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The Kennedy Center Honors: From Astaire to Cher

There has been no word, yea or nay, from the White House as to whether the president and the first lady will attend the Dec. 2 dinner and ceremony.        

Lively Performances at Rainy Fiesta Asia (photos)

Traditionally scheduled for May to coincide with Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the 2018 event had been postponed once, so the decision was made to carry on despite more calls for rain on July 21.

Festival Showcases Cultures of Armenia, Catalonia (photos)

At this year's Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Catalans stood on each other's shoulders, building towers called castells as high as eight levels over the National Mall.

Independence Day in the Nation’s Capital (photos)

After the 3rd U.S. Infantry Fife and Drum Corps performed, Abigail and John Adams, Ben Franklin, John Hancock, Thomas Jefferson and George Washington read the Declaration of Independence aloud.

Marchers Call for Reuniting Families Separated at Border (photos)

At the Families Belong Together March on June 30 in Washington, D.C., tens of thousands assembled in Lafayette Square, then marched in the direction of the U.S. Department of Justice.

On the Mall: Armenia and Catalonia

At the 51st annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which runs through July 1 and from July 4 to 8, visitors are invited to engage with the traditional arts and food right on the Mall.

Results Are In: Bowser, Mendelson Victorious; Yes to Initiative 77

Primary election results for July 19 are in: Mayor Muriel Bowser, District Council Chair Phil Mendelson, Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, At-large Council member Anita...

Naturalization Ceremony on Flag Day Features Feliciano (photos)

Grammy Award-winning musician José Feliciano donated his Concerto Candelas guitar, built for him in 1967, and several other personal items to the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

Closing Weekend for DC Jazz Festival

One of the highlights of this year’s festival: drummer Terri Lyne Carrington will celebrate the life of pianist Geri Allen on Thursday, June 14, at Sixth & I.

Parade Celebrates the Stanley Cup Champion Caps (photos)

Tens of thousands converged on Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, June 12, to cheer the new Stanley Cup champions with a parade down Constitution Avenue and a massive rally on the National Mall.