October 11, 2007
Cracking the classic linguistic code tends be a test of concentration whenever taking part in a revived Shakespearean production. If not familiar with the storyline, it is easy to get puzzled by the dialogue or lose focus of plot and direction.
When photographer Annie Leibovitz met President Clinton in the Oval Office in January 1993, he was smoking a cigar.
It’s not easy to stage a murder.
Gavin Tameris is the director of Agatha Christie’s “Spider’s Web,” the latest production from Castaways Repertory Theatre, opening Friday night.
Prince William Little Theatre presents Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee’s “Inherit the Wind,” Friday and Saturday at Baldwin Elementary School, 9705 Main St., Manassas.
October 2, 2007
Do-it-yourself Halloween costume tips for the less-than-regular sewer
By MELISSA KOSSLER DUTTON
Once a year tailors, start your engines! It’s Halloween costume time.
He’s bringing scary back
By JULIE REED
Think your jack-o-lantern’s are too wimpy? Find out how to make your pumpkins extra scary with fake blood and more from the Extreme Pumpkin master.
September 27, 2007
Life imitates art, Oscar Wilde said. But in “Well,” life — messy and complicated — barges in on art, breaking down carefully constructed boundaries and shattering well-thought-out theories.
Artist combines elements of fine art, murals and faux finishing in her work
Most of the time Clara Thompson is commissioned to paint walls, murals or more traditional artwork.
One of her clients–big Redskins fans — asked her to paint the Dallas Cowboys logo on the inside their toilet bowl.
The Woodbridge Campus of Northern Virginia Community College continues its series of speakers to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
September 24, 2007
The small log cabin might not be as impressive as the Mount Vernon mansion, but in understanding the story of George Washington — and of America — it’s just as important.
By MELISSA RUGGIERI
Genesis played a sold-out show at the Verizon Center last night. Phil Collins asked the audience, “Apart from us, are there any old people here tonight?”
September 17, 2007
September 14, 2007
Last year people at Congregation Ner Shalom oohed and ahhed at a giant Chagall painting.
“It was huge,” said Bryanna Altman, 46, of Lake Ridge, who estimated it was about eight feet by eight feet. “The colors were magnificent.”
Lake Ridge woman is children’s book contest finalist
Sheri Goad caught the attention of a publisher, but if she ever wants her book to see print, she’ll need people’s support online.
Her children’s book, “Spider and Fly,” was one of 12 finalists selected for ABC’s Children’s Picture Book Competition.
John Cznadel wanted to do something special.
Cznadel, the assistant director of the Prince William Community Band, said the band celebrated its 10th anniversary last year, but didn’t really have an event to mark the milestone.
It’s been a decade since Ansel Adams rolled into town.
Sure, he’s been dead for more than 20 years, but Adams remains one of the most famous photographers in America — if not the most famous American photographer of all time.
September 12, 2007
Aerosmith’s Joe Perry is pumped up for the challenge of staying relevant in a fickle world
BY MELISSA RUGGIERI
Guitarist Joe Perry talks about touring, Jack White and “American Idol” before Aerosmith’s Sunday show at the Nissan Pavilion.
September 11, 2007
By DONALD KING
As the lights are being readied for the sixth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, see and hear what one photographer experienced on his journey to photograph the lights.