Archive for April 2014

Freshen up your home's look for spring

April 14, 2014 - 02:53 PM
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Dana Tydings of Tydings Design was here to show us some simple and inexpensive items to brigten up your indoors as well as your outdoors for spring.

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Filmfest DC

April 14, 2014 - 02:47 PM
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And this year's lineup brings back several crowd pleasing series like "The Lighter Side" and "Justice Matters." There's also a new foodie series called "Feast Your Eyes." Tony Gittens, the festival's director, was on set to tell us more about what's in store for this year's festival.

 

 

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Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns

April 11, 2014 - 03:28 PM
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Mya Widmyer, the show manager for the tour, joined us to talk about the event. It's happening today and tomorrow at the Sheraton Hotel. 80% of the proceeds benefit families with a loved one fighting cancer. Mya also brought a few models to showcase some of the donated gowns.

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"Learn DC" early literacy campaign

April 11, 2014 - 03:17 PM
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Jen Usmanova, the founder of CareLuLu, and Micki Freeny, the youth services coordinator at the DC Public Library, came on the show to discuss their early literacy campaign, "Learn DC."

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Thomas Jefferson's favorite foods

April 11, 2014 - 03:11 PM
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Chris Jakubiec, the executive chef at Plume at the Jefferson, DC, came on the show to show us how to cook a few of Thomas Jefferson's favorite foods, in honor of Jefferson's 271st birthday.

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Debbie Allen discusses "Brothers of the Knight"

April 11, 2014 - 02:18 PM
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Debbie Allen, Emmy-award winning choreographer, actress, producer, director, and "So You Think You Can Dance" judge, joined us to talk about the auditions she is holding for her upcoming show, "Brothers of the Knight."

 

 

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National Grilled Cheese Day

April 10, 2014 - 02:43 PM
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National Grilled Cheese Day is this Saturday, and just in time to celebrate the holiday, Washington's first grilled cheese restaurant was here with us. Grilled Cheese DC will open it doors tomorrow. And today, Bruce Klores, the owner of GCDC was here to show off some of their specialty gourmet sandwiches.

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Mother's Day photo gifts

April 10, 2014 - 02:34 PM
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Photos are everywhere! They appear on mugs, pillows, and even wallpaper. Personalzied items make great gifts. But, if you don't have an organized photo collection, creating photo gifts can be a daunting task. Certified personal photo organizer, Megan McCourt, was here to help us organize our photo collections so we can start enjoying them again, just in time for Mother's Day.

 

 

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The perfect recipe for thank you notes

April 10, 2014 - 02:10 PM
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And that means the bride and groom must thank their guests. But, how do you show your appreciation? Should it be a hand-written thank you note? If so, when should those be sent? To answer these questions and more, Etiquette Expert Mary Crane was here with her tips to showing your gratitude.

 

 

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The truth about spring traditions

April 9, 2014 - 01:33 PM
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Cyndy Bragg, The Whoopie Queen, joined us to reveal the hidden truths behind some popular spring traditions.

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Cherry blossom cruises

April 9, 2014 - 01:27 PM
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Captain Andrew Smith from Entertainment Cruises came on the show to talk about this month's Cherry Blossom-themed cruises.

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Ringling Bros. gymnasts demonstrate their tricks

April 9, 2014 - 01:17 PM
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Ashley Vargas, the host of the Ringling Bros. All-Access Pre-Show, and rhythmic gymnasts Natalia Korosteleva and Jenya Klimantova joined us to talk about the Ringling Bros. "Built to Amaze!" show, opening tonight at the Patriot Center.

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Petco's Hamster Ball Derby

April 9, 2014 - 01:14 PM
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Adam Bloom, a general manager at Petco, came on the show to talk about the annual Petco Hamster Ball Derby. It's happening this Saturday, April 12th.

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Tips for traveling with your pet

April 9, 2014 - 01:04 PM
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Kelly E. Carter, the author of "The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel," and Dr. Gary Weitzman, the co-host of WAMU's "Animal House," came on the show to share their advice on how to travel with your pet. They are speaking at National Geographic Live tonight at 7:30 pm.

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Spring 2 Action!

April 8, 2014 - 03:13 PM
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More than 100 charities have been supported by the efforts. The chief program officer for Act for Alexandria, Brandi Yee, was here to tell us all about this year's "Spring 2 Action"event.

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Doreen Taylor joined us in studio

April 8, 2014 - 03:09 PM
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And one popular country rock singer was asked to commission a song about our national parks. Award-winning artist Doreen Taylor was here today to tell us all about it

 

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Carla Hall shares her comfort foods

April 8, 2014 - 02:46 PM
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Best known for hosting ABC's "The Chew", as well as being a "Fan Favorite" on Bravo's "Top Chef: All-Stars," Carla Hall joined us on set to show us how to make a few of the recipes from her new cookbook.

 

 

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John Burns talks celebrity legal drama

April 8, 2014 - 02:24 PM
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And legal correspondent, columnist and celebrity attorney John Burns was here to tell us all about celeb legal happenings.

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Life is Sweet fundraiser to benefit Best Buddies

April 7, 2014 - 01:56 PM
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Padua Player, AKA the SugaChef, Jake Nystrom, a buddy student, and Chris Hammond, a representative from Best Buddies Virginia, joined us to talk about the Life is Sweet fundraiser that benefits Best Buddies Virginia. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 8th at 6:30 pm.

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National Beer Day with Bier Baron Tavern

April 7, 2014 - 01:53 PM
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Tad Dmuchowski, the beer director and general manager at the Bier Baron Tavern, came on the show to help us celebrate National Beer Day with a few of the 600 beers served at his bar.

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