Maura Judkis

WEB EXTRA: Bono to speak in D.C.

Nobel Peace Prize nominee and U2 singer Bono will speak at the Washington Hilton and Towers tomorrow evening as part of the Nation’s Capital Distinguished Speakers Series. Recently named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year, Bono has distinguished himself in the past year as a humanitarian, promoting awareness of global poverty and AIDS. The speaker […]

Fame Fatale: Exhibit shows Warhol was more than Marilyn and soup

Americans know and cherish the work of Andy Warhol for his silk-screened images of the famous, among them a turquoise and pink Marilyn Monroe, endless repetitions of Elvis and a somber Jackie O. Warhol’s understanding of celebrity, though, went beyond red-carpet glamour and flashbulbs – he knew that with celebrity came great peril, which he […]

Reality bites: GW alumna sews until she’s cut from Bravo’s latest hit

Television programs, especially the reality shows, are designed to fill a specific emotional niche in viewers’ lives. There are those that make us feel good about ourselves by showing the misfortunes of stars and civilians, such as “Celebrity Fit Club” or “Wife Swap.” There are those that spur our sense of adventure while simultaneously grossing […]

Arts extra: Raas team loses title

They swirled around the stage, costumes aflutter, with the beaded accents clacking together to the rhythm of the drums and the twirling of the dandiyas, or small batons, they held in their hands. But not even an enthusiastic crowd and homefield advantage could help the GW Raas team defend its title as two-time champion of […]

$5 – $10 – $20

If you have $5 Go on a search for free public art – in a portable toilet. A project called Found Sound has placed five portable toilets in various locations around the city, where they serve as listening booths for the work of curator Welmoed Laanstra until this Saturday. You have to go inside the […]

Rolling out the red carpet for Steve Martin

The red carpet lining the Kennedy Center’s Hall of Nations looked like a Hollywood red carpet, paparazzi and all, on Sunday night. Photographers angled for a view, and autograph-seekers squirmed through the crowd as limo after limo arrived, each bearing a new celebrity – perhaps Tom Hanks, Larry David or Queen Latifah – to be […]

$5 – $10 – $20

If you have $5 And you’re looking for a Halloween party with a costume contest and cheap beer, Continental is the place to go. On North Moore Street in Arlington, Va., the bar will have $3 drink specials and pool starting at happy hour, which goes from 6 to 9 p.m. The costume contest will […]