwan, the nine-time U.S. Women’s Figure Skating Champion, five-time World Champion and two-time Olympic medalist. On Oct. 15, at the Women’s Sports Foundation’s 28th Annual Salute to Women in […]
Press Pass: Johnette Napolitano
Johnette Napolitano loves to create. Yes, there’s her best-known music with group Concrete Blonde, as well as her solo career and side projects. But when she’s not crafting critically-acclaimed tunes, you’ll usually find her out on the porch of her California desert home, working with clay or sculpting discarded materials […]
Born to Run
George Mason High School’s Susanna Sullivan embraces running for camaraderie, but there is no denying her immense natural talent. It was the team atmosphere that drew George Mason High School’s Susanna Sullivan into running, but it was her own toughness and determination that has made her such a stunning […]
Comedienne Kathy Griffin, Warner Theatre Friday, Kennedy Center next Wednesday.
Nicholas F. Benton: Man Enough for Melissa?
When I told a friend that in a nine-day period this month, I’d been in the front row of a Melissa Etheridge concert at Washington, D.C.’s Constitution Hall and in the second row of a Paula Poundstone comedy performance in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and loved them both, he exclaimed: “At […]
Nothing Blue About Mystics Season
It has been one of the best seasons in Washington Mystics history. Playing with enthusiasm and intensity, they’re headed for the WNBA playoffs for only the fourth time in the team’s nine-year history.