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11th Annual Jazz 4 Justice At George Mason

11th Annual Jazz 4 Justice At George Mason

 

Attorneys, Judges, students, and fellow members of the Northern Virginia community will gather in a friendly environment on Friday, November 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm to celebrate the love of jazz music.

The concert will showcase 100 Years of Jazz with tickets sold at $20 for Adults,  and $15 Seniors and Students.

Proceeds from the event provide student scholarships in the George Mason Department of Music.

To view highlights of our 2011 concert visit: http://youtu.be/Ko3N_2qxFSw

For more information, click here.

Join WUSA-TV & Walk To End Breast Cancer

Join WUSA-TV & Walk To End Breast Cancer

 

As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We all have been touched by this disease indirectly or directly including JC Hayward, and it's for this reason that WUSA-TV and JCHAYWARD.COM wants to make a difference in the community by walking towards a cure.

WUSA-TV will be walking and raising money in October for our local American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, which takes place on Saturday, October 20 at 10 a.m. at the National Sylvan Theater on the National Mall in D.C.

Walk to honor breast cancer survivors and remember our loved ones who lost their battle.

National Children's Museum To Open At National Harbor

National Children's Museum To Open At National Harbor

Kids will soon have a museum dedicated to them!

The National Children's Museum will be opening its doors on Dec. 14 at the National Harbor with over 18,000 sq. ft. of space. It will have two main exhibit areas that serve to inspire children to care and improve the world, which include: 'The 3 & Under gallery,' designed in partnership with Sesame Workshop and 'Our World,' teaches the rewards and responsibility of global and community citizenship.

“Both our local and national communities have been waiting for this day for a long time,” said National Children’s Museum President & CEO Willard Whitson in a press release. “We are so thrilled to finally be opening a museum that is solely dedicated to children and families in the D.C. area and beyond”.

The museum also features a 130-seat theater. 

For more information click here: nationalharbor.com

D.C. Fashion Week Showcases International Fashions and an upbeat Washington

D.C. Fashion Week Showcases International Fashions and an upbeat Washington

When you think of fashion week you think New York or Milan.  While New York is undoubtedly an epicenter of fashion, Washington has its own distinct style and its fashion week features international designs from all over the world.

“In terms of functional clothing, Washingtonians stick to a work uniform,” says Ean Williams, founder and organizer of DC Fashion Week, now in its ninth year. “That’s what the world sees. They only see us at work. We’re making policy that changes the world. But go to any happy hour and watch how people change their wardrobe at the bars.”

Celebrate The Art Of Remembrance In Va.

Celebrate The Art Of Remembrance In Va.

Looking to dress up and celebrate Dia de los Muertos? The Torpedo Factory Art Center is celebrating Dia de los Muertos, a traditional Mexican and Latin American holiday when family and friends gather to remember loved ones that have passed.  

The Torpedo Factory Art Center invites you to several festivities from Oct. 29 to Nov. 4 including the 4th annual Day of the Dead extravaganza, featuring an exhibition of artist-made altars and Day of Dead themed artwork. A costume & dance party featuring live music, and a costume contest will also be available.

Tickets for the Costume & Dance party are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door and can be purchased here.

Crab Soup Perfection: Riderwood Culinary Team Honored at Maryland Seafood Festival

Crab Soup Perfection: Riderwood Culinary Team Honored at Maryland Seafood Festival

Following the 45th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival, there is only one group of professional chefs in the DC metropolitan area that can claim the title, “King of Crab” -- Riderwood’s Culinary Team.

During this year’s Festival’s 22nd Annual Crab Soup Cook-off at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, on September 8th, Riderwood’s culinary team won multiple honors in the following categories: 

Annual Blues Festival Comes to Md.

Annual Blues Festival Comes to Md.

The 20th Annual Bluebird Blues Festival is coming to Prince George's County on Saturday, September 22, from 12:30-6 p.m. at the Prince George’s Community College in Largo, Md.

The Festival offers live entertainment on three stages, music workshops and activities for the entire family for free!

For more information about the 20th Annual Bluebird Blues Festival, call 301-322-0853.