As former U.S. Senator George Allen of Virginia can tell you, the modern day proliferation of hand-held video cameras can have a devastating impact in politics. Especially if you are trying to lie, as the Musharraf regime in Pakistan and its patrons can now tell you, as well.
Last year, the first-ever Falls Church Film Festival at the State Theatre was a showcase for some locally-produced material. Next month, in only its second year, it will progress to a competition drawing some serious amateur talent from across the globe.
‘Postcards From The Real’ Paintings by Josephine Haden. Through November 3, at McLean Project for the Arts (MPA). McLean Community Center (1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Second floor). Gallery Hours: Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturdays 1 – 5 p.m. For more information, call 703-790-1953, or see www.mpaart.org.
As the Fall Festival and Taste of Falls Church combined under sunny skies to produce the largest turnout in the history of either event outside the Falls Church Community Center Saturday, two organizations with opposite messages were there, with one reacting in a decidedly unfriendly way.
The street was mobbed with people attending a huge chowder fest in downtown Troy, N.Y. I was there to help judge the competition, but it still was too early and the sun was getting a bit too much for me. So, I ducked into Ryan’s Wake, a dark, cool tavern […]
Local rockers Honor By August are stepping off of the stage and in front of the camera, shooting a music video for their track “Into the Light” off of the reissued album Drowning Out the Television.
Falls Church Police Chief Harry Reitze announced four promotions August 6. These members of the department were recognized for their exemplary work promoting public safety. Pictured left to right: Joe Carter promoted to Corporal, Richard Campbell promoted to Lieutenant, Chief Harry Reitze, Michael Bunker, promoted to Corporal and Charles Carr […]
Award-winning filmmaker and Falls Church resident Ian Scott Wilson proudly flashed his newly-minted business cards. His relaxed look of short pants and a t-shirt fit well with his shoulder-length blonde hair, and was representative of the confident state of someone who had just claimed first prize among his peers in […]
I, for one, do not condemn NBC for airing the video of the deranged, sadistic rants of the Virginia Tech killer last week. I would, perhaps, have introduced the tapes with an explanation that they’re being shown to arm the general public with a better ability to identify and act […]
The anti-gay groups, the American Family Association and Americans for Truth should be immediately shut down for committing wanton and craven acts of fraud. They are unabashed con artists duping their own members by selling a product both groups have admitted was misleading.