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Capitol Buzz: Home Rule, Campaign Finance, Voting Rights

The Georgetowner's Capitol Hill columnist looks at three issues that are especially timely with the midterm elections at hand.

Dancers Brings NPG’s ‘Silhouettes’ to Life (photos)

Inspired by the exhibition "Black Out: Silhouettes Then and Now," the dance company of Dana Tai Soon Burgess premiered a modern dance work called "Silhouettes" on Oct. 27 and 30.

Halloween Fun in Georgetown

From 9 p.m. until midnight, M Street was gridlocked with pedestrians dressed as (and cars full of) pirates, ghosts, witches and zombies.

Washington International Horse Show: 60 and Still Jumping (photos)

Four-time Olympian Elizabeth "Beezie" Madden (USA) riding Breitling LS took the featured event, the $135,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Washington, topping a 24-horse field.

Hoyas Defeat Lehigh in Double Overtime (photos)

The Oct. 20 victory was Georgetown's third straight win, and the first time the Hoyas defeated Lehigh in conference play since they joined the league 18 years ago.

Ruby Slippers Going Back on View (photos)

The pair owned by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, worn by actress Judy Garland in "The Wizard of Oz," were donated to the museum anonymously in 1979.

Law Enforcement Museum Opens Its Doors (photos)

The 57,000-square-foot, $103-million structure is located at 444 E St. NW in the downtown Judiciary Square neighborhood, mostly underground.

Pomp and Pageantry at the National Columbus Day Ceremony (photos)

The National Columbus Day Ceremony took place on Monday, October 8, 2018, at the Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza across from the Union Station in...

Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Storm Capitol Hill (photos)

The controversial hearing process and vote culminated with the judge's confirmation on Saturday, Oct. 6, and the arrest of 164 activists on the East Steps of the Capitol.

Latino Culture on Display at Fiesta DC (photos)

A highlight of the two-day festival is the Parade of Nations on Constitution Avenue, featuring native Latino cultural dance troupes as well as groups from local civic and cultural organizations and schools.