March 8, 2008
Turning Point: The Wizards closed overtime on an 8-2 run that included a layup and four free throws by Jamison and two by Andray Blatche. Player of the Game: Jamison trumped the big night turned in by Toronto's Jos¿ Calder¿n (20 points, nine assists) with 25 points and 16 rebounds. Key Stats: The Wizards made 20 of 21 free throw attempts and now trail the fifth-place Raptors by three games in the Eastern Conference standings.
September 16, 2011 |
You need a big voice to fill a big concert hall on its big opening night, which is why the Fillmore Silver Spring chose Mary J. Blige, the R&B singer who uses her vocal cords like ballistic weapons, to baptize its gleaming 2,000-capacity venue Thursday night. Everything about Blige's inaugural Fillmore gig felt big: the hits, her band, those earrings. But for such a big night, her time onstage was woefully short — less than 75 minutes. A few songs into the set, fans realized they were in the midst of a...
December 24, 2008 |
News flash! Rumors are true! The Presidential Inaugural Committee -- trumpets, please! -- is hosting 10 official balls on the night of Jan. 20. These, ladies and gentlemen, are the only parties where Barack Obama, Joe Biden and their wives are guaranteed to appear, albeit for a quick wave and onstage dance. Six of the balls will be held at the glamorous, escalator-studded Washington Convention Center. The other four will be at the National Building Museum, Union Station, the Washington Hilton...
March 29, 2008 |
Can solo shows compete for costume awards? "Bad Dates" makes you wonder. Melissa Flaim shimmies into a kaleidoscope of outfits at the Olney Theatre Center, where her character waxes about being a single mom in modern Manhattan. And, well, the shoes alone are spectacular. The opening scene is a Carrie Bradshaw fantasia as Haley Walker -- the mother/restaurateur/lonely-heart played by Flaim -- tries on dozens of high-end shoes looking for something that's just-right sexy and won't pinch.
May 20, 2011 |
BALTIMORE — The Washington Nationals scored Friday night for the first time since Monday. Once they started, they could hardly be stopped in a 17-5 win over the Baltimore Orioles to open interleague play. It had been a rough week for the Nationals, what with being shut out in consecutive games, rained out once and having General Manager Mike Rizzo find himself in the middle of a league investigation over an incident with the umpires after a loss to the New...
November 28, 2008 |
The holiday season is officially in full swing, and Santa is prepping for his big night by offering phone calls to anyone who may need a little extra motivation to stay good through the end of the year (or who would just love to hear from the big man himself). To request a call, visit ChristmasDialer.com , where you'll be able to choose from three possible voice greetings that can be directed towards any phone number. The first call is free, while subsequent requests cost around a dollar each...