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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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Playful Psychology Focus Exhibitions, at the Greater Reston Arts Center (12001 Market Street, Suite 103, Reston).

Our Man in Arlington

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Two weekends ago, Jean and I trekked down to New Orleans to attend the first week of its fabulous annual Jazz Fest.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Capping Carbon

Seventeen years after the Kyoto Protocol was drafted, it appears that the U.S. is moving toward taking action to limit the nation’s emissions of greenhouse gases.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Priorities

In the next few years, most of us are going to have to make many important decisions that will profoundly affect the rest of our lives. How soon these decisions come will depend on one’s individual circumstances.

Anything But Straight: Jamaica: A Killer Vacation

This week, I joined San Francisco organizer Michael Petrelis and Box Turtle Bulletin editor Jim Burroway in launching an international boycott against Jamaica (www.boycottJamaica.org). While the island appears laid back, gays are under attack.

The Peak Oil Crisis: Pondering the Near Future

We are faced with three serious problems that are going to bring about radical changes in our lifestyles. In order of urgency, the problems are the great economic recession/financial crisis, the peaking of world oil and other fossil fuel production, and global warming. The opening effects of these problems are already upon us, but it […]

Anything But Straight: The Pope is Not Pro-Life

Signaling a meaningful change from President George W. Bush’s disastrous policies, the Obama administration last week endorsed a United Nations statement calling for the worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality.

Northern Virginia Art Beat

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The Arts Pro Bono Habatat for Healing: silent charity auction benefiting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, in the Towers Crescent Complex (8020 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 125, Tysons Corner). This exhibit runs through Tuesday, April 7. The gallery hours are 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday. For further information, call 703-989-7110 or visit […]