| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Even though "Pride Comedy Night" at Parker Playhouse Friday night is a sort of kick-off to PrideFest 2013 weekend and all things gay-rrific, straights will get the jokes too.
"I talk about all sort of issues," says headliner Jason Stuart. "Like...
| Feb 21, 2013
½* (out of four)
A movie makes quite a grand promise by beginning with a voiceover proclaiming, “Why is there evil in the world? Let me start from the beginning.” I mean, sheesh, this could be a long story.
No worries: In the shamelessly...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 6:12 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Five years after San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders announced his support for gay marriage, he sent a message to the Republican National Convention in Tampa to get behind the cause of marriage equality.
In 2007, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders...
| Sep 20, 2010
| 8:39 AM
The National Book Festival activities will begin this evening in D.C. with President and Mrs. Obama serving as honorary chairs of the week-long festival. This year marks the 10th anniversary of the event and bears the theme "A Decade of Words and Wonder."...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 4:42 PM
Politics is all about labels: Democrat, Republican or independent. Right, left or center. Conservative or liberal.
For the characters in a Julie Hyzy novel, though, there's only one label that really matters: the one on the box, can or bottle. Because in...
| Sep 5, 2010
Two years after selling her original namesake company, Taryn Rose is back in full force. The orthopedist/shoe designer, who made her name crafting fashion-forward designs that are as comfortable as they are pretty, has debuted a luxury line that is...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 11:13 AM
President Obama on Thursday joined the growing chorus of top U.S. officials calling on a Florida pastor to abandon his plans to stage a Koran burning on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
"This is a recruitment bonanza for Al Qaeda," Obama...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 9:35 PM
The 43rd president and his wife Laura make the rounds of a Texas USO to thank the soldiers....
| Aug 31, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mike Memoli While President Obama was on vacation, his West Wing office got a bit of a face lift, complete with a new rug, fresh wallpaper and paint, and new furniture -- all done at no taxpayer expense, the......
| Sep 11, 2010
| 4:32 PM
I spent Saturday morning listening to C-SPAN's marvelous coverage of 9/11 commemorative events around the country.I say "listening," because I stuck with the radio. Halfway through the moving ceremonies from Pennsylvania Saturday morning, I thought, "If I...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:34 PM
It's supposed to be perfect book fair weather Saturday in Washington -- sunny, clear and with an occasional breeze. OK, it may be a little hot for those walking the National Mall, but there will be enormous tents for shelter......