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Leaders from the worlds of science, diplomacy, politics, philanthropy and entertainment will be in DC this coming week for the 19th International Aids Conference. The timing is fortuitous coinciding with Arena Stage's production of "The Normal Heart" about the very beginnings of the Aids crisis. Monday night will be PARTY FROM THE HEART -- a benefit performance and 80's Disco party with the cast raising money for Washington AIDS Partnership
Maryland's treasurer says all three bond rating agencies have affirmed the state's triple-A bond rating.
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is coming up with NSO at Wolf Trap: Emil de Cou, conductor /The Planets--An HD Odyssey! Experience a powerful performance of Gustav Holst's The Planets paired with an HD film from NASA's latest exploration of the solar system. And a special treat tied into the newest Mars Lander Curiosity. Fri., Jul. 27, 2012, 8:30 pm.
Some people need hope, some people have hope, some people share hope and sharing is what the Hope Life Centre in Upper Marlboro is all about. The organization just held it's first benefit charging only $10 for an evening of gospel music, comedy, magic, and dance performances.
and so are the Washington Kastles. Superstar Venus Williams gave the WTT Champions just what they needed to win their 23rd consecutive match.
Tuesday night (5/17) was The Washington Kastles Charity Classic 2012 Stars and one the Stripes -- composed of leaders from both parties, Congress, the Administration, Ambassadors, national media and sports personalities, and the players on the WTT Champion Washington Kastles. 100% of the ticket proceeds going to charity. Including D.C. Public Education Fund, Share Our Strength and TAPS Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors left behind by a military death.
And now 15 years later there are 11 farmers markets which are part of FRESHFARM Markets -- a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to strengthening the locally grown food movement in the Chesapeake Bay region through the 11 producer-only farmers markets.
Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour blew thru town and entertained more than 50 thousand Washington area fans of both Cirque and MJ!
The Hair Chronicles - or "Hair Takes Us To Our Roots" a new play examining the role hair plays in both the cultural and self identity of women of color - has a five performance run at the DC Capital Fringe Festival. July 14th, 8:30pm; July 15th, 1:30pm; July 18th, 6:30pm; July 20th, 9:15pm; July 22nd, 7:15pm. Goethe Institut, 812 7th Street, NW.
As does Uncle Fester and several other members of The Addams Family, the Broadway musical playing at the Kennedy Center. Audiences of all ages are having their funny bones tickled by "Things" that go bump in the night. Thru July 29th in the Kennedy Center Opera House.
You may be more compatible than you think. The tranquil sounds of tiny strings will return to the Lake Anne waterfront for the 3rd Annual Ukulele Festival this Saturday, July 14th from 11:00 am-5:30 pm in the heart of historic Reston. The free music festival will feature performances by several internationally known and local ukulele musicians, music demonstrations, open to the public jam session, beer garden, festival vendors, and other family friendly activities.Returning to headline the festival this year will be popular Baltimore-based ukulele aficionado Victoria Vox, who performed at the festival in 2010. Lake Anne Plaza (Waterfront) - 1609 Washington Plaza, Reston, FREE!
Because I ate my way thru more than 60 of Washingtonian Magazine's 100 Very Best Restaurants at the AT&T Best of Washington party in the National Building Museum Wednesday night.
This is for people who keep trying to beat the line at the Nats Park Shake Shack concession. And we have a taste of the Miller Lite Scoreboard Friday Night Party night!"