Entertainment

Washington Area Critics Pick Best Movies of 2014

Posted December 8th, 2014 by Sandie in Entertainment, Movies

Washington Area Critics Pick Best Movies of 2014

I know a lot of parents with young children have trouble getting to the movies. As Allison explained in her post about the new ArcLight Theaters, it’s tough for some parents to justify a date-night in which you’re just sitting alone in the dark not speaking. That’s why it’s so […]

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Review: Fiddler on the Roof at Arena Stage

Posted November 19th, 2014 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

Review: Fiddler on the Roof at Arena Stage

A week ago today, two important milestones occurred in my family: my daughter turned 10, and she accompanied me to see the new 50th anniversary production of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Arena Stage. Normally, my husband, a fellow theater lover, accompanies me to opening night performances, but since it […]

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Curious George’s Boo Fest Returns for Halloween

Posted October 23rd, 2014 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

Curious George’s Boo Fest Returns for Halloween

It’s George’s first Halloween in the country, and Bill tells him and Allie about the “Legend of No Noggin” – a spooky tale about a hat-kicking scarecrow who haunts the countryside on Halloween. But is the legend real? George and Allie are determined to find out by taking a picture […]

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Cookie Monster’s Challenge iPad Ap Review

Posted October 14th, 2014 by Elaine in Entertainment

Cookie Monster’s Challenge iPad Ap Review

My daughter, age 6, loves the occasional moments when she gets to snag an iPad and indulge in some screen time. Unfortunately for her, the iPad is dominated by 4th grade games for her brother (the holder of many iTunes gift cards which gives him the ability to acquire games fairly […]

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Five Reasons to Re-watch Sleeping Beauty

Posted October 9th, 2014 by Sandie in Entertainment, Movies

Five Reasons to Re-watch Sleeping Beauty

Disney’s SLEEPING BEAUTY DIAMOND EDITION came out this week, and I’ve been thinking about what an impact this movie made on me as a girl. It’s a great story, because even as a kid you know that her happy but hidden life with those fairies couldn’t continue when there was […]

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The Circus Is Coming To Town!

Posted September 9th, 2014 by Sandie in Around Town, Entertainment, Living

The Circus Is Coming To Town!

The Big Apple Circus is headed back to the Washington D.C. area for a limited-engagement run from September 18th  to October 5th. with its all-new show, METAMORPHOSIS. I have never been to the Circus here in D.C., so this will be my family’s first time since going in New York […]

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