Cappies Awards Honors High School Theater

The 16th Annual Cappies Gala honoring high school theater was held Sunday, June 7 at The Kennedy Center.

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Get Outdoors Day at Great Falls Park

Visitors flock to the parks to participate in summer activities, Get Outdoors Day next Saturday.

The advent of the summer months attracts large crowds to the parks of Great Falls located on the Virginia side of the upper Potomac River.

Alexandria 'Appetite': Hidden Gems in Plain Sight

Successful restaurants in unsuspecting places.

Location, location, location — that’s the first tenet of any successful restaurant. A cutthroat business on a good day, restaurants need every advantage they can get in order to thrive, and location is crucial.

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Weekend Fun in Fairfax County - June 5-7, 2015

A roundup of entertaining things to do this weekend.

A roundup of fun things to do this weekend in Fairfax county.

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PHOTOS: Hot Songs and Cool Jazz

Chantilly High’s 29th annual Jazz & Pizzazz was May 27-30.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: June 5-7

Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon for the weekend of June 4-6.

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Clifton: Wined Up Toys

Clifton Wine Festival returns for eighth year.

With 15 participating wineries, tasting some from each at the eighth annual Clifton Wine Festival sounds overwhelming. One of the festival organizers, Holly Turner of Burke, doesn’t think making the rounds will be a problem.

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Centreville/Chantilly Weekend Fun: June 5-7

Events in the Centreville and Chantilly area of Fairfax County for the weekend of June 4-6.

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Arlington Weekend Fun: June 5-7

Events in the Arlington area for the weekend of June 4-6.

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Potomac Weekend Fun: June 5-7

Events in the Potomac area for the weekend of June 4-6.

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Fairfax's Countdown to Cappies: Directors’ Comments

Celebrating the best in high-school theater, the 16th annual Cappies Gala will be held this Sunday, June 7, at 7 p.m., at The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Fairfax High is up for nine awards for “Big: The Musical,” and Paul VI High, six, for its play, “The Miracle Worker.”

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Clifton: Loving Horses and Design

Lisa Brockman wins Virginia Gold Cup hat competition four times.

The date is May 2, and clear, sunny skies smile down on the Virginia Gold Cup horse race.

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Lafayette in Alexandria: L’Hermione To Be in Port June 10-12


Alexandria will soon welcome the French tall ship L’Hermione to its shore.

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Alexandria: LTA Stages ‘Dirty Blonde’

Highlights the story of silver screen bombshell Mae West and her climb to fame.

The Little Theatre of Alexandria is staging "Dirty Blonde" from June 6 to 27. A winner of the 2010 Tony Award for Best Play, the bawdy show highlights Mae West, one of America's pop culture icons, and her climb to fame.

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That’s Amore

Carluccio’s makes U.S. debut in Old Town.

It was love at first sight as more than 175 people turned out for the grand opening celebration of Carluccio’s, an Italian restaurant and market making its U.S. debut in Alexandria.