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Fundraiser Friday, May 16, for Guatamalean School Run by George Mason H.S. Grad

A fundraiser will be held Friday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at the Chesterbrook Elementary School, 1753 Kirby Road, McLean, to benefit the Escuela Caracol, a school in Guatemala founded and run by George Mason High School graduate and long-time Falls Church resident Josh Wilson and his wife Courtney. The fundraiser will be a one-hour […]

Our Man In Arlington

It has been a remarkable week culturally for the Bartons, and another reason why Arlington is such a great place to live.

Press Pass: Secondhand Serenade

You could attribute the recent success of John Vesely, better known by his performance name of Secondhand Serenade, to his raw and honest compositions, his impassioned vocals or his teen idol-worthy looks. Any and all of those complimentary reasons are accurate and all are deserved. To do so, however, would discount much of the hard […]

According to Cappies Critic, Mason

Joel Chandler (center) defends Falls Church’s Sam Gerima (left) under the hoop, while Jaguars’ Evan Hansen (33) battles for position. (Photo: News-Press)

Somewhere in the Russian countryside, local government corruption is about to get a run for its money in George Mason High School's production of “The Inspector General.”

Picking Splinters: Odd Competitions Fill Summer Doldrums

It is officially the driest week in sports. While Major League Baseball takes a rest for its All-Star break, we sports fans are left in the lurch. Most would view this period as a kind of curse, but I look at it as an opportunity to explore the sporting competitions that might be otherwise obscured […]

McLean Theater Captures Guare

The choice between one’s insane wife of 20 years and one’s star-struck girlfriend who withholds her divine cooking skills and instead provides sexual intimacy is an extremely complicated one. Artie Shaughnessy (Mike Gibson) certainly knew the difficulties of such a decision as he and his family endured the visit of the Pope and the chaos […]

Obituary: William (Bill) Ellis

William (Bill) Ellis, long-time resident of Falls Church, died suddenly at home on Wednesday, March 21, 2007. Bill and his wife, Marilyn, of 50 years moved to the city in 1962.