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North Bend Film Festival 2021 Announces Hybrid Lineup, Including 20th Anniversary Celebration of ‘Donnie Darko’ with Director Richard Kelly

The North Bend Film Festival has announced the lineup for its upcoming 2021 hybrid edition, and it includes a 20th-anniversary celebration of Donnie Darko with director Richard Kelly on hand to talk about the film. All in-person screenings will be held in strict accordance with state and federal guidelines regarding safety through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and if you’re still uneasy about in-person events, that’s perfectly understandable. But it’s nice to know that nature is (slowly) heali...
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Once-In-A-Generation Response Needed to Address Housing Supply Crisis

Washington, D.C. – JUNE 16, 2021 (nar.realtor) Decades of underinvestment and underbuilding have created a shortage of housing in America that is more dire than previously expected and will require a concerted, long-term nationwide commitment to overcome, according to a new report released today by the National Association of Realtors® and authored by the Rosen Consulting Group. Housing is Critical Infrastructure: Social and Economic Benefits of Building More Housing outlines causes and offers n...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Lawrence Yun, Charlie Oppler, Rosen Consulting Group Housing, Advance Housing Affordability


Housing-Market Competition Has Eased Slightly, But 7 in 10 Buyers Still Face Bidding Wars

70% of home offers faced bidding wars in May, down from 74% in April. Still, competition remains far more intense than it was a year ago. Seattle, WA – June 16, 2021 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — In May, 70.4% of home offers written by Redfin agents faced competition, down from a revised rate of 73.6% in April, according to a new report from Redfin (www.redfin.com), the technology-powered real estate brokerage. That’s still up significantly from 52.7% in May 2020, which was impacted by pandem...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, Sacramento, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Radio, Canada, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Kansas City, Detroit, Redfin, Oklahoma City


NAR Applauds Reintroduction of Bipartisan Broadband Legislation in the Senate

Washington, D.C. – JUNE 15, 2021 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement applauding Senators Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), Angus King (I-Maine) and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) for their introduction of the Broadband Reform and Investment to Drive Growth in the Economy (BRIDGE) Act of 2021. “Broadband is critical for the financial, social and physical health of every neighborhood in this country, a fact that has become even more app...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, Senate, America, Radio, Maine, Ohio, Rob Portman, NAR, Portman, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Charlie Oppler, Oppler, Franklin Lakes N J


PowerSite Pro Profile: A McLean, VA Single Property Website

We are excited to present this PowerSite Pro single property Website: 957MackallFarms.com Marketed by Long and Foster | Christie’s REALTOR, Fouad Talout, the Website highlights a $4.5MM, 7 bedroom, 7 bathroom, elegant custom brick home .  957 Mackall Farms Lane, McLean, VA 22101 Using our new PowerSite Pro platform, Fouad has added: lots of high definition photosa detailed descriptiona list of amenitiesoffice infoa property map From his hometown of Casablanca to 5th Ave...
Tags: Real Estate, Maryland, Washington, Virginia, Marketing, Radio, Casablanca, Christie, Capital Region, AgencyLogic, Single Property Website, Facebook Twitter YouTube, YouTube Vimeo, Facebook Twitter YouTube LinkedIn, Fouad, Embedded Google


Ned Beatty, Star of ‘Superman’ and ‘Network,’ Dead at 83

Ned Beatty, the indelible character actor who starred in countless films including Deliverance, Superman, and Toy Story 3, and was nominated an Oscar for his supporting turn in Network, has died at the age of 83. Variety reports that Beatty’s management confirmed that the Oscar-nominated actor died from natural causes on Saturday morning at his home in Los Angeles. “Ned passed away from natural causes Sunday morning, surrounded by his family and loved ones,” Shelter Entertainment Group Talen...
Tags: Death, Hollywood, Movies, Washington, Los Angeles, Broadway, Nashville, Beatty, Guyana, John Boorman, Bobby, Jim Jones, Otis, Lex Luthor, Abingdon Virginia, Boorman


NAR Report Finds LGBTQ Buyers Purchasing Older, Smaller Homes Than Other Americans

Key Highlights LGBTQ buyers purchased older and smaller homes than non-LGBTQ buyers, and expect to live in their new homes five years less than non-LGBTQ buyers.LGBTQ buyers and sellers were more likely than non-LGBTQ to be single men and unmarried couples and were more likely to identify as male than as female.Bisexual buyers and sellers were more likely than other groups to be younger, be first-time home buyers or sellers and report lower incomes. Washington, D.C. – June 9, 2021 (nar.re...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, Lgbtq, Sotheby s International Realty, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Jessica Lautz, NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, Charlie Oppler, Homeownership Month, Franklin Lakes N J


‘In the Heights’ Trailer: Oprah Winfrey, Dwayne Johnson, Hugh Jackman & More Praise the Movie Musical

When a movie gets close to hitting the big screen, movie studios often like to use marketing with testimonials from real people who have seen early screenings of the film. However, since studios aren’t quite back to normal when it comes to their pre-release marketing routines, the new In the Heights trailer relies on testimonials from big name celebrities. The likes of Oprah Winfrey and Dwayne Johnson took the time to praise the movie musical from director Jon M. Chu and Broadway show creator L...
Tags: Twitter, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Washington, Mtv, New York Times, Ariana Grande, Broadway, Hugh Jackman, Movie Trailers, Oprah Winfrey, Musical, Oprah, Los Angeles Times, Warner Brothers, Hamilton


NAR Mourns the Passing of 1990 President Norman D. Flynn

Washington, D.C. – June 7, 2021 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement in memory of Norman Flynn, who passed away on Friday at his home in Wisconsin. Flynn served as NAR’s President in 1990, following stints in leadership at both the Wisconsin Realtors® Association and the Greater Madison Board of Realtors®. Flynn was 79. “NAR and our community of Realtors® in Wisconsin and throughout the nation are deeply saddened by t...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, Wisconsin, Flynn, NAR, Sotheby, Norm, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Charlie Oppler, Oppler, Franklin Lakes N J, Norman D Flynn


Realtor.com® Housing Report: Home Prices Reach New High at $380,000 in May

— Price Growth Remained in Double Digits for 10th Straight Month in May; Price Growth Moderation Expected Later in 2021 — Lack of available homes for sale push U.S. median listing price up 15.2% year-over-year — The number of homes for sale ended the month 50.9% lower than last year — Larger metros offer buyers lower price gains and larger growth in newly listed homes — Nationally, homes are selling more than a full month faster than last year and 19 days faster than the typical time...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, Radio, Homes, Philadelphia, Rochester, Las Vegas, St Louis, News Corp, Santa Clara, Denver, Pittsburgh, COLUMBUS Ohio, Cincinnati Ohio, Richmond VA


Refinance Lending Continues Powering Unusually Strong Home-Mortgage Activity Across U.S.

Total Lending Increases Quarterly 3 Percent in First Quarter of 2021; Refinance Activity Rises 12 Percent While Purchase and Home-Equity Credit Lending Drop; Increase in Total Activity During First Quarter Not Seen Since 2009 Irvine, CA – June 3, 2021 (PRNewswire) ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its first-quarter 2021 U.S. Residential Property Mortgage Origination Report, which shows that 3.77 million mortgages secured by residential pro...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, Atlanta, Mortgages, Indianapolis, Radio, United States, Washington Dc, Miami, Buffalo, Houston, Jackson, St Louis, Madison, Orlando


NAR Applauds Latest White House Initiatives to Combat Housing Discrimination

Washington, D.C. – June 1, 2021 (nar.realtor) National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement today as President Joe Biden travels to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to mark the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre and unveil new initiatives designed to close racial wealth gaps. The administration’s proposals focus primarily on expanding opportunities for small business and home ownership. “The horrific acts of violence and property destruction that...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, White House, America, Joe Biden, Radio, Hud, Tulsa Oklahoma, Tulsa, NAR, Sotheby, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Charlie Oppler, Oppler


The top 6 new movie releases in June, from 'Fast and Furious 9' to 'In the Heights'

Vin Diesel and John Cena in "F9" Universal Every month, the app TV Time provides Insider a list of the most anticipated new movies being released, based on the movies its US users have indicated they intend to watch. Universal's ninth "Fast and Furious" movie hits theaters after a long delay while Pixar's "Luca" will debut on Disney+. Warner Bros. will release "In the Heights" and the third "Conjuring" movie to theaters and on HBO Max. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, Hollywood, Movies, Salma Hayek, Media, Entertainment, Washington, US, Trends, Features, Sony, Streaming, Brian, Morgan Freeman, Ed


Alamo Drafthouse Will Open Five New Theaters in the Next Year

The saga of the Alamo Drafthouse continues. The movie theater chain has received a lot of unwanted attention recently, with both hostile workplace allegations being levied against the company and then an announcement in March that revealed Drafthouse had filed for bankruptcy. But now, things seem to be improving as the Drafthouse has revealed they’ll be opening five new theaters in the coming year. Just a little under three months since announcing they had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as ...
Tags: New York, Movies, Washington, Manhattan, Wu Tang, Philadelphia, Exhibition, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, St Louis, Staten Island, Drafthouse, Dolby Atmos, Gateway City, Financial District, Lower Manhattan, Arlington Virginia


Pending Home Sales Drop 4.4% in April

Key Highlights Pending home sales decreased 4.4% in April from the prior month, in part due to record-low inventory of homes for sale in the first quarter of 2021.Pending sales dropped month-over-month in all U.S. regions except the Midwest.Year-over-year, however, pending home sales are up double digits in all regions. Washington, D.C. – May 27, 2021 (nar.realtor) Pending home sales took a step backward in April, according to the National Association of Realtors®. All four U.S. regions r...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, Midwest, Northeast, NAR, Jacksonville Fla, National Association of Realtors, Yun, Real Estate News, Lawrence Yun, Tampa St Petersburg Clearwater Fla, Detroit Warren Dearborn Mich, Austin Round Rock Texas


Former Sen. John Warner dies at 94, married Elizabeth Taylor

By EILEEN PUTMAN | Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Former Sen. John W. Warner of Virginia, a centrist Republican who served as Navy secretary and one of the Senate’s most influential military experts, has died at 94, his longtime chief of staff said Wednesday. Warner died Tuesday of heart failure at home in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and daughter at his side, Susan A. Magill said. “He was frail but had a lot of spirit and was involved until his last days,” Magill said. Warner was a c...
Tags: Politics, New York, Celebrities, News, Congress, Navy, Washington, La, Senate, White House, Virginia, Iraq, Reagan, Sport, Soccer, Gop


Former Sen. John Warner, ex-husband of Elizabeth Taylor, dies at 94

By EILEEN PUTMAN | The Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va.  — Former Sen. John W. Warner of Virginia, a centrist Republican who served as Navy secretary and one of the Senate’s most influential military experts, has died at 94, his longtime chief of staff said Wednesday. Warner died Tuesday of heart failure at home in Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and daughter at his side, Susan A. Magill said. “He was frail but had a lot of spirit and was involved until his last days,” Magill said. Warner, a...
Tags: Politics, Celebrities, Movies, News, Navy, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, Iraq, Reagan, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Gop, Obituaries


NAR Announces Partnership with LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance as Pride Month Approaches

Washington, D.C. – May 26, 2021 (nar.realtor) The National Association of Realtors® announced today a new partnership with the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance. The Alliance was founded June 2020 and currently has chapters throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The collaboration will allow the groups to identify training opportunities that cultivate LGBTQ+ leaders and mobilize members in support of mutually beneficial federal policies, among other pro-LGBTQ+ and real estate industry initiatives...
Tags: Real Estate, Washington, America, Radio, Canada, Vegas, Malta, Puerto Rico, NAR, Alliance, National Association of Realtors, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Thorpe, Real Estate News, National Association of Realtors ®, Bob Goldberg


D.C. Police Surveilled Clowns on Social Media, Leaked Docs Show

A few years ago, intelligence personnel with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington D.C. spent some unknown amount of time and money monitoring the online accounts of people dressed like clowns.Read more...
Tags: Science, Entertainment, Washington, Fiction, Social Media, It, Urban Legends, Metropolitan Police Department, Stock Characters, Clowns, Fictional Characters, Postmodernism, Evil Clown, Horror fiction, Violator


Amazon Prime Video June 2021 Movie & TV Titles Announced

Amazon Prime Video has released its full list of film and TV titles coming to the streaming service next month, including specials from Sasha Baron Cohen as part of Borat Supplemental Reportings Retrieved From Floor of Stable Containing Editing Machine; the premiere of Dom, Prime Video’s first scripted Brazilian original series; Season 2 of global espionage thriller series The Family Man; the second season of Anna Paquin’s Flack; the final season of Bosch, and more. Additionally, starting June ...
Tags: Amazon, Family, Florida, Comedy, TV, London, Movies, Drama, Documentary, Horror, Washington, Germany, New York City, Sci-fi, NFL, America


The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to HBO Max in June 2021

June will bring a whole cluster of new titles to HBO Max, including two very big new movies – the latest entry in The Conjuring franchise, and the Lin-Manuel Miranda musical In the Heights. But that’s just for starters. Check out all the new TV shows and movies coming to HBO Max in June 2021 below. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It The latest entry in The Conjuring series, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, has paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and ...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Washington, Robin Hood, Tim Burton, Manhattan, Harry Potter, Sherlock Holmes, Ed, Quentin Tarantino, Cuba, Alan Rickman, Shazam, Billy, Kevin Costner, Michael Kamen


Existing-Home Sales Decline 2.7% in April

Despite decrease, home sales from this January to April are still up 20% compared to 2020 Key Highlights Existing-home sales are down 2.7% to 5.85 million, the third straight month of decline.Year-to-date – months January to April – sales are still up 20%.The median existing-home sales price rose to 19.1% year-over-year to $341,600, both record highs. Washington, D.C. – May 21, 2021 (nar.realtor) Existing-home sales waned in April, marking three straight months of declines, according ...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Radio, West, South, Midwest, Concord N H, Freddie Mac, Northeast, NAR, Sotheby, U S Census Bureau, Elkhart, National Association of Realtors


NAR’s Member Profile Finds Realtors® Cited Lack of Inventory as Top Reason Limiting Potential Clients from Completing Transactions

Key Highlights: NAR membership grew to 1.48 million at the end of 2020, up from 1.4 million at the end of 2019.Nearly four out of five Realtors® – 79% – were certain they’ll remain in the real estate industry for at least two more years.One out of four Realtors® earned $100,000 or more in gross income in 2020. Washington, D.C. – May 19, 2021 (nar.realtor) Realtors® cited a lack of inventory as the leading reason limiting potential clients from completing a transaction, according to the Na...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Information, Radio, NAR, Sotheby, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Asian Pacific Islanders, Jessica Lautz, Lautz, Charlie Oppler, Franklin Lakes N J


Now Stream This: ‘The Mitchells vs. The Machines’, ‘Tenet’, ‘Saint Maud’, ‘Crimson Peak’, ‘Twister’, ‘Synchronic’, ‘Wolf’, and More

(Welcome to Now Stream This, a column dedicated to the best movies streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and every other streaming service out there.) The Mitchells vs The Machines Now Streaming on Netflix Release Date: 2021 Genre: Animated Comedy Director: Mike Rianda Cast: Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Mike Rianda, Eric Andre, Olivia Colman, Fred Armisen, Beck Bennett This animated feature is bound to end up being one of the best films of 2021. A funny, inventive, sweet bl...
Tags: Featured Stories Sidebar, Features, Netflix/Streaming Video, Crimson Peak, Reign of Fire, Saint Maud, Synchronic, Tenet, The Manchurian Candidate, The Mitchells vs. The Machines, Twister


NAR’s Cororaton Named a “Woman of Influence” by National Commercial Real Estate Outlet

Washington D.C. – May 20, 2021 (nar.realtor) A senior economist and director of housing and commercial research at the National Association of Realtors® has been recognized as a “Woman of Influence” by the national commercial real estate outlet GlobeSt.com, a leading source of news, analysis and intelligence for the commercial real estate community. Gay (Scholastica) Cororaton was commended for her expertise in and significant contributions to America’s commercial real estate sector in the publi...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Washington, America, Gay, Radio, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Lawrence Yun, GlobeSt Real Estate Forum, Cororaton, Woman Of Influence, National Commercial Real Estate Outlet, Gay Scholastica Cororaton, NAR Gay


Netflix’s Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness Ramps up the Suspense

Netflix has released an extended trailer for the upcoming Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness 3D CG series, heavily focusing on Leon S. Kennedy‘s and Claire Redfield‘s involvement in the story. An overview of the series along with the new trailer in both English and Japanese, focusing on the main story as shown by Netflix: Known as […]
Tags: Games, Drama, Trailer, Horror, Washington, Zombies, Netflix, Anime, Kennedy, 3D CG, Release Dates, Resident Evil, Claire Redfield


‘Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness’ Trailer: Zombies Invade Washington D.C. in Netflix’s Animated Film

Based on the hit horror video game franchise, Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness is a new CG-animated film coming to Netflix this summer. The story brings in familiar game characters Leon S. Kennedy (voiced by Nick Apostolides) and Claire Redfield (voiced by Stephanie Panisello) to deal with a zombie outbreak at the White House. Netflix has just released a new Resident Evil: Infinite Darkness trailer, and there’s some impressive photorealistic animation on display here that calls back to the styl...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Washington, White House, Netflix, Animation, Movie Trailers, Video Game, Leon, Claire, Action/Adventure, Resident Evil, White House Netflix, Claire Redfield, Leon S Kennedy, Nick Apostolides


School For Good and Evil Movie Photos Feature Washington & Theron

Director Paul Feig and Golden Globe nominee Kerry Washington took to Twitter to reveal the first School for Good and Evil photos for Netflix’s forthcoming film adaptation of Soman Chainani’s fantasy YA novel of the same name. Set for a 2022 debut, the film will center around a group of young adults as they enroll in an enchanted school where they will be trained to either become heroes or villains. The first photo is a behind-the-scenes look at the project’s ongoing production in Belfast, featu...
Tags: Movies, Kerry Washington, Drama, Washington, Sci-fi, Netflix, Oscar, Streaming, Belfast, Cinderella, Snow White, Paul Feig, Michelle Yeoh, Sophie, Golden Globe, Agatha


States

The teacher asked her students which state they thought has the most cows. A little girl raised her hand and said, "Texas." The teacher said, "That is right, you get an A. Now which state do you think has the most sheep?" A little boy raised his hand and said, "Montana." The teacher said, "That's right, you get an A. Who can tell me which state has the most turkeys?" Little Johnny raised his hand and said, "That's easy! Washington D.C." The teacher gave him an A+. Received from Steve Sanderson.
Tags: Texas, Montana, Washington, Humor, Johnny


Charles Grodin, star of ‘Midnight Run’ and ‘Beethoven,’ dies at 86

By Jake Coyle | Associated Press Charles Grodin, the droll, offbeat actor and writer who scored as a caddish newlywed in “The Heartbreak Kid” and later had roles ranging from Robert De Niro’s counterpart in the comic thriller “Midnight Run” to the bedeviled father in the “Beethoven” comedies, has died. He was 86. Grodin died Tuesday at him in Wilton, Connecticut, from bone marrow cancer, his son, Nicholas Grodin, said. Known for his dead-pan style and everyday looks, Grodin also appeared in “Dav...
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