Be like Brad! Cards Against Urbanity – Arlington on Nov11

TweetIf Brad Pitt can pretend to be an architect, so can you! Tuesday Nov 10th * 5:30 – 7:30pm * FREE Courthaus Social 2300 Clarendon Blvd Arlington, VA Courthouse Metro Join us to play Cards Against Urbanity and add your own cards about [...]

IBIS – MUSIC for STRING QUARTET: Romeo and Juliet — Jan 11 @ 4pm

TweetMUSIC for STRING QUARTET Sunday January 11 at 4 pm Clarendon United Methodist Church 606 North Ivy Street, Arlington         IBIS continues to explore the intersections between music and literature Our program for string [...]

Causes, Music, Art, Craft Beer, Food and Wine

Tweet It’s not often that you can enjoy a Festival Event built around having a great time with the end result being the support of Causes that support Community, Culture and Children. When you visit the Courthouse Arts and Craft Beer Festival [...]

Free Cultural Extravaganza by Legendary Sri Lankan Dance Troupe at Kennedy Center

TweetThe Sri Lanka Embassy Washington DC and the Kennedy Center Millennium stage present the legendary Channa – Upuli Dance Ensemble from Sri Lanka on Tuesday , February 4 , 2014 in a cultural performance featuring   Traditional Sri Lankan [...]

Telling the Truth — Is It a Thing of the Past?

TweetBy Arthur Crandon Most conversations are now thru emails, posts, tweets, etc. Is it far easier now to tell lies and are we, because of this, doing it more often? And let’s face it, there are times when all of us lie. Do you tell your [...]

Holiday Survival — Picky Friends and Impossible Packages

TweetBy Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes* This month, Holmes and I, a spook and an author/belly dancer, are dedicated to easing your holiday tensions. Let’s take a look at what’s on your minds this season. . . . Our reader, Ellie Ann, [...]

Thank You, Italy, for Embracing Witchcraft

TweetAn Open Letter to Italy From Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes* Dear Italy, We recently noticed that your court in L’Aquila convicted six scientists and a government official of manslaughter and sentenced them each to six years in jail because [...]

Gypsyhawk – Where Retro Meets Cutting Edge

TweetGypsyhawk – Where Retro Meets Cutting Edge By Catie Rhodes and Piper Bayard Metal Blade Records band Gypsyhawk transports us back to the Dark Ages, aka the 70s and 80s, and nights spent partying to the music of Thin Lizzy, Deep [...]

Wish-We’d-Missed Connections

TweetWish-We’d-Missed Connections By Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes* Last week, two of our favorites, Jenny Hansen and Natalie Hartford, brought to our attention something called the Craigslist Missed Connections. Those are the ads people [...]

Attack on Camp Bastion: Have the Taliban Evolved?

TweetAttack on Camp Bastion: Have the Taliban Evolved? By Intelligence Operative Jay Holmes* On September 14, fifteen Taliban fighters dressed in US Army style uniforms attacked the UK’s Camp Bastion in Helmand Provence, Afghanistan. The [...]