Posts Tagged ‘Kennedy Center’

District Line Daily: What a Zoo

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The director of the National Zoo said the recent zebra attack of a keeper and the [...]

The Needle: Denial of Mormon

Tickets Interruptus: Will the Kennedy Center ever manage to keep its site up long enough to sell tickets to Book of Mormon? -2

Suspects Identified: Police say they've identified two suspects in this week's North Capitol St. drive-by shooting. +/-0

SEC to Expand Into Denuded Edward Durrell Stone Building

In a former professional life, this City Desk contributor worked in the bowels of the old U.S. Department of Transportation headquarters building at 7th and D streets SW. The Nassif Building, as it was called, had dismal interior spaces with removable walls that made the office building in the 1985 film Brazil seem cheery.
But its [...]

Our Muggy Morning Roundup: Cooler Breezes Ahead

Wakey Bakey! I say that both in morning greeting and in reference to today's WaPo report that "Washingtonians' fondness for weed is among the strongest in the country — and growing." D.C. Council will vote today on legalizing medical marijuana. Many herbal aficionados interviewed for the article support the bill as a "steppingstone toward broader legalization," although Capitol Hemp [...]

District Limerick: No, Really, You Choose

The week between Santa and booze
Is, shall we say, short on huge news
Since workloads are light
Help out with my plight:
A topic is so hard to choose...
There's zoning for Zipcar's Rolls Royces
Adieu to those sweet "Ragtime" voices
Do you know a story
That's worth lim'rick glory?
The sky is the limit on choices

Photos: TUBACHRISTMAS

December 14, Kennedy Center
Full gallery after the jump.

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