Christmas and Hanukkah are long gone. You didn't get what you wanted this year and are forced to pretend to love your new Santa underwear and pocket protector. Your friend got that cute dress you were eying in the mall or that Wii you always wanted.
D.C. rapper Wale has been dominating the local underground rap scene for years, and now he has shot into mainstream music as a success. When his single, "Chillin," was released on June 2, the nation was surprised by this relatively unknown rapper and his collaboration with pop diva Lady Gaga.
The Blair fall sports awards ceremony was held from 7-8:30 p.m. last night in the auditorium to honor 336 Blazers for their achievements in the fall sports season. The ceremony gave each coach the opportunity to commemorate his or her players and speak of the team's accomplishment.
Director and screenwriter Richard Kelly has been known for thought-provoking thrillers such as "Donnie Darko" and "Southland Tales." With "The Box" he deviates from his original story telling and creates an adaptation of the Richard Matheson short story, "Button, Button." The result is bland and slow and epitomizes what a thriller should not be.
Incumbent Bruce Williams was voted Mayor of Takoma Park on Nov. 3 following Takoma Park's bi-annual City Council election, according to the Takoma Park City Council web site. Council members from four of the six wards that elect representatives to the council won unopposed, including Josh Wright, Colleen Clay, Dan Robinson and Reuben Snipper.
The Washington Revels, a local acting group that has staged annual performances for more than 25 years, recently moved their administrative and practice center from N.W. Washington, D.C. to Dale Drive in Silver Spring.
In an era where all that seems to thrive in cinematic features are teenage-vampire heartthrobs, alien-robotic cars, and spandex-wearing superheroes, a new genre that makes audience squeal and laugh must surface. The only fresh genre that can successfully do this is the zombie-comedy genre, originally sparked by the "Dawn of the Dead" parody and "Shaun of the Dead" but has since been left undone. "Zombieland" has staked territory and turned the spark from those frontrunner films into a raging fire.
When an Indian medical journal showed that a trial for an HIV vaccine has shown promising results, headlines across the nation presumed that a vaccine has been discovered.
Blair's annual Back-to-School Night was held last night from 7 - 9:30 p.m. Welcomed by a multitude of balloons, voices and multicolored decorations, parents fell victim to the usual parking delays, but Back-to-School Night began and ended on time.
As the temperature gradually downgrades into mild and chilly weather, TV remotes will hit a fever pitch as audiences start hitting the couch to watch new shows this season. Network cable stations have noticeably inserted more comedies in primetime slots, while regular TV will stick to dramas.
Boredom is a curse that is disconcerting and affects high percentages of Americans everyday day. "Extract” shows a man's struggle to eliminate as much dullness from his life as much as possible, no matter how negatively it affects him. Director Michael Judge and man behind the "Office Space" and "Beavis and Butt-Head" is able to manage this scenario with a fairly executed comedic twist.
When people think of a film set in World War II, they usually expect an accurate depiction of troubling times in history. This preconceived notion is thrown in the trash in Quentin Tarantino's "Inglourious Basterds," which brings an altered reality to the events of Nazi-occupied France that some will love and others will merely find gruesome.
Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will be holding its first annual Back-to-School Fair on Saturday, August 29 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Carver Educational Services Center in Rockville to prepare parents and students for the school year to come.
Athletes who earned a 4.0 GPA received honorary patches signifying their accomplishment.