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Is when you have to say goodbye to someone such as Marvin Hamlisch. The composer of Broadway Musicals, movie themes and hit songs died this week rather suddenly at the age of 68. He leaves behind an incredible body work that earned him nearly very award possible: Oscars, Grammys, Emmys, Golden Globes, a Tony and for A Chorus Line the Pulitzer Prize. Below are two of our many remembrances of a very talented and very very nice man.
WTOP Saves You Money!! By reminding you that Restaurant Week Metro DC starts Monday, August 13 running thru Sunday, August 19. More than 235 restaurants are offering three-course, prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus priced at $20.12 and $35.12, respectively. To find out which restaurants are taking part and to make reservations click here
Yes, as a matter of fact it is. Put on by more than 40 youngsters in our area with The Greenbelt Youth Circus. See fruits of their fun from last year here.
This year's show is "Cinema -- A Circus Journey Through America's Favorite Movies".
Friday August 10th 7 PM
Saturday August 11th 3 PM and 7 PM
Sunday August 12th 3 PM
The Greenbelt Community Center Gym 15 Crescent Road Greenbelt, MD 20770. Tickets $5.00. They can be ordered by phone and picked at the show: 301-397-2200
The show is produced by the City of Greenbelt and the Center Ring Circus School.
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Pig lovers get ready for "Porc Out," Bourbon Steak's 3rd annual pig roasthosted on the patio on Sunday, August 19th from 12 - 3pm. Enjoy a whole roasted pig from Leaping Waters Farm, as well as a slew of sides made by Executive Chef Adam Sobel. slow-roasted pork shoulder tacos, assorted pork sausages from Red Apron and crispy Thai style pork ribs, an oyster bar courtesy the War Shore Oyster Company. Check out last year's event on YouTube .
Some of the most inspirational stories in life are of those who felt they had nothing and finally found they have something -- to be proud of -- themselves! Check this out from the latest graduation ceremony from the DC Central Kitchen Culinary Job Training Program.
It is the world premiere of Imagination Stage & The Washington Ballet's collaborative production of "The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe". It is a dazzling fusion of dance, acting, and puppetry, based on the novel by C.S. Lewis. Perfect for youngsters 5 and up. It runs thru August 12th at Imagination Stage 4908 Auburn Avenue in Bethesda 301.280.1660
Her name is Mindy and she is a service dog, to be more precise she is a seizure dog. But this is a story about the 8 year old who needs her! You can follow the progress and a link to his book here.
She has had a recurring role on Glee, she is a Tony Award winner on Broadway and she is taking the NSO Pops where it has never been before. An Evening with Idina Menzel -- Steven Reineke, Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra! Friday August 3rd at Wolf Trap
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