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Fun Home: Wonderful Musical to See With Your Teen

Fun Home: Wonderful Musical to See With Your Teen

Posted April 24th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

This review is written by my husband, who attended the Fun Home premiere with our daughter. FUN HOME, the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for best musical, opens with childhood playfulness, moves to celebrate first love, and closes with the unbearable shame and bitterness of middle-aged regrets.  Every minute […]

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What We’re Watching: Tangled Before Ever After

Posted April 20th, 2017 by Sandie in DVD, Entertainment, Movies

What We’re Watching: Tangled Before Ever After

We didn’t go away for Spring Break last week, so we had movie nights at home, and thanks to Disney Home Entertainment, we had a great time watching TANGLED BEFORE EVER AFTER, which is a sequel to one of our all-time favorite Disney movies, TANGLED. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ TANGLED, […]

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A Raisin in the Sun Is A Must-See Classic

Posted April 12th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

A Raisin in the Sun Is A Must-See Classic

Although many of us may not be able to make it up to New York to see “Sweat” on Broadway, how appropriate that we DCists can see “A Raisin in the Sun” at Arena Stage. Lynn Nottage, who is African American, just won her second Pulitzer Prize for Drama, so […]

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NoVa TEEN Book Festival 2017: March 11

Posted February 28th, 2017 by Sandie in Books

NoVa TEEN Book Festival 2017: March 11

If you have a tween or teen book lover at home like I do (and of course, I’m an avowed YA fan myself), you should definitely check out the NoVa TEEN Book Festival, which is scheduled this Saturday, March 11 at Washington-Lee High School (1301 N Stafford Street, Arlington, VA […]

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Nat Geo Gender Revolution documentary is a must-see

Posted February 6th, 2017 by Jessica Haney in documentary, Entertainment

Nat Geo Gender Revolution documentary is a must-see

National Geographic has a new documentary called Gender Revolution that is airing this month, following the National Geographic January 2017 magazine special issue on gender. In the film, Katie Couric leads herself and the viewer on a journey to understand the concept of gender addressing from many angles how gender identity […]

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What We’re Watching: Ronja The Robber’s Daughter

Posted January 27th, 2017 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

What We’re Watching: Ronja The Robber’s Daughter

We’re big Studio Ghibli fans in our house, and we’ve seen nearly all of their films. So when we heard the studio had teamed up with to adapt Swedish children’s author Astrid Lindgren’s classic book RONJA THE ROBBER’S DAUGHTER into a 26-episode series directed by Gorō Miyazaki, we couldn’t wait […]

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide Vol. 1 — Kids

Posted December 20th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Product Love

Last Minute Holiday Gift Guide Vol. 1 — Kids

Congratulations to everyone who has finished their holiday shopping, but I know there are still plenty of families who need to purchase last-minute Christmas and Hanukkah presents this week. Good news! There are plenty of places locally have have great options for your kids of all ages. Here’s a short-and-sweet […]

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Holiday Show: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Posted December 16th, 2016 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Holiday Show: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

This post was written by our contributor Melissa MooreWhen my family found out that Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical was coming to The National Theatre, my kids were simply buzzing with excitement. Our family loves the Grinch! As toddlers my kids were gifted with a copy […]

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