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Northern Virginia Art Beat


Intense Sketching “Kate McGraw + Ann Tarantino: Workbook,” at Flashpoint (916 G St. NW, Washington, D.C.). The exhibit runs through April 17. Gallery hours are noon – 6 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday, or by appointment. For further information, call 202-315-1310 or visit www.flashpointdc.org.

Suddenly, A Hero


Falls Church resident Jim Saulsbury suddenly found himself called on for heroic action around lunchtime this Monday. He was calmly walking beside the man-made lake on Fairview Park Drive when he heard a crash. A car had been t-boned by another and was meandering slowly toward the lake.

Editorial: Wall Street to Leesburg Pike

The impact of the meltdown on Wall Street on conditions on Falls Church’s Broad Street, and Fairfax County’s Leesburg Pike, is going to become unmistakable over the next period, and will impact government revenues, pension funds and the commercial market.

Area Leaders Scramble as Wall St. Hits Leesburg Pike

Falls Church, Fairfax County officials and business developers are joining average citizens to cope with the cascading impacts of the housing crisis as it is now spilling over into a Wall Street and banking crisis.

Northern Virginia Art Beat


A Trio of Free-For-All Shows My Space on 7th (Now Closed), at Touchstone Gallery (2nd Floor, 406 7th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.) 1460 Wall Mountables at DCAC though August 31 (D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th Street NW, Washington, D.C. Note: this is a second floor gallery space, with only a doorway on the ground level). […]

Northern Virginia Art Beat

Art-omatic (The Final Week) Closes June 15. Exhibition located at 1200 First St. NE, D.C., on the corner of First & M Streets NE. Nearest Metro station: New York Avenue on the Red Line. Hours: Wed. – Thu.: 5 – 10 p.m.; Fri. – Sat.: Noon – 2 a.m.; Sun.: Noon -10 p.m.; Closed Mon. […]

Paul Krugman: Taming The Beast

We're now in the midst of an epic financial crisis, which ought to be at the center of the election debate. But it isn't.

Nicholas F. Benton: Is the

Would it have any impact whatsoever on the incredibly shallow mania currently driving Barack Obama’s campaign if it became better known that he’s the preferred candidate of Wall Street?

Press Pass: Joe Purdy

Joe Purdy (Credit: William Snyder)

Six years of writing, 10 albums of original music. Six of those albums have debuted in the last two years. It's a dizzying pace that makes the Energizer Bunny look like a three-toed sloth after a Tylenol P.M. It's also the sort of songwriting speed that makes claims like this possible: Joe Purdy is the […]