DC’s Dancing Stars Gala

The glitz, glamour and allure of competitive ballroom dancing is coming to the DMV for DC’s Dancing Stars Gala on Saturday, October 25. From 6 p.m. to midnight, the Ritz Carlton in Tyson’s Corner will host the first annual black-tie dancing challenge. Executive Director Susannah Moss and Fred Astaire Fairfax Studio co-owners and Gala co-Chairs Maria Coakley David and Jim David will bring together notable Washingtonian VIPs to help raise thousands of dollars in support of local charities. House of Cards actor Lamont Easter is one of the featured stars set to compete for the coveted 2014 DC’s Dancing Champion Trophy. Tickets for the extravaganza range from $195 for an individual and $395 for VIP, while sponsorship tickets range from $500 as a Benefactor … Continue reading DC’s Dancing Stars Gala

SCOTUS: Redskins' name okay

19 years of litigation has seemingly come to an end for a group of Native American activits who were turned down yesterday by the Supreme Court regarding their challenge to the Washington Redskins’ racially charged name. SCOTUS declined without comment, meaning a lower court’s ruling will stand. The Native American activists said that the Washington football team’s nickname was so offensive that it did not deserve to be trademarked. The Redskins have adamantly maintained that their team name is a tribute to the Native Americans, not intended to be offensive in any way. decade legal challenge by Native American activists … Continue reading SCOTUS: Redskins' name okay