Colorful Fest, a Silent Disco Parade, and Lots of Art Exhibitions: Things to Do in DC, October 14-17
Here's what you should check out this weekend:
Have a laugh: Comedy duo Krystyna Hutchinson and Corinne Fisher are headlining for their second time at the DC Improv Comedy Club.
The Review's Review: Quiet Magic - The Paris Review
I am a lover of old things. I could spend hours strolling through vintage furniture stores or flipping through clothing catalogs from the past, but my favorite is undeniably archival video.
New York City to eliminate gifted and talented school program after years of opponents saying that it segregated students
City officials say the new policy will allow all rising kindergarteners to have access to accelerated learning, in what the Mayor says will provide an equitable model allowing children to "reach their full potential."
Culture wars rage in Loudoun County, with dueling parent groups and school board recalls
Furious fights over school policy and curriculum - some a proxy for larger cultural conflicts - continued unabated in Loudoun County this week, with some parents moving to recall members of the embattled school board and others forming a group to oppose that effort.
Evergrande: will it collapse and what would happen if it did?
1. What is Evergrande?
Evergrande Real Estate - or Heng Da Group in Chinese - owns more than 1,300 building projects in more than 280 cities across China.
FTB: The Leafs offseason winds up
The hockey off-season is winding down and the Toronto Maple Leafs are getting ready for the new season.
San Leandro elementary school to get a new name
SAN LEANDRO - Woodrow Wilson Elementary School will no longer be named after the 28th president because he supported segregation and made excuses for slavery, trustees with the San Leandro Unified School District have decided.
Wednesday, Sept. 8: Let's Talk About Schools
Monday, Sept. 13 will be the first day of school for most NYC Public School kids, including mine (many public charters started back in August).
Sam Cunningham, USC player who helped integrate college football, dies at 71
Sam "Bam" Cunningham, the Hall of Fame running back from USC credited with helping integrate college football in the early 1970s, died Tuesday.
Nobody's Darling, Chicago's New Black-Owned Queer Bar, Looks to the Future
When Angela Barnes and Renauda Riddle decided to open a bar together, they didn't expect to find themselves writing a new chapter in Chicago's LGBTQ history.