Posts Tagged ‘Fairfax’

Arts Roundup: Kennedy Center Honors Edition

This year's Kennedy Center Honorees include two Latinos, Carlos Santana and Martina Arroyo. Other recipients are Billy Joel, Herbie Hancock, and Shirley MacLaine. [New York Times]
Metro Connection on the history of Gala Hispanic Theatre and its place in D.C. [WAMU]
U Street's Duke Ellington Memorial won't be restored, but it will be replaced. [PoPville]
Arlington woman leaves $700,000 [...]

Arts Roundup: Soprano Down Edition

Just a week from opening night, soprano Deborah Voigt cancels her appearance in Washington National Opera's production of Tristan und Isolde. [Post]
Black Cat's liquor license modification application moves to the ABC Board. [Short Articles About Long Meetings]
So far, the heavily subsidized Fillmore Silver Spring has not opened its doors to Montgomery County events as promised—but [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Darwin Deez, Noise Music in Fairfax

Plenty of narrative films released since an Anglo-American alliance invaded Iraq in 2003 have attempted to capture the psyche of returning American soldiers—perhaps none more convincingly than Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker, whose brief coda masterfully depicted the depression of an adrenaline-addicted soldier numbed by his stateside domesticity. Others, like [...]

Cara Cottle Trial: Jury Trial Set for Nov. 1

The news out of this morning's process hearing for Caralee Cottle, the woman charged with the second-degree murder of prominent Washington goth Dirk Smiler: It'll be a jury trial in Fairfax County Circuit Court, according to the clerk's office. The trial begins Nov. 1 at 10 a.m.
Cottle was released on bond in May.

Cara Cottle Trial, Originally Scheduled for Monday, Won’t Begin Until August

The trial of Cara Cottle, the woman charged with second degree murder in the death of the prominent local goth Dirk Smiler, won't begin until Aug. 16 in the Fairfax County Circuit Court. It was originally set for next Monday—according to Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney Mark J. Sullivan, it had to be pushed back for scheduling [...]

Cara Cottle Trial: Cottle, Charged in Murder of Dirk Smiler, Granted $50,000 Bond

After a lengthy preliminary hearing in Caralee Cottle's trial for the murder of Dirk Smiler, Cottle has been granted bond and could be released as soon as today. During the probable cause hearing in Fairfax's Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, Cottle's attorney, Peter Greenspun, asked that his motion for [...]

At Arraignment, Cara Cottle Claims Self-Defense in Death of Dirk Smiler

The attorney of Caralee Cottle, the woman accused of killing her boyfriend Dirk Smiler with a bolt-action rifle last month, argued today that she did so in defense, reported WaPo's Tom Jackman this afternoon from Cottle's arraignment at the Fairfax County Juveline and Domestic Relations Court. The Fairfax County Police Department arrested Cottle yesterday on charges of second-degree [...]