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Sunday 7/31: See me channel my inner De Niro

Sunday 7/31: See me channel my inner De Niro

This Sunday July 31 at 8PM, CONQUERING THE ROSE, a feature-length independent drama will screen at the Cinema Arts Theatre in Fairfax. The film tells the story of how the death of Etta Callahan, a young dance student, affects the lives of those closest to her. CONQUERING THE ROSE is written and produced by local actress and filmmaker Jenna St. John, who adapted the screenplay from her novel. The film is directed by J. Michael Whalen, making his feature directorial debut. Award winning actor, George Katt, stars as Jeremiah Mouthy, an artist and teacher who becomes obsessed with Etta following her death.

Shot in locations from Alexandria to Baltimore, CONQUERING THE ROSE, employed cast and crew from D.C., Maryland, and Virginia, including yours truly. I play psychologist Blake Johnson in what is the biggest role of my acting career. So come out Sunday night to see me run the emotional triathlon. It’s just $6!

This Weekend: BETHESDA ROW Hosts Its SUMMER SIDEWALK SALE

This Weekend: BETHESDA ROW Hosts Its SUMMER SIDEWALK SALE

Markdowns and Restaurant Specials Make Fun for the Entire Family

WHO:  Bethesda Row, downtown Bethesda’s premiere shopping, dining, and lifestyle destination announces it’s summer sidewalk sale.

WHAT: Featuring markdowns and specials from Bethesda Row favorites like Luna, Urban Country, Ginger, Lebanese Taverna, Equinox and more, the sidewalk sale offers patrons an opportunity to shop and dine on a dime on the outdoor pedestrian cobblestone walkway know as “the row” and it’s surrounding area. Shoppers can also enter to win a $200 gift certificate by going to http://bethesdarow.com/events/sidewalk-sale and filling out the entry for that is linked.

A complete list of participating vendors and their deals is attached below.

WHEN: Friday, July 22nd and Saturday, July 23rd all day.

Tues., May 17: Fashion Group Intl Presents Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview with Marylou Luther

Tues., May 17: Fashion Group Intl Presents Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview with Marylou Luther

The Fashion Group International® of Greater Washington, DC in collaboration with Tysons Galleria and Capitol File Magazine will host the Fall/Winter 2011/2012 Trend Overview and keynote presentation with award winning fashion journalist and Creative Director of The Fashion Group International®, Marylou Luther on Tuesday, May 17th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at Tysons Galleria.

The presentation will feature a compilation of apparel, accessories, beauty, color and fabric trends from the New York, Milan and Paris Fall/Winter 2011/2012 collections in an engaging and truly inspiring experience for industry professionals and media before the trends reach the consumers. The Fashion Group International® has showcased audio-visual presentations covering the seasonal fashion runway collections in the United States and in Europe since Ready-to-Wear shows began in the 1960's.

Salon Daniel Hairstylists Donate Hair Services to Local Teens

Salon Daniel Hairstylists Donate Hair Services to Local Teens

SALON DANIEL HAIRSTYLISTS DONATE HAIR SERVICES TO LOCAL TEENS
Local Pure Fashion Show Teaches Teenage Models Self Confidence and Dignity
 

Salon Daniel of McLean, Va. recently treated 54 local teenage girls to a ‘salon day’ in preparation for Pure Fashion Show on Sun., April 3,  in Bethesda, Md. The Salon Daniel hair stylists and make-up artists shared their beauty tips and headshots were taken for the Pure Fashion Show program booklet.

Washington D.C. Designer Takes Big Strides in the Fashion Industry

Washington D.C. Designer Takes Big Strides in the Fashion Industry

What comes to mind when thinking of professions in Washington D.C.? To most people, it is the perfect city to be in if you want to get into politics or law. It is not the first city that comes to mind if one is interested in the entertainment or fashion industry, yet recently there has been a growth of new artistic talent blossoming in the D.C. area especially with regards to the fashion industry. There is an array of up and coming artists, photographers and fashion designers gracing the city with their presence, creativity and hard work. Cynthia Bapst is one of those talents who is continuously proving that success can be created in any city if you have a real passion and drive for what you do.

One-Stop Last-Minute Woo-Ing at The Shops at Wildwood

One-Stop Last-Minute Woo-Ing at The Shops at Wildwood

The Shops at Wildwood Offers Incredible Choices for

Discerning (and Procrastinating) Shoppers This Valentine’s Day

Bethesda Row Covers all Bases with Valentine’s Day Specials to Captivate Any Heart

Bethesda Row Covers all Bases with Valentine’s Day Specials to Captivate Any Heart

BETHESDA, MD — With February 14th just around the corner, Bethesda Row offers an uncommon mix of life + style at its 77 shops and restaurants, just in time to wow your sweetheart.

Visit www.bethesdarow.com by February 14 to register for a chance to win an indulgent Dark Chocolate Facial from The Spa @ Equinox Fitness (4905 Elm Street). This February-exclusive treatment includes a hydrating bittersweet mask that will smooth the skin and promote elasticity, leaving skin silky and the pores compact. Gift certificates are also available at the spa.

On February 14th, the possibilities are endless at Bethesda Row. Grab a drink, a snack, a trendy gift or dinner. Restaurants throughout Bethesda Row are offering specials including American Tap Room (7278 Woodmont Avenue), which will have Valentine’s Dinner priced at $80 per couple and Redwood Restaurant and Bar (7121 Bethesda Lane), offering live jazz and a $59 three-course menu (per adult). Boutiques on Bethesda Row will also have specials. Urban Chic (7126 Bethesda Lane), will offer bonus discount cards up to 20% off purchase. At Le Creuset (7116 Bethesda Lane), pick up a “For the Love of Cooking” coupon to receive 20-35% off all Le Creuset and Screwpull items.