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Northwestern HS Student To Perform With The Washington National Opera



According to Prince George's County Public Schools:

 Northwestern High School junior, Victoria Okafor, has been selected to perform with the Washington National Opera in Giacomo Puccini's "TOSCA”, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. 

Okafor, who will perform in the September performances of Puccini’s “TOSCA”, auditioned and was hired to perform with the Children's Chorus of the opera under the baton of the world renowned conductor, Placido Domingo.

Updated Event Cancellations Due to Hurricane Irene

From drink specials to cancellations, everything you need to know here! 

Jimmy Buffet at Jiffy Lube- Postponed until Thursday September 1st

Journey and Foreigner at Jiffy Lube - Postponed until Sunday September 4th

D.C. State Fair - Postponed (new date TBA)

Columbia Heights Day -Now Columbia Heights Bar Crawl!

D.C. United vs. Portland Timbers - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication - Postponed

MLK Memorial Dedication Party w/ Biz Markie at 9:30 Club - Postponed

Chuck Brown at 9:30 Club - Postponted to Sunday August 28th at 7 p.m.

First Mandarin Immersion Program Comes to Reid Temple Christian Academy


Glenn Dale, MD—Reid Temple Christian Academy will begin offering a partial day Mandarin Immersion program for the 2011-2012 academic school year debuting the first day of school, Monday, August 22, 2011 at Reid Temple Christian Academy 11400 Glenn Dale Blvd., Glenn Dale, MD 20769


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 Opens at Two Smithsonian Imax Theaters

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Smithsonian Theaters presents Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2: The Imax Experience, starting July 15 at the National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center’s Airbus Imax Theater in Chantilly, Va., and in 3-D at the National Museum of Natural History’s Johnson Imax Theater, starting July 29.


Family Night at National Harbor

Family Night at National Harbor

Check out Mega Mind Sunday, July 31st, at MOVIES ON THE POTOMAC , National Harbor’s weekly outdoor movie series. Beginning at Sunset next to the marina they will be showing free outdoor movies on a big screen. Lawn chairs or blankets are recommended. No coolers with food or alcoholic beverages will be permitted.

Here’s the Sunday schedule for the rest of the summer:



July 31 – How to Train Your Dragon (8:21pm)

Festival of India

Festival of India

Hundreds are expected at the Murugan Temple  of North America, Lanham, Maryland, on Sunday, July 3rd from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

This day will celebrate the festival known as the  FESTIVAL OF UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD,  SRI JAGANNATHA RATHA JATRA  (Chariot Festival), a yearly Hindu spiritual procession, that highlights the notion of global  harmony and unity.

THE RATHA JATRA, began  thousands of years ago, as a yearly celebration in Puri, the temple town in the State of Orissa on the east coast of India. Millions congregate to see the  huge, colorfully-decorated chariots in a procession honoring the Hindu Lord Jagannatha, Brother Balaram and Sister Devi Subhadra, said Mr. Nayak.