April 6, 2009 |
Ten minutes before his debut as a CNN host last Monday, Roland Martin called his pastor back in Chicago. They proceeded to pray. His divine hope, says Martin, who has repeated the ritual each evening, is "that God uses me as an instrument for his will to provide insight to those who are listening. " As Martin speaks, in great cascades of words that flow by like a rushing river, it is clear this is no garden-variety pundit. He is African American, the first to host a prime-time cable news program since Alan Keyes's brief run on MSNBC seven years ago....
November 29, 2009
Jeremiah Wilson ran for 106 yards and two touchdowns, and host Handley forced three Park View turnovers in a 33-7 victory in the Virginia AA Region II Divison 3 final on Saturday. Handley's defense held All-District running back Daryus Beale to less than 35 yards and wide receiver Tommy Sedeski to no catches. Handley (12-0) will host Region I champion Bruton next Saturday in the state semifinals. -- Dave Yanovitz
September 29, 2008 |
With heart-stopping artistry, Paata Tsikurishvili has brought back one of his signature pieces, "Host and Guest. " And six years after its unveiling, it is still a stunner. The production may now be, in fact, the best that it's ever been. Tsikurishvili has assembled a sterling cast for Synetic Theater's restaging of its original play; it features what has evolved into a reliable stable of company stars. Ben Cunis, Dan Istrate, Philip Fletcher, Irakli Kavsadze and Irina Tsikurishvili, Paata's choreographer-wife, play principal...
August 27, 2009
Beth Sholom Congregation will host a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers and blood donors are needed. To make an appointment to donate blood, call 866-256-6372 or go to http://www.inova.org/donateblood . To volunteer at the blood drive, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Rosie Rodney at email@example.com . Everyone who completes the donor screening process will receive a T-shirt. 11825 Seven Locks Rd., Potomac.
March 6, 2008
Oxon Hill United Methodist Church will host an Easter party, with crafts, an egg hunt, games and lunch. Adults should accompany children 4 and younger. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. March 15. 6400 Livingston Rd., Oxon Hill. Free. 301-839-4748. Berwyn Presbyterian Church hosts World Day of Pray, presented by the Women of Guyana. 10 a.m. tomorrow. 6301 Greenbelt Rd., Berwyn Heights. Free. 301-474-7573. Davies Memorial Unitarian Universalist Church presents "The Awakening," which will include works by Alfred Bachelet, Francis Poulenc,...
January 10, 2012 |
Bill Trumbull, who regaled Washington's radio audiences for two decades as co-host of an easy-going and top-rated afternoon program, died of respiratory failure Jan. 10 at Prince William Hospital in Manassas. He was 77. The death was confirmed by his former on-air partner, Chris Core. WMAL's "Trumbull and Core" program was a staple of the weekday evening commute from 1976 to 1996. In all, Mr. Trumbull spent 36 years at the station and was usually on the air six days a week. "Trumbull and Core" was a success...