Kaitlyn Lavendar



Find your romantic movie match

If the high point of your Valentine's Day is going to be meeting the Taiwan Caf? delivery guy in the lobby for your dinner and settling in for a movie, the night doesn't have to end on a sour note. Use this handy guide to determine your ideal match ... movie match that is.


'Bridget' gains weight, loses plot

"Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason" picks up where the 2001 movie, "Bridget Jones' Diary," left off. Based on Helen Fielding's novel about a plump but cute British woman in her 30s, her failed relationships and her quest to find herself and true love, four weeks and "71 shags later," Bridget, played by Ren?e Zellweger, has a new diary for a new year.


Pat McGee band revs up tour in Alexandria

Last April, AU enjoyed the Pat McGee Band, who played Bender Arena with Fighting Gravity and Edwin McCain. On Friday, Feb. 13, the band set off on a nationwide tour, beginning in Alexandria, Va., to promote the release of its new album, "Save Me."


Scrooge on the stage

It may be getting cold outside, but the production of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," will leave audiences with that "oh so warm and fuzzy feeling." Brought to life at Ford's Theater, the tale of cold-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge's embracing of the spirit of the season is something that no one should miss.


Jewelry to see, not to sport

"Jewels and Gems," on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum until Feb. 8, displays many different types of jewelry as a wearable art form. The exhibition, which displays 130 pieces of jewelry made from the 1960s to the present, contains some very unusual pieces.


'Mambo Italiano' cute, but lacks plot

"Mambo Italiano" should have been called "My Big, Fat, Homosexual Life." Staring Luke Kirby, Peter Miller and Paul Sorvino, this movie tried to duplicate the success of last year's hit, "My Big, Fat Greek Wedding," and inevitably came up short.

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