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The Nutcracker Finishing its Run at Kennedy Center

WASHINGTON — Sunday is the last day to catch a performance of The Nutcracker at Washington’s Kennedy Center.

The Joffrey Ballet’s performances of the Christmas classic began on Wednesday and conclude Sunday. 111 more words


HOCKEY PREVIEW: Salem veterans to carry the load

Ryan Ossenmacher is optimistic about the chances of the 2015-16 Salem varsity boys hockey team.

After all, several key performers from last winter’s Division 1 regional championship team are back in hopes of leading a successful encore for the Rocks. 678 more words


The Avanti Orchestra

The Avanti Orchestra is the orchestra of the Friday Morning Music Club, “a community of music lovers and musicians,” which “has promoted classical music in the Washington area for over 125 years.” It’s a volunteer group of experienced classical musicians who gather, play music, and perform for the greater Washington audience. 90 more words

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Kendrick Lamar w/ National Symphony Orchestra @ The Kennedy Center

September 29th, 2015, started out like any other day.  I woke up, fed my asshole cats, got dressed for work, packed my lunch, and caught the bus to my office. 640 more words

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Kennedy Center Millennium Stage: Washington National Opera preview of APPOMATTOX

..ahead of the current production premiere of Philip Glass‘s opera APPOMATTOX, I was asked by Washington National Opera to sculpt a thread of narrative to give some context to music, and resonant issues of civil war/civil rights. 55 more words


Sunny Monday

Once it gets to be mid-November, every truly gorgeous day feels like a gift, and today was one of those days. It was in the high 60s and sunny, so I decided to spend my lunch hour running an errand that required a walk along the Georgetown waterfront (bottom photo), then up Wisconsin past the C&O Canal (top photo). 123 more words


Glenn Frey Needs Major Surgery, The Eagles Postpone Kennedy Center Honors Performance

The Eagles were SUPPOSED to be honored by the Kennedy Center next month, but it turns out that’s not gonna happen.

Glenn Frey needs major surgery and time for recovery. 51 more words