September 14, 2008
Mary J. Blige with Robin Thicke 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 Nissan Pavilion at Stone Ridge 7800 Cellar Door Drive, Bristow, Va. Tickets cost $49.75 to $125.75, plus service charge, and are available at the Nissan Pavilion box office at 703-754-6400 or Ticketmaster outlets. The Mystic Orchestra 'Flashback: The Classic Rock Experience' 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20 1st Mariner Arena 201 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore Tickets costs $21 to $154, plus service charge, and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets and online at www.ticketmaster.
October 9, 2008
Maxwell 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19 DAR Constitution Hall, 18th and D streets NW, Washington, D.C. Tickets cost $59.50 to $175 plus service charge and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 10. This third show at Constitution Hall has been added for the neosoul singer's LIVE08 tour. His next CD, "Black Summer's Night," isn't due out until at least next February, according to The Associated Press. For tickets, go to ticketmaster.com or call 410-547-7328 or 202-397-7328.
March 2, 2008
On Sunday, Feb. 3, St. Catherine Orthodox Church in Hagerstown welcomed speaker John Rybicki, church historian and former faculty of philosophy and religion at George Mason University in Virginia. After the celebration of the Divine Liturgy and a potluck luncheon, which included Greek and middle-eastern fare, Rybicki shared a PowerPoint presentation on the Didache. The Didache (pronounced dee-da-keh) is the oldest writings that have survived on the teachings of the Christian faith.
June 5, 2007
If half a million dollars sounds like an absurd price to pay for a single-family home, how about $10 million or more? That's what researchers at the George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis have determined will happen in the next 50 years. As reported by The Associated Press, the average price of the a home in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area is now $477,000. By 2057, researchers say that price will jump to $14 million - an increase of 2,800 percent!