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All About Politics: Doug Jones, Mayor Bowser and Ballou High

Should Tuesday, Dec. 12, have been a national day of jubilation? Our columnist looks at the election in Alabama and what comes next, as well as at two issues in the District.

Glass-Encased West End Library Opens

The 21,000-square-foot library is the first in D.C. to be entirely planned, funded and constructed as a public-private partnership, according to Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner.

Mathewes Speaks at Cultural Leadership Breakfast

A milestone in Melanie Mathewes's effort to expand the audience for the National Sporting Library & Museum is the exhibition “The Horse in Ancient Greek Art,” which opened Sept. 9 and runs through Jan. 14.

Textile Museum’s Wetenhall Speaks at George Town Club

The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum — designed by Hartman-Cox to incorporate historic Woodhull House, most recently a security office — opened at G and 21st Streets in March of 2015.

‘Wilderness’ Is Urgent, Fresh Theater

Featuring music, movement and video projections (including the use of Skype), the show is a challenging and moving journey into the lives of contemporary troubled teens.

Dave Chappelle Gives Emmy to Ellington School, Gets Key to Washington, D.C.

Dave Chappelle returned to his alma mater, the Duke Ellington School of the Arts on 35th Street, remarking on its reconstruction and giving the...

2 of the Best Things About the U.S.

Over the past week, scenes of incredible rescues and help for victims by volunteers during the storm of the millennium in Texas reminded me...

First Day of School, Busing for Hyde-Addison Kids

Under the watchful eyes of parents, students from Georgetown's only public elementary school, now being renovated, boarded buses to Meyer School.

Ellington School Ribbon-Cutting Is Aug. 19

Mayor Muriel Bowser and Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson will cut the ribbon at a public ceremony in the auditorium of the Classical Revival-style main building of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

Back to School in Mid-August?

The August openings are bringing more D.C. schools into the “extended school year” fold.