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Nibbles and Sips Around Town ~ August 8, 2017

Jordan Wright August 8, 2017 Photo credit: J. Wright

Sofitel Launches Summer Menu – Baba Bar: A Sexy Speakeasy Sans Password – Japanese Embassy Hosts Travel Writers – Peter Chang Opens Rockville Outpost – Silver Debuts Summer Menu – Hank’s Oyster Bar Proves Great Pairing for Nederburg Wines

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Shangri-La Restaurant ~ Bethesda, Maryland

Samantha Lee Contributing Food Writer Photos by S. Lee

I discovered Shangri-La, a Nepali and Indian Restaurant, at the Taste of Bethesda. Though opened in 2008, it went under new management in January 2016 and is named after the Nepalese paradise of Shangri-La with its stunning white peaks in the Kunlun mountains.

From the outside, […]

The Mark of Cain ~ Synetic Theatre

Jordan Wright July 21, 2017

Ryan Sellers (Cain), Philip Fletcher (God) ~ Photographer: Johnny Shryock

In his apocalyptic vision of the end of the world Georgian-born Director and Adaptor Paata Tsikurishvili offers up a slo-mo intro to the birth of Evil. In it he provides God (Philip Fletcher) with a large mobile Modernist […]

Legally Blonde: The Musical ~ The Little Theatre of Alexandria

Jordan Wright July 24, 2017 Special to The Alexandria Times

(l-r); Carlie Smith as Delta Nu, Ashley Kaplan as Delta Nu, Benita Adams as Pilar, Halle Kaufax as Serena, Rachel Cahoon as Margot, Courtney Caliendo as Delta Nu, Rebecca Weiss as Delta Nu, Heather Gifford as Brooke. Photo courtesy of LTA.

The Laurence O’Keefe/Nell […]

The King and I – A Royal Hit ~ The Kennedy Center

Jordan Wright July 22, 2017

The Cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I. Photo credit Matthew Murphy

Under the expert direction of Barlett Sher we allow ourselves to be transported to the magic and majesty of the Kingdom of Siam. It’s 1862 and the King (as played by Jose Llana) is […]