Wednesday Morning Rundown

Snowy Reston March 18, 2014

Back to the 1980s in RestonXanadu is playing for two more weekends at Reston Community Center’s CenterStage. Maryland Theatre Guide says “…if you enjoy a brief throwback in time and timely songs, with those manipulative melodies, there’s ‘Xanadu’ for you.” [Maryland Theatre Guide]

No Track Work Till April — Metro is taking a four-week weekend track work break in order to not have any disruptions during Cherry Blossom season. [Metro]

Think Summer — Registration is now open for summer academic programs sponsored by Fairfax County Public Schools. Among the offerings: STEM Camp, Institute for the Arts, online summer school, and Tech adventures camp. [FCPS]

There’s An App for Alcohol — Oak HIll’s Ben Katz, a recent Virginia Tech grad, has created a “VABC” app for the iPhone and the Android. The app (99 cents on iPhone, free on Android)  allows you to compare between 2,300 types of drinks, and it also incorporates review ratings of the various brands from both the Beverage Testing Institute and the Wine Enthusiast. [Washington Post]

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