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celebrating their 40th Anniversary at

a Benefit Concert for

the Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Earth, Wind & Fire

at the John F. Kennedy Center

for the Performing Arts

Thursday, February 24, 2011

7:30 PM
Kennedy Center Box Office


Ticket prices: $125-$250
Sponsorship Opportunities Available

$1,000 to $50,000

(sponsorships nclude Post-Performance Reception)

Click here for details!

For Additional Sponsorship Information, call

202-333-2555 ext 2101

The Ellington Fund
The Duke Ellington School of the Arts
3500 R Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20007

This Thursday night “Awesome Thursdays” is back

at RFD’s (Downtown DC) for open mic comedy night.

Who: Awesome Thursdays hosted by Brad Ryan and Ralph Cooper;  FB Group: Awesome Thursdays at RFD

What: Comedy;  Comics get 5-7 minutes;  Sign up – via email to; Sign up early…..

When: Thursday Nights; Doors at 7 pm; 1st comic around 8 pm;  Show ends around 10:30 / 11 pm

Where: RFD’s Back Room;  810 7th St NW;  Washington, DC, 20001;  ** When you come say you are there for Awesome Thursday’s.  We’ll be in the back, in the ‘Back Room’!

Why: Because laughter is not only the best medicine and it makes the world go ‘round!!  And after doing this for about 13 weeks now, we’d like to think that we kinda know what we’re doing…..  Just a lil bit!

What Else: No Cover Charge / Drink Minimum.

In as much as I feel for Charlie Sheen, simply because his lifestyle is now on front street and he no longer has a publicist to “filter” his personality to the general public at larger (his “spin doctor” is no longer) this has got to be some of the funniest things I’ve read in a long time.  I’m not following Charlie Sheen on twitter, haven’t seen the interviews, I am really not interested in the overall media stories, rants and recounts of what is going on with Mr. Ramon Antonio Gerard Estevez aka Charlie Sheen -but this, this is classic!!

Now this I will “engage” in ….