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March 10, 2014
Baltimore’s 33rd annual Artscape, the country’s largest free arts festival, will be held July 18-20 this year.
March 9, 2014
For more information on suicide prevention, visit the websites of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Suicide.org and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center.
D.C. Does “Happy”
If you are from D.C. and you like the Pharrell Williams song “Happy,” there’s a good chance you’ll love this video. Produced by Ward 8 studios, it features people at landmarks around the District lip-syncing to the popular tune.
March 7, 2014
Wake Up And Smell The Bacon
Oscar Meyer has developed an app that will enable you to wake up to the smell of bacon.
Katy Perry Does The Weather
Pop star turned meteorologist Katy Perry nails the weather segment on Australian TV.
Lindsay Lohan Water War
Lindsay Lohan had herself a soaking time on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
March 6, 2014
Farming 4 Hunger
A not-for-profit organization formed in 2012 provides Southern Maryland residents with nutritional, farm-grown food. Farming 4 Hunger Founder Bernie Fowler, Jr. helps members of the community gain access to fresh fruits and vegetables, while also helping local farmers.
First Look At Jimi Hendrix Biopic
Outkast’s Andre 3000 stars as legendary rocker Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming biopic All Is By My Side. The first clip of the movie has been posted on YouTube.
March 5, 2014
Walmart’s Fuel-Efficient Tractor Trailer
Check out Walmart’s new concept truck, unveiled recently as part of its fleet efficiency program.
The administering of ashes in public spaces on Ash Wednesday has become a church-wide movement in the Episcopal Church, taking this historic tradition outside of church buildings to train stations, Metro stops, and street corners in D.C., where interested passers-by are marked with the sign of the cross–a reminder of the temporal nature of life. Find a location on your route.
March 4, 2014
Military Suicides/ Help for Veterans
While there appears to be recent progress, a new report out from the National Institute of Mental Health examines the huge spike in suicides the military has seen in the last decade. Veterans and their families who need help can call 800-273-TALK or visit VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Idina Menzel, The Roots and Jimmy Fallon Sing “Let It Go”