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Adding a $plash of Hollywood to DC

Brad Russell | Posted 01.23.2014 | DC
Brad Russell

With its tagline -- "Story can Change the World" -- the festival features inspiring films that capture the human condition as part of its goal to turn the region into a true, attractive film market, including by these four local filmmakers.

Célébrons!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.09.2013 | DC

Joyeux quatorze juillet! Bastille Day commemorates the start of the French Revolution in 1789; today, France celebrates with parades, parachutists...

FINALLY: Fort Reno Schedule Announced

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.28.2013 | DC

After weeks of hand-wringing, the wait is over: Fort Reno has finally announced its Summer 2013 concert schedule. Via DCist: Monday, July 8: The...

Where To Eat July 4th In D.C.

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.28.2013 | DC

Celebrating the Fourth of July in Washington, D.C. this year? You'll want to head into the holiday weekend on a full stomach. After all, D.C. is pa...

PLAN AHEAD: Here's What's Happening July 4th

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.27.2013 | DC

Is there anywhere better in America to spend the Fourth of July than Washington, D.C.? Sure, Philadelphia is the "Birthplace of Democracy" and Bos...

We Love Festival Season

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.24.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- African-American style and identity, endangered languages and Hungarian culture get the spotlight treatment at this year's Smithsonian F...

Ben & Jerry's Founder: Get Money Out!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.17.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Welcome to Washington, where frozen treats and political activism meet. On Tuesday, the Ben & Jerry's ice cream shop in Union Statio...

Let The Burger Battle Begin!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.14.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- 10 chefs. 2,500-3,000 hamburgers. 3 hours. Let the first D.C. Burger Battle begin! On June 30, the patio at Poste Moderne Bra...

Join José Andrés' Restaurant Crawl

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.07.2013 | DC

When José Andrés opened Jaleo in Penn Quarter 20 years ago, he changed the neighborhood's dining scene forever. On June 25, D.C. diners can exper...

D.C. Gets Jazzy

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you don't think jazz and Washington, D.C. go together, you need to review your D.C. history. As NPR put it: It's internationally k...

Beer-Loving Hipsters, This One's For You

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.01.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dupont Circle has never seen a Monday evening quite like this. Starting June 3 and continuing every Monday night in June, the Mansion...

Our Top Priority: Healthy School Lunches

Erin Ruberry | Posted 03.30.2013 | Food
Erin Ruberry

Calling for a "delicious revolution," Alice Waters was a main draw at Saturday night's Sips & Suppers, a benefit raising money for D.C. Central Kitchen and Martha's Table. The mother of the slow food movement advocated "slow food ideas" -- and said that starts with providing free school lunch.

Mom, I'm Bored! Where to Find Things to Do Over Winter Break

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 02.23.2013 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

With winter break in effect for all children, many parents are wondering how to keep their kids busy once the initial excitement over new Christmas toys wears off. Here are some of my favorite places to look for activities to keep my little ones busy.

Jazz Meets Maqam on December 1 -- A Celebration of Arab Culture in America

Hani Almadhoun | Posted 01.28.2013 | DC
Hani Almadhoun

In a city where the term "Arab" is heavily politicized, it's refreshing to attend an event where simple things like music and traditional dances do more to bring people together than a seasoned politician can muster.

DC Shorts Reviews: 13 to 16

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The ninth edition of the DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition continues with the final four showcases tonight, Wednesday a...

DC Shorts Reviews: Showcases 9-12

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The ninth edition of the DC Shorts Film Festival and Screenplay Competition continues with the premieres of showcases nine through twelv...

Concert Whereabouts (July 30 - August 5)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 09.29.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

It's a week in the D.C.-area of familiar faces, old friends, and those who waited too long to visit. There aren't any headline-grabbing shows or tough tickets.

Concert Whereabouts (Jun. 25 - Jun. 29)

Ben E. Kessler | Posted 08.25.2012 | DC
Ben E. Kessler

As MMOTHS, Jack Colleran creates sonic dreamscapes so ominous and haunting that one could spend entire songs wondering if in fact it's a nightmare.

10 Days to the Woodstock of Science -- And You're Invited!

Larry Bock | Posted 06.17.2012 | DC
Larry Bock

The 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival will be an unforgettable weekend that responds to a growing desire for ways to better understand and interact in meaningful ways with the vast array of technology impacting our lives.

Theodore Roosevelt Vintage Cartoons At The Library Of Congress

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- "Bully!: The Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt" is a new book put out by D.C.-based Regnery Publishing. It's a biography of the wi...

'You, Nero': Pay What You Will Toga Party At Arena Stage

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Not everyone has an emperor's riches. Arena Stage is holding a pay-what-you-will toga party for "You, Nero," a play by Pulitzer-finalist...

Blondes vs. Brunettes Face Off For Football Fundraiser (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's time again for women of varying hair colors to play Powder Puff football and raise money for a worthy cause. This Saturday marks...

A Preview Of FotoWeek DC (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.02.2012 | DC

FotoWeek DC 2011 is just about here. The launch party is Friday night -- it starts at 5 p.m. at FotoWeek Central (1800 L St. NW), then moves to the...

Norwood Tenants Celebrate Building Purchase (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Saturday, the tenants of the Norwood Cooperative in Logan Circle will be celebrating. After six years of organizing, and a $9.7 milli...

Arin Greenwood

'Life Fine Tuned' Brings Grover Norquist To The Big Screen

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.28.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A new low-budget movie that riffs off "Doc Hollywood" likely won't interest everyone, but political gawkers in the nation's capital migh...