Thursday, May 29, 2008
Three Degrees of Separation--"Sex and the City The Movie" and Shaw!
1. DC Neighborhood Shaw is named for Robert Gould Shaw, who was the white commander of the all African American 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry which entered the Civil War in 1863. Col. Shaw and his troops were the subject of 1989 film "Glory."
2. Actor Matthew Broderick played Col. Shaw in "Glory" and is married to actress Sarah Jessica Parker.
3. Sarah Jessica Parker is a producer of and is reprising her Emmy winning role as Carrie Bradshaw in "Sex and the City the Movie."
"Sex and the City the Movie" opens May 30.
Shaw remains open 24 X 7.