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The Sports Illustrated swimsuit model has moved to the front page of Vogue for its upcoming June issue. Upton talks about her desire to create her own lingerie line as well as how runway modeling is not what she set out to do.
Upton also talks about an acting career. She has already appeared in “The Tower Heist”, “The Three Stooges”, and an upcoming film called “The Other Woman”.
The June issue of Vogue will be on sale starting May 21st.
E! Online said hackers were able to gain access to their texting and Twitter accounts and sent erroneous news alerts and messages about Justin Bieber and Angelina Jolie. The Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the hacking.
E! Online is currently working with Twitter to fix the situation, and an investigation is underway.
The SEA has been responsible for many web attacks targeted at media sources it believes to be sympathetic toward Syrian rebels.
As Washington D.C. prepares for an influx of visitors during the Nationals playoff season, there is concern that the cities many street lights may not function as needed. Because of a $100 million payment dispute that has yet to be resolved, the outside contractors responsible for maintaining the street lights are not available.
Emergency city crews can monitor and replace some bulbs, but without the work of an outside contractor, the system is too large to maintain. There are hopes that [...]
Officials in Ghana swore in a new president on Tuesday, hours after the death of the West African nation’s leader. John Evans Atta Mills died unexpectedly at a military hospital on Tuesday afternoon a few hours after he became ill, according to a statement from Chief of Staff John Henry Martey Newman. Mills was 68.
In a ceremony broadcast on state television, John Dramani Mahama, Ghana’s former vice president, became the country’s new president and ordered that flags be flown [...]
Bluewater Productions said Wednesday that Singer-songwriter Katy Perry will become the latest celebrity to grace the pages of her own “Fame” comic book. “Fame,” a biographic comic book, will share the tale of Perry’s rise to stardom. “Fame: Katy Perry” will depict the 27-year-old’s life from a Californian churchgoing girl to a celebrated pop star. Other celebrities who got the “Fame” treatment include Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Beyoncé and more.
Perry, most famous for big hits “I [...]
April 1, 2011
Calendar of Events
April 1-10-Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Arena Stage 1101 Sixth Street, SW, Washington, DC. www.arenastage.org 202-554-9066.
April 1-16-Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband. Shakespeare Theatre Company, Sidney Harman Hall 610 F Street NW, Washington, DC . www.shakespearetheatre.org
April 1-17-Ikebana International Exhibit. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. National Bonsai & Penjing Museum. The United States National Arboretum. www.usna.usda.gov
April 1-20-The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs. Woolley Mammoth Theatre Company. 641 [...]
December 3, 2010
*Photos: Rachel Lincoln/DC Spotlight (Above: Wendy Thompson and Ted Leonsis)
While having been a prominent figure in the communications and marketing arena for some time now, it is only recently that Ted Leonsis has become a recognized name in professional sports. Monumental Sports & Entertainment Group, of which he is the founder, majority owner, chairman and CEO, became owner of the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the NHL’s Washington Capitals and the WNBA’s Washington Mystics [...]
November 6, 2010
As the editor-in-chief of the DC Spotlight newspaper, my staff and I strive to bring the best of politics, news, events and the most interesting newsmakers to you the readers both in the Washington, DC metro area and around the globe on the Internet. The DC Spotlight gives a different perspective on the news. We have taken the cynicism out of the news. Our reporters simply allow the residents, politicians, performing artists and newsmakers to tell their stories. The voices in the [...]
November 4, 2010
(*Photos courtesy of Rachel Lincoln/DC Spotlight) Above: DC’s Mayor-elect Vince Gray and Wendy Thompson (Left) stand among Gray supporters on election night.
November 4, 2010
(*Photos courtesy of Rachel Lincoln/DC Spotlight) Above: DC Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton and Wendy Thompson (Right) discuss the future of the District under a new Republican-led House of Representatives.
On an evening that left Democrats around the nation with little to cheer about, the mood at the Love Nightclub on Okie Street on election night was festive and celebratory. The club hosted the District’s most prominent local political leaders – Mayor-elect Vince Gray, Council [...]