BrickFair Is Coming To Virginia!

Posted July 11th, 2012 by Michelle in Around Town, Entertainment, Living

Is your house stuffed to the gills with all things LEGO?  Does your child build and re-build and re-build-a-third-time creative structures with LEGO?  Have you ever stepped on a LEGO that your child has left on the floor? If so, this event is for you! BrickFair Virginia is coming August […]

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Strathmore Backyard Theater: Giveaway for Family Fun

Posted July 9th, 2012 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

It’s ridiculously hot outside, but guess what, this Thursday the weather forecast will be partly cloudy, with a high near 84. No thunderstorms expected, which means it’s a good day to grab your clan and head to Strathmore in Bethesda for the start of their annual Backyard Theater program. Every […]

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Go, armed, to ‘God of Carnage’

Posted June 21st, 2012 by Jessica Haney in Entertainment, Living, Parenting, Theater

How’s this for a first date night in two years: a play that shows parents – and spouses – for the crazy souls we all really are inside. My husband and I didn’t know a whole lot about Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award-winning play God of Carnage, except that it was […]

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‘The Normal Heart’: A Must-See at Arena Stage

Posted June 19th, 2012 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

As a Bicentennial-year baby, I grew up in the first generation of students to learn about AIDS and safe sex in school. I vividly remember the school’s attractive health teacher/counselor gathering us in a co-ed assembly in sixth grade to discuss the clear and present danger of HIV and AIDS. […]

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Celebrity Crush: Channing Tatum

Posted May 25th, 2012 by Sandie in Celeb Crush, Entertainment

I first wrote about Channing in 2006 when he had a breakout year with roles in “She’s the Man” with Amanda Bynes, the indie drama “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints,” and the dance flick “Step Up” (during which he met and fell for his co-star and now wife, Jenna […]

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