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Study: Animals Fleeing Global Warming Faster Animals across the world are fleeing global warming by heading north much faster than they were less than a decade ago, a new study says. About 2,000 species examined are moving away from the equator at an average rate of more than 15 feet per day, about a mile per year, according to new research published Thursday in the journal Science, which analyzed previous studies. (AP)
Stocks Fall Amid Global Worries Dow plummets 419 points in a return to last week’s wild ride
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More people joined the unemployment line last week than at any time in the past month. Inflation at the consumer level in July was the highest since March. Sales of homes fell in July for the third time in four months. Manufacturing has sharply weakened in the mid-Atlantic states.
out much of the roughly 700 points that the Dow had gained over five days. Wall Street and other financial markets have wrestled for several weeks with fears that a new recession might be in the offing. Morgan Stanley economists reported Thursday that the U.S. and Europe are “dangerously close to recession.” The Dow fell 419.63 points, or 3.7 percent, to 10,990.58. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 53.24, or 4.5 percent, to 1,140.65. The Nasdaq composite fell 131.05, or 5.2 percent, to 2,380.43. (AP)
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IBM’s Chips Mimic Brain Tech company touts 2 prototypes that can behave like humans IWd<hWdY_iYe Computers, like humans, can learn. But when Google tries to fill in your search box based only on a few keystrokes, or your iPhone predicts words as you type a text message, it’s only a narrow mimicry of what the human brain is capable. The challenge in training a computer to behave like a human brain is technological and physiological, testing the limits of computers and brain science. But researchers from IBM Corp. say they’ve taken a key step toward combining the two worlds. The company announced Thursday that it has built two prototype chips that it says process data more like how humans digest informa-
9e]d_j_l[9ecfkj_d] Technologists have long imagined computers that learn like humans. Your iPhone or Google’s servers can be programmed to predict certain behavior based on past events. But the techniques being explored by IBM and other companies and university research labs around “cognitive computing” could lead to chips that are better able to adapt to unexpected information. IBM’s interest in the chips lies in their ability to potentially help process real-world signals such as temperature, sound or motion and make sense of them for computers. (AP)
tion than the chips that now power PCs and supercomputers. The uses of the IBM chips so far are prosaic, such as steering a simulated car through a maze, or playing Pong. It may be a decade or longer before the chips make their way out of the lab and into actual products. The chips’ ability to adapt to types of information that it wasn’t specifically programmed to expect is a key feature. Dharmendra Modha, project leader for IBM Research, said the
new chips have parts that behave like digital “neurons” and “synapses” that make them different than other chips. Each “core,” or processing engine, has computing, communication and memory functions. A computer with the power of the human brain is not yet near. But Modha said the latest development is an important step. “It really changes the perspective from ‘What if?’ to ‘What now?’” Modha said. “Today we proved it was possible.” JORDAN ROBERTSON (AP)
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Rings, buckles, coins and other keepsakes left from at a Georgia Civil War-era prison camp were on display Thursday at the Statesboro campus of Georgia Southern University. A year after graduate students pinpointed Camp Lawton, archaeologists are still finding belongings from the thousands of Union army POWs left after a swift evacuation. (AP)
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Officials: Shooter Called Police Twice in Attacks The man behind the Norway attacks that killed 77 people last month hung up twice on authorities after calling to surrender Breivik during the shooting at a youth camp on Utoya island, police said Thursday. Anders Behring Breivik detonated a car bomb in Oslo and then killed 69 at a youth retreat on July 22. (AP) >7II;BJ"8;B=?KC
Storm Kills 3 at Festival A storm swept through a popular openair music festival in eastern Belgium on Thursday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 70 others, an official said. Ambulances raced to and from the site of the Pukkelpop festival, which organizers estimated drew more than 60,000 concertgoers. (AP)
U.S., Allies Press Assad to Resign International efforts signal patience with Syria is at an end
7kj^eh_p[Zje7Yj President Obama on Thursday signed an executive order that gives his administration authority to impose new sanctions on Syria intended to further isolate President Bashar Assad. The order bans the import into the U.S. of any Syrian petroleum. Obama’s order also denies Syria access to the U.S. financial system and prohibits any U.S. citizen from engaging in transactions with Syria, investing in the country or exporting services there. (AP)
MWi^_d]jed Executing a global squeeze play, the United States and its European allies on Thursday demanded an end to four decades of brutal family dictatorship in Syria and underscored the tough talk with new sanctions on President Bashar Assad’s government. The new efforts signal the end of the world’s thin patience for Assad, once viewed as a Westernlooking pragmatist who might expand freedoms at home and help achieve an Arab peace deal with Israel. The messages coincided with
a U.N. report recommending that Syria be referred to the International Criminal Court for investigation of possible crimes against humanity. In Thursday’s coordinated statements, President Obama and the leaders of Britain, France, Germany, Canada and the European Union called for Assad to resign,
Much of Syria was quiet Thursday, though activists reported intense shooting around noon in the city of Latakia. On Wednesday, activists said security forces killed 18 people across the country. (AP)
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Military Drops Charges Against 2 Protesters
Egypt’s ruling military council, which has been widely criticized for subjecting thousands of protesters to military tribunals, dropped charges Thursday against two activists who criticized its generals on social networking sites. Political activists and bloggers have been jailed for speaking against the army. (AP)
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The amount, in cash, found in wallets recovered and turned in since Japan’s earthquake and tsunami in March, ABC News reported Thursday. More than 5,700 safes containing a total of $30 million in cash have also been turned in, officials said. Nearly all of the valuables found in the country’s three hardest-hit prefectures have been returned to their owners, police said. (E XPRESS)
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saying his repression of protests inspired by this spring’s Arab uprisings made him unfit to lead. “We have consistently said that President Assad must lead a democratic transition or get out of the way. He has not led,” Obama said in a statement. “For the sake of the Syrian people, the time has come for President Assad to step aside.” Rights groups say Assad’s forces have killed nearly 2,000 people since mid-March. The military assault on civilians has escalated since Ramadan began, with security forces killing hundreds and detaining thousands. The resignation calls were the first explicit demands from the U.S. and its allies for Assad to step down, though condemnation of his actions had been growing. (AP)
Rebels in Libya seized the country’s last functioning oil refinery Thursday and claimed to have captured most of the nearby city of Zawiya, 30 miles west of the capital along the Mediterranean coast. A rebel victory in Zawiya could leave Moammar Gadhafi nearly cornered in his stronghold of Tripoli. Rebel fighters are closing in on the capital from the west and the south, while NATO controls the seas to the north. The opposition is in charge of most of the eastern half of the country. The Libyan leader has given no indication he is willing to relinquish power, though there are signs that his 42-year-old rule may be unraveling. Libya’s civil war erupted after anti-regime protests spread across the country in February. The rebel advance then stalled until earlier this month, when opposition fight-
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ers pushed from the Nafusa mountains into the Gadhafi-held coastal area. Saturday’s entry by rebels into Zawiya, marked the most dramatic gain yet of the new offensive. Meanwhile, Gadhafi’s prime minister, al-Baghdadi Ali al-Mahmoudi, said the government was in negotiations with the rebels. “We are also calling on all sides for a cease-fire,” al-Mahmoudi said. Gadhafi’s government has previously called for a cease-fire but continued to shell towns where rebels tried to take power. Rebel leaders have said they will not negotiate until Gadhafi steps down. (AP)
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What began as a goodwill trip to China for the Georgetown men’s basketball team turned violent Thursday night, when its exhibition game against Chinese professional club the Bayi Rockets deteriorated into a benches-clearing melee in which players exchanged blows, chairs were thrown, and spectators tossed full water bottles at the Hoyas players and coaches as they headed to the locker room. Georgetown coach John Thompson III pulled his players off the Olympic Sports Center Stadium court with 9 minutes, 32 seconds
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left in the game and the scored tied at 64 after a chaotic scene in which members of both the Georgetown and Bayi Rockets teams began swinging wildly and tackling one another. There were an estimated halfdozen individual altercations on the court, and eventually some Chinese onlookers joined the fracas, including one wielding a stanchion. As the brawl spilled beyond the baseline, an unidentified Bayi player pushed Georgetown’s Aaron Bowen through a partition to the ground before repeatedly punching the sophomore guard while sitting on his chest. Georgetown senior center Henry Sims had a chair tossed at him by an unidentified person, and Georgetown fresh-
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man forward Moses Ayegba, who was wearing a brace on his right leg, limped onto the court with a chair in his right hand. According to Georgetown officials, Ayegba had been struck, prompting him to grab a chair in self-defense The brawl occurred one night after Vice President Joe Biden,
who is in Beijing on a four-day visit, attended a Georgetown game against another Chinese club. That game, which Georgetown won, passed without incident. A State Department official called the melee “unfortunate.” “We look to these types of exchanges to promote good sportsmanship and
strengthen our people-to-people contact with China,” said the official. A Chinese Embassy spokesman in Washington said he had not heard of the incident. The official China news agency Xinhua did not have an immediate account of the game, and while other prominent Chinese websites such as
163.com and Sina.com posted stories, government censors shortly thereafter took them down. It was unclear whether the brawl would affect similar ventures in the future. The Georgetown delegation — which included university President John DeGioia, other school officials and prominent alumni and boosters — was scheduled to fly to Shanghai on Friday The fracas that ended the contest marked the second time both benches emptied in a rugged game marred by fouls, an inordinate number of which went against the Hoyas. By halftime, Bayi had 11 fouls, and Georgetown had 28. “The situations we were put in went beyond losing your cool,” Thompson said afterward. “It went to, ‘I need to protect myself.’ That got to a level above and beyond competition and competing.” GENE WANG (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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In 10 years of reporting around the D.C. area — and often way out into the burbs — this strategy never failed me. Until last week. I needed to get to a location in Sterling, Va., which isn’t particularly close to our downtown D.C. office and is even farther from my home in Baltimore. So I wasn’t too surprised when I punched my destination into Metro’s Trip Planner and got the familiar response of “Unable to
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The first half of the journey went completely according to plan: MARC Train to Union Station, Metro to L’Enfant Plaza, Metrobus to Dulles Airport. That’s a long haul, but with my iPad, it was like being at the office. I sent off a slew of work emails, caught up on some blogs and planned my brother’s weekend visit. I was still feeling pleased with myself when, as Google promised, the Dulles 2 Dulles Connector pulled up. For 50 cents, this mini-shuttle was supposed to whisk me to the Dulles 28 Centre, a shopping strip with a Wegmans and other suburban delights. And from there, it would be a 1.7-mile walk to my final destination. As the bus arrived at my stop, I realized the walk part of this plan might be a problem. I managed to make it down Pacific Boulevard all right — there wasn’t a sidewalk, but the grassy strip to the side of the shopping center was plenty wide. At the turn onto VA-625W, however, I began to freak out. I started along the side of the road, hoping I’d soon spy a friendly cement strip that’d protect me from the many cars speeding by. Instead, I saw that the map wanted me to dash across three lanes of traffic. So I did something extreme. I went back to Wegmans and called a cab. (And, miraculously, I managed to make my appointment.) You might think that would have taught me my lesson. But on my ride home — after getting a lift to the Vienna Metro station — I realized that I could have walked north to the Washington & Old Dominion Trail to get across Route 28, which would have made the trek longer but totally doable. Maybe next time.
FedoKf"Fb[Wi[0 Washington’s airports authority wants more money from federal and state governments to build the second phase of the Metro rail line to Dulles International Airport. The board of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, which is overseeing construction of the extension to Dulles and Loudoun County, said Wednesday it wants Virginia to contribute $500 million and the federal government to provide loans of $700 million to $1.2 billion. (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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Audit: $1M Improperly Given to Peaceoholics The District of Columbia auditor says then-Mayor Adrian M. Fenty’s administration improperly awarded more than Moten $1 million in no-bid gr ant s t o a l o c al violence-prevention group. The report from Auditor Yolanda Branche says the nonprofit group Peaceoholics was poorly equipped to manage city money it received from 2006 to 2010, according to The Washington Post. Ronald Moten, a co-founder of Peaceoholics, says the group has learned from its mistakes and will get additional training. (AP)
Insurance Policy Probed in Aruba Source: Man sought money 2 days after Md. woman vanished EhWd`[ij[ijWZ"7hkXW Investigators in Aruba are examining a travel insurance policy and digital photographs linked to a detained Gaithersburg, Md., man and his missing traveling companion, Aruban Solicitor General Taco Stein said in an interview Thursday. Gar y V. Giordano, 50, has been held in Aruba since Aug. 5 as authorities investigate the disappearance of Robyn Gardner, 35, of Frederick County. Giorda-
no reported that she apparently drowned while snorkeling, authorities have said. Stein said the photographs were found in a camera that apparently was recovered from a hotel room where the two stayed. “We surmise it’s his camera, but there’s not yet a definite point of view on that,” Stein said. “And there are explicit pictures on that camera.” The Associated Press, citing an unidentified source, reported that Giordano purchased the $1.5 million American Express Travel Insurance policy shortly before he left for Aruba and that the accidental-death benefit covered only
the length of their short trip. Two days after reporting Gardner missing, Giordano sought to claim the money, according to the AP. Stein said that Gardner and Giordano were last seen together at the Rum Reef Bar & Grill about 4 p.m. on Aug. 2. Giordano, 50, reported her missing shortly after 6 p.m., saying
Suspected Counterfeit Dealers Raided by Police Law enforcement officers have raided two dozen Ocean City businesses suspected of trafficking in counterfeit goods. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials conducted the raids on Wednesday, with help from the FBI and state and local police. A lawsuit filed last summer in federal court in Baltimore by luxury handbag maker Coach Inc. says that an investigator for the company entered 13 stores in the city in June and bought counterfeit bags, wallets and other items for prices ranging from $20 to $75. (AP)
A motorcycle rally expected to roll Friday through Northern Virginia to honor the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks could complicate the region’s afternoon rush hour. The rally is expected to arrive around 2 p.m. Friday in Loudoun County from Maryland. Riders will then take the Dulles Greenway, the Dulles Toll Road and Interstate 66 to Arlington. Police plan to close lanes those roads and I-66 eastbound inside the Capital Beltway to give the motorcyclists a clear ride. (AP)
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that she hadn’t made it to shore after the two had gone snorkeling. But investigators are boring in on what they say are inconsistencies in Giordano’s story and presented those inconsistencies on Monday to a judge, who ordered Giordano detained for another 16 days. Among the inconsistencies, Stein said, was how Giordano described the sea at the time of the snorkeling. “He said it was a rough sea and we came to the conclusion that the sea was extremely calm,” Stein said, adding that there “were a number of things like that that were contradicting each other. And that’s why we presented the case.”
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after it was flown around Leesburg, Va., on a tour Thursday. Weldon Britton, right, sits aboard the plane. Robb used to be a B17 pilot after World War II. B17s were flown in World War II and for several years after. The Experimental Aircraft Association, which tries to encourage recreational interest in flying, is touring with the plane until Sunday. | postlocal.com
Gov. Bob McDonnell says Virginia ended the last fiscal year with a surplus of nearly $545 million. McDonnell disclosed the new figure Thursday in a speech to the General Assembly’s money committees. Last month, the governor said Virginia ended the year with a $311 million surplus. The new figure reflects state agency savings and agency balances that were not reflected in the previous amount. McDonnell announced that he will allocate $30 million of the surplus to a new reserve fund he’s asking the legislature to create to help the state deal with future federal spending cuts. (AP)
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HILLCREST- $1850.3BR 1BA apartment. Newly renovated,wash/dry,centralA/C. Vouchersok. 202-744-2851 FELINE ADOPTION FAIR KALORAMA—Charming spacious 2BR Sunday, Aug 21st, 1-3 p.m. with library, 9 ft ceiling, hardwood VCA BARCROFT CAT HOSPITAL floors. $3300/m. Call 202-332-2283 6357 Columbia Pke, Falls Church, VA Information 703-920-8665 x3 NE -- 1 Br apartment available in newly renFeline Foundation www.ffgw.org ovated 4 unit, corner building. 3 blocks from GERMANSHEPHERDPUPPIES-Long coat.Champi- Rhode Island Metro, 1 Block to shopping, banking on/working lines. AKC. Blk, blk & silver. Rdy 8/20. and eateries. Features include w/w carpeting, 443-480-0639 firstname.lastname@example.org central air, cozy deck, and large yard. Available GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPS-AKC, German/ immediately. Rent $1100 5th & W St. Section welcome. No pets. Please call Czech work lines, F Black-bi, 6 mos. M/F's 8 202-236-6567, or 202-277-5324 for appt. sable 5 mos, S/W. Tat Guar. $800+ 540-219-9550 NE- 2BR. 717 Hamlin St. GERMAN SHEPHERD Solid Black Puppies, cham$1355 + electric and cooking gas. pion lines, available 9/25 Parents on premises. CELIA DUNAYER & CO. 202-363-4597 $1800+ FREDERICK, 301-639-6631 NE 2 BR apt, convenient loc. 18th & M St., GREAT PYRENEES PUPS 9 weeks, parents AKC $800 per month partial utilities included, Section and on premises, shots and wormed. H 301-223-8702 C 301-366-5542 8 welcome. Please Call Paul 301-379-0586 NE DC- 4071 MinnesotaAve,BrandNew,secure 4 HAVANESE- AKC Rare Breed, (5) 8 week old BR, 2 Ba, Duplex,Nr Metro, AC, For HCVPVoucher pups, 1st 2 shots and micro chipped, ready 8/20. holders,$2000+ Elec. 301-230-0177 (1) 6 mo old M also ready to go. 443-964-4526
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• Near Ft. Totten Metro • Central A/C • On-site laundry facilities • Hardwood Floors • Parking • Cable ready
2 BR Special Starting @$895
THE SECOND BEST ADDRESS IN DC! 2424 PENN
Rent starting at $1775 per month! Studios & 1BR’s Available
1st Month Rent FREE!!! Utilities & Basic Cable INCLUDED! • 2 blocks from Metro (Orange/BlueLineFoggy Bottom) • 2 blocks from Georgetown • Adjacent to GWU campus • Reserved Parking available • 24 hour Fitness Center • 24 hour Concierge/Security Front Desk
2424 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
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The Pentacle Group
2 BRs from $925
Completely renovated community H Metro bus stop at the corner of the community H Shopping Center two blocks away H Resident controlled access H Close to Eastern Market H Off street parking H Income restrictions apply H Housing Vouchers Welcome
1507 Benning Rd., NE Washington DC 20002 www.thepentaclegroup.com
NW2 BR, 2 BA, hard wood floors, 2 car garage, storage, washer, dryer. $2800/month. 301-640-6568 SE/1222 Congress St—2BR, wd flrs, W/D, fnshd bsmnt, ceiling fan, o-st prkng, Nr Metro/ shpg/ Federal Buildings. $1,650/m. 301-502-3693
SE 1 & 2 BR on Greenline, quiet, secure, renovated, carpet, voucher approved-utilities included. Please call 703-912-4885 SE- 13th St. 5 min to metro/shops! 2 BR from $775+utilities. No Pets. Section 8 ok Call 202-388-3900x 10 SE- 1731 28th St Studio- $640 and 1 Br- $750. Great building Near Pennsylvania Ave. 202-577-9218 SE- 2916 2nd Street Newly remodeled 1BR Everything new .$1000 No Security Deposit. section 8 welcome 202-421-5045
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The Overlook at Oxon Run Apts.
3700 9th Street SE,Washington DC 20032 Call Mr. Robinson
• Spacious 1 and 2 Bedrooms • Free basic cable for 6 months • Electric Entry System • Free Application Fee • All credit considered • Steps away from Fort Dupont her Park and Recreation Teac • Steps away from Metro ’t & ounts v o G isc and Shopping
With Our COOL Specials @Friendship Court Apts. 4632 Livingston Road, SE
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• 24 Hour Maintenance • Ample Closet Space Call a • Minutes to Green line metro our Fab bout • Gorgeous Splash Park ulo Move In us • Walking distance to Dining, S PECIALS Shopping & Schools !!! • Renovated Kitchens • Free Accent Walls
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Halley House • Upgraded Kitchens & Lighting • Spacious Floor Plans • Hardwood Floors • Walk-in Closets • Walk to Metro
306 Evarts St., NE • FREE Heat • Renovated Kitchens with new cabinets & appliances • Laundry Facilities on-site • Convenient to Metro (Red Line)
1 BR $960
www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO
SE- 4196 Livingston Rd. SE Quiet 1 BR, CAC, w-w carpet, secure building, $750 + utils. Call 301-952-6495 SE D.C Maplewood & Hanover Court 2306 Hartford St. SE Back to school move-in special! Move in now free rent until October! 1 BR, $750; 2 BR, $850; Super 2 BR, $985; 3 BR, 1.5 BA $1145. Call 202-889-4116 for more information. S.E./Forest Cove —2BR condo, W/D, CAC. $875 plus utilities and up. Call 202-889-9226.
• Apartments starting from $749 • Close To Metro, Schools & Shopping • Intercom Access To Every Bldg. • Great Location In A Park-Like Setting • Laundry Facility On Property
• Resident Controlled Access • Spacious Floor Plans • Onsite Laundry Facilities • Huge Closets • Choice of Patio or Balcony *Must move in by 8/27/11
Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.
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888.291.7383 SE-4569 BENNING RD - 1 + 2BR, CAC, nr Subway (Blue line). $670/$750 + util. Appl fee $10. Open Mon-Sat 11-4pm. Immed Occupancy202-582-7155 SE-Brothers Pl. 2BR from $900/mo +elec.W-W crpt, laundry, OSP. No pets. Section 8 ok. 202-388-3900 x10
2 Bedroom/2 Bath with Washer/Dryer $1165 I I I I
Individually controlled A/C Wall-to-wall carpeting Complimentary Alarm Syst. Free off-street parking
S.E. DANBURY ST. - Attractive 1BR $725. 1st month rent free. Good Credit Required. Metro Bus at Corner. Call 202-563-1791 SE
2 Br/2 Ba Apts. & Duplexes Starting at $899
SE (close to Ft. Dupont) 3 BR, 1.5 BA, W/D, all electric, hrdwd floors, carpet upstairs. $1500/month. Please call 301-877-3882
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BANNEKER PLACE APARTMENTS
6500 Ronald Rd. • Capitol Heights, MD
Professionally Managed by CIH Properties Inc. NE
Woods at Addison
(202) 373 - 1900
GARDEN VILLAGE at APARTMENTS Anacostia Gardens 1.877.238.8216
3600 Ely Place S.E., Wash. DC 20019
A P A R T M E N T S
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0 App Fee Move In Dollars! $
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H H H H
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I*in select apts.
S.E. FAIRFAX VILLAGE - 2BR condo w/CAC, washer/dryer, near Metro & bus, $1200/month, vouchers accepted. Call Ms Smith 202-384-4537.
3719 4th Street SE
SE- NEWCOMB ST - 2-3 BR from $725 + electric. Sec 8 Welcome. No pets Please call 202-338-3900x 10
*Minimum & Maximum income restrictions apply
*Must move in by 8/20/11 www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO
3730 M. L. King Ave., SE • Washington, DC
1 Brs $695* 2 Brs $795* 3 Br Duplexes $1350
Sign a 12 month lease before September 15th and receive 1 year of free garage parking!
Professionally Managed By CIH Properties, Inc.
1 BR From $745 SE
• Reﬁnished hardwood ﬂoors • Wood grain cabinets • Individual controlled heat-A/C • Resident controlled access www.wcsmith.com William C. Smith & Co./EHO
1615 17th St., SE • Washington, DC 20020
SE- 1 BR, 1 BR w/ den, 2 BR apts. $750 & up + elec. No Pets. 202-265-4814, 202-629-2606. Fred A. Smith Co. SE- 1BR, 433 Atlantic St. $775 + electric & cooking gas. CELIA DUNAYER & CO Call 202-363-4597 SE- 2 Br, 4016 Livingston Rd. $900 + gas & elec. CELIA DUNAYER & CO 202-363-4597
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TERRACE MANOR APTS 3347 23rd Street, SE
Visit us Mon-Fri 9-5 or Sat by appt.
1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms Available Specials Starting at $700
Private Parking On Bus Route Near Green Line Metro W/D in select units Housing Choice Vouchers Welcome
First Time Renters Welcome
OPEN HOUSE EVERY SAT. IN AUGUST 10-4
Move in For Only $99
M-F 9-5. Sat/Sun 10-4 Housing Choice Vouchers Welcome
1BR $1020 2BR $1135 I I I I
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1 Brs $695 2 Brs as low as $795 *with Special
$225 OFF 1st Month Rent or Sec. Deposit
4236 4th St., S.E. #103 Washington, DC 20032
• Free Cable w/ Premium Channels • 24 Hour Fitness Center • Wall to Wall Carpet • Metro Accessible • Spacious Floorplans • Magic Johnson Empowerment Center • Sparkling Pool
SW GALVESTON PLACE -- 4BR, 2BA. $1349 plus utilities, 1st month rent free! Credit check required. Metro Bus close. Call 202-563-1791
251 Savannah Street SE *Minimum & Maximum income restrictions apply
A Vesta Property
Newly RENOVATED! NOW ACCEPTING
WAGGAMAN CORPORATION: 202-537-8970 Presents!! NE: 1246 18th ST-1-BR, $775 + E&G. 537-8970 NE: 336 63rd St. 1-BR, $625+elec. Laundry. Nr. Cap. Hts. Metro. 202-537-8970 Housing Choice Voucher Welcome Equal Housing Opportunity
1-888-244-8670 5033 57th Ave., Bladensburg, MD 20710
One and Two Bedroom Units!
820 Southern Ave. • M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EHO
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Specials on select units*
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2 blocks to Metro n On-site retail including Whole Foods Market n Concierge n 2 pools n Fitness Center n Resident Lounge with billiards & Xbox n Rooftop courtyard n Eco-friendly
• 1 BR Starting at $830.00 • 2 BR Starting at $895.00 • 3 BR w/ 1 ½ Baths - $1322.00 • 4 BR w/ 2 Full Baths - $1530.00 • Spacious Floorplans • Walk to Metro • Sparkling pool • Clubhouse/rec room • Large laundry facilities
*Rates and incentive are subject to change.
Free Application FEE w/AD
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BLADENSBURG 5 BR, 2.5 BA, renovated, SFH, W/D, A/C, section 8 ok. $1950. Call Tina 571234-9047 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
• Roomy, Modern Apts • Private Balconies/Patios • Free 6 week summer camp • Cathedral ceiling *select units 800-767-2189 • 1, 2, & 3 BR AVAILABLE 5409 Riverdale Road • Riverdale, MD 20737 • HUGE 2 BR TOWNHOMES LANDOVER
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Woodland Springs Studio, 1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Residences 1BRs Starting at $1,795 $1,875
6400 Riverdale Road • Riverdale, MD 20737 www.parkviewgardensapartments.com
2252 Brightseat Road • Landover, MD 20785
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COLLEGE PARK- 1 BR house basement apartment. $700 includes utilities. No pets. Close to metro. Please Call 301-213-7017
Renovated kitchens H Spacious floor plans H Great location H
Convenient to shopping, schools, Dishwasher.Walk-in closets.,w-w carpet 5% DISC. TO METRO & DC GOVT EMPLOYEES 3539 A Street SE Mon-Fri. 9-5. Sat. 10-4 Housing Choice Vouchers welcome where rents are within voucher program limits
2 BR from $899
$300 Off 1st Month $200 Off 2nd Mo/$100 Off 3rd Mo
Meadow Green Courts!
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• New Appliances • Central HVAC, Energy Efﬁcient Windows
Spacious Living with
1, 2, & 3 BR Apts Huge 2 BR Townhomes
• Fitness Center on Property • Beautiful KitchensGranite Countertops**
Must move in by 8/26/11
WASHINGTON, DC - 1 & 2 BR. NE & SE Starting at $1000. Section 8 Welcome Please call 410-800-5728
Open Sundays 12-4 by Appointment
CASCADE PARK APTS.
METRO NEWS ON YOUR iPHONE — DOWNLOAD FREE FROM THE APP STORE.
Minutes From 295, 395 and 495!!! By Appointment Only
3 Brs $1495 4 Brs $1600
Washer/dryer Den & loft options available Wall-to-Wall Carpeting Free off-street parking
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1 BRs fr. $775 2 BRs fr $870 3 BRs from $1180 W/W carpet, Central Air/Heat, Dishwasher, Laundry facility, Free Parking
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116 Irvington Street SW,Washington DC 20032
SE DC - 1BR, 1BA, 2053 38th St W/D, DW. $895/mo + electric. CELIA DUNAYER & CO. Call 202-363-4597
6617 Atwood Street • District Heights, MD 20747
Colonial Village 888-583-3047
908 Marcy Ave. • Oxon HIll, MD 20745
Calvert Hall Apartments 877-203-6036
3817 64th Ave. • Landover Hills, MD 20784
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5249 Kenilworth Ave. • Hyattsville, MD 20781
• State-of-the-art ﬁtness center • Free 6 week summer camp
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866.507.2283 Summer Ridge 1829 Belle Haven Drive, Hyattsville, MD 20785 • Electronic entry building system • Free business center Credit & Criminal • Free after school program Screening Required. *Income Qualiﬁcations • Walk to grocery stores # Occupants Maximum Income • Newly renovated 1 $43,500 laundry facilities 2 $49,680 • Metro Accessible 3 $55,920 4
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Landover—$1550, 3 br, 1 ba, 1 1/2ba, 2431 Kent Village Place, Landover, MD, Nr Pub Transp, New Crpt, WD, Hw Flrs, parking, 202-667-6180
Apartments starting @ $830
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Hardwood floors, Mini-blinds Laundry facilities on-site/FREE Parking
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Receive a Remodeled BR & BA As a move-in gift* 625 Audrey Lane • Oxon Hill, MD
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Silver Spring—$1750.00, 2 br, 1 ba, 3720 Bel Pre Road, Silver Spring, MD, heat, water, Elec, DW, Balc, Nr Pub Transp, WW Carpet, WD, AC, garbage, storage space, pool, parking, 410-451-1180
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MT. RAINIER 301-277-6202 Close to shops & rec. center. 1BR, $785. 2BR $905. Utilities Included! (A/C xtra) OXON HILL, MD - 7302 Abbington Rd, 4BR. bsmt, W/Dryers, DW, $1750+util. Sec 8 welcome. CELIA DUNAYER & CO 202-363-4597
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1 & 2 BR apts fr. $750 (tenant pays electric)
2 BR & 2 BRS + DENS starting @ $1305.00
8:30AM TO 5:30PM MONDAY-FRIDAY 10:00AM TO 5:00PM ON SAT
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END OF THE SUMMER DEALS!!! WE ARE ALMOST FULL, COME SEE WHY! • Gated Community • Beautiful Pool • Renovated Units • Laundry Room • 3.6 Miles from National Harbor • 24 Hour Maintenance • Hardwood Floors (select units) • Ceiling Fans (select units) 5618 Livingston Terrace Oxon Hill, MD 20745 PALMER PARK7636 Allendale Cir, new carpet/ paint, CAC 3BR, 1.5 BA, Sec 8 ok $1,500. 301-343-5171 Parkland Village Apartments 2BRs$1079 & $200 OFF 1ST Month Rent Must move-in by 8/31/11 EOH Income Restrictions apply 1-866-310-7446 Riverdale Park—$2300.00, 5 br/2 ba, Newly Ren, Quiet & clean area, Nr Pub Transp & UM. 301-7179057
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Roomy Apartments walking distance to MetroBus, shopping and restaurants gStop in or call today for details 13802 Castle Blvd. #103 Silver Spring, MD 20904
Newly renovated mid-rise apts. CAC, disposals, assigned free parking. Walk to Metro!
240-393-7386 515 Thayer Avenue *with good credit
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999 No Deposit 2 BR1 Special BRS $799 301-637-8927 $
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$200 Security Deposit * 1 BRs from $950
Capital Crossing • Spacious Floor Plans • Convenient To Metro • Available For Immediate Occupancy
Text WINDSOR to 29999 for more info
HILLBROOKE TOWERS APTS. MOVE IN SPECIAL!
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4400 Rena Road • Suitland, MD 20746
Advertise here! Call 202-334-6200.
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• 2 Brs $979 • 3 Brs $1279 Immediate Move-in
Newly Renovated, W/W Carpet, D/W, Balcony, Central Air/Heating, Income Restrictions, Small Pets Welcome
SECTION 8 VOUCHERS ACCEPTED FREE RENT
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$20 Application Fee Walk to Metro W/W Carpet or Hardwood avail Keyed entry ways Parklike setting w/picnic tbls & grill Maximum income limits apply
3415 Parkway Terr. Dr. Suitland, Md. Mon-Fri. 9am-6pm. Sat. 10am-4pm
Renovated 1BRs 995 & 2BRs $1269 $
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Ashburn—Ashburn Village, 3-lvl TH, 3 BR, rec, w/d, FP, pets (571) 271-3587 BURKE- Like new, 4 BR SFH, nr trans. & shopping, Robinson Middle/HS, avail. now. $2,200/m 703-307-9368
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Call 866.798.2487 WWW.TAKOMALANDING.COM 790 Fairview Ave. Takoma Park, MD 20912
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1 Bedroom Start at $970 2 Bedrms Start at $1045 3 Bedrms Start at $1145
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400 $ 200 $
First Month’s Rent Security Deposit Starting at
All UTILITIES INCLUDED!
• Three Blocks From Metro Station • Minutes From Shopping Center • Wall To Wall Carpeting • On Site Emergency Maintenance
1 & 2 BEDROOM APARTMENTS AVAILABLE FOR IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY HURRY!! LIMITED TIME Temple Hills
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LANHAM, MD - 3 Rooms Avail. $600/each. Executive Office Space $3526—4275ft2 Beltsville Basement has sep entrance. All utilities included. MD, Fully furnished, spacious offices, full kitchen, Securitydeposit. 240-271-8313 after 3:30p restrooms. Includes utilities & cleaning services. Call 3019378010 MANASSAS - Lrg rm in TH bsmnt. Pvt entr, pvt BA, walk in closet, fenced yard pvt prkg space, kitchen priv., W/D. Nr Sudley Manor Dr & Prince William Pkwy. 1 person. $725/m inc utils & cable. Dep req. Avail 8/27. 703-380-9760 or 703-323-7747
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Jimmy Rollins and the Phillies slide into D.C. for a series this weekend.
<h_ZWo 7 P.M. The Redskins play the Colts in both teams’ second preseason game. NBC4, CSN 7 P.M. After playing last weekend in Philly, the Nats welcome the Phillies to town. MASN 8 P.M. The Jaguars host the Falcons in a preseason game. Fox 11:30 P.M. The Ravens-Chiefs game is shown on tape-delay. CSN
IWjkhZWo 7:30 A.M. Arsenal takes on Liverpool in Premier League action. ESPN2 NOON A full day of elimination games at the Little League World Series takes place in Williamsport, Pa. ESPN, ABC 7 P.M. The Nats continue their set against Jimmy Rollins and the Phillies. MASN 8 P.M. The U.S. championships in gymnastics are in St. Paul, Minn. NBC
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Redskins like what they see from new defensive additions
J^[H[Zia_di The numbers don’t lie. The Redskins’ defense was awful last season. During their first season in defensive coordinator Jim Haslett’s 3-4 scheme, the Redskins allowed 389 yards per game, making them the second-worst defense in the NFL and giving Washington its worst statistical effort in 56 years. “We weren’t happy with it,” linebacker Lorenzo Alexander said of the defense’s play. The defensive unit that takes the field Friday night against Indianapolis, however, is brimming with enthusiasm after a solid training camp and an impressive effort
Barry Cofield: The former Giant shifts to nose tackle in the Redskins’ 3-4 and made his presence felt with several QB hits last week. “He’s exactly what you’re looking for,” Haslett said.
Jarvis Jenkins: From Day One, the secondround draft pick from Clemson has drawn raves for his work at the defensive end position. “He has the physical ability to be a good pass rusher in this league,” Haslett said.
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in the preseason opener against Pittsburgh. “It’s a pretty formidable group,” Haslett said. With the right personnel in key
Oshiomogho Atogwe: The jury’s still out on the safety, signed from the Rams just before the lockout, because he hasn’t practiced or played due to a hamstring injury. If healthy, though, he’ll start in Week 1.
places, a renewed focus on fundamentals and an increased comfort level with the 3-4, Washington’s defense is trending up from embarrassment to potential strength. “We had a whole year to make our mistakes, understand concepts and figure out how we play in it, and I think you can tell the dif-
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ference,” Alexander said. After allowing teams to move the ball at will last season, the Redskins delivered an eye-opening performance against the Steelers — giving up just 186 yards in a 16-7 win. Granted, Pittsburgh did not play its starters very long, but the progress made by Washington’s defense was evident. The Redskins were ill-suited for the 3-4 last year, but the arrivals of Barry Cofield and Stephen Bowen have given the team a presence on the defensive line that was lacking last year. Rookies Ryan Kerrigan and Jarvis Jenkins have also impressed so far. Several Redskins players said the biggest factor in their newfound confidence was working through the details of the 3-4 on a daily basis — and forgetting the ghastly numbers from last season. “I feel like I picked up the X’s and O’s really quickly [last year],” safety Reed Doughty said. “But the nuances and the techniques of the defense, that’s what you really learn in the second year.” ELLIOT T SMITH
?jÊiWAdeYaekj0 The UFC has made it to network prime-time programming. Mixed martial arts’ dominant promotional company announced a landmark seven-year deal with Fox on Thursday, putting four UFC shows on the main network each year and a wide array of programming on its cable networks. The UFC will be prominent on FX, with live fights on most Friday nights and a revamped version of “The Ultimate Fighter,” the UFC’s popular reality show. (AP)
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Nats’ Problems Start at the Top Without a natural leadoff hitter, club’s offense is lacking Nationals manager Davey Johnson approached Danny Espinosa before Wednesday’s game to give him a heads up about a change he had in mind. He told the second baseman that he was dropping him down in the batting order, from his customary No. 2 spot all the way to sixth. For a lot of guys, it would seem to be a demotion. Espinosa’s response? “Thanks.” Espinosa has hit 51 points higher this season batting sixth than he has batting second. As part of his lineup maneuvering, Johnson shifted shortstop Ian Desmond from the bottom of the order back to the leadoff spot, where he began the season unsuccessfully. One of the Nationals’ biggest offensive problems this season has been their failure to put runners on base ahead of sluggers like Ryan
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Zimmerman and Michael Morse. In a game so heavily influenced by psychology, the team simply has had no one with the right mental
and physical approach to thrive at the top of the order. “My druthers would be to lead off Espi, having Desi hitting two,” Johnson said. But like other Washington managers before him, he’s staring down a roster with no natural leadoff hitter, a significant handicap. Desmond, Espinosa, Rick Ankiel, Roger Bernadina and Jerry Hairston Jr., now in Milwaukee, have all tried their hand atop the order.
General manager Mike Rizzo attempted to secure a leadoff man at the trade deadline, with most reports indicating his primary target was Minnesota’s Denard Span, but nothing materialized. He’ll likely renew his efforts in the offseason, but Johnson is hoping the last six weeks might provide some revelations. “I think you have to plan on who you know you have,” Johnson said. “I mean, you can’t plan on something that’s not reality. I’m a realist. I’m an optimist-realist. And I’m also confident in human nature, that you can grow into something. But you have to be given the opportunity.” The best leadoff hitter in the organization might be middle infielder Stephen Lombardozzi, who has hit a combined .315 between Class AA Harrisburg and Class AAA Syracuse. His .365 onbase percentage is better than any Washington regular has posted this year. He’ll likely get his audition after rosters expand Sept. 1. But if Lombardozzi is batting leadoff for the Nationals in 2012, it will mean either Desmond or Espinosa is playing elsewhere. DEREK TURNER
After Heartbreak, Mids Set the Bar High There once was a time when Navy would have been delighted with a 9-4 season that ended with a bowl game and included wins over Notre Dame and Army. Under the current standards, however, that just wasn’t good enough. A hard-to-swallow 14-6 loss to Air Force forced the Midshipmen to yield their seven-year stronghold on the Commander-In-Chief’s Trophy, a coveted prize that represents superiority among the service academies. “That was like someone ripping your heart out,” coach Ken Niumatalolo said. “But you have to put it back in and start breathing again.”
Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo is fueled by last year’s disappointing loss to Air Force.
Memories of last season have provided the Midshipmen all the incentive they need in 2011. The Mids return 29 of the 34 players
listed on the final 2010 offensive depth chart, including eight starters. But Navy lost double-threat quarterback Ricky Dobbs.
He will be replaced by senior Kriss Proctor, who will be directing the run-oriented, triple-option attack that last year ranked sixth in the nation in yards rushing. It isn’t fancy, but the grind-itout offense — inherited from excoach Paul Johnson — has turned around the program. Navy is 70-33 over the last eight years after going 3-30 from 2000-02. The success of the option depends on the quarterback, and Proctor is ready to do his part. “I’m looking forward to taking over and leading this team,” he said. “I think I’m ready, prepared and have the experience and potential to follow in the footsteps of all the QBs that have preceded me.” (AP)
Strasburg Remains Behind Ovechkin The Alex Ovechkin-Stephen Strasburg debate isn’t much of one at all. The Washington Post’s Jason Reid incurred the wrath of Capitals fans recently by daring to say that Strasburg is the city’s biggest sports star. Reid has since seen the light of day, even offering up a version of a mea culpa. And, of course, there is no comparison between the Capitals’ superstar and the Na8oCWjj tionals’ phenom. Im[died Ovechkin, for whatever ills he has as a team leader, owns two MVP trophies and has led the Caps to the best regular-season record in the Eastern Conference for two-straight years. The playoffs are another story, but at least he’s playing in the postseason.
IjhWiXkh]ÊiijWhji Wh[X_]][h[l[dji$ IjhWicWiYec[iXkj edY[[l[hoÓl[ZWoi$ Strasburg, on the other hand, has pitched in the big leagues a whopping two months. Tommy John surgery cut his season short last year before an innings cap could. The former top draft pick’s potential is off the charts, which is why each of his rehab starts in the minor leagues is big news, but he has a ways to go to accomplish something substantial. Where Reid has a point, though, is that Strasburg’s starts are bigger events. Strasmas comes but once every five days. And last year’s injury took away a whole year’s worth of chances to see him in action. Ovechkin performs exceptionally well for 80-plus games each, making him the better player (for now). But Strasburg is the bigger draw (again, for now). To reach Matt Swenson, e-mail email@example.com
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Pryor Eligible for Draft But Will Serve Penalty Former Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor was declared eligible for Monday’s NFL supplemental draft but must sit out the first five games after he signs a contract. The league said on Thursday that Pryor’s failure to cooperate with the NCAA and hiring of an agent in violation of NCAA rules led to his suspension. (AP) FHE87I;87BB
MLB Bans First Player For Failing HGH Test Mike Jacobs is the first player suspended by Major League Baseball for a positive HGH test. The 30-year-old minor league first baseman and former major leaguer received a 50-game suspension Thursday for taking the banned performance-enhancing substance and was subsequently released by the Colorado Rockies. (AP)
Matt Bradley finally said aloud, on the record, what the Washington Capitals players and coaches have been skirting around for several seasons. He confirmed the whispers, the pointed eye rolls and the general feeling in the Caps’ dressing room, that something was lacking. Someone was lacking. Bradley’s “some8oJhWY[[ one” is A lexander >Wc_bjed Semin, a tremendous talent when he feels like it. He just often doesn’t feel like it. That’s been obvious to anyone who watches the Caps, which is why there were a lot of raised eyebrows in January when the Capitals re-signed him. Why keep him around for another season, and at $6.7 million, if he doesn’t want to truly commit? Of course, Bradley’s comments came on the radio in August, after he left the team, not last winter, when he could have said them in the dressing room, where they might have done some good. Bradley pulled his punches a bit
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when discussing the bigger “someone,” Alex Ovechkin, praising his on-ice play. That’s pretty typical and fair, because Ovechkin plays as hard as anyone in the league. But Bradley also hinted at Ovechkin’s conditioning deficiencies. That’s been a hot topic among Caps fans for
some time. Ovechkin has even tacitly acknowledged the fact by saying he’s going to show up at camp in better shape next month. One way to stay in shape would be to participate in more practices. There is no question that the Caps’ stars sit out of a lot of practices.
Miami AD Pledges ‘There Will Be a Better Day’
Stadium Workers Go On Strike in Brazil
The nearly 2,000 workers renovating Maracana Stadium for the 2014 World Cup Rio de Janeiro went on strike Thursday, citing unsafe conditions and demanding better pay and health care. Maracana, one of the world’s great soccer stadiums, is to host the World Cup final and the 2013 Confederations Cup. (AP)
For the first time, some Miami players are speaking out about the scandal that has rocked the Hurricanes’ football program and sparked an NCAA investigation. “Know this for sure everyone hurts! We all feel pain!” defensive back Brandon McGee posted on his
Twitter page at 6:29 a.m. Thursday, about 90 minutes before the Hurricanes took the field for the first of two scheduled practices. Also ending his silence: Miami athletic director Shawn Eichorst, who promised fans “there will be a better day.” Miami returned to the practice field Thursday with coach Al
Golden saying his team is recovering from the “shock” of the claims former booster Nevin Shapiro made in a Yahoo Sports article this week. Shapiro, now serving 20 years in federal prison for his role in a $930 million Ponzi scheme, said he provided Miami players with cash, prostitutes, cars and other gifts over the past decade. (AP)
7\j[hj^ek]^ji0 Michael Vick told GQ magazine in its most recent issue that he didn’t want to come to Philadelphia to be a third-string quarterback after his release from federal prison two years ago. But commissioner Roger Goodell was among those who convinced him Philadelphia was the right destination. While happy how it ended up, Vick said his top choices were to play for either Cincinnati or Buffalo last year. (AP)
Ovechkin’s not the only one, but he’s the one who wears the “C.” While he didn’t name any other names, Bradley called the team’s dressing room “too nonchalant” and cited a lack of discipline. The Caps seem to agree: Their entire busy offseason seemed to be devoted to getting more grown-ups, not just in age but in demeanor. But more telling were coach Bruce Boudreau’s remarks of a week ago, when he said of Ovechkin, “I think he’s a great captain on the ice.” No one ever said of Steve Yzerman or Mark Messier, probably the two best captains in hockey history, that they were great “on the ice.” Wearing the “C” is a full-time job, and Ovechkin has been allowed to phone it in for too long It’s clear that Boudreau expects more of him this season than just 81 hard games, and it’s high time someone did. Boudreau said he wants Ovechkin to take his role as team captain “a step further,” and he wants to establish “a more serious tone” in the dressing room. He also said, “I fully expect Alex Ovechkin to come back into camp mean as a bear.” If he doesn’t, if nothing changes with the Caps on and off the ice this season, Ovechkin won’t be the only one feeling mean as a bear. (THE WASHINGTON POST )
8ejjeciKf West Virginia University football fans can buy beer at home games for the first time this year, after the school struck a deal with Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors and Morgantown Brewing Co. to supply the suds at Mountaineer Field. Prices will range from $7 to $9, depending on where the beer was made. (AP)
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Jason Momoa ACTOR, ART LOVER, NOT THE GOVERNATOR With his toned bod and handsome features, Jason Momoa seems all alpha male, but he warns us that it’s all acting. “I take out aggression on set. I’m not even king of my own house!” The “Game of Thrones” star plays the title role in the new film “Conan the Barbarian,” made popular by the fantasy books and 1982 Arnold Schwarzenneger film by the same name. Momoa claims the actionpacked portrayal of the hero, opening today, is an edgier take on the strongman. But this Conan has a soft side, just like Momoa. This is a breakout role for you. Is “Conan” a career highlight? I’m a true fan of “Conan,” the comic books and the story. When I got the role, it was an honor. I’m truly a fan playing the dream role.
Did you read the books when you were a kid? I did. I haven’t read all of them — there’s a lot! But my big thing was both my parents were painters, so I was a really big fan of Frank Frazetta’s “Conan” paintings. I love the way he captured his movements. Does watching the film in 3-D make it a different experience? I had seen it in 2-D. I wasn’t too thrilled about wearing the glasses, but then I saw it, and I was shocked and impressed. For one, it sinks you into this beautiful world. The visual art just sucks you in. How did you prepare for the role? I just put myself in the hands of people in charge, and they took over. Like the guys who taught me
Was it a physical challenge? How much did you work out each day? Before we started filming, I trained six hours a day. But when we started filming, I tried to get two hours in. Sometimes I could only get one in, but we did stunts all day long, so I was getting cardio. It was just hard to keep the muscle mass on. Have people been comparing you to Arnold Schwarzenegger? No, it’s impossible to be compared to Arnold. He’s Arnold; there’s only one. I wouldn’t want to be in his shoes even if they said I was. I’m not striving to be him, and I could never take anything away from his Conan. It’s like he’s Sean Connery and I’m Daniel Craig. Two great but different performances. Why should women see this film? There’s some powerful female characters in it. And there’s a great love story. He’s this really strong guy, but we also tried to keep him vulnerable. Conan has this hard shell, but he really takes this woman in his hands and trusts her and loves her. I’m naked in it, too — that’s always a plus for women. You’re a father of two young kids. When will you let them watch it? They’ll be, like, 30. It’ll be so outdated, they’ll say, “Dad, this is 3-D? We’re in 6-D now. This is stupid.’” K ATHERINE BOYLE (E XPRESS)
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I work on Capitol Hill with a boss, who though brilliant and well-intentioned, likes to yell at the staff. The office is often pretty tense. Of course, I can’t quit, because I believe in the work my boss is doing, and I need this job. Please suggest some shoes to make me feel better. — K AREN
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Manolo says the Manolo has long noticed that the congresspeoples are like the willful and badly behaved children, who must be disciplined by the adult members of their staff.
To Have and to Hold AS YOU ATTEND YOUR 907th wedding of 2011, you
wonder, “Why did Heather/Bree/Esmeralda blow a condo down payment on that gown/mediocre Spanish champagne/husky-drawn sled?” But BHLDN’s Pegged Leg Placeholders ($42 for six, Bhldn.com), though meant to hold name cards for nuptials, will be useful for dinner parties or holding photos long after the ‘I dos” are over.
COSMETIC companies’ “won’t rub off on him” claims are unclear. How much rubbing occurs? Thus, Express conducted an unscientific experiment that went awry. A careless beauty editor tested Smashbox Stain & Color Seal Balm ($23, Sephora.com) on her hand, and hours of uninterrupted rubbing did not take the red mark off. Beware of honest advertising.
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cast-off hardware might seem like candidates for the dustbin to you. But Austin’s One Man’s Trash (Etsy.com/shop/oneman trash) turns such “junk” into chunky, funky statement jewelry recalling pieces by Marnie or Anthropologie, except at a fraction of the price. Think a ribbonand-fabric-strip-wrapped choker (shown, $26); bangles woven with copper wire and thread ($18); and tassled, belled necklaces ($39-$49) fit for a latterday, street-styled Cleopatra.
Shaped Like Itself THIS VISUAL PUN — a tape dispenser that looks like a cassette tape ($19.95, Cb2.com) — raises the bar for novelty office supplies. Where’s my stapler shaped like a staple? Thumbtacks that look like severed thumbs? Suggested uses: Tape together print-outs of depressing love songs and give them to a girl/boy you like; pull out all the tape, tangle it up, then futilely try to wind it back into its housing; stare at the thing and ponder the ephemeral nature of media formats.
“No, Congressman Jimmy, you may not have another gin-and-tonic juice box. You’ve already had two, and it’ll spoil your dinner with the speaker.” “Jimmy want! Jimmy want! Jimmy want!!!” “No, Congressman. You can have another one when we go to your playdate with the lobbyist from the Sewage and Waste Industry Association.” “Please, Congressman, get up off the floor. Now is not the time for a tantrum! The press will be here soon and you’ve got to do your homework for the environmental subcommittee.” What is needed is the effective system of remedial correction and education for the immature behavior on the part of our elected officials, something that perhaps involves public humiliation, physical pain and the throwing of ripe fruits and vegetables. Look! Here is the Luann platform sandal from the Charles David ($230, Zappos.com) in the yellow and beige that would certainly lighten the mood in your office! Ask the Manolo a question at email@example.com. Visit the Manolo at shoeblogs.com.
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Photo Op: The (nonoperational) marijuana vending machine. Brochures: Lavish, fullcolor and glossy, the DEA’s handouts are the coffee-table books of free museum literature. Gift Shop: Stocks many DEA-branded workplace accessories. Note: While a DEA lanyard might impress the ladies, you can’t bust anyone without real credentials. 700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington; Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.4 p.m., free; 202-3073463, Deamuseum.org. Metro: Crystal City. Park at Pentagon City mall.
The Workhouse Museums To be clear: The actual museums are works in progress. This is a single room in the Workhouse Arts Center, formerly a D.C.-run prison complex. Yet we spent two hours in said room because the
slavery. Douglass’ works are for sale, too. 1411 W St. SE; grounds open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (hours change Oct. 15), tours required to see the home, free; 202-426-5961, Nps. gov/frdo. Within walking distance of Anacostia Metro.
Frederick Douglass’ study shows off his appreciation of good books, Greco-Roman busts and fashionable accessories.
docent vividly delivered on the website’s promise of “Drunkards, Vagrants and Suffragists,” all of which were housed here from 1910 to 2001. About half the space is devoted to suffragettes arrested for picketing outside the White House in 1917 and 1918. The visual centerpiece is an assemblage of mannequins depicting a female inmate on a
hunger strike being forcefed through a nose-tostomach tube. In Storage: Old Sparky the electric chair. Gift Shop: The Arts Center sells items made by local artisans and Votes for Women china. Building 9, Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Road, Lorton, Va.; Wed.-Fri., noon-3 p.m., Sat.-Sun., noon-4 p.m.; Workhousemuseums.org.
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For the neophyte, the NFM is like going to the Library of Congress without the ability to read. Every object is meaningful, but they all look the same. Here, the guns are shiny enough, the placards explanatory enough and the dioramas dramatic enough to busy those upon whom the NFM’s nuance is lost. For the enthusiast, nuance abounds. Each weapon’s details are accessible at computer terminals. To understand “details” in this context, imagine asking a question about Thomas Jefferson, and Monticello sequencing his DNA for you. Highlights: A carnival shooting gallery (sans shooting); loads of Hollywood guns, including seven from NRA member Tom Selleck’s personal collection; the Colt Vampire, above, which came in a coffinshaped case along with holy water, a stake, etc. Gift Shop: Refreshingly not reliant on tchotchkes. Go here for instructional books and DVDs, gun care supplies and non-toy firearm replicas.
The Dentistry Museum’s homage to 1950s “iron jaw” performer Penny Wilson, who could hang by her teeth.
Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum
NRA Headquarters, 11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax; open daily from 9:30 a.m.5 p.m., free; 703-267-1600, Nramuseum.com.
National Museum Of Dentistry Nothing makes us more grateful for modern medicine than the barbaric
implements of early dentistry. The Smithsonian affiliate has much to offer the non-sadist as well, such as vintage TV commercials, retro toothbrushes and a chunk of George Washington’s ivory dentures. Highlights: The room devoted to forensic
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Open from 1796 until 1933, this restored pharmacy is the place to be if you like old-timey medicine but are scared of the DEA Museum. Pretty glass jars labeled in Latin, some with their elderly contents intact, line shelves downstairs. Gift Shop: Books, shirts, local crafts. 105-107 S. Fairfax St., Alexandria; Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun.-Mon., 1 p.m.-5 p.m. (hours change in November), $3-$5; 703746-3852, Alexandriava. gov/apothecary. A guided tour is required.
THE SPY MUSEUM
National Cryptologic Museum The NSA’s temple of codes and code-breaking looks like a textbook exploded. We mean that nicely! Brightly colored wordy displays, photos of solemn geniuses and steam-punky equipment illustrate encryption shenanigans from all our recent wars, Civil and Cold included. Take the tour and you’ll see an Enigma machine (the notorious German cipher engine cracked by the Allies during World War II) in action. The guides know an alarming amount; one made small talk before the tour by asking guests
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY how much ricin they thought it would take to kill someone. Brochures: One could build an entire extra museum with all the freebies here. Didn’t bring a suitcase? At least take the “Codes, Ciphers and Puzzles” activity book, “Sharing the Burden: Women in Cryptology During World War II” and “The Cryptographic Mathematics of Engima.” Gift Shop: NSAemblazoned golf and office stuff, vintage propaganda posters for just $5, apparel. Street Highway 32 and Street Highway 295, Annapolis Junction; Mon.Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., first and third Saturdays of each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., free; 301-688-5849, Nsa. gov/about/cryptologic_ heritage/museum.
This 18th-century cipher wheel, used to encode French, was found near Monticello, and we all know what that means.
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Congressional Cemetery These 35-plus acres have remarkable joie de vivre for a burial ground. Like, yeah, everyone’s dead, but they have a good attitude about it. The tours — selfguided, via cell phone and, on Saturdays through October, docent-led — introduce all manner of characters, among them some strong female role models. Maybe not the best example: The angel below was purchased by prosperous D.C. bordello owner Mary Hall to mark the graves of her mother and sister. Mary didn’t give herself one. Gift Shop: Plots are available for purchase. 1801 E St. SE; open daily during daylight hours, free; 202-543-0539, Congressionalcemetery. org. Metro: Potomac Ave.
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In my previous life as a high school English teacher, I taught “Hamlet.” A lot. And I did a pretty good job of it, in that no kids suffered head injuries from passing out due to boredom. But when I saw the Royal Shakespeare Company’s latest film version, starring David Tennant, I felt like I needed to call up each and every student and apologize for getting it wrong. Tennant’s performance turned 8oAh_ij[d everything I thought FW][#A_hXo I knew about Hamlet inside out and upside down. I had long been a Tennant fan, but this turned my “Doctor Who” fangirl crush into real respect for him as an actor. And now … he’s in “Fright Night,” which opens Friday. I haven’t seen it and probably won’t. (I don’t really do scary movies, as I have a ridiculous tendency to believe them.) “Fright Night” might be good, and I get very excited when I see the trailer in which Tennant has a line. But part of me wonders why someone with such talent (and probably enough money to at least roll around on a bed of twenties, if not hundreds) would do what looks like a campy horror film. That’s not to say popular roles are a step down any more than doing television after establishing a film career is. But I have to wonder whether the man who redefined Hamlet for me found the same challenge playing a vampire hunter.
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ous apartment projects where England’s poor live. For mysterious reasons, aliens have chosen to attack a single South London complex, the fast, furry beasts singling out five young thugs who would otherwise be preying on innocent humans. The movie’s panache and energy were undeniable when it screened for critics several weeks ago. At the time, its undercurrent of class-consciousness was simply that — a subtle theme with many precedents. But seen again, days after riots overtook London, the movie looks prescient, maybe even important. In its own, unpreachy way, the film condemns society’s two main ways of dealing with the discontented poor: policing them into submission and pretending they don’t exist. Take the way it opens. We watch as a nurse, walking home from work, is surrounded by five men in hoodies. A knife comes out; threats are made. Just as we fear robbery
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immediately, we keep expecting it — waiting for other monsters to eliminate the gang until we realize that we’re stuck with these undesirables for the rest of the movie. Writer/director Joe Cornish is too mature to excuse the teens’ lawless ways or suggest we shouldn’t condemn them; he simply forces us to view them as people instead of narrative objects. But no monster movie endures because of its political allegory or socioeconomic savvy. “Attack the Block” demands to be seen simply because it is a thrill — a pulseraiser whose perfect construction and pointed wit make it one of the year’s most exciting films. JOHN DEFORE (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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“Senna” is what film critics might call a TMSI movie, as in: Trust me, see it. And some viewers will have to go on trust, because on paper, they may not consider a documentary about Formula One auto racing their particular cup of tea. But “Senna” succeeds precisely because it doesn’t focus on racing per se, instead profiling Formula One driver Ayrton Senna da Silva, three-time world champion, Brazilian national hero and altogether superb young man whose promise was extinguished far too early when he died on the track in 1994 at age 34. Another reason “Senna” works is that director Asif Kapadia eschews the usual childhood scenes that have become a hallmark of biographical documentaries. Instead, he plunges viewers directly into the whiteknuckle action of high-test auto racing, giving them a taste of its adrenaline and appeal with jittery driver’s-eye-view footage. “Senna” may not be a rags-toriches story, but it nonetheless celebrates resolve, hard work, integrity and guts. Expertly crafted and urgently paced, “Senna” has everything a major motion picture needs to win over audiences: riveting action, heartbreaking drama and a protagonist everyone can root for. A.H.
Day” whops viewers over the head with its third-act stunner, it’s suffused with the theme of loss, mostly as it relates to those opportunities we let slip through our otherwise occupied fingers. The star-crossed couple at the center of this familiar object lesson are Emma and Dexter, whose college graduation-night hook-up on July 15, 1988, ends in a platonic cuddle amid vows always to stay friends. “One Day,” which screenwriter David Nicholls adapted from his own novel, then traces the erstwhile couple’s friendship in snapshots captured on succeeding July 15ths, tracing their lives and careers
<_bcH[l_[m Need a good cry? Go see “Senna”! Have a few tears left? You might want to check out “One Day,” Lone Scherfig’s attractive, if tepid tearjerker about fate, friendship, love and loss. Oy, the loss. Anyone who’s read the book will be prepared for the radical turn “One Day” takes; those who haven’t may want to brace themselves. But even before “One
Ed[:WoF=#') Director: Lone Scherfig Stars: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson In a Nutshell: After spending the night together after their college graduation, Dexter and Emma are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives.
as the brainy, slightly cynical Emma seeks the writer’s life and Dexter — rich, spoiled, lazy — becomes a cheesy MTV talk show host. As personified by Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, Emma and Dexter make for a pretty convinc-
Colin Farrell steals the show as a suburban bloodsucker in “Fright Night.”
“Fright Night” stands apart from the rehash pack by accomplishing something rival remakes rarely do: It improves on the premise it has been handed, producing a modernized version of a decades-old story that’s superior to its predecessor in virtually every aspect. In this case, “Fright Night” director Craig Gillespie remakes Todd Holland’s 1985 horror comedy of the same name, a dated slice of teenage paranoia that was neither scary nor funny the first time.
The story still steals from Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece “Rear Window” with awkward teenager Charlie Brewster (Anton Yelchin) casting suspicions that his mysterious new neighbor Jerry (Colin Farrell) is a vampire. As Charlie’s accusations fall on deaf ears, the arrogant Jerry engages in a deadly cat-andmouse game that draws in Charlie’s childhood friend (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), his girlfriend (Imogene Poots), and a carnival-barking entertainer named Peter Vincent (David Tennant) who trades in the occult.
“One Day” traces the relationship of Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess.
ing friends-who-should-be-lovers couple, a la Harry and Sally. The conceit of “One Day” — that we see the couple only one day a year, leaving it to them to reveal what’s happened over the past 12 months — works better on the page than the screen, especially when a pivotal encounter occursoff stage. But Nicholls has proved a faithful shepherd to his fictional creations, who banter and rant at each other with the practiced elan of the aging couple they’re clearly meant to be. ANN HORNADAY (THE WASHINGTON POST )
At its best, “Fright Night” mixes sly pop-culture references, “Twilight” jabs and Scooby gang jokes with suspenseful horror sequences sure to unnerve even the most-seasoned genre fans. Though Gillespie staked his claim with the offbeat “Lars and the Real Girl,” he deftly maneuvers this film’s action sequences, the most memorable involving a minivan, a motorbike, a demonic hand and a real estate sign with a sharp point on the end. All of this, however, takes a backseat to Farrell, who appears to be having a ball as Jerry, the bored bloodsucker. Like a fat cat batting around an injured mouse, Farrell plays off his innate sexuality and unforced charm to intimidate co-stars who appear less confident. Which, in a word, is everyone. SEAN O’CONNELL (T WP)
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30 MINUTES OR LESS (R, 83 minutes) Jesse Eisenberg plays Nick, a pizza delivery guy who falls into a trap set by spoiled brat Dwayne (Danny McBride) to steal $100,000 to pay off a hit man to assassinate Dwayne’s rich father. With a bomb strapped to his chest and only a few hours to find the money, Nick and his best friend, Chet (Aziz Ansari), cut a manic, destructive swath through Grand
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America that time forgot: Steve Rogers. “I don’t like bullies,” Rogers (Chris Evans) says simply before joining the U.S. Army in 1942. Director Joe Johnston has surrounded Evans with a wonderful cast of supporting players, including Stanley Tucci as the German doctor who turns Rogers from puny to magnificent; Hayley Atwell as a comely British military liaison named Peggy Carter; and the scene-stealing Tommy Lee Jones, who nails the movie’s most amusing lines as the crusty Col. Chester Phillips. A.H. THE CHANGE-UP (R, 113 minutes) “Freaky Friday” meets “The Hangover” in “The Change-Up,” a raunchy ode to guy-love in which Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds struggle valiantly to transcend the movie they’re in. As an arrested adolescent and incorrigible ladies’ man named Mitch, Reynolds has most of the funniest lines in “The Change-Up,” many of them vulgarities aimed at infants who smile beatifically at the verbal abuse. Bateman doesn’t get to have nearly as much fun as Mitch’s straight-laced bestie Dave, a type-A lawyer with a beautiful wife (Leslie Mann) and three kids. For the most part, he’s called on to turn on his signature nervous grimace. Mitch and Dave switch bodies early on and must impersonate each other until they can switch back. A.H. COWBOYS & ALIENS (PG-13, 118 minutes) Jon Favreau’s celebration of two of cinema’s most revered genres doesn’t stint in lavishing their most cherished conventions with evenhanded affection and respect. Daniel Craig plays Jake Lonergan, who as the movie opens wakes up alone in the desert with a mysterious injury and a heavy metal bracelet around his wrist. When he rides into nearby Absolution, he
immediately makes his presence felt, swatting down a bully named Percy Dolarhyde (Paul Dano), whose father, Woodrow (Harrison Ford), owns a huge cattle ranch nearby. When strange lights appear in the sky and some of the townsfolk are sucked into hovering vehicles overhead, the taciturn Lonergan and the crustily misanthropic Woodrow Dolarhyde join forces to track down the interstellar outlaws and bring their people home. A.H. CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE (PG-13, 118 minutes) “Crazy, Stupid, Love” opens with a clever montage of couples’ feet engaging in all manner of furtive flirtation under restaurant tables. When the camera lands on Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) and his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore), their troubles are clear. She’s wearing comehither heels while Cal is decked out in schlumpy New Balance sneakers. She’s still trying, but Cal has given up, which accounts for why Emily announces at that same restaurant that she wants a divorce. He numbly agrees, moves out of their comfortable house and into a depressing bachelor pad and begins hitting a singles bar, where he comes under the tutelage of serial seducer Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling), a playah Pygmalion who takes Cal on as a personal makeover project. What ensues is the kind of smooth, fitfully funny, finely machined romantic comedy that is expertly calibrated to hit all the rom-com happy places. A.H. FINAL DESTINATION 5 (R, 92 minutes) Nothing in life is certain but death and sequels. Make that sequels about death — teen-oriented exploitation movies in which generic young actors meet their fates in a series of gruesome, occasionally suspenseful scenes. The latest
Rapids, Mich., surviving a ballistic bank robbery and pulverizing car crash and ongoing patter about sex, action flicks and sex. Like “Horrible Bosses,” “The Change-Up” and “The Hangover Part II,” “30 Minutes or Less” plays like this summer’s latest — and lamest — panegyric to male friendship. A.H. CAPTAIN AMERICA: FIRST AVENGER (PG-13, 125 minutes) The ultimate origin story of the original myth of Marvel Comics’ seemingly endless comic-book universe, the World War II-era drama returns to its classic roots with the squarejawed forthrightness of its straight-arrow protagonist. Even his name exudes an
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Jesse Eisenberg, left, and Aziz Ansari, right, are criminals in “30 Minutes or Less.” After Jamie persuades Timberlake’s Dylan to move to New York to become art director at GQ, the two become best buds, deciding one drunken evening to step up their game. Kunis possesses particular zing as a tart, unsentimental romantic heroine. But if Kunis gets the showier role, Timberlake proves a quietly charming
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the New Directions and the Warblers — from Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’ “ to Pink’s “Raise Your Glass” — the movie is entertaining and, admittedly, completely unnecessary. Hard-core “Glee” fans will undoubtedly give it two thumbs up, as it delivers the key things they desire from a “Glee” movie: a chance to watch their favorite cast members (Kurt! Santana! Brittany!) perform “Born This Way” on
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a hyper-intelligent chimp named Caesar (Andy Serkis, in motion-capture CGI) to the role of leader of an ape underground, after suffering abuse at the hands of a sadistic handler at a primate shelter (Tom Felton). Caesar and his simian followers are both relatable and scary as heck. Now for the bad news. The filmmakers seem to have spent so much attention and, presumably, money on getting the primates
right that they completely forgot about the people. Led by a mumble-mouthed James Franco the cast of human actors is uniformly weak. M.O. THE SMURFS (PG, 102 minutes) Raja Gosnell relies on cutting-edge CGI and unnecessary 3-D wizardry to transport the pint-size heroes of the ’80s to noisy New York City. Once here, the Smurfs interact with incredulous humans,
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Davis. Skeeter gets a job as a newspaper cleaning-advice columnist, but when she asks Aibileen for some tips, she realizes that the real story lies in the emotional lives of black women who virtually raise their white employers’ children, but who are treated by those same families as unfit to share a kitchen utensil, much less political or economic power. A.H. RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (PG-13, 110 minutes) First, the good news. “Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” the muchanticipated prequel to the sci-fi movie franchise of the late ’60s and early ’70s about a world ruled by apes, gets one thing exactly right. The apes, which we see on the cusp of world domination, are both terrifying and sympathetic. That’s not an easy trick. Yet it’s critical to this origin story, which charts the ascent of
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Sarah’s Key (Elle s’appelait Sarah) (PG-13) No Passes;Silver Babies Show: (!) 10:45AM; (!) 12:50-2:50-4:55-7:05-9:15 Midnight in Paris (PG-13) 1:00-3:05-5:10-7:15-9:20; 11:00AM The Friends of Eddie Coyle (NR) 5:20 O Brother, Where Art Thou? (PG-13) 7:30 Die Hard (R) 9:45
Final Destination 5 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-3:15-5:30-8:00-10:15 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 12:00-5:10-7:50-10:20 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) (!) 12:10-2:30-4:40-6:50-9:10 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (PG-13) 1:45 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 11:50-5:00-7:30-10:00 Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) 11:10-1:55-4:50-7:45 Conan the Barbarian (R) 2:20 Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) 10:25 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) 11:30-1:50-4:206:40-9:00 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) 11:35-2:00-4:25-7:10-9:40 30 Minutes or Less (R) 1:05-3:10-5:20-7:40-9:50 Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13) 11:10-4:30-7:20-10:20 The Help (PG-13) 1:00-4:00-7:05-10:10 Fright Night (R) 2:40
AMC Loews Center Park 8
Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14
Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13) 11:30-2:15-5:00-7:45 The Help (PG-13) 11:00-2:00-5:10-8:20
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:152:45-5:15-7:45-10:20 30 Minutes or Less (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:25-1:30-3:455:50-8:15-10:25 Final Destination 5 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 12:45-3:00-5:30-8:00-10:30 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 2:15-4:45-7:30-10:15 Fright Night (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:30AM The Help (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:50-3:15-6:50-10:00 The Smurfs (PG) Digital Presentation: 11:15-1:50-4:15-6:45-9:15 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 1:45-7:15-9:50 Conan the Barbarian (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:00-4:20 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:45-2:00-4:30-7:00-9:30
Landmark E Street Cinema
AMC Loews White Flint 5
Another Earth (PG-13) 1:30-6:45 Midnight in Paris (PG-13) 2:30-5:00-7:30-9:45 The Guard (NR) 1:00-3:15-5:30-7:45-10:00 Senna (PG-13) 1:45-4:30-7:15-9:55 The Devil’s Double (R) 2:00-4:30-7:00-9:30 The Future (R) 4:00-9:15 Magic Trip (R) 1:15-3:30-5:45-8:00-10:15 Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest (R) 2:20-4:50-7:20-9:50 5 Days of War (R) 2:05-4:35-7:05-9:35-12:00 The Room (R) 12:00AM
One Day (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT: 1:40-4:40-7:15-10:00 The Help (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:25-3:45-7:00-10:15 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) 12:40-5:10-9:45 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) 1:00-3:15-5:30-7:45-10:30 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG) Digital Presentation: 2:55-7:30 30 Minutes or Less (R) 1:20-3:30-5:45-8:00-10:40
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) RW/DA: 1:35-4:55-7:45-10:35 Final Destination 5 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 1:55-5:00-7:55-10:15 The Smurfs (PG) 1:45-4:45-7:15-9:50 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 4:20-7:50-10:20 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 4:00-7:30-10:10 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) (!) 4:35-9:45 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (PG-13) 1:05-4:05 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 4:30-9:40 Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) 1:15-4:15-7:05-10:25 Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) 1:25-4:25-7:35-10:40 Conan the Barbarian (R) 1:20-1:50-7:00 30 Minutes or Less (R) 2:10-5:10-7:40-10:05 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) 1:10-7:20 Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13) 6:55-9:55 The Help (PG-13) 1:00-1:30-4:10-4:50-7:25-8:10-10:30 One Day (PG-13) 2:00-4:40-7:10-10:00 Fright Night (R) 1:40
AMC Loews Uptown 1 3426 Connecticut Avenue N.W.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 3:30-7:00-10:00
AMC Mazza Gallerie 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW
The Smurfs 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 1:50-7:00 30 Minutes or Less (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video: 10:50-1:00-3:20-5:40-8:00-10:10 Final Destination 5 3D (R) Club Cinema-Over 21 after 6:00 pm (!) 10:00-12:30-3:00-5:20-7:40-10:00 Fright Night 3D (R) Club Cinema-Over 21 after 6:00 pm1:50-4:40-10:20 Fright Night (R) Club Cinema-Over 21 after 6:00 pm;Digital Presentation: (!) 11:00-7:30 The Smurfs (PG) Digital Presentation: 4:20-9:30 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) RealD 3D: 2:20-7:50-10:40 Conan the Barbarian (R) Digital Presentation: 11:30-5:00 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) 11:10-2:00-4:40-7:10-9:40 The Help (PG-13) (!) 9:40-12:50-4:00-7:20-10:30
5612 Connecticut Avenue
555 11th Street NW
Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 707 Seventh Street NW
The Smurfs 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 11:35-4:20-9:00 Final Destination 5 3D (R) (!) 12:40-3:20-5:40-8:10-10:30-12:45 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 2:10-7:30-10:00 The Smurfs (PG) 1:55-6:40-11:20 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 2:20-7:40-10:20
Don’t Use Your Hands Quick tutorial for non-soccer fans (hi, Americans!): “The Beautiful Game” is what everyone else calls soccer. It’s also the name of an Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about Irish soccer hooligans, and as much as we’d like to see people singing while playing dance-soccer, it’s probably for the best that the screening of “The Beautiful Game” at the National Museum of African Art this weekend is just a 2011 documentary with the same title. But also about soccer. National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Ave. SW; Sat., 1 p.m., free; 202-633-4600, Africa.si.edu. (Smithsonian)
From 1989 to 1996, HBO’s “Tales From the Crypt” meted out graphically violent justice to the greedy and prideful. In what is surely a shrewd comment on the debt ceiling debate, the Black Cat has pledged to screen two episodes of the series every Friday. The first-ever episode, “The Man Who Was Death,” tackles unemployment (an executioner goes freelance after the death penalty is abolished). There will be drink specials with which to wash down the dramatic irony. Black Cat, 1811 14th St. NW; Fridays starting Aug. 19, 7 p.m.8:30 p.m.; 202-667-4490, Blackcatdc. com. (U St.-Cardozo)
Signature’s been supplementing its summer season with cabarets from various regular performers, but this weekend’s, from Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, is special — the two are singers, but they’re also the composing team responsible for “Taylor, the Latte Boy,” a song about the universally relatable experience of lusting after a barista at Starbucks. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington; through Sat., $34; 703-820-9771, Signaturetheatre.org.
AMC Loews Georgetown 14
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4001 Powder Mill Rd.
11301 Rockville Pike
AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 800 Shoppers Way
The Smurfs 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 1:20-6:45 Final Destination 5 3D (R) (!) 10:10-12:30-3:00-5:30-8:10-10:50 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 11:40-2:20-5:00-7:40-10:20 The Smurfs (PG) Digital Presentation: 10:30-4:00-9:20 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 1:30-7:20 Conan the Barbarian (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:40-4:20-10:10 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) (!) 10:00-2:40-7:30 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 12:05-2:15-4:407:00-9:25
6505 America Blvd.
Regal Majestic 20 & IMAX 900 Ellsworth Drive
The Smurfs 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 4:50-9:40 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) RW/DA: 2:55-5:35-8:25-11:00 Final Destination 5 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 2:00-4:25-6:50-9:05-11:20 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX 3D: (!) 3:05 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 2:35-5:20-7:50-10:25-12:45 Captain America: The First Avenger 3D (PG-13) (!) 4:15-10:35 The Smurfs (PG) 2:25-7:15-12:10 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) (!) 2:05-4:45-7:30-10:10-12:40 Final Destination 5 IMAX 3D (R) IMAX 3D: (!) 6:00-8:15-10:30-12:40 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) (!) 3:50-8:30-12:45 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (PG-13) 12:503:40-6:30-11:40 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) (!) 5:00-7:20-9:45-12:00
Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) 1:30-7:45 Attack the Block (R) 1:05-3:15-5:55-8:20-10:45-12:45 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (PG-13) 12:45 Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) 12:40-3:20-6:05-8:45-11:35 The Change-Up (R) 2:10 Conan the Barbarian (R) 4:00-6:35-9:15-11:55 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) 1:40-6:15-10:40 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) 4:40-7:10-9:50-12:15 Horrible Bosses (R) 9:20 30 Minutes or Less (R) 1:20-3:25-5:25-8:05-10:20-12:20 Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13) 2:30-5:10-8:00-10:55 Winnie the Pooh (G) 2:45 The Help (PG-13) 1:00-2:50-4:10-6:10-7:35-9:30-10:50-12:35 One Day (PG-13) 1:55-4:30-7:00-10:00-12:30 Fright Night (R) 12:55-3:35-6:25-8:55-11:30
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AMC Courthouse Plaza 8 2150 Clarendon Blvd.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 12:353:10-5:45-8:15-10:45 The Help (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 2:10-5:15-8:30 Friends With Beneﬁts (R) Digital Presentation: 1:45-4:25-7:15-10:00 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) 12:45-7:30-9:40 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 3:00-5:20 The Change-Up (R) 1:35-4:35-8:00-10:30 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) 1:30-4:15-6:45-9:15 Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13) 2:00-4:45-7:45-10:20 The Help (PG-13) 12:30-3:45-7:00-10:10
AMC Hoffman Center 22 206 Swamp Fox Rd.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 7:30-10:40 Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:05-7:10 The Smurfs 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 11:00-1:40-4:20-7:05-9:50 Horrible Bosses (R) Digital Presentation: 9:40-2:55-8:05 Final Destination 5 3D (R) RealD 3D: 7:45-10:15-12:35 One Day (PG-13) AMC INDEPENDENT: 11:10-2:05-4:50-7:35-10:20 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: 10:45-1:30-4:15-7:00-9:45-12:30 Fright Night (R) Digital Presentation: 9:30-12:05-2:50-5:35-8:20-11:05 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2: An IMAX 3D Experience (PG-13) IMAX 3D: 9:45-12:55 The Help (PG-13) CC-Closed Captions: 11:20-2:45-6:10-9:40 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) : 10:00-12:50-3:45-6:40-9:35-12:25 Friends With Beneﬁts (R) Digital Presentation: 12:15-5:20-10:35 Transformers: Dark of the Moon 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 12:35-4:10 Final Destination 5 (R) Digital Presentation: 12:00-2:30-5:00 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) 1:15-6:05-11:00 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 10:30-12:45-3:055:25-7:40-10:00-12:20 Captain America: The First Avenger 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: 10:05-4:05-10:10 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG) Digital Presentation: 10:50-3:40-8:30 Final Destination 5 IMAX 3D (R) IMAX 3D: 4:00-6:30-9:00-11:30 The Smurfs (PG) 9:40-12:25-3:10 Conan the Barbarian (R) 11:15-2:10-5:05-8:00-10:55 The Help (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 9:35-1:00-4:25-7:50-11:15 Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) (!) 10:15-1:10-3:55-6:45-9:30-12:15 The Change-Up (R) (!) 10:40-1:35-4:30-7:15-9:55 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) (!) 9:50-11:05-12:30-1:503:15-4:35-6:00-7:20-8:45-10:05-11:35-12:40 30 Minutes or Less (R) 9:55-12:10-2:20-4:30-5:50-6:50-8:10-9:1010:30-11:40 Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13) 10:55-1:45-4:40-7:25-10:25 The Help (PG-13) 11:20-2:45-6:10-9:40
Alexandria Old Town Theater 815 1/2 King St
One Day (PG-13) (!) 5:20-7:45-10:00 Conan the Barbarian (R) (!) 5:00-7:30-10:00
2903 Columbia Pike http://www.arlingtondrafthouse.com/ Bridesmaids (R) 7:10
Regal Ballston Common 12 671 N. Glebe Road
The Smurfs 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 4:30-10:00 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 3D (PG-13) RealD 3D: (!) 4:05-10:05 Final Destination 5 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 1:50-4:25-7:00-9:20 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 5:10-7:50-10:30 The Smurfs (PG) 2:00-7:25 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 4:40-7:30-10:25 Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) 1:00-3:50-6:40-9:45 Conan the Barbarian (R) 1:55 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) (!) 2:40-5:00-7:15-9:40 Horrible Bosses (R) 4:10-7:40-10:15 Winnie the Pooh (G) 2:10 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (PG-13) 12:55-7:05 Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) 1:10-4:00-6:50-9:50 30 Minutes or Less (R) 1:05-2:20-3:20-4:50-5:40-7:10-8:00-9:3010:20 One Day (PG-13) 1:40-4:20-7:20-10:10 Fright Night (R) 2:30
Regal Kingstowne 16 5910 Kingstowne Towne Center
The Smurfs 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 12:10-10:00 Final Destination 5 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 1:10-3:25-5:40-8:15-10:30 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 3:00-8:10-10:40 The Help (PG-13) RW: 12:00-3:05-6:15-9:25 Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 2:40-8:00-10:35 The Smurfs (PG) 2:35-5:05-7:30 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 12:15-9:20 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (PG-13) 12:403:35-6:45-9:45 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) (!) 3:50-6:40-9:05 Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) 12:50-3:45-6:35-9:30 Conan the Barbarian (R) 12:05-5:15 Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) 1:35-4:20-7:10-9:55 The Change-Up (R) 6:25-9:00 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG) 2:25-4:45-7:05 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) 12:25-2:50-5:20-7:55-10:25 30 Minutes or Less (R) 1:05-3:15-5:30-7:40-9:50 Winnie the Pooh (G) 12:20-2:15-4:15 Horrible Bosses (R) 1:30 Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13) 1:20-4:00-6:55-9:40 The Help (PG-13) 1:00-4:05-7:15-10:20 One Day (PG-13) 12:00-2:30-5:00-7:45-10:15 Fright Night (R) 12:30-5:35
Regal Potomac Yard 16
3575 Jefferson Davis Highway www.regalcinemas.com Final Destination 5 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 11:40-2:05-4:15-6:40-9:15 The Smurfs (PG) 1:40-4:10-6:45-9:20 Fright Night 3D (R) RealD 3D: (!) 2:40-8:00-10:40-11:30 The Smurfs (PG) OC/DA: 11:10AM Conan the Barbarian in 3D (R) (!) 11:45-2:30-5:30-8:15-11:00-11:50 Glee the 3D Concert Movie (PG) (!) 11:15-1:45-9:45 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (PG-13) 12:103:10-6:10-9:10 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 2:00-9:30 Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) 1:00-3:50-6:50-9:50 Cowboys & Aliens (PG-13) 1:20-4:05-7:05-10:00 The Change-Up (R) 5:00-7:50-10:30 Conan the Barbarian (R) 11:00-1:50-4:45-7:30-10:15 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) 1:10-3:40-6:20-9:00-11:40 30 Minutes or Less (R) 11:20-1:35-3:55-6:15-8:20-10:25 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (PG) 11:30-4:30-7:00 Crazy, Stupid, Love (PG-13) 11:25-2:10-4:50-7:40-10:35 The Help (PG-13) 11:55-12:50-3:20-4:00-6:30-7:10-9:40-10:20 Winnie the Pooh (G) 11:10-1:05-3:00 Fright Night (R) 12:00-4:20-5:10-7:15-12:00
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SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Things may not progress in a way that makes sense to you, but if you approach them one at a time, you should fare quite well. CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) Youâ€™ve reached the halfway point, and itâ€™s time to look back and assess your own performance. Be honest; donâ€™t deceive yourself in any way. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Youâ€™re trying to do something others have been unable to do, and though youâ€™re nearing the finish line, a difficulty may arise. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) You may have a hard time reading someone else, but once you begin interacting directly, the mystery should evaporate.
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A Moscow tribunal convicts U.S. U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers of espionage.
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“Project Runway” judge Michael Kors wed his partner, Lance Le Pere, Tuesday on New York’s Dune Beach. “To marry someone as wonderful and special to me as Lance barefoot on a glorious beach is more than I could have dreamed of,” the 51-year-old designer told Women’s Wear Daily. The couple met in 1990, when Le Pere was interning at Kors’ design company. (EXPRESS)
After Abercrombie & Fitch offered to pay Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino to stop wearing its clothing, Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt made his own offer to the “Jersey Shore” star. According to TMZ, Flynt released a statement saying that the company would happily “pay Mr. Sorrentino to wear their clothing so that he can stay well dressed. The Sitch may not be good enough for Abercrombie & Fitch, but he’s good enough for us.” (E XPRESS)
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Paltrow Already Has Plans To Write, Direct, Star and Sing in Movie Adaptation Lara Lundstrum Clarke believes a chance encounter with Gwyneth Paltrow saved her life on Sept. 11, 2011, according to People. Clarke was rushing to work at the World Trade Center when she jaywalked, nearly colliding with a car Paltrow was driving. Clarke ended up late to work, moments after the first plane hit the WTC. (EXPRESS)
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Comedy Central’s Sept. 19 roast of Charlie Sheen may feature some “surprising people” skewering the actor, roast master general Jeff Ross told Entertainment Weekly. “We have to find out how Charlie Sheen went from TV’s highest-paid actor to the highest actor on TV,” he added. (E XPRESS)
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