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The White House and a key congressional Democrat hinted at fresh concessions on taxes and cuts to Medicare and other government benefit programs Wednesday as bargaining with Republicans lurched ahead to avoid the yearend “fiscal cliff” that threatens to send the economy into a tailspin. Increasing numbers of rankand-ﬁle Republicans also said they were ready to give ground, a boost for House Speaker John Boehner and other party leaders who say they will agree to higher tax revenues as part of a deal if it also curbs beneﬁt programs as a way to rein in federal deﬁcits. “I’ll go anywhere and I’ll do whatever it takes to get this done,” President Barack Obama said as he sought to build pressure on Repub-
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licans to accept his terms — a swift renewal of expiring tax cuts for all but the highest income earners. For all the talk, there was no sign of tangible progress on an issue that marks a ﬁrst test for divided government since elections that assured Obama a second term in the White House while renewing Republican control in the House.
“It’s time for the president and Democrats to get serious about the spending problem that our country has,” Boehner said at a news conference in the Capitol. He, like Obama, expressed optimism that a deal could be reached. At the same time, he publicly disagreed with one GOP lawmaker, Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma,
For President Barack Obama and Republicans, the goal of the fiscal cliff talks is to produce a long-term deficit-cutting deal that will allow the cancellation of tax increases and spending cuts scheduled for the end of the year. While the obstacles are numerous, there are other political imperatives pushing the two sides toward an agreement. Unemployment benefits expire for some of the longterm jobless at the end of the year. Additionally, the government is expected to need an increase in borrowing authority early next year or face the possibility of a default. Any agreement on that is expected to raise the current $16.4 trillion debt level. (AP)
who said he was ready to go along with Obama’s plan to renew most but not all of the expiring income tax cuts. “It’ll hurt the economy” to raise rates for anyone, Boehner said. There were no face-to-face talks between the administration and lawmakers during the day, although the White House is dispatching Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and top legislative aide Rob Nabors to a series of sessions with congressional leaders Thursday. DAVID ESPO (AP)
Microsoft Ads Deride Google Marketing campaign says the search giant is a bad place to shop San Francisco MEETINGS
Lunch With Romney President Barack Obama will host his former political rival Mitt Romney for a private lunch Thursday at the White House, their first meeting since the election. White House spokesman Jay Carney said Obama was looking forward to having a “useful discussion” with Romney and that there was no formal agenda. (AP)
Microsoft is trying to skewer Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine. The attack started Wednesday with a marketing campaign focused on a recent change in the way Google operates the part of its search engine devoted to shopping results. The revisions require merchants to pay Google to have their products listed in the shop-
Paying to Play Google doesn’t require websites to pay to be listed in its main search database. But someone who clicks on a Shopping-only tab will find results only by paying merchants. Google defends the move as a way to encourage merchants to provide more comprehensive information about what they’re selling. Google, like Microsoft, also accepts payments for ads that are triggered by specific search terms and appear to the right or on top of regular search results. (AP)
ping section. In its new ads, Microsoft Corp. contends the new approach betrays Google Inc.’s long-standing commitment to provide the most trustworthy results on the Web, even if it means forgoing revenue. To punctuate its point, Microsoft is warning consumers that they risk getting “scroogled” if they rely on
Google’s shopping search service. The message will be highlighted in TV commercials scheduled to run on NBC and CNN and newspaper ads in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. The blitz also will appear on billboards and online, anchored by a new website, Scroogled.com. (AP)
NYC Nanny Pleads Not Guilty in Stabbing Case Yoselyn Ortega, 50, pleaded not guilty from her hospital bed Wednesday in the Oct. 25 stabbing deaths of two children in her care. Ortega is charged with multiple accounts of murder and will be held without bail while she undergoes a psychiatric exam. (AP) NEW ORLEANS
Oil Platform Worker’s Body Pulled From Gulf A body found in the Gulf of Mexico near Grand Isle has been identified as Jerome Malagapo, the Filipino worker missing since a Nov. 16 oil platform fire, a coroner said Wednesday. The cause of the fire is under investigation and there is no ongoing oil spill at the site. (AP) AUSTIN, TEXAS
Texas Looks Into Buying Polygamist’s Ranch Texas wants ownership of Warren Jeffs’ massive polygamist ranch, where prosecutors say the convicted sect leader and Jeffs his followers sexually assaulted dozens of children, the state attorney general’s office said Wednesday. (AP)
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A moderate Republican senator, vital to any White House hopes of getting U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice confirmed as secretary of state, said Wednesday she couldn’t back any nomination until more questions are answered about the deadly Sept. 11 attack in Libya and Rice’s State Department role during the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombing in Kenya. In a fresh suggestion of eroding GOP support for Rice, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine emerged from a closed-door meeting with the ambassador voicing new criticism. Pressed on how she would vote if President Barack Obama names Rice to succeed Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Collins
Sen. John Kerry is angling to be the nation’s top diplomat by being, well, diplomatic. The longtime Massachusetts lawmaker has largely stayed quiet while President Barack Obama considers him for his next secretary of state. Kerry has asked his supporters to avoid lobbying on his behalf. And he’s defended his chief rival for the State Department post, Susan Rice, amid Republican criticism of her explanation of the deadly attack on Americans in Libya. (AP)
said, “I would need to have additional information before I could support her nomination.” Introducing another issue certain to be fodder for any conﬁrmation battle, Collins said she
pressed Rice about security at the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi in 1998 when a truck bomb was set off outside the facility, killing more than 200 Kenyans and 12 Americans. At the White House, Obama called Rice “extraordinary” and said he couldn’t be more proud of the job she has done as U.N. ambassador. Cabinet members joined Obama in applauding Rice. Rice has emerged as the frontrunner for the top job at State, though Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John Kerry, D-Mass., who was passed over for the job in 2008, is considered a strong alternative. In a clear message to the White House, Collins said Kerry would have no problem winning Senate conﬁrmation. “I think John Kerry be an excellent appointment and would be easily conﬁrmed by his colleagues,” Collins said. DONNA CASSATA (AP)
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A health group said preventing surgery-linked infections can be done by having patients shower with special germ-fighting soap before surgery and having surgery teams change gowns, gloves and instruments during operations. The Joint Commission hospital regulating group and the American College of Surgeons said Wednesday that a 2½ year project at seven big hospitals reduced infections from colorectal surgeries by nearly one-third. (AP)
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ARMY PFC.BRADLEY MANNING arrives Wednesday for his pretrial hearing at Fort Meade, Md. Manning is charged with leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks. Lawyers for Manning are seeking to dismiss all charges saying he suffered enough in prison. Marine Col. Robert Oltman testified that Manning was held in tight confinement because another prisoner had recently committed suicide.
Attorneys for Florida A&M University on Wednesday asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the family of a drum major who died last year after being hazed by fellow band members, claiming Robert Champion was a willing participant in the ritual. “If Mr. Champion had not gotten on that bus, he would not have been hazed,” University attorney Richard Mitchell said. Circuit Judge Walter Komanski didn’t immediately issue a ruling. (AP)
The Obama administration put a stop to new federal contracts with BP on Wednesday, admonishing the British oil company for a “lack of business integrity” and also disqualifying it indeﬁnitely from winning new leases to drill on taxpayer-owned lands. A lengthy list of criminal counts against BP stemming from the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 prompted the Environmental Protection Agency to temporarily suspend new contracts. (AP)
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Official: Assange Has Chronic Lung Infection Ecuador’s ambassador to Britain says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has developed a chronic lung infection and requires constant Assange medical attention at his refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. Assange has been holed up there since June 19, after unsuccessfully fighting extradition from Britain to Sweden for questioning on sexual assault charges. (AP) ROME
Massive Steel Plant Hit By Rare Tornado in Italy A freak tornado struck a steel plant in Italy on Wednesday, just days after its owners announced their intention to close what is Europe’s largest steel facility. One person was reported missing and about two dozen were injured when the tornado struck, the ANSA news agency said, adding that the Ilva plant sustained significant damage. (AP) BERLIN
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Official: $2.2B Needed For Push to End Cholera Haiti and the Dominican Republic will require $2.2 billion over the next 10 years for an ambitious plan to eliminate cholera, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The plan is due to be rolled out in a week or two, and it’s still unclear who will pay for what would be the biggest endeavor yet to develop Haiti’s barely existent water and sanitation system. (AP)
‘The Highest Form of Protest’ Egypt’s top courts strike as standoff with Morsi escalates Cairo In an escalation of the tug-of-war between Egypt’s president and the powerful judiciary, judges in the country’s top courts went on strike Wednesday to protest Mohammed Morsi’s seizure of near absolute powers, while Islamists rushed to complete a new constitution, the issue at the heart of the dispute. The moves came a day after at least 200,000 protesters ﬁlled Cairo’s central Tahrir Square to denounce the decrees Morsi issued last week, which place him above oversight of any kind. Morsi, who took ofﬁce in June as Egypt’s ﬁrst freely elected president, says the decrees are necessary to protect the revolution that helped drive Hosni Mubarak from ofﬁce last year as well as the nation’s transition to democracy. But in a sign the dispute may take a sharp turn, the Supreme Constitutional Court said that it will go ahead with plans to rule Sunday on whether to dissolve the assembly writing the new consti-
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Protesters flee amid clashes with riot police Wednesday in Cairo near Tahrir Square, where demonstrators are staging a sit-in.
tution, which is dominated by the Brotherhood and its allies. Complicating matters, the constitutional panel was rushing to wrap up its work, and members said a ﬁnal draft could be completed as early as Thursday. This would allow Morsi to call for a nationwide referendum on the document even before the court convenes Sunday, circumventing its decision. In an unprecedented move, meanwhile, Egypt’s highest appeal courts went on strike to protest the presidential decree. Judges with the
Meanwhile ... An Egyptian court convicted in absentia Wednesday seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Floridabased American pastor, sentencing them to death on charges linked to an anti-Islam film that had sparked riots in parts of the Muslim world. The case was seen as largely symbolic because the defendants, most of whom live in the U.S., are all outside Egypt and are thus unlikely to ever face the sentence. (AP)
U.N. Report: Arctic Ice Cover Dips to Record Low Doha, Qatar An area of Arctic sea ice bigger than the United States melted this year, according to the U.N. weather agency, which said the dramatic decline illustrates that climate change is happening “before our eyes.” In a report released at U.N. climate talks in the Qatari capital of Doha, the World Meteorological Organization said the Arctic ice melt was one of myriad extreme
The amount, in square miles, of Arctic ice lost between March and September, an area bigger than the U.S., according to a U.N. report released Wednesday. (AP)
and record-breaking weather events to hit the planet in 2012. Droughts devastated nearly two-thirds of the U.S. as well as western Russia
and southern Europe, while ﬂoods swamped west Africa. But it was the ice melt that seemed to dominate the annual climate report, with the U.N. concluding that ice cover had reached “a new record low” around the North Pole. The news comes as delegates from nearly 200 countries struggled to lay the groundwork for a deal that would cut emissions in an effort to prevent temperatures from rising. (AP)
high and lower courts of appeal said they would not return to work until Morsi rescinds his decrees, according to state TV. “This is the highest form of protest,” said Nasser Amin of the Arab Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession. In response to Tuesday’s protests, the Brotherhood and other Islamist parties announced plans to hold a rival rally Saturday in Tahrir Square, where Morsi’s opponents are staging a sit-in, raising the specter of violence. SARAH EL DEEB (AP)
“Despite sanctions ... we will continue enrichment with intensity.” — FEREIDOUN A BBA SI, IRAN’S NUCLEAR CHIEF, TELLING STATE TV ON WEDNESDAY THAT THE COUNTRY WILL STEP UP ITS URANIUM ENRICHMENT PROGRAM, IN DEFIANCE OF WESTERN DEMANDS TO STOP ITS EFFORTS
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receive a share of $47.96 billion in bailout loans under a plan approved Wednesday by EU authorities. EU Commission Vice President Joaquin Almunia said the aim was to restore the viability of the struggling banks. (AP)
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Twin Blasts Kill at Least 34 in Syria
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A hooded Mickey Mouse sweatshirt from Disney. Piles of children’s shorts with Walmart’s Faded Glory label. The garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 people were killed in a ﬁre over the weekend was used by major U.S. and European retailers, an Associated Press reporter discovered Wednesday at Tazreen Fashions Ltd. Walmart had decided before the blaze to stop doing business with
Backstory Bangladesh’s fast-growing garment industry — second only to China’s in exports — has long provided jobs and revenue for the desperately poor country while turning out the low-priced products shoppers in the U.S. and other countries have come to enjoy. But the industry has a ghastly safety record; more than 300 workers have died in garment factory fires there since 2006. (AP)
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dor that has since been ﬁred. The Walt Disney Co. said its records indicate that none of its licensees have been permitted to make its products at the factory for at least a year. Labor activists have seized on the blaze — the deadliest in Bangladesh’s nearly 35-year history of exporting clothing — to argue that retailers must insist on more stringent safety standards. On Wednesday, police arrested three factory ofﬁcials suspected of locking in the workers who died in Saturday’s blaze on the outskirts of Dhaka. A ﬁre ofﬁcial also said the death toll would have been much lower if the eight-story building had an emergency exit. (AP)
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Speak Up About Bus Cuts Metro proposal would cut back night service on W6, W8 routes Washington The District’s representative on Metro’s Board of Directors will lead a public meeting Monday on a contentious proposal to cut back bus service in a Southeast Washington area where Metro says buses are routinely pelted with rocks and bricks. Muriel Bowser, the city’s Ward 4 Council member, said she is convening the meeting in Southeast to hear from riders who would be
affected and from police commanders and transit ofﬁcials. The route change, one of many the transit agency has proposed for 2013, would end nighttime service on a stretch of the W6/W8 route, which begins at the Anacostia Metro station and covers several miles through Southeast. But D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, D, and other ofﬁcials have said service should not be cut and that D.C. police need to step up their efforts to halt the attacks. “The last thing that we want to hear is that people think it’s unsafe to be on the bus,” Bowser said Monday night during one of Metro’s public hearings on the sys-
Rule Bender The District of Columbia’s Department of Motor Vehicles says it was former Council member Harry Thomas Jr. who requested that 10 traffic and parking tickets be voided early last year. A recent report by the District’s inspector general said a former Council member tried to get out of 10 tickets but didn’t name the member. (AP)
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“I intend to remain actively involved in the 2013 campaigns — perhaps … as a more independent voice. ” — LT. GOV. BILL BOLLING
Republican Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling said Wednesday that he will not run for governor in 2013, citing the state party’s decision to choose its nominees through a convention instead of a statewide primary. Bolling’s decision leaves conservative Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli without major opposition for the GOP nomination at the June convention. It also means a likely showdown in next fall’s gubernatorial election between him and Terry McAuliffe, the longtime associate of former President Bill Clinton and the only Democrat to announce his candidacy so far. Bolling’s gubernatorial ambitions had been nurtured for years, since his election as lieutenant governor in 2005. Four years ago, he stepped aside for fellow Republican Bob McDonnell and won re-election in exchange for McDonnell’s support for Bolling’s gubernatorial bid in 2013. But that was predicated on the nomination being decided in a primary open to all Virginia voters, not a convention, which tend to be dominated by conservative GOP delegates. “For the past several months my campaign team has worked hard to restructure our campaign to effectively compete in the convention process. While we have made a great deal of progress, I reluctantly concluded that the decision to change the method of nomination from a primary to a conven-
Bill Bolling bowed out of a GOP run for governor, in part to avoid splitting his party.
The Top Contenders Terry McAuliffe, left, a former Democratic National Committee chairman and close friend of both former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, is the lone Democrat in the race after announcing his candidacy this month. Bill Bolling’s decision on the GOP side leaves Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, right, facing only Tareq Salahi, a Virginia vintner and onetime reality television figure who gained fame by crashing a White House party three years ago with his then-wife, Michaele.
“The convention process would have forced Republican activists to take sides against their friends in local committees all across our state,” Bolling said. “The wounds that can develop from that type of process are often difﬁcult to heal.” Bolling knew last summer that his prospects had dimmed substantially after the state GOP’s rulemaking central committee reversed a previous decision to hold a primary in favor of a convention. They took another hit earlier this month when Republican Mitt Romney’s defeat in the presidential race eliminated any prospect that McDonnell would leave the governor’s ofﬁce early for a possible White House post, allowing Bolling to finish out McDonnell’s term and run next year as an incumbent. Bolling and McDonnell had both asked the GOP central committee to stick with its October 2011 vote to hold a primary next spring rather than a convention. BOB LEWIS (AP)
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D.C. CFO Accused of Controlling Audit Results The former head of internal affairs for District of Columbia Chief Financial Officer Natwar Gandhi says Gandhi tried to control the content and release of audits and feared that making audits public would “make him look bad.” Robert Andary made his comments in a deposition as part of a wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by the CFO’s former chief contracting officer. The deposition was initially obtained by The Washington Post through a public-records request. (AP) ANNAPOLIS, MD.
Gambling Campaign Raised Record $93M Campaign finance reports show more than $93 million was raised in the campaign to expand gambling in Maryland, a record amount. The Washington Post reported Wednesday that records show a handful of Washington’s biggest media-buying firms and Maryland political consultants benefited handsomely from the fight over the ballot question to allow table games like blackjack and a casino in Prince George’s County. (AP) WASHINGTON
Dogs Found in Trash Can The Washington Humane Society says two dogs were found in a trash can in Southeast Washington, one of them dead and the other seriously injured. The dogs were found Sunday in an alley behind the 3900 block of R Street. The seriously injured dog, a female, was paralyzed and had to be euthanized. The society is offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the case. (AP)
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Abbas’ Last-Ditch Effort The Palestinian leader is poised to secure a symbolic victory at the U.N.
“It is a last-ditch eﬀort because we believe the twostate solution is in jeopardy.”
Ramallah, West Bank — H A N A N A SHR AW I, A SENIOR PALESTINIAN OFFICIAL, ON MAHMOUD ABBAS’ BID FOR U.N. RECOGNITION OF THE PALESTINIANS
“Ultimately what we will see at the United Nations is diplomatic theater. It will in no way aﬀect the realities on the ground.” — MARK REGE V, MOHAMMED BALLAS/AP
The expected U.N. vote Thursday to recognize a state of Palestine will be far more than symbolic — it could give the Palestinians leverage in future border talks with Israel and open the way for possible war crimes charges against Israel. The Palestinians want the 193-member General Assembly to accept “Palestine,” on the lands Israel occupied in 1967, as a nonmember observer state. They anticipate broad support. For Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, the U.N. bid is a lastditch attempt to stay relevant as a leader after years of failed peace talks with Israel, at a time when his Islamic militant Hamas rivals are gaining ground. The U.S. and Israel have tried to block the quest for U.N. recognition of Palestine, saying it’s an attempt to bypass Israeli-Palestinian negotiations that broke down four years ago. The U.S. deputy secretary of state, William Burns, met with Abbas on Wednesday in New York, asking him to drop the idea and promising that President Barack Obama would act as a mediator in 2013, said Abbas aide Saeb Erekat. Abbas told Burns it was too late. Israel, meanwhile, appeared to back away from threats of drastic measures if the Palestinians get U.N. approval. Israel argues that Abbas is trying to dictate the outcome of border talks by going to the U.N., though the recognition request presented to the world body calls for a quick resumption of negotiations. Israel has said it is willing to resume talks without precondi-
Palestinian security officers rappel past a banner of President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank town of Jenin. Abbas is trying to bolster his position among Palestinians by spearheading a historic bid for recognition by the U.N. General Assembly.
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Who Supports the Palestinian Effort?
The Palestinians say they need U.N. recognition of a Palestinian state in the West Bank, Gaza and east Jerusalem, the lands Israel captured in 1967, to be able to resume negotiations with Israel. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s predecessors accepted the 1967 lines as a basis for border talks that would include land swaps, but those talks never produced a deal. Netanyahu rejects the 1967 lines as a starting point while pressing ahead with settlement construction, leaving Mahmoud Abbas little incentive to resume negotiations.
The Palestinians expect that at least two-thirds of the 193 member states in the General Assembly will back them Thursday, including France, Spain, Austria, Norway, Iceland, Denmark and Switzerland. China has also affirmed its support for the Palestinians, and Russia is expected to as well.
Who Does Not? The U.S. and Canada, staunch allies of Israel, plan to vote against the Palestinian bid. Germany, Britain, the Netherlands and Australia are all likely to abstain.
What Does the Bid Mean for Abbas? The vote comes at an important time for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. His Hamas rivals, who control Gaza, have gained popularity after holding their own during an Israeli offensive that aimed at stopping Gaza rocket fire earlier this month. Abbas was sidelined during the offensive, underscoring concerns that the deadlock in talks is weakening Palestinian pragmatists. Hamas has called talks with Israel a waste of time, but its leaders have voiced support for the U.N. bid recently. (AP)
AN ISRAELI GOVERNMENT SPOKESMAN QUOTED BY THE NEW YORK TIMES
tions, a position that government spokesman Mark Regev afﬁrmed Wednesday. But Regev said that by going to the U.N., the Palestinians violate “both the spirit and the word of signed agreements to solve issues through negotiations.” Palestinian ofﬁcials countered that their historic U.N. bid is meant to salvage a peace deal they say is being sabotaged by Israeli settlements. About half a million Israelis have settled on war-won land, and a construction stop is unlikely. U.N. recognition would also allow the Palestinians to seek membership in U.N. agencies and international bodies. Perhaps most signiﬁcantly, it could open the door to a new push to join the International Criminal Court and seek an investigation into alleged war crimes by Israel. But if the Palestinians were to use their upgraded international status “as a tool to confront Israel in the international arena, there will be a response,” said an Israeli ofﬁcial. DALIA NAMMARI AND KARIN LAUB (AP)
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Sports Pro Bowl Cruising
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Giants WR Victor Cruz is still the leading Pro Bowl vote-getter at wide receiver in the NFC, ahead of Chicago’s Brandon Marshall, Detroit’s Calvin Johnson, Minnesota’s Percy Harvin and Atlanta’s Roddy White. “I’m humbled,” Cruz said. “It’s crazy just to even fathom the thought that just three years ago I was a guy nobody knew, and now I’m leading the votes in the Pro Bowl.” (AP)
The Redskins’ Pierre Garcon, who shined against the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day at Cowboys Stadium, says he is happy he didn’t cut his season short.
Wideout says injury should not hinder him for rest of year Redskins
Coming off his five-catch, 93-yard performance last Thursday in Dallas, wide receiver Pierre Garcon said Wednesday he is increasingly confident he’ll be able to play the remainder of the Redskins’ games this season without needing season-ending surgery for a torn ligament near the second toe in his right foot. “I think I’m going to make it through the whole season,” Gar-
con said in the locker room at Redskins Park. “Hopefully nothing crazy happens. But I’ve been dealing with the pain for so long now, it’s only getting numb to it or getting used to it. It’s slowly going away. The surgery is not something I want to do. But if a few doctors say I need it, then I’ll probably do it. But if I don’t need it, I’m not getting it.” Garcon suffered the injury during the Redskins’ season-opening triumph at New Orleans (and played in only two of the team’s next eight games). At the time, he said he hoped to continue playing but that he and team ofﬁcials might decide at some point that
Garcon Ready to Rock “If I’d have gave up, that would hurt a lot more than the pain that I’m feeling right now. ... These guys are my friends and we’re all depending on each other.” — REDSKINS RECEIVER PIERRE GA RCON, ABOVE, ON HIS NAGGING FOOT INJURY
Pinpoint Passer: Robert Griffin III is having the most accurate passing season by a Washington Redskins quarterback since Sammy Baugh. Through his first 11 NFL games, Griffin has completed 67.5 percent of his passes, trailing only Alex Smith, Matt Ryan and Peyton Manning among regular starters. The only Redskins QB with a better percentage for an entire season is Baugh, who completed 70.3 percent in 1945. (AP)
surgery was necessary. He returned to the lineup for the Redskins’ 31-6 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Nov. 18 at FedEx Field and had three catches. But he totaled only ﬁve receiving yards in that game. The Redskins weren’t certain that, with the quick turnaround, Garcon could play four days later on Thanksgiving, in a game on artiﬁcial turf. But he played extremely well, with a performance that included a dynamic 59-yard touchdown catch. “I just got the ball in my hand and then I just ran as hard as I could,” Garcon said Wednesday. “I think I gain an extra gear every time I get the ball. I didn’t really feel anything different. I was just out there playing football with a lot of adrenaline.” Garcon said he still feels pain in his foot every day. “Some days are better than others. Some days I do a lot more activity than others,” he said. “But it is getting better.” Garcon said he’s happy he didn’t cut short his season. “If I’d have gave up, that would hurt a lot more than the pain that I’m feeling right now,” he said. “These guys are my friends and we’re all depending on each other. “We need everybody in here to be Super Bowl champs, to make it to the playoffs and stuff like that. I enjoy ﬁghting for everything that I get. It makes me appreciate it a little bit more. I can look back and say I gave it my all and I have nothing to hang my head about.” MARK MASKE (THE WASHINGTON POST )
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Sports 14-year MLS veteran steps off playing ﬁeld but stays with team D.C. United Change continues to be afoot for D.C. United. After the club had president and CEO Kevin Payne depart for Toronto FC after 17 years and parted ways with Montenegrin midﬁelder Branko Boskovic following the most successful season in ﬁve years, D.C. announced that forward Josh Wolff has retired and will join the coaching staff on a permanent basis.
Wolff, 35, played for 14 years and ﬁnishes his MLS career with 80 goals and 49 assists. Wolff played brief ly for German side 1860 Munich in 2006 and 2007 before returning to MLS, where he played for the Chicago Fire and Kansas City Wizards before joining D.C. through the league’s reentry draft in 2010. “It’s been a fun ride and I have had a lot of great experiences over the years in the league, abroad, and with the national team,” Wolff said in a team release. “I’d like to thank everyone for the memories, advice, and direction over the years.” A former U.S. national team striker who played in the 2000
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Wolff Joins D.C. United Coaches
Josh Wolff joined D.C. United through the league’s re-entry draft in 2010.
Olympics and 2002 World Cup and was on the roster for the 2006 World Cup, Wolff was already a part-time player this past season, splitting time as a player and an assistant to head coach Ben Olsen while being groomed for his post-playing career. “I was lucky enough to play alongside Josh since we were teenagers and we were able to share some incredible experiences, playing in the Olympics and a World Cup as teammates,” Olsen said. “He had a wonderful career both for the national team and in MLS, and I consider him one of my oldest friends. I am extremely excited that he’s joining our staff full-time.” AVI CREDITOR (FOR E XPRESS)
TV Lineup COLLEGE FOOTBALL (7:30 P.M., ESPN) Two schools departing the Big East face off on the gridiron when Rutgers hosts Louisville. COLLEGE HOOPS (7 P.M., 9 P.M., ESPN2) No. 8 Kentucky hits the road to play Notre Dame in the early game, and, later, No. 7 Florida hosts Marquette in Gainesville. NBA (8 P.M., 10:30 P.M.) The Spurs head South to take on the defending champion Heat, and in the late game, the Nuggets go to Oakland to tip off against the Warriors. NFL (8 P.M.) In a rare much-anticipated Thursday night game, the Falcons look to keep their league best record intact at home against their division rivals, the Saints.
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More NFL Players Test Positive for ADHD Drug
LSU Contract Extended
More NFL players have tested positive this season for amphetamines, which include the ADHD drug Adderall. The league doesn’t identify the substance when a player is suspended for a failed test. But senior VP Adolpho Birch acknowledged Wednesday an increase in the number of positives for that type of drug. (AP)
LSU athletic director Joe Alleva says football coach Les Miles is getting a raise and an extension through 2019. Alleva confirmed the length of the deal after he and Miles’ agent reached an agreement Wednesday. Miles’ previous contract paid about $3.75 million annually through 2017. Miles is 85-20 at LSU since arriving in 2005. (AP)
Keegan Bradley uses a belly putter at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta in 2011.
Belly Putters May Go
ACC to Add Louisville
Golf’s governing bodies, worried that players will turn to long putters as an advantage instead of a last resort, proposed a new rule Wednesday that would ban the putting stroke used by three of the past five major champions. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the U.S. Golf Association said the rule would not outlaw belly putters or broom-handle putters, only the way they are currently used. The proposed rule would make it illegal for golfers to anchor the club while making a stroke and not take effect until 2016. (AP)
The Atlantic Coast Conference announced Wednesday that its presidents and chancellors unanimously voted to add Louisville as the replacement for Maryland. ACC Commissioner John Swofford said Louisville was the best fit for the league following Maryland’s announcement last week that it would join the Big Ten in 2014. “When you look at Louisville, you see a university and an athletic program that has all the arrows pointed up — a tremendous uptick there, tremendous energy,” Swofford said on a teleconference. (AP)
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But Where Are Dasher and Dancer? Watch the Fat Man Cometh — only this time he cometh by airplane rather than reindeer-driven sleigh. Santa will land at the College Park Aviation Museum this weekend so that slightly confused kids can take pictures with him. The museum will also have holiday-themed arts and crafts to offset questions about all those missing reindeer. College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, Md.; Sat., noon, $2-$4; 301-864-6029, Collegeparkaviationmuseum .com. (College Park)
Dave Attell used to talk to drunks professionally for his Comedy Central show “Insomniac.” He still talks to drunks on a regular basis — it’s just that these drunks are audiences at comedy clubs, not people wandering down the street at night. Nowadays, he also hosts “Dave’s Old Porn,” where he sits down with comedians and porn stars to watch retro pornography. You know, like you do. DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Ave. NW; Thu.Sun., $35; 202-296-7008, Dcimprov.com. (Farragut North)
Long May He Run Somewhere around 1989’s “Rockin’ in the Free World,” people started confusing Neil Young with John Mellencamp. In recent years, however, Young has been working on various progressive projects — such as LincVolt, a 1959 hybrid Lincoln, and Pono, a digital-music format meant to replace MP3s. Now, Young takes a reunited Crazy Horse out on the road. Patriot Center, 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax; Fri., 7:30 p.m., $57.50-$233; 703-993-3000, Patriotcenter.com.
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Of all the variations of “A Christmas Carol” you’ll see this December, this weekend’s “Drag X-Mas Salute to the Divas” will certainly be the most sequined. It’s a jukebox musical featuring songs by the great divas of pop and soul — Tina Turner, Cher, Patti LaBelle, Beyoncé, Diana Ross, Erykah Badu and Whitney Houston — with performances by local drag favorites including Shi-Queeta-Lee, who plays Scrooge. (Yes, they are still adhering to a plot here.) Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW; Sun., 8 p.m., $20$25; 202-803-2899, Thehowardtheatre.com. (Shaw)
Queens rapper Action Bronson brings rhymes seasoned with secret herbs to the Howard Theatre on Saturday. E8
American Music Never heard of Billy Joe Shaver? How about Kris Kristofferson? Elvis Presley? Maybe Waylon Jennings? All of these greats recorded songs written by Shaver, right; in fact, most of Jennings’ 1973 album “Honky Tonk Heroes” is Shaver’s writing. He went on to do his own tracks with luminaries including Willie Nelson and Charlie Daniels. You may also know Shaver from the theme song to Adult Swim’s “Squidbillies,” which is pretty honkytonk if you ask us. The Hamilton, 600 14th St. NW; Thu., 7:30 p.m., $27; 202-787-1000, Thehamiltondc.com. (Metro Center)
Love endures despite tragic disease, a horrific tsunami and hairy toes. We preview winter’s most-anticipated films. E9
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Think you know Lincoln after seeing the film? Explore the D.C. cottage he called a second home during his presidency. E6
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Pull Up a Kitchen Chair Food is at the center of a new Smithsonian exhibit, and it’s sure to get you talking Exhibits
Microwaves Two microwave ovens are on view in the “Cook Today Tomorrow’s Way” section of the show. The larger, a 1955 Tappan, above — the first microwave oven made for home use — is a shiny silver box, an oversized version of what we use today. (It has one extra-antiquated detail: a small drawer to hold recipe cards.) “The microwave wasn’t just intended for making popcorn and heating coffee,” curator Paula Johnson says. “They were imagining you would make all of your meals in the microwave.” The other example of the thennew technology? Good luck figuring that out. “People really do not know what it is,” curator Cory Bernat says. It’s a 1976 Japanese-produced model (which was sold at J.C. Penney), and it’s triangular, with a door that slants downward and opens from the top. “People ask, ‘Is it some sort of weird typewriter?’ ” Johnson says.
Before Julia Child’s kitchen was moved from public view at the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History earlier this year, curators noticed something unusual occurring in front of it. “People would hang out there,” curator Paula Johnson says. “They would just strike up conversations w it h s t r a n ge r s a b out t he i r KitchenAid.” “More than in any other exhibition,” curator Rayna Green adds. “They’d stay longer and hang out with each other more.” Child’s kitchen reopens as part of the museum’s new “Food: Transforming the American Table 19502000” exhibition (which will run for at least two years). The curators hope to provide a wider context and larger setting in which to spark just those kinds of discussions. The kitchen, which the legend-
ary chef used at her home in Cambridge, Mass., from 1961 to 2000, is a great entry point for thinking about food and change in America in the second half of the 20th century. “We are looking at the various forces of change that affected how and what we eat,” Johnson says. “Julia Child herself was one big force of change.” The 3,800-square-foot exhibition space is filled with objects and images that represent the evolving role of food in our culture. Objects on display include home winemaking equipment used by an Italian immigrant family in the early to mid-1900s, a 1950 Krispy Kreme “ring king” doughnut-making machine, a circa-1963 Veg-o-Matic appliance (“It Slices! It Dices!”) and a copper bouillabaisse cauldron used by “Good Food movement” icon Alice Waters in the 1980s. Some of the items — immigrantintroduced bento boxes, basmati
rice, couscous, cilantro — are practically ubiquitous in American mainstream culture now. Others — yog u r t ma kers a nd “sou l food” cookbooks used among “counterculture” consumers in the 1970s — are coming back into vogue today. Though the most interesting pieces are arranged along the walls, curators hope visitors will gather in the center of the exhibition as well. That’s where they’ve set up a long, wooden “open table” surrounded by chairs. It’s an inviting space for visitors to kick back and chat about the show, cooking or family mealtime memories. There won’t be anything to eat, but there will be plenty of food for thought. K ATIE ABERBACH (E XPRESS)
National Museum of American History, 1400 Constitution Ave. NW; 202-633-1000, American history.si.edu. (Smithsonian)
Snacks The average couch potato probably never would guess that his favorite foods were the result of careful scientific study. A display on “Snack Engineering” makes that case, providing history on the development of Fritos, Pringles, Cheez Whiz and Gatorade — all of which were created between the 1950s and 1970s to serve a culture that was increasingly eating between meals and on the go. “I think about these as feats of technology, really,” curator Cory Bernat says. Cheez Whiz provided the solution to the question: How do you get cheese to melt evenly? Pringles were created in response to a desire to produce uniformly shaped potato chips that could fit into narrow packaging and be shipped nationwide. A patent drawing showing the chips’ distinctive curved shape and tubular packaging is on view alongside a late-1960s Pringles can, at left.
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President Lincoln’s Cottage
ii According to reports of the time, Mary Lincoln held at least one séance at the cottage. (Two of the Lincolns’ sons had died by this time.)
YOU DON’T NEED OLD FURNITURE TO LEARN HISTORY
Abraham Lincoln had two homes while in office: the White House and this 34-room “cottage” — the word refers to the style, not size — on the grounds of the Soldiers’ Home, a haven for retired or disabled veterans. (It’s still in use, now called the Armed Forces Retirement Home.) Here the Lincoln family lived during the summer and early fall of 1862, ’63 and ’64, away from the heat and humidity of downtown. The president commuted three miles each way to work, in spite of attempts to kidnap or kill him. The house is largely empty of furniture and decoration, a choice that brings visitors closer to Lincoln. Stripped of history’s material
ii StudioEIS, the company that created the statue of Lincoln and his horse, has produced several Founding Fathers and Lincolns. To make its Lincolns as accurate as possible, the team measured items of Abe’s clothing held by the Smithsonian.
trappings, his life and ideas roam free. Guides tell stories of Lincoln greeting visitors in his bedroom slippers, laboring over the Emancipation Proclamation, reading Shakespeare and fretting about the 1864 election. Lincoln and his family summered at the cottage to escape downtown’s grossness.
140 Rock Creek Church Road NW; advance tickets required; 202-8290436, Lincolncottage.org.
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ii In the 1970s and early ’80s, the Lincoln family’s library and drawing room served as a tavern for Soldiers’ Home residents. It was called the “Lincoln Lounge.”
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Translation: You’re Both Nuts
There are some fairly broad conclusions drawn about Americans, particularly our consumerism.
North Korea doesn’t get us and we don’t get them. A new play aims to close the gap.
The Story Sisters Junhee (Ruibo Qian) and Minjee (Jo Mei, left) attempt to flee North Korea for the U.S., but only Junhee makes it. She’s forced to deal with a completely unfamiliar world, full of strange words, strange people and unimaginable plenty. Minjee, back in North Korea, imagines what the wider world might be like and the danger her sister must be in.
When a North Korean woman in “You for Me for You” frets about “ruthless Americans,” the audience at a recent Woolly Mammoth performance tittered. Her seemingly comical fear makes a serious point. The play, about two peasant sisters trying to escape North Korea, demonstrates how we form misconceptions about the rest of the world, and how the world, once experienced, explodes those ideas. We spoke with playwright Mia Chung, whose parents emigrated from South Korea, about her approach.
“I was interested primarily in looking at the mental shackles of people living in a closed society.”
How did you begin?
The question I led with was “Why hasn’t it fallen apart yet?” In the
late ’90s, when the famines happened, my father said, “Finally, it’s going to fall apart.” But it persisted! How did you research the scenes set in North Korea?
There’s not a lot of nuanced information that’s come out of there. I was interested primarily in look-
ing at the mental shackles of people living in a closed society.
If Mario Batali and Redman somehow had a love child, it would be Action Bronson. The 300-pound chef-turned-rapper from Queens is hilarious, vulgar and yet very polite. His foodie background (he attended culinary school and worked at the NYC restaurant his father owns) frequently peppers his flows. But these days, life is filled with different ingredients. About a year ago, Bronson — whose name, drawn from the ’80s blaxploitation vehicle “Action Jackson” and ’80s vigilante-film star Charles Bronson, hints at the vin-
A former cook, Queens rapper Action Bronson has two studio albums due next year.
tage pop-culture sensibilities he weaves through his effervescent rhymes — met L.A. producer and rapper the Alchemist over Twitter.
A plan began to take shape — California-style. “I was pretty much stoned a lot. It put me in a different mind
Is that why all the American characters speak in an unintelligible mishmash at ﬁrst?
I wanted to bring the audience into the act of decoding, to make them more fully inhabit a North Korean’s point of view. Often North Koreans are portrayed as simpletons. They seem so “other.” But there are people living with Stockholm syndrome and cognitive dissonance everywhere in the world.
FIONA ZUBLIN (E XPRESS)
I feel like the Korean government has kidnapped these people. There’s a cognitive dissonance that they have about their lives and their government.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW; through Sunday, $20-$67.50; 202-393-3939, Woollymammoth.net. (Gallery Place)
Serving Home-Cooked Rhymes Action Bronson goes big, out of the kitchen and into the studio
The tone of the production is a lot more broad and satirical than I’d intended — my focus was on how we decode worlds and how that plays into uncoding your world.
frame,” Bronson says. “Cali’s a different place than being in Queens writing raps.” The change of scenery (and greenery) inspired verses such as this one from “The Symbol,” off Bronson’s recent mixtape “Rare Chandeliers”: “Whether young or older/ [I’ve] been a musket holder./ Just sprinkle cheese on top of me/ and let it get crusted over.” The project shows he’s developed since his previous offerings, including “Blue Chips,” released earlier this year. And with two new studio albums due out next year, Bronson isn’t headed back behind the stove any time soon. Even at home. “I wake up every day and I don’t have to go to work in the kitchen,” he says. “At the restaurant, all the ingredients are there for you. There’s a big process of being here in your
“It put me in a diﬀerent mind frame. Cali’s a diﬀerent place than being in Queens writing raps.” own house, stoned off your face all day long, then having to go to the supermarket. It just doesn’t work.” Not to worry. Bronson has been known to toss steak-dinner gift certificates from the stage while he raps. And that live-large attitude is setting him up for a big launch. “I’m going to continue to do what I do,” he says. “If someone wants to press a button and make me a superstar, they could do that right now. All it needs is a co-sign.” CLINTON YATES (E XPRESS)
The Howard Theatre, 620 T St. NW; Sat., 8 p.m., $15-$18; 202-803-2899, Thehowardtheatre.com. (Shaw)
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Here’s to the Journey
Let’s get a few things out of the way: Soylent Green is people, Rosebud is a sled, and Macbeth gets killed
by Macduff because Macduff’s mom had a C-section and he’s therefore not of woman born. Spoilers aren’t spoilers if the information is already out there. This winter will bring a bunch of films with knowable endings, but the point of these movies is the journey, not the destination. K RISTEN PAGE-K IRBY (E X PRES S) The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
West of Memphis RELEASE DATE: JAN. 25
RELEASE DATE: DEC. 14
It would seem that Peter Jackson is busy enough, but the “Hobbit” director found time to produce this documentary about the “West Memphis Three,” a trio of teens falsely convicted of Satanic-style murders. They served 18 years for the crime but were released in 2011. Way to spoil the ending, actual events.
We’re not sure how EXACTLY this will end, since this is the first of three films director Peter Jackson based on one book. But “Unexpected”? We all know what’s coming: Walking. And dwarfs.
The Impossible RELEASE DATE: DEC. 21
Ewan McGregor and Naomi Watts star in this film about a real-life family that makes it through the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. So, they all live! After enduring a lot of tsunami-related horribleness, though.
Safe Haven RELEASE DATE: FEB. 14 (DUH)
It’s based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, which means there will be a young, beautiful couple in love. Other characters to expect: a wise curmudgeon and some sort of fatal disease. We encourage laying bets on what said disease will be (please be more specific than “cancer,” as it’s nearly ALWAYS cancer).
Zero Dark Thirty RELEASE DATE: JAN. 11
Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow follows up “The Hurt Locker” with a film about the hunt for Osama bin Laden. President Obama spoiled the ending of this one last year. CLOCKWISE FROM TOP: WARNER BROS.; SONY PICTURES CLASSICS; RELATIVITY MEDIA; COLUMBIA PICTURES; SUMMIT ENTERTAINMENT
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Resistance Is, Well, You Know …
The episode “Q Who?” features the debut of the ultimate Star Trek villains: the cybernetic Borg.
Before Team Edward vs. Team Jacob came Team Kirk vs. Team Picard. If you’re wondering, Express endorses Picard. Now, the balding-yet-handsome captain of the Enterprise (OK, the balding-yethandsome captain of the Enterprise with the English accent) is coming to the big screen. Select theaters in the area are presenting two episodes of “Star Trek: The Next Generation”: “Q Who?” and “The Measure of a Man.” The latter will contain 13 minutes of never-before-seen additional content. The event, timed to coincide with the release of the show’s second season, out on Blu-ray, also includes a look at the episodes’ digital restoration and interviews with cast members and FX artists. This only happens once, so dust off that red shirt and … NOOOO! LOOK OUT, RED-SHIRTED MOVIEGOER! Various theaters, Thu., 7 p.m.; Fathomevents.com.
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The Chilean guitarists perform a classical program.
The Montreal artist has recorded and toured all over the world, offering his experimental take on live music, ﬁlm, photography, magic, puppetry, and much more.
and Luis Orlandini
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D.C.’s acoustically tinged indie rock band offers an electrifying show with its unconventional take on rock, folk, and more.
The accordionist and vocalist is one of the resurgent leaders of Cajun music.
1 SAT # Tone Rangers The award-winning D.C. a cappella group sings through 900 years of Western music—from Gregorian chant to classic rock to TV theme songs to holiday tunes— in a fresh approach to contemporary a cappella music and comedy.
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3 MON # Niv Ashkenazi A 2007 VSA International Young Soloist Award recipient, the classical violinist plays in honor of the 2012 International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Presented in cooperation with VSA
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7 FRI # NSO Youth Fellows Participants in the program for talented high school instrumentalists present a recital of classical chamber music.
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D.C. blues harmonica player Wiggins performs with Harris, a vocalist and virtuoso of Delta- and Piedmont-style guitar.
SUNDAY, DEC 2
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This performance highlights selections from WNO’s upcoming sold-out new production of Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel.
MONDAY, DEC 3
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THURSDAY, DEC 6
The 2010 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Faculty Achievement Award winner, she offers one of her many original plays.
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9 SUN # Izumi Ashizawa
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The Serbian classical guitarist, composer, and arranger performs new arrangements of themes from classic ﬁlms such as The Sting, Dr. Zhivago, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and The Third Man, among others. ALL PERFORMERS AND PROGRAMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.
Herndon Community Center 814 Ferndale Ave. 703-787-7300 Herndon, VA
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Family Night: Washington National Opera Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists
The celebrated singer-songwriter team blurs the line between musical theater and pop music with hit songs including “Run Away with Me” and “My Party Dress.”
The company fuses contemporary and classical techniques set to a sweeping range of musical styles, featuring spirited dancers and choreography by Artistic Director Lucy Bowen McCauley.
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dining | Weekend Pass employs phenomenal chefs and always has interesting, well-known chefs popping in to help. They put so much heart and soul into the food that they cook.
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“Washington, DC Chef’s Table” shares recipes for the cream peach pie at Baked and Wired, left; the coleslaw at Ben’s Chili Bowl, top right; and the “galletas de chocolate de amor” cookies, bottom right, at the Blind Dog popup cafe inside Darnell’s Bar.
Chefs’ Specials A new cookbook reveals the stories behind some of D.C.’s beloved dishes Behind every great Washington-area chef is a great tale: a childhood memory, a professional U-turn, a reality-TV competition, an unswerving love for the community. That’s evident in Beth Kanter’s “Washington, DC Chef’s Table” ($25, Lyons Press), a new, photorich cookbook that shares histories, personal stories and recipes from more than 50 local chefs. It’s no tourist guidebook; Kanter is a longtime Washingtonian, so she focused on locally beloved dishes such as Good Stuff Eatery’s Prez Obama burger and the CapMac food truck’s Cheez-It-topped mac and cheese. With photographer Emily Pearl Goodstein (another local), Kanter shares the secrets behind some of the city’s most iconic dishes and dining destinations. K ATIE ABERBACH (E X PRES S)
What was your goal with this book? Right before I started “Washington, DC Chef’s Table,” I had just finished my second book, “Food Lovers’ Guide to Washington, D.C.” I had uncovered all these interesting stories that went with the food here in D.C. I wanted to give a voice to that personal aspect. I also really wanted to show the whole breadth of the food experience in the city. One nontraditional food source in the book is Miriam’s Kitchen [a nonprofit that provides meals and services for the homeless]. I felt I couldn’t write either of these books about food and not include something about the fact that there are people who are hungry in this city. And the act of feeding someone should be remembered when you’re looking at a city’s food culture. Also, Miriam’s Kitchen
What were some of the chefs’ personal stories that resonated with you? The last interview and photo shoot we d id for t he book was at Beau Thai. The restaurant is painted this pretty Kanter purple color, and on the walls are these huge black-and-white photos on canvases of [chef Aschara Vigsittaboot’s] house where she grew up in Thailand and the kitchen where she learned to cook. The chef was telling me this story while standing under this picture of her kitchen. It seemed to bring the whole process home. I also loved speaking to Kaz [chef Kazuhiro Okochi] at Kaz Sushi Bistro. When he was in third grade, there were recipes on the back of the menu he brought home from his school cafeteria. He decided to make a flan from it for his mother for her birthday. When friends or family ask you for dining recommendations, what’s your go-to? If you’re goi ng to celebrate something, Blue Duck Tavern, to me, never disappoints. I love that they grow some of the ingredients outside on their little city patio. The Source is also a great place to celebrate something. Estadio is always wonderful and fun. And H Street NE is a fantastic place to explore now.
EMILY PEARL GOODSTEIN
In terms of bakeries, you decided to feature Baked and Wired … but not Georgetown Cupcake, huh? Georgetown Cupcake just came out with a wonderful cookbook, so I think they already have a good platform for their recipes. And Baked and Wired’s cream peach pie [the recipe featured in the book] is beautiful, a wonderful rustic-style pie.
YUM BEEF SALAD From Beau Thai, 1700 New Jersey Ave. NW; 202-536-5636, Beauthaidc.com
Ingredients 1 pound flank steak 2 cups soy sauce 2 cups vegetable oil 6 cherry tomatoes sliced in half 1 cucumber, peeled, sliced in half, lengthwise, and then sliced into 1⁄4-inch slivers 2 medium shallots, sliced 1 ⁄2 medium white onion, sliced into 1⁄4-inch pieces 1 small carrot, peeled and julienned 2 tablespoons nam prik pao (Thai chili paste in oil — sometimes called Thai chili jam — available at Asian markets and online) 2 tablespoons fish sauce 4 tablespoons lime juice 1 ⁄2 tablespoon sugar Garnish of green onion, sliced, and cilantro
Makes Six Servings Marinate the flank steak for at least two hours before cooking it by placing the steak in a baking dish, pouring the soy sauce and vegetable oil over it, and placing it in the refrigerator. After the steak has marinated, grill the meat to the desired temperature (at Beau Thai, the dish is served medium-rare) and slice into bite-size pieces. Mix the vegetables together with the flank steak. To make the dressing, combine the nam prik pao, fish sauce, lime juice and sugar. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and the meat and toss. Garnish with green onion and cilantro.
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Milkshakes & Meatloaf
It’s not often that you can consume a history lesson along with your steak dinner. That’s why I’m a fan of the Capital Countdown menu at Charlie Palmer Steak (101 Constitution Ave. NW; 202-547-8100). Each week through January, the restaurant is serving a dinner special ($28-$35) in honor of a president from the past 60 years, usually featuring his favorite food. This week (through Saturday), the dish is in Lyndon B. Johnson’s name: filet mignon. By Katie Starting Sunday and Aberbach running through Dec. 8, the special is in honor of Richard M. Nixon: beef Wellington. The “Nixon” led me to some amusing historical trivia. As I learned from executive chef Jeffrey Russell (and my own research), beef Wellington was one of Nixon’s favorite dishes. The English-born meal traditionally consists of tenderloin that is covered in pate and a mixture of mushrooms, wrapped in dough and baked. It was trendy in the U.S. during the ’60s and ’70s, and Nixon is said to have served it at all of his state dinners. (Can you imagine a president getting away with that repetition today?) Russell gives the Wellington a creative, modern update, simply grilling the beef and topping it with a crispy layer of pastry, a dense knob of foie gras and truffles. Mushrooms and potatoes are served on the side. No amount of research can tell us whether Nixon would have approved of this significant change. But I’d like to think he would have resigned himself to the fact that this is a better beef Wellington. Read Katie’s column every other week here and at Expressnightout.com.
At Eric and Ian Hilton’s Satellite Room, boozy milkshakes outsell beer. A plate of meatloaf, right, evokes warm memories.
night-life entrepreneur. The menu, executed by chef de cuisine Moises Guzma n, is long on burgers and tacos (go for the zippy cubed skirt steak swaddled in a corn tortilla). Among the dishes that can be ordered as late as 3 a.m. on weekends are a vegetarian potpie, huevos rancheros and chicken-fried
steak that tastes as if cardboard had been substituted for the usual batter. The kitchen can be careless. What’s with the ancient-tasting chips with salsa and the dull, dark shrimp seviche? Be sure to fit some panko-crisp onion rings into your game plan. Like a number of sides, the snack shows up in a Chinese carryout carton. Cute.
PAUL’s Sprawl French bakery chain PAUL opened its fourth D.C. location last week in the shops at 2000 Penn (2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; 202-524-4655, Paul-usa.com). The 3,300-square-foot space filled with tufted furniture and velvet seats is the city’s most lavish PAUL location, with plenty of space in which to spread out and settle in for afternoon tea or an oversized macaron.
The dish that tugs at this Midwesterner’s heartstrings is grill-striped meatloaf, served in two thick slabs with gravy-filled mashed potatoes and bright green beans. Perfect diner food, the plate reminds me to call home. TOM SIETSEMA (THE WASHINGTON POST )
2047 9th St. NW.; 202-506-2496, Satellitedc.com. (U Street)
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Eric and Ian Hilton have produced, among other hits, a swank watering hole, a British tavern and a French bistro. In October, the brothers behind the Gibson, Brixton and Chez Billy added another line to their ever-expanding portfolio: the Satellite Room, a hipster diner located next to the 9:30 Club in Shaw. Car ved from a former warehouse owned by the music venue, the Satellite Room finds funky art splashed across exposed br ick wa l ls, For m ica t ables and a long bar illuminated by the restaurant’s name in neon. Milkshakes in 10 boozy flavors have been a top draw. “We sell more of them t ha n beer,” says Ia n H i l t o n o f t h e $ 10 drinks that include strawberry ice cream with Tanqueray gin and peanut butter ice cream with Tennessee whiskey. Given that they’re made with four scoops of dairy and two shots of spirits, “you can only really have one,” suggests the
The Hilton brothers’ Satellite Room gives a nod to nostalgia
Charlie Palmer Steak’s “Nixon”
Cheers to the Past
Sake Till You Drop
It’s the holiday season — and that includes Repeal Day, Dec. 5. In honor of the date when Prohibition ended, Jack Rose (2007 18th St. NW; 202-5887388, Jackrosediningsaloon.com) is serving ‘20s-inspired dishes such as steamed quail buns and lobster thermidor. Get to know the saloon’s massive whiskey collection at its Repeal Day party Dec. 5 ($20, 10 p.m.-1 a.m.).
If you’re the type of person who gets burned out from a day of holiday shopping, plan to end your next outing at Sushi Rock (1900 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington; 571-312-8027, sushirockdc.com). Now through Dec. 23, the restaurant is offering $1 carafes of sake, left, to each customer who brings in a receipt showing his or her present purchases. Finally, a gift for the frazzled gifter.
new & soon
11.20 Mediterranean-influenced Wildwood Kitchen opened at 10223 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda 11.30 Matchbox opens its fourth D.C.-area location at 1901 T St. NW 1.22 Art & Soul (415 New Jersey Ave. NW) will close for an interior redesign; it’s set to reopen Feb. 25
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9:30 Club: Chiddy Bang, RDGLDGRN, 7 p.m., $25. Birchmere: Will Downing, 7:30 p.m., $69.50. Black Cat: Wild Fruit, Sotano, 8 p.m., $8. BlackRock Center for the Arts: “Ronald Gregory Photography.” Blues Alley: Jonathan Butler, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $50. Bohemian Caverns: Larry Brown Quintet, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $15 in advance, $20 at the door. DC9: Moon Taxi, 8:30 p.m., $10. Empire: The Birthday Massacre, William Control, Aesthetic Perfection, 6 p.m., $15. Kennedy Center/Concert Hall: National Symphony Orchestra, 7 p.m., 8 p.m., $10-$85. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: Guitarists Romilio Orellana and Luis Orlandini, 6 p.m., free. Music Center at Strathmore: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Rams Head Tavern: Steep Canyon Rangers, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., $23.50. State Theatre: Men Without Hats, Right the Stars, 8:30 p.m., $19 in advance, $23 at the door. The Hamilton: Billy Joe Shaver, 7:30 p.m., $27. The Howard Theatre: Enrique Bunbury, 8 p.m., $40 in advance, $45 at the door. Twins Jazz: Jeff Antoniuk, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $15. Warner Theatre: Washington Ballet, 7 p.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., 1 p.m., $57-$91.
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$28. Black Cat: Tanlines, Supreme Cuts, Alex Minoff, 9 p.m. Bohemian Caverns: Marc Cary Focus Trio, Brian Settles, 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $23 in advance, $28 at door. DC9: Liberation Dance Party presents Sky Ferreira, 9 p.m., $8. George Mason University/Patriot Center: Neil Young & Crazy Horse, 7:30 p.m., $47.50-$233. George Washington University/ Lisner Auditorium: Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, 8 p.m., 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., $25-$55. Iota Club & Cafe: Hub City Stompers, The Shifters, Chris Dowd (of Fishbone), 8:30 p.m., $12. Jammin’ Java: Stargroves with Abigail Breslin, 8 p.m., $10; Tracy Grammer, 7 p.m., $15. Kennedy Center/Terrace Theater: Continued on page E14
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Danilo Perez Trio, 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., $30. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: Ugly Purple Sweater, 6 p.m., free. Music Center at Strathmore: Lisa Lampanelli, 8 p.m., $41.75. Rams Head Tavern: Blood, Sweat & Tears, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m., $52.50. Rock & Roll Hotel: Other Lives, Indians, 8 p.m., $15. The Hamilton: Aaron Freeman, 8:30 p.m., $33. The Howard Theatre: Leela James, Deborah Bond, 8 p.m., $22.50 in advance, $25 day of show. Twins Jazz: Veronneau, 9 p.m. and 11 p.m., $20. U Street Music Hall: Magda, Lxsx Frxnk, 10 p.m., $10. Velvet Lounge: Elena and Los Fulanos, Miwa Gemini, 9 p.m., $8.
SATURDAY 9:30 Club: Dark Star Orchestra, 8 p.m., $28. Birchmere: Chris Smither, Andy Friedman, 7:30 p.m., $25. Black Cat: White Rabbits, Guards, 9 p.m., $15. Empire: Ace Hood, 7 p.m., $17 General Admission, $45 VIP. Jammin’ Java: The Diggity Dudes,
10:30 a.m; The Souljazz Orchestra, 8 OHMS, 10 p.m., $15.
Kennedy Center/Terrace Theater: Lukas Vondracek, 2 p.m. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: Bet Mishpachah, 6 p.m., free. Music Center at Strathmore: CityDance & CulturalDC present Erica Rebollar/Rebollar Dance, 8 p.m., 7:30 p.m. Rams Head Tavern: Big Band Christmas, 8 p.m., $34. Rock & Roll Hotel: Cannibal Corpse, Misery Index, Hour of Penance, 8 p.m., $20. The Hamilton: Spyro Gyra, 8:30 p.m., $46-$61.50. The Howard Theatre: Action Bronson, 8 p.m., $15 in advance, $18 day of show. U Street Music Hall: Pleasurekraft, Funkdamentalist, George K., 10 p.m., $10. Velvet Lounge: Kohoutek, Junzo Suzuki, Smoke Green, 9 p.m., $8. Wolf Trap/Filene Center: Wolf Trap Holiday Singalong, 4 p.m., free.
SUNDAY 9:30 Club: The Gaslight Anthem, 7 p.m., $35. Birchmere: Blood, Sweat & Tears, 7:30 p.m., $49.50. Black Cat: Diarrhea Planet, Witch Hat,
8 p.m., $10. BlackRock Center for the Arts: US Air Force Band: Airmen of Note, 3 p.m., free. Bohemian Caverns: Lewis “Flip” Barnes’ Hampton Roads, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., $15 in advance, $20 at door. DC9: Richard Buckner, 8:30 p.m., $12. Iota Club & Cafe: Miss Tess & the Talkbacks, 8 p.m., $12. Kennedy Center/Millennium Stage: ClancyWorks Dance Company, 6 p.m., free. Rams Head Tavern: Maysa, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m., $25. Sixth and I Historic Synagogue: Nick Kroll, 7 p.m., sold out. Twins Jazz: Bobby Muncy, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., $10. U Street Music Hall: Bobby Muncy Jazz Sunday Series, 8 p.m., $10.
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Show for 10am brunch starts at 10:30am. Show for 12:30pm brunch starts at 1pm.
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Serving a buffet of breakfast classics and Southern dishes that will warm your heart and sing to your senses. From shrimp & grits, and buttermilk biscuits to fried chicken and gumbo, this is no snacking affair. Sip a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary and enjoy hot carving stations, scrambled eggs, bacon, fresh-baked pastries and farm-grown fruit. We’ve turned brunch in the city into a down-home country banquet.
Tickets should be purchased in advance as they do sell out.
DIARRHEA PLANET IS NOT some dystopian “Waterworld”-like future where, well, we won’t go into detail. No, Diar-
rhea Planet is what the six men above call themselves when they play high-energy, in-your-face punk rock. The Nashville rockers feature not one but four guitarists, which make their live shows — like one at the Black Cat on Sunday — pure shred fests.
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“A GREAT MODERN TAKE ON A CLASSIC MUSICAL.”
an enthusiastic thumbs up!” –WNEW, CBS Radio
–Woman Around Town
BASED ON PYGMALION BY GEORGE BERNARD SHAW BOOK AND LYRICS BY ALAN JAY LERNER MUSIC BY FREDERICK LOEWE DIRECTED BY MOLLY SMITH CHOREOGRAPHY BY DANIEL PELZIG
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“Incredible music … beautiful story.” –Broadway World
“One hell of an enthralling ride.” –Seattle Weekly
PULLMAN PORTER BLUES
BY CHERYL L. WEST DIRECTED BY LISA PETERSON
Photos of Cleavant Derricks, Warner Miller and Larry Marshall by Kevin Rosinbum.
MY FAIR LADY
Photo of Manna Nichols by Richard Anderson.
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American University/Katzen Arts Center: “David Humphrey: Pets, a President and the Others,” the painter’s works from the past 10 years are displayed, indefinitely. “Inside the Underworld: Beetle Magic,” the sculpture of Joan Danziger combines interplay of animal strength and beauty of nature with the human spirit. The Washington artist’s work reaches into the heart of nature to evoke mysterious and secret worlds, which draws upon her fascination with dream imagery and metamorphosis, indefinitely. “Ivan Pinkava: Remains 1997-2010,” the American photographer traveled across Central Asia to capture the lives of Eurasians, indefinitely. “Matthew Kenyon: Flash Crash,” Kenyon uses mixed media, software, electronics and other tools to depict mass global operations, indefinitely. “Revelation: Major Paintings by Jules Olitski,” 30 of the painter’s works, painted from 1959 to 2007, are on display, indefinitely. “The Color of Time,” the nine-minute video was created by painter and sculptor Carol Brown Goldberg and filmmaker Anthony Szulc, indefinitely. Katzen Arts Center, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW; 202-885-1300, American.edu/cas/ katzen. Arlington Arts Center: “Fall Solos 2012,” mixed media by Warren Craghead III, Nancy Daly, Naomi J. Falk, Laura Hudson, Timothy Thompson and Richard Vosseller, indefinitely, 1-7 p.m. ”Rulemaker” paintings exhibit, by Becca Kallem and Matthew Smith, indefinitely, 1-7 p.m. 3550 Wilson Blvd., Arlington;
COMEDIAN NICK KROLL specializes in playing obnoxious. On FX’s fan-
tasy-football comedy, “The League,” Kroll plays the devious Rodney Ruxin, who will do anything to win. Kroll’s stand-up, which he’ll perform Sunday at Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, is more personal but also features characters. He’ll soon star in his own Comedy Central sketch series, “Kroll Show.”
703-248-6800, Findyourartist.org. Art Museum of the Americas: “The Ripple Effect: Currents of Socially Engaged Art,” the exhibit, curated by Raquel de Anda, features 10 artists who use a diverse set of practices to engage social and political issues and effect change, through Jan. 13. 201 18th St. NW; 202-458-6016, Museum.oas.org.
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery: “Perspectives: Ai Weiwei,” the show features photographs, architectural designs and installations, including one built with wood from Qing Dynasty temples, through April 7. “Roads of Arabia: Archaeology and History of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,” the exhibit features objects excavated from
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text reveals social changes driven by
Peninsula, including alabaster bowls
science, culture and chance, through
and fragile glassware, heavy gold
Feb. 24. “Enoc Perez: Utopia,” Perez’s
earrings and Hellenistic bronze statues,
architectural portraits of the Marina
through Feb. 24. “Shadow Sites: Recent
Towers in Chicago and the Watergate in
Work by Jananne al-Ani,” the Middle
Washington evoke modernism’s futurist
Eastern landscape is examined in this
aspirations as well as the sadness of an
set of video works, through Feb. 10. 1050
always-impossible ideal, through Feb. 10.
Independence Ave. SW; 202-633-1000,
“Ivan Sigal: White Road,” the American
photographer traveled through Central
Artisphere: “Beth Baldwin: Artistin-Residence,” the artist showcases animals and houses made from recycled materials, indefinitely. 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-875-1100, Artisphere.com. Athenaeum: “Net Worked: Horjust, Lister, and Pearson,” three area abstract artists — Timothy Horjus, Adam Lister and Steven Pearson — delve into the idea of networks in today’s society, through Jan. 6. 201 Prince St., Alexandria; 703548-0035, Nvfaa.org. LAST CHANCE BlackRock Center for the Arts: “Ronald Gregory Photography,” the Rockville-based artist’s works offer an abstract look at common things, Thu. and Fri. 12901 Town Commons Dr., Germantown; 301528-2260, Blackrockcenter.org. LAST CHANCE Carroll Square Gallery: “Photographs of Social Life in Washington DC, 1900-1960,” the National Geographic Image Collection presents a selection of photographs that illustrate Washington’s past, Thu. and Fri. 975 F St. NW; 202-624-8643. Corcoran Gallery of Art: “Taryn Simon: A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I-XVIII,” Simon’s detailed photographic archive of images and
Asia from 1998 to 2005 capturing the unsettled lives of Eurasians in provincial towns and cities. Through nearly 100 photographs and accompanying text, Sigal reveals a diverse population adapting in extraordinary times, through Jan. 27. 500 17th St. NW; 202-639-1700, Corcoran.org. Folger Shakespeare Library: “Very Like a Whale,” using photographs, passages from Shakespeare, natural history objects and more, this exhibit looks at the world of Renaissance imagination and compares it with the real world, through Jan. 6. Ongoing exhibits: A collection of Shakespearean materials and other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts and works of art, indefinitely. 201 East Capitol St. SE; 202544-4600, Folger.edu. LAST CHANCE Foundry Gallery: “Room for Blue,” Donna K. McGee shows her large, abstract paintings, Thu.-Sun. 1314 18th St. NW; 202-463-0203. Freer Gallery of Art: “Enlightened Beings: Buddhism in Chinese Painting,” an exhibit of 27 works that focus on the four main categories of the enlightened being in Buddhism, through Feb. 24. “Whistler’s Neighborhood: Impressions of a Changing London,” etchings,
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through Feb. 24. “Barbara Kruger:
darkness, through Jan. 31. “Directions:
offer James McNeill Whistler’s quick
Belief + Doubt,” the entire museum
Antonio Rovaldi,” through a body of work
impressions of London’s Chelsea
space — walls, floor, escalator sides
ranging from video and performance to
neighborhood from 1863 to his death
— is wrapped in text-printed vinyl by
drawing and sculpture, Rovaldi often
in 1903. Together, the works form a
the artist, immersing visitors in halls
explores how distance is represented in
panorama of Chelsea in the late 1880s,
of voices that address conflicting
art, through Fri. Black Box: Democracia,
through Sept. 8. “Promise of Paradise:
perceptions of democracy, power and
a three-channel work, “To Be and to
Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture,”
belief. “Dark Matters,” the museum
Last (Ser y Durar),” by the Madrid-based
a collection of stone and gilt bronze
reopens an exhibit that explores the
collective formed by Pablo Espana and
Buddhist sculptures highlight two
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watercolors and small oil paintings
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flourishing ages, the late Six Dynasties and the High Tang (6th to 8th century).
The exhibition’s dramatic focus is the monumental Cosmological Buddha: a life-size stone sculpture covered in intricate representations of the earthly
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Convergence: “Paintings and Words,” works by Lynne Elizabeth Heiser, Thu. and Fri., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 1801 N. Quaker Lane, Alexandria; 703-998-6260. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden: “Ai Weiwei: According to What?,” a retrospective of the Chinese contemporary artist and political activist, through Feb. 24. “Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads,” the artist’s installation of 12 zodiacinspired animal heads is on display in the Hirshhorn Sculpture Garden,
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Leo Tolstoy’s novel has been brilliantly re-imagined.”
“GO BIG OR GO HOME” IS THE MOTTO of “Net Worked,” an exhibition of large paintings now showing at the Athenaeum in Alexandria. Adam Lister’s “Island” is 8 feet by 8 feet, which is a lot of art for your money.
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HOLIDAY EVENTS A Christmas Carol
Now playing See website for day and showtime info
Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge.
The Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre (703) 550-7384 www.lazysusan.com
December 2, 2012; 3 pm
Brahms: Variations - Haydn; Bach: Magnificat; Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Church of the Epiphany 1317 G Street NW www.wmpamusic.org
$10, Casual Concert
Year of the Piano
Gift Certificates are the perfect gift! Discount parking; Metro Center 1 block
THEATRE The Kennedy Center Theater Lab
The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie Washington, DC’s Premiere Political Satire Troupe
Regular playing schedule: Tuesdays–Fridays at 8 Saturdays at 6 & 9 Sundays at 3 & 7
Shear Madness is the fresh, funny, and up-to-the-minute record breaking comedy whodunit that lets the audience spot the clues, question the suspects and solve the funniest murder mystery in the annals of crime.
Now thru Jan. 6, 2013
Featuring many beloved Dr. Seuss characters, this musical adventure follows Horton the Elephant on his quest to save the tiny Whos of Whoville because – after all – "a person's a person, no matter how small.” (Best for ages 4-12.)
Tonight 7:30 Sat 3:00* & 8:00 *matinee is presale only Sun 3:00 & 7:30
Final Week! “Bound for Glory! The musicianship is first class…" - The Washington Post
Sing a New Song
November 30 & December 1 at 8 pm
Barnes & Hampton Celtic Consort
Sat., Dec 1 at 4pm Sun., Dec 2 at 4pm Sat., Dec 8 at 4 & 8pm Sun., Dec 9 at 4pm
(800) 494-TIXS theaterj.org
Tickets start at $30;
Woody’s Children Event with Tom Paxton Sun 5:00. Tickets: $15
Discounts available for groups of 10+. 202-312-1427
A musical, political satire. We put the MOCK in Democracy! www.capsteps.com Info: 202.312.1555
Ronald Reagan Building 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Tix available at 202.397.SEAT ticketmaster.com
The program will feature lively settings of traditional American songs as well as contemporary songs.
American University Katzen Arts Center Tix/info: 202-885-ARTS american.edu/auarts
Historic Dumbarton Church 3133 Dumbarton St NW Georgetown 202-965-2000 dumbartonconcerts.org
Adult $33; Sr $29;
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Celebrate the 100th birthday of Woody Guthrie, the creator of American classics like “This Land is Your Land” and “The Ballad of Tom Joad”
PERFORMANCES Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30pm
The Kennedy Center Theater Lab Student Rush Tickets Available Tickets: 202-467-4600 Groups: 202-416-8400 www.shearmadness.com
Inquire about free parking; Youth tix: (18 & under) $16
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Drive a shopping cart in a virtual grocery
Ivan Lopez captures a team of local
store and make choices about your food.
traceurs who perform parkour in a civil
Play an interactive game that puts you
cemetery, through March 1. 7th Street
in the lunch line at a virtual high school
and Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-
cafeteria to see how switching out a
few foods can have a big impact on your health, 6th and E streets NW; 202-334-
Honfleur: “Michael B. Platt: Steppin’ Out,” influenced by a recent trip to Australia, the Washington artist revisits his idea of life-size cutouts of charcoal drawings on wood, indefinitely. 1241 Good Hope Road SE; 202-365-8392, Honfleurgallery.com. LAST CHANCE Jerusalem Fund: “Guardians of the Mosque,” photo exhibit featuring images of African Palestinians in Jerusalem, taken by New York photographer Andrew Courtney, Sat. 2425 Virginia Ave. NW; 202-338-1958, Thejerusalemfund.org. Koshland Science Museum: “Food for Thought,” in the Life Lab exhibit, explore the science of healthy living.
ONE OF THE WORLD’S leading Czech photographers, Ivan Pinkava often
uses his work to meditate on the impermanence of human existence. His “Shoes for Joseph Beuys” is part of his show at American University’s Katzen Gallery.
1201, Koshland-science-museum.org. Mexican Cultural Institute: “La Frontera: Artists on the US-Mexican Border,” a work-in-progress by New York photographer Stefan Falke chronicling contemporary artists along the U.S.-Mexico border, through March 2. “Luces y Sombras: Fourteen Travelers in Mexico,” photographs of Mexico by Paul Strand, Edward Weston, Wayne Miller, Aaron Siskind and others, through March 2. “Visions of Mexico: The Photography of Hugo Brehme,” 40 photographs by a German emigre and postcard photographer known for his Continued on page E20
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the Marine Corps, honors the branch’s
hand-colored vintage photographs of
legacy as a supplier of air support for
Mexico, through March 2. 2829 16th St.
U.S. troops over a 100-year period,
NW; 202-728-1628, Icm.sre.gob.mx/imw.
through Jan. 6. Ongoing exhibits:
Mount Vernon: “Hoecakes & Hospitality: Cooking With Martha Washington,” through Aug. 11. 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Alexandria; 703-780-2000, Mountvernon.org. National Air and Space Museum: “Fly Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation: 1912-2012,” this exhibition of paintings and photographs, on loan from the National Museum of
Explore the evolution of flight, with displays, hands-on exhibitions and historic aircraft and spacecraft, from the Wright brothers plane to Charles Lindbergh’s Spirit of St. Louis to the Apollo 11 command module Columbia. The museum also has a planetarium and IMAX theater, which for a fee shows educational films on flight and outer space, indefinitely. 6th Street and Independence Avenue SW; 202-633-
1000, Nasm.si.edu. National Building Museum: “Detroit Disassembled: Photographs by Andrew Moore,” the 30 monumentally scaled photographs reveal the tragic beauty of Detroit’s ruins, through Feb. 18. “Detroit Is No Dry Bones: Photographs by Camilo Jose Vergara,” the sociologist documented the city’s decline for more than 25 years. His photographs illustrate the tension between Detroit’s industrial ruins and its surviving communities as the city has continued to shrink and reinvent itself, through Feb. 18. “House & Home,” an ongoing
exhibition that explores what it means
for kids of all ages, featuring loose,
to live at home. “Investigating Where
lightweight molded foam blocks,
We Live,” produced by area teenagers
through Nov. 18, 2014. Ongoing exhibits:
in conjunction with museum staff, this
Learn about the history of buildings and
exhibition features photographs and
their environmental impact, indefinitely.
writings documenting Washington’s Anacostia neighborhood, through May 26. “Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment,” an exhibition of works by the Irish-American glass architect, indefinitely. “Play Work Build,” children and adults can explore the history of play. The exhibition combines the museum’s architectural toy collection with a hands-on installation created
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AMC Loews Georgetown 14 3111 K Street N.W.
Life of Pi 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 4:15-7:15-10:10 Red Dawn (PG-13) Digital Projection: (!) 1:30-3:50-6:10-10:45 Life of Pi (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 1:20 Skyfall (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:10-4:30-8:00 Rise of the Guardians (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 3:50-10:30 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) Digital Presentation: 2:30-8:15 Flight (R) Digital Presentation: 12:15-3:20-6:50-10:00 Argo (R) Digital Presentation: 2:00-4:50-7:40-9:15 Silver Linings Playbook (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:50-3:40-6:40-9:40 Skyfall: The IMAX Experience (PG-13) Digital Presentation;IMAX: 12:00-3:307:00-10:20 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 1:00-6:20 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 12:00-5:20 Lincoln (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:20-2:50-4:00-6:30-7:30-9:00-9:50 Hitchcock (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:40-3:10-6:00-8:30 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 1:45-2:404:40-5:40-7:50-8:45-10:40
AMC Loews Uptown 1
3426 Connecticut Avenue N.W. www.AMCTheatres.com Skyfall (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 4:00-7:45
AMC Mazza Gallerie 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Life of Pi 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 4:30-7:30 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 1:00-4:107:00 Life of Pi (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 1:30 Skyfall (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:20-4:40-7:50 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) Digital Presentation: 4:20 Flight (R) Digital Presentation: 12:40-3:50-7:10 Argo (R) Digital Presentation: 5:00-7:40 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 1:40-6:50 Lincoln (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:40-4:00-7:20 The Metropolitan Opera: The Tempest Encore (NR) (!) 1:00
5612 Connecticut Avenue
Argo (R) 11:30-2:00-4:45-7:30 Silver Linings Playbook (R) 12:00-2:45-5:30-8:15
555 11th Street NW
Chasing Ice (PG-13) 1:30-3:30 The Sessions (R) 2:20-9:50 The Perks of Being a Wallﬂower (PG-13) 2:10-4:40-7:10-9:40 Anna Karenina (R) 12:45-2:15-3:45-5:15-6:45-8:15-9:25 Hitchcock (PG-13) 1:00-2:00-3:15-4:15-5:30-6:30-7:45-8:45-10:00 Hendrix 70: Live at Woodstock (NR) 7:00 Tristana (NR) 1:20-4:10-7:00-9:15
Regal Gallery Place Stadium 14 707 Seventh Street NW
(!) No Pass/No Discount Ticket West End Cinema 2301 M Street NW
Argo (R) Ben Afﬂeck stars & directs!: 4:30-7:00-9:30 Silver Linings Playbook (R) Bradley Cooper- Jennifer Lawrence- Robert De Niro & Jackie Weaver!: 2:20-4:50-7:20-9:55 A Late Quartet (R) Christopher Walken- Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener!: 3:00-5:20-7:40-9:50
AFI Silver Theatre Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Road
Anna Karenina (R) no passes: (!) 11:00-1:40-4:15-7:05-9:40 The Sessions (R) 11:10-1:10-3:10-5:10-7:15-9:15 The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1939) (NR) 4:45 The Hound of the Baskervilles (1939) (NR) 7:00 The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959) (NR) 8:45
AMC Loews Center Park 8 4001 Powder Mill Rd.
Red Dawn (PG-13) Digital Projection: (!) 3:30-6:00-8:15 Life of Pi 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 5:15-8:10 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 1:00-4:00-7:00 Life of Pi (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:15 Skyfall (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:30-4:35-7:45 Rise of the Guardians (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 5:05 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:20-6:30 Flight (R) Digital Presentation: 1:15-4:15-7:30 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 2:45-7:30 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 4:00 Lincoln (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:45-6:00
AMC Loews White Flint 5 11301 Rockville Pike
Life of Pi 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 5:15-8:10 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 1:45-4:30-7:15 Life of Pi (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 2:15 Rise of the Guardians (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 4:20 Argo (R) Digital Presentation: 2:00-5:00-7:50 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 1:50-7:30 Skyfall (PG-13) 1:30-4:45-8:00
AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 800 Shoppers Way
Landmark E Street Cinema
Life of Pi 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:10-3:304:10-7:10-9:30-10:10 Red Dawn (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 11:20-2:105:00-7:50-10:30 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 11:00-11:40-1:00-1:45-4:00-4:30-7:00-7:30-9:50-10:20 Life of Pi (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 12:30-6:30 Skyfall (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 11:10-12:10-4:206:40-7:40-10:00-10:50 Rise of the Guardians (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 11:05-4:05-9:40 Argo (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 11:35-5:20-8:00-10:40 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 3:55-9:50 Flight (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:35-4:40-7:45-10:45 Silver Linings Playbook (R) CC-Closed Captions: 12:50-2:40-3:40-6:50-10:10 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:00-7:00 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:20 Lincoln (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 12:20-2:50-3:507:20-9:40-10:35
401 F St. NW; 202-272-2448, Nbm.org. National Gallery of Art, East Building: “In the Tower: Barnett Newman,” an installment of the In the Tower series, which spotlights artists working from midcentury to present day, includes the abstract expressionist’s linear paintings and drawings from the 1940s, through Feb. 24. “Shock of the News,” more than
Life of Pi 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 10:00-4:05-7:10-10:10 Red Dawn (PG-13) Digital Projection: (!) 12:00-2:30-5:10-7:50-10:15 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 10:10-11:301:10-2:40-4:20-5:50-7:30-9:00-10:15 Life of Pi (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:00 Skyfall (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 11:40-3:00-6:40-10:00 Rise of the Guardians (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:30-1:20-4:10-7:00-9:35 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) Digital Presentation: 12:30-3:30-6:30-9:30 Flight (R) Digital Presentation: 11:25-2:50-4:00-6:20-7:20-9:40 Skyfall: The IMAX Experience (PG-13) Digital Presentation;IMAX: 12:40-4:00-7:40 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 12:20-3:10-6:10-8:50 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 10:15-1:05 Lincoln (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 11:20-3:10-6:50-10:10
Landmark Bethesda Row Cinema 7235 Woodmont Avenue
A Royal Affair (En kongelig affaere) (R) 1:25-4:20-7:15-10:05 Anna Karenina (R) 1:30-2:10-4:25-5:00-7:10-8:15-10:00 Lincoln (PG-13) 1:00-2:00-3:30-4:30-5:30-7:00-8:00-9:00-10:15 Hitchcock (PG-13) 1:35-2:15-4:00-4:35-6:55-7:30-9:30-9:55
Regal Bethesda 10 7272 Wisconsin Avenue
Life of Pi 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:30-4:35-7:30 Red Dawn (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:40-4:40-7:50 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:00-4:10-7:00 Life of Pi (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:10-4:00 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 12:50-6:30 Skyfall (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 12:30-3:35-6:45-7:40 Rise of the Guardians (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:20-2:50-4:30 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 3:50
Flight (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 12:40-3:45-7:10 Argo (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 6:50 Silver Linings Playbook (R) CC-Closed Captions: 1:50-4:50-8:00 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 12:30-5:10-7:35
Regal Hyattsville Royale Stadium 14 6505 America Blvd.
Life of Pi 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:05-4:007:05-9:30-10:15 Red Dawn (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:30-3:556:45-9:10 Skyfall (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:00-2:45-4:106:20-7:15-9:35-10:25 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:00-2:15-3:00-3:45-5:00-6:10-6:50-8:00-9:00-9:45 Life of Pi (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 3:15-6:30 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 2:20-4:50-7:20 Rise of the Guardians (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:15-3:30-4:30-6:00-7:00-9:25 Flight (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:10-4:15-6:40-10:00 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 2:40-5:10-7:45-8:45-10:10 Lincoln (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 3:50-7:10-10:30
Regal Majestic 20 & IMAX 900 Ellsworth Drive
Life of Pi 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 12:05-1:403:00-5:20-6:05-8:15-9:00-11:05 Red Dawn (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:45-4:507:30-10:10 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 11:30-12:00-1:00-2:00-2:30-3:00-4:00-5:00-5:30-6:00-7:00-7:50-8:359:05-9:55-10:25-11:15 Life of Pi (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 12:50-3:50-6:45-9:35 Rise of the Guardians (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:25-2:15-4:10-6:35-7:25-9:10 Skyfall (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 11:35-2:40-4:355:55-8:00-9:30-11:10 Silver Linings Playbook (R) CC-Closed Captions: 12:35-3:25-6:30-10:05 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 11:40-12:552:10-6:50 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 11:40-12:40-3:10-4:45-5:40-8:10-9:50-10:35 Flight (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:10-4:30-7:40-10:50 Argo (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 2:10-5:10-8:20-11:05 Skyfall: The IMAX Experience (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video S;IMAX: (!) 12:20-3:35-7:10-10:30 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 4:15-9:20 Lincoln (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 11:30-12:15-2:453:45-6:15-7:15-9:40-10:40
AMC Courthouse Plaza 8 2150 Clarendon Blvd.
Life of Pi 3D (PG) RealD 3D;Reserved Seating: (!) 12:00-3:00-4:00-4:40-6:00-7:00-7:409:00-10:00-10:40 Red Dawn (PG-13) Digital Projection;Reserved Seating: (!) 2:00-4:30-7:00-9:30 Life of Pi (PG) Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 1:00 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 1:10-3:50-6:30-9:10 Flight (R) Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: 12:10-1:30-3:20-4:40-6:30-7:50-9:40 Silver Linings Playbook (R) Digital Presentation;Reserved Seating: (!) 12:20-3:20-6:20-9:20 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) RealD 3D;Reserved Seating: 2:00
AMC Hoffman Center 22 206 Swamp Fox Rd.
Life of Pi 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 12:10-3:15-6:20-9:25 Red Dawn (PG-13) Digital Projection: (!) 10:50-12:15-1:15-2:40-3:50-5:15-6:25-7:509:00-10:10 Life of Pi (PG) Digital Presentation: 1:10-4:15-7:20-10:15 Skyfall (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 10:35-12:55-2:00-4:20-5:25-7:45-8:45 Rise of the Guardians (PG) Digital Presentation: (!) 12:05-1:20-2:50-5:30-6:40-8:10 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) Digital Presentation: 12:20-3:10-5:55-8:40 Flight (R) Digital Presentation: 12:25-3:40-5:10-6:55-8:30-10:20 Argo (R) Digital Presentation: 10:55-1:45-4:35-7:30-10:20 Silver Linings Playbook (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 1:05-4:05-7:10-10:15
The Sessions (R) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:05-1:30-7:40 Skyfall: The IMAX Experience (PG-13) Digital Presentation;IMAX: 12:00-3:20-6:45-10:10 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) RealD 3D: (!) 10:45-11:30-2:10-4:00-9:20 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) RealD 3D: 11:40-2:25 Cloud Atlas (R) Digital Presentation: 3:55-10:05 Lincoln (PG-13) Digital Presentation: (!) 11:15-1:05-2:45-4:30-6:15-8:00-9:45 Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Celebration of Season 2 (NR) 7:00 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) Digital Presentation: 10:40-11:2012:30-1:00-1:40-2:20-3:30-4:00-4:40-6:30-7:00-7:40-9:30-10:00
Angelika Film Center Mosaic 8200 Strawberry Lane
Life of Pi (PG) 10:45-4:15 Skyfall (PG-13) 12:30-3:45-7:10-10:25 Flight (R) 10:15-1:05-4:05-7:20-10:10 Argo (R) 11:15-1:50-4:40-7:35-10:10 Silver Linings Playbook (R) 11:25-2:05-4:45-5:45-7:25-8:35-10:05 Anna Karenina (R) 10:30-11:30-1:20-2:20-4:10-7:00-9:50 Lincoln (PG-13) 10:00-1:10-4:20-7:30-10:40 Pee-Wee's Big Adventure (PG) Life of Pi 3D (PG) 1:30-7:15-10:00
Arlington Cinema 'N' Drafthouse 2903 Columbia Pike
Hit & Run (R) 9:50
Regal Ballston Common 12 671 N. Glebe Road
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 12:00-12:30-1:00-2:00-3:30-5:00-6:30-8:00 Skyfall (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 12:40-2:10-4:105:30-6:50-7:20 Rise of the Guardians (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 1:50-2:20-4:20-4:50-7:40 Argo (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 12:20-3:50-4:40-7:30 The Sessions (R) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 1:30-7:20 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: (!) 12:10-3:20-6:20 Lincoln (PG-13) CC/DVS-Closed Captions & Descriptive Video Service: 12:50-3:50-4:307:10-7:50 Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Celebration of Season 2 (NR) 7:00
Regal Kingstowne 16 & RPX 5910 Kingstowne Towne Center
Life of Pi (PG) RPX: (!) 1:50-4:40-7:35-10:30 Flight (R) OC-Open Caption: 3:40-9:50 Life of Pi (PG) (!) 1:20-7:05 Skyfall (PG-13) 12:40-2:15-4:15-5:45-7:25-9:00-10:35 Rise of the Guardians (PG) (!) 1:30-2:25-3:50-5:05-7:45-10:15 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) 2:20-3:35-4:55-7:40-10:10 Flight (R) 12:35-6:40 Argo (R) 6:40-9:45 Silver Linings Playbook (R) 12:55-4:35-7:50-10:40 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) (!) 12:45-3:10-6:15-8:55 Wreck-It Ralph in 3D (PG) (!) 1:00 Lincoln (PG-13) 12:30-2:45-3:45-6:05-7:00-9:25-10:20 Life of Pi 3D (PG) (!) 4:10-10:00 Red Dawn (PG-13) 1:40-4:30-7:15-9:55 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) 1:10-2:35-4:00-5:15-6:25-6:50-8:009:10-9:40-10:40
Regal Potomac Yard 16 3575 Jefferson Davis Highway
Flight (R) OC-Open Caption: 3:45-9:55 Life of Pi (PG) (!) 12:35-6:40 Skyfall (PG-13) 12:35-1:20-2:55-3:50-6:00-7:10-9:15-10:15 Rise of the Guardians (PG) (!) 12:30-2:10-3:20-4:50-7:30-10:00 Wreck-It Ralph (PG) 1:35-4:05-6:35-9:10 Argo (R) 6:15-9:05 Flight (R) 12:40-6:50 Silver Linings Playbook (R) 12:30-4:40-7:50-10:35 Rise of the Guardians 3D (PG) (!) 1:30-4:10-6:50-9:30 Lincoln (PG-13) 1:50-3:10-5:10-6:30-9:00-9:55 Star Trek: The Next Generation - A Celebration of Season 2 (NR) 7:00 Life of Pi 3D (PG) (!) 1:10-3:40-4:20-7:20-9:40-10:20 Red Dawn (PG-13) 1:20-4:30-7:40-10:30 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (PG-13) 12:30-1:00-2:00-3:30-4:00-5:007:00-7:45-9:50-10:35
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goingoutguide.com | Weekend Pass 60 artists will be represented in this
features approximately 150 works by
exhibit explores how new technologies
Congo before and after independence,
Fossil plants and animals found at
exhibition, which looks at how visual
20 photographers who responded to
and social and cultural shifts have
through Jan. 6. “The Evolving Universe,”
the site reveal the earliest known rain
artists began at the turn of the 20th
portrait conventions and imagined
influenced major changes in food, wine
see images of space taken through
forest, the lost world that followed
century to think about the newspaper
new ones by exploring the same
and eating in America. “Girl Scouts
telescopes and explore the time
the demise of the dinosaurs. Explore
more broadly, through Jan. 27. 4th
subjects — primarily friends, family,
1912-2012,” a new display looks at
between the creation of the universe
a full-scale model of Titanoboa and
Street and Constitution Avenue NW;
and themselves — over the course of
the organization’s 100-year history,
to present day on Earth, through July
watch a video from the Smithsonian
days, months or decades, indefinitely.
indefinitely. “Not Lost in Translation:
7. “Titanoboa: Monster Snake,” from
Channel documentary to delve into
6th Street and Constitution Avenue NW;
The Life of Clotilde Arias,” Arias,
a Colombian coal mine, scientists
the discovery, reconstruction and
who immigrated to New York from
uncovered 65-million-year-old remains
implications of this enormous reptile,
Iquitos, Peru, in 1923 at the age of 22,
of the largest snake in the world.
through Jan. 6. 10th Street and
led an atypical life and is most known
Measuring 48 feet long and weighing
Constitution Avenue NW; 202-633-1000,
for her composition “Huiracocha,”
2,500 pounds, this massive predator
which is revered and still performed
could crush and devour a crocodile.
National Gallery of Art, West Building: “Civic Pride: Dutch Group Portraits From Amsterdam,” rare depictions of meetings inside the Kloveniersdoelen, the gathering place of one of Amsterdam’s three militia companies, by Govert Flinck and Bartholomeus van der Helst are displayed. “Imperial Augsburg: Renaissance Prints and Drawings, 1475 to 1540,” this exhibit serves as an introduction to Augsburg, its artists and its cultural history during the late 15th and early 16th centuries, indefinitely. “Masterpieces of American Furniture From the Kaufman Collection, 17001830,” one of the largest and most refined collections of early American furniture in private hands acquired over the course of five decades by George M. and Linda H. Kaufman is on display. “The Serial Portrait: Photography and Identity in the Last One Hundred Years,”
National Museum of African Art: “Lalla Essaydi: Revisions,” a collection of 30 photographs and mixed-media works by the Moroccan artist, through Feb. 24. “Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Highlights,” donated to the museum in 2005, the collection features unique and rare works of traditional African art from throughout sub-Saharan Africa, through Sept. 1. 950 Independence Ave. SW; 202-633-4600, Africa.si.edu. National Museum of American History: “American Stories,” a crosssection of the museum’s vast collection of artifacts shows stories and history have shaped our national identity, indefinitely. “Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950 to 2000,” from food production to who does the cooking to where meals are consumed to what we know about what’s good for us, this
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around the world. Her possessions and papers tell a story of the first half of the 20th century, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW; 202-6331000, Americanhistory.si.edu. National Museum of Natural History: “Nature’s Best Photography Awards,” portraits of plants, animals and people by the world’s best amateur and professional photographers, through April 30. “The Beautiful Time: Photography by Sammy Baloji,” Congolese photographer and videographer Sammy Baloji explores the meaning of memory in an exhibit of collages and photographs of copper mining in the Democratic Republic of
Postcards From the Edge
NOLAN WILLIAMS, JR.
A Celebration of African-American Holiday Traditions through Music and Spoken Word
NOLAN WILLIAMS, JR. ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
VOICES OF INSPIRATION SHIRLEY MURDOCK JOHN STODDART
COURTESY THE ARTIST
DECEMBER 14 & 15 . 8PM . $35 An inspiring holiday production of new and time-honored Christmas music — from African-American spirituals and gospel to jazz and R&B — woven together with selected readings from poets like Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
EXTRAORDINARY MINDS . EXTRAORDINARY STORIES RESPONDING TO THE PROMPT “Have you ever lost access to a place that was important to you?” people anony-
mously wrote postcards that are now part of Mark Strandquist’s “Write Home Soon” installation. The handmade cards are part of “The Ripple Effect: Currents of Socially Engaged Art,” which is now showing at the Art Museum of the Americas.
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Shop and Dine 450+ stores, restaurants, galleries and salons ?
Dressed in holiday style! New holiday decorations light up Georgetown ? Free pedicab rides to get you to your favorite Georgetown shops every Saturday, 11/24-12/15, 12-5pm ?
Washington Harbour’s Outdoor Ice Skating Rink is now open! Stop by the “Winter on the Water” ice rink celebration on Saturday, December 1, 4-7pm. Entertainment, food and fun! Details at TheWashingtonHarbour.com
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“ODIN,” A VAGUELY SCARY SOAPSTONE SCULPTURE, is one of the objects on display at the National Museum of the American Indian’s exhibit “Arctic Journeys/Ancient Memories.” Today, Odin is better known as Thor’s dad.
National Museum of the American Indian: “A Song for the Horse Nation,” explore the relationship between Native Americans and their horses in this exhibit, which includes a life-size mannequin of a horse in full beaded regalia, rifles and a Sioux tepee, through Jan. 7. “Arctic Journeys, Ancient Memories: The Sculpture of Abraham Anghik Ruben,” the sculptures envision the prehistory of the North American Arctic through myths and legends, through Jan. 2. 4th Street and Independence Avenue SW; 202-6331000, Nmai.si.edu. National Museum of Women in the Arts: “Fabulous! Portraits by Michele Mattei,” this selection of portraits features women who have devoted their lives to the arts, through Jan. 13. “High Fiber: Women to Watch 2012,” the exhibit highlights fibers and fiber techniques in contemporary art, through Jan. 6. “New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Chakaia Booker,” Continued on page E24
COL. PETER MICHAEL GISH, USMCR
From Every Peril to the Corps
“ARTISTS WHO CAN KICK YOUR BUTT” is the theme of “Fly, Marines! The Centennial of Marine Corps Aviation 1912-2012,” now showing at the Air and Space Museum. “Carrier Bound,” above, was painted by Col. Peter Michael Gish, because Marines don’t paint things like flowers and fruit. Unless those flowers and fruits can explode or fly or otherwise be awesome.
JAKE SHIMABUKURO ukulele virtuoso
National Museum of the American Indian Rasmuson Theater Fourth St and Independence Ave, SW Washington, DC 20024
Free and open to the public. Smithsonian Institution
Life on Four Strings A documentary about Jake Shimabukuro and ukulele music with a personal appearance by Mr. Shimabukuro.
Presented by Smithsonian Asian Paciﬁc American Center Center for Asian American Media Paciﬁc Islanders in Communications
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Young Robin Hood
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commemorated the 10th anniversary
use of free verse, through the 1970s,
Chakaia Booker exhibits her rubber-
and objects, through Jan. 27. “A Will of
of the Girl Scouts are on view, through
with poets such as Yusef Komunyakaa,
tire-based pieces outside the museum
Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and
May 31. “Mathew Brady’s Photographs
the exhibition explores how American
along New York Avenue as part of a
Women of Achievement in the Early
of Union Generals,” studio portraits by
poets contributed to the making of
series of changing installations of
Republic,” seven portraits of women
one of the most famous photographers
American literature, through April 28.
contemporary works by women artists,
who figured prominently during and
of the Civil War. “One Life: Amelia
“Portraiture Now: Drawing on the Edge,”
through March 9, 2014. Ongoing exhibits:
after the American Revolution, through
Earhart,” timed to coincide with the 75th
the painstaking techniques of Mequitta
works by female artists, indefinitely.
Sept. 2. “Juliette Gordon Low and the
anniversary of her disappearance, this
Ahuja, Mary Borgman, Adam Chapman,
1250 New York Ave. NW; 202-783-5000,
100th Anniversary of Girl Scouts,” to
one-room exhibition will bring together
Ben Durham, Till Freiwald and Rob
mark the centennial of the Girl Scouts, a
a selection of portraits of Earhart in all
Matthew are explored, through Aug. 18.
portrait of Juliet Gordon Low, the group’s
artistic media, through May 27. “Poetic
“The Confederate Sketches of Adalbert
founder, a patent award, a membership
Likeness: Modern American Poets,”
Volck,” sketches by the German-born
pin and photographs of Low when she
beginning with Walt Whitman and his
Confederate propagandist and
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Kids $10 & $15 • Thru Dec. 30
National Portrait Gallery: “1812: A Nation Emerges,” the War of 1812 and its place in American history are
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DEC 6 - 9
DEC 13 - 16
NOV 29 - DEC 2 Comedy Central & Dave’s Old Porn
The Daily Show, Conan, Last Comic Standing, HBO & MSNBC Conan & Comedy Central
NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION SHOWS DEC 31 HAPPY Adam Ferrara hosts NEW YEAR! 8pm Dinner Show & 10:15pm Countdown Show. For party details & prices check Special Event out dcimprov.com
DEC 19 - 22
DEC 28 - 30
Chelsea Lately, Soul Plane & Comedy Central
Rescue Me, Top Gear & Comedy Central
JAN 4 & 5
JAN 10 - 13
Last Comic Standing, Ellen, & Comedy Central
Chappelle’s Show, Comedy Central & VH1
Special Event The Tom Joyner Morning Show & HBO
Buy tickets @ dcimprov.com or 202.296.7008
BE SHAKEN & STIRRED AT SMITHSONIAN’S IMAX® THEATERS
DAVID HUMPHREY’S STYLE is cheerful and bold, but behind the brightness lies commentary on what it means to be human. (He also paints kittens and puppies a lot.) A selection of paintings from the past 10 years (including 2007’s “Red Car”) are part of “David Humphrey: Pets, a President, and the Others,” now at American University’s Katzen Arts Center.
lithographer, through Jan. 21. 8th and F
balance,” showcases 15 recent pieces
exhibit, which includes 59 paintings
streets NW; 202-633-1000, Npg.si.edu.
that investigate the balance between
and 18 vintage photographs, through
natural and social forces, and between
April 28. Abstract drawings, the exhibit
new technologies and historical styles,
presents a selection of 46 works on
through Feb. 10. 1600 21st St. NW; 202-
paper from the Smithsonian American
Newseum: “Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press,” a look at how media coverage of presidential campaigns has evolved from William McKinley’s 1896 campaign to the present day, through Jan. 27. “The Eyes of History 2012,” more than 70 of the best news images of the people, events and issues that shaped the nation and the world in 2011 from the White House News Photographers Association, through March 29. 555 Pennsylvania Ave. NW; 888-639-7386, Newseum.org. Phillips Collection: “Per Kirkeby: Paintings and Sculpture,” the most comprehensive display of the Danish artist’s work in the United States to date features 26 richly layered paintings and 11 striking bronze models, through Jan. 6. “Picturing the Sublime: Photographs From the Joseph and Charlotte Lichtenberg Collection,” 11 photographs document how artists use the camera to capture the beauty and destruction of the natural world. Includes works by Ansel Adams, Josef Koudelka, Edward Burtynsky, Lynn Davis, Richard Misrach, Francis Frith and Carleton Watkins, through Jan. 13. Intersections: Xavier Veilhan, the show, entitled “(IN)
387-2151, Phillipscollection.org. Renwick Gallery: “40 Under 40: Craft Futures,” crafts by artists born since 1972, encompassing industrial design, installation art, sustainable manufacturing and fashion, through Feb. 3. 17th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue NW; 202-633-1000, Americanart.si.edu. S. Dillon Ripley Center: “Sustaining/ Creating,” this national juried exhibition presents works by emerging artists with disabilities, through Jan. 13. 1100 Jefferson Dr. SW; 202-633-1000, Si.edu/ museums/ripley-center. Smithsonian American Art Museum: “Inventing a Better Mousetrap: Patent Models From the Rothschild Collection,” models of mousetraps and other inventions show the different patents inventors submitted in the 19th century, through Nov. 3, 2013. “The Civil War and American Art,” genre and landscape paintings capture the transformative impact of the war. Pieces by Winslow Homer, Eastman Johnson, Frederic Church and Sanford Gifford anchor the
Art Museum’s permanent collection that are rarely on public display, through Jan. 6. 8th and F streets NW; 202-633-1000, Americanart.si.edu.
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum: “Reclaiming the Edge: Urban Waterways and Civic Engagement,” the exhibit examines civic attempts to recover, clean up, re-imagine or engineer urban rivers for community access and use, through Aug. 18. 1901 Fort Pl. SE; 202-633-4820, Anacostia.si.edu. Susan Calloway Fine Arts: “Variations on a Grid,” Russian artist Natasha Karpinskaia’s collection of paintings and monotypes, opening Sat., through Jan. 5. 1643 Wisconsin Ave. NW; 202-965-4601, Callowayart.com. Textile Museum: “Dragons, Nagas, and Creatures of the Deep,” textiles from the 12th through 20th centuries commemorating the Asian calendar’s year of the dragon, through Jan. 6. “The Sultan’s Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art,” an examination of the role of flowers in mid-16th-century Ottoman creations, through March 10. 2320 S St. Continued on page E26
NOW SHOWING AT NATIONAL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY WASHINGTON, DC
STEVEN F. UDVAR-HAZY CENTER CHANTILLY, VA
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And Your Red Top Hat Looks Stupid
ARTHUR DOVE’S “THE CRITIC” SKEWERS a nasty reviewer
through collage. The piece is on view as part of the National Gallery’s “Shock of the News” exhibit, showcasing art that incorporates newspapers.
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The Old Print Gallery: Second Annual Winter Contemporary Show, works by established and up-and-coming printmakers including Karima Muyaes, Tenjin Ikeda, Susan Goldman, Philip Bennet and Clare Romano, through Feb. 9. 1220 31st St. NW; 202-965-1818, Oldprintgallery.com. LAST CHANCE Torpedo Factory Art Center/Art League Gallery: “Andrew Zimmermann: Cold River,” large black-and-white photographs of the frozen Colorado landscape, through Dec. 3. “Small Works and Large Works,” Art League members submit either their small works or their large works to be judged, indefinitely. AllMedia Membership Show, Art League Gallery artists show works in a variety of media and subject matter, through Jan. 7. Holiday Ornament Collection, sale of handcrafted ornaments by Art League Gallery members, through Jan. 2. Up Close and Too Personal exhibit, colored pencil exhibit by Suzanne Vigil, through Jan. 7. Art League Gallery, Room 21, 105 N. Union St., Alexandria; 703-683-1780, Theartleague.org.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART
NW; 202-667-0441, Textilemuseum.org.
YOU CAN EXPERIENCE DETROIT WITHOUT ACTUALLY GOING at the National Building Museum’s photo
exhibit “Detroit Is No Dry Bones.” The pictures, taken by author Camilo Jose Vergara, depict the ruins of Detroit but emphasize the survival instinct of its citizens over the despair of a dying city.
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Touchstone: “Course Corrections: Gale Waller,” paintings and drawings by Gale Wallar, opening Fri., indefinitely. “The Best of Touchstone..,” a 40-member holiday show, opening Fri., indefinitely. 901 New York Ave. NW; 202-347-2787, Touchstonegallery.com. U.S. Botanic Garden: “Seasons Greenings,” the exhibit explores how people use plants in holiday traditions, through Jan. 1. 100 Maryland Ave. SW; 202-225-8333, Usbg.gov.
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LAST CHANCE 16th Annual Dance
Place Youth Festival: Performances showcasing the next generation of artistic excellence from the D.C. area curated by Dance Place Step Team artistic director Donna Kearney, opens Sat. indefinitely, $22, $17 Dance Place members, ages 55 and older, teachers (pre-K-12), artists, $10 college students, $8 ages 2-17. Dance Place, 3225 8th St. NE; 202-269-1600, Danceplace.org.
A Broadway Christmas Carol: Story of the Dickens tale with parodies of Broadway songs, indefinitely, $25-$55. MetroStage, 1201 N. Royal St., Alexandria; 800-494-8497, Metrostage.org. A Christmas Carol: Edward Gero returns to play Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ classic tale, indefinitely, $22-$89. Ford’s Theatre, 511 10th St. NW; 202-347-4833, Fordstheatre.org. A Christmas Carol: The Little Theatre of Alexandria performs Charles Dickens’ classic, opens Fri. indefinitely, $15. Little Theatre of Alexandria, 600 Wolfe St., Alexandria; 703-683-0496, Thelittletheatre.com. A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas: Paul Morella stars in the one-man show that uses only the words from Charles Dickens’ novella. For age 10 and older, opens Fri. indefinitely, $26. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney; 301-924-3400, Olneytheatre.org. A Killing Game: A plague threatens to wipe out the cast (and audience) in Dog and Pony DC’s show, indefinitely, $17. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St. SE; 202-547-6839, Chaw.org.
A Little House Christmas: A storm threatens to disrupt the holiday celebrations of a pioneer family, indefinitely, $19. Glen Echo Park, Adventure Theatre MTC, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo; 301-6342270, Adventuretheatre.org. A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Shakespeare’s magical romantic comedy is staged, indefinitely, $43$105. Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW; 202-547-1122, Shakespearetheatre.org. LAST CHANCE All My Sons: Two families are torn apart when one man is falsely imprisoned and the guilty party gets away. Presented by Keegan Theatre, indefinitely, $35, $30 seniors and students. Church Street Theater, 1742 Church St. NW; 703-892-0202, Keegantheatre.com. Altar Boyz: A pop-rock musical comedy about a fictitious boy band on the last night of their national “Raise the Praise” tour, indefinitely, $30; students, $15. 1st Stage, 1524 Spring Hill Road, McLean; 703-854-1856, 1ststagespringhill.org. Black Nativity: Theater Alliance gives a gospel twist to the story of the nativity, through Jan. 5. Atlas Performing Arts Continued on page E30
Who You Gonna Call? Ghosts of Christmas Past!
December is Fabulous!
Russian Winter Festival Sat, December 8, 10am–5pm (Estate open until 7pm) Sun, December 9, 1–5pm Celebrate the holidays in Old Russian style at this annual holiday favorite! See the new one-act play based on traditional Russian stories, meet Grandfather Frost and the Snow Maiden, hear lively winter Russian folk music performed live, and more.
Special Exhibition Final Weeks On View Through Dec 30 Prêt-à-Papier: The Exquisite Art of Isabelle de Borchgrave Don’t miss your ﬁnal chance to enter a world of splendor where Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave crumples, pleats, and paints ordinary paper to recreate fashion history’s most iconic costumes and designs, all on view for the ﬁrst time in Washington, D.C.
Fabulous Wreath Workshops Sat, December 1, 10:30am–12:30pm & 2–4pm (both sessions sold out) Sat, December 15 10:30am–12:30pm & 2–4pm Take an inspiring walk through the grounds with our horticulturist, then create your own festive wreath of fresh greens to take home. Supplies provided. Limited to 12 people.
Christmas Sale December 18–January 20 Enjoy spectacular savings on Christmas merchandise, decorations, and gifts. A Serene Sunday Sun, December 30, 1–5pm Have a peaceful ending to the holiday season and take in Hillwood’s holiday splendor one ﬁnal time.
Where Fabulous Lives
IT’S THE SEASON FOR CHARLES DICKENS, and you could do worse than Olney Theatre Center’s one-man production of the classic “A Christmas Carol.” Local actor Paul Morella, who also wrote the adaptation, stars as Ebenezer Scrooge — and all the other characters.
Where Fabulous Lives
For more information call 202.686.5807 or visit HillwoodMuseum.org 4155 Linnean Ave. NW, Washington DC Free parking Facebook.com/HillwoodMuseum
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LAST CHANCE Lar Lubovitch Dance
Center, 1333 H St. NE; 202-399-7993,
Company: The New York-based
company makes its Kennedy Center debut with a program including “North Star,” set to Philip Glass; “The Legend of Ten,” set to Brahms; and “Crisis Variations,” set to a score by Yevgeniy Sharlat, through Fri., $22-$65. Kennedy Center, Eisenhower Theater, 2700 F St.
Cinderella: Indefinitely. Olney Theatre Center, 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, Olney; 301-924-3400, Olneytheatre.org. SUNDAY ONLY ClancyWorks Dance Company: Opens Sun., free. Kennedy Center, Theater Lab, 2700 F St. NW; 202467-4600, 800-444-1324, Kennedycenter.org. Dreamgirls: The play follows the challenging rise of a Motown girl group in Chicago, through Jan. 6, $62-$86. Signature Theatre, 4200 Campbell Ave., Arlington; 703-820-9771, Signaturetheatre.org. LAST CHANCE Flamenco Aparicio Dance Company: Edwin Aparicio leads a dazzling troupe of dancers, cantaores and guitarists from Spain, New York and Los Angeles, opens Fri. indefinitely, $18-$30. GALA Hispanic Theatre, 3333 14th St. NW; 202-2347174, Galatheatre.org. LAST CHANCE Heroes: Indefinitely. Everyman Theatre, 1727 N. Charles St., Baltimore; 410-752-2208, Everymantheatre.org.
GIRL GROUP THE DREAMS (from left, Kara-Tameika Watkins, Shayla Simmons and Crystal Joy), who are not even a little bit based on real-life Motown legends the Supremes, belt it out through all the hairspray and sequins in Signature Theatre’s production of “Dreamgirls.”
strathmore COMING TO
Christmas In Cape Breton THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 8PM
3701 Mount Vernon Ave. Alexandria, VA • 703-549-7500
For entire schedule go to Birchmere.com Find us on Facebook/Twitter! Tix @ Ticketmaster.com 800-745-3000 Nov 29
‘Will’s Birthday Celebration!’
WILL DOWNING Andy Dec 1 CHRIS SMITHER Friedman 2 BLOOD SWEAT & TEARS Daryl 4 THE ROBERT CRAY BAND Davis 5
NW; 202-467-4600, Kennedy-center.org. Miracle on 34th Street: A nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is defended in court by a young lawyer, opens Fri. indefinitely, $16. Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Road, Gaithersburg; 301-258-6394, Gaithersburgmd.gov/ artsbarn. My Fair Lady: Molly Smith, the director of last season’s hit “Oklahoma!,” returns with a staging of George Bernard Shaw’s musical about a man who sets out to turn a woman into a lady by ridding her of her accent, through Jan. 6. Arena Stage, 1101 Sixth St. SW; 202-488-3300, Arenastage.org. SATURDAY ONLY Oh! Hanukkah!: Hanukkah and two other Jewish stories are told using puppets and music, opens Sat., free. National Theatre, 1321
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An Evening with
PHIL VASSAR 6 A PETER WHITE CHRISTMAS w/Mindi Abair & Rick Braun
A SMOOTH JAZZ HOLIDAY
DAVE KOZ AND FRIENDS:
Wild & Swingin’ Holiday Party
Featuring exhibits, artist demos, live music, a live steamroller printing, a wearable art runway show, food and drinks, & Ceramic and Jewelry sales
14 15 ‘Jingle Babes!’ featuring SALLY FINGERETT, DEBI SMITH, DEIDRE FLINT, MARCY MARXER
FOUR BITCHIN’ BABES
Annual Holiday Ceramic Sale Friday, November 30-Sunday, December 2
Hours: Fri, 12noon-9pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 12noon-5pm
Artfête FREE Open House & Holiday Party Friday, November 30, 6-9pm
JUDY COLLINS ‘Christmas Show’ HOWARD HEWETT
Co-Presented by Blues Alley
www.strathmore.org • (301)581-5100 StrathmoreTicketOffice
An Intimate Holiday Evening with Seth Walker
A JOHN WATERS CHRISTMAS! 11 BIG BAD VOODOO DADDY’s
CHRISTMAS TOUR 2012 David Benoit, Sheila E., Javier Colon and introducing Margo Rey
MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 8PM
J.D. CROWE & THE NEW SOUTH
Holiday Jewelry Sale Friday, November 30-Sunday, December 2 Hours: Fri, 12noon-9pm; Sat, 10am-4pm ; Sun, 12noon-4pm
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goingoutguide.com | Weekend Pass Pennsylvania Ave. NW; 202-628-6161, Nationaltheatre.org. Pullman Porter Blues: Set in 1937 and with a sound track of new and traditional blues songs, this world premiere follows three generations of porters as they struggle to survive, through Jan. 6. Arena Stage, 1101 6th St. SW; 202-488-3300, Arenastage.org. Seussical: A person’s a person, no matter how small, and Dr. Seuss is the one who tells that to all. The familyfriendly musical is based on the works of Dr. Seuss. Here you’ll find Horton the Elephant, the Whos, Gertrude McFuzz and other enchanting characters, through Jan. 6, $10-$25. Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Ave., Bethesda; 301280-1660, Imaginationstage.org. LAST CHANCE Shear Madness: The audience plays armchair detective in the record-breaking comedy, at the Kennedy Center for more than 20 years, through Fri., $48. Kennedy Center, Theater Lab, 2700 F St. NW; 202-467-4600, 800-4441324, Kennedy-center.org. Six Characters in Search of an Author: WSC Avant Bard presents Luigi Pirandello’s play within a play.
Opens, 7:30 Thursdays-Saturdays, 2
$91. Warner Theatre, 13th and E streets
p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, through Dec.
NW; 202-783-4000, Warnertheatredc
9. For a complete schedule, visit the website, indefinitely, $25-$35, $23-$32 seniors and students. Artisphere, 1101 Wilson Blvd., Arlington; 703-875-1100, Artisphere.com. The Aliens: A teenage coffee shop employee attempts to kick out a couple of loitering slackers and instead begins to appreciate their ways, indefinitely, $39-$72. Studio Theatre, 1501 14th St. NW; 202-332-3300, Studiotheatre.org. The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg: In this new play, an orphan journeys into Civil War battles to save his brother, indefinitely, $18. Kennedy Center, Family Theater, 2700 F St. NW; 202-467-4600, Kennedy-center.org. The Night Before Christmas: Comedy ensues when a burglar is caught on Christmas Eve and claims to be an elf. Presented by Theater Alliance, indefinitely, $15-$25. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE; 202-5440703, Hstreetplayhouse.com. Washington Ballet: Septime Webre’s adaptation of “The Nutcracker” is set in historic Washington, indefinitely, $57-
.com. Wonderful Life: Jason Lott stars in the one-man show about a man who realizes the value of his life. Presented by Theater Alliance and Hub Theatre, indefinitely, $35. H Street Playhouse, 1365 H St. NE; 202-544-0703, Hstreetplayhouse.com. LAST CHANCE Woody Sez: The Words, Music & Spirit of Woody Guthrie: The folk artist’s life is told through his music, scenes from his life and excerpts from his writings, indefinitely. Theater J, 1529 16th St. NW; 800-494-8497, Theaterj.org. LAST CHANCE You for Me for You: A North Korean flees to the United States, vowing to one day save the sister she had to leave behind, indefinitely, $20-$67.50. Woolly Mammoth Theatre, 641 D St. NW; 202-393-3939, Woollymammoth.net. Young Robin Hood: The archer’s origins are told, indefinitely. Round House Theatre, 4545 East West Hwy., Bethesda; 240-644-1100, Roundhousetheatre.org.
DYNAMIC EVENTS FASCINATING PEOPLE CAPTIVATING STORIES
CAN SCIENCE SAVE OUR PLANET? Big Sam’s Funky Nation General Admission Dance Big band funk rooted in New Orleans jazz SAT., DECEMBER 1
Locust Swarms & Ozone Holes Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Behavioral Ecologist & Biologist
Schooner Fare Maritime melodies and high-ﬂying harmonies THURS. & FRI., DECEMBER 6 & 7
Thu, Dec 6 TALK • 7:30 PM
Brother & Sister Adventurers
ERIC & SARAH McNAIR-LANDRY
Ari Hest Acoustically inclined folk-rocker with poignant and heartfelt songs. SAT., JANUARY 5
Yeah, Well, to Him, YOU’RE the Alien
Fri, Nov 30 • 7 PM RECEPTION FOLLOWS
BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
Kite Skiing the Northwest Passage
General Admission Dance THURS., JANUARY 10
The Discovery Series
JACK Quartet Derek Bermel, clarinet FRI., JANUARY 11
Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound General Admission Dance SAT., JANUARY 12
Tue, Dec 11 • 7 PM
WED., JANUARY 16
What Makes a Society Successful?
Christopher Cross FRI. & SAT., JANUARY 18 & 19
Ralph Stanley WED., JANUARY 23
A LOOK AT HUMAN & CHIMPANZEE COMMUNITIES
Nobel Laureate in Economic Science
& The Clinch Mountain Boys
Special Guest: Chelsea Berry THURS., JANUARY 24
The Discovery Series
Steven Isserlis, cello Kirill Gerstein, piano
FRI., JANUARY 25
Tom Chapin SAT., JANUARY 26
AND MANY MORE!
IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR GUNS AND SPACE EXPLOSIONS, you may be disappointed by “The Aliens.” If
you’re content to see Jasper and KJ (Peter O’Connor and Scot McKenzie) ruminate about life and be underappreciated musical and literary geniuses, you’ll be just fine.
TICKETS: $18-22 202.857.7700 www.nglive.org/dc Grosvenor Auditorium at National Geographic
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w/ Juicy J • Chevy Woods • Lola Monroe • Tuki Carter and Berner....................................... DECEMBER 6
ALL THINGS GOLD PRESENTS
Chiddy Bang w/ Gordon Voidwell & RDGLDGRN ........................... Th 29 ALL GOOD PRESENTS
Dark Star Orchestra Continuing the Grateful Dead Concert Experience ............................. F 30
ALL GOOD PRESENTS
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Slinging Arrows Arrows are trending on TV. Crossbows fire regularly on “The Walking Dead” and “Revolution.” But really, the hot spot for TV arrows is the new CW series “Arrow,” about a vigilant archer (Wednesdays, 8 p.m.). “Arrow” is the superhero identity of spoiled rich kid Oliver Queen, who was shipwrecked on an island where he sculpted his abs, learned Russian and perfected the art of bow-and-arrowing. Back at home in By Marc Starling City, he dons a Silver green hoodie — and no one recognizes him even though you can see his nose and mouth — and shoots people who betrayed him or his dad or something. Plot clarity is not “Arrow’s” strong suit. Why is “Arrow” a hit? My theory: First: Arrows are silent, deadly … and sustainable! After piercing someone with an arrow, you simply pull it out, wipe it off and reuse. Second reason: The dialogue! Mentor to Arrow: “You want survive this place bird not last thing you kill.” Arrow to confidant: “I have to be the person I need them to see me as.” To paraphrase Shakespeare, we’re outrageously fortunate that the writers are slinging such hilariously bad verbal arrows. Read Marc’s previous columns at: expressnightout.com/muse
CeeLo Green “CEELO’S MAGIC MOMENT” CeeLo Green is having a pop culture moment, but he can’t sustain the magic throughout this uneven album of Christmas songs. The opening track, “What Christmas Means to Me,” kicks things off with a flourish of horns and keyboards, but by the time Kermit the Frog appears for “All I Need Is Love” and Straight No Chaser joins him for “You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,” you’ll be hitting the skip button. In between there’s a decent duet with fellow “The Voice” judge Christina Aguilera on “Baby, It’s Cold Outside.”
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Lady Antebellum gave us a Christmas tease two years ago with “A Merry Little Christmas,” an EP that had only a handful of tracks. On their first full-length holiday album, “On This Winter’s Night,” they show there’s more where that came from, offering plenty of holiday cheer with their trademark gorgeous harmonies, interwoven with beautiful renditions of holiday staples. The trio puts its unique stamp on songs like “All I Want for Christmas Is You,” turning Mariah Carey’s upbeat classic into a lovely, soulful slow groove; do Donny Hathaway proud on “This Christmas”; and give an emotional, stirring version of “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.”
“Holidays Rule” features classic Christmas tunes interpreted by indie rockers such as the Shins, Rufus Wainwright, the Civil Wars and fun. Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney offers a warm, jazzy take on “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire),” while the Shins’ “Wonderful Christmastime” hearkens to the Beach Boys’ sunny sound. And Wainwright, with Sharon Van Etten, turns in a sultry version of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” that makes listeners want to cuddle by the fireplace.
“A VERY SPECIAL CHRISTMAS: 25 YEARS BRINGING JOY TO THE WORLD” This marks the silver anniversary for the series that began in 1987 to benefit the Special Olympics. Since then, it’s become one of the most successful charities in recording history, generating more than $100 million for the organization. Standout performances include Cheap Trick redoing “I Want You to Want Me” as “I Want You for Christmas,” the crooning of Michael Buble on “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” and a live“Christmas Song” by the Dave Matthews Band.
“A LAURIE BERKNER CHRISTMAS” If you have kids under the age of 5, this is probably the only Christmas album you need this year. Never let it be said that this mother doesn’t know her audience. There are 15 tracks here, including three originals. Every song is simple, melodic and sung with an infectious joy that the preschool set immediately appreciates. The best feature children singing along, like “Santa’s Coming to My House Tonight.” There are also a few traditional holiday songs for kids such as “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” ‘’Frosty the Snowman” and “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” Each features simple beats, a sing-song cadence and even a muted trombone or two.
“MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY” There’s not a dentist office in America that won’t be piping this album into its waiting room this holiday season. And that’s not a good thing, considering it comes from the man who gave us “Stay With Me,” ‘’Hot Legs” and “Young Hearts.” Rod Stewart’s first Christmas album is so safe, so tame and so unimaginative that it sounds like 100 other Christmas albums before it. There’s literally not one truly memorable — or even halfway engaging — arrangement on this disc, despite a roster of all-star talent that lends a hand, including Mary J. Blige and Michael Buble.
Blake Shelton “CHEERS, IT’S CHRISTMAS” Blake Shelton’s new Christmas album is full of mellow, tasteful renditions of holiday classics and packed with featured performers. His wife, Miranda Lambert, appears on “Jingle Bell Rock,” and her trio Pistol Annies lends a hand on “Blue Christmas.” Country legend Reba McEntire shows up on “Oklahoma Christmas.” The earnestness reaches a peak with an appearance by Shelton’s mother, Dorothy Shackleford, on “Time for Me to Come Home.”
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Staying ‘True’ to Herself Album Review Solange’s new seven-track EP, “True,” should help the singer find her spot in the music world outside of sister Beyonce’s immense shadow. The EP follows 2008’s “Sol-Angel and the Hadley St. Dreams,” a wonderfully crafted retro-soul adventure. Solange continues with that sound on “True,” collaborating with British musician Devonte Hynes. The lead single and opening
track, “Losing You,” kicks off things terriﬁcally with its odd (but amazing) beat and Solange’s dreamy vocals. Each song ﬂows easily into the next, making the EP addictive.
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‘Downton’ America Julian Fellowes, below, the creator of PBS’ “Downton Abbey,” has decided his next TV project will go to NBC. Titled “The Gilded Age,” the show, now in the development stage, takes place in late-19th-century New York and is an “epic tale of the princes of the American Renaissance.” (THE WASHINGTON POST )
Beyonce’s little sister, Solange, steps into her own on a new EP
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You Don’t Know Jack ‘It’s Not You, It’s Brie’ cuts through the fat of cheese culture Book Review Certain corners of the food world accumulate cranky high priests and priestesses, full of solemn proclamations and self-serious warnings about the correct way to make, buy or describe the things we love. Start a conversation about wine or coffee with the wrong person and get ready for a lecture packed with pseudo-science, judgmental snobbery and person-
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Liz Lemon is getting 8:00 married, and you’re invited. Fans of “30 Rock” might have assumed that Lemon, the harried TV producer played by Tina Fey, would ride out the series’ seventh and final season as a perennial bachelorette unlucky in love. But tonight, Lemon will wed boyfriend Criss Chross (played by guest star James Marsden), a Peter Pan-ish would-be entrepreneur. Is this a match made in heaven? The wedding invitation says, “Whatever. It’s no big whoop.” Typical Lemon. FR A ZIER MOORE (AP) NBC
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SW- 4750 S Capital Terr. Efficiency newly renovated, private entrance, near metro. $575+ gas/elec. 202-561-4675 Delwin Realty SW- 4762 S Capital Terr. 2BR, 1BA, hdwd, priv entr, nr metro. $850+ gas/elec. 202-561-4675. Delwin Realty SW GALVESTON PLACE -- 4BR, 2BA. $1400 plus utilities, 1st month rent free! Credit check required. Metro Bus close. Call 202-563-1791 SW - Madison Court. Under New Management. 1 BR $785, 2 BR $885. 32 Chesapeake St. SW 202-561-7368 NMI Property Management
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PAR SCORE 150-160, BEST SCORE 203
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) You may be able to control those who refuse to be controlled better than most — but you must know that the odds are not with you! CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) You may not understand the issues facing you, but if you follow your instincts, you can surely acquit yourself well. AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Don’t let another’s ignorance get to you; you must be patient with those who do not know as much as you do. PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20) Why engage in an argument with someone who is ill-equipped to do the same? Now is no time to waste your energy in such a way. ARIES (March 21-April 19) Difficulties you encounter let you understand the plight of another — and that, in turn, will let you know what you can do to help.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20) What lies ahead may not be clear, but you’ll have the sense that what you want is somewhere out there in front of you. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You’re waiting to get started with something big, but a member of your team may not be working at the same pace and must catch up first. CANCER (June 21-July 22) What you have to offer cannot be equaled by anyone else at this time — but this is no reason for you to become cocky or overconfident.
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FOUR RACK TOTAL Make a 2-7 letter word from the letters in each row. Add points of each word using scoring directions at right. Seven-letter words get a 50-point bonus. Blank tiles used as any letter have no point value. Scrabble is a trademark of Hasbro in the U.S. and Canada.
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Today: Mostly sunny today. Mainly clear
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22) Be aware of what others are doing around you. It’s important for you to use your peripheral vision — and any other available senses. VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) While there are those who think that you’ve just arrived on the scene, others are aware that you’ve been in the thick of things for a while. LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) You must strive for peak efficiency or expect to accomplish only a fraction of what you’ve got on the docket. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Express yourself honestly and openly and you may be rewarded by someone who is eager to give you precisely what you want.
52 37 Tomorrow: Times of clouds and sun tomorrow. Rather cloudy tomorrow night.
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52 38 60 48 65 46 Sun and Moon Sunrise today: 7:06 a.m. Sunset today: 4:47 p.m. Moonrise today: 5:48 p.m. Moonset today: 7:51 a.m.
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ACROSS 1 Committee head, briefly 6 Electrical pioneer Nikola 11 Victoria’s Secret purchase 14 A detective might flash it 15 Ancient Andes dwellers 16 Scottish hero Roy 17 Evicting, essentially 19 Singleton 20 Heavy weight 21 Prefix for “eminent” 22 Abbr. on a toothpaste box 23 Chickens 27 Royal bailiwick 29 William Tell’s canton 30 Sounds of disapproval 32 Thailand, prior to 1939 33 A mouse moves over it 34 Sings like Torme 36 Birdlike 39 Newspaper clipping 41 Decorative sewing cases 43 Pre-deal chip 44 Jeter of baseball 46 Fireplace item 48 ___ Jones Index 49 A billion years, in astronomy (Var.) 51 Combustible funeral heap 52 Building wing 53 Be in command of 56 In a clear way 58 Fix, as a boxing match 59 Prior to, to a poet 60 Work wk. starter, usually 61 Yale grad Whitney 62 Enough for everyone and then some 68 It used to be light as a feather 69 Birth-related 70 Blender setting 71 Metric work unit 72 Looseness 73 Brown ermine
DOWN 1 You might have a handle on these 2 “Hem” companion
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3 Suffix with “lemon” or “lime” 4 Marvin Gaye’s “Can ___ Witness?” 5 Cops’ paperwork 6 Soldier material? 7 Chang’s twin 8 Rifleman’s aide 9 Dern and Bush 10 Star sapphire, e.g. 11 Unbiased 2 Musical form with a refrain 13 At right angles to a ship’s length 18 Bring on, as labor 23 Deity with a bow and arrow 24 Address Congress, say 25 Extending over a large
area 26 Enunciate 28 Kilauea flow 31 Go on the campaign trail 35 Female fortune-teller 37 Coral reef 38 Word with “wed” or “married” 40 Wrestling competition 42 Immunity providers 45 Seoul residents 47 Gets back 50 Commonplace 53 Word with “paper” or “suzette” 54 Edmonton hockey player 55 Greek penny, once 57 Data fed to a computer
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The U.N. General Assembly passes a resolution to partition Palestine between Arabs and Jews.
Enos the chimp orbits the Earth twice aboard the American Mercury-Atlas 5 spacecraft.
The coin-operated video arcade game Pong, created by Atari, makes its debut at Andy Capp’s Tavern in Sunnyvale, Calif.
Fond du ___, Wis. Big game Athlete who plays for pay Where cows graze “Are we there ___?”
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Kim Kardashian is the Internet’s most-searched-for celebrity, according to non-Google search tool Bing. She also topped the list in 2010; in 2011, Justin Bieber was No. 1. This year, he came in second. Also in the top 10: Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, Lindsay Lohan, Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Aniston, Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift. The mostsearched news topics include the release of the iPhone 5, the Olympics, Hurricane Sandy and the reality show “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.” (E XPRESS)
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Jessica Simpson is pregnant again, Us Weekly has reported. Simpson, who gave birth to daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson seven months ago, and fiance Eric Johnson “definitely” didn’t plan the pregnancy, an unnamed source told Us. The child will be the couple’s second. Simpson’s rep had no comment. (EXPRESS)
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