Entertainment

How Shrek: The Musical saved my summer

Posted October 17th, 2015 by Jessica Haney in Entertainment, Theater, Uncategorized

How Shrek: The Musical saved my summer

Taking my kids to see Shrek: The Musical at Encore Stage & Studio saved our summer. It’s three months later, and I am still humming along and sending up gratitude for such a fun show. We have attended loads of performances with Encore, and my kids have done some of their […]

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Why You Should Watch a Show With Your Teen

Posted September 9th, 2015 by Sandie in Entertainment, Television

Why You Should Watch a Show With Your Teen

Growing up, I always watched certain shows with my mother and whichever siblings were still at home. I have, like most Gen X-ers, fond memories, of watching family-friendly prime-time comedies like “Growing Pains,” “Family Ties,” and as much as it pains me to mention given the things he’s done, “The […]

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Final Summer Reading Check-In Thanks to PBS Kids

Posted August 25th, 2015 by Sandie in Books, Entertainment

Final Summer Reading Check-In Thanks to PBS Kids

Our kids are (sort of) ready to go back to school next week, so it’s time for us to wrap-up our summer reading checklists and journals. It has been an eventful summer, but we’ve been so happy to have PBS Kids Summer Reading materials to help us throughout the season. […]

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Summer song and dance at Wolf Trap Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods

Posted July 21st, 2015 by Jessica Haney in concert, Entertainment, Green, music, Uncategorized

Summer song and dance at Wolf Trap Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods

Seeing the Native Pride Dancers perform at Wolf Trap’s Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods was a delightful way to inaugurate the first post-camp week of summer break. The Theatre-in-the-Woods truly is a gem I was glad to get back to this year. At nine years old, my son fondly remembers seeing Steve Songs when I was pregnant with his […]

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Vivid Alice in Wonderland comes to Encore Stage & Studio

Posted June 10th, 2015 by Jessica Haney in Entertainment, Theater

Vivid Alice in Wonderland comes to Encore Stage & Studio

Describing what Alice in Wonderland is about can be challenging in terms of storyline, but the lush production at Arlington’s Encore Stage & Studio was a feast for the eyes. If all dreams and fantasies could be so fanciful and colorful, who would ever want to wake up! My almost five-year-old daughter […]

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GIVEAWAY: Tickets to NEWSIES at National Theatre

Posted June 1st, 2015 by Sandie in Entertainment, Theater

GIVEAWAY: Tickets to NEWSIES at National Theatre

We are offering TWO tickets to see a performance of Disney’s musical NEWSIES next week! To enter, just leave a message telling us why you want to see NEWSIES .  The winner will be notified by Thursday, June. 3rd. and will receive two will-call tickets to the performance at 7:30 […]

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