I obtained a double major in both English and Government from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. While studying at George Mason, I was a founding member of The Stylus, a student operated newsletter for the Arlington campus. I enjoy covering topics including local business and arts. I take and edit my own photographs and videos as well.
Film festival brings together filmmakers and film lovers.
A red carpet was laid out at Reston Town Center’s Bow Tie Cinema for the 6th annual Washington West Film Festival. The 6th annual Washington West Film Festival (WWFF) showcased fifty-nine films from around the world, including world premieres and D.C. premieres. ”We're getting terrific feedback about our Washington West 2016 lineup of films,” said Brad Russell, founder and president of WWFF.
Reston maker space encourages new product.
Mike Hogarty, owner of Hotrods 2 Hybrids joined with Callye Keen from Red Blue Collective to create Alpha, a new fidget toy.
Diversity and change at Herndon HS.
The school year at Herndon High School began with change, as Dan Meier has taken the position of Interim Principal. Former principal Dr. William Bates left Herndon HS in July for a position with the Baltimore County Public Schools. “We are in a transition phase, but we anticipate a new principal in about a month,” said Meier.
Using art to share ideas of hope and eternity.
Herndon resident Vida Khadem is an artist, painter, writer, filmmaker and believer in the power of art. Born in Afghanistan, she and her family left for the United States where she was raised in Virginia. Khadem resides in the Town of Herndon, not far from Herndon Middle School. On her online biography, Khadem says she has been painting since age four. "This is what moved me, I love the arts," said Khadem.
MOD stands for Made On Demand.
MOD Pizza, MOD stands for Made On Demand, held a grand opening at Reston’s Plaza America on July 1.
Herndon Grand Musical Theatre Experience presents “Big The Musical.”
The Grand Musical Theatre Experience returned to Herndon High School with a production of “Big The Musical” by John Weidman, music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. Cast of the musical performed at a July Herndon Friday Night Live event on the Town Green. The show is directed by Morganne Davies with musical direction by Dana Van Slyke, and is based upon the 1988 motion picture "Big" written by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg.
MOD Pizza opens at Reston Plaza America.
MOD Pizza (MOD stands for Made On Demand) held a grand opening at Reston’s Plaza America on Friday, July 1.
A reception was held on June 11 at ArtSpace Herndon for new exhibit, Truths in False Positives.
The schools hosts Science Night with Children’s Science Center.
Memorial Day Observance held at Herndon Cemetery.