Welcoming the Year of the Pig
On Feb. 7, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross was among those at the Chinese Embassy to welcome the Year of the Pig at a special gathering in partnership with Meridian International, […]
‘Pink Ranchos’ at the Art Museum of the Americas
Ari Post • February 19, 2019
The exhibition, at the Art Museum of the Americas through May 19, invites audiences to experience Columbian American artist Carolina Mayorga’s interpretations and musings on the slums and their occupants.
Celebrating the Year of the Pig in Chinatown (photos)
The Feb. 10 parade, which featured traditional lion and dragon dances, firecrackers, beauty pageant winners and community groups, was organized by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.
An Earful of Indonesian Inspiration
PostClassical Ensemble presented “Cultural Fusion: The Gamelan Experience” at Washington National Cathedral on Jan. 23.
Venezuelan Embassy in Limbo
The seeming deserted building posted signs that read “no Consular Service until further notice” and a note to postal workers and delivery services asks them to ring the door bell and wait for a response.
Museums, the Shutdown and Ambreen Butt at NMWA
Ari Post • January 22, 2019
At the National Museum of Women in the Arts, “Ambreen Butt: Mark My Words,” on view through April 14, is an exhibition of startling relevance for this moment.
Last Chance: ‘Nordic Impressions’ at the Phillips
Ari Post • January 8, 2019
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 their country, the Republic of Azerbaijan. […]
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.