Story/Time: The Life of an Idea by Bill T. Jones Princeton University Press Hardcover, $24.95 104 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-0-691-16270-6  Book Review by Kam Williams “In this ceaselessly questioning book, acclaimed African-American dancer, choreographer and director Bill T. Jones reflects on his art and life… Presenting personal revealing stories, richly illustrated with striking photographs… and
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Luzviminda Monreal found murdered where she worked at Popeye’s in Brooklyn Park, Md.

BROOKLYN PARK, Md. (AP) – Anne Arundel County police are investigating the death of a worker at a Popeye’s restaurant in Brooklyn Park. Continue reading Police say a manager found the woman suffering from traumatic injuries Sunday morning in the back stock area of the restaurant on Ritchie Highway. The woman was later pronounced dead
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DC expands anti-littering enforcement

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — Starting Monday, D.C. police officers will be able to give $75 notices of violation to pedestrians they see littering in the city. This is part of the Metropolitan Police Department’s citywide enforcement of the District of Columbia’s anti-littering laws. Warnings were issued last month. Under the law, an officer who sees a
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The Breaks: DMV Hip-Hop Happenings from Wale, Logic, GoldLink, and Chaz French

This pre-holiday edition of the Breaks examines Wale’s exit from Roc Nation and features new music from Chaz French, GoldLink, and Logic. Wale and Roc Nation Part Ways Yesterday, Wale’s split from Roc Nation—which has managed the D.C. rapper since 2009—was announced. XXL reported that a source close to Wale told them that the abrupt break was amicable.
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Redskins owner Dan Snyder speaks on team name

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Michael Sam Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Rookie DL

After Michael Sam was cut by the St. Louis Rams as they trimmed down to their 53-man roster, as reported by Lindsay H. Jones and Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the defensive lineman reportedly was not claimed off waivers by another team. Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the news on Twitter on Sunday: Read more
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Report: Nike matches Under Armour’s offer for Kevin Durant

Maybe Kevin Durant switches NBA teams in a couple of years. When it comes to his shoe brand, the league’s top scorer apparently is staying put. Nike has reportedly countered a 10-year, $265-$285 million offer from Baltimore-based Under Armour. Durant’s initial seven-year, $60 million with Nike expires in the near future, but the company had
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What To Do In The D.C. Area Before Summer Ends

PICNIC IN A NEW PARK While it’s tempting to continually visit your favorite D.C. green spot — hello, Lincoln Park — you should take advantage of the warm weather and visit a new location for an end-of-summer picnic. Want to see the city’s newest park? Head to Chuck Brown Memorial Park, part of Ward 5′s
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DCist Is Looking For Food Writers

Attention hungry people: DCist is looking for freelance writers to beef up our food section and inject some new flavor into our coverage. Ideal candidates will be able to write knowledgeably about the city’s culinary scene without relying so heavily on food puns (like some people). While we’re looking for writers to preview and review
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Ferguson protesters march through H Street NE corridor on Saturday night

For the second consecutive Saturday night, chanting demonstrators, holding signs aloft, marched through a busy part of the District to protest the shooting by police of an unarmed man in Ferguson, Mo. In the more recent march, the demonstrators heard speeches in front of Union Station, then headed for the H Street NE dining and
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