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Arena Stage Presents The Edward Albee Festival

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2011

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater continues its inaugural season this spring with an unparalleled tribute to one of the nation's greatest living playwrights, Edward Albee. The New York Times described him as "the leading...

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SAVOR Beer and Food Experience Returns to DC

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2011

Calling all beer lovers and foodies! SAVOR: An American Craft Beer & Food Experience, the pinnacle of beer and food events, returns to Washington, DC in early June. In its fourth year and gaining popularity, SAVOR tickets sold out to the...

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Video Games and the Philharmonic Orchestra Join Forces at Strathmore Event

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2011

The Music Center at Strathmore presents Video Games Live featuring the National Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorale in the Music Center at Strathmore on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. The show mixes the complexity and emotion of...

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Washington DC Hotels Offer Romantic Valentine's Day Packages

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2011

True to form in Washington, DC, when there's a new movement, the government gets involved. In this case, it's the Department of Love & Romance, the brainchild of Destination DC, the official tourism agency for the city. They have launched a...

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Elvis Presley Video and More on Display at Newseum Exhibit

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2011

Experience the power of Elvis Presley and the explosive impact he had on music and popular culture in the Newseum's newest exhibit, "Elvis! His Groundbreaking, Hip-Shaking, Newsmaking Story." The exhibit celebrates what would have been Presley's...

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Great Bars in Old Town Alexandria for Super Bowl Sunday

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2011

Even if you're still lamenting the demise of the Redskin's season, Super Bowl Sunday is a sure bet for fun, entertaining and festivities. Several bars and hot spots in Old Town Alexandria are a magnet for sports fans. Few in the Washington, DC...

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Signature Theater Announces World Premiere of Musical Comedy

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2011

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre has announced its upcoming world premiere of the musical comedy, And the Curtain Rises (formerly known as Wheatley's Folly), which begins performances on Thursday, March 17, 2011. And the Curtain...

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Virginia Wine Expo to Showcase Region's Best Food and Spirits

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2011

Wine Tasting: Virginia wineries are catching the eye of wine lovers nationwide. The best chance to learn more is at the upcoming fourth annual Virginia Wine Expo, February 25-27 at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia. All attendees...

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Chef Michael Mina's Ambullneo Wine Dinner at Four Seasons' Bourbon Steak

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2010

Wine Dinners: Famed Chef Michael Mina will host a very special wine dinner at Bourbon Steak, his fine dining restaurant located at the Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC on November 12. The dinner will feature exceptional wines from Ambullneo...

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The Source by Wolfgang Puck Expands Asian Menu

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2010

Washington DC Restaurants: After repeated requests from diners, Wolfgang Puck's flagship restaurant, The Source will expand its Asian menu in the lounge replacing the mostly American one starting January 20, 2011. Diners will notice a new menu...

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Zaytinya: DC's Top Mediterranean Restaurant

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2010

Washington DC Restaurants: Last week a colleague suggested lunch in the Penn Quarter area which has no shortage of good restaurants. But quick, fresh, upscale and different, too? We both agreed on Zaytinya, one of DC's more inspiring...

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Foggy Ridge Hard Cider: Move Over Wine...Cider Rules

BY : Gwen Mayes | 2010

Food & Spirits: When Diane Flynt talks about varietals of apples and the delicacies of hard cider it would be easy to mistake her for a winemaker from the heartland of Virginia. In a sophisticated Southern drawl, this former banking executive...

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