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Delays on three Metro rail lines

Troubles on three Metro rail lines - the Blue, Orange and Silver. But normal service is back on Metro's Red Line. There was a problem earlier with a switch near the Friendship Heights stop.

Delays on US 50 in Landover hills after armored truck flips over

An overturned armored truck has caused delays on US 50 in Prince George's County. Crews are dealing with a fuel leak.

Underneath Dupont Circle, a playground for democracy

Visitors to the "Raise/Raze" exhibit make their own sculptures. So far, chairs and forts abound.

Animal intelligence has been widely underestimated, says primatologist Frans de Waal

Primatologist Frans de Waal answers our questions, including why, if chimps are so smart, they haven't invented the iPhone.

Here’s what little Sophie Cruz will do at the White House Thursday

Girl who met Pope Francis last fall will attend Cinco de Mayo event in the Rose Garden. Her parents, who are illegal immigrants, will wait outside.

Arena Stages 'Disgraced' offers no solutions to problems Muslims face in the U.S.

With 18 productions across the country, “Disgraced” is the most produced play in the U.S. this theater season.

Movie: Son of Saul

I normally find Holocaust films too difficult to watch, but this film received such glowing reviews that I decided to see it.  In the opening scenes, the camera focuses on Saul Auslander, a Sonderkommander at the Auschwitz crematorium. It remains … Continue reading ?

Feliz Cinco de Mayo! Celebrar en Uptown

We love Cinco de Mayo, because any reason to eat Mexican food and drink tequila is aces with us. Don't forget to raise a glass to the Mexican soldiers who defeated France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.Luckily, Uptown is chock full of places to do just that. Show More Summary

Thousands of Japanese hit the streets on Constitution Day to oppose changing Japan’s constitution

Source: welovecarbondioxideThe Japanese were out on the streets in Tokyo May 3rd being Constitution Day, and probably yesterday, protesting Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the LDP’s move to fundamentally change Japan’s war laws related to its Constitution and Article 9. Show More Summary

Try Croquet

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 8 May 2016; ] Want to try a new sport? Croquet is a combination of physical skill and tactics. Free Come and Try on Sunday 8 May at 1pm on the lawns on the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Coronation Drive Yarralumla - next to the Hyatt hotel.  See www.canberracroquet.org.au

Police seek witnesses to suspicious fires

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing, ACT Fire & Rescue and the ACT Rural Fire Service have identified a suspect in a relation to a series of suspicious fires lit in Canberra late last month and are calling for members of the public to come forward to assist with their joint investigation. “To have people lighting fires in an around [...]

The Black Hat Band hosts May Blues Jam

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 15 May 2016 at 2:00 pm; ] The Black Hat Band performs classic blues, rock and original compositions. The band plays songs from the traditional standards to lesser known songs from some great blues artists such as Charlie Musselwhite, John Mayall, Gary Moore and adds some rockabilly, R&B and soul. BHB was formed by David Grey (lead vocals and guitar) and Derek Lark [...]

Friday Night Live – Doggn It Blues

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 20 May 2016 at 8:00 pm; ] Join us for original Blues for and about Australia. Doggn it Blues is Graeme Druce (vocals, guitar) and John Cupit (vocals, harp). Doggn It Blues won the SBS Blues contest Sydney in 2012 and reached the semi-finals at the International Blues Competition in Memphis in 2013. Harmonie German Club 49 Jerrabomberra Ave Narrabundah Free entry  

Friday Night Live – Blue Eyes Cry

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 9 May 2016 at 8:00 pm; ] Slick, modern and funky are words often used to describe multi-award winning blues band Blue Eyes Cry. Hardworking would be another. From the un-air conditioned comfort of its touring van, the band regularly journeys from its home base of Melbourne to perform at festivals and gigs across Australia. Since the May 2013 release of its debut [...]

Friday Night Live – Alanna & Alicia

8 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 13 May 2016 at 8:00 pm; ] Alanna & Alicia are identical twins who blend folk, jazz and roots in their original acoustic songs. Known for their sweet sibling harmonies and natural musical rapport, their original songs sparkle with original, intimate, funny and heartfelt lyrics. Show More Summary

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