2024-06-24 10:48 PM

World Children

Just weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Sondra Harnes watched the Soviet Union’s Red Army Chorus sing “God Bless America” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. After experiencing the moving performance, and the emotional response of the audience, Harnes was inspired by the thought of obtaining international peace and unity through song. […]

Off Track: Justin Townes Earle

Justin Townes Earle

The common perception is that diving into an industry in which your father is famous is both a blessing and a curse. For Justin Townes Earle, son of Steve Earle, that perception holds true, though he's not too concerned with the latter.

Our Man In Arlington

Two significant events in Arlington last weekend celebrated the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and renewed the fight for his dream of real and meaningful equality among the races.


Falls Church's Will Smith

While many area Virginians supported the Virginia Tech community this spring through prayers, memorials and letters of condolence, Falls Church resident Will Smith chose a different medium: music.

McLean Novelist Paints Exquisite Portrait of Lebanese Immigrants

Angela Tehaan Leone, a McLean resident, is the daughter of first-generation Lebanese Americans. A prize-winning fiction writer, poet, and teacher of English and dramatic arts, she uses her skills and sensitivity to paint an exquisite portrait of a Lebanese immigrant family in Washington, DC in the 1950s.

Community News and Notes

HERE ARE A FEW SHOTS FROM LAST WEEK’S Falls Church Chamber of Commerce Mixer held at Art and Frame Falls Church, home of Falls Church Arts and Laura Hull’s Creatve Cauldron. Thanks to photographer Shaun van Steyn for sending them our way. If you have any pictures of events, gatherings, meetings, or just something cute, […]