WTOP's Bob Madigan
Bob Madigan has been with WTOP Radio for 18 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or follow him on Twitter.
** PHOTO: Bob Madigan, left, shaved his head for childhood cancer.
this time with NSO @ Wolf Trap bringing down the house.
Nearly 7 thousand people did on Saturday night with NSO @ Wolf Trap. Here is how maestro Emil de Cou explained it all before hand.
comes alive at Chantilly High because of the Alliance Theatre family production with a cast of 90.
Show dates for Hairspray are: July 30 @4:00pm, July 31 @2:00pm, August 1 @7:30pm, August 4 @7:30pm, August 5 @7:30pm, August 6 @7:30pm, and August 7 @2:00pm. The performances that offer the behind the scenes program and patch are Sat, July 30th (the 4 pm show; behind the scenes at 2:30) and Sun, July 31st (the 2 pm show; behind the scenes at 12:30). Tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for children and seniors. All performances will be held at Chantilly High School, 4201 Stringfellow Rd Chantilly, For tickets call 703.220.8101
Kababji Grill will offer Ramadan specials from July 31 until August 29 in observance of the holiday in which fasting is observed from sunrise until sundown. Kababji Grill 351 Connecticut Avenue NW (Dupont Circle South) 202.822.8999
Lincoln Pennies at Lincoln Restaurant 1110 Vermont Avenue NW 202.386.9200
The Washington Performing Arts Society's 15th Annual Children of the Gospel Vocal Workshop. The culminating camp event: Friday, July 29th at the Zion Baptist Church 4850 Blagden Ave NW (near Carter Barron) 6:00PM
Meet a man who found his calling because of a passion to right a wrong against his Grandmother. He is David N. Gamse Chief Executive Officer, Jewish Council for the Aging the recent honoree of Seabury Resources for Aging
A special way to help women on their way to recovering from breast cancer. Casting for Recovery!
A great line that wasn't ever spoken in "Casablanca" either to Emil or Sam. Join maestro Emil de Cou for NSO @ Wolf Trap's "Casablanca" this 7/30 Saturday evening.
A quintet of Juilliard-trained siblings has taken the piano world by storm with their inventive interpretations of classical standards. And The 5-Browns are coming to Wolf Trap this Thursday 7/28.
Arts & Stripes: The Workhouse Salutes the Military and the Arts is wrapping up a month-long celebration at the Workhouse Arts Center. Workhouse Arts Center. A Program of the Lorton Arts Foundation. 9601 Ox Road Lorton, VA
Jaleo's 9th annual Paelaa Festival. A two week celebration honoring Spain's favorite culinary tradition, paella! From July 18th thru August 1st, José Andrés and his culinary team at Jaleo will celebrate the ninth annual Paella Festival with a two-week event honoring the delicious dish with specials based on the recipes of special guest Chef Rafael Vidal of Restaurante Levante in Benisanó, Spain. During the Paella Festival, guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a variety of paella specials.
The second and final performance of 'Zayed and the Dream'A historic journey into the heart of the Arabian Desert at the Kennedy Center is this Saturday night (7/16) Caracalla Dance Theatre's latest production follows the journey of seven horsemen as they travel through the sands of time in search of the "destined one" who will engrave his vision on the deserts of Arabia. This spectacular dance musical features the participation of 100 artists and guest dance performers from China, Spain, Ukraine, and the United Arab Emirates.
The Helen Hayes Award winning musical (4 of them) and cast is back at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! runs thru October 2, 2011 in the Fichandler Stage.
DC actually has it's own Cocktail! Listen to how The Rickey is being honored and proclaimed as such. And how July will hence forth be known as Rickey Month in DC. And then check out this video of Derek Brown making one from Oh Gosh TV!
Restoring hope and dignity one person at a time, SOME(So Others Might Eat) has served Washington, DC for more than 40 years, working to:
Feed and clothe DC's homeless and poor
Treat ill, homeless people at our medical, dental and mental health programs
Train people for jobs and house homeless families and single adults
Over the years, SOME has helped thousands of people get off the streets, transform their lives, and live independently.
But not everyone dresses theirs the same way leading to some hot dog snobs
Because the Wolf Trap Season is as hot as it is cool. And this is chance for fans to cool down!