Alzheimer’s Gala Awards Those Who Ante Up for the Mission

Dr. Francis Collins (above), Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), cited Alzheimer’s as the costliest disease in America at the Alzheimer’s Association National Dinner Tuesday night at DC’s downtown Renaissance Hotel.  Collins received an award — the Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Award, reserved for those who make significant advancements in Alzheimer research — for… Read More

‘Brief Encounter’ Blends Theatre and Film at STC’s Lansburgh

Currently on stage at the Shakespeare Theatre Company, the international hit Brief Encounter, for its own brief — but brilliant — run until April 13th at the Lansburgh Theatre (450 7th Street NW).  Part of STC’s Presentation Series, this UK production comes to DC from Cornish theatre company Kneehigh on its acclaimed international tour. Brief Encounter is a blend… Read More

Millennial Week DC Accepting Nominations

Millennial Week DC, the first-ever conference celebrating the social, cultural, political and entrepreneurial contributions of the Millennial generation, is coming to the Nation’s Capital June 2-8, 2014, and is accepting nominations for its inaugural Millennial Awards now through May 1. The Millennial Awards Reception on June 2… Read More

March [Martini] Madness

Whether your NCAA bracket is going boom or bust, there’s another March Madness contest in Bethesda that could have you blinging in the booze. It’s called March Martini Madness, and this martini competition is taking over Bethesda Row for the third year, through the end of March. Ten… Read More