Teen Beach Movie

Teen Beach Movie: Disney’s Latest Tween-Friendly Musical

by Sandie August 12, 2013 Entertainment

My kids have been at camp for a couple of weeks, but when we retrieved them, they knew all sorts of special “camp” songs. But on top of the various camp rhymes and chants, the kids keep singing tracks like “Surf’s Up” and “Can’t Stop Singing” from the newest Disney musical, “Teen Beach Movie.” Like […]

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Orange is the New Black

What I’m Binge Watching: Orange Is the New Black

by Sandie August 9, 2013 Entertainment

I wasn’t planning to watch the Netflix dramedy “Orange is the New Black.” I felt I had too many books to read and movies to review — not to mention kids to raise and a household to run. But, during a conversation with my friend Jessica earlier this week, she referenced the show twice, and […]

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Sam Rockwell

Celebrity Crush: Sam Rockwell

by Dawn Mooney August 2, 2013 Celeb Crush

Last week, I joined a group of girlfriends for a movie that I had heard some buzz about, and I was intrigued to see what everyone had been talking about. It didn’t take too long into the movie for me to realize that the highlight of the film was most definitely going to be one […]

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Imagination Stage

Off to Neverland: Peter Pan and Wendy at Imagination Stage

by Allison August 1, 2013 Around Town

Summer may be drawing to a close, but there’s still time for one more quick getaway – to Neverland. Imagination Stage’s Peter Pan and Wendy brings the classic story to life as a musical with a few new twists. Wendy doesn’t want to grow up and leave her nursery, so when Peter Pan flies through […]

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Local mom Allison Leotta pens third DC-based thriller (+ a book giveaway)

by Jessica Haney July 27, 2013 Books

Reading a novel by Takoma Park author and mother of two Allison Leotta is a thrill for anyone but a special treat for DC-area residents who will recognize landmarks and streets featured in the books and appreciate a glimpse into the inner workings of the government behind all that white marble. The main character in […]

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Alastair Moock

Flash Giveaway: Four Pack to Thursday’s Theatre-in-the-Woods!

by Sandie July 22, 2013 Around Town

Wolf Trap’s Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods is offering one lucky reader a family four-pack to attend this week’s Alastair Moock Show on Thursday July 25th, 2013. If your family is free this week and looking for something amazing to do, consider going to Wolf Trap with your kids to experience Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods. I know it’s a schlep […]

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DC Area Fourth of July Events with Children

by Elaine July 3, 2013 Entertainment

For many years, I have spent Fourth of July in Chincoteague, VA at the beach. This year, my family decided to stay home and enjoy the festivities around DC. I polled the writers here at TheDCMoms to see what they’d be doing – and their list of favorites is below. Feel free to add to […]

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Lunch In the Park Review & Giveaway

by jodifur June 18, 2013 Books

Disclosure: I was given a review copy of the book Lunch in the Park.  I was not compensated for this post.  The author is also a writer for The DC Moms.  All opinions are my own.  Link is an affiliate link. I am an avid reader.  I read about a book a week, and really […]

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Encore Stage and Studio Presents Sleeping Beauty

by Elaine June 14, 2013 Entertainment

If you’re looking for a fun outing for your children ages 4+ this weekend – then head straight to Encore Stage and Studio to catch their creative version of Sleeping Beauty. My 5 year old daughter and I attended the show last weekend and from the time the curtain rose to the final drop, she […]

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House of Cards

What I’m Watching: House of Cards

by Aimee June 6, 2013 Entertainment

The original Netflix series “House of Cards” is my latest obsession. Have you watched it? Staring Kevin Spacey as the House Majority Whip that you hate to love, Francis “Frank” Underwood, and Robin Wright as his beautiful and cunning wife, Claire, the show is completely addictive. As their first foray into original content, Netflix took […]

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