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Going Out Gurus: July 16, 2006 - July 22, 2006

Puppets and Tales of Tails

The curtains lifted on the Capital Fringe Festival last night, meaning that action-packed days of avant-garde art are underway. I plan to see more than my fair share and I will regale this blog with reviews and and perceptions, but...

By Erin  |  July 21, 2006; 5:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Theater  
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Week-lings Unveiled

OMG! Restaurant Week participants have been announced and HARD ROCK CAFE is on the list! There were a few interesting new additions to this year's list, but that one was the most jarring. But fear not: there is absolutely no...

By Erin  |  July 21, 2006; 1:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Fringe for the Eyes

Nearly every kind of performance art will invade downtown over the next 10 days in conjunction with the much-anticipated Capital Fringe Festival, which kicks off today. The visual arts are not a huge part of Fringe festivities, but three events...

By Julia Beizer  |  July 19, 2006; 5:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums  
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Where the AC Blows Freely All Day

We might have gotten a break in the weather today, but the fact remains that it's going to be hot and humid all summer long. For decades, summer tourists have found respite from the heat in the city's museums. This...

By Julia Beizer  |  July 19, 2006; 2:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Museums  
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The Full Scoop

If there's one thing to love about the current weather, it's that it gives us a no-holds-barred pass to chill out with ice cream. So I went on an ice cream rampage, sampling the different options to find my favorite...

By Erin  |  July 18, 2006; 3:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Restaurants  
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Catching a Cinematic Chill

On sweltering hot days like the ones we're experiencing this week, one of the best places to chill is a movie theater. Honestly, it doesn't matter which one. Practically all of them will have the A/C cranked up to the...

By Jen Chaney  |  July 18, 2006; 10:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Movies  
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When I Say Freeze, Y'all Stop on a Dime

Yes, we know that all the government heat-advisory warnings tell you to skip alcohol because it leads to dehydration, but who doesn't want a nice cold drink when the temperature soars? And at this point, we'd suggest something frozen, because...

By Fritz Hahn  |  July 17, 2006; 6:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs  
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Rolling on the River

Get this: I thought it was hot yesterday. I hadn't been to any waterparks since last summer when I went to Water Country USA, a huge, commercial park near Busch Gardens. But yesterday I was so desperate to cool off,...

By Anne  |  July 17, 2006; 6:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Misc.  
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