17th Annual Falls Church News-Press Holiday Party, Monday, Dec. 18, 5:30-8:00 p.m., 222 N. Washington St. (next to State Theatre).
Playing Pocket Kings The second best hand you can be dealt in Texas Hold’em is two kings. But pocket cowboys can also be a scary proposition that can cost you a lot of money when they don’t hold up. The trick to playing kings, or any big pocket pair for […]
Rebuilding. It seems to be a term linked to almost every Washington sports team right now. The Nationals, the Caps, the Wizards … well, they’re not really rebuilding, but they’re not exactly encouraging either. For starters, right now even the Washington Generals could make the playoffs in the Eastern Conference, […]
Election Day 2006, Next Tuesday, Polls Open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m., Celebrations and Vote Tallies to Follow.
Matthew Ryan is an idealist, a fact that may surprise those familiar with his work. Never mind that his albums are laden with ballads, or that he sings like he sports a leg iron from his right ankle, or even that he openly says he has never written a “feel […]
After 5 years the Brindley brothers have done more than keep Jammin Java fresh. They’ve made it a live music mainstay. The Washington D.C. area has its fair share of signature music venues. There’s the hallowed 9:30 Club, with its remodeled warehouse feel, just outside of a revived and thriving […]
Craftsmen’s Classic Arts & Crafts Festival, Oct. 20, 21 and 22, Dulles Expo Center.
It doesn’t seem to fit. It simply doesn’t follow that New York City, the city that gave the world The Ramones and the Beastie Boys would be home to a band that features a glockenspiel. It doesn’t seem possible that these pastoral songs befitting a Willa Cather novel would be […]
A pair in the hole, whether it’s 2-2 or A-A, presents a fantastic opportunity if you’re lucky enough to flop three of a kind – otherwise known as a set.
My favorite line from “The State of the Union,” now being performed at the Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., is this (paraphrased fairly accurately), spoken a political operative promoting a campaign for the presidency: