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Last Chance to See 'The Book of Mormon'

August 5, 2015

Through August 16, 2015 at The Kennedy Center, see The Book of Mormon.Hailed by the New York Times as "the best musical of this century" and the winner of nine Tony Awards, this blockbuster Broadway smash from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, and the Oscar-winning composer of Disney's Frozen and Avenue Q, Bobby Lopez.

This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America,The Book of Mormon has truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language.

For more information, visit BookofMormonTheMusical.com.

For tickets, click here.

Performance Timing: Act I - 63 min.; Intermission - 18 min.; Act II - 63 min.

NOTE: In place of a lottery, a small number of $25 "Standing Room Only" tickets for The Book of Mormon will be available each morning at the box office starting at 10 a.m. Tue.-Sat., and at Noon Sun. (though lines may form outside earlier) for that day's performance.
Note that tickets must be purchased in person and are limited to two per person. Patrons will stand in the back of the theater (no seating).

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Adios Bandolero

July 27, 2015

Seems like yesterday, but it was three years ago when the small plates modern Mexican restaurant, Bandolero opened its doors. "Top Chef" Mike Isabella left in 2013.

As reported in The Washington Post, "It's just like any other restaurant that comes to the end of its lease," owner Jonathan Umbel said. "We felt like it had a good run and we want to move on." Umbel also formally announced the closure of Tackle Box adjacent to Bandolero. The casual seafood joint quietly closed several months ago, he said."

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Cupcakes of Georgetown Walking Tour July 25th

July 23, 2015

Join Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, for a delightful walking tour of Georgetown with history and cupcakes on Saturday, July 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

The tour begins at Dumbarton House (2715 Q Street) and will continue with stops at Georgetown's famous sweet tooth destinations  - Baked & Wired, Sprinkles and Georgetown Cupcakes.

Tickets include one cupcake from each shop.

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