Will Google Glass replace binoculars at the opera?

New technology that puts onstage action right into the laps of patrons could soon change the face of opera. Full Story

'Game of Thrones' new cast members

New actors are being plucked from "Star Trek," Pirates of the Caribbean" and even "Whale Rider." See the full list here. Full Story

Comic-Con's dark side: Sexism

Status quo toward women persists at Comic-Con despite increased attention on sexual harassment and more female fans. Full Story

Newport Jazz Fest looks to the future

"We can never ignore the history of the music, but at the same time, there is such energy and spirit among young musicians today." Full Story

This summer's best-kept movie secret

It's time to tie yourself to the train tracks of "Snowpiercer," a sci-fi action thriller that's catching fire On Demand and in the Washington area. Full Story

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Pet of the Week


Meet Rock 'n' Roll

If you're looking for a great family dog and aren't "into" the dog park scene, Rock n' Roll might be the canine companion you've been looking for all this time.


crazy animals pig and goat (YouTube)

Videos of animals doing cute and crazy things

You won't find any groundbreaking journalism here, but hey, who doesn't love funny videos of animals? And while WTOP is still searching for real dogs playing poker, enjoy this collection of bears, dogs, cats, chickens, etc.
, July 28, 2014
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