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Q: Could you tell me why “Evil” was moved to Paramount Plus? It’s a great show, but I don’t want to pay extra to watch it. -- Frank in New York

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“Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.” (TV-PG) -- As the trend of TV reboots continues, we now have this updated version of the early ‘90s sitcom “Doogie Howser, M.D.” This time around the teenaged physician is a girl who’s balancing hospital rounds with time off surfing with friends in her home state of …

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The National Museum of the United States Army will hold a virtual event to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The museum in partnership with Google Arts & Culture have created this exhibit which will reflect the Army’s experience of that day. 

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September is National Preparedness Month, and arts organizations must take action now to prepare for an uncertain future. 

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Throughout music circles in Washington, D.C. in the ’60s, Danny Gatton was one of the names that everyone knew. But despite him being a guitarist who many claimed had no equal, he never became the legend that many expected. 

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“Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles” -- With in-person concerts still in the sketchy zone of safety, recording phenom Billie Eilish graces us with a fancy concert to watch from home. Filmed at the Hollywood Bowl, Eilish performs every song, in order, on her soon-to-be-released “…

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Ashton Kutcher, who starred for eight seasons in “That ‘70s Show” and 84 episodes of “Two and a Half Men,” will now take on Reese Witherspoon in Netflix’s “Your Place or Mine?” From the screenwriter of “The Devil Wears Prada” and “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” two best friends, on opposite coasts, s…

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Q: I saw a preview for a new “CSI” show called “CSI: Vegas.” It looked like it had a couple of the original stars. Wasn’t the original “CSI” (no city in the title) set in Las Vegas anyway? I get so confused with “CSI” and “NCIS” and all their many spinoffs. -- M.E.

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At an iconic Reston landmark, artists are hosting an event to support a global cause. A special show of more than 50 works by international artists will be presented by retired U.S. Ambassador Scott DeLisi and his organization, Engage Nepal, at Reston Art Gallery and Studios (RAGS). 

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“Motel Makeover” -- Like almost every other real estate-flipping show out there, someone in this Netflix original series exclaims, “We are over budget and behind schedule!” This time, the renovation team is a duo of women taking on their second hotel total-gut job, located in the resort town…

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Maggie Smith wasn’t sure she wanted to play the dowager countess, yet again, in “Downton Abbey 2,” but by the time she read the script, which has been called “a lot of fun,” she agreed to visit Downton at least one more time. Filming began in April, and by July 16 Elizabeth McGovern had comp…

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Q: How old is Clint Eastwood now? Is he still directing or acting? Also, is he still married to that former newscaster? -- K.K.

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“CODA” (PG-13) -- As a child of deaf adults (a CODA), 17-year-old Ruby has spent her whole life straddling the hearing and non-hearing worlds. When she realizes her dream is to go away to college to pursue her love of singing, her family doesn’t understand, since they can’t experience her ta…

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Q: How is Heather Locklear doing after her arrest a few years ago? I keep hoping she’ll land another prime-time soap role. -- R.D.

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Matt Scannell founded Vertical Horizon in the early ’90s as a student at Georgetown University, but the band didn’t garner success until almost a decades later, finally scoring it big with the 1999 album, “Everything You Want,” with the title track going on to be Billboard’s Most Played Sing…

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Forty years ago, my world rocketed into another dimension when MTV hit the airways. Every pre-teen and teen across the country became mesmerized by the blend of music and video. Today, my kids laugh at stories of sneaking to watch the latest music hits on television. The kids may laugh, but …

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Thanks to a rich catalog rich of Billboard hits, including “All Out of Love,” “The One That You Love,” “Lost in Love” and “Even the Nights Are Better,” Air Supply is fittingly considered the king of romantic anthems.

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“We Are Lady Parts”-- Occasionally you find a show with a plot that’s both ridiculously silly AND socially relevant. This time, that plot revolves around a group of four Muslim women who start a punk band and need their first gig ... and a lead guitarist. As expected, shenanigans begin with …

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Q: I’m really enjoying the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, but I feel bad that the athletes’ families can’t be there in person to cheer them on. My favorite is gymnast Simone Biles. Who are her parents, and has she always lived in Texas? -- H.P.

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“Dragging the Classics: The Brady Bunch” -- When producers randomly pull actor names and potential situations out of a hat and mash them together, here is the result. Three original cast members of the classic 1970s sitcom teamed up with drag queens from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” to precisely re-…

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With hit songs like “Tuff Enuff” and “Wrap It Up,” The Fabulous Thunderbirds is considered one of the quintessential American bands of the past three decades, thanks to a distinctive and powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of musical styles.

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Q: I’ve always been fascinated with the “Lost City of Atlantis.” Wasn’t there a TV show back in the 1960s about it? My daughter thinks I’m remembering the show for kids with the frog people and dinosaurs, but I’ve assured her that’s not it! -- H.B.

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Is there anything Mayim Bialik cannot do? She was TV’s “Blossom” from 1991-1995 and guested on many sitcoms. In 2007, she enrolled at UCLA and earned her doctorate in neuroscience. In 2010, she joined “The Big Bang Theory” and became a regular in season four, as Amy Farrah Fowler, until its …

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A four-time Grammy Award winner, and a total of 22 noms to his credit, Chris Thile has accomplished a great deal in the music world over the last three decades as an internationally renowned mandolin virtuoso, composer and vocalist.

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Irish-American singer Aoife O’Donovan is a beloved performer who has found critical success as the lead singer for the string band Crooked Still and as co-founder of the Grammy Award-winning female folk trio, I’m with Her.

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“The Movies That Made Us, Season 2” -- There was a time when the phrase “Run, Forrest, Run!” meant nothing, and the idea of a time machine built out of a DeLorean seemed a ridiculous notion. But for GenX viewers, it is hard to remember life before these big-screen gems that were so much a pa…

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Q: I really miss the original “Sopranos” series on HBO, and I’m very excited there’s going to be a new one -- a prequel, they say. Who is going to be in it, and when will it air? -- B.V.

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Trouble Funk has been one of the forerunners in the growth and development of the Washington D.C. Go-Go scene since 1978. Along with Chuck Brown, Rare Essence, the Junkyard Band and others they have provided a musical identity that has permeated the city to the point that the Washington Wiza…

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“McCartney 3,2,1” -- Six decades’ worth of footage of Paul McCartney singing is not enough. There will never be enough. But somehow producer Rick Rubin has managed to compile his life’s work into a six-episode docuseries that begins Friday, July 16. Covering every chapter of Sir Paul’s caree…

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Pile O’ Rocks plays tribute to the Brit band with a gig at State Theatre

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Summer is well underway, and everyone is happy to get out and enjoy the opportunities in the community. As we take steps forward, it is essential to celebrate the arts organizations that have helped shape our community. 

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“Monsters at Work” -- Ever wondered what becomes of graduates of Monsters University? Like many of us, recent grad Tylor Tuskmon finds out the work world isn’t always what we anticipate. Starting his new job as a mechanic on the Monsters, Inc. facilities team, he finds that instead of scares…

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Q: What happened to Lucas Black on “NCIS: New Orleans”? I miss him and Shalita Grant. The show isn’t as good now. -– K.R.H.

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As a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E. Street Band, drummer Max Weinberg has a long history of playing song requests—as the Boss always devotes time in his set to look at into the audience for signs that fans have written songs on.

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"In the Heights" (PG-13) -- If you pick just one movie to see in 2021, this much-anticipated musical is THE highlight of summer films. Its high-energy music-and-dance numbers tell stories of love, family, community and dreams in the predominantly Dominican New York City neighborhood of Washi…