WTOP's Bob Madigan
Bob Madigan has been with WTOP Radio for 20 years. For most of that time, he has been covering the "Good" "Positive" news of Washington. Here is a chance to listen to some of his most recent pieces and you may even download if you wish. You can email Bob at email@example.com or follow him on Twitter.
The Fountain Plaza in downtown Silver Spring has an environmentally-friendly holiday art installation called "Holiday Destination." by internationally renowned artist (and Washington, D.C. native) Julia Vogl. A 30 foot high structure brings moving colorful light into the plaza by day and night. It is a visual representation of where the local community intends to spend their holidays.
When the runners and walkers gathered for the National Race to End Women's Cancers they were cheered on by the Chantilly High School Cheerleaders. And they gave a big boost at the finish line, too. Check out the two clips below.
Our very UN-scientific poll found the answer most often articulated was YES!!! Listen to the two clips below for some why's.
There are a lot of a very giving people in the greater DC area and one example was the day Sandy stuck and some put their own safety aside to help get food to people who really needed it. Those with life threatening illnesses serviced by Food & Friends. Listen to the two clips below.
It takes a lot to put on the two day Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show this past weekend. Listen to these two clips for a peak behind the curtain.
The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show is a two-day food-lover's event featuring hundreds of exhibitors, cooking demos, tastings, workshops, book signings and appearances by Food Network. Thru Sun (11/4) at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place DC. Listen to the clips below of two local entrepreneurs exhibiting at the show.
In deed political correctness was thrown out for a throw down affair Fight for Children's 23 annual Fight Night Check out these two clips.
The latest version of the Rocky Horror Show is from the Washington Savoyards.. The final performance is this Sunday (11/4) at 5pm at the at the Atlas Performing Arts Center 1333 H St NE, 202-399-7993
Especially trying to guess the costumes!
Listen to some who got out early in Silver Spring but forgot something!?!
What they have in common is the affect on Arena Stages Audiences. Listen to tne explanation below.
This week the Winner of 5 Tony Awards Including Best Play "War Horse" opens at the Kennedy Center. This emotionally gripping tale of "courage, loyalty and friendship" is set in England, 1914. The horse Joey is effectively drafted into World War I. Listen below to how we met Joey.
but it had nothing to with the debate itself, it was the taping of the "Mark Twain Prize for American Humor." honoring Ellen DeGeneres as a trailblazer with the nation's highest humor prize. The show will be broadcast Tuesday at 8 pm on PBS stations. Hear some of the fun listening to the two clips below.
How about the Cardiac Care Services at Washington Adventist Hospital which celebrated "50 years of of excellence in heart care at the 'Heart of Gold Gala'" at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Listen below to two reports on the event.
The Maryland Reconnaissance Festival wraps up the year 1514 on October 21, 2012. Listen below to two audio clips of some of the fun we have had this year.
The Westfield Marching Band, Chantilly, Va., has been chosen to march in the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasedena, CA.
Hear what the band director and the students think of it all in the two cuts bellow.
And it's not just because it's name is BIG. Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) opens its Professional 61st Season with the world premiere of the Theatre for Young Audiences production of Big, The Musical based on the hit movie ‘Big,' Tickets are $19 each. It runs thru Oct 28th at Adventure Theatre MTC, 300 MacArthur Blvd. Glen Echo, MD 301.634.2270
Lots of Italian-Americans coming to the Nation's Capital for the 37th anniversary of the National Italian American Foundation. Listen below for some of the fun in store.