Honoring Native Veterans

November 21, 2023

This Veterans Day, honor the military service of Native American, Native Hawaiian, and Alaska Native Veterans at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. A presentation of the Colors […]

Weekend Roundup, Nov. 9 – 12

November 9, 2023

This weekend, we honor the nation’s veterans for Veterans Day on Saturday. New exhibits are at the Rubell Museum and “Defining Courage” has come to the Kennedy Center. It’s also […]

Weekend Round Up, Nov. 10 – 13

November 10, 2022

Get out and about this weekend with plenty to do from a sneak peek of The Nutcracker, a tribute to Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, new exhibits at The Phillips […]

Veterans Day: Not To Be Taken Lightly

Veterans Day – a U.S. federal holiday observed each year on November 11 – is designed to honor military veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces. Following the First World War […]

Veterans Day: A Personal Remembrance

November 11, 2019

Back in the spring of 2004 — in the days just before and around the time that the World War II Memorial at the National Mall on 17th Street officially […]

Weekend Round Up November 8, 2018

November 8, 2018

This weekend’s musical options include Duke Ellington School vocal ensembles, John Lloyd Young, Chris Botti, the City Choir and Trio Karénine.

Profs & Pints: Was Fighting World War I a Grave Mistake?

October 22, 2018

Profs and Pints presents: “Was Fighting World War I a Grave Mistake?” with Michael Kazin, professor of history at Georgetown University, co-editor of Dissent magazine, and author of War Against […]

Thank You For Your Service: Saluting Our Veterans (photos)

November 13, 2017

This year, Veterans Day marked the 99th anniversary of the end of “The War to End All Wars.” On Nov. 9, ground was broken on the National World War I Memorial at Pershing Park, located at 14th Street and Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

Weekend Round Up November 9, 2017

November 9, 2017

On Veterans Day weekend: a book signing at the National Archives, a salute to the military at the Kennedy Center and a hike from Fletcher’s Cove to raise funds for Warrior Expeditions.

The Heroes in Our Midst

November 8, 2017

On this Nov. 11, Veterans Day, we do honor. We do not necessarily celebrate victories, but remember valor, and remember the tragedies and triumphs of wars which brought about our […]