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Comic-Con 2014: 10 crazy things that could happen any given year

Every year, madness arrives in the form of a four-day movie/TV/comics frenzy in San Diego.

National Gallery of Art to exhibit works of Piero di Cosimo

National Gallery of Art to exhibit works of Piero di Cosimo

The museum will open a retrospective of the Renaissance painter’s work on Feb. 1.

Review

‘The Book of Life,’ by Deborah Harkness

The final volume of the bestselling All Souls Trilogy.

Seizing the moment while staying true to her heritage

Seizing the moment while staying true to her heritage

Noura Mint Seymali’s new album “Tzenni” capitalizes on the singer’s family credentials.

TV listings: Friday, July 25, 2014

TV listings: Friday, July 25, 2014

Brides clash on “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta”; Nenna’s escape plan jeopardizes others on “Crossbones.”

Balancing act keeps Phish jamming

Balancing act keeps Phish jamming

Consumed with family and solo projects, the famed act hits the road when the music moves them.

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Style Invitational: Band on the Pun

Style Invitational:  Band on the Pun

Slightly alter the name of a music act and say something funny about the result. Plus winning neologisms.

Billy Joel at Nationals Park FAQ

Billy Joel at Nationals Park FAQ

Seeing the Piano Man at the ballpark? Here’s how to get there, where to eat and what not to bring.

TV listings: Thursday, July 24, 2014

TV listings: Thursday, July 24, 2014

“Hell’s Kitchen” crowns a winner and Smithsonian reflects on the civil rights movement.

Review

Michelangelo’s six of one, half-dozen of the other

Through an unconventional prism, Miles J. Unger’s portrait of the Italian artist offers insights into the master.

Four U.S. writers are on long-list for Man Booker Prize

American authors, competing for literary honor for the first time, hold four of 13 spots on contest’s long-list.

Review

‘Julian Hawthorne,’ by Gary Scharnhorst

‘Julian Hawthorne,’ by Gary Scharnhorst

The biography tells of the literary life of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s son.

Curt Gentry, co-writer of ‘Helter Skelter,’ dies at 83

Curt Gentry, co-writer of ‘Helter Skelter,’ dies at 83

Besides book on Manson family murders, historian also known for biography of J. Edgar Hoover.

Prince George’s and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide

Prince George’s and Southern Maryland Going Out Guide

A listing of events in Prince George’s County and Southern Maryland for July 24-30, 2014

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Korean shaved ice, constructed | Plate Lab

Korean shaved ice, constructed | Plate Lab

Korean bingsoo combines generous helpings of fresh fruit, red beans and ice, among other things. See how the dish gets constructed from start to finish at Shilla Bakery in Northern Virginia.
Woody Allen’s recycled ideas

Woody Allen’s recycled ideas

“Magic in the Moonlight” has all the familiar touches of an Allen comedy, but it’s still a fun summer flick.
Trailer: 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Trailer: 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Based on the book by E.L. James, "Fifty Shades of Grey" features Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan. Dornan replaces Charlie Hunnam as the lead actor in the film. Hunnam stepped down for “scheduling” reasons after a Change.org petition demanding he be replaced garnered 87,000 signatures.
Ivanka Trump defines luxury

Ivanka Trump defines luxury

The Trump family broke ground on Wednesday on it's D.C. hotel, set to open in 2016. Ivanka Trump, daughter of real estate mogul Donald Trump, is spearheading the redevelopment of the city's Old Post Office building into a luxury hotel.
'Get On Up:' The James Brown story premieres in D.C.

'Get On Up:' The James Brown story premieres in D.C.

Star Chadwick Boseman and director Tate Taylor walk the red carpet at the D.C. premiere of "Get On Up" at the Newseum Tuesday night.

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