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Sex assault bill Bowser plans to reveal new legislation aimed at protecting victims 4
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The Capitals went to great lengths to keep Alex Ovechkin and other key players fresh for the postseason. Will the strategy help D.C. win its first Stanley Cup? 14
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A woman inspects some of the 500 traditional Ukrainian pysanky, or painted Easter eggs, on display Wednesday at an open-air festival in Kiev, Ukraine, ahead of Sunday’s holiday.
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Clogged pipe at massage parlor cracks least surprising case ever
Ford crib lulls babies to sleep and doesn’t use a sip of gas
A man in St. Petersburg, Russia, said he was angry that his wife changed her last name to that of a grocery chain to win $1,200 in a marketing stunt. He got even by filling her car with cement — and was so proud that he put it all on YouTube. UPI reported that he had a confederate with a cement mixer dump the sludge through a side window of the car. The man said he and his wife had been having problems for a while. You think? (EXPRESS)
Authorities in Austin, Texas, said a pipe clogged by hundreds of condoms led to the arrests of a couple accused of running a prostitution ring in their massage parlor. The property manager tipped off police after the suspicious blockage was found, UPI reported Wednesday. Police found $60,000 in cash at the couple’s home. The woman had recently been stopped at the Austin airport with $30,000 in cash duct-taped in bundles. (EXPRESS)
You’ve heard of a “concept car.” How about a “concept crib”? Ford and a Spanish creative studio designed a crib that simulates a nighttime car ride to help babies fall asleep, UPI reported Monday. The crib aims to replicate the motion, sounds and lighting of an evening ride that relaxes infants. The adult in charge can customize the volume of faux traffic noise or falling rain, for example. The single crib made so far will be used in a contest. (EXPRESS)
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No time to break this ice THE DISTRICT The work never stops for Verizon Center’s changeover crew, so shortly before midnight last Wednesday, the 26-member team began its latest shift after the Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers in a lateseason game. In three days, the Capitals would return to D.C. for their regular-season finale — hopefully to hard, slick ice. But until then, Verizon Center would transform four times for four events. There was a stage to build for a John Mayer concert last Thursday, and then a field for the venue’s newest tenant — the Washington Valor of the Arena Football League, which played its inaugural game Friday. It was just the third time the changeover crew had assembled the indoor football field, but there was no time to dwell on that accomplishment: By Saturday morning, there was a hardwood to lay down as the Wizards returned home to face the Miami Heat. By early Sunday, the basketball
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At Verizon Center, two playoffs, three surfaces keep the crews busy
It takes changeover crews from six to eight hours to convert Verizon Center.
court had been displaced and stacked. An inch-thick, insulated fiberglass-and-foam deck had been rolled up to once again reveal the ice, which needed touch-ups before the Caps returned for their regular-season finale that night against the Florida Panthers. “People always ask, so where’s the ice? What’s this? How does it get transformed?” said Dave Touhey, who oversees facilities operations as president of venues of Monumental Sports and Entertainment, the ownership
The average number of events Verizon Center hosts every year. The stadium is home to five teams, including the newly formed Washington Valor Arena Football League team and the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team. It also hosts big-name performers like John Mayer and The Weeknd. (TWP)
group of the Capitals, Wizards, Valor and the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. “I think people don’t think about it, because when you’re at a restaurant, you don’t think about how long the souschef has been slicing vegetables, either. You just know the quality of the meal.” Converting the ice to hardwood courts for the Wizards, who begin the NBA playoffs this weekend, and the Mystics, whose season begins May 14, is considered “clockwork,” according to Jordan Silberman, vice president of operations for Verizon Center. Each conversion takes roughly six to eight hours. Adding a third playing surface to the rotation with the Valor, which will play its second home game April 22, is not expected to have any impact on preparation for Capitals playoff games. “It’s like getting a set of Ikea furniture without the instructions. And it’s kind of just figuring out how to put everything together,” Silberman said. “We got the [football] field, the dasher pads and the goal posts, with basically just a picture of how it was set up in another facility. And you have to figure out how to put it all together.” ROMAN STUBBS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Ben’s Chili Bowl mural gets Wizards makeover The side of the original Ben’s Chili Bowl on U Street in Northwest D.C. got a fresh coat of paint Tuesday, just in time for the NBA playoffs. A new, temporary mural featuring Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal now adorns the wall that had been bare since January, when the restaurant painted over 5-year-old portraits of Bill Cosby, Barack Obama and Chuck Brown. (TWP) SILVER SPRING
Lottery luck hits twice: Same store, game, player A Silver Spring man won a state lottery game twice at the same convenience store. Maryland lottery officials said Jorge Matamoros, 39, who works in construction, won $5,000 in March in a scratch-off game called “20x the Cash.” About a month later, he played the same game and hit for $50,000. Both times, Matamoros bought the winning ticket at the 29 Convenience Mart in Silver Spring. (AP)
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Bowser set to announce sex assault legislation
Virginia town manager who shot himself dies
Proposed bill would provide support for underage victims
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THE DISTRICT D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is set to announce today legislation that would enhance the rights of victims of sexual assaults, particularly juveniles, and expand what can be considered a crime during an attack. Measures being proposed reflect year-long deliberations of an independent task force formed to address concerns that rape cases from several years ago had been mishandled and that younger victims lacked the same resources offered to adults. The bill was submitted last week, and Bowser plans to discuss details today during a news conference. It adds provisions to a sexual assault victim’s rights act passed in 2014. It would allow victims a greater choice of advocates to be present during interviews with police and prosecutors, and would require prosecutors to tell victims why a case might not be taken to court. In addition, the bill would
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is set to announce legislation today enhancing the rights of sex assault victims, to address problems in a 2013 report.
allow children as young as 12 to be provided advocates to help them navigate police and court proceedings. Those services are currently offered only to adult victims. Victims may be distrustful of law enforcement or believe their cases are not handled with the appropriate decorum or respect, and so the trained advocates act as guides and counselors. “I think this bill will contribute to more victims and survivors accessing help,” said Michelle Garcia, director of the D.C. Office
of Victim Services and Justice Grants. “We know that when victims feel supported, they are more likely to engage with and stay engaged with the criminal justice system.” Issues with handling of sexual assault cases emerged in 2013, when Human Rights Watch accused the D.C. police of fumbling investigations, losing reports and filing others away as unfounded without having conducted a thorough investigation. Police disputed the findings. PETER HERMANN (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Army veteran to run against Comstock Democrat Daniel Helmer, an Army veteran, on Tuesday announced his campaign to challenge Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-Va., in Northern Virginia. Helmer said he has raised $120,000 — an amount he hopes will set him apart from a crowded field of candidates that is shaping up ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Helmer’s announcement came on the same day that three other military veterans kicked off campaigns to try to unseat Republican incumbents in California, Colorado and Pennsylvania. (TWP)
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The manager of a Virginia town who shot himself in the head after a younger woman accused him of harassment died on Wednesday, a town official said. Christiansburg Town Manager Steve Biggs died a day after police found him in an apartment with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, a town spokeswoman said. The shooting came weeks after a 23-year-old woman obtained a three-day emergency protective order against Biggs, 53, accusing him of being “obsessive” toward her. (AP) PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY
Police: Father arrested in death of his newborn A Prince George’s County man has been arrested in connection with the death Hernandez of his 3-weekold daughter. Prince George’s County police said in a statement that they arrested Nestor Hernandez, 27, on Tuesday and charged him with multiple offenses, including child abuse resulting in the death of Kendra Hernandez on Sunday. The infant was taken to a hospital, where she died the next day. (AP)
Va. repays $7.1M to DOJ to settle food stamp errors
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local Magazine still faces other litigation over discredited rape story CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA. Rolling Stone magazine settled a University of Virginia administrator’s lawsuit over its discredited story about a rape on campus, but its legal fights over the botched article aren’t over. Attorneys for Rolling Stone and Nicole Eramo announced this week that they reached a confidential settlement over the 2014 story “A Rape on Campus,”
putting an end to the lengthy case stemming from the nowdebunked claims of a woman identified only as “Jackie.” Eramo had alleged that the article portrayed her as indifferent to victims of sexual assault. “We are delighted that this dispute is now behind us, as it allows Nicole to move on and focus on doing what she does best, which is supporting victims of sexual assault,” said Libby Locke, an attorney for Eramo. The magazine still faces a more than $25 million lawsuit filed by the University of Virginia chapter
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Rolling Stone settles U-Va. lawsuit
Nicole Eramo, an administrator at U-Va., sued Rolling Stone over the way she was portrayed.
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of the fraternity where Jackie claimed she had been raped. That suit is scheduled to go to trial in October. A separate lawsuit from three former fraternity members was dismissed last year. In recently filed documents, Rolling Stone suggested the fraternity is partially at fault because, it claims, the fraternity was aware of problems with Jackie’s account and didn’t say anything before the story went to print. “For had they done so, the article never would have been published,” Rolling Stone’s attorneys said. ALANNA DURKIN RICHER (AP)
Black lawmakers call for special session in Md. Black lawmakers in Maryland are calling for a special session, after a bill designed to create diversity ownership in the state’s developing medical marijuana industry failed to pass Monday in the session’s closing minutes. The measure would have allowed seven more licenses to grow marijuana in the state. Two of those licenses would have gone to two companies that are suing the state because they were bumped out of the top 15 companies named as finalists after a state commission said it sought to increase geographic diversity. (AP)
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Trump tells agencies to plan to cut workers POLITICS The federal government hiring freeze implemented by President Trump as one of his first acts in office was lifted Wednesday, while the White House instructed all federal agencies to submit a plan by June 30 to shrink their civilian workforces, offering the first details on how the Trump administration aims to reduce the size and scope of the government. Office of Management and Budget Director director Mick Mulvaney told reporters Tuesday that the move was part of the president’s campaign pledge to
“drain the swamp” in Washington and save taxpayers money. “This does not mean that agencies will be free to hire willynilly,” Mulvaney said of the return to hiring. He called the restructuring — laid out in a 14-page memo — a “smarter plan, a more strategic plan, a more surgical plan.” Mulvaney also said agency leaders must finalize their longterm plans to cut the number of federal workers starting in October 2018. Trump signed a memorandum in January freezing large portions of the federal government. As part
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of the order, Trump gave the Office of Management and Budget 90 days to come up with a plan to reduce the government’s size. While the new guidance does not contain specific goals, Mulvaney said agencies targeted with significant budget cuts in Trump’s budget proposal, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, would be expected to make big cuts. Agencies Trump wants to spend more on, like the Department of Veterans Affairs, would be expected to see their payrolls rise.
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Pakistani activist becomes honorary Canadian citizen
OTTAWA, ONTARIO | Pakistani activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai is presented with honorary Canadian citizenship by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at Parliament Hill on Wednesday. Yousafzai called it an “incredible honor” and urged Canada to play a leadership role in promoting education for girls and refugees.
Wal-Mart on Wednesday announced its latest attempt to transform its e-commerce business: a “pickup discount,” meaning that it will offer reduced prices on more than 1 million online-only items to shoppers who come to the store to retrieve their purchases. For example, a TV that costs about $1,700 would have a $50 discount. Starting April 19, the discount will be offered on about 10,000 items, and on more than 1 million items by the end of June. The move is seen as Walmart testing its theory that its vast network of physical stores can be an advantage in the online shopping wars. Walmart has been stepping up in e-commerce recently: In January, the company began offering free two-day shipping on orders over $35. (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Chinese President Xi Jinping calls Trump, urges him to take peaceful approach to N. Korea
Stunning Iran and disregarding the words of its supreme leader, former populist President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered Wednesday to run in Iran’s May presidential election, upending a contest expected to be won by its moderate incumbent. He still must be approved for the ballot. (AP) KANSAS
Republican escapes with tight win in Trump district Republicans survived an election scare in Kansas on Tuesday and won a U.S. House seat in the first congressional election since President Trump’s victory. But the margin was much closer than expected in a district that voted overwhelmingly for Trump. Republican state Treasurer Ron Estes, 60, will represent Kansas’ 4th congressional district, replacing Mike Pompeo, whom Trump named as CIA director. (AP) NATIONAL SECURITY
Manafort is registering with U.S. as foreign agent President Trump’s former campaign chairman is registering as a foreign agent. Paul Manafort’s spokesman said he was in talks with the government about registering before the 2016 election and his work with the Trump campaign. Manafort is under scrutiny in government probes of possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. (AP)
FBI obtained warrant to watch Trump adviser The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of Carter Page, an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of a probe into possible links between Russia and the campaign, officials said. They said there was probable cause to believe Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power, in this case Russia. (TWP)
Swedish couple says 11-year-old daughter died in Stockholm truck attack that killed 4
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U.S.-Russia relations hit a low POLITICS With tensions rising over Syria and other issues, President Trump said Wednesday that U.S. relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low” as he moved ever further away from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow. “Right now we’re not getting along with Russia at all,” Trump said flatly during a White House news conference with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. It was a grim assessment that echoed the words of Trump’s top diplomat, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who left an almost two-hour meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow declaring the countries had reached a “low point” in relations. Trump said Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Putin, where “things went pretty well.” But he said it was an open question where relations go from here. Trump said “it would be a fantastic thing” if the two nations got along better, but cautioned that “it may be just the opposite.” Could Syria have launched the chemical weapons attack with Russia’s advance knowledge? Trump said it was “certainly possible,” although “probably unlikely.” The less-than-positive assessments of relations by both Trump and Tillerson reflected the former Cold War foes’ inability to forge
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson got a frosty reception from Russia’s foreign minister.
Trump ramps up plan to increase deportations ALEXANDER NEMENOV (AFP/GETTY IMAGES)
Trump’s assessment grim as Tillerson meets with Putin in Moscow
greater cooperation, as Trump until recently has advocated. More than 80 people were killed last week in what the U.S. has described as a nerve gas attack that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces undoubtedly carried out. Russia says rebels were responsible for whatever chemical agent was found, which the Trump administration calls a disinformation campaign. The Moscow news conference came after Putin met Tillerson for the first time since Trump took office. The diplomats know each other well from Tillerson’s days as Exxon Mobil CEO. Putin had even honored Tillerson with a friendship award. Russia made it clear it was unwilling to roll back its alliance with Assad, and it also rejected
Russia vetoes resolution Russia vetoed a Western-backed U.N. resolution Wednesday that would have condemned the use of chemical weapons in a town in northern Syria and demanded a speedy investigation into the attack that killed more than 80 people. The vote on the Security Council resolution was 10 in favor, Russia and Bolivia against, and China, Kazakhstan and Ethiopia abstaining. (AP)
American claims of incontrovertible evidence that Assad ordered the chemical attack. Still, Tillerson sought to stress the positives. He said working groups would be established to improve U.S.-Russian ties. He said the two sides would also
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Is Bannon getting pushed out?
President Trump told the New York Post on Tuesday, “I am my own strategist.” That would seem to bode poorly for his actual strategist, Steve Bannon. “I like Steve, but you have to remember he was not involved in my campaign until very late,” Trump said. (Bannon joined the campaign in August, for most of the general election.) Trump also nodded to White House tensions, saying, “I told them to straighten it out or I will.” (AP/TWP) In WSJ interview, Trump says he will not label China a currency manipulator, reversing campaign promise
discuss disagreements on Syria and how to end the country’s sixyear civil war. Steeped in geopolitical intrigue, the meeting between Putin and Tillerson wasn’t formally confirmed until the last minute, following days of speculation about whether the Russian would refuse to grant the former oil executive an audience. Tillerson was greeted frostily in Moscow as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov began their meeting Wednesday by demanding to know America’s “real intentions” behind the 59 Tomahawk missiles Trump launched at a Syrian air base. “We consider it of utmost importance to prevent the risks of replay of similar action in the future.” (AP/THE WASHINGTON POST)
POLITICS The Trump administration is quickly identifying ways to assemble the deportation force that President Trump promised on the campaign trail. An internal Department of Homeland Security assessment shows the agency has already found 33,000 more detention beds to house undocumented immigrants, opened discussions with dozens of local police forces that could be empowered with enforcement authority and identified where construction of Trump’s border wall could begin. The agency also is considering ways to speed up the hiring of hundreds of new Customs and Border Patrol officers, including ending polygraph and physical fitness tests in some cases. Administration officials said the plans are preliminary and have not been reviewed by senior DHS management. Also, the plans could be held up by the prohibitive costs outlined in the report and resistance in Congress. Many lawmakers are already balking at approving billions in spending on the wall and additional border security. Cost concerns are peppered throughout the DHS assessment. For example, ICE officials have identified locations that could increase the agency’s detention space by 21,000 beds, but acknowledge it will be unable to secure the areas “until funding has been identified,” the documents say. DAVID NAKAMURA (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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AP: UN troops had sex ring Investigation details years of allegations of abuse by peacemakers WASHINGTONPOST.COM POST NATION
Iowa lawmakers OK sweeping gun rights bill Martine Gestime, 32, said in Haiti that she was raped by a Brazilian peacekeeper in 2008 and became pregnant with his son.
Legally, the U.N. has no jurisdiction over peacekeepers, leaving punishment to the countries that contribute the troops. In Haiti, at least 134 Sri Lankan peacekeepers exploited nine children in a sex ring from 2004 to 2007, according to an internal U.N. report obtained by the AP. In the wake of the report, 114 peacekeepers were sent home. None was ever imprisoned. In March, U.N. SecretaryGeneral Antonio Guterres announced new measures to tackle sexual abuse and exploitation by U.N. peacekeepers. “Let us declare in one voice: We will not tolerate anyone committing or condoning sexual exploitation and abuse,” Guterres said.
DIEU NALIO CHERRY (AP)
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI In the ruins of a tropical hideaway, abandoned children tried to make a life for themselves. But they never could scrape together enough to beat back the hunger, until the U.N. peacekeepers moved in a few blocks away. The men who came from a faraway place offered the Haitian children cookies and other snacks. Sometimes they gave them a few dollars. But the price was high: The Sri Lankan peacekeepers wanted sex from girls and boys as young as 12. “I did not even have breasts,” said a girl, known as V01 — Victim No. 1. She told U.N. investigators that over the next three years, from ages 12 to 15, she had sex with nearly 50 peacekeepers. Justice for victims like V01 is rare. An Associated Press investigation of U.N. missions during the past 12 years found nearly 2,000 allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by peacekeepers and other personnel around the world — signaling the crisis is much larger than previously known. More than 300 of the allegations involved children, the AP found, but only a fraction of alleged perpetrators served jail time.
But the proclamation had a familiar ring: More than a decade ago, the U.N. commissioned a report that promised to do much the same thing, yet most of the reforms never materialized. For two years after those promises were made, children in Haiti were passed around from soldier to soldier. And in the years since, peacekeepers have been accused of sexual abuse the world over. Haitian lawyer Mario Joseph has been trying to get compensation for victims of a deadly cholera strain linked to Nepalese peacekeepers that killed an estimated 10,000 people. Now, he is also trying to get child support for about a dozen Haitian women left pregnant by peacekeepers.
“Imagine if the U.N. was going to the United States and raping children and bringing cholera,” Joseph said in Port-au-Prince. “Human rights aren’t just for rich white people.” U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley want a review of all missions. Corker recalled his disgust at hearing of the U.N. sexual abuse cases uncovered last year in the Central African Republic. “If I heard that a U.N. peacekeeping mission was coming near my home in Chattanooga,” he told the AP, “I’d be on the first plane out of here to go back and protect my family.” PAISLEY DODDS (AP)
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With one stroke of a pen, Gov. Terry Branstad is poised to make Iowa one of the friendliest states for gun owners. Lawmakers have passed a bill that many say is the most comprehensive piece of legislation on gun rights the state has seen. The legislation would, among other things, allow citizens to use deadly force if they believe their lives are threatened and to sue local government officials if they think gun-free zones have violated their Second Amendment rights. The deadly force provision has raised fears that the bill would increase gun violence. State Sen. Nate Boulton, D, said state law already lets Iowans use deadly force if they are threatened at home or work, adding that a Stand Your Ground law could lead some to misunderstand when deadly force may be used. The legislation, which the governor has hinted he will sign, marks the end of a decades-long battle for a bill that does more than make incremental changes to state gun laws and would bring Iowa in line with more gun-friendly neighbors such as Missouri and Wisconsin, said Barry Snell, president of the Iowa Firearms Coalition. “Without exaggeration, House File 517 is the most monumental and sweeping piece of gun legislation in Iowa’s history,” Snell said. KRISTINE PHILLIPS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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Hopes and fears
The Capitals made the playoffs in eight of the past nine years without a trip beyond round two. Here’s why this year will be different ... or not.
(THE WASHINGTON POST)
Reasons for optimism
Holtby is hot. This was another Vezina Trophycaliber season for goalie Braden Holtby. While it’s possible the Capitals run into a hot goalie, they know they have one in their net, too.
Concerted effort to rest stars during the regular season has the Caps feeling fresh entering series with Maple Leafs
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NHL PLAYOFFS Tired of rolling through the regular season and falling short in the playoffs, the Capitals went to great lengths to make sure their best players won’t be tired this time around. Alex Ovechkin saw the lowest ice time of his career, and Nicklas Backstrom the lowest since his rookie year. Braden Holtby played fewer minutes than he ever has as a starting goaltender in an 82-game season. Balancing out the minutes and workload was an organizational effort to gear up for the playoffs and give Washington its best chance to finally lift the Stanley Cup. “We tried different things,” Ovechkin said. “I think right now we’re in better shape than we were last year and mentallywise, as well, because you can see we have four lines who can create and four lines who can be out there and get the job done.” To prove the plan worked, the Capitals will have to get the job done against the Maple Leafs in the first round, starting tonight at Verizon Center, and advance past the second round for the first time in the Ovechkin era.
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First-line center Nicklas Backstrom averaged his lowest ice time (18:16) since he was a rookie in 2007-08.
After averaging 21:18 on ice over his first 11 NHL seasons, Ovechkin played 18:22, reaching that average by ramping up over the course of the year. His 1,506 total minutes were the fewest he’s played in an 82-game season, and yet he played in every game. The Russian superstar had 14 points in his final 15 regularseason games and contributed big hits that knocked defenders out of two recent contests.
“He looks fresh, he looks fast and he looks like Alex,” coach Barry Trotz said. Ovechkin has also helped Backstrom and fellow linemate T.J. Oshie play better. At evenstrength and on the power play, the Capitals have the high-end skill to deserve their status as the favorite to emerge from the Eastern Conference. To do that they’ll need the best from Holtby, the reigning Vezina Trophy winner who started 63 games this season, three fewer than last year and nine fewer than 2014-15. Holtby faced 112 fewer shots, and less wear and tear could be the difference if the Capitals make an extended run. The Capitals were strong down the stretch, going 11-2-1 in their final 14 games, a stark contrast to their 7-5-4 finish last year before a second-round exit. Backstrom senses a good feeling around the locker room this year, which well-traveled Daniel Winnik believes is a product of momentum that can translate to the playoffs. “It matters how you play before the playoffs,” Winnik said. “I think Pittsburgh’s proved
NHL playoff games tonight: Predators at Blackhawks (8, NBCSN), Flames at Ducks (10:30, NBCSN)
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that, a lot of previous winners — L.A. I think playing the way we are hopefully is good foreshadowing.” Washington is also largely healthy after being spared the usual attrition of an 82-game season. That was by design. “I think the whole team feels fresh,” Backstrom said. “We’re all healthy and that’s important. ... For now it’s great. Hopefully we can stay that way.”
Defensive depth. Trading for Kevin Shattenkirk boosted a defense that allows the fewest goals per game (2.16). Nate Schmidt and Dmitry Orlov are experienced after playoff debuts last year.
Reasons for pessimism Kuznetsov’s history. Evgeny Kuznetsov can be a matchup nightmare as a second-line center. Last year he was a non-factor with two points in 12 playoff games. Carlson’s health. John Carlson averages the most minutes on defense for the Caps, but he missed the past three games with an undisclosed lower body injury. If he’s not fully ready, the blue line is weakened.
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Why Kawhi Leonard should be named MVP
Gio starts off strong, just like he did in 2016
Spurs star has a case to beat out Westbrook, Harden and LeBron
Kawhi Leonard has led an aging Spurs squad to the secondbest record in the NBA this season.
rate — the percentage of a team’s offensive plays when he is on the floor in which a player is the key factor — while rarely turning it over. He entered Wednesday with a true shooting percentage, which accounts for field goals and free throws, of 61.2. But the true bulwark of the case is in what surrounds Leonard in San Antonio. Yes, they are the Spurs, and yes, they still have Gregg Popovich as their coach. But these aren’t your dad’s Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge, who was supposed to be the team’s second All-Star behind Leonard, has taken a step backward. Danny Green is a solid shooting guard,
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ANALYSIS When this NBA season began, it was supposed to be a six-month buildup to a finals rubber match between the Warriors and Cavaliers. And, as the regular season closed Wednesday and the playoffs begin this weekend, those teams remain the favorites to make that feat happen. But a regular season expected to be boring because everyone knew who would end up in the finals has gotten an exciting boost because of the race for Most Valuable Player. LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard are all in the midst of perhaps the best seasons of their careers. It’s been arguably the best MVP race in league history, potentially surpassing the competition in 1962, when Bill Russell won the award ahead of Wilt Chamberlain, who averaged 50 points and 26 rebounds, and Oscar Robertson, who averaged a triple-double. After months of debate, The Washington Post has picked Leonard as its official choice for MVP. Yes. Leonard, not Harden or Westbrook, the names that have dominated this conversation for months. While those two and James are largely regular season designated hitters, contributing only on offense, Leonard remains the best perimeter defender in the league by leaps and bounds. That should count for something. So, too, should Leonard’s insane efficiency. He dominates the ball, entering Wednesday’s game at Utah with a 31.3 percent usage
but Tony Parker has plummeted in the point guard ranks. Pau Gasol has been rightly relegated to a reserve role in favor of Dewayne Dedmon. Despite all of that — plus a bench featuring Patty Mills, Gasol, David Lee and Manu Ginobili — San Antonio won more than 60 games and finished with the second-best record in the NBA. As of Wednesday morning, Leonard had led his roster to seven more wins than the Rockets and 14 more than the Thunder. In a debate over what’s most valuable, it’s hard to find better numbers than those. TIM BONTEMPS (THE WASHINGTON POST)
Gio Gonzalez did not walk a batter Tuesday night. He retired 11 straight Cardinals to end his outing. He worked quickly, recovered from brief lapses and allowed one earned run in seven innings of an 8-3 victory. Combine Tuesday’s start with his first of the season, in which threw six scoreless innings, and Gonzalez’s 2017 line looks like this: 0.69 ERA, 13 hits in 13 innings, 13 strikeouts, one walk. He did this last year, too, teasing the Nationals with a few strong starts while showing signs of reform. Then, as the nights warmed and innings accumulated, he reverted. The lefty had a 1.86 ERA in his first eight starts last season, and walked a tolerable 13 men in 40 innings. In his last 24 starts, he had a 5.58 ERA with a strikeoutto-walk ratio of 2.84. (TWP)
Ian Mahinmi (calf) out for beginning of playoffs Washington will be without its backup center for the start of the postseason. Coach Scott Brooks announced Wednesday that Ian Mahinmi would miss the team’s regular-season finale in Miami, as well as upcoming games, because of a strained left calf. Mahinmi underwent an MRI exam that revealed swelling. He will be evaluated again in seven to 10 days. That timeline would keep Mahinmi sidelined for at least the opening three games of the Wizards’ first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks. (TWP) CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SOCCER
Suspect in bus explosions in custody as team loses German authorities arrested a suspect Wednesday in their investigation into a bomb attack on a top German soccer team, while the team — missing a defender wounded in the blasts — lost 3-2 to Monaco in a hastily rescheduled Champions League quarterfinal leg match. The male suspect was detained after a note from the scene of Tuesday’s attack on Borussia Dortmund’s team bus suggested a possible Islamic extremist motive, but authorities said other motives are possible. Also Wednesday, Atletico Madrid beat Leicester City 1-0, and Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich 2-1. (AP) NORTH CAROLINA
Proposed bill could pull UNC, N.C. State from ACC A bill before the North Carolina legislature would force public universities North Carolina and North Carolina State to withdraw from the ACC if the league withdraws more championship games from the state. The ACC moved title games away after the passage of a law that required transgender people to use the bathroom for their birth gender. That law was rolled back last month, and the ACC said it would consider the state as the site of future championships. (TWP)
Washington Post NBA awards picks: DPOY, Green (Warriors); ROY, Brogdon (Bucks); 6th man, Iguodala (Warrors); Most improved, Antetokounmpo (Bucks); Coach, Popovich (Spurs)
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FOOD TRUCKS It’s likely that 50/50 Pizza is the first food truck based on probability. The rules are simple: Hand over your credit card and spin the electronic iPad prize wheel. Half the slots earn you a 99-cent pizza; land on the other option and you’ll pay $9.99 for your pie. The owner of the new food truck is Jean-Max Buteau, 24, a Haitian native who left the country shortly after the devastating earthquake in 2010.
He landed at American University, where he graduated with a degree in systems engineering and business administration. He was interested to see if he could build a food business around the laws of probability. He just had to make sure that he could still make money. “Take a look at the laws of probability,” says Buteau, a contract financial analyst for the State Department. “If you spin this 100 times, it’s going to spin
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Feeling lucky and hungry? The 9-inch pies at 50/50 Pizza cost $0.99 or $9.99. Fate decides the price.
50 times on one color and 50 times on the other.” All Buteau had to do was select a dish whose median price would generate a profit. He went with pizza. “Every two pizzas cost me $11,” Buteau says, “which still
leaves me with a profit margin, no matter how many I sell.” The food truck makes its dough at Union Kitchen and immediately portions it into individual balls, which then rise for a minimum of 12 hours. Buteau
prepares the dough, and John Lewis, who operates the truck, handles the zippy cooked tomato sauce with red pepper flakes and roasted red peppers. Once you spin the wheel — actually, you press a button on the iPad, but whatever — you cobble together your 9-inch pie from a list of basic ingredients, including ham, bacon, anchovies, sausage and olives. (The price you land on includes cheese and one topping; additional toppings are 99 cents each.) The rounds are crisped up in a Bakers Pride deck oven right there in the truck. There’s nothing quite like a game of chance before lunch. TIM CARMAN (THE WASHINGTON POST)
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In 2014, Fleetwood Mac welcomed Christine McVie back into the fold after an extended absence. Now McVie and guitarist Lindsey Buckingham have written new music, which they’ll release and tour behind as a duo. GET TICKETS: April 22 at 10 a.m. via wolftrap.org.
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weekendpass overboard. In the series, they made the decision to make it more like now, with more interracial couples and handmaids of all colors.
Margaret Atwood, left, consulted on — and cameos in — Hulu’s adaptation of her novel “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
Does the series look like what you imagined when you wrote the book? They cast the commander and his wife younger than they are in the book, so I think that increases the possibility for jealousy, competition, sexual tension. In the book, the wife wouldn’t be able to have children because of her age. But this one, she’s young, so you can imagine how conflicted she is about having a handmaid.
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It also seemed like there’s a lot more cursing in the show than in the book. Oh, yeah, there’s a lot more cursing. I think that’s because there’s a lot more cursing in real life than there was when I wrote the book. So instead of making it a period piece, they made it now. There’s also a lot more devices, like cellphones, which didn’t exist when I wrote the book in 1984.
Developing dystopia Margaret Atwood had a literal hand in adapting her ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ for Hulu When Canadian author Margaret Atwood stepped onto the set of the Hulu adaptation of her dystopian novel “The Handmaid’s Tale,” she was given a strange task: to hit lead actress Elisabeth Moss from behind with her hand. “They said, ‘We’re going to film that again, but this time hit her harder. Give her a real bop on the head,’ ” Atwood recalls, to which she wailed, “But what if I hurt her?” In her cameo, Atwood is one of the women indoctrinating Moss’ character, Offred, into being a handmaid — a woman forced into sexual servitude and made to bear children for infertile couples among society’s upper echelons. In Atwood’s 1985 dystopian novel and the Hulu series (which premieres April 26), parts of America have become Gilead, a theocracy where women are no longer allowed to work or own property. (Atwood, Moss and others involved in the series will discuss the adaptation at a Smithsonian Associates event Wednesday.) We spoke with Atwood, 77, about Hulu’s series and how close the nightmare world of “The Handmaid’s Tale” is to becoming reality. SADIE DINGFELDER (EXPRESS)
How does the Hulu series differ from the book? It builds out some of the characters that sort of disappear from view in the book, because the narrator doesn’t know what happens to them. Another difference is that, in the book, society is so segregated. They are shipping black people back to Africa, they are shipping Jews back to Israel. In both cases we suspect they are dumping them
The fact that the show feels so contemporary makes it more terrifying, like it could happen today. Back when I wrote the book, things like Tiananmen Square and the [Arab Spring] hadn’t happened, so we didn’t think of police shooting into a crowd of protesters as a possibility. But now it has [happened], so we added it. My rule for the book was, I didn’t put in anything that people hadn’t already done. And I think the series is following that rule, not putting in anything that is just a made-up thing. It’s all happened before. Is the U.S. on the road to becoming a place like Gilead? Well, let’s just say you’re not on the road that leads away from it. I think in some states you’re getting pretty close, but without the perks. By which I mean, in Gilead, if you’re a handmaid and you’re expected to produce babies for the state, at least you get three meals a day.
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Do you see any glimmers of hope? The U.S. is an extremely varied and ornery country. I don’t think they are going to ultimately lie down for a totalitarian dictatorship. But that’s just me being hopeful. Meanwhile, make nice with the Quakers. They are going to run the underground railroad for women. They are probably already mapping it out. Is this series a self-contained thing, or might there be a second season? I don’t know whether I’m allowed to say. But why don’t I say it anyway? I know they are
already talking about a Season 2. That will take us into unknown territory, will it not? Are you thinking of writing more? I don’t know. At my age? What do you think? Yeah, do it! You’re egging me on. Well, I’ll certainly have to consult about Season 2.
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E. Faye Butler Halcyon House, 3400 Prospect St. NW; Sat., 8:30 p.m., $60.
Andrew McMahon had to make peace with the city for his new album
MUSIC Andrew McMahon was chasing a ghost, and it led him back to New York City. “It was always an intense and exciting place to be,” says the California-based singer-songwriter, formerly of Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin, who now performs as Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness. His longtime plans to record an album there were thrust aside when, during a tour stop in 2005, he was diagnosed with cancer. “My relationship [with the city] changed quite a bit,” he says. “So it was a combination of this intense energy and a ghost memory following me around, but it felt like the time to make my way back.” More than a decade later, that return led to his sophomore Wilderness album, “Zombies on Broadway,” which McMahon, 34, recorded mostly in New York. Released in February, the album delivers the pulsating piano and intimate lyrics that are McMahon’s trademark, but “Zombies”
is full of technical experimentation and even a danceable song with spoken-word verses: “Brooklyn, You’re Killing Me” (“I keep waking up on fire beneath this low-rise second city that’s turning good men into liars,” he chants). “What I’m always trying to do with my songwriting is chart where I am and the moment in my life that I’m residing in,” McMahon says. “The underlying theme became reconciling this side of my nature that’s predisposed toward late nights and drinking too much and maybe having more fun than I’m supposed to for a man my age. The city brings that side of me to the surface. A lot of this record was about getting my head around that and trying to get it under control.” McMahon wrote much of “Zombies” while touring to promote his first, self-titled Wilderness album, when the single “Cecilia and the Satellite” — named for his daughter, born in 2014 — was ascending
Match point McMahon marked 11 years cancer-free in August, thanks to a life-saving bone marrow transplant. His organization, the Dear Jack Foundation — which supports adolescents and young adults with cancer — will have a booth at all “Zombies” stops to swab people for the National Marrow Donor Program’s registry. “We’ve had more than 6,000 people stop by and do a cheek swab, and more than 60 have been told they’re a match for a cancer patient,” McMahon says. A.H.
the alt rock charts. That success created a sense of celebration that’s obvious in new songs like “Fire Escape” and “Shot Out of a Cannon,” he says. But it’s juxtaposed with “a sense of tension and anxiety [about] whether or not this third round of my career was going to succeed — and in tracks like ‘So Close,’ I’m either teetering on the brink of something really great or something
disastrous,” he says. The past and present will collide when McMahon performs at the Fillmore on Friday: The setlist promises a “Zombies”heavy show, with Jack’s Mannequin and Something Corporate favorites sprinkled in. “I try, every tour, to one-up myself and transport the audience as much as possible,” he says. The lively performer’s signature moves include jumping off his piano, pounding the keys with his Chuck Taylors and crowdsurfing the room in a giant yellow inflatable duck. “Especially as global politics and the state of daily life has gotten so … just everyone on different pages, there’s a commitment to give people a space where they can step outside that for a second and feel a sense of magic,” he says. ANGELA HAUPT (FOR EXPRESS)
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Chicago-based actress and singer E. Faye Butler just finished a run in Olney Theatre’s “Sweeney Todd” and will host the Helen Hayes Awards in May. We asked her to share the first three songs that popped into her head, two of which she’ll sing this weekend for a cabaret show she calls “a celebration of AfricanAmerican women in music.” ELENA GOUKASSIAN (FOR EXPRESS)
‘Blue Skies’ Ella Fitzgerald
“This song always makes me happy — it’s so optimistic,” Butler says. The jazz great’s peppy, scatted-up take on the Irving Berlin tune is even the current ringtone on her phone, although she won’t perform it on Saturday.
‘Dr. Feelgood (Love Is a Serious Business)’
This song, the B-side of Franklin’s iconic smash “Respect,” gets its due from Butler. “There’s nothing like a good blues song,” she says. “And no one does it better than Aretha Franklin.”
‘Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child’
This traditional Negro spiritual is one of Butler’s favorites. Her mother was best friends with Mahalia Jackson and even worked as her booking agent for a while. “Mahalia was my godmother, and she would hum this song a great deal,” Butler says.
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Luray Caverns is one of the most impressive caves in Virginia that’s accessible to nonspelunkers.
Lu Caverns is a special place, but Luray it’s not unique: Virginia is home to nearly 4,000 known caves, some of ne which are accessible to the general wh public. Here are three other caverns pu that you can get to from D.C. in two th hours or less. S.D. ho Skyline Caverns: Just an hour and a half from D.C., these caverns include flowing streams and rare rock formations called anthodites, which look a lot like spiky sea urchins. 10344 Stonewall Jackson Hwy., Front Royal, Va.; spring hours: open weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., weekends 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; adults $22, children $11.
Shenandoah Caverns: Among the coolest formations in these 17 “rooms”: paper-thin rock formations that look like enormous strips of bacon hanging from the ceiling. 261 Caverns Road, Quicksburg, Va.; spring hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; adults $24, children $12.
Endless Caverns: This 6-milelong cave is close enough to the surface for tree roots to poke through the ceiling. Notable rock formations include rimstone, where lacy ridges form on boulders.
Finally take the plunge It’s time to listen to the beckoning highway signs and visit Luray Caverns DESTINATIONS It was a chilly, rainy Saturday when I asked my husband, Steve, if he wanted to go check out Luray Caverns. “Too cold, too wet,” he said, pulling a blanket over his head. Little did he know that I had gathered persuasive evidence from the website: The temperature in the cave always feels like it’s around 65 degrees, and it’s safe from precipitation, making it an ideal place to visit in bad weather. I was also trying to convince myself. Like many D.C.-area residents, I’d passed the signs
for Luray Caverns plenty of times while driving to some other, farther-flung place. This particular tourist attraction was always a little too out of the way for an impromptu side trip. But that rainy Saturday, I was determined to see some caves. I lured Steve out of bed with coffee, and two hours later, we arrived at what looked like a strip mall, albeit one that someone had dropped in the middle of nowhere. “Where are the caverns?” Steve said. We had to walk past a collection of unrelated attractions
— including a ropes course, a hedge maze and a museum of classic cars — to find the caverns’ entrance, housed in a building with an architectural style reminiscent of a Jersey Turnpike rest stop. Built to entice road trippers to stop for a day or more, the whole Luray Caverns enterprise has been owned by the same family for 112 years. Patriarch Theodore Clay Northcott originally used the cool air of the caverns to create what he called the first air-conditioned building in the world — a sanatorium called Limair. The sanatorium
has since burned down, but the family’s small empire has grown over the years to include the aforementioned side attractions, plus two motels and a golf course. These days, a ticket to tour the caverns also includes access to the adjacent toy and antique car museums. “You’re in luck: The next tour is about to start,” said a cheery woman in khaki pants who herded us through a doorway with a small staircase, like it was an ordinary basement. But as we walked down the stairs, the view widened until we found
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ourselves at the mouth of an enormous cave, decorated lavishly with curtains and columns of sepia-toned stone. Virginia, we later learned, is riddled with underground chambers like Luray. In fact, there are nearly 4,000 caves in the state, though most are on private property and accessible only to spelunkers with the training and fortitude to wiggle through tiny, dark holes in the ground. Luray, on the other hand, is a hit with tourists because it’s conveniently paved and well lit — a fact emphasized by our tour guide. “All 748 of our lights are on timers. I do not want to leave anyone behind in cave darkness. So please stay with the group at all times,” she said, with the highlow cadence of a flight attendant giving a safety briefing. Thus began our tour of the
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The Garden Maze is one of the aboveground attractions at Luray Caverns.
cave, a leisurely, hour-long walk on a winding path through what was once an ancient sea, our guide explained. When the water drained, it formed caverns that were decorated by the slow drip of water through layers of limestone and clay. Calcite-rich drips from the ceiling become stalactites, drips on the floor accumulated into stalagmites — and when the two met in the middle, they created enormous columns of stone. Our tour guide pointed out one such formation, a 500-foot pillar called Pluto’s Ghost. “You have to remember that when people first explored these caverns, they only had flickering candles or gas lamps,” the guide explained, adding that the formation was named after the lord of the underworld from Roman myth, not Disney’s cartoon dog. “They thought it was following them.” Many of the Luray’s rock formations have even more poetic names. Among them is Saracen’s Tent, a drapery of nearly paper-thin stone that formed when mineral-bearing water dripped down the ceiling’s serrated incline. Then there was the most beautiful sight of the tour: the perfectly still Dream Lake, which reflects the enormous stalactites hanging above, making it look much deeper than it is. Near the end of the tour, we
entered a large, open part of the cave called the Cathedral, where, in 1954, a man named Leland Sprinkle installed an electric church organ and wired it up to tiny hammers that bang on stalagmites and stalactites to produce different notes. Our tour guide pressed a button to make the organ play a Lutheran hymn. “Isn’t this the best rock music you’ve ever heard?” she asked, a pun that made the group groan. A short walk later, we were back at the staircase where we had started. Outside, the air had warmed and the rain had stopped. We moved on to our next stop: the Garden Maze. Made up of an acre of 8-foot-tall evergreens, this labyrinth proved to be pretty difficult. After about 15 minutes of wrong turns and dead ends, Steve and I were glad to stumble upon a raised platform that provided an elevated view of the maze and helped us find the way out. It was clear from our adventures above and below ground that Luray was certainly worth its own trip. But after hours of wandering, we were glad to have a GPS to take us directly home.
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Pittsburgh’s got street arts Walk this way to find some of the coolest, weirdest public art in Steel City
When you’ve lived in Smithsonian-packed D.C., it’s easy to get frustrated when museums in other cities expect you to cough up some cash to see some fossils or spaceships or art. Just because free isn’t the norm in other places, though, doesn’t mean that you have to cough up some cash to see a masterpiece — in Pittsburgh, they bring the masterpiece to you. ¶ “People have been investing in art in public spaces here for over 100 years,” says Renee Piechocki, director of Pittsburgh’s Office of Public Art. “It’s part RENEE ROSENSTEEL
of that ‘city beautiful’ movement — you made your cities beautiful to make them more hospitable and show pride in them. That tradition has always been a part of what happens here.” ¶ Pittsburgh has a massive public art presence, and it’s not just generals on horses. Walking through the city, you might see “a sound piece, a light piece, a project that uses community content. That’s
Anyone can smush a car into a cube (well, not ANYONE, but you know what we mean). Here, Marshall took apart a 1983 Jeep Grand Wagoneer and rearranged it into a sphere that sits outside the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. The sculpture is interactive; a timer on the side activates solar-powered lights and portals, through which people can peek into the car’s interior.
“There’s room for experimentation, and Pittsburgh is a city of inventors.” ¶ Wander anywhere in Pittsburgh and you’re likely to bump into some art. But if you want something more structured, the Office of Public Art has a website that lets you plan in advance by helping you create your own walking tour. There, you can arm yourself with more information on the artworks so you can determine the best order in which to see them (for example, an LED-lit bridge is probably more impressive in the evening). Should you want to make your public art experience even easier, however, we built a tour for you — see the route below and find it online at pittsburghartplaces.org. KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (EXPRESS)
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‘Cloud Arbor,’ Ned Kahn, 2012
‘(Re)carstruction,’ Keny Marshall, 2009
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We’ve got our cherry blossoms; they have their magnolias — and some of them never die. Five live magnolia trees surround two bronze ones, each of which blossoms with around 800 individually painted petals. Even when Pittsburgh’s brutal winters shut down the real ones, these trees stand tall.
‘Cell Phone Disco,’ Ursula Lavrencic and Auke Touwslager, 2010 Here, you’re the artist. The wall of LED lights is a representation of the electromagnetic waves of cellphones: Each call you make or text you send activates a different pattern in the thousands of lights. So when you text the selfie you took in front of the piece, you’ll be sending a picture of an artwork that no longer exists.
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‘The Two Andys,’ Tom Mosser and Sarah Zeffiro, 2005 Just one of Pittsburgh’s many, many, MANY murals, “The Two Andys” shows two of the city’s most famous residents: Andy Warhol and Andrew Carnegie, depicted getting their hair done (Carnegie is also getting ready for a manicure). There’s also a small shout-out to another well-known Pittsburgher: Warhol holds a copy of “Fences” by playwright August Wilson, whose most famous works are all set in the city.
‘For Pittsburgh,’ Jenny Holzer, 2005 Try to arrive at this work as evening falls. The artist installed 688 feet of blue LED tubes across the roof of the convention center. Scrolling across them is text from books about Pittsburgh, including John Edgar Wideman’s “Homewood Trilogy” and Annie Dillard’s “An American Childhood.” As new books are written, more text will be added.
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‘Energy Flow,’ Andrea Polli, 2016 The Rachel Carson Bridge, one of Pittsburgh’s most famous, got a makeover for the city’s bicentennial. Sixteen wind turbines use the wind that whips across the Allegheny River to activate more than 27,000 multicolored LED lights that outline the bridge. At times the lights hold steady; other times it looks like a rainbow is trickling down the bridge. (And don’t worry if the air is still; the art is backed up by electricity.)
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Richmond is for beer lovers
Triple Crossing Brewing opened a second location in Richmond’s Fulton neighborhood in December.
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Triple Crossing was born as many breweries are: Friends Adam Worcester and Jeremy Wirtes were homebrewing when they had an idea. “You have a couple of drinks one night and say, ‘We should totally open up our own brewery,’ ” Worcester says. Shortly after, Scott Jones, who grew up in Richmond with Worcester, called to tell him about his new kegerator. Jones had dreamed of opening a bar, so Worcester invited Jones to get drinks with him and Wirtes. All three were into the Northeast style of super-hoppy, juicy, hazy beers. “At the time, that scene wasn’t here in Richmond so we felt we’d be doing something new,” Worcester says. In April 2014, the trio opened Triple Crossing Brewing in a small space in downtown Richmond. Last December, Triple Crossing expanded to add a much
the Radiohead-inspired pale ale Paranoid Aledroid. (A rotating roster of cans is available in Fulton every other Friday.) Though Wirtes brews a variety of styles, hoppy beers — especially low-alcohol session ales — remain Triple Crossing’s specialty. “We like to do the beers people want to sit down and drink more than one of,” Worcester says, citing their hoppy golden ale, pilsner and English bitter. “We do have the hop bombs — those are our favorites — but we also want to have stuff for people who are not into that style.” The next frontier for Triple Crossing is sours, like Waxing Poetic, a tart and fruity Berliner weisse. “It’s a passion project for us,” Jones says. “There’s so many ways it can go.”
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RICHMOND When An Bui opened his Vietnamese restaurant Mekong in a Richmond strip mall in 1995, he served only wine and no beer. “There was no beer scene,” Bui says, noting that the city had a brewpub, Legend Brewing, but that was basically it. Two years later, Mekong dumped the wine and started focusing on beer. “It was just a gut feel,” Bui says. “We started getting the Belgian stuff in, started giving free tastings to people, built it one person at a time. Eventually, we had a small beer community of supporters.” He hosted homebrewing meetings at Mekong to get people into brewing. “If other cities can do this, why can’t Richmond have a beer scene?” Bui recalls thinking. Today, Richmond has more than 20 breweries — including California craft behemoth Stone Brewing’s new East Coast facility and Bui’s own The Answer Brewpub — and the number keeps growing, thanks in part to a 2012 Virginia Senate bill that allows breweries to sell their beers for on-site consumption. “There’s been an explosion of craft brewing in Richmond,” says Greg Engert, beer director for Neighborhood Restaurant Group, which owns D.C.’s ChurchKey. “The three brewers from Richmond that I think are unbelievable and really just extraordinarily exceptional [are] The Veil, The Answer and Triple Crossing.” If you’re a craft beer fan in D.C., you’ve had the opportunity to try all three — Engert often pours their brews from his taps — but since beer tastes better from the source, here’s a guide to three of Richmond’s best breweries.
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Every Tuesday, customers line up to purchase cans of beer at The Veil.
larger brewhouse in the city’s Fulton neighborhood, about a mile from Stone Brewing’s new space. (The two breweries recently teamed up on a double IPA called Fulton Rising — a nod to the developing area they share.) “[The downtown location] allowed us to start off real small, test out these recipes, see how
we felt they did and how people responded to them,” Worcester says. Triple Crossing began canning beers using a mobile canner last fall, starting with flagship IPA Falcon Smash (the name is a “Super Smash Bros.” reference, and the label notes that the beer pairs well with Nintendo 64) and
The Veil Brewing Co. has three owners, but everything — the beers, the cartoon can labels, the sophisticated taproom, even their social media presence — is head brewer and co-owner Matt Tarpey’s vision. “I make the beers that I prefer to drink,” he says, “and I cross my fingers that everybody else likes them too.” When The Veil first opened its doors last April, customers were already waiting in line to buy cans. These days, there’s still a line that stretches dozens (and dozens) of people deep for every Tuesday can release. “It’s fun, it’s bewildering, it’s humbling,” says co-owner Dave Michelow, who handles the business side with co-owner Dustin Durrance. Michelow credits the hype behind Tarpey’s beer — most often soft, juicy and hazy IPAs and double IPAs like Master Shredder and Crucial CONTINUED ON PAGE T8
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Taunt — for the constant lines. Fans trade Veil beers across the country, and ratebeer.com recently ranked it the No. 3 new brewery in the world. Though Tarpey previously worked at acclaimed Vermont breweries Hill Farmstead and The Alchemist (and interned at Belgium’s iconic Cantillon), this is his first head brewing job. Tarpey used to sing in metal bands and only got into brewing on a lark when he started volunteering at O’Connor Brewing in Norfolk, Va. Tarpey recalls his thought process at the time: “I like beer, I don’t know much about brewing, it seems like it would be cool if I volunteered — maybe I’ll get some free beer out of it. Once I was there, I fell in love.” Walk into The Veil on a random day and there’s a chance you may see only IPAs (though of the 120
or so beers The Veil has brewed in its first year, there have been plenty of sours and stouts — including one, Hornswoggler, that they sometimes brew with Oreostyle cookies). “For us, it’s important to create a beer that is flavorful, aromatic, complex, has tons of hop character but is also approachable,” Tarpey says. “We try to cut back on the bitterness as much as possible because there’s a lot of people when they think hoppy beer or IPA, they think bitter. They don’t think this beer is going to taste like a blend of orange juice and grapefruit juice.”
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If Richmond craft beer has a forefather, it’s An Bui. By the time he opened The Answer in 2014, his restaurant Mekong was already known as Richmond’s
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An Bui owns two of Richmond’s best beer spots: Mekong and The Answer.
best craft beer bar. Opening a brewery “was never my thinking,” Bui says, but a space opened up a few doors down from Mekong and he thought, “maybe it’s the time.” He was driven by the prospect of drinking fresh hoppy beers. “When beer is delivered, it’s 2 to
3 weeks old by the time it gets to us,” Bui says. “How great would it be to taste fresh beer off the tank?” So he founded The Answer, a small, bare-bones brewpub with 50-plus taps, a rotating series of beers from head brewer Brandon Tolbert, a stage for live music and
a small menu of Vietnamese food. “We make a lot of IPA,” where freshness is paramount, Bui says. “Then we have some fruity [sour] beer [and] we have some stout where we play with adjuncts.” The Answer developed a process called The Andall, similar to Dogfish Head’s Randall, that involves infusing beers with ingredients like coffee, peanut butter cups, chilies and fruit, resulting in big, bold flavors. Beers are available to-go in growlers or crowlers (32-ounce cans of fresh draft beer); Bui doesn’t anticipate producing enough beer to start canning or bottling anytime soon. “I’m just trying to enjoy the moment that we have here,” Bui says. “So many breweries, so many awesome beers. The beer crowds in town are more educated and have more options to pick. It’s incredible.” RUDI GREENBERG (EXPRESS)
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Let’s podcast about sex How does a podcast like yours adapt to the current political climate? Krystyna Hutchinson: One of the things that we’ve been hearing a lot is, “I wish you guys would stop talking about politics; I listen to this show to escape that,” which is a really frustrating request. I would love to be able to not talk about politics. But as long as there are laws associated with my vagina, we’re not going to shut up about it. Corinne Fisher: Not to pat us on the back, but we were on the
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cutting edge. We were talking about these problems before they came to the forefront. How has the podcast affected your sex lives? Hutchinson: Mine has changed a lot. I’ve been with the same person, but we’ve gotten much more adventurous. I use the podcast as an excuse to bring stuff up to him. We’ve had three-ways, gone to sex parties and done sex clubs. While all that’s exciting, I still love me some good-ol’ missionary.
Fisher: For me it’s almost the complete opposite. I feel myself being less interested in sex. I went to sex clubs, and there’s nothing wrong with them. They just didn’t turn me on. I’m probably a vanilla person in terms of sexuality; I want a monogamous relationship. I can get weird with that person privately, but I have no interest in really doing anything else. Tell me about the book: It’s called “F*cked: Being Sexually Explorative and Self-Confident in a World That’s Screwed.”
Fisher: My part is about selfconfidence and getting rid of shame. Krystyna’s is more about taboos, sexuality and how to talk to your partner about things that are uncomfortable. Hutchinson: We’ve experienced so much because of the podcast. It feels like now we have this unique insight into what people are thinking, how they view their own sexuality and the sexuality of others.
to life. Instead of doing an actual live, sit-down interview, we decided to bring it to life with games, and through audience participation. The one thing people seem to really want is the actual opportunity to be a guest on the podcast. And while we can’t accommodate that request, we can certainly make you feel like you were kind of on it. Which is why we call it “Guys We F---ed: The Experience.”
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While most people go out of their way to avoid running into a past hookup, Krystyna Hutchinson and Corinne Fisher actively encourage those run-ins. Since 2013, Fisher and Hutchinson, the comedy duo Sorry About Last Night, have been revisiting former sex partners on their weekly podcast “Guys We F---ed,” where they deliver an irreverent attack on slut-shaming through conversations about sex with celebrities, comedians and those men they’ve slept with to more than a million subscribers worldwide. Express talked to the pair about their upcoming book, out in October, politics and — of course — sex, ahead of their live show, “Guys We F---ed: The Experience” on Saturday at the 9:30 Club. KAY WICKER (FOR EXPRESS)
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Navid Azeez, right, is the sole actor in “.d0t :: a Rotoplastic Ballet.” Only puppets and musicians join him onstage.
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STAGE For a story that takes place in the future, sometimes it’s helpful to look to how the past looked at the future. That seems confusing, but for Pointless Theatre’s newest production, “.d0t :: a Rotoplastic Ballet,” it made sense. The show “takes place in a world far removed — but not quite far removed — from ours, where machines have almost entirely taken over, except for one last human,” says Navid Azeez, who plays NAVI, the human, and is one of the writers and composers of the multimedia musical. “The artificial intelligence who runs the city keeps one human alive, because that human controls the Pulse, which is the rhythmic energy which keeps the city coordinated. Throughout
the course of the show, one of the robots in the system glitches out and essentially evolves to be able to replace me.” In addition to playing the only human in the robotic world, Azeez is the only actor in the show — the robots are played by puppets. The puppets — handled by eight puppeteers — do not have the sleek, glossy, iPhonesque look one might expect of our future robot overlords. Instead, they look like paper dolls, capable of only simple movements. “We kind of went the opposite of high-tech,” says Patti Kalil, who co-wrote the show and handled the puppet design. The team behind the show was inspired by the Italian futurist movement of the 1920s, particularly the brightly colored, almost cartoon-y work of artist Fortunato Depero. “Instead of going the way of highly mechanical and sophisticated puppets, we went with a different aesthetic — very geometric, very simple in their shapes and
mechanisms,” Kalil says. The look of the show was also grounded in toy theater (think of the miniaturized puppet theater from kindergarten). “Instead of it being a box that’s maybe 3 by 4 feet that’s performed at a library or for schools, we’re taking it to [the] Flashpoint [theater] and making it like a human-scaled version of toy theater,” Kalil says. “It’s almost like a pop-up storybook, but performed live.” The decidedly inhuman quality of the puppets echoes “Ballet’s” themes of isolation and loneliness. Azeez’s presence as the only three-dimensional thing in a twodimensional world lends itself well to the story. “Ultimately, if I had to interact with real people, it would detract from the story we are trying to tell,” Azeez says. KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (EXPRESS)
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“You Got Served” is part of Bibliodiscotheque at the Library of Congress.
‘Bibliodiscotheque’ Longing for the days when a glittering sphere hanging from the ceiling was the height of cool? Do the hustle over to the Library of Congress, where they’re celebrating disco culture with “Bibliodiscotheque,” a series of panels, events and lots and lots of movies. On Friday, you can catch the 2012 documentary “The Secret Disco Revolution,” which will be followed by the 1999 VH1 concert “Donna Summer: Live & More … Encore!” There are defining films from the era, as well as modern films that reflect the effect disco and dance culture have had on cinema, like 2004’s street-dance drama “You Got Served” (April 28). All movies are free, but tickets are required. Polyester pantsuits are merely recommended. Mary Pickford Theater, James Madison Building, Library of Congress, 101 Independence Ave. SE; various dates and times, go to loc.gov/concerts/disco for tickets.
‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’ Quick! List all the quotes you can think of from “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”! If you can come up with at least one … two … five (three, sir!) and stay up late, you may want to head to the E Street Cinema this weekend. The 1975 cult classic that inspired a thousand jokes about bunnies, elderberries and huge tracts of land is having a rare showing. See the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch explode, as it should, on the big screen. Landmark E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW; Fri. & Sat., 11:59 p.m., $10.
Animator Animator, an international event held annually in Poznan, Poland, is the largest animated film festival in central Europe. The National Gallery of Art is offering a taste of the festival with a series of screenings. The lineup includes shorts programs and features, such as 2015’s “The Magic Mountain,” an animated docudrama about the life of a Polish refugee in Paris. National Gallery of Art, East Building, Fourth Street and Constitution Avenue NW; Sun. through April 23, various times, free. KRISTEN PAGE-KIRBY (EXPRESS)
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Classical dance music How Reed Mathis used improv to reimagine the work of Beethoven
MUSIC Bassist Reed Mathis wants to make you dance to Beethoven — and he doesn’t mean the cheesy disco hit “A Fifth of Beethoven.” With his new band, Electric Beethoven, Mathis has reimagined Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 and Symphony No. 6 as improvised dance music for electric guitar, bass, keys and drums. “Dancing is the audience’s version of improvising,” Mathis says. “When they’re dancing, they’re participating, they’re not doing a routine, they’re streamof-consciousness moving, which is what we’re doing.” Ahead of Electric Beethoven’s show opening for funk band The Motet at 9:30 Club on Friday, Mathis walked us through how he turned the two symphonies into last year’s album “Beathoven.”
Step 1: Zoom out. The first thing Mathis did was try to distill pieces that were written for a full orchestra into basic sheet music that would work for any instrument. “I just zoomed out and saw what was the meta version, the thing that could take any shape,” Mathis says. “None of the instruments have parts, nobody has a script. All we have is Beethoven’s narrative.”
Step 2: Jam with yourself.
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Bassist Reed Mathis turned two of Beethoven’s symphonies into an album called “Beathoven.”
In order to get a sense of what the works would sound like in their new form, Mathis made a recording of himself playing the symphonies on a variety of different instruments. “I did it with no plan as to what instrument would play what part and wasn’t trying to have it sound good,” he says. “I was genuinely curious what would happen.”
Step 3: Jam with your friends. Mathis then enlisted what he calls “master improvisers” — jam band veterans like Phish’s Page
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McConnell and Mike Gordon, keyboardist Marco Benevento and drummer Joe Russo — and set up recording sessions in groups of three. “I selected people that have no background in classical music so that they would not come at it with any conclusions,” Mathis says. “I didn’t even always tell them what we would be playing. I didn’t want them to become actors in the Beethoven play.” Using his recording and very basic sheet music, they’d improvise, with Mathis acting as a conductor of sorts.
Step 4: Put it together. After the recording sessions, Mathis started editing. Then he strapped on his bass and played over those recordings. “I did one take over the whole thing as if it was an electric bass concerto,” he says. Though he did some overdubs, Mathis says “90 percent
of what you hear from all of the instruments is one take.”
Step 5: Take it on the road. The real fun began when he turned Electric Beethoven into a touring band featuring Jay Lane on drums, Todd Stoops on keyboards and Clay Welch on guitar. You won’t hear anything close to note-for-note re-creations of the “Beathoven” album. “We just count off the first song and start,” he says. “We don’t know the length of the piece. We’re improvising from the first note. What we do now is far superior to the album, in my opinion, because now we’ve done it so many times that there’s a confidence to it, there’s a swagger to it that you won’t hear won’t hear on [the] record.” RUDI GREENBERG (EXPRESS) 9:30 Club, 815 V St. NW; Fri., 8 p.m., $20.
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a doctor, a neurobiologist and a psychologist — grappling with cultural bias while searching for love and acceptance. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW; Fri. through May 21, $40-$101. FOOD
Anju and Yori Chunsa dinner Mandu on K Street will resurrect its popular Anju late-night party on Friday, which features a variety of Korean dishes in an informal, cocktail party-like atmosphere, in honor of a visit from Hooni Kim, chef of New York’s Danji and Hanjan. Hooni is raising funds for his charity Yori Chunsa, which offers cooking training and employment to orphans in Korea. On Saturday, Hooni and Mandu’s chefs will serve a special five-course tasting menu. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a spot for either.
Leela James and Daley Warner Theatre, 513 13th St. NW; Fri., 8 p.m., $30-$135.
R&B singer-songwriters Leela James and Daley have teamed up for the “Undeniable” tour. James, who made her musical debut in 2005, is touring behind her new album, “Did It for Love.” British artist Daley, known for such songs as “Alone Together” and “Remember Me,” released his debut album, “Days & Nights,” in 2014.
David Sedaris Consider David Sedaris’ appearance at Strathmore a preview of his next book, “Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002),” which takes readers behind the scenes and inside the mind of one of America’s favorite humorists. The compilation, due out May 30, shares a number of Sedaris’ journal entries. Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda, Md.; Thu., 8 p.m., $35-$75. MUSIC
Dan + Shay Singer-songwriters Dan Smyers
Mandu, 453 K St. NW; Fri., 10 p.m., $40; Sat., seatings from 5 to 10:30 p.m., $75.
Mon. and Shay Mooney met in Nashville in 2012 and broke into the country music scene with their single “19 You + Me” in 2013. Since then, the pair has been nominated four times for an Academy of Country Music Award as vocal duo of the year. Recently, their song “When I Pray for You” was featured in the film “The Shack.” Fillmore, 8656 Colesville Road, Silver Spring; Thu., 8 p.m. $25.
Simmons Presents Def Poetry,” and she has her own “Comedy Central Presents” special. But Givens is best known for her outspoken and dynamic stand-up, which she’s bringing to D.C. DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW; Thu., 7:30 p.m., Fri. & Sat., 7:30 & 9:45 p.m., $25.
Adele Givens “The Queens of Comedy” alum Adele Givens has had lengthy career-making appearances on sitcoms such as “The Hughleys,” “Moesha” and “Are We There Yet?” She’s also a veteran of “Def Comedy Jam” and “Russell
‘Smart People’ Lydia R. Diamond’s politically charged comedy takes us back to late 2008, when America elected its first black president. “Smart People” explores racism against that momentous backdrop, with four achievers and intellectuals — an actress,
Ballet Across America This popular week-long ballet showcase gets a new twist: celebrity curators. Misty Copeland has selected the first program, spotlighting four troupes that emphasize diverse casting, including Nashville Ballet and the Black Iris Project. New York City Ballet resident choreographer Justin Peck curates the second, choosing groups that feature some of his favorite creators, such as L.A. Dance Project’s Benjamin Millepied and Abraham.In.Motion’s Kyle Abraham. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW; Mon. through April 23, various times, $29-$119.
By Express’ Rudi Greenberg and The Washington Post.
SAT, APR 15
THE GAY MEN’S CHORUS OF WASHINGTON, DC PRESENTS:
GOD SAVE THE QUEENS TWO SHOWS!
JOHN MCCUTCHEON THU, APR 20
BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET WITH SPECIAL GUEST
KURT ELLING SAT, APR 22
IDAN RAICHEL PIANO-SONGS WED, APR 26
THE ACOUSTIC LIVING ROOM SONGS AND STORIES WITH KATHY MATTEA FEATURING BILL COOLEY WED, MAY 3 + THU, MAY 4
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THEATRE The Arlington Players Present
She Loves Me
Disney’s Beauty & The Beast South Africa Then/Now:
Blood Knot in rep with
A Human Being Died That Night
This light-hearted and charming musical proves that opposites really do attract with unexpected romance and marvelous musical numbers.
April 14 - 30 Fri & Sat 8:00; Sun 2:30
March 23-June 11 Blood Knot: Thur 4/13 at 8PM Fri 4/14 at 8PM Sat 4/15 at 3PM, 8PM A Human Being Died That Night: Sun 4/16 at 3PM, 7:30PM
Witnesses to The Cross
Friday, April 14, 2017 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Thursday – Saturday at 7:30pm Saturday – Sunday at 2:00pm
No Sisters Written & Directed by Aaron Posner
Pike St. By Nilaja Sun Directed by Ron Russell
Shear Madness The Kennedy Center Theater Lab
Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov directed by Jackson Gay
Check website for complete schedule March 27April 23, 2017
Regular Schedule: Tuesday–Friday at 8 Saturday at 6 & 9 Sunday at 3 & 7
Now Playing! Check website for complete schedule
Be our guest for this tale as old as time. This breathtaking musical features the animated film’s Academy Award®winning score. Blood Knot: Joy Zinoman stages Athol Fugard’s masterpiece. “Riveting…Winds itself up to epic heights.” (Washington Post) A Human Being Died That Night: A post-Apartheid interrogation by Nicholas Wright, dir by Logan Vaughn. “Gripping, honest, & taut.” (DCMTA) A powerful and moving theatrical depiction for Good Friday, "Witnesses" to the Cross is a dramatization of people and events leading to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. The play uses dynamic singing, dancing and acting to convey one of the greatest love stories ever told. Aaron Posner’s latest re-imagined Chekhov radically intersects with its Russian progenitor—while Three Sisters plays out in one theatre, No Sisters performs upstairs in another: Same cast, same time, separate theatre… No Sisters: A wildly funny play about wildly unhappy people. If you’ve ever seen Sun’s virtuosic performance style, you’ll want to experience it again… and if not, you must not miss the chance to be transported to Pike St. This wildly popular interactive comedy whodunit keeps the audiences laughing as they try to outwit the suspects and catch the killer. New clues and up to the minute improvisation deliver “shrieks of laughter night after night.” (Washington Post) Irina, Masha, and Olga bristle against the mundanities of their backwater town in Chekhov’s tragicomic masterpiece about missed opportunities and misplaced dreams.
Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre 125 S. Old Glebe Rd. Arlington, VA 22204 703-549-1063
Toby’s Dinner Theatre of Columbia 410.730.8311 Tobysdinnertheatre.com
$43.50 $62.00 Dinner & Show
Mosaic Theater Company At the Atlas Perf. Arts Center 1333 H Street NE 202-399-7993 ext 2 MosaicTheater.org
Tickets from $20
Human Being based on best-selling memoir by Pumla GobodoMadikizela
First Baptist Church of Glenarden Worship Center 600 Watkins Park Drive Upper Marlboro, Md 301-773-3600 www.fbcglenarden.org
Studio Theatre 1501 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20005 202.332.3300, studiotheatre.org
Tickets available online and at the box office
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Co. 641 D Street NW 202-393-3939 woollymammoth.net
Regular Tickets start at $35
Buy tickets for both Three Sisters and No Sisters and get 20% off your purchase! “Nilaja Sun’s Terrific New Solo Show” (NY Times)
Tickets Available at the Box Office
Added Shows: Mon at 8PM Tue at 5PM Wed at 5PM Thu at 5PM
Tickets available online and at the box office
Buy tickets for both Three Sisters and No Sisters and get 20% off your purchase!
The Kennedy Center Theater Lab Student Rush Tickets Available Tickets: 202-467-4600 Groups: 202-416-8400 www.shearmadness.com
Studio Theatre 1501 14th Street NW Washington, DC 20005 202.332.3300, studiotheatre.org
MUSIC - CONCERTS Hylton Center Extra!
An Evening with Richard Thompson (Solo Acoustic)
Sunday, April 23 at 7 p.m.
Grammy-nominated folk rock legend Richard Thompson is coming to Merchant Hall! Come listen to Rolling Stone Magazine’s pick for one of the Top 20 Guitarists of all time!
Hylton Center for the Performing Arts Merchant Hall 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA 20110
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MUSIC - CONCERTS The Big Bluegrass Country Radio Benefit Concert
Chamber Players Series & Jazz Heritage Series
U.S. Navy Band Commodores jazz ensemble
Sun., April 23, 2017, 3pm Chamber Players Series Tues, Apr 18, 7:30 p.m. Jazz Heritage Series Thu, Apr 20, 8 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 14, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Tim O’Brien, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Danny Paisley & Southern Grass, Larry Stephenson Band, Jim Hurst Join members of the U.S. Air Force Band on April 18 for an evening of music for Strings featuring members of the Air Force Strings. Join the Airmen Note live on April 20 with special guest, trombone master Marshall Gilkes. tickets:http://usafband.eventbrite.com
Falls Church Episcopal 115 E Fairfax St. Falls Church, VA 2204 Info: 703-405-6230
Swing into Spring! Don’t miss the U.S. Navy Band Commodores - the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble - as they celebrate Ella Fitzgerald’s centennial, perform big band classics from Ellington to Artie Shaw and present innovative, original compositions!
Frederick Community College 7932 Opossumtown Pike Frederick, Md.
Saturday May 6 at 8:00 pm
The fiery romance and intense intimacy of Argentine tango, 30 performers on stage with an international cast of musicians and dancers.
Orange is the New Barack
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm
A musical, political satire. We put the MOCK in Democracy! www.capsteps.com Info: 202.312.1555
Auditions by Appointment
Audition Appointments April 29/May 1
22 adult roles in a diverse company. All Roles Paid - Rehearsal & Performance.
Reh - Oct 16, 2017 Perf - Nov 14, 2017 Close - Jan 7, 2018
This local premiere by the original Broadway creative team will be part of the grand opening of the Museum of the Bible, 409 3rd St SW, Wash, DC 20024.
Pan American Symphony's
Soul of Tango
4/18 The Lyceum 201 S. Washington St. Alex, VA 22314 4/20 Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall & Arts Center 4915 E Campus Dr. Alex, VA 22311
Tickets: www. bluegrass country.org
FREE, tickets required Apr 20. Not req Apr 18.
Visit usafband.af. mil/events/ index.asp for additional info.
Free, no tickets required
Sign up for Concert Alerts on our website or text “navyband” to 22828!
GW Lisner Auditorium 730 21st Street NW Tickets and Information: 202-994-6800 or Lisner box office 240-242-8032 www.panamsymphony.org or www.lisner.gwu.edu
$35, $40 $45 reserved seating
Sponsored by the Embassy of Argentina and the DC Commission on the Arts & the Humanities
Discounts available for groups of 10+. 202-312-1427
Min. agreements begin at $450/ week
Produced by Troika Entertainment and CRC Productions
COMEDY Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Tix available at 202.397.SEAT ticketmaster.com
AUDITIONS Amazing Grace Strong Actor/Singers Non-Union DC Premiere
To request audition: send P/R to Brad Watkins firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls, please. Auditions at Round House Theatre Education Center 925 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
The Guide to the Lively Arts appears: • Sunday in Arts & Style. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Monday in Style. deadline: Friday, 12 noon • Tuesday in Style. deadline: Mon., 12 noon • Wednesday in Style. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Thursday in Style. deadline: Wed., 12 noon • Thursday in Express. deadline: Wed., 12 noon • Friday in Weekend. deadline: Tues., 12 noon • Saturday in Style. deadline: Friday, 12 noon For information about advertising, call: Raymond Boyer 202-334-4174 or Nicole Giddens 202-334-4351 To reach a representative, call: 202-334-7006 | email@example.com
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FRIDAY Amp by Strathmore: Tribute to Charlie Byrd, 8 p.m.
Birchmere: Marc Scibilia, Corey Harper
THURSDAY Birchmere: Samantha Fish, Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi, 7:30 p.m.
and Brad Ray, 7:30 p.m.
Black Cat: Flux Pavilion, Kayzo and G Buck, 9 p.m.
Black Cat: Heavy Breathing, Des Demonas, 7:30 p.m.
DC9: Sallie Ford, Molly Burch, 10 p.m.
Blues Alley: Cheikh Ndoye & Friends, 8 & 10 p.m., through April 14.
Gypsy Sally’s: Dangermuffin, the
DC9: Pile, Gnarwahl and Two Inch Astronaut, 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel: The Wedding
Planet, 8:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel: Diet Cig, Daddy Issues, DC GR!ASP and Bad Moves, 8 p.m. The Hamilton: Dirty Bourbon River Show, Holy Ghost Tent Revival, 7:30 p.m. U Street Music Hall: Buku, Late Night
Present, Colleen Green Band, 8 p.m.
State Theatre: The Machine Performs Pink Floyd, 9 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival, 8 p.m. The Hamilton: The Weight featuring former members of The Band, the Levon Helm Band, and Rick Danko Group, 8 p.m. CONTINUED ON PAGE 32
Gypsy Sally’s: The Heavy Pets, Backup
Radio, 10:30 p.m.
Trongone Band and Bencoolen, 8:30 p.m.
Marquis Hill: When trumpeter Marquis Hill won the Thelonious Monk Competition in late 2014, the prize included a $25,000 scholarship and a recording deal with Concord Records. For “The Way We Play,” his label debut, Hill came up with an ingenious way to pay tribute to the long history of jazz while also pushing into the future. He recorded standards but he arranged them with hip-hop and neo-soul flavors for the Blacktet, his quintet of young Chicagoans. Friday, he performs at the Kennedy Center.
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An Evening of Soulful - Jazz, R&B w/Special Guest, Dexter Wansel Bringing the Sounds of Philadelphia
NO GIANT LEAP IS MADE ALONE
Sunday, April 23rd 6:00 P.M.
at the BOWIE CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS
MISSION CONTROL THE UNSUNG HEROES OF APOLLO
15200 Annapolis Road Bowie, MD 20715 Contact Info: 301.464.0678 Advance Tickets $25.00 and $35.00 Special pricing of $20.00 for Seniors 65+ and Vets with Valid ID limited to 100 seats.
Advance Ticket Sales online at:
www.marilynashfordbrown.com This event is made possible in part, by a generous grant, from the city of Bowie in support of the Performing Arts.
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Q&A Saturday, April 15 with NASA Engineer Bud Durand & Apollo Network Controller George Ojalehto after the 7:45pm show.
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Ryan Montbleau Band: Northeast-based folkie Ryan Montbleau is celebrating the release of his new album, “I Was Just Leaving,” with a show at Gypsy Sally’s on Wednesday. The album’s 12 songs are (mostly) downcast and simple acoustic guitar numbers, though there are a few occasions — like the bombastic “Abigail” — where he showcases the power of his full band, which will be in tow in D.C.
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U Street Music Hall: Chaz Bundick Meets the Mattson 2, Madeline Kenney, 7 p.m.; Sam Burns, DJ Nav, Sol Power All-Stars and Ozker, 10:30 p.m.
SATURDAY 9:30 Club: Biffy Clyro, O’Brother, 10 p.m.
Amp by Strathmore: Owen Danoff, 8 p.m.
Birchmere: Cleve Francis, 7:30 p.m. Blues Alley: Tiger Okoshi Quintet, Exclusive Media Sponsor:
www.folger.edu | All the objects in this exhibition have been lent by Corpus Christi College, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford.
8 p.m., through April 16.
Kennedy Center: Geoffrey Keezer
Grimes and SwagHollywood, 6:30 p.m.; Cyril Hahn, Philip Goyette and Enamour, 10:30 p.m.
DC9: The Coathangers, Residuels and Venn, 8:30 p.m.
Kemba and Michael Christmas, 8 p.m.
Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club: Harold Melvin’s Bluenotes, 7:30 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel: Boogie, Kaiydo, The Fillmore: Gnash, Sweater Beats, MAX, Imad Royal, Wrenn, Tulpa & Blankts, Triangle Park, Myboyjon, 7 p.m.
Black Cat: Sweet Spirit, Milo in the Doldrums, 7:30 p.m.
The Hamilton: Kinky Friedman, Brian
DC9: The Garden, Fat Tony, 7:30 p.m.
Molnar, 7:30 p.m.
Jammin Java: Chuck Berry Tribute Concert, 7 p.m.
The Hamilton: Easter Gospel Brunch,
WEDNESDAY Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club: Oscar Peterson Tribute featuring
Lenore Raphael Quartet, 8 p.m.
Trio, Gillian Margot, 7 p.m.; Pete Seeger and the Power of Song: Tribute to a Folk Legend, 8 p.m.
Black Cat: Den-Mate, 7:30 p.m.
DC9: Hemlines, Hiccup and Chill Parents, 8:30 p.m.
Blues Alley: Ami Nakazono, 8 p.m.
Rock & Roll Hotel: White Ford
U Street Music Hall: Sondre Lerche,
Bronco, 8 p.m.
The Hamilton: Chatham County Line, 8 p.m.
U Street Music Hall: Mod Sun, Marty
DC9: Lydia Ainsworth, Ami Dang, 9 p.m. The Barns at Wolf Trap: Tinariwen,
Dedekind Cut, 7 p.m.
U Street Music Hall: Big Wild,
Blues Alley: Erena Terakubo Quartet,
Tennyson and Imagined Herbal Flows, 10 p.m.
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Millennium Stage Free performances every day at 6 p.m. No tickets required Apr. 16 Olivia Mancini & the Housemates
Apr. 13–26 13 THU NSO Youth Fellows Participants in the National Symphony Orchestra training program present an evening of solo performances.
14 FRI Boston Conservatory
at Berklee Two graduate-level ensembles— BoCoCelli cello quartet and No Strings Attached, an honors brass quintet— perform classical works.
Apr. 18 Sanam Marvi
18 TUE Sanam Marvi The Pakistani folk and suﬁ singer is considered one of the ﬁnest performers in suﬁ, ghazal, and folk genres. Presented in collaboration with Center Stage a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the New England Foundation for the Arts.
19 WED Gary Garrison National
Ten-Minute Playwriting Award The four ﬁnalists are presented in concert reading format with some of D.C.’s ﬁnest actors.
20 THU NSO Youth Fellows 15 SAT Songs for Hope: CAROL ROSEGG
A D.C. Tribute to Pete Seeger
‘Ragtime’: The Tony-winning musical based on E. L. Doctorow’s 1975 novel. Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St. NW, through May 20.
Hosted by Brandon Wetherbee, local artists Jonny Grave, Laura Schwartz, Ballad’ve, Elena Lacayo, Candice Mills, and Rogerio Naressi perform in an evening of songs from and inspired by the life, work, and music of Pete Seeger. Presented in conjunction with the ticketed Pete Seeger and the Power of Song: Tribute to a Folk Legend taking place in the Concert Hall at 8 p.m.
16 SUN Olivia Mancini &
the Housemates coming of age in Brooklyn, N.Y., is staged. Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW, through May 7.
‘Broadway Sings’: Broadway stars ‘A Raisin in the Sun’: A staging of Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking Broadway play about a black family living in South Side Chicago in 1959. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW, through May 7.
‘Back to Methuselah: As Far as Thought Can Reach’: Washington Stage Guild presents the final act of George Bernard Shaw’s cycle, which examines humanity from Eden to the future. Mount Vernon Place United Methodist Church, 900 Massachusetts Ave. NW, through April 16.
‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’: The first chapter of playwright Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical trilogy about
Corey Mach, Sydney Morton, Jelani Remy and Natalie Weiss perform the music of Beyonce and Bruno Mars. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW, through April 15.
‘Chicago’: A staging of the six-time Tony Award-winning musical, starring Brandy Norwood. Kennedy Center, 2700 F St. NW, through April 16.
‘Doubt: A Parable’: Quotidian Theatre Company presents the Pulitzer-winning play about a nun who suspects a priest of sexual misconduct. The Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda, through May 7. CONTINUED ON PAGE 34
The D.C. band offers upbeat, harmony-sweet, jangle-pop tunes with lyrics that will make you think. Presented in collaboration with Hometown Sounds.
17 MON Rachel Kudo The Japanese American pianist plays works by Debussy, Schumann, and Barber. Presented as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
Participants in the NSO training program present an evening of solo performances.
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Apr. 22 Yoko Sen
BEGINS AT 5:30
23 SUN Arts & Wellness:
American Dance Therapy Association ADTA focuses on the interactions between the mind and body with health and wellness through dance therapy. They conduct a movement/ dance therapy workshop. Presented in collaboration with Kennedy Center Sound Health.
24 MON Stooges Brass Band The award-winning band merges the brass sounds of New Orleans with Hip Hop, funk, and R&B.
25 TUE The Blues Alley 21 FRI From Tradition to Innovation
Brooklyn Raga Massive takes you on a raga music journey, presenting pure classical ragas from India to contemporary adaptations in America with musical inspiration from jazz, Western classical, and rock.
The 18-piece, award-winning big band ensemble salutes America’s “First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald, on the day of her centennial with selections including “Honeysuckle Rose” and “Deed I Do.”
Presented in conjunction with the ticketed DECLASSIFIED: featuring Zakir Hussain with the National Symphony Orchestra in the Concert Hall at 9 p.m.
Presented in collaboration with the 13th annual BIG BAND JAM!
22 SAT Arts & Wellness: Yoko Sen A sound alchemist and the founder of Sen Sound, her native language is music, Japanese is her second language, and English is her third. Sen Sound aims to alleviate suffering through transforming sound design in hospitals. Discussion begins at 5 p.m. with a performance from 6–7 p.m. Presented in collaboration with Kennedy Center Sound Health.
IN THE TERRACE GALLERY
26 WED Comedy at the
Kennedy Center: Sam Morril* Morril was dubbed one of Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” and has appeared on Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, Conan, Fox News’s Red Eye, and Inside Amy Schumer. This program contains mature themes and strong language. *Free general admission tickets will be distributed in the States Gallery starting at approximately 5 p.m., up to two tickets per person.
FOR DETAILS OR TO WATCH ONLINE, VISIT KENNEDY-CENTER.ORG/MILLENNIUM. The Millennium Stage was created and underwritten by James A. Johnson and Maxine Isaacs to make the performing arts accessible to everyone in fulﬁllment of the Kennedy Center’s mission to its community and the nation. Additional funding for the Millennium Stage is provided by Bernstein Family Foundation, The Isadore and Bertha Gudelsky Family Foundation, Inc., The Meredith Foundation, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Dr. Deborah Rose and Dr. Jan A.J. Stolwijk, U.S. Department of Education, and the Millennium Stage Endowment Fund. The Millennium Stage Endowment Fund was made possible by James A. Johnson and Maxine Isaacs, Fannie Mae Foundation, the Kimsey Endowment, Gilbert† and Jaylee† Mead, Mortgage Bankers Association of America and other anonymous gifts to secure the future of the Millennium Stage. Kennedy Center education and related artistic programming is also made possible through the generosity of the National Committee for the Performing Arts and the President’s Advisory Committee on the Arts.
Daily food and drink specials • 5–6 p.m. nightly • Grand Foyer Bars TAKE METRO to
the Foggy Bottom/GWU station and ride the free Kennedy Center shuttle departing every 15 minutes until midnight.
FREE TOURS are given daily by the Friends of the Kennedy Center tour guides. Tour hours: M–F, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., and Sat./Sun. from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. For information, call (202) 416-8340.
GET CONNECTED! Become a fan of KCMillenniumStage on Facebook and check out artist photos, upcoming events, and more! PLEASE NOTE: There is no free parking for free performances. The Kennedy Center welcomes persons with disabilities.
All performances and programs are subject to change without notice.
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‘Eurydice’: Playwright Sarah Ruhl reimagines the Orpheus/Eurydice myth from Eurydice’s point of view. St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 47645 College Drive, St. Mary’s City, Md., through April 23.
‘Faust 3’: Bread & Puppet Theater returns with a puppet show about the proletarian experience, based on Medieval Faust puppet shows and
Goethe’s epic verse drama. St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church, 1525 Newton St NW, through April 19.
second-highest peak. NextStop Theatre Company, 269 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon, Va., through April 30.
‘Fun Home’: The five-time Tony-
‘Midwestern Gothic’: A new musical
winning musical adaptation of Allison Bechdel’s 2006 graphic memoir. National Theatre, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, through May 13.
from Royce Vavrek about a woman’s mission to leave her isolated, rural community. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington, through April 30.
‘K2’: Two mountain climbers find themselves stranded just below the summit of K2, the world’s
African psychologist’s Pumla GobodoMadikizela’s interactions with assassin Eugene de Kock. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE, through April 30.
to launch a new career as a playwright. Directed by Aaron Posner. Round House Theatre, 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda, through May 7.
‘Mosaic Theater: The Blood Knot’:
musical about a man wrongly accused of murder. Andrew Keegan Theatre, 1742 Church St. NW, through April 15.
Athol Fugard’s multilayered tale about two biracial brothers in South Africa’s apartheid era. Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE, through April 30.
‘Mosaic Theater: A Human Being Died That Night’: A play based on
3111 K Street N.W.
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS;RS: 3:15-7:45-10:00 Logan (R) CC/DVS;RS: 12:10-6:15-9:20 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;RS: 1:00-5:45 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS;RS: 11:15-4:25-9:30 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;RS: 1:45-7:00 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS;RS: 11:10-2:00-4:50 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS;RS: 1:30-4:00-6:45-9:15 Beauty and the Beast (PG) Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime;No Green Or Red Tickets;Recliners;RS: 1:30-4:45 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS;RS: (!) 8:30-9:30 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS;RS: 12:35-3:15-5:45-8:15-10:30 Life (R) CC/DVS;RS: 11:15-1:40 The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13) AMC Independent;CC/DVS;RS: 1:00-4:00-7:00-10:00 Gifted (PG-13) AMC Independent;CC/DVS;RS: 11:40-1:00-2:10-3:30-4:40-6:00-7:058:30-11:00 Get Out (R) CC/DVS;RS: 2:10-4:45-7:20-9:50 The Fate of the Furious: The IMAX 2D Experience (PG-13) RS: (!) 7:00-10:00 Beauty and the Beast in Disney Digital 3D (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets;RealD 3D;RS: 10:15 Colossal (R) AMC Independent;RS: 7:05-9:45 Ghost in the Shell: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) RS: 11:15-1:45-4:25 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (PG) No Green Or Red Tickets;RS;Sing-along: 11:15-1:15-3:20-4:15-7:15 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC;RS: 4:10 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime;Recliners;RS: (!) 7:45-10:45
AMC Loews Uptown 1 3426 Connecticut Ave N.W.
Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets: 3:30 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: 7:00-10:20
AMC Mazza Gallerie 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 2:20-7:00-9:15; (!) 11:30AM Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 12:00-4:40 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 11:30-12:20-2:50-5:20-7:50-10:05 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) 21+;CC/DVS: (!) 4:45 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:00-10:00 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) 21+;CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 2:00-7:25-10:00 Going in Style (PG-13) 21+;CC/DVS: (!) 12:05-2:30-5:00-7:30-9:50 Beauty and the Beast in Disney Digital 3D (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets;RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-7:05 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:10-3:00 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets: 4:00-9:55 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 2:10-4:50-7:20-9:45
Avalon Theatre 5612 Connecticut Ave
The Devil's Mistress (Lída Baarová) (NR) Czech That Film Festival: 8:00 Paterson (R) 4 Stars! -- Washington Post: 11:30-2:00-4:45 The Teacher (Ucitelka) (NR) Czech That Film Festival: 5:15 Beauty and the Beast (PG) 11:00-1:45-7:45
Landmark Atlantic Plumbing Cinema 807 V Street, NW
Logan (R) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:00-4:00 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 12:15-2:20-4:307:00-9:10 Life (R) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 4:45-7:45-10:00 Get Out (R) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 2:15-2:30-4:45-7:30-9:45 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:30-1:45-4:00-4:306:45-7:15-9:15-9:50 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 7:00-9:45
Landmark E Street Cinema 555 11th St NW
Lion (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:15-4:00 Personal Shopper (R) CC;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:40-7:20 Moonlight (R) CC;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 4:25-9:45 T2 Trainspotting (R) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:05-4:05-7:05-9:35 Your Name. (Kimi no na wa.) (PG) Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:45 The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:30-4:157:00-9:40 Colossal (R) CC;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 7:00-9:40 I Am Not Your Negro (PG-13) CC;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:10-3:20-5:30-7:40-9:50 Frantz (PG-13) Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;Subtitled: 1:30-4:20-7:10-9:40 Your Name. (Kimi no na wa.) (PG) Subtitled: 4:30-7:15-9:45 Kedi (NR) Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;Partially Subtitled: 1:35-3:35-5:35-7:35-9:35
Landmark West End Cinema 2301 M Street NW
La La Land (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:15-4:00-7:00 Alive and Kicking Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:00-3:15-5:30-7:45 I Called Him Morgan (NR) Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing: 1:30-4:30
Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 701 Seventh St Northwest
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS: 2:00-7:30-9:45 Logan (R) CC/DVS: 12:40-3:45 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 11:45-4:15 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:30 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: 12:15-2:40-5:10-7:35-10:00 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 1:15-3:45
‘Pike St.’: Nilaja Sun’s monologue play about a Lower East Side neighborhood
‘OR’: A former spy, Aphra Behn hopes
Local movie times AMC Loews Georgetown 14
‘Parade’: The Tony Award-winning
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(!) No Pass/No Discount Ticket Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:30-2:15-5:00-7:45-10:40 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 2:50-7:55 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS: 11:30-1:00-2:25-4:15-5:20-8:15 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 1:15-3:40-6:10-8:35 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:00-7:30-8:00-8:30-10:20-10:45-11:1511:30-12:00 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 12:25-5:15-10:20 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:15-2:45-5:10-10:45 Life (R) CC/DVS: 9:40 Gifted (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:30-1:35-3:00-4:05-5:35-8:15-10:40 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (PG) CC/DVS: 12:10-3:05 Tommy's Honour (PG) CC/DVS: 7:00 RiffTrax Live: Samurai Cop 8:00
Smithsonian - Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater 601 Independence Avenue SW
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D (NR) 4:05 Journey to Space 3D (NR) 11:00-1:35-3:15-5:00 A Beautiful Planet 3D (G) 12:40-6:45 Dream Big: Engineering Our World: An IMAX 3D Experience 11:50-2:25-5:55 To Fly! (1976) (NR) 10:25AM
AFI Silver Theatre Cultural Ctr 8633 Colesville Road
The Nice Guys (R) 9:20 Paterson (R) 12:15-2:45-7:05-9:05 Kedi (NR) 12:00-5:15 Moonlight (R) 6:45-9:35 A United Kingdom (PG-13) 4:20 The Sense of an Ending (PG-13) 2:00 Paths of Glory (1957) (NR) 5:15 A Night at the Opera (1935) (NR) 7:15
AMC Magic Johnson Capital Ctr 12
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 11:45-4:30-9:30 Logan (R) CC/DVS: 11:30-2:45-6:00-9:30 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 2:15-7:15 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: 11:55-3:00-5:30-8:00 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 11:00-1:30-4:00 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:00-1:50-4:35-7:30-10:15 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:15-4:45-10:10 Kong: Skull Island 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 1:55-7:30 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 11:00-4:45 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets: 11:45-3:00-6:00-9:00 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:00-8:00-10:30 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: (!) 2:00-7:30-10:00 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 11:15-1:45-4:15-7:00-9:45 Life (R) CC/DVS: 11:40-2:20-5:05 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 11:20-2:00-4:45-7:30-10:05 The Fate of the Furious: The IMAX 2D Experience (PG-13) (!) 7:00-10:00 Ghost in the Shell: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) 11:50-3:30
Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema 7235 Woodmont Ave
Neruda (R) Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;RS;Subtitled: 1:50-7:40-9:35 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;RS: 1:00-3:15-5:30-7:50-10:05 The Sense of an Ending (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;RS: 1:35-4:25-6:55 The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;RS: 1:20-4:107:10-9:50 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;RS: 1:40-4:30-7:159:40 Gifted (PG-13) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;RS: 12:50-1:30-3:40-4:20-7:209:30-9:55 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;RS: 1:10-4:00-7:00-9:50 Personal Shopper (R) CC;Handicap Acc.;Hard of Hearing;RS: 4:40-10:00
Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14 6505 America Blvd.
900 Ellsworth Dr
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS: 1:15-3:45-6:15-8:40-11:00 Logan (R) CC/DVS: 12:00-3:40-7:00-10:25 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 12:15-2:45-5:15-7:45-10:05 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:40-3:40-6:40 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: 12:00-1:40-2:40-5:20-7:00-8:00-9:45-10:40 Kong: Skull Island 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 4:30 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 12:40-3:15-4:25-6:00-8:40 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:40 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 12:00-2:45 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS: 1:10-4:15-4:20-7:30-7:35-10:40 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:00-8:00-8:30-9:10-9:45-10:30-11:30-11:55 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 1:50-4:35-5:30-7:30-10:15 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:00-2:55-5:30-8:15-10:55 Life (R) CC/DVS: 12:45-3:30 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 12:15-3:00-5:45 The Case for Christ (PG) CC/DVS: 1:25-4:15-7:15-10:05 The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:25-3:25-6:30-9:30 Gifted (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:00-2:30-5:10-7:45-10:30 Ghost in the Shell: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 1:00-3:55 The Fate of the Furious: The IMAX 2D Experience (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:30-11:00 Your Name. (Kimi no na wa.) (PG) 12:00-2:45-5:30-8:15-11:00
7710 Matapeake Business Dr
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC;Recliners;RS: 4:15 Logan (R) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 3:45 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC;RealD 3D;Recliners;RS: 2:00-6:30 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 1:30-4:00 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 1:00-3:50-6:45-9:45 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 1:00 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 5:00-7:30-10:05 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets;Recliners;RS: 1:15-4:057:00-10:00 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC;Recliners;RS: (!) 7:00-8:00-9:00-10:00 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;Recliners;RS: 2:25 Get Out (R) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 2:05-4:35-6:50-9:35 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 2:00-4:30-7:00-9:30
800 Shoppers Way
Regal Majestic Stadium 20 & IMAX
Xscape Theatres Brandywine 14
AMC Center Park 8
4001 Powder Mill Rd.
The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:00-7:30-10:30-11:00 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 2:00-4:45-7:30-10:15 Beauty and the Beast in Disney Digital 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 12:30-3:30-6:45-9:45 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:45-7:15-10:00 Life (R) CC/DVS: 1:30-4:30-7:30-10:30 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (PG) CC/DVS: 1:00-4:00
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS: 2:00-4:30-5:45-7:00 Logan (R) CC/DVS: 12:30-4:00-7:15-10:30 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 12:45-3:15-8:15-10:45 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: 2:00-5:00-8:00-10:30 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 12:45-3:45 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:00-4:00-7:00-10:30 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:45-3:45-7:15-10:15 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 1:15-7:15 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:45-7:45-10:45 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 4:00-9:30-10:00
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC;SS: (!) 10:20-11:20-12:30-1:40-2:40-3:50-4:50-6:007:10-9:30 Logan (R) CC;SS: 11:50-3:00-6:30-9:50 The Boss Baby (PG) CC;PLF;SS: (!) 11:30-2:00-4:30 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC;SS: (!) 10:30-1:30-4:20-7:20-10:10 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC;SS: 11:00-2:10-5:00-7:50-10:25 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC;SS: (!) 9:50-11:10-1:10-1:50-4:00-4:40-7:40-10:20 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC;PLF;SS: 10:10-1:20-4:10 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC;PLF;SS: (!) 7:00-7:40-10:00-10:40 Going in Style (PG-13) CC;SS: (!) 10:00-12:50-3:10-5:20-7:30-9:40 The Shack (PG-13) CC;SS: 6:40 Life (R) CC;SS: (!) 10:40 The Case for Christ (PG) CC;SS: 9:40-12:40-3:25-6:10-9:00 Get Out (R) CC;SS: 2:30-5:10 The Boss Baby (PG) CC;SS: (!) 9:45-10:40-12:10-1:00-3:20-5:40-8:00 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC;SS: 9:30-12:40-3:30-6:20-7:00-9:10-9:50 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC;SS: (!) 8:20-9:30-11:20
AMC Courthouse Plaza 8 2150 Clarendon Blvd.
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 2:35-7:00 Logan (R) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 12:40-4:00 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;Recliners;RS: 4:45-9:15 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: (!) 12:15-9:05 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;Recliners;RS: 1:20-6:40 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 3:45-7:10 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 4:30 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets;Recliners;RS: 12:00-4:156:00-10:10 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: (!) 7:00-7:30-8:00-9:00-10:0010:30 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D;Recliners;RS: 1:30 Get Out (R) CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 12:40-3:15 Gifted (PG-13) AMC Independent;CC/DVS;Recliners;RS: 1:30-4:00-6:30-9:00 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (PG) No Green Or Red Tickets;Recliners;RS;Sing-a-long: 1:10-3:00
AMC Hoffman Ctr 22 206 Swamp Fox Rd.
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS: 11:00-1:30-4:00-6:45-9:15 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 1:00-3:30-6:15-8:45 Logan (R) CC/DVS: 3:05-6:10-9:25 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:05-3:45-6:30-9:45 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: 12:00-2:25-5:10-7:35-10:05 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 12:55-3:20-5:45 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:05-2:05-5:00-8:00 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets: 12:00-3:00-6:00-9:00 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:30-2:00-5:00-7:45-10:20 The Shack (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:00 The Lego Batman Movie (PG) CC/DVS: 1:55 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS;RealD 3D: 3:30-6:00-8:30 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:35-2:00-5:05-7:30-10:00 The Belko Experiment (R) AMC Independent;CC/DVS: 7:00 John Wick: Chapter 2 (R) CC/DVS: 12:00-3:00-6:05-9:00 Life (R) CC/DVS: 11:00-1:45-4:15-7:00-9:30 Personal Shopper (R) AMC Independent: 4:25 The Case for Christ (PG) AMC Independent: 11:30-2:15-5:00-7:40-10:15 The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13) AMC Independent;CC/DVS: 11:10-2:00-5:00-8:15 Before I Fall (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:05 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 11:15-1:50-4:45-7:25-10:05 The Fate of the Furious: The IMAX 2D Experience (PG-13) RS: 8:00
Tommy's Honour (PG) AMC Independent: 7:00-9:40 Beauty and the Beast in Disney Digital 3D (PG) CC/DVS;No Green Or Red Tickets;RealD 3D: 11:05AM RiffTrax Live: Samurai Cop Alternative Content: (!) 8:00 Ghost in the Shell: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) RS: 11:30-2:00-4:45 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (PG) No Green Or Red Tickets;Sing-a-long: 2:05-5:05-8:00 Beauty and the Beast (PG) Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime;No Green Or Red Tickets;Recliners;RS: 1:00-4:00 Queen of the Desert (PG-13) 1:05-4:00 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) Dolby Cinema at AMC Prime;Recliners;RS: 7:00-10:15 Gifted (PG-13) AMC Independent;CC/DVS: 11:30-3:00-5:30-8:00-10:30 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) 9:15
Angelika Film Ctr Mosaic 2911 District Ave
Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DAS: 10:30-11:30-1:20-2:20-4:20-5:10-7:00-9:50 Your Name. (Kimi no na wa.) (PG) English Language Dubbed: 11:50AM The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13) CC/DAS;No Passes: (!) 10:00-12:50-3:45-6:40-9:45 Gifted (PG-13) CC/DAS;No Passes: (!) 10:15-11:15-12:40-1:50-3:15-4:15-5:45-10:00-10:45 Your Name. (Kimi no na wa.) (PG) Japanese With English Subtitles: 2:30-5:00-7:30-10:00 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) 7:00-8:00 Colossal (R) 7:45-10:15 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DAS;No Passes: (!) 11:45-2:15-4:45-8:00-9:30-10:15 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DAS;No Passes: (!) 10:30-12:50-3:10-5:25
Regal Ballston Common Stadium 12 671 N. Glebe Road
The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: 12:15-2:45-5:15-8:00-10:35 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 11:00-1:30-4:00-6:45 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:50-3:40 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 11:00-2:00-7:45-10:40 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS: 11:30-1:15-2:30-4:30-5:30-7:30-8:30-10:30 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:00-8:00-9:30-10:15-11:15 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 12:00-3:00-4:45-6:15-9:00 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:40-3:15-5:45-8:15-10:45 Life (R) CC/DVS: 1:00-3:50 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 11:15-1:45-4:15 The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13) CC/DVS: 11:45-3:10-6:20-9:40 Beauty and the Beast in Disney Digital 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 9:30 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (PG) CC/DVS: 12:30-3:30-6:30 RiffTrax Live: Samurai Cop 8:00
Regal Kingstowne Stadium 16 & RPX 5910 Kingstowne Towne Center
Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS: 12:00-2:20-7:30 Logan (R) CC/DVS: 12:40-4:15 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 5:00-9:50 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: 2:00-4:45-7:15-9:45 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 1:10-3:30-6:15-8:45 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:45-4:40-7:40-10:40 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:30-3:15-6:30-9:30 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 2:50-8:30 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS: 12:45-1:30-3:45-4:30-7:00-7:50 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:30-10:40 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 12:20-5:45-10:10 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 2:15-5:30-8:15-10:45 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:05-2:30-5:20-7:45-10:15 Life (R) CC/DVS: 10:45 The Case for Christ (PG) CC/DVS: 1:15-4:00-6:40-9:15 The Zookeeper's Wife (PG-13) CC/DVS: 12:50-3:40-6:45-9:40 Beauty and the Beast in Disney Digital 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 9:00 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (PG) CC/DVS: 12:00-3:00-6:00 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS;RPX: (!) 12:15-2:45 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS;RPX: (!) 6:00-9:10 Your Name. (Kimi no na wa.) (PG) 1:00-3:50-7:05-10:00
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Smurfs: The Lost Village (PG) CC/DVS: 1:20-4:10-6:45-9:15 Logan (R) CC/DVS: 3:15-6:40-10:00 Smurfs: The Lost Village in 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 2:30-5:00-7:30-9:55 The Boss Baby (PG) CC/DVS: 1:50-4:25-6:50-9:30 The Boss Baby 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 1:05-3:30 Power Rangers (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:55-4:45 Kong: Skull Island (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:40-5:35 Ghost in the Shell (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 2:10-8:00 Beauty and the Beast (PG) CC/DVS: 2:15-3:50-5:15-8:25 The Fate of the Furious (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 7:00-7:30-8:15-9:15-10:10-10:40 Ghost in the Shell 3D (PG-13) CC/DVS: (!) 5:05-9:45-10:35 Going in Style (PG-13) CC/DVS: 2:50-5:25-8:05-10:30 Get Out (R) CC/DVS: 1:10-3:50-6:30-9:10 Beauty and the Beast in Disney Digital 3D (PG) CC/DVS: (!) 1:00 The Case for Christ (PG) CC/DVS: 1:30-4:30-7:15-10:05 Gifted (PG-13) CC/DVS: 1:00-3:30-6:10-8:50 Disney's Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along (PG) CC/DVS: 3:20-6:25 Your Name. (Kimi no na wa.) (PG) 1:40-4:20-7:00-9:40 RiffTrax Live: Samurai Cop 8:00
Smithsonian - Airbus IMAX Theater 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy
D-Day: Normandy 1944 3D (NR) SS: 10:10-1:35-4:05 Journey to Space 3D (NR) SS: 11:50-3:15 A Beautiful Planet 3D (G) SS: 12:40 The Fate of the Furious: The IMAX 2D Experience (PG-13) SS: 7:15-9:55 Dream Big: Engineering Our World: An IMAX 3D Experience SS: 11:00-2:25 Ghost in the Shell: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) SS: 5:00
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LIVE UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
WED, APRIL 19
MARCH 15 - APRIL 16, 2017
W/ HOLY GHOST TENT REVIVAL
CULTURE GABFEST: LIVE IN DC THURS, APRIL 20
JOE PUG W/ LAURA TSAGGARIS FRI, APRIL 21
HACKENSAW BOYS W/ THE TILLERS
AN EVENING WITH
WEIGHT THE BAND, FEAT. FORMER MEMBERS OF
LEVON HELM BAND AND
RICK DANKO GROUP
SAT, APRIL 22
NEWMYER FLYER PRESENTS
THE MUSIC OF BURT BACHARACH & HAL DAVID PERFORMED BY JULIA NIXON WITH THE DAVE YLVISAKER DOZEN W/ JON CARROLL SUN, APRIL 23
BRANDY CLARK AND CHARLIE WORSHAM WED, APRIL 26
Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival Presented by Harris Teeter
AN EVENING WITH
SATURDAY, APRIL 15 | 2 – 9:30 PM FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR | 8:30 PM
Southwest Waterfront & Titanic Memorial Park, 650 Water Street, SW
SAT, APRIL 29
THE WHARF | 2 – 9:30 PM Enjoy live music, food trucks, a beer and cider garden and all-ages fun, including photo booths, corn hole, bracelet making, koi windsock crafts, calligraphy, and more!
TITANIC MEMORIAL IN SOUTHWEST WATERFRONT PARK | 6 – 9 PM
JON MCLAUGHLIN THE INDIANA TOUR
Don’t miss this prelude to a dazzling fireworks display! Take part in an evening of live music and family-friendly activities – including glow-in-the-dark crafts!
W/ KATRINA WOOLVERTON
SUPPORTED BY: THE WHARF Additional Supporters: Odyssey & Spirit Cruises, Kirin Brewery, Strongbow, & The Color Run; Media Partners: WETA TV 26 & HOT 99.5
SUN, APRIL 30
AN ACOUSTIC EVENING WITH
EMILY KING: YOU & I TOUR 2017
Visit nationalcherryblossomfestival.org/fireworks for more details and a full schedule of events.
THURS, MAY 4
DEB TALAN OF THE WEEPIES
W/ MATT THE ELECTRICIAN FRI, MAY 5
JIMMY GREENE SAT, MAY 6
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LATE-NIGHT MUSIC IN THE LOFT, EVERY FRI & SAT
Take Metrobus & Metrorail
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Merriweather Post Pavilion • Columbia, MD M3 ROCK FESTIVAL FEATURING
Ratt feat. Pearcy, De Martini, Croucier • Kix • Loverboy and more! ....APRIL 28 & 29 Lynyrd Skynyrd • Charlie Daniels Band and more!......................... APRIL 30
M3 SOUTHERN ROCK CLASSIC FEATURING
THIS WEEK’S SHOWS JAMBASE AND ALL GOOD PRESENT
The Motet w/ Reed Mathis & Electric Beethoven ............................................ F 14 Biffy Clyro w/ O’Brother ............................................................................... Sa 15 APRIL
Oddisee & Good Compny w/ Olivier St. Louis .....................Th 20 Drive-By Truckers w/ Hiss Golden Messenger .......................F 21 & Sa 22 ALL GOOD PRESENTS
Hurray For The Riff Raff w/ Ron Gallo ..............................Su 23
The Pretty Reckless w/ Them Evils ..............................W 26
Balkan Beat Box The Black Angels
CAPITAL JAZZ FEST FEATURING
Corinne Bailey Rae • George Benson and more! .................................................... JUNE 2-4
w/ serpentwithfeet ...................... M 15 Dreamcar w/ Superet..............Th 18
Paul Simon w/ Sarah McLachlan.............................................................. JUNE 9 Jack Johnson w/ Lake Street Dive.....................................................................JUNE 11 The Head and the Heart w/ Deer Tick .......................................................JUNE 15 John Legend w/ Gallant.....................................................................................JUNE 20 Steve Miller Band w/ Peter Frampton ................................................JUNE 23 Luke Bryan w/ Brett Eldredge & Lauren Alaina ..............................................JUNE 25 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit w/ The Mountain Goats .........................JUNE 30 Dispatch w/ Guster & Marco Benevento ........................................................... JULY 7 My Morning Jacket w/ Gary Clark Jr........................................................... JULY 14
ALL GOOD PRESENTS
Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe featuring Melvin Seals ............... F 19
Whitney w/ Natalie Prass Cloud Nothings Laura Marling
VANS WARPED TOUR PRESENTED BY JOURNEYS FEATURING
w/ Valley Queen ..........................Su 21
Rostam w/ Deradoorian .............Tu 2 The Maine w/ The Mowgli’s & Beach Weather .W 3
Hot In Herre: 2000s Dance Party with DJs Will Eastman and Brian Billion .......................Sa 6
Anti-Flag • The Ataris • Gwar • Hatebreed • Valient Thorr and many more!.............. JULY 16
THE MOST SUCCESSFUL FILM COMPOSER OF OUR ERA
w/ Circuit des Yeux ...................... M 22 JMSN w/ Gabriel Garzon-Montano & Alcordo ....................................Tu 30
Hans Zimmer Live with Orchestra and Chorus performing music from Pirates of the Caribbean, Gladiator, The Dark Knight and more!.................................. JULY 21
alt-J w/ Saint Motel................................................................................................. JULY 27 Fleet Foxes w/ Animal Collective ........................................................... JULY 29 Belle and Sebastian / Spoon / Andrew Bird w/ Ex Hex .................. JULY 30
Frightened Rabbit w/ Torres & Kevin Devine ............W 31
SUMMER SPIRIT FESTIVAL FEATURING
Twin Peaks w/ Chrome Pony & Post Animal ...Tu 9 San Fermin w/ Low Roar .........W 10
Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds • Bell Biv Devoe • Fantasia and more! .................AUGUST 5-6
Lady Antebellum w/ Kelsea Ballerini & Brett Young.............................. AUGUST 13 Santana ............................................................................................................ AUGUST 15 Sturgill Simpson w/ Fantastic Negrito ................................................ SEPTEMBER 15 Young The Giant w/ Cold War Kids & Joywave.................................. SEPTEMBER 16
STORY DISTRICT PRESENTS
Out/Spoken: Queer, Questioning, Bold, and Proud........................Sa 3
AEG LIVE PRESENTS
DESIIGNER w/ Rob $tone •
Ski Mask the Slump God • 16yrold.......................................Th 11
Michael Kiwanuka w/ Cloves .Su 4 Jamestown Revival
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w/ Colter Wall ................................F 9
MANY MORE SHOWS ON SALE!
Kings of Leon • Weezer • Jimmy Eat World • Fitz and the Tantrums and more! ........... MAY 14 Dierks Bentley w/ Cole Swindell & Jon Pardi .................................................... MAY 19 Bon Iver ................................................................................................................. MAY 24 Sigur Rós.............................................................................................................. MAY 25 The Chainsmokers w/ Kiiara, Lost Frequencies, featuring Emily Warren ...... MAY 26
Late Show! 10pm Doors ..................Sa 20
w/ A Place to Bury Strangers .....Su 30
DC101 KERFUFFLE FEATURING
I.M.P. & GOLDENVOICE PRESENT AN EVENING WITH
Giorgio Moroder w/ Enamour..F 12 Los Amigos Invisibles.........Sa 13 Perfume Genius
Early Show! 6pm Doors ...................Sa 20
w/ DJ Christine Moritz................Th 27
The xx w/ Sampha..................................................................................................... MAY 6 Ryan Adams w/ Jenny Lewis ............................................................................ MAY 12
Echostage • Washington, D.C.
TYCHO w/ Nitemoves ............................................................................................ MAY 7 Empire of the Sun ........................................................................................ MAY 11
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Lincoln Theatre • 1215 U Street, NW Washington, D.C. JUST ANNOUNCED! WESTBETH ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS
Pimlico Race Course • Baltimore, MD PREAKNESS BUDWEISER INFIELDFEST FEATURING
SAM HUNT • Good Charlotte • LOCASH • High Valley .................................................... MAY 20
Believe Me Book Tour..........................JUNE 15 On Sale Now!
Rhiannon Giddens w/ Amythyst Kiah..................................................................... MAY 9 Dwight Yoakam w/ Elliot Root .............................................................................. MAY 11 Demetri Martin ..................................................................................................... MAY 13
9:30 CLUB PRESENTS AT U STREET MUSIC HALL Mod Sun
Jazz Cartier w/ J.I.D & Levi Carter ..... Sa 29 w/ Marty Grimes & SwagHollywood..Sa APR 15 Nancy & Beth Sondre Lerche w/ Dedekind Cut ......... M 17 (Megan Mullally, Stephanie Hunt) .............. M 8 Fenech-Soler & Knox Hamilton ... W 26 Run River North w/ Arkells & Cobi .... Tu 9 ALL GOOD PRESENTS Too Many Zooz................................. Th 27 Wavves ............................................... Sa 13 • Buy advance tickets at the 9:30 Club box ofﬁce • 930.com
Added! First Night Sold Out! Second Night
AN EVENING WITH
Old Crow Medicine Show
Performing Blonde on Blonde ............................ MAY 23
Feist .......................................................................................................................... JUNE 7 SECOND NIGHT ADDED! AEG LIVE PRESENTS
Tim And Eric: 10th Anniversary Awesome Tour ................................................ JULY 19 TajMo: The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band w/ Jontavious Willis..................... AUGUST 9 Apocalyptica - Plays Metallica By Four Cellos ............................................ SEPTEMBER 9 • thelincolndc.com •
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‘The 39 Steps’: Patrick Barlow’s humorous adaptation of John Buchan’s novel and Alfred Hitchcock’s movie is staged. Through April 23. Workhouse Arts Center, 9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, Va., through April 23.
that unites in the lead-up to a storm. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW, through April 23.
‘Smart People’: Set on the eve of President Obama’s first election, Lydia Diamond’s provocative play deals with racial bias, class and science. Seema Sueko directs. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW, through May 21.
‘The Ballou Story Project’: Young Playwrights’ Theater and Shout Mouse Press showcase student-written pieces performed by professional actors. Ballou Senior High School, 3401 4th St. SE, through April 13.
Sound Impact: Works by Polina Nazaykinskaya: The group performs
‘The Face Zone: Surreal Daydreams to Trip Your Imagination’: A solo performance of
works by composer Nazaykinskaya that honor Holocaust survivors David Arben and Mirko Tuma. National Gallery of Art, West Building, Sixth Street and Constitution Ave. NW, through April 19. SARAH STRAUB
‘Space Cadets’: Next Day Theater and Rabble Crew Productions present a sci-fi comedy odyssey by eight playwrights. Capital Fringe Trinidad Theatre, 1358 Florida Ave. NE, through April 14.
live spoken word and piano by Martin Graff. Artomatic @ Crystal City, 1800 S. Bell St, Arlington, through April 15.
‘Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp’: Adventure Theatre stages a 50-minute musical adaptation of the story from “The Arabian Nights.” Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Md., through May 21.
THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE HUMANITIES PRESENTS THE 2017 JEFFERSON LECTURE IN THE HUMANITIES
3701 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, VA • 703-549-7500 For entire schedule go to Birchmere.com Find us on Facebook/Twitter! Tix @ Ticketmaster.com 800-745-3000
FISH SAMANTHA w/Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi
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Stripped Down, Beautiful BoDeans Renditions of BoDeans classic! NAJEE 6
Christopher Chen’s inventive take on Italo Calvino’s “Invisible Cities” that replaces Calvino’s allegorical cities with marriages. The Hub Theatre, 9431 Silver CONTINUED ON PAGE 38
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Last Comic Standing champ Clayton English next week
Adele Givens April 13 - 15 The return of the Queen! Tickets available for Thursday 7:30 and Friday 9:45. ($25) April 15 April 20-23
April 20 April 26
Porkchop Volcano improv Open Mic Night
April 27-30 April 27
Big Jay Oakerson Time Machine Roast
April 29 May 3
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King Court, Fairfax, through May 7.
‘Three Sisters’: Anton Chekhov’s
‘The Magic Play’: Helen Hayes Award winner Andrew Hinderaker’s latest play is centered around a talented young magician and his need for control. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney, Md., through May 7.
‘The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book ‘: Composer-performer Merima Kljuco presents multimedia work for accordion, piano and video that tells the story of one of Jewish culture’s most treasured manuscripts. National Gallery of Art, East Building, 440 Constitution Ave., NW, through
drama is directed by Jackson Gay. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW, through April 23.
‘Well’: Tony Award winner Lisa Kron’s autobiographical play that explores her relationship with her mother. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean, Va., through April 23.
‘What Every Girl Should Know and Dry Land’: Forum Theatre presents the D.C. premieres of two plays in repertory about teenage sexuality and pregnancy. Silver Spring Black Box Theatre, 8641 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, through April 15.
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With a career spanning more than two decades and 44 million albums sold, award-winning singer LeAnn Rimes appears with the NSO Pops for a concert of her biggest hits. Opening set by D.C. band Bumper Jacksons.
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For all other ticket-related customer service inquiries, call the Advance Sales Box Ofﬁce at (202) 416-8540.
David and Alice Rubenstein are the Presenting Underwriters of the NSO.
AARP is the Presenting Sponsor of the 2016-2017 NSO Pops Season.
Photo by Steven Sebring
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MUSIC Matthew Healy, frontman of the English rock band The 1975, remembers how impactful his first major concert was when he was just 8 years old. It was Michael Jackson, and Healy remembers the night vividly. “It kind of solidified he was a pantheon of culture, and that he was larger than life, and that he was bigger than reality,” Healy says. “That moment of him being there was like one of the most powerful things for me as a young person.” Healy, 28, aims to evoke that feeling for fans when they see The 1975 on its latest arena tour, which launched this week. The genre-bending band is riding high on the success of last year’s “I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It” — its
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Singer Matthew Healy says being different led the band to stardom
Matthew Healy is the shaggy-haired frontman of The 1975.
sophomore album that debuted at No. 1 in both the United States and the United Kingdom. It was named Rolling Stone’s No. 1 pop album of 2016 and earned a Grammy nomination for Healy for his art direction. The band won Best British Group at this year’s BRIT Awards. Healy says the success comes from the strong brotherhood within the group, which is based in Manchester.
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“We’ve just grown up but we kind of [grew] up in the same room,” Healy says of the band, which includes guitarist Adam Hann, drummer George Daniel and bassist Ross MacDonald. “I don’t know anybody who’s spent real time with their siblings as I’ve spent with the band. … Since age 13, we’ve seen each other practically every day.” The band has been lauded for its distinctive sound, a blend of
rock, pop, R&B, electronic and other genres. Healy says that uniqueness hurt the group earlier in its career. “The reason we couldn’t get signed by a major label in 2010 was the same was reason we got big in 2013,” he recalls. “They came to our rehearsal room and said, ‘Well, every song sounds different.’ And I was like, ‘Yeah, that’s the point.’ ” The tour includes more than 30 shows through June, with stops in Austin, Texas; Los Angeles; Salt Lake City; Detroit; and New York City, with a show at Madison Square Garden on June 1. Healy, whose parents are actors Denise Welch and Tim Healy, says he always knew he’d have a career in music. “My parents did art for a living; therefore, being creative and doing something that you wanted to do was just automatically endorsed,” he says. “Music was my passion and my dad told me I could do what I wanted.” MESFIN FEKADU (AP)
The 1975 plays to its own tune 1959-2017
Charlie Murphy dies after battling leukemia Charlie Murphy, older brother of Eddie Murphy and a stand-up comic and performer in his own right, died on Wednesday in New York of leukemia, according to his representative, Domenick Nati. He was 57. Murphy was known for his appearances on “Chappelle’s Show” on Comedy Central, where he recounted stories of crossing paths with superstar entertainers including Prince and Rick James in the recurring sketch “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories.” He also collaborated with writing films in which his brother starred, “Norbit” and “Vampire in Brooklyn.” Murphy’s feature films include “Our Family Wedding,” “King’s Ransom” and “CB4.” (THE WASHINGTON POST/AP)
Fifth “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” book, “The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye,” to be released on Sept. 12
Art Openings in
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7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E
7475 Wisconsin Avenue, Lower Level
(located across from the Original Pancake House)
Featured artists are Steve Hay, Linda Button, Judy Gilbert Levey & Shanthi Chandrasekar
Featured artists are from the Maryland Federation of Art
For more information, www.bethesda.org or 301-215-6660.
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Spicer as a United Airlines captain holding a Pepsi — a meme that brought together three recent PR disasters. The user wasn’t the only one to draw parallels among the three fiascoes (Pepsi’s tone-deaf commercial, United’s dragging a man off a plane, Spicer’s Holocaust inaccuracies). “Pepsi, United, and Spicer walk in to a bar. There is no punchline. It’s been a rough week,” @politics_n_prep tweeted.
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“Baseball would be so much more exciting if every game featured a cat escape.”
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“Meet Jude Law. He is young. Compared to other popes and wizards.” @PETRIDISHES, Alexandra Petri, humor writer for The Washington Post, tweeting about Jude Law getting cast as a young version of Albus Dumbledore in the sequel to “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” which is related to the “Harry Potter” series. Law recently played the title character in HBO’s series “The Young Pope.”
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PAR SCORE 145-155, BEST SCORE 202
ARIES (March 21-April 19) You will not be able to force things into place; rather, you must allow matters to develop organically, and adjust accordingly. TAURUS (April 20-May 20) The possible and the impossible may become rather indistinguishable from each other. You have a big plan that can start with a bang. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Issues may begin to weigh on you, and you may find yourself in need of the kind of help that only a certain someone can provide. CANCER (June 21-July 22) It’s a good day to mix things up a little. Surprise yourself and others with a decision that will send you in a new direction. LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) You may choose to do what you’ve been told to do, or you may choose to forge a new path in a unique way.
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VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You’re facing a deadline, so you must work harder than usual. Packaging is more important than ever. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You will be juggling more than expected, so you had best start strong — and as early as possible — to ensure a clean finish.
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SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Someone you know well is ready to toss a surprise your way, but you aren’t in the mood for such things.
TODAY: A cooler start means an overall cooler day. But we still should add to our count of nice April days, thanks to high pressure in control. With partly sunny skies and light winds, temperatures steadily climb toward afternoon highs of about 70. Skies trend partly to mostly cloudy tonight with a chance of rain.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You will face a few difficult moments, but a friend or loved one can keep things from getting overly complicated. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) What you accomplish on your own will make a difference to everyone around you, and they know it. It’s a good day to think about what’s next.
PEARLS BEFORE SWINE | STEPHAN PASTIS
AVG. HIGH: 66 RECORD HIGH: 90 AVG. LOW: 45 RECORD LOW: 26 SUNRISE: 6:33 a.m. SUNSET: 7:43 p.m.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) You
will want to take turns with a friend. Something is approaching quickly, for which you both will have to prepare. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) A unique opportunity will come your way. Information at your fingertips can provide the answer to a question you’ve been asking for a while.
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1613: Pocahontas, daughter of Chief Powhatan, is captured by English Capt. Samuel Argall in the Virginia Colony. (During a yearlong captivity, Pocahontas converts to Christianity and ultimately opts to stay with the English.)
1943: President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., on the 200th anniversary of the birth of the third U.S. president.
1986: Pope John Paul II visits the Great Synagogue of Rome in the first recorded papal visit of its kind to a Jewish house of worship.
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fun+games Crossword 1 5 10 14 15 16 17 20 21 22 23 24 27 29 32 33 36 38 41 42 43
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GEO STORM 44 Visionaries 46 Like many Cure fans 50 Citizen Kane’s real-life model Randolph 52 Shock or amaze 55 One-or another link 56 Lobster eggs 57 Vocalization 60 “Now class, Chile is next to Argentina,” e.g. 63 Eye with lustful intent 64 Rises dramatically 65 Mountain lion 66 Performancebased person 67 Deli turnover 68 Places for sweaters
Important or powerful person Edginess Fancy neckwear for women TV drama series starring Tony Musante
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53 From Cardiff 54 Air homophone that’s a palindrome 57 In the know about 58 It’s all the talk in Bangkok? 59 Some deadly snakes 60 The Almighty 61 Major deterrent to teamwork 62 “I’m open to any questions”
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Orlando’s anatomy has rights, too In conversation with Elle UK, Orlando Bloom commented on the photos that surfaced of him paddleboarding last year, in which he was naked with his then-girlfriend Katy Perry (who was in a swimsuit). “We’d been completely alone for five days,” he said. “Nothing around us. … So I had a moment of feeling free.” He added: “What can I tell you? Note to self: You’re never free. Ha!” (EXPRESS)
Nancy Kerrigan reveals she had six miscarriages Olympic figure skating star Nancy Kerrigan opened up on Monday’s “Dancing With the Stars” about her struggles in having six miscarriages in an eight-year span. In an interview Wednesday on “Good Morning America,” Kerrigan called the miscarriages “devastating” and said they were hard on her marriage to husband Jerry Solomon. (AP)
Shia imposing his weird art on innocent nation Shia LaBeouf’s latest art stunt is to spend a month isolated in a cabin in Finland’s Lapland region. His only communication with the outside world will be via texting with visitors to a Helsinki museum. The project is called #ALONETOGETHER and involves the other two members of the actor’s art collective, Nastja Ronkko and Luke Turner, who will stay in separate cabins. (AP)
Khloe reveals she spends a lot of time on Pinterest Khloe Kardashian revealed that she has been thinking about marriage with her boyfriend, NBA star Tristan Thompson. She told ES magazine that she’s “never been in this type of love” and if he proposed, she would accept. She added that she would “love to have a family” and has talked about it with Thompson. (EXPRESS)
If it’s a boy, they’ll call him Spiedi, Jr. Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, reality TV stars most famous for MTV’s “The Hills,” are expecting their first child together. The couple told Us Weekly that Montag is 12 weeks along and the baby is due on Oct. 19. Montag added that she’s glad she and Pratt took their time before trying to conceive. The 30-year-old said she thought she was ready in her 20s, but that their work obligations at the time meant it “wouldn’t have been a good situation.” The couple does not yet know the sex of the baby, but Montag says she’s hoping for a boy. (AP)
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