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What Do You Think About This Customized License Plate?

What Do You Think About This Customized License Plate?

So I saw this car parked near Dupont Circle and was immediately drawn to the license plate.  We want to know what you think about it.

 

Vivian Schiller of NPR | Interview by I AM Modern Magazine

Vivian Schiller of NPR | Interview by I AM Modern Magazine

Interview originally posted on I AM Modern Magazine

Smithsonian's National Zoo's "Are You Smarter Than a Curator?" Quiz

Smithsonian's National Zoo's "Are You Smarter Than a Curator?" Quiz

This story comes to us from Jen Zoon:

There is no doubt that Smithsonian curators are experts in their field. But how much do people know about the great work they do? Now, the public has a chance to test its knowledge about the National Zoo’s animal enrichment program. Participants can match wits with Heidi Hellmuth, curator of Enrichment and Training, and take the Are You Smarter Than a Curator? quiz.

What Would You Do With $300 Million?

What Would You Do With $300 Million?

So, D.C....who's about to get RICH?

 

The Mega Millions jackpot has now surpassed the $300 million mark.  The jackpot now sits at an estimated $312 million, up from $304 million, with the next drawing coming tomorrow, Friday, March 25.

 

CityDance DREAM Program Performs On Big Stage

CityDance DREAM Program Performs On Big Stage

This past Tuesday, March 8, 144 students from the District and Prince George’s County, Maryland who participate in the D.C. CityDance DREAM after-school outreach program performed a six-minute dance routine at halftime of the Washington Wizards game against the Milwaukee Bucks.

CityDance, which was founded in 1996, is a professional dance company and a conservatory, training school that offers free community dance and literacy programs to children throughout the D.C. area, taught by CityDance Ensemble members.  Tuesday evening marked the sixth year that the DREAM program students have performed at the Verizon Center.

The after-school program combines dance lessons with reading and writing help, something that DREAM teacher Charonne Butler believes is incredibly beneficial to the students.

Jennifer Hudson Visits Buddha Bar in Downtown D.C.

Jennifer Hudson Visits Buddha Bar in Downtown D.C.

Yesterday, Wednesday, March 9, renowned singer Jennifer Hudson stopped by Buddha Bar, located at 455 Massachusetts Avenue in Northwest.  Hudson had a question and answer session with the radio station WHUR 96.3 and promoted her upcoming album "I
Remember Me." 

"Ms. Hudson was wearing a black blazer, black pumps, and skinny jeans, showing off her new figure," Said Alexandra Ludmer, Account Manager for Bravery Corporation, Buddha Bar's marketing firm.

 

“Diane Sawyer: A Life in News” on the Next Kalb Report, March 22, 8 p.m.

“Diane Sawyer: A Life in News” on the Next Kalb Report, March 22, 8 p.m.

This story comes to us from Jill Sankey:

WASHINGTON – Diane Sawyer, anchor of ABC’s “World News,” joins legendary journalist Marvin Kalb to share her insights on the transformation of journalism, the state of the evening news and gender barriers in the newsroom. The forum will take place on Tuesday, March 22, at 8 p.m. in the main ballroom of the National Press Club (529 14th St., NW, Washington, D.C.).

 

"Diane Sawyer has done it all,” said Mr. Kalb.  “She is a terrific anchor and reporter who has covered domestic and foreign policy issues with depth and style, a rare combination. I can't wait to talk to her about our crazy business and even crazier world."