D.C. Residents Convicted in Local Armed Robbery — A federal jury convicted a D.C. man and woman Friday (Feb. 18) on charges of robbery, carjacking, and possession of a firearm during crimes of violence. Douglas Damon Whitley, 39, and Kendal Robinson, 35, allegedly robbed Peloton delivery van in a 7-11 parking lot in Fairfax on August 25, 2021.” [U.S. Attorney’s Office]
Police Civilian Review Panel Director Named — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors appointed Steven Richardson as executive director of the panel charged with reviewing reports of police misconduct. The first person in the new position, Richardson previously served as operations captain for the George Washington University Police Department. [Fairfax County Government]
Springfield Artist’s Work Featured on “Inventing Anna” — “Katz is a sculptor and painter who lives in Springfield, Va., and has a studio at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria. Due to pandemic delays across show business, she wasn’t sure when the Netflix and Shondaland collaboration would be released, or if her artwork would make the final cut.” [DCist]
County Board Shows Support for ERA — “The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors passed a board matter Tuesday in support of the Equal Rights Amendment in response to Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares withdrawing the state from a legal effort to get it added to the U.S. Constitution.” [Patch]
Tysons TV Company Acquired — “Tysons media company Tegna Inc. has agreed to be acquired by hedge fund Standard General for $24 per share in cash, or approximately $5.4 billion…Tegna owns 64 television stations in 51 markets.” [Washington Business Journal]
Reston Association Sets Meeting on Comprehensive Plan — “There will be a special meeting of the Reston Association Board of Directors on March 2 to discuss draft amendments to the Reston section of the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan.” [RA]
Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…
Reston Association is seeking candidates for its 2024 Board of Directors’ election. Four seats are open for the election, which will take place in March. Specifically, two at-large director seats…
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Art House 7 warmly welcomes you to our upcoming Fall 2 session of classes starting on October 30th. We’re thrilled to offer a diverse range of mediums and flexible class lengths, catering to a wide age range, starting from as young as 2, and, of course, providing a multitude of engaging options for adults!
Our classes cover an exciting spectrum of creative mediums, including fiber arts such as knitting, modern embroidery, crochet, and sewing. We also offer classes in ceramics on the wheel, drawing, watercolor, gouache, oil, acrylic, still-life painting, and captivating Japanese Suminagashi and printmaking. One of the highlights of this session is the highly anticipated 5-week “Painting the Portrait and Figure” workshop, led by the renowned local artist, Danni Dawson.
For our younger artists, we have specially designed classes like “Art Exploration through Impressionism” for students in kindergarten through 5th grade, an engaging “Art Together” parent-child class designed for 2–4-year-olds, and a “Teen Taught Art Club” tailored for kindergarteners through 4th graders.