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Members of the DC media, politicians and philanthropists who have been politely told that they really can sing will do so at the 5th Annual Childhelp Capitol CAREaoke Wednesday, April 18th. Cocktails 6:30, Public Humiliation 7:30. But it is to help end child abuse. Last year, in the DC region alone, 5,000 calls were made to the Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD. Rebecca Cooper, anchor of ABC7's "Washington Business Report" and Wes Johnson, "voice" of the Washington Capitals will MC. Caps & Wizards owner Ted Leonis is one of the business leaders who promises to sing. The special "ringer" guest will be American Idol winner Jordin Sparks. Click here to hear Doug Hill sing his rendition of Englebert Humperdink's "After the Lovin'. "Capitol Careaoke In the Atrium of the Ronald Reagan Building 14th & Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Mike McCarthy, editor in chief of The Washington Flyer
It was a beautiful, albeit chilly, day at National's Park for the home opener against the Cincinnati Reds. It went into the 10th inning and Ryan Zimmerman scored on Alfredo Simon's wild pitch with two outs in the 10th inning making it a 3-2 victory for the Nats. Fans shared their thoughts about opening day.
Rockville High was visited by one of the Nifty Fifty X 2 -- more than 100 top scientists and engineers visiting DC-area schools leading up to the the FREE 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival which will take place at the DC Convention Center on April 28-29.
The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary of Washington is hosting a Huge Sale of Fine Goods Spring Upscale Resale Event - Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at The Salvation Army Fairfax Corps. (4915 Ox Road in Fairfax, Virginia)
After nearly collapsing from disrepair and several unsuccessful attempts to reopen -- a newly Revitalized, Renovated and Rockin' landmark is ready to Roll. The Howard Theatre is opening for business and the first kick off was for a thousand or so VIP's emjoying a celebration and lots of music. We have two reports for you to hear by clicking on the buttons below!
DC area comics are getting together to help one of their own. Joe Deeley suffered a stroke and like so many comics, has no health insurance let alone long term care insurance. There will be a benefit Sunday April 15th at DC Improv 100% of the proceeds will go directly to Joe Deeley. DC Improv 1140 Connecticut Ave N.W. WDC 20036 | firstname.lastname@example.org | 202.296.7008
A glance at some measures approved by the Maryland General Assembly so far.
WTOP's Thomas Warren speaks with D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton in the wake of an inspector general's report on spending at a Vegas conference by the General Services Administration.
Just two days after Howard University suspended its entire sports program and then reversed its decision, the school is reinstating student-athletes who had been declared ineligible to compete.
Camp Arena Stage is a real summer place for youngsters. And it is not just a Theatre Camp, it is a multi-Arts Camp. There are a few spaces left, but they are filling fast. Located in the heart of the D.C. Metro Area on the lovely gated campus of Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, Camp Arena Stage encourages the spirited pursuit of knowledge, self-discovery and joy through the arts. Professional artists and highly trained staff provide a safe, caring and fun atmosphere in which young artists can:
Explore our world through visual art, theater, dance, music, and media
Discover new interests and forms of expression
Create art that speaks with their own voices!
It's coming to the Kennedy Center April 10-13 and it is called TEDMED More than 1000 adventurous thinkers and doers, from a wide array of medical and non-medical disciplines, will gather at the Kennedy Center. For three and a half exciting days, this uniquely diverse community will explore the ideas, innovations and challenges that will help shape the future of health and medicine for 300 million Americans...and the world.
World-renowned mind/body physician Deepak Chopra, M.D. in collaboration with Washington Spa Alliance (WSPA) discussed the healing power of spiritual solutions at a National Press Club luncheon on Wednesday, April 4. Dr. Chopra's appearance coincided with publication of his 65th book, "Spiritual Solutions: Answers to Life's Greatest Challenges".
And those winners are members of The Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team. It's a team comprised solely of veterans and active duty service members who have lost limbs while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan. They really cleaned the clocks of the so-called "DC Celebrity All Stars."