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Parked Outside the Door at ArtSpace Herndon

In Parked Outside the Door, photographer John Petro explores two fundamental constructs of ingenuity that long ago separated homo sapiens from brutes: vehicles and buildings.

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A Thought-provoking Play

Herndon’s NextStop Theatre to present “Gidion's Knot.”

NextStop Theatre will be presenting audiences with an absorbing, provocative theater piece sure to raise disquieting issues to chew on. With the school year about to begin the dramatic work "Gidion's Knot" takes what could be a current school bullying and aftermath incident and places it on stage for all to take in.

Fairfax Station Artist Selected for Caravan Exhibition

Lynn Goldstein to participate in an art exhibition designed to bridge the divide between East and West.

Fairfax Station artist, Lynn Goldstein, has just completed work for the humanitarian and multi-national exhibition, “Amen-A Prayer for the World,” to take place at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. (Aug. 31 – Oct. 6) and the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York City (Oct. 12 – Nov. 6).

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University Mall Theatres Launch ‘Save our Butts’ Campaign

Movie theater uses Kickstarter to fund overdue improvements.

University Mall Theatres, in Fairfax, needs $100,000 to replace its second-hand seats. Nearly each seat in the 23-year old theater has been repaired with duct tape to cover up tears and exposed foam.

Week in Vienna

Suspect in credit card theft, volunteers needed, town council meeting and farmers markets.

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Charity Event to Help Fight Brain Cancer

The Northern Virginia Wiffle Ball World Series raises $40,000.

The charity event was sponsored by the 2 Young Foundation [2YF], an organization dedicated to raising money for the fight against brain cancer, and Van Metre Homes.

Totally Trucks Event Held In Reston

Event shows vehicles used by Reston Association.

Trucks on display included a dump truck, trash truck, back hoe, Bobcat and a moving tractor. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, Fairfax County Police, and USPS also had vehicles at the event.

Week in McLean

An Afternoon with the Madisons in McLean.

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Spring Hill Recreation Center to Expand

Center will close on Sept. 18 for major renovations.

Spring Hill’s Recreation Center will be undergoing a $10 million facelift.

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Waltz Dance at Glen Echo

Waltz Dance at Glen Echo

Letter: Brightening Outlook for End of Summer

Local pleasures to offset discouraging news

The news here has been a bit discouraging, and that’s without considering the human tragedy and disaster of several different international situations... So here are a few end-of-summer activities that can serve as antidote.

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A Cheerful Haven for Children

Boy Scout creates a playroom in a police station.

A police station can be a scary place for a child. But thanks to a local teen and his Eagle Scout project, the Sully District Station just got a whole lot friendlier for children.

Celebrate Arlington

From Aug. 6-10, the Arlington County Fair will be in full gear featuring live performances, competitions, carnival rides and more. The free event, which has been going on for more than 35 years, has a mission to “showcase the best of Arlington.”

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WGCC Lightning Swimmers Win League Championship

The WGCC Lightning swimmers have just completed one of the most successful seasons in the team's history.

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Biking for a Cause

Phoenix Bikes on the rise

“Years from now, you will be able to say ‘I rode in the very first event.’ Your contribution to this wonderful organization is something to remember, always.”