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It's called 'Bang with Friends,' a new Facebook app meant to connect people for casual sex. The app only launched a week ago and is receiving a flurry of criticism, however it already has 20,000 users.
WTOP's David Burd reports from Frederick.
And while everyone wants to win, the nominees for theatreWashington's Helen Hayes Awards (April 8th)are very excited to have been nominated. You can see the full list here. or if you wish you may watch how things unfolded in the Helen Hayes Gallery of the National Theatre with the webcast of the evening which WTOP's Bob Madigan co-hosted with Rebecca Sheir of WAMU. And for a quick break down of the numbers listen to the two clips below.
As teens across the country prepare to take part in an anti-drug awareness program, the mother of a well known athlete is telling her story of loss in an effort to get through to kids.
That is the motto of nationally celebrated Meat Week. It is 8 days of celebrating everything Bar-B-Que leading up to the Superbowl. Meat Week DC has tons of tasty treats and you can check them out by clicking here New this year is the Barbecue Food Truck Face-Off on Friday (2/1) 6:30pm (Hosted by Living Social) BBQ Bus, Carnivore BBQ, Curley's Q and PORC will face-off at LivingSocial's 918 F Street space!
Live theatre in the greater Washington area is a major fuel for the local economic engine. With 80 professional theatres, they produce the second highest per-capita number of theatre productions annually — second only to New York City's Broadway. One reason for that impressive statistic is because of the prestige that comes from the Helen Hayes Awards. Monday, January 28th theatreWashington will announce the 29th Helen Hayes Awards nominees, in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery. This year, for the first time, theatre lovers in Washington and around the world can watch the nomination announcements live via webcast. Click here to connect or learn more from theatreWashington. The webcast begins at 6:45 pm.
WTOP's Hank Silverberg reports.
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WTOP's Bob Madigan
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The University of Maryland "Mighty Sound of Maryland" Marching Band was part of the Inaugural Parade! Looking great and sounding great. Before the big day we talked with some band members and UMd Director of Bands L. Richmond Sparks. Click on the four pieces below!
WTOP's Kristi King reports. More in The Washington Post.
Recorded by Megan Cloherty Sunday at 10 p.m. at the Capitol
Federal prosecutors say a Baltimore police officer indicted on drug and weapons charges is facing up to life in prison.
Before her appearances at this weekend's Home + Remodeling Show at the Dulles Expo Center Heloise shared some helpful hints on how to survive the Inaugural Ceremonies and parade. Click on the cuts below. Heloise, ahousehold name for over 35 years, is known internationally for her "Hints from Heloise "