Archive for “February 2013”

Our Picks Music and Art

Artful heads up:  Don't miss Vanessa German, featured in the exhibition, the Art of Storytelling; Lies, Enchantment, Humor, Truth at the American Visionary Museum in Baltimore.  It is worth every penny of gas and admission.  This young women is fabulous.  Just listed in the huffington post as one of 30 contemporary art makers under 40 you should know!

American Visionary Museum exhibit:

Music Heads up: Don't miss the Plucker this weekend at the Friends of Falls Church Homeless Shelter Cabaret Fundrasier at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Bldg in Arlington. (4301 Wilson Blvd.  HEAR....BLUE POP MUSIC! SEE....PLUCKUS MAXIMUS! (AKA PLUCKER)... SUPPORT A GOOD CAUSE! HAVE FUN!  Dinner, Dancing & Auction.

Music Featuring: Blue Pop and the Plucker and Sudden M Pac band! featuring vocalist Andre Jackson!  Tkts and more info at this  link 

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Dr. Edwin B. Henderson Elected to Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Edwin B. Henderson — who is known as the “Grandfather of Black Basketball” — has been elected into the Basketball Hall of Fame!  The announcement was announced yesterday!

In 2011, these five new committees were established to each directly elect one nominee into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.  This change was made to ensure that the Hall of Fame maintains a strong focus on presenting accurate historical information while utilizing voting specialist who are intimately familiar with the special category they have been assigned to evaluate.  These five directly elected individuals have officially been elected into the Basketball Hall of Fame and will be a part of the Enshrinement Ceremonies in

September.  Henderson was selected from the Early African American Pioneers Committee

The entire Class of 2013 will be announced on Monday, April 8 at a news conference in Atlanta prior to the NCAA’s Men’s Championship game. A Finalist needs 18 of 24 votes from the Honors Committee for election into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The Class of 2013 will be enshrined during festivities in Springfield, Mass. on Sunday, September 8.



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Tinner Hill Part of James Lee Community Center Life & Legacy: Black History Celebration Feb 23, 2013

Please join the James Lee Community Center History Project on Saturday, Feb. 23 6-8 pm to recognize key historical figures and landmarks of its community along with commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.   This FREE program will take place in the theater followed by a soul food reception in the Monroe Gym.

James Lee Community Center Theater

2855 Annandale Rd.

Falls Church,  VA.  22042

For mor information visit

or contact 703-534-3387,  x200

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Don’t Miss the WAMA AWARDS SHOW in the Little City of Falls Church, Virginia at the State Theatre

Don't Miss the WAMA AWARDS SHOW in Falls Church at the State Theatre
February 17, 2013

      Washington Area Music Association

Sunday, 7:30 pm

State Theatre
Falls Church, Virginia
220 North Washington Street
Falls Church, Virginia 22046


We've got great restaurants all within walking distance of the State, plan to eat before or after!  Clare & Don's Beach Shack (across the street from the State); the 4 P's; Dogwood Tavern; Famous Dave's BBQ; Mad Fox Brewing Company; Anthoney's; Pilin; Meat in a Box; Carribean Plate; LaCaraquena; Red, Hot & Blue, Super Chicken; Elevation Burger, Open Kitchen (5 minue drive) and more!

Washington Area Music Association (WAMA)
WAMA is an umbrella organization of Washington area musicians, concert promoters, lawyers, recording engineers, managers, graphic artists, and related

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