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Last Chance: ‘Nordic Impressions’ at the Phillips

Closing Jan. 13, the exhibition features many works never before seen in the United States.

Nobel Laureates Feted at House of Sweden

Four Nobel laureates attended a Nov. 13 celebration at House of Sweden: Paul Romer (Economics), George P. Smith (Chemistry), Frances Arnold (Chemistry) and James Allison (Physiology or Medicine).

Azerbaijan’s Diplomatic Couple in Georgetown

More than six years and counting. That’s how long Ambassador Elin Suleymanov and his striking wife, Lala Abdurahimova, have resided in Georgetown while representing...

Saudi Women Pitch Their Dreams at Halcyon

The budding entrepreneurs shared their stories at an Aug. 16 pitch event in Georgetown, part of their participation in a summer Halcyon Incubator Intensive.

D.C. Bicyclists Killed in Tajikistan

Bicyclists Jay Austin, Lauren Geoghegan, Rene Wokke from the Netherlands and Markus Hummel from Switzerland were hit by a car on July 29, according to Tajik authorities and news reports.

‘Mr. Brexit’ Speaks at GW

Former United Kingdom Independence Party leader Nigel Farage was at George Washington University on July 23, encouraging young conservatives to be “happy warriors.”

South Africa and the World Mark Mandela Centenary

July 18 is the centenary of Nelson Mandela, who, after 27 years of imprisonment, led his African National Congress to a world-changing victory in 1994.

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.

Weekend Round Up July 5, 2018

Asian culture is on display, with an art opening at the Korean Cultural Center on Friday, the Chinatown Community Festival on Saturday and a festival of South Asian Dance on Saturday and Sunday.

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.