If I were a die hard Redskins fan, I think I would be very concerned with what owner Dan Snyder, head coach Joe Gibbs and the Redskins front office are planning for the No. 6 overall pick on Saturday. The way they were talking in Tuesday’s press conference seemed to […]
Editorial: Lunch Money
We caution the Falls Church City Council as it approaches its hour of decision Monday to determine the tax rate for the new $70 million fiscal year budget that will go into effect July 1. Going into its stretch run of deliberations that began months ago, a majority on the […]
Press Pass: The Frames
“I don’t love rock songs so much,” The Frames’ Glen Hansard says over the phone prior to a Tuesday night show in Minneapolis. “I know I should … I’m in a rock band.”
Press Pass: Politicks
“We’ve been around long enough to know that we have no idea what to expect,” Politicks guitarist Mike Trella says of the band’s future following the upcoming release of its new LP Two Coffees, One Juice.
Picking Splinters: Caps Need
We’ve seen this before haven’t we? Alexander Ovechkin scores a ridiculous amount of goals, but the Capitals skid to another high draft pick after a season of high effort but low results. And still no one watches at Verizon Center.
Press Pass: Brett Dennen
Brett Dennen cares. That’s just who he is. At the holidays, he always feels sad because the gifts he gives to those closest to him, his friends and family in California, never feel like enough. When a recent sold-out show at the Hotel Café left a long line of fans […]
Editorial: A Glimpse at Tomorrow
During 2006 in the City of Falls Church, an amazing thing happened. For want of a better phrase, we’ll call it “the first hint of critical mass.”
In excerpts from a recent roundtable interview, Matthew Fox dishes on frenzied fans, script security and reveals what he considers to be the biggest question the island has to offer.
Picking Splinters: A Few Thank Yous
Thanksgiving weekend I noticed a lot of columnists churning out pieces with warm and fuzzy “thank yous” to a number of items in their personal lives, essentially telling their readers how lucky they are. I’m not going to write that column. For starters, I’m sure there are very few, if […]
At F.C. High, an Act of Love
Show business is a tough world. It is a truism that actor Reed Meschefske has learned quite well during his extensive time in the field. However, it is that fact that has him so thrilled to take over as the Head of Theatre at Falls Church High School.