U.S. Navy Band’s Concerts on the Avenue Return to D.C. with a Flourish (photos)

June 17, 2022

To the delight of its many fans, the United States Navy Band has resumed a full summer schedule for its popular “Concerts on the Avenue” series at the U.S. Navy […]

‘El Muro/The Wall’ Dance at National Portrait Gallery (photos)

May 21, 2022

On three successive evenings in mid-May, the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC) premiered the latest in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. ‘El Muro’ […]

White House Correspondents’ Dinner Red Carpet Photos

May 2, 2022

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner, having been sidelined by the pandemic in 2020 and 2021, returned to form on Saturday April 30 as 2,600 attendees jammed the Washington Hilton Ballroom […]

Portraiture Competition Winners Announced by National Portrait Gallery (photos)

April 29, 2022

“To see people as they are, as they imagine themselves, as they wish to be. To be witness, the friend, the judge, the accomplice. To record their moment,” said Annie […]

Twilight Tattoo Returns to Celebrate America’s Army (photos)

April 28, 2022

The U.S. Army Military District of Washington’s  summer tradition of presenting The U.S. Army’s Twilight Tattoo military pageant will once again return live on most Wednesdays in May, June and July. […]

National Cherry Blossom Parade Returns (photos)

April 11, 2022

After a three-year pause, thousands returned once again to Constitution Ave. in Washington D.C. on Saturday April 9 to witness and enjoy the live spectacle of the National Cherry Blossom […]

Silver Cities: On Staying Relevant

April 4, 2022

Last month March 23, Madeleine Albright, the first woman U.S. Secretary of State (1997-2001) passed away. She epitomized the American dream – coming to the United States with her family […]

‘Watergate: Portraiture and Intrigue’ at the National Portrait Gallery (photos)

March 28, 2022

It was no ordinary crime. Some private campaign documents were photographed and telephones were wiretapped, but the burglary was foiled by an alert security guard. After the five perpetrators were […]

Profs & Pints DC: Photos of Ghosts

March 22, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Photos of Ghosts,” a look at the history of purported photographs of apparitions and the controversies surrounding them, with Beth Saunders, art historian and curator […]

National Cherry Blossom Festival Returns ‘Live’ with Grand Opening Ceremony (photos)

March 21, 2022

The 2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival kicked off in splendid fashion with its traditional opening ceremony before a full house at the Warner Theatre in Washington D.C. on Sunday, March […]